Rotary Club of Georgetown awards Scholarships

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Aug 192015
 
The Rotary Club of Georgetown presented Hannah Rebecca McLean, Carvers Bay High School, and Courtney Celeste Hicks, Georgetown High School, each with a $1,000 scholarship toward college tuitiion. Jacob Earl McDaniel, Georgetown High School, was awarded the Mike Rogers Scholarship in the amount of $500.00 toward college tuition.
The Rotary Club of Georgetown Scholarships are funded part from the proceeds of The Shag Festival, the club’s major fund raising event each year.
Introducing the students is PDG and current club Foundation Chair Alan Walters.
Top photo: Hannah Rebecca McLean
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(Courtney Celeste Hicks)
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(Jacob Earl McDaniel)

Scholarship Recipients thank Rotary Club of Georgetown

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May 272015
 

Sarah Daniel and her daughters Alyssa and Hallie attended the Rotary Club of Georgetown meeting to thank the club for scholarships which allowed them to fulfill their ambitions to attend Clemson University. Alyssa, the older daughter graduated this year, Hallie is an upcoming junior. Both recipients spoke about their studies and upcoming overseas studies. Sarah explained that without the Rotary Scholarships, a Clemson education would have not been feasible.

 

Pictured are Hallie, Alyssa, and  Sarah, Alyssa, Hallie Daniel and Kent Vannier, chair of the Scholarship Committee.

Georgetown City Administrator Addresses The Rotary Club of Georgetown

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May 202015
 

Chris Carter, City of Georgetown Administrator addresses our meeting last week on the opportunity to install bus shelters in the city to keep people waiting for a bus out of the wind and dry. This seems like a very good service project!

Rotary Club of Georgetown Hosts Executive Director of St. Frances Animal Center

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May 112015
 

Brad Floyd, the new Executive Director of St. Frances Animal Center gave an overview of what St. Frances is contributing to the community.

 

The mission of the center is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for abandoned and mistreated dogs and cats until they can be placed in loving homes. Nearly 1000 animals passed through St. Frances this past year.

 

Raising awareness through public education, community outreach and a wellness clinic, St. Frances seeks to promote respect for the live of cats and dogs by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our community. Notable new programs include low cost clinics including spaying, neutering and vaccinating.

Rotary Club of Georgetown, Tidelands Health becomes Shag Festival Gold Sponsor

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Apr 262015
 

Terry Kiser of Tidelands Health presents a check for $2,500 to Rotary Club of

Georgetown becoming a Gold Sponsor of the 9th annual Shag Festival.

The primary beneficiary of the fundraiser is Alzheimer’s Research through the CART

Fund.

Pictured from left to right are Club President Nat Kaminski, Tidelands Health

representative Terry Kiser (member of Rotary Club of Pawleys Island), Shag Festival

Co-Chairs Paul Yarborough, Keith Wilcox

Rotary Club of Georgetown Receives Contribution

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Apr 202015
 

On April 7, Scott McNair, 3V Plant Manager presented a check for

$10,000 to The Georgetown Rotary Club. 3V is the Premier Sponsor

of the 9th Annual Shag Festival. The major beneficiary of the annual

fundraiser is the CART Program, which supports Alzheimer’s

Research.

Rotary Club of Georgetown Recognized at District Conference

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Apr 182015
 

The Rotary Club of Georgetown was recognized at the Rotary District

7770 Conference for their $15,000 donation to CART, a nonprofit

dedicated to funding research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.

Proceeds from the club’s Shag Festival and member donations

support many important projects, but none more important to the club

than finding a cure for this disease. Club Director Anne Hartis,

President Nat Kaminski and President Elect Kieth Wilcox accepted

the award.

Dr. Susan Libes Speaks to Rotary Club of Georgetown

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Apr 172015
 

Dr. Susan Libes, Director of the Waccamaw Watershed Academy and

Professor at Carolina Coastal University speaks to The Rotary Club of Georgetown of

the effects of pollution in our waterways.

” The Waccamaw Watershed Academy is currently engaged in research that seeks to

understand the the sources, transport pathways and biological impact of pollutants

in the Waccamaw Watershed. The WWA houses a state certified Environmental

Quality Laboratory that performs water quality researching monitoring including

several volunteer water quality monitoring teams of citizen scientist such as the

Riverkeeper.”

This research is important to all of us in the Low Country. DHEC and other agencies

use this information along with that from other resources to determine water

quality.

Local Rotary Club Presidents Elects attended PETS Training

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Mar 142015
 

Local Rotary Club Presidents Elect attended President Elect Training February 27-28 to qualify them to take the office as President of their club.

 

(Left to right) Chris Fisher, Andrews Rotary Club, Keith Wilcox, Rotary Club of Georgetown, Jane Sentivan, Pawleys Island Rotary Club, and Mark Hensley , Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club.  They will be installed as Present of their club on July 1, 2015,

Anne Hartis named Rotarian of the Year for Rotary Club of Georgetown

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Mar 042015
 

Anne Hartis is named Rotarian of the Year at the Valentine Social held at the Debordieu Beach Club Tuesday evening.

Anne, pictured with her Husband Bill receives the award from President Nat Kaminski. Anne and Bill are pictured separately with the award.

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Anne was cited for her great contributions as Board Director for Service projects. Among the many projects she has headed up the year, Dictionaries for grade school students, “Happy Feet” the supplying of new shoes for school kids, Christmas presants for Foster Kids and Bell Ringers are some of the most notable.

 

 

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