The Rotary Club of Lexington recently welcomed Mayor Steve MacDougall (left), Rotary Youth Exchange student Charly (middle) from Hannover, Germany and Congressman Joe Wilson (right). They are pictured with club president Allison Ford and club member Dr. Luke Clamp.
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently installed its officers for the 2015/2016 Rotary Year. Pictured from left to right are Sergeant-at-Arms Mike Clarke, Vice President Ryan Slattery, President Allison Ford, Treasurer Kevin Adams and Secretary John Bozard.
Lexington Rotary honored nearly 30 out of approximately 80 educators retiring from the Lexington One School District. Included in the event was Dr. Karen Woodward, an active member of the club and district superintendent. Also attending were numerous principals from across the school district who spoke proudly of the accomplishments of these teachers, who also were in attendance. Lexington Rotary is proud of its long-standing support of the school district, its scholarship programs for students, and the strong community support shown by parents and business leaders of Lexington One’s public schools.
On March 14 at 5pm, the Rotary Club of Lexington will host its annual Oyster Roast to support scholarships for local high school students. The Roast will take place at The Caddy Shack on Pilgrim Church Road and Going Commando is our band. Plenty of oysters, bbq and fixins. Cost is $40 a ticket and we are still looking for sponsors. Visit the Rotary Club of Lexington Facebook page for more information.
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently inducted officers and members of its board. Pictured left to right are Treasurer Kevin Adams, Secretary Ryan Slattery, board member Ken Lake, President Gary Deese, board member Kerry Brown, Vice President Allison Ford, Sgt. at Arms Ryan Holt, board members Craig Lemrow, Clare Hodge, Mike Clarke and Paul Scott and Immediate Past President Greg David.
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from South Carolina Attorney General and Lexington native Alan Wilson (center). Wilson spoke about the work of the Attorney General’s Office, and made special mention of his efforts to combat Internet crimes against children. He is pictured with Rotarian Tripp Newsome (left) and club president Gary Deese (right).
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from Mayor Steve MacDougall, who presented an overview of the Town of Lexington Vision Plan. The Mayor discussed the I-20/Sunset interchange beautification, an update on Project Icehouse, the Commercial Facade Program, and the much anticipated Adaptive Computerized Signalization System to remedy traffic congestion. The Mayor is pictured with Rotarian Robert Murphy (left) and Club President Greg David (right).
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently awarded its annual slate of scholarships to five Lexington School District One students. Pictured from left to right are Scholarship Chair Pandra Lemrow with recipients Miranda Altman (White Knoll HS), Matthew Hodges (River Bluff HS), Kayla Pickler (Lexington HS), Kirsten Coulter (White Knoll HS) and Meera Bhonsle (Lexington Technology Center). To fund these scholarships, the Rotary Club conducts a variety of fundraisers throughout the year, most prominently its Annual Oyster Roast.
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from Blowfish Baseball owner Bill Shanahan (left). Shanahan and his wife Vicky (second from left) recently returned to the Midlands from Mobile, Alabama where he operated a minor league baseball team. Shanahan looks forward to another Blowfish season in Columbia and the potential for future Summer Collegiate baseball opportunities in Lexington. He is pictured with club president Greg David and member Nancy Lipski (right).
The Rotary Club of Lexington recently heard from Tim James, Vice President and Executive Director of the Lexington Medical Center Foundation. James (right) described the multitude of programs the Foundation has provided to the community. He is pictured with Betty McWhorter (left), club member and Foundation Board member.