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Year-End Report Cites Club Accomplishments

Year-End Report Cites Club Accomplishments

At Capital Rotary’s June 26 club assembly, outgoing president Philip Flynn reviewed the record of accomplishments for the 2018-2019 Rotary year, including: A fund-raising gala that resulted in nearly $20,000 for the CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) fund. An annual Red Cross Blood Drive that collected 58 units of blood. A literacy project that […]

Honors College Grad Joins Rotary

Honors College Grad Joins Rotary

Sponsor Neda Beal fixes a Rotary pin on Sean Powers’ lapel, symbolizing the recent University of South Carolina Honors College graduate’s induction into Capital Rotary club.  Powers earned his BA in Business Administration in May, majoring in operations and supply chain, marketing.  He’s CEO and president of Pinkish Flamingo Incorporated, a start-up apparel company, and […]

Capital Rotary’s Leadership Transition

Capital Rotary’s Leadership Transition

Capital Rotary saluted its outgoing president and swore-in 2019-2020 officers and directors at a club assembly June 26.  In Photo A, incoming president Abby Naas recognizes Philip Flynn’s 2018-2019 service with a past president’s gavel and plaque.  In Photo B, the incoming club leaders are (seated, from left) director and community service chair Catherine Mabry; […]

2018-2019 Rotarian of Year Announced

2018-2019 Rotarian of Year Announced

Blake DuBose (right in photo), immediate past president of Capital Rotary, receives a plaque from current president Philip Flynn after being named the club’s Rotarian of the Year for 2018-2019.  The citation recognizes DuBose’s leadership for a Global Grant Project to construct an elementary school in Africa.  Capital Rotary is partnering with the Rotary Club […]

Paul Harris Plus-Five Recognition

Paul Harris Plus-Five Recognition

Capital Rotary president Philip Flynn recognizes at-large director and service chair Neda Beal for continuing Rotary Foundation donations that support world understanding and peace programs.  Beal is now a Paul Harris Fellow Plus-Five giver (signifying an initial $1,000 donation with five additional gifts at the same amount).  In 2016 Beal was named the club’s Rotarian […]

Scientist Sheds Light on CBD Oil

Scientist Sheds Light on CBD Oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil – the non-intoxicating marijuana extract that’s become a hot new “medicinal product” – may have a role to play in maintaining good health and treating disease.  But University of South Carolina research vice president Dr. Prakash Nagarkatti also had some words of caution when he addressed Capital Rotary Club members June 19. […]

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