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All Club Conference Cancellation

All Club Conference Cancellation

Letter from Governor Johnny – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has challenged us to closely monitoring events and information in an effort to stop the spread – one recommendation is “social distancing”.The most at-risk population is age group of 60+ and those with other health concerns. We have a high percentage of members in those demographics.  With that […]

Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) boasts a refreshed look, feel and direction while trying to build on a 24% growth in passenger traffic since 2018.  That’s the message Capital Rotarians heard March 11 from guest speakers (left to right in photo) Kim Jamieson and Mike Gula.  Jamieson heads marketing and air services development, while Gula has […]

Paul Harris Fellow +5 Recognition

Paul Harris Fellow +5 Recognition

Capital Rotary’s Philip Flynn (at right in photo) presents a new lapel pin to Dr. Tommy Gibbons, recognizing him as a Paul Harris Fellow Plus-Five contributor to The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s charitable fund to support programs for world understanding and peace.  Gibbons has made an initial $1,000 donation to the fund, followed […]

Learning More About Millennials

Learning More About Millennials

Capital Rotary members got a lesson on “Generation Y” millennials from March 4 guest speaker Matt Vaadi, who heads ERG, a Columbia-based human resources and payroll services company.  Vaadi (at right in photo with Rotarian Darren Foy) defined millennials as those 20 to 39 years old, born from 1980-1999.  At 86.9 million, they’re today’s largest […]

Recognition for Two Paul Harris Fellows

Recognition for Two Paul Harris Fellows

Capital Rotary president Abby Naas (left in photo) recognized Philip Flynn and Katherine Anderson on March 4 for their continuing support of The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s charitable arm that funds programs for world understanding and peace.  Flynn was named a Paul Harris Fellow plus-one donor, representing an initial $1,000 donation, plus another […]

Rotarians, Students Begin Mentorship

Rotarians, Students Begin Mentorship

A reception (in photo) recently launched a new mentorship program being established by Columbia’s Rotary clubs and students in the University of South Carolina’s Rotaract Club.  The goal is helping Rotaractors find success in their fields of study, professional development and life after graduation.  Mentors and students will be matched based on profession and the […]

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