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Ghana School Project Complete

Ghana School Project Complete

A Rotary elementary school building project in Ghana has come to completion with final textbook purchases in March 2021, a step the coronavirus pandemic delayed until then.  Columbia’s Capital Rotary was lead club for the international effort over the past two years with support from District 7770 (comprised of clubs in eastern South Carolina), from […]

Education Dean Cites Pandemic Lessons

Education Dean Cites Pandemic Lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic has had effects – both good and bad – for teachers, students and communities alike.  That’s the message Capital Rotarians heard on Dec 16 when Dr. Jon Pederson (in photo) was guest speaker at the club’s biweekly Zoom meeting.  Pederson is dean of the University of South Carolina’s College of Education.  He […]

Lee Ann Watson named Paul Harris Fellow Plus-One

Lee Ann Watson named Paul Harris Fellow Plus-One

Columbia’s Capital Rotary has recognized member Lee Ann Watson for making continuing contributions to the Rotary Foundation’s global humanitarian and educational programs.  She was named a Paul Harris Fellow Plus-One at the club’s Zoom meeting Dec. 16.  That signifies an initial gift of $1,000 plus another $1,000.  Paul Harris Fellow honors are named for the […]

Happy Feet - Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, December 2020

Happy Feet – Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, December 2020

Last week the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island delivered 138 pairs of shoes purchased at a huge discount from Belk and 160 pairs of socks donated by Wal-Mart to the Hilton Head Island School For Creative Arts (Katie Todd, Social Worker)  and the Hilton Head Island – Baccalaureate Elementary School (Denise Friday, Social Worker). […]

Three Little River Rotarians Recognized for Foundation Giving

Three Little River Rotarians Recognized for Foundation Giving

Two members of the Rotary Club of Little River and one member of the Rotary Satellite Club of Little River Sunset Edition have been recognized for their giving to the Rotary Foundation.  Peter Bashaw was recognized as a Level 2 Major Donor, Donna Levinski was recognized as a Major Donor and Cynthia Walters was recognized as […]

Rotary Club of Little River holds 12th Annual Mrs Jan Watkins Food Drive

Rotary Club of Little River holds 12th Annual Mrs Jan Watkins Food Drive

The Rotary Club of Little River conducted the 12th Annual Mrs Jan Watkins Food Drive pick-up on Sunday December 6th, 2020 in several neighborhoods in the Little River area.  A total of over 5,500 pounds of food was collected and delivered to St Delight Pentecostal Church church in Little River for the benefit of their […]

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