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Arch Klumpf Society Members

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Feb 102020

At the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island February 7th  meeting, District Governor Johnny Moore and Past District Governor Bernie Reidel had the honor of recognizing Don and Terri Brashears as the latest Arch Klumpf Society Members in District 7770(there are only 3 other members from District 7770). They are amazing Rotarians who have made children a central part of their service to our community and now through their Endowment at the Rotary Foundation to support Basic Education and Literacy they will be helping children throughout the world…year after year after year. This is a wonderful Legacy of Love for the children of the World. Pictured left to right are Phil Anzalone, Johnny Moore, Don Brashears, Terri Brashears, Bernie Reidel and Mike Jukosfsy.  Rotarians Phil and Mike presented the Brashears with their pins.

The Rotary Club of Myrtle Beach Welcomes 2020

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Feb 102020

The Rotary Club of Myrtle Beach is celebrating the new year with excellent speakers, new club members, and fun and fellowship both during and outside of regular meetings. Pictured here, the Rotary Club enjoys one of its monthly happy hours at Liberty Tap Room and welcomes back into membership former club member and past club president, Rigby Wilson.

Photo: Pictured with Rigby Wilson is fellow Rotarian, Matt Sedota.

Horry County Solicitor, Jimmy Richardson, Addresses the Rotary Club of Myrtle Beach

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Feb 102020

The Myrtle Beach Rotary Club recently heard from Solicitor, Jimmy Richardson, who presented an overview of some of the most pressing legal/criminal issues facing both Horry County and Myrtle Beach. Richardson, who was named Solicitor in 2012, previously worked with the Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office, where, as an Assistant Solicitor, he prosecuted criminal cases in family court, magistrate court, and general sessions court. Richardson currently serves on the SC Commission of Prosecution Coordination.

Photo:  L-R Jimmy Richardson and Myrtle Beach Rotarian, Jamie Croland

Rotarians Learn More about the Center for Counseling & Wellness

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Feb 102020

Bruce Lynch, a certified counselor with the Center for Counseling & Wellness, presented Myrtle Beach Rotarians with information on one of the Grand Strand’s most important resources. “Our mission to bring hope and healing to all those struggling with mental, emotional, relationship, and spiritual issues,” explained Lynch. “Our goal is to move individuals to a more productive, healthy, and independent lifestyle by providing hope and healing through the use of evidence-based practices,” he continued. The Center was founded by Myrtle Beach Rotarian, Ron Bogle, and his wife, Roberta. It has been touted as one of Myrtle Beach’s most significant resources for mental health and well being.

Photo:  Bruce Lynch addresses Myrtle Beach Rotarians


January’s Rotary Round-Up for Daniel Island Rotary Club

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Feb 102020

January 8th – It was a busy day back for Rotarians.  At the weekly breakfast meeting, the Club received informative updates from the Chairman of the Community Service, Membership, and International Project committees.  That evening, Rotarians took a field trip to Trident Technical College Aeronautical Training Center.  After the tour, the fellowship was shared while dining out.

January 15th – Nicole Stewart with Healthmarkets was the weekly meeting’s breakfast speaker.  Nicole discussed the different Medicare plans available as well as other healthcare insurance opportunities.
January 22 – Dondi Costin, President of the Charleston Southern University, was the weekly meeting’s breakfast speaker.  Dr. Costin, a retired military Chaplin, shared the importance of making an impact on young people’s lives and the improvements taking place at the college.

January 29 – Speaker Series with Nanci Shipman and Jay Demarco at the Daniel Island Club (Co-sponsored with Daniel Island Business Association, Daniel Island Property Owners Association, and Daniel Island Club).  Hundreds of local residents attended this event to hear Nanci tell her tragic story about the dangers of opioid addiction and Dr. Demarco offers hope in offering non0addictive alternatives for pain control.

Nearly 20 members received the Paul Harris Fellow designation as recognition for their generous contributions. 
The Club did a drive for donating undergarments for the Hibbins Warm Shelter as well as spending some hours volunteering during the cold winter nights at the shelter.

Special District Event Invitation

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Feb 102020

Luncheon Invitation February 28, 2020 at 12:00 noon, Marriott Grande Dunes, 82 Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC – Cost: $40.00   Limited Seating -First Registered

Photo: Germ (center) leading the End Polio Now of Rotary International President 2020-21 Holger Knaack (fourth from right) and team leaders.  Taken at Rotary International Assembly training for District Governors 2020-21 in San Diego, January 2020.

A must to attend for Foundation and Polio leaders in District 7770.  Major Donors, PHF and those wanting to learn about the greatest humanitarian effort of Rotary International.

You won’t want to miss John Germ, Past Rotary International President and End Polio Now leader to be a part of the “Countdown to History” … the final days, and learn:

  • Why Rotary is investing in zero and beyond
  • Where polio hides
  • Honoring our commitment to the children of the world
  • And any questions you always wanted answered about Polio

John F. Germ RI Trustee 2018-22
Germ joined Rotary in 1976 and has served RI as president in 2016-17, vice president, director, Foundation trustee and vice chair, aide to the Foundation trustee chair, chair of Rotary’s $200 Million Challenge, RI Board Executive Committee member, chair of numerous committees, area coordinator, and RI training leader. In 2013, the White House recognized him as a Champion of Change.

The Myrtle Beach Chicora Rotary clubs was awarded for their outstanding support of the Rotary Foundation

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Jan 252020

One of only 1,550 clubs to achieve Top Three Highest in Per Capita Annual Giving. One of only 3,400 worldwide to achieve the status of Every Rotarian, Every Year. One of only 4,000 clubs worldwide to become a 100% foundation giving club. 

Lowcountry Club Hits a Long Drive for CART Fund

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Jan 252020

The Rotary Club of the Lowcountry recently finalized the proceeds for the 14th Annual Memory Links Golf Tournament.  We added in our quarterly Blue Bucket contributions and the Grand Total is $10,091.00 !!  Thanks to all our sponsors and golfers, and of course to all of our members and friends who helped put the tournament together.  This event is a ton of fun for a great cause, so if you missed it this year mark your calendar for June 6, 2020.

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