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Vet Helps Tend to Others’ Wounds

Vet Helps Tend to Others’ Wounds

After being badly injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2005, Steven Diaz (in photo) was left with scars including post-traumatic stress, partial blindness, traumatic brain injury and a seizure disorder.  The former Marine told Capital Rotarians on Jan. 15 that the battle to survive led him to become a founding member of Hidden […]

Promoting Independence for Seniors

Promoting Independence for Seniors

Keeping Richland County’s older citizens healthy, independent and safe has been the goal of Senior Resources for the past 42 years, says Beth Struble, interim director of development for the non-profit that began in 1967.  Struble (shown with Rotarian Perry Lancaster) was Capital Rotary’s Jan. 8 guest speaker, detailing the agency’s work in supplying food, […]

Rotary Supports Australia

Rotary Supports Australia

Rotary Australia World Community Service has a fund supporting bushfire recovery through which donations from outside Australia are accepted. https://rawcs.org.au Please consider donating by clicking on the Donate button at rawcs.org.au.

Bicycles for Christmas

Bicycles for Christmas

Capital Rotary Helps at Christmas

Capital Rotary Helps at Christmas

Capital Rotary Club members adopted a Columbia-area family and provided gifts for the holiday season (shown in photo) as part of the 2019 Midlands Families Helping Families Christmas program, a Palmetto Project and WIS-TV initiative.  Rotarians had the option of purchasing gifts or making a monetary donation.  For 27 years, Families Helping Families has helped […]

A "Giving Thanks" Social

A “Giving Thanks” Social

Giving thanks this week for a place to call home… there are many in South Carolina who do not have a roof over their heads. Summerville has two shelter’s – one for men and another for women. The Summerville Evening Rotary Club supports both. Last week, in lieu of a regular meeting, the Club met […]

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