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.