Jul 062014

June 24th, to celebrate Founder’s Day, the Okatie Rotary Club organized a festive evening that included an elegant dinner at Sigler’s Rotisserie & Seafood.

ADG David Tirard was present to install the new officers for 2014-2015, along with swearing in new president Barbara McFadden, and officers JohnMosca, Annemarie Neubecker, Bill Beltz, Matt Smith and Julie Leister.


Mike Sigler (owner of Sigler’s restaurant), Markel’s Card & Gift Shop (top rated gift store in Bluffton) and Bob McFadden (a member of the Okatie Rotary Club) were honored and named a Paul Harris Fellow. Judy Trombino was recognized as Rising Star and Matt Smith was named Rotarian of the Year for the club. Barbara McFaddin was sworn in as 2014- 2015 President.

ADG DAvid Tirard swearing in new president Barbara McFadden copy

Special guests included Mark Postlethwaite and Mike Veina, owners of Markel’s Card & Gift Shop, along with Markel’s signature “exquisite bow” gifts used as awards throughout the evening. Other guests included Susan Tirard from the Hilton Head Island Rotary and Sandee Brooks, District Governor Nominee 2016-1027. Mark Smith was named Rotarian of the Year.

Annemarie Nuebecker recognizing Matt Smith Rotarian of the Year

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