Jun 092020

Another month’s end brings another Rotary Roundup.  Below are the activities for Daniel Island Rotary Club’s Roundup for May.
The Club held each weekly breakfast meeting this month virtually and had many talented local speakers featured at the meetings.

May 6, 2020 – Darrin Goss, President, and CEO of the Coastal Community Foundation, provided to the members’ information regarding the impact that this powerful organization has in nine counties located in the coastal region of South Carolina.  Mr. Goss shared the focus of CCF, and their strategy along with the nuts and bolts of their grants and funding.

May 13, 2020, was a membership meeting, where breakout sessions were held on Zoom which provided members the opportunity to have discussions and connect with other members on a more personal level.

May 20, 2020 – Walter Hughes, fellow Rotarian and humanitarian shared his experiences with grants for the Rotary Foundation and the impact Rotarians and their funding has on projects all over the world, such as building schools, sources for clean water, and toilets.

May 27, 2020 – Scott Krenitski, CFO of Charleston Battery, shared with the members his admiration for the contributions made by Rotary to his life and to others.  Mr. Krenitski announced that the new stadium has been complete, shared the updated branding, and discussed the new owner’s vision for the soccer team.  

Funds raised from past Duck Races were used this month to help provide food and masks for the pop-up Farmers Market in Cainhoy.  Rotarians along with ECCO worked together to hand out food to those in need.  Publix, Lowcountry Food Bank, and Limehouse assisted with food donations.  Additional funds were used earlier in the month to match funds raised by the Daniel Island Community Fund’s campaign to assist three local organizations.

Rotary District 7770 held its annual awards presentation on May 12th virtually.  Daniel Island Rotary Club is proud and humbled to receive the designation of Large Club of the Year!  Member, Dr. Greene also received recognition for his dedicated service for his talents in grant writing.

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