Sarah Daniel and her daughters Alyssa and Hallie attended the Rotary Club of Georgetown meeting to thank the club for scholarships which allowed them to fulfill their ambitions to attend Clemson University. Alyssa, the older daughter graduated this year, Hallie is an upcoming junior. Both recipients spoke about their studies and upcoming overseas studies. Sarah explained that without the Rotary Scholarships, a Clemson education would have not been feasible.
Pictured are Hallie, Alyssa, and Sarah, Alyssa, Hallie Daniel and Kent Vannier, chair of the Scholarship Committee.
Chris Carter, City of Georgetown Administrator addresses our meeting last week on the opportunity to install bus shelters in the city to keep people waiting for a bus out of the wind and dry. This seems like a very good service project!
Brad Floyd, the new Executive Director of St. Frances Animal Center gave an overview of what St. Frances is contributing to the community.
The mission of the center is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for abandoned and mistreated dogs and cats until they can be placed in loving homes. Nearly 1000 animals passed through St. Frances this past year.
Raising awareness through public education, community outreach and a wellness clinic, St. Frances seeks to promote respect for the live of cats and dogs by breaking the cycle of abuse, neglect and pet overpopulation in our community. Notable new programs include low cost clinics including spaying, neutering and vaccinating.
Terry Kiser of Tidelands Health presents a check for $2,500 to Rotary Club of
Georgetown becoming a Gold Sponsor of the 9th annual Shag Festival.
The primary beneficiary of the fundraiser is Alzheimer’s Research through the CART
Pictured from left to right are Club President Nat Kaminski, Tidelands Health
representative Terry Kiser (member of Rotary Club of Pawleys Island), Shag Festival
Co-Chairs Paul Yarborough, Keith Wilcox
On April 7, Scott McNair, 3V Plant Manager presented a check for
$10,000 to The Georgetown Rotary Club. 3V is the Premier Sponsor
of the 9th Annual Shag Festival. The major beneficiary of the annual
fundraiser is the CART Program, which supports Alzheimer’s
The Rotary Club of Georgetown was recognized at the Rotary District
7770 Conference for their $15,000 donation to CART, a nonprofit
dedicated to funding research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease.
Proceeds from the club’s Shag Festival and member donations
support many important projects, but none more important to the club
than finding a cure for this disease. Club Director Anne Hartis,
President Nat Kaminski and President Elect Kieth Wilcox accepted
Dr. Susan Libes, Director of the Waccamaw Watershed Academy and
Professor at Carolina Coastal University speaks to The Rotary Club of Georgetown of
the effects of pollution in our waterways.
” The Waccamaw Watershed Academy is currently engaged in research that seeks to
understand the the sources, transport pathways and biological impact of pollutants
in the Waccamaw Watershed. The WWA houses a state certified Environmental
Quality Laboratory that performs water quality researching monitoring including
several volunteer water quality monitoring teams of citizen scientist such as the
This research is important to all of us in the Low Country. DHEC and other agencies
use this information along with that from other resources to determine water
Local Rotary Club Presidents Elect attended President Elect Training February 27-28 to qualify them to take the office as President of their club.
(Left to right) Chris Fisher, Andrews Rotary Club, Keith Wilcox, Rotary Club of Georgetown, Jane Sentivan, Pawleys Island Rotary Club, and Mark Hensley , Georgetown Breakfast Rotary Club. They will be installed as Present of their club on July 1, 2015,
Anne Hartis is named Rotarian of the Year at the Valentine Social held at the Debordieu Beach Club Tuesday evening.
Anne, pictured with her Husband Bill receives the award from President Nat Kaminski. Anne and Bill are pictured separately with the award.
Anne was cited for her great contributions as Board Director for Service projects. Among the many projects she has headed up the year, Dictionaries for grade school students, “Happy Feet” the supplying of new shoes for school kids, Christmas presants for Foster Kids and Bell Ringers are some of the most notable.