It happens. Sometimes life just gets in the way of Rotary and you might miss a meeting every now and then. Did you know that you can make up your attendance online? Log on to www.columbiarotaryclub.us and click on Membership at the top, then click Online Meeting Makeup. You’ll be redirected to the Columbia Rotary You Tube channel and you can watch the meeting you missed in its entirety. You can also access the You Tube channel directly by clicking here.
Please make plans to join us at Rotary on Monday, January 16th. Richland One Superintendent, Percy Mack will address the club. Looking forward, @ColaRotary will NOT meet on January 20th in observance of the MLK holiday and we’ll have USC Athletic Director, Ray Tanner, join us on January 27th just in time for baseball season! Hope everyone has a great weekend and we’ll see you Monday at Rotary.
Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! We’re back to our normal schedule on Monday, January 6th. The folks from Benedict College will be addressing the club. Looking forward to seeing everyone at Rotary on Monday!
Please send your photos to Kerry Powers (email@example.com) so they can be posted on the website. Hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday!
President Hal called the club to order and Jim Smithwick and Ellen Weaver led the club in singing of The Star Spangled Banner. Anne Sinclair welcomed all visiting Rotarians and Guests. Robert Goings gave the group a history of Christmas culture in modern times including the first Christmas tree and the significance of mistletoe.
Spring Valley Rotarian, Ken Morris, discussed his club fundraiser and encouraged the group to purchase pecans as holiday gifts.
Mike Robbins and Ken East presented awards to two Paul Harris Fellows: Suzanne Tarrant of Agape Senior and George Roper of Roper Staffing.
President-elect John Johnston announced that Mark Sullivan would be the club President for the 2015 Rotary year.
Judge Joe Anderson introduced our speaker, SC Chief Justice Jean Toal. Chief Justice Toal gave the club an overview of the SC Judiciary including information on the transition to automated record keeping and the electronic filing system of court records. The final meeting of 2013 for Columbia Rotary Club adjourned after a question and answer session with Chief Justice Toal.
Please make plans to join Columbia Rotary on Monday, December 16th. SC Chief Justice Jean Toal will address the club. Click here for a full biography. Also, Spring Valley Rotarian, Ken Morris, will be in attendance selling pecans for the holidays. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you Monday at Rotary!
Do you have photos of you and your family/friends ringing the bell on behalf of Columbia Rotary for the Salvation Army? If so, please send them to me (Kerry Powers: firstname.lastname@example.org) so I can post them on the website!
The Annual Christmas Party for Columbia Rotary will be on Monday, December 9th during our usual meeting time at Seawell’s. The Hammond Ensemble will entertain us with holiday tunes and there will be plenty of time to eat and socialize with other members while we count our blessings and look forward to a great new year! Looking forward to seeing everyone at Rotary on Monday. Have a great weekend, everyone!