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2017-05-25: New Member Talks

May 25th, 2017 by Scott Baker

Jerry Scott

Tracia Davis

Today’s program was new member talks by Jerry Scott and Tracia Davis.

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2017-05-18: Project Panama – Charles Wolfe & Sandy Frazier

May 18th, 2017 by Scott Baker

Charles Wolfe and Sandy Frazier

Beth Bell receives her PHF pin from President Eddie

Lyn Lazar PHF +6

Thank you very much to Charles Wolfe and Sandy Frazier for the program today about the Panama Project. We appreciate the work they and others are doing to bring positive and lasting change for the better. Congrats to our newest Paul Harris Fellow – Beth Bell. Thank you for all you do in and for our club Beth! President Eddie had the honor of pinning Beth today. Congrats to Lyn Lazar on becoming a Paul Harris Fellow +6!

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2017-05-11: New Member Talk

May 11th, 2017 by Scott Baker

Dr. Patrick McGuire and Dr. David Belcher

Dale Connor

The program was a new member talk by Dale Connor. Patrick McGuire (+5) and David Belcher were also recognized as Paul Harris Fellows. Dr. Patrick McGuire became a six-time Paul Harris Fellow today and honored fellow club member Western Carolina University Chancellor Dr. David Belcher for his amazing efforts in our community with a Paul Harris Fellow recognition.

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2017-05-04: Kathryn Smith – Author

May 4th, 2017 by Scott Baker

President Eddie and Kathryn Smith

Thank you to fellow Rotarian Kathryn Smith for a wonderful presentation about her book “The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency”.

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2017-04-27: Gwen Hughes – Wheelchair Project in Chiapas

April 27th, 2017 by Scott Baker

L-R Paul Worley, President Eddie, and Gwen Hughes

Thank you to Western Carolina University professor Paul Worley and Gwen Hughes with Asheville Sister Cities (http://www.ashevillesistercities.org) for speaking to us today in a great program on the wonderful work they are doing. #WeAreRotary

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2017-04-20: Matt Kirby and Sarah Stallman – The Play Sanctuary

April 20th, 2017 by Scott Baker
L-R Matt Kirby, Sara Stahlman, and President Eddie

L-R Matt Kirby, Sara Stahlman, and President Eddie

Thank you to Sara Stahlman and Matt Kirby for joining us today to talk about The Play Sanctuary. We appreciate what they are doing in our community to promote area children to play and move more! Follow along with their presentation below:

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2017-04-13: Club Assembly

April 13th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Greg and Jennifer in the Easter theme!

Greg and Jennifer in the Easter theme!

The meeting was club assembly where directors reported out on club activities.

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2017-04-06: Tuck River Cleanup

April 6th, 2017 by Scott Baker
L-R Nick Morgan, Jenn Amos, and President Eddie

L-R Nick Morgan, Jenn Amos, and President Eddie

The program was Jenn Amos and Nick Morgan from Western Carolina University BaseCamp Cullowhee who spoke to the club today about the Tuck River Cleanup. Rotary Club of Sylva is looking forward to participating in the nation’s LARGEST single day river cleanup this Saturday.

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2017-03-23: A Thank You for Our Sponsored Local Agencies

March 23rd, 2017 by Scott Baker
Representatives from many local agencies we support

Representatives from many local agencies we support

It is a great day to be a member of the Rotary Club of Sylva every day, but especially this Thursday. We have had the honor and privilege to award money to 24 wonderful groups who help make our community such a great place to live. Total amount awarded this year is $18,600. Yesterday, we awarded $14,100 and the additional support has been throughout the year thanks to the tremendous fund raising efforts of our members. Groups awarded money for community projects were: Panama Building Project, Stop Hunger Now, Circles of Hope, Community Table, Mountain Projects, Children’s Hope Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, Scouts Venture Crew, Friends of Scouting, United Christian Ministries, Disability Partners, WCU Center for Service Learning, Awake, Reach Southwestern Child Development Commission, SCC Student Success Campaign, Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic, Webster Enterprises, Clean Slate, Shop with a Cop, Senior Christmas Box Project, Jackson County Christmas Connection, and Peru Water Sanitation Project.

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2017-03-16: Megan Ellis & Ken Torok – NC Community Foundation

March 16th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Megan Ellis, Ken Torok, and President Eddie

Megan Ellis, Ken Torok, and President Eddie

The program was Megan Ellis and Ken Torok with the NC Community Foundation.

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