April 20th, 2017 by Scott Baker
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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April 13th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Greg and Jennifer in the Easter theme!
The meeting was club assembly where directors reported out on club activities.
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April 6th, 2017 by Scott Baker
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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March 23rd, 2017 by Scott Baker
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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March 16th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Megan Ellis, Ken Torok, and President Eddie
The program was Megan Ellis and Ken Torok with the NC Community Foundation.
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March 9th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Joe Allen and President Eddie
The program was Joe Allen speaking about the Guardian ad Litem program, which equips community volunteers to serve abused and neglected children by advocating for their best interests in court.
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March 2nd, 2017 by Scott Baker
(Pictured L-R) Christina Smith, Marsha Crites, and Kelli Callahan.
The program was the Clean Slate Coalition. It is a coalition of community leaders in WNC intent on helping women facing serious life challenges find transitional housing that supports their goals for starting life anew. Thank you for such a wonderful program and what you do for women in our community!
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February 23rd, 2017 by Scott Baker
Smoky Mountain High School Interact Club
President Eddie and Jennifer
Thank you to Tiffany Ervin for the inspirational words about Rotary at the meeting today. This self-proclaimed “Rotary Geek” brings a great message about why we do what we do! Excited that she will serve as Rotary District 7670 Governor for Western North Carolina (USA) in 2019-2020. Thanks again Tiffany! Happy 112th anniversary Rotary International. Looking forward to contributing to many, many more. For more about Tiffany, visit www.tiffanyervin.com and www.rotarygeek.com.
Jennifer Dirkes was recognized today by President Eddie as the Rotarian of the Month for February! She received the Above & Beyond pin for her service. Jennifer is our Foundation Chair and does amazing work for our club. Congrats to Jennifer and thanks for all that you do!
We greatly appreciate sponsor Daphne Hughes and other members of the Smoky Mountain High School Interact Club for joining us today. Members attending were: Anna Morgan, Daniella Herevia, Kylie Cox, Cole Lamb, Jared Hughes, Holly Miller, Travis Hinton, and Nicholas O’Kelley. Thank you to club member Ron Rhodes for his work with this great group of young people.
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February 16th, 2017 by Scott Baker
Coach Speir and President Eddie
The program was Western Carolina Catamounts head football coach Mark Speir for talking with us about the upcoming season and being #365tough. Good luck to the Cats this year! Thanks for all they do in our community.
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February 9th, 2017 by Scott Baker
President Eddie with Project SEARCH speaker Elliott Jacques
The program was Project Search – A transition program for youth from high school to the workforce. Project SEARCH® is a national non-profit program which partners with businesses to create internships for young adults with disabilities.
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