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Dr. Don Tomas – President, Southwestern Community College

December 6th, 2018 by Scott Baker

President Todd and Dr. Don Tomas

Great presentation from club member and Southwestern Community College President Dr. Don Tomas at our meeting this week. Dr. Tomas spoke about the growth of SCC, their strategic partnerships, the SCC Foundation, student success, and other “Points of Pride.” Our club appreciates SCC as they continue to enrich lives and strengthen our community. #PeopleofAction Rotary District 7670

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2018-11-29: Sarah Leatham – Kilimanjaro Ascent for Polio

November 29th, 2018 by Scott Baker

President Todd and Sarah

Thank you to Rotarian Sarah Leatham who spoke to our club about her Mount Kilimanjaro hike to raise money to help fight polio. A very inspiring story of how she and 7 other women completed the difficult hike and was able to raise over $75,000 to help put an end to polio. #peopleofactionRotary District 7670

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2018-11-15: Dr. Arthur Salido – Community and Economic Engagement and Innovation

November 15th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Dr. Salido and President Todd

We appreciate Dr. Arthur Salido, Executive Director, Community and Economic Engagement and Innovation at Western Carolina University for being our guest speaker today. Great presentation on how WCU is a catalyst for economic and community development in our region. Rotary District 7670

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2018-11-08: Rotary Foundation Month Presentations

November 8th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Lyn Lazar

Lyn and Carr

November is Foundation month for Rotary and today we heard from multiple Rotarians on “why” they give to the Rotary Foundation. Thank you to Lyn Lazar, our Foundation Chair, for organizing this today and it was great to hear the many reason why it is important to support the Foundation! We also welcomed Carr Tyndall as the newest Paul Harris Fellow for our club as we continue to be a 100% Paul Harris Club. #peopleofaction Rotary District 7670

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Lyn Lazar – The Rotary Foundation

November 1st, 2018 by Scott Baker

We appreciate Foundation Chair Lyn Lazar for wonderful presentation on the Rotary Foundation!

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2018-10-25: Susie Fender – Polio Survivor

October 25th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Susie shows the brace she wore on her foot as a youth

Following World Polio Day, our club was excited to have Susie Fender speak today about her experience as a polio survivor. Her presentation showed the importance of Rotary International’s efforts and our club will continue to raise funds in support of eradicating this disease. #peopleofaction Rotary District 7670

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2018-10-18: Eleanor Macauley – Principal at Fairview School

October 18th, 2018 by Scott Baker

President Todd and Principal Eleanor

Thank you to Eleanor Macauley, Principal at Fairview School, who spoke to our club today about all the great things that are happening at Fairview School. Mrs. Macaulay highlighted the Fairview School student clubs as well as activities for their families. We appreciate all the great leaders for Jackson County Public Schools, NC.

For more information on Fairview School visit their website:https://www.jcpsnc.org/fesRotary District 7670

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2018-10-04: Club Assembly

October 4th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Exciting information shared today at our Club Assembly. Each director and chair joined President Todd in telling about the upcoming events for our club. It is wonderful to have some many club members “Being the Inspiration” in our community #peopleofaction Rotary District 7670

We welcomed Wayne Berryhill from The Rotary Club of Port Richey who presented our club a flag from his club. He is pictured with Club Member Kenny Nicholson and Assistant District Governor Sean Gibson.

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2018-09-20: Evelyn Graning – Smoky Mountain High School Principal

September 20th, 2018 by Scott Baker

President Todd and Evelyn

Thank you to Smoky Mountain High School Principal Evelyn Graning who presented to our club today. She informed us of all the great things going on at SMHS including their PRIDE (Positivity, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, & Excellence) Matrix. As a Smoky Mountain High School graduate she has a lot of pride in Jackson County Schools. Rotary District 7670 #peopleofaction

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2018-09-06: Club Work Session

September 6th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Carr and sponsor John Baker

The club held a work session for this meeting. New member Carr Tyndall was inducted.

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