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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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2018-08-30: District Governor Isaac Owolabi

August 30th, 2018 by Scott Baker

A very inspirational meeting today from our District Governor Isaac Owolabi! He detailed his initiatives for this year and challenged our club to increase membership. District Governor Isaac’s energy was felt throughout the club today and we look forward to the impact we will all make together in District 7670. #peopleofaction #serviceaboveself Rotary District 7670

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2018-08-23: Dr. Kim Winter – Dean College of Education & Allied Professions

August 23rd, 2018 by Scott Baker

De. Kim Winter and President Todd

Another great meeting today at the greatest Rotary Club in the World! We appreciate Dr. Kim Winter coming to speak to our club today on the Western Carolina College of Education & Allied Professions. As the Dean of the College of Education & Allied Professions she informed our club of some of their new programs and recent partnerships in our community. Thanks for all you do for WCU and our community. Rotary District 7670

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2018-08-16: Dr. Angela Dills – WCU’s North Carolina Data Dashboard

August 16th, 2018 by Scott Baker

Angela and President Todd

We appreciate Angela Dills, WCU Economics Professor, speaking to our club today on WCU’s Data Dashboard. She explained the online tool designed to provide easy access to recent economic trends in our region and across the state. Angels Dills is one of the drivers behind the project and holds the University’s Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professorship in Regional Economic Development.

Thanks for sharing this valuable tool for our community. Angela is also a Rotarian and is the daughter of former District Governor Gary Dills. Rotary District 7670

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