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October 1, 2019


October is Economic and Community Development Month

10/3 Regular Meeting - GRSP Student Maria Luisa Carbonell & Campaign Kickoff
10/10 Janet Liles will present - Mr. Jim Glass - Pres. SRTC
10/17 Pretoria Fields Craft Beer - Reps Corey Flegel and Dona Lyn Goodpasture
10/24 Regular Meeting - World Polio Awareness Day Program

Our Rotary Family

10/1 Pat Choice
10/2 Howard Stephens
10/3 Dicky Demott
10/3 Philip Leabo, Jr.
10/5 Morgan Bailey
10/11 Nic Rahming
10/12 David Flowers
10/13 Scott Sterling
10/17 Heather Lindquist
10/23 Walter Marria, Jr.
10/24 Wilson Carraway, Jr.
10/25 Wallace Goodman
10/29 John Glenn, Jr.


10/2 Warren Ballard (8)
10/10 Frances Parker (26)
10/10 Terry Rouse (26)
10/15 Susan O'Neal (24)
10/15 Nick Murray (13)
10/16 Carol Jones (53)
10/22 Dawna Bicknell Tanner (2)
10/24 Vann Middleton (20)


10/2 Terry Rouse (11)
10/4 Kurt Stringfellow (1)
5 years in Rotary
10/9 Lisa Billups (5)
10/9 Arlen Yokley (5)
10/9 Shelley Zorn (5)
14 years in Rotary
10/13 Teri White (8)
10/16 Tim Filston (5)
10/16 Tom Rinehart (5)
10/16 Francis Lilly (5)
8 years in Rotary
10/20 Coy Irvin (3)
7 years in Rotary
10/27 Michele Arwood (8)
10/27 Jim Carter (8)

Rotary Online



Thursdays, 12:00 pm
The Plaza Restaurant
217 South Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792


President Kim Walden
President-Elect John Brown
Immediate PP Andre Marria
Vice President Terry Rouse
Treasurer Teri White
Secretary Angela Williamson
Foundation Warren Ballard
Membership Adam Carvin
Foundation John Glenn, Jr.
Sergeant-at-Arms Mary Beth Donalson
Program Director Jay Flowers
Sergeant-at-Arms Danny Braddy
Bulletin Editor Susan Backofen
Public Image Mike Bixler

Join us at Wine or Whine TONIGHT

October 1 Wine or Whine Backroom of Relish beginning at 5:30

This Week's Program

Join us as we welcome our 2019-20 GRSP student, Maria Luisa Carbonell. Maria is from Columbia and is sponsored this year by Will and Machelle Watt. This is always an enjoyable meeting when we get to learn more about our student and their home country.

GRSP Reception October 3rd

Please join us for an evening with our host family Will and Machelle Watt and their GRSP student Maria Carbonell from Columbia. The Reception will be held at Wallace and Debbie Goodman’s home. 116 North Dawson Street 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

A Great Time for a Worthy Cause

Thank you for your support of Dinner on the Bricks

South Georgia American Red Cross

Terri Jenkins provided an informative presentation on the South Georgia American Red Cross. This region covers 20 counties in south Georgia. The Red Cross provides 74% of the blood available in Georgia...so please donate! Supplies are especially low during the summers and over holidays.

"Little Free Libraries"

We are still collecting books for our Little Free Libraries. Please drop them off at the library and make sure you tell them they are designated for Rotary.

Family of Rotary Event

Bring a Dish of your choosing to share and be judged for the BEST DISH (prize may be awarded). If close parking is needed, please let Kim know. There are only 10 parking spaces near the building. RSVPs are REQUIRED. You can sign up on the Rotary website.

Shotgun/Downtown Shopping Raffle

Please work diligently to sell your allotted tickets for the Shot Gun/Shopping raffle. As you sell your tickets, please turn in the ticket stubs and funds AT EACH MEETING. Thank you for your assistance in this important Rotary project.