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June 14, 2020


June is Rotary Fellowships Month

6/17 Current Rotary International President Mark Maloney will be our Speaker!
6/25 Plaza Meeting (social distancing) with President Kim Year End & Induction of President-Elect John Brown (RSVP limited seating)
7/2 Plaza Meeting - President John Brown - Introduction of Board and Plans for the Coming Year
7/9 Regular Meeting

Our Rotary Family

6/2 Bill Dickey
6/3 Susan O'Neal
6/5 Sharon Patrick
6/12 Pat McLeod
6/13 Danny Braddy
6/16 Charles Dixon
6/16 Alexzandria Bighams
6/22 Russell Chubb
6/24 Jim Carter
6/24 Jeff Zoller
6/24 Gail Roberts
6/25 Ben Wilds
6/25 Bradford Jackson
6/27 Kurt Stringfellow


6/4 John Glenn, Jr. (59)
6/7 Irene Gleason (23)
6/7 Powell Jones (34)
6/9 Adam Carvin (7)
6/10 Michele Arwood (31)
6/11 Dicky Demott (124)
6/14 Thomas Carlton (7)
6/14 Gerry Gilmer (6)
6/15 Pat McLeod (45)
6/20 Philip Leabo, Jr. (14)
6/23 Homer Pankey (58)
6/24 Randy Watts (20)
6/24 Walter Gilbert (54)
6/28 Scott Rich (51)


6/1 Harry Tomlinson (39)
6/1 George Stephens, Jr. (50)
6/1 Christy Cooke (2)
6 years in Rotary
6/14 Melissa Thomas (1)
8 years in Rotary
6/27 Rob Milberg (18)
6/27 Bob Ackerman (6)
43 years in Rotary
6/30 Mike Bixler (6)
25 years in Rotary

Rotary Online



Thursdays, 12:00 pm
Online currently (The Plaza Restaurant typically)
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 John Glenn, Jr.
Membership Adam Carvin
Program Director Jay Flowers
Sergeant-at-Arms Mary Beth Donalson
Public Image Mike Bixler
Sergeant-at-Arms Danny Braddy
Bulletin Editor Susan Backofen

Don't Miss This! Our Speaker Is The Rotary International President Mark Maloney Wednesday at Noon

RI President

2019-20 RI President Mark Daniel Maloney

Mark Daniel Maloney

President 2019-20

Rotary Club of Decatur

Alabama, USA

Mark Daniel Maloney is a principal in the law firm of Blackburn, Maloney, and Schuppert LLC, with a focus on taxation, estate planning, and agricultural law. He represents large farming operations in the Southeastern and Midwestern United States, and has chaired the American Bar Association’s Committee on Agriculture in the section of taxation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Alabama State Bar Association, and the Alabama Law Institute.

He has been active in Decatur’s religious community, chairing his church’s finance council and a local Catholic school board. He has also served as president of the Community Foundation of Greater Decatur, chair of Morgan County Meals on Wheels, and director of the United Way of Morgan County and the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce.

A Rotarian since 1980, Maloney has served as an RI director; Foundation trustee and vice chair; and aide to 2003-04 RI President Jonathan Majiyagbe. He also has participated in the Council on Legislation as chair, vice chair, parliamentarian, and trainer. He was an adviser to the 2004 Osaka Convention Committee and chaired the 2014 Sydney Convention Committee.

Prior to serving as a district governor, Maloney led a Group Study Exchange to Nigeria.

He also served as Future Vision Committee vice chair; Foundation training institute moderator; Foundation permanent fund national adviser; member of the Peace Centers Committee; and adviser to the Foundation’s Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools Target Challenge Committee.

Special Thanks to RI Immediate Past President John Smarge

What a great program last week! RIPP John Smarge spoke to us about a day in the life of a RI President, spoke to us about coming challenges due to finances and Covid-19 and also shared an update on the recovery efforts in the Bahamas. It was a another most excellent program! What a lineup of speakers and visitors we've had this year! We've heard from the 2016-17 RI President John Germ, 2018-2019 Immediate Past President Barry Rassin, RI Past Director John Smarge, District Governor Elect Kirk Driscoll and our District Governor Jim Squire has visited our Club three times! Thank you to our Jay Flowers, Lauren Radford and Fran Milberg for helping us excel with our programs this year!

Returning to the Plaza June 25 for Year in Review, AWARDS and the Induction of PE John Brown!!!!

Georgia restaurants will no longer be required to limit the number of people in a dining party or adhere to capacity limits per square foot in the dining room per Governor Kemp's order June 11. He has also removed the Shelter in Place Order for age 65 or older except for the medically fragile.

We will now return to meeting at the Plaza, but ask that you RSVP so we can help the Plaza with food preparation. https://thomasvillerotary.org/reservation/create?event=4934

Board Meeting June 23

June 23 at 6 p.m.

Thomas University

Virtual Rotary International Conference!

June 26-26. Learn more at riconvention.org!