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YEARS OF SERVICE
ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate PP||Kim Walden|
|Public Image||Mike Bixler|
Fortson will share stories from his experience running and growing a 70 year old small family business.
He will add a few stories about jumping out of airplanes.
10/15 - Blood drive at The Plaza. The Big Red Bus will be there. We need volunteers.
10/17 - Hands on Thomas County. Volunteers needed at Vashti Saturday morning 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Contact Bill Dickey to volunteer!
10/20 - Fireside Chat at Harry Tomlinson's Fish Camp. 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. RSVP to Angela.
10/28 - Honoring our local heroes in front of the Police Station/Sheriff's Office. Volunteers arrive at 10:45 A.M. Lunch is served at noon.
10/28 - District Governor's Reception at the Business Exchange above the Chop House Restaurant, at125 North Broad Street. 6:00 P.M.
10/29 - Board meeting. 10:45 A.M.
Shotgun Raffle is in full swing. November 12 deadline! If you do not have your tickets, check with Cameron Jahnke
Coats and blankets are needed to restock the Coat closet.
Thanks to Mary Beth and her team, the Student of the Month program is back up and running. It is somewhat changed, but it is still doing what it was designed to do. It is another example of how “your” club is making a difference in “your” community. Gail Roberts did her classification talk and we got to know and appreciate her journey to Rotary. Remember to be mindful of those among us challenged with health issues.
Thomasville City Manager Alan Carson, our program speaker, gave an overview of Thomasville during these difficult times. Thomasville is learning to be creative in carrying out its everyday business. Several city projects which were started prior to Covid-19 are still moving forward. West Jackson Streetscape is almost 100% complete. South Pinetree Boulevard and the Remington Avenue Streetscape Project are yet to reach their start date.
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
Tuesday evening we returned to Whine and Wine after eight months of being shut down. We had a nice group of fourteen and had a nice evening at Relish. Our host, Cameron Jahnke, served up some great hors d'oeuvres and wine.
The next Whine and Wine will be November 3, 2020. Mark your calendar and be there.
This spring, GRSP will be 75 years old. Over these years, the Rotary Club of Thomasville has sponsored 90 of the total 3,791 GRSP students. We are appreciative of the past generosity of our members, and we thank you for helping us reach our goals this past year as we:
Enjoy this GRSP produced youtube video, “Georgia Rotary Student Program-What are we all about?” Click on the link below to access. You will hear from GRSP organizers, Will Watt III, and GRSP students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fmBDKKs8os&feature=youtu.be