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November 16, 2021


November is Rotary Foundation Month

11/18 Danny Copeland
12/2 Christmas Showcase
12/9 Regular Meeting - Bryan Wynn - Bull & Briar
12/16 Regular Meeting - DG VISIT

Our Rotary Family

11/1 Richard Vann
11/3 Homer Pankey
11/5 Bob Ackerman
11/7 Gary Tucker
11/7 Lauren Vann
11/7 David Hufstetler
11/10 Mark Lowe
11/16 Barbara Williams-Anderson
11/24 Ron Salter
11/30 Rebecca Strickland


11/8 Claire Bowen (13)
11/12 Lauren Vann (5)
11/12 Pat Choice (38)
11/26 Nathaniel Abrams (10)
11/27 Jim Carter (28)
11/27 Ray Thompson (29)
11/29 Jeff Zoller (46)


11/1 Ed Titus, Jr. (26)
11/1 Albert Park (26)
11/1 Homer Pankey (36)
11/4 Carol Jones (17)
11/4 Lindsay Clay (0)
11/6 Ron Salter (13)
11/8 Renee Oliveto (14)
11/10 Morgan Bailey (5)
11/18 Dale Hodges (22)
11/29 Tom Harrison, Jr. (20)
11/30 Will Watt , III (4)

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Thursdays, 12:15 pm
The Plaza Restaurant
217 South Broad Street
Thomasville, GA 31792


President Wayne Newsome
President-Elect Danny Braddy
Immediate PP John Brown
Vice President Jeff Zoller
Treasurer Teri White
Secretary Angela Williamson
Membership Janet Liles
Foundation Fran Milberg
Public Image Adrian Burns

What You Missed Last Week!

We had a great discussion about the imminent needs in our community surrounding affordable housing and homelessness. We would like to send a big THANK YOU to our guest panelist: Sharon Edwards- Community Outreach Training Center, Rich Massa- CEO, Habitat For Humanity, Jason Stump- VP TNB, Denny Blake- Sr. Pastor DOJM, Kenny Thompson- City of Thomasville. They were able to share first hand situations that they see and know exist in our community and possible ways of aiding the trajectory of affordable housing in the right direction.  

This Week's Program

Danny Lamar Copeland’s life story is one of a small town boy who made good. However, his success in life is a result of dedication and hard work. “Danny Boy" was born and raised in Meigs, GA, and the youngest of three boys. He attended Thomas County Schools and excelled in academics and athletics. At Central High School he participated in track and basketball, but he excelled in football where he earned All-Region recognition. Danny was active in numerous school clubs but dedicated himself to academics and football. Danny’s next stop on the road to success was at the University of Eastern Kentucky where he was All-Conference for two years, and also Academic All American. Danny’s hard work paid off as the NFL scouts started noticing this South Georgia young man, and he was soon drafted into the professional football league where he spent the next six years. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Washington Redskins and was the Redskins’ Many of the Year in 1993. Danny returned home to Meigs where he started an after school program for the youth there. It has since evolved for the past six years into the Christ in Sports Foundation where he is both the founder and director. Presently 28 student-athletes are participating in college sports as a result of his training and guidance. This equates to $1 million in college scholarships to our area youth! Danny Copeland makes a positive impact on the lives of individuals daily. He is a man who “walks the walk" in Thomas County.

Youth Service Program Update

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