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February 22, 2022


February is Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month

2/24 Tim Echols - Public Service Commissioner
3/3 Regular Meeting - Chandler Giddes Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society
3/10 Regular Meeting - Trey Potier with Rossman Apiaries
3/17 Regular Meeting - Lindy Savelle - Georgia Grown Citrus

Our Rotary Family

2/1 W. Clay Campbell
2/5 Gregory Adams
2/5 Claire Bowen
2/9 Michele Arwood
2/11 Nick Murray
2/12 Lorraine Williams Rahming
2/16 Renee Oliveto
2/19 Tom Harrison, Jr.
2/19 Marta Turner
2/27 Ronnie Godwin


2/4 Bob Ackerman (54)
2/6 Julie Carter (29)
2/15 Erik von Hellens (21)
2/22 Eugene McNease (55)
2/28 John Archer, Sr. (8)


2/1 Marta Turner (28)
2/1 Bradford Jackson (28)
2/1 Russell Chubb (45)
2/4 Darren Ellis (1)
2/8 Joe Tarver (4)
2/26 Nate Tyler, Sr. (24)
2/27 Shelba Sellers (7)

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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

This Week Program!

Tim Echols grew up in Clayton County in a large entrepreneurial family. The Echols owned a car auction, dairy farm, and house moving business. Tim’s grandfather, Ed, was a county commissioner in Clayton County. Later, Tim would help his dad get elected as a Henry County Commissioner. Tim attended North Clayton High School and eventually served as Student Council President, and owned his own car clean-up shop, housed in the family auction barn. In 1978, Tim went to Athens to attend UGA and there met Windy Davis. They were married shortly after Tim graduated with a degree in English, and Windy went on to graduate with a teaching degree from Georgia State. She works for Athens Pregnancy Center. 

     Tim eventually became the Commercial Sales Manager. Beginning at age 19, Tim began to work part-time with youth and at age 28, he decided to go full-time in youth work with the non-profit Campus Crusade for Christ. Tim eventually started his own organization, Family Resource Network. TeenPact, a program of FRN, has grown to be a national citizenship experience for teens operating in 48 states. TeenPact has trained over 35,000 teens and children since its inception in 1994. Tim is the author of “Real Citizenship,” available on Amazon.com Tim has a BA and two Masters degrees from the University of Georgia. 

What You Missed Last Week!

Rotary is about opportunities and changing the world. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman We had a great meeting last week and and we got a chance to hear from the Mayor of Camilla, Mr. Kelvin Owens, who shared all the great things happening next door and the opportunities and improvements they are making to the city. 

A good leader never dies!