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ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate Past President||Teri White|
|Vice President||Tom Callaway, III|
|Foundation Chair||Kim Walden|
|Foundation Chair||Scott Rich|
|Membership Chair||Ben Wilds|
|Public Image Chair||Marta Turner|
|Program Director||Jay Flowers|
In some areas of the world weekly Rotary club meetings begin with all members standing and reciting the Object of Rotary. This statement, which comes from the Constitution of Rotary, is frequently seen on a wall plaque in Rotarians' offices or places of business.
through the development of acquaintance as the opportunity for service;
the promotion of high ethical standards in business and professions;
through service in one's personal, business and community life;
and the advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace.
The Object of Rotary has not always been expressed in this manner. The original Constitution of 1906 had three objects: promotion of business interests, promotion of good fellowship and the advancement of the best interests of the community. By 1910 Rotary had five Objects, as increased emphasis was given to expanding Rotary. By 1915 there were six Objects. In 1918 the Objects were rewritten again and reduced to four. Four years later they had again grown to six and were revised again in 1927. Finally, at the 1935 Mexico City Convention the six Objects were restated and reduced to four. The last major change came in 1951 when the Objects were streamlined and changed to a single Object, which has four parts. The "ideal of service" is the key phrase in the Object of Rotary. This ideal is an attitude of being a thoughtful and helpful person in all of one's endeavors. That's what the Object truly means.
A premier training event for Rotary leaders, Peach State PETS provides information, inspiration, and fellowship. Structured to meet the needs of incoming Club Presidents, incoming Assistant Governors, and Governors Nominee, this two day training seminar serves all of the Rotary clubs in three Georgia Rotary Districts (6900, 6910 & 6920) - about 200 clubs. Using inspiring speakers and experienced discussion leaders, this event is designed to encourage participation. It is an intensive training seminar, structured to enable the participants to extract maximum benefits from the materials presented as well as from each other.
PETS is Mandatory for all Presidents Elect and highly recommended for Presidents Nominee.
Thank you Kim Walden and John Brown for representing the Rotary Club of Thomasville.
Join us in attendance and invite your friends!
First Tuesday of the month from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. It's a great time to get to know one another and it is a make up!