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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

June 11, 2019


Meetings

June is Rotary Fellowships Month

6/13 NO Lunch meeting today-Join us this evening for Celebration with fellow Rotarians & their guest
6/20 Regular Meeting- 2018-19 Year of Memories & PHS Presentation
6/27 Regular Meeting-President Andre' Marria Swan Song & Induction of Officers & Directors for 2019-2020
7/4 No Meeting- Happy Independence Day!

Our Rotary Family
BIRTHDAYS

6/1 Jeff Zoller
6/2 Bill Dickey
6/3 Susan O'Neal
6/4 Shanna Derby
6/5 Sharon Patrick
6/12 Pat McLeod
6/13 Danny Braddy
6/16 Charles Dixon
6/20 Warren Ballard
6/22 Russell Chubb
6/24 Jim Carter
6/25 Ben Wilds
6/25 Bradford Jackson
6/27 Kurt Stringfellow

WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES

6/4 John Glenn, Jr. (58)
6/7 Irene Gleason (22)
6/7 Powell Jones (33)
6/9 Adam Carvin (6)
6/10 Michele Arwood (30)
6/11 Dicky Demott (123)
6/14 Thomas Carlton (6)
6/15 Pat McLeod (44)
6/20 Philip Leabo, Jr. (13)
6/23 Homer Pankey (57)
6/24 Randy Watts (19)
6/24 Walter Gilbert (53)
6/28 SCOTT Rich (50)
6/29 Lisa Billups (28)

YEARS OF SERVICE

6/1 Harry Tomlinson (38)
6/1 George Stephens, Jr. (49)
6/1 Christy Cooke (1)
5 years in Rotary
6/27 Rob Milberg (17)
6/27 Bob Ackerman (5)
42 years in Rotary
6/30 Mike Bixler (5)
24 years in Rotary

Rotary Online

https://thomasvillerotary.org
https://rotary6900.org/
https://rotary.org/

ROTARY CLUB OF
Thomasville


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

LEADERSHIP

President Andre' Marria
President-Elect Kim Walden
Immediate PP Teri White
Vice President Tom Callaway, III
Treasurer Teri White
Treasurer Rick Piper
Secretary Angela Williamson
Foundation Kim Walden
Foundation SCOTT Rich
Membership Ben Wilds
Foundation John Glenn, Jr.
Public Image Marta Turner
Sergeant-at-Arms Janet Liles
Program Director Jay Flowers
Sergeant-at-Arms Krista Peace

It's here...this Thursday evening
Year end Bash Celebration - Venue has been changed to Studio 209


Rotarian - no charge

Guest - $20.00

From the Desk of the President

Last Week's Program
One Blood, Be an Organ Donor

Rotaract presents check to the Halcyon Home

Classification Talk by
Lorraine Williams Rahming

Congratulations to our Scholarship Recipients

Bishop Hall Charter School - Courtlen McCullers

Brookwood School - Lance Wortman

Thomas County Central High School - Emily Owens

Thomasville High School - Nyla Crawford

Thomasville Scholar's Academy - Tyla Joseph

ABC's of Rotary

Room 711 - Rotary's Birthplace

The number 711 has a very special significance for Rotary. Room 711 of the old Unity Building, formerly located at 127 North Dearborn Street in downtown Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., was the birthplace of Rotary International. That historic room, which was the office of engineer Gus Loehr, was the location of that first meeting when Paul Harris met with several friends to discuss his new idea of a club for professionals and businessmen. It took extensive research and dedication by a few Chicago Rotarians to preserve the room and restore it to its 1905 authenticity. For years, Room 711 was preserved as a miniature Rotary museum by Rotarians around the world who voluntarily belonged to and contributed annually to the "Paul Harris 711 Club," which provided funds for leasing, maintenance and preservation. In 1989, the Unity Building was about to be torn down. Members of the 711 Club carefully dismantled the landmark room and placed its contents in storage. There it stayed until 1994, when the recreated Room 711 found a permanent home, and this piece of the Rotary heritage is preserved at the RI World Headquarters in Evanston.

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Next Week's Program
2018-19 Year of Memories & Paul Harris Presentation