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YEARS OF SERVICE
ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate PP||Teri White|
|Vice President||Tom Callaway, III|
|Foundation||John Glenn, Jr.|
|Public Image||Marta Turner|
|Program Director||Jay Flowers|
We will be honoring our newest Paul Harris Fellow recipients and looking back at the 2018-2019 Rotary of Thomasville year.
Andre' Marria will give her Swan Song. We will induct next year's Officers and Directors for the 2019-2020 Rotary of Thomasville year.
World Understanding Month
The month of February is special in the Rotary calendar since it is designated World Understanding Month. The month also includes the anniversary of the first meeting of Rotary held on 23 February 1905, now designated World Understanding and Peace Day. In designating World Understanding Month, the Rotary International board asks all Rotary clubs to plan programs for their weekly meetings and undertake special activities to emphasize "understanding and goodwill as essential for world peace." To observe this designated month, many clubs arrange international speakers, invite Youth Exchange students and international scholars from schools and universities to club meetings, plan programs featuring former Group Study Exchange team members, arrange discussions on global issues, present entertainment with an international cultural or artistic theme, and schedule other programs with an international emphasis. Many clubs take the opportunity to launch an international community service activity or make contact with a Rotary club in another country. It is a good month to initiate a Rotary Friendship Exchange, a 3-H project or encourage support for Polio Plus and other Rotary Foundation programs. World Understanding Month is a chance for every club to pause, plan and promote the Fourth Avenue of Service - Rotary's continued quest for goodwill, peace and understanding among people of the world.
July 4th falls on a Thursday this year. Celebrate with your family! We will NOT have a Rotary meeting that day.
Beginning Thursday, July 11th, our regular Rotary meeting will begin at 12:00p and end at 1:00p. This is a change from our usual 12:15p start to 1:15p.
Please make the necessary changes to arrive and have your meal fixed in order to start on time at 12:00p sharp.