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Welcome to our club! RI Charter # 592 Feb. 1, 1920

Greenwood

Service Above Self

2nd & 4th Tuesday at 12:30 pm for lunch
Inn on the Square
104 Court Avenue East
Greenwood, SC  29646
United States
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Steve Black of the Aiken Sunrise Rotary Club gave a very informational presentation on CART and Alzheimer's.
 
A donation was made to Healthy Learners by Watson Dorn in the name of Greenwood Rotary Club to Becky McIntosh and Elaine Copeland.

 

A donation was made to Lakelands Toros Soccer by Watson Dorn to Jamie Ramm who represents Toros.
 
2 new members were introduced to the club.  Wade Cupcheck who was brought to the club by Jack Parham and Jason Hughes who was brought to the club by Richard Whiting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
DATE PROGRAM
October 6 Rotary Golf Tournament
October 11 Capital Project Sales Tax Presentation by Nicholas Beasley and Dr. Ray Brooks
October 25 Capsugel Presentation by John Davidson
November 8 Rotary Foundation Presentation 
 
 
 

 
 
Where Do Our Fundraising Dollars Go??
 
Money raised from our 2014-15 Golf Tournament and Oyster Roast has been allocated to the following:
  • Stop Hunger Now
  • Girl/Boys State
  • Grace St. Park – Children’s Playground
  • Veterans Hall of Heroes – Memorial Plaza
  • Ware Shoals School District 51 - Swimming Lessons
  • Connie Maxwell - Family Care Program
  • Healthy Learners – Greenwood
  • Piedmont Technical College - Scholarship
  • Greenwood Pathway House
  • Boy Scouts
  • Lander University - Scholarship
  • YMCA - High Hopes Program (after school teacher)
 
 

 
 

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PRESIDENT: Doug Kauffmann 864-551-9922

VICE PRESIDENT: Watson Dorn 864-344-0217

PRESIDENT ELECT: Stephen Baggett, Jr.  864-980-9690

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY:  Carl Brock  864-980-4441

TREASURER:   Bonnie Ashley  864-993-4880

PROGRAM CHAIR:  Angelle LaBorde   864-910-5898

MAKE UPS:  Lelion Elledge  760-814-0651

 

 

 
 
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Rotary Club of Greenwood
P.O. Box 50463
Greenwood, SC 29649
 

 
 
 
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