The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo had Rep. James Smith as their guest speaker on Wednesday, June 21st. Rep. Smith talked about his distinguished military career, which includes being awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart. Rep. Smith also spoke about the importance of service, working across the aisle. It was our pleasure to have Rep. Smith as our guest.
When: Saturday, July 22nd
Where: Gaillard Center in Charleston
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- June is designated Rotary Fellowships Month to recognize the importance of international fellowship and goodwill among Rotarians with similar recreational and vocational interests, promote increased participation in fellowships, and increase understanding of this program.
- Fellowship provides opportunities for Rotarians to make lasting friendships outside their own Club, District or country.
At Wednesday’s meeting the Rotary Club of Lake Murray- Irmo presented two great programs with donations. The first was to Meals on Wheel for the Irmo Chapin area. Kim Bowers was on hand to accept this check. The second was to the Snap Pack program. Stuart Strout was present to accept this check. The club members also got to hear all the good things these programs are doing for throughout there community.
We will not have a speaker for the meeting on Wednesday, September 28th. Instead, there will be a couple of presentations. One being about the Meals on Wheels program and the other being about the Snack-Pack Program. We will hear from Kim Bowers about Meals on Wheels and Stuart Strout about the Snack-Pack Program. Please join us on Wednesday.
Lieutenant Colonel Orestees (Bo) Davenport (Retired) was commissioned in the U.S. Army upon graduation from East Carolina University in 1990. His first assignment was as a tank platoon leader, troop executive officer and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer with the 3rd Battalion, 70th Armor and then the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor as his unit transitioned to Fort Hood, Texas from Fort Polk, Louisiana.
I currently serve the people of Lexington County and Director of Emergency Preparedness and have done so for 2 years.
LTC Davenport has four sons: Isaiah (17), Eric (15), Ajan (13) and Keon (9).
The Rotary Club of Lake Murray Irmo was pleased to give a donation to Katrina’s Kids at this morning’s meeting. Accepting the check was incoming president Kim Wellman.
Pictured: President, Jacqueline Buck, Katrina’s Kids Incoming President Kim Wellman, Small Gifts and Grants Chair Jeanette Coulter
Chip Lyerly: It is with great sadness that we make this posting. Our club lost a dear friend and founding member on Thursday July 21, 2016.
Chip Lyerly’s service will be held on Friday July 29th, 2016 at 2:00PM at St. Simon and St Jude Episcopal Church, 1110 Kinley Rd, Irmo. Please continue to keep Michelle and family in your prayers.
Chip was an active member of our club and we have many fond memories of his “Service above Self” acts, particularly organizing the youth shadowing project. H