On Wednesday, March 21st, Hannah Jones a 6th grader from CrossRoads Intermediate was recognized for being the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo Student of the Month. She was present with her parents Mike and Jodi Jones, as well as, her principal Jess Hutchinson and her teacher Kathryn Adams. Hannah is apart of the Character in Action Club at CrossRoads. She has a heart for service, for her team and for her community. Thank you to Sonic of Ballentine for sponsoring our student-of-the-month program.
Our speaker Wednesday, March 21st was our very own “fly boy” Dalton Tresvant. Dalton is an Irmo native and a member of the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. He spoke to us this morning about going into his third season with the Columbia Fireflies. He told about different promotional events the park offers during games such as $2 Tuesdays, Wag-Along Wednesdays, and Thirsty Thursday. He also told us about ticket options and group outings. He informed us that the park is opened every day to the public and can also be rented for special events. If you have not been to a Fireflies game or been to Spirit Communication Park you need to check it out this season. Also, you will be in for a treat when you get to see Dalton and the other “fly boys” dance in between the sixth inning. Which he shyly told us how they prepare for that the day of the game.
Our Rotary Golf Tournament will be Tuesday, April 24th. This is our biggest fundraiser so make sure you are asking any and everyone for sponsorship. Please find attached the brochure to help you with this.
On Wednesday, January 1oth we were honored to have Dr. Bill Jones of Columbia International University. He was the president of CIU, but now serves as the chancellor of the university. He gave us some background history about CIU and filled us in on some current and future things going on at CIU. If you are ever near the campus stop by and check it out as it looks like a beautiful campus.
The Reverand Mark Abdelnour was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. Rev. Abdelnour is the Reverand at St. Simon St. Jude Episcopal Church. Rev. Abdelnour was sponsored by our president Blount Shepard. The membership is excited to welcome Rev. Abdelnour as a new member of our club.
Colonel Jay Seward was honored with the 4-way test award on Wednesday, October 18th. He has never missed a meeting even when he is traveling, he still finds a way to attend a Rotary meeting in that area. He has been our clubs secretary for as long as anyone can remember. He fills in as sergeant at arms when needed. He volunteers for everything our club has. Colonel Seward surely deserves this award. Congratulation on this great honor.
On Wednesday, October 19th the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo had a non- Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow presentation. The club recognized Miss Emma Sue Kay. Her grandparents are members of our club Mike and T.C. Kay. Her grandmother actually got to do the presentation because she is the clubs foundation chair. Emma Sue grandparents are so proud of the young lady she has become. Congratulations Emma Sue on this honor.