On Wednesday, March 20th, Cole Theuerl a 6th grader from CrossRoads Intermediate was recognized for being the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo Student of the Month. He was present with her parents, as well as, his principal Justin Thomas and his teacher Kathy Fuller. After telling us all the great things Cole does Mr. Thomas said he just described a great teacher, we shall see what the future holds for Cole. Thank you to Sonic of Ballentine for sponsoring our student-of-the-month program.
Our speaker Wednesday, March 13th was Mr. Alan Buck. You might know him as the little brother of our very own Mr. Brian Buck. Alan came and spoke to the club about SpaceX. SpaceX is a company that, Telsa owner Elon Musk, started in 2002. This is a private American owned Aerospace manufacturer and space transportation company. The company’s focus is to develop a reusable launch system. It was very interesting to learn about this company and its future goals. As always the club was thrilled to have Mr. Buck as a guest speaker.
Mr. Alex Lewis was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. Mr. Lewis works a Wealth Advisor at Blackbridge Financial. The membership is excited to welcome Mr. Lewis as a new member of our club.
Our club will be participating in the Rise Against Hunger event at Spring Valley High School this Saturday, March 16th. This is a really great and fun event, so don’t miss it! Let Kevin know if you will be able to attend if you haven’t already signed up.
The Golf Tournament is coming up April 23rd. We have big goals to reach this year, so make sure you are asking everyone you know to sponsor or play in the tournament. See the brochure for more information.
On Wednesday, February 20th, Olivia Jackson a 5th grader from Seven Oaks Elementary was recognized for being the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo Student of the Month. She was present with her mom, as well as, her principal Ms. Mays and teacher Ms. Flowers. She very creative and always coming up with ideas for the school as a whole to do. Thank you to Sonic of Ballentine for sponsoring our student-of-the-month program.
Our speaker for Wednesday, February 20th was our very own Dr. Hank Powell. He spoke to us on behave of the River Alliance. He told us about the Battle of the Congaree Creek during the Civil War. If you ever have a chance to take a walking tour with Dr. Powell please do he was very informative.
Ms. Pam Jeffers was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo. Ms. Jeffers is the Vice President of Jeffers Handbell Supply, Inc. Ms. Jeffers was sponsored by her dad Mr. Jim Jeffers. The membership is excited to welcome Ms. Jeffers as a new member of our club.
Saturday, February 9th we had a great turn out to pick up our adopted road Farming Creek Rd. As always we had breakfast beforehand. 9 Rotarians and 1 Volunteer gave up some of their morning to participate. We enjoyed doing our part to make the Midlands a greener, cleaner place to live, work and play.
We will not have a rotary meeting on Wednesday, December 26th or Wednesday, January 2nd. Our next meeting will be Wednesday, January 9th. See everyone in the New Year!