Our speaker Wednesday, October 17th was Mr. Eddie Edstein. Mr. Edstein is from Australia and is the father of club member Jacq Buck. He spoke to the club about the time he spent in the Australian Army and foreign services. He spent 23 years in the army and 12 years working for the foreign services. He also kept the club awake and laughing this morning with a few jokes. The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo appreciated Mr.Edstein being our guest this morning.
Dr. Stephen Hefner on Wednesday, October 10th was awarded the Major Donor award. This is someone who goes above and beyond the call of Rotary. Dr. Hefner sees the benefit of the Rotary Foundation and all the good that is done around the world. So he chooses to be a donor. It is a great honor to have members like Dr. Hefner in the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo.
On Wednesday, October 10th Jim Jeffers received the award and pin for the Paul Harris Society. To be apart of the Paul Harris Society the rotary member commits to give a $1,000 per year. This money in return goes to help the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation is then able to give out grants and funds for varies service projects both stateside and international. The Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo is honored to have such committed members.
Our speaker Wednesday, September 12th was our very own Mr. Joel Collins. He spoke to the group about South Carolina history in the Civil Rights Era. He gave us important information about court cases that were tried in here in South Carolina. It was a very informative morning. Thank you to Mr. Collins for speaking to us.
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.