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.
Don’t forget the next Adopt-A-Highway pickup is going to be this Saturday, February 9th. We will be meeting at Blount’s office for breakfast before the cleanup. Please see the sign-up sheet that will be passed around if you are interested in signing up.
Our speaker for Wednesday, February 6th will be Mr. Charlie Donato. Mr. Donato is from Dominion Energy and he will be speaking to us about the new happening with the merger and Dominions future here in the Midlands. Please join us tomorrow morning and hear Mr. Donato speak.
We will not have our normal Wednesday morning meeting this week. Instead, we will be having our 30th-anniversary dinner Wednesday night. Look forward to seeing everyone at the Palmetto Club.
On Wednesday, January 16th, Maurice Simpkins a 5th grader from Nursery Roade Elementary was recognized for being the Rotary Club of Lake Murray-Irmo Student of the Month. He was present with his parents, older sister and his twin sister, as well as, her principal Ms. Love Ligons. He is always going above and beyond to make others feel important and loves serving. Thank you to Sonic of Ballentine for sponsoring our student-of-the-month program.
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!