The Rotary Club of Lake Murray Irmo has been delivering Meals on Wheels for years. This year the club has implemented the “Wheeler of the Month”. This is just an incentive to say thank you to the club member that goes above and beyond for that month. The “Wheeler of the Month” for September was Mr. Gene Hartsell. Thank you, Gene, for your “Service above Self” for the month of September.
Our speaker Wednesday, September 27th was Bryan Stirling. Mr. Stirling is the Director of the SC Department of Corrections. He provided us with information on how much money is spent within the prison system. He told us how he has increased staff numbers over the years since he has taken over. Mr. Stirling also shared much more information about the good and bad of the prison system. He was very informative and the membership learned a lot from his talk.
On Wednesday, September 19th, Myles Mayers a 5th grader from Dutch Fork Elementary School 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 Mr. Julius Scott. He is always striving to be a good student. He is a mentor to other students in the school. Mr. Scott said that “Myles is destined for great things.” Thank you to Sonic of Ballentine for sponsoring our student-of-the-month program.
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 morning was Barrett Isbell, from the Communications office of the Lexington/Richland 5 School District. He was also the Support Staff Employee of the Year. He spoke briefly to us about his role with the school district. He then spoke to the club about ways our members could use social media, videos, and websites to enhance their businesses. Mr. Isbell shared some great information with the club and we were honored to have him as a speaker.