District No. 6920 | Club No. 4189

Rotary Bulletin

March 14, 2016

Meeting Minutes

President Billy rang the bell to call the meeting to order and mentioned that this is “Water & Sanitation” Month. The pledge and invocation was given by Eric Montgomery. Dora Hogg welcomed our guests and visiting Rotarians.

CART:  Thanks to last week’s inside challenger, Sheri Osborn, and outside challenger The Augusta Green Jackets, we raised $­­­­377.31. This week the challenger is Bobby Gagnon.

Richard Rogers gave our Sunshine Report.


  • District Conference May 13-15th-Savannah Desoto Hilton - Pam Lightsey
  • Service Project - Phinizy Swamp - April 30th                         

We have two new members:
Jeff Simless was presented by Billy Franke
Brian Kyzer was presented by Gould Hagler

President Billy Franke led the meeting as we celebrated Give Back to the Community Day. He called on Tori Williams who recently represented our club at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards to share her experience. He then introduced several community organizations, including the Red Cross, the Boy Scouts, and the Youth Leadership Academy who have received contributions from our club this year.

Finally, he called on Dee Bruker to introduce several local high school students who have received Rotary scholarships to attend college.

The meeting was adjourned by reciting the four way test.

Special Events

Rotary Golf Tournament
Monday, May 16th
River Golf Club – 1:00 Shotgun
Lunch Provided
Guests Are Welcome

Upcoming Meeting Topics

3/21/2016 TBA
3/28/2016 TBA


CART buckets
Inside Challenger: Bobby Gagnon
Outside Challenger:



Leigh Porterfield
Kevin Mayne
Angela Pringle
Lynn Reese
Tori Williams

Guest Of
Shanda Vaughn
Connie Melear
Lowell Greenbaum
Jennifer Pennington
Jennifer Pennington

Interact Club

Visiting Rotarians



Meeting Makeup

George Williams 3-7-16 On Line Make up
Jeanette Cummings 3-7-16 Augusta South Rotary
Bill Kemp 3-7-16 Rotary Club of Charlotte
Dustin Young 3-14-16 Rotary Board of Dir. Meeting
Dee Beaird 3-14-16 Rotary Board of Dir. Meeting

The following Rotarians will receive a make up for attending the Red Badge Orientation training on Monday, March 14, 2016:

Billy Franke
Bill Kemp
A K Gulati
Faye Hargrove
Brian Kyzer
Travis McNeal
Jeff Simless
Chris McKinney
Jennifer Pennington
Herb Upton
Kevin Wade
John Whitwell
Bill Kemp

The following Rotarians met at Augusta Tech on Thursday, March 10 to discuss organizing a Rotaract Club.
They will receive a make up:
A K Gulati
Greg Capers
Billy Franke
Jim Price
Bill Kemp

The following will receive a make up for attending the Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, March 15 at RW ALLEN:
Billy Franke
Jennifer Pennington
Dustin Young
Kevin Grogan
Ed Presnell
Dee Beaird
Jerry Rogers


Stacie Adkins
Mahandra Mandawat
Erin Armstrong
Ben McElreath
Susan Barcus
Krystal McGee
Dee Beaird
Ian Mercier
Shell Berry
Russ Morgan
Barclay Bishop
Jita Morrison
Steve Bogolea
Frank Mulherin

Tom Coghill
Jeb Murray
John David
Steve O'Neil
Ashlee Duren
Sheri Osburn
Bob Evans
Susan Parr
Jeff Flowers
Jonathan Powell
Bobby Gagnon
T R Reddy
Aimee Hall
Jimmy Richards

Rick Hall
Walter Sprouse
Randy Hatcher
Max Stachura
Rick Herring
Stan Stanton
Clay Jolly
Kevin Steffes
Brooks Keel
Charles Stewart
Russell Keen
Paul Wade
Ridge Whitehurst
Margaret Woodard
Dustin Young