District No. 6920 | Club No. 4189

Rotary Bulletin

October 31, 2016

Meeting Minutes

President Jennifer Pennington opened the meeting and called on George Hall who led the pledge and invocation. Margaret Woodard introduced the guests and visiting Rotarians. Thanks to last week’s Club Cart Challenger we raised $462.15. This week’s Inside Challenger is Dr. Tom Kiernan. Faye Hargrove gave the Sunshine Report. Jeff Simless announced the results of the Football Follies. President Jennifer Pennington introduced new member Dr. Zach Kelehear, the Dean of the College of Education of Augusta University. A reminder was given about the upcoming District Conference as well as the speech contest.

President Jennifer Pennington called on Dr. Lowell Greenbaum to introduce Dr. Peter F. Buckley, the Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Dr. Peter F. Buckley became the 26th Dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2011.  He is a psychiatrist and expert in schizophrenia and also a Professor of Psychiatry, Pharmacology and Radiology at MCG.  He lauded efforts made by Augusta University President Dr. Brooks Keel as related to greater community involvement.  MCG is the ninth largest medical school in the nation and its mission is doing good for the health of Georgia.  The carry out this mission MCG has campuses throughout the state—Augusta, Athens, Brunswick/Savannah, Albany and Rome.  MCG continues to produce well trained and highly prepared graduates, many whom remain in state (around 28%).  He closed by discussing the Georgia Cannabidiol Study which was pushed by Governor Nathan Deal and Representative Allen Peak and a cutting edge endeavor.

Next meeting will be November 7, 2016.

The meeting was adjourned following the recital of the Four-Way Test.

Rotary International Convention



CART buckets
Inside Challenger: Dr. Tom Kiernan
Outside Challenger:



Tim Kearney
Denny Brown
Dan Albo

Guest Of
Ian Mercier
Leigh Porterfield
Peter Buckley

Richmond Academy Interact Club

Miracle Howard
Jayla Motley-Brown
Ambria Safford

Augusta Tech Rotaract Club

Visiting Rotarians



Meeting Makeup

Keith Hull 10-31-16 Red Badge Orientation
Kevin Grogan 10-31-16 Rotary Board of Directors Meeting
Tom Clark 10-31-16 On Line Make up
Susan Jernigan 10-31-16 Rotary Board of Directors Meeting


Greg Baker
Susan Jernigan
Christine Betts
Clay Jolly
Chris Bird
Russell Keen
Barclay Bishop
Brian Kyzer
Steve Bogolea
Mahendra Mandawat
David Bullington
Kevin Mayne
Greg Capers
Connie Melear
Betty Carter

Jita Morrison
Mike Cash
Betts Murdison
Gretchen Caughman
Jeb Murray
Tom Clark
Susan Parr
Paul Dainer
Jonathan Powell
John Dainer
Angela Pringle
Rob Dennis
TR Reddy
Brenda Durant
Daniel Rhodes

Fran Forehand
Richard Rogers
Steve Foushee
Jeff Schwab
Bobby Gagnon
Stan Stanton
Kevin Grogan
Phil Wahl
Aimee Hall
Butch Whiddon
Randy Hatcher
Scott Williams
Keith Hull
Jerry Woods
Dustin Young