District No. 6920 | Club No. 4189

Rotary Bulletin

May 1, 2017

Meeting Minutes

President Jennifer Pennington rang the bell and called the meeting to order. The pledge and invocation was given by Jeff Flowers. President Jennifer gave a “Rotary Moment”. She discussed the Rota-Kids club of Barcelona Spain. Rota-Kids is for 12 and under children. Daniel Rhodes welcomed our guests and visiting Rotarians. Thanks to Chris Etterlee and the outside challenger, Fuller, Frost & Associates, the club raised $194.58 for CART at our last meeting. Faye Hargrove gave our Sunshine Report. 


  • Ed Presnell invited the club to attend the International Convention which will be this year in Atlanta on June 10th -14th. More information can be found at the reconvention.org or on the district website.
  • Next week will be GRSP Student Sophie Pederson’s last meeting with the club. We will hear from her about her time in Georgia.


Haskell Toporek introduced our guest speaker Jill Brown with the First Tee of Augusta

Jill Brown is the executive director of the First Tee of Augusta. She discussed how the First Tee teaches children positive life skills through the game of golf. The First Tee introduces young people to nine core values that are connected with the game of golf. The program is open to children up to the age of 18. The First Tee has a 6-hole golf course, driving range, chipping green and a full-service golf shop. The First Tee program offers local and nation participant opportunities.

Following the presentation, President Jennifer led us in reciting the four way test and then adjourned the meeting. 

Next meeting May 8, 2017 and the speaker will be David Alalof, the Shield Club. “Helping First Responders When They Most Need Us”

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CART buckets
Inside Challenger: Chris Etterlee
Outside Challenger: Fuller, Frost and Associates, CPAs



Jill Brown
Rick Franza

Guest Of
Speaker - First Tee
Brett Montroy

Richmond Academy Interact Club

Augusta Tech Rotaract Club

Visiting Rotarians



Meeting Makeup

Jeanette Cummings 4-26-17 Augusta South Rotary
Bob Evans 5-01-17 Rotary Golf Tournament
Frank Mulherin 5-01-17 Rotary Golf Tournament
Jimmy Richards 5-01-17 Rotary Golf Tournament
John Whitwell 5-01-17 Rotary Golf Tournament


Forester Adams
Russell Keen
Stacie Adkins
Scott Kelly
Chris Bird
Leland Malchow
Barclay Bishop
Mahendra Mandawat
Steve Boler
Ben McElreath
Dave Brendza
Rob Mckenzie
Carl Brown
Chris McKinney
Dee Bruker
Travis McNeal
David Bullington
Brad Means

Gretchen Caughman
Chris Melcher
Len Collins
Frank Mulherin
Thomas Denlinger
Anne Catherine Murray
Rob Dennis
Sheri Osburn
Sandy Dykes
Jeff Partl
Bob Evans
Jonathan Powell
Susan Everitt
Anna Reeves
Steve Farmer
Jimmy Richards
David Fields
Deborah Sleeth

Bobby Gagnon
John Snider
Laverne Gaskins
Paul Wade
Laverne Gold
Phil Wahl
Richard Harmon
Butch Whiddon
Chad Harpley
John Whitwell
Randy Hatcher
Andrew Williams
James Heffner
George Williams
Susan Jernigan
Margaret Williams
Brooks Keel
Dustin Young