February 26, 2018
President Ed Presnell rang the bell to call the meeting to order. Erick Montgomery gave the Pledge and Invocation. Anne Katherine Murray introduced the guests and visiting Rotarians. At our last meeting, we raised $246.74. The inside challenger was Rotarian Ray Walters. This week the inside challenger is Rotarian Tim Owings and the Morgan Stanley Foundation is the outside challenger. To help with this committee please sign up with Rotarian Bob Baisden. The sunshine report was presented by Tom Clark.
During the meeting, President Ed called a meeting of the full Board of Directors to order. Having established a quorum of the Board members standing, he accepted a motion from Scott Williams with a second from Chris Mckinney to accept the 2018-2019 Board and officer slate. The motion was approved unanimously and the meeting was then adjourned.
Returning to the regular meeting, a motion was made by Judy Kaye with a second by Anna Reeves to approve the slate of officers presented. The motion was approved unanimously by the Club.
President Ed called on Judy Kaye to introduce our newest member, Scott Seidl, who is the Executive and Artistic Director of the Augusta Players.
- Look for more information to come from the club announcing a new Paul Harris Foundation incentive from DG Hamsa Thota.
- President Ed announced the district grant project is in the works that will involve a training session for law enforcement.
- Our GRSP student Jakob Fahl presented President Ed with flags from both of his home clubs.
President Ed called on LaVerne Gold to present our Rotary Speech Contest winners. Daniel Ryan (3rd place), Cara Chiswell (2nd place) and Erica Swierski (1st place) all presented their speeches. At the conclusion, LaVerne presented each of them with their prize. Ms. Swierski and Ms. Chiswell will go on to compete in the Zone competition.
Our next meeting will be March 5th and the speaker will be Hawthorne Welcher, the Director of the City of Augusta Housing and Community Development Authority.
The meeting was adjourned with the Four Way Test.
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Save the Date:
Rotary Golf Tournament
Tuesday, May 1st
River Golf Club
1:00 Tee Off
Inside Challenger: Tim Owings
Outside Challenger: Morgan Stanley
Richmond Academy Interact Club
Augusta Tech Rotaract Club
Rotary Club of Jamaica
Rotary Club of Jamaica
John Whitwell 2-26-18 Red Badge Orientation
Rob Dennis 2-12-18 Rotary Club of Aiken
Darryl Leech 2-26-18 On-Line Make up