District No. 6920 | Club No. 4189

October 28, 2019

Meeting Minutes

President Scott Williams rang the bell and called the meeting to order. Jim Price gave the pledge and invocation. CART: Thanks to our Inside challenger Dave Brendza. and outside challenger ADP, together we raised $367.92. This week’s inside challenger is Sheri Osburn and outside challenger is the Bush Law FirmMillie Huff introduced our guests and visiting Rotarians.  Paul Dainer introduced our Interact Students. Bill Keogh gave the Sunshine Report. President Scott welcomed our GRSP Student – William Baerenhodlt. Anyone who has any opportunities in the coming weeks and months you would like to share with William please contact Susan Jernigan or Billy Franke. You can also contact William directly at 706-550-2331 or wbaerenholdt@augusta.edu.


  • Bill Keogh came forward and proposed a resolution honoring club member Robert Lee Smith Jr. who recently passed away.  Lee had been a member of the club since 1968 and was a Paul Harris Fellow and Sustaining Member of the Rotary Foundation.  Lee’s son, Chris, and daughter in law, Allison, attended the meeting.  Lee’s service made him an icon in our club and in our community.  The resolution passed unanimously as signified by the entire club standing in a moment of silence. 
  • Jeff Simless updated the club on our weekly College Football Pic’em. Gould Hagler was the most improved picker and won the weekly contest by going from 3 wins to 9 wins this past week.
  • President Scott recognized Leland Malchow for being named in the 26th edition of “Best Lawyers in America” for his work in the practice areas of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants. He has been recognized by his peers for “Best Lawyers” from 2011-2019. Malchow is a partner with the Nimmons Malchow Johnson law firm.


Anna Reeves introduced our guest speaker, Mr. Daniel Wilson, VP of Young Professionals of Augusta (YPA).  Mr. Wilson is a sales representative with Total Comfort Solutions in Augusta.  He spoke to the group today about the networking value of YPA.

He also shared with the club how YPA has helped him grow and develop his skills so that he could continue to advance his career.  He encouraged all of us to support YPA by referring potential members, attending functions, or possibly sponsoring meetings. 

Mr. Wilson invited everyone to attend YPA’s 12th Anniversary Party to be held November 16 at the Miller Theater. Proceeds from the event benefit the American Red Cross’ Sound the Alarm Program.

At the conclusion of the program, President Scott led us in reciting the four-way test and then adjourned the meeting.

Easy links to pages on our website
Rotary schedule of meeting dates and speakers  
Member Proposal Form 
Online directory - Find a member or update your information
Bulletins - Weekly bulletins from 2014-current


CART buckets
Inside Challenger: Dave Brendza
Outside Challenger: ADP


Remember to include our GRSP student: William Baeronholdt
Cell Number : 706-550-2331
Email: WBaerenholdt@augusta.edu


Kenneth Bradshaw
Denise Vickers
Jennifer Doggette

Guest Of
Ed Presnell
Kevin Grogan
Dustin Young

Rotaract Club of Medical College of Georgia

Henry Knox
Evan Crystal

Meeting Makeup

Jeanette Cummings, 10-21-19, South Augusta Rotary Club


Forester Adams
Matt Barrett
Shell Berry
Chris Bird
Barclay Bishop
Felita Brady
Conley Braun
Dave Brendza
Bennish Brown
Carl Brown
Larry Broyles
Dave Bullington
Nate Cartwright
Gretchen Caughman
Tom Clark
Len Collins
Patrick Cullinan
Rob Denis
Brenda Durant
Ashlee Duren

Chris Etterlee
Bob Evans
Susan Everitt
Mark Gilliam
Aimee Hall
Faye Hargrove
Chad Harpley
Tripp Harrison
Randy Hatcher
James Heffner
Dora Hogg
Janice Jackson
Chris James
Brooks Keel
Ramone Lamkin
Melvin LaPan
Tony Lever
Robetta McKenzie
Linda Mcknight
Gene McManus
Travis McNeal

Sam Meller
Ian Mercier
Betts Murdison
Anne Catherine Murray
Natalie Paine
Sue Parr
Jeff Partl
De Pierce
Leigh Porterfield
Jonathan Powell
Daniel Rhodes
Jerry Rogers
Stan Shepherd
Deborah Sleeth
Steve Smith
Kevin Steffes
Kyle Titus
Linda Tucciarone
Hawthorne Welcher
George Williams