District No. 6920 | Club No. 4189

December 9, 2019

Meeting Minutes

President Scott rang the bell and called the meeting to order. The pledge and invocation was given by Travis McNeal. Jim Simless welcomed our guests and visiting Rotarians. Thanks to Jeannette Cummings and the outside challenger, CTJ Contracting & Development, Inc. The club raised $310.80 for CART at our last meeting. Richards Rodgers gave our Sunshine Report.


  • President Scott mentioned our club’s Signature Fundraiser. The club is asking members to buy or sell three tickets. We have 6 meeting left to purchase tickets before the raffle.
  • Next week will be our annual Christmas meeting, so please bring your children, and grandchildren to visit with Santa. The menu will be kid friendly, and we will all be treated to Bruster's Ice Cream thanks to Steve Foushee.
  • No meetings on December 23rd and 30th due to Christmas and New Year's. 


Erik Montgomery introduced our guest speaker Dr. Elma Green, Dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Services. Dr. Green discussed the current events and future plans of the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social ServicesThe Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society is now a part of Augusta University. Wycliffe Gordon has joined AU as the Director of Jazz Studies. The college has recently received the 2018 Ellsworth Kelly Award for solo exhibition of work by artist Bojana Ginn. She also mentioned previous guest speaker, Cheryl Goldsleger and her Venice Art Biennale, in Italy. The Pamplin College is adding innovative degree programs in animation and film & theater. Dr. Green requested Rotary Members host interns, attend events, and support their scholarships.

Following the presentation, 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: Lamone Lamkin
Outside Challenger: Keith Jones Made to Measure


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


Elna Green
Derek Duggan
Kelly Dunavant
Adam Cobb

Guest Of
Guest Speaker
Doug McClure
Reyne Gallup
Scott Williams

Richmond Academy Interact Club

Meeting Makeup

Doug McClure 12-5-19 Rotary Club of Thomson

The following will receive a make up for attending the Rotary Board of Directors Meeting held at Cranston Engineering on December 10, 2019.
Scott Williams
Dustin Young
Kevin Grogan
Brett Montroy
Faye Hargrove
Dora Hogg
Leigh Porterfield
Shanda Vaughn


Forester Adams
Tom Kiernan
Robert Baisden
Ramone Lamkin
Tony Bernados
Leland Malchow
Shell Berry
Ben McElreath
Chris Bird
Robetta McKenzie
Barclay Bishop
Chris McKinney
Mark Bowen
Linda McKnight
Felita Brady
Gene McManus
Conley Braun
Brad Means
Bennish Brown
Sam Meller
Carl Brown
Ian Mercier
Wes Brown

Anne Catherine Murray
Larry Broyles
Sue Parr
Dave Bullington
Adrienne Patterson
Brittany Burnett
Jennifer Pennington
Nate Carwright
De Pierce
Gretchen Caughman
Jonathan Powell
Tom Clark
Daniel Rhodes
Patrick Cullinan
Tariq Robinson
Tom Denlinger
Jerry Rogers
Rob Dennis
Hal Scott
Ashlee Duren
Stan Shepherd
Chris Etterlee
Deborah Sleeth

Susan Everitt
Steve Smith
Julie Ferguson
Stan Stanton
Jeff Flowers
Kevin Steffes
Mark Gilliam
Charles Stewart
Chad Harpley
Kyle Titus
Randy Hatcher
Havird Usry
James Heffner
Phil Wahl
Richard Isdell
Hawthorne Welcher
Susan Jernigan
Willie Williams
Brooks Keel
Dustin Young
Russell Keen
Zach Kelehear