November 7, 2022
Shanda Vaughn rang the bell and called the meeting to order.
Tom Clarke led us in the Pledge and Invocation.
The Greenbrier High School Band played the National anthem
Brad Means gave the Sunshine report.
Shanda Vaughn asked all former members that served in the armed forces to stand and be recognized.
Tom Clark came forward and spoke about the meaning of the American flag and the importance it has played in the history of our country. He explained the flag-folding ceremony represents the same religious principles on which our great country was founded and gave the meaning of each of the 13 folds.
President Faye Hargrove and Shanda Vaughn presented club veterans with Recognition Pins to honor their service to our country.
Visiting Guess – Club members introduced their visiting guess.
President Faye Hargrove asked everyone to contribute to the blue buckets.
Inside Challenger was Paul Dainer.
You may give online at mycartfund.org. Login credentials are the same as DACDB.
- President Faye Hargrove mentioned an article in this month Rotary magazine written by Lowell Greenbaum and urged everyone to read it.
Rick Franza announced the winner of the college pick’em contest. Last week’s winner was Paul Dainer. Paul will receive a $50.00 gift card to a local restaurant. If you are not receiving the email please contact Rick, Ashley or President Faye.
The Greenbrier Band Director Dr. Brian Toney mentioned the band offer performance opportunities to the local community. He spoke to the club about the official military Taps before his students begin to play.
There will be no meeting November 21st.
A big Thanks to Shanda Vaughn for decorating the tables with flowers and American Flags to celebrate upcoming Veterans Day.
To all those who have served, and those who continue to serve. Happy Veterans Day!
President Faye Hargrove led us in reciting the four-way test and adjourned the meeting.
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There was no formal speaker today as this was our last official meeting on the Rotary year. President Shanda gave her heartfelt appreciation to the Club for their support this year and specifically thanked those who have mentored and guided her during the year.
Following her remarks, she invited all club members who had served as President of another club to stand and be recognized. She then invited all prior Augusta Rotary Club Presidents in the room to line up in preparation for the Passing of the Gavel ceremony.
The gavel passed from one to another with each person stating their name and years of service. It was quite an impressive group of men and women who have given of their time and talents to serve the club.
After receiving the gavel, Shanda presented it to President Elect Faye Hargrove and congratulated her on her new role.
President Faye thanked Shanda for her service and presented her with a gift from the Club and her new pin. Shanda then graciously accepted the gifts and her new title of Immediate Past President.
President Faye reminded the club of our next meeting on July 11 where we will have our Club Assembly then she led us in reciting the four-way test and adjourned the meeting.