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573Griffitarian 25May2017Club President Janice Wallace convened our 4th and final Club Assembly for the Rotary year. She used the time to remember Rotarian Billy Thomas, to update members on several recent projects and activities, recognize those members with 40+ years of service to the Club, and thank a number of members who helped her throughout her year as President.Newsletterspdf
576Griffitarian 1June2017Sandra Brownlee spoke at Thursday's meeting about the nonprofit Waypoint that assists our military veterans with claims and with transitioning from military to civilian life.Newsletterspdf
579Griffitarian 08June2017Griffin Rotary welcomed the Board of the Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital Auxiliary Services organization to recognize and honor their volunteerism and contributions to our community.Newsletterspdf
587Griffitarian 15June2017Jason Clark of Southeastern Reptile Rescue presented an entertaining program that had everyone's attention about his business of rescuing and educating about reptiles. He even brought along some living props including a rat snake, a king snake, a corn snake, and a copperhead. Newsletterspdf
598Griffitarian 22June2017District 6900 Assistant Governor Ed Outlaw presided over induction of Griffin Rotary's 94th President, Tom Gardner. New and returning officers and directors were also sworn in as the new Rotary Year begins.Newsletterspdf
602Griffitarian 29June2017Katy Arrowood, CEO of Griffin Regional College and Career Academy, updated Griffin Rotarians on the Academy as it will soon move into the renovated facilities.Newsletterspdf
610Griffitarian 13July2017Tom Gardner presided over his first meeting of the Rotary Club of Griffin as Club President. Our program was presented by Clint Waltz, a turfgrass specialist with UGA's Turfgrass Program. Waltz spoke on the turf program at UGA and the economic and environmental impacts the program contributes through Georgia's turf industry.Newsletterspdf
613Griffitarian 20July2017Ben Coleman, Director of Program Marketing for the Center for the Visually Impaired, shared the history and programs of the Center. The Center serves approximately 4,000 visually impaired clients of all ages each year.Newsletterspdf
620Griffitarian 27July2017Each year, Griffin Rotarians roll out the red carpet to welcome new teachers in the Griffin-Spalding School System to our community. We hosted over 100 this past Thursday as Casey Bethel, 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year, spoke to our gathering of teachers and community leaders.Newsletterspdf
625Griffitarian 03August2017Jennifer Herring and Brad Bryant of the Georgia Student Finance Commission spoke on the REACH Scholarship Program initiated in 2012. This fall, 103 of the 180 school districts in the state will have students participating. Dr. Tommy Hopkins, Chair of the USG Board of Regents, introduced the five GSCS students chosen for the program this year.Newsletterspdf
626Griffitarian 03August2017Jennifer Herring and Brad Bryant with the Georgia Student Finance Commission spoke on the REACH Scholarship Program which began in 2012 with only 3 school districts. This fall, 103 districts (including Griffin-Spalding) will be participating. Dr. Tommy Hopkins, Chair of the USG Board of Regents, introduced the five 8th graders from the local system who will be participating.Newsletters
627Griffitarian 3August2017Jennifer Herring and Brad Bryant of the Georgia Student Finance Commission spoke on the REACH Scholarship Program. Dr. Tommy Hopkins, Chair of the USG Board of Regents, introduced the five 8th grade students who are the first REACH scholars in the GSCS district.Newsletterspdf
628Griffitarian 3August2017Jennifer Herring and Brad Bryant of the Georgia Student Finance Commission spoke on the REACH Scholarship Program. Dr. Tommy Hopkins, Chair of the USG Board of Regents, introduced the five 8th grade students who are the first REACH scholars in the GSCS district.Newsletterspdf
629Griffitarian 03August2017Jennifer Herring and Brad Bryant of the Georgia Student Finance Commission spoke on the REACH Scholarship Program. Tommy Hopkins, USG Board of Regents Chair, introduced five rising 8th graders who have been selected as the first REACH Scholars from the Griffin-Spalding School System.Newsletterspdf
636Griffitarian 10August2017Dr. Scott Harris, Planetary Geologist with the Fernbank Science Center in Dekalb County, explained all the details of the upcoming Great American Eclipse which will occur Monday afternoon, August 21st.Newsletters
637Griffitarian 10August2017Dr. Scott Harris, Planetary Geologist with the Fernbank Science Center in Dekalb County, explained all the details of the upcoming Great American Eclipse which will occur Monday afternoon, August 21st.Newsletterspdf
640Griffitarian 17August2017Legendary Griffin High Football Coach Lloyd Bohannon welcomed coaches Antonia Andrews (Griffin High), Brad Weber (Pike County High), and Nick Davis (Spalding High) as they previewed the upcoming local prep high school football season.Newsletterspdf
648Griffitarian 24August2017Kathleen Smith, Regional Developmental Officer for WellStar Foundation, explained details of the Georgia Rural Hospital Organization Tax Credit Program that was launched earlier this year. Newsletterspdf
654Griffitarian 31August2017Mathew Hauer of the UGA Carl Vincent Institute of Government shared results of demographic studies showing past, current, and predicted shifts in the demography of Georgia.Newsletterspdf
662Griffitarian 07September2017Dr. Steve Wrigley, Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, was our program speaker. Wrigley outlined the 3 main objectives the Board of Regents and USG are addressing: raising degree attainment levels in Georgia, making college education at USG institutions more affordable, and increasing efficiency of operations.Newsletters
663Griffitarian 07September2017Dr. Steve Wrigley, Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, was our program speaker. Wrigley outlined the 3 main objectives the Board of Regents and USG are addressing: raising degree attainment levels in Georgia, making college education at USG institutions more affordable, and increasing efficiency of operations.Newsletterspdf
667Griffitarian 14September2017Brad Bohannon with the Georgia Lottery Corporation explained the impact that the lottery has and is making in the state's economy and with Georgia's students and their families.Newsletters
668Griffitarian 14September2017Brad Bohannon with the Georgia Lottery Corporation explained the impact that the lottery has and is making in the state's economy and with Georgia's students and their families.Newsletterspdf
675Griffitarian 21September2017Dick Morrow, past-Chair of the Griffin-Spalding Airport Authority, updated Rotarians on the progress of the development and construction of the new airport.Newsletterspdf
679Griffitarian 28September2017Lea Folds, Coordinator for the Griffin Spalding School System's Work-Based Learning Program, spoke on the program and its benefits to the students, the business partners, and our community.Newsletterspdf
682Griffitarian 05October2017Gary Black, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, spoke to Rotarians and guests on Thursday.Newsletterspdf
684Griffitarian 12October2017Griffin Rotary held its annual Fall Club Outing on Thursday at Cherokee Rose Shooting Resort. A dinner buffet and the monthly Board meeting followed an afternoon of competitive clay shooting.Newsletterspdf
692Griffitarian 19October2017Our Club Assembly was quite busy with announcement of awarding of the District Grant to Griffin Rotary and Daybreak Rotary to support the after-school program at the Salvation Army. William Wilson, Brett Bell, and Randy Peters also explained the details of the proposed TSPLOST that is on our local November ballot.Newsletterspdf
697Griffitarian 26October2017UGA Provost Pamela Whitten spoke to Rotarians and guests at this week's meeting. Orla McDevitt, our 2017-18 GRSP Student was introduced by host Wade Miller. Orla is from Scotland and is enjoying her time at UGA. Club President Tom Gardner also presented a donation to Griffin Waypoint, a local nonprofit that provides resources for military veterans.Newsletterspdf
702Griffitarian 2November2017District 6900 Governor Alec Smythe made is official visit to Griffin Rotary this week. A reception in his honor was hosted by Daybreak Rotary and Griffin Rotary on Wednesday evening, and DG Alec participated in our Board Meeting on Thursday before addressing the membership during our noon meeting.Newsletterspdf
709Griffitarian 09November2017Jim King and Philip Smith led a program honoring the 30 veterans who are members of the Rotary Club of Griffin.Newsletterspdf
711Griffitarian 16November2017Gretchen Corbin, Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, updated Griffin Rotarians on TSCG programs and impacts.Newsletterspdf
715Griffitarian 30November2017Murray Williams, Vice President for the Adult Education Program at Southern Crescent Technical College, spoke on plans and needs for continued growth of the program on the SCTC campus and the eight counties SCTC serves.Newsletterspdf
717Griffitarian 7December2017President Tom Gardner presided over Club Assembly with Treasurer Art Hammond providing an explanation of our budget and John White (Club Administration Director) giving an update on the upcoming District Conference in San Destin April 26-29. Charles Woodroof and Brett Bell provided a bit of Sunshine to close our meeting.Newsletterspdf
722Griffitarian 14December2017Dr. Mark Becker, President of Georgia State University, spoke at our weekly meeting on GSU and its milestones in providing unique learning experiences for its students and serving the people of Georgia.Newsletterspdf
726Griffitarian 21December2017Erin and Steve Mulder organized another great Rotary Christmas Program with students from St. George's Episcopal School. And, all joined in to sing Rudolph.Newsletterspdf
730Griffitarian 11January2018Kelly Leger and TJ Imberger of the Spalding County Parks, Public Grounds & Leisure Services updated Rotarians and guests on the progress of SPLOST-funded projects.Newsletterspdf
734Griffitarian 18January2018William Wilson, Manager for Spalding County, provided a program on the State of the County. He reviewed recent accomplishments, plans, and ongoing challenges.Newsletterspdf
738Griffitarian 25January2018Dr. Suresh Ramalingam, Deputy Director for the Emory Winship Cancer Institute, spoke on Winship, its recent recognition as a National Cancer Center and the ongoing research, developments, and innovations at the Institute.Newsletterspdf
741Griffitarian 1February2018Mark Butler, Commission for the Georgia Department of Labor, spoke on the challenges of providing jobs to those wanting to work in Georgia while addressing the needs of employers for qualified workers.Newsletterspdf
745Griffitarian 08February2018Jackie Harmon read her 2012 Laws of Life Essay during Thursday's meeting. The story told in her essay showed how she overcame a number of hardships to complete high school. The lessons learned changed her life, and she continues to apply those laws to her life. pdf
746Griffitarian 08February2018Jackie Harmon read her 2012 Laws of Life Essay during Thursday's meeting. The story told in her essay showed how she overcame a number of hardships to complete high school. The lessons learned changed her life, and she continues to apply those laws to her life. Newsletterspdf
749Griffitarian 15February2018Sam Wellborn, member of the State Board of Transportation, spoke on his advocacy of enhancing the beauty of our roadways, welcome centers, and rest areas as a lasting positive impression for visitors driving to and through our state.Newsletters
750Griffitarian 15February2018Sam Wellborn, member of the State Board of Transportation, spoke on his advocacy of enhancing the beauty of our roadways, welcome centers, and rest areas as a lasting positive impression for visitors driving to and through our state.Newsletterspdf
755Griffitarian 22February2018Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp updated Griffin Rotarians on recent developments within the agency with Corporation Filings, Professional Licensing, and Elections.Newsletterspdf
763Griffitarian 01 March 2018Our Club Assembly was hi-lited with a visit from several members and officers of the Southern Crescent Technical College Rotaract Club. They reported on their service project efforts. Wade Miller and Howard Wallace provide some light-hearted Sunshine.Newsletterspdf
765Griffitarian 08March2018Cliff Bowden, District Federation Manager for the Georgia Farm Bureau, described the various ways in which the Farm Bureau promotes agriculture in Georgia and the many and diverse services it offers its 285,000 member families.Newsletters
766Griffitarian 08March2018Cliff Bowden, District Federation Manager for the Georgia Farm Bureau, described the various ways in which the Farm Bureau promotes agriculture in Georgia and the many and diverse services it offers its 285,000 member families.Newsletterspdf
770Griffitarian 15March2018Daryl Fletcher, keynote speaker, author, and relationship expert spoke on the importance of communication in success.Newsletterspdf
775Griffitarian 22March2018Chris Brand, Stone Mountain Rotarian and CEO of the nonprofit Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, updated Griffin Rotarians on the activity and impacts that his organization is making in Georgia and in the U.S. Brett Bell also announced a joint effort to increase awareness of human trafficking in our community. Watch the Sunday editions of the Griffin Daily News in April for more information and statistics.Newsletterspdf