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778Griffitarian 05 April 2018Dr. Francisco Diaz-Gonzales, Director of UGA's Center for Food Safety spoke on the Center's history, mission, and current research activities.Newsletterspdf
781Griffitarian 12 April 2018Doug Hollberg, current chair of the Griffin City Commission, spoke on the state of the city.Newsletterspdf
791Griffitarian 19April2018Terry Whitaker, Assistant Executive and COO of the Boy Scouts of America, spoke on the mission, organization and opportunities in scouting.Newsletterspdf
795Griffitarian 3 May 2018The Honorable Drew Ferguson (U.S. Congress, Georgia's Third District)spoke on his first year in Congress and several legislative directions and activities.Newsletterspdf
801Griffitarian 10 May 2018Orla McDevitt, our 2017-18 GRSP Student, shared her experience with the program over her past year at the University of Georgia.Newsletterspdf
802Griffin Rotary Spring Fiesta Information and MapOur Spring Fiesta is this Saturday, May 19th, from 4 to 8 PM at the new Mystic Acres, 1631 Williamson Road, Griffin. A map and info are attached. If you have not signed up to attend, please call Charles Woodroof (678-414-4271) or Don Crider (404-569-5289). That deadline is May 16th.Newsletterspdf
803Griffitarian 17 May 2018Stephanie Windham led our program honoring the Laws of Life Essay winners from Griffin High and Spalding High. Three students shared their essays with the group. Mac Isaacs was inducted as our newest Rotarian, and Daybreak Rotary and Griffin Rotary partnered in printing the distributing posters focused on ending Human Trafficking.Newsletterspdf
805Griffitarian 24 May 2018Jim King and Philip Smith led an inspiring Memorial Day program with Bill Hardee narrating a video honoring those who served and died in the Vietnam War. Newsletterspdf
812Griffitarian 31 May 2018Roy Bowen, President of the Georgia Association of Manufacturers, spoke on the resurgence of manufacturing in Georgia and the Association's efforts to further enhance growth and success of manufacturing.Newsletterspdf
818Griffitarian 07 June 2018Mike Twarkoski, Emory University Head Baseball Coach, spoke on the the baseball program's successes and acknowledged the impact that Emory's Chappell Park has made in attracting prospects and providing a state-of-the-art training and playing facility. Chappell Park was constructed through the generosity of our own Bobby and Linda Chappell.Newsletterspdf
821Griffitarian 14 June 2018David Luckie, Executive Director, and Chuck Copeland, Board Chair, updated Rotarians on the Griffin-Spalding Development Authority and its recent and continuing fiscal impact in our community.Newsletterspdf
826Griffitarian 21 June 2018David Bridges, President of Abraham Baldwin College of Agriculture, spoke on his school's history, mission, accomplishments, and aspirations.Newsletterspdf
827Griffitarian 28 June 2018ADG Ed Outlaw was on hand to induct our new President (Randy Peters) and our slate of officers and board members for the 2018-19 Rotary Year. Kathleen Smith and the Membership Development Committee were recognized for their outstanding service to the Club with the Hunt Cup.Newsletterspdf
829Griffitarian 05 July 2018Griffin Rotary receives Zone 34 Public Image Impact Citation and District 6900 Citation at June 30th Year End Celebration in Columbus.Newsletterspdf
840Griffitarian 12 July 2018Dwight Blackwood with the Atlanta Federal Reserve spoke on the history and purpose of the Reserve system.Newsletterspdf
852Griffitarian 19July2018Bob Stapleton with the Griffin-Spalding County Airport Authority updated Rotarians on the progress on construction of the new airport. President Randy Peters inducted four new members: Charles Gilbert, Steven Jones, Craig Ogletree, and Rita Cavanaugh.Newsletterspdf
860Griffitarian 26 July 2018Griffin Rotarians welcomed approximately 150 new teachers to our school system and community on Thursday. Mr. Syntel Brown, a high school history teacher, spoke to the teachers offering words of encouragement and inspiration as they start their new year in Griffin-Spalding County.Newsletterspdf
866Griffitarian 02 August 2018Bob Dull, CEO of the Griffin Housing Authority, spoke on progress in revitalizing affordable housing for elderly, disabled, and low-income families in crisis. Meriwether Homes, Fairmont Homes, Oak Place, and several additions to the Park Pointe complex were discussed.Newsletterspdf
873Griffitarian 09 August 2018Jason Clark, President of Southeastern Reptile Rescue, spoke on his company's efforts to preserve reptiles and educate the public on facts and habits of our reptilian friends. Newsletterspdf
878Griffitarian 16 August 2018Dr. Carroll Lastinger from Vizitech USA visited the club to describe how they are developing 3D, augmented reality, and virtual reality for education programs.Newsletterspdf
882Griffitarian 23 August 2018Tawanda Johnson spoke on how branding your products and services can create additional profitability in your business. Sandra Brownlee of Waypoint accepted our donation in support of Waypoint's efforts with local veterans. And. Yvonne Langford was awarded a Hue Thomas Fellow for her continued contributions to the Georgia Rotary Student Program.Newsletterspdf
890Griffitarian 30 August 2018Griffin Rotary welcomed District 6900 Governor Court Dowis to our Board and member meeting on Thursday. DG Dowis urged us to attract and retain our members, explore additional avenues to fund local and global service projects, and continue to serve through out giving to the Rotary Foundation. Scott Owen was recognized as our newest Will Watt Fellow with his continued giving to the GRSP Foundation.Newsletterspdf
894Griffitarian 6 September 2018Shannon Eller of Brighter Tomorrows Consulting explained how the local private outpatient counseling service assists about 300 families a week. She invited any and all to visit their clinic on North Expressway.Newsletterspdf
899Griffitarian 13 September 2018Our first Club Assembly of the new Rotary Year included a presentation by our GRSP student, donations to the ShelterBox project, Laws of Life Essay program, and the Ferst Foundation local chapter. President Randy Peters conducted a ceremony in which Club members presented the U.S. flags to the Southern Crescent Technical College Veteran's Club.Newsletterspdf
903Griffitarian 20 September 2018Marcia Ridley, Supervisor for Spalding County Elections, addressed the Club at our regular weekly meeting. President Randy Peters also presented a donation to the Heart of Georgia Realtors for their annual Safety Luncheon for local law enforcement. Charles Woodroof updated members on the upcoming Club Fall Outing on October 4th.Newsletterspdf
907Griffitarian 27 September 2018A map is provided for our Fall Club Outing at Big Shanty on Thursday at 5:30 PM. It will be a cookout where you will grill your own steak (shrimp or chicken).Newsletterspdf
912Griffitarian 04 October 2018Griffin Rotary held its Fall Club Outing at The Big Shanty on Thursday evening. Our GRSP Student shares a "surreal" art assignment experience.Newsletterspdf
913Griffitarian 04 October 2018This is a re-send of Saturday's distribution of the October 4th Griffitarian. The link within the email blast is not working. Hopefully this will have an active link.Newsletterspdf
916Griffitarian 11 October 2018Jeff Williams, Executive Director of Square Foot Ministry, spoke on the mission and works of the Ministry in constructing homes and transforming neighborhoods and lives. Newsletterspdf
921Griffitarian 18 October 2018Christy Plott spoke on her family's 95-year-old business - American Tanning and Leather Company.Newsletterspdf
930Griffitarian 25 October 2018Cynthia Cole spoke on the Historic Banning Mills facility located in Carroll County. The 300-acre American Adventure Park offers a variety of activities and outside adventures that can be coupled with team building and group therapy activities.Newsletterspdf
938Griffitarian 01 November 2018Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix presented this week's program by updating his department's activities in improving operation, organization, accountability, and professionalism. Dix also offered some basic information on avoiding, denying access, and defending against active shooters.Newsletterspdf
941Griffitarian 08 November 2018This last edition of The Griffitarian to be published reports our Veterans Day program honoring our many veterans in our Club.Newsletterspdf