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January 14, 2020


January is Vocational Service Month

1/16 Chattahoochee Nature Center
1/23 Lunches For Learning
1/30 RHS Football Leadership


1/30 Art Show Benefiting End HT Now
2/29 Be THE Voice Toga Party
2/29 Hearts For Honduras
3/2 Order New Parrot Shirts


President Gordon Owens
President-Elect Lynne Lindsay
Immediate PP Becky Stone
Treasurer John Carruth
Secretary Terry Taylor
Membership Nancy Alterman
Foundation Mike Agurkis
Public Image Karen Schwank
Service Don Horton


Cheryl Greenway 2012-13
Bob Hagan 2015-16


Thursdays, 12:15 pm
Community Activities Bldg
10495 Woodstock Road
Roswell, GA 30075

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To: 41411

Our Rotary Family

1/1 Fritz Berendsen
1/1 Ken Briggs
1/1 Andrew Dalby
1/1 Ron Redner
1/4 Jere Wood
1/7 Jeff Hamling
1/7 Trummie Patrick
1/7 Anthony Nearhood
1/10 James Sheffield
1/10 Chris Good
1/12 Bruce Peoples
1/13 Michael Nielsen
1/21 Gary Garrett
1/23 Kurt Hilbert
1/24 Jim Sturm
1/24 Kay Howell
1/25 David Bourne
1/27 Joseph Kincaid
1/30 William May
1/31 John Reddick
1/31 Blake Turner


1/3 Carleton Ohly (0)
1/3 Tina Houck (0)
1/4 Paul Lang (30)
1/4 Dick Zorn (30)
1/5 Melissa Weaver (3)
1/5 William Noethling, Jr. (3)
1/5 Kathryn Igou (3)
1/11 Ken Davis (13)
1/11 Sean Nickerson (7)
1/12 Jere Wood (2)
22 years in Rotary
1/15 Karen Pilcher (5)
14 years in Rotary
1/16 Michael Nielsen (23)
1/16 Kym Mwansa (6)
1/19 Susan Rumble (9)
1/20 Joseph Kincaid (15)
1/23 Jack Stephens (34)
1/24 Andy Williams (1)
5 years in Rotary
1/28 Kevin Suchecki (4)
1/28 Chris Good (4)
1/30 Charles Pettett (45)
1/30 Mindy Jones (23)
1/31 James Gray (22)
31 years in Rotary
1/31 A.D. Dalton (35)


Our membership cares deeply about the needs and concerns of our members. We don’t want to miss an opportunity to reach out in friendship when such concerns arise. The chairperson of this committee is Lynn Dunn and all news should be directed to her at lynn.dunn@rmcpa.com

President's Message
Expanding Our Reach

Congratulations to Madelyn and the Grimes family for being awarded the Rotary Youth Exchange scholarship to study in Italy for the next school year. Wether it's beer on Delta Airlines, feeding students in Honduras or getting involved in Rotary Youth Exchange we continue to expand our club's reach around the world.

This Week's Speaker
Chris Nelson - CNC

Chris Nelson is the Executive Director of the Chattahoochee Nature Center and an active member of our club. CNC has a master plan for enhancing their facilities including a bridge to make accessing the river front easier for the tons of students that come through the center each year. Chris will give us the inside scoop on all the cool things happening at CNC.

In Case You Missed It
We Made The Rotarian Magazine

This month's Rotarian has an article featuring Pat Rains talking about Gate City Brewing Company and Freedom Fighter IPA. Be sure to check out page 13.

Order By March 1, 2020
Order Our New Parrot Shirts

We have created our very own parrot shirt design that is unique to Roswell Rotary. It comes in two colors options and we have both men's and women's sizes/styles available. Order yours before March 1, 2020 to ensure you have a comfortable and stylish new shirt to wear at district conference. (You must be logged in to order shirts)


Thursday, January 30 | 6PM-9PM
Art Show Benefiting End Human Trafficking Now

With January being National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, it is the perfect time of year to raise community awareness of this issue and art is the perfect medium. The mission of our Phoenix Rising art exhibit is to create an environment that fosters community dialogue about the current reality of Human Trafficking & Modern Slavery and how we can put an end to it.


February 18-29, 2020
Help Host Our Teacher From Argentina

Dante Olivia is an English teacher in Argentina and will be in Roswell on February 18-29 as part of our teacher exchange program. If you would like to help host, entertain or drive Dante to/from school each day contact Lee Hollingsworth.

August 30 - September 12
Travel To Turkey This Fall

Join friends and fellow Rotarians this fall for a unique opportunity to travel through Turkey with a native family. Ipek, the mother of our 2018-19 GRSP student Alara has put together an amazing trip that includes many of Turkey's most popular destinations.The price ranges from $2500-$3000 per person for double occupancy plus airfare. For more information, contact Gordon Owens at 404-597-5434


March 25-28, 2020
Join Our Team In Honduras

Want to see the great work our club is doing to change the cycle of poverty in Honduras? Our next trip is scheduled in March and you are welcome to join our team as they tour schools and work on the next water project. Contact Kay Love for more info.

Rotary Last Week

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