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December 15, 2020


December is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month

12/17 Holiday Inn Ros-Vegas
12/24 No meeting.
12/31 No meeting.
1/7 Peter Stoddard, Lewis Gizzard Author


1/13 Hump Day - Houcks
1/24 Blessings In A Backpack


President Lynne Lindsay
President-Elect Terry Taylor
Immediate PP Gordon Owens
Treasurer Gordon Owens
Treasurer Alex Kaufman
Secretary John Carruth
Membership Mike Agurkis
Foundation Don Horton
Public Image Lee Patrick, III
Service Nancy Alterman


Cheryl Greenway 2012-13
Bob Hagan 2015-16


Thursdays, 12:15 pm
Holiday Inn
909 Holcomb Bridge Road
Roswell, GA 30076

Rotary Online




To: 41411

Our Rotary Family

12/4 Michael Hernandez
12/11 Sean Nickerson
12/12 Maurice Hilliard, Jr.
12/15 Tod Baker
12/20 Becky Nelson
12/22 David White
12/24 Vivian Bankston
12/26 Lou Tabickman
12/31 Lee Hollingsworth
12/31 William Noethling, Jr.
12/31 Melissa Weaver
12/31 Steve Forbes, Jr.
12/31 Lee Jenkins, Jr.
12/31 Dazia Fumbah


12/1 Gary Garrett (43)
12/1 Kevin Head (4)
12/3 Rich Simons (1)
12/3 Jim Byrd (1)
12/7 Andrew Dalby (20)
12/7 Craig Simons (20)
12/8 Matt Thomas (9)
12/8 Danny Broadway, II (9)
12/9 Alan Christian (10)
12/9 Tillie O'Neal (10)
12/11 Michele Johnson (13)
12/12 SaraBeth Huntley (7)
11 years in Rotary
12/12 Bill Swank (7)
12/13 John Greaves (8)
12/13 Jeff Hamling (35)
12/17 Gregory Pierce (11)
12/17 Adele Hamilton (11)
12/19 Dave McCleary (18)
12/20 Ed Klaas, II (2)
12/20 Marcus Smith (2)
12/20 Blake Turner (2)
12/21 John Reddick (3)
12/21 Dennis Canata (25)
12/31 Maurice Hilliard, Jr. (56)
12/31 Alicia Hughes (51)
12/31 Frank Brown (46)


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
Holiday Cheer

Sending you warm wishes for a happy holiday season and all the best in the coming year.

I would like to take this opportunity to say Thank You for your support through the first half of this Rotary year, to those who contributed to Rotary Foundation and those who gave of their time to successfully execute multiple service projects including the Golf & Tennis Tournament, the Drive Thru Cookout, Adopt A Platoon, Landscaping the Heart of Roswell Park, two Blood Drives, Meals on Wheels, Gift Wrap and Delivery with Roswell Police, and the list goes on.

I look forward to your support in 2021, as we continue to change lives in our community and communities worldwide.

Let us celebrate this Thursday with a MARGARITA toast!

Wishing you and your family peace, health, happiness, and prosperity in the coming year.

Thursdays, 11:45 - 1:15 PM | Holiday Inn
Meeting Protocol Virtual and In-Person

You can participate either way.

1)  Join us at the Holiday Inn.   We continue to expand our space as we have requested additional tables be added with fewer seats per table.  We will be using all three ballrooms.   The Holiday Inn is located behind the Olive Garden at 909 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA 30076.

2)  Join us virtually at 12:15pm by computer, tablet or phone via CLICKING/TAPPING THIS LINK.   THIS IS A NEW ZOOM LINK.  If you are asked, the password is Roswell.  

Nov. 12th - Dec. 19th Bring Unwrapped Toys
Foster Care Collections

This is our last week for Foster Care collections. 

Foster Care has a special request for children ages 10 - teenagers.  Boys clothing size 3 through men's medium is needed.  No socks or undies, please.  Wal Mart gift cards are welcomed.  

Let's show these young folks some extra love.  Reach out to  June Brown at meacert@mindspring.com or Nancy Alterman at nanraa@bellsouth.net  with questions.   

Online Training Sessions
Judges Needed For Laws of Life

Laws of Life is moving to an online submission and judging platform.   With this change, even more volunteers throughout the state can participate!

Online training sessions for judges on how to navigate will begin in January. The judging process begins in February.

Please contact Vivian Bankston @ vbankston@hotmail.com or 770-309-5676 OR you may complete the application by clicking here.  

Charity Spotlight
Hope Roswell


To unify and mobilize the Roswell church as the active instrument of Godly transformation in our community.

Fast Facts:

• Founded in 2010, Hope Roswell serves the Roswell community by partnering with local churches, Rotarians, businesses and organizations to provide basic needs and services to underprivileged neighborhoods.

• Hope Roswell is unique because it is one of few church mobilizing networks in the United States that is completely church led.

• The annual Day of Hope event provides over 2,000 residents with a day of family fun as well as much needed food and health services.

• Over 1,500 pairs of tennis shoes are distributed to residents in need at the annual Day of Hope.

• Last year, Hope Roswell provided high school students with over $2,000 in gift cards to assist in purchasing back to school supplies.

• Hope Roswell assists in bringing awareness to the community of the need for foster care and assists in finding and training new foster parents.

• Hope Roswell recently started a phonetics program to assist preschoolers in learning the alphabet, numbers, colors, and shapes.

Find out more:


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