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ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate Past President||Lisa Carlisle|
|Foundation Chair||Rose Burton|
|Membership Chair||Karen Pilcher|
|Foundation Chair||Danny Tompkins|
|Service Chair||John Carruth|
|Public Image Chair||Karen Schwank|
PAST DISTRICT GOVERNORS
We were truly blessed with Malek Jandali’s story and musical gifts last week! I was inspired by his kindness, joy and willingness to use his life as a vehicle for peace. Malek shares his story in a Ted Talk and is worth watching and sharing. Go to https://malekjandali.com/malek-jandali-tedx-talk-g... If you enjoyed Malek’s creative way of sharing peace, check out the Ted Talk at https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_turere_a_peace_t....As Everyday Leaders we can all inspire peace by sharing a kind word and a smile, respecting and helping others and uniting those around us.
Let’s spread peace right here in Roswell. Please share Malek’s story of peace with others this week!
How many times have you heard “Let’s think outside the box”? Countless! In every enterprise, whether for profit, non-profit, religious or civic, leaders need to consider ways to engage more people and, ultimately, increase revenue to succeed in today’s world. While working at Arnall Golden Gregory, I met Andrew Dietz. He taught a bunch of us young lawyers how to be rainmakers—no easy task! Rainmaking in a law firm is one of the keys to success and the education I received set me on a path to partnership and then owning my own firm. Andrew is a master storyteller and the author of two great books. On Thursday, he will help us learn how to tell our story to open relationships that increase revenues. Join us on Thursday, because it works!
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Andrew is the co-founder of Creative Influence – a marketing firm that helps business-to-business companies grow more relationships and revenue. Before launching his firm in 2003, Andrew built a successful career in media and technology services marketing – serving in roles such as VP, Product Marketing for BellSouth.net, Partner with netWorth Ventures and as CEO of the early social media company, SideTalk. He is the author of two books - The Last Folk Hero: A Story of Race and Art, Power and Profit – and – The Opening Playbook: A Professionals Guide to Building Relationships That Grow Revenue. Andrew earned a BBA from University of Michigan and an MBA from Duke University.
The Drake House is a short-term crisis housing, education and empowerment program for homeless mothers and their children, designed to assist the family in working toward housing self-sufficiency.
Founded in 2004 as a Leadership North Fulton class project to address the growing number of homeless women and children in the area. The doors opened in 2006.
Named in honor of Roswell native Mary Drake, a founder of North Fulton Community Charities.
The Drake House assists families toward becoming financially stable, contributing members of the community through a variety of programs, including:
Each year, the organization’s private housing serves approximately 50 families and 100 children.
The Drake House has served over 350 families with more than 650 children since opening its doors.
Find out more: www.drakehouse.org
Rotary Night at the Roswell High Football Game
Join us this Friday night, October 5th, for Rotary Night at the Roswell High School football game as our Hornets take on region opponent Cherokee High School. A Slopes BBQ dinner (paid for by Rotary) is available in the pavilion at 6:30, but you must make a reservation by emailing email@example.com. Rotarians are responsible for purchasing their own tickets to the game, either onsite before the game or online via https://gofan.co/app/school/GA5282?utm_source=crm&... For more information, contact Katha Stuart at 404-660-9659. GO HORNETS!!
CANDY! CANDY! CANDY!
Its that time again. The Youth Day Parade is on Saturday, October 13th, and we like to have plenty of hard candy to toss from the Rotary sponsored float. So bring your bags of candy to Rotary this week and get a makeup for your effort.
Alive in Roswell
The final Alive is Roswell is Thursday, October 18. Please join us about 5:00 at the Rotary Tent at the Hagan Center!
Gary Garrett's Fun on the Farm
We will be enjoying a fun afternoon for the whole family on Gary Garrett's Farm on Sunday, October 21, from 1:00 to 5:00. Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be served. Bring a dish to share! Please make a reservation with Nancy Alterman or Chris Archer. Special Thanks to Gary for donating his place once again for this wonderful event! Also to George Rhodes of Rhode's Bakery for donating desserts. Enjoy a Potluck dinner with your Rotary family. Clay shooting, 4 wheelers for adults, horseshoes, learn the history of gold on the property, play games, kids can enjoy the barn, eat good food, bring a lawn chair for outdoors (we have tables and chairs for indoors) bring the kids and/or grandkids.
Last week we not only heard Malek Jandali speak about his passion for his Pianos for Peace project but he actually played a beautiful tune on the colorful piano for us. His efforts to put pianos around towns in the most unsuspecting locations is proving that music can be a facilitator for peace.
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