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The Gallatin Rotary Club recognized Sandy Ward as the club’s 2014 Paul Harris Fellow. She was presented a Rotary certificate, medallion and special pin. The Paul Harris Fellow Award, named after the founder of Rotary, has always held great significance in the Rotary organization and is Rotary’s most prestigious and outstanding recognition achievement.
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The Gallatin Rotary Club’s 6th Annual Gallatin Alumni Basketball Tournament was a great success with hundreds of dollars raised for Gallatin area service projects and scholarships.
Searcy Elementary held the October Character CHAMPS assembly today. The third grade in partnership with BTC Bank introduced the word of the month, self-control, with a skit. The students of the month were announced and are pictured, left to right, Alys Everett (3rd), Payton Adkison (1st), Bryce Brogan (2nd), Nicholas Brady (K), Matana Byrom (4th), Hannah Miller (5th), and Kyler Trimble (6th). Rotarian Julia Filley (not pictured) presented the students with a certificate and medal. Rotary sponsors the program and will host the students for lunch to honor them later this month.
Visit the Gallatin Rotary booth at Chautauqua on the Square in Gallatin September 14th for our basketball challenge and a chance to win an autographed basketball from your choice of University of Missouri or University of Kansas.
The competition will run from 9am to 4pm. Winners will be announced on stage at 7pm (winners can also be notified by phone).
The Gallatin Rotary Club announced Julia Filley as the club’s 2013 Paul Harris Fellow. The ceremony presented a Rotary certificate, medallion and special rotary pin to Mrs. Filley. The award represents a substantial contribution to the humanitarian and educational programs of Rotary International as supported by the Rotary Foundation. This is the second time that she has received the award since first receiving it in 2003.
The Gallatin Rotary Club has named Rotarian Vicki Corwin as the Club Champion 2012-2013. Besides being the club’s treasurer, Vicki is always thinking Rotary and promoting Rotary projects and causes whether at the local or the international level.
Vicki’s received a certificate and pin for her hard work at the noon meeting of the Gallatin Rotary Club on May 7 . Shown in the photo is Gallatin Club President, Kyle Parkhurst and District Governor , Kenny Harris who presented the award.
Vicki’s sense of humor and dedication is an inspiration for everyone in Rotary. She is always ready to roll up her sleeves and tackle any job.
Congratulations Vicki Corwin – a true Rotarian!
In partnership with the other 54 Rotary Clubs in Missouri Rotary District 6040, a total of 11,332 pairs of shoes, 1,315 pairs of socks and nearly $16,000 were collected for international orphans in the Dominican Republic. This humanitarian aid was collected during the multi-stop Shoes Caravan, starting in Blue Springs, MO on April 27 and ending in Parkville, Missouri on May 4.
“Kyle Parkhurst, president of the Gallatin Rotary Club said, “As Rotarians, we want to provide service to our local community and to people in need around the world. Donating shoes is so simple, but it makes such a big impact in the lives of needy children. I appreciate all the work and time our members donated to this project.”
Thanks to Foster Shoe Store in Gallatin for helping with project. Pictured is Reta Rains delivering the shoes to Larry Lunsford and John Gill at a stopping point in Chillicothe on May 4.
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service and help build goodwill and peace throughout the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians who are members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly 170 countries.
The Gallatin Rotary Club is pleased to offer an educational scholarship to Gallatin High School Seniors.
This $100 scholarship is for an outstanding Gallatin Senior that has demonstrated Rotary’s Motto “Service above Self.” The application requires an essay of a minimum of 500 words typed. This essay will explain/show how you as an individual have demonstrated “Service above Self” in your life. The application deadline is April 30, 2013.
The Gallatin Rotary Club received a update from Missouri State Representative Casey Guernsey at their regular weekly meeting Tuesday. Representative Guernsey spoke about current legislation on subjects including department streamlining, welfare reform, and exemption for schools from prevailing wage. He spoke positively regarding increased cooperation from the Governor this year and the prospects for improving efficiency throughout the state.
The Rotary Club of Gallatin meets every Tuesday, noon to 1:00pm at Cycles Restaurant at 200 Park Street in Gallatin. For more information on Rotary projects or to learn about joining the Club, contact any Gallatin Rotary member or contact us online.