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Trivia Night- Gallatin Rotary

1st Annual Trivia Night benefiting efforts by the local Gallatin Rotary Club . Money raised will help cover the cost for the annual Rotary Scholarship, Boys State fee, Rotary International Polio Plus eradication, and other events in the Gallatin community.

Love to see you there with a few of your friends. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  @20.00 per person.  Drinks and snacks are included in price.Trivia Night smaller

New Gallatin Entrance Flagpole Installed

Gallatin FlagpoleA Gallatin Rotary project over a year in the making is now a reality with support from the local VFW, DAR, City of Gallatin, and many other members of the community.

Gallatin Rotary provided the primary funding including the LED lighting, hardware, and concrete base for the over 40-foot flagpole at the entrance of Gallatin, MO.

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Gallatin Youth Basketball Tournament

BasketballJoin us this Saturday, March 7th for the Gallatin Youth Basketball Tournament at Gallatin High School and Elementary Gyms. Games start at 8:00am and run throughout the day.

Gallatin Rotary will be there with concessions available. Proceeds benefit the Gallatin Rotary Club for local community projects.

Sandy Ward Recogized as Paul Harris Fellow

Paul Harris AwardThe 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.

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Students of the Month

p2079367532-2Searcy 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.

Rotary MU/KU Basketball Challenge at Chautauqua

ku-muVisit 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).

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Congratulations Julia Filley – Paul Harris Fellow

Paul Harris AwardThe 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.

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Club Champion – Vicki Corwin

Kyle Parkhurst, Vicki Corwin, and Kenny Harris.

Kyle Parkhurst, Vicki Corwin, and Kenny Harris.

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!

Shoes for Orphan Souls 014The Gallatin Rotary Club donated its collection of 75 pairs of new shoes for Buckner International’s Shoes for Orphan Souls during the recent Rotary District 6040 “Shoes Caravan” conducted on May 4.

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.