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Caroline Stripp
Apr 04, 2017
Georgia Rotary Student presentation
John Hemphil
Apr 11, 2017
CDC (Who will care for you)
Ms. Barbara Smith
Apr 18, 2017
Polo... Its History and Ties to Georgia
Dianne Cammarata
Apr 25, 2017
Twenty-five years of Women in Rotary
Chad Mann
May 09, 2017
Hall County Rotary - Social Media
Lisa McCormack
May 23, 2017
Rotary Club of Hall County Annual Raffle
May 30, 2017
Enjoy the Memorial Day weekend
June 10 - June 14, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
Rotary International Convention in Atlanta
Jun 10, 2017
Rotary International Convention in Atlanta
Jul 04, 2017
Independence Day Holiday
Sep 05, 2017
Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend
WELCOME to the Rotary Club of Hall County!

See you on Tuesday!

Hall County

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 11:30 AM
Gainesville Civic Center
830 Green Street
Gainesville, GA  30501
United States
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Our Weekly Club News
Join us for Rotary Tuesday at 11:30
as we welcome our very own
Beth Evans.
She will be speaking on
overcoming adversity in life.
National Forest in Georgia
Al Foster with the US Forestry Service
delivered our program on National Forests in Georgia!
Adrianna, Our GRSP from last year,  sent these photos showing her involvement in Rotaract in her city.
"The university and my extracurricular activities are very demanding, but extremely fun!
I am involved in Rotaract in my city and as you may know, its Rotaract week worldwide.
On Saturday, we went to a little neighborhood and gave some football to kids
(One WorldPlay Project) and gathered home supplies for poor families. It was very rewarding.
I am currently designing a Bio sustainable building for my architecture class,
I havent been able to do the perfect design that fulfills all my expectations, but i will do it! ( harder that i thought)"
We had an informative meeting today about
National Immunization Day in India
with DG Kim Waters and RDIN David Stovall.
They shared photos and stories about their
recent trip to India to help vaccinate children
against Polio.
We welcomed two new members to our Rotary Club.
Ken Reardon and Kerry Mortenson, we are proud to have you in our club!
Thank You to their sponsors Lisa Ritchie and Todd Mershon
What a fun day to be a Rotarian!
We celebrated March Birthdays, Mark Arnold received
his blue badge and Rotarians
discussed different organizations that they volunteer with around their community.
President Ralph Taylor and Jerry Stedman
recognizing March Birthdays.
From L to R; Nairika Cornett, Don Crane, Janet Allison and Chad Mann
Blue Badge Member Mark Arnold with Sponsor Lisa Richie
and President Ralph Taylor
We had a very informative meeting from
Scott Cagle with the Department of Juvenile Justice.
52,000 young people receive services provided from the
Department of Juvenile Justice yearly.
 Dr. Carl Cavalli from the
University of North GA, gave the
program today about the
evolution of the Presidency.
Happy 112th Birthday
To Rotary International!
What a fun program from
PDG Dianne Cammarata.
We wrapped items up for
Valentine's Day for our BLING girls.
We Have two new members! 
One received their blue badge and the other received his red badge.
Congratulations Brannon and Kim!
President Ralph Taylor, Red Badge Member Brannon Duncan and Sponsor Theresa.
President Ralph Taylor and Blue Badge Member Kim Reichling
Congratulations Gentlemen!
It was an honor to have Greg Langford with us this week.
Greg lead a meeting that had us tickled and teary eyed.
Mortgage Lender by day and comedian all the time, Greg has written
a book entitled "Heroically Well Adjusted", a story based on his family
and traumatic life experiences.
To learn more about Greg Click Here
President Ralph Taylor and Greg Langford
Our speaker this week was Phil Dodson, Executive Director of Lunches for Learning.
Lunches for Learning exists to break the cycle of poverty in rural Honduras by
providing a healthy lunch to elementary school children every school day at their school;
thereby allowing these children to stay in school so they can complete
at least the sixth grade and enter the workforce as literate individuals.
To donate or learn more
We learned how to Identity Theft and Fraud and How to spot, avoid and report
attacks from those who don't follow the Four Way Test.  

We welcomed Matt Gaudio from the Hall County Sheriffs Office
Matt Gaudio
Mark Arnold delivered his classification talk as a Red Badge requirement
Member Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Chad Mann
    March 12
  • Jerry Stedman
    March 13
  • Corrie Hill
    March 21
  • Don Crane
    March 22
  • Janet Allison
    March 30
  • Michael Lancaster
    April 6
  • Bob Sproul
    April 7
  • Jean Cornett
    April 12
  • Lisa Ritchie
    April 17
  • Al Trembley
    April 20
  • Tina Wetherford
    April 26
  • Drew Pearl
    April 29
  • Amanda Lammers
    May 5
  • Chad Black
    May 8
  • Teresa Woods
    May 13
  • Louise Caudell
    May 27
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