The Paulding County Rotary recognized the Alternative Baseball Organization for their service to special needs adults through local and regional baseball teams. These games are a valuable opportunity for adults to focus on physical and social skills growth through the hands-on authentic experience in all practices and games.
The Paulding County Rotary welcomed new member Candace Headrick Callaway. Candace currently operates Headrick Properties with her father, Willow's Planet Daycare and Academy, and is actively involved in real estate through the buying and selling process and property management. Candace happily lives in Dallas with her husband Patrick and their two rescue dogs, Cooper and Thief.
This week, our club hosted District 6900 Governor, George Granade. We heard a wide range of topics including an important update on District goals for this Rotary year, which include growing membership, supporting education, and the importance of agriculture in our district.
Paulding County Rotary Club welcomed new member Ralph Turner, DBA, MHA, MPA, FACHE. Ralph assumed the responsibilities as the SVP Wellstar, President, Wellstar Paulding Medical Center on May 9, 2022. Previously, he served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital and Executive Director of Patient Support Services for the Cleveland Clinic enterprise. Ralph also served at the University of Wisconsin Health System as Vice President for Facilities, Support, and Emergency Medicine Services (EMS) and at MedStar Washington Hospital Center (2008-12) as Vice President of Facilities and Support Services.
Each student thanked the club for its $1,000 scholarship. Betty completed her core classes and is set for the Reinhardt nursing program. Rachel will graduate in Dec. with a Computer Information Systems degree. Dr. Newcombe thanked the club for its support and also updated the club on the new Aviation Academy that will be housed at the Paulding Airport.
While we were at McKenna Farms today to present new cushioning mats for their pediatric therapy rooms, we had the chance to deliver a special gift that we hope will enable them to accomplish even more good works. McKenna Farms makes a positive difference in our community and so does the Rotary Club of Paulding County.