Paulding Rotary Welcomes Lisa Nevitt of Lekotek

LekotekB 600x314Rotary Club member and local attorney Chad Plumley introduced Lisa Nevitt as our guest speaker. Mrs. Nevitt operates the Kennesaw branch for Lekotek of Georgia. This company provides opportunities for learning and play to children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities.

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Paulding Rotary Welcomes Kindworks United

KindworksUnitedB 600x314Club president Jackie Crum introduced Jason Reith and Shelley Martin of Kind Works United. Kindworks United is Paulding County's local support group for foster families that open their homes to provide stability for children in desperate need of a safe environment.

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Paulding Rotary Welcomes Ann Pennebaker

APennebaker 600x314The Paulding County Rotary Club welcomed Ann Pennebaker to speak at this week's meeting. Introduced by club member Randy Arrowood, Mrs. Pennebaker is an author and educator turned recovery counselor involved in a local 12 step program fighting the disease of addiction. Mrs. Pennebaker comes from a highly trained and educated background. However, her passion for the fight against addiction is very personal.

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Paulding Rotary welcomes Caroline Gränsbo

caroline gransbo ROT 1 21 20Paulding Rotary Club welcomed Caroline Gränsbo, an international student from Sweden who is currently attending West Georgia University. Caroline is in the Georgia Rotary student program (GRSP). Paulding Rotary is one of three local Georgia Rotary Clubs sponsoring Caroline in the GRSP. Her Paulding-Rotary host family is Brian and Ashleigh Headrick. Miss Gränsbo is pursuing a degree in political science. Last semester she studied American Government learning about the Congress and the Senate for which she received an A in the class.

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Paulding Rotary welcomes Linda Vercharen

linda b600x314Brett Reece welcomed and introduced Linda Vercharen the director of the Family Alliance of Paulding, a nonprofit group dedicated to the local community through vital social services. They provide opportunities for individuals and families to grow and recover through education and advocacy. Best known for providing supervised visitation for foster children and their families.

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Rotarian of the Year Award 2019-2020

Roy 600x314Congratulations to Roy Strickland, winner of the Rotarian of the Year Award 2019-2020. Since joining our club, Roy has constantly brought his wealth of Rotary experience to bear on club projects and has shown enthusiastic support for all club outreach activities.

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Paulding Rotary Welcomes Dallas Parks and Recreation's Robby Bruce

Rotary robby bruce 600x314The Paulding County Rotary welcomed Robby Bruce and Bobby Cox from the City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Dept. Robby Bruce has coordinated with many club members about organizing events in and around Dallas, including the Annual Invitational Christmas Parade. Mr. Bruce thank the club for the opportunity to speak about the new and exciting things taking place in the City of Dallas.

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East Paulding FFA visits Paulding Rotary

Rotary FFA 600x314Mr. Kyle Chapman, an agricultural science teacher for East Paulding high school, accompanied by student Walker Scott took the time to visit the Paulding Rotary and share with the club just how much students are reaping from FFA.

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