Coaches Share East Paulding Mentoring Program

mentor 600x314 2bPaulding County Rotary Club president, Ford Thigpen welcomed guests from East Paulding High School. In addition to our club members, we were joined by East Paulding's Assistant Principal/Athletic Director Brad Thomason, Head Coach Billy Shackelford, and Community Coach Bill Driskell. Coach Driskell explained the mentoring program for East Paulding.

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Participants for 2018

RYLA 600x314The Paulding Rotary Club welcomed this year's participants in the RYLA program. RYLA is a Rotary program that offers leadership skills and training to youth. This year's participants were Callie Benson, Addie Thigpen, and Marion Plumley. All of the participants shared their experiences with the club and all agreed that it was a worthwhile program and learned something from the program.

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Paulding County Officer of the Year Award 2018

OfficerAward 600x314Deputy Terry McAdams, of the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division, received the “Officer of the Year” award from the Paulding County Rotary Club at their regularly scheduled meeting. Deputy McAdams was accompanied by Sheriff Gary Gulledge along with his family and supervisors at a luncheon held in his honor.

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Paulding County Rotary Club Changeover 2018

changeover 600x314The Paulding County Rotary Club celebrated its changeover party this past July 10th, 2018. Every year Rotary Clubs change out their president and officers to offer all club members the opportunity to serve. Paulding Rotary new president Ford Thigpen presented John Grant with a plaque commemorating his service as president.

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Cookout for Kindworks United's Foster Kids

childrens 600x314 2bJune 16th, 2018, Rotary Club member Jackie Crum, of the Ragsdale Inn, organized a cookout for Kindworks United. With the help of the Georgia Riders, the cookout and birthday celebration brought foster children together for a fun afternoon at Sara Babb Park.

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