Paulding Rotary welcomes Dr. Rebecca Youngblood Vaughn

youngblood600x314Rotarian and club member Sam Elrod introduced Dr. Rebecca Vaughn a longtime member of the Paulding County community. Dr. Vaughn thanked the Rotary Club for the opportunity to speak on behalf of her father's book and share her interest in his life story. Her father, Rufus Youngblood a Georgia native, served in the Secret Service for 20 years and wrote a book chronicling his time in the Secret Service and the five Presidents whom he protected.

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Superior Court Judge David Lyles spoke to the Rotary Club about Accountability Court for Documented Mental Illness

account 600x314 2bSuperior Court Judge David Lyles spoke to the Rotary Club about the most recent accountability Court in Paulding County. It is a program designed to provide case disposition for people with a documented mental illness who have been charged with a crime. In many ways, Georgia is leading the nation in prison reform, and Paulding County is leaving the state through Accountability Court programs.

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Paulding Rotary Welcomes Taylor Duncan founder of Alternative Baseball

rot 212 19 600x314 2bThe Paulding Rotary welcomed Taylor Duncan to our February club meeting. Club president Ford Thigpen opened the meeting and Chad Plumley introduce our guest Taylor and Cindy Duncan. After an introduction, Mr. Duncan took the podium and thanked everyone for their hospitality and the opportunity to speak at the meeting. Mr. Duncan began his presentation by explaining what Alternative Baseball is.

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Paulding Rotary Donates to Family Alliance of Paulding

Rot 1 22 19 600x314 2bFamily Alliance of Paulding Executive Director Linda Verscharen Receives Annual $1000.00 Donation from the Paulding Rotary Club The Family Alliance of Paulding provides education, training, and resources for families where addiction, domestic violence, and other behaviors that put children and families in danger. The Family Alliance works in co-operation with the court system to provide supervised visitation for families suffering the legal effects of substance abuse.

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