Rotary Club of Greenwood

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Welcome to our club! RI Charter # 592 Feb. 1, 1920


Service Above Self

2nd & 4th Tuesday at 12:30 pm for lunch
American Legion Home
806 Calhoun Avenue
Greenwood, SC  29646
United States
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Dear Greenwood Rotarians:
Certainly hope that many of you were able to help out with our ‘Feed the Hungry’ project last Saturday. We partnered with the Emerald City Club, Greenwood High Interact, the Boy Scouts, and a few other organizations along with several of our children. As the Index Journal revealed, it was a resounding success ……we packed 17,000+ meals and we had a ton of FUN. A Big time THANK YOU for stepping up to the plate and displaying ‘Service Above  Self’. One thing is for sure ….We did “ Light Up Rotary “ last Saturday !!!
Rotarian Sam Leaman has volunteered to Chair a committee of new members who will spear head our “ Rotary has Heart “ project. He will be reaching out to all the members that have joined our elite Club in the past 12 months. Please consider helping Sam with this new project.
Mid-Year Assembly will take place this Sat. Jan. 31 at Piedmont Tec. This is a great opportunity to learn about how successful Rotary Clubs operate and to meet fellow Rotarians from District 7750. Contact me if you would like to join in …..
Rotary Oyster Roast tickets are moving steady. March 14 is just around the corner. Sell your 8 tickets. This is our Club’s  biggest Fund Raiser for the year and I know YOU will have a BIG impact on ticket sales. Press on ………
Claire Kuhl and Meg Davis are co-chairing our annual Charter Day Program this Tuesday. It has always been one of our premiere programs and you will want to bring your spouse to this one. The word is out that every person in the audience will have a small part in the presentation. See you on the 27th !
Lighting it Up……
el Presidente’ Wayne


The following attended or made up 24/24 meetings for the Rotary year 2013-2014.  

Wayne Bell, Len Bornemann, Carl Brock, Marvin Burdette, Bailey Campbell, Devore Compton, Ben Davis, Watson Dorn, Lang Foster, Chuck Fox, John Heydel, Claire Kuhl, Bruce Lawrence, Erin Layland, Keith Lethco, Bayard Lindell, Terry Marshall, Mamie Nicholson, Jack Parham, Deborah Parks, Blaine Pearsall, April Prince, Speed Ray, Mo Scott, Jon Scott, Ben Scurry, Tommy Stoddard, Bill Thomason, Lex Walters, Charlie West and Richard Whiting.



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   1 Year:  Devore Compton, Blaine Pearsall, April Prince, Ben Scurry

  2 Years:  Bailey Campbell, Bruce Lawrence

  3 Years:  Deborah Parks

  4 Years:  Watson Dorn, Bayard Lindell

  5 Years:  John Heydel, Erin Layland

  8 Years:  Jon Scott

10 Years:  Wayne Bell, Ben Davis, Claire Kuhl, Mamie Nicholson, Richard Whiting

15 Years:  Len Bornemann, Chuck Fox

16 Years:  Mo Scott

23 Years:  Charlie West

24 Years:  Keith Lethco

28 Years:  Tommy Stoddard

29 Years:  Terry Marshall

30 Years:  Lex Walters

32 Years:  Bill Thomason

33 Years:  Jack Parham

34 Years:  Marvin Burdette

41 Years:  Lang Foster

43 Years:  Speed Ray

44 Years:  Carl Brock


The following active members of the Rotary Club of Greenwood have served FIFTY (50) or more years as a Rotarian and member of this club.

Past Presidents of the Greenwood Rotary Club Since 1920

Club was chartered Feb. 2, 1920

Members acheiving 50 or more years of service in Rotary
Given to the club member who best exemplifies "Service Above Self"

This was formerly the "Man of the Year" award and is given in grateful recognition and appreciation to a person, not necessarily a club member, for exemplifying the commitment and social responsibility of every Rotarian characterized by "Service Above Self".


Initiated in 1973, the Board of Directors selects one community project to fund with a minimum gift of $1,000.  The same organization cannot receive the award again within five years.


PRESIDENTWayne Bell:  864-993-6869 

PROGRAM CHAIR:  Jerry Stevens:   864-388-2120 

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY & DIRECTOR  Carl Brock:  864-980-4441

PRESIDENT ELECT:  Watson Dorn864-344-0217

TREASURER:   Ben Scurry: 864-344-1099 PO Box 49428

MAKE UPS:  Eric Goodwin:  864-640-6647



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Rotary Club of Greenwood
P.O. Box 50463
Greenwood, SC 29649



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