District 7770’s Dr. Anne L. Matthews Is Serving on Rotary International Board

anne-matthewsRotary District 7770 is proud to have Dr. Anne L. Matthews as a member – her home club is Columbia East. She is only the second woman Rotary Foundation Trustee and the third woman elected to serve as a Rotary International Board Member (2012-14). She is also the first woman Foundation Trustee and the first woman Rotary International Board member from Zone 33.  Dr. Matthews is president of Matthews and Associates, an educational firm in Columbia, SC. She has three earned degrees, including a doctorate from the University of South Carolina. She is an educator by profession, an author of business texts, and a public speaker.

Carolina Roteract Partners with Five Points Rotary For ETV Telethon Service Project

ETV stillOn Monday February 18, 2012, Club Members teamed up with members of the USC Roteract Club to answer the phones for the ETV telethon.  A good time was had by all and it was a great opportunity for the two clubs to interact. Immedaite Past President Louis Dessau is the faculty advisor for the Roteract Club.   One of the infamous video trailers has been made of this night of service– you can see it by clicking on this link


Ike McLeese, President & CEO of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce








Ike McLeese, President and CEO of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce spoke to the Rotary Club of Five Points at the Friday, February 22 meeting. He discussed the looming Sequester and its effects on South Carolina and particularly the military. His admonition was that our Senators and Congressmen are paid quite well to take care of these situations and they should get to work in Washington and come to a solution.