Rotary 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.
Columbia Museum of Art curator Victoria Cooke gave a fascinating presention at the Club’s March 1, 2013 meeting and presented a sampling of the impressionist art featured in the museum’s Monet to Matisse exhibition.
Past President Louis Dessau congratulates USC Roteract Club President Nicole Newsome on the Club being inducted into the Roteract family. Dessau serves as the USC faculty advisor to the Club.
On 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.
This picture is of LE Spradlin and his Wife Mary Helen who received the Major Donor Award from the Rotary Foundation.
Five Points Rotarian Jenny Isgett was honored by the State Newspaper as one of “20 Under 40” achievers for this year
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.
“Jill Michaels and Robert Walker lead the Five Points Crewe in the St.
Patrick’s Day Parade. More Pictures in “Rotarians in Action” Page. The “Movie Trailer” Video will be released Friday.”
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson (pictured here with Past President Herb Landford (L)) spoke to the Club on February 15, 2013, about the work the Attorney General’s office is doing to protect South Carolina citizens from a variety of threats.
James Ploch spoke at the Club’s February 8, 2013 meeting about the future of plug-in vehicles for use by the military. The presentation was interesting and informative.