A Century of Service: The Story of Rotary International
The spirit of service is alive and well in the 21st century. Just look at Rotary International--a nonprofit organization of 1.2 million members in more than 165 countries dedicated to improving the human condition. In an increasingly complex and impersonal world, Rotarians remain committed to helping their communities--and the world beyond. Who are the men and women behind the world's…Continue
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The following quotes reflect the diversity of presidents who have led Rotary International and its Foundation since the organization’s beginning in 1905. Taken from Rotary resources, the quotes are a selective sampling and by no means exhaustive.
“Man has affinity for his fellowman,…
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Another great member post: Member Spotlight. Please meet new member Kalie Fishburn.
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Yet another installment of our ever-popular feature: Member Spotlight. Please meet RCCP's very own Ms. Kellie Lego
Ms. Kellie Lego…Continue
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This week we're pleased to have as our guest speaker: Martin Johnson.
"Most criminals are not considering the odds of getting caught — they live in the moment," he said. "Think about it: A fraudulent document only has to be good enough to be accepted and get the job done — nothing more."…Continue
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We were privileged to have State Comptroller, Peter Franchot as our guest/presenter last week. You can read about his program and his special gift to our very own Alan Jefferson in our newsletter, but here's a bit about Mr. Franchot and his work.
Peter Franchot was elected Maryland's…Continue
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The Rotary Club of Columbia/Patuxent has selected Vic Broccolino as the recipient of its second annual Community Service Above Self Award. The award recognizes a non-Rotarian who gives back to the community in a way that reflects the Club’s spirit of having fun through…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on October 7, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
1. Friendship: In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic human needs: the need for friendship and fellowship. It is one of two reasons why Rotary began in 1905.
2. The Opportunity to Serve: Rotary is a service club. It's business is mankind. Its Product is service. Rotary provide community service to both local and international communities. This is the perhaps the best reason for becoming a Rotarian: the chance to do…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on October 3, 2013 at 10:19am — No Comments
Yet another installment of our ever-popular feature: Member Spotlight. Please meet RCCP's very own Mr. Water Project: Lon Chesnutt.
Lon is a retired pastor with a life filled with volunteer activities. As a Rotarian, he’s been active in the…Continue
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1. Attend Rotary meetings regularly.
2. Keep your financial obligations to Rotary up-to-date.…
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As the international committee successfully wraps up our multi-year project in Ethiopia, constructing five new freshwater wells to provide clean, safe drinking water to thousands of people in the region, we are excited to explore new opportunities to leverage the international network of Rotarians…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on June 20, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments
Yet another installment of our ever-popular feature: Member Spotlight. Ladies and gents, here's RCCP faithful Mr. Darrell Nevin.
Darrell has been in the Commercial Real Estate business since 1984. He has been an independent tenant rep agent and consultant since 1996. He locates office, retail and warehouse properties for commercial tenants…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on May 10, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments
New Generations Committee
Members – Kellie Lego, Brad Myers, Phil K, Cheryl Lund
The New Generations Committee of Columbia-Patuxent works hands-on with high school Interact Club members at Hammond High School in Columbia, MD to promote the ideals of Rotary International - service to others, integrity, advancing world understanding, goodwill, and peace. The Interact…Continue
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This Friday, our speaker from YAMD will be Lauren Webb Tolstoi who has managed all government, corporate and foundation giving for Young Audiences of Maryland (YA) since July of 2010. Prior to joining YA, she completed a Master of Arts Management degree at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz School of Public Policy, where she led the development of a 5-year master plan for the Pittsburgh International Airport’s $5.5 million public art collection. Ms. Tolstoi…
Added by Darren Easton on April 3, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments
Back with another installment of our ever-popular feature: Member Spotlight. Hold on to your hats, here's Mr. Tom Gregorini.
Tom is a remodeling contractor – kitchens/baths, home maintenance and additions. His client base is 100% referral and is proud to say he doesn’t do any formal advertising (sorry Darren). His company does all…Continue
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The International Committee has been busy since the fall of 2012 planning existing projects and exploring new opportunities for the club across the world. Lon, Leon, Cliff, San, Tom, Duyshant, and Helena have been diligently planning and organizing the water well project we are working on in Gondar, Ethopia. One of their biggest tasks was to obtain grant money from Rotary…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on February 12, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
In Rotary, each club has committees. We do understand that most outsiders don’t understand the purpose of these committees. But as Rotarians, we often forget that we get so caught up in the weekly meeting agenda that we don’t always know what is going on in the committees in our own club. So, we’re going to begin showcasing some of these committees over the coming months. Our first Committee blog post is for everyone -- for outsiders to understand the purpose and a refresher and…Continue
Added by Darren Easton on January 23, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Back with another popular feature: our Member Spotlight. Ladies and Gentleman... may I present Mr. Chris DeLuca.
Chris recently opened a Construction Management Firm focusing on banking and retail development in the Mid-Atlantic: McHenry Project Consultants. A goal of his since graduating college,…Continue