The Rotary Club of Americus unites leaders from all walks of life, amplifying their individual contributions to make our community and the world a better place to live and work.
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Rotary District 6900, in partnership with Rotary District 6910, was given a huge opportunity to help alleviate food insecurity for counties with a designated Federal Opportunity Zone. The Rotary Club of Americus was able to capitalize on the opportunity and collaborate with Harvest of Hope Food Pantry to distribute fresh food boxes as part of the … [more]
As Rotarians, we are called on to focus on creating communities and convening groups that are connected, inclusive, and resilient. Rotary's stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. So it was natural for the Rotary Club of Americus … [more]
Jess McNeill addressed the Rotary Club of Americus recently to talk about how he is changing the way he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UGA, he returned home to farm the same land as his family had for seven generations. It wasn’t long before he realized that they were producing … [more]
The Rotary Club of Americus recently honored local STAR Students and Teachers from Americus-Sumter County High School (ASCHS), Furlow Charter School, and Southland Academy. On July 14, the club hosted STAR Student Joyabhishek “Joy” Charles and STAR teacher Ms. Phoenicia Cummings from Americus-Sumter High School, and Moses Simmons and Mrs. Liz … [more]
Maqueisha Smith, Communications Officer with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, was awarded the Rotary District 6900 Lifelong Learning Grant by the Rotary Club of Americus. "Thanks to the generosity of Rotary Clubs within District 6900, there were 10 awards made available to recipients who would benefit from financial aid to enroll in programs … [more]
Since 1985, Rotary has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the effort to rid the world of the polio virus.