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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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]
On July 7, 2020, Rotary Club of Americus held its first "in person" meeting since the pandemic. Since mid-March, the club has been meeting virtually and began its new year with a "changing of the guard". The 2019-20 President Rene Smith passed the gavel to Angela H. Smith who will lead the club as President for the 2020-21 year. The Americus … [more]
The Rotary Club of Americus, in conjunction with other clubs in our District 6900, sought and received a disaster relief grant. Recognizing that the Southwest region of Georgia was hit especially hard by the Covid 19 pandemic, Mary Ligon of Albany led the effort to secure disaster relief funding to meet the needs of first responders, nursing homes … [more]
Since 1985, Rotary has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the effort to rid the world of the polio virus.