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Americus Rotary Blog

Stories about Rotary as told by our membership.

Kathryn Fowler Moore installed as 2022-23 President of the Rotary Club of Americus

Kathryn is no stranger to Rotary. This third generation Rotarian is very familiar with the history of the club and all the good it has done and is still doing in her community, the region, the state, nation and the world. She was born and raised in Americus, but left for Oxford, Mississippi, with a D1 scholarship to play golf for Ole Miss. Kathryn … [more]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
July 12, 2022

Rotary "Service Above Self" National Medal of Honor Recipients Recognized

In Rotary’s ideals of Vocational Service, our Law Enforcement, Fire Safety, First Responders, and other public safety personnel serve above self within their profession each day. They ask … [more]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
May 10, 2022

Americus Rotarians Offer Comfort to Cancer Patients

What seems like just a small pillow can prove to be a much-appreciated item for someone with a port-a-cath, the device used to draw blood and give treatments, including intravenous fluids, blood transfusions, or drugs such as chemotherapy and antibiotics. The port is placed under the skin, usually in the right side of the chest.

The Phoebe … [more]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
November 23, 2021

Americus Rotarians celebrate its Annual Trip Raffle on stage at the 100 year-old Rylander Theatre

This year's Annual Trip Raffle (a Rotary Club of Americus tradition) was celebration of a very unique year. The pandemic created opportunities for the club to meet many of the needs of the community, but made it difficult to have regular monthly socials created to "build better friendships" - one of four guiding principles that Rotarians think … [more]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
June 25, 2021

Americus Holds Third USDA Farmers to Families Food Distribution with Harvest of Hope

The Rotary Club of Americus distributed another 1,100 USDA Farmers to Families food boxes as part of the last phase of COVID Relief funding. Volunteers loaded boxes in the trunks of cars in a drive-through distribution in the parking lot of First Baptist Church of Americus, combining the food boxes with supplemental food and paper products provided … [more]

Posted by Nicole Kirksey
Rotary Club of Americus
May 20, 2021
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