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Americus Rotary Blog

Stories about Rotary as told by our membership.


Massive Food Distribution Event Serves Thousands

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]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
October 27, 2020


Americus Rotary Helps Sponsor Inaugural Peace Day Event

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]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
October 5, 2020


Jess McNeill Looks to the Future of Farming Using Biological Agriculture

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]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
August 4, 2020 7:00pm


Rotary Honors Local STAR Students and Teachers

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]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
July 21, 2020


Rotary Club of Americus Awards Lifelong Learning Grant to Local Law Enforcement Professional

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]

Posted by Angela Smith
Rotary Club of Americus
July 14, 2020
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