District 6900 News for May, 2018


From the District Governor

Fourth Quarters Matter

By Alec Smythe

We are now in the fourth quarter of this Rotary Year. Fourth quarters matter. Every Falcons fan knows this. Like the Patriots, I say, don’t give up. Don’t let up. Work on membership. Ask your membership to support our foundation again this year. And stay focused on your goals. [more]


End Human Trafficking Now

Join Lake Spivey/Clayton Count for Freedom Fun Day - May 19

By Claudia Mertl

You are cordially invited to attend Freedom Fun Day - Human Trafficking Awareness on Saturday, May 19 at Mayors Park in Lovejoy, GA. From 11 am to 3 pm, we will be having fun and learning about human trafficking. [more]


Dr. Hamid Jafari, Principal Deputy Diretor, CDC

Dr. Hamid Jafari, Principal Deputy Diretor, CDC

End Polio Now

Rotary Hosting Polio Symposium in Atlanta

By Yamin Farhat

On Saturday September 29, 20188, Rotary and its partners are hosting a Polio Symposium at the Shriners Temple Auditorium,400 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. The Keynote Speaker is Hamid Jafari, M.D., Principal Deputy Director at CDC, Division of Global Health. [more]


GRSP Update

From Rotacon to the Class of 2018-19

By Lynn Clarke

Learn about GRSP at the District Conference, the incoming class of 2018-19, and the incentive rebates that make it beneficial to donate at least $50 per capita to the GRSP endowment! [more]


From a GRSP Scholar

GRSP: A Year of New Learnings

By Lynn Clarke

As a GRSP student, I broadened my perspectives on the world, became a better listener, and gained a deeper understanding of American values, cultures and life-styles. I really believe that has made me more open-minded as a person. [more]


RLI

Join the Rotary Leadership Institute in Griffin - June 16

By Elwyn Gaissert

The Rotary Leadership Institute will be held in Griffin, GA on June 16 at Southern Crescent Technical College. Parts 1, 2, 3 and a graduate course on Membership will be offered. There will also be a Discussion Leader Course by invitation. Kickstart the new Rotary year by attending an RLI session with your club leadership, directors, new and … [more]


District Celebration

Celebrate the End of a Rotary Year and the Start of a New Year

By Jackie Cuthbert

District 6900 will hold a year end celebration banquet at the National Infantry Museum in Columbus on June 30 at 6 pm. [more]


District Conference 2018

Rotacon ... A Rotarian's Perspective

By Dale Covington

Held in Sandestin, FL in April, Rotacon 2018 included in more than 530 attendees - 385 Rotarians, 120 spouses and other guests, 23 GRSP students and several Rotary Youth Exchange students. [more]


Club News

Dunwoody Supports Special Olympians

By Dottie Toney

The Rotary Club of Dunwoody’ s meeting on April 20 acknowledged one of its sources of pride for 15 years: members’ support of Georgia Special Olympics and its lead up, Basketball Skills Day at Peachtree Charter Middle School.The leader, Susan Skolnick, brought a touching video of students’ testimonies about the value … [more]


Club News

Roswell and Johns Creek-North Fulton Host 3k to End Polio Now

By Lynne Lindsay

On Saturday, April 14, the Rotary Clubs of Roswell Rotary and Johns Creek-North Fulton hosted the inaugural 3k Trailblazer Run - raising $7,500 to support Rotary International's End Polio Now initiative. [more]


Club News

Griffin and Griffin Daybreak Make the Most of District Membership Resources

By Stephanie Windham

The Rotary Clubs of Griffin and Griffin Daybreak thank District 6900 for assisting with their recent Potential Member event. The two clubs joined together in April as hosts for a Rotary member acquisition social. [more]


Club News

Dreamcatching with the Marvelous Wonderettes

By Dale Covington

With two members of the Rotary Club of Marietta, Brian Clotfelter and Jeff Cooper, among the four founders of the Marietta Theatre Company, it was a given that Rotary would have a strong attendance at the company’s hilarious musical production this April of “The Marvelous Wonderettes”. [more]


Upcoming Key Dates

Tuesday, May 15th, 20182018/2019 District Grant Application Deadline
Saturday, May 19th, 20182018 Sheffield Gala
Friday, June 1st, 20186th Annual Golf Tournament Mystery Valley GC
Saturday, June 2nd, 2018RYLA
Friday, June 8th, 2018Rotary Youth Exchange Outbound Orientation #2
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