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 ELIZABETHTOWN ROTARY LEADS IN FOUNDATION GIVING

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club led District 6710 in Rotary Foundation per capita giving in the 2014-2015 Rotary year.

 

LIVING WATERS - GUATEMALA

September 9th Meeting - A special guest at the meeting was Lizzie Mazariegos. Lizzie served as interpreter to our Living Waters - Guatemala team.  Here, Lizzie presents a banner to DG Jayne Crisp.  Also pictured are Bob Swope, Living Waters team leader, on left, and Club President James Jeffries, on right.?

 

ROTARIAN JOHN DUPLESSIS BECOMES PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

Rotarian John Duplessis is presented his Paul Harris Foundation recognition by Club President Greg Stapleton as his spouse, Julia, looks on.

 

LIVING WATERS - GUATEMALA 2012

The Living Waters - Guatemala team performed maintenance on the existing water systems from May 4-14, 2012.

 

Living Waters - Guatemala 2011

The Living Waters Guatemala Team

Front row: Claudia Caballeros, Second row: Mayra Quevedo, Bob Beatty, Henry Van Lengen, Back row: Bob Swope, Miriam Mazariegos, Bill Handley, Joanne Denton, and Peter Denton.

 

Dr. Hall Receives 2nd Paul Harris Award

Rotary Club President Michael Owsley presents a 2nd Paul Harris Award to Rotarian Dr. Larry Hall, recognizing Dr. Hall's significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation.


Elizabethtown Rotarians Recognized for Water Project

Rotarians Bob Swope, Peter Denton and Bill Handley hold certificates recognizing their leadership in the Living Waters-Guatemala Project.

 

Lamonte Hornback Honored as Paul Harris Fellow

Lamonte Hornback recives his Paul Harris Fellowship pin from his wife Mimi, recognizing his significant contribution to the Rotary Foundation.

 

Kenny Tabb Honored as Paul Harris Fellow

Kenny Tabb receives his Paul Harris Fellowship pin from Rotary president Cathy Williamson, recognizing his significant contribution to the Rotary Foundation.

 

Bill Carter Receives Paul Harris Award

Bill Carter receives his Paul Harris Award pin from his wife Rhonda.  The award recognizes Bill's significant contribution to the Rotary Foundation.

 

Two Rotarians Receive Paul Harris Awards 

In picture above, new Paul Harris Fellow Kelly Emerine is pinned by Rotarian Claudia Thurman.  In picture below, Nannette Johnston is welcomed as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotarian Betty Sue French.  Both Kelly and Nannette were recognized for their significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation.

 

Nannette Johnston Paul Harris Award 

 

Rotarian Nannette Johnston receives her Paul Harris Award from Rotarian Betty Sue French.


STAPLETON AND COLLORD BECOME PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS

At the May 31st meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club, Greg Stapleton and Ken Collord were recognized as new Paul Harris Fellows for their significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation.  Pictured with Greg is his wife, Holly and with Ken is his son, Chris.

 

TED STILES RECEIVES 3RD PAUL HARRIS AWARD

Ted Stiles receives his 3rd Paul Harris award from President Cathy Williamson.  The award recognizes Ted's significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation.


CLUB HOSTS GERMAN GSE TEAM 

The Elizabethtown Rotary Club hosted the Group Study Exchange Team from Germany from May 8-11. Members of the team from left, Christian Kellerman(Team Leader), Matthias Ziegler, Cathy Williamson (Elizabethtownown Rotary Club President), Lars Langner, Daniela Bremer, Stephan Braunecker and Anne Dettmer.

 

JAMES DOUGHTY RECEIVES 5TH PAUL HARRIS AWARD

James Doughty is "pinned" with his 5th Paul Harris award by his wife, Marless.  James was recognized for his generous contributions to the Rotary Foundation.

 

WILLIS RECOGNIZED WITH 4TH PAUL HARRIS AWARD

Chuck Willis is "pinned" with his 4th Paul Harris award by his wife, Diane.  Chuck was recognized for his generous contributions to the Rotary Foundation.

 

CLAYCOMB NAMED PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

Rotarian Val Claycomb is "pinned" as a Paul Harris Fellow by her Rotary sponsor Ted Stiles.

 

MIRIAM MAZARIEGOS VISITS CLUB

Guatemala native Miriam Mazariegos made a presentation of a miniature water jug to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club to represent her thanks to the club for its support of the Living Waters of the World project in Guatemala. The project provides a safe water supply for remote areas.

 

Pictured from the left are Rotarian Peter Denton, Miriam Mazariegos and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Cathy Williamson. Standing is Rotarian Bob Swope.

 

 

NOON ROTARY INSTALLS 5TH DRINKING WATER SYSTEM

The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club in cooperation with the Elizabethtown First Presbyterian Church recently completed its 5th installation of water purification systems in Guatemala. Team members were:  First row L to R:Claudia Caballeros and Miriam Mazariegos(In-Country Coordinators for Living Waters of the World), Henry Van Lengen, and Bob Swope. Back row: Bob Beatty, Dr. Bill Handley, and Joanne and Peter Denton.

 

NOON ROTARY HOSTS GSE TEAM FROM GREAT BRITAIN

The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club hosted the 2010 Group Study Exchange Team from District 1220 in Great Britain, May 12-15, 2010.  Pictured are: GSE Team Coordinators J.J. and Kelli Jeffries, GSE Team Members Pam Bowley, Laure Harmer, Tom Martin, and Tes Murray, and GSE Team Leader Anne Ledbetter.

 

WATER PROJECT RECOGNITION

At its regular meeting on June 9, 2009, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club Also recognized members of the team that headed up the club’s water project in Guatemala.  The club has now sent a team two years in a row to impoverished areas of Guatemala to install clean water filtration systems.  The Elizabethtown Club was recently honored at the district Rotary Convention by receiving the award for Best International Project.  (Pictured: Rotarians project team members Peter Denton, Bob Swope, and Bill Handley with Rotary President Glenn Ross,

 

Noon Rotary Inducts Paul Harris Fellows

The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club welcomed Rotary District Governor Terry Shockley and his wife Jo as special guests at their meeting on March 31, 2009.  District Governor Shockley was in attendance for the recognition of ten members of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club who have been named Paul Harris Fellows.  Membership as a Paul Harris Fellow is a significant distinction in the club awarded for contributions to the Rotary Foundation.  The Foundation fosters better international understanding by granting scholarships to young men and women throughout the world for study outside their own countries in addition to philanthropic projects both in the United States and abroad.  Pictured:  Rotary President Glenn Ross with Rotary District Governor Terry Shockley and Mrs. Jo Shockley.

 

PAUL HARRIS FELLOWS

Being recognized as Paul Harris Fellows for the first time were Ed Barlow, Michael Owsley, Linda Sims, and James Jeffries.  Second time recipients were Ted Stiles, Sammie Phillips, Chuck Willis, Rich Griendling, and Jeff Richardson.  Being recognized for a third time for his contributions was Kevin Addington.    Pictured: L-R back row: Jeff Richardson, Rich Griendling, Rotary President Glenn Ross, Chuck Willis,  L-R front row: Ted Stiles, Ed Barlow, Linda Sims, Michael Owsley.

 

Noon Rotary's Living Water Guatemala Project 

In 2005, incoming Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club President Debbie Borden included an international clean water project as one of her goals for our club.  Rotarians Bob Swope, SkipDunford and Dr. Bill Handley along with non-Rotarians Bill Ball, Bob Beatty and Ralph Youngbegan the foundation work that would span the terms of Rotary Presidents Rick Baumgardner and Greg Jenkins. In 2008, a cooperative effort of the Noon Rotary Club and First Presbyterian Church installed two water purification systems in Guatemala that today provide clean water for over 6,000 Mayan-Man Indians.  Two more water systems are to be installed in 2009.