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  Rotary Art Auction May 17, 2016 Annual Art Auction
President James Jeffries highlighted the Club's accomplishments during the 2014-15 Rotary Year. President James Jeffries' Farewell Address Jun 30, 2015 President James jeffries delivered his Farewell Address, highlighting the Club's accomplishments during the 2014-15 Rotary Year.
Paul Harris Fellow Jun 30, 2015 Marilyn Ford was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow at the Club meeting on June 30.
Paul Harris Fellow Jun 30, 2015 Glenn Ross was recognized at a Paul Harris Fellow +3 at the Club Meeting on June 30.
Nine Club members were inducted as Paul Harris Fellows at the June 16th meeting. Paul Hartris Induction Jun 16, 2015 Nine members were inducted as Paul Harris Fellows at the June 16th meeting.
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell addressed the Club at the Historic State Theater. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell May 26, 2015 Our special guest speaker on May 26th was U.S. Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
PDG Kay Sharon, Future President D.J. Hall, Past President Val Claycomb, and President James Jeffries and spouse Kelli, packed food boxes for Kids Against Hunger Project at the District Conference. District Conference May 15, 2015 PDG Kay Sharon, Future President D.J. Hall, Past President Val Claycomb, and President James Jeffries and spouse Kelli attended the District 6710 Conference in Paducah.
Rotarians Larry French, Gary Bohannon, James Jeffries, Kelly Emerine, Val Claycomb and Chuck Willis present check to Feeding America. Rotary Shares - Feeding America Apr 21, 2015 Rotary members presented a check to Feeding America and packed food boxes as part of its Rotary Shares initiative.
The Club enjoyed a great bean soup meal and sang Christmas Carols. Rotary Bean Soup Christmas Meal Dec 16, 2014 The annual Bean Soup Luncheon was held at the Brown Pusey House. Proceeds from the meal went to Helping Hand of Hope.
Dee Jay Hall, Chuck Willis and James Jeffries digging in! 2014 Rotary Christmas Party Dec 11, 2014 The annual Rotary Christmas Bash was held at The Thurman House in Sonora. A shrimp boil was enjoyed by all.
The annual drive provides bikes through Helping Hand of Hope. Bikes for Kids Dec 9, 2014 Our Club's annual bike drive provides bicycles and Helmets for needy children in Elizabethtown.
A group of Rotary volunteers helped with the dental screenings of 1200 Hardin County students. Rotary Smiles Sep 26, 2014 Elizabethtown Rotary Club provided dental screenings for 1200 Hardin County 3rd grade students as part of its Rotary Smiles Program. Followup treatment will be done in February, 2015..
September 9th - District Governor Jayne Crisp was our special guest. Here, she is welcomed by Club President James Jeffries, on left, and Program Chairman Rotarian Tom Cooper, on right. District Governor Visit Sep 9, 2014 District Governor Jayne Crisp was our special guest. Here, she is welcomed by Club President James Jeffries, on left, and Program Chairman Rotarian Tom Cooper, on right.
Senator Mitch McConnell Aug 21, 2014 U.S. Mitch McConnell addressed a special joint meeting of the Elizabethtown Noon and Hardin County A.M. Clubs.
Cook Rick Baumgardner, Server Kevin Addington, Past President Val Claycomb, Server Skip Dunford and Cook Ed Drunil taking a break. Cruisin the Heartland Pancake Breakfast Jul 26, 2014 The annual Cruisin the heartland Pancake breakfast was a great success!
2014-15 Elizabethtown Rotary President James Jeffries received the President's gavel from President Val Claycomb. Changing of the Guard Jun 24, 2014 President Val Claycomb passes the President's gavel to incoming Elizabethtown Rotary President James Jeffries.
Chuck Willis receives the Rotarian of the Year award from President Val. Rotarian of the Year Jun 24, 2014 President Val Claycomb presents Rotarian Chuck Willis with a plaque recognizing him as Rotarian of the Year for 2013-2014.
2014-2015 Rotary President Jun 24, 2014 Judge Bill Cooper swears in incoming Rotary Club President James Jeffries.
A new Rotarian, Deborah Fizer, is welcomed to the Club by her sponsor, rotarian DeeJay Hall.  Looking on is Deborah's husband, Paul New Rotary Member May 6, 2014 A new Rotarian, Deborah Fizer, is welcomed to the Club by her sponsor Rotarian, DeeJay Hall.
Glenn Ross pins his daughter, Jennifer as the Club's newest Paul Harris Fellow. Paul Harris Fellows Apr 22, 2014 Glenn Ross had the honor of pinning his daughter, Jennifer, as the Club's newest Paul Harris Fellow.
Rotarians enjoyed fellowship and packing backpacks for students. Rotary Cares - Backpack Program Apr 22, 2014 Rotarians met at Feeding America to pack backpacks for Hardin County students, as part of our Rotary Shares initiative.
The Art Auction was a great fundraiser for the Club, enabling the Club to support programs improving our community and world. Rotary Art Auction - 2014 Apr 19, 2014 The first annual Rotary Art Auction was held on April 19th. The auction was a huge success.
Paul Harris Fellows Apr 1, 2014 Terry Shipp, Bob Swope and Al Rider were inducted as Paul Harris Fellows at the April 1st Club Meeting.
Several Rotarians were honored with Paul Harris Fellowships at the March 25th Rotary Meeting. Paul Harris Fellows Mar 25, 2014 At the March 25th regular meeting several Rotarians were honored with Paul Harris Fellowships.
Morgan Parsons, center, from John Hardin High School was the winner of the speech contest.  Omar Banihini, from Elizabethtown High School was the second place finisher and Vasiliki Wilk, from John Hardin High School was the third place finisher. Club Speech Contest Mar 18, 2014 The annual Club speech contest was held at the regular Club meeting on March 18th.
New member Andrew Clark, Radiology Director at Hardin Memorial Hospital is welcomed by Club President Val Claycomb. New Member Feb 25, 2014 New member Andrew Clark is welcomed by Club President Val Claycomb.
President Val Claycomb directs the packing effort for the shoes donated by Club members. Shoes for Orphaned Souls Nov 7, 2013 Over 250 pairs of shoes were collected for the District 6710 Shoes for Orphaned Souls Project
Rotarian Dentist John Duplessis screens a third grade student at Lakewood Elementary School. Rotary Smiles Sep 6, 2013 Rotary Smiles, a dental screening program for Hardin County third grade students, will take place each Friday in September.
Kelly Emerine did an excellent job organizing the club in our annual fundraiser. Country Ham Breakfast Jul 27, 2013 The Cruisin the Heartland Festival Country Ham Breakfast was a huge success!
Chuck Crutcher receives the award from Rotarian Ken Collord. 2013 Jack Snyder Award Mar 26, 2013 Chuck Crutcher was presented with the Jack Snyder Award as the outstanding farmer in Hardin County. Rotarian Ken Collord presents the award.
Alex O'Bryan, Tori Nelson, and Omar Banihani participated in the contest.  Tori was the winner and will represent the Club at the Sectional contest on March 22, 2013 Club Speech Contest Mar 19, 2013 Three area students participated in our Club Speech contest on March 19th.
Club Receives District Award Nov 20, 2012 Asst. District Governor Michael Owsley presents the District Club Changemaker Award to Club President Greg Stapleton.
Niko and his handler Officer Chris Bland did a drug location demonstration. Niko the Wonder Dog! Nov 6, 2012 Niko, Elizabethtown Police Department's drug sniffing dog presented the program on November 6th.
RYLA Sep 15, 2012 RYLA, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, helps students develop leadership skills.
Val Claycomb serves a Rotary Smiles Sep 14, 2012 Rotary Smiles provides dental screening for all Hardin County 3rd grade students and treatment for those students without treatment options.
Rotary 9/11 Observance! Sep 11, 2012 A 9/11 Tribute was held at our regular meeting on September 11th.
Rotarians walked at Freeman Lake park to support research on MS. MS Walk Sep 8, 2012 Rotarians walked to support MS research.
CruIsin the Heartland Breakfast! Jul 28, 2012 The Rotary Cruisin the Heartland Breakfast was a great success. It was a great time of fellowship and service.
Dr. John Duplessis is welcomed to Rotary by his sponsor Glenn Ross. New Rotarian Dr. John Duplessis Jul 24, 2012 New Rotarian Dr. John Duplessis is welcomed by sponsor Glenn Ross.
New member, James Keith, is pinned by his sponsor, Tim Asher, at the July 17th meeting. New Member Induction Jul 17, 2012 New member, James Keith, is pinned by his sponsor, Tim Asher.
New Rotarian Dr. Susan Tate is pictured with Rotary President Dr. Michael Owsley and her sponsor Dr. Dennis Shoff. New Member Induction May 29, 2012 Dr. Susan Tate is inducted as a new Rotarian at the May 29th Rotary Meeting.
Departing from the Louisville airport are team members Bob Swope, Joanne Denton, Peter Denton, Henry Van Legen, Bob Ball, and Bob Beatty. Living Waters - Guatemala 2012 May 4, 2012 The Rotary/First Presbyterian Team made a return visit to Guatemala to service the 9 previously installed water systems, providing clean drinking water to 24,000 residents.
President Michael Owsley welcomes Senator Paul. Senator Paul Visit May 1, 2012 The Club welcomed Senator Rand Paul as guest speaker on May 1st. Here, Senator Paul is welcomed by Club president Michael Owsley.
Don Fulford was inducted into the Club on April 24th. New Member Induction Apr 24, 2012 New member Don Fulford was inducted at the April 24th meeting. Don is pictured with Club President Michael Owsley.
Contestants from left to right: Caleb Moore, Home Schooled, Syreeta Briggs, North Hardin High School, Quinn Towery, Scottsville High School in Allen County, and Omar Banihani of Elizabethtown High School. Area Speech Contest Mar 20, 2012 The area speech contest was held at the regular Club meeting on March 20, 2012.
Rotary President Michael Owsley presents the Jack Snyder Award to Jimmy Stuecker. Jack Snyder Award Feb 14, 2012 Jimmy Stuecker is presented the Jack Snyder Award by Rotary President Michael Owsley. Jimmy was honored as an outstanding farmer in Hardin County.
New Rotary Venue: Stone Hearth Restaurant Jan 3, 2012 Tuesday, January 3rd marked a change in meeting place for the E'town Rotay Club. The club began meeting at Stone Hearth Restaurant.
Servers Satsuyo (Suzi) Killian and Carolyn Cook were rocognized at the December 20th meeting.  Suzi has served our club for over 24 years. Servers Recognized Dec 20, 2011 Club Treasurer Larry French recognized long time servers Satsuyo (Suzi) Killian and Carolyn Cook from Howard Johnsons. Suzi has served our club for over 24 years.
Bicycles rerady for loading. Christmas Bicycles Dec 20, 2011 Rotarians donated 38 bicycles during the annual bicycles for kids project.
Claudia and Charlie Thurman Rotary Christmas Party Dec 6, 2011 The Rotary Christmas Party was held on December 6th at Tony York's in Glendale
Rotarian Dr. Larry Hall is presented his 2nd Paul Harris Award by Club President Michael Owsley.  The award recognizes Dr. Hall's significant contributions to the Rotary Foundation. Dr. Hall receives 2nd Paul Harris Award Nov 15, 2011 Dr. Larry Hall is presented his 2nd Paul Harris Award
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club received the District 6710 2010-2011 Largest Increase in Giving Per Captia and the 2010-2011 STAR Award representing $100 or more Per Capita giving. Elizabethtown Rotary Wins District Awards Nov 1, 2011 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club received the District 6710 2010-2011 Largest Increase in Giving Per Captia and the 2010-2011 STAR Award representing $100 or more Per Capita giving from Dave Weller, District 6710 Rotary Foundation General Chair. Here we see Past President Cathy Williamson, receiving the awards.
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. Living Waters Guatemala 2011 Oct 21, 2011 The Living Waters Guatemala returned to Guatemala in October to install the 9th water system.
Rotarian Larry French is pictured with dental staff providing screening for all 3rd grade students in Hardin County. Rotary Smiles 2011 Sep 9, 2011 The Rotary Smiles Program provides dental screening for 3rd grade students in Hardin County. Rotary Smiles is a community service project of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club and the Hardin County Water District No.2.
PDG Woody Northup congratulates DG Rick Baumgardner as incoming governor of district 6710. District Governor Reception Jul 26, 2011 A reception was held at the Thurman House honoring District Governor Rick Baumgardner.
The State Champion Central Hardin Bruins were special club guests on July 19th. State Champion Central Hardin Baseball Team Jul 19, 2011 The State Champion Central Hardin Bruins were special guests of the Club on July 19, 2011. Pictured with Rotary President Michael Owsley are Team Coach Todd Thompson and Seniors Tailor Wilson, Levi McCamish, Austin Walters, Dylon Shoffner and Mike Nichols.
Outgoing Rotary President Cathy Williamson pins the President's pin on Dr. Owsley. Dr. Owsley Pinned as Rotary President Jul 5, 2011 Dr. Michael Owsley was pinned as incoming Rotary President for the 2011-2012 Rotary year.
Incoming President Dr. Michael Owsley presented a gavel to outgoing President Cathy Williamson. President Cathy's Farewell Jun 28, 2011 Outgoing President Cathy Williamson outlined the significant accomplishments of the 2010-2011 Rotary year.
Ted Stiles presents Claudia Thurman a cetificate naming her a Paul Harris Fellow. Claudia Thurman Named Paul Harris Fellow Jun 21, 2011 Ted Stiles presents a certificate to Claudia Thurman naming her a Paul Harris Fellow.
Group Study Exchange Team from Germany. From left, Christian Kellerman(Team Leader), Matthias Ziegler, Cathy Williamson (Rotary Club President), Lars Langner, Daniela Bremer, Stephan Braunecker and Anne Dettmer. 2011 Group Study Exchange May 10, 2011 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club hosted a Group Study Exchange Team from Germany May 8-11.
Cathy & Tracy Law who is President of Rotoract Club of Greater Hardin County. Tracy Law is Club Guest Apr 5, 2011 President Cathy Williamson welcomes Tracy Law, President of Rotoract Club of Greater Hardin County, to the April 5th club meeting.
Susan Gifford of the Swope Family of Dealerships
was inducted as a new member of the Elizabethtown
Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 29th.
 
Pictured are Bob Swope, her sponsor, 
and Gifford. Gifford Inducted Into Rotary Mar 29, 2011 Susan Gifford of the Swope Family of Dealerships was inducted as a new member of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 29st.
Kelly Emerine, Carol Belcher and James Jeffries were recognized for their leadership in the Rotary Smiles Program, a program that provides dental screeniing and care for Hardin County third grade students.  Not pictured, but active in the program, is Rik Hawkins. Rotary Smiles Program Mar 29, 2011 Leaders in the Elizabethtown Rotary Smiles Program were recognized for their efforts.
Rotarian Gary French, Superintendent of the Elizabethtown Independent Schools, receives his membership pin from Rotarian Kelly Emerine. Gary French Inducted Into Rotary Mar 22, 2011 Rotarian Gary French, Superintendent of the Elizabethtown Independent Schools, receives his membership pin from Rotarian Kelly Emerine.
James' wife Marless, adds 5th Paul Harris award to James' lapel. James Doughty Recognized for 5th Paul Harris Award Mar 15, 2011 James Doughty is "pinned" with his 5th Paul Harris award by his wife Marless.
Rotarians Glenn Ross, Ken Collord, Mike Byers and DeeJay Hall along with Rotary Bowls for Kid's Sake Mar 13, 2011 Rotarians took to the bowling lanes to support the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program.
Rotary Speech Contest: Left to right, Jakob Burnham, Arsh Hague the winner representing Elizabethtown High School, Rotarian Kelly Emerine - event organizer, and Logan Roberts. Rotary Speech Contest Mar 1, 2011 The Rotary Speech Contest was held at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting on March 1, 2011.
Chuck Willis is pinned with his 5th Paul Harris award by his wife, Diane. Chuck Willis Receives PH+4 Award! Feb 15, 2011 Chuck Willis is pinned with his 5th Paul Harris award by his wife Diane.
Walker Thomas and Rotary President Cathy Williamson. Thomas Honored by Rotary Feb 8, 2011 Walker Thomas was recognized with the Jack Snyder Award for his many years of outstanding service to the Hardin County agricultural community.
Val Claycomb is pinned Claycomb Becomes Paul Harris Fellow Feb 1, 2011 Rotarian Val Claycomb is "pinned" as a Paul Harris Fellow by her Rotary sponsor Ted Stiles.
Santa had plenty of coal to pass out to the bad boys and girls of Rotary. Santa's Club Visit! Dec 21, 2010 Santa Claus made a surprise visit to the Rotary Club meeting on December 21.
New member Tee Mascaniai is pinned by Hardin McLane. Rotary Inducts Tee Mascaniai Dec 21, 2010 Elizabethtown Rotary inducted Tee Mascaniai as a new member at its December 21st meeting.
Ken Collord led the project. 2010 Christmas Bicycle Project Dec 18, 2010 Elizabethtown Rotary Club supplied 37 bikes with helmets to be delivered to kids in Hardin County by the Helping Hands organization.
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted new members
Brian Prater and Larry Arnold on Tuesday, December 7.
Brian is an insurance agent with Skees and Shipp.
Larry is with the Boy Scouts of America.
 
Pictured from left, Brian Prater and Larry Arnold. Rotary Inducts Prater and Arnold! Dec 8, 2010 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted new members Brian Prater and Larry Arnold on Tuesday, December 7. Brian is an insurance agent with Skees and Shipp. Larry is with the Boy Scouts of America.
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted two new
members, Kathy Helm and Sandra Mahoney, on Tuesday, 
November 30 Rotary Inducts Kathy Helm and Sandra Mahoney Nov 30, 2010 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted two new members, Kathy Helm and Sandra Mahoney, on Tuesday, November 30
Pictured are Mike Enlow, Niel Atcher (Club President) and Howard Williams. Coats for Kids Nov 26, 2010 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club donated six bags (27 coats) for the Radcliff Rotary Club sponsored coat drive.
Members that lent a hand are:  Larry & Betty Sue French, Val Claycomb, Rik Hawkins, Bill Carter, President Cathy Williamson, Greg Stapleton, Ted Stiles and Bob Swope .  Not pictured, but working were Rodney Crook, his son and Alex Brosky.  Also working and taking the photos was Rotarian Hans Marsen. Rotary Pavilion Makeover Oct 30, 2010 Elizabethtown Rotary members met at Freeman Lake Park on October 30 to make repairs to the Rotary pavilion.
The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted Hans Marsen as a new member on Tuesday, October 19th. Elizabethtown Rotary Inducts Hans Marsen Oct 19, 2010 The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted Hans Marsen as a new member on Tuesday, October 19th.
Antsy McClain performs onstage at the PAC at John Hardin High School. Living Waters-Guatemala Concert Oct 16, 2010 Elizabethtown Rotary held its 3rd Annual Antsy McClain concert to support its Living Waters-Guatemala Project.
Phillip Orwig was inducted as a new member
of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club at its Tuesday, October 5 meeting. Elizabethtown Rotary Adds New Member! Oct 5, 2010 Phillip Orwig was inducted as a new member of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club at its Tuesday, October 5 meeting.
Participating in the walk were Rotarians Cathy 
Williamson, Larry & Betty Sue French, Nannette Johnston, Keith Johnson and Kendra Stewart. MS Walk 2010 Sep 11, 2010 Rotarians raised over $500 to help in the fight against MS.
The Living Waters - Guatemala project provides a safe water supply for remote areas of Guatemala.
 
Pictured from the left are Rotarian Peter Denton,
Miriam Mazariegos and Elizabethtown Rotary Club
President Cathy Williamson. Standing is Rotarian
Bob Swope Living Waters - Guatemala Aug 31, 2010 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.
Rotary President Tim Asher presents the Rotarian of the Year award for Rotary Year 2009-2010 to Mike Byers. Mike Byers Named Rotarian of the Year Jun 29, 2010 Mike Byers was named Rotarian of the Year for Rotary Year 2009-2010. Rotary President Tim Asher presents the award to Mike.
The team at Miriam Mazariegos' home.  First row L to R:Claudia Caballeros and Miriam Mazariegos(In-Country Coordinators for Living Waters for the World), Henry Van Lengen, and Bob Swope.  Back row: Bob Beatty, Dr. Bill Handley, and Joanne and Peter Denton. Living Waters - Guatemala 2010 Trip! Jun 24, 2010 A joint project between the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club and the First Presbyterian Church, Living Waters-Guatemala installed a 5th water purification system in Malacatancito, Guatemala.
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. 2010 Group Study Exchange May 14, 2010 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club hosted the 2010 Group Study Exchange Team from District 1220 in Great Britain.
Pictured are Rotary District Governor Chuck Cicchella and Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Tim Asher. Rotary 75th Anniversary Celebration Mar 22, 2010 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club celebrated their 75th anniversary with a dinner on Monday, March 22. The club was organized in 1935.
Pictured are some of the members of the Living Waters Guatemala Project team (Peter Denton, Bob Swope, Ajb'ee Jimenez and Skip Dunford). Living Waters Guatemala Project Oct 20, 2009 The guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club on Tuesday, October 20 was Ajb'ee Jimenez, a native of Guatemala. He presented a program about Guatemala, Mayan culture and their need for safe water. Ajb'ee assisted a team from Elizabethtown that installed a water purification system in Guatemala. The project was sponsored by the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club and the First Presbyterian Church.
Antsy McClain Concert Oct 17, 2009 Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club and the First Presbyterian Church hosted Antsy McClain for a fundraiser on October 17 to benefit the Living Waters - Guatemala Project.
Rotarians Claudia Thurman and Glenn Ross along with former Rotary President and dentist Debbie Borden help with dental screenings as part of the Rotay Smiles Program that will provide dental screenings of all third graders in Hardin County. Rotary Smiles! Sep 18, 2009 Rotarians Claudia Thurman and Glenn Ross help with dental screenings as part of the Rotary Smiles Program that will do dental screenings of all third graders in Hardin County.
Rotarians Moira Taylor, Larry and Betty Sue French, Nanette Johnson, Ted Stiles, Kendra Stewart, and Chuck and Diane Willis participated in the Walk MS event at Freeman Lake Park. Walk MS Sep 12, 2009 Members of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club raised over $700 for MS research by participating in the Walk MS event at Freeman Lake Park..
Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club President Tim Asher welcomes newly installed Rotarians Michelle Gowen and Kitten Lawless. New Rotary Members Inducted Jul 28, 2009 Michelle Gowen and Kitten Lawless were inducted as new Rotary members at the July 28, 2009 meeting of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club.
President Elect Cathy Williamson presents a check to United Way representing the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club's participation in the Pops in the Park concert. Pops In The Park - 2009 Jul 24, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club participated in the Pops in the Park concert to benefit the United Way.
Rotary President Glenn Ross presents the District 6710 Community Service Project Award to Rotarians James Doughty and Greg Jenkins.  The award recognizes the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club's Hardin County Backpack Program.  The program supplies supplemental food for over 600 Hardin County students. District Conference Award Jun 16, 2009 James Doughty and Greg Jenkins were recognized for receiving an award at the 2009 District 6710 conference. The category was Best Community Service Project.
Rotarian of the Year Bob Swope with Rotary President Glenn Ross. Rotarian of the Year - 2009 Jun 9, 2009 At its regular meeting on June 9, 2009 the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club recognized Rotarian Bob Swope as Rotarian of the Year for 2009.
Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club was recently honored at the District Rotary Convention by having its Clean Water Guatemala Project recognized as the Best International Project .  (Pictured are team members Rotarians Peter Denton, Bob Swope, and Bill Handley with Rotary President Glenn Ross) Clean Water Guatemala Project Jun 9, 2009 At its regular meeting on June 9, 2009 the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club 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.
Pictured are: Rotary President Glenn Ross with new member Thomas Cooper. Thomas Cooper Inducted as New Rotary Member Jun 9, 2009 At its regular meeting on June 29, 2009, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club welcomed Thomas Cooper as their newest member.
President Glenn Ross and the Brazilian Group Study Exchange Team. 2009 Group Study Exchange - Brazil May 12, 2009 As a wrap-up of the Brazilian Group Study Exchange's visit to Elizabethtown, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club hosted a shrimp boil at the Thurman-Phillips Guest Home in Sonora.
Bill Ball and Rotarian Bob Swope listen while Claudia Caballeros and Maria Marta Gomez discuss the clean water system. Clean Water Guatemala Project May 1, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Clean Water Guatemala Project is a cooperative effort with the First Presbyterian Church aimed at providing clean drinking water in Guatemala.
Pictured are Noon Rotary President Glenn Ross, District Governor Terry Shockley and his wife Jo.  The DG and his wife were in attendance for the recognition of ten members of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club who have been named Paul Harris Fellows. Rotary Paul Harris Fellows Mar 31, 2009 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.
Rotarian Mike Byers and Rotary President Glenn Ross with the Bowl For Kids Sake trophy. Bowl for Kids Sake Mar 24, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club was recently honored as the club that raised the most money for Bowl For Kids Sake fundraiser on behalf of Big Brothere/Big Sisters. The team raised over $1,800. Team members included Mike Byers, DeeJay Hall, Brad Burchett, and Tim Asher.
Rotary President Glenn Ross presents a check for $250 to CASA director Sylvia Griendling. CASA Program Mar 3, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club welcomed CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program to their meeting on March 3, 2009. CASA is an established program nationwide that is new to the Hardin County area and utilizes volunteers to advocate for children in the Family Court System. In an effort to assist this worthy organization in getting established, the Noon Rotary Club made a donation of $250. (Rotary President Glenn Ross presents a check to CASA director Sylvia Griendling)
Completing the program was Cathy Williamson.  Michael Owsley completed part two of the leadership training.  Rotary Leadership Institute Feb 10, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club sent two participants to the regional Rotary Leadership Institute on February 7, 2009 in Lexington. RLI is a three part program designed to prepare future leaders of Rotary Clubs by teaching the values of the International Rotary Club and effective management skills as they relate to club activities.
Pictured are Past Rotary President Greg Jenkins, Betty Grusy, Rod Grusy, Rotarian Val Claycomb, and Rotarian Jack Snyder. Jack Snyder Award Feb 10, 2009 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary held their annual Rural-Urban day at their weekly meeting February 10, 2009. Recognized at the meeting was the 2009 recipient of the Jack Snyder Award, Mr. Rod Grusy. The award is given in recognition of outstanding lifetime achievement in the pursuit of relations between the rural and urban communities of Hardin County.
Rotarian Val Claycomb congratulates Speech Contest winner Samantha Adams. Rotary Speech Contest Jan 20, 2009 On January 20, 2009, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary hosted their annual speech competition for area students. This year's theme was "Make Dreams Real." The winner this year was Samantha Adams of Faith Home School Association and the runner-up was Andre Crutcher of Elizabethtown High School. This year's competition was organized by Rotarian Val Claycomb.
At the January 13, 2009 meeting, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club inducted Dr. Jayne Morgenthal as a new member of their organization.  Dr. Morgenthal is superintendent of Elizabethtown Independant Schools. Dr. Morganthal Induction Jan 13, 2009 At the January 13, 2009 meeting, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club inducted Dr. Jayne Morgenthal as a new member of their organization. Dr. Morgenthal is superintendent of Elizabethtown Independant Schools.
St. James Children's Choir Dec 23, 2008 A children's choir from St. James School entertained the club at its December 23 meeting.
Pictured back row L-R SIFE members Shari Hibbs, Jerad Aubrey; Rotarian Tony Sloan; Larue County HS principal Paul Mullins and advisor Kristi Wright; Rotary President Glenn Ross.  Front Row L-R Essay winners Hanna Burgin – Nelson County HS (1st), Betsy Durham – LCHS (2nd), Haley Carrico – LCHS (3rd). Rotary Essay Contest Dec 9, 2008 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club sponsored an essay contest in conjunction with the Students In Free Enterprise club from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. The essay for this year focused on the meaning of Ethics in the Workplace.
Marth Lane Collins Visit Nov 25, 2008 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary was pleased to welcome former Kentucky Governor Martha Layne Collins at their meeting. Governor Collins is actively involved with Georgetown College and accompanied Dr. Bill Crouch, President of Georgetown College, on his visit to the club.
Antsy McClain greets audience members following the concert. Antsy McClain Concert Oct 25, 2008 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club and The First Presbyterian Church jointly sponsored a concert by Antsy McClain to support The Living Waters Guatemala Project. The concert was a great success raising needed funds to add two additional water systems in Guatemalan villages in 2009.
Rotarians Larry French, Betty Sue French, Bart Lovins, and Glenn Ross uncarton food to be placed in the backpack bags. America's Second Harvest BackPack Program Sep 29, 2008 Not only did the Elizabetown Noon Rotary Club donate $6,500 to the Hardin County BackPack Program, six Rotarians helped with labor on September 29, by unloading food that will be placed in the backpack bags for Hardin County School students. The program provides food for the weekends to children who otherwise would not have food available to them.
Rotary President Glenn Ross and Immediate Past President Greg Jenkins present check to America's Second Harvest representatives Marless Doughty and Melissa French. America's Second Harvest BackPack Program Sep 9, 2008 At their regular meeting on September 9, the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club made a donation of $6,500 to America’s Second Harvest to be used to support the Hardin County Backpack Program. This donation totally funds Hardin County’s BackPack program for one month. The backpack program provides nutritional weekend meals for over 700 Hardin County students.
L to R: Chuck & Diane Willis, Kay Sharon, Johnnie & Cecilia Long, Ted Stiles, Betty Sue French, Lisa Williams, Nannette Johnston, Larry French, and Rik & Sandy Hawkins MS Walk Sep 6, 2008 Rotarians participated in the Annual MS Walk on Saturday, Septmeber 5, 2008. Rotarians raised over $1300 to help find a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.
L to R: Rotarians Hardin McLane, Rich Griendling, Larry French, Betty Sue French, Mike Byers, 
Claudia Thurman, Glenn Ross, Rick Baumgardner, 
Bob Swope, & Dr. Bill Handley. Team Day 2008 Aug 26, 2008 Rotarians display their team colors at the August 26, 2008 Rotary meeting designated as "Team Day."
Skip Dunford shows the project plan!  Living Waters for the World is the global mission resource of the Synod of Living Waters of the Presbyterian Church USA. The Elizabethtown Rotary Club teamed with the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethtown to sponsor the Living Water Guatemala Project. LIVING WATERS GUATEMALA PROJECT Jan 15, 2008 In 2005, incoming Elizabethtown Rotay Club President Debbie Borden included an international clean water project as one of her goals for our club during that year. Rotarians Bob Swope, Skip Dunford and Dr. Bill Handley along with non-Rotarians Bill Ball, Bob Beatty and Ralph Young began the foundation work that would span the terms of Rotary Presidents Rick Baumgardner and Greg Jenkins.
First Place Team: Ed Ditto, Eric Hamilton, Ron Horn and C.Blair Rotary Golf Tournament May 13, 2006 On May 13, 2006 the Elizabethtown Rotary Club held a golf scramble to raise funds for the varioous community service projects in which the club is involved. As part of the activities that day, a joint breakfast meeting was held with the Hardin County Rotary Club at the Elizabethtown Country Club. Breakfast was at 7:00 A.M. and the scramble had a shot-gun start at 9:00 A.M. Approximately $7,000 was raised to support Club projects.
The two club Presidents, Francis Simpson and Kevin Addington, presented the 100th Anniversary Birthday Cake. 100th Anniversary of Rotary International Feb 28, 2005 On February 28, 2005 the Elizabethtown Rotary Club and the Hardin County Rotary Club hosted a dinner for Rotarians in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International. The Elizabethtown Rotary Club was also marking its 70th year of service to the Elizabethtown community. The dinner and entertainment were held at the Historic State Theater.
Brice is a Senior at Larue Coounty High School and represented the Hodgenville Rotary Club.  Five area clubs: Hodgenville, Hardin County, Radcliff, Bardstown, and Elizabethtown had high school students representing them in the area competition. 2005 Area Speech Contest Feb 22, 2005 Bryce Acree won the 2005 Area Speech Contest on February 22, 2005 and represented our area in the District Speech Contest in March. Brice was also the winner of the District Contest.
2005 Elizabethtown Rotary Club Speech Contest Jan 18, 2005 On January 18, 2005, Brittany Johnson, a senior at John Hardin High School, was selected as the Club's 2005 Rotary Speech Contest winner and to be our Club's representative to the Area Speech Contest in February.
Ron Ortiz receives the International Service Award. 2004 International Service Award Oct 5, 2004 Kevin Addington and Kevin Shurn presented Ron Ortiz the Club's International Service Award. Rotarian Ortiz had recently returned from serving in the military in Iraq and while there had led his unit in several humanitarian projects for the Iraqi people.
  Rotary 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.
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