Honoring George Megill

More club photos… George Megill is a long-time member of the club who’s recently been unable to join us due to his health. Several club members had lunch with George on December 13th to honor him with this year’s Rotarian of the Year award. Watch the tribute video the club produced for George: About George:
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About Asociacion Civil la Libertad of Guatemala

More club photos… Taylor Edmonds talked to the club about a program benefiting Guatemala. Video of her presentation is available below and on YouTube: To view the slides, go to our SlideShare account here: http://www.slideshare.net/nraleighrotary/taylor-edmunds-asociacion-civil-la-libertad-of-guatemala About Taylor: Other Club News: Linda Brooks, Matthew Towler and Frank Bouknight received District All Star Awards. Assistant DG David Hayden presented the awards.
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Tiffany Snider Attends Dubai Conference

The evening meeting attendees on November 17th learned about one of our newer members professional travels. Recently inducted member Tiffany Snider visited Dubai and Sharjah, U.A.E. for the annual American Library Association Conference and Book Fair. She shared her photos and stories at the November 17th meeting. She had the opportunity to be involved in a movement to promote worldwide literacy in the library realm with a little bit of tourism on the side. Tiffany works as a librarian with Wake County Government and is currently working on her master’s degree in library science. This trip to Dubai served in
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Economic Development Partnership at NC State

Tom White, Director of the Economic Development Partnership at NC State, was our speaker Wednesday November 30th. Tom serves as a liaison to local, regional and state economic developers and workforce development practitioners to connect NC State faculty, staff and students with new and expanding industry. His duties include implementing the Industry Clusters strategy statewide, chairing the UNC-General Administration Economic Transformation Council, and coordinating both corporate recruitment and retention/expansion activities with several governmental agencies. Tom holds his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his master’s degree in public affairs from NC State. Tom spoke about opportunities gained and lost as
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