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50th Anniversary Committee

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A&J Automotive

A&J Automotive is a family owned and operated auto repair facility. We have been serving the Triangle since 1996. We strive for every customer to find us friendly and knowledgeable; ready to help you with any repair or service to your vehicle.

It is our mission to provide customers with professional auto repair in Raleigh, NC at a reasonable cost by highly qualified technicians.…

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Abbotswood at Stonehenge

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Peter Adams 2001 – 2002

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Richard D Adelman

2016/09/21 – Health Update with Dr. Adelman

Dr. Adelman is well known and respected in the medical and Raleigh community, having practiced family medicine for over 30 years. After receiving his M.D. degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, he completed his three year residency in Family Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Dr. Adelman is board certificated in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine.…

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Tradell Adkins

2017/04/19 – Interfaith Food Shuttle

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Newman Aguiar

District Governor

Newman Aguiar is the founder and Managing Partner of an Information Technology consultancy in Durham, North Carolina.  For over 25 years he has specialized in providing information technology solutions for law firms.  Aguiar Consulting, Inc. helps small and medium sized businesses in the Research Triangle area design and implement technology solutions that increase efficiency and user productivity while maintaining a stable and secure technology infrastructure.…

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Rear Admiral Christina “Tina” M. Alvarado

2016/06/01 – Importance of Naval Service

Rear Adm. Christina Alvarado is a registered nurse and graduate of the Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing, Alexandria, Virginia; Columbia University School of Nursing, New York; and holds a Master of Health Care Administration from the University of North Carolina, School of Public Health. She has worked in the clinical areas of orthopedics, neurosurgery and intensive care.…

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Burt Anderson 1994 – 1995

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Jack Andrews 1980 – 1981

Jack was born in Asheville, but moved to Raleigh as a child and became a lifelong resident of this city. He married in 1947 and was married to Alma Andrews for fifty-two years before she passed several  years ago.

After graduating from Needham Broughton High School, he entered the United States Navy and served his country during World War II.…

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Angus Barn

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Mike Aoun

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Armadale Farm Kennel

Dan Austin 1970 – 1971

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Back Nine Homes

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Bahama Breeze

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Chris Bailey

2016/08/17 and 18 – Guatemala Literacy Project

Chris has 15+ years in international recruitment and HR, spending time living in several different countries. As an established search consultant Chris has interviewed thousands of executives and helped build the C-Suite of many household names. He has a unique perspective on HR, which puts it firmly at the executive table as the most important facet of engaging the modern human capital workforce.…

David Ball 1987 – 1988

Earl Barnes 1976 – 1977

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Boyd Bennett 2010 – 2011

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Best Buy (Crabtree)

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Mr Frank Crosson Bouknight Jr

Founding Member

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Martha Bouknight

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Boy Scouts of America

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Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Inc.


Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, Inc. is dedicated to providing a comprehensive array of residential and community-based services to meet the needs of vulnerable children by addressing their physical, emotional, social, educational and spiritual development.


To be a leading human services provider, addressing the ever-changing needs of children and families, led by people of excellence and compassion.

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Dr. Alper Bozkurt

2014/10/01 – Cockroaches are our Friends?

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Bridges to Success

Bridges to Success will benefit adult students returning to school to earn their GED. Students will attend Wake Technical College on a dual path for their GED and a certificate in a marketable skill such as medical technology or welding.

The program involves two primary purposes. The first is an intensive program to teach recipients to be successful students.…

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Brigs Restaurant

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Greg Brissette 2011 – 2012

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Linda Brooks

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Ken Brown


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Jill Staton Bullard

2015/05/13 – 1 in 4 NC Children at Risk of Hunger

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Jan Burkhard

2015/11/04 – The Life of a Professional Ballet Dancer

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JB Buxton

2016/02/24 – Education Challenges in NC

J.B. Buxton is the founding principal of the Education Innovations Group, a consulting practice focused PreK-12 and post-secondary public education.  Buxton works with state departments of education, national foundations, and state, regional and national organizations focused on dramatic improvements in public education.

Prior to starting the Education Innovations Group, Buxton served in a variety of roles in government and the nonprofit sector, including deputy state superintendent of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, senior education advisor to Gov.…

C.J. Edwards

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Capital Financial Solutions

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Cardinal Business Forms

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Care Chirppractic Center

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Carolina Braces

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Carolina Country Club

Carolina Country Club was established in 1910 and has remained at its original location since inception. The Club, as one of the nation’s best private clubs, has been recognized as a five-star Platinum Club by a respected industry survey of peer club managers and presidents and recently earned the designation of a distinguished Emerald Club of the World by Boardroom Magazine.…

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Carolina Hurricanes

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Ed Carpp

2016/11/16 – Watkins Flowers

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Cedar Hills Park

The Rotary Club of North Raleigh is proud to sponsor Cedar Hills Park. The park boasts 38.5 acres and is home to one of Raleigh’s two disk golf courses.

Additionally, the park has a picnic shelter, a softball field, playgrounds for kids ages 2 – 12, 2 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts. In April 2014, the Rotary Club paved the path to the shelter and planted trees and shrubs.

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Chow Restaurant

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Ed Cody

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Leslie Cohen

2016/01/06 – Creating a Personal Wellness Center at Home

Leslie Cohen is the owner and principal designer of Leslie Cohen Design. Leslie is a nationally recognized expert in the field of interior design. She has been featured in over 70 publications such as Better Homes and Gardens, This Old House and Luxury Living Magazine.
Leslie’s goal is to create spaces that people love to be in.…

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Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART)

The CART Fund provides funds for cutting edge research to cure Alzheimer’s disease. CART started in 1996 with Rotarians voluntarily emptying their pockets and purses of change at weekly meetings.

One hundred percent (100%) of donated funds go to cutting edge AD research as required by the by-laws. Through 2015, the Fund has awarded over $5.2 million dollars in 29 grants to recognized US research institutions.…

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Crazy Fire Mongolian Grill

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Heather Cross

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Melanie Dale

2017/06/21 – Benefits of Ballroom Dance

JD Davis 1981 – 1982

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Scott Davis

2015/12/02 – Jewish Storyteller

After completing a 35-year career in public television as an executive producer, writer, director, and editor, Scott Davis is now exploring alternative avenues for storytelling by delving into the many new media available for content delivery.

Whether you’re communicating through Websites, blogging, online videos, e-books, or print-on-demand publishing, one thing remains clear: no matter which medium you choose, a good story starts with the storyteller.…

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Despina’s Café

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Steven Dieckhaus

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Discount Tire

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Joe Dittmar

2015/03/11 – 9/11 Survivor

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Melanie Doerner

2017/03/15 – NC Theatre

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Domtar Corporation

Domtar Personal Care is a division of Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS), the leader in design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. Among the brands in the Domtar Personal Care portfolio are:

  • Attends, which created the disposable adult incontinence product category in 1980.
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Sophia Dragao

2017/05/17 – Rotary Youth Exchange, Inbound from Brazil

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Driftwood Southern Kitchen

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Drs. Moser & Hudgins (Raleigh Optometry)

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Mark Duerst

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Eco Friendly Beauty Bar

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Taylor Edmonds

2016/12/07 – Asociacion Civil la Libertad

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Frank Edwards

Tom Eilers 1995 – 1996

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El Dorado

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Dr. Stan Elliot

2017/07/12 – Dr. Stan Elliot, Shaw University

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Tiffany Ervin

2016/04/13 – What Does Football, Miss America and Rotary Have in Common?

Tiffany Ervin is a 1992 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Journalism (Go Gamecocks!) and has worked in public relations, radio/television and fundraising for more than 20 years. She was a freelance host at WLOS-TV13 and WMYA-TV40, including serving as the host of Spotlight Carolina and as a sideline reporter for high school and college sports.…

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Expedia Cruise Ship Centers

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Family Support Network of Wake Co

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Howard Feldman

2017/04/12 – Member Vocational Talk

Howie Feldman has 26 years experience providing insurance protection products and services for businesses, their employees, and individuals. His stringent code of ethics places the clients needs above all others and demands uncompromising integrity in every aspect of his business conduct. To provide professional advise and service to all clients as if their needs were his own.…

Bob Fields 1984 – 1985

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Brian Fitzsimmons

2016/09/28 – Wake County Democratic Party Chair

Brian is originally from Binghampton, NY and is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University. Brian has been a resident of North Carolina since 2008. Brian is an insurance agent with AssuredPartnersNL in Raleigh and is the chairperson of the Wake County Democratic Party. He also served as the WCDP 1st Vice Chair in 2014 and as Vice President of the Young Democrats.…

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Leslie Flowers

2015/08/26 – Goal Setting Techniques

Leslie has lived in North Carolina for more than 40 years. She has held various jobs, including serving as a flight attendant for U.S. troops during the Vietnam War. Throughout her life, she have been a student of spirituality and personal transformation. She has read, studied and taught concepts by Napoleon Hill, Stephen Covey, Bob Proctor and plenty of others and always believed that anything is possible for people who are willing to aggressively work on themselves.…

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Food Bank of NC

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Four Oaks Bank

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Rod Frankel 2002 – 2003

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Frankel Staffing Partners

Frankel Staffing Partners was founded in 1994 by Lee and Rod Frankel with a goal of achieving sustained, long-term success. In order to attain that objective, it was necessary to establish an outstanding reputation for the work we do and the ethics with which we do it.  The FSP difference is based on quality, commitment and trust.…

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Lorrin Freeman

2016/11/02 – District Attorney

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Fresh Levant Bistro

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Steve Fromme

2015/02/04 – Pursuit of Ethics

Steve Fromme, Executive Director, Educational Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Eastern NC, spoke to the club about their educational program In Pursuit of Ethics.

Mr. Fromme is a Rotarian and Past President from the East Chapel Hill Club. He has given this presentation at clubs all over the District.He was joined by BBB Communication’s Specialist, Mallory Wojciechowski.…

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Richard Gantt

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Garner TV & Appliance

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James Gentry

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John Germ

2016-17 President

John F. Germ is board chair and chief executive officer of Campbell and Associates Inc., consulting engineers. He joined the firm as an engineer in 1965 after four years in the U.S. Air Force. He serves on the boards of several organizations, including the board and executive committee of the Public Education Foundation, Orange Grove Center Inc., and as board chair of Blood Assurance Inc.…

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Tim Gillespie

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Goldmine Jewelry Shoppe

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Golf Galaxy

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Gary Greene

2017/01/18 – Boys and Girls Home of NC

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Erik Grunwald 2008 – 2009

2016/11/23 – Polio Plus

Erik Grunwald serves as the Club’s Foundation Committee chair. He is a 5-time Paul Harris Fellow and one of our distinguished Past Presidents. He was Rotarian-of-the-Year in 2004-05, 2011-12 and 2012-13.

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Guatemala Literacy Project

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Guatemala Student Support Group

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David Guice

2017/05/24 – NC Department of Corrections

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Greg Gulley

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Rich Gwaltney

2014/08/13 – Transitions Lifecare

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H&R Block

Gene Hafer 1978 – 1979

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Rear Admiral John R Haley

2017/03/22 – Life in the Navy

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Warner Hall 1997 – 1998

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Rhonda Hampton

2015/07/29 – Ultra Marathons: More than just a Foot Race

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Dr. Jim Harrington March 16, 2016

2016/03/16 – Global Health Begins at Home

Jim Herrington is a global health professional and an experienced health behavior epidemiologist. He is the executive director of the Gillings Global Gateway™ and professor of the practice of health behavior in the Department of Health Behavior.

Dr. Herrington sees more commonalities than differences among people and populations, from the Senegalese families he worked with in the Peace Corps to relatives on the American Indian side of his family.…

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CJ Harris

2015/09/23 – Succession Planning Through M&A

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Phyllis Marie Harris

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Don Hart 1992 – 1993

Lee Hayes

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HealthTrax Fitness & Wellness

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Dee Dee Heard

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Ron Heath

2016/08/10 – Home Equity Conversion Mortgage

Ron is a HECM Specialist/Reverse Mortgage Advisor at Retirement Funding Solutions. Assisting Seniors and Baby Boomers understand the financial benefit of using home wealth in their retirement plan. Providing HECM Purchase financing for downsizing and “rightsizing” Baby Boomers looking to purchase a suitable home to age in place.

Lou Henderson

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HHGregg (Briar Creek)

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Hibernian Irish Pub

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Dr. Eugene L Hirsch

Doctor of Chiropractic (retired)

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Mollie Hodl

2016/10/19 – Executive Service Corps of the Triangle

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John Hood

2016/01/13 – Catalyst: Jim Martin and the Rise of North Carolina Republicans

John Hood is the President of the Pope Foundation. He is the former President and Chairman of the John Locke Foundation, which he helped found in 1989 with the support of the Pope Foundation. He remains their Chairman of the Board.
Hood received his degree in journalism in 1988 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.…

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Julie Horvath

2017/02/08 – NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Dr. Julie Horvath is a comparative evolutionary genomicist interested in understanding the evolutionary forces that have shaped primate genomes and that cause human disease.

PhD Case Western Reserve University 2004
BS Michigan State University 1996

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Bianca Howard

2014/10/15 – Urban Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants

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Donathan Hudgins 2005 – 2006

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Dr. Ken Hudnell

2014/11/05 – Jordan Lake Water Quality

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Rob Huffman Jr.

2015/03/25 – River Cruising

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Terry Hutchens 1998 – 1999


Ralph Ingram 1971 – 1972

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Interfaith Food Shuttle

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is an innovative hunger-relief organization serving seven counties in and around the Triangle. We believe hunger IS fixable if the community works together to do two things: create sources of healthy food in every low-income neighborhood and grow opportunities for people to provide for themselves by learning job skills or growing their own food.…

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International Orphan Resource Center

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Doug Isenberg


Doug Isenberg has served clients in an advisory capacity for over 20 years.  Doug’s credentials include:

  • JD/MBA, with a concentration in finance, from George Washington University;
  • Member, The George Washington Law Review;
  • licensed, although inactive, attorney in North Carolina and California; and
  • Series 7 and 66 licenses.
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J & L Landscaping

J&L Landscaping has been beautifying NC for over 20 years.

Trust your landscape needs to J&L Landscaping. CEO and Founder, Jerry Sroka, is an expert in his field – with degrees from Cornell University and NC State University he not only makes your vision a reality, but also can fix any problem you may have. Jerry grew up in his family’s Asphalt and Grading Business, so has a wealth of expertise in construction and large scale projects in addition to landscaping.…

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Dr. Dilshad Jaff

2015/01/28 – Working for Conflict Resolution

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Angela Bendorf Jamison

2016/06/15 – Social Media for Business

Angela Bendorf Jamison is the president & owner of Communcopia Marketing Services, Inc. Angela founded Communcopia in 1998 after 13 years of professional experience as a journalist, editor, advertising/PR agency executive and corporate communications manager.

After graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in agricultural journalism and working as a newspaper editor, she held positions with prominent marketing organizations, including Bader Rutter & Associates, Valentine Radford Advertising and BASF Agricultural Products.…

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Marcia Jarrell

2015/10/28 – Senior Daycare for Alzheimer’s Patients

Marcia Jarrell is the executive director and owner of SarahCare at
Lake Boone Trail, Adult Day Care Center. Marcia opened the center in May 2009.

Marcia received her bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY in
1993 with a major in health care administration and a minor in

Marcia began her career in 1985 as a Radiological Technologist and later entered the business profession as a sales and marketing representative for a variety of healthcare companies.…

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Joca’s Gourmet Dawgs n’ Shakes

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Matt Johnson

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Johnson Automotive

Visiting a Johnson dealership is a distinctively different experience. And not just compared with other car dealerships. One of our core tenets is that “the competition is anyone your customer compares you with.” That means our competition is not only other car dealerships in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Annapolis, and Stuart – we aim to stand among the best in the world in service and value, no matter the industry.…

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Jake Jolliff 1991 – 1992

Fellow Rotarian and close friend Terry Hutchens wrote the following memorial for Jake.

When I think of Jake Jolliff several thoughts come to mind – my close friend, a happy man, and a committed Rotarian.

I’ve known Jake since I join the NRRC in November of 1992.  He was the second person to greet me and welcome me into the club. …

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JJ Jolliff 2007 – 2008

Past President, 2007 – 2008

I didn’t start out at as JJ, given name is Joan. NO, do not call me that. Born in Arizona I was brought up mainly in California. Finished school and married at an early age. Have 4 children, 3 girls and a boy. I worked in the home until my youngest started school. First full-time job was Secretary at The Clorox Company reporting to 3 Managers.…

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Just Julie

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Matthew Kane 2004 – 2005

2016/09/14 – Launch Raleigh

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Ryan Kane

2015/01/21 – My Time Living in China

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Sonia Kane

North Carolina artist Sonia Kane is a painter of sunlit moments. She loves looking for those times when the fleeting sun graces the shadows of an everyday scene with its transforming beauty. These “oh wow” moments are the inspiration for her oil paintings as they remind her to linger and savor God’s world.

Sonia graduated from Virginia Tech in 1982 with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a job in the Space Shuttle program.…

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Bridgette Kaya MBA

2017/04/05 – LaunceRaleigh – Universal Care Senior Services

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Robert Keefer

2016/10/26 – Now Hear This Audiology and Hearing Solutions

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Britt Keele

2017/07/05 – Growth and Leadership Development through Horses

Ed Kirby 1983 – 1984

Lyman Kiser 1967 – 1968

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Stephanie Lake

2016/08/31 – Bridges to Success

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Created by the North Raleigh Rotary Club as one of it’s 50th anniversary project, LaunchRALEIGH strives to develop successful entrepreneurs who have limited access to financial and business resources.

LaunchRALEIGH will provide training, mentors, microloans and networking opportunities to develop Raleigh-area entrepreneurs who have limited access to resources. Applicants are required to complete a training program prior to applying.…

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Katie Lebrato

2016/07/27 – NC Green Power

Katie is a North Carolina native and a passionate nonprofit marketing professional. As Marketing Communications Director, she helps NC GreenPower support renewable energy, carbon offset and solar PV grants for K-12 schools in North Carolina.

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Ledger Metrics

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Leesville Tap Room

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Melissa Lehman

2014/11/12 – About the Poe Center for Health Education

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Leith Chrysler Jeep

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Leith Mercedes

Photo of Rich Lewis 1999 – 2000

Rich Lewis 1999 – 2000

Dick Liebert 1972 – 1973

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Little Caesars Pizza

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Los Tres Magueyes Restaurante Mexicano

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Johanna Lynch

2015/01/07 – Beginnings for Parents of Children Who are Deaf

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Lynnwood Grill and Brewing Co.

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Gary Lyons

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Otis Manchester 2003 – 2004

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Manchesters Grill for your prize donation!

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Bernie Mann

2014/09/10 – Our State Magazine

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Seth Marshall

2015/03/04 – About Reelin for Research

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Thomas Martin

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Massage Envy Spa

Photo of Mathew O’Neal – O’Neal Creative

Mathew O’Neal – O’Neal Creative

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Doug McClentic

2016/03/09 – Johnson County Music and Memory Project

Doug McClentic is a member of the Clayton Rotary Morning Club, a local Architect and father of four children, three step children and has two grandchildren. He has a long history of helping others that includes Donating bone marrow to a five-year-old boy in South Dakota in 2008, pro‐bono Architectural work for Habitat for Humanity and other Non‐Profit organizations and more recently his work on the Johnson County Alzheimer’s Music and Memory Project.…

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Scott McElhaney

2016/06/22 – 919 Magazine

Scott McElhaney is an award-winning journalist, writer, editor, publisher and business executive.

Some career highlights include:

  • Recognition by the Associate Press and Editor & Publisher magazine as the youngest Managing Editor at a daily newspaper over 25,000 circulation at age 23
  • Launching more than 180 publications
  • Launching two of the earliest commercial websites in the U.S.
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Mayor Charles Meeker

2016/02/03 – Challenges of the Raleigh Mayor’s Office

Charles Meeker is the former mayor of Raleigh. He was first elected in 2001 and reelected for a fifth consecutive two-year term in 2009. Prior to serving as Mayor, he was on the City Council for eight years. He has practiced law since 1975, focusing on local government issues. He is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University Law School.…

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George Megill

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MG Capital Maintenance

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Joe Milazzo

2015/05/20 – Priorities for Triangle Regional Transit Planning

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Jim Miller

2016/08/03 – ShelterBox

Jim is a member of the Jonesboro Rotary Club and is a ShelterBox USA Ambassador.

About ShelterBox

OUR VISION is of a world in which all people displaced by disasters and humanitarian crises are rapidly provided with emergency shelter and vital aid, which will help rebuild their communities and lives.

OUR MISSION is to deliver humanitarian relief in the form of equipment and materials that bring shelter, warmth and dignity to people made homeless by natural or other disasters worldwide.

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Lieutenant General John Moellering

2014/10/08 – Global War on Terror

According to his biography, Moellering retired from the U.S. Army as a lieutenant general following 28 years of distinguished service. After early formative assignments in combat and engineering units, which included combat in Vietnam, his key command assignments included command of an engineer district in Vicksburg, Mississippi; assistant division commander of the 9th Infantry Division and High Tech Test Bed in Ft.…

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Bob Monroe 1990 – 1991

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Monroe Wallace Law Group

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Steve Monti

2017/03/01 – What are B-Corporations?

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Chris Morden 2015 – 2016

Attorney – Estate Planning

President of the Rotary Club of North Raleigh during its 49th year (Rotary Year 2015-2016).

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James (Jim) R Morgan 2009 – 2010

J Morrison 1986 – 1987

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Jan Nelson

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Steven Nelson 2013 – 2014

Real Estate Agent

About Steven W. Nelson

The Triangle’s Golfing Lifestyle Realtor
Steven grew up in the Midwestern town of Kalamazoo, Michigan; and if you are wondering, yes, there really is a Kalamazoo!  Steven developed a philosophy of hard work from a family that set an example of doing just that.  Working his way through college he learned how important both drive and determination were in order to succeed. …

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Neuse River Capital LLC

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Nicholls & Crampton, P.A., Attorneys at Law

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Nissan of Clinton

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Kelly Norman

2015/08/12 – The Importance of Rotary Youth Exchange

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North Carolina Theatre

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Nourish International

Nourish International accomplishes its mission by serving as a platform for students to make a global impact today. The Nourish International Model has three parts:
Student Leadership Development – students gain skills in social enterprise, responsible development, and leadership to create lasting change
Ventures – students run these socially responsible businesses to raise money and help support people, planet and profits
Projects – students and partners (community-led, grassroots NGOs) establish lasting relationships centered around addressing issues related to extreme poverty.…

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Steve Novitsky

2016/04/06 – The Game of Craps

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Novitsky Photography

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Now Hear This Audiology Solutions

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Operation Coming Home

In 2007 a group of local veterans called Triangle Real Estate & Construction Veterans (TREACV) and members from the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County decided to create a project for these severely wounded veterans. The mission of this project is to aid a local military service member who were severely wounded in combat, by fulfilling his/her family desire to live the American Dream of home ownership—thus the creation of Operation: Coming Home (OCH).

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Orangetheory Fitness North Raleigh

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Tom Owen 1982 – 1983

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Bob Pace 1985 – 1986

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Bruce Pait

2017/01/04 – Duke Energy Emergency Services

Roy Palmer 1975 – 1976

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Shafi Parekh

2017/07/19 – District Governor’s Visit

About Shafi:

  • Club: West Raleigh
  • Member Since: 06/20/2008
  • Previous Years: 25 (prior to Dist. 7710)
  • Birthday: 12/27
  • Anniversary: 03/06
  • Sponsor: Jimmy Connell
  • Classification: Training & Management Consulting
  • Bus Name: Retired
  • Degree: B.Sc. in Dairying from the University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Hobbies: Strumming the guitar and singing, mostly ethnic (Indian & Pakistani) songs.

Bill Parker

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Mack Parker 2006 – 2007

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Ken Parsons

2016/11/09 – Long Term Care

Ken Parsons holds licenses in NC for Life, Accident, and Health Insurance. His firm specializes in senior market home health care indemnity plans.

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Jerry Patterson

Hal Payne 1968 – 1969

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Peri Brothers Pizza

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Christopher Perrien

2017/05/03 – SSN 777

Christopher Perrien is a 1974 graduate of the United States Naval Academy; a retired Technical Sales Executive with IBM; the Vice President of the USNA’s Triangle Chapter; and the Founder, along with Matthew Cox, of, a service dedicated to veterans in career transition to the Research Triangle Park. A native of New Orleans, Christopher has lived in the RTP since 1985 with his wife, Tessa, and sons, Owen, a student at Appalachian State, and Lt.…

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Barry Phillips

2015/11/11 – How The Rotary Foundation Works

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Gene Pinder

2014/11/19 – Current Status and Future of the Centennial Campus

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Polio Plus (The Rotary Foundation)

Polio eradication has been the top Rotary priority for 30 years and now, 80 percent of the world’s population lives in regions certified polio-free.

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Poppyseed Market

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Allie Potts

2015/11/25 – Family Day

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Jason Potts

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Jack Povlich 1973 – 1974

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Brian Propst

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Fernando Puente

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Raleigh Dermatology Associates, P.A.

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Steve Ramirez

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K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran

2015-16 President

K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran, a member of the Rotary Club of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, was selected by the Nominating Committee for President of RI in 2015-16.

Ravindran said his top priority for Rotary will be to increase membership, which he called the bedrock of any organization.

“The emphasis on membership has to continue with focus on the younger generation,” Ravindran said.…

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Read and Feed

The Read & Feed concept is to combine a mobile classroom, a child friendly atmosphere, books, food, and tutors to motivate children to become confident in their academic skills so they have every opportunity to succeed in adult life.

Aaron Register 1977 – 1978

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Lana Reid

2014/10/29 – Your Contribution to a Team

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Renaissance Dental Center

Gabe Rich

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Richard Adelman, MD Family Practice


  • Monday: 8am to 5pm
  • Tuesday: 8am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 8am to 6pm
  • Thursday: 8am to 5 pm
  • Friday: 8am to noon
  • Saturday: 8am to noon

Our hope is that we form a partnership to keep you as healthy as possible, no matter what your current state of health.…

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Mike Riddick

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Riddick Insurance Group

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Abbey Riesett

2017/04/19 – Interfaith Food Shuttle

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Pat Riley

2015/01/14 – Real Estate in the Carolinas

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Ian H.S. Riseley

2017-18 RI President

President-elect 2016-17
Rotary Club of Sandringham
Victoria, Australia
Ian Riseley is a chartered accountant and principal of Ian Riseley and Co., a firm he established in 1976. Prior to starting his own firm, he worked in the audit and management consulting divisions of large accounting firms and corporations.

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Ian Rumbles

2016/02/10 – US Dairy Industry Data

Ian was raised on a Jersey dairy cattle farm near Toronto, Ontario where he was very involved with 4-H and Junior Farmers (similar to FFA).
He has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. For over 30 years he has worked in the dairy cow industry, primarily in Canada. His area of specialty is dairy herd management software and bringing research technology to dairy farmers.…

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Grant Sainsbury

2016/05/11 – Data Technologies at the Tour de France

As Senior Vice President of Solutions for Dimension Data Americas, Grant Sainsbury is responsible for the sales and business performance of Dimension Data’s five Business Units in Americas. As an industry thought leader, Grant is also responsible for driving innovation for the development of market relevant solutions to help clients solve business challenges and deliver value across their entire enterprise architecture.…

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Sawmill Tap Room

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Jesse Schaudies

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Sorien Schmidt

2016/08/24 – Enroll America

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Margo Scott

2015/07/16 – Clayton Rotarian Serves in Nepal

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Sertoma Arts Center

The Rotary Club of North Raleigh meets weekly for fellowship, buffet lunch, and an informative presentation from a guest speaker. Don’t miss out! Review our meeting information and contact a member to attend.

Meeting Time:

Wednesday at 12:30 PM

Meeting Location:

Sertoma Arts Center
1400 W Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27612

For More Information:

Membership Committee


Phil Shehdan 1979 – 1980

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Simply Crepes

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Rusine Mitchell Sinclair

2017/01/11 – Rotary 101: Districts, Zones and More; 2016/07/20 – District Governor’s Visit

About Rusine:

Club: Raleigh, Classification: Corporate Executive – Retired, Bus Name: IBM – Retired, Degree: BS University of Illinois, PMD Harvard Business School, Hobbies: Travel, entertaining, cooking, swimming, reading

Rotary History:

RI Zone 33: DGs 2016-17 in ZONE 33 Member, RLI – Faculty Member, RLI – Graduate

Rotary District 7710: C.A.R.T.…

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Six Forks Station Exxon

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Ed Smallwood 1993 – 1994

Vonnie Smith 1969 – 1970

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Tiffany Snider

Tiffany Snider is a library assistant with Wake County Government. Her main job duties revolve around children’s programming and early literacy. She was born and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina with Asheville and Marshall being the places she calls home. She was married in those beautiful mountains in February of this year. Unfortunately, her husband passed in a car accident in March.…

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Sgt. Kyle Snyder

2015/10/21 – Update on Operation Coming Home

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Paula Snyder

2017/03/08 – Follow Your Passion

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Rick Solares

2014/08/20 – Fracking: Fact vs. Fiction

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Dan Stafford

2015/10/14 – Mission of the MBDA

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Charlie Stegall

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Herman Steiner

We were all saddened to hear of the passing of Rotarian Herman Steiner. Herman was a dedicated member of our club and will be sorely missed. He died peacefully on September 30, 2014.

Herman was raised in Austria by his Jewish father and catholic mother. He had a brother and sister. His family owned an upscale clothing store where Herman developed his tailoring and fashion skills.…

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Stephens Catering

Stephens Catering offers a full range of off-site catering including Weddings, Corporate Events, Picnics, Holiday Luncheons and Dinners, Church Events, Rehearsal Dinners or any special occassion. We have had the priviledge for the last 16 years to cater in the Greater Raleigh/Durham area, Wake Forest, Henderson, Youngsville, Cary, Apex, Chapel Hill and many surrounding areas. We are grateful to those who have helped made our progress possible.…

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Curtis Stevens

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Rosemary Stevens

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Joe Stewart

2015/08/19 – NC Election Dynamics Leading into 2016 Campaign Season

Prior to joining NCFEF as Executive Director in June 2013, Joe Stewart consulted with corporations and trade associations on issue advocacy and political engagement strategies.

Among Joe’s professional accomplishments:

Political Director at the NC Chamber (2009 – 2012) – won Business and Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) President’s Award for Outstanding Leadership & Service.

Executive Director of the Insurance Federation of North Carolina (a trade association of leading auto and property insurers) – was ranked 48th most effective lobbyist in 2008 by the NC Center for Public Policy Research.…

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Chris Stigall

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Paul Stone

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Stop Hunger Now

What We Do

We package and ship meals to feed people in need. We have engaged over millions of corporate, student, civic and faith-based volunteers to package meals. We educate thousands of people each year about hunger and inspire them to help end it. This year, we will package 45 million meals, and ship over $9 million in donated aid, mainly vitamins and medical supplies.

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Paul Suffern

2015/09/09 – NTSB Forensic Meteorology

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Chase Sutphin

Lead Spec Engineer

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Tressa Sutphin

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Tanas Hair Designs & Day Spa

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Scott Tarkenton 2016 – 2017

2016-17 Club President

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Tasu Asian Bistro

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Jeff Taylor 1996 – 1997

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The UPS Store #5879

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Nathan Thomas

2015/08/05 – Powering Up Schools in Africa

Nathan Thomas is the founder of All We Are, a non-profit dedicated to bettering the lives of people in East Africa through engineer innovation. Their current focus is on bringing solar lighting systems to boarding schools in Uganda to increase accessibility to education. His passion for service started at age 16 with “Computers for Kampala”, a project that worked to close the “digital divide” that exists in developing nations.…

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Thompson Buick GMC Cadillac

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Tide Dry Cleaners

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Pete Tillman

2014/08/27 – Current News about the VA

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Matt Tomasulo

2015/12/09 – Walk[Your Town]

Matt Tomasulo is an Urban Designer and founder of Walk [Your City], a pedestrian-focused civic startup working to get more feet on the street through a unique blend of planning and technology. Matt has earned national and international recognition for his work in city planning, design and development. His work was included in the 13th Venice Biennale and he is a NextCity Vanguard, holding a dual masters degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in City & Regional Planning and NC State in Landscape Architecture.…

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Tony’s Pizza

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Total Life Center

The Total Life Centers provide an essential alternative for families who want to keep their older relative in the community as long as possible, but may not be able to provide 24-hour care.

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Total Wine

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Matt Towler

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Trali Irish Pub

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Triangle Dentistry – Smith, Tart & Associates

The dental practice of Triangle Dentistry – Smith, Tart & Associates is founded on the principles of educating patients to achieve optimum oral health. They emphasize active participation with their patients for preventing dental disease and determining the best treatment for each patient’s individual situation.

The doctors at Triangle Dentistry – Smith, Tart & Associates have a full-service Family Dental practice.…

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Triangle Literacy Council


The Triangle Literacy Council improves the lives of adults, youth, and families by teaching basic literacy and life skills for economic and social success.

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Katie Turnbull

Consultant, Talent Solutions

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Mark Turnbull

2017/04/12 – Member Vocational Talk

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John William Turner

2014/12/03 – Veterans Leadership Council of NC

T Tyndall 1988 – 1989

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Wanda Urbanska

2017/02/22 – Make Life Simple

Wanda Urbanska is the author of “The Heart of Simple Living…7 Paths to a Better Life”

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Currently Vacant

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Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors

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Wake Technical Community College

Wake Technical Community College is North Carolina’s largest community college, serving more than 70,000 students annually with five campuses, two training centers, multiple community sites, and a comprehensive array of online learning options. Wake Tech is fully accredited and offers more than 200 associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates that prepare students for university transfer or immediate employment.

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Grant Walker

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Jerry Walker 1989 – 1990

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Greg Wallace 2000 – 2001

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Ward and Smith, P.A.

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Andra Watkins

2016/03/02 – One Woman’s 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace

New York Times best selling author Andra Watkins lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, Michael T Maher. A non-practicing CPA, she has a degree in accounting from Francis Marion University.

She’s still mad at her mother for refusing to let her major in musical theater, because her mom was convinced she’d end up starring in adult films.…

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Marybeth Whelan

Charlie White

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Thomas White

2016/11/30 – Economic Development Partnership NCSU

Tom White is the Director of the Economic Development Partnership at NC State. 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.…

Paul Wield

Born, grew up, joined Rotary.

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Mike Wienold

2017-18 Club President

Mike is originally from a small farming town in California, about 30 minutes from the Sequoia National Park. He lived in Sacramento and Orange County before leaving CA for the Carolinas. He was one of the many 2-plus-hour-commute fools you used to read about working in Silicon Valley. He randomly chose Greenville, SC as an ‘escape from CA’ destination at the peak of the housing boom and later moved to Raleigh with his job.…

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Peter Wienold

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Wildwood Green Golf

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Jay Williams 2014 – 2015

Vice President

Bio coming soon!

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Tiffany Williams

2016/08/31 – Bridges to Success

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Wines For Humanity

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Steve Wood

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Ira David Wood III

2015/03/18 – Stories About Playing Scrooge

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Andy Wright

2016/05/25 – Kilimanjaro Climb for CART

Andy is a sales and marketing expert with emphasis on technology, hardware, software and education. He has held senior management and director positions in start-ups, mid size and large enterprise companies. He is an experienced conference speaker and sales technology trainer.

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Brent Wright

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Z-Imagine Your Business Here!