Two Evenings…Two Installation Dinners!

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, the Rotary District 7710 had its annual Installation Dinner at the Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. During this event, the outgoing District Governor Rick Carnagua recounted the many successes of the district during the 2012-13 Rotary year. He recounted the C.A.R.T (Coins for Alzheimer Research) special promotion week where the 45 clubs throughout the district collected $8,000 in one week for this worthy research efforts. At the District Conference, we heard from one of the research physicians as he praised this effort and reminded us that every single dollar collected went directly to research. Another
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Rotary Year Coming to an End!

In Rotary, the calendar year is July to June of each year, so as we approach June, we are approaching the end of this Rotary year. As such, we start looking back on the year to see what was accomplished at the district and club levels. Each year, the clubs look back on the year to see what accomplishments and what challenges they faced to determine a direction for the future. At the Rotary Club of North Raleigh, it is no different. We are looking back on the year to see where we could improve for next year. The current
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4th Annual North Raleigh Rotary Golf Tournament

Time is nearing for the annual North Raleigh Rotary golf tournament at Wildwood Green Golf Club. It is shaping up to be a great event with a wonderful turnout. It is scheduled for April 22nd with a 1 pm shotgun start. The driving range will open at 11 am with lunch around 11:30. One thing that makes this event special this year is the club’s decision to dedicate this year’s tournament to the memory of our recently departed member and friend, Jack Andrews. As you previously read, he was a very beloved and active member of our club. An avid
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A Farewell to a Great Rotarian

Later today, several members of the Rotary Club of North Raleigh will gather with friends and family to bid farewell to a great friend and an even better Rotarian. Junius (Jack) Andrews was a formidable man in our community. 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. Recently,
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Rotary is in a Category of One!

Last weekend, I had the privilege of attending the President-Elect Training Seminar (PETS) in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was an amazing experience and one that will follow me the rest of my life. At the seminar, we had several leadership sessions designed to equip us to be leaders in our club for the coming year. As the President-Elect for the Rotary Club of North Raleigh, I attended to learn more about Rotary and its impact on the community and the world. During my time there, I was fortunate to hear from Past Rotary International President Bill Boyd from New Zealand.
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of North Raleigh

Rotary 2013-14 I wanted to take a moment to welcome you to the Rotary Club of North Raleigh. We at the club are open to new members who are searching for an opportunity to serve their fellow-man both through local, national and international efforts. At Rotary, our motto is “Service Above Self”. Rotary is a civic organization for business and professional people to gather together for both business networking, but ultimately, to give back to society. Rotary International has over 1.2 million members worldwide. Rotary started in 1907 in Chicago and has grown to its current membership. Members have donated
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