Rotarian Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro for CART Fundraising

Cary-Kildair Rotarian Andy Wright and his son climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in the summer of 2015 to raise money for CART (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust). Andy spoke to the club Wednesday May 25th about their adventure. More to come, check back soon… About Andy: Meeting photos:
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Author Andra Watkins Walked the 444-Mile Natchez Trace

Our speaker this past Wednesday was New York Times bestselling author Andra Watkins. Andra is a Past President of the East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She is past District Communications Chair for District 7770-Eastern South Carolina, founder of the District 7770 Friendship Exchange program, a two-time Rotarian of the Year, a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Paul Harris Society member, and recipient of her District’s Distinguished Service Award. Her latest book is the memoir Not Without My Father: One Woman’s 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace. Andra Watkins needed a wing man to help her
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Kelly Norman Talks about Benefits of Rotary Youth Exchange

Kelly Norman visited the Club Wednesday August 12 to talk about the Rotary Youth Exchange and how clubs can benefit from working with the program. Kelly is a member of the Clayton Morning Club in Clayton, NC and the chair for the District 7710 Rotary Youth Exchange Committee. Not only does she serve on the committee but she and her husband Pete (and Yellow Lab Seager) have hosted 2 exchange students in her home. Unfortunately, District 7710 has not had a huge program in the past few years. While other districts might be hosting 20-plus students, we have been doing
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