With a population in excess of 150,000, Paulding County is able to sustain two (2) Rotary Clubs: Dallas Rotary Club AND Rotary Club of Paulding County.
The Dallas Rotary Club is the newer of the clubs. It was established in 2003 and has 17 active members. This club currently has its regular meetings on Thursday mornings at Audrey’s Cafe. Please check Facebook for schedule.
The Paulding County Rotary Club, the first Rotary Club in Paulding County, was chartered in 1969. It has approximately 42 active members and meets regularly.
Although the clubs are different from one another, the common mission is the same – SERVICE TO COMMUNITY. We invite you to visit each club to determine which is the best fit for you. Please see each club on Facebook for current meeting schedule. FOUR WAY TEST: Of all the things we think, say or do…. Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Jessica Moore the Executive Director from McKenna Farms was the guest speaker at the Paulding Rotary meeting this past week. She provided an update and information on the therapy services that are provided, plus insight as to the future plans.
Mr. Austin shared with the group a status of Paulding County with regards to many of the more public local news issues. Among the topics were our bond rating is now Double A-1, and there was an extensive review of the Richland Creek Reservoir progress.
Miss Trinushka Perera speaks on behalf of the Georgia Rotary student program which is a scholarship program offered to international students. The goal of the program is to promote peace through education. Students are invited to study here in the state of Georgia.
Maxine White and Jeanette Hardy accepted awards from the Rotary Club for their contributions to the club in support of its mission. Jeanette Hardy accepted the award on behalf of her husband Charles Hardy with her family members in attendance.
March 7, 2016 celebrates 47 years for the local Paulding County Rotary Club. The Rotary Club here in Paulding County where they meet every Tuesday. In carrying on the tradition of the Rotary Club the Paulding County chapter donates to local groups and organizations.
Mr. Ben Cook a member of the South Cobb Rotary club came to share with the Rotary his work with the Edwin L Hodges Ministry. The ELHM is a worldwide ministry to collect Christian literature here in the United States and to ship it overseas to Third World countries.
Chattahoochee Tech scholarship provided by the Paulding County Rotary Club. The scholarship is offered to residents of Paulding County and or full-time students attending the Paulding County campus. The Chattahoochee Tech scholarship is one of the programs funded by the golf tournament.
Rotary Club guest speaker for January 2016 was Dr. Kathryn D. Melton of the Shepherds Rest Ministries. Shepherds Rest is a battered women's shelter in Paulding County. The shelter provides, not only food and shelter for women and children fleeing domestic violence, but also legal assistance and support