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?
Guest speaker, Paulding County School Superintendent Cliff Cole. Mr. Cole thank the Rotary club for a warm welcome as he introduced himself. Mr. Cole gave a state of the school's address with regards to the Paulding County school system. He gave an extremely thorough overview of Paulding County schools.
Guest speaker, Chief financial officer for the WellStar Health System, Mr. Jim Budzinski. Addressing healthcare in general and gave the primary contributing factors for the rising cost. Three particular factors are putting pressure on the healthcare industry; cost, an aging population and regulation.
Ford Thigpen introduced our guest speaker Congressman Tom Graves. Congressman Graves took the podium and thanked the Rotary Club for a warm welcome as members applauded. Remarking on the fact that we only have 14 days left to go until the election...
Every year the Paulding County Rotary Club delivers apples to all schools in Paulding County. From the Paulding County Rotary club to all the teachers in Paulding County we express our heartfelt thank you for all your service.
The annual golf tournament provides the Club the ability to invest in our local community. Thanks to our many sponsors and supporters, over the past 47 years the Club has been able to contribute approximately one million dollars to our community.
Family Alliance of Paulding, Inc. works in cooperation with the court system in providing supervised visitation for families where addiction, domestic violence, mental health issues, and other behaviors put their children in danger. The alliance also provides resources such as education and training with regards to drug and alcohol abuse.
Kennesaw State enrollment swelled to nearly 35,000 students. Growth of enrollment is up 4%. This is a large increase for the local community. A surge in pursuing education speaks well not only of the University but the community as well.
Thank you to the Rotary Club of Dallas for donating dictionaries to every third grader at New Georgia Elementary! The students are always very excited to receive these dictionaries each year. Pictured above with some students is Teresa Janiga from the Dallas Rotary.
As sponsors, the Paulding County Rotary club enjoyed serving over 68,000 people who decided to come Paulding Meadows this previous weekend.
Mr. Scott Greene and his fellow speakers Ms. Ashmore and Ms. Lippmann and outlined the presentation for a more thorough explanation of the infrastructure planning going on in Paulding County. A comprehensive plan that outline how the county intends to grow and distribute infrastructure and resources to support that growth.
Vic Williams receives his plaque signifying him as a Will Watts Fellow. Ryan Hale presented Mr. Williams with this award as he gave a brief history of Will Watts and his vision and founding Georgia Rotary Student Program.
Guest speaker for the Paulding Rotary Club, Miss Mhairi Dunnett, an exchange student from Edinburgh Scotland, made her presentation for the GSRP program. The students live on campus as they attend school and participate in a cultural exchange with their adoptive host families.
McKenna Farms Therapy Services and the Rotary Club of Dallas both launched their organizations in 2001. It became apparent; although their Visions and Missions were distinctly different there was a common commitment to community service.
The Rotary club of Dallas enjoyed tutoring to the children at the Paulding Boys & Girls Club last Thursday! The kids there are such a joy! Support your local Boys & Girls Club.