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Officers and Directors
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Director of Vocational Service
Director of International Service
Director at Large
Director of Club Service Activities
Director of Community Service
Director of Club Service Membership
Public Relations Chair
Executive Secretary
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Speakers
Thanksgiving. No meeting.
Nov 24, 2017
No speaker.
Gary Semanchik, Nashville Armory
Dec 01, 2017
Gun Ownership Today
Christmas. No meeting.
Dec 22, 2017
No speaker.
New Years. No meeting.
Dec 29, 2017
No speaker.
U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn
Jan 05, 2018
An Update from Washington
Graham Thomas, Deputy Director of Engagement
Jan 12, 2018
TN Promise Program
Rogers Anderson, Mayor of Williamson County
Jan 19, 2018
The State of Williamson County
Dr. John H. Mather, MD
Jan 26, 2018
The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry
Feb 02, 2018
TBD
The Nashville Soccer Club
Feb 09, 2018
The Nashville Soccer Club
Pedrosaxo
Feb 16, 2018
The Metaphor of the Saxophone - Problem-Solving Through Self-Discovery.
Brian & Alexa Goss
Mar 02, 2018
Our trips on Route 66
Tennesse State Senator Bo Watson
Mar 09, 2018
Tennessee- A Family Budget
Charles Grummon
Mar 16, 2018
Homes of Hope India - Fighting Human Trafficking in modern India
 
Rotary News
Five years since its debut, Rotary Club Central is getting a big upgrade
When we introduced Rotary Club Central in 2012, it revolutionized goal tracking and planning for clubs and districts — no more filling out paper club-planning forms or passing along boxes of historical club information every time a new leader took office. Rotary Club Central offered clubs and districts a quantifiable way to begin measuring local and global impact, specifically membership initiatives, service activities, and Rotary Foundation giving. But as with any technological advancement, in a few short years, Rotary Club Central began to show its age, and Rotarians took notice. They...
Rotary International Board adopts new zone structure
At its January 2017 meeting, the Rotary International Board of Directors adopted a new zone structure for Rotary clubs. Rotary bylaws require the Board to complete a comprehensive review of the 34 Rotary zones no less often than every eight years to ensure that each zone has an approximately equal number of Rotarians. The Board’s previous review of the zones occurred in 2008. The Board earlier approved the creation of three regional workgroups to develop rezoning proposals for Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas. These workgroups comprised one representative (either a current director,...
Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects
Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part of our celebration of the Foundation’s centennial, we’re honoring 20 global grant projects with special recognition. Learn more about the projects using our interactive map.
Convention: Southern hospitality
The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours of local landmarks. If it’s your first convention, these events are chances to meet fellow Rotarians from around the world, and if you’re an experienced convention goer, you can catch up with old friends. Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron will host Rotarians for a “Strike Out Polio” night at the new SunTrust Park, where you’ll...
Member spotlight: The power of the press
When Teguest Yilma helped found the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Entoto in 2002, she thought polio had already been eradicated from most of the world. But while Ethiopia had been free of the disease, Yilma was shocked to learn that new cases had started cropping up in surrounding countries such as Somalia. “I was thinking, it’s not possible, we can’t be free if the countries around us are not free,” she says. Yilma, the managing editor of Capital, Ethiopia’s largest English weekly newspaper, has brought a journalist’s skills to the fight against polio. She became vice chair of the Ethiopia...