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Officers and Directors
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Director of Community Service
Director of Club Service Membership
Director of International Service
Director of Vocational Service
Director of Club Service Activities
Director at Large
Public Relations Chair
Executive Secretary
Sergeant at Arms
 

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Club Information

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Brentwood Tennessee

Brentwood Noon

Rotary Serving Humanity

We meet Fridays at 11:45 AM
Fifty Forward Martin Center
960 Heritage Way
Brentwood, TN  37027
United States
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Meeting Responsibilities

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Speakers
Sara Davis
Feb 24, 2017
Miracle Recovery from Paralysis
Megan Boudreaux
Mar 03, 2017
Respire Christian School in Haiti
Jerry Park, author and photographer
Mar 10, 2017
Slow Roads Tennessee
Ben Hall
Mar 17, 2017
Country Music Hall of Fame
Club Assembly
Mar 24, 2017
Vision for Future Of the Club
Brentwood High School Speech and Debate Team
Mar 31, 2017
4 Way Test Speech Competition
Brink Fiddler
Apr 07, 2017
Emergency Preparedness
Tom Tomson
Apr 28, 2017
Modern Cuba
Annual Scholarship Program
Jun 02, 2017
Annual Scholarship Program
No meeting
Jun 23, 2017
No meeting
 
Rotary News
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...
Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman
Battling breast cancer in 2000, Kathryn Smith found comfort pursuing her lifelong interest in Franklin D. Roosevelt. The more she read, the more intrigued she became with the 32nd U.S. president’s private secretary, Marguerite Alice “Missy” LeHand. “I thought, what a fascinating life she had because she was by his side through the polio crisis, establishing the polio rehabilitation center in Warm Springs and then after his return to politics,” she says. Smith, a past president of the Rotary Club of Greater Anderson, S.C., and a longtime newspaper journalist, turned that curiosity into a book...
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...
The Rotarian Conversation with Ban Ki-moon
One of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s earliest memories is of fleeing with his family into the mountains during the Korean War, his village burning behind him. His father and grandfather had to forage for food in the woods; his mother gave birth to his siblings away from anything remotely resembling a health facility. “I have known hunger,” he says. “I have known war, and I have known what it means to be forced to flee conflict.” The soldiers who came to their rescue were flying the blue flag of the United Nations. The UN provided them with food and their schools with books....
Culture: Life in the bike lane
Like a lot of us, I spent much of my childhood riding bikes, but fell out of the habit for a while. Forty years. Then my wife and I moved to New York, where cyclists risk their necks in a daily Thunderdome of cabs, police cars, firetrucks, double-decker buses, messengers on motorbikes, and delivery trucks backing around corners at 20 miles an hour. Not for me! At least not until my 50th birthday, when my metabolic furnace flamed out. Calories started going directly from beer bottle to beer belly. It was time to start exercising. Either that or give up Samuel Adams, and I couldn’t do that to...