Our club’s Winter newsletter is now ready! This edition features a special story about our incoming youth exchange student. Please click here to view the newsletter. Many thanks to Terryn Patterson who leads the Rotary Exchange Program for our club! Want to lean more about how to get involved in this program? Contact Terryn at … More Winter Newsletter!
Today, Trae Borden became the Charleston Rotary Club – Breakfast’s newest member. Trae is the 10th new member inducted into the club this year. Trae was born in Las Vegas in a military family and lived several places growing up. A graduate of Clemson University, Trae first came to Charleston in 2008 to work for … More Trae Borden: Our newest Member!
On May 3rd, the Rotary Club of Charleston – Breakfast held it’s annual Water Wheels fundraising event. This year we partnered with the Charleston Police Fund which is designed to provide our police department with the tools, techniques and training they need to meet the demands of the future. We shall never forget the hateful event which … More Water Wheels 2017
In a gripping firsthand account, Mr. Joe Engel, Holocaust Survivor, spoke to the Club on Friday about his experiences during the Second World War, and how he survived execution. Joe Engel’s story begins in the small town of Zakroczym, Poland. Joe grew up in a close-knit, mixed community, where Jewish and non-Jewish people were often … More Joe Engel, Holocaust Survivor Speaks to Club
Our speaker this Friday, March 17 will be Lindsay E. Leonard, Senior Director for National Strategy & Engagement for Boeing South Carolina. Named to her position in June 2014, Lindsay is responsible for government relations and Global Corporate Citizenship in South Carolina. She leads a team who manage relationships with elected officials and business leaders, advocate … More Lindsay Leonard of Boeing to present Friday 3/17
Russell Frierson was inducted as a new member of the Rotary Club of Charleston – Breakfast on Friday, March 10, 2017. Russell graduated from the Citadel in 2004 and serves as the Development Officer for Athletics, joining the team in April 2014. A native of Easley, SC, he received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees … More Russell Frierson Inducted as New Member
This morning, Friday March 3rd, the Rotary Club of Charleston-Breakfast welcomed Charleston Mayor Tecklenburg and a special delegation of officials (including their Mayor, pictured left at the podium) from “sister-city” Flers de L’Orne, France. Attendees experienced a number of speakers describing the historical relationship between the City of Charleston and the Town of Flers that … More Special Visitors from France Make for a Festive and Lively Rotary Meeting
On Saturday morning during the last weekend in February, nine members of the Rotary Club of Charleston – Breakfast helped fit 25 kids from Memminger Elementary with new pairs of school shoes. Vice Principal, Ms. Natasha Jones (left) pictured with Rotarian Jane Farrell (right) thanked the group from the bottom of their SOLES. Additional thanks … More Rotarian’s help give Memminger Elementary kids Happy Feet
Charleston and the town of Flers de L’Orne, France, in the region of Lower Normandy, have had a special relationship since the days after WWII when Charleston aided the battered town by providing over 100 tons of supplies. This Friday morning during the 7:30am meeting of the Rotary Club of Charleston – Breakfast we will … More Mayor Tecklenburg and Special Delegation from Flers de L’Orne, France to speak at March 3rd Meeting of the Rotary Club of Charleston – Breakfast
During our Friday, February 10, 2017 breakfast, author David Fordham played Summertime from Porgy & Bess on his harmonica before telling the club gripping stories from his books: Mr. Potts and Me, and True Stories of Black South Carolina. To read more about David Fordham and his works, visit him on Facebook. Mr. Fordham was introduced … More David Fordham visits Rotary