Summerville Evening Rotary Club 83164

District 7770

Established in 2010

2015 & 2016 CLUB OF THE YEAR

Home of the Whisk(e)y DRAM Fellowship

President Photo

President Thomas Taylor

Summerville Evening Rotary Club
PO Box 3426
Summerville, SC 29484



Dear Friends and Rotarians,
Our club meets at Montreux Bar & Grill Restaurant, 127 West Richardson Ave, Summerville, SC Monday's at 5:30 PM. All are welcome!

As we recap our meeting on Monday September 18, 2017
This week we were excited to have a brief presentation from each of the following committee chairs: Club Administration, Service Projects, Foundation, Membership, Foundation Chair, Public Image Chair, Social Chair, 10 Star Rotarian, Club Foundation Committee, and Youth Exchange Committee. Consider joining a new committee or staying put and continue to make an impact. All new members MUST be on a committee.
Our very own exchange student Jessica Calle from Peru shared with us some desserts from her country. We are excited to have Jessica with us.
Visit our FB page for pictures and updates. Also, make sure you “check in” each week to “Summerville Evening Rotary”.

  • Shred-A-Thon is OFICIALLY scheduled for Oct 21 from 10am-12pm@ Bank of SC. Mark your calendars.
  • Oktoberfest planning meetings will be every Tuesday @ 5:30pm @ Montreux’s. Please make plans to attend. This is an “ALL HANDS ON DECK” project.
  • Our September RAK will be Oktoberfest. See Wayne for details on volunteer times.
  • We are happy to announce we will be appearing on Lowcountry Live again this year to promote Oktoberfest! We need 1 or 2 people who are willing to represent our club and get the word out there about this great event! Below are the highlights. If you are interested please contact Karla for more details.
    Tuesday September 26th, Arrive by 9:30 AM
    Segment will air between 10:10 AM-11:00 AM, You will be done by 11:00 AM
  • Or DG has re-established the District’s Disaster Fund at the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, number 474 (a 501 c 3 instrument) and our partnership with the Salvation Army. This will allow Rotarians and our friends to respond to the immediate needs and support of those impacted, as we had done during Hurricane Matthew. Financial donations can be made by sending checks to the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry at 4 Northridge Drive, Suite A, and PO Box 23019, Hilton Head Island, SC 29925. Please indicate Rotary Fund # 474 in the memo area of the checks. A donor can use a credit card by using the Community Foundation’s website,, then click on Donate Now in the top right corner. In the Select Fund field, select or type in “Rotary District 7770 Disaster Fund” then proceed with requested information. Using this mechanism will allow us to speed up the delivery of our aid to those impacted.
  • Scrumptious Kitchen Tour 2017. October 1 from 1-5pm. Contact Yeadon fro details and volunteer opportunities.
  • Its Time to get ahead of Rockin The Ville’ this year. We will be having monthly conference calls on the 1st Wednesday of the month @ noon. The conference phone number is: 1(866) 528-2256. Code: 6161133#
  • “SMILE”. When shopping on Amazon we are now set up to receive a portion of all sales donated by Amazon. Please visit the link and set up your account to donate to Rotary Club of Summerville Evening Charitable Foundation, INC.
  • If you are not receiving the District 7770 newsletter please sign up for it. Terry will help anyone who is not sure how. It is very informative about the happening in our district.
  • DUES ARE DUE. Helene has sent out invoices. Please submit payment to her so we can keep our operating account operating. 4th Qtr dues will be going out soon.
  • Our new By-Laws have been approved and are available on our website.
  • Have any ideas for a RAK you’d like to see us complete? Anything you notice in town that could use our attention or services? Reach out to our Service Projects committee (Brandon, Avery, Blair) and we’ll see what actions we can take.

Local Rotary News & Announcements/Dates

  • Oktoberfest September 30, 2017 Hutchinson Square
  • RTV Call: Wed Sep 6 @ Noon
  • Oktoberfest Meetings: Tuesdays @ Montreux’s, 5:30pm
  • Check out your Rotary Calendar for great Rotary happenings around the district
  • Next Board Meeting October 2 (MAKE UP AVAILIBLE)
  • District Club Foundation/Membership Public Image Training has been rescheduled to October 6 @ 8:15am Seacoast Church (Required attendance for Foundation, Membership, PR Chairs)
  • Official DG Visit-Mon Oct 23, 2017 @ 5:30pm (Mandatory Attendance Required)
  • Charleston Mayor Tecklenburg Visits SEC Rotary Monday October 30 (Mandatory Attendance Required)

Upcoming Programs:

  • 9/25- Rachel Cole (Rockin’ The Ville)
  • 10/2 Tim Young
  • 10/23-DG Gary Bradham Visit
  • 10/30- Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg

Proposed Member announcement:

  • Who do you know that would like to join the fun we have in our club and help out our community? Membership is EVERYONE’s Responsibility

Thanks for all that you do!
Your’s in Rotary Service,

Thomas A Taylor III
President 2017-2018
Mobile: 504-377-6865

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