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Meeting Schedule 

December 13 - Robin Wilcox - Rotary Foundation Update

 

December 20 - Yankee Swap, hosted by George Hudgins 

 

January 10 - Johnathan Zur, hosted by Peter Mellette




 

 

Our club meets most Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

at the Williamsburg Lodge 

310 South England Street, Williamsburg, VA

in Historic Colonial Williamsburg.

Please view the meeting schedule for updated meeting information.

 

The Rotary Club of Williamsburg



   Williamsburg, VA USA
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Established October 18, 1924                 
 
Club No. 5848   District 7600
 
 
Williamsburg Rotary Club   Rotary International   District 7600
Chris Eckols, President   Barry Rassin, President   Susan Zachenzky-Walthall, DG
www.williamsburgrotary.org   www.rotary.org   www.rotary7600.org

Previous meeting, November 29, 2018 - Club President update

Club President Chris Eckols took the opportunity to address the club and to give updates to the various projects, people, and activities of the Williamsburg Rotary Club. Kerry Mellette presented a memento from here Rwanda travels. Pictured are Frank Ferrante, Kerry Mellettem and Charles Crone. Thank you for all the hard work and for putting the grant together that affords training opportunities to the program abroad. 

 

Previous meeting, November 15, 2018 - Lt Gen Bob Flowers, hosted by Tom Morris!

One of Tom's collegiate brothers, Bob spoke to us about the challenges of disaster response and preparedness efforts taken by various agencies. Especially moving was his recount of the actions at the Pentagon after the 9/11 attacks. Thank you for the perspective.

 

 

Previous meeting, November 8, 2018 – Special Event at Sal's by Victor

Chef Victor Minichiello (Victor) and his team honored our club with an exceptional dinner. Always a favorite, his crew delighted us with a varied menu and a private room for all of us to engage in fellowship and a perfect kick-off to the Holiday season. Many thanks to Dick Smith for putting this together!

 

This week: November 15, 2018 – Lt Gen Bob Flowers, hosted by Tom Morris!

 

Area Governor Nominations: ADG Ron Lynde needs nominations for Area Governor for the upcoming term. Please submit your nominations to Club President Chris Eckols for forwarding.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

La Yaca French Restraunt: Please indicate your attendance now as we need to solidify our reservation for December 6th at 6:00pm.

 

From Rotary International President: "Our theme in this Rotary year is Be the Inspiration. I chose this theme because, throughout my years in Rotary, I have seen that what truly motivates Rotarians is their work. The Rotarians who have the biggest impact through their service aren’t always the women and men with the greatest resources, the most experience, or the largest networks. They’re the ones who are inspired. Whether it was something they did, something they saw, or someone they met, they’ve all had experiences that lit them on fire—and inspired them to serve."  Rotary International President Barry Rassin

 

Previous meeting, November 1, 2018 – Michele DeWitt of Williamsburg Economic Development

Will Hummel arranged a great speaker, Michele DeWitt from the Williamsburg EDA. Michele told about many of the strategic initiatives taking place in Williamsburg. The strategic plan is part of a rejuvination of our tourism and travel industry diversification plan. Thank you Will!

 

A book was donated to the Williamsburg Regional Library in Honor of Michele DeWitt.

 

Previous meeting, October 18, 2018 – Rick Wasmun, Founder of Copper Fox Distillery

Will Hummel arranged a great speaker, Rick Wasmun of Copper Fox Distillery. This local distiller is producing some exceptional peach and cherry wood aged spirits right here in Williamsburg. Having acquired the old Lord Padget Hotel in 2013, Rick has developed the property into a quaint local beverage stop. Learn about Rick and the distillery here! Thank you Will!

 

From Rotary International President:

"Our theme in this Rotary year is Be the Inspiration. I chose this theme because, throughout my years in Rotary, I have seen that what truly motivates Rotarians is their work. The Rotarians who have the biggest impact through their service aren’t always the women and men with the greatest resources, the most experience, or the largest networks. They’re the ones who are inspired. Whether it was something they did, something they saw, or someone they met, they’ve all had experiences that lit them on fire—and inspired them to serve."  Rotary International President Barry Rassin


To learn more of Barry's vision for 2018-2019, click HERE:

 

 

From Rotary International President:

 

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Previous meeting, November 15, 2018 Lt Gen Bob Flowers, hosted by Tom Morris!