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Club Calendar

December is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month

12/19 Regular Meeting - Glen Nicholson, Retired Toy Executive
12/26 No Meeting
1/9 Michael Chriszt, Vice President and Public Affairs Officer. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Our Rotary Family

12/19 Amy Winslett
12/20 Pamela Wall
12/20 Ralph Thurmond
12/21 Fred Ferrand
12/25 Michael Lindstrom
12/27 Cheryl Lietz
12/29 William Snellings


12/27 Rusty Paul

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Sandy Springs

Mondays, 12:15 pm
Hilton Suites
6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Buckhead January 13, 1972
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ROTARY CLUB OF Sandy Springs

President Lisa Stueve
President-Elect Will MacArthur
Immediate Past President Jerry Hicks
Program Director Billy Lovett
Vice President Jim Squire
Fellowship Director Fred Ferrand
Secretary Mike Stacy
Treasurer Amy Winslett

President Lisa Stueve's Welcome Message

Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs meets most Mondays at the Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Suites at 12:15 PM. The lunch program includes club business and also hosts guest speakers - business professionals, elected officials, non-profit leaders and others from the Sandy Springs area.

We’re always looking for ways to make an impact in the community; our club members are actively engaged with senior and youth programs that support leadership development and student scholarship. While our motto and most important feature of Rotary International is “Service Above Self,” we also work together in fellowship as we enjoy great camaraderie. Like us on Facebook Sandy Springs' Facebook Page to keep up to date on our club's activities!

I hope you will enjoy our weekly newsletter and I invite you to join us for lunch soon!

Lisa Stueve, President, Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, 2016-17

December 5, 2016 - Annual Senior Healthcare Professional Recognition Awards Luncheon

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A fabulous and warm-hearted program was conducted this past Monday at the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs: the second Annual Senior Healthcare Professionals Recognition Awards. We met some wonderful and caring healthcare professionals. The event was made even more special by the recipients and administrators who spoke glowingly of their nominees and their work. Thanks to Julia Bernath (Vocational Director), who oversaw the event, Cheryl Lietz who coordinated the details, and Todd Lawrimore who put together the program. Details on the winners below. Enjoy photos at http://rotaryclubofsandysprings.zenfolio.com/p693106237

On December 5, 2016, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs held 2016-17 Senior Adult Healthcare Professional Recognition Awards. Award recipients were nominated by their respective employers and work with senior adults throughout the Sandy Springs/Perimeter area in leading, senior adult health care service enterprises. The 2016-17 Senior Adult Healthcare Professional Recognition Awards is a component of the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs’ participation in the Rotary Has Heart Project. http://www.rizones33-34.org/heart2015 The 2016-17 recipients are: Campbell-Stone Marilyn Fitzgerald, Personal Care Resident/Volunteer Campbell-Stone Latonia Williams, Resident Assistant/Proxy Caregiver Dorothy C. Benson Senior Complex Adult Day Care Lesia D. Gooden, Administrative Specialist/ Program Assistant Sterling Place Elmira Beajinora, Personal Care Assistant Sterling Place Victoria Pismenova, Personal Care Assistant Mount Vernon Towers Afoune Remy, Certified Nursing Assistant/Proxy Caregiver Mount Vernon Towers Hazel Sims, Certified Nursing Assistant/Proxy Caregiver Insignia Senior Living MaryAnn Jones Shropshire Visiting Nurse Health System Beverly Roberts, LPN, Care Coordination Coach, Healthy Transitions, Visiting Nurse Health System at Campbell-Stone The Emory Clinic at St. Joseph’s Khurram Khan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director – Domiciliary Care Program, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics

Rotary Club of Sandy Springs Members, Family, Friends and District Leaders Came Together For An Evening of Holiday Cheer

Hosted by Nancy and Rolfe Schroeder, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs enjoyed a holiday evening. Special guests included DG Raymond Ray, Jr., PDG Bob Hagan, DG-Elect Alec Smythe and DG-Nominee Court Dowis. Many thanks to Family of Rotary Director Fred Ferrand and his team including Mike Stacy and Rick Doyle. See all of the photos at Holiday Photos

Benefit for Tennessee Firestorm Relief Effort
January 3, 2017 Georgia Ensemble Theater Fundraising Event

Georgia Ensemble Theatre

Next Monday, December 19th, please plan to join the District 6900 Tennessee Firestorm Relief Efforts by engaging in a quick fundraiser through the Georgia Ensemble Theater. We have the opportunity to sell tickets to the preview of "Greetings Friend - Your Kind Assistance Is Required" on January 3rd for $10 with $9 of the sale coming back to the club for our Tennessee Firestorm Relief Effort contribution. See Fran Farias Monday to help - we have 50 tickets to sell!

For more information about the play or the Georgia Ensemble Theater visit:


Rotary Club of Sandy Springs Helps With The Community Assistance Center's "Holiday Gift Program"

Rotary Club of Sandy Springs members spent shopping time this past week buying holiday gifts for the Community Assistance Center's (CAC) annual holiday gift program. Over 1200 children and teenagers will have a great holiday this year. The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs purchased gifts for 30 kids, then an elite team of Sandy Springs Rotarians and family coordinated the gifts to make them ready for wrapping and pickup. It's not too late to contribute towards this year's gifts at ourcac.org.


Next Week's Greeters and Invocation

December 19, 2016

GREETER A: Benjy Dubovsky

GREETER B: Julia Bernath

INVOCATION: Chris Burnett

If you are unable to serve as a greeter or give the invocation, please be responsible for finding a replacement.


Make Your Reservations Now!

A cruise is a little different from a regular conference. It is impossible to wait until the last minute to register or reserve a cabin. We are asking that you make your plans to join us and register for the conference and book your cabin.

Passports are not required but are highly recommended. If you do not have a passport, you will need a CERTIFIED COPY of your birth certificate and another government issued ID, such as a drivers license. Get all the details at https://rotary6900.org/event/709



The Rotary Foundation helps make health care available for hundreds of orphans in Uganda.

Rotary's top priority is the , but our members take on far greater responsibilities to fight disease. They set up health camps and training facilities in undeveloped countries and in communities struggling with HIV/AIDS and malaria. They also design and build the infrastructure for doctors, nurses, governments, and partners to reach the one in six people in the world who can't afford to pay for health care.

Disease prevention and treatment takes on many forms, from supporting studies to helping immunize people to improving drinking water and the sanitation infrastructure. The world relies on Rotary to tackle these global challenges, and to set an example for others to follow. Text taken from Rotary International Website at https://www.rotary.org/en/learning-reference/about-rotary/disease-prevention-and-treatment

Watch the video about Rotary helping orphans in Uganda with medical care at https://vimeo.com/33735961

Watch a video of the 1917 Rotary Convention in Atlanta at 1917 Rotary Convention in Atlanta

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