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The Bulletin

September 27, 2022

Home of four
Past District Governors
Jim Squire
Frank Bentley,
Ralph Thurmond,
and Barry Smith


September is Basic Education and Literacy Month

Our Rotary Family

9/27 Mike Stacy


9/17 Bill Snellings (45)

Rotary Online


Sandy Springs

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



President Scott Einfeldt
President-Elect Rollin Richmond
Immediate PP Nancy Schroeder
Treasurer John Neill
Secretary Ashley Napier

President Scott Einfeldt's Welcome Message

In 2021, The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs celebrated our 50th anniversary of providing volunteer services and financial support to charities in and around Sandy Springs. Our core seven areas of focus are: Basic Education and Literacy, Economic and Community Development, Water and Sanitation, Disease Prevention and Treatment, Maternal and Child Health and Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution. If you have a heart’s desire to serve in one of these areas, Rotary is the best civic organization to utilize your time, talent and treasures. I welcome you to visit our club for a free lunch on us and to experience the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs' hospitality and energy. We meet on Monday for lunch at 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Hilton Perimeter Suites, 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. You can just show up at our lunch meeting or call me at 404.272.0294 for more information about our lunch meeting or Rotary in general. Come and network with your fellow professionals, and community and business leaders, and learn how Rotary can fit in your future. Enjoy Rotary and Serve to Change Lives!

Past Program
Francis K. Horton - CEO of Community Assistance Center

Monday, September 19th the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs had the pleasure of hearing Francis Horton speak about the valuable service the Community Assistance Center(CAC) provides for Sandy Springs.

CAC provides basic needs assistance to prevent homelessness and hunger while promoting self-sufficiency and empowering their clients to thrive.

  • Basic needs assistance - help thru crisis over the hump
  • Promote self-sufficiency - move families toward financial stability
  • Empowering to thrive - help to stay beyond the crisis

Francis shared some startling facts about needs in our own community

  • Approximately 20,000 people in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody live in poverty.
  • Rent has increased - average for a 1BR is $1,550
  • Cost of groceries has increased
  • Cost of utilities has increased
  • Fuel has increased

CAC offers many services to help those with basic assistance needs. They offers financial assistance with rent and utilities to those who demonstrate a need. They have a mini-market food pantries in three locations where clients can get food. They are able to sell clothing and other retail items for much lower prices at their upscale thrift store that is fueled by community donations. Clients' professional skills and education are improved on at their Adult Education and Career centers. Youth and seasonal programs are provided for the kids to help out while parents can get back on their feet.

CAC is always looking for Volunteers and Donations to help continue providing and improving their services to our community. Get involved by:

  • Signing up for the CAC newsletter info@ourcac.org
  • Visiting their website online www.ourcac.org
  • Provide resources: Funds or In-Kind: Coats for Kids - need 300 various sizes.
  • Buy tickets to the Vintage Affair 2022 Oktoberfest at www.vintageaffair.org.

Thank you, Francis!

Next Meeting
Family of Rotary

The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs will be meeting for dinner on September 27th at 6:00pm to have a Family of Rotary event at The Mad Italian. 

Bring your family and join us for fun, fellowship, at the home of "the best cheesesteak south of Philly" and commonly known as The Mad Italian!

The Mad Italian is located at 2089 Savoy Drive, Chamblee, Georgia 30341


Calling All Volunteers
Sandy Springs Education Force Road Race

Calling all Volunteeers! Do you want to get involved with a good cause for the Sandy Springs community? Sandy Springs Education Force has been at the forefront of supporting the educational successes of financially vulnerable students in Sandy Springs for over a decade. They are looking for volunteers to help out at their Lightening Run 5k/10k Road race the morning of Saturday, October 22nd.

If you are interested in volunteering please reach out to Julia Bernath to get more details.

More information on the race and how to sign up can be found at https://www.sandyspringseducationforce.org/lightning-run-2022/