The 121514 meeting is now ONLINE!!

imagesHere’s what you missed on Monday the 15th if you didn’t get to Rotary:

  • New member inductions
  • Announcement of the 2016-2017 President Elect
  • Denise Holland from Harvest Hope Food Bank
  • A partridge in a pear tree

You don’t even have to navigate over to YouTube anymore if you miss a meeting.  They are right here on our website!  Don’t forget we will not meet again until Monday, January 5, 2015.  Medal of Honor Recipient Kyle Carpenter will speak to the club.  This is sure to be a jam packed event so get there earlier to grab a seat!

Results of the 2015-2016 Board Elections for Columbia Rotary

Here is a list of the Board Members who will serve with President-Elect Mark Sullivan in 2015-2016:

John Bakhaus
John has been a member of the club for 20 years. He has served three previous terms on the Board. He currently serves as the regional coordinator for CART. John founded The Windermere Club, and is employed by its parent company, Fairways Development. He is active in community service, and is a long time member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church.

Katherine Davis
Katherine joined the club in 2004 and is currently serving a second term on the Board. She works at Palmetto Health Foundation where she is Senior VP of Development. She serves as a Commissioner for the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, a Columbia Museum of Art Commissioner, and is the National President of NABBS (National Association of Bench & Bar Spouses).

Libby Gober
Libby joined the Columbia Rotary Club in 2004. She has served as Foundation Chair and has been active in the bell ringing for Salvation Army every year.   She works for the City of Columbia and serves as Assistant to City Council. She also administers the funding of over 100 non-profit organizations through Hospitality Tax and Accommodations Tax funds.

Robert Goings
Robert has been a member of the club since 2007. He has participated in blood drives, bell ringing, H&H, cooking for special events, and currently serves as a member of the Board. Robert is an attorney at the Goings Law Firm LLC.  He is married to Rebecca Goings and they have a young daughter. He is a member of many legal organizations and attends Trenholm Road United Methodist Church.

Beth Irick
Beth joined the Columbia Rotary in 1996 and has served on numerous committees. Beth is the executive director of The Cooperative Ministry. She is a Columbia native and is married to Charles Irick. Beth and her husband are members of Shandon Baptist Church.

Elliott Powell
Elliott has maintained perfect attendance since joining the Columbia Rotary Club in June of 1990. He currently serves on the board, and has previous years of board service, as well. Elliott is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and is a Rotary Benefactor. His company is First Sun HR & Benefit Solutions, which he has owned since 1987. 24 years married to Betsy and they have three sons.

Jack Sloan
Jack joined the Columbia Rotary in 2008 and is currently a member of the Board. He is Associate Vice President of the SC Chamber of Commerce previously spent 21 years at the U. S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC. He served 10 years in the U.S. Air Force as a flight crew member in B-52’s. Jack also serves on the board of Pawmetto Lifeline and the Colon Cancer Foundation.

The 120814 Meeting with Dr. Lincoln is now ONLINE!!

If you missed the December 8th meeting, you missed one of the most uplifting hours of Rotary that we have had in a while.  Don’t worry, you can make up the meeting online!!  You’ll find the business portion of the meeting (including the Leadercast reveal ) and Dr. Lincoln’s talk (and the announcement of the 2015-2016 Board) below:


December 8th: Dr. Dick Lincoln and Board Elections

There are 3 good reasons to attend the December 8th meeting!

1.  Peyton Manning wants you to be there but you have to show up to find out why!

2. You’ll be electing the 2015-2016 Board.

3.  Dr. Dick Lincoln, Pastor of Shandon Baptist Church will be our guest speaker.  Join us for a motivating and uplifting hour of Rotary!!0e2910579_1392740806_dick-lincoln-for-web

Click here to view Dr. Lincoln’s bio.