Our guest speaker Wednesday morning was Horry County Councilman Dennis DiSabato. The councilman represents the 3rd District which includes about half of Carolina Forest and the City of Myrtle Beach from the airport north to 38th Ave. North. DiSabato presented around the issue of population growth in Horry County and the Carolina Forest area. Carolina […]
We were honored to feature Patrick Flynn, owner of the Anytime Fitness of Forestbrook, as the guest speaker for this Wednesday’s morning meeting. Pictured is Flynn (right) with Rotary member Ralph Jones (left). Flynn, a Coastal Carolina University alumnus, has worked in the fitness world his whole life. He moved to Myrtle Beach seventeen years ago, playing CCU football and soon after […]
SC State Representative Tim McGinnis (and former CFS Rotary Club member) was our speaker Wednesday. McGinnis highlighted that we ARE residents of South Carolina; we must do better for the state. “Let’s be proud of our [new] home. Let’s put up some street lights! Let’s catch up our education system. Let’s build I-73 out to […]
It was an honor having Elhem Daadaa, Coastal Carolina’s Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant from Tunisia. Ms. Elhem focused today’s program on her Home country and the Tunisia Revolution. In addition to her presentation on the political climate, she included visual aids of the newly elected President and the country’s flag.
The speaker for our October 16th meeting was the very ebullient Amy Brauner, Executive Director of the American Red Cross – Eastern South Carolina chapter. Amy is from Tampa, and a graduate of the University of Florida. She has been at the Red Cross for 6 years, and Executive Director for the last year. Amy […]
The guest at our October 9th meeting was Sara Naushad who is a UGRAD scholar from Pakistan. She is spending the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University through a US State Dept sponsored grant. Sara’s studying Nutritional Sciences, and she also has an internship at Conway Medical Center for the fall learning about food safety […]
Mark Eckel, long-time sportswriter covering for the Philadelphia Eagles, was guest speaker Wednesday morning. Eckel joked about the early hour and thought the meeting was at 7 PM, when he first was invited to speak. He covered 11 Superbowls and 4 Stanley Cup Finals in his extensive career that ended in 2017. Eckel currently has a […]
Karen Riordan, CEO of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) was our speaker on Wednesday, August 28th. She has a long career in marketing and originally hails from Boston. For the last 15 years, Riordan has served as the Williamsburg, Virginia Chamber executive. At Wednesday’s meeting, she noted that there are over 2800 businesses in […]
Johanna Haynes was the guest speaker today at the Carolina Forest Sunrise Rotary Club meeting, presenting on Care Team Plus. Haynes, the guest of member Calvin Holmes, talked about care for patients with AIDS as well as their growing primary care practice. Photo courtesy of member Ralph Jones.