Speaker: Daniel Chestnut, Palmetto Goodwill

The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest was joined by Daniel Chestnut, Career Navigator for Palmetto Goodwill. Daniel introduced all the good work that Palmetto Goodwill does for the community. It is more than a resale store. Their mission is to empower individuals facing barriers to employment, equipping them with skills, resources, and support to build […]

Clothing Closet 2023

Carolina Forest Rotary, Coastal Carolina University Rotaract, and Scholar’s Academy Interact joined forces Friday evening to shop for the clothing that will be in the 2023 Clothing Closet donation. Each year, Clothing Closet donates new clothing items to local schools. This year, over 300 clothing items, valued over $2500, were purchased and benefit five local schools. […]

CCU Rotaract Officer Installation

Today the Carolina Forest Sunrise Rotary was proud to host the Installation Ceremony of the 2023-2024 Coastal Carolina University Rotaract Club Officers. Ceremonies that celebrate the accomplishments and future potential of Rotary youth leaders has always been one of my favorite Rotary Meetings of the year!  CCU student and Rotaract member Hannah Watson was selected […]

Serving Meals at The Shepherd’s Table

The Carolina Forest Rotary Club volunteered to served dinner at The Shepherd’s Table.  Prior to the dinner rush, the membership were given a special preview of a future project- a food pantry that hopes to provide those in need with food to take home. Back in the kitchen, volunteers poured drinks and served the meal to […]

Member Spotlight: Jim Quinney

Jim Quinney is one of the newest Rotarians in our Carolina Forest Sunrise Club. But he has been a Rotarian for several years coming to our community from Sacramento, California. He is already proving to be an integral part of our club’s success. He is currently serving our club as Fund Raising & Marketing Chair. Jim is married to his lovely […]

Member Spotlight: Brandyn Miller

Brandyn Miller has been a Rotarian in the Carolina Forest Sunrise Rotary Club since October 2021. He has been an integral part of our club’s success. He has served as Club Secretary 2022-2023 and currently serves as your Public Image Chair. Brandyn is a business consultant / coach and serves as an ambassador for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. His passion […]

Guest Speaker: Mark Shaaber, Partnership Grand Strand

Mark Shaaber joined the Carolina Forest Sunrise Rotary to lead a program of Partnership Grand Strand and Economic Growth for Myrtle Beach. Partnership Grand Strand (PGS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation and a five-year strategic initiative designed to accelerate economic prosperity and quality of life for all businesses and residents across Horry and Georgetown counties. There […]

Member Spotlight: Porter Medley

Porter Medley has been a Rotarian in Carolina Forest Sunrise Club since July 2009. He has been an integral part of our club’s success. He is crucially responsible for the success our club has had in cultivating and nurturing both the Rotaract Club at Coastal Carolina University and the Interact Club at Scholars Academy! Porter is married to his loving wife, […]