Thursday, December 17, 2015

#ServiceAboveSelf Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army December 2015

#ServiceAboveSelf The Reverend Candine Johnson and Reese Peck bell ringing for the Salvation Army during the 2016 Christmas Season.

Miraculous Recovery - John Lewis, Past-President, Guest Speaker at December 3rd Meeting

TRC was thrilled to have our past President, John Lewis, as guest speaker at the December 3rd meeting following his serious tractor accident just six weeks prior. John gave us a full account of the accident and his recovery process which he considers miraculous. He credited his wife, Hollie, who is also an RN, his quick-thinking friends, the rescue team and medical staff at Tappahannock Riverside Hospital and MCV, and his military survival training, for his speedy recovery. Welcome back, John!

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Rick and Jeremy Gassens TRC Guest Speakers - "Come Out To Support The DAW Theater" Bratwurst and Beer - Essex Inn - Saturday 21 November - 2 to 5 p.m.

Everyone's invited to The Essex Inn Saturday, November 21st from 2 to 5 for Beer and Bratwursts, to hear more and to tour The DAW Theater in a kick-off party! Guest speakers at the Nov 19th TRC meeting were Rick and Jeremy Gassen, Managers of The Essex Inn. Introduced by Madeline Lawson, the Gassens shared their passion for renovating Tappahannock's DAW Theater. Under the auspices of the new no...n-profit, "Cook Foundation for the Arts", and the leadership of its Board and the Gassens, the renovated DAW will be a regional center for touring shows, a community meeting place, and an events venue for rent. Rick and Jeremy bring their extensive theater backgrounds to this exciting project. They and Board President, Kia Ware, ask for support including time, labor, money, and just enthusiasm as they reawaken the theater to the benefit of the community.

Support Needed For Rotary Food Bank Drive Today - Saturday, Nov 21st - Tappahannock Farmers Market

Call to action...please come out today and bring food and/or money for the Rotary-sponsored pre-Thanksgiving Food Bank drive at the Tappahannock Farmers Market in support of our local food banks! TRC member, Fred Woodard, will be there happy to receive donations. Let's come together and help ensure that all local families have a good holiday meal.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Tappahannock Rotary Pork Fest Draws 100s! October 1, 2015

Tappahannock Rotary Club has been sponsoring the Annual Pork Fest for over 35 years. This popular event draws 100s from the Tappahannock community and is TRC's major fundraising event that permits the Club to give back both to the community and to worthwhile international causes including ending Polio. A special shout-out to Bill Croxton who has led this effort for much of those 35 years...and to current TRC President, Wright Andrews, for capturing so many good photos of this year's event. Thanks to our friends at the Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department for hosting this great event each year!

Tappahannock Rotary Club Presents Support Checks to Jacob's Ladder and The Riverside Foundation - Riverside Tappahannock Hosital

On behalf of Tappahannock Rotary Club, President Wright Andrews was pleased to present checks to two community organizations at the annual Spouses' Night Dinner held at the Sandbar on October 29th.
A check for $1,000 was presented to Esther Desimini, Administrator of Riverside Tappahannock Hospital as the third installment of the Club's $5,000 pledge to the Riverside Foundation. President Andrews commented that "we wish the Foundation's board and staff continued success with the Riverside Tappahannock Hospital's important improvement project. This check is part of our commitment to support the RTH '100% private rooms project capital funding campaign'".
A second check for $1,000 was presented to TRC member and past-President, JoAnn Ruffa on behalf of Jacob's Ladder. President Andrews added that "we wish the Jacob's Ladder organization continued success with its mission of enriching the lives of gifted, at-risk children."

Reese Peck, Essex County Administrator, Speaker at TRC's November 5th Meeting

TRC member and Essex County Administrator, Reese Peck, was guest speaker at the November 5th meeting. Reese gave an informative update on Essex County developments including an overview of the county's OpenGov Financial Transparency Portal. Visit the Essex County website at:

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Letter of Appreciation From Robert LaFollette, Essex High School, 2 November 2015

Letter Received by Wright Andrews, President, TRC, 2 November 2015 from Robert LaFollette:
"Wright, Thanks so much to all your members for your continuous support of so many worthwhile causes in our community, including my students! The money will be put to good use buying electronics and optics equipment and supporting our Physics Olympics Team. Hopefully, we can make a great showing for EHS and Essex like we did last year at the University of Richmond Physics Olympics.
Thanks again Tappahannock Rotary Club. You ladies and gentleman are one of the things that makes Essex a unique place to call home!
Robert Lafollette
Essex High School
Physics, Calculus, PreCalculus and AP Statistics"

Friday, October 23, 2015

Michael Rawlings, TRC Member, Speaker at October 22nd Meeting as Part of Rotary's Vocational Services Month

TRC member Michael Rawlings was the speaker at our October 22nd meeting.  As part of Rotary's Vocational Services Month, he presented his somewhat unusual multi-disciplinary international career path based in the humanities, law, and mediation that has included both private and public sector work and teaching.

Immediate Past President, C. Norman Wood, Speaker at October 15th for Rotary Vocational Service Month

TRC's immediate Past-President, C. Norman Wood, was the speaker at the October 15th meeting.   October is Rotary's Vocational Service Month, and Norman's presentation included ways of recognizing vocational excellence and supporting youth in our school systems with vocational mentors.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Essex County' "Rotary Park" - One Step Closer To Being Realized - TRC Contributes $5,000 Initial Development Funds

Essex County's "Rotary Park" is one step closer to being realized! On October 8th, 2015 Tappahannock Rotary Club presented a check for $5,000 to Fred Birchett, Essex County Director of Parks and Recreation as the first half of a $10,000 commitment for the initial development funds of the new county park. This collaborative project is the vision of current TRC President, Wright Andrews, and is the centerpiece of his term in office. Pictured l to r:  Fred Birchett, Bud Smith, Supervisor - Essex County Board of Supervisors, Wright Andrews 

Jeanette Baylor, Partner in Marks-Bristow Funeral Home, Guest Speaker, October 8th, 2015

Jeanette Baylor, partner in Marks-Bristow Funeral Home, was guest speaker at the October 8th TRC meeting.  The guest of Harry T. Gladding, Jeanette spoke about her 37 years in the funeral service industry based in her commitment to and enjoyment of working with families.  She gave us several practical tips including flexible options around pre-payment for services and especially the value of pre-arranging one's desires ahead of time..  Of pre-planning, Jeanette said that the families are grateful to have had this taken care of in advance so they are not dealing with everything in their time of loss and grief.  She invited anyone to make an appointment to discuss options with her, or at a minimum to stop by and get a free arrangement form to fill out and tuck away for later use by family members to use at the time of loss. Contact information for Marks-Bristow:  (804) 443-2210

Friday, September 18, 2015

September 17th Meeting Features Federal Reserve Bank Regional Economist Waddell and Board of Directors Member Margaret Lewis

Sonya Ravindranath Waddell, a regional economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, was guest speaker at the September 17th TRC meeting.  Ms. Waddell gave a rich overview of the Federal Reserve's history, structure, and its mission which includes three core areas:  Monetary Policy, Bank Supervision and Regulation, and Payment Services.  Ms. Waddell was the guest of TRC member, Dr. Richard Lewis, and Margaret Lewis who is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
l to r:  Margaret Lewis, Sonya Waddell, Wright Andrews, Dr. Richard Lewis

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Rappahannock Community College President, Dr. Sissy Crowther, Guest Speaker July 23rd

TRC was honored to host as its guest speaker on July 23rd Dr. Elizabeth Hinton "Sissy" Crowther, President of Rappahannock Community College since 2004, who spoke about changes at RCC.  Show  with TRC President, Wright Andrews, presenting an appreciation gift to Dr. Crowther.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Creation of "Essex County Rotary/Poor House Park" by Resolution of Essex County Board of Supervisors - 8 September 2015

Great News!   The new Essex County Rotary/Poor House Park outdoor recreation park was created by Resolution of the Essex County Board of Supervisors on September 8, 2015.     Tappahannock Rotary Club, under the leadership of our 2015/2016 President, Wright Andrews, has taken on this project as a major community service initiative.$file/Resolution%20%2315-026.pdf
WHEREAS, the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation is requesting the Essex County Board of Supervisor to allow for the creation of outdoor recreation at the Poor House / Cabin point county owned properties;
WHEREAS, the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation will create and develop multi-use trails for outdoor recreation; and
WHEREAS, the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation will create and develop Public Hunting opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation will maintain the current model of a working forest on the Poor House / Cabin Point properties when developing outdoor recreation; and
WHEREAS, the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission strongly support the creation of Outdoor Recreation at the Poor House / Cabin point properties; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Tappahannock strongly support the creation of outdoor recreation at the Poor House / Cabin point properties; and
WHEREAS, the Essex County Public Schools strongly support the creation of outdoor recreation at the Poor House / Cabin point properties; and
WHEREAS, the Rotary Club of Tappahannock has made a commitment of money and in kind services for the continued improvements and sustainability of the Poor House / Cabin Point county owned property: and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Essex County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of September, 2015, that the Essex County Department of Parks and Recreation be, and is hereby, authorized to act on behalf of Essex County in creation of outdoor recreation at the Poor House / Cabin Point properties.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Essex County Board of Supervisors that the recreational facility located on the Poor House / Cabin Point county owned property be known as Essex County Rotary / Poor House Park.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Essex County Board of Supervisors that the Director of Essex County Parks and Recreation is designated to act as Essex County Parks Administrator and, as Parks Administrator, is authorized to submit all information needed to apply for outdoor
recreation Grants and is authorized to meet other program administrative and reporting requirements as defined by the Essex County Administrator, throughout the life of the parks.
ADOPTED: This 8th day of September, 2015

Mayor Roy M. Gladding, TRC Member, Guest Speaker at Club's September 10th Meeting

The Honorable Roy M. Gladding, Mayor of Tappahannock and member of the Tappahannock Rotary Club, was guest speaker at the September 10th meeting.  Mayor Gladding's presentation included a snapshot of population, employment, budget, public works, and the business climate for the 280 businesses in the town of 2,400 citizens surrounded by Essex County.  He said that although the area was hit hard in the last economic downturn, "overall it's in good shape for a small town."   A lively Q&A discussion followed.  Thank you for your service, Monty!  We're honored to have you as a member of TRC.

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Donations by TRC Up Nearly $10,000 to $37,000 in 2014/2015 - 39 Recipient Organizations

Tappahannock Rotary Club held its Assembly meeting on September 3rd.  Treasurer Ron Geiger reported that in the year 2014/2015 TRC gave donations totaling $37,000 up from $28,000 in 2013/2014.  Recipients of the 39 donations included Polio Plus, the Ikirwa School Project in Tanzania, and a significant increase in giving to the Tappahannock community including its schools, largely through funds raised at the Club's six events:  Pork Feast, Strings to the Heart, The Virginians Concert, The Annual Croaker Tournament, the Bunny Hop for Heart Health 5K Race, and the Crab Races at RivahFest.  Special appreciation was given to immediate past-President, John Gregory, to Club Service Chairman, Bill Croxton, to the event Chairs for these events (Bill Croxton, Michael Faulkner, John Gregory, Bill Reavis, John Frazier), the continued outstanding support of TRC members, and those from the community who participated in these events.  We were also pleased to welcome as our guest, Esther Desimini, new Administrator of Riverside Tappahannock Hospital, introduced by Club Member Jim Wawner.

Bill Croxton Honored for 7th Year as Paul Harris Fellow!

TRC honored Bill Coxton at the September 3rd meeting for his 7th year as a Paul Harris Fellow - giving at least $1,000 a year to The Rotary.  Bill, we thank you and Carole for your continued leadership in putting Service Above Self with your time, energy, and resources.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Dr. John Svirsky, DDS, MEd, TRC Guest Speaker August 13th

TRC's guest speaker for the August 13th meeting was renown oral pathologist and VCU professor, Dr. John Svirsky, DDS, MEd, who provided a humorous and enlightening presentation on oral diseases and their causes and prevention.  Although the presentation was on a serious subject matter, Dr. Svirsky delighted us with his ability to bring levity through his humor.  Speaking of highly preventable diseases, he quipped:  "If you make something idiot proof, God will make a better idiot".  Thanks to Rotarian, Ron Geiger, who sponsored Dr. Svirsky.
Pictured l to r:  Ron Geiger, Dr. John Svirsky, Wright Andrews

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Tappahannock Rotary Club Honored by Visit From District Governor Janet "JB" Brown at August 6th Meeting

TRC was honored to have our District Governor, Dr. Janet "JB" Brown, as guest speaker at the August 6th meeting. JB inspired and challenged club members with shared visions from both her own vision for this year "We are family", as well as that of Rotary International President K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran whose 2015-2016 call is for us to "Be a gift to the world". Governor Brown's priorities include: Foundation development, and especially the continued march toward the global eradication of Polio by 2018 - Rotary's long-term international mission with cases only remaining in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria; Membership; and Public Image. She encouraged us with the words: "Wherever you go, whenever you can, try to leave a gift."
Pictured l to r:  District 7610 First Gentleman and Governor, Felton Page and Janet "JB" Brown, and TRC President, Wright Andrews

Friday, July 3, 2015

Emily McCoy, Guest Speaker at June 25th TRC Meeting, Women's Suffrage History and Memorial

At the June 25th TRC meeting, guest speaker Emily McCoy presented an informative program on Women's Suffrage, tracing the movement through the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1919 guaranteeing women the right to vote. Mrs. McCoy went on to explain how many women were arrested for their protest activities in Washington and then imprisoned in the old DC Workhouse Prison in Lorton, VA. She chairs The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association, which is seeking to "build a... garden-style national memorial to commemorate the suffrage struggle, focused on the suffragists whose brutal imprisonment at the Occoquan Workhouse served as a significant turning point in achieving a woman's right to vote; and to educate, inspire, and empower present and future generations to remain vigilant in the quest for equal rights."

Celebration July 2nd In Honor of Dr. John Gregory, TRC Outgoing President

The members of Tappahannock Rotary Club joined in acknowledging outgoing President, Dr. John Gregory, for his good work and contributions as our leader in the 2014/2015 year.  John's focus has been on service to the local community.  John joined TRC in 1972 and served his first term as club President in 1977.  Thank you, John, for your continued leadership!   Shown with TRC past-President - Joanne Ruffa and Assistant District Governor, Bill Croxton.

Kevin Goff, Director of the River Program at St. Margaret's School, Guest Speaker for July 2nd TRC Meeting

TRC member, Doc Frank, introduced his guest speaker for the July 2nd meeting, Kevin Goff, who has recently become Director of the River Program at St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock. The program, funded by the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund is designed to encourage environmental service and community engagement. Among Goff's priorities for the coming years: encourage student-driven, immersive, experiential learning that is both substantive and stimulating; to use local environmental issues as a window onto global sustainability issues; to ensure science-based, outdoor experiences in beautiful places for the SMS students.

Passing of the Gavel to Incoming TRC President Wright Andrews for 2015/2016

Passing of the Gavel...At the July 2nd meeting, Assistant District Governor, Bill Croxton, officiated over the swearing in of Wright Andrews as the incoming President of the Tappahannock Rotary Club for 2015/2016 and the honoring of outgoing President John Gregory for his leadership in 2014/1015.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Polio Plus - Eradicating a Disease - TRC Contributes $2,000

In the News: C. Norman Wood, immediate Past President, announced at the June 18th meeting that TRC has recently contributed $2,000 to the "Polio Plus" campaign, Rotary International's long-term campaign to eradicate the disease.

Rotarian Alessa Fleming Requests Support for Wounded Warrior Games - 2015 DOD

Rotarian Alessa Leming asked members of TRC and the community to consider supporting the Wounded Warrior Games - DOD 2015 being held at Quantico June 19 - 28.  Alessa said that visiting the events and supporting the cause would be greatly appreciated.

Joanne Ruffa and Michael Faulkner Program on Bogota, Colombia, June 18th TRC Meeting

Joanne Ruffa was the featured speaker at the TRC June 18th meeting.  She and Michael Faulkner prepared the slide presentation with an international twist about their recent trip to Colombia, South America where JoJo toured areas including the capital, Bogota, the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, and Montserrat, while Michael judged dog shows.  Stay tuned for more coverage in "The Lighter Side of Judging", Michael's bi-weekly humor article in "Dog World" magazine. Tappahannock and its people are regularly featured in this column - current and past articles are available at: at no charge

Friends of the Rapphannock's Richard Moncure - Guest Speaker at June 11th TRC Meeting

Richard Moncure, Rappahannock Steward, "Friends of the Rappahannock", was the featured speaker at TRC's June 11th meeting as guest of Jerry Duval.  Richard highlighted the 3 objectives of the 30 year old organization:  Education, Restoration, Advocacy.  With the message "Healthy Rivers Start at Home", he encouraged us to continue educating ourselves and to remain vigilant about restoring the health of our Rappahannock River.  Two topics of particular interest to TRC's members were:  the dangerous Dead Zones in the Rappahannock because it does not naturally flush well; and the Blue Catfish invasion - Since the introduction of this non-native species decades ago, 90% of the bio-mass of the Rappahannock is now Blue Catfish.  Moncure suggested a market driven approach might be the only way to remedy the situation.  Cost of membership in Friends of the Rapphannock is $30.  Local HQ is at June Parker Marina, and we were encouraged to stop by to learn more and get involved.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Congressman Rob Wittman - Guest Speaker at TRC's June 4th Meeting

TRC was honored to have U.S. Congressman Rob Wittman (Virginia's 1st District) as its speaker at the June 4th meeting - the guest of Rotarian Vince Donoghue, Essex County's Commonwealth Attorney. Representative Wittman serves on both the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Natural Resources. His speech focused primarily on regenerating military readiness. He stated his view that a strong military is necessary to deter aggression, shape world situations, yet no...t to go to war except as a last resort. He also said that while the U.S. may help Arab states that want to defeat extremists, any solution to the ISIS problem must have an Islamic face to be successful. Among his other areas of focus: small business support, Congress working together, addressing the Sequester issue, and the Federal budget. The Congressman engaged with the Rotarians in a lively Q&A session.

Monday, June 1, 2015

TRC Joins in Recognizing Essex Community Outstanding Teachers

At its May 28th meeting, Tappahannock Rotary Club joined in recognizing outstanding teachers from the Essex community. Awards were presented to Robert LaFollette, recipient of both Essex High School and County-wide Teacher of the Year; Valerie Taylor, Teacher of the Year Tappahannock Elementary School; and Amber Sydnor, Teacher of the Year Essex Intermediate School. Also recognized by Rotary for "Tireless Dedication and Outstanding Service to the Students of Essex County Public Schools" were: Vickie Favazza, Essex High School English Teacher and Drama Coach; Teresa Harris, Tappahannock Elementary School Music Teacher; Perry Wormley, Essex Intermediate and High School Chorus Teacher; and Michael Loveless, Essex Intermediate and High School Band Teacher.      

TRC Joins in Recognizing Essex Community Outstanding Teachers

At its May 28th meeting, Tappahannock Rotary Club joined in recognizing outstanding teachers from the Essex community. Awards were presented to Robert LaFollette, recipient of both Essex High School and County-wide Teacher of the Year; Valerie Taylor, Teacher of the Year Tappahannock Elementary School; and Amber Sydnor, Teacher of the Year Essex Intermediate School. Also recognized by Rotary for "Tireless Dedication and Outstanding Service to the Students of Essex County Public Schools" were: Vickie Favazza, Essex High School English Teacher and Drama Coach; Teresa Harris, Tappahannock Elementary School Music Teacher; Perry Wormley, Essex Intermediate and High School Chorus Teacher; and Michael Loveless, Essex Intermediate and High School Band Teacher.      

Friday, May 29, 2015

TRC Recognizes Tommy Neuman For 100% Paul Harris Fellows Club Leadership

At the May 28th TRC meeting, immediate past-President, C. Norman Wood presented Tommy Neuman with a well-deserved recognition for "exemplary service for his untiring effort as Foundation Chair for the 2013 - 2014 year in achieving 100% Paul Harris Fellows for the Tappahannock Rotary Club". This significant achievement means that a club has 100% membership participation; with donations of a minimum of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation Annual Programs Fund, during the calendar year. Thank you, Tommy!

Monday, May 18, 2015

Tappahannock Rotary Club Welcomes President Paul Parfrey and Wife, Lynn, Swindon - Phoenix Rotary Club - District 1100 - United Kingdom

TRC's May 14th guest speaker was Paul Parfrey, President of the Swindon - Phoenix Rotary Club, District 1100, United Kingdom. Paul and his wife, Lynn, were the guests this past week of Bill and Carole Croxton - continuing a multi-year exchange between our clubs. Swindon - Phoenix RC was chartered in 2012 with the motto "Fiduciam et Respectu", and is committed to Fun, Friendship, and Fellowship, and to "doing things differently". Paul, whose career highlights have included ...national policing and counter-terrorism work, also inspired us by sharing more than fourteen projects the very active club is engaged. These include: health projects for blood pressure checks, epilepsy and breast cancer support days, and a guide dog charity; sporting activities including a Santa Run, Dragon Boat racing, and a horseless steeplechase; support activities for local schools; river barge trips for disadvantaged and disabled kids; and British theme nights including St. George's Day and Burns Night celebrations.
Pictured at Rotary meeting:  l to r:  Bill Croxton, Paul Parfrey, TRC President John Gregory
Pictured at Merroir, Locklies Marina, Topping, Virginia:  l to r:  Bill Croxton, Paul Parfrey, David Broad, Carole Croxton, Lynn Parfrey, Margaret Broad

Winners of Tappahannock Rotary Club Annual Andrew Reavis Memorial Croaker Tournament - May 16, 2015

Winners of the $4,500 prize money in Tappahannock Rotary Club's Annual Andrew Reavis Memorial Croaker Tournament held Saturday, May 16th: (l to r, 1st Place - Deral Wertz; 2nd Place – Robert Fenter; 1st Place Youth Division – Tye Morris; 3rd Place – Andy Davis; 4th Place Phillip Donnelly with crew Eric Montgomery and Morby Montgomery; 5th Place- Ronald Morris; Event Chairman, Bill Reavis; Tappahannock Rotary Club President, John Gregory; not pictured: 2nd Place Youth Division – Michael Johnson; 3rd Place Youth Division Brandon Corbin).
This was the 12th year of the TRC's Croaker Tournament!  Ninety-four boats were registered for this year's tournament which spanned the county from June Parker Marina to Garrett's Marina where the concluding ceremony was held.

May 7th TRC Guest Speaker, Cynthia Barrack, RN, Riverside Hospice Program

Our guest speaker at the May 7th TRC meeting was Cynthia Barrack, RN, Home Care Division Community Liaison for Riverside Hospice Program - Tappahannock and Gloucester areas.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Hannah Swann, Winner of "Best in District Essay Contest"

Hannah Swann was the very special guest speaker at TRC's April 23rd meeting.  This was the first year that Essex students have participated in this regional competition.  Hannah, who is a student at Essex Intermediate School, recently won a standing ovation at Rotary's District Conference as well as a $1,000 award as "Best in District" in the annual Rotary essay contest for her work "The Four Way Test".  Her essay interpreted Rotary's Four Way Test - which is the organization's nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for use in our personal and professional relationships.  Hannah observed:  "Rotary is there to help, and people underestimate it."  Congratulations Hannah!  Awards presented by John Gregory, TRC President, and JoAnn Ruffa, TRC's Next Generations Chair, who coordinated local participation and who continues to inspire all of us from every generation!

Sunday, April 19, 2015

David Broad Honored With Resolution at April 16th TRC Meeting

David Broad was honored at the April 16th TRC meeting with a Resolution acknowledging his many years of outstanding service to the Club, its members and our community. Thank you, David...and congratulations!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

TRC Visited by District Governor-Elect Janet "JB" Brown - April 2, 2015

TRC was honored to welcome District 7610 Governor-Elect, Janet L.S. "JB" Brown and her husband, First Gentleman Felton Page, at its April 2nd meeting. Governor Brown is in the process of visiting all 56 clubs within the district.
We wish Governor Brown much success as she leads out District in 2015-2016 with the theme:  "We Are Family"!