WELCOME TO DISTRICT 6820
District Governor
Pam Smith
Rotary Club of South Rankin
 
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Dear District 6820 Rotarians,
 
It is my honor to serve this year as the Rotary District 6820 Nominating Chair.  District Governor Pam Smith is doing a great job this year.  Following Pam, we have a great line up of very capable leaders with District Governor Elect Mark Fields and District Governor Nominee Ed Thurmond.  It is now time to determine who will be next in our lineup of great District leaders.  We are selecting our District Governor Nominee for 2019-20, once selected this person will be District Governor in 2021-2022.
 
The qualifications for District Governor Nominee are listed below.  If you are interested in this very important position or know of someone that you would like to nominate, please contact me Bill Walker at bill@brickerton.com, the application is attached.  Nominations are due on or before February 1, 2019.  
 
We truly appreciate all our dedicated Rotarians that are willing to give their time and service to Rotary District 6820!  If you have questions, please feel free to contact me.
 
Sincerely,
Bill Walker
District Nominating Chair 2018-2019
 
Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator-Zone 31
Rotary District 6820
District Governor 2017-18
70 Brickerton Street
Columbus, MS 39701
662.549.4676 (mobile)

        Order your Rotary License Plate today.  Each license plate supports our District (or yours 6840 & 6800) by creating a perpetual income to the District every year.

Mail or email completed application to: 

DGN Ed Thurmond, 407 Pine Street, Lexington, MS  39095.     edthurmond42@gmail.com    601-946-8065

December 31. 2018 Deadline
Download Application:

https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000050154/en-ca/files/homepage/rotary-tag-application/Rotary-License-Tag.pdf

2020 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) set for February 27-29
RYLA is a leadership program coordinated by Rotary Clubs and Districts around the globe.  Each year thousands of young people are sponsored by local Rotary Clubs to participate in RYLA programs around the world.  District 6820 RYLA will be held at Twin Lake Conference Center in Florence, MS  February 27-29, 2020.
 
 
 
GOVERNOR'S  MESSAGE 
 
Rotarians of District 6820,
        
     I am privileged and humbled to serve you as Governor 2018-2019 for the great District 6820 of Rotary International.  I have great legacies to follow in the works of Rotary in our District: PDG Bill Walker, PDG Amanda Fontaine, PDG Barbara Travis, PDG Paul Bucurel and the late PDG Rob Smith.  I could not have picked a better theme as Barry Rassin, our Rotary International President, “Be The Inspiration”.  All the PDG’s before me have inspired me that the work of Rotary is Christ at work in our communities, our state and our world.
 
     Just as I have been inspired, I desire for ALL Rotarians to be inspired by the work that has been done, is being done and can be done in our communities and around the world for those less fortunate than us.  I believe we have the dedication, strong people, and diverse ideas that can make it happen.  My heart this next year desires District 6820 to be acclaimed as the inspiration for others and that the Rotary organization benefit from that inspiration.
 
     Please make the effort to ask your friends, neighbors and family to join you in Rotary.  Please consider helping with a current project and supporting new projects that benefit your community.  Please investigate the possibility of partnering with a club in another country to experience international assistance.  Please look at the population of your community and surrounding area to include all ages, gender, ethnicity in your membership.
 
     Prioritize these opportunities to become more engaged in Rotary:
 
  • Actively participate in local club meetings and activities
  • Actively participate in District sponsored events and activities
  • Support gifts to the Rotary Foundation
  • Come join us for a Fun-Filled District Conference Cruise May 2-6, 2019
  • Join our first ever Rotary District 6820 “Service Trip” to Mexico, January 20-26, 2019
 
     Every time I meet with the Rotarians in District 6820, I am inspired by the many services provided to their clubs, their communities and across the world.  Help me make this the most inspirational year, yet, by your dedication and support.
 
     Sincerely,
     Pam Smith
     District Governor 2018-2019
     1308 Gunter Road
     Florence, Mississippi 39073
     601-672-9000
 
     
    
 
 
 
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        Order your Rotary License Plate today.  Each license plate supports our District (or yours 6840 & 6800) by creating a perpetual income to the District every year.

Mail or email completed application to: 

DGN Ed Thurmond, 407 Pine Street, Lexington, MS  39095.     edthurmond42@gmail.com    601-946-8065

December 31. 2018 Deadline
Download Application:

https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000050154/en-ca/files/homepage/rotary-tag-application/Rotary-License-Tag.pdf

 
 
 
 
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