Mayor Deke Copenhaver presented a proclamation to Dr. Anne Matthews during Rotary International Foundation Day Nov. 7. Shown are Past District Governor Kenan Kern, Beth Kern from Savannah, Past District Governor Jim Puryear and Joan Puryear from Augusta, Augusta Rotary Club President Kevin Wade from Lincolnton, Dr. Anne Matthews, Assistant Governor Pam Lightsey from Martinez, District Governor Gordon Matthews from Savannah, Past District Governor Bill Kemp and Georgia Rotary student Gustavo Rebolho from Brazil, who is studying at Augusta State University.
Jefferson Energy Cooperative recently donated a check for more than $6100 to the Southeastern Firefighter's Burn Foundation from JEC employee contributions throughout the year. The foundation staffs and operates the Jeffrey Vaden Chavis house at the Shirley Badke Retreat and also helps needy patients pay for medications, anti-scarring garments and transportation for follow-up medical visits. Shown are Jo Maypole, president/CEO, Southeastern Firefighter's Burn Foundation (from left); Bobbie Jo Gainey, director of development, SFFBF; and Steve Chalker, director of public relations, Jefferson Energy Cooperative.
Garret Siler, former Augusta State University basketball player and team member for Phoenix Suns, spoke to the Rotary Club about his basketball camp to be held in July. Shown are Pam Lightsey, assistant governor of District 6920 (from left); Siler; President Wallace White of Grovetown; and Gustavo Rebolho of Brazil, a Georgia Rotary student attending Augusta State University.
Price Dunaway of Evans will be honored by the Integrated Medical Foundation at its Fourth Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness benefit on May 9 at the Woodbury Jewish Center in Woodbury, N.Y. Dunaway is the first nonphysician to be honored by IMF for his contributions to education and public awareness in the fight against prostate cancer.