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The Bulletin

May 23, 2021

Home of
Immediate Past District Governor
Jim Squire
Past District Governors
Frank Bentley,
Ralph Thurmond,
and Barry Smith


May is Youth Service Month

6/7 Club meeting
6/14 Board & Club meeting
6/28 Club meeting

Our Rotary Family

5/7 Jane Barwick
5/12 Gene Jordan
5/16 Frank Bentley, Jr.
5/30 Brian Ghannam


5/4 Chris Burnett (30)
5/14 Ralph Thurmond (38)

Rotary Online


Sandy Springs

Mondays, 12:15 pm
Sandy Springs, Georgia
Hilton Perimeter Suites
6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328 FacebookTwitterInstagram


President John Neill
President-Elect Nancy Schroeder
Treasurer Zac Boswell
Secretary Scott Einfeldt
Foundation Will MacArthur
Membership Gene Jordan

Welcome to the Sandy Springs Rotary Club

Welcome Sandy Springs Rotarians, friends and guests.

So far, this Rotary year has been challenging coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank all who have been able to attend meetings in person and on Zoom. Although our service projects have been limited by the virus we have been able to help school children needing distance learning and for those in our community needing food. We are also doing great with our medical recycling program benefiting seniors. I thank our club members and officers in working hard to hopefully have our club once again achieve “Club of the Year” status.

Visitors are welcome to experience the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs' hospitality and energy. Meetings are typically the 1st, 2nd & 4th Mondays. Lunch is served at noon and the 1 hour program begins at 12:15. Hilton Perimeter Suites, 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.

Reserve a spot by going to our website at www.sandyspringsrotary.org. Join your fellow professionals, community and business leaders, and learn how Rotary can benefit your future. Experience Rotary Making Things Happen in Sandy Springs!

Past Program
Peter Kyle and the Youth Peace in Action initiative

Peter Kyle - Rotary International Director for Zones 23 & 24 (Screen capture from Zoom meeting)

Our program this past Monday, May 17, was presented by Peter Kyle, RI Director for Zones 23 & 24. He described the new Rotary initiative entitled “Youth Peace in Action” or YPA. Peace and conflict prevention and resolution is one of Rotary International’s areas of focus. A Rotary goal is to support peace building in our communities. Rotary Zones 33 and 34 will soon launch the largest local peace building initiative in the history of Rotary International. Youth & Peace in Action: Engaging Young Community Peace Builders. With support from 22 Districts in Rotary Zones 33 & 34, we are committing $500,000 to provide peace education, training and project mentoring in collaboration with established peace building partners. The focus is high school students, teachers and youth service club members in communities we serve.

The goal is to serve and educate 875 schools/service organizations, 500 teachers, 35,000 students, 500 peace projects and 10,000 attendees in the United Celebration.

Family of Rotary Event
Don't miss Family of Rotary at the Sandy Springs Diner

Monday, May 23 The Rotary Club of Sandy Springs will be gathering at the Sandy Springs Diner. Show up at 6:00 for free hors d'oeuvre then stay for dinner.

Friends and family are welcome.

The Sandy Springs Diner is located at 8612 Roswell Rd. Sandy Springs, GA 30350. (770)594-9272
Want to know more about the Sandy Springs Diner, click here: https://sandyspringsdiner.com/

A Look Ahead
A quick glimpse of our Rotary meeting dates