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1/25/23 meeting

We heard a presentation from Emily Everett with Hearts with Haiti, an organization that works in partnership with the St. Joseph Family to create a caring family for Haitians facing the challenges of poverty or disability and fostering skills and opportunities for those in their community. We are dedicated to providing a brighter, more sustainable …

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1/18/23 meeting

Rotary works very hard to eradicate polio. On Wednesday January 18th, Lynne Carpenter talked about all those efforts, her trip to Pakistan to vaccinate kids, and the story of her traditional Indian outfit.Rotary Foundation spent $153m in 2021 to eradicate polio and to develop health infrastructure. Rotary estimates $3 fully protects a child from polio …

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1/11/23 meeting

On Wednesday January 11th, we heard from Chris Lukasina, the Executive Director at NC Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. They evaluate transportation alternatives, maintain a metropolitan transportation plan develop a transportation improvement program, and involve public. https://www.campo-nc.us/

12/7 meeting

Tiffany Ervin, Executive Director of The CART Fund, gave a presentation about CART. We all contribute, and Larry Kingsley alone has raised more than $10,000. 100% of the funds will go to support research. Rotary CART has given $11.5 million in total to research.  It was a special day at Rotary. Our own Larry Kingsley …

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11/30 meeting

We heard from Dr. Joe Jenkins today on health and how health coaches can help with lifestyle changes.Did you know that 60% of Americans have at least one chronic illness and 42% have at least two.The amount of sugar in a regular coke is more than the daily allowed sugar limit for women and men.Sugar …

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Town of Cary Gifting Tree Project

CMRC decorated a tree today, November 30, in front of the Cotton House in downtown Cary. Local families, schools, and organizations decorate their tree in a competition to win a donation (provided by The Mayton) to the nonprofit group of their choice. There will be  prizes for the top three trees. The public is invited …

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11/16 meeting

Today we had the honor of having Jim Kilpatrick speak to our club about the Bandits Flight Team!If you have been to an NC State football game you have been lucky to see them each game for the past 7 years! And you can also catch them flying over Cary MacGregor country Club right befor …

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11/9 meeting

On Wednesday, Nov 9th, we heard from Rob Burns on the Moving Windmills Project to build community and empower problem solvers. They work in partnership with local leaders and resilient farmers to secure a viable future for Malawi’s families.

11/02 meeting

It was great to hear from Brie the plant lady who told our club about creating a vegetable garden in your front or back yard. Specifically, she talked about foodscaping: integration of edibles in traditional landscapes and containers.