Upcoming Speakers
2020-2021 President Steve Ivory
Jun 24, 2021 12:00 PM
Awards Ceremony
Awards Ceremony
What’s so special about this day/event??
- first in person RLI since Jan 2020
- 11 PTC Rotarians furthered our knowledge on Rotary with a graduate course on membership
- we were able to share information about Midwest Food Bank
- we all came away with great ideas on growing our membership in the BEST service organization in the world!
Pictured (L-R Back Row):  Walter Hatchett (Bremen), Mary Chapman, Bob Andrews (Muscogee-Columbus), Sam Chapman, Donna Chapman, Mandy Timmons, Stephanie Windham (Griffin), PDG Raymond Ray (Griffin Daybreak), DG-Nominee George Granade (Griffin), Joel Norris, Mike Nelson
Pictured (L-R Front Row):  Jessica Walker, Amy Benton, Dixil Francis, Patti Kadkhodaian, Lorri Christopher (Dunwoody)
Not Pictured:  Brenda Erickson, Azell Francis, PDG Margie Kersey (Instructor)
June 2021 - We were able to complete one of our service projects for Piedmont Fayette staff. We donated 3000 K-Cups and creamers to be placed in the hospital breakrooms! We are so fortunate to have this staff and facility in our local community! Piedmont Fayette was named one of America’s top 50 Best Hospitals in America for 7 years in a row now! This is the only hospital in Georgia to receive this distinction! Thanks to the SERVICE they provide to our community! They truly are our #hometownheroes!
Pictured (L-R):  Rotarians Diana Roman, Steve Ivory, Amy Benton, Fayette Piedmont's Community Relations Manager Paige Muh, Rotarians Mandy Timmons and Azell Francis
June 2021 - We are so proud of our graduating Interactors!  We are looking for big things in their futures as they expand their knowledge and grow in service at the next level at college.
Pictured (L-R):  AJ Boehm (McIntosh, attending Georgia Tech), Cooper Roman (McIntosh, attending Georgia Tech), President Steve Ivory, Kenan Godfrey (Starrs Mill, attending Xavier University of Louisiana) and Renata Navarro (Starrs Mill, attending UGA).  Not Pictured:  Larissa Williams (Counterpane Montessori, attending Oglethorpe University) and Caity Fox (Starrs Mill, attending Kennesaw State)
May 2021 - Congratulations, Mike Lardie, on being our newest member!  Mike is  retired from the US Army after 28 years.  Mike and his wife, Cheryl, live in Peachtree City with their son, Barry, who is a member of our Rotary Community Corps.  Mike's son, Brant, lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and 2 children.  Mike and Barry have created an awesome Lego community in their basement, so we are all waiting on an invitation to come see it!  Welcome to the PTC Rotary Club, Mike!
Pictured (L-R):  Sponsor Joel Norris, New Member Mike Lardie and President Steve Ivory
May 2021 - Congrats to our newest Paul Harris Fellow +8 recipient and past president, Costas Soulakos! Our Foundation Chair ‘gently’ reminded him that he was only $1000 from major donor status! 😀👍

Pictured (L-R): Foundation Chair Joel Norris, Tammy and Costas Soulakos, President Steve Ivory
May 2021 - We are proud to recognize our PTC policeman of the year, Officer Noah Wooten, and a past recipient of the PTC Rotary officer of the year and this year’s State of Georgia American Legion Officer of the Year, Officer Sean Ishihara! Thanks for your continued, excellent service to our community!

Pictured (L-R): Chief Moon, Officer Ishihara, Officer Wooten and PTC Rotary President Steve Ivory
Welcome, Alaina Granade and Emily Martin!
Alaina (left) currently serves as the Assistant Solicitor General for Coweta County.  She resides in PTC with here husband, Nick, and their three boys - Quinn, Smith and Pierce.  Alaina was introduced to Rotary by her father-in-law, George Granade (D6900 Governor Nominee) and was sponsored by Past President, Ed Outlaw.
Emily (right) being her career in GIS and worked for 5 years in the Pacific Islands mapping for Coral Reef Resource Management.  She currently works as an Executive Assistant for the non-profit organization, Children of the Nations.  Emily and her husband, Chris, live in PTC with their blended family of 6 children.  Emily was introduced to Rotary and sponsored by New Generations Director, Donna Chapman.
What an Inspiration these two sisters are to Rotary!  Azell (left) is our Community Service Director for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year.  To say she is an 'over-achiever' would be an understatement.  Azell graduated with a BS MechE in 2013 Magna cum Laude, with minors in Management and International Studies and an MS Applied Engineering in 2015 with a graduate certificate in Occupational Safety and Environmental Compliance from  Georgia Southern.  She is currently pursuing a PhD from Georgia Tech and plans to become an energy consultant upon graduation.  Dixil (right) is a little bit of an overachiever as well with a Bachelors Degree in Math and Biology from St. Francis College and a Masters in Public Health and Business from Emory.  Dixil is a Health Care Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Azell and Dixil were born and raised in Trinidad and moved to the US to further their education and to be able to do even more good work around the world.
Welcome to Rotary, Dixil!  We are lucky to have you!
March 2021 - Please welcome Barry Garner, Realtor/The Garner Group and owner of several cheer gyms, and Lois Coccia, Realtor/Berkshire Hathaway and Instructor at One Life Fitness.  Barry and his wife, Kim, reside in PTC and have three kids - Katherine (GSU), Truitt (GSU) and Jack (Trinity High School).  Lois and her husband, Michael, reside in PTC and have four grown children - Michael, Daniel, Gabrielle and April along with 3 beautiful grandchildren. Both of these new members are excited to have the opportunity to get more involved in our local community through our ideals of service!
Pictured is Chavdar (Sgt-at-Arms and Barry's sponsor) and Mary (Past President and Lois' sponsor) participating in the Induction Ceremony.  WELCOME TO ROTARY, Barry and Lois!

Feb 2021 - The Peachtree City Rotary Club partnered with Cooper Lighting Solutions and Herr Electric to coordinate and participate in a project to support Wellspring Living. Through the generous donation of new LED lighting and the hours of work done by over 65 volunteers, we were able to make the lives of human trafficking victims a little bit safer and the facilities that support them much more sustainable. Thanks so much to everyone who participated in this awesome project!

Mar 2021 - RCC and Rotary celebrated 6 years on March 8 by doing a service project at Midwest Food Bank!  Both clubs were able to donate $500 each to MFB for the use of the facility and to further our pledge to #FightHunger!  Thanks to District Governor, Kirk Driskell for joining us for the project, the celebration and a new member induction!
Feb 2021 - What an awesome time of fun, food and fellowship at our monthly Dine Around!  This month's outing was at Partners Pizza (Yum!).  This is a great way to get to know other Rotarians!  We were excited to see 3 of our newer members (Pat Murphy, Lei Lydle, Jason Aldrich) join us!  #dinearound #havefun
Feb 2021 - Rotary started with the vision of one man - Paul Harris.  Through the legacy of the Rotary Foundation, his vision continues today - over 115 years later!  Congratulations to two of our newest PHF and PHF+1 members!  Your thoughtful giving will continue to allow us to make this a better world!
Pictured (L-R):  President Steve Ivory (Major Donor), President-Elect Adam Glendye (PHF+1), Foundation Chair Joel Norris (Major Donor) and Sergeant-at-Arms Chavdar Zdravkov (PHF)
Feb 2021 - Please welcome Edward Bullard, owner of Bullard Law in Peachtree City and Griffin.  Edward and his wife, Tonya, reside in Peachtree City.  Daughter Abigail is a freshman at the University of South Carolina and daughter Lila attends Rising Starr Middle School.  Edward is excited about being a member of the Peachtree City community and wants to be able to serve more through the ideals of Rotary.
Pictured is Edward’s sponsor, Steven Newton (a fellow local attorney) placing the new membership pin on Edward.  Welcome, Edward!

Jan 2021

The I-58 Mission, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Christian service agency formed to partner with the community to answer the call of Isaiah 58 to 1) set the oppressed free 2) share food 3) provide shelter and 4) clothe those in need.

PTC Rotary and Interact Clubs at The Foundry and Starrs Mill combined forces to donate 100+ items of much needed winter accessories.

Pictured L-R (back row):  Rotarian Joel Norris, Foundry Interactors – Gavin Harnar, Lilla Gossett and Caroline Hukin, SMHS Interactor Mary Beth Chapman and Rotarian Donna Chapman

Pictured L-R (front row):  Rotarians Azell Francis, Amy Benton and Sam Chapman

June 2021
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The Loft at Due South
302 Clover Reach
Peachtree City, GA 30269-1428
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