Kristina Troglen of the Child Advocacy Center

April 10, 2018, The Gondolier Restaurant, Murfreesboro, TN Fantastic presentation at the Murfreesboro Evening Rotary Club tonight from Kristina Troglen of the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford County. Some of the statistics Kristina shared were shocking: – 1-in-10 kids may have been sexually abused – Every 47 seconds, another child…

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OHS Breez LaLonde Wins 4-Way Test Speech Contest

Oakland High School eleventh grade student Breez LaLonde won the Murfreesboro Rotary Club’s “4 Way Test Public Speaking Contest” Saturday morning (4/7/2018) at Adams Place, 1927 Memorial Boulevard. Murfreesboro Rotary President Ann Clark said, “Not only did he win the $100 first place, but the judges unanimously awarded him the $125 Integrity and…

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Welcome New Member Ryan Savage!

As the Murfreesboro Rotary Club nears its centennial year, another community leader has taken the vows of becoming a Rotarian. Welcome Ryan Savage. He is a loan officer with Wilson Bank & Trust on Memorial Boulevard. Ryan is not new to Rotary, he transferred here from the Mt. Juliet club.…

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“4 Way Test” Speech Contest

“4 Way Test” Speech Contest High school students are invited to compete for cash in the Murfreesboro Rotary Club’s 4 Way Test public speaking contest at Adams Place, 1927 Memorial Boulevard. The competition begins at 9:00 o’clock Saturday morning, April 7, 2018.  Club President Ann Minatra Clark explained, “The main goal of this contest…

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Colvin and Sax Receive PAUL HARRIS +4

Two PAUL HARRIS FELLOWSHIPS +4 were awarded on Tuesday (2/27/2018). One was received by Helene Colvin and the other went to Steve Sax. Dr. Alex Hollis, who heads Murfreesboro Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellowship program, said, “Becoming a Paul Harris Fellow is the epitome of Rotary. It is the embodiment of…

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Linebaugh’s TEC Opens in June

Rutherford County Library System Director Rita Shacklett told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club on Tuesday (2/27/2018) that the new Technology Engagement Center (TEC) at 306 Minerva Drive would have a soft opening in June with a more formal event to follow. The almost 6,000 square foot, $2.2-million complex is on the…

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Rotarian Dr. Warren McPherson is honored at the annual Heart Ball

Daily News Journal, February 12, 2018 The Rutherford American Heart Association and American Stroke Association held the annual Rutherford Heart Ball on Saturday, Feb. 10 at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro. Sponsored by Saint Thomas/Ascension, Dr. Britt and Jan Mioton served as co-chairs for the annual event. Event organizers expected more than 400 attendees. The evening’s honoree…

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Murfreesboro Rotary Give $5,000 To SEYA

The Murfreesboro Rotary Club made a $5,000 donation to the Southeast Young Adult Book Festival at MTSU, also known as SEYA. Stewart Creek High School Librarian Barbara Collie, who is also a SEYA organizer, accepted the check . . . http://bw-2e2c4bf7ceaa4712a72dd5ee136dc9a8-bwcore.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/SEYA.mp3 The Southeast Young Adult Book Festival will be held…

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TN Arts Commission’s ED Visits Rotary

Art draws businesses and people to a community. Tennessee Arts Commission Executive Director Ann Pope said art is often the ingredient that sways corporations to locate in one city rather than in another.         She shared a Tennessee example to prove that statement . . . http://bw-2e2c4bf7ceaa4712a72dd5ee136dc9a8-bwcore.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/arts1.mp3 She told…

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Will MASS TRANSIT Reduce Traffic Jams?

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, TN, January 17, 2018 Metro Transit Authority’s Director of Community and Legislative Relations Eric Beyer told the Murfreesboro Rotary Club that new state legislation may help Rutherford County solve its mass transportation problems. He was refering to the IMPROVE ACT that was signed into law by Governor…

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Dr. Lindsay Keith

Stones River Country Club, Murfreesboro, TN, November 14, 2017 Dr. Lindsay Keith, Fellowship-trained in Breast Oncology Surgeon, spoke of a wide variety of breast diseases, for both women AND men.

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