The Rotary Club of Carroll Creek

District 7620, Club 29713 • Chartered August 6, 1993

President’s Message

President’s Peaceful Piece

Last spring at my nephew’s graduation, the principal noted that when you focus on a topic, it appears regularly and begins to be part of who you are. Nothing rings more clearly than our Rotary International focus this month on World Peace and Understanding. Leading into the month, we heard from Barbara Kershner Daniel on …

President’s Peaceful Piece

January 2013 It is hard to believe that is 2013 and that my tenure as your President is half over! What is exciting to me is what our club has accomplished in these 6 months and that there is more to do and celebrate. So here are some reflections from July –December: Implemented weekly President …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

A few weeks ago I was watching 60 Minutes and listened to the stories of the families in Belle Haven, New York who were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Not only did the water surge destroy homes but a gas explosion erupted and burned several homes. It is also the same town that lost family and …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

As we prepare for one of the worst storms to hit our area, I am reminded how thankful we need to be for the gifts in our lives and for being a member of our exceptional club. Let’s  be mindful of how life is – calm and gentle and then subject to storms and turmoil.  …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

Fall is here, Oktoberfest is over (we are celebrating with Oom Pahs) and school is back in session. For RCCC, that means it is time for our Youth Leadership Program which begins in October. Each year, our Youth/New Generations Committee organizes a five- week program for up to 25 high school juniors and seniors who …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

Yesterday I was spending time with my five year old granddaughter Peyton. We made cookies, worked in the garden and then I was treated to a makeover by Peyton that included nails, makeup and hair. As she did her magic, I noticed how she added her flair and style and her passion to making me …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

When I joined Rotary in 1995, our club’s membership was at 75. We were a young club full of energy, new ideas and enthusiasm. Today, as we approach our 20th anniversary in August 2013, our membership stands at 160 Rotarians who carry on the spirit of our charter members. 13 out of 47 original charter …

President Mary’s Peaceful Piece

After three years in the bullpen, it is time for the passing of the gavel from President Dave to me. I am writing this “peaceful piece” as I am on vacation and able to view the rolling hills and mountains of Montana up close-a tremendous opportunity for reflection and sharing with my fellow Rotarians. During …