Club President John Marshall congratulates Chuck on his prestigious Rotary International Vocational Service award.
Jim and Karen Clabough won the door prize drawing Friday night for a $500 credit toward a ticket on Delta Airlines, compliments of the Asheville Airport.
Club President John Marshall proudly carries the club banner for the Parade of Banners Friday night.
District Governor for the upcoming year 2015-2016 year, Billi Black, pins Jim Clabough. Jim has signed on for another year as Assistant Governor!
Minda Dentler gave an inspirational talk about her achievements in spite of her polio. Contracted at the age of only six months in India, polio paralyzed Minda from the waist down Her parents turned her over to an orphanage and she was adopted by an American couple who raised her in Washington State. She is an accomplished triathlete and her greatest accomplishment was to be the first woman hand cyclist to complete the world famous Ironman Triathlon on the big island of Hawaii. It consists of a 2.4 mile swim, then a 112 mile bike ride, and finishes with a full 26.2 mile marathon.
Ronald McDonald made an appearance to thank everyone for donating so many goods to the Ronald McDonald House in Charlotte.
Motivational Speaker Michael Caruso roused the crowd with his talk on effective communication with people and how to improve the dynamics of your club.
First Lady Demi Bray, wife and assistant to Governor Gary Bray gets in a good laugh at a Saturday plenary session.
Elvis has entered the building: A fellow Rotarian claimed to be the reincarnation of Elvis and wowed fellow Rotarians with a song and graciously posed for photos with everyone.
Governor Gary Bray presented an award of appreciation to Tiffany Erwin for her excellent job in putting together this year’s conference.
Guv Gary presiding.
The President of the twelve clubs that received the Distinguished Club Award from Governor Gary Bray. Gary also awarded each President Paul Harris Fellow status in recognition for the excellent work in leading their clubs to excellence.
Past District Governor from India, Udayakumar Kumar represented Rotary International and give three keynote speeches over the weekend.
Rotary Youth Exchange students in the Parade of Flag ceremony Friday night.
More Youth Exchange students.
The Friday night festivities carried a luau theme so a Hawaiian dancer regaled the audience with tropical dance moves.