Community Service or Service Projects

(Stevan Jones, Director)

Avenue Charge - This Avenue will be responsible for all community, national and international service projects including fundraising and distribution of charitable grants. 

Community Service Projects –   co-Chairs: Richard Dow / Robyn Watson

Charge:  This committee shall be responsible for all community service projects of the club including special events.  The committee in working with all members of the club, other club committees and community stakeholders, will identify opportunities for community service, discuss them with the Club President and Board of Directors, maintain a calendar of accepted service projects, give a monthly status report to the board through the Avenue chair or his designee, and execute all projects.               

Fundraising – Chair:

Charge: this committee shall be responsible for all fundraising efforts of the club.  This will include working closely with the Community Service Committee along with the Fellowship and Social Committee in coordinating fundraising efforts for specific service projects and special events.  The committee is required to the update the Club Treasurer, Club President and Board of Directors as appropriate.  The following special events are managed by subcommittees responsible for all aspects of each event;

  1. Alhambra Night – Chair – Jason Burnett
  2. Oratory Contest – Oratory Committee

Charity Committee – Chair: Robert Harris

Charge:  The Charity Committee shall solicit applications for charity dollars from January-February. Review applications in March and recommend disbursements to the board at the March or April meeting.  The committee will arrange with recipients to receive funds at a regular meeting of the club.  The committee will coordinate this presentation with the Programs Committee.  The committee will notify all applicants of the final award decisions.  The Club President will be a member of this committee.

International  Projects – co-Chairs: Patrick Victor / Barry Covington

Charge:  This committee shall devise and carry into effect plans which will guide and assist the members of the club in matters relating to international service.  It is responsible as needed for obtaining available district and Rotary International grants, with the assistance of the District and Global Grants Committee, to support international service projects.  The committee may work with District 6970 and clubs within the district and other outside partners to investigate and implement international projects.

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Club Events and Meetings
Prior Virtual Meetings
June 15, 2021

Jim Webb, General Manager, Manifest Distilling

June 8, 2021

Jay Stowe, CEO Jacksonville Electric Authority

May 25, 2021

Mayor Lenny Curry, Jacksonville Town Hall Style Meeting

May 18, 2021

Judge Timothy Corrigan, Chief US District Judge-Middle District

May 4, 2021

Dr. Madeline Zavodny, UNF, Immigration & Economics

April 27, 2021

Chief Andre Ayoub, Jacksonville Sheriff Office

April 20, 2021

Michael Binder, UNF Associate Professor, Public Opinion Research Lab

April 13, 2021

Colleen Bell, MD, FACHE, FAPA, Sulzbacher Center - Jacksonville

April 06, 2021

Lauri Wright, Associate Professor UNF, Nutrition and Dietetics

March 30, 2021

Ching-Ping, (Albert) Loh, PhD, Health Economics, UNF

March 23, 2021

Melissa Ross, WJCT News, First Coast Connect

March 16, 2021

Melissa Nelson, State Attorney for Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit

March 2, 2021

Jeff Willoughby and Brooke Smith, First Tee-North Florida

February 9, 2021

Dr. Carlene Taylor and Professor Eli, Brooks College of Health

February 2, 2021

Patrick Kilbane, Jacksonville Aviation Director

January 26, 2021

Club Founders Day Celebration, January 27, 1955

January 19, 2021

Karen Bowling, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

January 5, 2021

Alex Hill, CEO, Maple Street Biscuit Company

December 10, 2020

Ed "Skip" Booth, Jr., Bessie Coleman's Journey to Jacksonville, Aviation History

December 3, 2020

Jack Sears, Jr., Scout Executive/CEO, North Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America

November 17, 2020

Craig Smith, Owner, Alhambra Dinner Theatre

November 10, 2020

Crystal Broughan and The Foundation Committee

November 3, 2020

Dan Hicken, Florida-Georgia Sports Talk

October 27, 2020

Rick Mullaney, Director-JU Public Policy Institute

October 20, 2020

Sean Mulholland, Cyber Security and Social Media

October 13, 2020

Mike O'Brien, Executive Director, USO

October 6, 2020

Kim Bynum, Operation New Uniform

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