Sea Island Rotary Club installed their new officers for the 2016-2017 year during a social and ceremony held at the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center on Wednesday evening June 23, 2016.
New officers for the year include Club President Paul Moore, Secretary Meredith Keene, and Directors Brandon Gaffney, Troy Ward, and John Perrill. Outgoing 2015-2016 President Dr. Chuck Ingle was also honored for his service to the Club for the past year.
Sea Island Rotary club was very pleased to present Rachel Wilson of USCB, a check for $2,000.00 on Tuesday June 14th. The monies will go to the Sea Island Rotary Endowed Scholarship fund, which will in kind fund two $1,500.00 scholarships. One scholarship will be in John R. Perrill’s name, and the other Darwin B. Bashaw.
Carolina SportsCare, founded in 2000, has been a community steward since opening their doors. The clinic, managed by the 4 partners, Mike Konoza, Kevin Ennis, Jim Denton, and Kevin Green is actively involved in not only in rehabilitation wellness, but also the community wellness through promoting a healthy lifestyle that incorporates the mind, body, and spirit.
They are committed to keeping you in your game by treating sports injuries, offering personal training, fitness and wellness. The Certified Athletic Trainers from Carolina SportsCare have been providing care at our local high schools and middle schools for 18 years!
Carolina SportsCare was presented the Annual Sea Island Community Citizen Award for embracing high standards of excellence in the treatment of their patients, as well as their commitment to volunteerism here in our community.
“Our Sea Island Rotary Club chose Mike Konoza for its annual award because of his strong commitment to community” said Dr. Chuck Ingle, President of Sea Island Rotary.
The Traditional Beaufort Christmas Parade was held Sunday, Dec. 6 to a very large crowd and a record 118 entries. The parade went through the streets of Beaufort and featured Floats, Bands, groups of walkers from various organizations, Santa Claus and Sea Island Rotary’s entry of Woody’s 53 Chev pick up trailing a kayak of mine. We were promoting our Charity Shrimp race with crowd pleaser Rion Salley as Jumbo the Shrimp. Paul Moore, and Ed Wise and Gary Markham gave away candy and brochures for the Adventure Biathlon. Michael Fleischbein took pictures and rode in the truck with SIRC President Chuck Ingle.
Sea Island Rotary was recognized by the school board for their donation of $5,200.00 to provide school uniforms to Northern County elementary middle school students in need. School guidance counselors identify and order the uniforms through the Sea Island Rotary Club, which are then distributed confidentially to the children. The project will serve approximately 150 students in Beaufort County.