Hattiesburg Rotary

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Burger Theory—Holiday Inn Hattiesburg North
6553 US HWY 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
United States of America
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UPCOMING SPEAKERS
Upcoming Speakers
LOLLY RASH
Jan 21, 2020
MS Heritage Trust
MS Heritage Trust
KELSEY STEFFENS
Jan 28, 2020
Give & Take Kitchen
Past Speakers
WES BROOKS
Jan 14, 2020
DuBard School for Language Disorders at USM
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WES BROOKS • DUBARD SCHOOL FOR LANGUAGE DISORDERS

Wes Brooks is the Development Coordinator for the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi. As Development Coordinator, he is responsible for all fundraising, donor cultivation and development, coordination and management of all fundraising campaigns, community outreach and public relations.

In addition, Wes currently serves as co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Hattiesburg ADP’s Leadership Pinebelt Program, is a Past President (2014-2015) and current P.R. & Communications Chair of the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg, and writes a monthly opinion column for The Pine Belt News titled “Finding Focus.”

 

CAL WILKERSON

Co-founder of Brains and Brawn (a site dedicated to the lost art of reading, self-reflection and seeking to become a better person physically, spiritually and intellectually), an accomplished graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts in History along with minors in Classics and Chemistry. While in undergrad, his accolades ranged from Phi Beta Kappa inductee, the Larry D. Givens Award for Excellence in History recipient, the Marcus Elvis Taylor Medal recipient, graduate of the Sally McDonnell Honors College and a published thesis titled, “In Six Days”. Along with success in the classroom, Cal has traveled extensively, is a competitive runner and has a daily desire for self-betterment. Wilkerson spent a year in Malawi teaching high school science and long-distance running. Currently, he is in his second year of medical school and on top of a rigorous academic schedule, he is also weight training and running.
Steven Utroska presided over today’s meeting. Mark Killingsworth provided the invocation and Joe Meador led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance. Mark Killingsworth was our greeter today.
Steven reminded members that we need Meals on Wheels volunteers for the month of January. He also asked members to sign up for the Salvation Army Bell Ringing coming up this Saturday. Four new board members are needed for the elections which will occur in January. Their terms of office will be July 2020 through June 2021.
Shane Germany asked for member's assistance in finding guest speakers for January through April of 2020. If you’re not capable of booking speakers for an entire month but have speaker recommendations, please provide those to Shane.