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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Brentwood Tennessee
Brentwood Noon
Rotary Opens Opportunities
Fridays at 11:30 AM
Fifty Forward Martin Center
960 Heritage Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
United States of America
Due to COVID-19 we meet utilizing Zoom and limited in-person meetings
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Keely Hall
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(615) 600-0850
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A continuing reminder that if you haven’t already, please register your attendance type for Friday’s meeting through Jack Massari’s email link sent out on Monday. …and please do remember to register each and every week for the foreseeable future as getting an accurate meal count for meetings remains very important (but has also proven very difficult) in today’s environment.
 
Last week, we had the pleasure of hearing from new Vanderbilt Commodore football coach, Clark Lea. He shared his clear vision to take the Vanderbilt football program to the next level of excellence by being the best physically and mentally conditioned football team in the county. With coach Lea’s new energy and focus, it’ll be exciting to track the progress of Vanderbilt’s program over the coming years.
 
This week, we welcome Jeanene Hupy, founder of Comfort Connections. Jeanene first got involved in a comfort dog program when she lived in Connecticut shortly after the Sandy Hook tragedy when she became a handler for one of the 14 golden retrievers used to comfort the students when they returned to school. Today, with Comfort Connections – Nashville, Jeanene works with her dogs to teach and equip children and adults with the skills to create compassionate connections in order to awaken empathy and comfort to those who are hurting and isolated.
 
Two additional important and time sensitive reminders of things that were announced during last week’s meeting:
#1) If you are interested in attending Roger Wheelwright’s services at Arlington National Cemetery at 9:00 am on July 14, please email Keely ASAP at khall@wilsonbank.com so that we can get a headcount/list of names to Irene.
#2) The Brentwood Historic Commission is sponsoring an American History Bowl for adults on Sunday, August 8 at the Brentwood Library. If you are interested in being a part of a Rotary Club of Brentwood team, please email Keely (again at Khall@wilsonbank.com) to let me know of your interest by Monday, April 19.
 
 
If Joining This Week’s Meeting Via Zoom:
Dial in Audio:  312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 85987269526
 
Just log in to Zoom at 11:45am and we’ll place you with a table. Once the meeting is about to begin, we’ll move all participants back into the main “room.”  Please list your name in your profile so everyone knows who you are!
 
Not able to make it at 11:45? No problem. Join between 12:00 and 12:10 and you will be placed into the main room for the meeting.
 
For audio via telephone, use this number: 312-626-6799 and Meeting ID: 85987269526
 
If you need assistance setting up your Zoom account, please email devin@nainashville.com or linas.sudzius@gmail.com. It works best if you download the app to your laptop, phone, iPad or desktop.  Please set it up ahead of time so that you are ready to go the day of the meeting. 
 
Yours in Rotary Service,
 
Keely Hall
President Rotary Club of Brentwood
2020-2021
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​​Family of Rotary
 
Please keep these people in your thoughts and prayers:  
  • Bob Sircy, who is nearing the end of his cardiac rehab and is also scheduled for surgery on one knee on April 22nd.
  • Bill McCarthy's wife, Kay, is recovering from her 4th major surgery.
  • Larry Foust, Bob Bellenfant, and Robert and Dottie Fidler.
If you have information concerning "Family of Rotary," please email Sonna Robinson at srobinson@tricepartners.com, Donna Weeks at donna6760@gmail.com or Keely Hall at khall@wilsonbank.com.
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2020 Rotary Golf Classic - A Success!

2020 Rotary Golf Classic

Declared a Success!

On September 21, 124 golfers gathered on a beautiful sun splashed day at the Brentwood Country Club to compete in the 4th annual Rotary Golf Classic. Assisted by 17 Rotary Club members working the event under the leadership of Suzie Lindsey, everyone had a fun day and the tournament was a financial success for the club’s foundation. For the 3rd year, LBMC was our presenting Sponsor and their contribution makes the tournament work, they’ve been a great partner for us. 

In a year with many unknowns, the club members were able to sell 176 sponsorships which totaled in excess of $ 115,000. After expenses for the tournament, the BRCCF saw a net profit of $ 82,000 which will be used to fund Grants to local and other organizations around the world. Our Funding Partners this year, Graceworks Ministries, Saddle Up!, and BrightStone will each receive a generous donation for their ongoing, good work in our community.

With Michael Kaplan leading his Sales Team with personal sales of $ 10,550 (14 Sponsors), the Kaplan Team set a new Team Sales record of $ 18,330! Congratulations to Michael and his team for a sensational effort. Jennifer Bourne’s team finished 2nd, but also eclipsed the prior team sales record with sales of $ 12,700 – great job Bourne Team!!

We look forward to next year with new ideas and plans knowing that this event has yet to reach it true potential as a fund raiser for our club. Come be a part next year and join the fun!

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Immediate Past President
 
President BRCCF
 
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Director of Community Service
 
Director of International Service
 
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Director of Public Relations
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Marie Swinford
April 4
 
Patrick Wright
April 5
 
Rick Finke
April 6
 
Drew Rodgers
April 9
 
Beth Dorminey
April 11
 
Jay Evans
April 12
 
Jeff Hughes
April 17
 
Spouse Birthdays
Jan Foust
April 7
 
Nancy Morris
April 18
 
Debbie Heibert
April 30
 
Anniversaries
Kenny Lane
Marilyn Lane
April 3
 
Patrick Wright
Laura Wright
April 4
 
Bob Sinclair
Debbie Sinclair
April 8
 
Jim Villers
Jamie Villers
April 16
 
Greg Irvin
Kathy Irvin
April 17
 
Bernie Muller
Elizabeth Muller
April 28
 
Join Date
Sid Smith
April 1, 1984
37 years
 
Leon Partain
April 5, 2002
19 years
 
Michael Kaplan
April 6, 2018
3 years
 
Jennifer Bourne
April 8, 2016
5 years
 
Bernie Muller
April 13, 1983
38 years
 
Jack Massari
April 19, 1996
25 years
 
Jay Evans
April 19, 2013
8 years
 
Bill Coles
April 22, 1988
33 years
 
Alan Treadway
April 24, 2009
12 years
 
Michael King
April 28, 2006
15 years
 
Makeups
 
Roger Reed
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