Charlotte 2016 dist chair

Regional Coordinator Gene Morehead and District Chair Georgia Oakes welcomes the Rotarians. Georgia ( miss M&;M is in her Mission Matters iniform

In spite of the impending threat of bad weather resulting from Hurricane Matthew, 23 eager Rotarians from all around Zone 33 gathered at the lovely LEEDS Gold certified UNC Center City building in Charlotte on Friday, October 7th to complete one of three parts of Rotary Leadership Institute.

Charlotte 2016

District 7680 Governor Tom Smith was there to greet them and encourage them on, and returned to pin the graduates.  Sensing the enthusiasm in the room after the sessions were held, Tom asked for a show of hands on who planned now to go to the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta in 2017 and a clear majority of hands shot up!!

Charlotte 2016 DG

DG Tom Smith congratulates graduates Lee Tabor and Sean Gautam of the Charlotte Rotary Club