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Club Moments 2013-14


  • Engage Rotary - Change Lives Engage Rotary - Change Lives 1-Jul-13
  • Thompson becomes president Thompson becomes president 1-Jul-13; Chuck Thompson takes the gavel from Larry Anderson, who is the immediate past-president.
  • RYE student RYE student 7-Aug-13; Daniela Montes Figueroa, Rotary Youth Exchange student begins her year in Fayette. Daniela is from Colombia, South America.
  • Robert Buffaloe - new member Robert Buffaloe - new member 21-Aug-13; Robert Buffaloe becomes a member of Rotary. He is shown here with his sponsor, Jim Steele.
  • Ken Messer, DG Ken Messer, DG 18-Sep-13; Each year the District Governor visits the club. Ken Messer paid a visit to Fayette on September 18.
  • Roger Drake becomes member Roger Drake becomes member 25-Sep-13; Roger Drake (right) is shown with his sponsor, Michael Pope.
  • Gift to Food Pantry Gift to Food Pantry 16-Oct-13; Rotary gives to the Food Pantry. Kurt Himmelmann, treasurer, presents a check to Jill Chandler, Food Pantry coordinator. On the right is Rotary president Chuck Thompson.
  • Jr Babe Ruth gets uniforms Jr Babe Ruth gets uniforms 16-Oct-13; A District grant, matched by local funds, provides money for new uniforms for the Fayette Jr. Babe Ruth team. In the picture are Michael Pope, District representative; Jennifer Vanderlicht, wife of the coach; Matt Vanderlicht, coach; and Rotary president Chuck Thompson.
  • Tamara Kimball - newest member Tamara Kimball - newest member 16-Oct-13; Larry Leech (left) sponsored Tamara Kimball.
  • Third graders get dictionaries Third graders get dictionaries 26-Nov-13; Each year for several years, Rotary has given all third graders at Fayette R-III dictionaries. Deb Miller and Chuck Thompson are helping with the distribution on this day.
  • FFA reports FFA reports 19-Feb-14; Charlie Ebbesmeyer is one of several FFA members to speak this day.
  • Minimarts for PET I Minimarts for PET I 17-Mar-14; Our club supports the making and distribution of Personal Energy Transports (PET). President Chuck Thompson led the project to make 17 minimarts. Pictured (l to r) are Merle Masonholder, Michael Pope and Chuck Thompson.
  • Minimarts for PET II Minimarts for PET II 17-Mar-14; Helping with the assembly of the minimarts are Chuck Thompson and Roger Lembke.
  • Minimarts for PET III Minimarts for PET III 17-Mar-14; The minimarts are designed to hold coolers, which were purchased; one to go with each minimart.
  • Gary Moreau - Director of PET Gary Moreau - Director of PET picture date unknown; Gary is shown with the Minimarts made by the Fayette Rotary Club. Gary succeeded Mel West as the director of the PET facility in Columbia, MO.
  • Harbison 2014 Business Leader Harbison 2014 Business Leader 30-Apr-14; Mark Harbison was the Fayette Rotary Business Leader of the Year honoree. In the picture (l to r) are Chuck Thompson, Mark and Jim Steele.
  • RYLA participent RYLA participent 16-May-14; Natalie Bishop was selected to go to Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA). In July, 2014, she gave a report on her experience.
  • Miner receives scholarship Miner receives scholarship 28-May-14; Each year Rotary provides a $500 scholarship for a Fayette High School graduating senior who plans to attend Central Methodist University. This year Robert Miner was chosen for this scholarship. Robert is pictured with his mother, Vanessa Miner.