Kimball becomes PresidentJuly 6, 2016: Tamara Kimball becomes the new president of Club 2366 as she accepts the gavel from immediate past president Pat Roll.
Alexes FilleyJuly 13, 2016: Alexes filled out the applicant to attend Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) early in the year. She was selected from the pool of applicants as the Fayette Rotary Club representative. On this date, she related her experiences to the Club.
Larry Anderson recognizedJuly 13, 2016: On this date, Larry Anderson received a Paul Harris certificate and pin for his $1000 contribution to the Rotary Foundation. Assistant District Governor Marty Walker happened to be at the meeting this day and he made the presentation.
Mason Stornello to Boys StateJuly 20, 2016: Each year the local American Legion Chapter selects candidates for Girls State and Boys State in Howard County. Our Rotary Club makes it possible for one boy and one girl to attend. This year there were no girl candidates selected so we sponsored a person from Sweet Springs. We did sponsor local student Mason Stornello to Boys State. He reported his experiences to us on July 20 and thanked us for our support.
DG David BixlerAugust 3, 2016: District 6080 Governor David Todd Bixler shared his experiences as a Rotarian and how Rotary makes a difference in the world.
Pat Roll receives PHF pinAugust 3, 2016: DG David Bixler presented immediate Past-President, Pat Roll (left,) with a Paul Harris pin and certificate.
Bruce Addison receives pinAugust 3, 2016: Bruce Addison (left) receives his plus-one Paul Harris sapphire pin from DG Bixler.
Kurt Himmelmann receives pinAugust 10, 2016: Kurt Himmelmann (right) receives his plus-one Paul Harris sapphire pin from Club President Tamara Kimball.
Three new members on one day!August 24, 2016: (L to R) Dakota Gladbach, Jackie Byland and Cindy Roberts became members of Rotary this day. Congratulations and welcome!
September Students of the MonthOctober 19, 2016: The September group from FHS is the first to be recognized this school year. Pictured from left to right are Students of the Month: freshman, Grant Himmelmann; sophomore, Jessamin McSwain; junior, Blake Huster; senior, Chrisna Lawson and Rotary President Tamara Kimball, who is also Superintendent of the Fayette R-III Schools.
Sponsor and New MemberOctober 26, 2016: Our club is appreciative of the persons who actively seek new members and recognize them by having them handout new member materials to the person they sponsored. Bruce Addison presented Cindy Roberts with her certificate and pin on this date.
Sponsor and New MemberOctober 26, 2016: Jackie Byland received her membership materials from her sponsor and son, Paul Byland.
Sponsor and New MemberOctober 26, 2016: As noted below an earlier picture, we had three persons join Rotary on the same day and it also just so happens that they all received their membership materials on the same day. Cathy Baxter presented Dakota Gladbach with his packet of materials.
October Students of the MonthNovember 16, 2016: Helping us honor the October Students of the Month was FHS principal Jeff Jacques (far left, new this year.) Proceeding from the left are Jacques; senior, Abbie Jefferies; junior, Darren Houston; sophomore, Cyerra Adams; freshman, Dylan Asbury; and Club President, Tamara Kimball.
November Students of the MonthDecember 14, 2016: November students of the month are: Aaron Wilder, senior; Kellee Beeler, junior; Trace Chambers, sophomore; and Carly Stark, freshman.
Chris Ocker - new memberDecember 14, 2016: Chris Ocker moved to Fayette from Kansas City, MO. He represents Edward Jones company with an office on the square.
December Students of the MonthJanuary 25, 2017: Pictured here are Ryan Linhart, senior; Kelly Hilgedick, junior; Anna Valencia, sophomore and Elijah Houston, freshman. Principal Jeff Jacques presented the club with the December Students of the Month.
Tina Rice is a new memberFebruary 15, 2017: Deb Miller, right, sponsors Tina Rice's membership in Rotary. Welcome Tina!
January Students of the MonthFebruary 15, 2917: Honored as January Students of the Month are senior Maddi Duren, junior Callie Kaser and freshman Kaylee Mullins. Unable to attend was sophomore Jasmine Kyle.
February Students of the MonthMarch 15, 2017: Selected to be recognized in February are senior Bailey Stevens, junior Andy Neal, sophomore Clara Asher and freshman Dawson Wiswall.
Amanda Brand selected BLYApril 26, 2017: Amanda Brand, owner/operator of Paisley BowTique Floral & Design, is chosen by the Fayette Rotary Club 2017 Business Leader of the Year. For more information about her achievements, select the Business Person Recognition link in the left column.
BLY PresentationApril 26, 2017: Jim Steele (left) is the BLY selection committee chair. He solicits nominations and oversees the election process. He also documents the accomplishments of the honoree. Follow the Business Person Recognition link to read Jim's comments. Jim Steele presented Amanda Brand with a 2017 BLY plaque. Assisting Jim is Club President Tamara Kimball.
March Students of the MonthApril 26, 2017: Another year of SOM comes to a close. Honored in this group are senior Jada Gaines, junior Chelsea Wysocki, sophomore Devonte Ashcraft and freshman Meredith Stumbaugh. Besides the certificate of recognition, each student recognized receives a copy of the Rotary four-way test. Presentations this year were made by President Tamara Kimball.
Jada Gaines gets CMU ScholarshipJune 7, 2017: Jada is shown here receiving a $500 check to be used toward her tuition and fees at Central Methodist University in the fall semester. Jada as chosen from a group of fifteen Fayette High Seniors planning to attend college next fall.