Bell will ring at 7:25 this week – be ready to join the breakfast line!

Perhaps many of you, like me, are waiting for this new snow to clear – a beautiful nuisance, it is! I hope you are all safe, warm, and trying to stay healthy!


There is a lot of information in this update!  Please read through to the end for general information, dates and registration links.


Our speaker this week is Monique Russell of Clear Communication Solutions LLC. Monique is a professional speaker, trainer and coach helping leaders and teams communicate effectively at work. She’s consulted on marketing and communication strategies with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), national associations and corporate organizations. She’s appeared on business radio, has been quoted in national publications and has sponsored local and international initiatives in leadership.


We will learn more about Ted Schwartz, as he will give us our Vocational Minute this week.



  • Sign-up for Fresh Market – questions? Contact Lee Doernberg 678-773-1039
  • Women of Rotary will meet Feb 21st 5:30-7:30 at Colletta’s - Avalon


Rotary Leadership and Conference Opportunities


Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)

(Club will reimburse you for the cost of RLI training.  Submit receipt to Will Daniel) 



General Assembly 24 March at Ironworks in Columbus, GA.

  • All Club members encouraged to attend!
  • More information to come!


District Conference San Destin! April 26 – 29th Join us at the BEACH!


2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

If you have a son or daughter 15 – 17yrs old (preferably a junior this school year) you will want some information on Rotary’s youth leadership experience, called RYLA. The dates are June 2-6th at Georgia Southwestern State University (Americus). It’s an outstanding experience for our youth.  Please contact Deborah Swafford  (770-781-4100, )for more information.  Deadline for application will be end of February.


Thanks for your patience – I know there is a lot of information here.  I encourage you to attend one of the RLI sessions, join the Club at General Assembly and certainly register and plan to attend District Conference.  You will be in the company and fellowship of great Rotarians and friends!


Many thanks for what you do to make Alpharetta Rotary such an extraordinary and impactful community organization!


See you all Friday!!