“Homeless Shelters, child hunger, and child suffering have become normalized in the richest nation on earth.  It’s time to reset our moral compass and redefine how we measure success.”
– Marian Wright Edelman
This Week's Speaker:  Ms. Holly York
Executive Director, North Fulton Community Charities
Holly York is a native of Atlanta.  After attending college in Connecticut, she worked in commercial banking in New York (Chemical Bank/ Chase) and Atlanta (Wells Fargo) as an analyst and marketing manager.  Holly received her Master of Science in Education and worked as a management consultant (Accenture) specializing in organizational change management, strategic planning and training systems for financial institutions and healthcare organizations.
For over 20 years, Holly focused on raising her family and working in the community.  She has led a large grant making organization funding many charities in Atlanta including CURE Childhood Cancer, Georgia Transplant Foundation, and Fragile Kids Foundation.  Additionally, she has been involved with the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and served on the board of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, now known as the Georgia 2-Day Walk.  She also serves on the board of Ian’s Friends Foundation, which supports pediatric brain tumor research.
Prior to being named as NFCCs Executive Director in October 2019, Holly served as the Director of Development.  She previously worked as the Development Director at The Drake House and the Community and Missions Manager with the American Cancer Society. 
Holly lives in Alpharetta.  Her daughters both graduated from Johns Creek High School.  The older one is a nursing student at UAB and the younger is in school in Austria as a Rotary Youth Exchange student.  Her son serves in the Army National Guard and is on active duty on the Texas border.   
  • Steve Beecham – Feb. 10th.
  • Sam Gordon – Feb. 11th.
  • Dennis Mitchell – Feb. 11th.
  • Collin Webb – Feb. 11th.
  • Will Daniel – Feb. 15th.
  • Ron & Trudy Cox – Feb 14th - 33 Years!
Meals By Grace – Suellen Daniels    Our own Suellen was featured on ONLY GOOD TV!
Donation Opportunity: NFCC Toiletry Drive Thank you to Tina McKenna who recognized that NFCC needs toiletries.  A bin is set up to collect.  Please bring in regular and sample sizes.  Diapers and toilet paper are also needed.
Special Pops Tennis  Saturday, March 7th.  10-1 Country Club of the South Tennis Center  We will have 24 Special Pops Athletes participating and we need 24 Rotarians and Volunteers to make this is great day of Tennis!  Some of these athletes participated in the University of Virginia Top 50 Invitational as well as the National Adaptive Tour in Orlando.  They are ready to play Tennis.  Any level of player is welcome.  Non-players are encouraged to come and cheer us on! CONTACT: Jack Hausmann 404-906-6412
2020 District conference – Jekyll island April 30 – May 3, 2020.
Fresh Market – If you’ve not participated before, the sign-up sheet is passed around each meeting. This is an easy way to serve those in need by taking breads and other items from Fresh Market to NFCC to be given to those in need. Contact Lee Doernberg.
See You Friday Morning! 
Will Daniel, President 2019-2020
Rotary Club of Alpharetta