Globe Club Program - Previous Globe Clubs
GLOBE CLUB AWARD WINNERS
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GLOBE CLUB STATUS - 2015-2016
GLOBE CLUB STATUS - 2014-2015
|1. Lafayatte||26. North Knoxville|
|2. Maryville-Alcoa||27. Chattanoolga Breakfast|
|3. Oak Ridge|
|4. McMinnville||28. Bradley Sunrise|
|5. Crossville Breakfast||29. Sparta|
|6. Fairfield Glade||
30. Pigeon Forge
|7. Rogersville||31. Knoxville Volunteer|
|8. Chattanooga||32. Jamestown|
|9. Livingston||33. Loudon|
|10. Cookeville||34. Knoxville|
|11. Shelbyville||35. Knoxville Breakfast|
|12. Bearden||36. Cleveland|
|13. McMinnville Breakfast||37. Grundy County|
|14. Tellico Lake||38. Oak Ridge Breakfast|
|15. Tullahoma||39. Clinton|
|16. Cookeville Sunset||40. Cookeville Breakfast|
|17. Tullahoma Sunrise||41. Crossville|
|18. Hartsville||42. OakRidge Sunset|
|19. Chattanooga Hamilton Place||43. South Pittsburg|
|20. Seymour Breakfast||44. Kingston|
|21. Fayetteville||45. Sevierville|
|22. South Campbell County||46. Gatlinburg|
|23. Franklin County AM|
Globe Club Status 2013-14
|1. Rogersville||26. Kingston|
|2. Fairfield Glade||27. Tullahoma|
|3. Maryville-Alcoa||28. Harriman|
|4. Crossville Breakfast||29. Cleveland|
|5. Jamestown||30. Mt. Juiet Noon|
|6. Lafayette||31. South Pittsburg|
|7. South Campbell County||32. Oak Ridge Breakfast|
|8. Knoxville Breakfast||33. Sevierville|
|9. Knoxville||34. Dayton|
|10. Pigeon Forge||35. Sparta|
|11. Shelbyville||36. McMinnville|
|12. Farragut||37. Cookeville|
|13. North Knoxville||38. McMinnville Breakfast|
|14. Tullahoma Sunrise||39. Monteagle-Sewanee|
|15. Livinston||40. Crossville|
|16. Tellico Lake||41. Knoxville Volunteer|
|17. Clinton||42. Oak Ridge Sunset|
|18. Morristown||43. Hartsville|
|19. Chattanooga Hamilton Place||44.|
|20. West Knnoxville||45.|
|21. Chattanooga Breakfast||46.|
|23. Bradley Sunrise||48.|
|24. Oak Ridge||49.|
|25. Cookeville Breakfast||50.|
GLOBE CLUB Status 2012-13
The 43 Globe Club winners for 2012-13 are as follows:
1. Fairfield Glade
2. Crossville Noon
|4. Maryville-Alcoa||37. Cookeville|
|5. Chattanooga Hamilton Place||38. West Knoxville|
|6. Chattanooga||39. Knoxville Breakfast|
|7. Monteagle-Sewanee||40. Smith County Noon|
|8. Chattanooga Breakfast||41. Cleveland|
|9 .South Pittsburg||42. Tullahoma Sunrise|
|10. Tellico Lake||43. Seymour Breakfast|
|11. Pigeon Forge||44.|
|14. North Knoxville||47.|
|16. Knoxville Volunteer||49.|
|17. McMinnville Breakfast||50.|
|20. South Campbell County||.|
|28. Bradley Sunrise|
|29. Cookeville Breakfast|
|30. Oak Ridge Breakfast|
|31. Oak Ridge|
|32. Oak Ridge Sunset|
The following is an abbreviated list of the activities that each of the Globe Clubs engaged in to achieve the Globe Club Award. Perhaps this will give your club some ideas to help achieve this award. Our goal is to have all clubs in the District receive a Globe Club Award. The superscripts refer to the criterion satisfied.
Fairfield Glade—The club is providing support to the Oak Ridge Breakfast Rotary Club project for “Biosand Filters in Haiti and a member and her husband will be traveling to Chandigarh in Northern India during Feb, 2013 to participate in a Polio National Inoculation Day (NID) event. A Club Rotarian will be a United Methodist Volunteer In Mission team member on a project to help the Dominica Orphanage & School in LaUrena, Dominican Republic.2 A retired member of American Battle Memorials Commission talked to us about responsibilities of ABMC regarding activities at Military cemeteries on foreign soils of Tunisia, France, Germany, and Netherlands; and a program will be given in the spring on the NID experience.3
Crossville Noon Rotary--Club members will travel to Ghana to inspect the water project.1 The club is hosting a Youth Exchange Student from Poland and sponsoring two outbound students to Brazil and Ecuador. The club's inbound Youth Exchange Student from Poland will give a program.3
Lafayette Rotary--Past President Cindy Gammons traveled to Jeremy, Haiti helping in an orphanage and teaching approximately 150 school age children. Cindy also went to plan how our Club may assist in other medical clinics by arranging for medical supplies and school supplies to be carried on subsequent trips.1 The club has arranged for two students from Germany to be Honorary Interact Members at Macon Co. High School.2 International programs have been held on International Service opportunities and the plans for the year's ServiceCommittee.3
Maryville-Alcoa--The club contributed $500 to the Thailand Safe Water matching grant, $500 for a water well in Malawi, $500 for Heart 2 Heart global grant projects in Mexico, and $1,000 for computer stations for a girls shelter in Mexico.1 The club is sponsoring an outbound team member for the GSE team to Norway.2 Ron Appuhn presented a Heart 2 Heart program in October. David Carroll, Fred Heitman, and John Germ each did a program in November on Rotary Foundation programs. Karen Wentz will do a program in the spring on her December NID trip to Nigeria.3
Chattanooga Hamilton Place—The club approved a donation of $5,000 for Water for Well-Being, a water treatment initiative in the Dominican Republic.1 The club will partner with a local Latino organization, La Paz Chattanooga, to provide legal advice on civil legal matters and other support to La Paz and they will host Group Study Exchange in the Spring 2013.2 Jon Germ spoke to the club on the Foundation, Polio Plus and his role as Trustee of The Rotary Foundation.3
Chattanooga--Partnering with the other Chattanooga clubs and EGE Haina, the largest power generating company in the Dominican Republic, to provide potable water to 14 towns in SW Dominican Republic. The club is also supporting Heart to Heart.1 The club is supporting a Youth Exchange Student from France.2 The Youth Exchange Student spoke about his familiy in France; two members will travel to the DR to visit the water project; a member discussed the water project in the DR with the club.3
Monteagle-Sewanee--Purchasing medical supplies for a trip to Haiti. Two members travelled to Haiti over Christmas holidays.1 Three members will travel to Haiti for about one week on a medical trip. They will do dental work plus other medical work.2 They had someone address the club on her trip to India for Hational Innoculation Day.3
Chattanooga Breakfast--The club had three international projects underway: Haita water and sanitation, Uganda Shoes for Kids and St. Lucia water project. They also coordinated the first "Bill
Sergeant Polio Plus Ballgame" and they coordinated the 6th annual Gourmet Guys fund raising event for international projects.1 They are sponsoring a Peace Fellow who is in training at the International Christian University in Tokyo and they are sponsoring someone who is applying for Peace Fellow in 2014.2 They had a presentation on PolioPlus and the Haiti Water and Sanitation project.3
South Pittsburg--Our club has committed to donate $1,000 toward a water purification system in the Dominican Repulic. We are partnering with 4 other clubs in our district.1 Members supported both physically and financially the Samaritan Purse Operation Christmas Child. This project sent shoe boxes filled with gifts to children around the world and they have offered to be a "Hub Club" for the Norway GSE team between April 7 and May 5.2 A Rotary member presented a program on his Argentina Education Exchange Program; A Rotary Exchange Studen presented a program on her experience in Argentina; and - Dr. Catherine Colby presented a program on the Rotary sponsored Water/Wind Project in Dominican Repulic.3
Tellico Lake-Provided financial support to "The Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti" to help fund the digging of a new community well in Momance, Haiti and they continued to provide annual financial support to Rotary's Heart 2 Heart project in Mexico.1 They volunteered to be a spoke club to provide support activities for the incoming Group Study Exchange team from Norway.2 A Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Thailand, and Bill Nichols, District Youth Exchange Committee Outbound Chair, spoke on the program at a club meeting in November. The District Polio Plus Chair, spoke at a January meeting on her polio immunization trip to India.3
Dayton--The Dayton Club is in year three of three with the Ghana Well Project (in conjunction with the Crossville, TN club).1 Hosted Peter Cowles from the Pag-Asa Davao Rotary Club in the Philippines where he presented the history of his club, the people/members involved, and what they have been working on and planning for the future. Peter gave an overview of what Rotary is accomplishing in the Philippines.2 They had a program on the international initiatives of the Dayton Rotary Club including updates and potential projects for the future and they had an update on the Rotary Polio Plus program.3
North Knoxville--North Knoxville made a $500 donation in support of the Heart 2 Heart Project.1 Theywill host the GSE team from Norway.2 During November they had Betty Vickers speak on GSE trip to Bangkok, They had a program on the experience of a former Ambassadorial Scholar to England, and they also had a program on the Foundation and Peace Fellowship.3
Tullahoma--Missionaries from Arequipa, Peru, presented Tullahoma Noon Rotary with a proposal for an International Service project. and they are partnering with Kallpa Suyay Rotary Club to build libraries in two existing schools in Arequipa.1 They will host the GSE team from Norway.2 Fred Heitman and Jack Bailey presented Rotaryt worldwide polio eradication effofts to the Tullahoma Noon club.3
Knoxville Volunteer—They supported the Heart2Heart Project.1 They are sponsoring a member to be a part of the GSE team to Norway and they have volunteered to be a spoke club for the GSE team.2 Jim Holleman spoke to the club about his trip to Africa and Beth Stubbs gave a program on The Rotary Foundation.3
McMinnville Breakfast—They continue to provide funds for a Romanian orphanage and it maintains contain through letters, pictures and gifts.1 They hosted Arun Ghandi in a peace forum event in the community.2 Three Youth Exchange girls presented a program.3?
Knoxville--They Rotary Club of Knoxville continue their partnerships with the Rotary Clubs of MateszalkaHungary, Stanford, South Africa, and Knysna, South Africa. They will continue to work with other Rotary Clubs to put in 68 water purification systems in Thailand.1 They nominated a Rotary Ambassadorial Students, Michael Ahillen and Kate Ballew.2 Taste of Thai dinner to support the Webb Interact students and a member presented a program on her participation in the NID in India.3
Rogersville--The club funded one of One Accord’s Global Missions programs for $250.00. The club also provided $500.00 support of Knoxville club’s Thailand water grant project.1 Rogersville resident Dr. Bill Sawyer is directly involved with One Accord’s Global Missions program, which has children’s feeding programs in Haiti, Philippines, India and Africa.2 They had programs on Future Vision, Thailand water project and Accord’s Global Mission Program.3
South Campbell County—They donated $500 towards the district’s support of the Heart to Heart project.1 The club will host an international exchange student from Campbell County High School for the day.2 They had a program on Heart2Heart.3
Shelbyville--Our club is purchasing 300 primary school uniforms for underprivileged children in Southern Nepal.1 A member serves on the Ambassadorial Scholar committee on the district level.2 They have begun a project to memorialize the accomplishments of Past Rotary International President James Bomar.3
Hartsville—They are participating in an international project with the Lafayette, TN Rotary Club, the Long Hollow Baptist Church, and The Smith County, TN Rotary Club. The purpose of the project is to construct a well in Jeremi, Haiti so that the local residents have a source of clean drinking water. 1 They donated $500 to the Christmas for kids program to support 25 foreign children (mostly Mexican National).2 Dr. Shahram Marashemi, a native born Iranian and recent addition to the Trousdale Medical Center in Hartsville, gave a presentation on his life and the culture of Iran.3
Farragut--President Williamson traveled to Turkey to gather information to use in the preparation of the final report on the club’s grant.1 Bill Nichols has served to promote the long term and short term Youth Exchange program. The club has volunteered more than 200 hours for the program.2 They awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship in memory of Marco Tulio, a Brazilian Youth Exchange Student who was killed in a vehicle accident in Brazil.3 ?
Kingston--They supported the Heart 2 Heart project.1 They will serve as host for the visiting GSE team from Norway.2 They had presentations on the Heart 2 Heart project, NID in India and Turkey Breast Cance Awareness project.3
Rockwood--They supported the Heifer International project.1 They will serve as host for the GSE team from Norway.2 They had a program on the Heart 2 Heart project.3
Harriman--They partnered with the Heart 2 Heart project.1 They will serve as host for the GSE team from Norway.2
Sparta—They provided support to the RotorAct Club in Cookeville for its project in the Dominican Republic.1 They will host the GSE team from Norway.3 Students from TTU gave a presentation on their trip to the Dominican Republic.3 They had a presentation on Belgium by a Youth Exchange Student.3
Bradley Sunrise—They purchased and installed a water filtration system in Morazan, Honduras.1 They are sponsoring a Youth Exchange Student from Italy.2 The Youth Exchange Student gave a presentation about her family and home in Italy.
Cookeville Breakfast—They are continuing to support the Ghana Project started years ago by the Crossville club. Members are traveling to Ghana and they have committed $2500.1 They sponsored a member to be the team leader of the GSE team to Norway; hosted a Youth Exchange Student from Japan and they will host the GSE team from Norway.2 Their Youth Exchange Student presented a program and they Hosted an “International Night” dinner honoring Japan attended by about 250 guests.3
Oak Ridge Breakfast—They contributed to the Heart 2 Heart project; completed a District Simplified Grant which built, installed and trained recipients on 103 bio-sand water filters: and they raised $20,000+ and completed planning for a grant to expand the bio-sand water filter project.1 They provided volunteers in the planning and execution of the Oak Ridge Peace Forum with RI President Sakuji Tanaka as the key note speaker.2 A member visited the Leogane, Haiti Rotary Club, exchanged Flags and began a personal relationship. Sponsored the production of a 32 page newspaper insert in honor of World Rotary Day. All three OR clubs participated. The goal was to educate the public about Rotary ideals and acomplishments.
Club presentations: Heart-to-Heart program, Polio Plus, Foundation Programs.3
Oak Ridge—They applied for a $5,000 District Simplified Matching Grant to help fund a Ghana Medical Mission that was carried out from 7/28/12 through 8/11/12.1 They hosted a Youth Exchange Student from Spain.2 They sponsored the Peace Forum on March 9th and Ron Appuhn presented a program on Heart2Heart.3
Oak Ridge Sunset—They provided funds for Heart to Heart Project and to Rotary Club of Mithi, Pakistan for them to build a home for earthquake services. This was arranged through Masood Bhalli of the Mithi club. He was leader of GSE team in Oak Ridge.1 Ten members attended the Peace forum and they hosted an engineer from Greece who was looking for a job.2 Brenda Thornberg described her experiences in India as part of a polio eradication team.
McMinnville—They again partnered with other Rotary clubs in District 6780 to support the Heart2Heart Project.1 Following the theme of RI President Sakuji Tanaka, “Peace through Service”, the two Rotary Clubs in McMinnville sponsored a Peace Forum featuring 2 sessions of lectures by Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. Dr. Gandhi’s lectures titled “Lessons Learned from My Grandfather” were held Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the local community library and were opened to the public. Net proceeds from the event (enough for 2 children) were given to the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute for its use in providing food, clothing, shelter, as well and medical and dental services for the children in its India school. The event was well received by the community and they will host the GSE team from Norway. 2 We have had 4 programs so far this year related to international understanding: Prem Singh Kahlon-Sikh Temple, Bellevue TN; Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi-Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute; Terry Hines, our club President-elect reported on his latest trip to Uganda for Care Ministries (board member of Care Ministries) and Klint Alexander-President of the United Nations Association USA, Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter.3
Livingston—Contributed funding to a Rotaract project at TTU to provide orphans in the Dominican Republic to purchase clothing, games, toys and school supplies.1 Twenty-eight Rotaract members went to Haiti to work at an orphanage painting buildings, visiting with the orphans, playing games and sharing meals.2 Rotaracters visited the club to share their experiences in Haiti.3
Lebanon—The club is funding a project in Zimbabwe to drill a well to irrigate farmland.1 They are funding a project to bring Venezuelan boys to Tennessee as part of a cultural exchange program.2 The Director of Run4Water spoke about its work in Central America.3
Manchester—They are developing a plan to purchase water filters for Haiti.1 They will co-host the
GSE team from Norway.2 A mission team to Haiti presented a program on the water programs and they had programs on the Rotary Foundation.3
Cookeville—They had a very successful International Service humanitarian project in the Dominican Republic aiding the needs of an orphanage there1 They supported a Youth Exchange Student from Belgium.2 The Youth Exchange Student from Belgium spoke to the club about her experience here and a local Youth Exchange Student spoke about her experiences in Peru.3
West Knoxville—They supported the Heart 2 Heart Project.1 They will howt the GSE team from Norway.2 They had programs on Polio immunization in India, Rotary Foundation, and health care in Guatemala.3
Knoxville Breakfast—They supported the Heart 2 Heart project.1 They sponsored the Youth Exchange Students with a tail-gate party and University of Tennessee football game in Knoxville. This year we sponsored students from across East and Middle Tennessee. Food and tickets were provided to help make it a great day for the students.2 They Received a presentation from a young man who is applying and seeking sponsorship for a Rotary Global Scholarship to Spain; Received a presentation from a young lady who was applying and seeking sponsorship for a GSE Team.; and Had a Club Presentation about Polio Plus and the work done by Brenda Thornburgh.3
Smith County Noon—They donated $1000 for a water well project in Haiti.1 On several occasions the club has brought in Hispanic community members for lunch and exchanges of cultures. Also the club actively supports and works with the local Interact club, including efforts that that club conducts with itinerant students.2 They had educational meeting on an orphanage what is most needed for the children in Haiti. Bill Nichols presented a program on the Youth Exchange program.3
Cleveland--They have completed both phases of the water and sanitation project in Xatinas, Guatemala.1 They are sponsoring an Ambassadorial Scholar who is studying Public Health in England.2 They participated with other clubs in a program "Breaking The Poverty Cycle" and they had a program given by a victim of Polio who emphasized the importance of the Polio Plus program.3
GLOBE CLUB Status 2011-12
The 43 Globe Club winners for 2011-12 are as follows:
Chattanooga Hamilton Place
|Cookeville||Oak Ridge Breakfast|
|Cookeville Breakfast||Oak Ridge Sunset|
South Campbell County
The following is an abbreviated list of the activities that each of the Globe Clubs engaged in to achieve the Globe Club Award. Perhaps this will give your club some ideas to help achieve this award. Our goal is to have all clubs in the District receive a Globe Club Award. The superscripts refer to the criterion satisfied.
Bradley County Rotary partnered with the Rotary Club of Madras East in India to purchase a bus for the Mary Diana Orphanage for Girls.1 The club worked with Mr. Jan Hartley of Third World Church Builders to deliver a wheelchair to a crippled child in Honduras.2 Chinese native Hai Dong presented a club program about the interruption and the renewal of China's 5,000-year-old culture.3
Chatanooga Breakfast Rotary has three international projects underway: Haiti Water and Sanitation - Installing 50 outdoor toilets for a remote village in Chevrine, Haiti in the Leogane community, Uganda, South Africa, Shoes For Kids - Dec 2011 and St. Lucia, Water and Sanitation Project - ongoing from last year; they coordinated the first annual "Bill Sergeant Polio Plus Ball Game" where several thousand dollars was raised to support polio eradication and they coordinated the 5th annual Gourmet Guys fund raising event that provides funds for multiple international projects in conjunction with the Chattanooga noon and Hamilton Place rotary clubs.1 They are sponsoring Allison Kwesell and Perla Trevizo as a Peace Fellows.2 They had presentations on the Haiti water and sanitation project and Polio Plus.3
Chatanooga Hamilton Place Rotary wrapped up their to Lima with Love project wherein they delivered 250 water filters to families in Lima, Peru.1 They hosted a Youth Exchange Student for the entire year. 2 Their Youth Exchange Student presented a program on the history and culture of his home country, Hungary, and Chinese National Hai Dong presented a program on the history and culture of China.3
Chattanooga Noon Rotary set aside budget and participated in "Gourmet Guys" to raise funds for our International Project, Heart to Heart.1 They nominated two students for Ambassadorial Scholar. One, Brindley Mitchel, was selected and will study in Australia.2 They had two programs: Keith Wartburton spoke on Global Business Culture and RI President, Kaylan Banerjee3
Cookeville Breakfast Rotary provided funding ($1000) to our local Rotaract club to go to the Dominican Republic for literacy work (visits of schools and orphanages).1 The club is hosting a Youth Exchange Student, Farina Gerdes from Germany.2 Organized our annual International-night fundraiser. Over 200 people attended. The featured country was Germany.3
Cookeville Noon Rotary wrapped up a literacy project in Bolivia.1 The club Vice President, Pat Bagley, visited the Dominican Republic with TTU Rotaractors, planning our next international project.2 The club is currently hosting 2 Youth Exchange Students. Gabe from France and Alitu Castro, 3
Crossville Noon Rotary traveled to Ghana to inspect water well project.1 They are hosting a Youth Exchange student from Brazil.2 They have scheduled a program on youth exchange.3
Dayton Rotary continued funding the Ghana water project.1 Co-sponsored (with Dennis Miller of the downtown Chattanooga Rotary) the Central European Social Service Project. Dr. Andrea Tothova of the Tamara Center(the Tamara center works with abused women and children, young mothers and the elderly) in Slovakia. She (and her daughter who served as interpreter) came to Chattanooga and Dayton to work with the Chattanooga Partnership, Dayton Women's Care Center and Dayton United Way (both of the latter institutions heading up by Rotarians), to learn how various American social agencies provide care for their clients.2 They had several international programs; Heart 2 Heart, Polio Plus and a speaker from Slovakia.3
Farragut Rotary is completing a 3H grant with Turkey promoting breast exams and early detection of breast cancer.1 They hosted a Youth Exchange student from Turkey.2 PDG Karen Wentz presented a program on Malawi.3
Hartsville Rotary joined in a partnership with other Rotary Clubs participating in Heart to Heart Projects.1 The club donated $500 to the Christmas for kids program to support 26 foreign children (mostly Mexican National). The funds were used to purchase clothing, books and other Christmas gifts for these children. These international students shared their cultural heritage with American students in programs sponsored by the project.2 The club will host members of the Japanese Consulate in Nashville who will give a presentation describing the culture of japan. They will also discuss the recent earthquake disaster and the efforts to rebuild the region impact by the earthquake and Tsunami.3
Kingston Rotary they donated $800 to the Heart 2 Heart project.1 They joined with the Harriman and Rockwood clubs, will be taking a group of international students currently attending Roane State Community College to the Museum of Appalachia.2. They had programs on Heart 2 Heart, Rotary Short-term Student Exchange to Spain and Polio Plus.3
Knoxville Rotary prepared and participated in a DDF matching
grant with the Rotary Club of Mateszalka, Hungary (RCM) to provide sets of
bedroom furniture for the Mateszalka Children's Home.1 They sponsored a long term Youth Exchange student.2 They had a program presented by an Ambassadorial Scholar.3
Knoxville Breakfast they partnered with the Rotary Club of Maryville in the Heart-to-Heart project.1 They sponsored the Youth Exchange Students with a tail-gate party and University of Tennessee football game in Knoxville.2 Had a program that featured Eduardo da Costa who is studying to be a Rotary World Peace Fellow at Duke University.3
Lafayette Rotary had 100% of its members contributing to the Rotary Foundation.1 They invited Zoie Cothron and her parents as special international guest to the Annual Ice Cream Interact/Youth Act Social held at Key Park. Zoie was adopted from China by Dewayne and Lynn Cothron from Lafayette. Zoie at age 5 has become an active ambassador of China and has launched her own program to promote the Chinese Agape Foundation.2 They will host their 2010-2011 Youth Exchange student who is returning for a visit.3
Lebanon Rotary made a monetary contribution to the Africa University Tariro AIDS Project.1 The Club has scheduled an upcoming program where the speaker (s) will discuss the group's experience of a recent trip to Honduras.2 Scott Shanks spoke on the Youth Exchange Program.3
Lenoir City Rotary partnered once again with the Maryville club through Ron Appuhn in a Heart 2 Heart project.1 They sponsored a Christmas Party for Head-start pre-schoolers.y who are primarily from low income Hispanic families.2 They had a guest speaker who was a Youth Exchange student from Izmir, Turkey.3
Maryville-Alcoa Rotary donated $1,500 to Heart to Heart (Mexico) projects in the fall 2011on August 25, 2011. The club will donate additional funds to Heart 2 Heart later in the fall. The club also actively supports Heart 2 Heart by seeking other partners and bundling projects.1 The club hosted eight international students (attending Maryville College) for the Pack the Park night at the Smokies game in Sevierville on August 11. Six countries were represented.2 Eduardo da Costa, Rotary Peace Scholar from Bolivia who attends the Duke Peace Center, presented a program on the Rotary Peace Fellow Program.3
McMinnville Rotary supported the Heart 2 Heart program.1 They provided support to send a member on a church mission trip to Brazil.2 They had a status report on the water project in Uganda and the Heart 2 Heart programs.3
McMinnville Breakfast Rotary For eleven years, McMinnville Breakfast Rotary has provided financial support for the group foster home we helped establish in Cristestii, Romania. For the second year in a row, they conducted a Purple Pinky Day to collect money to support Polio Plus. They completed and closed out the District Simplified Grant for our project to dig a borehole well in a village in Uganda to provide pure drinking water and water for crops.1 They hosted representatives from His Grace is Sufficient Ministries, Inc. While visiting McMinnville, they updated the club on the results of the Uganda well project.2 They had a number of programs on international topics.3
Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary supported The University of the South's student outreach program in Haiti.1 The Club supports The Sewanee Summer Music Festival by providing scholarships to International Students attending the festival and learning from the faculty.2 The club continues to have 100% participation in the Polio Plus Project; Several Club members have traveled abroad in the last year, and share their experiences with Club members often taking our banner to those abroad; We also encourage International students from the University to speak at our meetings thereby increasing International awareness and understanding.3
Morristown Rotary partnered with Morristown AM Rotary to build dormitories in Coyhaique Chile.1 They held pancake breakfasts to raise funds for their literacy project designed to reach the growing Hispanic population. One of their members traveled to Coyhaique to visit a past exchange student where he discovered the need for the dormitories.2 They have conducted several programs related to the Coyhaique project.3
Morristown AM Rotary partnered with Rotary Club of Morristown and completed international project with Patagonia Rotary Club of Coyhaique Chile.1 They hosted Mr. Michel & Mrs. Mirielle Houemagnon from Porto Novo, Benin (West Africa) and learned about the school and orphanage they run there.2 Mr. Carl Storms of Rotary Club of Morristown presented a program on Coyhaique Chile. This program was in preparation of our upcoming project with the area.3
North Knoxville Rotary Made a donation to Heart to Heart.1 They hosted a group of Russian Physicians who were visiting Knoxville under the auspices of Open World. We had a cookout at a member's home with a local bluegrass band. The Russians spoke very little English but they had translators. They had a good exposure to an American cookout and music. They had no knowledge of Rotary so we spent some time explaining Rotary to them.2 Ron Appuhn spoke to the club about Heart to Heart.3
Oak Ridge Noon provided support to the Sudan Health project.1 They sponsored a student from Poland.2 They had a report on the Heart 2 Heart project.3
Oak Ridge Sunset Rotary provided funding to the Mexico Heart 2 Heart project in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Maryville.1 They sponsored a short-term youth exchange student to Spain for the summer of 2011 and they are sponsoring another short-term youth exchange student for the summer of 2012. One member hosted a short-term exchange student from Spain in July 2011.2 Ron Appuhn presented a program to our club on the Heart 2 Heart project to provide updates on the project and where our club's contributions were directed.3
Pigeon Forge Rotary provided funding for water projects, Youth Exchange student, burn center in Chili, school in Africa and tents for world-wide distribution.1 Sponsor Youth Exchange Conference in Pigeon Forge.2 They had speakers on The Foundation, Youth Exchange, Polio Plus and Mexican water project.3
Rogersville Rotary supported financially Of One Accord's Global Missions project,1 Bill Zeier, Rogersville Rotarian, was nominated for Group Study Exchange leader by the Club.2 Bill Zeier spoke to the Club at a regular meeting about the Thailand water projects, which the Rogersville Rotary Club had supported in the past.3
Seymore Breakfast Rotary was awarded a District Simplified Grant to provide funds to establish a sustainable feeding program for malnourished children in 50 daycare centers located in the Quezon Province of the Philippines.1 Two club member (Jack Funderburk, President Elect) travelled to the Philippines to meet with members of the Rotary Club of Infanta, Quezon, and visited the daycare centers in need of the food supplies. Club member Betty Vickers will lead a GSE team to Thailand for the RI Convention.2 A former exchange student hosted by our club (Nela Brancikova from the Czech Republic) was our guest speaker. She spoke on how the Rotary Exchange Program affected her life in a positive way,3
Shelbyville Rotary purchased 250 School Uniform for poor children in the Nation of Nepal. Club members travel to Nepal each Oct. to organize and purchase the school uniforms.1 Our club owns and operated the Adult Learning Center of Bedford County. We are teaching and training 325 international students to speak English.2 Our club host an international dinner in April each year that allows club members with their families to have a meal and fellowship with the international students of the Adult Learning Center.3
South Campbell County Rotary they supported the Heart 2 Heart project.1 They will host South Campbell County Youth Exchange student.2 They had a program on the eradication of polio.3
South Knoxville Rotary financially supports the Heart2Heart Program and includes it yearly in our budget.1 They hosted a group of 13 Russian Doctors who were here as guests of Friendship Force by providing a tour of the U.T. Medical Center.2 Ron Appuhn gave the club an update on the Heart2Heart Program. 3
South Pittsburg Rotary they helped raise funds with the Whitwell Interact Club for the Uganda project.1 One member went to Africa to work on a school and library.2 The Whitwell Interact club made a presentation on the Uganda project 3
Smithville Rotary contributed $300 to the Ghana Project.1 Club members support missionary activities in Haiti and one member sponsors a boy in Guatemala.2 A member gave a presentation on his trip to Ghana.3
Sparta Rotary provided funding to the North River Rotary Club to assist with their Water Project in Haiti.1 We will support and entertain the GSE team when it visits in April.2 They had 2 programs throughout the year that centered on Medical Missions conducted by community members to other countries and they will also have a program on the Rotary International Foundation missions, and goals.3
West Knoxville Rotary supported the Heart 2 Heart project and they combined forces with The Rotary Club of Oak Ridge and the Rotary Club of Pigeon Forge to secure a District Simplified Grant totaling $9000 for Africa ELI, a school for girls in Yei, South Sudan.1 They are pursuing an Ambassadorial Scholarship for a young lady, they are inviting Youth Exchange students to a picnic and they are inviting four of the Lost Boys of the Sudan to join them at the picnic.2 They have had programs on Heart 2 Heart, Polio, the African ELI Project and a student from Turkey presented a program.3
Winchester Rotary contributed to the Thailand Water Project.1 The club sponsors one of their members, Dr. Roger Jurich, on his mission trips to Haiti in support of medical services there.2 Scott Shanks visited the club and spoke on the Rotary Youth Exchange program.3
GLOBE CLUB Status 2010-11
The 48 Globe Club winners for 2010-11 are as follows:
Bradley Sunrise Maryville
Chattanooga Breakfast McMinnville Breakfast
Chattanooga Hamilton Place Monteagle
Clinton North Knoxville
Cookeville Breakfast Oak Ridge
Crossville Oak Ridge Breakfast
Dayton Oak Ridge Sunset
Etowah Pigeon Forge
Fairfield Glade Rockwood
Fayetteville Sevierville Sunrise
Gatlinburg Seymour Breakfast
Hartsville South Campbell County
Jamestown South Knoxville
Kingston South Pittsburg
Knoxville Breakfast Tellico Lake
Lenoir City Tullahoma
Loudon Tullahoma Sunrise
Manchester West Knoxville
GLOBE CLUB status 2009-2010
An alphabetical list of the Globe Club winners for the 2009-2010 Rotary year follows;
|Alcoa||Jefferson City||Oak Ridge|
|Bradley Sunrise||Kingston||Oak Ridge Breakfast|
|Carthage||Knoxville||Oak Ridge Sunset|
|Chattanooga||Knoxville Breakfast||Pigeon Forge|
|Cookeville Breakfast||Lebanon Breakfast||Sevierville Sunrise|
|Crossville||Lenoir City||Seymour Breakfast|
|Farragut||McMinnville||South Campbell County|
|Fayetteville||McMinnville Breakfast||South Knoxville|
|Franklin County AM||Monteagle||South Pittsburg|
|Grundy County||Morristown Noon||Tellico Lake|
|Hamilton Place||Mt. Juliet Morning||Tullahoma Noon|
|Harriman||Mt. Juliet Noon||Tullahoma Sunrise|
|Hartsville||North Knoxville||West Knoxville|
An alphabetical list of the Globe Club winners for the 2008-2009 Rotary year follows; below the list is a description of the clubs' activities in the order in which the awards were acknowledged.
Mt. Juliet Morning
Oak Ridge Breakfast
Oak Ridge Sunset
South Campbell County
June 10, 2009 – TULLAHOMA SUNRISE Rotary gets their first Globe Club Award this year, and it is #47 for the District. They contributed to Maryville’s Heart-to-Heart water project in Ecatepec, Mexico, and hosted the incoming GSE team from India for a day, with visits to the UT Space Institute and Motlow State Community College. They had international presentations from the GSE team and from Greg Sandlin, who spoke on Water and Sanitation.
May 27 – First-time winner LOUDON Rotary is our 46th Globe Club this year. They contributed to North River’s Haiti water project this year and hosted the incoming GSE team from France for a half-day. They had a club program presented by Roger Larsen on the conditions in Haiti and the projects there being led by the North River (Chattanooga) and Tellico Lake Rotary Clubs.
May 21 – The Rotary Club of FAIRFIELD GLADE is a first-time Globe Club and our 45th winner. They contributed to Crossville Rotary’s Ghana water well project and they are planning an orphanage project in Guadalajara, Mexico. They had Youth Exchange student Michelle Sager speak to the club about her life in Germany, and club members hosted Michelle and two of her family members for a day and helped her enroll in a flight training class and take her first flying lesson.
May 5 – The 44th Globe Club award this year goes to MONTEAGLE Rotary Club. They contributed to a water project in Kenya through the Leamis Ministry. They support an international exchange of ideas through their involvement in the Sewanee Music Festival. Club members provide transportation for international students and support the festival in several other ways. Monteagle had two club programs dedicated to international understanding – one from Romania and one from China.
April 15 – ROCKWOOD Rotary gets the 43rd Globe Club award this year. Rockwood contributed to the International Heifer project this year, and they hosted two Youth Exchange kids who are attending the local high school for a half-day, taking them sightseeing and to visit local religious leaders. They had club programs by the exchange students and by John Bailey on the Rotary Foundation.
April 15 – The Rotary Club of SHELBYVILLE is our 42nd Globe Club in 2008-09. They have a multi-year water project in Guatemala in cooperation with a local church. This year they have installed a water purification system in Usamatlin, Guatemala and one club member went with the installation team to Guatemala. They hosted a forum on cross-cultural relationships in their community, involving the Hispanic and Muslim populations. And Stephen Caine reviewed his trip to Guatemala at a club meeting.
April 15 – The 41st Globe Club award this year goes to the Rotary Club of GRUNDY COUNTY. They are supporting the Haiti water project this year by sponsoring two well repairs. They will have an International Barbecue to support and honor the local Indian community, and they had an interesting program presented by Mike Brown of the District WCS/WMHH committee, describing the committee’s goals and the Haiti water project.
April 14 – KNOXVILLE VOLUNTEER Rotary is District 6780’s 40th Globe Club of the year. The Volunteer club supported Morristown Rotary’s Thailand Safe Water project this year. They also supported club member Jim Holleman, who was the Group Study Exchange Team Leader for the team that went to India in February. Jim will speak to the club this month about his experiences in India.
April 14 – First time Globe Club FAYETTEVILLE is our 39th winner this year. Working with a local church, they have installed a water system in Guastatoya, Guatemala, and three club members will visit the site this year in a follow-up visit. They are nominating an Ambassadorial Scholar and they have had a club program on Honduras, presented by a man who lived in Honduras for several years.
April 8 – The Rotary Club of SHELBYVILLE BREAKFAST is the 38th Globe Club winner this year. They have an international focus on Nepal, and several club members have been to Nepal and northern India in the past few years. They have a project there to purchase uniforms for several hundred poor children so they can go to school (one individually sewn and tailored uniform costs about $16). They participate in an annual medical clinic trip to the area, and they have update programs on their project in Nepal twice per year. They have also had informative programs this year about water wells in Kenya and about the ShelterBox program.
April 7 – The newest club in the District, OAK RIDGE SUNSET, is our 37th winner this year. They are supporting the Heart 2 Heart program in Mexico with community center education supplies. They will host the incoming GSE team from India with a tour around Oak Ridge. And they had a club program on international understanding presented by Ron Appuhn, covering his work in Mexico and other international Rotary activities.
April 6 – KNOXVILLE BREAKFAST Rotary is District 6780’s 36th Globe Club winner. KB is working with Maryville Rotary and Rotary and Rotaract clubs in Mexico to bring computers to community centers near Mexico City. They hosted 13 Youth Exchange students from all over the world at a Tennessee football game. Frank Rothermel spoke at one of their meetings on his experiences in Thailand with the water project there and on the water projects the District is supporting around the world.
March 31 – The 35th Globe Club award goes to first time winner MCMINNVILLE. They are supporting the Haiti water well project and they have nominated an Ambassadorial Scholar this year. They also had an interesting program presented by Dr. Brigitte Kitenge, the founder and CEO of Future Hope for Women International. She purchases sewing machines for poor women in Rwanda to provide them with employment and revenue.
March 30 – COOKEVILLE is the 34th Globe Club winner this year. They continue to work with their twin club in Egypt to support a boys school in Alexandria. This year they provided funds for computers. They are hosting a Youth Exchange student from Germany and they will be a hub club for the GSE team for 4 days in early April. They had a program presented by a Peace Corps volunteer about her experiences in Senegal, West Africa.
March 26 – The Rotary Club of PIGEON FORGE is our 33rd winner, and this is their fourth Globe Club award. They are supporting the Coaniquem Burn Center in Chile, a Rotary sponsored organization which provides surgery, rehabilitation and education for burned children from all of Latin America. They will be hosting the GSE team for a day of sightseeing in the Smokies and shopping. Pigeon Forge has had several interesting international programs this year, including subjects such as the Polio Challenge and Ambassadorial Scholars. They held an auction for Polio Plus.
March 17 – Two-time winner DAYTON gets the 32nd Globe Club award. They will participate with Chattanooga and other clubs in supporting a special needs school in Slovakia. They will nominate an Ambassadorial scholar again this year. And they have had international programs on Rwanda and Slovakia.
March 17 – The 31st Globe Club award goes to WINCHESTER Rotary this year. Winchester is supporting the Thailand Safe Water project this year and will host the incoming GSE team from India for a day, taking them to see the Nissan engine and transmission plant. They also had a member of the club speak about his trip to Mexico, the Rotary club he visited and the primary school they sponsor.
March 12 – LEBANON earns its second Globe Club Award this year and is winner number 30. They have a new water filtration project in Honduras, where they will provide water filtration and treatment systems for two villages. They have provided training and support for Interact members who will visit Honduras to train villagers on the operation and maintenance of the systems. And they have had several club meetings about this project, presented by the Rotarians and Interact students who will be going to Honduras.
March 10 – COOKEVILLE BREAKFAST is Globe Club winner number 29 for 2008-09. Cookeville Breakfast is supporting the Ghana water well project and initiated a clothing drive for Iraqi orphans in response to a request from a personal contact in Iraq. They hosted an exchange student this year from France, will host the GSE team in April and sponsored the Tennessee Academic WorldQuest competition for high school students. They have had club speakers on polio eradication, last year’s GSE trip to Korea, US-China relations and US-Iran relations.
March 9 – The 28th Globe Club award this year goes to CHATTANOOGA Rotary. Chattanooga has a project at the Children’s Center for Inclusion in Slovakia, where they support training for teachers of special needs children and equipment for the classrooms. They will support the incoming GSE team for a day in early April and will welcome RI President DK Lee as a speaker on April 9.
March 5 – Four-time Globe Club KINGSTON Rotary gets award number 27 this year. Kingston has supported Maryville’s medical equipment project in Mexico this year and will be a spoke club for the incoming GSE team in April. They have had two club speakers related to International understanding – Frank Rothermel spoke on projects in Thailand and South Africa, and Ron Lawrence spoke on the GSE trip to Korea.
March 4 – MOUNT JULIET MORNING Club is the 26th Globe Club winner this year. They purchased antibacterial medicines and water purification chemicals to help fight the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe. These supplies were delivered by club member Paul Van Buren. One club member is hosting an AFS student from China, who has come to their weekly meeting and spoke about her experiences in China and the US. The club is also becoming involved in efforts in Mexico – they had a minister from Matamoros speak to their club and one club member has been to Matamoros to help provide corrective surgery for a disabled boy.
February 27 – Globe Club award #25 goes to TULLAHOMA NOON. They continue to partner with Project C.U.R.E. by collecting donations of surplus medical equipment and supplies for shipment to developing countries where it helps reduce child mortality. They will be a hub club for the incoming GSE team in April and will coordinate with other regional clubs. They had an interesting program on water and sanitation by Greg Sanlin of the District WMHH Committee.
February 25 – Three-time Globe Club SEVIERVILLE SUNRISE is our 24th winner this year. They are contributing to the Haiti water project again this year and they support Children’s International Villages (a cultural and developmental exchange program) with funding and volunteers. They will join with the other Sevier County clubs to host the GSE team from India in April and they nominated a local person to be a member of the outgoing GSE team. They have club programs planned for District water programs, District World Community Service activities, the GSE team and Children’s International Villages.
February 24 – MCMINNVILLE BREAKFAST is the 23rd Globe Club winner this year. They have two international projects: and orphanage in Romania that they have supported for 8 years and a sanitation project in Mali that they started this year. The club has extended the impact of last year’s GSE involvement by continuing interaction with Korea contacts and adding team member Mary Little as a Rotarian. McMinnville Breakfast is also planning to nominate an ambassadorial scholar this year. They have several international contacts that provide interesting programs: Suzie Dyer spoke about her Peace Corps activities in Mali and Karen Zabriskie will discuss village improvement programs in Uganda.
February 23 – The 22nd Globe Club award goes to SEYMOUR BREAKFAST Rotary. They have provided financial assistance to the Thailand safe water project and hosted an exchange student from Finland this year. They had an interesting club program on Ethiopia and Ethiopian culture.
February 2 – Four-time Globe Club OAK RIDGE gets our 21st award this year. Oak Ridge has supported the Mexico child mortality project and is researching a project in Moldova. They are hosting a youth exchange student this year, nominated the outgoing GSE team leader and have agreed to host the incoming GSE team. They had a program on Korea by Ambassadorial Scholar Injae Park and another on Bridge Refugee Services and conditions in Moldova.
January 30 – Globe Club award #20 goes to the Rotary Club of SOUTH PITTSBURG. They have voted to support the Haiti water project this year or another international project and they have sponsored one of the GSE team members going to India this month. They have had several programs on International understanding, including one on Immigration and one on the Rotary Foundation.
December 30, 2008 – CLEVELAND is our 19th Globe Club winner this year. They have development work going on three potential projects overseas – a water well in Senegal, a water project for an orphanage in India, and water well repair in Les Cayes, Haiti. They are hosting a youth exchange student from Belgium this year and they had a very interesting program by Bill Sergeant and Patty Daughtrey on the Polio National Immunization Day in India.
December 30 – The 18th Globe Club award winner this year is BRADLEY SUNRISE. They are working on a project with an orphanage in Chennai, India, and one club member visited the site this year. They have had two presentations at their club about this project to keep the members informed. They are also allocating funds to help their Ambassadorial Scholar attend a Masters Program in New Zealand.
December 22 – Globe Club #17 is OAK RIDGE BREAKFAST. They purchased a portable dentist’s chair which one club member took to Nicaragua to provide dental services to poor children and adults. They also are pursuing a water project in Haiti. The club nominated an Ambassadorial Scholar and is looking forward to hosting the GSE team from India this year. Two Ambassadorial Scholars have spoken at their club meetings this year.
December 20 – The 16th Globe Club award goes to first time winner ALCOA, which is providing funding for a food project in Haiti and for the child mortality project in Mexico that is led by the Maryville Club. Alcoa also supports foreign students in the area through Maryville College and through direct support of students. They have foreign students attend their meetings frequently and have them speak at the meetings several times per year.
December 16 – SOUTH CAMPBELL COUNTY is our 15th Globe Club this year and a first-time winner. They are supporting the Thailand safe water project this year and they had Bill Zierer speak to the club about World Community Service, matching grants and the Thailand project. They also entertained Lucas Cunha, the youth exchange student from Brazil, with a discussion on water treatment and a tour of the county water treatment facility.
December 3 – The District’s 14th Globe Club award goes to first-time winner MORRISTOWN AM. They will be supporting the Thailand safe water project this year and will support Lucas, the Morristown Noon club’s exchange student from Brazil by involving him in their Christmas shopping program for children in need.. They also had a club program that discussed HIV children in South Africa.
November 24 – WEST KNOXVILLE is our District’s 13th Globe Club winner this year. West Knoxville is supporting the Breast Cancer Awareness project in Turkey, led by the Farragut club. They plan to host the GSE team and nominate an Ambassadorial Scholar this year, and they had an interesting speaker on International Service – Ed Mattson, a Rotarian from Indiana, who is a member of the Humanitarian Service Rotary Action Group, and spoke about International Cancer Support.
November 22 – Globe Club award number 12 goes to NORTH KNOXVILLE. They will contribute to the Haiti water project this year, and they are sponsoring Cheryl Carson as one of the GSE team members going to India in February. North Knoxville invited Injae Park, Ambassadorial Scholar from South Korea, and his family to speak at a club meeting and they also invited them to the club Christmas party.
November 18 – JAMESTOWN, another first-time Globe Club, is winner number eleven. Jamestown provided funds for two water well repairs in Haiti through the North River club’s project. They also are extending their local Children’s Shopping Spree project internationally by involving the Mateszalka Children’s Home in Hungary through the Knoxville club. They had a program on District 6780 water projects by Frank Rothermel, the chair of the District Water Management, Health and Hunger committee.
November 17 – First-time Globe Club JEFFERSON CITY is our tenth winner this year. They are providing funds to support the Thailand Safe Water project. They will host a Youth Exchange student from Brazil at their club Christmas party and they had Rotary Volunteer Bill Zierer speak at their club on the Thailand Safe Water project and its impact on the Thailand villagers.
November 6 – Globe Club award number nine goes to MARYVILLE. They are supporting Farragut’s breast cancer awareness project in Turkey and they are starting their own WCS project to reduce child mortality in Mexico. Maryville is hosting a Youth Exchange student from Norway this year and will participate with the incoming GSE team from India. They have had club presentations from Injae Park, an Ambassadorial scholar from Korea; John Germ, RIVP and the head of the $100 million Polio Plus Challenge; and Bill Zierer, the leader of the Thailand Safe Water Project.
October 29 – ROGERSVILLE is District 6780’s eighth Globe Club winner. They are supporting the Thailand Safe Water Project this year and they had a combined club effort at their Heritage Days Festival to entertain and acclimate a Youth Exchange Student in the traditions and mysteries of East Tennessee. They also had Tracy Strange, the GSE team member sponsored last year by Rogersville, make a presentation on her experiences in South Korea.
October 15 – Our seventh Globe Club winner this year is NORTH RIVER. They are continuing their Haiti water project this year (21 wells repaired since July 1) and working with Tellico Lake on a school survey that may bring us new projects. North River proposed two GSE team members for the outgoing team to India and will apply to host the incoming team for a day. They had Ron Lawrence, last year’s GSE team leader, speak to the club about the team’s experiences in South Korea.
October 3 – FARRAGUT is the sixth club in D6780 to qualify for the Globe Club Award this year. Farragut has applied for a 3H grant to provide breast cancer screening for 4.4 million women in Turkey. They are hosting a Youth Exchange student from Slovakia and they have sponsored a Cultural Ambassadorial Scholar who will go to Egypt in 2009. Two club programs have been related to international understanding – one about women’s health in Turkey and one with an Ambassadorial Scholar from South Korea.
September 29: Congratulations to HAMILTON PLACE, our 5th Globe club this year. Hamilton
Place has an Ambassadorial Scholar in Uruguay this year, and through her they are supporting a project to build a playground at a community center. They also have had one member speak to the club on his tour of Rotary-sponsored clinics in Peru in preparation for some Interact work there and another member will speak soon on his participation in a polio National Immunization Day in Nigeria.
September 27: Globe Club winner number four is TELLICO LAKE. They sent a club member to Haiti to participate in North River’s water well repair project and they are initiating a needs survey of elementary schools in Haiti to identify future projects. Tellico Lake will host a youth exchange student at their club picnic and provide career discussion with club members in fields of interest to the student. They also have scheduled a club presentation on Haiti by Roger Larsen, the club member who visited Haiti last month.
September 15: The great club of KNOXVILLE is the third Globe Club for this year. They have two Matching Grant projects underway to help schools in South Africa. They also have an annual two-way exchange between twin Interact clubs in Knoxville and Hungary. Frank Rothermel spoke to the club in July about his recent trip to Thailand to dedicate a water filtration system for a small village.
September 9: CROSSVILLE NOON is our second Globe Club in 2008-2009. They are continuing with their Ghana well-drilling project, raising and sending funds for new wells. They plan to send a team to Ghana in 2009. Crossville hosted all the District's inbound Youth Exchange kids for a swimmming party where 4 of the kids learned to water ski. (How's that for cultural exchange?). The Youth Exchange students were from Germany, Norway, Brazil, Belgium, Slovakia and Finland this year. Crossville also will be sponsoring an outbound exchange student for next year. Lawrence Oduro spoke to the club in July with an update on the Ghana well program.
September 8: The first Globe Club for this year is MORRISTOWN NOON. Morristown is continuing its great water project in Thailand, with 7 village installations completed so far this year. They also are hosting a Youth Exchange student, Lucas Felipe da Cunha, from District 4651 in Brazil, and supporting Bill Zierer as a Rotary Volunteer in Thailand. Bill Zierer will formally update the club on MG #64292 at a program in October, 2008.
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2007 - 2008 Globe Clubs: 37 clubs received Globe Club recognition:
Mt. Juliet Noon
Oak Ridge Breakfast
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2006 - 2007 Globe Clubs: 25 clubs received Globe Club recognition:
Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club
Monteagle Rotary Club
Oak RIdge Breakfast Rotary Club
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2005 - 2006 Globe Clubs: 16 clubs received Globe Club recognition:
Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club
Knoxville Rotary Club
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