State Senator Charlie Borders Visits


On 4 August State Senator Charlie Borders visited us.  He discussed the Public Service Commission, as well as several other governmental programs.  A pleasant and informative time was had by all!

Grayson Chief of Police, Kevin ‘Mooch’ McDavid visits


Chief McDavid visited the Grayson Rotary Club and was warmly received.  He spoke about his emphases on Officers checking the security of businesses and residential areas at night.  He stressed the importance of Officers and the public working together to make our community safer.  He noted a continuing effort to establish a Neighborhood Watch in Grayson.  Truly he is a personable and impressive Officer.

Nellie Jordan of the Carter County Library visits

22 Sep 2014

Nelly discussed the new building on Grayson’s Main street as well as her plans for various community-related projects that will be taking place at the Library.  She also discussed the Olive Hill Library.  A pleasant and engaging speaker, she was well received by the club.

Bob Summerfeldt Presents on Boating


Once again, an interesting and provocative session.  Bob triggered much discussion of boating and (of course) the talk turned to issues of how our local Rotary Club can leverage our assets and contacts to serve our community.  Watch this space of a new project!

Poet Camilla Haney visits

FUN and informative meeting on Monday with  Mindy Woods-Click's guest, poet Camilla Haney! Camilla read from her  own poetry books and she  also shared the history and current events of the Carter County Poetry  Society.

Such a nice program this week by the Grayson  Rotary Club's Scholarship Recipient, Amber Hall! Amber shared her plans and goals for the future - attending Morehead State University and a  career as a Physician's Assistant back home in Carter County!!

The Grayson  Rotary Club's 2014/15

Scholarship Recipient, Amber Hall visits

Ashley Taylor represented Sarah's Place

Rotary made a donation to Sarah's Place after Monday's program - THANKS for the great presentation, Ashley Traylor!

VERY informative meeting with our speakers from the Health Department here for sharing info and fielding questions.  We're blessed to have dedicated folks like this taking care of public health needs in our county!

Carter County Health Department presented on Water!

Very Informative meeting on Monday with Carter County Schools Superintendent Ronnie Dotson sharing great news about  the increases in performance numbers for our local students! C.C.  Schools Board Member and Rotary guest Bryan Greenhill, also helped out  out with the program

Carter County Schools Superintendent Ronnie Dotson and Board Member Bryan Greenhill visit

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Amber Hall. Scholarship Fl2015
Camilla Haney
Ashley Taylor
Ashley Taylor 2

Mary Richardson given the Fred Buck Award!

Fred Buck Award Fall 2014
Fred Buck Award 2 Fl 2014

CONGRATULATIONS, Mary Richardson, for receiving the "Fred Buck Award" for selling the most tickets to the  recent Grayson Rotary Club's Fall 2014 Pancake Breakfast and helping make it another successful fundraiser!!  Here, with Rotary President Dan Duncan.

First Ever Honorary Membership to the

Rotary Club of Grayson awarded to Brad Green.

Honorary Member Brad Green 2
Honorary Member Brad Green

A nice change of scenery and great food for Monday's Rotary meeting at KCU!  Also, very nice to have a surprise visit from Rotary's Assistant District Governor Cheryl Spriggs. Brad Green was made an Honorary Rotarian for his support of the Grayson Rotary Club in many ways - especially for our PANCAKE BREAKFASTS.  Welcome, Brad!  President Dan Duncan congratulates Brad Green.


Grayson Rotary Club Fall Pancake Breakfast

Representatives from Pathways visited us


Roger Klein visited us

Roger advocated for the passage of the No Smoking Bill as a way to decrease cancer deaths in Kentucky.

Our Assistant District Governor visited us


ADG Cheryl Spriggs visited our club recently.  She encouraged us in our planning for the rest of the year and made numerous suggestions about the next.  It has always been good to have Cheryl visit us.  We continue to look forward to her continued involvement in Rotary and with our club.

Charter Member Jack Strother Awarded

Third Paul Harris Fellow!

For the third time, Charter Member Jack Strother was recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow.  The highest honor that a Rotarian can attain, Jack has garnered these awards due to his continuing support of Rotary since the Grayson club was founded in 1939!  Thanks, Jack!  You are an inspiration to us all!

Welcome New Member Cory Claxon


Local boy makes good!  There’s a headline for you.  As a journalist Cory is into headlines.  Well, he’s into this headline anyway.  Coming to us from Olive Hill, Cory has already been encouraged to help us reach out to our local friends there, so that we may serve the broader community together.  This recent high school graduate is sure to lower our average age by at least a month or two (chuckle).  We look forward to working with you, Cory.  Service above Self!

Patriot Guard visited us

Patriot Guard

Representing the Patriot Guard, Tom Epperly visited the Grayson Rotary Club.  He described the duties of the Patriot Guard as providing an honor guard for the funerals of veterans being buried, as well as other ceremonial functions.  Good luck to Tom and the Patriot Guard.


Donation:  Relay For Life

Donation:  Carter County Flood Relief

Donation:  Rotary District in area of Nepal Earthquake

Donation:  Project Merry Christmas

Donation:  Rose Parade Float for Rotary International

Donation:  Carter County Schools

Youth Services Center


Support for an ECHS Career Day

Donation:  Grayson Senior Citizen’s Center

Donation:  Tornado Relief in Conway, KY

Grayson Rotary Club Parent of the Year Program


Donation:  Carter County Relay for Life

American Cancer Society

Donation:  Boy Scouts of America

Tri-State Boy Scouts

Donation:  Sarah’s Place

Donation:  Feed My Sheep


Donation:  Rotary International Foundation

Donation:  Foundation for the Tri-State

The Carter County Community Fund


Rotary Scholarship

2014/2015 Rotary Scholarship was awarded to Amber Hall


Donation:  Community Hospice


Donation:  Grayson Art Gallery

East Carter Senior Salutes 2014 - 2015

Ashley Bayes

Tyler Bush

Abigail Sue Damron

Margarete Cierra Jade Dearfield

Sarah-Jo Diamond

Shelby Lynn Ferguson

Kaylee Limings

Raegan Marshall

Emerly P. Stamper

Megan Stickler

Kelsey Stumbo


Club Events for 2014/15

Eastern Kentucky

District 6740

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