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In This Issue
Officers of the Club
President's Corner
Meeting Recap
Your Reporters
The Four-Way Test


In everything that we think, say or do:  


Is it the TRUTH?


Is it FAIR to all concerned?


Will it build






Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?





Member Notes 



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On Our Website

Upcoming Speakers 

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Get Social
with Us


Decatur Rotary Club Officers 

Jason Conn

Kirby Thompson

Past President:
C.J. Becker
David Hughes

John Bennett

Sergeant-at-Arms: Bedros Sharian III


District Governor:

Margie Kersey


  1  Amy Nash
  6  Tom Adams
 14 Sara Fountain
Phyllis Edwards
 16 Betty Willis
 20 Earl Tveit
Past Presidents Day Celebration Recap




Be sure to read the information about our upcoming Casino Night to benefit the Rotary Foundation on June 16.  If you are interested in sponsoring, feel free to do so.  Details are in your letter and on the website  For informaiton contact Susie Brown,, 404-508-1094.


Many thanks to Bryan Downs and Kathy Johnson for their work that made the Past Presidents Reception at Parker's and the meeting last week a success.  See photo collage below for a visual re-cap of the reception.


We welcome Dave Williams this Friday as our speaker.  Visit the Rotary website for details.  



Harl Pike, Linda Harris  & the Rotary Bulletin team



 President's Corner

The Dynamic Duo Returns

Meeting Recap  


June 1  Past Presidents Day


Invocation - Mark Whatley

From the Speaker - Bryan Downs introduced the program honoring our club's past presidents.  There are 33 living past presidents and Bryan introducted those in attendance in reverse order including: 

  1. Bryan Downs
  2. Mark Hastings
  3. David Ewing
  4. David Jollay
  5. Bob Castellani
  6. Tom Adams
  7. Judy Turner
  8. Clark Candler
  9. Jim Philips
  10. Jimmy Smith
  11. Dan Coursey
  12. Al Raab
  13. Fred Turner
  14. Bob Wilson
  15. Jim Miller
  16. Ray Willoch
  17. Houston Smith
  18. Frank Matthews
  19. Bedros Sharian, Jr.
  20. B.J. Sumner
  21. Bill Breen
  22. H.G. "Pat" Pattillo

Past Presidents Gil Campbell and Bob McMahan both came to the reception at Parker's Thursday evening but couldn't be at the meeting.

President Jason spoke about the good health of the club and the foundation as he highlighted the past year (he is counting the weeks left in his term) and President Elect Kirby gave a preview of upcoming speakers and the Rotary International theme for 2012-13 - Peace Through Service.



An esteemed group for sure!
President Elect Kirby describes upcoming programs & speakers
President Jason expounds on our Rotary traditions
Bryan Downs introduces the Past Presidents - beginning with himself!
You wouldn't really give the hook to me, would you?!?!
Past Presidents Reception
at Parker's On Ponce



First Thursday Social at
Harbour Bar and Fishhouse
Rotary First Thursday Social in May 

Reporter: Harl Pike

Photographers: Mark Hastings, Jon Manns and Mark Burnette



The Rotary Bulletin Committee
Decatur Rotary Club
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