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In This Issue
Book Of The Week
Guests & Visitors
Officers of the Club
President's Corner
Speaker's Corner
'Round the Room'
The Four-Way Test:


In everything that we think, say or do:  


Is it the TRUTH?


Is it FAIR to all concerned?



Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?






Mark Your Calendars:


Upcoming Speakers and Events


July 22nd:  Michael Oki, President, Atlanta Silverbacks


July 29th:  
District Governor Margie Kersey comes to Decatur!


August 4th:  
First Thursday Socials continue at Parkers on Ponce 5:30-7:00 PM
Members are encouraged to bring prospective Rotarians.  Food and first drink will be covered by the club!


August 5th:  Dr. Rosenberg, Task Force Global Health


August 6th:  Rotary Foundation Seminar in Columbus, GA (Registration is open on District Website)


October 15th:  SAVE THE DATE!!!  Decatur Rotary Foundation fundraiser to be held at the Greek Church on Clairmont.  Entertainment will be a roast of our member, John Adams, Jr.
The State has been set for the 2011-2012 Decatur Rotary Year!  

If you need to know who the club leadership is, please visit our website: for a complete listing of Directors and Committee Chairs.  

Decatur Rotary is now on Facebook.  Check out the page for updates and become a fan. View the Decatur Rotary Facebook Page here.

Decatur Rotary is now onl LinkedIn. Check our page for updates and to join our group. View the Decatur Rotary LinkedIn Group here. 
Link to the most recent District 6900 Newsletter:
District Newsletter
Book Of
The Week
Reading With The Stars
by Leonard Kniffel




David Hughes





Ernie Barnes, Guest of

John Robinson


Natalie Stephenson, Guest of J. Tom Morgan


Dan Ciarametart, Guest of John Drake 


Visiting Rotarians


Trace Haythorn from the Atlanta Club


Matt Hoofs from the Midtown Club




Officers of the Decatur Rotary Club:


Jason Conn

Eric Norwood

Past President:
C.J. Becker
David Hughes

John Bennett

Sergeant-at-Arms: Bedros Sharian III

District Governor:
Margie Kersey

July 15, 2011 Meeting

Please note that we're now including the meeting announcements along with the weekly newsletter.  If you have anything you would like to include in the directory, please e-mail Brock Peyer at


Brock Peyer

Bulletin Committee Chair

 President's Corner
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President Jason Calls the meeting to order.  

Speaker's Corner


Speaker David Faulds,  

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Betty Willis introduced our speaker,  David Faulds, MARBL Curator (Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Library), Emory University.

Originally from Scotland, he has been at Emory 10 yrs, has worked at Oxford and Yale, and he is a Librarian specializing in Rare Books


Our Emory Library is a World leader in having rare materials digitalized


MARBL's collections include:
1.  A Military collection
2.  African American History and Culture
3.  Southern history & Literature and Confederate Imprints
4.  19th Century British Literature


It is an internationally renown library.


Currently there is little internet access to the collection - small amounts due to copyright laws.





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The meeting was adjourned.


Reporter - Brock Peyer

Photographers - Mark Hastings and Mark Burnette





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