Projects


A Tribute to Veterans

On November 7, the Rotary Club of Marietta Metro hosted a special event at the historic Earl Smith Strand Theater on the Square in Marietta.First, there was a reception for Marietta Metro Rotarians and their guests.Then, the event in the theater was a tribute to all veterans and was open and free to the public.The salute included a Color Guard from a local high school’s Jr. Navy ROTC, “Star Spangled Banner,” “Armed Forces Medley,” “God Bless America” and an explanation of the Missing Man table. The speaker for the evening was Award Winning Author Alvin Townley, author of DEFIANT, a book about eleven POW’s in North Vietnam who were imprisoned for over 7 1/2 years.The tribute portion of the program was followed by a screening of the Emmy Award winning documentary, JEREMIAH, about Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton who went on to become a Rear Admiral and a U. S. Senator from Alabama. Commander Denton was also featured in Alvin Townley’s book.

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Dictionary Project

Members visit Marietta Schools and deliver a dictionary to every third-grader in Marietta Schools.

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Rotary Has Heart Valentines Priject

Several Rotarians met at the Cobb Senior Services Center and gave out flowers to senior citizens. Mike Whittle Design donated the flowers.

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Stop Hunger Now Meal Preparation

Partnered with First Presbyterian Church of Marietta and Stop Hunger Now to package 20,500 meals for distribution world-wide to needy food insecure populations.

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Veterans Court

Rotary Members attended Cobb County Superior Court Veterans' Court. Recognized veterans and gave them gifts cards. Will continue to visit occasionally and recognize milestones for the veterans as they move through the program.

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CCYA Best is Yet to Come Program

Assisted with ushering and other logistics for Center for Children and Young Adults annual program at the Strand.

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Certificates for Veterans

Recognized Veterans in the Club and presented them with Certificates and pins.

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Dinner at Women's Extension

Served dinner and visited with women at the Marietta Extension.

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Marietta Police Department Goodie Bags

Assembled "goodie bags" for Marietta Police Department.

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