Rotarian of the Year

BLYTHEWOOD – John Hancock has been selected as the 2023 Blythewood Rotarian of the Year. Club leaders say he was selected because of his willingness to put service above self. “He works tirelessly in the various projects of the Club,” Rotarian Buddy Price said. “He is a true example of Blythewood Rotary Club’s efforts to […]

Rotary Scholars

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Rotary Club awarded a total of $11,000 in scholarships to Westwood and Blythewood High School graduates on May 25.  The club gives the Memorial Scholarship in memory of Frank Riley, Wendy Broderick, Joe Sharpe and Johnny Bloodworth. Receiving the Memorial Scholarship are, from left, Lauren Menne, Emmalyn Gilbreath, Kameron Rolack and Luther […]

Rotary golfs for scholars

BLYTHEWOOD – Keith Spitler, representing his winning team, shows off the championship trophy for the Annual Blythewood Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament. The tournament, sponsored by CharterNex, brought in about $8,000 that will be spent for scholar­ships for graduating seniors from Blythewood and Westwood High Schools.

BW Rotary supports CAB with food drive

BLYTHEWOOD – Members of the Blythewood Rotary Club held a food drive for Christian Assistance Bridge (CAB) on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 7:30 a.m. until 9 a.m.. Besides food donations, the club received almost $1,000 in monetary donations for CAB. The mission of Christian Assistance Bridge, a service agency located at 126 Blythewood Road in […]

Seniors awarded Blythewood Rotary scholarships

BLYTHEWOOD – The Rotary Club of Blythewood announced the winners of its annual scholarships on May 26 at its weekly meeting. “These Seniors were interviewed and selected from a strong pool of candidates from high schools in the 29016 zip code,” said Buddy price, a member of the scholarship selection committee. Five Blythewood area high […]

Blythewood Rotary named Club of the Year

Sandy Olson, Assistant District Governor of Rotary International, center right, recognizes the Blythewood Rotary Club as Rotary Club of the Year for its district out of 72 clubs. This was the second year in a row that the Blythewood Club has won the award. Show with Olson are, from left: Mark Wickham, 2021 club president; […]

Run for Rotary fundraiser draws big crowd in Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – It was a mild, no-wind, 43 degree sort of morning – perfect for the Blythewood Rotary Club’s first annual Run for Rotary half marathon/5-K run. The runners and spectators gathered first for the singing of the national anthem by Freeway Music student Christina Bohle. With a field of 140 runners, there were about […]

Rotarians honored

The Blythewood Rotary Club recognized three of its members as Paul Harris Fellows earlier this month. The award is named for Paul Harris who founded the Rotary Club in 1905. During the Dec. 2 meeting, Rotarian Derek Saxby, left, pinned the three award recipients (pictured to the right of Saxby): Bill Talbert, Ted Von Keller […]

Blythewood Rotary Gives Back

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Rotary Club recently awarded four $2000 scholarships to local Blythewood students. Pictured above, from left, are Scholarship Chair Marha Jones, recipients Mary Shadd, Braylon Ratcliff, Emily Brown and Rotary president Mark Wickham. Not pictured is recipient Justin Kemp. Pictured below, Blythewood Rotary met at Doko Station and picked up trash along Langford […]

Scholarship Fundraiser Nets $10K

Blythewood Rotary Club’s annual Scholarship Golf Tournament, held April 26, raised $10,000 for scholarships to local students. Pictured above, Team Keba Hardy and members from the title sponsor Charter Next Generation. Below, Mike Ross’s team collects their first place prize.

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