From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club inducted its officers, directors, and committee chairs for the 2022-23 year at its weekly meeting on June 29 at a special meeting at First Baptist Church Trussville. Around the world, over 35,000 Rotary Clubs welcomed new leadership that week.
Serving as Club President is Jamie Townes of EIB Systems. Dr. Kristi Bradford of Better Basics is President-elect; Josh Wooten of Cory Watson Investigators is President-nominee; Greg Carroll of Carroll Pharmacy is Past President; Sandra Vernon of Trussville City Schools is Secretary, and Jeremy Tuggle of Bryant Bank is Treasurer.
Directors for the coming year, in addition to the officers mentioned earlier, are Diane Poole (Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce); John Griscom (retired); Lynn Taul (EIB Systems); Renee’ LeCroy (Atlanta Flooring); and Logan Johnson (Pinson Valley Heat Treating).
Committee chairs named for the coming year are Fundraising – Josh Wooten (Cory Watson Investigators); Social Events – Bonnie Hicks (ReMax Southern Homes 280) and Bryan Fisher (Community Bank) (co-chairs); Membership – Renee’ LeCroy (Atlanta Flooring) and Lynn Taul (EIB Systems) (co-chairs); Scholarships – Jimmy Burns (Wells Fargo Investments); Community Service – David Como (First Bank Mortgage); International Service – Marty Adams (Innovative Financial Services); Strategic Planning – Eddie Seal (Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home & Gardens); Club Foundation Chair – Dr. Kristi Bradford (Better Basics); Student/Youth Services – Fran Aldridge (Keller Williams Realty); Programs – Brad Wideman (Brookwood Hospital) and Adam Seal (Petra RMS) (co-chairs); Tech Coordinator – Logan Johnson (Pinson Valley Heat Treating); Club Grants – John Griscom (retired); Chaplain – Ty Williams (Restoration Academy); Sargent-at-Arms – Alan Taylor (First Baptist Trussville); and Public Image – Diane Poole (Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce).
Established in 1905, Rotary International (RI) is a global network of 1.4 million people in over 200 countries who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – around the world and in its communities. It provides service to others through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
Trussville Rotary Daybreak, with almost 50 members, is a club in District 6860 (northern half of Alabama plus a portion of Tennessee). The current district is comprised of fifty-two Rotary Clubs ranging in membership from eight to over six hundred totaling about 3,500 Rotarians. For the first time in 15 years, Rotary district 6860 had an increase in membership. Now is a great time to join Rotary.
The Club currently meets at 7 a.m. on the first through fourth Wednesday mornings of each month at First Baptist Church Trussville. For more information on the Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club or to help with one of its projects, email Diane Poole at firstname.lastname@example.org.