The Rotary Club of Lake Hickory announced its new officers and Board of Directors for the 2015-2016 Rotary year at its July 14th lunch meeting.
Immediate Past President Ernie Sills presided over the beginning of the meeting, then handed the induction ceremony over to Jack McCaskill, Assistant Governor for Rotary District 7670.
McCaskill then introduced the club’s new president, Jeff Mackie, as well as the other officers and board members for the 2015-2016 year. Mackie then spoke to the membership about the goals and opportunities for the club to do even more in the year ahead.
The officers serving along side Mackie for the 2015-2016 year include President Elect Peter Nelson, President Nominee Angela Chapman, Treasurer Jack Wade, and Secretary Alan Barnhardt, and Sergeant at Arms Lee Young. The club also recognized the Board of Directors for the Rotary year, including Floyd Lucas, Angela Chapman, John Leach, Rob Dickerson, Nancy Meek and Roseanna Brown.
Over the past year under the leadership of Ernie Sills, the Rotary Club of Lake Hickory donated thousands of dollars to numerous local organizations, provided scholarships for several deserving students, help build a new athletic structure at the YMCA, raised money for Polio eradication around the world, and held its annual youth soccer tournament to great success.
The club members of the Rotary Club of Lake Hickory wish to thank Ernie Sills for his past year of leadership, and look forward to an excited year under Jeff Mackie.