Gena P. Taylor, Executive Director of Greenbriar Children’s Center was installed as President of the Rotary Club of Savannah East on Friday, June 27, 2014. She will serve a term of one year which began July 1, 2014. Ms. Taylor has been a member of the Club for four years.
Ms. Taylor’s introduction into Rotary was in 1999 when she was selected to be a member of a team of non-Rotarians to travel to Bolivia as part of a Rotary International Group Study Exchange project. “It was a life changing experience; I never knew how much Rotarians were doing to improve the quality of life for people around the world”. Rotary’s 2014-15 theme is, “Light Up Rotary”. The 2014- 15 goals for Rotary Club of Savannah East are to: 1) increase community service projects; 2) increase awareness about Rotary; and 3) increase membership. The 2014-15 officers are: Gena P. Taylor, President; Tom Haase, President Elect; Ed Donaghue, President Nominee; Bruce Montgomery, Treasurer; Sandra Sherrill, Secretary; and Mel Morchinski, Sargeant-At-Arms.
Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary’s primary motto is “Service above Self”