By Lorraine Leary for The Island Connection
Four new exchange members participated in an orientation meeting led by Bruce Van Voorhis, Membership Committee Chair, on Wednesday, April 19, at the Seabrook Island Club. An overview of the National Exchange Club’s mission, motto and programs of service were shared.
Primary committee chairpersons explained committee goals of serving and benefiting our local communities and the need for volunteer resources:
• Shirley Salvo, Community Service-Hunger
• Rob Savin, Community Service- Health
• Jerry Stephens, Youth & Education
• Joe Bauer, Child Abuse Prevention
• Bob Leggett & Bruce Van Voorhis, Handbook & Grants
New members were provided with a listing of recent grants provided to over thirty non-profit organizations by the exchange chapter and how these funds impact the lives of many individuals in need on our islands. In addition, Larry Blasch, President, Charlton Davis, Past President and Bob Leggett, Future President, spoke on Americanism activities, club functions and other committee needs rounding out this pre-dinner introduction to the Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club’s focus, energies and attention to support the local community. To learn more, visit ks-exchangeclub.com.