The Benefits of Being a Member of Spring Valley Rotary

Volunteer and Community Service Opportunities

Above all else, Spring Valley emphasizes service to the community. Whether you are interested in serving the homeless, veterans in need, people with disabilities, or children and teens, Spring Valley provides multiple opportunities for community involvement. Volunteering is the best way to get to know your fellow Rotarians and the community at large.

Selected List of Community Partners

To better serve our community, Spring Valley partners with the following public and private service organizations such as:

  • The Salvation Army
  • Richland 2 School District
  • Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital
  • Harvest Hope
  • STOP HUNGER NOW
  • Senior Resources
  • Meals on Wheels

Leadership Opportunities

The city of Columbia faces many challenges that can only be addressed through a strong volunteer base. Rotary is engaged in many operations throughout the city that require leadership. There is no better way to publicly demonstrate your personal and professional skills than to step up and take the lead of one of the club’s many service projects.

Networking Opportunities

Spring Valley Rotary attracts leaders from all major business and community sectors. Professionals from legal and financial services, real estate, healthcare, entertainment and education gather regularly, not only to serve the community, but to network with one another. Rotary provides a smart way to connect to the most prominent leaders in Columbia, as well as community leaders from 34,000 clubs around the world. Members are encouraged to conduct business together.

Special Events

Rotarians enjoy celebrating the good that is being done in the community. The members of Spring Valley Rotary participate in many special events and celebrations throughout the year in an effort to raise the visibility of good causes.

Exclusive Presentations

As one of the largest service clubs in the Columbia, Spring Valley Rotary attracts prominent guest speakers such as Governor Nikki Haley, Congressmen Clyburn, USC Basketball Coach Frank Martin, USC AD Ray Tanner, etc…. These exclusive presentations afford members an opportunity to interact with some of the major influencers in our community.

Meeting Time & Location

Thursdays @ 1pm Northeast Presbyterian Church 601 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC 29223

Speakers

Patricia Moore-Pastides

"At Home in the Heart of the Horseshoe"

Jan 18th 2018 at 1:00 pm
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Dr. Roslyn Artis, President, Benedict College

Update on Benedict College

Jan 25th 2018 at 1:00 pm
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Dr. Vince Vismara, Interventional Cardiologist, Palmetto Heart

Interventional Cardiology

Feb 1st 2018 at 1:00 pm
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Dr. Jerry Gibson, SC State Epidemiologist

Update on Polio

Feb 8th 2018 at 1:00 pm
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Upcoming Events

Spring Valley Rotary Meeting-Patricia Moore-Pastides
January 18th 2018
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Spring Valley Rotary Meeting-Dr. Roslyn Artis
January 25th 2018
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Spring Valley Rotary Meeting-Dr. Vince Vismara
February 1st 2018
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Spring Valley 40th Birthday
February 3rd 2018
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Spring Valley Rotary Meeting-Dr. Jerry Gibson
February 8th 2018
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Spring Valley Rotary Meeting-Susie Shannon
February 15th 2018
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