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The Rotary Club of Buckhead unites leaders from all walks of life, amplifying their individual contributions to make Buckhead, Atlanta and the world a better place to live and work.
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Stories about the recent activities of our club. Learn more »
- 10/21/14: Buckhead Rotary Club Shines Apples to Say Thank You to Local Teachers (Buckhead)
- 1/29/13: Buckhead Rotary Club presents Humanitarian Award to Frank Skinner, former BellSouth CEO (Buckhead)
- 1/28/13: Buckhead Rotary Club presents humanitarian award (Buckhead)
- 1/22/13: FODAC Partners with Buckhead Rotary on Medical Aid to Ecuador (Buckhead)
- 11/12/12: Companions for Heroes (Buckhead)
- 10/1/12: Rotary Club of Buckhead president to speak at Thursday Buckhead Business Association meeting (Buckhead)
- 8/2/12: Pets can help heal veterans’ wounds (Buckhead)
- 8/1/12: Urban Pet Project: Finding homes, helping veterans & more (Buckhead)
- 9/2/15 : Hello dear Rotary club of Buckhead! Please donate and help our kids!
Why the project is needed???
- The project will help to keep kids from taking alcohol, drugs and
smoking as well as teach them good values such as fair competition, friendship by means of doing sport.
How was the need determined???
- After writing my book "The exchange student", which described
how the street experiences impact lives of teenagers and how teenagers get exposed to alcogol,
cigarettes, drugs and crime on the streets, I thought that all these could be avoided if the
teenagers could have an alternative to that such as playing sport.
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.Project of One World Rotary e-club. Please remember - Children are our future! When you're donating you're giving a gift to poor kids and a chance to give their own Roller Hockey uniform with emblems of Rotary - which they can not afford to buy - due to financial difficulties. Unfortunately they ar
- 9/1/15 : Great talk about bravery, passion and being under-estimated from Coca-Cola's Wendy Clark at Monday's meeting.
- 8/31/15 : Buckhead Rotarians Sara Pinkerton, Susan Mason, Christian Koch and Alec Smythe at the Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest luncheon.
- 8/28/15 : Our speaker Monday is Wendy Clark, and it is a program you do not want to miss!
President, Sparkling Brands & Strategic Marketing
Coca-Cola North America
As President, Sparkling Brands & Strategic Marketing, Coca-Cola North America, Wendy Clark leads the Sparkling Category Business Unit as well as the Integrated Marketing organization, including Portfolio Strategy and Innovation, Connections, Investments and Assets, Content and Design for the United States and Canada.
Previously, Wendy held the role of Senior Vice President, Global Sparkling Brand Center, where she was responsible for the global leadership of our Sparkling brands and businesses, led by trademark Coca-Cola.
Under Wendy’s guidance, her team has achieved a great deal, including leadership of The Coca-Cola System’s largest-ever marketing activation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in more than 175 countries. Her team holds a leading industry voice on evolved consumer engagement under their Liquid & Linked communications strategy, leveraging the power of authentic, real-time, brand stories that spread through owned, earned, shared and paid media connections to create shared value.
In 2014, Wendy was recognized by New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) with the coveted Matrix award. Among other recognitions, in 2011 Fast Company magazine cited Wendy as the Brand Refresher on its top ten list of innovative Business Disruptors and the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) recognized Wendy as their 2011 Advertising Woman of the Year.
In 2009 and 2010 FORTUNE featured Wendy in its “40 Under 40” issue, ranking as the highest woman in 2010 (#15). She was also named one of four “Women to Watch” by FORTUNE.
Prior to joining The Coca-Coca Company, Wendy was senior vice president, advertising for AT&T, the world’s largest telecommunications company, where she was at the helm of the company’s most ambitious and aggressive re-branding and advertising campaign in its history.
Wendy’s efforts were recognized in November 2007, upon her induction into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement. In addition, AdAge magazine cited Wendy as “one of the most important women in marketing” in its “Women to Watch” 2007 issue.
Wendy is an advisory board member of IDEO.org; is a member of the board of directors of the American Beverage Association and serves on the board of trustees for the Atlanta International School. She holds a BA/English from Florida State University and lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children.
- 8/24/15 : More photos from our social at Brown & Company Jewelers.
- September 7th, 2015: NO MEETING - Labor Day
- September 14th, 2015: Cory Moss, Sr Vice President & Managing Director, Collegiate Licensing Company
- September 21st, 2015: Dennis Lockhart, President & CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
- September 28th, 2015: Dr. Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools
- October 5th, 2015: Cal Morgan, President, Atlanta Humane Society
- October 12th, 2015: NO MEETING - Columbus Day
- October 19th, 2015: NO MEETING - Apple Polishing
- October 19th, 2015: Apple Polishing
- October 26th, 2015: David Moore, Executive Director, Oakland Cemetery
- November 2nd, 2015: Bob Hagan, District Governor, Rotary District 6900
- November 9th, 2015: Mary Carole Cooney, Chairperson, Fulton County Board of Elections
- November 16th, 2015: Jimmy Collins, Past COO & Co-Founder, Chik-Fil-A
- November 23rd, 2015: Rabbi Peter Berg, The Temple
- December 7th, 2015: Maj. Gen. Larry Taylor, Former Commanding General of 4th Marine Aircraft Wing
- December 14th, 2015: Dr. Mark Rosenberg, President & CEO, The Task Force for Global Health
- December 16th, 2015: Boy Scouts Golden Eagle Luncheon
- December 17th, 2015: Holiday Party
- December 21st, 2015: NO MEETING - Holiday Break
- December 28th, 2015: NO MEETING - New Year's
Rotary Club of Buckhead
#4115 chartered March 23, 1951.
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Atlanta.
Active Membership: 174
Maggiano’s Little Italy
3368 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30326
P.O. Box 12151
Atlanta, GA 30355
The Rotary Club of Buckhead is an organization of local business and professional leaders united to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standard in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
Rotary International is the largest service organization in the world with 1.2 million members in 32,000 clubs across 194 nations. Information about its 100 year history, the Rotary Foundation that has given billions of dollars to projects across the world - such as Polio Plus - and the avenues of service can be found on www.Rotary.org.
Buckhead Rotary was founded in March of 1951, sponsored by the Atlanta Rotary Club. There were 23 charter members. We are currently partnering with several community and worldwide projects which include:
- AIDS Awareness
- Boy Scouts of America
- Companions for Heros
- Georgia Mission of Mercy
- Georgia Rotary Student Program
- Kipp South Fulton Academy
- Livable Buckhead
- Ronald McDonald House
Membership in Buckhead Rotary is extended by invitation only to those who will be active and productive, following the Rotary motto, Service Above Self. Each prospective member must be sponsored by an existing member with six additional members vouching to their knowledge of the candidate. Membership is based on the Rotary International’s classification system and each candidate’s application must be submitted to the club’s classification chair for approval before being submitted to Board of Directors for vote.
Dues: There is a $750 initiation fee and quarterly payments as follows: membership dues of $143, meals of $169, charitable contribution of $100 to the Buckhead Rotary Foundation and charitable contribution of $25 to the Rotary Foundation.
Attendance: Club expectation is 90%. Make-ups can be made two weeks before or after at any Rotary Club in the world or online. There are almost 40 clubs in metro Atlanta.
Club activities: The club has five avenues of service, Club Service, Community Service, Vocational Service, International Service and New Generations. There are nine directors that oversee more than 40 committees. All members are expected to participate in one or more committees.
Meetings: Our meetings are held on Mondays, excluding holidays or deferrals to special events, beginning at 12:15 p.m. at Maggiano's in Buckhead, 3368 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, 30326. Meetings conclude at 1:30 p.m.
The Rotary Club of Buckhead has been recognized as the most important civic club in Buckhead and has received numerous "Club of the Year" awards from our District 6900.