The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg, FL was founded on January 3, 1920. It is the oldest and the largest civic club in St. Petersburg.
Roger Proffer, Rotary District (6950) Governor 2013-14, visited out club on Friday, November 15.He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Crystal River Kings Bay since 2002, and has served as Secretary, President, Foundation and International Chair. Roger has also faithfully served the District as chair of numerous Foundation committees. Roger his wife Linda …View full post
The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg thanks our veterans for their service to our country on this Veterans Day. This past Friday, our speaker was former POW, Bill Allen. Bill was captured by the Chinese military troops in 1951 and was held until 1953. Bill spoke about his life as a POW and how that …View full post
C.J. Crooks is the Assistant Governor for the six clubs in St. Petersburg, Area 1 which includes St. Petersburg, Sunrise, Sunset, Midtown, West and Gulf Beaches. He joined Rotary in 2010 and is a member of the Central Pinellas Rotary Club.View full post
Michael L. Jernigan is a retired United States marine who was blinded by a roadside bomb in Iraq on August 22nd 2004. He had 45% of his cranium crushed and suffered severe damage to his right hand and left knee. Michael went through 30 major surgeries in the first 12 months of his recovery and spent 16 months in hospitals and rehabilitation facilities …View full post
Jim Williams, Vice President for Fund Development at Goodwill Industries-Suncoast and a member of our club, was our guest speaker on Friday. He gave the club an update on the mission and work of Goodwill. Goodwill Industries-Suncoast helps people achieve their full potential through the dignity and power of work. This is accomplished through employment …View full post