Rotary Club of East Montgomery County News


The Rotary Club of East Montgomery County (RCEMC) has resumed many of its activities. Over the past three weeks, members have enjoyed hearing from some dynamic speakers and started planning ways to help within the community and the world.

On October 6, Kevin Gainer of Performance Foot Orthotics spoke with members both present and virtually about orthotics.  A licensed pedorthist, Gainer oversees the production and creation of all Performance Orthotics Lab orthotics. He works to make sure each practitioner he partners with receives professional understanding and quality products. In over 25 years he has made tens of thousands custom shoes, boots, and orthotics for doctors all across the United States. To learn more, visit

On October 13, Dr. Charles Campbell informed members about numerous ways to boost your immune system to combat Coronavirus. Dr. Campbell practices functional wellness, by diagnosing and correcting the cause of illness, rather than simply treating the symptom. To find out more visit

On October 20, current member and Past District Governor Dr. Rose Austin reviewed her book Portraits of the Past. In the book, Dr. Austin chronicles the journey of her family from slavery through the Jim Crow South, the Civil Rights Movement, to current day. The book is available at

RCEMC Secretary Dr. Suann Hereford recently delivered 750 cotton t-shirts to be shipped to a Rotary Club in Nicaragua where they will be made into baby diapers.  This is a year round international project for the club.

Additionally, RCEMC members are gearing up for an underwear drive to help local elementary schools whose students need the necessities. 

If you want to make a difference in the community and beyond, join the RCEMC!  To learn more visit

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