Membership Moment: Sara Holton

Sara was Born in Springfield, Missouri, moved to Marietta when she was 9, then Savannah when she was 16 years old. She graduated from Savannah Christian, then went on to Georgia Southern. She has two children and has been married for 14 years. She has been working in the commercial furniture field since 2003. Her favorite aspects of her work are getting to know clients, identifying what they need, and determining how she can help them.

Committee Reports 

Service Committee Chair Jordan Chase thanked the members who completed "Something from Nothing" videos for Loop it Up Savannah. There are three spots still open for the Girls on the Run golf tournament on Oct 15. Sign up here. The October service project is being coordinated with the Great Savannah Cleanup on Oct. 24 and specifically the Victory Volunteers effort, which will work to pick up trash and trim back overgrown vegetation along Victory Drive. 
Program Committee Chair Daniel Weiner announced the next speaker is Dave Lake, program director at WRUU, Savannah's all-volunteer community radio station. Daniel is also planning a social ride on the Truman Linear Park Trail to celebrate Bike Walk Savannah's Moonlight Garden Rides. He is also working to arrange a virtual tour of the Graveface Museum
Membership Chair Phelps reported that Sarah Stone has nearly completed the new member program.
Foundation Chair Patrick Phelps announced that Sara Holton and Brad Whitfield are Metro's newest Paul Harris Fellows. In addition, Josh Yates is PHF+3, Whitney Shephard is PHF+4, Daron Alvord is PHF+5, and Robert McCorkle is PHF+8. In all, Metro has 46 Paul Harris Fellows. You can make a donation here and check your PHF status here.

Metro Mania standings updated

The Piledriver Posse continues to lead the Metro Mania standings. Power up your team's points by: 

  • Attending a Munch with five other members. 
  • Sending a full body photo in wresting gear to Cecilia. 
  • Sign up for a Woodville Tompkins High School Rotaract interview. Contact Alfred McGuire for more information. 


Meagen Burroughs attended as a guest of George Seaborough.
Destiny Mojica-Taylor attended as a guest of Cari Phelps.
Katie Balthrop attended as a guest of Daniel Weiner. 

Commit to a committee! 

All Metro members are expected to serve on a committee. Contact the appropriate committee chair to volunteer:
Service: Jordan Chase
Rotary Foundation: Patrick Phelps
Membership: Cari Phelps
Communications: John Bennett
Family of Rotary: Jasmine Mills
Program: Daniel Weiner