Welcome to the Rotary Club of Asheville South- a group of more than 40 professionals in our community brought together with a common desire to make a positive impact in our community, and our world.

From leadership and community programs, to service projects and club socials Rotary provides numerous ways to grow both personally and professionally.

We encourage you to come join us any Wednesday morning at 7:15am. We are currently meeting virtually through Zoom and guests are always welcome. When in-person meetings resume we will meet at the Biltmore Park clubhouse (1067 Columbine Rd., Asheville). You can reach us with any questions at avlrotarysouth@gmail.com.

Tom Redder

President, Rotary Club of Asheville South

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Rotary is an organization of both men and women throughout the world who come together to serve their community and enjoy great fun and fellowship. Rotarians are a diverse, energetic, successful and friendly group of leaders who provide their time, expertise and resources to help their local and world communities.

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At this Wednesday’s meeting Priscilla Hill will be joining us to tell us about Mountain Pet Rescue Asheville and their New Leash on Life Program. Priscilla has been in animal rescue since the 1980’s and here in Asheville since 2009. Mountain Pet Rescue is well into its third year as an animal rescue. In 2019 they rescued over 600 animals and have already surpassed that number in 2020. They became the rescue partner with Craggy Correctional Medium Security’s New Leash on Life Program in the fall of 2017. Our Rotary club meets Wednesdays at 7:30am (via Zoom for now) and guests are always welcome! ... See MoreSee Less

At this Wednesday’s meeting Priscilla Hill will be joining us to tell us about Mountain Pet Rescue Asheville and their New Leash on Life Program. Priscilla has been in animal rescue since the 1980’s and here in Asheville since 2009. Mountain Pet Rescue is well into its third year as an animal rescue. In 2019 they rescued over 600 animals and have already surpassed that number in 2020. They became the rescue partner with Craggy Correctional Medium Security’s New Leash on Life Program in the fall of 2017. Our Rotary club meets Wednesdays at 7:30am (via Zoom for now) and guests are always welcome!

We are excited to welcome Kari William’s as our guest speaker at this week's meeting. Her presentation will be on “Rotary Waging Sustainable Peace.” Kari is a Rotary International Peace Fellow, Paul Harris Fellow, and an Institute for Economics and Peace Ambassador. Kari lives in Orlando, FL and currently serves as a consultant for Integrity Florida and the Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College. She also serves as an Advisory Board member for IDEAS For Us, a United Nations accredited environmental action agency. She completed her Rotary Peace Fellowship and Master’s in Conflict, Security, and Development at the University of Bradford, UK with Distinction and received the David Yates Memorial Prize for best overall average. Kari was sponsored for the Rotary Peace Fellowship by the Rotary Club of Seminole County South and District 6980.

Prior to obtaining the Rotary Peace Fellowship, Kari oversaw projects during humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercises in the Americas in coordination with U.S. Armed Forces and local NGO partners. She has worked in 15 countries in the areas of civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance, disaster response, and sustainable development. Kari has also conducted research for multiple academic partners and released research internationally.

In addition to working overseas, Kari has worked with local nonprofit and public organizations including the American Red Cross, Heart of Florida United Way, Public Allies Central Florida, and the University of Central Florida. Kari holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management and a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security from the University of Central Florida. In 2015, she became a member of the Women in International Security network. Kari received the Public Administrator New Professional Award from the Central Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration in 2012. She served as a Rotary District 6980 Group Study Exchange Delegate to Israel in 2010.

Our club meets on Wednesday at 7:30am via Zoom and guests are always welcome to attend! Send us a message if you would like to join us!
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We are excited to welcome Kari William’s as our guest speaker at this weeks meeting. Her presentation will be on “Rotary Waging Sustainable Peace.” Kari is a Rotary International Peace Fellow, Paul Harris Fellow, and an Institute for Economics and Peace Ambassador. Kari lives in Orlando, FL and currently serves as a consultant for Integrity Florida and the Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College. She also serves as an Advisory Board member for IDEAS For Us, a United Nations accredited environmental action agency. She completed her Rotary Peace Fellowship and Master’s in Conflict, Security, and Development at the University of Bradford, UK with Distinction and received the David Yates Memorial Prize for best overall average. Kari was sponsored for the Rotary Peace Fellowship by the Rotary Club of Seminole County South and District 6980. 

Prior to obtaining the Rotary Peace Fellowship, Kari oversaw projects during humanitarian assistance and disaster response exercises in the Americas in coordination with U.S. Armed Forces and local NGO partners. She has worked in 15 countries in the areas of civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance, disaster response, and sustainable development. Kari has also conducted research for multiple academic partners and released research internationally.

In addition to working overseas, Kari has worked with local nonprofit and public organizations including the American Red Cross, Heart of Florida United Way, Public Allies Central Florida, and the University of Central Florida. Kari holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management and a Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security from the University of Central Florida. In 2015, she became a member of the Women in International Security network. Kari received the Public Administrator New Professional Award from the Central Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration in 2012.  She served as a Rotary District 6980 Group Study Exchange Delegate to Israel in 2010. 

Our club meets on Wednesday at 7:30am via Zoom and guests are always welcome to attend! Send us a message if you would like to join us!

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