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 in the at the Biltmore Park clubhouse (1067 Columbine Rd., Asheville) and sometimes virtually through Zoom. Guests are always welcome. You can reach us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
President, Rotary Club of Asheville South
What Is Rotary?
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.
"We're more like a salad than a melting pot, each of us keeping our color and making each other better" - Aisha Adams, creator of the culturally competent curriculum at Lenoir-Rhine University Equity & Diversity Institute. ... See MoreSee Less
Great to see the new pantry at Calvary Episcopal Church finally open to in-person shoppers. Our members had a great time volunteering last week and a huge thanks to the TC Roberson Interact Club who came to lend a hand, too. #RotaryDistrict7670 #RotaryRocks #PeopleOfAction #RotaryOpensOpportunities ... See MoreSee Less
The Rotary of Asheville South club meets on Wednesday at 7:30 am via Zoom, and guests are always welcome. Send us a message if you would like to join us! This Wednesday, our club will welcome Aisha Adams, an influencer with a heart for community economic development who champions social change advocates thought leaders and courageous disruptors. She is the founder and CEO of Aisha Adams Media LLC and partner organization of Equity Over Everything. An organization that advances equity by closing gaps in entrepreneurship and home-ownership in low-resource communities.
Aisha's other ventures include The Asheville View, a daytime-style talk show that addresses "hot button" issues in Asheville, Nappy Thoughts, a the personal blog followed by thousands of people on social media, and The Entrepreneurial Accelerator, a business boot camp that ties fledgling businesses to community resources. Aisha earned her bachelor's degree in English from University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her Master of Science degree in Adult Education from Capella University.
Aisha is recognized for her contributions to cultivating diversity, equity inclusion, and her impact on the entrepreneurial ecosystem. She's received The Tzedeck Brilliance Award, The Martin Luther King Award, WomanUP Women Entrepreneur Best in Business Award, and the Mountain BizWorks Jane Renfroe award. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for an informative talk, Blogger Aisha Adams!
Our Earth Day 🌎 project this month coincided with the NC Litter Sweep so what better way than to get outside and clean up our beautiful community. Our adopted road is Long Shoals (I-26 to 191). We had 18 volunteers turn out to lend a hand and that included members of TC Roberson’s Interact Club. What a great team effort! #NCLitterSweep #RotaryDistrict7670 #RotaryRocks #PeopleOfAction ... See MoreSee Less
Well done crew!!
Our Rotary club meeting is this Wednesday at 7:30 am via Zoom, and guests are always welcome. Send us a message if you would like to join us! This Wednesday, our club will welcome Brian Hamilton, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and the leading voice on the power of job security and ownership to transform lives.
Brian is the founder of Sageworks, the country's first fintech company, which helped millions of small business owners translate complex financial information. Brian is also the founder of Inmates to Entrepreneurs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching people with criminal records how to start their businesses.
With nearly three decades of programming and training, it's the longest-running program of its kind. And through his programs at the Brian , he helps people overcome obstacles to realize their greatest potential through business ownership.
Raised in a working-class neighborhood near Bridgeport, Connecticut, Brian has experienced the challenges of economic disadvantage and the struggle to break that cycle. He started his businesses at an early age, which ultimately funded him being the first in his family to go to college.
Brian is a regular interview subject for media outlets and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award.
Brian also stars in Free Enterprise, a nationally syndicated show on the ABC network helping formerly incarcerated individuals take steps towards true business ownership.
TV Show Website: www.litton.tv/freeenterprise
Instagram: www.instagram.com/enterpriseonabc ... See MoreSee Less