Leigh McIntosh

With daily headlines designed to provoke strong emotion rather than truth, it is not surprising that people with opposing views would be offended. We hear of the division between Republicans and Democrats, liberals and conservatives, citizens and illegal immigrants, whether or not to build a wall, provide national healthcare, or manage crime.

Leigh McIntosh

During December, one focus of the Rotary Foundation is on disease prevention and treatment. Each year, they spend millions of dollars on polio eradication, providing clean water to people, helping to reduce the transmission of HIV, malaria and other diseases, and helping to educate others who can make a difference.

Leigh McIntosh

As schools gear up to serve record numbers of students in Gwinnett County, they can always use additional resources to stretch their limited budgets. September is the month that Rotary International has chosen to promote education and literacy.

Leigh McIntosh

Each month Rotary focuses on a different topic. August is membership and extension month. Wondering about the definition of extension in regard to Rotary, I looked it up and discovered it is about starting new clubs. There are currently nine clubs located in Gwinnett County, one of which is less than a year old.