The Power of a Partnership
Joe B. (Bill) Putnam, Jr., MD, FACS
Batist MD Anderson Cancer Center
Rising off a San Marco street corner is the new nine story Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center destined to be open for business in in 2018. It's medical director is Joe B. (Bill) Putnam, Jr., MD, FACS.
Dr. Putnam’s undergraduate with honors in 1975 and medical degrees are both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a surgical intern and junior assistant resident in surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and a Medical Staff Fellow in the Surgery Branch at the National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD (1981-1984). Dr. Putnam completed his surgical residency at The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY and later in thoracic surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
GLODEV's Eden Gardens Project groundbreaking ceremony signaled the start of a project to the feed the poor. The first phase of the Edens Garden Project is being support by our club and the club's charitable foundation with a $20,000 contribution to initiate the start of the greenhouse and support equipment.
The non-profit organization is planning three phases before it is completed.
"Do What's Best for Your Clients!"
Moderator: Andrew J. Fawbush
Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Financial advisors across the country are preparing for the new Labor Department fiduciary rule taking effect next April. Six years in the making, rules to force. . .
New parking arrangements are now in effect for members and their guests attending Monday meetings. The new location is in the new SunTrust Center Parking Garage at the corner of Bay and Hogan Streets.
Each Monday signs will be placed at the SunTrust garage indicating Rotary parking. The garage has an entrance and an exit on Bay and Hogan making getting in an out of the garage quicker and convenient.
Walking from the garage to the Omni requires crossing Hogan street to the covered east entrance of the Omni building.
No longer will members be able to park in the Omni parking garage under our previous subsidized parking arrangement with the hotel.
Spread the word so no one gets caught off-guard when they arrive for Monday's meeting.
WORLD POLIO DAY
This past Monday, October 24th, was the Fourth Annual World Polio Day. There are many ways to be involved, here are a few:
No Meeting in lieu of previous club Fall Social
The State of The Rotary Foundation
PDG Cynde Covington
Co-chair, District 6970 Foundation
Meeting at River Club
The District 6970 All Stars
DG Marshall Butler
Annual Visit of the District Governor