BE OUR GUEST on Monday, Sept 12, 5:30-7pm at The Green Room Cafe & Coffee House for a very special presentation!
Free for guests, $10 for visiting Rotarians
Walter Hughes, Jr.
Rotary Club of Rocky Mount, Virginia (District 7570)
Walter is a White House Champion of Change. He earned Rotary’s Vocational Service and the
Rotary Distinguished Service Awards. His
work was also highlighted at the Rotary International Conventions in Sydney and
Seoul with the video “Doing Good in Ghana.”
team has passionately provided clean water to over 300,000 people in Africa. He leads a partnership including one hundred
fourteen (114) Rotary Clubs in thirty-two (32) districts in twenty-one (21) U.S.
states, two Canadian provinces, Switzerland, Ghana and South Sudan. He also partners with other non-profit
organizations and churches.
Rotary projects over the past ten years to locate wells in communities with the
highest incidence of Guinea worm disease in Ghana and South Sudan. The World Health Organization certified Ghana
as free of Guinea worm disease in 2014. He traveled to South Sudan in November to
see how Rotary’s clean water project transformed lives even during a civil war.
South Sudan has no cases year-to-date in 2016. Rotary is close to eradicating both
Guinea worm and polio from the world.
He was the Director of Strategic Technology
at America Online (AOL), but now is an independent missionary. He the proud father of four children. Walter goes to Ghana where he sees clean
water flowing, sanitation with new Microflush toilets, new medical equipment at
hospitals and computer labs at schools.
He is empowering communities to work with Rotary to drill more wells
where people are thirsty.
Join us Mondays, 5:30pm, at
The Green Room Cafe (536 N Main Street) or Tuesdays, 7am
at Daddy D's (411 7th Ave East).
The Four Seasons Rotary Club
is part of Rotary District 7670, which consists of 50 clubs in 22
counties in Western North Carolina. We are also part of Rotary
International, which includes 1.2 million members in more than 34,000
clubs around the world.
Want to learn more? Join us at one of our weekly meetings on Mondays at 5:30pm at The Green Room Cafe or Tuesdays at 7am at Daddy D's on 7th Avenue in beautiful downtown Hendersonville, NC.
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