Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun November 22, 2020
PHOTO BY: Sam Pierce

Carl Kirtley, the new president of the Rotary Club of Russellville, and Misty Lumpkins, the new president for the Russellville Downtown Rotary, are entering an unparalleled time as a result of a lack of funds because of the canceling of fundraisers and events caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Creative and compromising'

Rotary Club presidents face uphill battle

The new presidents of the Rotary clubs in Russellville are facing some of their biggest challenges this term, as a result of the unprecedented time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Between the clubs’ lack of funds, the canceling of fundraisers and events, and the inability to meet in-person until recently, both the Rotary Club of Russellville and the Russellville Downtown Rotary are entering an unparalleled time. “One good thing about ... READ MORE

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