Marion Rotary Club 12/6/12

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This week’s Rotary of Marion guest speaker was Kathleen “Kat” Barlett from The Biltmore House. Kathleen gave an informative and historical account of the Vanderbilt’s history of philanthropy specifically recounting how G.W Vanderbilt took social responsibility to a deeper level. Kathleen presented examples of the many projects the Vanderbilt’s funded to improve the lives of all in WNC. To learn more about the Vanderbilt’s history of philanthropy, visit http://vanderbiltfamily.wordpress.com/philanthropy/ ,http://suite101.com/article/george-vanderbilts-biltmore-estate-a-model-of-victorian-life-a372510 orhttp://www.grovewood.com/about-us/history/

Written by Rotarian Steve Taylor and obtained from Marion Rotary Club’s Facebook page.  For more information on Rotary membership contact 18 year Rotarian Steve Jones

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REALTOR, Owner of Joanne Howle Realty, CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute)
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