Jennifer Delk Boaz, left, works for Laurel Park Women’s Health
as a medical aesthetician. The UNC grad, has 14 years experience
in this field. She told members of the Caldwell County Rotary Club
about awareness of skin-related issues and aging caused by the
sun’s rays. She also discussed the role of sunscreens and sun
protective clothing that has an SPF. Boaz, along with a number of
other sponsors have placed sunscreen dispensers along the Lenoir
greenway, public parks around Lenoir, and on the downtown square.
Rotarian Bud Watts, right, arranged the program.

Rotarian John Coffey, right, COO for Blue Ridge Energy, toldmembers of Caldwell County Rotary about the successful
opening for the new Blue Ridge District office on US 321. He
noted that the office now combines the joint efforts for electric
and the propane / fuels divisions of the company. Persons interested
in propane appliances of all types have a large selection to explore.
Blue Ridge also has high tech displays that  allows home owners
to make a variety of energy saving improvements to their homes / lifestyle.
Coffey explained that the new larger warehouse area allows
linemen to respond better for outages when bad weather strikes.
Electric serves some 75,000 member meters in Caldwell, Alleghany,
Ashe and Watauga counties. The Propane / Fuels business serves
some 30,000 customer over a 7 county region. Learn more at Caldwell County Rotary President Kent
Greer, left,  introduced the program.

Lindsay Barrick, left, the new Executive Director for the Caldwell
Arts Council, told members of Caldwell County Rotary Club about
various upcoming events and activities sponsored by the Council. TheJunior
Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program begins this week. A Visual
Arts competition continues thru July 29th.The Art in Motion Dance
camp begins at the HUB in Hudson on August 14th. Barrick reminded
all that the Arts Council signature event, the 32nd Annual Sculpture Celebration
will be September 8-9 in the Broyhill Walking Park. Rotarian Kay Crouch, right, arranged the program. 



 New Caldwell County Rotary President Kent Greer, left, and the
full group of club officers for the 2017-18 Rotary year have assumed
duties. Serving with Greer, from the left, are Assistant Sgt. at Arms
Bud Watts, Secretary Charles Beck, Treasurer Chris Cole, Director
Courtney Wright, and Sgt. at Arms and Director Bill Sproul. Formed
in 1982, the club is beginning it’s 36th year of service to the community.