ROTARY CLUB HEARS FROM MICHAEL FLEISCHBEIN AND INDUCTS TWO NEW MEMBERS AT OCTOBER MEETING.
RICHMOND HILL, GA – Rotary Club of Richmond Hill met on October 1, 2015 for weekly meeting and heard from guest speaker Micheal Fleischbein; Financial Advisor with First Command Financial Services in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Fleischbein was introduced by Rotarian Howard Rush and shared stories of his father’s journey during World War II, and of his Polish heritage. His father was one of thousands that experienced and survived Auschwitz; a concentration camp that was a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. After surviving horrific conditions, including being shot; Fleischbein brought his family to the United States.
The Fleischbein’s were the sole surviviors of their lineage. Michael their son, still shares the incredible story of survival to carry on the legacy of his family history. His mother and father both marked by an identification number on their left forearms, beat incredible odds and still managed to find love and build a life in America.
New members were inducted into the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill, both were present and pinned by their sponsors. Rotary welcomed Emily Markesteyn-Ogeechee Riverkeeper and Executive Director; sponsored by Lesley Francis, former Rotary Club President. Chuck Dickson, Retired was also inducted and sponsored by Rotarian Jimmy Burnsed and Jimmy Norris .
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