The Rotary Club of Atlanta West End (AWER)
is honored to have Olympic Gold Medalist, Vietnam veteran and long-time
business and civic leader - Dr. Mel Pender - present the program for
the Club’s Friday, February 25, 2022 meeting. The Zoom link is embedded below.
The meeting starts at 12:30 and Dr. Pender will begin his presentation just
past 12:45 pm.
To join Friday, February 25 at 12:30
pm ET, just click the below link or follow the prompts below the link:
Dr. Pender will be the keynote for
the United States Military Academy's Black History Month Observance on
Thursday, February 17, 2022. The event honors his accomplishment as West
Point's first Black coach. It marks the first time that his position as a Black
history maker for West Point has been closely embraced and acknowledged across
the entire institution.
fitting and inspiring tribute to Dr. Pender was written by Laura McCarty of
Georgia Humanities and appeared in the Saporta Report when he was awarded the 2017
Positive Aging Icon Image Award.https://saportareport.com/leadership-service-hope-melvin-pender-story/archived-columnists/jamils-georgia/nge/
looks forward to having other Rotarians and guests hear Dr. Pender’s
presentation to our club Friday, February 25.