ROTARY MEETING: Rep. Joe Wilson, 2nd Congressional District

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry St SW, Aiken

Addison “Joe” Graves Wilson was born on July 31, 1947, in Charleston, South Carolina. After graduating from the High School of Charleston in 1965, he received his undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and completed his law degree at the University of South Carolina. A real estate attorney by trade, Joe […]

ROTARY MEETING: Kathy Cunningham, 150th Anniversary of Aiken County

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry St SW, Aiken

On March 10, 1871, a South Carolina legislative act to form a new county was signed by Governor Robert K. Scott. This new county was cut from portions of Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, and Orangeburg counties. Its name would be Aiken County. This year, we celebrate Aiken County’s 150th anniversary (1871-2021). While celebratory plans have been […]

ROTARY MEETING: Tara Bostwick, Aiken Horse Park Foundation

Newberry Hall 117 Newberry St SW, Aiken

The MISSION of the Aiken Horse Park Foundation is to promote Aiken’s equestrian way of life and to encourage the community’s civic, educational, and charitable endeavors. Tara grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and benefitted from the provincially mandated bilingual education system. She and her family are all avid equestrians, having discovered Aiken as a […]