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GSE representative Stephanie Laseter of Franklin spoke in front of members of a Rotary Club in Finland during her group exchange visit in April, 2012.



The Rotary Group Study Exchange Team from Finland tour Western North Carolina in April, 2012. The Finish Group leader Iimo Pokkinen is second from left. The program is a joint venture of both the Rotary Club of Franklin and the Daybreak Club.


Stephanie Laseter (L) Rotary Group Study Exchange team member presents Rotary Club of Franklin president Gary Dills (R) with several banners from various Rotary Clubs that Laseter visited last spring during her visit to Finland as part of the G.S.E. program. The presentation was made at the November 7th, 2012 club meeting. 




The Rotary Club of Franklin G.S.E. Team Project

Group Study Exchange is a Rotary wide program which exchanges groups of young professionals (25-40) among Rotary countries. Typically a team consists of 5 professionals guided by a Rotarian fromthe host country. Our GSE committee is chaired by Larry Holiifield and consists of Stacy Guffey and Rich Peoples (long time GSE member and previous chair in Sylva). For more information on ths project, contact anyone of the G.S.E. committee team members. 


The Culinary course students at LBJ hosted area Rotary Clubs as part of the District 3050/District 7670 Friendship Exchange. Seven Rotarians from India’s and Rotary’s largest District visited WNC from April 11th through the 16th, 2013. Clubs participating included Clay County, Highlands, Sylva, Franklin Daybreak and The Rotary Club of Franklin.


Members of the G.S.E.Team from District 3050 spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Franklin on Wednesday March 27th, 2013. The group study exchange is a program that exchanges young professionals among Rotary Countries. Team members for 2013 are from left to right, Vinay Khotari, Mrughesh Trivedi, Krishna Mehta, team leader Neeraj Sogani and Chhavi Rajawat.