The Rotary Club of Murfreesboro Rotary (the Murfreesboro Noon Rotary) celebrated its 100th birthday recently at The Grove at Williamson Place. The Club was was chartered Oct. 1, 1919, when the Nashville Rotary Club sponsored a club in Murfreesboro. The Murfreesboro Rotary Club was the first civic club in Murfreesboro.
The charter members were: William O. Baird, Treasurer; Howard D. Henderson, Secretary; George J. Burnett; B. B. Kerr, Sr., Director; James M. Butler, President; Henry King, Director; John M. Butler; P.O. ‘Alf’ Lyon; Charles R. Cawthon; James E. Manson, Jr., Director; James Clayton; Al D. McKnight, First Vice President; N. Collier Crichlow, Director; John C. Mitchell; Jerry O. Delvin; W. Eugene Mullins; William Draper, Sergeant-At-Arms; James H. Reed, Sr., Director; Neal D. Frazier; James D. Richardson; William T. Gerhardt; Andrew L. Todd; David Goldstein; Dr. Bart N. White, Second Vice President; Robert Groom.
The Murfreesboro Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at the Stones River Country Club, 1830 N.W. Broad Street.