Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Announces New Member; Hosts Dr. Tom Devlin

Friday, December 14, 2018
Pictured, from left to right:  Beth Lofgren, new Hamilton Place Rotary Club member; Alan Johnston, District 6780 assistant governor; and Beth's sponsor, Chris Neighbors, Hamilton Place Rotary Club president
Pictured, from left to right: Beth Lofgren, new Hamilton Place Rotary Club member; Alan Johnston, District 6780 assistant governor; and Beth's sponsor, Chris Neighbors, Hamilton Place Rotary Club president

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place has added Rotary club member Beth Lofgren.  "We look forward to serving with Beth," officials said.

Dr. Tom Devlin from Erlanger Medical Center spoke at a recent meeting.  Dr. Devlin serves the local community in a number of positions that include director of the National Stroke Prevention Training Center, chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and executive director of Chattanooga Network for Stroke.

"Dr. Devlin and Erlanger's world-renowned stroke team are pioneering the next wave of treatment and technology for stroke patients across the world," officials said.

"Erlanger Medical Center is the first center in the world to have this special stroke technology available."


Pictured, from left to right:  Chris Neighbors, Hamilton Place Rotary Club president; Dr. Tom Devlin with Erlanger Medical Center; Phil Smartt and James Brown, Hamilton Place Rotary Club members
Pictured, from left to right: Chris Neighbors, Hamilton Place Rotary Club president; Dr. Tom Devlin with Erlanger Medical Center; Phil Smartt and James Brown, Hamilton Place Rotary Club members

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