The Rotary Club of Whitesburg recently inducted four new members. Pictured are (left to right) Theresa Howard, acting Whitesburg postmaster; Debra Lucas, internal auditor at Whitaker Bank Whitesburg/Hazard; Dena Sparkman, chief executive officer for Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital; Bessie Shepherd, a retired nurse from Appalachian Regional Hospital; and Barbara Ison, Rotary Club of Whitesburg president. The Whitesburg Rotary Club is part of Rotary International, which is the world’s first service club with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary Club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto “Service Above Self”. The club meets each Tuesday at noon at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg.