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Shepherdstown Rotary inducts two new members

By Staff | Feb 13, 2015

The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown inducted two new members at its regular breakfast meeting Jan. 27 at the Bavarian Inn.

The new members are Jeff Bowers and James “Jimmy” Sutch, who both reside in Shepherdstown.

Bowers is the Executive Producer and Evening News Anchor for WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland. Before joining the station in 2013, he worked at television stations in Bridgeport, WV, and Steubenville, Ohio.

A West Virginia native, he received a BS degree from the University of West Virginia’s Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism in 2007.

He and his wife Tessa recently had their first child, a son.

Sutch is an Investment Consultant at Charles Schwab & Co. in Hagerstown. Previously, he was a program director at Public Partnerships, LLC, a Boston-based firm that provides financial management services to public social service agencies.

Sutch is a native of Hagerstown. He attended St. James School and Shepherd University, and had a distinguished football career as a running back at both schools. He received a BS in Health Sciences from Shepherd in 2011 and an MBA from Shepherd in 2013.

The Shepherdstown Rotary Club’s membership currently totals 62.