Congratulations to Michael Eckard for earning the Rotary Blue Badge last week. Michael joined the East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club last August. He is an attorney with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. He grew up in Charleston(West Ashley) and received a B.S. degree from the College of Charleston and J.D. from The University of South Carolina. He and his wife Allison live in Mount Pleasant with their two children, Oliver (2.5 yrs) and Elizabeth (6 months). Michael’s hobbies include being a private pilot, an NRA Firearms Instructor, and competing in marksmanship competitions. Michael enjoys camping, backpacking, and boating. We are very pleased that Michael chose to join our Rotary Club and look forward to working with him on service projects!