Service group welcomes new members _lowres

Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Rotary Club of Zachary new members, from left, David Gomez, Renee Beadle, James LeBlanc, Tammy O’Callaghan and Summer Russum introduce themselves during a June 2 meeting.

Several new members of the Rotary Club of Zachary introduced themselves to the service organization during a June 2 meeting.

David Gomez, of Edward Jones Financial in Zachary, said he moved with his family from South Dakota to Houston after managing an e-commerce company for several years. A graduate of LSU, Gomez, his wife and three sons moved to Zachary recently to be closer to relatives.

Gomez, who is the son of Zachary Rotarian Terry Gomez, said he loves to work and help other people.

Renee Beadle, born and raised in Zachary, graduated from Zachary High in 1993 and married Andy Beadle. The couple has two boys and a girl and stays busy driving their children to baseball tournaments and cheerleading practice.

Together they own Beadle Enterprises, a residential construction company.

In addition to giving back to the community through Rotary, Renee Beadle volunteers as a member of the Zachary Charity League.

Central Private graduate Summer Russum, who works at Oakwood Village Assisted Living in Zachary, is married to Zachary police officer Jeremiah Russum, a ZHS alumnus. The couple has a 17-month-old son, Haze.

Summer Russum works at Oakwood with her mother, Mona, also a Zachary Rotarian.

Licensed hearing instrument specialist Tammy O’Callaghan, of Beltone Hearing Solutions in Zachary, is a Virginia native who graduated from Woodlawn High School and lives in Central with her husband, a Baker native. The couple has two sons, ages 33 and 29.

O’Callaghan said she likes working in and serving the Zachary community and is looking forward to being a grandmother to her second grandchild who is on the way.

Baton Rouge native James LeBlanc, of Kleinpeter Physical Therapy in Zachary, graduated from Christian Life Academy and is a 2009 graduate of LSU. He specializes in orthopedic injuries.

Though LeBlanc and his wife live in Baton Rouge, the couple is considering moving to Zachary.

To learn about Rotary, visit zacharyrotary.org.