On Thursday, Feb. 27, musician and playwright, Barry Stagg, was the guest speaker for the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine. He sang his program stating "my music is my journey." Barry is originally from Montreal, Canada and lives in Spruce Pine with his wife, Dr. Barbara King Stagg. He has written and released 4 albums, film scores for documentaries and opera. He is waiting for his newest song to be released "One Heart at a Time" on his latest CD. Pictured is Rotary club Secretary, Gordon Shurtleff, presenting a locally handmade Rotary mug to Barry Stagg, with Rotary club president-elect Mike Tollison. Photo by Rotarian Carole Arthurs.