* 09/28/2017 | Rotary Club of Circleville, Ohio, USA | Joseph G. McNemar


(Editor's Note: A big "thank you" to Bob Johnson for taking notes on my behalf at this meeting!)

Presiding: Pres. Gary Dean

Prayer: ?

Piano: Don Metzler

Intros: ?

Song: Warren Spangler - "Band Played On" & "Rotary Will Go 'Round"

Absentees: Applegate, Craig Brown, Joe Brown, Connie Chamberlain, Tony Chamberlain, Crespo, Dailey, Davis, Ewing, Grover, Halm, Jack Hooks, Lewis, Mavis, Radcliff, Reynolds, Rothe, Scherer, Schreiner, Sigmon, Stevens, Throckmorton, Vickers, White, Williams, Wolfe

Make-ups: Sunrise - Fred Mavis

Visiting Rotarians: Chillicothe - Fred Weaver; Sunrise - Rick Rawlins 

Guests: Curtis Christopher, by Bill Stout

September birthdays: 3rd-Heidi White; 4th-Jim Hooks; 5th-Dale Delong; 6th-Harry Canfield; 14th-Dwight Radcliff; 21st-Dan Fouts; 27th-Jessica Mullins

September anniversaries: 6th-Ty Ankrom; 13th-Clark Cellio, Gary Gillen; 14th: Chris & Jessica Mullins; 15th-Ellery Elick; 17th-Angela Beavers; 21st-Dan Dailey; 23rd-Todd Stevens; 30th-Dave Webb

October birthdays: 4th - Eric Liggett; 5th - Charley Gerhardt; 7th - Bob Sneed; 9th - Mark Taylor; 12th. - Ty Ankrom; 13th - Charlie Hedges; 19th - Bill Richards; 22nd - Drexel Poling; 27th - Don Metzler; 28th - Dick Fullen; 

October anniversaries:6th - Norm Wilson; 9th - Gary Scherer; 20th - Earl Palm; 26th - Dick Patrick

Happy Dollars: None

Student guests: 

  1. Andrea Brown, of Westfall High School, introduced two students, Wade Howell & Megan O'Quin.
  2. Brooke Wright, of Teays Valley High School, introduced two students, Carley Millek & Zach Conkins

Lottery: Gary Montgomery received the weekly drawing of $15, but did not draw the golden bean.  The jackpot is now $375.


  • Bob Sneed: Dictionary committee
  • Amy Elsea: on 10/02/17 is the Berger Initiative meeting at CHS auditorium.
  • Matt Tootle & Clark Cellio: Thank you to all who participated, volunteered, &/or donated to our recent golf outing.
  • Bob McCrady: Rotary's Pumpkin Show booth.
  • Gary Montgomery: Thanked those who volunteer at the Community Kitchen events. Our Rotary's next Community Kitchen event will be on 10/25/17.
  • Via flyers: 
    • Pickaway Historical Society is hosting an event at their Mt. Oval Historical Farm (3601 Emerson Rd., Circleville) on 09/30/17, from 11AM - 4PM.  The event is free, with House Tours for $5/adult & no charge for children.
    • Chillicothe Rotary is having their Centennial Celebration on 11/17/17 at 6:30PM at the Christopher Conference Center in Chillicothe.  Special guest will be Ian H.S. Riseley, who is our Rotary International President.  Reservations can be made on-line at www.Eventbrite.com
  • Via e-mail: United Way- Pickaway County is having their Campaign Kick-off event on 10/11/17 at Rhoads Farm Market, from 5:30-6:30PM.  RSVP by 10/10/17: #740-477-8171, or uwpc@frontier.com

SAA: Nothing noted

Intro: Assistant District Governor Connie Henderson

Speaker(s): Rotary District Governor Shane Pyle 


  • Shane came in dressed as Darth Vader, and then transformed into Superman!
  • "Great presentation!," was the exact wording in the notes.
  • Shared a PowerPoint presentation and "live performance."
  • Relayed the Polio Plus program's story, and shared a flyer regarding the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's matching funds to this program.
  • Discussed the upcoming Rotary District #6690 Conference on May 18-20, 2018 at Zane State Campus in Zanesville, Ohio.  Save the date!

Speaker's contact information:

None provided (See Rotary Membership Directory)

In appreciation of the speaker donating his time & efforts, a donation will be made to The Rotary Foundation.

Pres. Gary concluded by reciting the Rotary 4-Way Test.

Until next week...

Patty Rothe,

Rotary Newsletter Editor 


October program schedule

5th - Project Ohio: about Ohio's co-op electric companies' employee' work in Nicaragua

12th - New Hope school update

19th - PUMPKIN SHOW - See you at the Rotary Big Wheel Race at 12:30PM

26th - Ellery will give us a photo tour of the Pickaway County Courthouse 

© Rotary Club of Circleville, Ohio 2015