* 10/26/2017 | Rotary Club of Circleville, Ohio, USA | Joseph G. McNemar


Presiding: Pres. Gary Dean

Prayer: Dan Dailey

Piano: Ellery Elick

Intros: Mayor Don McIlroy

Song: Amy Elsea- "Happy Days Are Here Again" & "Rotary Will Go Round the World"

Absentees: Applegate, Beavers, Craig Brown, Connie Chamberlain, Crespo, Dailey, Davis, Dan Delong, Ewing, Gerhardt, Grover, Halm, Hoffman, Jack Hooks, Lewis, Montgomery, Moss, Pelcic, Radcliff, Rainey, Reynolds, Scherer, Sigmon, Walt Spangler, Stevens, Throckmorton, Matt Tootle, Vickers, White, Williams, Wolfe, Wolford

Make-ups: Sunrise - Fred Mavis

Visiting Rotarians: Sunrise - Rick Rawlins & Warner Searles

Guests: None

New membership proposal: Curtis Christopher submitted his request for membership approval.  Curtis is the owner of Affinity Apartment Communities - Michelle Properties.  Please contact Drexel Poling if you have questions/comments regarding this membership proposal.

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: Bob Sneed’s grandson had the lead in a junior high production of "Peter Pan."

Student guests: Erika Konowalow, of Pickaway Ross CTC, introduced two students, Katelyn Smith & April Happeny.

Lottery:  Gary Dean received the weekly drawing of $14, but did not draw the golden bean.  The jackpot is now $417.


  • Pres. Gary: Read a thank-you card from Isaac Roese for the opportunity to speak to our club about NHCA.
  • Charlie Hedges presented a Paul Harris Plus 2 Award to Dan Fouts.
  • Jim Hooks: Gave the results of the Big Wheel Race, read a thank-you card from one of the participants, & he thanked all of the volunteers who helped him this year.
  • Chris Mullins: Shared the results of our Pumpkin Show booth.  We did twice the volume we did last year.  There will be a presentation in a few weeks that will give us the details.
  • Dan Fouts: Pointed out the flyer at each table regarding the upcoming Pickaway Parks & Trails levy.  Log onto www.PickawayParksAndTrails.com, or on FaceBook @YesOnPickawayParksAndTrails.
  • Jim River: Will start collecting for Wreaths Across America in two weeks.  They are $15/each or 3 wreaths for $30.  Goal is to have a wreath for every soldier's grave.  He passed a sign-up sheet; Monday after Thanksgiving is the cut-off date.
  • Pres. Gary: Reminded us about the Rotary 125 Club program.  See the flyers by the name badge box, or on the Rotary website.
  • Bob Sneed: Shared info about the Dictionary Project.  They will be passing the donation basket at next week's meeting to help fund this program.
  • Via flyer: 
    • 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

SAA: Ellery Elick

* Congrats to Eric Liggett's daughter for coming in 2nd place with her giant pumpkin.

* Vince: Photo in the newspaper

* Amy Elsea: For "a whole bunch of items."

* Recognized all of the volunteers of the Pumpkin Show.

Intro: Richard Coyan

Speaker(s): Ellery Elick, fellow Rotarian and Pickaway County Treasurer.  Gave a "Backdoor Tour of the Pickaway County Court House."


  • Shared a Power Point presentation with many photos, facts, & trivia regarding the Court House.

Speaker's contact information:

None provided, but Ellery Elick is on our Membership Directory

In appreciation of this year's speakers donating their time & efforts, donations to the Rotary Foundation will be made in their names.

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

Until next week...

Patty Rothe,

Rotary Newsletter Editor 


November program schedule:

2nd: Amy Robinson- PICCA - Community Service

9th: Craig Truax - Mid-Ohio Food Bank

16th: Darlene Weaver - Library facilities & experience

23rd: THANKSGIVING - No meeting (Enjoy the time with your loved ones.)

30th: Gerhard Maroscher & Jennifer Bahney - Self-publishin

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