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11/07/2019

By: Patty Rothe, Rotary Newsletter Editor; 

Patty.FourJ@gmail.com

(Editor's request: Please remember to jot down your announcements & give them to me. A simple hand-written note or an e-mail in advance would work well. Thank you!)

Presiding: Pres. Bob McCrady

Prayer: Bob Johnson 

Piano: Ellery Elick

Intros: Earl Palm

Song: Gary Dean - “Smile Sing a Song” & “Vive Le Rotary”

Absentees: Adams, Craig Brown, Joe Brown, Tony Chamberlain, David Crawford, Delong, Elsea, Esala, Foster, Fountain, Gerhardt, Grover, Hoffman, Irwin, Adam Johnson, Justinger, Mabe, McNemar, Chris Mullins, Jessica Mullins, Neal, Pelcic, Dwight Radcliff, Rainey, Rawlins, Ritchie, Scherer, Searls, Shapiro, Stevens, Matt Tootle, Vickers, Wolfe, Wolford, Yaniga

Make ups: Sunrise - Gary Montgomery

Visiting Rotarians: Connie Hendron - Asst. District Governor; Susie McMullen - Sunrise

Guests: Oscar Knece, by Jonathan Davis

November birthdays: 5th - Sister Monica Justinger; 8th - Jonathan Davis; 10th - Amy Elsea; 20th - Warner Searls; 25th - Dick Gerhardt; 27th - Don Metzler

November anniversaries: 23rd - Heidi White; 24th - Dick Fullen; 25th - Ned Schreiner; 27th - Amy Elsea

Membership paperwork: Tim Colburn submitted his membership bio. Tim is the CEO/President of the newly merged Ohio Health - Berger Hospital. Tim & his wife, Amy, live in Circleville. They have one son & one daughter. Tim received his BSBA in Accounting from OSU, and his MBA from OU. Welcome to the Rotary Family!

Happy Dollars: None

Student Guests: Dan Hugus, Principal at Westfall High School, introduced Gaven Ewing, Colton Mace, Erica Dale, & Tyler Pontius.

Lottery: Bob Liggett was this week's winner of $20, but the golden pebble remained hidden. The jackpot is now $743.

Announcements:

  • Gary Montgomery: SAR’s Wreaths Across America sign-up sheet being passed around.
  • Via e-mail:
  • Rotary District 6690’s 2018-2019 Awards Event will be held on 11/23/19, starting at 5:30PM, at the Hofbrauhaus-Columbus (800 Goodall Blvd, Columbus). Cost is $25/person, which includes dinner. Please see the link on the District’s website to register.
  • The 2020 Rotary International Convention will be in Honolulu, Hawaii, from June 6th-10th, 2020. Interest has been high, so registration may need to be closed once a certain number is met. So don't delay in making your registration! Link is: www.riconvention.org.


SAA: Dave Webb, substituting for Debbie Hoffman

  • Joy Ewing, for her son being a featured student at today’s meeting
  • Pres. Bob got fined for forgetting that Dave was the substitute SAA, even though Dave told Bob “a couple of times.”
  • Fined those who dressed up for Halloween.
  • Mayor Don fined for winning his re-election.
  • Fined all November birthdays
  • Recognized all veterans at today’s meeting.
  • Fined fans of various football teams, such as Bengals & Browns.
  • Concluded with a November-themed trivia quiz.


Program: Ty Ankrom introduced today's speakers, Roe Mauro & Claudia Trusty. Roe is from the Dublin - Whitehall Rotary Club, and Claudia is from the Dublin Morning Rotary Club. Roe is Co-Chairperson of the District 6690’s Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). Claudia is the District Interact’s Committee Chairperson. Their PowerPoint presentation was about Rotary’s Interact program,

Highlights:

  • Roe approached the podium first, and gave a brief overview of the Rotary Interact program.
  • Focus on middle & high school-aged students.
  • Spoke about what it takes to become an Interact advisor, and how the advisor is the program’s constant since the students graduate and leave the program.
  • One of Interact’s objectives is to spread the word about what Rotary does, both locally & worldwide.
  • Interact members select the ways that they wish to impact their community.
  • Interact encourages partnerships with the other existing student groups & clubs.
  • Interact has an international focus as well.
  • Members from other Interact groups are encouraged to visit each other’s meetings.
  • Advisor(s) &/or the student members are asked to “share back” to the Rotary club(s) regarding what things the program has/is accomplishing throughout the year.
  • Interact program can also partner up with other Rotary programs, such as Rotary Youth Exchange.
  • Stipend is available for each of the Interact clubs.
  • Suggested that the Rotary clubs setup a scholarship fund via the Interact program for those members.
  • 10-15 students is the suggested membership minimum number needed for Rotary needs to charter an Interact club.
  • It is important that Interact remains a student-driven program.



Speaker's contact info:

None provided

In appreciation of this year's speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to the Pumpkin Show Park will be made in their names.

November programs:

  • 14th: Eric Horvath - Rotary Foundation
  • 21st: Miriam Intrator - Publishing a book about library restorations after WWII.
  • 28th: THANKSGIVING- No meeting

10/24/2019

(Editor’s Note: Thank you to my father, Bob Johnson, for taking notes on today’s meeting on my behalf.)

By: Patty Rothe, Rotary Newsletter Editor; 

Patty.FourJ@gmail.com

(Editor's request: Please remember to jot down your announcements & give them to me. A simple hand-written note or an e-mail in advance would work well. Thank you!)

Presiding: Pres. Bob McCrady

Prayer: Tad Grover

Piano: Don Metzler

Intros: Warner Searls

Song: Tad Grover - “Roll Rotary” & “Happy Days”

Absentees: Adams, Craig Brown, Joe Brown, Colburn, Coyan, Elsea, Esala, Ewing, Foster, Gerhardt, Irwin, Eric Liggett, Dwight Radcliff, Rob Radcliff, Rainey, Rawlins, Rothe, Scherer, Sigmon, Stevens, Bob Tootle, Matt Tootle, Vickers, White, Wolford, Yaniga

Make ups: Lancaster - Warner Searls (2)

Visiting Rotarians: None

Guests: Clint Snedgar, by Bob Liggett; Brian Thompson, by Tony Chamberlain; Kelsey Dotchuk, by Warner Searls.

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

October anniversaries: 20th - Earl Palm; 26th - Dick Patrick; 28th - Tony Chamberlain

November birthdays: 5th - Sister Monica Justinger; 8th - Jonathan Davis; 10th - Amy Elsea; 20th - Warner Searls; 25th - Dick Gerhardt; 27th - Don Metzler

November anniversaries: 23rd - Heidi White; 24th - Dick Fullen; 25th - Ned Schreiner; 27th - Amy Elsea

Happy Dollars: None

Student Guests: Kara Schooley, Guidance Counselor at Circleville High School, introduced Abby Michael.

Lottery: Monica Justinger was this week's winner of $16, but the golden pebble remained hidden. The jackpot is now $703.

Member re-inducted: Rob Neal.

Announcements:

  • Chris Mullins gave an early report on Noon Rotary’s Pumpkin Show booth’s success.
  • Gary Montgomery:
    • Thanked all of those who volunteered at the recent Community Kitchen event.
    • Shared a flyer of an upcoming event at Mt. Oval Historical House & Farm on 10/26/19, from 11AM - 3PM. Fall-type activities will include: Music by The Crossroad Agents, Boy Scout demonstrating pioneering skills such as rope-making, corn-shelling, cast iron cooking, survival skills, etc. Free admission and free parking. Contact Gary at 740-474-1641 for more details.
  • Jim Hooks: Gave a report on our Rotary Big Wheel race. Which was a “big success!”
  • Via e-mail
    • The 2020 Rotary International Convention will be in Honolulu, Hawaii, from June 6th-10th, 2020. Interest has been high, so registration may need to be closed once a certain number is met. So don't delay in making your registration! Link is: www.riconvention.org


SAA: Tom Tootle

Fined all members not wearing badges.

Concluded with a Pumpkin Show trivia quiz.

Program: Mayor Don McIlroy introduced today's speakers, Terry Frazier & Tony Chamberlain. Tony & Terry are representing the City of Circleville, and gave an update regarding the City’s affairs.

Terry is a Pickaway County native and a Circleville High School graduate. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University. He worked with the County for 35 years, and for the City for two years. He has worked with Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, the County Engineer’s Office, and the Pickaway County Commissioners.

Tony is also a native of Pickaway County, and graduated from Logan Elm High School. He received his Associate’s Degree from Columbus State Community College in Law Enforcement, a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio University in Criminal Justice, and his Juris Doctor degree from Capital University.  

Tony has also served as Pickaway County Assistant Prosecutor, as the Supervisors Bargaining Unit Representative with the Ohio Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, and as an External in the court of Claims Defense Section at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. In addition to his current position with the City, Tony is the Solo Practitioner for his own law practice, Chamberlain Legal Services, LLC.

Highlights:

Terry spoke of plans for improvements in the City.

Tony spoke of the Human Resources & Safety Departments.

Speaker's contact info:

Terry Frazier: No contact info provided

Tony Chamberlain: rchamberlain6105@gmail.com

In appreciation of this year's speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to the Pumpkin Show Park will be made in their names.

October programs:

31st: Dr. Catherine Clark-Eich - President of the Rio Grande University

November programs:

7th: ROTARACT - Rotary International Youth Group

14th: Eric Horvath - Rotary Foundation

21st: Miriam Intrator - Publishing a book about library restorations after WWII.

28th: THANKSGIVING- No meeting

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