Principal Nate Smith introduced Isaiah, Camryn & Braylen.

Casey Liddy was welcomed into membership today with Tim Colburn as his sponsor. Representing Boy Scout Troop 52 was Rob Fanska and Joe McNemar.


Marie Nemes-Crawford, Editor

February calendar – Ian Webb, Program Chair

2nd: Mikki Vinkovich-Program Manager for Child Protective Services

4th: * Rotary Foundation Gala – Hocking Hills Lodge

9th:  Erin Allsop- Big Brothers, Big Sisters

16th:  Robert Fanska- Boy Scouts

23rd: Erin Edwards- Food and Drink Editor at Columbus Monthly 

23rd: * After Hours at El Pedregal 5:30pm-7:00pm

March Calendar – Bob Sneed, Program Chair

2nd – Rural Urban Day

9th – Ana Dutra – Brazil Rotary Student Exchange

16th – New Hope Students – Guardians on Honor Flight

23rd – Megan Moorman – CHS FFA

30th – Terry Klinker – Hurricane Katrina

Upcoming Dates:

  • April 28-29, 2023 – * District 6690 Conference – Veteran’s Memorial
  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing at Pickaway Country Club


  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Fred Mavis
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Patty Rothe selected “Wait Till the Sun Shines Nellie”; “Viva La Rotary”
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Nemes-Crawford, Poling, Spangler, Fouts, Canfield, Wilson, Colburn, Palm, Ellis, McCrady, R.Wolfe, Reigel, Hedges, Mavis, Liddy, C.Chamberlain, McNemar, Montgomery, Rothe, Beavers, Elick, Justinger, McIlroy, D.Wolfe, Reitano, Young, Sneed, Lanman, I.Webb, Fountain, Rawlins, Wolford, Brown, Droste, E. Liggett, Blanton, Hooks, Dean, White, Radcliff, B.Tootle, Mabe, Robinson
  • Guests: Dave Horning; Vickie Robinson brought Tony in; Fred Mavis introduced Mike Witten; Heidi White introduced Karlyn Neff; Joe McNemar introduced Rich Brewster
  • Students: from Logan Elm, Principal Nate Smith introduced Braylen Baker, Camryn Ross and Isaiah Serra

New member welcomed today: Casey Liddy, sponsored by Tim Colburn was brought into the club membership today. Welcome Casey!


  • Happy Birthday to Circleville Rotary – 101 years serving others
  • After Hours – Feb. 23rd at El Pedregal. 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Rural Urban Day – March 2nd – 11:30am Presbyterian Church, Mike Estedt from Pickaway Co. OSU Extension. Sign-up sheet going around today and next week only. Let Ellery know via phone or email if you will be attending and how many guests you are bringing by Feb. 21st. Members luncheon already in our dues.
  • Executive Board meeting next Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 27th – last day to enter 4-Way speech contest. Westfall only school represented so far. Tony Robinson is contact.

SAA: Angela Beavers

  • Need to wear your badge or pay $1
  • February is first of how many months without 31 days? 5
  • What year “Day the Music Died”? 1959
  • What city hosted most SuperBowls? Miami
  • Facebook was created in what year? 2004
  • Rarest birthday in the calendar year is December 25th (other than February 29th)
  • Happy Dollars

Scholarship Drawing: John Ellis was the winner of the drawing $24. The jackpot is $956 and it continues!

Program: Joe McNemar & Rob Fanska

  • Our Circleville Rotary Club now is a Charter Partner for Troop 52
  • The troop will still have weekly meetings at Community UMC
  • Scout Master for Troop 52 is Rob Fanska. He is a Logan Elm grad and achieved his Eagle Scout from Troop 52 with Joe McNemar as his Scout Master.
  • 9 youth and 7 adult volunteers currently. Would like to expand and find youth talking to their friends is the best recruiting tool.
  • Each scout troop leader is elected for 6 months and the adults are there for guidance. The troop leader will gain experience in planning events, communication, running a successful meeting, etc.
  • Upcoming events the troop plans; tour of Monmouth Cave in KY; Newark summer camp; Float trip; Backpacking in Zaleski State Forest in the fall
  • The troop is interested in learning more about Rotary and how they can help us serve our community
  • There is one member looking for an Eagle Scout project and will contact our club


  • In appreciation of this year’s speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to Pickaway Pathways for Success will be made in their names.