Rotary Foundation Chair, Charlie Hedges presents his last report, after 25 yrs. serving our club.

Warren Spangler takes the Presidential oath.

18 past presidents passed the gavel to President Warren

Celebrating Ned Schreiner and Earl Palm’s 95th birthday’s

Immediate Past President David M. Crawford receives his presidential pin from Drexel Poling.


Marie Nemes-Crawford, Editor

July Calendar – David M. Crawford, Program Chair

July 6: District Governor, David Uhl plus Warren’s induction and board members

July 10: * Bonus Community Kitchen

July 13: Jenny Rhoades, Visitor’s Bureau

July 20: Dave Roasa, Disaster Aid & Grove City Rotary

July 24: * Community Kitchen

July 27: MaKenzie Love – National Braille reading finalist & Teays Valley Student

August Calendar – Ty Ankrom, Program Chair

Aug 3: Dennis Lowe – Drug Task Forcre

Aug 10: Maggie Simmons – PAAC – Community Input

Aug 17: Sarah Walsh – Cook Center for Human Connections

Aug 24: Steve Helwagen – OSU Football

Aug 31: Jennifer Lloyd – Recovery Ohio

*extra events


  • Presiding:  President Warren Spangler
  • Prayer:  Assistant Governor, Jim Rogers
  • Piano: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Stacy Young selected “The Star Spangled Banner”, “This is Rotary”
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) 42 today – Spangler, Poling, Crawford, Nemes-Crawford, McCrady, R.Wolfe, Canfield, Fouts, Robinson, Schreiner, Whitten, White, Ellis, Palm, Montgomery, Mavis, Stevens, D.Webb, I.Webb, Ankrom, Lam, Elick, Wilson, Duvall, Rothe, Droste, Hafey, McIlroy, Sneed, Young, B.Liggett, C.Mullins, Brown, McNemar, Rawlins, C.Chamberlain, Johnson, Searls, T.Tootle, Foster, Justinger, Blanton, B.Tootle
  • Visiting Rotarians: From the Rotary Club of Logan, Assistant Governor, Jim Rogers; District Governor David Uhl
  • Guests: Warren brought his family – wife-Janet, daughter-Jamie, and his Sisters and a brother-in-law;  Warren also invited Nicholas Tatman, Director of Pickaway County Job & Family Services 

New Rotary Year: Create Hope in the World

  • District Governor David Uhl presented the Rotary flag to Warren Spangler. 
  • Governor Uhl inducted Warren as President, as well as all board members: Heidi White, President-Elect; Drexel Poling, Executive Secretary; David M. Crawford, Secretary; Ellery Elick, Treasurer; Rick Rawlins, John Ellis, Connie Chamberlain, & Patty Rothe, Board Members. Rob Radcliff was absent, but sworn in last year.
  • “Passing the Gavel”: To officially start Warren’s year, 18 past Circleville Rotary Presidents passed the gavel to him.


  • Charlie Hedges – (is still looking for a Rotary home) Overview of 2022-23 Foundation giving.
    • Goal was $6,000 this year – we donated over $14,200 to the annual fund and over $17,000 in total donations for the year.
    • 165 Paul Harris Fellows throughout the club’s history 
    • 53 currently active members are PHF
    • All-time giving is over $398,000 in total donations over the history of the club
  • Monday is Bonus Soup Kitchen at the Presbyterian Church on Mound St. We are regularly making over 100 meals and help is always needed. We will be going to El Pedregal for dinner afterward.
  • Rotary board meeting July 18th 11:30am. 

SAA:  Matt Hafey

  • Member and Wedding anniversaries 
  • Today is President George W. Bush’s birthday – year 1946
  • Louis Armstrong passed away in 1971
  • What famous First Lady was born in 1921 – Nancy Reagan
  • Today we celebrate what famous food? Fried Chicken
  • Happy Dollars for Warren being the 11th father/son team to serve as president. Walt/Warren Spangler; Dave/Ian Webb; Dick/Bob Tootle; Dick/Tom Tootle; Bob/Eric Liggett; Boyd/Bill Stout; Bill/John Stout; Russ/Earl Palm; Robert Sr./Bud Brehmer; Richard/Larry Plum; Nelson/Todd Stevens 

Scholarship Drawing:  Marie Nemes-Crawford was the winner of $33. The jackpot is $1,582 and it continues!

Program: District Governor, David Uhl was introduced by AG Jim Rogers

  • David started his Rotary career in Circleville Sunrise 2003
  • Raised in Lancaster and a graduate of OCU with a Bachelor’s degree in Religion, Masters in Education, PhD in Organizational Management Leadership
  • Ordained Minister with Churches of Christ in Christian Union
  • Superintendent for Fairfield County Board of Developmental Disabilities
  • President of Lancaster City Council
  • Lead Pastor of Rushville Church
  • Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Award 2012
  • Named one of Columbus Business First’s 40 under 40 in 2018
  • David will return in December for his Presidential Address

Warren’s charity of choice for this year will be the Foster Care Program of Pickaway County through Jobs and Family Services