September Programs – Tony Robinson, Chair

1st – David Fausnaugh, Programs of the Pickaway County Library

8th – Arista Hartzlet, Pickaway County Parks District Board

15th – Robin Ridenour to speak on their Alpaca Farm and Business

22nd – Craig and Kim Wellman, Pumpkin Show Parades

29th – Club Day

October Programs – Rick Rawlins, Chair

6th – Meg Simmons, Pickaway Addiction Action Coalition, “Preventing Youth Drug Abuse”

13th – Zach Miller, co-owner of Lindsey’s Bakery, “Lindsey’s: A Circleville Landmark”

20th – No Meeting – Pumpkin Show Big Wheel Race/Ice Cream Booth

27th – Dan DeVille, “U.S. Marshals Service, Our History and Mission”

By: Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; [email protected]

Presiding: President David M. Crawford

Prayer: Tony Robinson

Piano: Ellery Elick

Song: Bob Foster selected, “Happy Wanderer”, “Roll Rotary”

Visiting Rotarians:Not today

Guests:Not today

Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Nemes-Crawford, Poling, Spangler, R.Wolfe, McCrady, Fouts, Ellis, Palm, Wilson, Hedges, Beavers, Canfield, C.Chamberlain, Elick, Mavis, Montgomery, McNemar, I.Webb, T.Tootle, Halley, Fullen, Schriener, B.Liggett, Dean, Radcliff, Johnson, D.Wolfe, Ankrom, Rawlins, Rothe, T.Chamberlain, Wolford, Fountain, Foster, Sneed, B.Tootle, Brown, Kramer, Hooks, Mabe, White, D.Webb

September Birthdays: 3rd-Heidi White; 6th-Harry Canfield; 7th-Jim Hooks; 8th-Mark Bidwell and Mike Pelcic; 15th-Heather Foll; 21st-Dan Fouts and Tony Robinson; 23rd-Matt Hunnell; 27th-Jessica Mullins;

September anniversaries: 6th-Ty & Dacia Ankrom; 17th-Angela & Michael Beavers; 21st-Dan & Donna Dailey; 23rd-Todd & Carolyn Stevens; 25th-Matt & Anne Hunnell; 30th-Dave & Leigh Webb;

Announcements:In your monthly District Governor email, “Sock-tober” was introduced as our Districts first community service project. Please pick up new winter socks for men and/or women. We will be donating them to local agencies in November. Collection starts NEXT week and will go through October 27th.Thank you to Angela Beavers who is collecting socks at Creative Chaos as wellTy reported shirts should be here next week – $25. Checks made out to Circleville Sunrise.Oct. 13th – next After Hours at Health Care LogisticsDecember 1st – Blanket Project will be done during the meetingMt.Oval hosting PS band with chili this weekend 4:45pm this Sunday. Free. Band starts at 6:00pm.Pumpkin Show Booth- Please see Warren to sign up.Pumpkin Show Booth will also have pre-sale tickets for “BIG” bowl of ice cream – $5.00/ticket. Warren has the tickets

SAA:Bob Sneed, who reminds us…often… it is a privilege to be called onBirthdays/Anniversaries continueSoccer fields – Barthelmas parks in the news – anyone play or coach there?Pickaway County Pickleball Association in the news – name a rule – you have to stay out of the kitchenFormer GE employees? (Plant to be partially torn down)Logan Elm school district members – BBQ fundraiser this weekend at Carly’sBuckeyes won; OU won; Marietta won; Wisconsin won; Circleville won – if you are a graduate, $1

Scholarship Drawing: Marie Nemes-Crawford was the winner of the drawing $21. The jackpot is $587 and it continues!!

Program: Arista Hartzlet, Deputy Director, Pickaway County Parks District BoardLogan Elm graduatePickaway County Park Department established in 2002, levy based in 2018 so the work really began then (and Arista was hired)33 parks in Pickaway County, village, city and township parks includedCanal Park – 16.7 acres with 34 more acres of District owned Canal bedMetzger Preserve is newest park – 52 acres. StoryWalk Trail ( 1/2 mile)Pickaway Trail – first 1.5 miles are paved. Still working Circleville to New Holland route. (Bridges needed to finish it)Roundtown Trail – 1.5 miles from YMCA to OCULogan Elm Park is maintained PIckaway County Parks but owned by Ohio History ConnectionRt. 316 out at Scioto Darby – grant application this fall in hopes of a water access pointPast 8 years have given 61 grants over $424,000 (village and township parks for equipment, mulch, etc.)Full schedule can be found at Pickawaycountyparks.orgSlides and zip lines go in this fall at Canal ParkPickaway County Parks is purchasing 25 acres + club house at Cooks Creek from Appalachian Ohio Alliance. Hopefully will be moving the department offices and creating nature center with opening late 2023, early 2024. Will be called Cooks Creek Nature Preserve. (Total of 300 acres)Ohio History Connection – working on putting improvements in for Logan Elm Park


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