Clara Wilson, Carson Summers and Logan Elm Principal Nate Smith. We have been inviting students since 1936.

Michelle Blanton, Program Chair with Rotarian Casey Liddy and President, Warren Spangler


Marie Nemes-Crawford, Editor

September Calendar – Michelle Blanton, Program Chair

Sept 21: Community Cupboards, Kenneth Tennant

Sept 25: *Community Kitchen. Presbyterian Church 4:00pm

Sept 28: ArtsAround, Dale Herron

October Calendar – Bob Foster, Program Chair

Oct 5: Yolanda Johnson, Ohio State School for the Blind Band

Oct 12: Kim Frericks, Pumpkin Show Announcers Trustee

Oct 19: No Meeting – Big Wheel Race at 1:00pm Pinckney St. Stage

Oct 23: * Community Kitchen. Presbyterian Church 4:00pm

Oct 26: TBD

*extra event


  • Presiding:  President Warren Spangler
  • Prayer: Dan Fouts
  • Piano: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: John Lambert “Let me call you sweetheart”, “We are Rotary”
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list)  47 today – Spangler, Poling, Crawford, Nemes-Crawford, Fouts, Elick, Canfield, Liddy, Wilson, Duvall, Lambert, Dean, B.Liggett, Blanton, I.Webb, Young, K.Neff, Weaver, Robinson, Schreiner, Ford, Palm, Ellis, Mavis, Riegel, Foster, T.Tootle, Sneed, Searls, D.Webb, Fountain, Wolford, Ankrom, D.Wolfe, Reitano, Rothe, McNemar, C.Chamberlain, Marosher, E.Liggett, B.Tootle, Radcliff, Mabe, Davis, Brown, Beavers, Hafey
  • Guests: Caleb Nickell introduced by Ty Ankrom
  • Visiting Rotarians: Catherine Farynowski from Orlando. FL club
  • Students:  Nate Smith, Principal at Logan Elm introduced Clara Wilson and Carson Summers


  • Daryl Wolfe thanked Gary Montgomery, Rob & Dodie Radcliff, David & Marie Crawford, Monday, Sept. 11th – Bonus Community Kitchen served 130+ meals
  • Angela announced Socktober District competition. Please donate new socks or see Angela or Marie for monetary donations (they’ll shop for you!)
  • Sept. 19th – Tuesday is board meeting
  • Ice Cream Tickets – $5 see Daryl or Bob McCrady. Purchase for friends and neighbors.
  • Daryl reported Pumpkin Show Booth needs a Friday and a Saturday shift filled
  • Daryl also reported Sept. 28th – shift supervisor meeting – learn credit card procedure, how to weigh the ice cream and other fun tasks.
  • Daryl announced next week we will start accepting credit card payments for lunch. You will be charged one dollar more to cover the credit card fees
  • David Crawford announced a District campaign – Sept.-Nov. bring a guest. The club with the most guests, per capita, will win a social event!
  • Tony Robinson invited us to Forest Cemetery at 1pm this Saturday (16th) to honor three men in the Revolutionary War
  • Warren encouraged members to attend Ro-Talks, Sept. 30th in Lancaster 9:00am-1:00pm Discussion about mental health and peace
  • Jayme Fountain reported our Rotary Foundation goal is $6,300 and we are 20% there. Our Polio Plus goal is $3,100 and we are 46% there. Remember, the 125 Club can be your avenue to support both the Foundation ($100) and Polio Plus ($25).

SAA: Grant Davis (his first time up) and keeping with the program today

  • Anyone with an OhioHealth  doctor $1
  • Anyone who ever served on the Berger Board $1
  • National Cream filled donut day – if you ate a donut today $1
  • National Rose Tequilla day – if you have ever had a tequilla  $1
  • National Sober day – if you never drank tequilla $1
  • 1716 – first ? Was built in the US – lighthouse
  • What president died on Sept 14th after being shot? McKinley
  • What famous national anthem was written? Star Spangled Banner
  • What starting NFL quarterback has a birthday today? Watson
  • Happy Dollar – Tony Robinson has enough detail of his family history to prove he is a descendent of Mayflower families!  

Scholarship Drawing:  Dave Webb was the winner of $26! The jackpot is $78 it will continue to grow.

 Program:  Casey Liddy, President of OhioHealth Berger

  • In a Year:
    • 2,200+ admissions
    • Over 300 deliveries
    • 2,500+ surgical procedures
    • 22, 700+ emergency visits
    • 90,000+ outpatient visits (lab, x-rays, mri’s, etc)
  • Berger has 83 licensed beds
  • 545 associates
  • 5 primary care offices
  • Community Partnership – OhioHealth is leasing the operations from the city and county. Goals that are reported to the oversight board are offering employment opportunities, physician recruitment and capital investment goals
  • Oct. 3rd OhioHealth Circleville Urgent Care is opening in the Wal-Mart shopping center
  • Integration with local community is important to OhioHealth. If you see a need, reach out to Casey
  • Workforce Development – high school students, Pickaway Works, OU Chillicothe
  • Berger has no travel nurses because they are developing relationships down the line into high school and offering opportunities in medicine and other careers
  • What’s next for OhioHealth Berger
    • Urology – Prostate Cancer (2nd most common cancer in the US. – 595 patients treated FY22)
    • Urgent Care – Opening October 3rd in Wal-Mart shopping center (9am-9pm – 7 days a week)
    • OR modernization
    • OR waiting room remodel
  • Continuing to grow LOCAL CARE and enhancing Women’s Care


In appreciation for the speaker today, a donation will be made to the Foster Care Program of Pickaway County through Jobs and Family Services