12-01-2022

President-elect Warren Spangler with Westfall students Danielle Elder and Steven Layton

Circleville Rotary members working on the CASA blanket project

12/01/2022

December Programs

1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA

8th – District Governor, Price Finley

15th – Sounds of the Season

17th – Wreaths Across America at Forest Cemetery

22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas

29th – No Meeting – Happy

January Programs – Gary Dean, Chair

5th – Krista Bower – Chamber of Commerce

12th – Compassion Furniture in Stoutsville

19th – Maggie Simmons – PAAC

26th – Erica Tucker – District Director of Solid Waste Authority

28th – Dueling Piano’s – Sunrise Rotary fundraiser at Fairgrounds

February Programs – Ian Webb, Chair

2nd: Erin Edwards- Food and Drink Editor at Columbus Monthly

9th:  Erin Allsop- Big Brothers, Big Sisters

16th:  Robert Fanska- Boy Scouts

23rd:  Rural Urban Day

Upcoming Dates:

  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing

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  • Presiding: President-Elect Warren Spangler
  • Prayer: Dan Fouts
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Heidi White selected “The First Noel” & “Joy to the World”
  • Students: Westfall students introduced by Emily Smith are Steven Layton and Danielle Elder
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Poling, Nemes-Crawford, McIlroy, Fouts, Spangler, Ellis, Palm, Beavers, C.Chamberlain, Fullen, Schreiner, Canfield, Wilson, Riegel, McCrady, R.Wolfe, Hedges, Elick, B.Liggett, Rothe, T.Chamberlain, Foster, Rawlins, T.Tootle, Dean, Maroscher, Ankrom, White, Droste, Wolford, Neff, Rhodes, D.Wolfe, McNemar, Kramer, Mabe, D.Webb, I.Webb, B.Tootle, Hooks, Fountain
  • Guests: Ty Ankrom introduced us to Stacy Young who would like to be a member
  • December Birthdays: 12th-Judy Wolford; 13th- John Ellis; 26th – Bob Foster;
  • December Anniversaries: 9th- Vince & Deborah Yaniga; 17th-Bob & Sue McCrady; 18th-Miles & Nicole Layton; 19th-Kim & Robin Halley; 20th-Charlie & Mollie Hedges; 21st-Tim & Amy Colburn, Jayme & Will Fountain; 22nd-Bob & Alice Foster;

Announcements

  • Foundation Giving month – please think about supporting the Rotary Foundation by either Paul Harris fellow or 125 Club. Charlie Hedges or Jayme Fountain can help with answers to questions.
  • Charlie Hedges introduced the latest Paul Harris Fellows – Daryl Wolfe, Warren Spangler, Carly Neff
  • Board Members Dec. 16th – 6:30pm last meeting of the year here
  • Community Kitchen – thank you from Daryl Wolfe to Bob Sneed, Angela Beavers, Warren Spangler, David & Marie Crawford

SAA: Warren came up a question

  • If you don’t have Christmas decorations up, pay $1

Scholarship Drawing: Rick Rawlins was the winner of the drawing $24. The jackpot is $776 and it continues!!

Program: 39 Blankets completed for CASA

11-17-2022

Circleville High School seniors Katelyn Folkes and Allison Jones were students of the week

Circleville Rotarian Brittany Kaiser presented the program today with Judy Wolford as program chair.

11/17/2022

November Programs – Judy Wolford, Chair

3rd – Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park

10th – Tim Colburn, OhioHealth Berger Hospital update

17th – Brittany Kaiser, YMCA update

24th – Happy Thanksgiving – no meeting

December Programs – Heidi White, Chair

1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA

8th – District Governor, Price Finley

15th – Sounds of the Season

17th – Wreaths Across America at Forest Cemetery

22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas

29th – No Meeting – Happy New Year

Upcoming Dates:

  • January 28, 2023 – Dueling Piano’s – Sunrise Rotary fundraiser
  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing

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  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Warren Spangler
  • Piano Player: Esther Fouts
  • Song Leader: Esther does it all! “Over The River and Through The Woods”, “America the Beautiful”
  • Students: from Circleville High School, Mrs. Schooley introduced Allison Jones and Katelyn Folkes
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Poling, Nemes-Crawford, Kaiser, C.Chamberlain, Wilson, Fouts, Canfield, McNemar, T.Tootle, Droste, Schreiner, Mavis, Spangler, Fullen, Palm, Ellis, McCrady, Hedges, T.Tootle, R.Wolfe, Riegel, Beavers, White, Dean, C.Mullins, McIlroy, Montgomery, Robinson, Sneed, Ankrom, Wolford, T.Chamberlain, J.Mullins, Hooks, D.Webb, Brown, Gerhardt, Pelcic, B.Tootle
  • November Birthdays: 5th-Monica Justinger; 8th-Jonathan Davis; 25th-Dick Gerhardt;
  • November Anniversaries: 25th-Ned & Faye Schreiner

Executive Board highlights

  • Board approved the finance report (report is always available for review by members by asking Dick or Drexel)
  • David proposed fundraising project to sell yard signs to members in the district for support of the club and Uganda orphanage project. No action taken.
  • In light of upcoming cost increases from Rotary International and District, David said club needs to be proactive with member recruitment and/or fund-raising.  
  • Tony C. attended the District 6690 awards event recently. He said it was a great event and energized his focus on introducing more people to Rotary.
  • Tony C., chair of the nominating committee, announced the committee (T. Chamberlain, I. Webb and McCrady) have selected Connie Chamberlain and Patty Rothe as board appointees and Rob Radcliff as vice-president. The board expressed appreciation for the committee’s work. Election is Dec. 15.
  • Ellery reported the Rural/Urban Day is tentatively set for Feb. 23. A location has not been determined.
  • Board approved a proposal for Noon Rotary to become the affiliate for local Boy Scout Troop 52.
  • Board approved a $12,500 contribution, payable over the next five years, toward the proposed Inspiration Station.
  • Board heard a report from Rob of the bylaws review committee (Poling, Radcliff, Rothe). Board approved sending the changes to the membership for a vote on Dec. 15. Changes consist of grammer and numerical corrections and minor clarifications. Bylaws have not been reviewed since 2014. Changes will be emailed to all members and discussed Dec. 1.
  • Board dinner set for Dec. 13.

Announcements

  • Foundation Giving month – please think about supporting the Rotary Foundation by either Paul Harris fellow or 125 Club. Charlie Hedges or Jayme Fountain can help with answers to questions.
  • Charlie Hedges – foundation giving goal is $6,000 for the year. $5,270 as of today has been donated to the Rotary Foundation – keep giving with seven months in the fiscal year left!
  • See above for update from the Exec. Board overview

SAA: Don McIlroy

  • Ty can take lessons from Tony Robinson on sales techniques
  • Nov. 17th, 1800: first occupant of White House – John Adams
  • Nov. 17th, 1869 – famous canal opened. Suez Canal
  • Nov. 17th, 1993 – NAFTA approved
  • Nov. 17, 1978 – mass suicide at Jonestown – name of cult? People’s Temple
  • Today is a president’s birthday – born in Orange, Ohio – Garfield
  • Nov. 22, 1718 – Black Beard the pirate was killed: full name Edward Teach
  • Horror Film actor in Bride of Frankenstein- Boris Karloff

Scholarship Drawing: Jim Hooks was the winner of the drawing $19. The jackpot is $751 and it continues!!

Program: Brittany Kaiser – YMCA updates

  • Brittany is the aquatics director and her new role is YMCA MidEastern Regional Representative for Competitive Swimming.
  • Brittany is now overseeing four states of swim coaches (100 total) and their swim teams
  • High School swim teams are back in the water and all teams have increased their student participation. This has also increased the number of students on the YMCA swim team.
  • Teen Center – 6 month membership $75 fee. A lot of kids come after school and have lifeguards who are monitoring the room and are turning out to be role models. Games and homework help is available. Don McIlroy, Connie Chamberlain, Ty Ankrom, Mike Pelcic, Dan Fouts, Dick Gerhardt, Marie Nemes-Crawford all donated one membership each for students who need a sponsor.
  • Water volleyball back in the pool – come play
  • Community Center partners are still be recruited – redoing needs assessment before moving forward
  • Additional staff is needed at the Y if anyone is looking for work

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

11-10-2022

Students from Logan Elm High School visited us today with their English teacher, Jessica Morgan (center). Tim Miller and Jake VanGundy told us about their future plans.

Circleville Rotarian and OhioHealth Berger Hospital CEO, Tim Colburn provided an update today and was introduced by Rotarian Jayme Fountain.






November Programs – Judy Wolford, Chair

3rd – Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park

10th – Tim Colburn, OhioHealth Berger Hospital update

17th – Jeff Phillips, YMCA update

24th – Happy Thanksgiving – no meeting

December Programs – Heidi White, Chair

1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA

8th – District Governor, Price Finley

15th – Sounds of the Season

17th – Wreaths Across America at Forest Cemetery

22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas

29th – No Meeting – Happy New Year

Upcoming Dates:

  • January 28, 2023 – Dueling Piano’s – Sunrise Rotary fundraiser
  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing

  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Tony Robinson
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Carly Neff selected “Battle Hymn of the Republic” in honor of Veteran’s Day and “Sing Rotarians”
  • Students: Logan Elm Students today introduced by Jessica Morgan, Jake VanGundy and Tim Miller
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Poling, Nemes-Crawford, McCrady, Canfield, Elick, Wilson, Dean, Foster, Montgomery, Robinson, Spangler, Fullen, Palm, Schreiner, Ellis, Hedges, Riegel, T.Tootle, McIlroy, Colburn, Ankrom, Sneed, Fountain, Rawlins, D.Wolfe, Droste, Radcliff, D.Webb, Neff, E.Liggett, McNemar, Layton, Rothe, Brown, Hooks, Mabe, Beavers
  • November Birthdays: 5th-Monica Justinger; 8th-Jonathan Davis; 25th-Dick Gerhardt;
  • November Anniversaries: 25th-Ned & Faye Schreiner;

Perfect Attendance pins for 2021-2022 were presented a few weeks ago to the following Circleville Rotarians

  • 1 year: Marie Nemes-Crawford, John Ellis, Rob Radcliff
  • 3 years: David M. Crawford
  • 4 years: Gary Montgomery, Warren Spangler
  • 7 years: Jayme Fountain
  • 8 years: Joe McNemar
  • 12 years: Carly Neff
  • 18 years: Bob Sneed
  • 22 years: Ty Ankrom, Bob McCrady
  • 26 years: Jean Droste
  • 27 years: Ellery Elick
  • 31 years: Harry Canfield
  • 32 years: Dan Fouts, Ned Schreiner
  • 33 years: Charlie Hedges
  • 38 years: Ned Riegel
  • 39 years: Dick Fullen
  • 43 years: Drex Poling 

Announcements

  • Executive Board meeting next Tuesday
  • December 1st meeting we will be voting on Rob Radcliff for vice president and new board members Connie Chamberlain and Patty Rothe
  • Gary Montgomery – Dec. 17th is Wreaths Across America at Forest Cemetery. Payment due next week – $15 per. Checks made out to SAR Camp Charlotte.
  • Nov. 17th, after the meeting is Pumpkin Show booth wrap up meeting
  • Ty Ankrom – Please pick up your shirts and another order is being compiled
  • Foundation Giving month – please think about supporting the Rotary Foundation by either Paul Harris fellow or 125 Club. Charlie Hedges or Jayme Fountain can help with answers to questions.
  • Gary Montgomery – Jingle Bell Tea at Mt. Oval on December 11th. Contact Historical Society office for tickets

SAA: Don McIlroy

  • Update from last week – Earl Palm is the longest member of our Rotary club – not Ned Schreiner
  • Kia or Hyundai – any owners without security? Pay $1
  • New license plate – PMPBOB. Official Pumpkin Show plate. Pay $1.
  • Nov. 11, 1992 Church of England voted for women to become priest
  • Nov. 13, 1927 – Holland Tunnel opened under what river? Hudson

Scholarship Drawing: Eric Liggett was the winner of the drawing $20. The jackpot is $732 and it continues!!

Program: Tim Colburn – CEO of OhioHealth Berger Hospital

  • 35,000 people employed by OhioHealth with over 2,400 volunteers
  • Berger numbers: 83,000 outpatient visits and 22,000 emergency visits in a year
  • 12 facilities owned by OhioHealth throughout Ohio currently
  • Charlie Hedges convinced Berger to follow the Leapfrog Hospital Survey years ago. It uses national performance measures to evaluate individual hospitals on safety, quality, and efficiency. Berger has consistency received an A rating.
  • OhioHealth is a non-profit entity
  • FY21 $6 million community care Berger contributed. Medicare/Medicaid does not cover all costs of care.
  • Berger ED visits up 30%
  • $2 million upgrade for robot surgeries
  • $8 million upgrade coming for operating rooms
  • 30 plus new local providers
  • 1 doctor and their 5 support people can serve 3,000 patients
  • OhioHealth is expanding into Chillicothe, hospital based care will come back to Berger
  • What’s next? Circleville Urgent Care, Destination for Local Care, Enhancing Women’s Health

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

11/3/2022

Larry Logan and Rotary Immediate Past President, Tony Chamberlain

Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com

November Programs – Judy Wolford, Chair

3rd – Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park

10th – Tim Colburn, OhioHealth Berger Hospital update

17th – Jeff Phillips, YMCA update

24th – Happy Thanksgiving – no meeting

December Programs – Heidi White, Chair

1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA

8th – District Governor, Price Finley

15th – Sounds of the Season

22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas

29th – No Meeting – Happy New Year

Upcoming Dates:

  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing
  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Gary Montgomery
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Carly Neff selected “If You’re Happy and You Know It” and “Rotary Will Go Around the World”
  • Visiting Rotarians: not today
  • Guests: Daryl Wolfe introduced us to Jim Reitano
  • Students: fog day – Pickaway Ross off school
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Poling, Nemes-Crawford, Spangler, T.Chamberlain, Robinson, Montgomery, Johnson, Rothe, Palm, Ellis, Schreiner, Canfield, Fouts, Wilson, Elick, McIlroy, Riegel, McCrady, Fullen, Hedges, Beavers, D.Wolfe, Dean, Rawlins, C.Chamberlain, Mabe, Radcliff, D.Webb, McNemar, White, I.Webb, Droste, Sneed, Simmons, Neff, Maroscher, Hooks
  • November Birthdays: 5th-Monica Justinger; 8th-Jonathan Davis; 25th-Dick Gerhardt;
  • November Anniversaries: 25th-Ned & Faye Schreiner;

Announcements

  • Gary Montgomery – Dec. 17th is Wreaths Across American at Fortest Cemetery. Sign-ups for a wreath, $15 per. Checks made out to SAR Camp Charlotte.
  • Nov. 17th after the meeting is Pumpkin Show booth wrap up meeting
  • Ty Ankrom – Please pick up your shirts and another order is being compiled
  • Remember as you leave town for the holidays – pick up a Circleville Rotary flag to take with you when you visit another Rotary club. See Marie if you need help finding a club.
  • Angie Beavers with the Sock-tober update – over 770 pairs collected for Corner Closet, here in Circleville. We thank New Hope Christian Acedemy, Creative Chaos, and Kingston National Bank for their efforts as well as all members
  • Jingle Bell Tea at Mt. Oval on December 11th. Contact Historical Society office for tickets
  • Sheriff Matthew Hafey has applied for membership and the board has approved

SAA: Don McIlroy

  • Happy Dollar – Tony Robinson, Trail Life troop in Athens, Wellston and another one local
  • Happy Dollar – Don McIlroy first hole in one!
  • Birthday/Anniversaries/Joined in November
  • Harry Canfield has been part of our club for 44 years!
  • Longest member of club – Ned Schreiner
  • Nov. 2, 1947 – Howard Hughes, $25 million flight – how far did it fly? 1 mile
  • Dewy defeats Truman headline for what paper? Chicago Tribune

Scholarship Drawing: Joe McNemar was the winner of the drawing $20. The jackpot is $712 and it continues!!

Program: Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park update

  • Larry is the Chairman of Friends of Ted Lewis Park
  • 1920, Ted Lewis was highest paid entertainer in the country
  • Ted Lewis and his wife donated the land to the city for a park
  • 2015 City Council put together master plan for the park
  • $2.5 million loan, ADA playground and splash pad, restrooms
  • Brochures available, funding request to Rotary, individuals, and companies
  • Friends of Ted Lewis Park Mission: Rebuild Ted Lewis Park with the Vision, Access to Play For All
  • 25.3% last census poverty level in Circleville. 45% of children (under 18 yrs.) live in poverty in the city.
  • Goal is to raise $2million to complete the park by 2024
  • Would like to have three season shelter house like Starkey Pavillion, upgrade baseball lights, benches, bandshell, paving roads, security
  • Since Ted Lewis is in a flood plain, everything needs lifted (shelter house)
  • Savings Bank has given us $25,000
  • Donations are made through Pickaway County Community Foundation. Friends of Ted Lewis Park is a 501(3)c entity.
  • Shelter House – first Priority is large donation for naming right. $595,000 is current estimated cost.
  • Donation cards are available if you are interested
  • Both entrances to the park will be redone, landscaped

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

10-27-2022

Sophomore students from New Hope, Allison Catlos introduced us to Olivia Holbrook and Noah Hamilton
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Pictured for their working relationships with the U.S. Marshal’s Service. From the left are Rotarian Trent Patterson, director of Pickaway Pathways for Success; Rotarian Gary Montgomery, retired law enforcement; Pickaway County Sheriff Matt Hafey, Rotarian Rick Rawlins, former deputy director of Ohio Homeland Security; Dan DeVille, speaker and Assistant Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal; Rob Radcliff, Pickaway County Common Pleas Court bailiff; and John Vance, Pickaway County Common Pleas court probation officer.
Speaker Dan DeVille with Rotary member Rick Rawlins
  • Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com

November Programs – Judy Wolford, Chair

3rd – Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park

10th – Tim Colburn, OhioHealth Berger Hospital update

17th – Jeff Phillips, YMCA update

24th – Happy Thanksgiving – no meeting

December Programs – Heidi White, Chair

1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA

8th – District Governor, Price Finley

15th – Sounds of the Season

22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas

29th – No Meeting – Happy New Year

Upcoming Dates:

  • June 16, 2023 – Golf outing
  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Dan Fouts
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Rick Rawlins selected “Let There Be Peace On Earth” and “R-O-T-A-R-Y”
  • Visiting Rotarians: not today
  • Guests: Rick Rawlins introduced John Vance and Dan Fouts introduced Sheriff Hafey
  • Students: Sophomore students from New Hope, Allison Catlos introduced us to Olivia Holbrook and Noah Hamilton
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Poling, Nemes-Crawford, Droste, Rawlins, Catlos, Fouts, Canfield, McNemar, Pelcic, Elick, Radcliff, D.Wolfe, Robinson, Montgomery, T.Tootle, Foster, Brown, Mavis, B.Tootle, Riegel, McCrady, R.Wolfe, Hedges, Palm, B.Liggett, Kramer, Dean, Fullen, Schreiner, Simmons, McIlroy, D.WEbb, E.Liggett, White, Ankrom, Hooks, Wolford, T.Chamberlain, Patterson, Mabe, Gerhardt
  • October Birthdays: 28th-Dick Fullen
  • October Anniversaries: 28th-Tony & Kelly Chamberlain;
  • November Birthdays: 5th-Monica Justinger; 8th-Jonathan Davis; 25th-Dick Gerhardt;
  • November Anniversaries: 25th-Ned & Faye Schreiner;

Announcements

  • Tony Robinson – Dec. 17th is Wreaths Across American at Fortest Cemetery. Sign-ups for a wreath, $15 per. Checks made out to SAR Camp Charlotte.
  • Soup Kitchen thank you’s to Daryl Wolfe, Rob & Dodie Radcliff, Bob Sneed, David & Marie Crawford. 60 meals were served including Pumpkin Pie.
  • Circleville Herald has Noon Rotary featured in the week of Pumpkin Show including our Imagination Library ad
  • Nov. 17th after the meeting is Pumpkin Show booth wrap up meeting
  • Big Wheel Race – 44 racers. Scioto Post was live on the racecourse, check out their Facebook feed
  • Thank you to Ellery and Dan for the Health Care Logistics After Hours
  • Ty Ankrom – Please pick up your shirts
  • Log House update – foundation done and first layer of logs started
  • Charlie Hedges – November is Foundation month. Fred Mavis receives his Paul Harris +1. Congratulations Fred, it is in honor of his late wife, Carla.

SAA: Tom Tootle

  • Congrats Bob Liggett on your first place pumpkin
  • Pumpkin is a fruit – Bob McCrady got it right
  • What state grows the most pumpkins? Illinois
  • Halloween – what country originated it? Ireland
  • Peanuts cartoon – always looking for the Great Pumpkin
  • Number of different M&M’s – 25
  • Most popular candy passed out? M&M’s

Scholarship Drawing: Daryl Wolfe was the winner of the drawing $17. The jackpot is $692 and it continues!!

Program: Dan DeVille, Assistant Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal

  • Dan presented Rotarian Rick Rawlins with one of his agency’s first awards recognizing those who helped support the Marshal Service’s bomb dog program. Rawlins is a former official with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which provided the explosive-trained bomb dogs.
  • There are 94 judicial districts in the country, Ohio is split into 2
  • Dan is responsible for 48 southern counties
  • Dan’s agents can also be called on for Supreme Court protection detail
  • 1789 was the start of the Marshal service under George Washington
  • ATF and Secret Service both sprung out of Marshal Service
  • In southern Ohio, holding $25 million in assets until court cases are done
  • Witness protection program nationwide – 17,000 people with majority being in prison
  • Threat investigation has really picked up with judicial threats
  • 91% of warrants are local
  • Newest mission is human trafficking and missing children
  • U.S. Marshal Service part of Department of Justice

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

10-13-2022

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Rotary Member Bob Liggett of Giant Pumpkin Growers and Zach Miller, co-owner of Lindsey’s Bakery. Both are part of Pumpkin Show Legend

Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com
October Programs – Rick Rawlins, Chair
6th – Rotarian’s from Mongolia
13th – Zach Miller, co-owner of Lindsey’s Bakery, “Lindsey’s: A Circleville Landmark”
13th – After Hours – 5:30pm-7:00pm Health Care Logistics tour with City BBQ catered
20th – No Meeting – Pumpkin Show Big Wheel Race/Ice Cream Booth
27th – Dan DeVille, “U.S. Marshals Service, Our History and Mission”
November Programs – Judy Wolford, Chair
3rd – Larry Logan, Ted Lewis Park
10th – Tim Colburn, OhioHealth Berger Hospital update
17th – Jeff Phillips, YMCA update
24th – Happy Thanksgiving – no meeting
December Programs – Heidi White, Chair
1st – Blanket Project – 39 blankets to tie for CASA
8th – District Governor, Price Finley
15th – Sounds of the Season
22nd – No Meeting – Merry Christmas
29th – No Meeting – Happy New Year
Upcoming Dates:
June 16, 2023 – Golf outing

  • Presiding: President David M. Crawford
  • Prayer: Harry Canfield
  • Piano Player: Ellery Elick
  • Song Leader: Rick Rawlins selected “America” and “Roll Rotary”
  • Visiting Rotarians: not today
  • Guests: Jayme Fountain introduced Michele Lanmon
  • Students: Teays Valley didn’t make it this week
  • Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Poling, Nemes-Crawford, Spangler, Ellis, Beavers, Palm, Elick, Fouts, Canfield,
    McNemar, Dean, Wilson, T.Tootle, Riegel, Fullen, Schreiner, Hedges, McCrady, C.Chamberlain, Rawlins, Fountain, Brown, Radcliff, Sneed, Rothe, D.Webb, Simmons, Kramer, Hooks, Droste, McIlroy, Pelcic, B.Tootle, E.Liggett, Neff, B.Tootle
  • October Birthdays: 4th-Eric Liggett; 7th-Bob Sneed; 12th-Ty Ankrom; 13th-Charlie Hedges; 19th-Bill Richards; 22nd-Drex Poling;  24th-Jayme Fountain, 28th-Dick Fullen
  • October Anniversaries: 6th-Norm & Valerie Wilson; 14th-Matt & Brittany Tootle; 20th-Earl & Jeanne Palm; 21st-Steve & Lorraine
    Irwin; 26th-Dick & Pam Patrick; 28th-Tony & Kelly Chamberlain;

Announcements

  • We thank Trent Patterson, Tony Chamberlain, Bob Liggett, Carly Neff for hosting our Mongolian Rotary visitors last week and
    Sunrise Rotary for hosting the social event
  • Facebook – if you see something on our Facebook page Invite friends and Share on your account to increase our reach
  • Jim Hooks – Big Wheel Race, in place of meeting next week. 54 kids signed up. T-shirts and locally made trophy’s to the
    winners!Volunteers please show up on Thursday, 12:30pm for check in on Pinckney Street stage.
  • “Sock-tober” ends this week for us – count will be revealed 27th! Thank you for your participation. Corner Closet on Mingo and
    Franklin will be recipient.
  • Charlie Hedges presented Bob Tootle his Paul Harris Fellow + 3. Congratulations!
  • District wide effort to have sign-up for Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Our club is sponsoring an add in Pumpkin Show paper.
    (Pickaway county is ranked second in the state for participation.)
  • Pumpkin Show Booth – Friday and Saturday need more help. Thanks for signing up and buy ice cream!
  • Rob Radcliff – Sign-ups for Wreaths Across America. Goal is to cover Forest Cemetery. $15 per wreath. Checks made out to SAR
    Camp Charlotte
  • Soup Kitchen – Monday after Pumpkin Show. Presbyterian church 3:30pm.

SAA: Tom Tootle

  • Charlie sold his Hilton Head home prior to the hurricane! Happy Dollar
  • Bob Sneed won a golf outing with Bob Tootle…Happy Dollar
  • Mike Pelcic was in the paper and is here today, pay $1
  • Birthday/Anniversaries
  • Congress voted in what year to have a presidential election? 1845
  • When was the first election? 1848
  • Who was elected in 1848? Zachary Taylor, the Whig Party
  • How many electoral votes? 538
  • Which President got the most electoral votes ever? Reagan
  • Scholarship Drawing: Jayme Fountain was the winner of the drawing $16. The jackpot is $675 and it continues!!

Program: Zack Miller, co-owner of Lindsey’s Bakery

  • Ed Wallace was original owner of the bakery and Zack’s grandfather, from Portsmouth, was stranded in Circleville in 1950 going to OSU football game, saw the bakery was up for sale, so he bought it!
  • Fourth generation working there now
  • We do not make anything beforehand for Pumpkin Show
  • Three shifts frying donuts around the clock
  • First Guinness World Record for the big pie in the 1960’s by his grandfather
  • How many dozen pumpkin donuts sold in a Pumpkin Show? Do not have any counts.
  • 16.5 tons of donuts in 2019
  • How much of yearly sales is from Pumpkin Show – 1/4 of yearly sales
  • No shipping because no preservatives used & even overnight mail takes longer than overnight
  • Original big pie pan lost to a fire in a storage unit
  • Pumpkin Donuts, thumbprints, pumpkin pies, cream horns only during Pumpkin Show
  • Thank Zack for the bakery’s answering machine message
  • Help is needed if anyone would like to work the show!
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    In appreciation of this year’s speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to Pickaway Pathways for Success will be made in
    their names.

09-08-2022

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; Marienc43113@gmail.com

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

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

09-01-2022

Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com


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 – Maggie 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”


Presiding: President David M. Crawford
Prayer: Jim Rogers
Piano Player: Ellery Elick
Song Leader: Fred Mavis selected a few of his favorites – “Down in the Valley” and “Let There Be Peace on Earth”
Visiting Rotarians: Assistant District Governor-Jim Rogers from Logan, David Fausnaugh from Sunrise

Assistant District Governor Jim Rogers with President David M. Crawford

Guests: not today
Attending: (Drexel has official list) Crawford, Nemes-Crawford, Poling, Spangler, Riegel, Fouts, Beavers, Elick, Johnson, Wilson,
R.Wolfe, Fullen, Canfield, Robinson, Schreiner, Mavis, B.Liggett, T.Tootle, Montgomery, Dean, Catlos, J. Mullins, Droste, Foster,
Brown, McNemar, Wolford, T.Chamberlain, D.Webb, Sneed, Fountain, Radcliff, Hooks, D.Wolfe, White, Neff, Marosher
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
-To encourage you to visit Rotary clubs on your travels, we will be having a drawing for four $25 gift cards from City BBQ. If you visit
another Rotary club from September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023, have your picture taken in front of the visiting banner and let Marie
know. Your name will be put in the drawing which will be at the September 7, 2023 meeting. Traveling companions are always
welcome at host Rotary club meetings. Go to Rotary.org and click Club Finder.
-Heather Foll, chair of our scholarship committee is transferring to Sunrise. We are now in need of a chair of scholarship committee.
-Maggie Simmons application has been submitted – she is the PAAC director

-Time to think about our biggest fundraiser of the year – Pumpkin Show Booth – this week, looking for shift supervisors. Please see
Warren for time/date preference.
-Pumpkin Show Booth will also have pre-sale tickets for bowl of ice cream – $5.00/ticket
SAA: Bob Sneed, who reminds us…often… it is a privilege to be called on
– Birthdays/Anniversaries. (Bob pay a dollar for mixing your columns)
– Labor Day Quiz
– First Labor Day Parade – New York 1882
-First state to make Labor Day official holiday – Oregon
-Saturday evening – Norte Dame and OSU play – how many times? 6
Scholarship Drawing: Joe McNemar was the winner of the drawing $17. The jackpot is $566 and it continues!!

September Program Chair, Tony Robinson, pictured with David Fausnaugh of Pickaway County Library.


Program: David Fausnaugh, Programs of the Pickaway County Library
– 2016 he began as our director
– People do still read books – 5 books a year is the median number of books read a year per person
– Bookmobile still goes out
– Home delivery is an option for those who do not have ability to get to library
– 300,000 items in circulation during a year
– 60% in Circleville Branch; 15% outreach; 10% Ashville; 15% is audio and e-content
– Library associates are all active members of the community
– Library provided 200 programs in first 250 days of this year
– Over 5,000 people have attended programs so far this year
– Technology one-on-one available to community (need help understanding your computer, create a presentation, etc.)
– They also partner with Park District to have programs in the parks
– Imagination Library – 3,400 children in Pickaway county are eligible. -Over 2,000 are enrolled. One of the highest per capita
percentages in the state. Started about 4 years ago. Thank you to our Rotary club’s yearly contribution.
– Imagination Station will be part of the library building. Target date is 2024 opening
– Younkin Branch in Ashville will be closed for two weeks – drive-thru window being installed and changing the meeting room into
literacy space for children
– Fines are not charged in our library, but if something is overdue, you cannot get anything else
– When ordering material, the library is part of the Central Library Consortium which includes 17 libraries. We ship materials 5 days a
week. Also member of Search Ohio – public universities materials.
Balance exercise class partnered with OSU extension.
– Community focused programs – check out the library website at Pickawaylib.org – you will be amazed!


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

08-25-2022

Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com


August Programs – Tony Chamberlain, Chair
4th – Rose Vargo McFarland & Katie Logan Hedges, Inspiration Station
11th – Makiah Maxson Seifert, Pathways Behavioral Health – A school for autistic children
18th – Kevin Steward, Business Developer in Community Improvement
25th – Tim Williams – Logan Elm Superintendent


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 – to be confirmed


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”


Presiding: President-Elect Warren Spangler
Prayer: Tony Robinson
Piano Player: Ellery Elick
Song Leader: Ned Riegel choose “In the Good Old Summertime”, “Via La Rotary”
Visiting Rotarians: not today
Guests: Joe Brown brought his grandson
Attending: (Drexel has official list)
August Birthdays: 5th-Bill Stout; 7th-Steve Irwin; 10th-Gerhardt Maroscher; 12th-Amanda Knotts; 17th-Allison Catlos; 23rd-Warren Spangler
August anniversaries: 4th-Drexel Poling, 18th-Tom Tootle, 19th-Bob Sneed, 26th-Bob Tootle
Announcements:
– Oct.13th – After Hours with Sunrise at Health Care Logistics. Noon club sponsors Dan Fouts, Ellery Elick, Jeff Harr, Larry Scheiber
– District Governor Price Finley thanks us for our donation to Kentucky Flood Relief
– Soup Kitchen thank you Warren Spangler, Gary Dean, John Ellis, Daryl Wolfe, Rob Radcliff, David & Marie Crawford, Bob Sneed, Gary Montgomery,
SAA: Ellery Elick
– No one in the news
– No birthday people in attendance
– Hold up your Rotary Card – if you don’t have one, it costs you $1
– Not been fined in month of August – that will cost you $1
– Scholarship Drawing: Ellery Elick was the winner of the drawing $11. – The jackpot is $549 and it continues!!


Program: Tim Williams – Logan Elm Superintendent
– Building process updates Finances. Bond issue $56.2 million. 74% local residents paying with the state paying the rest
– Locked in with construction manager before inflation kicked in
– Late July expected move in. On budget, on time
– By next Friday precast walls will all be up and footprint will be complete
– All wings will be color coded. It will help younger students moving around.
– Industrial Arts wing is included in the plan
– PK-12 building for 1,700 students. State did the analysis of need, school challenged it and was denied so McDowel is being kept in case needed because of
growth. Currently have 1,700 students.
– Two separate academic wings with libraries in each
– Two separate lunch rooms with a shared kitchen
– Three gymnasiums
– Performing Arts area with 500 fixed seats
– Secured entry in both wings of the building
– Title searches being completed now for the buildings and then a public notice will go out about buildings
– Committed to keeping green space and ball diamonds
– Natural gas brought onto campus
– Before and After school programs now in place. Funded through grant with YMCA and Whitehall City Schools
– $100k security grant received. Used for updated security
– New High School electives: environmental science, Ohio Means Jobs (job readiness), gaming design
– Elementary continues to focus on literacy – second year employing reading coach
– Health & Wellness focus with another school psychologist & more counselors added. Being a kid is tough.
– Logan Elm Foundation is active in providing for students who may not have opportunity to get out during the summer with 5 activities and also funded a
vending machine which takes coins you earn. Books are dispensed.
– Foundation fundraiser at Rhoads Sept. 10th in the evening. BBQ event.
– 18 new teachers this year and shortage of special education teachers
– In need of a kindergarten teacher in Laurelville


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