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.