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Ukraine crisis and its implications
May 05, 2014
Hyatt Regency downtown
May 12, 2014
Greater Columbus Arts Council
May 19, 2014
Engaging the Community in Ohio State’s Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program
May 26, 2014
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Ohio's Drug Epidemic
Jun 16, 2014
7 Ways To Create Success Everyday
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Club Events
Rotary Vocational Lunches Apr 21, 2014 12:00 PM
Judging - High School Service Above Self Fair Apr 23, 2014 - May 02, 2014
District Assembly Chillicothe High School
Apr 26, 2014
Derby Day Soiree May 03, 2014
High School Service Above Self Fair Hyatt Regency Hotel
May 05, 2014 11:00 AM
Spring Fishing at Briarwood May 09, 2014 12:00 PM
Leadership Retreat May 10, 2014
Young Hero Scholarship Presentation May 12, 2014 12:05 PM
Euchre The Boat House
May 14, 2014 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
District Conference Cherry Valley Lodge
May 16, 2014 - May 17, 2014
Phoenix Scholarship Presentations May 19, 2014 12:05 PM
Rotary International Convention Sydney
Jun 01, 2014 - Jun 04, 2014
Youth Exchange Student Presentations Roundtable Jun 02, 2014 11:30 AM
Rotary River Trip Jun 07, 2014
Lake Erie Walleye Fishing Jun 12, 2014 - Jun 13, 2014
Hill Market (Downtown) Charity Happy Hour Jun 23, 2014
Crew Game and Tailgate Jul 19, 2014
Rafiki 10th anniversary trip - Kenya Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 08, 2014
Joint meeting with Columbus Kiwanis at Boat House Aug 11, 2014 12:00 PM
District Conference Shawnee Lodge & Conference Center
Oct 10, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014
Commit to be Fit Walk Oct 11, 2014
Barons of Business Jan 28, 2015
Board of Directors
Steve Heiser, President
C.K. Satyapriya, 1st Vice President
Tricia Strahler, 2nd Vice President
Roy Lydic, Treasurer
Scott Brown, Secretary
Jim Maniace, Past President
Paul Blevins
Dana Charlton
Chip Chapman
Jack Graf
Jim Houk
Ron Kyser
Calloway Robertson

Rich Ramsey
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Posted by Scott Brown

Monday - April 21, 2014Image
 "Vocational Lunches"

The Vocational Services and Leadership Development Committee is proud to announce that April 21 has been set aside for Vocational Lunches.  This is an opportunity to visit the workplaces of fellow Rotarians and get an up close and personal look at what they do.  There will be NO meeting at the Boat House that day. 

It is not too late to sign up for this event, but please let the office (221-3127) know if you want to attend a particular location.  We need to be able to plan for food and other matters. 

Participating businesses with space include:

  1. Steptoe Johnson (with Bill Lane)
  2. CTL Engineering (with CK Satyapriya)
  3. Spark Space
  4. Ometek Metal Manufacturing Facility
  5. Chamberlain College of Nursing (with Judith Kimchi Woods)
  6. Ranch of Opportunity in Washington Court House (with Stephanie Osman)


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Posted by Scott Brown

You might ask, "What is TRF?"  TRF stands for The Rotary Foundation; Rotary International's Foundation, not ours.  Recently our Columbus Rotary Foundation Board sent a check on behalf of every Columbus Rotary member to the TRF Annual Fund.  You should be hearing from them soon, most likely by email.  You will be thanked for your $16.94 contribution.   This will not be spam or junk.  It is true. 
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, they tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into Rotary's , such as and . Foundation empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact.
Posted by Robert Lash

Can you help Derby Day Auctioneer & Past President Rob Erney?

We would like to enhance the offerings for the auction this year, but items are arriving slowly.  We would also like to publish items up for sale. In order to do this, we need your help. Can you find a client, friend or vendor to donate an item, trip or vacation rental to our auction, such as the Mac Worthington piece below?  Sponsors will receive publicity at the event. 





Auction items include:

  • Mac Worthington custom piece secured by JoAnne Schorsten
  • Humidors and cigars from the CC&GC secured by Rheeta Wilson-Boutin
  • Argo & Lehne, various items from Dick Argo
  • Pontoon Boat Tour and Dinner on Buckeye Lake with Granger McKinney
  • Paper Daisy Flower Boutique arrangement
  • Tin Bakery cupcakes gift certificate
  • 6 Hours of Computer repair or IT work from Flaxom Solutions
  • Grand Caymen Condo use from Jackie Cooper and Dwight Hurd
  • Clippers Tickets and Tansky Club passes from Mike Schoedinger
  • A Specialty Wine wrapped in a Mink bag
  • $300 Garage Door Gift Certificate from Graf & Sons
  • $50 Gift Certificate from the Boat House
  • COSI passes from Deb Hackathorn
  • Franklin Co. Metro Park Lodge use Gift Certificate
  • Dinner for 6 with the Satyapriya's
  • Various golf outings
  • A deer hunting trip
  • Wooden decoys
Posted by Scott Brown

ImageThe eleventh annual Columbus Rotary High School “Service Above Self” Fair is Monday, May 5, 2014, with 21 Columbus City high schools participating. There will be about 60 projects exhibited in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom beginning at 11:00am and there will be presentations of a few exemplary projects during the luncheon meeting in the same room.  We will also be presenting 11 $2,500 scholarships and 1 $25,000 scholarship during the meeting portion of the event. 

Rotarians are encouraged to arrive at the Hyatt early to view the projects and talk to the students.  


Again on MAY 5, ROTARY WILL meet at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 350 N. High Street. 
Posted by Richard Ramsey

ImageWant to flip some pancakes?  The KIPP School Annual Pancake Day is Saturday, May 10 from 10am to 12pm. Our Adopt A School partner is looking for volunteers to help with the event.  It is being held at the present school location which is 1406 Myrtle Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.  Contact Rich Ramsey if you are interested.  
Posted by Scott Brown

April 21, 2014

Please check the white Board for the location of your meeting.


Posted by Scott Brown

Posted by Scott Brown

District Assembly
Saturday April 26, 2014
8:00 am until 12:15 pm
Registration Fee: $20
Continental Breakfast 8am

Chillicothe Middle/High School
381 Yoctangee Parkway
Chillicothe, OH 45601

***Contact Scott Brown for registration information for both events***
These activities are attended by Rotarians from the 59 Clubs in SE Ohio, which constitutes our District.  Each event is a great way to learn more about Rotary, meet others and enjoy the fellowship of our worldwide organization.

District Conference

May 16-17

Cherry Valley Lodge

Bart Mahoney
District Governor

Posted by Scott Brown