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Club Events
Rafiki 10th anniversary trip - Kenya Jul 29, 2014 - Aug 08, 2014
Golf at OSU Gray Jul 29, 2014 01:30 PM
Youth Exchange Summer Party Jack Graf's House
Aug 10, 2014
Joint meeting with Columbus Kiwanis at Boat House Aug 11, 2014 12:00 PM
Foundation Board Meeting Aug 21, 2014 08:00 AM
Youth Exchange Welcome at Camp Mary Orton Aug 23, 2014
Crawl. Climb. Run. Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Aug 30, 2014 08:00 AM
DOWNTOWN BUSINESS EXPO Sep 03, 2014 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Foundation Board Meeting Sep 25, 2014 08:00 AM
District Conference Shawnee Lodge & Conference Center
Oct 10, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014
Commit to be Fit Walk Oct 11, 2014
OSU Veterans Undergraduate Luncheon Oct 21, 2014
Foundation Board Meeting Nov 20, 2014 08:00 AM
Barons of Business Jan 28, 2015
Foundation Board Meeting Feb 26, 2015 08:00 AM
Foundation Board Meeting Mar 19, 2015 08:00 AM
Foundation Board Meeting May 21, 2015 08:00 AM
Board of Directors
C.K. Satyapriya, President
Tricia Strahler, 1st Vice President
Jack Graf, 2nd Vice President
Roy Lydic, Treasurer
Scott Brown, Secretary
Steve Heiser, Past President

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Dana Charlton
Chip Chapman
Bob Lash
Mike Kehoe
Ron Kyser
John O'Meara

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Posted by Scott Brown


Monday - July 28, 2014
 "Grove City - Central Ohio's hidden gem"
  Mayor Richard L. "Ike" Stage

A credit card comparison website headquartered in Pasadena, Calif., recently conducted a study of the best cities in Ohio.  Grove City ranked first, based on such factors as commute time, median income, residents who attended some college, restaurants per capita and the odds of being a victim of violent crime, based on data in the U.S. Census Bureau and uniform crime reports from the FBI.

"Since Grove City was first settled around the turn of the 18th century, the town has undergone many transformations," according to the study.

"First a small farming community, then a bustling railroad depot and later an entertainment hotspot in the roaring '20s, Grove City today combines a small-town feel with big city appeal."

The study also mentions the historic buildings of Century Village as well as the local vintage of the Plum Run Winery.

In November 2011, Richard L. "Ike" Stage was elected to the position of Mayor for a second consecutive term. Stage served as Mayor from April 1988 through December 1995 and served as the appointed City Administrator of Grove City from January 2000 through November 2003. Stage was elected to City Council in 2005 as the Councilman At Large and served a two-year term ending January 1, 2008.. 

Join us at noon on Mondays at:

The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Join Leaders - Exchange Ideas - Take Action

Posted by Scott Brown

Committee Meetings, July 28, 2014
 Leadership Development & Vocational Service @ 1:15 in the Scioto Room
@ 1:15 in the Confluence Room
E-CLub @ 1:15 in the Restaurant

Posted by Scott Brown on Jul 09, 2014

The following members and their families need your cares, concerns and prayers.

Dick Sims (Past President 78-79) passed away Tuesday, July 22 of complications from a stroke suffered in March.  He is survived by Rotarians Jeff Clifton (son in law) and Dick Argo's wife Karen (niece).    The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 4 to 8 PM at the Schoedinger-Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger RD., Columbus, OH 43221. A SERVICE OF MEMORY will be held on Wednesday, July 30TH at 4:30 PM at First Community Church, 1320 Cambridge BLVD, Columbus, OH 43212.

A celebration of Dick's life will be held immediately following the service at First Community Church Bryce Eck Activity Center, 3880 Reed RD., Columbus, OH 43220.

Memorial contributions will be accepted by the Columbus Rotary Foundation in Dick's name. They will benefit our Cap Ingall's permanent endowment fund.  

Dan Carmichael (Past President 60-61) as been moved to hospice after a short stay in  Mt. Carmel East.  No other information is available at this time. 

Let the office know about other concerns that should be brought to our attention. 

Posted by T. Calloway Robertson

Last Chance Duffers!

We are fortunate to have several members whom are also members at the OSU Golf Course.  These Rotarians will be hosting an outing on July 29 (next Tuesday) at the OSU Gray Course.  If you would like to play, contact Calloway Robertson.  Sign up is on a first come, first served basis.  We have 16 signed up and are looking for 16 more.  

We know that some of our golfers have considerable accomplishments recently.  Luke McCormick had a Hole in One at Wedgewood three weeks ago and Rick Studer has acquired a caddie.     Image

Place: Ohio State Golf Club
Course: Gray
Date: Tuesday, July 29th
Tee times 1:20-2:30 pm
19th hole at the pub on our own

Fees for guests: $44 greens fee to walk; cart rental $18

Posted by Scott Brown

MImageake plans to join us at the Columbus Rotary Obstacle Course's inaugural event.
CRAWL. CLIMB. RUN. will be held on August 30, 2014. 

A select committee has been planning this combination of the obstacle course and 5K run as our first fund raising venture on the course.  Located at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park, the race will begin at approximately 8:00 with staggered starting times.  A team event is planned as well after individual competitors have completed the race.

If you would like to volunteer or sign up for the event, watch our newsletter and website for further details.   

Posted by Carl Faehnle

There are untold benefits of being a Rotarian.  Share yours with Scott at the Club office. 

Posted by Brian Dean

On August 11 we will welcome our Kiwanis friends to our Monday meeting.  We have planned a debate about the legalization of marijuana in Ohio.  If you have a question that you would like addressed, please forward them to Scott Brown at by August 4, 2014.   

Posted by James Bishop

The Downtown Business Expo
sponsored by the


September 3, 2014
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Boat House at Confluence Park

___            I Table           $225         ___            2 Tables       $450

___      Naming Sponsor $1000        ___ Presenting Sponsor $500

___  Non-Profit Sponsor $225       ___ Member Sponsor $175

Contact the office for more details or reserve your space today.