12-13-16 News and Announcements

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After the meeting on Tuesday, several Rotarians were trapped in one of the Petroleum Club’s elevators for 75 minutes!! The Fire Department came to the rescue!!  Thanks to Sherry Fair for the photo..

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Rotarians, what you do, and what you give matters!

View thank you notes from the 3rd grade students who received dictionaries. View Salvation Army bell ringing photos, and more.

Read the thank you  letter from the District 2410 (Sweden) Rotary Foundation Chair for Club 29’s work in Riga Latvia

$4548.05 was raised on Dec. 9, 2016. 123 Rotarians braved the very chilly conditions and rang bells for the Salvation Army.  Thanks to Bill Hughes, Chair, and door captains  Carolyn Stager, Frank Sewell, Larry Wagner, Jane Kirton, Matt Roberson, Bobby Mills, Joe McKenzie, Ann Garrett, Collins Peck, Kermit Frank, and John Wilkins.  SUPER HEROES: Bob Zahl and Bobby Mills who each took 4 shifts!

 

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In the News

Tom McDaniel has been named as the recipient of the Leadership Oklahoma 2017 Life Achievement Award which will be presented in April, a well deserved honor for a man who has spent his life leading and serving others.

It is with sadness that I report that Tim Rhodes mother passed away last week on December 8.  Please keep Tim and Sherry and their family in your thoughts and prayers

Announcements

Every year our club selects a project to help a worthy organization in the community.  This year, after a very rigorous selection process, the Project Committee chaired by Emily Stratton, selected El Sistema, an after school music education program for disadvantaged students from 3rd to 9th grades, as the recipient of Our Annual Project.  We are raising funds to purchase a van to help transport the El Sistema Students to performances.  Our goal is to raise $80,000 which will purchase the van, plus provide funds for some very important club Projects – Junior Rotarian scholarships, dictionaries for third graders and International and domestic grant projects.  All of these activities make a difference in people’s lives and we need everyone’s help Pledge and Pay 

 

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