5-17-16 News and Announcements

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In the News

Jeb Boatman of Boeing was featured in the Executive Q&A of the Business section of the Sunday Oklahoman a week ago.

Patrick Raglow of Catholic Charities was featured in the Oklahoman on Saturday in a story entitled “Home for ‘homeless’ Jesus statue”.

Bob Funk, Jr. was interviewed for an article in this Sunday’s Oklahoman about the OKC Energy soccer club entitled “Bringing Major League Soccer to OKC; the stars are beginning to align”.

 
Oklahoma’s first chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women — CREW — has been founded in Oklahoma City. Requirements for full membership are a minimum of five years of experience and primary responsibilities in a qualified field of commercial real estate, and a leadership position in her company or field. The Club 29 members on the CREW board of directors are:
Betsy Brunsteter, Jane Jenkins and Cathy O’Connor.

The OU Board of Regents voted to change the name of the building that houses the International Studies to Farzaneh Hall in honor of Jalal and Mohammad Farzaneh who have given more than $8 million to the university including much of the cost of renovating the building. In speaking about the brothers Regent Renzi Stone said “ They are absolutely treasures of Oklahoma, Norman and for the University of Oklahoma” and we agree.

Dr. Donna Nelson attended the White House Science Fair on April 13, 2016.  Donna, Organic Chemistry professor at Okla. University,  is the current President of the American Chemical Society

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Announcements

2 Global Grant Project Dedications
Budva, Montenegro May 30
Riga, Latvia June 10
Please see Mary Jane Calvey or Bob Medley for details *

The Rotary Golf Tournament will be held at Gaillardia Country Club on Thursday June 9. It will a 4 person scramble with a 9:00 shotgun start. Teams and individuals are welcome to enter. The cost is $75 per person. Hole sponsorships start at $100 and greatly appreciated. The field is limited to 48 players (we had 51 last year) so enter early. Kermit Frank is chairman. sign up here  

Sign up for 16-17 Committees here

Next Rotary Afterhours: June 14 5:30 to 7:00 at
The Criterion and we will be in partnership with the West
Bricktown for hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar.

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