9-1-15 News and Announcements

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In Sympathy

Tom Denner passed away last Friday. Tom was President in 1976-77, and a Rotarian for 47 years. The service is Wednesday at 2:00 at First Presbyterian Church. Please keep Nancy and the family in your thoughts and prayers. He will be remembered with much fondness. He was such a gentleman and a gentle man.

Good News

Don Freymiller was recently presented with a Gold Achievement Award by the American Truck Historical Society, recognizing over 50 years of dedicated service to the trucking industry.

Bruce Lawrence has been named to board of trustees of the American Hospital Assoc.

John Kennedy was honored by HeartLine, the local organization that provides information 24 hrs. a day to those in need, at their Annual Festival of Hope last Friday.

Mike Stice has been named Dean of OU’s Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy.

Three Rotarians will be honored on September 24th at the ASTEC Charter Schools “Door-Opener Awards Gala.”  They are Jalal and Mohammad Farzaneh and Pat Potts. 

Bricktown Rotary Club Fund-Raiser

The Bricktown Rotary Club is have a fundraising party to benefit their charities.  “Autumn at the Vineyard Days of Wine & Rotary,Thursday Sept. 17th @ 6:30, wine, food, entertainment, live and silent auctions. Check out our website for more details.

Rotary Point Update

Club 29 has done a tremendous phenomenal job in your fund raising efforts for Rotary Point. We have collected over $200,000 with pledges from 358 Rotarians but we still have almost $90,000 to collect. Our goal is 100% participation from the club and NO gift is too small.

Thank for your generosity and continued support of this worthy project and keep those contributions coming in!

 

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