9-27-16 News and Announcements

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In Sympathy

It is with sadness that I report the passing of Barbara Paul, wife of Club member Bill Paul and sister in law of Homer Paul. Funeral services were held last Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian church.

Services for Ryan Leonard Mills will be held tomorrow at 11 am at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. Ryan was the son of deceased member Leonard Mills and his wife Julie and nephew of John Robberson and his wife Lynn.

Rick Warren’s mother died on Sunday and her services will be at 2 pm tomorrow at the Bill Eisenhower Funeral Home. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Paul, Mills and Warren families.

In the News

Michael Morrison, founder of multifaceted marketing company Comtech, was featured in the Executive Q & A article in the business section of the Sunday Oklahoman.
Mark Williams, Kathy Williams and Steve Kerr have all been elected as officers of the Board for the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.
Amber Sharples, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Arts Council has been elected to the Board of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
Croquet is in the news again as Past President Jim Loftis won the second flight of the third annual Scissortail Invitational Tournament at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club this past weekend.

Announcements

THE NEW ROSTERS will be available for pickup at the back of the room at the Oct. 4 meeting.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP DISTRIBUTE THE DICTIONARIES for all the third graders. If you can help, please contact Carly Tribbey   Carly.Tribbey@loves.com

October AFTER HOURS will be held at the new Texas de Brazil at Penn Square Mall on Tuesday Oct. 11 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  RSVP
Grant applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Rotary Project. Information and guidelines can be found on the club’s website. Deadline for applications is Sept. 30.

We are will be closing the collecting of funds for the victims of the Floods in Louisiana on Sept. 30. Contributions will be matched by the Club 29 Rotary Foundation’s Disaster Fund up to $10,000. The money collected will be sent to the Flood Disaster Fund at the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge Foundation. Pay/Pledge

Quote of the Day

From American inventor Charles Kettering – “the world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.”

 

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