Rule of Law, II – John Frost

John A. Frost Rule of Law, II The Great American Experiment Perhaps somewhere and sometime, our public school curriculum referred to the longest common law princess of governance codified in the Magna Carta of 1215. At its core is the relationship between an absolute monarch (King or Queen) and all free people within its jurisdiction. […]

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All Taxes Ain’t Bad – Leonard Sullivan

ALL TAXES AIN’T BAD – Leonard Sullivan Not all taxes and government spending are bad. At every level of government most taxes and spending benefits each of us. We certainly need our military defense system, our streets and highways, health programs, our education system, prisons, border security, clean water, air traffic control, etc. etc. However, […]

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National Disability Employment Month – Lauren Branch

National Disability Employment Awareness – by Lauren Branch This year I celebrated my 20th anniversary at NewView Oklahoma. When I was hired in 1997, I had never worked for a non-profit agency nor did I have any knowledge of blindness. I was a finance person who somehow, after six months on the job as the […]

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Wings of Rotary – Deadline Dec 1 2017

District 5750 WINGS of Rotary Thanks to Rotarian Bob Hammack for producing a short video about the Wings of Rotary Student Exchange   2018 Wings of Rotary Brochure Share this info with interested people. We will also be looking for several host families for the inbound group of students from Japan that come to visit us in […]

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2017-18 Junior Rotarian Info and Applications

Date:     September 7th, 2017 To:          Principals/Guidance Counselors, OKC High Schools From:    Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, Club 29 RE:          Junior Rotarian Program We are pleased to announce this year’s Jr. Rotarian Program application process.  The mission of the Junior Rotarian Program of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City is to foster a sense […]

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Favorite Things about Rotary – Ted Streuli

Favorite Things about Rotary by Ted Streuli One of my favorite things about Rotary has nothing to do with programs or food or community service. Those are all fine, important parts of being a Rotarian. I wouldn’t trade them, but I love Unofficial Rotary, the little corner of fellowship that happens somewhere between the badge […]

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Disasters Natural and Unnatural – Rick Stansberry

  Disasters, Natural & Unnatural by Fr. Rick Stansberry If you were a parishioner at Christ the King you would most likely hear me, from time to time, rant about Social Media and the problems that it can cause or how in contributes to the problems in the world. Social Media, like anything else, can […]

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2018 Rotary Grant Application Information

 2018 Rotary Grant Application Information Once again, the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City is selecting a project or program proposed by a qualified nonprofit organization serving our community to be designated as our Club 29 Annual Project. This 2018 Rotary Project will serve the citizens of central Oklahoma both in the spirit of our club motto: […]

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Okla. City Forecast – Roy Williams

OKLAHOMA CITY DEMOGRAPHIC/ECONOMIC FORECAST – Roy Williams Some very significant trends began developing about a decade ago in both Oklahoma City and in the Oklahoma City Metro area that have profound demographic and economic implications for our future. There are a few specific examples that illustrate these trends. First, with regard to Oklahoma City, from […]

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Power Behind the Throne – Pat Rooney

The Power Behind the Throne by Pat Rooney In the nascent years of our republic, many citizens wanted to make George Washington a king. His work as a revolutionary General and early American statesman did much to suggest such a distinction. He declined, of course, but the deeper story of why he was so successful […]

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Just a Few Words – Ron Page

Just Say a Few Words By Ron Page My Ashton, High School class reunion is coming up in just over two weeks. Ashton is up in northern Illinois not far from the Wisconsin border and I don’t get up there as often as I should. My cousin, Wayne Page, and his son, Kyle, do a […]

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Exemplary Lessons in Education – Fred Morgan

Exemplary Lessons in Education – Fred Morgan I have heard from the business community that Oklahoma’s education system is not preparing all students for 21st century jobs. We know there are numerous reasons for this skills gap, and we know there is no silver bullet to fix it. We also know segments of change are […]

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