Okla. City Public Schools -ReadOKC

Oklahoma City Public Schools elementary schools “Got in the Game” in a big way this summer. ReadOKC, a volunteer led initiative of the OKCPS Compact, launched last May with the announcement of a summer reading program challenging all OKCPS preK-6th graders to Get in the Game and read at least 20 minutes per day. Summer […]

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Libraries and Health in Okla. – Susan McVey

Libraries and Health in Oklahoma   Oklahoma ranks in the bottom five in the country for overall health. When looking at Oklahoma’s health challenges, we can cite obesity, lack of physical activity, heart disease, diabetes, and smoking. This crisis should be a focus of all sectors to address. The Oklahoma Department of Libraries identified health […]

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Teacher Pay Crisis: What can you do?

The Teacher Pay Crisis: What Can You Do? You might say that teaching as a career is in my blood.  My great great grandfather, Henry Wilson Kennon, moved his family to Indian Territory in the 1870’s to teach settlers’ children in the area.  His daughter, Mattie Hanson Kennon, became a circuit teacher.  She told many […]

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How’s it Made – Leonard Sullivan

HOW’S IT MADE? by Leonard Sullivan Young people today do not know where things come from, or how they are made. Example, we picked cotton so we knew where cotton for our clothing originated. We went to the chicken pen with a long stiff wire with a hook on one end and hooked a chicken […]

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Rule of Law – John Frost

Rule of Law The Great American Experiment Human society and its governance has been a great experiment over the centuries. I learned in Basic Philosophy the tenants of Plato who asserted the best form of governance is the monocratic rule of a philosopher king, i.e., one who is wise and all powerful and the product […]

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Amelia Earhart has a Police Record in Oklahoma!

AMELIA EARHART HAS A POLICE RECORD IN OKLAHOMA! by Dick Hefton With the July 12th eightieth anniversary of reports of the disappearance of the world’s most celebrated pilot of the time demand news features, new biographies and TV documentaries recalling the unanswered mysteries surrounding the finish of her final flight attempting to circumnavigate the globe. […]

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Welcome from President Ellen

Dear Fellow Rotarians: I am excited about our new Rotary year and humbled that you trust me to lead you. I thank you for electing a very talented group of Club Officers and Directors who form our Club 29 leadership team. While this team is certainly capable of making all decisions that affect the Club […]

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8-28-17 Rotary Golf Club Championship

  Inaugural Rotary Golf Club Championship August 28, 2017 at Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club Entry: $300 for a Rotarian/Guest team Time: 12:00 pm registration – 1:00 pm Shotgun Start – Hors d’oeuvres and awards ceremony following the round, by the pool. Format: Fourball: Two person best ball of partners – each player will […]

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Meet your Outgoing President

“Reflections of the 16-17 Rotary Year from President Terri”  With the close to the Rotary year approaching, we have the opportunity to reflect on the progress our club has made and where we see our future. I realized that not everyone has had the opportunity to witness close up how our club works and all […]

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2017-18 Committee Selection Forms

2017-18 Committee Selection Online Form Dear Fellow Rotarians, I am excited to begin our new Rotary year on July 1.  The Rotary International theme for 2017-18 is “Rotary – Making a Difference”.   The best way each of you can make a difference is to get involved with your Club, starting at the committee level. […]

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2017-18 Inaugural RSVP

Please join the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City for the 107th Inauguration of President Ellen Fleming & the 2017-18 Board of Directors June 27, 2017 Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club  7000 N.W. Grand Blvd. 6:00p Reception- 6:45p Dinner $75.00 per person billed on Quarterly Statement Business Attire No Tuesday Luncheon Meeting at the Petroleum Club […]

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A Rotary Trailblazer

A Rotary Trailblazer by Emily Stratton David was 3 years old when he went to his first Rotary meeting. Many of us remember his dad, Marty Postic, who was one of our past district governors. When you grow up with a dad at that level, Rotary has a meaningful presence in your life early on. […]

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