Just Follow the Rules – Ron Page

Just Follow the Rules By Ron Page Travel has always been important to me. As a youngster, our annual automobile trips took us to all 48 contiguous states, most of the provinces of Canada, and most national parks; and my love of travel has never slowed. “Seeing the sights” would seem to be the primary […]

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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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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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Alzheimer’s Disease Impacts Each of Us

Alzheimer’s Disease Impacts Each of Us I always look forward to talking to John who moved recently into the retirement community. He was a high powered litigator in a large metropolitan area. His quick wit makes everyone’s day better. I can just imagine him back in his career days charming a jury. John has been […]

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Reception honoring Club 29 Past Presidents

A reception honoring Past Presidents of Rotary Club 29 was held May 4, 2017. Hosts were Past President and Mrs. Sam Hammons of  Edmond. Photographer – Carl Shortt   Past Presidents of Club 29 (Living) Dr. Dean Robertson (1966-67) Henry W. Browne, Jr.  (1977-78) Chris V. Speligene  (1979-80) Harold D. Armstrong (1981-82) Gabriel J. Zablatnik […]

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Thoughts on Retirement – Paul Moore

 Thoughts on Retirement -Paul Moore Disclaimer:  I only lasted 18 months in full retirement. Background:  February, 2012.  I survived surgery to remove a tumor in my ethmoid sinus, only to receive a diagnosis that I had IgG4 Related Disease.  This exotic illness had only had a name, in the US, for about a week before […]

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Great Library builds Community- Susan McVey

“A great community is built around a great library and a great library builds a great community.” –Lisa Scottoline at the 2017 Literary Voices event   Every spring the Metropolitan Library System Endowment Trust sponsors an author dinner to raise funds for library programs and services, to encourage the love of reading and literacy in […]

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Coming Attractions – Lance McDaniel

 Coming Attractions By Lance McDaniel Editor’s Note: From Time to time we offer guest columnists an opportunity to discuss upcoming events in OKC. Fellow Rotarians, The 2017 film festival is coming up June 8-11. The festival will start on Thursday night on the rooftop of the Museum of Art and continue through the weekend with […]

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District Conference – 2017

NO Luncheon meeting at the Petroleum club on May 2- Register for the 5-5 Friday Luncheon – or the entire conference below!! Join us for a FUN, informative Conference at the Grand Casino Resort in Shawnee, OK! Once a year, Rotarians across our district gather to celebrate successes, get to know other Rotarians in neighboring clubs, […]

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3-25-17 Food Bank

20+ Club 29 Rotarians worked along with members of the Downtown Kiwanis Club packing, and sorting food for the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  This event was part of  the Club 29 Service Saturday committee’s efforts to participate in the International Week of Service.  In the spirit of Rotary Serving Humanity, RI President John Germ […]

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Losing sleep over “Fake news” – Dick Hefton

“Losing sleep over “FAKE news”? RX: Don’t love your local newspaper to DEATH!” False reporting, a non sequitur called “Fake News”, for the most part rolls out of undisciplined sensationalist self-serving outlets –generally of a cyber nature, but put to compounded use by the so-called mainstream press to cover their biased journalistic transgressions. Now “bias” […]

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Right Place-Right Time – Leonard Sullivan

RIGHT PLACE –RIGHT TIME – Leonard Sullivan I graduated from the U.S. Army Basic Officers’ School at Ft. Lee. Virginia in 1959. I got that first leave and I was eager to get back to Oklahoma to see my wife and new baby girl. I hitched a ride on an AF plane from Bolling AFB […]

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