Okla. City Public Schools -ReadOKC

In the Game by Mary Melon Oklahoma City Public elementary schools got “In the Game” in a big way this summer with ReadOKC. ReadOKC , a volunteer led initiative of the OKCPS Compact, was launched last May as a summer reading program to challenge all OKCPS pre-Kindergarten to 6th graders to Get in the Game […]

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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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Makeups – July – Dec 2017

7-18-17 6/27/2017   David Battles   Glenwood Springs, Colorado 6/27/2017   Harry Wilson   South OKC 7/18/2017   Anne Roberts   North OKC 7/18/2017   Joe Kernke   North OKC 7/18/2017   Jim Farha   North OKC 6/27/2017   Larry Hazelwood  West OKC 8-1-17 7/11/2017   Ann Ackerman   Video Makeup 7/11/2017   Clayton Taylor […]

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News and Announcements July-Dec-17

7-11-17 Rotary Past Presidents offer congratulations to the 2017-18 Rotary President Ellen Fleming –  at her first meeting. In the News Sister Cities of Oklahoma has recently named 4 members of Club 29 to their Board of Directors- Vicki Gourley, Nancy Hyde, Mark Stonecipher and Paul Dudman. Richard Ogden has been appointed by Governor Fallin to […]

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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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Makeups July – Dec 2017

7-11-17 6/19/2017   Susan Adams   Jackson Mississippi 6/20/2017   Harold Armstrong   Video Makeup 6/6/2017    Jeff Brown   Venice Nokomis FLA 6/13/2017   Jeff Brown   Venice Nokomis FLA 6/20/2017   Jeff Brown   Venice Nokomis FLA 6/27/2017   Jeff Brown   Video Makeup 6/6/2017    Page Dobson   South OKC 6/20/2017   […]

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News and Announcements July – Dec 2017

The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City held it’s 107th Inaugural at the Okla. City Golf and Country Club June 27, 2017. 2017-18 Rotary Club of Oklahoma City President: Ellen Fleming President Elect: Tom Phillips Secretary: Ann Ackerman Treasurer: Dennis Shockley Sgt.-At-Arms: Larry Stone Assistant Treasurer: Lesli Massad Past President: Terri Cooper 2017-19 Directors: David Walters, […]

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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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