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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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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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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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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A New Look at Israel – Fred Morgan

“A New Look at Israel” By: Fred Morgan Recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to accompany a group of business leaders from across the United States to Israel. While most Americans visit Israel to tour the Holy Land’s historic and religious sites, the primary purpose of our trip was to learn about the vibrant economy […]

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Innovation in Okla. City

Innovation in Oklahoma City by Cathy O’Connor The Brookings Institution, along with the Project for Public Spaces, recently released the findings of their 18-month study on Oklahoma City’s proposed innovation district. The designated area connects the Oklahoma Health Center on the east side of Interstate 235 to Automobile Alley on the west. But the innovation […]

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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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