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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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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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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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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Prosperity: A Mystery No Longer – John Frost

  Prosperity: A Mystery No Longer “Don’t look back! Something (or somebody) might be gaining on you.” Leroy “Satchel” Paige, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher. America exists in a competitive worldwide environment. Every country strives to achieve prosperity for itself, its citizens and its friends and allies. In may humble observations, I have come to […]

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