Celebrating Father Rother – Archbishop Coakley

“Celebrating Father Rother- the Shepherd who didn’t run” Most Reverend Paul S. Coakley, S.T.L., D.D. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley was born to John and Mary Coakley in Norfolk, VA in 1955 and lived there with his father, mother and older brother, John, until he was two years old. The family relocated to Metairie, LA where […]

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Bedlam – 2017

TOBY ROWLAND Toby Rowland is in his 6th year as “Voice of the Sooners.” In addition to sitting in the play-by-play chair for OU football, men’s basketball and baseball, Rowland hosts numerous television shows on Sooner Sports TV powered by Fox and radio shows for Learfield Sports. A two-time Emmy Award winner, Rowland spent 12 […]

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Home Creations – Farzaneh Brothers

History of Home Creations “The program will be our own Club members Jalal and Mohammad Farzaneh, who will talk about how they built their company – Home Creations – into the largest builder of new homes in Oklahoma and also why and how they choose to give back to the communities they serve.” Since 1981, […]

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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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Aerospace Business

“Aerospace Business” Phil G. Busey Sr. Founder, Chairman and CEO “Aerospace is a strong Oklahoma platform for growth. DRG , founded by Phil & Cathy Busey in 2002 has grown with the industry from 2 persons to a global presence with over  650 employees in 45 locations. Phil will share the story of family, faith […]

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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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History of MTM – Roger Mashore

ROGER MASHORE – CEO of MTM Recognition will present the “History of MTM Recognition” formerly known as Midwest Trophy Manufacturing. Roger is uniquely suited to speak on this topic, as he was Midwest Trophy founder Dave Smith’s first employee over 40 years ago. Home to many of the country’s most prestigious and custom awards, MTM’s […]

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Ford Audio Video

“History of Ford Audio Video” James A. Ford, BSEE, PE President “Although Ford AV is based here, it is probably better known nationally than in OKC. It is a fascinating story how this quietly successful company that got started in a small local warehouse has now installed AV systems in facilities as diverse as the […]

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New Rotarians 2017-18

8-1-17 Beth Kerr grew up in Dallas Texas and never intended to cross the Red River…until she met her future husband at SMU…and then she became an Okie! Beth earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a Minor in Women’s Studies from Southern Methodist University. After becoming an Okie she returned for her Juris […]

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Rhonda Hooper – OKC Chamber Chair

“Positioning OKC for the Next Step” Rhonda Hooper is the first woman to lead the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber in its 128-year history. Rhonda Hooper is President & CEO of Jordan Advertising, a marketing and advertising communications agency with expertise in owned, paid, earned and shared communication channels. She is serving as Chair of the Greater […]

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