HOLIDAY PARTY “JAZZ IN JANUARY” A great big shout out to Jennifer Anderson and committee for a tremendous blowout Holiday party last Tuesday. It was over the top fun! Also thank you to sponsors Express Employment Professionals, Bob Funk and Gable Gotwals Law, David Hunt for their generous sponsorship.
ONE PLEDGE CHALLENGE– Several anonymous donors from Club 29 have offered a challenge match of $5125 to reach our goal of $50,000. So every dollar you pledge is matched $ for $. Pledge/pay here The beneficiary projects are the Dictionary Project, the Jr. Rotarian Program and International Projects. I urge you to make your pledge today if you haven’t already done so and join the ranks of other Club 29 Rotarians in support of these very worthy projects.
Rotary Point – Steel’s up
Save the weekend of 5/6 and 7 for the dedication of Rotary Point. This coincides with the U.S. Olympic trials, the Road to Rio, entertainment by Oklahoma’s own Kristen Chenoweth.
New Paul Harris Fellows and Paul Harris Society Members
Paul Harris Society
Jerrod Shouse, Tony Shelby, Ron Suttles, Bob Sullivan, Todd Lechtenberger, Anne Garrett, Don Wetekam, Anne Wilson & Cliff Dougherty
Paul Harris Fellowships
William Paul, Jeff Cloud & Robert Sullivan
Paul Harris Fellows +1
Rick Nagel, John Armitage, Don Wetekam & Terri Neese
Paul Harris Fellow +2
Claude Drabek, Cliff Branan
Paul Harris Fellow +3
David Houston, Ba Luong, Dick Wegener
Paul Harris Fellow +4
Paul Harris Fellow + 5
In the News
Tom Phillips was selected as an honoree for the Journal Record’s seventh annual Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO’s in the private company category. He will be honored at an awards dinner Thursday February 18.
Mike Knopp was featured in an article in the Journal Record about the Oklahoma City Boathouse, his personal passion for rowing and desire to help other people enjoy the sport for fun not just competition.
Two Rotarians will be honored as Volunteer Award Winners at the United Way Snowflake Gala to be held on Jan. 22nd. They are Robert Clements and Meg Salyer.
Tom Klos has been named President for 2016 of the OKC Golf & Country Club.
Donna Nelson is the 2016 President of the American Chemical Society, and was featured on the cover of Chemical & Engineering News Magazine