8-30-16 News and Announcements

Posted in: Club Newsletter, In The News

THANKS to  : Club President Terri Cooper, Ellen Fleming, Dan Schiedel, Donna Nelson, Keith Oehlert, Laura Garrett, Danita Hayes, Lance McDaniel, Chuck Wiggin and his wife Renate Wiggin, Jim Priest, Dan Schiedel and Ron Suttles  for participating in the Service Saturday Event at OETA on Aug. 27!!!  Club 29 raised thousands of dollars for OETA Saturday and a good time was had by all.

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In the News

Jim Priest is the co- author of a recently released book titled Changed Lives which tells the history of Sunbeam Family services.

Collins Peck is a new director of the Regional Food Bank and is also the chair of the Food Bank’s Leadership Council for 2016-17.
Jones PR (Brenda Jones Barwick)and Staplegun (Cameron Dawson) have been named to The Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America.

Our next Rotary After Hours will be held on Sept. 13th, 5:30-7, at Room 222 at the Brick, located at 222 E. Sheridan in Bricktown.

We are collecting funds for the victims of the devastating floods in Louisiana. Member donated funds will be matched by the Club 29 Foundation’s Disaster Fund up to $10,000. The money collected will be sent to Rotary District 6200 in Louisiana.   Pledge/Pay 

Piura, Peru Project Dedication Sept. 20-23 contact Mary Jane Calvey or Bob Medley if you’re interested in going. Travel grants are available.

Ride for Rotary

In honor of the Rotary International Foundation’s 100th year, Rotary District 3181 is inviting all Rotarians to participate in a “Ride for Rotary” across southern India.  You may see the route, the itinerary, attractions along the way, rules, and register  here

Quote of the Day

From The 19th century French writer Victor Hugo – “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”

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