Patriotic Cash – Pat Rooney

  Patriotic Cash By Pat Rooney Although the 4th of July is behind us, you can still exercise another patriotic duty (other than voting) by using cash in your everyday transactions. As the country’s legal tender, cash represents one of our longest standing freedoms, the freedom to use cash for any purchase. Cash is our […]

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Don Wetekam

  Donald J. Wetekam is Senior Vice President, Government & Defense Business Development of AAR CORP. In this role he is responsible for strengthening AAR’s presence in government and defense markets as well as managing legislative engagement activities. Mr. Wetekam joined AAR in 2007 and led the company’s MRO operations encompassing four aircraft maintenance centers […]

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David Walters

  David Walters is President of Walters Power International. Mr. Walters served as the Governor of Oklahoma from 1991 to 1995. As Governor, David Walters presided over a $7 billion organization that employed 135,000 people. Governor Walters reduced by attrition the number of state government employees for the first time in the history of the […]

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A Lesson from Historical Personalities

“A Lesson from Historical Personalities” – John Frost One cannot separate a political philosophy from the individuals who espouse them. In retrospect, the Great American Experiment has survived because of the free flow of ideas which gain ascendance one or the other over time. In my readings coinciding with the recent July 4th Independence Day […]

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Richard Parry

Richard Parry Mr. Parry has been the President and Chief Investment Officer of TJIM (Tom Johnson Investment Management) since 2003. He began his investment career in 1981, working with other TJIM principals in the Trust Investments department of First National Bank and Trust Company which later became First Investment Management Corporation (FIMCO), a subsidiary of […]

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My Mother’s Button Box – Leonard Sullivan

  “My Mother’s Button Box ” – Leonard Sullivan Mother’s button box was similar to the can a fruit cake might come in today. The “can” was probably twelve inches in diameter and five inches deep. This little “treasure chest” held every color, shape and size button ever designed. If a button was lost off […]

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RI Convention June 2017

The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City has secured 6 rooms for the June 9-14, 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta GA.   Please call the Rotary office if you are interested in attending!!

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My Very Own Book – Dick Hefton

  “My Very Own Book” – Dick Hefton His teacher picks up a book off a stack of sixty or so, glances at the name printed on the inside cover and calls out a the name of a child in the gathering; then she hands the dictionary to a host Rotarian standing by her side. […]

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Lesli Massad

Lesli Massad Lesli Massad serves as Planned Giving Officer for Boys Town, a national acclaimed charity serving at- risk children and families. Lesli has been with Boys Town for 12 years. In her capacity as the Planned Giving Officer, Lesli has assisted in the implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program to increase funding and generate […]

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Coats for Kids – Mary Melon

By Mary Mélon Mary Mélon provides an information only piece on one of Rotary President Terri Cooper’s designated beneficiaries of Rotary’s weekly luncheon. Service above Self is our motto and members of Club 29 try to live this every day. We have a community with many needs and President Terri Cooper is leading the charge […]

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What a Guy!!

WHAT A GUY!! By Ron Page It was the big football showdown between two powerhouse teams, Putnam City and John Marshall. The thing is, Putnam City had a receiver who went on to a big time record-setting professional career in the NFL. But John Marshall had an All-Conference defensive back who had frustrated receivers all […]

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Golf Tournament 2016

The tournament went very well.  Gaillardia is so very nice hard to have a bad day when you are there. Recap: We had 51 players. And the winners are… First place with a tremendous 58 the Team of Darin Kent, Dustin Wall, Mark Kelly, and BJ Bender. 2nd flight winner with a 66 the group […]

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