Polio Eradication Update 11-14-15

The Gates Foundation is currently matching all Rotarian Raised Polio Donations $2 for each $1 Contributed (Up to $35Mil/Yr.) Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!  PolioPlus:  “This Close” ls Not Close Enough Advocate, Donate & Educate to END POLIO NOW & FOREVER ! 14,000,000 Children Saved from the Paralysis of Polio Since 1988    One Polio case […]

CONTINUE READING

Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Gray is the former Director of Corporate Operations for Walters Power International, an Oklahoma based power development company. An Industrial Engineering graduate from the University of Oklahoma, she has international experience on site in Pakistan and the United Kingdom. She was the co-manager of a series of standby power generation projects in the United […]

CONTINUE READING

Rotary Club 29 Veterans

Veterans who are members of Rotary Club 29 listed  here  

CONTINUE READING

Club 29 Mentorship

You’ve  heard of “Thunder- Up ”….well, what about MENTOR-UP? Remember what it was like when you became a new Rotary member? You may have been anxious about attending the luncheons, wondered how to get  involved in a committee, or just felt disconnected and a little ill at ease. Like any new experience, it takes time to feel you are “part of the group.” Well, […]

CONTINUE READING

How to Diversity Oklahoma’s Economy

Bart Binning, Ed.D. My original plan was that this article would be a second part to my “Foundations of Democracy” series. However,things happen… Specifically, I scheduled October speakers for the Club 29 Thursday Breakfast Makeup meeting; my October 30th speaker failed to appear. As a last minute topic we had a special form of “Table Talk” – we recapped the month’s topic, which […]

CONTINUE READING

Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again

-Michael Whittington Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. This simple, but profound, phrase is attributed to Siddartha Guatama, who was born in India around 500 BCE and later became known as the Buddha, or the “Enlightened One.” It’s a powerful metaphor for the importance of […]

CONTINUE READING

Disruption

 – Larry Stone “Disruption is not about what happens to you. It is about how you react to what happens to you.” – Jay Sammit From its start, Rotary has served as a vector for “disruption,” a disturbance that interrupts a standard event or process. While we often think of disruption in negative terms, it […]

CONTINUE READING

Oklahoma City – Confident, Enthusiastic, and Productive

– Ron Page Economics is not something I’ve studied, and, for that matter, it is not something I even begin to understand. But they tell me that somehow, when people are productive and no king or abusive central government takes an unfair share, prosperity emerges. So far, no one has been able to explain to […]

CONTINUE READING

Wings of Rotary 2016 – Deadline 12-18-15

Japan 2016! It is THE place to be for two weeks in June.  Be a guest of Rotary District 2520 as it hosts Rotary District 5750. Visit 4 to 5 cities, English-speaking guides (Rotarians, of course, and their associates). Tour the wonderfully obligatory museums, shrines, temples, and castles. Experience the culture of tea ceremony, onsen, samurai, and Japanese […]

CONTINUE READING

Hats Off to a Remarkable Teacher

– Emily Stratton When Donna Gradel became a teacher, she probably never dreamed where that life would take her. An environmental science teacher at Broken Arrow High School, Donna was part of a church mission trip several years ago to Kenya, where she saw the critical need for high-protein food in the small Kenyan villages. […]

CONTINUE READING

Susan Adams

Susan Adams is President of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City. She holds a B.A. Degree from Knox College.  She served as Women in Cable & Telecommunications National President in 1999 and President of the Edmond Public Schools Foundation.  She is an Ambassador for the Greater Oklahoma City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a member of Metropolitan […]

CONTINUE READING

Old Stories – New News

– Barney Semtner First, an old story or two.  When I was president of Club 29 in the early ‘90s, we developed an activity from the podium where Rotarians were honored each week. A committee would decide who to honor and one of the committee members would come to the podium and toast that Rotarian.  […]

CONTINUE READING
Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options