The Will to Survive – Ron Page

“The Will to Survive” By Ron Page The soil in my home area of northern Illinois is black silt loam of glacial origin. The terrain is flat as a pool table and trees are seen only in farmyards. In the middle part of the twentieth century, we tilled the soil with mouldboard plows that cut […]

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Hamid Biglari

“Iran: Cause or nation, opportunity or threat?” Hamid Biglari is currently a Managing Partner at TGG Group, a private firm that advises Fortune 100 companies on the transformational impact of behavioral science and big data analytics. Until 2013, Dr. Biglari was Vice Chairman at Citigroup. Du ring his 13 years at the institution, he held […]

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Wings of Rotary

The Wings of Rotary program of our Rotary District 5750 will be hosting 9 Japanese high school students and their team leader from Rotary District 2520 from March 13 to 24. Club 29 will host them March 21, 22, 23, and 24.  They will be present at the March 22 meeting. We are looking for […]

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Refugee Crisis Disaster Relief

Dear all, I would like proudly to announce that the Rotarians did it again. We have gather the donation to the one in need and show to the world that Rotarians are there to help to the society. Find below translation of the brief that was all over Macedonia in many TV’s and news today: […]

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Karen Youngblood

Karen began her career in the printing and promotional products industry, eventually turning around an office set to close into record profitability. From there she spent five years working for Devon Energy Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, acquiring and building out facility space for a growing and fast-moving company. After her son was born, she left […]

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How Safe Do You Feel?

-Paul Moore OK, I’ll admit it. I do Facebook. Having lived in 9 places during my career, plus 3 before and one since, I have scattered friends like breadcrumbs, from New York to California. I must admit, I sometimes wish my life were more like some of yours. You’ve lived in Central Oklahoma all your […]

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John Michael Williams

John Michael Williams is the president of the Oklahoma City law firm of Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, concentrating in the areas of municipal, public finance, and urban planning law, and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma School of Law. In 2012, he received the Dean A. McGee Award […]

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Devery Youngblood

Devery Youngblood’s life has known both failure and success.  His success has been noted through his leadership in launching one of America’s most successful downtown revitalization efforts and rebuilding the commercial district most damaged by the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Devery has been interviewed by and quoted in publications ranging […]

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The Active in Activation

-Mike Knopp January 16, 2016 marked the 10th anniversary of the Chesapeake Boathouse, the facility that helped inspire a new attitude about the river that runs through our great city as well the availability of amenities that influence our urban active outdoor culture. The occasion was marked not by a cocktail reception in the warmth […]

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Meaning of Community

-Leonard Sullivan Before Yellow Pages, Angie’s List and rental stores, neighbors depended on each other. If your automobile wouldn’t start, you summoned a neighbor that knew what to do. He could check the spark, the fuel flow, and either get it started or tell you what you needed to get it running. There was one […]

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An Assignment to Afghanistan

-Dick Hefton I’ll bet you think this is a lesson on current conditions in the war zones in the Middle East. And it’s a pretty safe bet many probably never heard of Afghanistan before 9/11, or maybe in the ‘70s when the Soviet Union invaded – and to the Free World’s delight – got mired […]

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Muddled Waters: Continuation of Observations on the Elements of The Rotary Four Way Test: Is It the Truth?

– John A. Frost Any consideration of truthful conclusions necessarily focuses thought on conclusions which are not truthful. A better way is to identify fallacies. Bear with me as this discussion may delve into the mysterious workings of the mind, logic and the realm of faith, belief and minutia of the meaning of words. Let […]

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