Thankfulness amid a Pandemic – Ted Streuli

Thankfulness Amid a Pandemic by Ted Streuli In my most cynical moments this year, I picture an editorial cartoon on the Op-Ed page showing a cartoonish Native American and a Pilgrim, hand tight around the neck of an astonished turkey with bulging eyes — it’s the cartoon you’ve see 100 times but this year the […]

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Thankful for 2020?

11-27-2020 Thankful for 2020? by Jim Priest A friend of mine recently posted a Facebook Live video in which she discussed a dilemma she faced: how to respond honestly to people when they ask “How are you?” My friend said she wanted to be honest with them and tell them this year of COVID has […]

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A Message from President David Walters

Dear Members, Managing an organization in a pandemic that has a significant component of its activity dependent on in person gatherings can be a challenge.  As I look at our work together over the last 4 and a half months I think we have acted responsibly to find a balance between business as usual in […]

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Deeds Before Words

Deeds Before Words by Russ Florence Like many companies, our employees have spent most of 2020 working from home, alternating between Zoom meetings, virtual school, and making another grilled cheese sandwich. In the evenings, we suddenly have more time on our hands. No ballgames. No gatherings with friends. No nonprofit or business dinners. When it’s […]

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Rotary resiliency will help us bounce forward from 2020

  Rotary resiliency will help us bounce forward from 2020 By Cindy Allen   Catastrophic. Cataclysmic. Devastating. All three terms can describe what has been the tumultuous year of 2020. First the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shutdowns and hardships. Then social unrest and a lengthy, embattling presidential election that has sown division in our communities. […]

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Jim’s Place

Jim’s Place By Ted Streuli As a child, if your best friend’s mother speaks to you, some completely uncontrollable set of neurons fires off and turns you into the world’s most polite child. When you grow up you discover a whole new set of neurons firing about the time the love of your life finishes […]

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NEW!!! Rotary Club 29 Foundation is on Amazon Smile!!!

Amazon will donate .5% of qualified purchases to the Rotary 29 Foundation for our OnePledge campaign. No fees, no extra cost! Sign up both personal AND business accounts TODAY! 3 Ways to Sign Up: Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/73-6093582 Go to smile.amazon.com & search for Rotary Club 29 Foundation Use this QR Code:

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Covid, Competition, and Community

Covid, Competition, and Community By: Brad Poarch, CEO Cory’s Audio Visual Like many, the live events & entertainment industries have experienced a catastrophic 2020, as a result of COVID-19. From sporting events, concerts, and theatre productions, to weddings, fundraising galas, and meetings, the events world completely shut down. The cancellation of events has generated widespread […]

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Learning from Each Other

Learning from Each Other by Terri Watkins Do you ever talk to people? I don’t mean people you know or in the next office, I mean total strangers. I think I come by it courtesy of my mother who would complain that I would talk to a light pole if it swayed a little bit. […]

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Tribal Boundary Confusion an Old Issue

“Tribal Boundary Confusion an Old Issue” by Dick Hefton For all the current turmoil over whether Indian tribal boundaries were erased when Oklahoma became a state in 1907, questions and confusion over criminal and civil jurisdiction had waged from the times of the Indian removal from their eastern homelands to western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, […]

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Together In An Uncertain Time – We Have your Back

TOGETHER IN AN UNCERTAIN TIME- WE HAVE YOUR BACK Phil G. Busey, Sr. Founder & CEO, DRG and the Busey Group of Companies   In the uncertainty of a healthcare, economic and social crisis it is imperative as employees, business owners,executives,professional’s, citizen’s, neighbors and Rotarians we are learning together to navigate rough waters. The issues are complex and […]

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A Message from President David Walters

    Please view a Message from President David Walters

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