Dean – by Ron Page

Dean By Ron Page Today was the deadline for my Rotary News Article and you were saved from reading another of my stories about farm life in northern Illinois that relate to Rotary only in that our past experiences make us into the Rotarians we are today.  That article was scrapped after opening the Sunday […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different

And Now for something completely Different by Susan McVey   Beginning today I am a retired person. This is a major life change and I have to admit it does not yet seem real to me. There have certainly been indicators along the way that this was coming. Many friends who have made the transition […]

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I want some real money – Pat Rooney

Real Money by Pat Rooney “I want some real money” This is a quote from a long-time customer of the bank who has around the clock help and no longer controls her own checkbook.  It resonated with me, as she wanted to hold some cold, hard cash.  Thanks to today’s technology, you don’t have to […]

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Everett Hill’s Modern Influence – Tim Berney

“Everett Hill’s Modern Influence” – Tim Berney Everett W. Hill is the only Rotary International President that was a member of Club 29. He held the office in 1924-1925 and, according to his bio was a highly successful businessman as well as an avid fisherman. As the story goes, he only made it to his […]

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International Project Dedication Travel – May 2019

During the past few years, OKC Rotary has supported education projects with the Warsaw City Club in Warsaw, Poland. This month we funded our fourth project with them, “Stop Cancer.” Because of this continuing relationship, last summer they invited Club 29 to their annual meeting with their other partner clubs, Berlin Luftbrücke and Milano Nord. […]

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But for a Sub – Dick Hefton

BUT FOR A SUB by Dick Hefton PREAMBLE:  I met George H. W. Bush once. And after his death late last year with all the wholesome remembrances put forth in honored tribute, that meeting has stroked a warm recollection.  Bush was Vice President of the United States at the time and had flown in to […]

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Electoral College – John Frost

“The Electoral College”  – John Frost To be well-informed is an admirable characteristic of a voter in a democratic constitutional republic. Our version of a democratic constitutional republic is unique from other pure democracies and republics which exist currently around the world. When the suggestion arises as a topic for political debate, like the Electoral […]

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The Hard Work Begins – Fred Morgan

The Hard Work Begins by Fred Morgan The November elections resulted in a historic level of turnover in the Oklahoma Legislature. More than 58 new legislators were sworn in, and they will be tasked with making decisions that will affect our jobs, our children’s education, health care and much more. After every election, the State […]

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2019-20 Club Officers and Directors

2019-2020 Rotary Club Officers and Directors Taking office July 1, 2019   PRESIDENT   PRESIDENT – ELECT   SECRETARY   TREASURER   ASSISTANT TREASURER (TREASURER-ELECT)   SERGEANT AT ARMS   Directors 2019-2020         2019-2021         Foundation Director 2019-2022

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We are the result of many peoples’ efforts – PDG Will Beckman

“We are the result of many peoples’ efforts throughout our life” By PDG Will Beckman This last week I was asked and honored to speak at a family friends funeral – recognizing her efforts in helping others. Polly Ishmael Sandlin was this person as well as the granddaughter of famed surgeon Earl McBride of the McBride Clinics […]

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Three Smart Tips for 2019 – Brenda Jones Barwick

Three Smart Tips for 2019 By Brenda Jones Barwick, APR Christmas and New Year’s are around the corner, then we’re into 2019. Although everyone feels busy with holiday parties and running down last-minute end-of-the-year deals, this is the perfect time to evaluate success on your 2018 goals and make new goals for 2019. It must […]

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Auto-Pilot

AUTO-PILOTED CARS? I enjoy driving an automobile.  A couple of years ago, we went for a 7,000 mile drive.  We saw friends in Amarillo, TX, relatives in Tombstone and Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, Los Angeles, Bakersfield, and San Francisco, CA.  After that we toured the wine country, visited several National Parks, and went through Reno […]

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