Serving together: How Rotary raises awareness, connects us to the Community

Serving together: How Rotary raises awareness, connects us to the Community by Charlie Price Spring is the perfect season to reflect and refresh, an ideal time to decide what we hope blooms next in our lives. As Rotarians, we recognize service above self as one of our core values. Our members engage in volunteer service […]

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The Power of Community

The Power of  Community by Lauren Branch As I reflect on my ongoing journey of life, one aspect that stands out to me is the profound significance of community. I think I’ve always thought of community as something defined by geography or shared interests. We as Rotarians understand the value of community…it’s one of the […]

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All Pranks and False Alarms Aside: New Images May End the Hundred Year Earhart Mystery!

All Pranks and False Alarms Aside: New Images May End the Hundred Year Earhart Mystery! by Dick Hefton World news sources this week announced that a marine robotics company found outlines of an airplane deep in South Pacific seas which, they believe may likely be the Earhart plane lost July, 1937. Deep Sea Vision, a […]

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March 2024 Foundation Election

Election for positions on the upcoming Rotary Club 29 Foundation Board will be held electronically. March 19, 2024 2:00pm through March 31,2024  11:59 pm through Simply Voting. Watch for the email link. This is a Approve/Reject vote. Meet the Candidates: This slate was approved and these officers and directors take office July 1, 2024. Chair […]

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Why Am I An Oklahoman?

Why Am I An Oklahoman? by Paul Moore At a traffic light the other day (we have a lot of those in Edmond), I noticed that the car in front of me had a Pennsylvania tag, and the one next to it was tagged in Michigan.  That got me thinking about how many people from […]

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5 Steps to Building Goodwill in the Workplace

5 Steps to Building Goodwill in the Workplace by Emily Lang In the Rotary spirit of goodwill toward all and building better friendships, I’ve been thinking a lot about what is required for both. As co-founder of a strategic communications company, I see every day about the role communication plays in building not just a […]

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AMELIA EARHART HAS A POLICE RECORD IN OKLAHOMA!

AMELIA EARHART HAS A POLICE RECORD IN OKLAHOMA! by Dick Hefton With the July 12th eightieth anniversary of the disappearance of the world’s most celebrated aviatrix of the era demand for news features, revised biographies and TV documentaries abound recalling the unanswered mysteries surrounding the terminus of her attempt to circumnavigate the globe. Amelia Earhart […]

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So My Sister Wrote A Book

So My Sister Wrote a Book By Franci Hart “The Other Victims” by Patsy King Hosman   My sister Patsy wrote a book. Gasp! And she asked me to read it. Double gasp!!!!I gritted my teeth and prepared all my nice critical words, like cute and sweet, that I reserve for reviews of mediocre works. […]

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Everywhere We Go

Everywhere We Go  Vered L. Harris  On October 10, 2023 I went to our regular Rotary Club 29 lunch meeting. I was in a state of shock over the events on October 7, when thousands of people in Israel were brutally attacked, murdered, tortured, maimed, and kidnapped by people who infiltrated the country from Gaza. […]

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Facts are Stubborn Things

  Facts are Stubborn Things by Drew Edmondson Rotary Club 29 survived another election.  From president to board members we were voting, vying and surviving.  The results are in and there were no challenges, no court actions, few surprises and not much comment.  It is a credit to our nominating committee members that our elections […]

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Changing Views on Education

Changing Views on Education by Freda Deskin There is no doubt that public opinion about education has changed over the years. Phi Delta Kappa has been capturing those changing views in a yearly scientific survey since 1969. The survey is eagerly awaited by school leaders and others who are in a position to shape policy […]

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Congressional Office for International Leadership Oct 6-14, 2023

HOST NARRATIVE Rule of Law – Armenia Oklahoma City, Oklahoma          October 6 – 14, 2023 DELEGATION: Tigran Davtyan – Judge, Anti-Corruption Court Armen Hovhannisyan – Judge, Anti-corruption Cases at the Criminal Court of Appeals Edgar Karapetyan – Judge, Aragatsotn Region General Jurisdiction Court Gnel Gasparyan – Judge, Yerevan City General Jurisdiction […]

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