Resolution In Appreciation of President Ann

Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City In Appreciation of our President Ann Ackerman and best wishes for the health of her family October 17, 2019 Whereas Ann Ackerman is currently serving as the 110th President of Oklahoma’s largest and oldest civic organization, The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, […]

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Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire by John Frost It seems the country is suffering an identity crisis when it comes to economics.  What kind of economic system do we have?  What should we have?  What are the choices worldwide?  What has worked and what has failed?  I think I am safe in saying that no one economic system is […]

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Old School

Old School by Leonard Sullivan I am thankful I attended school in the era when it was safe, educational, disciplined, fun, and preparatory for life. There were no security devices, rather a teacher was at the front door on rainy days to insure everyone scraped the mud and manure off their boots and shoes before […]

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Coming Paradigm Shift in OKC Community/Economic Development?

Coming Paradigm Shift in OKC Community/Economic Development? Bart Binning, Ed. D.   We are, it is suspected, entering a new paradigm when evaluating the public assistance needed to support economic development; in the future we will look at the more overarching-concept of community re-development rather than the narrow-focused concept of economic re-development.  This new paradigm […]

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2019-20 Jr. Rotarian Application and information

IF you have been asked by your High School Principal or Counselor to submit a Rotary Club of Oklahoma City Jr. Rotarian Application, please do so here Program Requirements Three (3) Rotary Meetings • Orientation Day, Sunday, Nov. 3 – Okla. City Zoo 1:00 • Rotary Luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 5 (St Luke’s United Methodist […]

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The Scissortail Paradigm

The Scissortail Paradigm By Ron Page The Scissortail Park may impact our community in more ways than we could have imagined. Yes, it helps tie the north and south sides of the city together, and yes, it gives people in the inner city a “place to go”, and, yes, it is a feather in our […]

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The Long Game

The Long Game by Pat Rooney As the Thunder’s season opener approaches, it is important to remember where the team came from, what is has been, and most importantly what it can be.  There is, naturally, some trepidation among the faithful as to what this season holds for us.  The trades of George and Westbrook […]

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10 Years Later: Reflecting on Club 29

10 Years Later: Reflecting on Club 29 by Karen Wicker As the 10th anniversary of my move from Tulsa to Oklahoma City recently passed, I found myself reflecting on my journey as a small business owner and the connections I’ve made along the way. In Sept. 2009, I left an agency job in Tulsa to […]

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September – A Month of Growth – In Many Ways

September- A Month of Growth – In Many Ways by Tisha Tate Garcia September is National Yoga Month.  It is also a month full of everything from Hug Your Dog Day to National 401(k) Day to National Guacamole Day (a personal favorite).  Not to mention the whole month is harkened as the National Chicken, Papaya, […]

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2020 Rotary Grant Guidelines

September 2019 RE: 2019/20 Club 29 Annual Project It is time again for our Club 29 Annual Project.  The Rotary Club of Oklahoma City is now accepting grant requests directed to a project or program that is proposed by a qualified nonprofit organization and will serve the central Oklahoma community (i.e., the City Limts of […]

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Rotary Reflections

Rotary Reflections Larry V. Parman Upon becoming a member of Rotary Club #29 in 1980 I wondered what membership really meant in the day-to-day world of Rotary, of a Rotary member.  The Club #29 experience was a little different then. Yes, Shirley was at the helm, ensuring an operational choreography all of us came to […]

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Sky is Unlimited for Aerospace in Oklahoma

Sky is Unlimited for Aerospace in Oklahoma by: Phil G. Busey Sr. Aerospace in Oklahoma has a global impact. As an economic driver, it is now second only to energy and continues to grow. Oklahoma City has become the crossroads of America with Tinker Air Force Base at its core, providing U.S. Air Force maintenance, […]

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