D-Day Saved Rotary, too!

D-Day saved Rotary, too!   By Ted Streuli Vitali is in most ways a typical 21-year-old hockey player. He spends his time playing video games, hanging out with his friends and trying to meet 21-year-old girls. Especially the ones who happen to like hockey. Vitali — Vito, as we call him — grew up in […]

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Perfect Attenders 2018-19

As of June 4, 2019, the following 63 Rotarians have perfect attendance. They are to be commended for their efforts. 870 years total!! Harold Armstrong 45 Barney Semtner 42 Harry Wilson 40 Jim Daniel 38 Rick Vermillion 37 Bill Bowden 29 Page Dobson 29 Jim Farha 29 Jeff Brown 26 John Dobson 26 Lou Gasbarra […]

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Framework for Equitable Community Redevelopment

Framework for Equitable Community Redevelopment Bart Binning, Ed. D.   It is suggested that we are seeing a paradigm shift in the way redevelopment of properties in low income, high unemployment areas that need public financing.  To accommodate these changes, we are proposing that re-development projects initially develop a micro-community prospectus that will act as […]

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Jeff Dixon – Provision Concepts

“Zero -$100 Million” Jeff Dixon, co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of Provision Concepts, is the speaker on June 4th. Starting at zero in co-founder Aaron Soward’s garage, they are headed for a forward looking $25 million dollar company in 2020.  Jeff will discuss what’s made him successful, what he’d do differently, and how he’s going […]

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New Executive Director – Megan Law

Work by our club’s search committee to name the successor to Executive Administrator, Shirley Kirschner, has been completed and president Tom Phillips will introduce Megan Law, our new executive director at the Tuesday meeting, June 4. Megan Law, is a committed and omnipresent Rotary leader. She was introduced to Rotary hardly a decade ago as […]

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A D-Day 75th Anniversary Story

The story behind the C-47 transport aircraft manufactured in OK and used during D-Day in WW II. Commemoration of the 75th  anniversary of D-Day (June 6)   Dan Provo holds a Masters Degree in Anthropology and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri – Columbia and is currently Director of the Oklahoma History Center and Museum […]

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2019-20 Committee Selection Form

Fellow Rotarians, Thank you for the honor and privilege of being Club 29’s President for 2019-20. I am truly humbled and excited by this opportunity. We are Oklahoma’s oldest and largest civic club. The 2019-2020 Rotary International theme is “Rotary Connects the World”. Rotarians are asked to strengthen the many ways that Rotary Connects the […]

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On the Road Again

On the Road Again   By Ron Page   It’s nearly the first of June and I’m hoping more than a few Rotarians have plans for summertime family road trips. When I was a boy, seeing America from the back seat of our DeSoto in the days before air-conditioning was as good as it gets, […]

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Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance

“Innovation and Advanced Technologies in Oklahoma’s Manufacturing Sector” Dave Rowland was named president and CEO of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance in 2015 and directs the statewide economic development organization helping manufacturers become progressively more innovative, successful and profitable. Dave is a proven business leader with a 25-year track record of achievements in the manufacturing industry […]

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Daniel Mercer – COOP Ale Works

Daniel Mercer is a Yukon native who has spent most of his life in Oklahoma City and its surrounds. He graduated from OCU, began his career in venture capital and made several transitions throughout two decades, including consulting, flying in the US Air Force, corporate finance and, most recently, beer. Mr. Mercer co-founded COOP Ale […]

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