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Columbus Rotary
We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, OH  43215
United States
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OUR NEXT MEETING
June 5

Smart Cities Initiative

Andrew J. Ginther, Mayor
City of Columbus 


Join Leaders  Exchange Ideas  Take Action

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees meeting this week
Community Services


Please use another room/area of the Boat House for your committee meeting!
  

 
NEW POLICY

We are fortunate to have numerous projects, activities and events in Columbus Rotary.  And we like to talk about them all on Monday's. Having timely information about these activities, and any announcements, has become a bit difficult to manage of late due to members calling the office late on Friday, over the weekend, or when they arrive at Rotary, needing time on the agenda.

Starting now and as we move into the new Rotary Year on July 1 a new "policy" has been implemented by staff.  If you have an announcement, spotlight, video, PowerPoint, et. al. to be presented at the next Monday Rotary meeting; all information must arrive to the Executive Director by close of business Thursday prior to any meeting.  If your material, or request, arrives later than Thursday EOB the staff reserves the right to delay the presentation to the next available date.  

This will allow the agenda to be completed on Friday.  It will allow any electronic media to be loaded and tested before the meeting.  It will allow the Executive Director to focus on the speaker and new members.  Finally, the meetings will run more smoothly.  

Thank you for your understanding.    

 
REMINDER

Just a reminder that Scott's on vacation until June 6.  
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ROTARY RIVER TRIP
GET ON BOARD NOW!
It's time to raft the river again.  Jim Tornes and Chris Henney have arranged to travel down the Big Darby again with Rotarians, friends and family.  The crew will leave on June 3, 2017.  Meet at 8:30 AM

Trapper John's Canoe Livery is again our host.  
7141 London Groveport Rd, Grove City, OH 43123

Prices (payable to Columbus Rotary):
$25 for Adults and older children
$ 5  for 6-12 year olds

A RELEASE FORM and PAYMENT will need to be completed by each participant prior to arrival for the event.


 
CORVETTE RAFFLE WINNER 2017
CONGRATULATIONS to Mark Buchele of Westerville.  Mark is the winner of the 2017 Columbus Rotary Corvette Raffle.  Mark was awarded 50% of the raffle proceeds at the Club's weekly meeting on May 22,2017.  Mark in turn made a donation to the Columbus Rotary Foundation.  
   
GOLF ANYONE

Our Third Annual Member Guest Golf Invitational is set for Friday, September 29 at the Safari Golf Club.
It includes a dinner and awards for $70 per person.
 
This gathering is designed to provide an opportunity for our members to bring guests to experience Columbus Rotary fun and fellowship in person. Even without golf there will be dinner and camaraderie.  You can join us for a meal if you don't want to golf!
 
It has proven itself as a wonderful way to expose people you think would benefit from being associated within our Club. Membership has its privileges and this is but one of them.
 
Watch for a sign up table on Monday's.  Members will help register both you and your guests for the golf. They can also help with pairings if need be.
 
Thanks for participating in this opportunity to continue our upward momentum.
 
Experience Columbus Rotary-Its your Club
10TV COVERS SERVICE ABOVE SELF FAIR
 
 
Check out the coverage that the 2017 Student Service Above Self Project received from 10TV

 
SAS FAIR MAKES THE NEWS
Our recent Service Above Self High School Fair held at Valley Dale Ballroom received some great press.  As of this writing Columbus Rotary's event was featured in the Columbus Dispatch Metro section, above the fold, and on the Columbus City School's Facebook page.  Mayor Ginther and Superintendent Good were on hand to hear from the students as well as snap some pics with them.  
  
It certainly was a good day.  

See the article here: COLUMBUS DISPATCH

Many people came together to make this all happen and will be thanked publicly in the future.  
DERBY DAY SOIREE 2017
In case you missed it!
We raised $19,500+
THANK YOU
  
  
  
PARTING SHOT
Young Hero's Scholarship Recipients with PP Rob Erney

 

 
 
Upcoming Events
New Member Orientation
Columbus Rotary
May 25, 2017 12:00 PM
 
First Friday Networking
Copius
Jun 02, 2017 12:00 PM
 
Rotary Canoe Float trip
Jun 03, 2017 8:30 AM
 
Second Thursdays
MCL Cafeteria
Jun 08, 2017 12:00 PM
 
Rotary International Convention
Atlanta
Jun 10, 2017 – Jun 14, 2017
 
New Member Orientation
Columbus Rotary
Jun 22, 2017 12:00 PM
 
Program Committee Meeting
Boathouse at Confluence Park
Jul 10, 2017 11:00 AM
 
Speakers
May 29, 2017
Happy Memorial Day
Jun 05, 2017
Smart City's Initiative
Jun 12, 2017
The Pipeline Debate
Jun 19, 2017
Chemical Abstracts
Jun 26, 2017
Changing of the Guard
Jul 10, 2017
Capital University
Jul 17, 2017
Annual visit to the Club
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