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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
February 13

Life, Leadership, Race & Other Lessons from Basketball and Education

Katie Smith, Coach, Analyst
Katie just finished her 3rd year as the associate head coach of the WNBA New York Liberty and is also an analyst for women’s college basketball for ESPN.

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The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215

The entrance is on Souder Ave.  

 

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Corvette Raffle 2017


Columbus Rotary Club Corvette 2017 Raffle

Choose the 2017 Corvette Stingray coupe of YOUR choice based upon Club specifications at any Central Ohio Chevy Dealer and your prize includes Ohio and Franklin County Sales Tax. Winner may use that equivalent value as a credit against the purchase any other Chevrolet Automobile. Columbus Rotary reserves the right to convert winning prize to a 50/50 percent raffle based upon the total number of tickets sold.
 
$100.00 per ticket for only 1,500 total to be sold

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MEMBERSHIP MADNESS 2.0

Team Captains have been named for Membership Madness.  These folks are recruiting, throwing around scholarship money, and other inducements.  Choose wisely and you'll make it to the April 3rd Championship Game!  If you want to reach out to a Captain to join their team, please do so.

Captains are: Paul Blevins, Amanda Bowen, Anish Doshi, Galen Graham, Calloway Robertson, Mike Schoedinger & Trent Smith.

 
VOCATIONAL LUNCHES

Invite Rotary to your workplace
Monday, March 20
 
Host a Rotary meeting at your place of business.
Who: You, as the host, and as many as 15 of your fellow Rotarians
When: Monday, March 20

Where: Where you work
Why:  Let other Rotarians know what you do, Show off your business, Make friends
 
The annual Vocational Services Luncheon replaces our normal Rotary meeting.
  • Consider “teaming up” with another Rotarian to create a synergetic meeting.
  • You can receive reimbursement for the cost of lunch up to $15.00 per Rotarian.
  • We are looking for hosts who can accommodate from 1-15 attendees.
  • Let Bill Corbett or Doug Gouty know if you are able to be a host.
COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees meeting this week
Development
International Service
Youth Exchange

 
Please use another room/area of the Boat House for your committee meeting!
Do not meet in our luncheon room if at all possible. 
 
 
Leadership Retreat
Are you a ROtary Leader or aspire to be?
Join us for our Annual Leadership Gathering
April 8
Boy Scouts of America Offices
807 Kinnear Road

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FIRST FRIDAYS - ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY
What is First Friday - First Friday is a social networking lunch hosted by your Rotary club for members, their friends and guests. There is limited time to network at our normal weekly meeting; however, at First Friday we encourage you to share your business cards and invite you to give your elevator pitch to everyone who is there. (Some people ride longer elevators than others, we try to keep them brief) Please bring someone, it is a great way to introduce them to Rotary. Anyone is welcome, your associate, client, indeed anyone at all. The more the merrier.
 
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ROTARY SECOND THURSDAYS
YET ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY

What’s it all about 
- It is a social networking lunch hosted by your Rotary club for members, their friends and guests. There is limited time to network at our normal weekly meeting; however, at on this day we encourage you to share your business cards and invite you to give your elevator pitch to everyone who is there. (Some people ride longer elevators than others, we try to keep them brief) Please bring someone, it is a great way to introduce them to Rotary. Anyone is welcome, your associate, client, indeed anyone at all. The more the merrier.
 
When: Our first ever get to gather starts on MARCH 16, 2017.  We encourage you to gather between 11:45 and noon, we do our best to sit down by 12 and be finished by 1PM.
 
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DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2017
VICE PRESIDENT NOMINEE NAMED
At its January 18, 2017 meeting the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Columbus selected John O'Meara as the Vice President Nominee.
John has been a member of the Club since October 1988.  During that time he has served on numerous committees including the community service committee, woods & water committee and the obstacle course committee.  John has been on the Club Board for three years.  He will join the Executive Committee in July serving as Vice President and than President Elect.  He will serve as Columbus Rotary President July 2019-2020.
     
DISTRICT ASSEMBLY - BEYOND OUR CLUB







We often hear about Rotary activities and events outside of our own club.  Columbus Rotary is just one of 59 fellow Rotary clubs in SE Ohio District 6690.  Each spring the District hoists a meeting called "District Assembly".   This is an excellent way for newer Rotarians to engage in club and district activities furthering their understanding of Rotary.  


 
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ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR NAMED
Dana Charlton was named the Columbus Rotary Rotarian of the Year for 2016.  Dana has been highly involved in the club since she joined in 2008.  President Jack's comments are included and can be read by clicking "more"
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PARTING SHOT
Rotary Friends

 
 
Upcoming Events
Vocational Lunches
TBD
Mar 20, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
District Assembly
Zane State University
Apr 01, 2017
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
Columbus Rotary Obstacle Course Fundraiser
Scioto Country Club
Apr 06, 2017
 
"How to be a leader in Columbus Rotary" retreat
Simon Kenton Council, Boy Scout Office
Apr 08, 2017
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
Program Committee Meeting
Boathouse at Confluence Park
Apr 10, 2017 11:00 AM
 
Rotary District Conference
COSI
Apr 28, 2017 – Apr 29, 2017
 
Derby Day Soiree
May 06, 2017
 
Student Service Above Self Fair
May 08, 2017
 
Speakers
Feb 13, 2017
Life, Leadership, Race & Other Lessons from Basketball and Education.
Feb 20, 2017
Happy President's Day
Feb 27, 2017
Elder Living Options panel discussion
Mar 13, 2017
Equitas Health
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 27, 2017
Apr 03, 2017
CEO Columbus Collaboratory Cyber Security
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