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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 6

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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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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.
     
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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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.

 
COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees meeting this week
Community Service
 
Please use another room/area of the Boat House for your committee meeting!
Do not meet in our luncheon room if at all possible. 
 
 
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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BOARD DIRECTOR NOMINEES
Congratulations to our newly elected Board Directors who terms begin July 1, 2017.  
Bill Corbett



Anish Doshi


Mark Schieber
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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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DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2017
PARTING SHOT
The "Y Chromosomes" or the only male Executive Directors in the US and Canada
Chicago, LA, San Diego, San Jose, Columbus & Ann Arbor

 
 
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
 
Speakers
Feb 06, 2017
CEO Gone Wild - Running A Large Company & Creating A Movement
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
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Executives & Directors
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Treasurer
 
Immediate Past President
 
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