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Upcoming Events
First Friday's at Copius
Copious
Apr 06, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Lancaster Rotary Centenniel
The Mill Event Center
Apr 07, 2018 5:15 PM
 
Euchre
The Boat House at Confluence Park
Apr 11, 2018 5:30 PM
 
Fly Fishing
Apr 20, 2018
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
 
Club Leadership Retreat
Boy Scouts of America Training Center
Apr 20, 2018
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
 
Fun & Fellowship Happy Hour
Apr 20, 2018
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Scoholarship Committee Meeting
The Boat House at Confluence Park
Apr 23, 2018 1:15 PM
 
Phoenix Scholarship Interviews
The Boat House at Confluence Park
Apr 30, 2018
 
First Friday's at Copius
Copious
May 04, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community
May 08, 2018
6:00 AM – 7:45 AM
 
Speakers
Apr 09, 2018
United Way of Central Ohio
Apr 16, 2018
off site at Rotarian businesses
Apr 23, 2018
Apr 30, 2018
Honda of America EVP and COO
May 07, 2018
Ohio Supreme Court
May 14, 2018
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
Jun 04, 2018
Superpowers
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Stories
Derby Day Soiree 
ONLY 29 shopping days left 'til the PARTY!  Get your tickets before they run out!
     
                                         MAY 5, 2018

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OUR NEXT MEETING
April 9, 2018
Lisa Courtice, Ph.D.
President & CEO
 

Lisa S. Courtice is president and CEO of United Way of Central Ohio, one of the largest United Way organizations in the country. Under her leadership, United Way is helping to mobilize the central Ohio community to reduce poverty.

Dr. Courtice is a Ph.D. psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience working in nonprofit leadership having served for over ten years as the CEO, Co-CEO and clinical director of agencies directly providing services to those living in poverty in Ohio. For the last thirteen years she has served as executive vice president and leader of community research and grants management of The Columbus Foundation, the seventh largest community foundation in the country.

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SIGN UP for VOCATIONAL LUNCHES
On April 16, 2018 your Rotary lunch will be held at another location and that location is up to you!  Various hosts have volunteered to feed you at their place of business.  You'll learn about the host business  and maybe get a tour. 


 

The following locations will be hosting members.  Please contact Anish Doshi if you are interested in hosting.  
+ Bartha Production, hosts Dee Wolfe & Jim Bartha
+ CTL Engineering, host CK Satyapriya
+ Ohio AgriBusiness Association, host Chris Henney
+ Ohio Supreme Court, Host Galen Graham
+ Buckeye Ranch, Host Jonathan Eubanks
Science and Technology, Host Scott Whitlock
+ Chamberlain College of Nursing, Hostess Judy (Judith) Kimchi-Woods
+ Home Care Assistance, Hostess Lori Wengerd
 
 
Why should my fellow Rotarians come to the Leadership Retreat? 
Why should my fellow Rotarians come to the Leadership Retreat? 
And what they will get out of it...personally, professionally, and as club members.

Here’s a partial list how I answered this: 
First: It’s interesting, useful and fun—much more so than I expected.
Plus, here were my other reasons, and I hope some of them will resonate with you:
 
  • To become a better, more well-informed Rotarian.
  • To learn about different aspects of leadership in a Rotary context.
  • To share what I can about leadership to benefit the club and fellow Rotarians
  • To share other learning experiences with fellow Rotarians.
  • To get to know fellow Rotarians better and appreciate their strengths more.
  • To use our collective wisdom to “benefit of all concerned.” (e.g., the 4-way test).
A few additional thoughts on why people who are “undecided” might decide to sign up and attend the Rotary Leadership Retreat:
  • The human mind,  once stretched, never returns to its original condition.
  • Training & learning are investments on which the return is infinite—and recipients get to keep them forever!
  • What is learned in one context (Rotary leadership) is beneficial in many other aspects of life and career.
  • Learning and sharing ideas is “synergistic:” (If we each have one dollar and exchange them, we each still have only one dollar. But if we each have an idea and share them, we both have two ideas.) That’s a win-win proposition.

    I hope that one or more of the items listed above will help you decide to come! Sign up right now by calling Scott at 614-221-3127! 
 
Respectfully submitted, your fellow Rotarian and past attendee.. (I hope to see you there.)
Leadership Retreat
THE FAMILY OF ROTARY


Jim Bishop played the bagpipes too hard last month and is headed for shoulder replacement surgery on April 11th.

Bob Lash is up and around after replacement surgery in March.  He's sporting a new knee!
   
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COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees meeting this week

Youth Exchange @ 1:15 PM
International Services @ 1:15 PM

Please use another room/area of the Boat House for your committee meeting!
  
 
Calling all Fishers!
Briarwood Fly Fishing, Friday, April 20th.

Arrive any time after 10:00 am, and stay till 5:00 pm. 

Bring your own lunch. If you need fishing equipment, we will have extra. The only cost is fish you intend to keep.

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MEMBERSHIP CORNER
COLUMBUS ROTARY MEMBERSHIP REPORT

Active members          296
Honorary members        1
 
WHO's NEXT?
 
SWOOSH!  POINTS on the board folks!

MARCH NEW MEMBERS
Jon Davis
Verizon
Proposed by Scott Whitlock
 
Dave Earnest
Huntington Bank
Proposed by Anish Doshi
 
Nick Klacik
CBRE
Proposed by John Hall (not on a team) 
 
FEBRUARY NEW MEMBERS
Brian Bainbridge
CRT Realtors
Proposed by Evan DuBro

Jennie Troendly
Macmillan Learning
Proposed by Tim Maghie

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Corvette Raffle 2018
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Columbus Rotary Club Chevy 2018 Raffle

Choose the 2018 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 or 3 tickets for $250
1,500 total to be sold


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679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, OH  43215
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