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Upcoming Events
First Friday's at Copius
Copious
Mar 02, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Enterprise Academy Meeting
Mar 05, 2018 1:15 PM
 
Rotary Euchre
The Boat House at Confluence Park
Mar 14, 2018 5:30 PM
 
International Service Committee meeting
The Boat House at Confluence Park
Mar 19, 2018 1:15 PM
 
First Friday's at Copius
Copious
Apr 06, 2018 12:00 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
 
First Friday's at Copius
Copious
May 04, 2018 12:00 PM
 
District Conference & Assembly
Zanesville, Ohio
May 18, 2018 – May 19, 2018
 
Speakers
Mar 05, 2018
Dublin's Bridge Park Development
Mar 12, 2018
610 WTVN - iHeart Columbus
Mar 26, 2018
The Ohio State University
Apr 09, 2018
United Way of Central Ohio
Apr 16, 2018
off site at Rotarian businesses
Apr 23, 2018
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OUR NEXT MEETING
March 5, 2018
 
Bridge Park Dublin
Bob Hoying, Principal
Crawford Hoying


Bob Hoying returned to central Ohio in 2002 after a seven-year career as a quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders in the National Football League. The former Ohio State Buckeye had earlier befriended Brent Crawford during a chance pairing on the golf course in 1998. Upon his return to the Columbus area, the two men partnered to purchase the 252-unit apartment community Gateway Lakes in 2002. Within ten years the pair had grown their partnership into a full service real estate company, managing over 20 apartment communities, over 1 million sq ft in commercial real estate, and becoming major contributors in Central Ohio real estate development.

Bob takes an active role in guiding the company's $500 million in new developments. His role includes several facets of the development process, including land acquisition, property due diligence, closing requirements, and the obtainment of city entitlements.

 
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MARCH MEMBERSHIP MADNESS
Returning for a third year is our Spring Recruiting Event: March Membership Madness.  The Club had great success in our inaugural run for this event in 2016, recruiting 30 new members between March and June.  We need the same response this year.

Our event mirrors college basketball's March Madness, pitting teams against each other every two weeks until we name a CHAMPION!

Membership is the lifeblood of any Rotary organization.  Yes we are a service organization, but we are a membership organization first.  Members support projects, scholarships, activities and fundraisers. Without them our ability to serve the community falters drastically.  

Help us out!  Invite friends and associates to visit Rotary.  Once they are in the door, we will show them what a great organization this is.  Join a Team Captain!  Captains are working on building their teams and need your participation.  

The Program Committee has lined up a fantastic two months of programs featuring Bobby Hoying/BridgePark, Matt McCoy/iHeart Sports Director, Dr. Michael Drake/OSU, Lisa Courtice/United Way, Shige Yoshida and Tom Shoupe/Honda.  Add to that a chance to attend a Vocational Lunch on April 16 at a Rotarians place of employment and we have a great two months to show off our Club. 
 
Questions?  Call Scott Brown today!
THE FAMILY OF ROTARY

 
Congratulations to Halle and TJ Markwas on the birth of their first child.  He was born appropriately on Monday, Feb 26.  Looking forward to hearing more details soon.  

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MEMBERSHIP CORNER
COLUMBUS ROTARY MEMBERSHIP REPORT

Active members          296
Honorary members        1

FEBRUARY NEW MEMBERS
Brian Bainbridge
CRT Realtors
Proposed by Evan DuBro

Jennie Troendly
Macmillan Learning
Proposed by Tim Maghie
 
JANUARY NEW MEMBERS
Tom Horner
Ohio Real Estate Consultants
Proposed by Tim Norris
 
Donald Tidwell, II
CenturyLink
Proposed by John O'Meara

Mark Feinknopf
Retired
Proposed by Tom Carlisi

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COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Committees meeting this week

Community Service @ 1:15 PM
Enterprise Academy @ 1:15 PM

Please use another room/area of the Boat House for your committee meeting!
  
 
VOCATIONAL LUNCHES 2018
On April 16, members have the opportunity to visit fellow Rotarians and others business for our annual Vocational Lunch.  There is not a meeting at the BoatHouse.  It is your opportunity to learn about our members companies and vocations.  

To date the following locations will be hosting members.  We are still looking for additional hosts.  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
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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Derby Day Soiree 
     
                                         MAY 5, 2018


                                     SPONSORED BY
                                  


          Tickets and Information Available Below
                            
PLAN TO ATTEND
YOUTH EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES

Our exchange student Hugo is on spring break from March 20-25, 2018.  He currently is living with Kathy Gatterdam who's readjusting to life with a teenager after sending her daughters to college.  If you would like to take him out to do something fun it would be appreciated. Members have responded - Thank you!  There are still dates that you can assist.  
 
PARTING SHOT
Jackie Cooper and Bob Covert celebrating Beach Day





 
 
 
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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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