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Upcoming Events
Rotaract Committee Meeting
Ohio Union at OSU
Aug 31, 2015 7:00 PM
New Member Training
Rotary Office
Sep 10, 2015 12:00 PM
Rotary Member / Guest Golf Scramble
Safari Golf Club
Sep 18, 2015
OSU Mentoring program Kickoff
Student Academic Services Bldg
Sep 24, 2015
Free to Smile trip
Sep 28, 2015 – Oct 03, 2015
Rotaract Committee Meeting
Ohio Union at OSU
Sep 28, 2015 7:00 PM
New Member Training
Rotary Office
Oct 08, 2015 12:00 PM
Rotaract Committee Meeting
Ohio Union at OSU
Oct 19, 2015 7:00 PM
District Conference 2015
Oct 23, 2015 – Oct 25, 2015
District Conference - OU Lancaster
Oct 23, 2015 – Oct 24, 2015
Oromia, Ethiopia
Nov 03, 2015 – Nov 15, 2015
Rotaract Committee Meeting
Ohio Union at OSU
Nov 16, 2015 7:00 PM
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past Prtesident
Vice President
Membership Co-Chair
Membership Co-Chair
Membership Co-Chair
TRF Chair
Executive Director
​Monday, August 31, 2015

"Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio"
Douglas Argue​ - Managing Director

Since 2005, Douglas Argue has served as the Managing Director for the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio. In this role, Douglas’ main responsibilities include advocating and providing technical assistance for safe, decent and affordable housing for low-income and special needs populations across the state of Ohio.

He has been working in the field of homelessness and housing for 19 years and his previous work includes being the shelter director for Daybreak in Dayton, a homeless youth shelter; serving as the director of housing and emergency assistance for an AIDS service organization in Indianapolis; practicing as a psychiatric social worker serving both adult and youth populations in inpatient and outpatient settings; and, doing managed care for mental health and substance benefits for an insurance company.

Douglas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana, holds a Masters of Social Work from Indiana University; is an LISW in the state of Ohio and is an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church.

Join Leaders - Exchange Ideas - Take Action

Join us Monday's at Noon at:
The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Committee Meetings, August 31, 2015
Student SAS Project Committee

When your committee meets please use another room/area of the Boat House other than our lunch room.
This will allow the staff to clean and reset the Buckeye Room for its next use without disturbing your meeting.                    

(Share your good news with the office.)
  • Is this a Columbus Rotary first?  We will celebrate the marriage of Rotarians Libby Graf and Eric O'Brien this weekend.  Proud parents are Rotarians Jack and Kay Graf.  If you are counting that is four members of the club in one wedding!
  • Grandparent update
    Hugo and Nacy Trux are the proud grandparents of Adelle Marie, born August 20.
    - Youngest Grandparent in the Club - Smitty Smith has claimed this award.  
If you have NOT paid your semi-annual dues they are PAST DUE!  A late fee of 2% has been added to all bills at this point. 
Join us as we host a member guest golf outing at the Safari Golf Club on September 18.  This is a Rotary Member and their Guest event.  The event will begin at 1:00 PM with a Shotgun Start.  Stay and enjoy the cookout and awards afterwards.  $60 per person includes 18 holes, cart, range balls and dinner.
Rich Ramsey shared with us on Monday that our Adopt A School partner, KIPP Columbus, is starting a new program this year.  "Meet the Rotarian" is a chance for members to talk to students about your life, major decisions, schooling and where this has all lead.  Rotarians will meet with students at the Agler Road campus.  Sign up on Monday's is you are interested.    

The following members and their families need your cares, concerns and prayers.

Violet Meek had her second knee surgery on July 31.  Rehab is taking longer than expected

Mike Schoedinger had shoulder surgery on August 24 and wants an excuse from missing Rotary.


For those in attendance this past Monday you heard Sgt at Arms Teddy talk about Rotary's Happy Cash concept.  (Your chance to stand up, brag about something and pay a fine.)  Teddy will begin this program in the near future as a part of his weekly duties.   Be ready with your good news.
All Rotarians are invited to attend the District 6690 Annual Conference in October.  This is a chance to learn more about Rotary, meet other Rotarians from around SE Ohio and have fun.  Save the date and call the Club office to register. 


Service Project – Driven Foundation
David Fey – Preservation of Historical Parks
Frank Bullock – Presentation on William Tecumseh Sherman
Floyd Lancia – Polio Plus Update
David Uhl – Project Search and Discover You

PLEASE NOTE:  The 2016-17 District Grants Training will take place from 9:15 – 11:30

Ohio University – Lancaster
1570 Granville Pike   Lancaster