May 18, 2021 | Volume 109 | No. 43
May 18, 2021 | Volume 109 | No. 43
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Rotary Club of Oklahoma City

OKC Rotary News

May 18, 2021 |  Volume 109 | No. 43
In-Person and Live Streamed from Christian Life Center - St. Luke's United Methodist Church |11:55        

RSVP to attend IN-person at St Luke's

RSVP Required - Maximum Capacity 130

If registration is not at capacity by Monday afternoon, you may register guests for the in-person meeting. 
Your account will be charged for the guests who attend.


 Live at 11:55

If any need technology help accessing the live stream, reach out to the office for assistance.
Rotary Club of Oklahoma City Covid-19 Preparedness Plan     
Please remember to register your attendance, and make your meal credit choice in the form
during the livestream. The form is located in the "register attendance" tab.   

the cowboy rides away 

 Burns Hargis was named the 18th President of Oklahoma State University and the OSU System in December 2007 and took office March 10, 2008.

Hargis oversees one of the nation’s most comprehensive land-grant university systems with more than 35,000 students, 7,000 employees, and campuses located in Stillwater, Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Okmulgee.

As president, Hargis has enthusiastically united the broad OSU community of students, employees, alumni and donors behind his bold vision of a modern land-grant university that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for success. The results have been historic.

He has guided OSU to record enrollment and record fundraising, with pledges and cash surpassing the $1 billion Branding Success campaign goal nearly two years ahead of schedule. In total, OSU has raised more than $2 billion in private support and added more than 81,000 new donors during Hargis’ time as president. OSU’s giving has focused on student scholarships, faculty, facilities and other vital resources and programs

Ellen Fleming
Paul Moore

Lou Kohlman
Lisa Reed
Sarah Barrow, Melody Kellogg
Nancy Leonard, Cori Loomis
(Served Buffet)  Grilled Steak with corn and avocado salad 
                Chicken Waldorf Salad
                Grilled Peach and tomato salad with farro and burrata
                Eggplant Sliders
                Pimento cheese sliders

In the News

If you have good news - honors, awards, new achievements - to share with the club, please let us know!


When Money Had Value

 by Leonard Sullivan
 I grew up in the 1930's and 40's, when money had value.  When I went to the grocery store, feed store, or filling station with my parents, I never asked for a dime or a nickel for a treat.  I might ask for a penny which would buy two pieces of bubble gum, candy, jaw breakers, suckers, etc.  And there where the machines containing peanuts, red hots, jelly beans, etc. (Those glass containers on a stand which for a penny you twisted the handle and a handle and a handful of goodies fell out.) As I got older I might ask for a nickel to buy a cold soda or a candy bar (which was the size of a $1.50 candy bar today).

As we became old enough (10 or 12), we picked blackberries, mowed lawns, and did odd jobs to earn a dollar. We would spend part of the dollar, but mother kept most of the money we earned to purchase our school clothes when school started in the fall.  School clothes usually consisted of a couple pair of jeans, bib overalls, shirts, and a new pair of shoes.  By the start of school our old shoes were outgrown and worn out.


New Rotarians

 Chip Oppenheim  will introduce new rotarians Abby Broyles, Tracey Frederick, and Paige Shepherd. 

Club 29 Breakfast 

Quail Creek Country Club | 7:00am
May 20, 2021 | RSVP Required
Speaker:  Clayton Taylor  
Topic: Malaria Partnership

Maximum capacity - 20 persons

Thank You From Jr. Rotarian Caroline Hall

Dear Club 29 Rotarians,
What an honor it was to serve as a Junior Rotarian this year.  Being able to serve as the Acting Chair of the Day at the recent meeting was definitely one of the highlights of my senior year!
I can't thank each of you enough for the wonderful scholarship.  It will be most helpful in allowing me to pursue my studies at SMU this fall. Thank you for making an impact in my education.
All the best to each of you,
Caroline Hall

Thank You from Teacher of the Month - Laura Hughes

Dear Rotary Club of Oklahoma City members,
Thank you so much for the honor of being named the April Teacher of the Month.  It is a very special acknowledgment and I appreciate the commendation and the great respect shown for the Teaching Profession.
Thank you as well for the monetary gift from the Foundation for Okla. City Public Schools.
Laura Hughes

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Or Scan in the QR Code in the photo 

New Address for the Rotary Office!!

Please update your records, forward to Accounts Payable, or please update your online bank payment service.
Rotary Club of Oklahoma City
625 N.W. 13th St.  Ste 105
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Contact email:
Executive Director Megan Law -
Membership Services  Cheryl Byrd -

Address Changes

Please report any changes in business or home here.

Rotary Club 29 Online DIrectory

Rotary Club 29 has an online membership directory which contains current content information for all club members. The link to access the Club 29 directory can be found at the top of  the home page of or by clicking  here.

OKC Rotary has provided this tool as a convenience  to help members stay in touch with one another. The online directory,  just like the printed roster, should only be used for Rotary purposes.  If you need help in accessing the directory,
please email the office.  


May 25, 2021-  Gene Rainbolt – The Realities of Oklahoma’s Economy
Chair of the Day - Kim Henry
June 1, 2021 -  James Pepper Henry - First Americans Museum Preview
Chair of the Day -  Kathy Williams
June 8, 2021 - Meeting Location Changed to Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1400 Classen Dr.

Save the Date

June 29, 2021 - Inaugural of the 2021-2022 Officers and Directors, Jerrod Shouse President
Oklahoma Contemporary - Evening Event - No Tuesday Luncheon at St. Luke's. 


May 11 2021  - Online and In-Person -  153
Total Present and Makeup:  No attendance requirement

May 11 , 2021 -  556

Celebrating Years of Service in Rotary Club 29

These Rotarians have been members of Club 29 from 33 years to 1 year.     


Happy birthday to those Rotarians born in May!

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Email Us         405.235.5100
625 NW 13th Street, Ste 105, Oklahoma City, OK 73103
625 NW 13th Street Ste 105 | Oklahoma City, OK 73103 US
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