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02/11/2021

By: Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com

(Editor's request: Please remember to email your announcements to me prior to the meeting.)

Presiding: Vice-President David Crawford

Prayer: Warren Spangler

Piano:
 None

Song: None

Attending: Ankrom, Chamberlain, Crawford, Foster, Fouts, Hedges, McNemar, Montgomery, J.Mullins, Nemes-Crawford, Poling, Spangler

Make ups: None

Visiting Rotarians: None

Guests:  None

February birthdays: 3rd-Joe McNemar; 9th-Richard Coyan; 10th-Don McIlroy; 11th-Norm Wilson; 14th-Ian Webb; 16th-Steve Stevenson; 20th-Barry Adams; 22nd-Rob Radcliff; 25th-Marie Nemes-Crawford and Matt Tootle

February anniversaries: 6th-Don McIlroy; 21st-Carly Neff

March birthdays: 5th-Dan Dailey; 9th-Tom Tootle; 10th-Chris Mullins; 11th-Dick Patrick; 26th-Jerry Leist and Bob McCrady; 

March anniversaries: 18th-Don Metzler; 19th-Debbie Hoffman; 

Happy Dollars: None

Student Guests: None

Lottery
: No lottery was held today. The jackpot is $982.

SAA
: None

Announcements

  • VP Crawford thanked everyone for attending the meeting through Zoom 
  • Rotary is once again conducting a February Matching Points Campaign to increase your points towards your next Paul Harris Fellow recognition or to donate them to another individual.  The District will match your contributions to The Rotary Foundation Annual Fund (SHARE) or Polio Fund through February 28th with up to 1,000 points (on a one-point-for-each-one-dollar basis).  Please refer to your email and attachment or contact Charlie Hedges. (Write a $500 check and get your Paul Harris Award because the other $500 is matched.)
  • Charlie reported goal is $6,500 for the year. We are $4,000 short.
  • We have approx. 20 members close to another PHF so this program could help. Charlie will be sending an informational email to these members.
  • Matching program might be only an every other year program from the district.
  • Craig Lovelace will lead the scholarship program and will be asking for assistance from membership.
  • Dan Fouts joined 33 years ago today (Norm Wilson’s birthday)


Program: Tom Davis - Director Pickaway County Parks District

Highlights

  • Planning continues even during the winter
  • Photo contest by April 4th - pictures from Pickaway County parks and trails
  • PickawayCountyParks.org for information
  • $100,000 grants to be distributed in next month from the park levy - 6 applications (playground structure, walking paths, etc.)
  • Working on virtual programming with Soil and Conservation for Junior Conservation program
  • Taking over MVCH Park maintenance and programming
  • Summer events - canoe and kayak public access on Big Darby Creek
  • Applying for another grant for another access site on 752 
  • Received $500,00 grant from state to build a bridge over Scioto River on the old railroad right away to get to Canal Park trail. Fundraising needed since it’s over $2million project
  • End of this year - partner with Appalachia Ohio Alliance to purchase Cooks Creek Golf Course and turn into nature preserve. 
  • 12 endangered species on that property, no active recreation under the Appalachia Ohio Alliance state permit for the site. Hopefully trails and picnic area
  • Mount Oval trail still on hold 
  • Logan Elm Park has a proposal to expand
  • If you are using the parks/trails and see something, please let us know.


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  • In appreciation of this year's speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to The Hope House will be made in their names.


February programs: (pending)

  • 4th: Circleville Herald editor
  • 11th: Tom Davis - Parks
  • 18th:
  • 25th:

02/04/2021

By: Marie Nemes-Crawford, Rotary Newsletter Editor; Marienc43113@gmail.com

(Editor's request: Please remember to email your announcements to me prior to the meeting.)

Presiding: President Tony Chamberlain

Prayer: Tony Robinson

Piano: None

Song: None

Attending: Ankrom, Pres. Chamberlain, Crawford, Droste, Elick, Foster, Fouts, Hedges, Hoffman, E.Liggett, McNemar, Mavis, Montgomery, J.Mullins, Neff, Nemes-Crawford, Poling, Rainey-Agresti, Robinson, Sneed, Spangler

Make ups: None

Visiting Rotarians: None

Guests: None

February birthdays: 3rd-Joe McNemar; 9th-Richard Coyan; 10th-Don McIlroy; 11th-Norm Wilson; 14th-Ian Webb; 16th-Steve Stevenson; 20th-Barry Adams; 22nd-Rob Radcliff; 25th-Marie Nemes-Crawford and Matt Tootle

February anniversaries: 6th-Don McIlroy; 21st-Carly Neff

March birthdays: 5th-Dan Dailey; 9th-Tom Tootle; 10th-Chris Mullins; 11th-Dick Patrick; 26th-Jerry Leist and Bob McCrady;

March anniversaries: 18th-Don Metzler; 19th-Debbie Hoffman;

Happy Dollars: None

Student Guests: None

Lottery: No lottery was held today. The jackpot is $982.

SAA: None

Announcements: 

  • Pres. Tony thanked everyone for attending the meeting through Zoom
  • Rotary is once again conducting a February Matching Points Campaign to increase your points towards your next Paul Harris Fellow recognition or to donate them to another individual.  The District will match your contributions to The Rotary Foundation Annual Fund (SHARE) or Polio Fund through February 28th with up to 1,000 points (on a one-point-for-each-one-dollar basis).  Please refer to your email and attachment or contact Charlie Hedges. (Write a $500 check and get your Paul Harris Award because the other $500 is matched.)
  • Rotary After Hours meeting Feb. 9th 5:00-6:00PM. (Trivia night was the last After Hours event with Sunrise Rotary.)
  • Soup Kitchen participants for January: Rob and Dodie Radcliff, Gary and Sandy Montgomery, Warren Spangler. 70 meals were served.
  • District award ceremony honored Circleville Rotary as one of 15 in the district supporting Polio Plus.
  • Thanks to Patty Rothe for being the editor of Rotary Flashes for years, Marie Nemes-Crawford will be taking over.
  • Celebration of 100 years of our club (next year) - we are beginning to gather people to help come up with ideas with Carly Neff, Tony Chamberlain and David Crawford. See any of these folks if you are interested in joining the work group.


Program: Circleville Herald editor. Emily Moore

Highlights: Challenges of local newspapers

  • Emily joined Herald last month
  • Herald going more towards digital news, picking up social media information and a sports editor is being hired
  • Local lighthearted stories are a focus as well as focus more on the local news instead of the wire news
  • Paper is still printed in Athens - the mother company
  • Herald received a grant early last year for local newspapers
  • News@circlevilleherald.com to submit your ideas for news items and if time sensitive, please note
  • One reporter - Steven Collins
  • New sports editor started last week, involved in meeting local school coaches now
  • Ad director, circulation director and business manager
  • Herald is looking to adapt to keep up with the wants of the community
  • Williamsport, Ashville, other villages - working to get news added from the outlying areas
  • As soon as you know of an event and would like a reporter or photographer, please send request


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  • In appreciation of this year's speakers sharing their time & efforts, donations to The Hope House will be made in their names.


February programs: (pending)

  • 4th: Circleville Herald editor
  • 11th:
  • 18th:
  • 25th:
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