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06/17/2021

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

Presiding: President - Tony Chamberlain

Prayer: Dan Fouts

Piano: Ellery Elick

Song: Bob Foster selected: “The 4-Way Test”, 

Attending: Canfield, T.Chamberlain, Crawford, Dailey, Dean, Elick, Foster, Fountain, Fouts, Fullen, Hedges, Hooks, Johnson, McCrady, McNemar, Montgomery, Musselman, Neff, Nemes-Crawford, Palm, Poling, Radcliff, Rothe, Schreiner, Searls, Sneed, T.Tootle, D.Webb, I.Webb, White, Wilson, Wolfe, Wolford

Make ups: 

Visiting Rotarians

June birthdays: 18th-Rick Rawlins also Gary Scherer, 21st-Todd Stevens, 24th-Bob Johnson

June anniversaries: 5th-Gary Dean; 7th-Wayne Vickers, 10th-Bob Liggett also Mike Pelcic, 11th-Jonathan Davis, 14th-Robert Radcliff, 21st-Dick Gerhardt also Fred Mavis also Gary Montgomery, 24th-Jim Hooks, 29th-Patty Rothe

Happy Dollars

Student Guests: None

Lottery: Roger Wolfe was this week’s winner (again!) of $15. The big bean was not found. The jackpot was $15.

SAA: Gary Montgomery

  • Anniversaries and Birthday’s 
  • George Washington took charge of troops in Phili, on the road to take charge another troup, he was escorted by horsemen who had a flag - choose the picture of the flag. (Not chosen$$)
  • 1775 G.Washington took command of sea bearing soldiers - which flag did the sailors sail under? (Chosen correctly)
  • Battle in Vermont - Bennington was in charge in that area and his wife created a flag (chosen)
  • New Concord - shot heard round the world. Which flag were they flying - came from Bedford. (Chosen)

Announcements:

  • Rotary after hours is returning! Tonight! : El Pedregal on W. Main St. Taco Bar, 5:00pm-6:30pm sponsored by David & Marie Crawford and Richard Rhodes from morning Rotary.
  • If you would like to host an After Hours, contact Bob McCrady or Carly Neff
  • Dan Fouts invites everyone to a “Summer Celebration” Dinner at Ohio Christian University, Friday, July 16th with live music by The Lore Family and Richard Jordan. Campus tours will be available. Ohiochristian.edu/picnic to register.
  • Jim Hooks - Big Wheel Race this year will be adding a heat for 6yr olds since they missed out on last year’s Pumpkin Showalong with 4-5yr olds
  • 100th anniversary committee had a kick-off meeting, next committee meeting is July 6th, 5pm at Bill Stout’s house. 


Program: Bob Foster introduces Nathan Wilson from the Pickaway County Visitors Bureau 

  • Nathan is a grad of Teays Valley HS and was a member of Sunrise Rotary
  • The tourism bureau is Non-profit organization - funded through bed-tax for the operational side; retail/consignment in the center funds the website; local businesses fund the summer event series
  • Board members are private citizens and government officials
  • Promote travel and tourism in the county. Try to promote to county people as well as tourists
  • Pizza Passport will roll out on June 25th - When you order a pizza, record the code word on your passport
  • July - three-on-three basketball tournament which funds going to downtown business group (45+ is the oldest age category)
  • $100 to sponsor a team
  • Music and Food truck festival also coming up this summer
  • Booth at Pumpkin Show and currently have a staff of 2 - had to cut back to part-time this past year
  • Working with local businesses to help with accessibility costs
  • Strong social media reach and also update 

www.pickaway.com


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

June Programs:

June 3rd: Accordion Appreciation Month featuring a virtual presentation by Joe Natoli, an internationally recognized performer and accordion advocate

June 10th: Flag Day by local Elk member John Howley

June 17th: Nathan Wilson from Pickaway County Visitors Bureau

June 24th: Toastmasters by local chapter president (and Sunshine rotary member) Marie Wilbanks

July Programs:

July 1st: Matt Riddle-Red Cross

8th: Kyle Wolfe-New Teays Valley Superintendent

15th: Tim Williams-Logan Elm Building Project

22nd: Drake Sneed-Wheels Up

29th: Kim Halley-New Circleville Superintendent

06/03/2021

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

Presiding: President - Tony Chamberlain

Prayer: Joe McNemar

Piano: Mary Jane Dean

Song: Gary Dean selected: “Grand Old Flag”, “Viva Le Rotary”

Attending: Ankrom, Canfield, T.Chamberlain, Crawford, Dailey, Dean, Foster, Fouts, Fullen, Hedges, Johnson, McCrady, McNemar, Montgomery, J.Mullins, Musselman, Neff, Nemes-Crawford, Palm, Polling, Riegel, Schreiner, Sneed, B.Tootle, D.Webb, Wolfe

Make ups: 

Visiting Rotarians: Mary Jane Dean

Guests: Earl Palm introduced Tom Davis

New Member inducted was Liza Musselman - Welcome!

June birthdays: 18th-Rick Rawlins also Gary Scherer, 21st-Todd Stevens, 24th-Bob Johnson, 

June anniversaries: 5th-Gary Dean; 7th-Wayne Vickers, 10th-Bob Liggett also Mike Pelcic, 11th-Jonathan Davis, 14th-Robert Radcliff, 21st-Dick Gerhardt also Fred Mavis also Gary Montgomery, 24th-Jim Hooks, 29th-Patty Rothe

Happy Dollars: 

Student Guests: None

Lottery: Roger Wolfe was this week’s winner of $13. The big bean WAS found. The jackpot was $1,040. Thanks for coming back to in-person meetings Roger.

SAA: Gary Montgomery

  • Anyone without a badge
  • Birthday’s, Anniversaries, Joined this month
  • History: Waterloo, NY birthplace of Memorial Day because the town closed business to decorate graves of soldiers
  • History: Site of POW camp in Charleston was former Race Track during Civil War
  • History: 1862 - General Butterfield reworked bugle call after 7 days battle at Harrisons Landing to be what is now know as “Taps” - what large city is near Harrisons Landing? Richmond, VA
  • History: Columbianna county in Ohio has a monument of the surrender of Morgan’s Raiders of the Civil War, they were blocked by Union cavalry 


Announcements

  • Welcome Liza - finance director at PCCF for past two years - she is in the Westfall School District with two children and her husband Bennett, she is a 4H advisor and this is her son’s first year in 4H and she owns a photography business
  • Rotary after hours is returning! June 17th : El Pedregal on Main St. Taco Bar, 5:00pm-6:30pm sponsored by David & Marie Crawford and Richard Rhodes from morning Rotary


Program: Bob Foster helps us celebrate national Accordion Appreciation month by introducing us to Joe Natoli of Warren, OH - internationally recognized performer and accordion advocate

  • Accordion came from ancient Chinese instrument Sheng in 1777
  • Free reed instrument - use beeswax in the reed blocks to keep them from sticking
  • Invented in 1829 
  • World accordion day is May 6th because that was when the patent was issued
  • Band/Orchestra in a box
  • Stayed popular during vaudeville years
  • So popular there are two major organizations in the US for accordion players and each country has their own organizations as well with the International organization
  • Joe placed second in the world when he was 18 yrs old
  • $30,000-$50,000 for professional level accordion
  • Digital accordions are available now for $5,500 and sound just like the professional level
  • Janpressmusic.com for links about accordions


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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.

June Programs:

June 3rd: Accordion Appreciation Month featuring a virtual presentation by Joe Natoli, an internationally recognized performer and accordion advocate

June 10th: Flag Day by local Elk member John Howley

June 17th: Toastmasters by local chapter president (and Sunshine rotary member) Marie Wilbanks

June 24th: TBD

05/27/2021

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

Presiding: President - Tony Chamberlain

Prayer: Gary Montgomery

Piano: Mary Jane Dean

Song: David Webb selected: “ROTARY” and “Smile, Sing a Song”

Attending: Ankrom, Canfield, C.Chamberlain, T.Chamberlain, Crawford, Dean, Ellis, Fountain, Fullen, Hedges, E.Liggett, McCrady, Mabe, Maroscher, Montgomery, Nemes-Crawford, Palm, Poling, Riegel, Schreiner, Sneed, D.Webb, I.Webb, Yangia

Make ups: 

Visiting Rotarians: Mary Jane Dean

Guests: Earl Palm introduced Bob Kuhlwein, Ty Ankrom introduced Amanda Knotts, Tony Chamberlain introduced his children Elaina and Jackson

May birthdays: 3rd-Ned Riegel; 11th-Connie Chamberlain & Ned Schreiner; 13th-Don Ritchie; 25th-David Crawford & Dan Delong; 26th-Bob Mabe & Vince Yaniga; 28th-Patty Rothe; 30th-Jean Droste; 31st-Bob Liggett

May anniversaries: 7th- Bob Johnson & Joe McNemar; 25th-Roger Wolfe; 28th-Richard Coyan; 29th-Ned Riegel; 30th-David & Marie Crawford;

Happy Dollars: 

Student Guests: None

Lottery: John Ellis was this week’s winner of $11. The big bean was not found. The jackpot is $1,027.

SAA: not this week

Announcements

  • Thank the veterans in attendance
  • Gary Montgomery had soup kitchen thank you’s..Bob Sneed, Warren Spangler, David and Marie Crawford. 60 meals were served.
  • Charlie Hedges with the foundation update: goal this year was $6,500 with one month left in the year, we are over by $110 and you can keep giving!
  • Vote for family membership was taken - goal is to increase membership and also raise money to help the treasury pay state and national dues. Passed unanimously by voice vote.
  • Rotary after hours is returning! June 17th : El Pedregal on Main St. Taco Bar, 5:00pm-6:30pm sponsored by David & Marie Crawford and Richard Rhodes from morning Rotary


Program: no program this week


May Program:

May 6th: Circleville High School Interact President - Oscar Knece

May 13th: Darby Creek Fields and Flowers in Orient

May 20th: Lisa Johnson, Executive Director, Haven House

May 27th: n/a

June Programs:

June 3rd: to celebrate national accordion month, an internationally known accordion player will be with us remotely from Warren, Ohio

June 10th:

June 17th:

June 24th:

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