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Hometown: Muncie, Indiana
Education: BA from Ball State University
Career Path: Worker for 10 years at Muncie Power Products, a truck parts distributor; Worked for Rowland Powertrain here in Jacksonville and purchased the company in 1984. Changed the name to Florida Powertrain & Hydraulics, Inc. in 1996 and have worked there until retirement in December, 2012.
Family: Married wife Jan in November 1968 and we have three sons and four grandchildren with another grandchild due next February.
Interests: Spending time with Jan and family; exercise, mentoring and other volunteer work.
Greatest Achievement: Marrying my wife Jan and together raising our sons.
What I would have done different: No regrets and wouldn’t change anything
This will be our Club's sixth year of providing mentors at GPE. Mentoring has been proven to make a difference in a young person's life. It only requires about 1 hour a week of your time and the mentoring day can be variable to meet your personal schedule. This is an excellent opportunity for our new members to get involved in a service project. GPE is planning to have an orientation meeting later this month.
The School District of Clay County requires all volunteers including mentors (previous and new) to fill out a Volunteer Registration Form and agree to a background check. Gordon Reynolds will have these forms at our If you have questions please call Gordon at 904-635-5701 .meetings. Please complete the form and give it to Gordon who will it to the school prior to the orientation meeting.
Posted by Susan Hill
Here are our weekly football pool winners:
Week Eleven - Al and Patrick tied for first.
Week Ten - Al took first, and John took second.
Week Nine - Al took first, Patrick took second.
Week Eight - Heidi took first, and Susan took second.
Week Seven - Susan Hill took first place, and John Powers took second.
Week Six - Winning record was 19-4, but Dr. Bill was closer to the tiebreaker over Susan who took second.
Week Five - Winning record was 20-3, but Dr. Bill was closer to the tiebreaker over John Powers who took second.
Week Four - Winning record was 21-2, but Al took the tiebreaker over Dr. Bill who gets second place.
Week Three - Winning record was 19-4, but Nancy Ulrich took the tiebreaker over Heidi who gets second place.
Week Two - PJ was 17-3 and Chris Winsett took second with 16-4.
Week One - Chris Winsett and Nancy Ulrich both were 17-2, but Chris narrowly took the tiebreaker.
Keep your picks going, and get an upset right here and there!
Lou Bethea - Nov 4th
Nancy Ulrich - Nov 8th
Joey Cummings - Nov 11th
Pat Hutton - Nov 27th
Patrick Glazener - Nov 29th
Nancy Ulrich and George Suddath - Nov 18th
John and Jan Powers - Nov 27th
Happy Rotary Anniversary!
Tom Abbate - Nov 18th - 2 years
Chris Winsett - Nov 21st - 5 years
If you will notice, we have added a "Club Calendar" link so that our members and friends can see what we have planned for the Club.
Browse all of our links in the left hand column of the page.
Posted by Paul Corless
As we begin a new Rotary year, let's take advantage of the technology available to us to spread our word to members and friends of the Club. We now have two popular accounts for us to use:
Yours in Rotary Service,
Sign-up for one or both. Just click on the links to get there. It will make us a more informed and involved Club.
Yours in Rotary Service,
Rotary Club of Orange Park Sunrise
2012-2013 Jim Hughes
2011-2012 Nancy Ulrich
2010-2011 Goran Fredrikson
2009-2010 Chris McNees
2008-2009 Ron Moody
2007-2008 Theresa Smith
2006-2007 PJ Corless
2005-2006 Susan Hill
2004-2005 Greg Moorehead
2003-2004 Scott Drawdy
2002-2003 Ronnie Munsey
2001-2002 Wayne Allen
2000-2001 Ron Batten
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