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South OKC

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Southwest Medical Cancer Center
4401 S Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73109-3413
United States
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Rotarians,
 
Michelle Schaefer our current district governor will be visiting on Friday, March 27.  Michelle will be hear to talk about District Conference. 
 
Thanks
 
Chasity
 

 
Lisa Davenport
RSVP of Central Oklahoma
 
Lisa Davenport, RSVP Provide-A-Ride Outreach Coordinator, has lived in eastern Oklahoma County her entire life, raising her three children there.  She is the proud grandmother of three, all in the OKC metro area.  She and her oldest daughter, a Putnam City School Art teacher, recently opened an art enrichment studio in northwest Oklahoma City.
Lisa appreciates the value of volunteerism, not only for the community, but for the volunteers, as well.  She continues to be amazed by the energy and enthusiasm of the seniors she works with and is proud to represent them.
Lisa and her sister had the privilege and honor of taking care of their mother, an Alzheimer patient, in her final years.  She knows and understands the great importance of a strong support system for the elderly and their caretakers. She accepted the position of Outreach Coordinator two years ago in hopes of raising awareness of the much needed Provide-A-Ride program, which offers an immeasurable benefit to the clients, their families and the senior volunteer drivers who assist them.
 

 
 
Calling all Rotarians it is time for our biggest fundraiser of the year.   The event this year will be Gatsby & Mischief and will be held at The Westminster Event Center in South Oklahoma City.   Gatsby & Mischief will be held Friday, April 24 from 6:30 pm - 11 pm.  The theme will be 20's theme with music, food and silent auction.
 
We have a very short time line this year so we need every Rotarian asking their friends to join us.  Please remember to ask for silent auction items as well.   
 
I will email invitation and sponsorship information.
 
We will have a committee Friday, March 20 at 10:45 before our normal Rotary meeting if you are willing to help organize event.
 
Thanks
 

 

Rotarians,

Rotary District Conference will be held at the Grand Casino Resort in Shawnee April 16, 17 & 18.   They are provided many opportunities for Rotarians to get involved.  You can register at www.rotary5750.org or we will have forms at Fridays meetings.  

Hawaiian Luau: Thursday April 16 6pm  

2 or 4 person team mini golf tournament Friday, April 17 @ 8:30 am at Firelake Mini Golf

All Club Luncheon Friday, April 17 @ 11:30 at the Grand Casino Resort

Bi-District Service Project Friday, April 17 2 to 5 pm at 1 Horse Ranch in Bethel Acres

Blackjack Tournament Friday, April 17 @ 6Pm

Past District Governor Breakfast Saturday, April 18 @ 7:30am at Grand Casino Resort

Morning Plenary Sessions Saturday, April 18 @ 9:00 am

Awards Lunch Saturday, April 18 @ 11:30

Membership Development Saturday, April 18 1:30 pm

Dinner with the Governor and guests Saturday, April 18 @ 6:00 pm

 

 

 
Rotarians,
 
The Wings Team from Japan arrived safely Saturday in Oklahoma City.  The Team consists of nine high school kids and their sponsor.  They will visit other clubs in District 5750 this week.  South Oklahoma City will co-host, along with Club 29, next week from Sunday March 22 to Tuesday March 24.  The Team will not be able to attend our club meeting next Friday March 20 because they will be in Weatherford at that time.  However, we encourage you to participate and get involved with Wings.  Below is the schedule of activities.  Please join us at any time, one activity or all activities.  This is a great opportunity to meet the kids and show them what Rotary and Oklahoma hospitality is all about.
 
Sunday March 22
                2:00  Riversport Adventure Center, located at 725 S. Lincoln near the Chesapeake Boat House on the Oklahoma River. 
                5:00  Centennial Land Run Monument Exhibit located southwest of Bass Pro Shop.
                6:00  Dinner at Cattlemen’s.  We request that Rotarians pay for their meal.  Please call Jim Swenson 250-4430 if you plan to attend as reservations are required.
 
Monday March 23
                9:00     H&H Gun Range – I-40 & Meridian
                11:00  Lunch at H&H Gun Range
                11:45   School of Science & Math
                1:00     Meet with Senator Bass (former Japanese baseball player) at State Capitol
                2:00     Western Heritage Museum
                6:30     Sayonara Party - Event held at the Rock House, 5771 E. Reno in Midwest City.  RSVP required by March 23 to Kjohnson@myqualitywater.com or 580-762-7555.  $15 for adults, cash or check to be paid at the door.  See attached flyer.
 
Tuesday March 24
                8:45    National Memorial – meet first at the post office parking lot, west of the National Memorial
                11:00  OKC Museum of Art
                Noon  Club 29 Meeting
                1:30     Shopping at Penn Square Mall
                5:00     Dinner at Center Court Grille – Chesapeake Arena.  We request that Rotarians pay for their meal, reservations required.
                7:00    Thunder vs. LA Lakers – sorry, we have tickets for Wings Team only
 
Thank you for participating in the Wings program.  If there are any questions, please contact Jim Swenson 250-4430.
 
 

 
 
Rotarians please take a minute to visit with Dawn Mahiya. Dawn has visited our club for several weeks. She has applied for membership to become a Rotarian.
 

 
 
The 2015 Bi-District Foundation Banquet
 
Saturday, March 21, 2015  6:00 pm
 
NCED Conference Center & Hotel
2801 East State Hwy 9
Norman, OK  73071
 
Sustaining Member $60
 

 
 

On Friday, February 6 Rotarians presented The Norman Veteran Center 

with a $10,000 donation. The funding will start a Music Therapy Program for 

our Veterans. A special Thank You to the committee, Rotarians, Sponsors and 

Attendees. 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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