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SOKC Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
Integris Southwest Medical Cancer Center
4401 S Western Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73109-3413
United States
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Upcoming Speakers
Ken Johnson
Dec 09, 2016
Oklahoma County Health Dept
James Wall
Dec 16, 2016
Toastmasters International
NO MEETING
Dec 23, 2016
Have a nice Holiday with your family and friends!
NO MEETING
Dec 30, 2016
Have a Happy and SAFE New Year!
 
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     National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration

       The National Park Service and the United States Navy will co-host the 75th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor. This event is also supported by the City and County of Honolulu, the State of Hawaii

       and the Governor's Office, members of Hawaii's congressional delegation, and other branches of the U.S. military.

 

      The USS Oklahoma ceremony commemorates the devastating loss of the ship and 429 of its crew members. That ship was torpedoed relentlessly and capsized within 14 minutes. She represents the second greatest loss 

      of life of the ships struck at Pearl Harbor. Since the inception of the Memorial on Ford Island, the National Park Service has conducted on every Dec. 7 a special ceremony in the early afternoon of that honored day.

 

  

  Our own Sergeant First Class Hugh Kinsey, United States Army, Retired, played Taps at the dedication of the USS Oklahoma Memorial on Dec. 7, 2007 and is returning to Pearl Harbor to play taps during this historic

  75th Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Commemoration. CNN.com is live-streaming all the special events of the day beginning at 7:30 AM local (11:30 Central); the USS Oklahoma event is scheduled for 1:00 PM local

  (5:00 PM Central).

SOUTH OKC ROTARY CLUB

 

DEC, 2016 - JUN, 2017

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

FOR BALANCE OF ROTARY YEAR 

 

       December 16, 2016

 

       January 20, 2017*

 

       February 17, 2017

 

      March 17, 2017

 

       April 21, 2016

 

      May 19, 2017

 

     June 16, 2017

 

*Annual Meeting in lieu of monthly board meeting 

S P E C I A L      A N N O U N C E M E N T ! ! !      SAVE THE DATE!!!
 
The Rotary Club of South Oklahoma City will hold its Friday JANUARY 13, 2017 meeting from 12:00 - 1:00 at MALARKEY'S ROOFING, 3400 S. Council Rd.
 
MALARKEY'S ROOFING will be giving us a tour of their facility as well as providing lunch that day.  
 
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 @ MALARKEY'S ROOFING, 3400 S. COUNCIL RD.
FROM ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTH OKLAHOMA CITY BY-LAWS:
 
ARTICLE 5 - MEETINGS
Section 1. Annual meeting. An annual meeting of the club shall be held on the first Friday in December in each year, at which time the election of officers and directors to serve for the ensuing year shall take place, unless an alternate date is set by the board of directors.
 
An alternate date has been established for South OKC Rotary Meeting: Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at our regular meeting place, Integris Southwest Medical Cancer Center, at 12:00 noon.
 
Thank you for your continued support.
 
Todd Feehan
We need volunteers for the Buck$ 4 Bikes 11th Annual Bike Assembly Day.  Anyone interested in volunteering can contact me at danna.pulliam@att.net.  Or, they may call my home phone, 691.3561.   We have ordered 1,535 bikes which will fulfill every request  made by an Angel Tree child this year.  Yep, 1,535 requested bikes/trikes and 1,535 shall receive!!
 
We have many tasks to do other than assemble bikes; i.e., breakdown cardboard boxes, keep work area clear of debris, push completed bikes from the assembly area to the final inspection area, etc., so please spread the word to your family and friends to contact me if they would like to volunteer!
 
Here are the event details:
 
• SAME LOCATION AS LAST YEAR: Vacant retail space formerly occupied by Montgomery Ward located on the east end of Plaza Mayor at The Crossroads (intersection of I-35 & I-240).  Look for the Salvation Army sign at the lower level east exterior doorway.  NO ACCESS THROUGH MALL ENTRANCE.
• Date:  Saturday, November 26.
• Time:  9:00am to approximately noon
• No children under the age of 16
• Break area available with complimentary snacks and beverages • Dress in comfortable shoes and clothing • Bring your own set of assorted tools which should include the following:
              Set of metric sockets
              Set of metric allen wrenches (13, 14 & 15mm)
              Set of metric wrenches
              Flat blade and phillips screw drivers
              Crescent wrench
              Box knife or diagonal cutters
              Pliers
              Flathead screwdrivers
              Bike Stand (if you have one)
The guidelines are listed below and the nominating form is attached. Rotarians are welcome to self-nominate as well. 

As per the Bylaws of District 5750, Past District Governor Lance Phillips is announcing that nominations for District Governor for 2019-20 are open. He will convene a Nominating Committee in early December. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, please submit an application to Lancebp2000@yahoo.comby November 26. For more information, email him or call him at 405-641-3869.

The qualifications are as follows:

Article 3: Section 7. QUALIFICATIONS OF A GOVERNOR-NOMINEE.
Unless specifically excused by the board, no person shall be selected as nominee for governor unless the Rotarian has the following qualifications at the time of selection. 
 
a. The Rotarian must be a member in good standing of a functioning club in the district.
 
b. The Rotarian must have full qualifications for such membership in the strict application of the provisions therefore, and the integrity of the Rotarian’s classification must be without question.
 
c. The Rotarian must have served as president of a club for a full term or be a charter   president of a club having served the full term from the date of charter to 30 June, provided that this period is at least six months. 
 
d. The Rotarian must demonstrate willingness, commitment, and ability, physically and otherwise, to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the office of governor as provided in Duties of a Governor in section 15.090 of the Rotary International By-Laws.
 
e. The Rotarian must demonstrate knowledge of the qualification, duties, and responsibilities of a governor as prescribed in the bylaws and submit to RI, through its general secretary, a signed statement that the Rotarian understands clearly such qualifications, duties, and responsibilities. Such statement shall also confirm that the Rotarian is qualified for the office of governor and willing and able to assume the duties and responsibilities of that office and to perform them faithfully.
 
f. Unless specifically excused by the board, a governor at the time of taking office must have attended the international assembly for its full duration, been a member of one or more Rotary clubs for at least seven years, and must continue to possess the qualifications in Qualifications of a Governor-Nominee in section 15.070 of the Rotary International By-Laws.
 
g. Unless specifically excused by the board, a governor at the time of taking office must have been a member of a functioning club in the district for four years.
SOUTH OKC ROTARY IS SCHEDULED AT THE OKC FOOD BANK FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES AND TIMES:
 
WED, DEC 28, 2016;  6:30 - 8:30 pm
WED,  JAN 25, 2017;  6:30 - 8:30 pm
 
Thank you for your continued support!!!
ARTICLE 6 - FEES AND DUES 
Section 1. The admission fee shall be $25.00 to be paid before the applicant can qualify as a member. 
Section 2. The membership dues shall be $140 per year, and shall be payable quarterly at $35 per quarter, billed on the first day of July, October, January, and April, with the understanding that a portion of each quarterly payment shall be applied to each member’s subscription to the RI official magazine. Dues are payable within thirty (30) days of the billing date. The Treasurer shall be responsible for notification to members whose dues are not timely remitted. Any member who becomes more than 60 days past due shall be notified that they will be dropped from membership if the amount owed is not brought current within thirty (30) days. Any member whose dues are not remitted after such notification shall be dropped from membership at the next regularly scheduled board meeting, unless that member has a payment plan approved by the board of directors. 
 
 
President's remarks:
It is absolutely no one's intent to arbitrarily remove Rotarians and diminish the potential of South OKC Rotary.  In order to carry out the mission and goals of Rotary International, we utterly depend on each member paying their dues and meal costs in a timely manner.  Also, each Rotarian paying on time eliminates the additional administrative cost and burden of having to initiate collection process.
 
Thank you for your continued support.
 
Todd Feehan
President
 
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CELEBRATE THE CENTENNIAL
 
In 2016/17, our Rotary Foundation turns 100. That’s a century of Rotary     members changing lives and improving communities all over the world. And    that’s definitely something worth celebrating.
 
Through our Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects to provide clean water, fight disease, promote peace, provide basic education,  and grow local economies. We’ve also been a leader in the fight to eradicate  polio worldwide.
 
The centennial is the perfect time to share this impressive record with the      world. Join us in making sure that every Rotary member and people in every   community know about the vital work of Rotary and its Foundation.
 
Events
We are marking the centennial with a year of festivities beginning with the    2016 Rotary Convention in Korea. Make a note of these celebration            opportunities:
 
At the Korea convention
Visit the Centennial booth in the House of Friendship
Attend the breakout session The Rotary Foundation: 100 Years of Doing Good in the World
Have your copy of “Doing Good in the World: The Inspiring Story of The Rotary  Foundation’s First 100 Years” signed by its author, David C. Forward (you can   purchase the book at the Rotary Resource Center)
 
At the Atlanta convention:
Register for the Atlanta convention, 10/14 June 2017, so you can take part in  the Foundation’s 100th birthday party
Join past and current Rotary leaders and author David Forward for book signing
Visit The Rotary Foundation centennial exhibit in the House of Friendship
 
Ways to celebrate
  1. Here are just a few ways you can join in and commemorate this historic milestone:
  2. Plan a special Rotary Day and invite everyone in your community to      participate. It can be anything from a concert to a race to a birthday     party with a giant cake in the shape of the  Rotary wheel.
  3. Hold a fundraiser in your community to support a Foundation grant       project, the Rotary Peace Centers, or PolioPlus.
  4. Organize or participate in a global grant or district grant project.
  5. Promote your club or district projects that are funded by the Foundation.
  6. Dedicate some club meetings to Rotary Foundation topics.
 
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
 
These principles have been developed over the years to provide Rotarians with a strong, common purpose and direction. They serve as a foundation for our       relationships with each other and the action we take in the world.
 
OBJECT OF ROTARY
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST: The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
SECOND: High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian’s   occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
THIRD: The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian’s personal,       business, and community life;
FOURTH: The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the   ideal of service.
 
THE FOUR-WAY TEST
The Four/Way Test is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been   translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite it at club meetings:
Of the things we think, say or do
  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
 
AVENUES OF SERVICE
We channel our commitment to service at home and abroad through five     Avenues of Service, which are the foundation of club activity.
  1. Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.
  2. Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and      contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. 
  3. Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve   the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public   interest. 
  4. International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or        volunteering on international projects and seeking partners abroad.
  5. Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as RotaractInteractRotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Rotary Youth Exchange.
 
 
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