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7:30AM Capitol Square, Yankee on N. High
12:00PM Upper Arlington, Boat House Restaurant
7:15AM Westerville Sunrise, MCL Cafeteria
7:30AM TriVillage, OSU Golf Course Club House
7:30AM New Albany, New Albany Country Club
12:00PM Gahanna, Jefferson Golf & Country Club
12:15PM Dublin-Worthington, LaScalla Restaurant
7:30AM Olentangy, Bridgewater Banquet Center
7:30AM Grove City, Pinnacle Golf Club
12:00PM Hilliard, Heritage Country Club
12:00PM Westerville, Villa Milano Party House
7:30AM Dublin A.M., Country Club of Muirfield
7:30AM Clintonville, Patrick J's
7:30AM Worthington A.M, Worthington Hills Country Club
7:45AM Lewis Center, NorthPointe Conference Ctr
12:00PM Whitehall-Bexley, Columbus Country Club
December 15, 2014
The Public Impacts and role of Railroading in Ohio
Bill Harris, Norfolk Southern, Assistant Vice President Government Relations
Bill Harris is Norfolk Southern’s Assistant Vice President Government Relations. Bill has 36 years of service with NS, starting as a chemist in the Research and Tests Laboratory and serving in the Safety and Environmental Department before landing in Government Relations here in Ohio 14 years ago. He handles legislative issues and relationships with state and local governments. He thrives on building collaborative relationships and win-win partnerships.
Look for our new feature "Parting Shot" at the end of this newsletter for the picture of the week.
Join us at noon on Mondays at:
The Boat House at Confluence Park
679 W. Spring Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Join Leaders - Exchange Ideas - Take Action
It was recently announced that the Club Board approved 3 new membership categories presented by the Membership Committee. These categories have been designed to promote membership with several audiences in mind; those 40 and Under and those whose schedule may not be open to a weekly meeting. The new 40 & Under, 30 & Under and Rotar e have dues and meal structures unique to the demographic that they were designed for. All new members that fall into these categories will benefit.
Gifts for Families - Ongoing
We will provide gifts for 15 families this year that are unable to purchase gifts for themselves. Rotarians are provided a gift card for purchases and wrap the presents. Contact John Martin to sign up.
Kids N Kamp Gift Wrapping - December 15 at 1:15 PM
For those wanting to wrap gifts that were purchased for families of Kids N Kamp program we will gather after Rotary on the 15th to do so.Sal
Salvation Army Bell Ringing at Columbus Blue Jackets - December 13 at 5:30 PM
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Additional helpers are needed to ring bells on Saturday. MEET AT 5:30 on the WEST SIDE of the NATIONWIDE ARENA. You will each be assigned your Rotary Volunteer apron, bell and kettle. After we take a group photo, we'll disperse to our assigned arena door to ring. Then, at 7:15, we'll meet back on the west side of the area.
Colerain Elementary Christmas Party - December 19 meet at 8:30 AM
Join the Rotary elves, Santa, friends and family for this 94 year old tradition. Hand out presents to every student and help those with disabilities unwrap, assemble and enjoy! 499 E Weisheimer, just south of the former Deaf School. Contact Frank Ingwersen and Scott Brown to help out.
Columbus, Ohio – Ohio State University has been selected by the Pat Tillman Foundation as a University Partner in its Tillman Military Scholars program. The program provides educational scholarships for veterans, active-duty service members and their spouses. As part of the Tillman Military Scholars program, Ohio State joins an elite network of institutions providing innovative support services to our nation’s veterans and their families.
University Partners are chosen based on their ability to meet criteria that include a culture of support for veterans across the institution, specific support services for veterans and a significant military/veteran enrollment.
On July 9, 2012 President Jim Maniace announced to members attending the Club's Monday luncheon that this would be our last weekly meeting at the Hyatt Regency. Responding to a number of suggestions and positive comments from members and committees the Club Board voted to move the weekly meetings to The River Club at Confluence Park; 679 W. Spring Street as soon as possible.
Starting on July 16, 2012 the Club will meet weekly at the River Club. Large signature events, such as the Service Above Self Fair, will be held at the Hyatt Regency.