Changing self images one fifth grader at a time.
 
 
The February 7, 2019 meeting was called to order by Pres. John Gorton.  The prayer was provided by Rot. Michael Oberlender and the pledge by Rot. Conrad Duprez.  Our talented music leader, Rot. Mitch Williams, lead the group in the song “On The Sunny Side of the Street”.  The Rotarian of the Day was Barry Steagall (John Gorton) who introduced Jen Jantzen with the Chickasha Public School Foundation.  Catering was provided by BJ’s Grill of Chickasha.
 
Pres. Gorton provided the Fun Facts for the day:
National Send a Card to a Friend Day!
Local History – Feb. 7, 1979, a wide trench dug for a drainage pipeline splitting downtown in half.
 
Rot. Elizabeth Allen announcing that the Rotary Run has been moved to May 4, 2019 to run prior to Chickasha’s Open Streets event.  Also, our fundraiser will be for a long weekend at the Caroline Cabin in Broken Bow along with 3 food gift cards.
 
GUESTS:
George Thomas, with Rot. Cody Mosley and Jay Epperson
 
Rot. Gerron Smith providing the Sunshine report.
 
Proxy Sgt. of Arms Chris Mosley scanning the room for violations
 
FINES:
Rot. Elizabeth Allen – no badge?  That’ll cost you.
 
Rot. Hank Ross – again, no badge!
 
Rot. Kory Kirkland failing to sing is a trashy thing to do.
 
Rot. Pauline Garrett, got to learn to put the phone away!
 
ROTARIAN OF THE DAY:
ROTD John Gorton stepping in for Rot. Barry Steagall
 
Jen Jantzen, discussing how being a mentor to a Fifth Grader can change their world.  February is the Diamonds in the Rough (girls) and the Gentlemen of Distinction (boys) luncheons.
 
Catering was provided by BJ’s Grill, Chickasha.
 

Jen is the Executive Director of the Chickasha Public School Foundation, where she has served for four years.  Before working with the Foundation, Jen worked in television news, at stations in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.  As the Assistant News Director at FOX 25, one of Jen's roles was the station liason the charitable organizations the station sponsored. That's where her love of non-profit work grew and she recognized the great need for people to give back to their communities.  

As a home grown Fightin' Chick, Jen loves this district and believes in the great things that do and can happen through our students and teachers... and the community that supports them!