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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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NO MEETING
May 26, 2017
Have a nice Memorial Day weekend!
Jay Kreft
Jun 02, 2017
Malarkey Roofing
Todd Feehan
Jun 09, 2017
Club Assembly
Tammy Powell
Jun 23, 2017
Saint Anthony Hospital, History & Impact - South OKC
 
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Oscar Carreon

Our final high school student for the 2016-2017 school year will be honored at the South OKC Rotary Club luncheon on Friday, May 19th.  Oscar Carreon is a senior at Southeast High School.  He is treasurer of the Senior class.  He has maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is on the Superintendent's Honor Roll.  He has been active in various clubs including: Honor Society, Drama, Link Crew, Spanish Club, Student Council and Key Club to just name a few.  He is an accomplished dancer with Synergy Dance Company.  He has served as a teen mentor with PAL and has volunteered for over 120 hours his senior year.  Oscar will be attending the University of Oklahoma this Fall.

Schedule Highlights

From the breathtaking opening ceremony and world-renowned speakers to informative programs and spectacular entertainment, the Atlanta convention promises to be an unforgettable experience. Here are some highlights.

All convention activities will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted.

(Note: See info about various Pre-Convention Events at http://www.riconvention.org/en/atlanta/preconvention-events/)

Sat, June 10

House of Friendship | 09:00-18:00

Presidential Peace Conference | 09:00-12:00

House of Friendship Grand Opening | 11:00-11:30

Youth Exchange Officers Pre-convention | 13:00-17:00

Orientation for first-time convention attendees | 15:00-16:00 | location to be decided

Sun Jun 11

Interfaith service | 08:45-09:45

House of Friendship | 09:00-18:00

Opening Ceremony – first seating | 10:30-12:30

Opening Ceremony – second seating | 15:30-17:30

Mon Jun 12

House of Friendship | 09:00-18:00

General Session 2 | 10:00-12:00

President’s Recognition Luncheon (Rotary-ticketed event) | 13:00-14:30 | location to be decided

Breakout sessions | 13:00-17:00

Tue Jun 13

House of Friendship | 09:00-18:00

General Session 3 | 10:00-12:00

President-elect’s Leadership Luncheon (Rotary-ticketed event) | 13:00-14:30 | location to be decided

Breakout sessions | 13:00-17:00

Major Donor Reception | 17:00-19:00 | Omni Atlanta Hotel, Grand Ballroom

Arch Klumph Society Dinner | 19:00 | Georgia Aquarium, Oceans Ballroom

Wed Jun 14

House of Friendship | 09:00-16:00

General Session 4 | 10:00-12:00

The Rotary Foundation’s 100th Birthday Party | session 1 | 12:00-13:30 | House of Friendship

The Rotary Foundation’s 100th Birthday Party | session 2 | 14:00-15:30 | House of Friendship

Breakout sessions | 13:00-16:30

Closing Ceremony | 17:00-19:00 

REGISTRATION FEES

 

16 DEC 2016 -- 31 MAR 2017

1 APRIL 2017 AND AFTER

 

mail, fax, online

online, on-site

Rotarian

$415

$490

Rotary club or district employee

Guest age 19 or older

Spouse of deceased Rotarian

 

Non-Rotarian alumnus

$100

$130

Rotaractor

Guest of alumnus or Rotaractor

 

Youth Exchange student

$10

$10

Interactor

Guest age 5-18

Guest younger than 5

Free

Free

 

 

SOUTH OKC ROTARY IS SCHEDULED AT THE OKC FOOD BANK FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES AND TIMES:
 
WED, MAY 31, 2017;  6:30 - 8:30 PM
 
Thank you for your continued support!!!

SOUTH OKC ROTARY CLUB

 

MAY, 2017 - JUN, 2017

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MONTHLY MEETING SCHEDULE

FOR BALANCE OF ROTARY YEAR 

   

 

     May 19, 2017

 

     June 16, 2017

 

 

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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