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2015 Golf Outing at Sugar Valley!
Our annual Golf Outing is September 17, 2015 at Sugar Valley Country Club.
Download the flyer and sign up today! We're looking for sponsors and of course GOLFERS!
Need to get more of the scoop? Contact Joanna today. She's the woman with the all the answers!
Hello Rotarians - This year will be a BIG year for STRIVE according to Jenny Borchers at Fairmont. Can you mentor a student or two? Please let Kerrie Smith or Brenda Stansfield know your level of availability. To help you plan ahead, here is the calendar for the school year.
Important dates for 2015 -2016:
September 16, 2015 8:00 am Breakfast at Fairmont
November 18, 2015 11:30 am Lunch at Presidential
February 10, 2016 8:00 am Breakfast at Fairmont
April 12, 2016 8:00 am Breakfast at Fairmont
KETTERING BACKPACK PROGRAM RECEIVES $18,000.00 FROM KETTERING MAYOR'S BALL COMMITTEE!
The Mayor's Ball Committee had the honor of presenting a check for $18,000.00 to the Kettering Backpack Program.
Last night, Jim Ghory presented the check along with Mayor Don Patterson at the City Council session. Today the 'official' Club Presentation.
Congratulations to the entire committee for a job well done.
Last night KRC President Jim Ghory & Mayor Don Patterson presented the check during the City Council Session.
Today Bonnie Pittl & Molly McGinnis accepted 'the check' from our Mayor's Ball Committee.
Kettering Rotary VS Mark Schwieterman
|Mark Schweiterman defends his Presidency.||
Part of the Defense and Prosecution Square off before trial.
The Honorable Fred Dressel and Rotary Scribe, Beth Ling prepare.
Do NOT try to bribe a judge, just saying.... it won't go well.
KJ and Mark try their best to defend.
Beth Ling - TMZ reporter and 'Peoples Scribe'.
|Praying for this all to be over.||
Oh NO! The evidence is overwhelming (in smell)
Even Mayor Patterson has abandoned you in your time of need.
|Bailiff Mike Balsom looks on as the testimony continues.||
Those who delight when the Mighty fall...
Thank you to the City of Kettering and the Creativity of our Rotary Members and especially, Kathy Johnson who put it all together!
Our own Larry Hodapp received the Cliff Dochterman Rotary Scouting Service Award today. Well deserved. Congratulations to Larry for his dedication to the Boy Scouts and to Rotary!
An exceptional year for our STRIVE students, mentors and teachers. Thank you and Congratulations on all your hard work this year!
Beth Ling is taking her amazing Scribe abilities to the people of Kettering and Beyond!
Club Executives & Directors
Rotary and ShelterBox support Syrian refugees
In Syria, where a civil war has been raging since 2011, more than 6,000 people flee the country every day. As of September, more than 4.1 million people have become refugees, and 7.6 million more have been internally displaced. “The plight of Syria’s refugees is a litmus test for the world's compassion,” says Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko. “Rotary members worldwide are profoundly disheartened by the refugee crisis now unfolding in Syria and other parts of the world,” which the United Nations has described as the worst in decades. “Rotary is following the situation closely...
Ravindran declares Riseley president-nominee
RI President K.R. Ravindran officially declared Ian H.S. Riseley Rotary International’s president-nominee on 1 October. The nominating Committee for President of RI selected Riseley, of the Rotary club of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, in August. He will be formally elected at the 2016 RI Convention in Seoul, Korea, and will become president on 1 July 2017. Read more about Riseley
Attend one of five presidential conferences
Find new and innovative ways to improve your community by attending one of five presidential conferences this year, hosted by RI President K.R. Ravindran and Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith. The conferences, to be held around the world between January and March, will highlight Rotary’s areas of focus. Use these links to learn about each of the programs and to register to attend: Peace and Conflict Resolution, 15-16 January in Ontario, California, USA Disease Prevention and Treatment, 19-20 February in Cannes, France Economic Development, 27 February in Cape Town, South Africa...
Under One Sky lights the way to a better world
Rotary and ONE, an international advocacy organization, joined other event partners in downtown Chicago on 24 September to demonstrate a commitment to ending extreme poverty and inequality and to promoting action on climate change on the eve of the United Nations launch of its Sustainable Development Goals. The 17 ambitious goals constitute a road map for finding solutions to the world’s most pressing problems, and dovetail with Rotary members’ work to create positive change in their communities and around the world. As dusk fell over Chicago, participants in the Under One Sky event held up...
Nigeria declared polio-free, removed from endemic list
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on 25 September that Nigeria is now polio-free and has been officially removed from the list of countries where polio is endemic. It’s been 14 months since any cases of polio caused by the wild virus have been detected there. With Nigeria’s historic achievement, polio remains endemic in only two countries: Afghanistan and Pakistan. That means transmission of the virus has never been stopped there. Nigeria was the last country in Africa where polio was endemic. The continent celebrated its own first full year without the disease on 11 August. Once...