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Welcome to Kettering Rotary!


Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 11:30 AM
Presidential Banquet Ctr.
4548 Presidential Way
Kettering, OH  45429
United States
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Today we met downtown at the Entrepreneur's Center to meet the inbound students from Bosnia. Out bound students from the Dayton Regional STEM school will go to Bosnia later this year. Our club is a proud sponsor of this cultural exchange and our own President Marilynne is hosting one of the students in her home. 


Happy Iradukunda, winner of the 'Don Boyer Memorial Scholarship' STRIVE Award and his mentor, Tim McCrate. 

Patrick Rwiyereka (Center) proudly accepts his STRIVE Scholarship award with his parents, teacher and Rotary mentor, Brad Balsom. 

Rawan Shalash (center) celebrates her STRIVE scholarship with her mother, niece, teacher and Fairmont counselor, Victor Colon. Her mentor, Dave McEwee could not attend but had Mr. Colon read a heart felt congratulations on his behalf. 


Our club had the honor of having Don Boyer's widow, Donna, help with the celebration. Don was a long standing Rotarian who helped to develop the STRIVE program. His legacy lives on with each scholarship and in the hearts of each Rotary member. 

Mayor's Ball for Charity: Brigid's Path

A few snapshots of the BIG event of the year. Held at Reynolds & Reyonlds every year with a deserving charity picked by Mayor Patterson, the Kettering Mayor's Ball for Charity is a Kettering Rotary Signature event. See all the photos with free downloads at:  (Photos by Joanna Adams)
Address: 714 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402
  • Side street parking on Taylor & Meigs
  • City of Dayton's Parking Lot on east side of Meigs (Enter from Monument Avenue)
  • Parking Lot directly behind fenced lot.

Student Awards: Fairmont, Alter and STEM

(L-R: Joshua Rugwiza (STEM), Joel Baker (STEM), Pooja Shirahatti (STEM),  Arlette Marie Munyankindi (Alter), Theodore Hale (Fairmont),
Mariell Thimme (Alter), Jessi Urichich (Fairmont) and Olivia Priske (Fairmont)
Today we honored truly outstanding students from Fairmont, Alter and the Dayton Regional STEM School.
Awards were given for 'Service Above Self', 'Overcoming Adversity' and Leadership. 
Congratulations to the students for inspiring us and letting us know the world will be wonderful hands with you in leadership roles in the future. 

A good day for Golf!

Our club was represented at the District Conference with a Hole Sponsorship and a few of our members as Golfers. 
Kettering Rotary Club's RYLA Students had a wonderful leadership experience at camp this year. Thank you to our club for sponsoring another amazing group of students!
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This Week:
Meeting Responsibilities
McCrate, Tim
Entrance Table
Entrance Table
Ghory, Jim
Entrance Table
Schwieterman, Mark
Schwieterman, Mark
Club Social
Aug 23, 2017
This is your opportunity to socialize with other members.
Suzie Kreusch
Aug 30, 2017
The Mark Kreusch Memorial Fund
John Greiner, Attorney with Graydon Law
Sep 06, 2017
Deceptive Ads
David Williams, Vice President, Miller Valentine
Sep 13, 2017
Update on the Arcade
Ken Lackey, Kettering City Schools
Oct 04, 2017
Ken is the Director of Business District Facilities
Dan Von Handorf, Kettering City Schools
Oct 11, 2017
Dan is Director of Student Services
Debbie Mears, Kettering City Schools
Oct 18, 2017
Curriculum and Instruction
Scott Inskeep & Dan Schall, Kettering City Schools
Oct 25, 2017
Finance and Student Achievement
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