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A great meeting where we learned CPR and how to use a AED (Automated Exterior Defibulator). Thank you to Kathy Johnson who had the Red Cross come out and speak.
|The Red Cross came out to teach us some basics that just might save a life!|
|The density of this 'toy' is the same as a human chest and was perfect for demonstrating the pressure needed to administer CPR!|
|KJ shows how it's done!|
Welcome our two newest Rotarians! Superintendent, Scott Inskeep, and Treasurer of Kettering Schools, Daniel Schall.
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!
Support the Foundation on Giving Tuesday, 1 December
Join the global online movement to celebrate the season with a gift to The Rotary Foundation. Giving Tuesday, 1 December, uses the power of social media and the spirit of generosity to promote giving and philanthropy around the world. You can support the cause by going online on 1 December to make a gift to The Rotary Foundation. Then use social media to encourage your friends and family to do the same. It’s the perfect opportunity to reach our supporters and build on the momentum of Rotary Foundation Month. Last year, the Foundation raised more than $100,000 on Giving Tuesday. This year, the...
New Rotary flag and banner materials available in Brand Center
Give your Rotary flag or banner a new and professional look with our updated materials, available in the Brand Center. With eight options of colors and backgrounds to choose from, you can find the design that will best strengthen your club or district brand. The Brand Center also offers everything you need to create communications with the Rotary look and tone. You can download Rotary’s logo -- or create your own club or district logo. And you’ll find editable templates for brochures, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, fliers, and more. (Sign-in required.)
Cyclists raise nearly $3 million in Miles to End Polio ride
The fight to eradicate polio got a major financial boost from the annual Miles to End Polio bike ride that took place 21 November in Arizona, USA. Rotary General Secretary John Hewko and a team of eight RI staff members helped raise $2.9 million. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match the funds 2-to-1, bringing the total contribution to PolioPlus to nearly $9 million. This is the fourth year in a row that Hewko has biked in the 104-mile (167 km) El Tour de Tucson ride, one of the country’s top cycling events. More than 100 Rotary members from Arizona and around the world hit the...
Foundation moves up on expert list of top nonprofits
The Rotary Foundation has continued its steady growth, moving up one spot to 93rd in The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the top 400 nonprofit organizations in the United States. The ranking is based on monetary contributions from private sources and reflects the increasing generosity of those who support Rotary’s mission. According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Foundation received $259,594,884 in 2014, an 8.3 percent increase from the previous year. The Foundation recently earned a 4-start rating from Charity Navigator, the largest and most prestigious independent...
Chulalongkorn celebrates 10 years of equipping leaders to build peace
Bobby Anderson was helping former freedom fighters in Aceh, Indonesia, adjust to life after combat when he heard about the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Anderson, who became part of the 2010 class of Rotary Peace Fellows, says the program allowed him to reflect upon the work he had already done and gain a larger perspective beyond day to day practicalities. “To be able to meet other people that had done similar work in other places and to be exposed [during field study] to the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration situation in Nepal was fascinating and...