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Athens

Service Above Self

We Meet Mondays at 12 Noon
Ohio University Inn
331 Richland Ave
Athens, OH  45701
United States of America
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Jul 01, 2019
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Carol Patterson and Players
Jul 08, 2019
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Tom Quinn
Jul 29, 2019
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The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on June 17, 2019 was Dave Diggle.  Dave collected the weekly split of $22 and proceeded to cut the ten of Clubs from the deck of cards.  So, the contest will continue next week with $42 beginning in the accumulated pot and 51 cards in the deck.
 
The winner of the Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on June 3, 2019 was Lois Gerig.   She collected the weekly split of $20 and then proceeded to cut the Joker from the remaining 45 cards in the deck, thus claiming the accumulated pot of $176.  Congratulations, Lois.  We will start contest #37 next week.
Saturday, June 22 Athens Rotary heads to Bob Wren stadium to cheer on the Copperheads at 7:05 p.m.!  Please RSVP by Friday, June 14 by contacting Tara Gilts at Tara.Gilts@ohiohealth.com or calling or texting (419) 356.8524. 
 

When you RSVP please include the name of each person attending, any dietary restrictions you or your guest(s) have, and the total number of Copperheads tickets you need for your party.  Members will only be billed for guest game tickets. Dinner will be served from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the tables near the third base line.

You will remember that last year our Southern Ohio Copperheads won the 2018 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Championship!

Worstell Scholarship Awards – Submitted to OU Financial Aid Office
JadeMarie XiangSi HowardAthens High School$2,500
Mary Kate McCullochNelsonville York High School$1,900
Jaelyn SayersTrimble Local High School$1,900
 
Gawande Scholarship Awards – Submitted to Athens Rotary Foundation
Sylvie C. WilsonAthens High School$3,000
Iman AbukamailAthens High School$1,200
Teagan HughesAthens High School$1,200
 
 
Committee
Karen Vedder
Rich Vedder
Ed Peterson
Brandon Elliot
John M. Miller
The slate of officers for Rotary-year 2019-2020 (term starts July 1, 2019):
 
President: Thomas Gibbs
President Elect: Sheila Mark
Secretary: Ed Peterson
Treasurer: Dave Diggle
Past Pres. & Membership Chair : Brandon Elliott
Club Service: Tara Gilts
Vocational Service: Thomas Gibbs
Community Sevice: Calvin James
New Generations: Brandon Elliott
International Service:
Rotary Foundation: Calvin James
Club Foundation Chair: Channing McAllister
Club Foundation Secretary: Diane McVey
Club Foundation Treasurer: Dave Diggle
Club Foundation Investments: Channing McAllister
Executive Secretary: Ed Peterson
 
Here is a link to Athens County schools Clean Hands Project GoFundMe
Athens Rotary Club has set up a GoFundMe activity to raise donations for the Clean Hands Project in Athens County Elementary schools.
Clicking on the link above will allow visitors to make donations to the Athens Rotary Foundation for this project. 
Athens Rotary Club will be installing Hand Sanitizer dispensers and provide refills in each classroom for grades K thru 6 at 8 Elementary Schools.
 
Schools receiving this benefit include : Alexander, East, Morrison, The Plains, West, Trimble, Amesville, and Coolville
 
For any questions please email President Brandon Elliott at: elliottb@ohio.edu
 
Volunteers for the Rotary Pizza Fest:  Please bring our your Rotary shirts and hats to display your Rotary pride during our fund raiser on April 6th!
I will bring the extra Rotary shirts I have for the event. 
 
 
You may purchase Rotary Merchandise at the link above if you are interested.
 
Thank you for all you do for our community!
 
Brandon Elliott
 
The winner of the Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship Fund split the pot contests on March 18, 2019 was Betsy Baringer.  The weekly split for the drawing was $34.  Our Rotarian of the year calmly drew the Joker from the remaining 7 cards and claimed the accumulated pot of $1,008.   Congratulations, Betsy! 
Note:  Photo by Diane McVey shows Scholarship Fund Chair John Miller with winner Betsy Baringer.
 
Split the Pot Contest #36 will begin next week.
Marcello Fornari (Ctr.) was a visiting Rotarian at the Feb. 11, Athens Rotary Club noon meeting.  He has an MBA (IT Business), lives in the São Paulo area of Brazil and is a member of Rotary Club Jundiaí Sul.  Marcello is shown trading Rotary Club Banners with President Elect, Tom Gibbs and Sheila Mark (Nominee for President Elect 2019-2020).  Learn more about Marcello Fornari on LinkedIn.
 
  Photo provided by Tom Gibbs.