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Welcome Thomas O'Grady to Athens Rotary
 
 Photo by Roger Rollins
   Welcome to our newest member Thomas O'Grady, Executive Director of the Southeast Ohio History Center!  Tom O'Grady (center) is shown receiving his Rotary Pin by Diane McVey, assisting during the ceremony administered by President Thomas Gibbs (right) on the day of his initiation as a member of The Rotary Club of Athens OH, January 20, 2020.  Tom O'Grady previously received our "Athens Rotary Club Community Service Person of the Year Award" for 2018!
Good Works Friday Night Supper
  Athens Rotary's Good Works Friday Night Supper was held on Jan. 17, 2020 at The Plains United Methodist Church.
    The team of Rotary (and friends) volunteers to plan, purchase, prepare, cook, serve and clean-up were: Betsy Baringer and Tom Lazear, Tara Gilts, Mario Grijalva, Shane Jarrett, Candy Kemmerer, Diane McVey and Craig Johnson and their friend Dave Bradley, Mike Noel, Ann Paulins, Karen Vedder and Keith and Darlene Wasserman
  Approximately 100 community members attended the meal, and 40 community members signed up for take-home food.  Click on the photo to see the Photo Album.
   Good Works founders Keith Wasserman and his wife Darlene led the team in the kitchen preparing the meal and washing dishes (Darlene) and leading the supper and providing time for reflection and discussion after the event (Keith).  The meal of spaghetti and meatballs, vegetables and hummus, salad, Italian bread, and peaches and whipped topping for dessert was enjoyed by the attendees as well as the team of volunteers.
  The Rotary Foundation supported the event with a total cost of $384 for food and supplies.
  A special "Thank You!" goes to the volunteer team of members and friends for their commitment to service!  And thanks to Betsy Baringer, Diane McVey, and Club Service Chair Tara Gilts for information in this story and the photographs found in the Photo Album.
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Split the Pot Contest #37
The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on January 20, 2020 was Ed Zatta.  Ed collected the weekly split of $16 and then cut the Nine of Diamonds from the deck of cards.  So, the contest will continue next week with $552 in the accumulated pot and 26 cards in the deck.
 
The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on January 13, 2020 was Candy Kemmerer.  Candy collected the weekly split of $23 and then cut the Queen of Hearts from the deck of cards.  So, the contest will continue next week with $536 in the accumulated pot and 27 cards in the deck.
 
The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on January 6, 2020 was Susan Urano.  Susan collected the weekly split of $24 and then cut the 2 of Diamonds from the deck of cards.  So, the contest will continue next week with $513 in the accumulated pot and 28 cards in the deck.
 
The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on December 16, 2019 was Jody Harris.  Jody collected the weekly split of $21 and then cut the 7 of Clubs from the deck of cards.  So, the contest will continue in January beginning with $489 in the accumulated pot and 29 cards in the deck.
 
The winner of the weekly Athens Rotary Foundation Scholarship split the pot contest on December 9, 2019 was Mark Hutchinson.  Mark collected the weekly split of $22 but failed to collect the accumulated pot when he cut the Jack of Clubs from the deck.  So, the contest will continue next week with $468 beginning in the accumulated pot and 30 cards in the deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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