Speakers
Mike Rankin
Apr 03, 2020
New ID Requirements for Travel & Drivers License
No Meeting
Apr 10, 2020
Committee Reports
Apr 17, 2020
30th Anniversary Celebration & Veteran Initiative Update
Our Interact Clubs
Apr 24, 2020
The Year In Review
Kent Underwood & Dave Williamson
May 01, 2020
30th Anniversary Celebration & Veteran Initiative Update
Paul Hammersmith. Project Mgr, City of Dublin
May 08, 2020
Dublin City Projects
Adam Wolf, Interim Airport Director
May 15, 2020
MEETING WILL BE HELD AT OSU AIRPORT
Tom McGloshen
May 22, 2020
Dealing with Friends Who Are Seriously Ill
No Meeting
May 29, 2020
David D. Austin, DDS MS
Jun 05, 2020
Sitting is the New Smoking
Claire Houpt
Jun 12, 2020
Preparing Boys for the Long Run
Dave Bentz
Jun 19, 2020
2020 - 2021 Vision for Dublin AM Rotary
Installation Meeting
Jun 26, 2020
Upcoming Events

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President
Past President
President Elect
 
VIce President
Mike Isler
Secretary/Treasurer
 
 
 

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Welcome to Dublin AM Rotary

 
 
Our club is 110 members strong, working together to offer community service here at home and throughout the world!
 
Dublin AM meets at 7:30 AM every Friday morning at The Country Club at Muirfield Village. Visitors are welcome to join us to meet business and community leaders, hear presentations from a some of the areas most interesting speakers and learn more about Rotary International.
 
 
 
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See our meeting recording for Friday March 27, 2020 here:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special Thanks to Wolf for editing the meeting and moderating our first remotely enabled Friday session.  Kent also spent hours for rehearsals with our first remote speaker, Craig Truax, Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Claudia provided extra communication all week on what to expect and how we could click the links or dial the audio numbers. Our own tech members offered input and Wolf leveraged district programs.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We are ready to kick off Dublin AM Rotary's Friday Club Meeting, teleconference style! 
 
Wolf Lant and a group of semi-techies worked over the past weekend to test out how a virtual meeting might work...and it did. Well, to be honest, it worked most of the time!  Wolf setup a club meeting via an app called Zoom that will begin at 7:45am each Friday and last for about 45 minutes.
 
Not familiar with Zoom or web conferencing? Now is a great time to learn more about it! 
 
Not interested in learning more?  That's okay, you can join the meeting via phone...just no pictures of your Rotary friends.
 
Here are the details:
 
Join Zoom Meeting via your computer, laptop or notebook
That's easy.  Click on the link below to access Zoom. If you are a new user you will be asked to download and install the app, or enter a url into your browser.  For the first meeting plan to do this around 7:30am on Friday.

https://zoom.us/j/8910091468 

Meeting ID: 891 009 1468 (you will be prompted to enter this in order to join the meeting)


 
Join Zoom Meeting via mobile phone

+1 646 558 8656     8910091468# (this is the Meeting ID and you will be prompted to enter this in order to join the meeting)
 
Join Zoom Meeting via other phone

Dial by your location (any of these should work)
  
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) 
        +1 253 215 8782 US 
        +1 301 715 8592 US 
      
Meeting ID: 891 009 1468 (you will be prompted to enter this in order to join the meeting)
 
Learn more about Zoom Meetings
One of our Rotary friends put together a tutorial for another club and graciously shared it with us. Check out this very helpful YouTube video for lots of information about the app.
 
 
If you do need help, maybe someone to help you setup the app, we are here for you.  Please email Ingrid or Mike who are our team experts!
 
 
Not interested but still want all the news
Okay, so you're enjoying your respite from meetings, and don't want to get up that early.  Not a problem.  Zoom can video our meetings and we will add that link to our website home page each week along with key announcements.
 
This will be a learning experience for all of us, so expect some glitches, some laughs and, maybe, a little bit of frustration. On the very huge upside, we can be together again!
 
Hope you join us on Friday.
 
 
Dear Dublin AM Rotary,
 
The Club’s board of directors has made the decision to suspend all regular club meetings and other activities of the club until Sunday, April 5th.  As of last evening (Sunday 3/15/20) the CDC has made the recommendation to curtail any events with 50+ people for 8 weeks..which is May 10th.  While at first blush, this seems excessive, it's the current recommendation and these recommendations may actually become mandates.   I'm prepared to extend the suspension, if necessary for the health and well-being of our Club members and community. My ask is:  PLEASE STAY UP WITH YOUR EMAILS.  Important club information will be shared as appropriate.
 
So what can we do during this period?  
  • Take care of yourself and your families first and foremost. Follow the most current Center for Disease Control recommendations. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
  • Stay engaged with other club members through email and the telephone. Just because the club is not meeting does not mean members can’t maintain their relationships and support one another during these uncertain times. Attached is a list of club members with their contact information.  If your computer or device cannot open this attachment, you can go into Clubrunner and find this contact information under "Member List".
  • Without jeopardizing the health and welfare of you and your family members, help neighbors and friends who may need special support.
And what will club leaders be doing to find ways to continue our momentum and commitment to service?
  • Exploring alternative methods for meetings, such as using technology like Webex or Zoom to conduct virtual meetings, or making arrangements for conference calling so committees may continue to function. If you have expertise in these areas, let us know. The board strongly advises committees to not hold in-person meetings.  Make no mistake....this is temporary.  As soon as possible, we'll be getting back to our normal in-person meetings.  
  • Working with our partners, including the Dublin City Schools, Dublin Food Pantry and Dublin Neighborhood Bridges to determine if there are ways our club and members may be of assistance in providing support for children and families who face meal and food shortages because of closure of schools for the next three weeks.  We are in contact with Dr. Todd Hoadley, Dinky Youngsteadt-Parrish from the Dublin Food Pantry and Jill Kranstuber from Dublin Neighborhood Bridges.  Stay tuned for opportunities to serve...
  • Probably the most important thing we can do is support each other!  Reach out to check on each other.  If you need (or know of something someone needs) needs anything..ANYTHING...we are here for you/them.  Please reach out the Family of Rotary chair, Cindy Groeniger or me.   We are always better together! 
These are certainly unsettling and unusual times.  There is no "playbook" on how to deal and manage with situations like this and these decisions are not easy and certainly not perfect.  Hopefully, what we're facing will be resolved expeditiously and we can resume club activities and our 'normal lives' soon.  If you have concerns about the action the board has taken or suggestions on how we proceed, please let me know.  Thank you so much for your understanding and patience and, again,  please stay attentive to your email for updates.
 

Yours in Service,

Kent Underwood

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • The 2020 Saint Patrick’s Day parade will be on Saturday, March 14.  The Dublin AM Rotary club is looking for volunteers to be parade marshalls.  This is a great opportunity to help our community and get your daily steps in, by walking the parade route. 
  • Thursday, March 12, the State of the City will be held at the Exchange in Bridge Park area.  Dublin AM Rotary is planning a pre-meeting gathering at Z Cucina at 5PM.  If interested, please RSVP with Ramona Penland-Coyle.
  • Our club is putting together ideas for a spring outing.  An idea that has gotten traction is one of the new Ax-Throwing venues in town.  Please look for future specifics about this interesting outing.
  • On March 13 the Dublin pedestrian bridge opens.  The ceremony starts at 7PM with bridge lighting at 8.  If you want to participate in a pre-ceremony gathering, please let Claudia Trusty know.
  • Dublin AM Rotary’s annual Pro-AM committee is meeting on Monday, March 2, at the Dublin Chamber office from 5 to 6PM.  If interested in helping the Pro-Am committee and helping shape this year’s event, please attend the Monday meeting.
  • The Rotaract club will meet at the Dublin Chamber office at 6:30 on Monday, March 2.  Prospective members are encouraged to attend.
  • Roberta Kayne is hosting an exhibit of her photographs at the 1st Unitarian Church on Sunday, March1 from 12:30 to 2PM. The exhibit will be up until April 27.
 
GUEST SPEAKER: Colonel Richard Fambro - Ohio State Highway Patrol
 
Richard has over 30 years of service in the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  His distinguished career as resulted in his holding the prestigious position of Colonel. 
 
Richard’s message covered two topics:  Pursuits and Distracted Driving. 
 
Every day in Ohio, three to five criminal suspects flee the scene of a crime.  A pursuit of a suspect in an automobile, while exciting and almost common in movies and on television, is a dangerous endeavor.  So, most municipalities ban the active pursuit of a suspect.  In Ohio, the Ohio Highway Patrol is one of only a few law enforcement agencies that has the discretion to decide whether or not to engage in a suspect pursuit. 
 
During a pursuit, public safety is the number one concern.  To protect the public, our Highway Patrol uses 13 airplanes, 2 helicopters and 1 air van (high altitude aircraft) to reduce the “on-the-ground” risks.
 
Another epidemic that Ohio drivers face as a daily driving danger is distracted driving.  This isn’t just with cell phones but could include watching mobile televisions, putting on makeup and, as Richard showed is in a real incident video, getting dressed for church. 
 
Since today distracted driving is a secondary offense, in order for a person to be charged with distracted driving, that person has to be pulled over for some other driving offense, such as weaving or turning without a signal.  Then that person has to admit that he or she was distracted.
 
There is proposed legislation being worked in Ohio that will allow distracted driving to be a primary offense.  If this legislation becomes law, the act of being distracted will be enough for an officer to pull you over.
The Salvation Army   Doing The Most Good
 
Today’s Announcements:  
Big Thank You to Jim Listebarger and from Jim to his committee and all who helped make the Polar Bear a successful event.
 
Letter of gratitude from Chris Humphrey, the exchange student year is going quickly and Kent shared his letter.  
 
Kudos to Susan West for the Narcan training and there was enough interest it could be run again.  
 
Jim and Roberta are collecting sunglasses, baseball hats and contributions for the Dominican Republic Mission Trip.
 
Kristin Hapton -Harmon shared the 1865 London founding of The Salvation Army and the current and needed work they do today in Union, Delaware and Franklin Counties of Ohio
  • Learning Centers
  • 187,546 Nights of lodging
  • PTSD Veteran examples
  • 590,000 meals served through the Pantry
  • 547 Men served in adult rehabilitation centers for free
  • 12,893 local children received Christmas toys from The Salvation Army these holidays
  • 24,000 people received Red Box gifts on Christmas Day
All thanks to local volunteers, local donors and Red Kettle efforts to fundraise so this dedicated staff can serve our counties and community.
Call 1-800- SATruck for pick up coordination.
Michelle Hannan spoke abot the critical nature of the Anti- Human Trafficking  programs where 71% of the victims are women and children.
SA Justice was explained as well as the Soap project that has been s successful helping victims escape their situations.
Soap outreach is most effective during the Arnold Classic, The Muirfield Tournament and Quarter Horse Congress events locally that causes an increase in this terrible crime.
May 9th is a volunteer day we will be hearing more about from member  Dennis Muchnicki to help recovering victims.  Call 1-888-373-7888 for information.
 
 
 
Alan Miller, Dispatch Media Group, speaking to Dublin AM on Friday, 2/14/20, also pictured with Tom McGloshen and a journalist student.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andy Keeler receiving his Paul Harris Fellow Award from Susan Robenalt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • The Polar Bear golf outing is just a week away!  There is still time to sign up to be a golfer or to be a sponsor.  We are even expecting good weather!  Please note:  Check-in for the event begins at 8 AM on 2/8.  To date, 90 golfers are registered to participate, and 25 people and/or companies have agreed to be sponsors of the event.  For more information please contact Jim Listebarger.
  • Planning for Dublin AM Rotary’s annual Pro-Am golf tournament is underway.  This event benefits veterans and local schools and will take place on 6/3.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.  More information will be coming soon.
GUEST SPEAKER: Tom Stickrath - Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety
 
Tom has over 30 years of public service experience and has worked under six Ohio governors.  He was a significant force to make major improvements in Ohio’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety arenas.
 
Even while Ohio’s prison populations grew 625% (from 8,000 inmates to 50,000 inmates), using processes improvement methods like LEAN Six Sigma, Tom oversaw meaningful enhancements in:
  • Prison Operations
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Youth Services and
  • Criminal Evidence Processing
Additionally, he helped drive more effective employment practices such as increased diversity and increased academic standards for personnel. 
 
Near term public safety focuses in Ohio include finding solutions to problems including:  
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Human Trafficking
  • Youth & Driving Issues
    • Texting and Driving
    • Not wearing safety belts
It is also important to note that big changes are happening in and around the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.  Ohioans can register online at several BMV locations and reduce their wait times. In fact, online users of this tool cut wait times from an average of 26 minutes to an average of 3 minutes. 
 
Further, Tom reminded Rotarians that 10/1/2020 is when new identification requirements will be implemented.  After that date a “Real ID” will be required to enter federal buildings and to board flights.  NOTE:  The requirements for obtaining the Real ID at your local BMV can be found on the Ohio BMV website.
RECOGNITION
 
Thomas Kleven, Rotary Assistant District Governor recognized our club's twenty winners of the 125 Club member pins.  To become a 125 Club member, Rotarians must contribute at least $100 to the Rotary Foundation’s Annual Fund and at least $25 to the global PolioPlus effort.
 
The recognition goes to:
  • Emmet Apolinario
  • James Bandeen
  • Trevor Donaldson
  • Ingrid Fields
  • Faye Herriot
  • Todd Hoadley
  • Andrew Keeler
  • Mike Isler
  • Jim Listebarger
  • Thomas McGloshen
  • Ronald Morgan
  • Dennis Muchnicki
  • Roland Pagniano, Jr.
  • Timothy Redman
  • Laura Reinbolt
  • Susan Robenalt
  • Daryl Schorsten
  • Page Cornbrock
  • Janes Warburton
  • Phil Yoder
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Next week is an important week for Dublin AM Rotary club.  Next week, our Friday morning meeting will be led by the Rotaract team
  • The February 8, Polar Bear golf outing is filling up with 53 golfers signed up, 24 hole-sponsors committed and several volunteers lines up.  “But we can do better!” says Jim Listebarger as he reminded the club that friends and family are welcome to golf, help out as volunteers and sponsor holes.  With 3 weeks to go, there is time to get involved
GUEST SPEAKER:  Tim Petska with the Joseph Group discussed the Economic Outlook for 2020.
 
Tim made no recommendations for stock or bond purchases, but rather discussed ways of thinking about this year. 
 
Possible considerations when thinking about 2020 capital markets:
1.) A wise investor focuses on scenarios, not forecasts or predictions
 
2.) It may be a good idea to consider Small caps, value style and foreign stocks when making 2020 investment decisions because they are relatively discounted compared to other stocks trading at 20X PE
 
3.) In an election year, the Fed is not as likely to modify interest rates.  This belief is driven from the thinking that the Fed may not want to appear politically motivated in making monetary decisions
 
4.) Bond performance varies inversely with interest rates.  Interest rates are at very low levels currently
 
5.) Investment considerations should include factual, macro level policy decisions and not one’s own political preferences or fears
 
Tim explained that a good amount of the equity growth in 2019 was a likely a result of stocks trading at higher PE ratios.  Further, for continued sustainable growth, it is likely that strong 2020 corporate earnings are needed for continued equity appreciation. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Club Announcements – There's So Much Happening With Dublin AM!

  • Wine not Wednesday gathering this Wednesday, 1/15, at 5:30pm at Coast Wine House on S High Street in Dublin – For more information please contact Bonnie Coley-Malir
  • Robotic Middle School Competition being held this Saturday, 1/11 at Dublin Jerome High School beginning at 8AM – For more information please contact Wolf Lant
  • Communication Meeting kickoff for 2020 to be held immediately after the Rotary AM meeting next Friday, 1/17.This is great way to get involved in the club – For more information please contact Ingrid Fields
  • Photographers needed!If you have a cellphone and can take a picture you may be qualified to help – For more information please contact Roberta Kayne
  • Super Bowling fund raiser to raise money for scholarships for Dublin and Worthington Rotary Clubs taking place on 2/1.Thanks to Jim Miller visiting Rotary member from Dublin/Worthington club for bringing this to our attention
  • Polar Bear Golf:Taking place on 2/8 this year.At present we have 50+ golfers signed up, but we are still looking for additional players.Further, sponsorships for several holes are still available.Please sign up online.If you have questions, please contact Sinan Yaykin
  • Pro Am Committee announced that this years Pro Am, benefitting veterans and local schools will take place on 6/3.More information will be coming soon
  • 2020 Mission Trip March 14 through March 21.Jim Burness reminded members that if you are interested in participating please contact him
  • The club recognized the newest Dublin City Council member, Dublin AM Rotary’s very own Andrew Keeler – Congratulations!

Our Speaker – Aaron Greene, Founder of College Liftoff

 
College Liftoff wants to ensure parents and prospective college students think of college expense as an investment.This thinking is akin to how one thinks of a home purchase or retirement saving.
Happy Holidays from Dublin AM Rotary
This morning's meeting continued our Holiday Tradition of the Rev Steve Smith spreading the message of the true meaning of Holidays and the importance of story telling. In addition to hearing a great message of hope and joy, Lara our exchange student also spread the holiday spirit with homemade cookies. On behalf of Dublin AM,  wishing all a safe and joyous Holiday season with Friends and Family! 
 
Announcements:
  • No meetings December 27th, or January 3rd
  • The Polar Bear Open is right around the corner Saturday, February 8th to benefit Children's charities and the Dublin AM rotary club. Sign-up now and get more details at polarbeargolf.org. 
  • Photos from top left - Jim Bandeen receiving his Paul Harris Fellow Recognition Pin.  Susan Robenalt receiving her 8th Paul Harris Fellow Award/Pin (ruby).
  • Photos bottom left and right - Reverend Stephen Smith speaking to Dublin AM about Christmas.
 
Our guest speaker -Our Own Special Dr. Todd Hoadley and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Tracey Deagle
 
Todd and Tracey shared the Districts Redistricting Plans, Budget and Student Population Demographics in an excellent summary
 
Announcements: 
Remember to take pictures of your Red Kettle Bell Ringing squad and send the photo to Kent please! Bruce wants to see our ringing form and style.
 
WOW-The Mission Trip is expanding, Jim Burness announced we have 24 people going so far. Please look again at the dates and feasibility that you can join too. Multiple doctors providing dental care will be joined with children’s services and prosthetic fittings too so many skill sets will be appreciated.
 
Salvation Army Kohl’s Shoppers for the Holidays -Susan Robenalt and members have contributed again to a Happy Holidays experience for over 19 families. Susan’s thanks for the continued giving, shopping expertise for best deals and contributions have been shared. Contributions are in process to Synteroo and the Salvation Army this weekend.
 
The Dublin City Schools are undergoing a redistricting effort due to student population increases. Drs. Hoadley and Deagle quickly gave us an excellent view of some events and facts about our city schools:
  • 70+ Non English native languages in Dublin students - we have become quite the global school district.
  • Global travel is an option for high school and middle school studies.
  • The Dublink network continues to save the school over $100,000 in operating expenses annually.
  • Over $1.5 M in revenues are received from the Bridge Street project
  • 2 New elementary schools are coming on line
  • 1 more middle school is in process to be added now
  • A centralized Preschool has been established and is now serving the community  
  • The partnerships, grants and Dublin taxpayers are all very much appreciated for their support and contributions to this excellent school district doing very innovative programs from Be Well initiatives to IT networking and coding, Emerald Campus curriculum and engineering studies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bruce Andrews and his annual bell-ringing workshop with Cindy Groeniger, Tim Redman and Jim Warburton. (above)
 
Below:
Kent Underwood with Rotaractors
Susan Robenalt awarding Paul Harris Fellow Awards to Tim Redman and Calvin Gebhart
Interactors selling home baked dog biscuits
Annual Meeting - David Bentz introducing the 2020-21 Board and Committee Chairs.
Kent Underwood & Cindy Groeniger with new members Trevor Donaldson, Craig Truax and Linda Cochran
 
 
We had the honor  to get an update on the  state of the 2019 Buckeye Football Team from  Ohio State greats Craig Krenzel and Ryan Miller. For the Rotarians in the crowd who are Buckeye fans the news was overwhelming GREAT! Craig and Ryan were very excited about the job Ryan Day is doing in his first year at the helm. They feel he is doing a great job building a special culture, recruiting the best players in the country, in addition they view him as one of the best coaches for his game day strategy. They were also very excited about the talent and the results they have seen on defense, offense and special teams this year.  
 
In addition to providing great insight on the game, Ryan and Craig have also done a great job supporting the Dublin community and beyond. They are both active in the 2nd and 7th foundation, a community outreach program geared at promoting literacy and providing positive role models for children. To see how you can get involved  go to https://www.secondandseven.com/donate/donate-online/ to help with this great cause! 
 
Announcements:
  • The Holiday season is here and the opportunities to celebrate with your Rotary Family is great! 
    • Dec 5th- Contact Claudia Trusty to volunteer for Hot Chocolate sales on Dec 5th at the Dublin Tree lighting 
    • Dec 6th- Holiday Party- Sign-up for a night of fun and fellowship
    • Dec 7th & 14th- Volunteer to ring the Salvation Army bell
    • Coffman Interact will be offering their annual dog biscuit sales on Dec 6th. Contact Claudia Trusty to place your order, all  sales benefit Canine Companions.  
Dublin AM Rotary November 8, 2019 Meeting
Our guest speaker focus today was our Dublin AM Rotary Foreign Exchange Student “Inbound to America” Lara Kranke with a guest appearance from France- our “Outbound” Chris Humphrey.
Kent Underwood showed great technology trust and fortitude with a Zoom call to France, the video of Red Skelton  and Lara’s presentation in our meeting today.
 
Announcements:
Wine Not Wednesday at Z Cuccina this week! Ramona announced that the Social Committee events continue this Wednesday in the Bridge Park area at 5:30 and some will be starting closer to 5 so come early and come all, these have been great little get togethers!
December 5th we will be serving hot chocolate and hot cider to raise funds for the historic society at the Dublin Tree Lighting. Claudia assured us no cooking skills needed but she would appreciate a few hot water carafes if possible?  Volunteers too from 5-7 pm.
 
Kent reminded us of our Snow Policy: If Dublin schools are delayed or cancelled then the Rotary meeting is also cancelled.  Just a timely reminder before our first big snowfall of the season.  
 
Bonnie announced that the Holiday Party emails invitations are out and should be in your email as of yesterday- please find and reserve your spot among the happy holiday partying going gang on December 6th!
 
Andy Keeler appreciates the support received, we applaud his win to Dublin City Council and anticipate his continued service to our great city.
 
Tom  McGloshen shared the 4 Way Test content as discussed last meeting and provided handouts today from the Rotarian Magazine article.
 
Roberta is still collecting  canned goods and needs a volunteer to collect our goods and deliver to the Food Pantry next week.  Please bring your food item to the meeting next Friday.
 
Announcements:
  • Kent Underwood:  Dublin Am Rotary raised $3,625 net to end polio through bourbon sales
  • Kent:  There is a Christmas lighting on 12/5.  Will be selling hot chocolate
  • Bruce Andrews:  Red Kettle Bell Ringing for Salvation Army signup will begin next week.  Rining dates are 1st three Saturdays in December 12/7, 12/14 & 12/21
  • Kaitlyn Gushue:  Due to recent exits from Rotaract club, the club is in need of new members between 23 and 30 years of age.  Katitlyn and Sinan Yaykin urged Dublin AM Rotary members to help recruit for Rotaract
  • Stephen Schmitt: Next Wednesday night, 11/6, Dublin Robotics Boosters is hosting a Lego robotics competition at Jerome High School at 6:45.  The theme is problems in your city.  Participants will be expected to Identify a problem, Propose a solution using robotics and Be judged
  • Ingrid Fields:  Please offer feedback on how  Dublin AM Rotary members would like to receive news about the club - online or paper copy
  • Ramona:  Thanks to those who attended bourbon tasting last week.  It was good time.  
  • David Bentz:  If you've purchased bourbon to benefit polio cure efforts, see David for your bottles.
  • Mike Close:  Election Day next Tuesday, 11/5.  Remember to vote!
  • Cap Clegg:  Next two weeks Dublin AM Rotary will be conducting a food drive for the Dublin Food Pantry.  Please bring food items for each of the next two weeks to our Friday morning meetings
Lucas Bauer, Principal of Daniel Wright Elementary School, presenting to Dublin AM Rotary this morning. Group photo includes Dr. Todd Hoadley, Superintendent of Dublin Schools, Kent Underwood and other administrators of Dublin Schools.

Thanks to Kaitlyn Gushue for taking the group photo today, Roberta Kayne for taking pictures and posting and Shannon Stover for writing!

Dublin AM Rotary August 25, 2019 Meeting
 
Our guest speaker Leigh Burnside The Wendy’s Company  Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer
Leigh shared an interesting perspective on Wendy’s and the values that Dave Thomas still influences in our community and in Wendy's  corporate culture over these past 50 years.
 
Announcements: 
  • The Holiday Season is coming soon….
    • December 5th- Tree Lightening and Hot Chocolate Sale- please see Kaitlyn Gushue or Claudia Trusty to volunteer
    • Our 2019 Holiday party is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm at the Country Club at Muirfield Village.  
    • December 7th, volunteers are needed to shop for our Adopted Families Christmas Gifts
  • Fundraising Committees Meetings already in progress
  • Polar Bear meetings Friday- more frequent- See Jim Listebarger and Jim Bandeen for weekly schedule 
  • Pro Am committee meetings – only monthly for now -see John Susie and David Lundgren
 
Leigh Burnside has a rich background in financial management and has been a long term leader for The Wendy’s Company. 1969 was Dave Thomas’ founding of The Wendy’s Company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.  It is now a $10 Billion publicly traded company including all franchise and corporate store sales.  The Dublin campus is approximately 600 employees upporting operation of over 250,000 employees and franchisees globally.  The company maintains approximately a 95% to 5% franchise to corporate store ownership model.  
 
 
 
 
 
Past District Governor Craig Maxey speaking to Dublin AM on Friday, 10/18, about Polio Plus - End Polio.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guest Speaker- Craig Maxey, World Polio Day- Oct 24th
  • We are still working hard to eradicate Polio, and continue to make progress
    • Thanks to the efforts of Rotary, only 2 Countries remain with cases- Afghanistan and Pakistan
    • In 2018 our district raised $218K to battle Polio, in 2019 our goal is $265K
    • Thanks to all members who supported the 125 Club and to City Barbeque for donating a portion of their sales on Oct 24th to this worthy cause
    • Together we continue to make a difference for Children throughout the World
Announcements
Mark your calendar for all these upcoming events
  • Support World Polio Day Oct 24th at City Barbeque -25% of proceeds at the Powell and Upper Arlington will be donated to the fight against Polio  
  • Bourbon Tasting Party- Oct 25th from 6-9:30pm at Ramona and Barry’s House
    • Please join us as we gather with friends, eat good food and toast to the upcoming holiday season! As we have done in the past we will be pairing the PERFECT PARTY with a BOURBON TASTING!  
  • Polar Bear Committee will hold a meeting at 7:00am Oct 25th
  • The Holiday Season is coming soon….
    • December 5th- Tree Lightening and Hot Chocolate Sale- please see Kaitlyn Gushue or Claudia Trusty to volunteer
    • Our 2019 Holiday party is scheduled for Friday, December 6, 6:00 pm at the Country Club at Muirfield Village.  
    • December 7th, volunteers are needed to shop for our Adopted Families Christmas Gifts
On October 24th, World Polio Day, City Barbecue has generously offered to donate 25% of the proceeds of their sales to Dublin AM Rotary/Rotary International’s efforts to help eradicate Polio. 
 
All we have to do is present the attached coupon to the cashier and they will scan the barcode at the register.  The coupons can be printed and presented or simply scanned off of our phones.… no printing required.  
 
The two participating locations are in Powell (3758 W Powell Rd) and Upper Arlington (2111 W Henderson Rd).  
 
But why dine alone?  Let's take this opportunity to dine for a cause together!  Come to City BBQ on Powell Rd. anytime from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and we can share in great fellowship and great food.
 
Please share this email and information with your friends, families and co-workers. Working together we can finally wipe Polio from the face of the earth while enjoying the some of the best barbecue around!   This generous offer from City BBQ is valid October 24th only and please reach out to me if you have any questions.