Dublin-Worthington News Stories

June 23, 2021: Installation

By Monday, June 28, 2021

Installation Story 

CLUB’S LEADERSHIP TEAM INSTALLED; ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING CHALLENGING YEAR HIGHLIGHTED 

There was a lot of activity at the club’s June 23 Installation and Awards Program, but it would have been hard to miss Steve Payerle, as he recognized outgoing President Jim Miller, accepted his award as Rotarian of the Year and was installed as club president before joining his fellow board members during their installation. 

The last meeting of the 2020-21 year saw a strong turnout at the noon event at the Worthington Educational Center with 35 in attendance and nine on Zoom. Presiding over his final meeting President Jim described the challenges of dealing with the Covid pandemic and the positive ways that club leaders and members responded.  

“Leadership is a team sport,” Jim said, and he thanked members for their contributions to the club. “You’re one of the best teams, and I appreciate it,” he added. 

Jim admitted that it was quite a challenge to hold together a club that could not meet face-to-face for most of the year and also maintain projects traditionally done by the club. “We were still able to build trust and connections.” he commented. “Everyone has had to be creative and different in some way.”   

Among the club’s accomplishments Miller cited were community service projects, the new Columbus State Community College scholarship program, online polio plus event, Zoom meetings with Dominican Republic (DR) and Mongolia sister clubs, high-quality meeting speakers, improved club communications, online raffle to support DR vocational scholarships and the online holiday silent auction.   

Jim also recognized the efforts of President-Elect Steve, whom he characterized as a “true partner, good friend and great Rotarian.” He praised Steve’s IT skills, which he indicated saved the club on numerous occasions and in many ways. He credited Steve for being at the center of the club’s fund-raising efforts.  

Jim and Steve were thrust into their leadership positions a year earlier than expected due to the sudden death of Bill Shantz, who was to become president. Bill was diagnosed with melanoma cancer in April 2019 and died on June 25. During the meeting club members observed a moment of silence to reflect upon Bill’s friendship and contributions to the club. 

Recognition of President Jim’s Leadership 

Steve recognized Jim’s leadership skills, praising his collaborative, inclusive and team-oriented approach. “We were fortunate as a club to have him step into a leadership role at a time of crisis,” he said, pointing to Jim’s career as the executive director of a non-profit where he had to deal with situations and people in crisis on a daily basis.? 

Steve attributed Jim’s steady, measured, thoughtful approach in response to the club’s needs and issues as a key reason the organization made it through the last 12 months so successfully.  “I can’t think of anyone else in our club who might have been more prepared to help our club during this time”, he said.”? 

Presenting Jim with a special past president pin and other gifts, Steve concluded, “It was an honor and privilege to work with you this year, and I appreciate the friendship we've created.” 

Gratitude to Leadership Team 

Before the installation of the club’s board of directors for the 2021-22 year by incoming 6690 District Governor Maryjane Shackelford, Jim and Steve recognized this year’s board members, citing special ways each had helped in the governance of the club. They are: Teresa Russell, vice president; Dave Hansen, secretary; Jerry Katz, treasurer; Jennifer Best, Christie Bruffy, Courtney Chapman, Chuck Gibson, Dave Kittredge, Nick Linkenhoker and Roe Mauro. All of these individuals will continue their service on the board. Leaving the board is John Butterfield, past president.  

Jim Farmer, who was club president in 2001-02, will serve as vice president in the coming year, and Sue Coady will also join the board. 

Steve will present a preview of the coming year at the July 7 meeting. 


Photo 1:Newly installed board members for the 2021-22 year, starting July 1, are, front row from left, Christie Bruffy, Steve Payerle, Roe Mauro, Sue Coady, Jim Miller; back row from left, Teresa Russell., Dave Hansen, Jerry Katz, Courtney Chapman and Jim Farmer. Not pictured: Jennifer Best, Chuck Gibson, Dave Kittredge and Nick Linkenhoker.  
Photo 2: Steve Payerle displays his president’s pin following his installation by incoming 6690 District Governor Maryjane Shackelford. 
Photo 3: President Jim shares a laugh during his recognition of board members. 
Photo 4: President-Elect Steve welcomes District 6690 leaders Steve Heiser, 2020-21 District Governor, incoming District Governor Maryjane Shackleford and Assistant Governor Wolf Lant.   


Announcements

By Sunday, July 4, 2021

The Bill Shantz Memorial Golf Outing
September 20th, 2021
Organized by the Powell Chamber of Commerce
Starts at 8am at Scioto Reserve

More details to come. 


June 23, 2021: Awards Program

By Sunday, July 4, 2021

Rotary Award Recipients 

THREE MEMBERS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE 

Three club members were honored for their contributions to the club at the annual Installation and Awards Program on June 23. (See related Installation story in June 28 Issue.) 

Steve Payerle was named Rotarian of the Year, and Paul Cynkar received the Rookie of the Year award. John Butterfield was honored for club and community service, two of Rotary’s five Avenues of Service. 

Rotarian of Year 

Steve, who joined the club in October 2017 and was selected co-Rookie the following year, served as president-elect this year. The owner of Next Level Technologies, an IT services company offering information technology support to businesses, Steve used his expertise to guide the club in using video teleconferencing platforms, as well as other online resources, when in-person meetings and activities were suspended during the pandemic. He combined his technical know-how with strong interpersonal and management skills to move the forward throughout the year. 

“There was no person better to help us meet these challenges than Steve Payerle,” Jim Miller, one of several members who nominated him for the award, said in making the award presentation. 

Although he had aspired to earn the award someday, Steve indicated he was surprised to be this year’s recipient. He joined Rotary because he believes in "doing good" and “giving back,” not as a way to develop his business. 

“Rotary allows me to satisfy that inherent desire to be a positive influence and this award is certainly fuel for that fire,” he said. He views the award as a vote of confidence for his role as club president for the coming year, which he greatly appreciates. 

Rookie of the Year 

In introducing Paul as Rookie, Christie Bruffy, last year’s recipient, noted the unique way Paul found to become engaged in the club during the pandemic through written profiles of members. What started as a Red-Badge task to get to know 10 members through written profiles has grown into the development of profiles of all members. 

John Butterfield, who nominated Paul for Rookie, believes his project is a major contribution to the club.  “The interview stories have the potential to foster relationship-building among all members and to identify strengths and interests of members which can be tapped to strengthen our club,”?he wrote in his nomination. “What a great way to help members understand the characteristics of servant leadership and then apply them to the interviews of club members.” 

Christie also recognized Paul’s attendance at club meetings. Even though he joined other “snow-bird” members in Florida during the winter months, Paul made it a priority to attend club meetings through Zoom and stay engaged while outside of central Ohio, she pointed out.  

Paul joined the club in December 2019. He lives in Worthington and was an administrator for the Worthington School District for 25 years, having served as principal of Worthingway Middle School and an assistant superintendent.  He also was chief operating officer for Battelle for Kids, a nonprofit organization that works with Ohio school districts to improve student achievement. He currently serves as a grant evaluator for the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. 

Paul said he was honored to be recognized as Rookie, but questioned how a 69-year-old qualifies as a rookie. “It doesn’t make sense, but I really appreciate it,” he commented. “It got me thinking about my youth.” 

He gave an entertaining presentation entitled “My Path Around the Bases,” in which he described his passion for baseball, which started as a Little League player and continued into adulthood as a player/coach, finally ending at age 65. (Ask Paul about scoring the fifth run on a grand-slam homerun.) His heroes were baseball players.  

“Today my heroes are members of this club,” he said, noting that he has known about the contributions of members and the club to the community for many years. “Thank you for inviting to join your team,” he concluded. “I feel like I’ve finally made it home.” 

Avenues of Service 

President Jim said the Avenues of Service Award is the highest recognition by the club. Awarded by District 6690 based on the nomination of the club president, club members who receive a citation in each of the five service avenues –club, community, international, vocational and youth – are then eligible for Rotary’s overall Avenues of Service Award.  

Jim nominated John Butterfield, whom he said has been a core part of the club for many years, for the club service and community service awards. John served as president last year, chaired the membership and social committee for many years and developed the club’s updated website two years ago.  

“John puts his heart into everything he does,” Jim said, noting John’s energy and knowledge of the club’s history, members and culture. “He’s a great adviser.” 

A 24-year club member, John said he chose to apply his career skills and experiences to foster relationships among members, strengthen communications with members and the community and increase membership.  

In 2000 he initiated Rotary After Hours (RAH RAHs) first at area restaurants and pubs and then at member-hosted events at their homes or businesses. Since then, the club has held 55 RAH RAHs with 34 members serving as hosts. In May 2020 in response to Covid restrictions, five consecutive nights of RAH RAHs were scheduled through Zoom, one even connecting members with fellow Rotarians in the Dominican Republic. “If you have hosted an event, you have made our club stronger,” he said in thanking hosts. 

John said that many years ago he became concerned about the decline in the club’s membership and the demographic aging of the club. The club’s membership peaked at 123 in 2002 and began its decline to 80 in 2017, with a loss of 28 the previous four years. This year the average age of members is 66 with 72 percent of members 60 or older and about half, 70 or older. 

Six years ago he got involved in the membership committee and began tracking age, gender, ethnicity and work status of members, leading to the development of a plan to grow the club’s membership. As a result, the club’s website was revamped to appeal to target markets, and the board adjusted club meeting times, changed meeting locations while improving the food and lowering the cost and expanded our membership categories. “Most importantly, we made members aware of the issue and sought your help,” he said. “Because of these initiatives and your support, we grew our membership to 90 by the end of the 2018-19 year.”   

But membership growth is an on-going challenge, he stressed. Although the club gained 10 new members last year, 15 members dropped out. With Covid hampering recruitment efforts this year, the decline has continued with membership likely to be at 79 by the end of June.   

John believes the club is again at crossroads and described two different paths: a vibrant club with new and experienced members and a diverse membership or a club with aging members and the further loss of members and resources.  

“Let club leaders know your preferred vision,” he urged, pointing out that new members bring fresh ideas, enthusiasm and commitment to service and are the future leaders of our club. Five of the current board members, including the president and president-elect, joined since 2017-18.  

“Tapping members’ expertise and interests into meaningful engagement and fostering strong relationships are also key to the club’s growth and health,” he added. 

Regarding community service, John considers it as the heart of the organization and has looked forward to joining fellow members on improving the quality of life in our?community in a variety of projects over the years. One of his most memorable is the September 2019 landscaping/beautification project on the grounds of the Mirolo Community Pavilion, which he co-chaired with Mike Moulton.  

He thinks the project had all of the right elements – partnerships, community and member engagement, multiple funders, adult and children volunteers and tangible results. “We created a place of beautify and enhanced the natural environment,” he said. “It reinforced that when everyone works together in the service of others, amazing things happen.” 

“I can’t think of a better place to serve others and make a difference than alongside not only 80 amazing people in the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club, but also the thousands and thousands of Rotarians worldwide,” he concluded.?“We may recite the Four Way Test in different languages across the world, but we have the same motto: Service Above Self. We are here to serve.”


Photo 1: Rookie of the Year Paul Cynkar. 

Photo 2: Rotarian of the Year Steve Payerle. 

Photo 3: John Butterfield, left, accepts Avenues of Service Citations for club service and community service from President Jim Miller, who nominated him for the awards. 

https://youtu.be/bJCw1DeDcqs


Member Spotlight: Frank Dunbar III

By Friday, July 9, 2021

Advancing the Leadership Mindset
Finding Success in the Success of Others

 
This is another in a series of member profiles based on discovery interview questions that were designed to get an up close view of the traits and strengths of some of the members who provide leadership to this organization.
 
Membership Spotlight: Frank Dunbar III
A Detailed and Accomplished Globetrotter

 
Tell us about yourself.  Give us three facts that include information about your family, your career and your pastimes.

I’ve been married to my second wife, Sharon, for 26 years.  My son lives in Marysville and is a supervisor in the Dublin Parks and Recreation Department.  My daughter, who is an international consultant in the field of HIV/Public Health resides in Berkeley, CA and Harare, Zimbabwe.  She is the mother of my youngest grandchild, Tanaka Ngwara, an immensely talented, bi-racial eighteen year old who excels in musical theater, singing, dancing, opera, directing and costuming.  She is a freshman at Princeton University. 

After graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University (’61) and the University of Chicago Law School (’64), I returned to Columbus and joined a law firm of twelve members.  We grew to 42 lawyers then to 93 members after a merger.  Later I became a sole practitioner for several years.  Then, in 1997 I joined the legal staff of the Supreme Court of Ohio as a Master Commissioner.  In 2006 I retired after forty-two years as a practicing attorney. 


To me a pastime is a generalized activity of special interest repeated over a period of time.  For me – fitting that definition is travel.  Since our retirement Sharon and I have been “snowbirds” (until coronavirus) spending one to three winter months exploring southern California and Utah, venturing off to Alaska, and a couple years ago, circumnavigating the world (mostly in the southern hemisphere) on a Viking cruise ship.  By my best count I have visited forty-three countries and territories.

How long have you belonged to Rotary?  What’s the best thing about membership?

I have been a member of the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club for the length of its existence – for 47+ years.  I was a charter member of the club when it was formed in 1974 and am one of four or five of the surviving “active” charter members.  I was the third president of the club and the first to serve a full-year term.  I consider the best thing about membership in the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club to be the association and camaraderie with other business and professional leaders with varied backgrounds and interests, all with the desire to help others less fortunate – locally and world-wide.

As you look back on your life and your career, where and when did you have the biggest impact on others?  Who was impacted and how?

The project I engaged in that had a significant impact on others came fairly early in my career ((circa 1970) and affected Central Ohio in general and Dublin in particular.  It involved the construction of a set of land use rules, regulations and home owners’ association (HOA) governance and funding vehicles for the Muirfield real estate development.  In preparation I studied other planned use developments (PUDs) and included a trip to Columbia, Maryland, which was an early PUD of national significance.  Impacted by the legal documents I prepared were the City of Dublin, the Muirfield real estate developers, home builders, architects, home buyers and mortgage lenders.   From the project I learned it was possible to try new ideas and be innovative.

As you look back, which of the opportunities you’ve had has been the most fulfilling to you personally?  Why?

In the context of the Dublin-Worthington Rotary, I had the opportunity to provide legal services to six fellow club members and their respective businesses.  Since it is the job of a lawyer to be a problem-solver, the opportunity to provide legal advice and guidance to help solve the problem(s) faced by each of these club members was both unique and fulfilling. 

Describe the most challenging project you’ve ever worked on.  What was your role?  What was the result?  What did you learn?

I’m hard-pressed to identify one project as more challenging than others.  Each was different and had different challenges and presented different learning experiences.  However, the Muirfield land use project is a good example of a complex challenge I dealt with.

What are some things you are passionate about?  What really excites you? What gets your adrenalin flowing?  What makes your heart sing?

Hey!  I’m an eighty-two year old man and retired for fifteen years from practicing my chosen profession.  All of these states of mind or emotions were expressed in the present tense.  To me they are either historic or non-existent.

What are you especially skilled at?  What is something that others often tell you that they think makes you stand out?

See my answer to the previous question. 

When you have a moment to sit back and think (dream) about your future, what do you think about?  What things would you like to do in your life that you haven’t gotten around to yet?  Is there something else you would like to accomplish?

I can quite honestly say that there is nothing that I am capable of accomplishing that I have not accomplished.

If you could choose anyone (alive or deceased) to have lunch with, who would it be? Why?

I would choose to have lunch (and I probably will) with my granddaughter, Tanaka, mentioned at the outset of this interview.  I would seek her views as a young person, and as the only black member of my family, about the BLM movement and of the seemingly systemic racism in policing nationwide.
 


Member Celebrations

By Friday, July 9, 2021

Birthdays:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO Harry Pukay-Martin (July 12), Sam Milliron (July 13), and Dick Ollila (July 13)!

Club Anniversaries: 
We have 3 anniversaries this week! 
CONGRATS to Matt Greeson (13 years), Christie Bruffy (3 years), and Brian Elder (3 years)! 


Scholarship Program: Development of New Columbus State Scholarship

By Sunday, July 11, 2021

WORTHINGTON ROTARY CLUBS REVAMP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS TO MAKE BIGGER IMPACT ON STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES  

Our club has collaborated with the Worthington AM Rotary Club to provide a full, two-year scholarship to a senior from Thomas Worthington or Worthington Kilbourne high schools to attend Columbus State Community College, starting this year.  

The first recipient is Omar Mares Orelas, a recent graduate of Thomas Worthington. The scholarship will cover his tuition, amounting to approximately $10,000 over the two years. (Learn more about Omar in next week’s newsletter.) 

The scholarship is the result of an initiative of the two clubs, starting 18 months ago, to examine their scholarship programs and determine if they were still meaningful to recipients.  

In the past each club awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to a student at Thomas Worthington and Worthington Kilbourne high schools. The clubs announced their scholarships separately and set up selection committees that functioned independently.  

What the clubs learned during their study was that in some cases, the recipients were the same. They also recognized that with the rising cost of college tuition, the amount of their scholarships had a small impact on total college expenses and did little to alleviate the growing debt that many students face after graduation. 

Both programs took into consideration financial need, community service involvement and academic performance of their recipients; however, the scholarships did not appear to make a difference in whether the recipients were able to attend college. The study also found that all past recipients pursued a traditional, four-year college program.    
 
To make their programs more impactful and meaningful to recipients, the two clubs decided to work together, combining their financial resources and broadening their recipient base to include students pursuing vocational, technical and trade-school educations as well as a four-year college degree. The selection criteria were retained.     

Recipients may choose to pursue certificates or degrees offered at Columbus State, which include technical and vocational training, trades or courses of study that may be continued at a four-year college. They must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA and are responsible for regular reporting of their progress over the two years. In addition, they must live in accordance with Rotary’s Four-Way Test with its emphasis on truth, justice, friendliness, and helpfulness, and with standards of community conduct. 

Immediate Past President Jim Miller, who chaired the joint-club task force, is pleased with the new partnership approach to awarding scholarships and the willingness of leaders of both clubs to take a hard look at their programs and determine if there was a better way to meet the needs of graduates planning to pursue higher education.  

“We wanted to make a bigger impact in the lives of local students and I think we’ve succeeded,” Jim said. “We’re not only providing financial support, but building a relationship with recipients and their families over two years.” 

Peter Macrae, a member of the task force and chair of the Worthington AM Rotary Club’s scholarship committee, agrees. “Our award of a full ride to Columbus State will have a far greater impact on the life of the recipient this year than in past years,” he said. “Recipients can graduate debt free with a university degree and then transfer to pursue a four-year degree.” 

Peter said the program attracted 11 applicants from the two high schools with strong career aspirations, and all of the finalists had donated their time and talents in service to the community and to their?schools.? 

“We had an outstanding group of students from which to select this year’s recipient,” Peter added. “Omar has especially admirable career goals.” 

Our club continues to provide a $1,000 scholarship to a senior at each of the Dublin high schools, Dublin-Coffman, Dublin-Scioto and Dublin Jerome. The Dublin AM Rotary Club has a similar program. 


Club Meeting - March 23

By Sunday, March 20, 2022

 

Next Meeting March 23, 2022

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  TBD
Topic:  TBD

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Christie Bruffy
Sergeant:  Alan Grossman
Greeter:  Unknown
Invocation: George Norris
Raffle:  Bonnie Mitchell

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Announcements

By Sunday, July 11, 2021

Ad-hoc Rotary Golf Outing
Club members Steve Payerle, Dave Hansen, Rich Goldberg, and Wynn Wiksell met for a 1:12pm tee time on July 2nd at Wilson Road Golf Course for a quick 9-hole round of golf and fellowship.  It is reported that fun and laughs were had by all in attendance.  If you have interest in participating in ad-hoc Rotary golf outings, please email Dave Hansen and Steve Payerle and they’ll be sure you’re notified at the next opportunity.

The D-W Rotary Memorial Golf Outing
This has been rescheduled for Friday July 30th ad and will be held at Glen Ross Golf Club  
Cheshire Rd., Delaware, Ohio
Tee times starting at 12 noon
2021 Memorial Honoree is Bill Shantz
Call Mike if you have questions
614-507-4395

The Bill Shantz Memorial Golf Outing
September 20th, 2021
Organized by the Powell Chamber of Commerce
Starts at 8am at Scioto Reserve

More details to come. 

Rah-Rah
The Rah-Rah was a complete success even with the trivia not working. It was fun and well attended. Stay tuned for information about the next event. There are currently talks of maybe a brewery. There will also be a District Picnic in October. 


Club Meeting - March 16

By Sunday, March 13, 2022

 

March 16, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Speakup Contest
Topic: Speakup Contest

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Sam Milliron
Sergeant:  Ken Carey
Greeter:  Jerry Katz
Invocation: Jerry Katz
Raffle:  Tuck Saul
Zoom:  Unknown

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Member Spotlight: Beth Liston

By Friday, July 16, 2021

Advancing the Leadership Mindset
Finding Success in the Success of Others

 
This is another in a series of member profiles based on discovery interview questions that were designed to get an up close view of the traits and strengths of some of the members who provide leadership to this organization.
 
Membership Spotlight: Dr. Beth Liston, MD, PhD, MPH
Wellness, Policy, Service to People!

Tell us about yourself.  Give us three facts that include information about your family, your career and your pastimes.

I am a physician who practices internal medicine and pediatrics at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital. I link most of my activities to my career.  I see patients, do research and teach.  My belief in wellness started my thinking about health policies which then led me to run for state representative from the 21st district in Franklin County.  I am now in my second term.  Being a state rep gives me an opportunity to make a difference beyond what I can do in the hospitals.    My daughter is a junior and my son is a freshman in the Dublin Schools. In our spare time our family loves to play board games.

How long have you belonged to Rotary?  What’s the best thing about membership?

I joined Rotary three years ago.  I learned that when running for office you connect with many organizations and many people. When I connected with Rotarians I recognized that they were “good people doing good things.”  I like that Rotary brings together people from different backgrounds and different professions to provide support to others and the community.

As you look back on your life and your career, where and when did you have the biggest impact on others?  Who was impacted and how?

I love medicine and applied science and I’m always looking for ways to expand my role.  I feel my biggest impact has been the teaching part.  Through teaching I’ve been able to touch so many people who then have the chance to help others.  I hope to make an impact in the Ohio House but I realize that will take time.

As you look back, which of the opportunities you’ve had has been the most fulfilling to you personally?  Why?

It’s those moments when I have the opportunity to help individuals that I find most fulfilling.  Beyond that, it’s the combination of helping individuals, making connections and developing new ways to approach situations and problems.

Describe the most challenging project you’ve ever worked on.  What was your role?  What was the result?  What did you learn?

Running for office for the first time was definitely a challenge.  I had not been involved in politics prior to this.  It was all new for me.  It took lots of training, learning and connecting.  Coincidentally, training, learning and connecting are strengths for me so I was able to do something that I do best.

What are some things you are passionate about?  What really excites you? What gets your adrenalin flowing?  What makes your heart sing?

I really like seeing a new puzzle and determining how I will approach it and how I will solve it.  As mentioned before, I believe in wellness.  This includes physical, mental, social and community wellness.  I want to help people develop a positive well-being and be happy.

What are you especially skilled at?  What is something that others often tell you that they think makes you stand out?

I’ve been told that I am a creative problem solver.  I am good at building effective teams but I don’t have to be the team leader.  I have always been good at school.  Many people I serve as a physician and as a legislator tell me they appreciate the efforts I make on their behalf.

When you have a moment to sit back and think (dream) about your future, what do you think about?  What things would you like to do in your life that you haven’t gotten around to yet?  Is there something else you would like to accomplish?

I don’t really have a clear vision for that yet.  I will definitely continue on an academic path which I hope to broaden and expand. I would like to continue to combine my knowledge and experience to help others.  I want to take my two worlds, medicine and politics and build on them.  I think it’s still early in the game but I will continue to explore opportunities and appropriate timing.

If you could choose anyone (alive or deceased) to have lunch with, who would it be? Why?

I used to think it would be Nelson Mandela, who seems such an obvious choice.  But now I think there is more than just one person.  There are so many others whose passion and dedication have made a difference for others.  I would love to share lunch and ideas with as many of them as possible.
 


Club Meeting - March 9

By Monday, March 7, 2022

 
 

March 9, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Mike Moultan
Topic: Spring & Organic Gardening

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Harry Pukay-Martin
Sergeant:  Jerry Katz
Greeter:  Darnell Perkins
Invocation: Wynn Wiksell
Raffle:  Court Chapman
Zoom:  Alan Grossman

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Scholarship Recipient of Columbus State Scholarship

By Friday, July 16, 2021

OMAR MARES ORELAS RECEIVES ROTARY FULL-RIDE SCHOLARSHIP 

Thomas Worthington High School graduate Omar Mares Orelas is the first recipient of a full-ride scholarship to Columbus State Community College provided our club and the Worthington AM Rotary Club. (See related story about the initiation of the scholarship in the July ?? newsletter issue.) 

Concerned about college expenses and debt, Omar was delighted to learn about the new Columbus State scholarship program of the two Rotary clubs. “Because college is very expensive, I realized starting out at Columbus State and then transferring to a four-year college would be much more affordable for me and my family,” he says. “Graduating with no debt is very important to me.” 

Omar’s goal is to complete his general education classes, and then transfer to a four-year university, most likely The Ohio State University. He will pursue a degree in business management in hopes of one day opening his own restaurant.  

“The majority of my family is involved in the restaurant business, and I have grown a passion for it,” he explains. He plans on taking some culinary classes at CSCC to improve his skills and learn new techniques to one day implement into his future business. 

Omar knows the value of hard work, which he credits to the strong work ethic of his mother, a single parent. “Since I was little, I have watched my mom work herself from sunrise to sundown trying to provide a better life for my brother and me,” he says. “She did all that while still attending sporting events and other school activities.”  

Since turning 16, Omar has worked 35 to 40 hours a week at two area restaurants and a bakery, where he was promoted to a supervisory position after a few months on the job. “I wanted to contribute to the family income, provide for myself and take some weight off my mom’s shoulders,” he commented.  

Omar also credits his mother for instilling in him at a young age the importance of putting others before himself. “I’ve been in many positions where I have had the opportunity to demonstrate this belief in school, work, extra-curricular activities and community,” he says. 

He volunteered regularly for five years at The Salvation Army, where he was involved in planning, cooking, and serving meals to the homeless. He also restocked local food pantries and assisted in the Christmas kettles as well as other service projects.  

Omar also volunteered for four years at Worthington Service Day, assisting elderly community members, building a community garden, and helping individuals with physical and mental disabilities.  

As a captain for the TWHS boys soccer team for two years, Omar served as a leader and mentor to other players, taking time outside of practice and games to help teammates academically and personally. He was also a member of the Lacrosse and football teams and was a leader of the Latinx Club, a SOCA (Students of Color and Allies) board member and a member of the Diversity Club and yearbook. He was selected to be one of five Cardinal Crazies to lead students during events. 

A solid student and a fluent Spanish speaker, Omar was a member of the school’s Entrepreneurship Business Academy for four years, which lead to a 15-week internship at Avalos Food Enterprises, where he excelled.   

According to Darnell Perkins, chair of the scholarship selection committee, members were impressed with Omar’s character and accomplishments. The committee narrowed the 11 applicants to four finalists before selecting Omar as the recipient. 

“While all of the finalists were strong, Omar’s community service and school and work activities stood out,”’ he said.  “He has clearly defined educational and career goals and has demonstrated a commitment to helping others in our community, a key value of Rotary.” 

With the scholarship award being for two years, Darnell said that club members are looking forward to building a relationship with Omar and his family. “We want to help Omar be successful and achieve his goals.” 

Members serving on the selection committee were: Our club- Jennifer Heasley and Janet Wagner; Worthington AM Rotary Club, Pete Macrae and Joe Murnane.  

Photo Caption: Scholarship recipient Omar Mares Orelas. He will begin his two-year program at Columbus State Community College on Aug. 30. 

 


Next Club Meeting - March 16

By Monday, March 7, 2022

 

Next March 16, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Speakup Contest???????
Topic: Speakup Contest

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Sam Milliron
Sergeant:  Ken Carey???????
Greeter:  Jerry Katz
Invocation: Jerry Katz???????
Raffle:  Tuck Saul
Zoom:  Unknown
 




 


Member Celebrations

By Friday, July 16, 2021

 

Birthdays:
Tom Rice, July 20
Jen Heasley, July 25
Theo Shannon, July 27

Club Anniversary:
John Butterfield, 24 years

Wedding Anniversary:
Tom and Sherry Reis, 50 years


Next Club Meeting - March 9

By Monday, February 28, 2022

 
 

March 9, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Mike Moultan
Topic: Spring & Organic Gardening

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Harry Pukay-Martin
Sergeant:  Phil Giessler
Greeter:  Darnell Perkins
Invocation: Wynn Wiksell
Raffle:  Court Chapman
Zoom:  Alan Grossman
 




 


Announcements for the Week of December 20

By Sunday, December 19, 2021



 

 

Wolf Lant
 

Rotary International Convention

When:  June 4-8, 2022
Where:  Houston, TX
Convention Info Here


 


Dick Ollila
ollilanro@aol.com
614-581-8691
Jim Miller
jim.designwithvision@gmail.com 
330-201-3342
 

Poinsettia Sale Photos

Click HERE to view


 


Jennifer Best
jbest@columbus.rr.com
614 565 9715
 

125 Club

Donate $100 to The Rotary International Foundation’s Annual Fund and $25 to The Rotary International's Polio Plus.

Contact Jennifer Best, jbest@columbus.rr.com or 614 565 9715, to put on your bill.


Katie McCartney
katie@katiemccartney.com
614-918-9942
 

Holiday Party

When:  December 29, 2021, 6 PM
Where:  Mezzo In Dublin, 12 W Bridge St, Dublin, OH 43017
Cost:  $35 per person
RSVP HERE or contact Katie at katie@katiemccartney.com, 614-918-9942

There will be a prefix menu to choose your dinner entree.  You will also receive 2 drink tickets per guest for an alcoholic beverage of your choice from a preset alcohol menu.   Mezzo will be happy to accommodate your special dietary needs upon request at the time of the meal.

RSVP Yes List:

  • Rachel Dorothy & Guest
  • Katie & Sean McCartney
  • Shirley Lambert
  • Jerri & Merci Katz
  • Christie & Jon Bruffy
  • John Bader
  • Dick & Nancy Ollila
  • Peggy & Glen Murgatroyd
  • Steve Payerle & Rebecca Copley
  • Teresa Russell
  • David King
  • Jim Farmer
  • John & Marty Jacob
  • Alan & Louise Zink
  • Jim & Ursula Allen
  • Jennifer & Bill Best & Trevor Donaldson
  • Joe & Sara Patchen
  • Sue Coady & George Norris
  • Mike & Paula Moulton
  • David, Aida & Vanessa Hansen
  • Mary Greenlee
  • Tim Shear
  • Ratna & Guest
  • Dave Brown & Guest


Jim Farmer
jimsuefarmer@gmail.com
614-299-0996
 

Super-Bowling Sunday

On February 5, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm, the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club will be holding its second Super-Bowling SaturdayTM fundraiser at the Bowling Palace in the Columbus Square Shopping Center located at the intersection of Cleveland Ave. and 161.  The event’s sponsors, including Cam Taylor Realtors, Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services, and LCNB National Bank, have underwritten all costs, so one-hundred percent of proceeds from participating bowlers will be utilized to fund scholarships awarded annually by the Club to local college students & to vocational students in the Dominican Republic.
All bowlers will be treated to a free lunch buffet and free shoes.  Competitive bowlers ($49 ticket) will compete in teams of four over three games for individual/team cash prizes totaling at least $1,000, plus 25% of aggregate Competitive Bowler ticket sales in excess of 20, while social bowlers ($39 ticket) will compete similarly for prizes of nominal value.  Youth bowlers under twelve ($29 ticket) will be treated to a magic show, $5 of tickets to the Bowling Palace’s Game Room, and the opportunity to bowl one game on a supervised bumper lane.       

So shake the pre-Super Bowl blues, treat your entire family to a fun afternoon, and contribute to a very worthy cause.  To register on-line for this event, or to get instructions on how to register by mail, go to Eventbrite.com and enter “Super-Bowling Saturday.”

Flyer

 




Cards & Cookies

21+ Students, 160 Cookies & 43 Cards were made at the event 
See Photos Here

 

Arts for Little Hearts

When:  January 13, 20, and/or 27, 2022
Where:  Worthington Kilbourne High School
What:  Craft making for Hospilized Children.  http://www.artsforlittlehearts.com/  You can attend one or all of the dates or drop off your crafts for the kids.
 

Contact Roe Mauro (roe_mauro@yahoo.com, 614-579-6168) or Katie McCartney (katie@katiemccartney.com, 614-918-9942) about the events if you want to particpiate.


Recap of Club Meeting - February 23

By Sunday, February 27, 2022

 
 

February 23, 2022 Meeting

Speaker:  Pat Tiberi, Former US Congressman and CEO of Ohio Business Round Table
Topic: International Business Exchange in Ohio

YouTube Video:  https://youtu.be/vjL4PUnBXbA
 




 


Club Meeting - March 2

By Sunday, February 27, 2022

 
 

March 2, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Johanna Wintrich
Topic: My Immigrant Story

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Jennifer Best
Sergeant:  Phil Giessler
Greeter:  Roe Mauro
Invocation: Shirley Lambert
Raffle:  Shirley Lambert
Zoom:  Mark Beaver

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Next Club Meeting - March 2

By Sunday, February 20, 2022

 
 
 

March 2, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Unknown
Topic: Unknown

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Unknown
Sergeant:  Unknown
Greeter:  Roe Mauro
Invocation: Shirley Lambert
Raffle:  Shirley Lambert
Zoom:  Mark Beaver
 




 


Membership Spotlight: Jeff Appel

By Sunday, December 26, 2021

Advancing the Leadership Mindset
Finding Success in the Success of Others
Paul Cynkar, October 2021

This is another in a series of member profiles based on discovery interviews that were designed to get an up close view of the traits and strengths of the members who provide leadership to this organization.
Membership Spotlight:  Jeff Appel
Family Focused, Attorney, BBQ Master

 
Tell us about yourself.  Give us three facts that include information about your family, your career and your pastimes.
I am a lifelong resident of Worthington and grew up on Halligan Avenue.  I attended Wilson Hill Elementary, Worthingway Middle School and Worthington High School.  I’ve been married to Heather for 21 years.  Heather is a Dentist and also grew up in Worthington (but we did not know each other growing up).  We have two children. Our son is in his first year at Purdue studying engineering and our daughter is a sophomore at Wellington.  Since 2003, I have been practicing law locally here in Worthington with my partner Jon Hellstedt at Appel & Hellstedt LLP (Jon is also a Rotarian in the UA club).  Our practice is focused in the areas of Probate and Estate Administration and Estate Planning. 

How long have you belonged to Rotary?  What’s the best thing about membership?
Harvey Minton encouraged me to join Rotary in 2003 and I have been a member since then.  I enjoy the collegiality and the community service projects.  The great thing about Rotary is that pretty much wherever your interests lie (international service, local community causes, or mentoring youth, etc…), you can find your place in Rotary. 

As you look back on your life and your career, where and when did you have the biggest impact on others?  Who was impacted and how?
I feel fortunate that I can have a positive impact every day with my clients.  The thing I like the most about our practice areas is that it puts us in the position to really help people in times of uncertainty or emotional crisis.  Clients almost always leave our office feeling better than when they arrived.  This can’t be said for many other areas of practice in the legal profession.  Earlier in my career I was involved in the more contentious side of the legal profession.  Oftentimes, the best a client could hope for was compromise in which everyone leaves somewhat unhappy.  Having my own practice has also allowed for scheduling freedom and the opportunity to volunteer in the community which has been impactful and rewarding.

As you look back, which of the opportunities you’ve had has been the most fulfilling to you personally?  Why?
I’d have to say that it’s all been fulfilling. It has been very fulfilling to be able to work and volunteer in the community you grew up in.  With Rotary specifically, I have been involved in the evolution of the Worthington Family Picnic and I’m pleased to see that it was back this year (hopefully even bigger and better next year).  I also worked with other Rotarians on the planning and fundraising for the Mirolo Community Pavilion, which was the former outdoor education building on the Thomas Worthington High School property.

Describe the most challenging project you’ve ever worked on.  What was your role?  What was the result?  What did you learn?
From a career perspective, I would say it was early in my practice when I was representing public employers with their labor negotiations.  These contract negotiations could be complex and challenging with multiple parties involved.  There are strong interests and much diversity of thought.  Coming to agreement was never easy. 

What are some things you are passionate about?  What really excites you? What gets your adrenalin flowing?  What makes your heart sing?
I’m passionate about my family, our community and travel.  I especially enjoy spending time away with my family at our place in Sarasota (fishing, relaxing and exploring new places).

What are you especially skilled at?  What is something that others often tell you that they think makes you stand out?
I’ve been told that I smoke the best pulled pork in town and that I make a great martini.  In my profession I feel that I am able to build trust, calm people down and help them to focus and see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Calming people in crisis is important so they can get to a place where they can take care of themselves and their loved ones.

When you have a moment to sit back and think (dream) about your future, what do you think about?  What things would you like to do in your life that you haven’t gotten around to yet?  Is there something else you would like to accomplish?
I would definitely like to travel more, especially international travel.  I also recently became licensed to practice law in Florida and hopefully can continue to build that client base.  This will hopefully give me the opportunity to get down there on a more regular basis.  I am not taking any more bar exams!

If you could choose anyone (alive or deceased) to have lunch with, who would it be? Why?
I’d like to have lunch with my dad.  He died when I was seventeen and a senior in high school.  There would be lots of things for us to talk about.


Recap of Club Meeting - February 16

By Sunday, February 20, 2022

 
 

February 16, 2022 Meeting

Speaker:  Pat O'Loughlin, President of Ohio Electric Cooperative
Topic: Electricity Supply and Alternative Energy Sources
YouTube Video:  https://youtu.be/gOWpSWKgjO8
 




 


Announcements for the Week of December 27

By Sunday, December 26, 2021



 

 

Jennifer Best
jenniferbestcpa@gmail.com
614 565 9715
 

125 Club

Donate $100 to The Rotary International Foundation’s Annual Fund and $25 to The Rotary International's Polio Plus.

Contact Jennifer Best, jenniferbestcpa@gmail.com or 614 565 9715, to put on your bill.


Katie McCartney
katie@katiemccartney.com
614-918-9942
 

Holiday Party

When:  December 29, 2021, 6 PM
Where:  Mezzo In Dublin, 12 W Bridge St, Dublin, OH 43017
Cost:  $35 per person
RSVP Closed
Contact Katie with questions or concerns at 
katie@katiemccartney.com, 614-918-9942

There will be a prefix menu to choose your dinner entree.  You will also receive 2 drink tickets per guest for an alcoholic beverage of your choice from a preset alcohol menu.   Mezzo will be happy to accommodate your special dietary needs upon request at the time of the meal.

RSVP Yes List:

  • Katie McCartney
  • Shirley Lambert
  • Jerri & Merci Katz
  • Christie & Jon Bruffy
  • John Bader
  • Peggy & Glen Murgatroyd
  • Steve Payerle & Rebecca Copley
  • Teresa Russell
  • David King
  • Jim Farmer
  • John & Marty Jacob
  • Jim & Ursula Allen
  • Jennifer & Bill Best & Trevor Donaldson
  • Joe & Sara Patchen
  • Alan & Louise Zink
  • Rachel Dorothy
  • Sue Coady & George Norris
  • Mike & Paula Moulton
  • David, Aida & Vanessa Hansen
  • Mary Greenlee
  • Tim Shear
  • Ratna & Guest
  • Dave Brown & Guest
  • Courtney Chapman & Barbara Avery
  • Louis & Carla Goorey


Jim Farmer
jimsuefarmer@gmail.com
614-299-0996
 

Super-Bowling Sunday

On February 5, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm, the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club will be holding its second Super-Bowling SaturdayTM fundraiser at the Bowling Palace in the Columbus Square Shopping Center located at the intersection of Cleveland Ave. and 161.  The event’s sponsors, including Cam Taylor Realtors, Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services, and LCNB National Bank, have underwritten all costs, so one-hundred percent of proceeds from participating bowlers will be utilized to fund scholarships awarded annually by the Club to local college students & to vocational students in the Dominican Republic.
All bowlers will be treated to a free lunch buffet and free shoes.  Competitive bowlers ($49 ticket) will compete in teams of four over three games for individual/team cash prizes totaling at least $1,000, plus 25% of aggregate Competitive Bowler ticket sales in excess of 20, while social bowlers ($39 ticket) will compete similarly for prizes of nominal value.  Youth bowlers under twelve ($29 ticket) will be treated to a magic show, $5 of tickets to the Bowling Palace’s Game Room, and the opportunity to bowl one game on a supervised bumper lane.       

So shake the pre-Super Bowl blues, treat your entire family to a fun afternoon, and contribute to a very worthy cause.  To register on-line for this event, or to get instructions on how to register by mail, go to Eventbrite.com and enter “Super-Bowling Saturday.”

Flyer

 




Arts for Little Hearts


When:  January 13, 20, and/or 27, 2022
Where:  Worthington Kilbourne High School
What:  Craft making for Hospilized Children.  http://www.artsforlittlehearts.com/  You can attend one or all of the dates or drop off your crafts for the kids.
 

Contact Roe Mauro (roe_mauro@yahoo.com, 614-579-6168) or Katie McCartney (katie@katiemccartney.com, 614-918-9942) about the events if you want to particpiate.


This Week's Club Meeting - February 23

By Sunday, February 20, 2022

 
 

February 23, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Pat Tiberi, Former US Congressman and CEO of Ohio Business Round Table
Topic: International Business Exchange in Ohio

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Jennifer Best
Sergeant:  Phil Giessler
Greeter:  Tom Reis
Invocation: Pete Barnhart
Raffle:  Bonnie Mitchell
Zoom:  Unknown

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This Week's Club Meeting - February 16

By Sunday, February 13, 2022

 
 

February 16, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Pat O'Loughlin, President of Ohio Electric Cooperative
Topic: Electricity Supply and Alternative Energy Sources

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Harry Pukay-Martin
Sergeant:  Phil Giessler
Greeter:  Joe Patchen
Invocation: Tom Rice
Raffle:  Roe Mauro
Zoom:  Alan Grossman

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Recap of Club Meeting - February 9

By Sunday, February 13, 2022

February 9, 2022 Meeting

Speaker:  Reverend Glen Miles From First Community Church
Topic: Valentines Day Message
YouTube Video:  https://youtu.be/3PUWEJyve4k
 




 


Announcements for the Week of December 27

By Sunday, January 2, 2022



 

 

Jennifer Best
jenniferbestcpa@gmail.com
614 565 9715
 

125 Club

Donate $100 to The Rotary International Foundation’s Annual Fund and $25 to The Rotary International's Polio Plus.

Contact Jennifer Best, jenniferbestcpa@gmail.com or 614 565 9715, to put on your bill.


Jim Farmer
jimsuefarmer@gmail.com
614-299-0996
 

Super-Bowling Sunday

On February 5, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm, the Dublin-Worthington Rotary Club will be holding its second Super-Bowling SaturdayTM fundraiser at the Bowling Palace in the Columbus Square Shopping Center located at the intersection of Cleveland Ave. and 161.  The event’s sponsors, including Cam Taylor Realtors, Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Services, and LCNB National Bank, have underwritten all costs, so one-hundred percent of proceeds from participating bowlers will be utilized to fund scholarships awarded annually by the Club to local college students & to vocational students in the Dominican Republic.
All bowlers will be treated to a free lunch buffet and free shoes.  Competitive bowlers ($49 ticket) will compete in teams of four over three games for individual/team cash prizes totaling at least $1,000, plus 25% of aggregate Competitive Bowler ticket sales in excess of 20, while social bowlers ($39 ticket) will compete similarly for prizes of nominal value.  Youth bowlers under twelve ($29 ticket) will be treated to a magic show, $5 of tickets to the Bowling Palace’s Game Room, and the opportunity to bowl one game on a supervised bumper lane.       

So shake the pre-Super Bowl blues, treat your entire family to a fun afternoon, and contribute to a very worthy cause.  To register on-line for this event, or to get instructions on how to register by mail, go to Eventbrite.com and enter “Super-Bowling Saturday.”

Flyer

 




Arts for Little Hearts


When:  January 13, 20, and/or 27, 2022
Where:  Worthington Kilbourne High School
What:  Craft making for Hospilized Children.  http://www.artsforlittlehearts.com/  You can attend one or all of the dates or drop off your crafts for the kids.
 

Contact Roe Mauro (roe_mauro@yahoo.com, 614-579-6168) or Katie McCartney (katie@katiemccartney.com, 614-918-9942) about the events if you want to particpiate.


Next Club Meeting - February 23

By Sunday, February 13, 2022

 
 

February 23, 2022 Meeting

Time:  Noon
Fellowship:  11:30 am
Where:  Next Level Technologies
400 W Wilson Bridge Rd Suite 100
Worthington, OH 43085


Speaker:  Pat Tiberi, Former US Congressman and CEO of Ohio Business Round Table
Topic: International Business Exchange in Ohio

Club Meeting Assignments
Cashier:
  Jennifer Best
Sergeant:  Alan Grossman
Greeter:  Tom Reis
Invocation: Pete Barnhart
Raffle:  Bonnie Mitchell
Zoom:  Unknown
 




 


Re-Cap of Holiday Party - December 29

By Sunday, January 2, 2022

 
Katie McCartney
katie@katiemccartney.com
614-918-9942

December 29, 2021 Holiday Party

34 Rotarians and guests enjoyed the hospitality of Mezzo in Dublin.  Great food and fellowship were the order of the evening.  Pictures below are of those who attended the evening's festivities.





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