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Doug Fort is president of Fort Environmental Laboratories. It is an environmental toxicology laboratory and consulting firm offering a variety of commercial ecotoxicology testing services, environmental risk assessments, wildlife surveys, and water/soil reclamation and remediation consultation and testing. His topic will be "A Prince in Disguise: Link Between Frogs and Environmental Health"

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: Cade Crawford
Caterer: Zaxby's

Doug Fort
Oct 19, 2017
 

Laura Austin Thomas, District Attorney for Payne and Logan Counties, will join us to talk about the homicide rate in Stillwater and the surrounding area.

Rotarian of the day: Butch Koemel
Sergeant-at-arms: Doug Starchman
Caterer: Rib Crib

Laura Austin Thomas
Oct 26, 2017
 

Alton Carter, director of youth services at Stillwater First United Methodist Church and author of "The Boy Who Carried Bricks", will share the program "The Boy Who Dreamed Big."

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: Scott Jones
Caterer: Mexico Joe's

Alton Carter
Nov 02, 2017
 

Rep. Leslie Osborn, former chair of the Oklahoma House of Representatives appropriations and budget committee, will provide insight into the budget and the process to develop it.

Rotarian of the day: Glenna Craig
Sergeant-at-arms: Doug Starchman
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Rep. Leslie Osborn
Nov 09, 2017
 

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has been in the middle of all of the controversy regarding earthquakes, what has caused them, and how they can be prevented. Commissioner Dana Murphy will join us to share her perspectives on the topic.

Rotarian of the day: Steve Norman
Sergeant-at-arms: Steve Norman
Caterer: Hello Catering

Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy
Nov 16, 2017
 
Happy Thanksgiving!!!
Nov 23, 2017
 

Today's program consists of a choir of 11 elementary school children from Kenya who will sing and dance. The songs are in their native tongue, Swahili. They will  each give  some perspective into Kenyan culture and provide some insight into their lives there. We will also hear a little about the Maisha Project.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Koehler (Edmond RC)
Sergeant-at-arms: Terry Carpenter
Caterer: MoJo's Grill

Beatrice Williams
Nov 30, 2017
 

Oklahoma House Minority Leader Scott Inman will talk about the recent special session, his outlook for the next session, and his plans for the future.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: Joe Ogle
Caterer: Zaxby's

House Minority Leader Scott Inman
Dec 07, 2017
 

Alexces Bartley, manager of events and outreach for the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship, Spears School of Business at OSU, will talk on the topic "Co-working through the Riata Center".

Rotarian of the day: Terri Ventress
Sergeant-at-arms: Glenna Craig
Caterer: Rib Crib

Alexces Bartley
Dec 14, 2017
 

Dr. Gary Washington, executive director of the Oklahoma Wondertorium, will talk about the children's museum and its programming.

Rotarian of the day: Mark Gunkel
Sergeant-at-arms: James Cowan
Caterer: Mexico Joe's

Dr. Gay Washington
Dec 21, 2017
 
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!
Dec 28, 2017
 

Jennifer Bentley, director of Stillwater Early Head Start, will talk share their mission to provide a child-focused, family-centered environment that prepares each child for a lifetime of learning.

Rotarian of the day: Glenna Craig
Sergeant-at-arms: Travis Cagle
Caterer: Hello Catering

Jennifer Bentley
Jan 04, 2018
 

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a non-profit organization that trains volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the court system. Ruth Cavins, executive director of CASA for Payne and Logan Counties, will talk about the impact the program makes in out community.

Rotarian of the day: Dale Brendel
Sergeant-at-arms: Glenna Craig
Caterer: Hello Catering

Ruth Cavins
Jan 11, 2018
 

Dr. Marc Moore, Superintendent of Stillwater Public Schools, will provide an update on current activities in the district.

Rotarian of the day: Kevin Clark
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Mexico Joe's

Dr. Marc Moore
Jan 18, 2018
 

The Oklahoma Small Business Development Center provides confidential, high quality, no cost entrepreneurial and small business management advising in order to help Oklahomans start and grow businesses. The Oklahoma State University - International Trade Center is located in the Wes Watkkins Center. Center director Anthony Cambas will join us today.

Rotarian of the day: Cristy Morrison
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Zaxby's

Anthony Cambas
Jan 25, 2018
 

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at OSU will be a world-class epicenter for the arts, attracting celebrated national and international programs featuring notable performing arts productions and artists. The center will allow the university and the center’s supporters to express — and be recognized for — their passion for the arts on a global stage. Executive director Mark Blakeman will provide an update on construction progress and plans for the future.

Rotarian of the day: Will Joyce
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Rib Crib

Mark Blakeman
Feb 01, 2018
 

Stillwater Habitat for Humanity operations manager Stephanie Hesser will join us to talk about the local Habitat program.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: MoJo's Grill

Stephanie Hesser
Feb 08, 2018
 

Diletta Sanna, foreign exchange student from Sardinia, will talk about her home and her experiences here during her exchange program.

Rotarian of the day: Terri Ventress
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Diletta Sanna
Feb 15, 2018
 

United Way of Payne County executive director Sheri Carter is joining us today. United Way is a community partner along with OSU, The Saville Center, CASA, Payne County Youth Services, Big Brothers and Sisters, and Stillwater Cares in a grass roots community wide coalition called "Payne County Resilience Coalition," which formed in July. This coalition has the purpose of moving Stillwater, Payne County, and the state of Oklahoma towards becoming a Trauma Aware Community. Their first mission is for everyone in our community to view the documentary "Resilience: The Science of Hope."  This award winning documentary was produced and directed by James Redford, son of Robert Redford, and sheds light on the science behind traumatic childhood experiences and how they impact the child's physical and mental health, and therefore society at large. Follow this link to view a preview of the video, which we will watch in two parts this week and next week.

Rotarian of the day: Tim Harden
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Hello Catering

Sheri Carter
Feb 22, 2018
 

United Way of Payne County executive director Sheri Carter is joining us today. United Way is a community partner along with OSU, The Saville Center, CASA, Payne County Youth Services, Big Brothers and Sisters, and Stillwater Cares in a grass roots community wide coalition called "Payne County Resilience Coalition," which formed in July. This coalition has the purpose of moving Stillwater, Payne County, and the state of Oklahoma towards becoming a Trauma Aware Community. Their first mission is for everyone in our community to view the documentary "Resilience: The Science of Hope."  This award winning documentary was produced and directed by James Redford, son of Robert Redford, and sheds light on the science behind traumatic childhood experiences and how they impact the child's physical and mental health, and therefore society at large. Follow this link to view a preview of the video, which we will watch in two parts last week and this week.

Rotarian of the day: Tim Harden
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: MoJo's Grill

Sheri Carter
Mar 01, 2018
 

Matt Pinnell, former chair of the Oklahoma Republican Party, will talk about his experiences working in party politics at the state and national levels.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms:
Caterer: Zaxby's

Matt Pinnell
Mar 08, 2018
 
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Mar 15, 2018
 
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Mar 22, 2018
 

Mohammed Bilbeisi, Eminent Professor of Architecture at OSU, will compare and contrast Shia and Sunni, the two major denominations of Islam. Their division traces back to a schism following the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the year 632 A.D.

Rotarian of the day: Larry Hoberock
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Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Mohammed Bilbeisi
Mar 29, 2018
 
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Apr 05, 2018
 
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Apr 12, 2018
 
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Apr 19, 2018