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House Minority Leader Scott Inman Dec 07, 2017
Oklahoma Legislative Update

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

Alexces Bartley Dec 14, 2017
Co-working through the Riata Center

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

Dr. Gay Washington Dec 21, 2017
Oklahoma Wondertorium

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

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! Dec 28, 2017
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Jennifer Bentley Jan 04, 2018
Stillwater Early Head Start

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

Ruth Cavins Jan 11, 2018
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

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

Dr. Marc Moore Jan 18, 2018
Stillwater Schools Update

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

Rotarian of the day: Kevin Clark
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Caterer: Mexico Joe's

Anthony Cambas Jan 25, 2018
Oklahoma Small Business Development Center

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
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Caterer: Zaxby's

Mark Blakeman Feb 01, 2018
McKnight Center for the Performing Arts

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
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Caterer: Rib Crib

Stephanie Hesser Feb 08, 2018
Stillwater Habitat for Humanity

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

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
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Caterer: MoJo's Grill

Diletta Sanna Feb 15, 2018
Foreign Exchange Student from Sardinia

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
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Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Sheri Carter Feb 22, 2018
Resilience: The Science of Hope

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
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Caterer: Hello Catering

Sheri Carter Mar 01, 2018
Resilience: The Science of Hope (Part 2)

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
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Caterer: MoJo's Grill

Matt Pinnell Mar 08, 2018
Republican National Committee and Oklahoma Republican Party

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
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Mohammed Bilbeisi Mar 29, 2018
Shia and Sunni Islamic faiths

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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