Speaker Date Topic
Mayor Will Joyce and Marc Trotter Jan 27, 2022 12:00 PM
Stillwater Mayor Candidate Forum

We will be joined by Mayor Will Joyce and challenger Marc Trotter for a Stillwater mayor candidate forum. The election will be held Tuesday, February 8.

Rotarian of the day: Kevin Clark
Sergeant-at-arms: Shane Harland
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

Pat Zimmerman Feb 03, 2022 12:00 PM
Proposed Stillwater 1% Transportation Sales Tax

The City of Stillwater is proposing to repeal the current 1/2% transportation sales tax and replace it with a 1% sales tax. This proposal will appear on the Tuesday, February 8 ballot. Pat Zimmerman is a member of the citizen committee promoting the proposal.

Rotarian of the day: Kevin Clark
Sergeant-at-arms: Shane Harland
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Rob McClendon Feb 10, 2022 12:00 PM
Stillwater News Press

Rob McClendon, new publisher of the Stillwater News Press, will talk about his first few months on the job and his plans moving forward.

Rotarian of the day: Rob McClendon
Sergeant-at-arms: Shane Harland
Caterer: Rib Crib

Amelia Chamberlain Feb 17, 2022 12:00 PM
Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar

Amelia Chamberlain, director of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar, will provide an update on the museum's history, programing, and future plans.

Rotarian of the day: Stephen Gose
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

Kyle Scott Feb 24, 2022 12:00 PM
Who Should be Taxed and Why?

Kyle Scott, communications fellow at the 1889 Institute in Oklahoma City, will talk on the topic "Who Should be Taxed and Why?".

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Mary Ann White Mar 03, 2022 12:00 PM
American Red Cross

Mary Ann White is executive director for the American Red Cross Serving Northwest Oklahoma. The Red Cross is much more than blood services. Mary Ann will talk about the services provided and how we can help.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

Jeremy Bale Mar 10, 2022 12:00 PM
Vibrant Stillwater

Jeremy Bale will join us to talk about the Vibrant Stillwater initiative. Vibrant Stillwater is a coalition of citizens and leaders coming together to make our community stronger, healthier, and more vibrant through a shared vision and action plan. It works to create a citizen-inspired vision, get the community more involved in the process, and be intentional about our community's development.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

Dr. Carl Whitcomb Mar 17, 2022 12:00 PM
Horticulture Research

Dr. Carl Whitcomb is president of Lacebark, Inc., a private research and plant breeding facility near Stillwater, OK.  Lacebark Inc celebrated 36 years in 2021. Prior to creating Lacebark, he was a professor at the University of Florida and Oklahoma State University for 19 years. An inventor and entrepreneur, Dr. Whitcomb holds 44 USA patents and over 30 registered trademarks. 

Rotarian of the day: Mark Gunkel
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Barry Patton Mar 24, 2022 12:00 PM
SAFE

Stillwater High Student Activity Foundation Endowment (SAFE) celebrated successfully reaching its $1 million endowment goal in 2021. SAFE president Barry Patton will talk about the organization, and what is next after reaching the goal.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

TBD Mar 31, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

Bill VanNess Apr 07, 2022 12:00 PM
Stillwater Radio

Operations manager Bill VanNess will provide an update from Stillwater Radio.

Rotarian of the day: Jimie-Wray Mead
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Shelley Zumwalt Apr 14, 2022 12:00 PM
Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Shelley Zumwalt, executive director of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, will talk about the OESC, which is a US Department of Labor funded agency dedicated to providing quality service and assistance to Oklahoma businesses and job seekers.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

Jim Beckstrom Apr 21, 2022 12:00 PM
Friends of the Stillwater Community Center and Block 34

Jim Beckstrom will join us to provide updates from the Friends of the Stillwater Community Center and progresson the Block 34 projects.

Rotarian of the day: Larry Hoberock
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

DG Matt Tipton Apr 28, 2022 12:00 PM
Annual District Governor Visit

District 5750 Governor Matt Tipton will join us for the governor's annual club visit.  He will be providing an update on what is happening within Rotary at the district, national and international levels.

Rotarian of the day: Sara Siems
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

TBD Apr 28, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Cindi Carter May 05, 2022 12:00 PM
US Small Business Administration

Cindi Carter, Economic Development Specialist for the Oklahoma district office of the US Small Business Administration, will talk about some of the free programs and services available to the public.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

Jim Motes May 12, 2022 12:00 PM
Hot Peppers Fact and Fiction

OSU horticulturist Jim Motes will discuss fact and fiction of the pepper plant, a popular vegetable and spice, higher in vitamin C than the orange, and frequently pungent, often full of capsaicinoid compounds causing a burning sensation in humans. He will also talk abot the development of the Okala Chile at OSU.

Rotarian of the day: Chris Norris
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

TBD May 19, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

Dean Jon Pedersen May 26, 2022 12:00 PM
OSU College of Education and Human Sciences

Jon Pedersen, new dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences, will talk about his transition to OSU and his plans for the college.

Rotarian of the day: Tim Hardin
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

TBD Jun 02, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

TBD Jun 09, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's

TBD Jun 16, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Rib Crib

TBD Jun 23, 2022 12:00 PM
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Rotarian of the day: TBD
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Roscoe's Feed Shack

Sara Siems Jun 30, 2022 12:00 PM
Rotary Year in Review

Club president Sara Siems will provide an overview of the Rotary year. 

Rotarian of the day: Jimie-Wray Mead
Sergeant-at-arms: TBD
Caterer: Freddie Paul's