Calendar of Club Programs and Activities

Program Chair: Ivana Harris

Friday Programs are presented at Noon Rotary Club meetings,
held at DiTrapani’s at Benton Square, Rolla, MO


December 2019

December is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month!

Friday, December 6
Introduction of 2020-2021 Officers
Rotarian Linda Frederick – presentation on her recent trip to Cuba, the Caribbean

Sunday, December 8
*Special Event*
Rotary Holiday Celebration Dinner – Havener Center, Missouri S&T – 11:00AM – 2:00PM
Join us for our 20th Annual Celebration!

Friday, December 13
Jason and Dr. Jessica Wodohodsky – new member talk

Wednesday, December 18
*Special Event*
Rotary/American Red Cross Blood Drive – Eugene Northern Hall – 2:00PM – 6:00PM

Friday, December 20
Christmas drop-in at Rotarian Nancy Brackhahn’s house – 5:00PM – 7:00PM

Friday, December 27

Friday, January 3, 2020


November 2019

November is Rotary Foundation Month!

Wednesday, November 13
Rotary Board Meeting @RE/Max Heart of America, 5:00PM

Friday, November 15
Oak Pointe of Rolla – Information on the new memory unit

Friday, November 22
Roger Hayes – new member talk

Friday, November 29


May 2019

Wednesday, May 1
*Special Event*
Rotary Club of Rolla Blood Drive,
Eugene E. Northern Community Hall,
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday, May 3
Rotarian Dr. Stephen Moorkamp, DDS – new member talk

Monday, May 6
*Special Event*
Rotary Club of Rolla Annual Golf Tournament
Oak Meadow Country Club
Tee time: 11:30am

Friday, May 10
Susan Birdsong, Able Commission Representative


April 2019

Friday, April 5
Jeff Strawn, Missouri State Director, Firefighter Cancer Support Network

Friday, April 12
Amanda Okenfuss, Blood Donor Recruitment Services, American Red Cross

Thursday, April 18
*Special Event*
Champions of Rolla Education (CORE) luncheon at Rolla High School,
hosted by Morning and Noon Rotary Clubs

Friday, April 19
Leroy Maurer, Boy Scouts of America – presentation

Friday, April 26
Rotarian Jeff Turnbough, Manager, Price Chopper in Rolla – new member talk


March 2019

Friday, March 1
Joel Doepker, Vice President of External Relations at East Central College

Friday, March 8
Dr. Aaron Zalis, Superintendent of Rolla School District #31

Friday, March 15
Louise Wilkerson, Ozark Rivers Audubon Chapter

Friday, March 22
Al Morgan, General Manager at Sakelaris Ford Lincoln

Friday, March 29
Robin Ziegler, Director at St. James Chamber of Commerce; and Clifton Parker, past President of St. James Chamber of Commerce and Manager at Town and Country Bank, St. James


February 2019

Friday, February 1
Professor of History Diana Ahmad presents: Opium Dens in Nevada in the 19th Century

Friday, February 8
Louise Wilkerson and Mike Doyen, Ozark Rivers Audubon and Audubon Trails Nature Center

Friday, February 15
Rotary Valentine’s Day Luncheon; guest speaker Fire Marshall Tim Bean

Friday, February 22
Professor of Biological Sciences Dave Westenberg presents a talk on the “Outbreak” exhibit (the exhibit will be on display at the Centre throughout March)


January 2019

Friday, January 4
Ed Clayton, Chief Executive Officer at Phelps Health (formerly Phelps County Regional Medical Center)

Friday, January 11
Joel Doepker, Vice President of external relationships at East Central College

Friday, January 18
Rotarian Michele Marxkors Kelsaw of MK Legal Planning

Friday, January 25
Stevie Kearse, Executive Director at Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce


December 2018

7th Rotarian Le Wang, presentation on her trip to Central Europe

14th Christmas Program

21st Kent Bagnall, new member talk

28th No meeting – Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Happy Holidays!


November 2018

At each meeting in October and the first meeting of November, Rotarians will collect donations of needed items for the Missouri Veterans Home. November 9 is our Veterans Day program.

2nd Dr. Arslan Shaukat, MD, interventional cardiologist,
presentation on Coronary Artery Disease

9th Veteran’s Day Celebration

19th Dr. Ted Groshong, presentation on Polio

23rd No meeting – Happy Thanksgiving!

30th Rotarian Bob Laudon,  presentation on his trip to Iceland

Rotary Ashley Brooks
Club President John Denbo thanks Ashley Brooks, Executive Director of The Rolla Mission, for her informative and heartfelt program during an October meeting.
Rotary Veterans Day
Our Club honors local military veterans during our annual Veterans Day program, November 9.


October 2018

At each meeting in October and the first meeting of November, Rotarians will collect donations of needed items for the Missouri Veterans Home. November 9 is our Veteran’s Day program.

5th Rotarian and Fire Chief Ron Smith gives a talk on Emergency Response.

12th Ashley Brooks, Executive Director, The Mission, Rolla

19th Jamie McKinnon and Crystal Schuster for Special Olympics

24th World Polio Day

26th Jeff Norman, Warden, Licking high security prison