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Thursday, June 4, 2015

"My Winning Season: Becoming a Champion for Urban Youth"
Robert Buechner, Author

One affluent Caucasian lawyer with a powerful vision.
One inner-city basketball team with a desire to win.
One season that changed everyone.
One story that can change the world.



Location: Hall of Mirrors
Menu: Grilled Caesar salad with bleu cheese, bacon & tomato; Cavatappi pasta with roasted chicken, red pepper pesto, artichokes, olives & mozzarella; and vanilla frosted chocolate cake.
Alternate Menu: Cavatappi pasta with red pepper pesto, artichokes, olives & mozzarella or JUNE SALAD - shrimp salad with arugula, pine nuts, grapes, tarragon & ricotta salata.

This Week's Birthdays:

June 2 - Steve Loseff
June 4 - Doug Thomson
June 5 - Sandi Kuehn
June 6 - Shirley Love
June 7 - Carl Grueninger
June 8 - Ed Franchi

2015 Member Anniversaries (with 5 year increments):
Sherrie Mathis - 5 Years!
John Morabito - 5 Years!
Eric Pettway - 5 Years!
Mark Reckman - 5 Years!
Kay Atkins - 15 Years!
Lou Lessure - 30 Years! 

Believe 2 Achieve 2015
Rotarians are notorious for being last minute for just about everything, so the Ticket Chair, Dan Long, wanted to make it official - it is now last minute if you're planning to attend Believe 2 Achieve 2015! Less than 50 spots (out of 400!) remain for this year's fundraiser at The Montgomery Inn on Saturday, June 20, 2015. You may now purchase tickets on the ALL NEW Rotary Club of Cincinnati website! Click here for more information about the event and to purchase tickets. As you know, all proceeds from the event benefit Camp Allyn/Stepping Stones, Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati, and Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati. Please help us to make this year's Believe 2 Achieve our most successful yet! For questions, contact Dan Long at or 513-315-3006.

Dave Lapham and Brad Johansen will team up again as our emcees and they will be joined by our special guest Teddy Kremer of Cincinnati Reds batboy fame! You don't want to miss this special evening and the opportunity to support the children and families we serve in Rotary!

Camp Allyn Balloon Rides
It's that time of year again...time for the Camp Allyn Balloon Rides! If you would like to help out, please contact Committee Chair, Mark Soupene ( or simply show up at Camp Allyn at 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, June 16 (rain date June 17)
Wednesday, June 24 (rain date June 25)
Wednesday, July 1 (rain date July 2)
Wednesday, July 8 (rain date Julyu 9)
Wednesday, July 15 (rain date July 16)
Wednesday, July 22 (rain date July 23)
Wednesday, July 29 (rain date July 30)
Wednesday, August 5 (rain date August 6)

SAVE THE DATE - All New Rotary Picnic!
The all new Rotary Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Main Lodge at Camp Allyn. Bring the whole family, friends and prospective members - all ages are welcome. We will have swimming, archery, fishing, Camp Allyn tours, a corn hole tournament, "Cruise-In" car show, cookie baking contest and a bier garden with entertainment! For questions please contact Eric Pettway ( or George Kaufman ( 
If you have a unique or cool vehicle or know someone with an interesting vehicle, drive it to the Rotary picnic! Rotary members want to see your vehicle on Saturday, August 29, at the Rotary Picnic, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. To register your vehicle, fill out this form: Car Show Registration Form.

Annual Golf Outing
Mark your calendars ladies and gents - a day of fun! Our annual golf outing will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club. Time is a 1:00 p.m. shot gun start. The format is a scramble-pick your own team or we will make pairings. The cost is $95.00 which includes golf, cart, dinner, drink ticket and prizes. A great deal! Don't delay, click here to register!: Golf Outing Registration Form.

Meeting Sponsorships
We currently have 3 meetings open for meeting sponsorships before the end of the Rotary year. Your business can sponsor a meeting for just $100, which includes an advertisement in our weekly newsletter during the week of your sponsorship, your logo on the website and in the newsletter for one year, and an announcement from the podium during your sponsored meeting. If you would like more information or to secure a date, please contact Kristy in the Rotary Office at or 513-421-1080.

New Spouse Membership
The Club Board recently approved the new membership category of Spouse/Partner. A spouse or partner (living in the same household) can become an eligible member of the Rotary Club of Cincinnati, Ohio by having a spouse or partner who is already a Club active member or a senior active member. There will be no initiation fee, semiannual club dues will be $99.00 and each spouse/partner member will pay at the door only when attending a luncheon or other meetings where a meal is served. For more information on this new membership click here: Spouse/Partner Membership Information

Festival of Dinners 2015
There are several seats still available for purchase at two of the scheduled dinners and sign up sheets will be available at the meeting. Remember, if you can't attend the meeting this week, you can call the Rotary office or email Kristy ( to purchase a seat for one of the events. Click here to see this year's dinners: 2015 Festival of Dinners.

An Evening Of Music And Fine Dining (Saturday, June 13, 2015) - 15 Seats Left
Green Diamond Private Event (Thursday, August 6, 2015) - 24 Seats Left

Family of Rotary News
Click on this link to read more about your fellow Rotarians. If you have great events in your life to be included in Family of Rotary news, please send them to Bill Henrich (
Click here for Family of Rotary News.

What Happened Last Thursday
Each week Shirley Love prepares a summary of the program from the previous week
Click here for What Happened Last Thursday.

Coming up on June 11, 2015 
Program: John Prout, CEO, TriHealth, Inc.
Location: Hall of Mirrors
Menu: Chopped lettuce with Asian vegetables, chow mein noodles & wonton dressing; roasted chicken with honey glazed carrots, cream corn polenta & mirin; and chocolate fudge brownie with caramel sauce.
Alternate Menu: Roasted mushrooms with honey glazed carrots, cream corn polenta & mirin or JUNE SALAD - shrimp salad with arugula, pine nuts, grapes, tarragon & ricotta salata.



Vision: A second century of engaged leaders making an impact on our club, community and the world.

Mission: Providing selfless service in the community and the world through involved and engaged members.


June 11, 2015
John Prout, CEO
TriHealth, Inc.

June 18, 2015
Cincinnati Public Schools Teacher Recognition Day

June 25, 2015
Changing of the Guard



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