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Thursday, July 28, 2016



"HARDING 2020"

   Warren G. Harding, III is a grand-nephew of President Harding, a UCLA trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in sports injuries, formerly team physician for the Cincinnati Reds, and a fourth generation Ohio physician. He also enjoys politics, history, golf, and gardening. He and his wife, Barbara, have lived in Cincinnati since completing a tour of duty in the United States Navy at the Naval Medical Center, San Diego, in 1975.

Co-Presenter – Sherry Hall, Site Manager, Warren G. Harding Home & Memorial (Marion, Ohio)
LOCATION: Continental Room
MENU: Caesar salad; blackened pork loin, whipped redskin potatoes, asparagus, with horseradish & herb aioli; and chocolate glazed brownie with raspberries.
ALTERNATE MENU: Crispy zucchini, whipped redskin potatoes, asparagus, with horseradish & herb aioli OR July Salad - grilled chicken BLT salad with ranch.

Meetings This Week:
1:30 p.m. Membership Development Committee, Boardroom 3, Mezzanine Level

This Week's Birthdays:
July 26 - Ali Hussain
July 26 - Charles Pierce
July 27 - Rachel Loughry
July 27 - Terry Sielken
July 28 - Becky Sittason
July 29 - Tim Bayer
August 1 - Mark Soupene

2016 Member Anniversaries (with 5 year increments):

Heather Hawkins - 5 Years!
Matt Pearce - 5 Years!
Steve King - 10 Years!
Laurie Leonard - 10 Years!
Joe Richmond - 10 Years!
Thomas G. Ruthman - 10 Years!
Bob Ford - 15 Years!
Richard La Jeunesses - 20 Years!
Nancy Riesz - 20 Years!
Mike Brendamour - 35 Years!
Cromer Mashburn - 55 Years!

Rotary Reds Game - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Join us for a night at Great American Ball Park, as the Cincinnati Reds play the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 7:10 p.m. Two ticket options are available: Dinner Buffet at Redlegs Landing (private area reserved just for us), including BBQ pulled chicken, all beef hotdogs, grilled bratwursts, Big Red Smokies, farmers market salad, pasta salad, chocolate chip cookies, ballpark peanuts, pretzel twists, unlimited water and soft drinks, and two beer tickets for $65 per person (includes game ticket in section 436) OR Individual Seat ONLY in section 436 for $25 per person. As a special personal bonus from Owen Wrassman: For every 2 - $65 tickets you purchase, you will get a 2016 Reds baseball hat with the Rotary logo on the side.  Extra hats can be bought for $20 ea - All proceeds from the hats benefit Rotary 17. Reservations must be received no later than Friday, July 29, 2016. No refunds will be issued. Click this link to make your reservation: Reds Game Reservation.

Rotary Family Picnic - Saturday, August 27, 2016
Please plan to attend this year's Annual Rotary Family Picnic on Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the Main Lodge at Camp Allyn! Bring the whole family - all ages are welcome and children under 12 are free! There will be swimming, archery, fishing, Camp Allyn tours, a magic show and much more! Come check out Cincinnati area craft beers and hear live music. As always you can join the Corn Hole Tournament and view the car show! If you have any questions, contact Fred Fischer ( or 513-235-4366) or Chris Adams ( or 513-479-4362). Click this link to make your reservation: Picnic Reservation.

2016-2017 Committee Sign-Ups
The Rotary Club of Cincinnati relies on each and every member to participate in club activities and committees. Your help is needed again this year. Please sign-up to help with at least one committee. (Remember, committee assignments do not carry over from year to year.) We have an easy way to sign-up online for all committees you are interested in. Here are the simple steps to sign-up:

1. Click this link -
2. Click the boxes next to the committee(s) or fellowship opportunity(s) with which you have an interest.
3. Click the SUBMIT AND SIGN-UP button at the bottom of the page.
4. If you already have an account, please log in: if not, simply fill in your name and email address and click SIGN UP NOW! (You DO NOT need to register in order to sign-up for committees and you will not receive unsolicited emails from Sign-Up Genius.)

The Chair of each committee will be given a list of those that sign up and will contact you regarding committee meetings. IF you have any questions or issues signing up, please contact Kristy in the Rotary office at or 513-421-1080.

Get Your Official Rotary Club of Cincinnati Garb This Week!

Add pizzazz to your wardrobe with a new Rotary Club of Cincinnati logo polo shirt ($25), Dry-Fit golf shirt ($55), fleece pullover ($30) or hat ($10)! This week we'll be selling these items during our Rotary meeting. Come check them out!

Festival of Dinners 2016 - Only a few spots left!

Call the Rotary Office at 513.421.1080 to sign up via phone or check out the sign-ups at this week's meeting! 

Green Diamond Private Event - Monday, August 22, 2016, 6-9p.m - only 21 seats left!
Vodka and Views 
(DATE CHANGED!) - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - only 5 seats left!

Thanks to Jerry & Nancy J Riesz, Carol & Peter Baden, Sam Schutte, Matt Sathe, Bryan Vielhauer, Don & Julie Keller, Bud & Mary Dornette, Ariel & Hux Miller, Marc & Patty Horwitz, Deb Caley & Sam Scoggins, Jane Birckhead, Julie Poyer, Carl & Marne Kappes, Kenneth Saunders, Camille & Glenn Scherzinger, Gino Colangelo, and Jan & Owen Wrassman for hosting this year. The Festival of Dinners is the club's largest fundraiser of the year so gather your group (friends, relatives, and prospective members) and get signed-up for one of these AWESOME events before it's too late! For specific information on each dinner, please click HERE.

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 July 26th, with a rain date on Wednesday July 27th
Thursday August 4th
, with no rain date 

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 next week!
Rear Admiral Janet R. Donovan, Deputy Judge Advocate General for Reserve Affairs and Operations and the Deputy Commander, Naval Legal Service Command
LOCATION: Continental Room
MENU: Caesar salad; gnocchi bolognese & ricotta salata; and chocolate cheesecake with blackberry jam.
ALTERNATE MENU: Gnocchi with roasted tomato ragu & ricotta salata OR August Salad - Sesame marinated chicken, greens, shredded red cabbage, crispy wontons, radishes, & soy dressing.

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.


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