HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Our guest today is Freddie Rasberry, executive director of the local Habitat for Humanity Chapter. He’ll report on the three homes currently in final stages of construction and the families who will become homeowners. RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AT MSU Next week, former Rotarian Kirk Shulz will be our speaker. The Vice President […]

MSU R&D We welcome former Rotarian Kirk Schulz, MSU vice president for Research and Economic Development. He will update us on the university’s varied research programs. NEXT WEEK Fellow Rotarian John Rush, MSU vice president for Development and Alumni, will report on the university’s  private funding efforts and alumni affairs. ROTARY MEETING OF JUNE 2 […]

THE MSU DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION Rotarian John Rush, MSU vice president for development and alumni, is today’s speaker. He’ll discuss the role of Mississippi State’s Development  Foundation in providing for the University’s future growth and development. STARKVILLE’S MISS HOSPITALITY Tori Ferguson, Starkville’s new Miss Hospitality, will be our guest next Monday. Tori was our Rotary Youth […]

YOUTH EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES IN ECUADOR Although she had to come home early, Tori Ferguson had an excellent experience as our Rotary Youth Exchange ambassador to Ecuador last year. She’s here today to share some of her adventures. Perhaps she’ll also talk  about her  responsibilities as  Starkville’s new Miss Hospitality and her upcoming competition for the […]

REFLECTIONS AND A  NEW BEGINNING The last meeting of the Rotary year is a time to look both back and ahead.  Ned Browning will reflect on his fine year of  leadership. It has been marked by a number of significant experiences and achievements. He will also hand the symbolic gavel over to 2008-2009 President Chip […]

PACCAR ARRIVES IN THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE PACCAR’s new diesel engine plant is rapidly taking shape east of Starkville.  Today, Lex Lemmers, plant manager, and assistant plant manager Lance Walters report on the development. NEXT WEEK No meeting since it is Memorial Day. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Hank Mosley Attendance: There were 123 members present […]