WELCOME TO THE 2008 AWARDS BANQUET Master of Ceremonies Ned Browning, President Invocation and Pledge Introduction of Guests   Chip Templeton, Vice President Paul Harris Community Service Awards Ed Clynch, Past President Nancy Hargrove, Board Member Service Above Self Awards Ed Clynch Cliff Dochterman Scouting Award Brent Fountain, Board Member John Mitchell Rookie of the Year […]

Invocation and Pledge: Allan  Tucker Attendance: There were 61 members present (17 exempt, 0 honorary), and 141 (39 exempt, 9 honorary) absent.          Guests and Visitors: Banquet guests, mostly spouses,  outnumbered members by four persons.  Special guests included spouses of late former presidents, community award winners, and Rotary Youth Exchange host families. Proposed Members Margaret Estes […]

STARKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY We’re pleased to welcome today’s guest speaker, Virginia Holtkamp, Director of Starkville Public Library. WHAT’S NEW AT GTR Next Monday, Rotarian Mike Hainsey will give us an update on Golden Triangle Regional Airport. Hopefully, he’ll have some news from the airline industry on the possibilities for increased service to and from GTR. […]

GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL AIRPORT Rotarian Mike Hainsey, Director of Golden Triangle Regional Airport, is today’s speaker.  He’ll give us a report on GTRA and an update on any progress on increasing service. MARYNA WILL SPEAK NEXT MONDAY She’s attended almost every meeting since she arrived in Starkville in late July and now Maryna Melnik will […]

MARYNA TELLS ABOUT BELARUS At long last, Rotary Exchange Student Maryna Melnik gets her chance to tell us about her family and home in Belarus.  She’ll also share some of the experiences and observations of her year as a Rotary Exchange student in our community. NEXT WEEK – FASTPITCH SOFTBALL. We’ll have two guests next […]

PLANNING FOR STARKVILLE’S FUTURE Today, we welcome Ben Griffith, Starkville City Planner to tell us what’s going on in planning for our community’s future growth and development. NEXT WEEK’S PROGRAM Phil Hardwick of the Stennis Institute for Government at MSU, will be our guest next Monday. He  will discuss economic trends. We will also welcome […]