TODAY AT ROTARY Today’s program topic is “Economic Trends.” Our guest is Phil Hardwick of the Stennis Institute for Government at MSU. We also welcome Kyle Frazier, the 2008 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from District 6820, to tell us about his graduate study plans. CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM. Next  week,  State  Representative Hank Zuber will tackle the […]

TODAY AT ROTARY CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM We’re pleased to welcome State  Representative Hank Zuber  to discuss   campaign finance reform. An attorney from Ocean Springs, he has represented House District 113 (Jackson) since 2000. Gary Chism will introduce the program. APPALACHIAN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Next week we’ll learn about Mississippi State’s Appalachian Leadership Honors Program. Our speaker […]

HONORS PROGRAM AT MSU Our guest today is Cade Smith, Director of the Appalachian Leadership Honors Program at MSU. ROTARY BANQUET NEXT MONDAY Next Monday (March 3) is our annual banquet at Starkville Country Club. There will be a “social hour”  at 6:00 with dinner at 6:45. The banquet is our official meeting for the […]

MISSISSIPPI AIR NATIONAL GUARD Our guest today is Brig. General J.  Erik Hearon, Commander of the Mississippi Air National Guard.  Gen. Hearon  is responsible for directing the state’s  ANG operations and ensuring mission readiness of an air refueling wing, airlift wing, combat readiness training center, air support operations squadron, air control squadron, and a civil […]

STARKVILLE SPORTSPLEX EXPANSION Our guest today is Starkville Architect Gary Shaffer. We’re looking forward to his report on the new facility  at the Starkville Sportsplex and an update on construction progress. NO MEETING NEXT MONDAY Rotary will not meet next week in observance of Martin Luther King Day. LOOKING AHEAD TO BASEBALL You won’t want […]

MSU BULLDOG BASEBALL Our guest today is Tommy Raffo, MSU assistant baseball coach.  He’ll give us a preview of the 2008 Diamond Dawgs and expectations for the upcoming season. PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE Next week, our guest will be Ben Griffith, Starkville City Planner. We’re looking forward to hearing what’s going on to plan for […]