2009-2010

CHANGING OF THE GUARD For the eighty-sixth time, the Club’s gavel will change hands today. President Martha Wells reports on the year’s accomplishments as President-elect Tommy Tomlinson sets the vision for a new year. NEXT WEEK Observing Independence Day, we will not meet next week. A NEW YEAR On July 12, our new program year […]

MSU VISION WORK Mississippi State University’s Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision will be reviewed by Center Director Brenda Cavenaugh. CHANGING OF THE GUARD Next week, President Martha will reiterate this year’s theme, The Future of Rotary is in Your Hands,” to incoming President Tommy as she passes the gavel to […]

ARMY AVIATION Starkville native Tom Edwards tells us of “The Wandering of an Ex-Army Aviator.” NEXT WEEK: MSU VISION WORK Mississippi State University’s Rehabilitation Research and Training Center of Blindness and Low Vision will be reviewed by Center Director Brenda Cavenaugh. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Warren Housley Attendance:  There were 104 members (33 exempt, […]

GOLDEN TRIANGLE DEVELOPMENT The Golden Triangle as an Economic Development Region is the topic for Rotarian Jon Maynard, president and CEO of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. NEXT WEEK: ARMY AVIATION Starkville native Tom Edwards will tell us of “The Wandering of an Ex-Army Aviator.” MAY 24 Invocation and pledge:   Brian Jones Attendance: There were 98 […]

MISSISSIPPI BEARS In just a decade, Mississippi’s black bear population has begun a comeback. Brad Young of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks explains the situation today. MEMORIAL DAY There will be no meeting next week as we observe Memorial Day. Have a safe holiday and commemorate those who make the ultimate sacrifice […]

THE PEARL HIGH SCHOOL TRAGEDY Dr. William Dodson, former superintendent and author of If I Had Only Known: A True Story, will discuss the 1997 shooting at Pearl High School. WILDLIFE CONSERVATIONS Black bear conservation in Mississippi will be next week’s topic for Brad Young of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. LAST WEEK […]