2009-2010

A NEW CITY ADMINISTRATION Mayor Parker Wiseman makes his first report to the Club today. As Starkville’s new chief executive, he is an honorary Rotarian. PUBLIC SERVICE Brandon Presley, Public Service Commissioner for Mississippi’s Northern District,  will speak next week. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: John Robert Arnold Attendance: There were 108 members (33 exempt) […]

  LOCAL SYMPHONY IN THE SPOTLIGHT       Our guest today is no stranger to most of us.  Armando de la Cruz is here tell us about the upcoming concert season for the highly popular Starkville/MSU Symphony Orchestra. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION       Next week, our speaker will be Brandon Presley, Public Service Commissioner for Mississippi’s Northern District. The […]

INFORMATION FOR DEVELOPMENT Applying scientific information management to economic, workforce and community development issues is the mission of nSPARC. MSU’s National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center Director Domenico (Mimmo) Parisi is our guest today. NEXT WEEK: SYMPHONY The popular Starkville/MSU Symphony is next week’s topic. Guest speaker is Armando de la Cruz, this year’s […]

CHANGING THE GUARD President Chip gives his state of the Club address and passes the gavel to incoming president Martha Wells today. LAST WEEK Invocation and Pledge: Brian Portera Attendance: There were 128 members present and 71 absent. Guests and visitors: Visiting Rotarian was Bill Overstreet from West Point. Members’ guests included John Guyton of […]

PUBLIC SAFETY Mississippi’s Commissioner of Public Safety Stephen Simpson heads the branch of state government that oversees a number of agencies including the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Homeland Security, Bureau of Narcotics, and the Mississippi Crime Lab. CHANGING OF THE GUARD President Chip gives his state of the Club address and passes the gavel to incoming […]

CREATE FOUNDATION Mike Clayborne, president and CEO of the Tupelo-based CREATE Foundation, will discuss  the organization’s current activities in counties and communities throughout Northeast Mississippi. SOAR (Starkville Oktibbeha Achieving Results) is part of the effort. NEXT WEEK – PUBLIC SAFETY Mississippi’ Commissioner of Public Safety Stephen Simpson heads the branch of state government that has […]