The Four-Way Test

Of the things we think, say or do

1. Is it the TRUTH?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?

3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Coming Events

Oct. 24-World Polio Day & Dist Gov Official Visit
Speaker: District 6690 Governor Gary Vaughan
Topic: World Polio Day and District Gov. Official Visit
October 24th 2019 12:00 pm
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Westerville Rotary Honors Veterans 5K Walk/Run
Topic: 9th Annual Rotary Honors Vets 5K
November 2nd 2019 9:00 am
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Contact Us

Westerville
P.O. Box 595
Westerville, OH
Where We Meet
Villa Milano Banquet and Party House
1630 Schrock Rd.
Columbus, OH 43229-1560
When
Thursdays at 12:00 PMMap It

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Great time this morning landscaping new First Responders Park, with Sunrise Rotarians and visiting dancers from the Ballet Folklorio! Be sure to catch the awesome performance of these kids at WCHS this evening or tomorrow afternoon. Buy tickets online at www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/8160 ... See MoreSee Less

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Westerville Rotarians, remember: We will gather for our lunch meeting tomorrow (Sept. 12), at the Otterbein Campus Center, 100 W. Home St., 43081.
Our own Club member and Otterbein President John Comerford has made special arrangements for us to have this meeting.
Otterbein is in session so this will be a fun event with a great chance to mingle with some of the students. We’ll have a normal program, featuring speaker Lisa Bushman, owner of The Center for Counseling, Growth & Discovery.
ORDERING: When you enter the Campus Center, go up the stairs and get in line with the students. Order your lunch as you go through and pay the cashier for your meal. There is no meeting charge, only what you order for your lunch. After grabbing your lunch, proceed to Room One, which is the room on the west end of the building—the same room where we have breakfast the morning of the Fish Fry.
PARKING: at the Campus Center is generally not available. Please plan to park in the State Street lot directly across from Church the Messiah U.M., 51 N. State, and walk the couple of blocks down Home Street to the Campus Center. Consider buddying up with another Rotarian or two for travel to this unique off-site meeting!
If you need assistance in getting to the center, please email Wendell at wencaptain@msn.com and we can provide a ride if necessary.

Wendell McCurdy, Secretary - Rotogram Editor
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Come on out to the Rotary Grill tonight during 4th Friday Uptown. We’re right in front of City Hall offering burgers, brats, dogs, chips, soda and water. Plus...treats for doggies on this Dog Days of Summer 4th Friday. It’s a beautiful night for a festival Uptown! ... See MoreSee Less

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Rotarians, reminder: Our official meeting this week is the social from 6-8 tonight at the Rusty Bucket on Polaris Pkwy.Our District Governor Gary Vaughan will be there! Here's hoping you will be too! ... See MoreSee Less

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Remember- its a Rotary Social this Thursday, August 15th, 6 pm Rusty Bucket bring your friends, spouse, prospective new member regular meeting fee applies ... See MoreSee Less

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Now is the time for all Golfers to come to the aid of the Westerville community... can anyone tell me where I got that quote that I changed a little...anyone take typing class in High School??

We need hole sponsors as well as anything else you can provide... if you would like to play let me know!
John.powell@kingthompson.com
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The best burgers, brats and hot dogs Uptown for 4th Friday tonight: from the Rotary Grill in front of City Hall! ... See MoreSee Less

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If you're going to 4th Friday tonight, please stop by the Rotary Grill for a burger, brat or drink--or just to say hello! We'll be in front of City Hall, 21 S. State St., from 6-9 pm. Funds raised support our charitable activities in Westerville! ... See MoreSee Less

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Westerville Rotarians save the date for our next Rotary Social Event at the Rusty Bucket Aug 15 6pm 12.00 per person. Join us bring a friend ... See MoreSee Less

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This week our club is meeting at Otterbein's The Point! Can't wait - awesome resource on their campus ... See MoreSee Less

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What a wonderful evening celebrating our new president,Tom Shaver and his family! Thank you also to the Brian Michael Smith group for bring some lovely music to complete the night ... See MoreSee Less

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Great year ahead for new Rotary Club of Westerville President Tom Shaver!DG Gary Vaughan installs Westerville Noon President Tom Shaver! Rotary Club of Westerville ... See MoreSee Less

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THANK YOU, Westerville! This was all the trash left over in the fields behind Westerville South after our afternoon Festival and Fireworks show July 4th! Patrons helped clean up by bringing 100+ trash containers to the construction fence, for collection by volunteers.This speaks volumes about our residents! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to everyone that came out to the 5K, Parade, or Fireworks to celebrate our Nation's birthday! Join in the fun next year- get your neighbors and friends together and create a float for the parade! ... See MoreSee Less

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Rotary set to stage daylong July 4 Celebration
The table is set for another great Independence Day celebration in Westerville, with a daylong slate of patriotic fun planned by the Rotary Club of Westerville for Thursday, July 4, 2019.

The Rotary organizes the community’s July Fourth celebration, and it is comprised of four main events:

• The Westerville Rotary July 4th 5K Walk/Run at Alum Creek Park North, beginning at 8 a.m.
• The Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Parade, starting at 1 p.m.
• The Westerville Rotary Fourth of July Festival behind Westerville South High School, featuring live entertainment, more than 10 food trucks, and free bounce houses for children, from 3-10 p.m.
• And the grand finale, the Fireworks Display at 10 p.m., simulcast to patriotic music broadcast on 104.9-FM The River.

The 5K

The daylong celebration kicks off with the Westerville Rotary July 4th 5K Walk/Run at Alum Creek Park South, 221 W. Main St.

The 5K starts at 8 a.m., with a Children’s Fun Run set for 9 a.m. and Awards Ceremony at 9:25.
Registration is now open and additional information available at westervillejulyfourth5k.com.

The 5K registration fee is $35 through June 30, then $40 July 1 through race day. Runners all receive a event shirt, goodie bag and participation medallion. Registration for the Kids’ Race is $10, and all children participating will receive a medal.

The State Street parade

A crowd of about 20,000 is expected for the Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Parade down State Street, starting at 1 p.m.

The parade route begins at St. Paul Catholic Church, 313 N. State St., and proceeds south to Electric Avenue, where participants will turn east on Electric Avenue to Otterbein Avenue, to destage at Westerville South High School.

Registration and Drop-Off: All floats, vehicles and parade participants must arrive
at St. Paul and be set-up between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The parade begins at 1 p.m. sharp.

“God Bless the USA” parade theme:
Lillian Young, a rising third-grader at St. Paul School, won the Rotary’s annual contest to pick the parade theme. Lillian’s entry of “God Bless the USA” was chosen from hundreds submitted by elementary school children in Westerville.
For winning the contest, Lillian won a $100 prize and was invited to ride with her family in a place of honor in the parade, aboard the Rotary Club of Westerville’s float.

Clark Kellogg is Grand Marshal
Ohio basketball great and national sports broadcaster Clark Kellogg will lead the 2019 parade as Grand Marshal.

Longtime Westerville area resident, Clark "Special K" Kellogg grew up in East Cleveland and was recruited by Ohio State University after a stellar career at Cleveland St. Joseph High School. His 51-point game in the championship against Columbus East is still an Ohio high school state finals record. From 1979 to 1982, he played for OSU, where he earned All-Big Ten and Most Valuable Player honors.

Declaring for the NBA draft after his junior year, he was the first-round pick (eighth overall) of the Indiana Pacers and was selected as a member of the NBA All-Rookie Team. Chronic knee problems cut his pro career short and forced his retirement after five years. He became a broadcaster for ESPN in 1990 then moved to CBS, where he now is employed as the network’s lead college basketball analyst.

Kellogg has two sons, Alex and Nick, and a daughter, Talisa. Nick played basketball for Ohio University and Talisa played Division I volleyball at Georgia Tech.

Westerville Rotary Fourth of July Festival
After the parade, the live entertainment festival will begin at 3 p.m., in the fields behind Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave.

Eleven food trucks are slated to offer attendees a wide selection of food during the festival, including the Rotary Club of Westerville’s Rotary Grill, and a three-band lineup will provide live music right up to the start of fireworks show at 10 p.m.

The Hobgoblins will take the stage first, from 3-5 p.m., followed by Jon Anthony and Wishful Drinkin’, which will perform from 5:20-7:30 p.m. The popular Beatles cover band, The British Invasion, will headline the musical entertainment, and take the stage from 8 to 10 p.m.

Between the band performances, a live DJ from 104.9 The River will be on hand, simulcasting the event on the Westerville FM station.

Visitors should be sure to get in on the Rotary’s 50-50 raffle during the festival – with the winner to be announced just before the fireworks, Various patriotic souvenirs and trinkets also will be offered for sale by the club, including glow necklaces, flashing batons and fiber optic wands.

The Fireworks
The Fireworks Display, generously underwritten by the City of Westerville, will get underway between dusk and 10 p.m., simulcast to patriotic music broadcast 104.9-FM The River.

The display is let off from Alum Creek Park South at 535 Park Meadow Road, near the city Skate Park, and will be visible at locations across Westerville. But the Rotary Club of Westerville invites residents to bring their folding chairs and join the crowd at the Festival behind Westerville South to catch the patriotic show!

Should weather prevent the fireworks show July 4, the scheduled rain date is the same time and location on Friday, July 5.
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Can't wait to see our Parade Grand Marshall!KELLOGG NAMED PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
Basketball great and national sports broadcaster Clark Kellogg will lead this year’s July Fourth Parade in Westerville.
Kellogg, a college basketball analyst for CBS Sports and Westerville area resident, will serve as the grand marshal of the Rotary Club of Westerville’s 2019 Independence Day Parade.
The Rotary organizes the community’s daylong July Fourth celebration, starting with a 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m., the State Street parade at 1 p.m., a concert and food truck festival at Westerville South High School from 2-10 p.m., and the patriotic fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Kellogg as grand marshal will lead the parade, themed this year “God Bless the USA.” Lillian Young, a second-grader at St. Paul School, won the Rotary’s annual contest to pick the parade theme. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. July 4 from St. Paul Church, 313 S. State St., and proceed south to Electric Avenue, where the procession will turn east to end at Westerville South.
Clark "Special K" Kellogg grew up in East Cleveland and was recruited by Ohio State after a stellar career at Cleveland St. Joseph High School. His 51-point game in the championship against Columbus East is still an Ohio high school state finals record. From 1979 to 1982, he played for OSU, where he earned All-Big Ten and Most Valuable Player honors. Declaring for the NBA draft after his junior year, he was the first-round pick (eighth overall) of the Indiana Pacers. He was selected as a member of the NBA All-Rookie Team and is one of only a handful of rookies in NBA history to average 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. Heralded as the next breakout NBA superstar, chronic knee problems cut his pro career and forced his retirement after five years. He became a broadcaster for ESPN in 1990 then moved to CBS, where he now is employed as the network’s lead college basketball analyst.
Kellogg has two sons, Alex and Nick, and a daughter, Talisa. Nick played basketball for Ohio University and Talisa played Division I volleyball at Georgia Tech. Clark is a longtime Westerville community resident.
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KELLOGG NAMED PARADE GRAND MARSHAL
Basketball great and national sports broadcaster Clark Kellogg will lead this year’s July Fourth Parade in Westerville.
Kellogg, a college basketball analyst for CBS Sports and Westerville area resident, will serve as the grand marshal of the Rotary Club of Westerville’s 2019 Independence Day Parade.
The Rotary organizes the community’s daylong July Fourth celebration, starting with a 5K Walk/Run at 8 a.m., the State Street parade at 1 p.m., a concert and food truck festival at Westerville South High School from 2-10 p.m., and the patriotic fireworks display at 10 p.m.
Kellogg as grand marshal will lead the parade, themed this year “God Bless the USA.” Lillian Young, a second-grader at St. Paul School, won the Rotary’s annual contest to pick the parade theme. The parade will begin at 1 p.m. July 4 from St. Paul Church, 313 S. State St., and proceed south to Electric Avenue, where the procession will turn east to end at Westerville South.
Clark "Special K" Kellogg grew up in East Cleveland and was recruited by Ohio State after a stellar career at Cleveland St. Joseph High School. His 51-point game in the championship against Columbus East is still an Ohio high school state finals record. From 1979 to 1982, he played for OSU, where he earned All-Big Ten and Most Valuable Player honors. Declaring for the NBA draft after his junior year, he was the first-round pick (eighth overall) of the Indiana Pacers. He was selected as a member of the NBA All-Rookie Team and is one of only a handful of rookies in NBA history to average 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. Heralded as the next breakout NBA superstar, chronic knee problems cut his pro career and forced his retirement after five years. He became a broadcaster for ESPN in 1990 then moved to CBS, where he now is employed as the network’s lead college basketball analyst.
Kellogg has two sons, Alex and Nick, and a daughter, Talisa. Nick played basketball for Ohio University and Talisa played Division I volleyball at Georgia Tech. Clark is a longtime Westerville community resident.
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Lillian Young from Theresa Valentine's second grade class at St Paul the Apostle is the Rotary Theme winner this year for the 4th of July. We will let you know the theme soon... ... See MoreSee Less

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District Governor Craig! Keep your promise...
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Most people in Westerville know how wonderful the 4th of July celebration is in Westerville....The Noon Rotary is now providing bands as well as food trucks and bounces houses at WESTERVILLE South before the fireworks.... lots of fun!
1. Road Run at Alum Creek Park 8 am
2. Parade around 1pm
3. Bands at 5-10 before Fireworks WS
4. Fireworks 10pm

The Rotary Club would love to have your companies support! See below...Be a Sponsor of Westerville's 2019 Independence Day! Help the Rotary Club of Westerville stage the community's daylong celebration, from its morning Road Run to 1 p.m. Parade, to afternoon Concert to the evening Fireworks. Check out the opportunities at www.westervillerotary.com/be-a-july-4th-sponsor.html
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Be a Sponsor of Westerville's 2019 Independence Day! Help the Rotary Club of Westerville stage the community's daylong celebration, from its morning Road Run to 1 p.m. Parade, to afternoon Concert to the evening Fireworks. Check out the opportunities at www.westervillerotary.com/be-a-july-4th-sponsor.html ... See MoreSee Less

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A hearty CONGRATS to our longtime fellow Westerville Rotarian Jim Meacham! A Past President and Courtright Award winner for the club, Jim was honored by the city along with the whole Westerville Chaplain Corps last night as a 2018 Westerville Volunteer of the Year. In this pic, Jim is congratulated after receiving the award at the State of the Community event March 21 by Westerville Fire Chief Brian Miller. Way to go, Pastor Jim! So well deserved. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Rotary Club of Westerville is accepting nominations for its 43rd Annual A. Monroe Courtright Volunteer Service Award. Nominations are being accepted through March 30, and the 2019 winner will be honored by the Club May 23.
Please consider recommending an individual, business or organization whose community commitment should be honored. All nominations for outstanding volunteer service rendered to the Westerville community will be gratefully accepted. Visit www.westervillerotary.com/courtright-award.html for full award criteria details, and to submit a nomination online.
Thank you.
—The Rotary Club of Westerville A. Monroe Courtright Award Committee
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The Annual Rotary Fish Fry is right around the corner hope to see you there. Next Sunday March 3rd... Otterbein campus center! Doors open at 11:30 until 5pm...

4th of July
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Rotary Honors Vets Run
Phil Brown basketball classic
16 WESTERVILLE students always on Schlorship
WARM food drive in December
Harris Adkins House support
We Support Star House
Just some of the things we do each year!
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Tomorrow our program is the incomparable Jack Parks with all things OSU football. Meet us at Medallion ... See MoreSee Less

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Looking forward to our Valentine's Day Rotary Lunch tomorrow! President Dave has a great idea-a luncheon with our significant others. There is a rumor that we will have a chance to donate to Polio Plus too ... See MoreSee Less

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How are we doing.... I am please to say that our visibility on Facebook has improve ! This is a monthly total of Facebook friends as well as views from posts this month. We have included a picture of a short video that got over 8000 views from the Westerville target audience we published it
on. It was an ad for the vets run we had in November. Please ask your Facebook friends to like our page! Thanks you....
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The Rotary Club Of Westerville supports Star House.
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