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Newsletter - Archive Jun 28, 2012
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Thursday, June 28, 2012


This week at Rotary!



The 97th Annual Installation of Officers & Directors


Danny Mitchell, District Governor

will make a special presentation to our club.   





Recognition of 2011-12

Officers & Directors:




President Greg Crawford, President Elect Shirley Mutz & Secretary/Treasurer Brandon Davis

Board of Directors:


Chris Dumm

Chad Greer

Beth Claybrook

Jorge Leyva

Kent Eastman

Beverly Oakes

R. Mark Norton

Dr. Joseph Newman


Logan Stanley, Past President 2010-11

Charlie Keeter, Ex-Officio Board Member

Julie Beatty, Club Executive Secretary


Recognition of 2012-13

Officers & Directors:




President Shirley Mutz, President Elect Brandon Davis  & Secretary/Treasurer R. Mark Norton


Incoming Directors:


Mike Beatty

Sid Davis

David Herzberg


Board of Directors:

Chris Dumm

Chad Greer

Beth Claybrook

Beverly Oakes

Jorge Leyva

R. Mark Norton

Dr. Joseph Newman



Greg Crawford, Past President 2011-12

Charlie Keeter, Ex-Officio Board Member

Julie Beatty, Club Executive Secretary


Meeting Agenda:


Greeters:          Brandon Davis & R. Mark Norton

Attendance:      Mica Burnett

Invocation:        2010-11 Past President, Logan Stanley

Pledge of Allegiance

Guests:             Brandon Davis

Song:                Debra Snodgrass, MSSU Music Department

Raffle:               Stuart Puckett & Gary Pulsipher

Presentation:    Danny Mitchell, District Governor

Year in Review:  Greg Crawford

Presentation:    Shirley Mutz

Passing of Pins

Comments        Shirley Mutz




Rotary District 6110

The Ralph R. Kirchner Fund

For International Understanding


Rotary is looking for students traveling abroad in the academic year 2013-14 as part of their curriculum that need some financial assistance! The purpose of this scholarship is to promote international understanding and goodwill through study in another country.  The Ambassadorial Scholar will serve as Rotary's ambassador of goodwill while maintaining high standards of academic achievement. 


Applicants must have maintained an undergraduate grade point average well above 3.25 and have high academic goals, demonstrate leadership abilities and show promise of outstanding achievement. 


Applicants related to Rotarians will be considered.  Students working on late to post graduate work is preferred. 




Click here to review the documents for details and application or visit our website at joplinrotary.org.


Submit applications digitally to Mbsail1@gmail.com or mail to:


Rotary Club of Joplin

Attention:  Ralph Kirchner Fund Scholarship

P.O. Box 1771

Joplin, MO  64802


Rotarian Chad Greer is coordinating this effort for our club.  Please contact him at chad@cornergreer.com




Mark your calendars!

Thursday, July 5, 2012

noon at Twin Hills

In lieu of our regular meeting, the social committee is holding a Family Fun Day complete with an American Style BBQ, Music and Games for all ages!


Prices are $13 Adults; $7 ages 6-12

ages 5 and under are FREE


RSVP TO:  Marsha Wallace at mwallace@empiredistrict.com



Rotary Habitat for Humanity House


Sign up today!  Click link below!


Work Day:

Future dates TBD

2322 Kentucky;


Note from the worksite: 

We are at the technical stage where professional crews are at work.  This Saturday, 6/30, there is a need for 3 hours of work on siding on the front of the house from 8am-11am for general volunteers. 


TO VOLUNTEER:  Please click on the link below to access the Google Doc.   It functions like an Excel Worksheet.




Direct questions to Valerie Searcy, Director of Marketing, United Way of Southwest Missouri & Southeast Kansas.  Ph: (417) 624-0153 or (620) 231-8140.


Thank you to those Rotarians who have

donated to the Rotary Foundation

this fiscal year,  


July 2011 to June 1012!


Andrew Falls Dr. Ellen Nichols Melvin Walbridge
Andy Franklin Dr. Joe Newman Mike Beatty

Arthur Boyt

Audie Dennis

Dr. John Windle Mike Palmer

Belinda Belk

Beth Claybrook

Dr. Larry Brothers Mike Pence

Beverly Block

Beverly Oakes

Dr. Laurie Behm

Nancy Bettasso

Nancy Good

Bill White Dr. Steve Walstad

Nora Scott

Bob Headlee Duane Hukill Paula Baker
Bob Landis Elizabeth Dumm Pete Salmon
Brad Belk Eric Secker Pete Ramsour

Brandon Davis

Bruce Walker

Gary Duncan

Gary Pulsipher

Rhonda Gorham

Bryan Haverstick

Bryan Stevenson

Greg Crawford

Richard Stalcup

Richard Scott

Chad Greer

Charlie Keeter

James Pinjuv

Ken Steele

Richard Walter

Charlotte McClure

Jo Mueller

John Bolte

Robert Carlson
Chris Dumm Jonathan Scales Robert Reaves
Craig Tankersley Jorge Leyva Robin McAlester
Dale Blanchard Karen Plott Shirley Mutz
Dan Salisbury

Kent Eastman

Ken Steele

Sid Davis

Stuart Puckett

Steve Barnett

David Glenn Lane Clevenger Teddy Steen
David Herzberg Logan Stanley

Terry Mills

Tom Jones

Tom Grant

Doug Doll

Dr. Bruce Speck



Lori Smith

Troy Hill

Troy Richards

Dr. David Starrett

Malcolm Robertson

Marsha Wallace

Mark Norton

Vickie Boyt





Rotary Announcements


New Member Publication




Proposed by: 





will return in the fall!

See Lane Clevenger to get involved and change lives!




Second Thursday monthly

July 12

August 9

September 13


Attend to earn your


and it

counts as a MAKE UP!

Rotary Board Meeting:

Third Monday each month

July 16 

Aug 20

Sept 17


Noon at Mythos

1306 S. Range Line Road

Win a 2012 Mercedes

C250 Sport Sedan!

Medical Supplies Network, Inc.

Each year, Rotary District 6110 Medical Supplies Network, Inc. sends more medical equipment and supplies to developing countries than any Rotary district in the world.


This year, they set up a special fund for Rotarians wishing to provide relief to Joplin.


This annual car raffle will help defer the cost of operations. 


DRAWING DATE:     Saturday, 9/29/12

LOCATION:   Rotary 6110 District Conference

                        Embassy Suites, Rogers AR


$25 for one ticket, $100 for 5 tickets

Click here for Raffle Ticket Order Form

See Charlie Keeter with any questions


Rotary Foundation Contributions

Projected as of 5/30/12




Our club has exceeded both goals!

Checks take 4-6 weeks to process through District & Rotary Foundation


Annual Goal  $10,500
Contributions  $14,611 139%

Over goal  $  4,111

Total members        111
YTD Contributors          84 76%

Shortfall 100%members          27
Average donation  $     174


 Thank you to PHF Terry Hicklin

with the


for donating chocolates as gifts for our weekly speakers, an annual contribution of carmel corn for the golf scramble and other support he gives our club every year!

 New Schedules are out!


Click below to access the:


Greeter Schedule

Raffle Schedule



Click here for a

New Member Proposal Form


Announcement & CHATS info:

Email information to Julie Beatty


by noon each Friday.



On-line make up:


Send make up info to Club Secretary

Club mailing address:

Rotary Club of Joplin

P. O. Box 1771

Joplin, MO 64802-1771





If you have any announcements that you would like in the next issue of The Chats, please contact

Julie Beatty by phone or email: Phone: (410)206-7412 or Email Mbsail1@gmail.com