Jim Knauf leads program on values at luncheon meeting

Hudson Clocktower Rotary member Jim Knauf led the club in an exercise to assess the values held by club members and to examine the relationship they had with the club's mission of service. The exercise was truncated because of time limitations, but it whet the appetite of those who saw the program as a chance

June 24th, 2017|

Ken Vaughan discusses leadership development at Lake Forest

Our last speaker was Ken Vaughan, who was introduced by Debbie Graves. Ken is a business strategy consultant and leadership coach. His passion is helping both companies and people grow and succeed. Ken has an engineering degree from Ohio State University and an MBA from Indiana University. Ken has spent more than 20 years in

September 6th, 2016|

Shon Christy uses social media to aid causes and businesses

Shon Christy, is the Founder and President of Focal Point Social Media Marketing in Akron. Now, 20 years later, he has been featured in Inside Business, Smart Business, The Akron Beacon Journal and The Young Professional Roadmap. Shon has created Beckett’s Buddies a fund raising group to support those with Down’s Syndrome in honor of his five year old son,

August 25th, 2016|

Ann Otto discusses her new book, Yours In a Hurry

Author Ann Otto visited Hudson Clocktower Rotary to discuss her book, Yours in a Hurry, which is being promoted through social media by De-de Mulligan's company, Mulligan Management. The book is available for purchase on Amazon and makes a great gift. Ann's background is in higher education and consulting. She said writing historical fiction was

May 31st, 2016|

Bruce Horsfall wows Hudson Clocktower Rotary

Bruce Horsfall talked about his days as a jet pilot at Webb Air Force Base in Mission, Texas. This was a period when only the Air Force had jets and they owned the sky above 30,000 feet. He trained in the staff services computer school and soon was stationed at Molesworth in London with the

May 25th, 2016|

Solar panels unveiled at Barlow Community Center

The Leadership Class of 2014, sponsored by the Hudson Rotary Clocktower, opened the Solar Training Facility at the Barlow Community Center after adding 55 solar panels to the roof and 10 on the ground. The city celebrated Earth Day April 22 with a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mayor David Basil at Barlow Community Center's new

May 1st, 2016|

Mike Solosky gives Rotarians a look at Haven of Rest Ministries

Mike Solosky, donor relations coordinator at the Haven of Rest Ministries, addressed the Hudson Clocktower Rotary luncheon on Wednesday, April 20. Haven of Rest was founded by Rev. and Mrs. C.C. Thomas in 1943 and has grown to become one of the largest social service agencies in the region. Mike told the stories of several

April 27th, 2016|

Hudson Mayor David Basil address Hudson Clocktower Rotary

Hudson Mayor David Basil, president-elect of the Hudson Rotary Club, addressed the Hudson Clocktower Rotary on Wednesday, March 23 at Laurel Lake. Basil earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from Purdue University in Indiana, where he was a Rhodes Scholar nominee. He later earned his juris doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve University where he

April 6th, 2016|

Valeria Fiala of Streetsboro Chamber talks about business

Valerie Fiala, executive director of the Streetsboro Chamber of Commerce, addressed the Hudson Clocktower Rotary Club on Wednesday, February 24. Valerie's father is Jerry Fiala, the mayor of Kent. Valerie has three sons aged 16, 13 and 10 and lives in Stow. Valerie gave us a brief history of Streetsboro from its founding in 1827

March 6th, 2016|

Bobby Dinkins updates Hudson Clocktower Rotary on Soap Box Derby

On Wednesday, February 17, Bobby Dinkins, vice president of the All-American Akron Soap Box Derby, gave the Hudson Clocktower Rotary Club an update on the progress of the Soap Box Derby. An Akron native, Dinkins spent 17 years with the Akron Professional Association, the Professional Bowlers Tour. Today's Soap Box Derby is a youth (ages

February 24th, 2016|