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|

Kordell Norton wows audience with lunchtime presentation

Past President De-de Mulligan introduced Kordell Norton by describing what one of his clients said. "He's like watching popcorn pop without the lid." Kordell is an expert in sales, marketing and leadership who has worked with clients as varied as PNC, L'Oreal, and IBM as well as associations, and education and government clients. He is

February 9th, 2016|

Congressman Dave Joyce addresses Hudson Clocktower Rotary

Congressman Dave Joyce has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 14th congressional district since January 2013. He was previously the prosecutor of Geauga County. In November 2014, Congressman Joyce was elected to his first full term to represent the district for the 114th Congress. He serves on the House Committee

January 27th, 2016|

Attorney Rick Martin speaks of healing and energy

Rotarian Rick Martin, Esquire is a Vietnam Veteran. He received his BA in Philosophy and History in 1974, magna cum laude and his Juris Doctorate in 1977 both from the University of Akron. He practices law in the areas of business, taxation, real estate relations, bankruptcy etc. Rick is a member of the Akron Bar,

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Katie Spotz gives inspiring presentation

Katie Spotz, achiever of incredible things, was introduced to the Hudson Clocktower Rotary Club by Dr. Mark Bowles, Professor of History, who coauthored her book, Just Keep Rowing. Mark said Katie was very quiet when it came to her accomplishments which started when she got off the bench and took an elective college course on

December 9th, 2015|

Hudson Clocktower Rotary mourns the passing of Al Brock

Hudson Clocktower Rotary Secretary Gerry Sawyer reports that member Al Brock passed away in October after suffering a heart attack. There will be a memorial service at the Hudson United Methodist Church on November 21 at 11 a.m. The church is located at 2600 Hudson-Aurora Road in Hudson, just west of Stow Road. We extend

November 11th, 2015|

Club Assembly addresses branding, fundraising, events and more

President Phil Leiter led our Club Assemby with a discussion of branding. He said we should follow the lead of Rotary International's new guidelines and graphics. He also noted that although the official name of our club is The Rotary Club of Hudson Clocktower, we usually refer to ourselves as the Clocktower Rotary. This led

November 10th, 2015|