Programs (subject to change)

  • Feb. 20 - Richard Crabtree, real estate agent, historian, and restorer, "The History of Springfield's First Country Club and Surrounding Homes"
  • Feb. 27 - Stephanie Garland, regional director, Better Business Bureau, "New BBB Survey: Factors Influencing Buying Decisions"
  • March 5 - Robert Randolph, executive director, Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Ozarks Technical Community College

Upcoming Events

  • Feb. 20 (Thursday) - Hands-on service at The Fairbanks, a neighborhood center on North Broadway Avenue; we serve and clean up a community supper from 5:00 - 7:00; contact Past President Lori Barnes Miller about how you can get involved
  • March 2 (Monday) - New Members Lunch, 11:30 - 1:00, Big Whiskey's, Battlefield Road; learn about committees and operations of  the club; experienced members are welcome
  • March 10 (Wednesday) - Board meeting, 8 a.m., Davis Properties
  • March 23, 24, and 27 (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) - Rotary Basketball Tournament, O'Reilly Family Event Center, Drury University; schedule is different than past years because the final night is on Friday, not Thursday; Southeast Rotary's players practice each Sunday (except Feb. 2) from 3:30 - 5:30 at O'Reilly FEC; contact Marc Mayer at if you want to play or be a sponsor; teams from all the Rotary Clubs and the Rotaract Club of Springfield participate in the tournament to raise funds for Special Olympics of the Ozarks