Rotary Club of Plain Township

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Congratulations New Officers!
President-Elect Joe Hassen,  President Eric Smer, PDG Dave Ewing (installation officer), Past President Karen Vrabec and Vice President Brook Harless. Not pictured: Treasurer Ryan Wilson and Secretary Sue Mansfield.
Rotarians of the Year: Gerry and Joey Hohler (Gerry not pictured)
Outstanding New Member Award: Brook Harless

What to expect

Volunteers arrive between 4:00pm and 4:15pm.  Meals are served at 4:30pm and 5:30pm. Volunteers are typically finished by 6:15pm.   Families welcome/encouraged.

Refuge of Hope Ministries

405 3rd Street Northeast

Canton, OH 44702



Congratulations Rotary Club of Plain Township Scholarship Winners! (Pictured L-R) Steven Shalenberger, Nathan Wellman, Brian Evans, Brandon Patterson, Jenna Ritchey, Kirsten Shoup, Isabelle Bruder and Megan Cordell.

Ransom Barr - $1000 each
Megan Cordell
Jenna Ritchey

Service Above Self - $1,000 each
Isabelle Bruder
Brian Evans
Steven Shalenberger
Nathan Wellman

William Heichel Basketball - $500 each
April Chimera
Richard Mitchell
Brandon Patterson
Kirsten Shoup

Upcoming Speakers

10/3 - Iceland & Northern Europe - Doug Crawford
10/10- Club Meeting
10/17 - Auditor's Office - Alan Herald
10/24 -  Better Future Facilitators - Lee Pipes
10/31 - Stark County Library System

Have speaker ideas? Contact Joe Hassen or

Eric Smer or

Click HERE for available speaker dates

Table Assignments
Karen Vrabec
Tom Porter
Upcoming Events


Oct. 26 - Refuge of Hope volunteers

Oct. 29 - Casino Fundraiser meeting - Sue Mansfield's house - 6pm

2018-19 Fundraisers

  • Taste of Plain - Thursday, October 4, 2018

  • Casino Night  - Saturday, February 9, 2019

  • William Heichel All-Star Basketball -  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (tentative)

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Plain Township Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 11:45 AM
Skyland Pines Lodge
3550 Columbus Rd NE
Canton, OH  44705
United States
District Site
Venue Map
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Vice President
Vocational Chair
Club Avenue
Community Avenue Chair
International Co-Chair
International Co-Chair
Foundation Chair
Immediate Past President
Board of Trustees


Drew Devore

Dan Lundy

Marilyn Barr


Herman Hill

Jami Ellsworth

Dennis Weisend

Date signifies end of term

Members Join Anniversary
Join Date:
  • Johna Purvis
    October 10, 2012
    6 years
  • Kevin Thomas
    October 12, 2016
    2 years
  • Chuck Shalenberger
    October 19, 2016
    2 years
  • Kathy Schaffner
    October 26, 2016
    2 years
  • Scott Haws
    October 26, 2016
    2 years