Rotary Club of Plain Township

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Meetings are Wednesdays* at 11:45am 
New Meeting Location 
Chateau Michele
2231 44th Street NW - Canton OH 44709
Guests welcome! RSVP to Kathy Schaffner
  • Cost for lunch is $15 and $6 if you are not having lunch. 
  • *No meeting on the 2nd Wednesday of every month - our Hour of Service.
Save the Date!
Plain on Tap  |  Saturday, July 23, 2022  |  Oakwood Square Plaza 
Participating Restaurants and Retailers:
  • Bistro
  • Tlaquepaque
  • John’s Bar
  • Royal Docks
  • Forever Craft Urban Winery
  • OSI Tobacco 
  • Drug Mart 
Enjoy great food and drinks outdoors through the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) at Oakwood Square Plaza!

These baby care items are being collected for the Domestic Violence Project for June:
  • Shampoo
  • Lotion
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Pacifiers
  • Teething Rings
  • Spoons
  • Plates
  • Bowls
  • Sippy Cups
  • Qtips/Cotton Balls
  • Socks
  • Hair Brushes
  • Bath Toys
  • Towels
DVPI is also collecting used cell phones for their clients to use in case of an emergency. They will “scrub” them clean of any data on the phone and allow it to call 911. If you have an old phone and would like to donate it, please bring it to our meeting.
If you have any questions, please contact Joy Dougan or Joan Ortman. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
How do you describe the organization called "Rotary?" There are so many characteristics of a Rotary club as well as the activities of a million Rotarians. There are the features of service, internationality, fellowship, classifications of each vocation, development of goodwill and world understanding, the emphasis of high ethical standards, concern for other people, and many more descriptive qualities.

In 1976 the Rotary International Board of Directors was interested creating a concise definition of the fundamental aspects of Rotary. They turned to the three men who were then serving on Rotary's Public Relation Committee and requested that a one-sentence definition of Rotary be prepared. After numerous drafts, the committee presented this definition, which has been used ever since in various Rotary publications:

"Rotary is an organization of business and professional person united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.” Those 31 words are worth remembering when someone asks, "What is a Rotary club?"
2021-2022 Officers
Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Officers!
President- Herman Hill
President-Elect - Trey Wackerly
Vice President – Jami Ellsworth
Treasurer – Ryan Wilson
Secretary – Kathy Schaffner
Sergeant at Arms – John McMasters
Pictured L-R: District Gov Dan Morgan, Trey Wackerly, Jami Ellsworth, Kathy Schaffner, Ryan Wilson, John McMasters and Herman Hill.
SCHTF Backpack Program
On the second Wednesday of every month, from Noon - 1 pm, Plain Rotarians pack backpacks for children in need at the Stark County Hunger Task Force headquarters in downtown Canton. Sign up here
Club Paul Harris Fellows
Individuals who have contributed more than $1,000 to the Annual Program Fund, the Polio Plus Fund, or the Humanitarian Grants Program of the Rotary Foundation are recognized as Paul Harris Fellows. Additionally, individual Rotary clubs may also honor individuals as Paul Harris Fellows. These honorees are individuals who meet high professional and personal standards set forth by Paul Harris. Paul Harris recognition is not limited to Rotarians. Members of the Plain Township Rotary Club are proud of their commitment to the Rotary Foundation.
Upcoming Speakers
June Speakers
Topic:  Little Bit about BarrowFit, Neurofit Foundation Inc. and Parkinson’s Specific Exercise
Presenter: Tina Hockensmith, National Association Sports Medicine 
Personal Trainer, Owner/Operator BarrowFIT          
Service Day
A wonderful Music Program
Presenter:  Performing a Duette are Michael Curtis / Joanne Fox 
Founder/Owner The Yoga Place & Yoga Central
Topic: What is New with Stark Parks
Presenter: Dan J. Moeglin P.E., New Executive Director of Stark Parks  
Topic: Installation of Your New 2022/2023 Rotary Club of Plain Township Officers 
Presenter: Stephen Wilder District Governor 6650
Mayor, City of North Canton
Have speaker ideas?
Trey Wackerly

Herman Hill

Click HERE for available speaker dates

Table Assignments
Sign up here for 2022
Upcoming Events
Monthly Meetings/Sevice
Board Meeting Schedule
All meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday at noon at the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
SCHTF Backpack Program
On the second Wednesday of every month, from Noon - 1pm, Plain Rotarians pack backpacks for children in need at the Stark County Hunger Task Force headquarters in downtown Canton. Sign up here
GiGi's Playhouse Volunteers
Gigi’s could use three to four volunteers to perform the following tasks:
  1. Cleaning and Sanitizing;
  2. Administrative Tasks such as laminating, copying, etc.
  3. Interacting with participants
Click this link to see our SignUp on
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
Plain Township Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 11:45 AM
Chateau Michele
2231 44th Street NW
Canton, OH 44709
United States of America
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Vice President
Board of Trustees
At Large Board Members
Term Expires 2022
Leisyl Boone
Marty Ortman
Joan Ortman
Term Expires 2024
Denise Evans
Ashlie Kell
Members Join Anniversary
Join Date:
  • Ana Johnson
    August 7, 2021
    1 year
  • Scott Boli
    August 13, 2007
    15 years
  • Michael Pierce
    August 15, 2007
    15 years
  • Joe Hassen
    August 17, 2016
    6 years