Rotary Club of Plain Township

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Saturday, September 15, 2018 
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
GlenOak High School
Adults $6 • Students $4
Children 3 and under Free
Tickets available at the door includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice
Third Annual Taste of Plain 
When: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 5pm to 7:30pm
Where: First Christian Church, Heritage Hall Auditorium
6900 Market Ave. N, Canton, Ohio 44721
Come taste, try and enjoy local cuisine as a way to support local restaurants and the Rotary Club of Plain Twp! Tickets will be $15 for adults, $10 for kids 6-12, and free to those 5 and under, and include unlimited samples and live entertainment. 
Do you know a company that could benefit from sponsoring the event, or a restaurant owner who may be interested in being a vendor and offering samples from their menu?  Contact Karen Vrabec at
Pre-sale tickets are 2 for $25.  Purchase tickets from any Rotarian or online starting September 15, 2018!
Vendor Form (Restaurants serving food samples) 
Sponsorship Form (Companies providing a financial donation in exchange for marketing)
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


 Member News


Aug 5 -  Kathy Schaffner
Aug 14 - Dan Lundy
Aug 15 -  Eric Smer
Aug 17 -  Jeremy Foltz
Aug 24 - John Pieper
Aug 25 - Denise Evans
Aug 30 - Perry Leiberman
Wedding Anniversaries
Aug 8 - Megan & Tom Karcher
Aug 10 - Theresa & John Thomas
Aug 25 - Ryan & Erin Wilson


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

8/1 - Holocaust History - Rotarian Harry Heuman

8/8 - Club Meeting

8/15 - JRC Intergenerational Connectivity Program - Tom Thompson and Jim Molna

8/22 - TBA

8/29 -  Reggie Stolzfus


Have speaker ideas? Contact Joe Hassen or

Eric Smer or

Click HERE for available speaker dates

Table Assignments


Kathy Schaffner

Theresa Thomas

Ryan Wilson



Upcoming Events


Aug 14 - Board Meeting

Aug 24 - Refuge of Hope Volunteer

2018-19 Fundraisers

  • Pancake Day -  Saturday, September 15, 2018

  • 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


Barry Kindy             

Edward Waldo          

Bob Schaffner


Drew Devore

Dan Lundy

Marilyn Barr


Herman Hill

Jami Ellsworth

Dennis Weisend

Date signifies end of term

Members Join Anniversary
Join Date:
  • Dennis Weisend
    August 10, 2016
    2 years
  • Scott Boli
    August 13, 2007
    11 years
  • Michael Pierce
    August 15, 2007
    11 years
  • Joe Hassen
    August 17, 2016
    2 years