The Rotary Club of Cleveland cultivates a diverse community of informed professionals working collectively to create a positive impact by exchanging ideas, forming meaningful, lifelong friendships, and giving back to our community. 
Our upcoming meeting schedule! 
September 30th - Virtual via Zoom
October 7th - In Person at Windows on the River
October 14th - In Person at Windows on the River
October 21st - Virtual Zoom
October 27th WEDNESDAY - Community Service Award After Hours at the Sky Lounge at One University Circle 
Rotary Meeting This Week
Thursday, September 30th, 12 Noon
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Kevin Callahan                                                                    Senior Partner, Premier Development

“ John D. Rockefeller…the Standard Oil company, and the great contributions to Cleveland, Ohio”

Kevin Callahan is a Senior Partner at Premier Development Partners (PDP). PDP is a full-service, privately held design-build, construction, and commercial real estate development company with a distinguished resume and reputation. Positioned to serve new markets and new product types, Premier Development Partners long-tenured professionals provide resources within the industrial, office, educational and mixed-use markets. Kevin is also a Co-Partner of Premier Commercial Realty; a related entity of PDP which owns, develops and manages over 6,000,000 million square feet of industrial property in Northeast Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky, Arizona, and Florida. Kevin is a member of The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and Cleveland Area Board of Realtors (CABOR). He has been a guest speaker and panelist at NAIOP and Team-Neo. 


• The Gilmour Academy; Cerebral Palsy; Lakeview Cemetery and Cuyahoga County Library Foundation, 

Board of Trustees 

• Big Brother / Big Sister of Cleveland Program, 40 years 

• Leadership Cleveland’s, Class of 2007 

• Civil War Roundtable, Past President 

• The RowFant Literary Club, Member 

• The Western Reserve Historical Society

Upcoming Committee Meetings
  • September 30 - Membership Development Meeting,  1:00 p.m. Zoom
  • October 7 - Vocational Service Committee Meeting 1:00 p.m.  at Windows
  • October 14 - Youth Service Committee Meeting 1:00 p.m. at Windows 
  • October 14 - Community Service Committee Meeting 1:00 p.m. at Windows
  • October 21 - International Service Committee Meeting 1:00 p.m. Zoom
    Rotary Bowling League
We kicked off the 2021-2022 Rotary Bowling League Monday evening with 20 bowlers participating.  They were missing a couple regulars, and welcomed a number of new bowlers to the league this year. They have two new teams:  Team 6 (Gears over Gutters) includes Rotarian Jessica Hanes and her friends Michele Caticchio and Tamara Kucera, (Team 6 became the only team in our league whose members sport coordinated bowling shirts),  and Team 7 which is named IBS (for Irritable Bowl Syndrome), the members are Rotarian Tina Ingraham, Mark Ingraham, and Rotarian Karen Melton. Our subs for the evening were Alex Bowen, Logan Bowen, and Mary Anne Pfrogner.
The bowling league could add more regular bowlers in addition could use more subs.  If interested contact Ed Thomas at 
District 6630 - Increasing Rotary's Impact
As part of the District strategic plan, they are looking for members interested in getting involved in a committee to help identify and organize District and Cluster wide events. If you are interested in getting involved please contact Sharon at ( no later than October 30th! 
Get your tickets today! 
The Gift of Life documentary film "Open Hearts" will be shown Wednesday, October 6, 6:00 pm at the Chagrin Valley Little Theatre (40 River St. Chagrin Falls, OH). The Rotary Club of Burton Middlefield has invited us to join them for a Rotary cocktail reception at M Italia restaurant following the film. 
Gift of Life has been part of our club's mosaic for many years. 
  • Nearly 20 years ago we supported a grant to design, outfit and train staff for a Pediatric Surgical Unit in Nairobi, Kenya. 
  • Hosted  families and the children who were preparing for surgery at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital,
  • Supported the Vocational Training Team  to Haiti for Gift of Life
  • Provided a $2,500 grant to purchase medical supplies that went to St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Haiti so they can continue to do life-saving surgeries following the most recent hurricane.
 They are offering a discount $2 off for Rotary members, us the discount code "Rotary." To purchase tickets click on the following link: 
Save the Date - Community Service Award
The Community Service Committee will present their annual Community Service Award on Wednesday, October 27th at 5:30 p.m. (Rotary After Hours a day early) at the Sky Lounge at One University Circle.  We will honor Chris Ronayne as he concludes his tenure at University Circle Inc. His innovative leadership has transformed University Circle and its surrounding neighborhoods into a vibrant, diverse, and mixed-use community.  
"Service Above Self" Volunteer opportunities 
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
In the effort to streamline the registration process for our monthly FoodBank Volunteer days please click on the following links.  You can select the current month or any month there after. Times at 5:00 - 8:00 p..m. Remember if you have not created an account in the past, it will prompt you to do so. 
Volunteer Days  - Tuesday October 12th and Wednesday October 20
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day, November 4, 2021! 
For every 1 donation, 3 lives can be saved!  Need we say more?  This is a great opportunity for the entire family, a friend, or colleague to join you and make a difference! Due to natural disasters and Covid - 19 the need has never been greater! If donating blood isn't possible, there are plenty of other volunteer opportunities available. 
Upcoming Speakers
Sep 30, 2021 12:00 PM
Virtual via Zoom
Oct 07, 2021 12:00 PM
"Change your Habits, Change Your Life: Establishing Habits in an Unpredictable World"
Oct 14, 2021 12:00 PM
Oct 21, 2021
Community West Foundation - Via Zoom
Oct 27, 2021 5:30 PM
After Hours, Honoring Chris Ronayne at One University Circle
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