Vocational Service

Charles Secrest

Service Director


Chaired by Rotarian, Charles Secrest, The Rotary Club of Tulsa’s Vocational Service Avenue focuses on maintaining the Club’s business standards and ethics, and promoting vocational excellence.

Specifically, this Avenue of Service encourages and fosters high ethical standards in business and professional service, and recognizes the worthiness of all occupations as an opportunity to serve society.

Linda Bradshaw

Fireside


Sponsors Business Visitation Day in which Rotarians invite fellow members to visit either their place of work or another site for lunch and a brief program to familiarize Club members with the host’s vocation. The Committee charge is to familiarize our membership with the vocations of other members.

Time Commitment: August through early October

David Momper

Vocational Projects-Business Visitation


Sponsors Business Visitation Day in which Rotarians invite fellow members to visit either their place of work or another site for lunch and a brief program to familiarize Club members with the host’s vocation. The Committee charge is to familiarize our membership with the vocations of other members.

Time Commitment: August through early October

Jerry Muratore

Rotary Cares


Insures that ill or hospitalized Rotarians receive get well greetings, and in times of a death or serious situation in a Rotarian’s family, organizes expressions of care and concern.

Time Commitment: Ongoing as needed

Terri Heritage

Rotary Cares


Insures that ill or hospitalized Rotarians receive get well greetings, and in times of a death or serious situation in a Rotarian’s family, organizes expressions of care and concern.

Time Commitment: Ongoing as needed

Alisha Herrera

Social and Service Events


Builds fellowship among members by coordinating social events and organizing sporting events. Coordinates events and logistics related to annual reciprocal meetings between the Rotary Club of Tulsa and the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City.

Time Commitment: As scheduled, 4-6 times per year

Provide hands-on support for our community’s not-for-profit organizations as well as Rotary-specific projects. On a monthly basis, committee members visit one of our local organizations to work on fun, easy projects. We participate with other area Rotary clubs and health organizations in the annual free vaccination day of school-aged children.

Time Commitment: Varies depending upon whom we are helping and their needs, but we try to schedule Saturday mornings. We also participate in the United Way Day of Caring.

Serve as a support group representing the Rotary Club of Tulsa in a multi-organizational coalition to promote immunization of children. A flu vaccine clinic is also conducted in the fall for the elderly. Service on this committee provides an opportunity to assist in the prevention of communicable diseases in our children and elderly.

Time Commitment: One month, March-April.

David Downing

Social and Service Events


Builds fellowship among members by coordinating social events and organizing sporting events. Coordinates events and logistics related to annual reciprocal meetings between the Rotary Club of Tulsa and the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City.

Time Commitment: As scheduled, 4-6 times per year

Provide hands-on support for our community’s not-for-profit organizations as well as Rotary-specific projects. On a monthly basis, committee members visit one of our local organizations to work on fun, easy projects. We participate with other area Rotary clubs and health organizations in the annual free vaccination day of school-aged children.

Time Commitment: Varies depending upon whom we are helping and their needs, but we try to schedule Saturday mornings. We also participate in the United Way Day of Caring.

Serve as a support group representing the Rotary Club of Tulsa in a multi-organizational coalition to promote immunization of children. A flu vaccine clinic is also conducted in the fall for the elderly. Service on this committee provides an opportunity to assist in the prevention of communicable diseases in our children and elderly.

Time Commitment: One month, March-April.

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Be a part of an exciting and inspiring evening by attending the Henry P. Iba Awards honoring citizen athletes on June 26. Tables and tickets selling now. Meet internationally-known athletes who give back in a big way to their communities and the world including Lauren Chamberlain, Justin Wren, Shannon Miller & Chris Herren. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of Tulsa Foundation which supports non-profits and projects in the Tulsa area. Bellator MMA USA Softball @The University of Oklahoma USA Gymnastics Olympic 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Gymnastics NBA Sports Illustrated ESPN VYPE Oklahoma Tulsa Lifestyle TulsaPeople Magazine Tulsa World Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa Rotary District 6110 Rotary International Rotary Club of Tulsa

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Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards

June 26, 2017, 5:30pm - June 26, 2017, 9:00pm

Meet athletes, coaches and celebrities at the 24th Annual Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards benefiting the Rotary Club of Tulsa Club of Tulsa Foundation. Monday, June 26, 2017 - Hard Rock Tulsa. Celebrating the selfless act of giving back to the community, the annual Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards recognize two nationally known athletes who are generous of heart in their communities through their own or others’ charitable organizations. The annual dinner and award ceremony draws celebrities from across the country including professional athletes, Olympic champions, coaches, athletic directors, university presidents, sportscasters and more. The recipients of the award receive a trophy and a donation is made to a local charity in the athlete’s name from the Rotary Club of Tulsa Foundation. During the event, two area high school citizen athletes are also honored for their prowess in their respective sports as well as their involvement in the community. These honors are called the Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Awards which singles out two players who best exhibit the traits of tenacity and unselfishness. In the language of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, “tustenugee” means “warrior.” These citizen athletes are nominated by athletic directors from across northeast Oklahoma. Event Details - 2017 Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards: Monday, June 26, 2017 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa 777 West Cherokee Street, Catoosa, OK. 5:30 p.m. VIP Celebrity Reception, Sky Room 6:00 p.m. General Reception, Sequoyah Ballroom Entry 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Presentation, Sequoyah Ballroom Make plans now to attend as this is a sell-out event by contacting us at: 918-584-7642 Iba@TulsaRotary.com

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