Rhonda Renz

Youth Service Director


Rotary Club of Tulsa’s Youth Service Avenue focuses projects that support the fundamental needs of young people: health, human values, education and self development. The Rotary Club of Tulsa is actively involved in a wide range of youth programs.

Dana Birkes

Camp Enterprise co-chair


An intensive four-day seminar/camp to explore fundamental challenges, opportunities and obligations of the free enterprise system, the Camp Enterprise Committee brings together about 100 of the Tulsa area’s outstanding high school juniors. Participation on the committee provides an opportunity to invest in our future potential leaders.

Brandi Bynum

Camp Enterprise co-chair


An intensive four-day seminar/camp to explore fundamental challenges, opportunities and obligations of the free enterprise system, the Camp Enterprise Committee brings together about 100 of the Tulsa area’s outstanding high school juniors. Participation on the committee provides an opportunity to invest in our future potential leaders.

Chris McKeown

Shop With A Cop®


Plans and oversees this cooperative youth intervention program involving the local Fraternal Order of Police, the Rotary Club of Tulsa and Wal-Mart. At-risk youth are selected to participate in a Christmas shopping trip for their families, including wrapping of gifts, and sharing lunch with police officers and Rotarians. A fun and heart-warming holiday experience!

Time Commitment: October through early December

Phil Armstrong

Crescendo Music Awards


Plans and implements an annual competition with a division for high school juniors/seniors and a separate division for undergraduate college students for outstanding performance in Piano, Orchestral Instruments, Brass Instruments and Vocal. Crescendo Music Awards provides an opportunity for you to invest in the continued development of outstanding musical talent.

Time Commitment: Ongoing

Brian Bovaird

iNTERACT


Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 14 to 18. Interact committee members provide support and guidance for the self-governing and self-supporting club which meets monthly. Each year, Interact clubs complete at least two community service projects, one of which furthers international understanding and goodwill.

Time Commitment: As needed, all year

John D. Hair

Mike Chittom – Celia Clinton Elementary Partners In Education


Celia Clinton Elementary has seen marked improvement in its students through the direct efforts of Rotarians providing mentoring, clothing, food, financial support and countless volunteer hours. It also provides support to Preschool Childhood Centers in the neighborhood of Celia Clinton.

Time Commitment: School year, August – May

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Have a mini-United Nations in your living room on JANUARY 26-27: Every year for one weekend, Rotary South Central Rotary Youth Exchange (SCRYE) Conference invites students from around the world who are participating in Rotary Youth Exchanges to attend. We are looking for host families for ONE NIGHT. It's a great way to have a mini-United Nations in your home! You commit to picking up your guest students (minimum of 2 - your choice of male / female) on Friday afternoon/evening, keep them overnight, then return them to the conference on Saturday by 2:00 pm! It's less than 24 HOURS! You do NOT have to be a Rotarian to be a host. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come hear Kylie Stupka, Executive Director, at Youth Entrepreneurs talk about Hands-on Learning in Free Enterprise this Wednesday, Dec 13 at noon.

When Wichita business leader and activist Charles Koch and his wife Elizabeth saw a significant lack of understanding among students how businesses are created and serve society, they created Youth Entrepreneurs. A year-round program for public schools, Youth Entrepreneurs provides each teacher a stipend and a lesson plan as their students create their own businesses, create products and market them.
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Rotary in the news! Rotarians, Mike Homan, Hannibal B. Johnson, and Stephanie Vickers Cameron, were interviewed yesterday on RSU TV - KRSU show, Perspectives with host Sam Jones. These Rotarians shared what the Rotary Club of Tulsa has been doing for 100+ years to support our local and global communities. ... See MoreSee Less

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We thought we would share some of the thank you cards we received from some Celia Clinton teachers who were given gift cards from our adopt a class this year!! Thanks for stepping up to the plate Rotarians!! ... See MoreSee Less

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