So, why join the Rotary Club of Tulsa?

Well … for starter’s, if you’re service minded, the Rotary Club of Tulsa is our community’s largest service club and the seventh largest out of over 33,000 Rotary Clubs around the world.  The Rotary Club of Tulsa is also a great place to meet new people, share ideas, learn new things, and hear from some of the most outstanding speakers from around the world.

But that’s not all.

Did you know that …

  • The Rotary Club of Tulsa founded Children’s Medical Center and Tulsa Boys’ Home?
  • Our Club developed and hosts the Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards each year?
  • We created and host Crescendo Music Awards, bringing the brightest young musicians from around the country together to compete?
  • We also created and host the Above & Beyond Awards, honoring our community’s Police Officer and Fire Fighter of the Year – individuals nominated by their peers for service above and beyond the call of duty?

We also …

  • Have adopted Celia Clinton Elementary, where our members volunteer hundreds of hours each year;
  • Host Camp Enterprise – a four-day executive style retreat for high school juniors to help them learn more about our free enterprise system;
  • Organize and sponsor Shop With A Cop®, giving underprivileged children the opportunity to know the joy of giving as they interact with Tulsa police, who help the children shop for their family members;
  • Volunteer as Bell Ringers every year, helping fill the red kettles so the Salvation Army can fulfill its mission.

And there is still so much more!  We invite you learn more about the Rotary Club of Tulsa. And about how our members – Tulsa’s most respected business leaders – are working together to make real and meaningful differences in the lives of people in our own communities and around the world.

Explore our website. Come be our guest at one of our weekly meetings. Learn more about all we’re doing. Then JOIN US, won’t you?

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Monday morning, be sure to tune in at 9:00 am to see President Mike Homan and Rotarian Stephanie Vickers Cameron on Good Day Tulsa on channel 8 as they discuss the value of membership and what the future holds for the Rotary Club of Tulsa. ... See MoreSee Less

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Have you met Robert Babcock?

Robert Babcock has a passion for inclusion. “Everyone has a place at life’s table” and he works hard to make sure each person’s contribution is valued, respected and purposeful.

“In this diverse world of ours, it is important to recognize and value our differences and maintain balance. Then we can create a world of synergy which fuels our greatest potential through inclusion,” he said.

Robert is Director of Community Relations for ONE Gas, a natural gas distribution company headquartered in Tulsa. ONE Gas is the parent company of Oklahoma’s largest natural gas utility, Oklahoma Natural Gas, which has been in operation since 1906 serving families and businesses in our great state.

Before he assumed this role, Robert was in the Human Resources Department at ONE Gas, and was responsible for leading Inclusion and Diversity initiatives. Prior to that he created and implemented the “Live Smart” health and wellness initiative at ONEOK.

A graduate of the University of Arkansas with a BA in Geography, he spends time training for marathons and is actively involved in the renaissance of Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
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Next year, Oklahoma's archaic liquor laws will change with the sale of wine in grocery stores; strong, cold beer in liquor stores and on-premises sales of Oklahoma-brewed craft beer. This Wednesday at Downtown Rotary, a panel of distinguished industry leaders will talk about how the new laws are impacting their part of the business and how the average Oklahoman will see changes in the way they purchase alcohol. Come hear Mike Thornbrugh with QuikTrip, Tina Parkhill with Parkhill's Warehouse Liquors and Wines, and Eric Marshall with Marshall Brewing Company share their perspectives. ... See MoreSee Less

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Tulsa’s downtown rebirth was already underway, but when developer Stuart Price and Price Family Properties acquired 13 properties from San Francisco philanthropist Maurice Kanbar earlier this year, that renaissance received a solid shot in the arm. At Wednesday's Club Meeting, Stuart will share his vision for downtown Tulsa and how attracting young professionals will match the growth and vitality of his expanded real estate portfolio. ... See MoreSee Less

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