in 2005


December 27, 2005
Patrick Casto, Buffalo High student
"When East Meets West Virginia"
The Toyota Student Exchange Program


December 20, 2005
Rotary Christmas Gift Exchange


December 13, 2005
Frank Fetty, Team Leader
Flue Gas Desulfurization Process
"The John Amos Expansion Project"


December 6, 2005
Gary Young

     G and G


November 29, 2005
Secret Service      James Lanham, Special Agent
U.S. Secret Service
"Identity Theft and Counterfeiting"


November 22, 2005
Thanksgiving Meeting


November 15, 2005

Keith Blankenship
Rotary District 7550
District Governor's Visit


November 8, 2005
"For This We Give Thanks"
Annual Thanksgiving Program
Atty. Jim Lees, Speaker
Joint Meeting With
Chamber of Commerce and Civic Clubs
(Meeting starts at 11:30)

November 1, 2005
     Gayle Vest, Managing Director
Advantage Valley
"The Entrepreneurial League System"


October 25, 2005

Steve Drumheller, Senior Sales Manager
Government & Associations
Snowshoe Mountain Resort


October 18, 2005

Laberta Salamacha, MA, LPC
Clinical Psychologist
"Emotional Quotient -- One Key to Success"


October 11, 2005

Harold "Chuck" Hatfield, Superintendent
Putnam County Schools
"Putnam's Excess School Levy Renewal"


October 4, 2005
Mark Smith

Mark Smith
Sheriff of Putnam County


September 27, 2005
      Tom Midkiff, President
Junior Achievement of West Virginia
"Many programs, many goals"


September 20, 2005
Rotary Rick Slater, President
Putnam Rotary
Club Introspection

September 13, 2005
Brian Helmick     Brian Helmick
Deputy Director / Legal Counsel
WV Department of Commerce
'State is open for business'


September 6, 2005
No Meeting
(Sleepy is Closed.)


August 30, 2005
Robert Ferguson


Robert W. Ferguson, Jr.         WVflag
WV Cabinet Secretary for Administration
"Vision without resources . . "

West Virginia

August 23, 2005
Ken Hechler         
Dr. Ken Hechler
Author, Teacher,
Presidential Assistant
US Congressman (1959-77),
WV Secretary of State (1984-2001)
"Working with Truman"

August 16, 2005



Rick Atkinson, Director
Yeager Airport
"The 130th Airlift Wing and Yeager"


August 9, 2005
David Powell        David Powell
Ferguson Enterprises
"West Virginia -- Yesterday & Tomorrow"



August 2, 2005
Robert Lewis     Robert D. Lewis, Director
Community Development

WV Development Office
"The role of the WV Community
Development division
    West Virginia
July 26, 2005
Chet Marshall    
July 19, 2005
Bob Keely, Sgt-at-Arms
Rotary 'JEOPARDY!' Rematch


July 12, 2005
Rotary Bob Keely, Sgt-at-Arms
Rotary 'JEOPARDY!' &
Golf Tournament Planning


July 5, 2005
No Meeting


June 28, 2005
Marines    Sgt. Harold Veronda
United States Marines
"Accounts of Frontline Duty in Iraq"


June 21, 2005
Rob Godbey

Rob Godbey
Business Consultant
"Business Excellence in a Disruptive Age"


June 14, 2005
John L. King, II, Operations Manager
WV Regional Jail Authority
"The Effects of the Regional Jail Authority
Upon Putnam County (& WV)"


June 7, 2005
Dr. Robert Bliss, President
National Institute of Technology
"Economic Development through Education"


May 31, 2005
Rotary Officers for 2005-06
Special Recognitions
Paul Harris Fellows


May 24, 2005
Rae Bates , Executive Director
Regency Place
"The Realities of Assisted Living"


May 17, 2005
Olga Petrosyan
Vocal Performance Major
"From Volgograd to Bethel College":
Report of a Miracle


May 10, 2005
Tom Midkiff
Education Day
"Junior Achievement
and Special Recognitions"


May 3, 2005
Joe Haynes


R. Joseph Haynes
Putnam County Commission
"The Satisfaction of Public Service"
    Putnam County


April 26, 2005
Dr. Tony D. Erwin, DC
Putnam Chiropractic Center
3551 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane
"New Frontiers in Health Care"


April 19, 2005
Herman Dixon


Herman L. Dixon
Regional Field Representative
State Farm Insurance

    State Farm


April 12, 2005


Randy Shillingburg
College Summit
WV Director of Development
"College opportunities
for everyone"
    College Summit


April 5, 2005
Scott Jarrett


    Red Cross


March 29, 2005
Chet Marshall


Chet Marshall
Author and Lecturer
"Out of Africa"


March 22, 2005
Randall Carter



March 15, 2005
Hannah Johnson       
Hannah Sue Johnson
Hannah's Pottery


March 8, 2005
Vicki McLaughlin
Teays Valley Newcomers Club


March 1, 2005
WV Power


Andy Barch and
Andy Milovich
WV Power


February 22, 2005
Greg Eiler


Greg Eiler
Christian Internet Service      
"Work While You Wait",
Wireless Internet Service



February 15, 2005
Sherry Winn


Coach Sherry M. Winn
UC Head Women's Basketball Coach
"The Emergence of Women's Basketball"



February 8, 2005
Betty Ireland


Hon. Betty Ireland         WVflag
WV Secretary of State
"New Leadership -- New Direction"

West Virginia


February 1, 2005
Chris Moles


Chris Moles
The Christian and Missionary Alliance
"Fellowship of Christian Athletes"

   FCA logo 


January 25, 2005
Roger Lilly


Roger Lilly
Walker Machinery
"Mining and reclamation
issues in West Virginia"



January 18, 2005
Dave Cooper


Dave Cooper
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
"The Mountain Top Removal Show"


January 11, 2005
4th Wall      Joni Cantrell
4th Wall
Arts in Action  


January 4, 2005
No Meeting