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ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate Past President||Teri White|
|Vice President||Tom Callaway, III|
|Foundation Chair||Kim Walden|
|Foundation Chair||Scott Rich|
|Membership Chair||Ben Wilds|
|Public Image Chair||Marta Turner|
|Program Director||Jay Flowers|
Few people appreciate it today, but for a period of more than three years during World War II, a force of mostly American airmen undertook one of history's most complex - and deadliest - logistical operations, flying thousands of tons of supplies from India over the Himalayas into China in rickety, under-powered cargo planes. "The world's first strategic airlift," the U.S. Air Force calls it. These flights over "the Hump" were indispensable to China's war effort against the Japanese, and thus a major factor in the Allies' ultimate victory. But at a tremendous cost. No fewer than 700 Allied planes crashed or got shot down and 1,200 airmen died. "Every 340 tons delivered cost the life of a pilot."
We enjoyed hearing the passion pour out of Jonathon Cannon about remote control airplanes. Be sure to drop by any Sunday afternoon (weather permitting) on Mitchell Suber Road just past Coolidge on 319.
First Tuesday of the month from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. It's a great time to get to know one another and it is a make up!
It's not to late...join us
Workshops will offer motivation, inspiration, Rotary information and new ideas for club officers, directors and key committee chairs and new members of each club. Some of the most experienced district leaders conduct informative discussions on all phases of Rotary administration and projects. The sessions give all participants valuable new ideas to make their club more effective and interesting. We have something for everyone. Join us in Columbus at the Convention and Trade Center, 801 Front Avenue on March 30.
We will begin with fellowship while enjoying the best hot breakfast buffet in Columbus with all you can eat bacon, and end with fellowship while enjoying a true Southern style hot lunch. Register today by letting Kim Walden know you want to join in on the fun.
The 4-Way Test
One of the most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics in the world is the Rotary "4-Way Test." It was created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932 when he was asked to take charge of the Chicagobased Club Aluminium Company, which was facing bankruptcy. Taylor looked for a way to save the struggling company mired in depression-caused financial difficulties. He drew up a 24-word code of ethics for all employees to follow in their business and professional lives. The 4-Way Test became the guide for sales, production, advertising and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company was credited to this simple philosophy.
Herb Taylor became president of Rotary International during 1954-55. The 4-Way Test was adopted by Rotary in 1943 and has been translated into more than 100 languages and published in thousands of ways. The message should be known and followed by all Rotarians. "Of the things we think, say or do:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?"