Programs (subject to change)

  • Apr. 18: Volunteer of the Year Presentation
  • Apr. 25 - Roadmap for Building a Culture of Success: The story of Missouri State Women's Soccer
  • May 2 - Primatara with Holly Hurshman
  • May 9 - No meeting (because of All-City Rotary Meeting -- see information below -- on May 8)

For Zoom attendees: The formal meeting starts at 12:15 with an invocation, pledge of allegiance, The Four-Way Test, guest introductions, announcements, the sergeant-at-arms report, program, (sometimes) questions and answers, and the drawing for the Polio Plus raffle.

Here are links to join the meeting via Zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 889 6262 5071
Passcode: 747107

One tap mobile: +13126266799,,88962625071#


The weekly Zoom meetings are recorded and available for viewing in a gallery on this website.  Click on the “make‐ups”  tab, then scroll down to “Recorded SE Rotary meetings” and click on the gallery link.  The password to access the gallery is SErotary1.


Other Events


  • April 16 (Tuesday): New Member Luncheon, noon, Scramblers Diner; learn more about some aspect of our club's operation; experienced members are welcome
  • April 18 (Thursday) - Hands-on service opportunity, 4:45 - 6:30: The Fairbanks is a community outreach center at 1126 N. Broadway Ave. (65802) that feeds, teaches and connects people in the neighborhood to services that help them permanently move out of poverty.   Volunteering consists of meeting on each third Thursday of the month around 4:45 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to serve a dinner prepared by the staff.  Dinner is served from 5:00 - 6:00 and clean‐up afterwards is generally complete by 6:45. Please call or email Gene Hartley if you have any questions or would like to volunteer; 417-860-3817 or
  • April 19-21 (Friday - Sunday): Rotary District 6080 Convention; Margaritaville, Osage Beach
  • April 23 (Tuesday): Spring Social with Rotaract, 5:15 - 7:15 p.m., Springfield Billiards
  • April 25 (Thursday): Southeast Rotary Cornhole Tournament, 5:30, Billiards of Springfield; no fee to participate; appetizers provided by the Fellowship Committee; prizes will be given to the top 3 finishers; you may come with a teammate or, if you are by yourself, we will assign you a teammate; teammates may be another member, spouse, friend, etc.; please make sure all players are included in the registration.

    Register here:
  • May 7 (Tuesday): Pickleball Fellowship Event, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Hickory Hills Country Club; there will be instruction for those who want to learn and those who already know how to play will be able to play against other Rotarians.  The cost is $20 per person.  We will have snacks and water/tea/lemonade provided by the fellowship committee. Alcoholic drinks will be available at an additional cost.  We are limited to 30 people for this event.
    Register at
  • May 8 (Wednesday): All-City Rotary Meeting; White River Conference Center, noon; speaker is Art Hains; please arrive by 11:30 to get through the buffet line and find a seat; program begins at noon; no cost to club members who prepay for meals; registration required at  (This replaces our regular meeting on May 9.)
  • May 15 (Wednesday): Club Board meeting, noon, Guaranty Bank, Farmers Park, 2144 E. Republic Road, Suite F200, Springfield [Non-board club members are welcome to attend.]
  • May 23 (Thursday): Paul Harris Fellows Reception, 6:00 p.m., Richard Baker’s home
  • June 12 (Wednesday): Fellowship event -- Morning Coffee; Architect Coffee, 7 - 9 a.m.
  • July 11 (Thursday): Simpson Shrimp Feed (Club annual assembly), 5:00 p.m., Patrick Harrington’s home (no noon meeting this day, club members only, no cost);   This is a casual outdoors event, so please dress accordingly. Beverages will be provided and include water, beer, and limited wine.  The evening begins with an hour of fellowship. We will take a group photo and then dinner will be served around  6:00. Following dinner we will break into small groups to provide feedback on pre-determined questions. We hope you can join us for a memorable evening of fun and fellowship.  New members (those who have joined Rotary since July 2023), are asked to volunteer to help with set-up and food service. For those still working on their 100-points worksheet, volunteering at this event will get you closer to getting your blue badge. If you would like to volunteer and haven't let Kim Pittman know yet, please email to let her know.  If you can't eat shrimp or simply don't like it, don't let that stop you from coming! You can include a request on your RSVP for chicken tenders instead of shrimp.  RSVP deadline is July 5.   Register at
  • Sept. 13 - 15 (Friday - Sunday): Fellowship event - Weekend at Table Rock Shores Resort; members will have the option to book a room at a reduced rate
  • Sept. 14 (Saturday): Fellowship event -- Cookout at Table Rock Shores Resort