Courtesy of  Ray Leisy, Club Historian
The Wooster Rotary Year 1957 to 1958 began with the passing of the gavel to President E. B. “Ted” Evans. The noon meeting for July 22nd was cancelled in favor of Family Night at 6:30 pm held at the Wayne County Fair grounds where 270 Rotarians, family members and guests enjoyed a wonderful meal prepared by Mrs. Lawrence and her staff followed by a Little League Baseball game.

The speaker highlight of the fall program schedule on September 22nd was Lou “The Toe” Groza from the Cleveland Browns who “…made it clear that brains as well as braun are a prime prerequisite in professional football.”
On December 23rd many faithful Wooster Rotarians attended the Christmas Party at the Children’s Home. They went bearing gifts for every child from the members of Wooster Rotary.

On Sunday, June 6th, Wooster Rotarians were prominent at the dedication of The “William Miller Little League Park”. The new Park was organized and built by Rotarians Art Miller and Joe Cohan with “strong” financial support of Wooster Rotary. It was another example of the “silent” work behind the scenes by Wooster Rotarians. Throughout the history of Wooster Rotary it was traditional that Wooster Rotary provided so much service and financial assistance to so many projects without seeking public recognition for their financial support and service.

The Wooster Rotary year concluded on June 23rd with the program presented by World War I flying ace Colonel Roscoe Turner. He had been actively identified with the National Air races from the beginning and was an executive at the Indianapolis and Terra Haute Airports.