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Please Join Us In Welcoming Stacy Ridenour

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Lunch Begins at Noon - Meeting begins at 12:30 p.m.

Stacy Ridenour joined the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra as Executive Director in October of 2008.  She is responsible for managing the fiscal and human resources of the organization to achieve the greatest artistic and community service potential.  She also works to build partnerships with other arts and community organizations and businesses.

Prior to her appointment as the JSO Executive Director, Ms. Ridenour served as Executive Director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra from 1998-2008. Ms. Ridenour previously served as Vice President/General Manager of the Grand Rapids Symphony.   She also held the position of Program Manager for the American Music Center in New York City. 

Ms. Ridenour holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Arts Management from New York University.

Ms. Ridenour is an active volunteer with Jacksonville Rotary. Her husband is concert pianist Richard Ridenour who performed as soloist with the Jacksonville Symphony in 2005 and in 2011.   They have two sons:  Brandon (26) is the trumpet player for the Canadian Brass and Ross (22) currently works for American Eagle.  Ms. Ridenour is a native of Missoula, Montana.  She and her husband enjoy snow and water skiing in Montana and Michigan, and hiking and biking near their home in old Arlington. 

Annual Club Elections

The following members have been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Club for the term July 1, 2012-June 30, 2014:

Skip Booth, Neil McGuinness, Chris Bouton, Juan Gutierrez,
Brendan Bledsoe, Mary Goldsmith, Ron Raymond

The annual business meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec 6 during our regular lunch meeting.  Voting will take place at that time.

Come and join your fellow Rotary members for an evening of Holiday tradition with a special performance of A Christmas Carole at the New Alhambra Dinner Theater.  Ticket prices are $100 each, or $150 per couple, $50 for children 16 years of age and under. 

Corporate sponsorships available - please contact Jason Burnett at 904-596-0284.

This Year's Bell Ringers Had A Great Time
Chris Bouton, Dale Malloy and Richard Dow

Pres Odette and Mary Alice Phelan

PP Jerry Hanks and Ken Wilson with today's youngest contributor