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Welcome to Orem Rotary

The Official Site of the Orem Rotary Club of Orem, Utah
Orem Rotary is a local service organization operating under the auspices of Rotary International. Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Orem Rotary meets each Wednesday at 12:15 for lunch, club business and interesting speakers from the community. We meet for approximately one hour. We invite anyone interested in Rotary to visit our club meetings.

In keeping with Rotary's plan to help slow the spread of the coronavirus,
regular Orem Rotary meetings for the month of January are tentative.
We are currently planning for the meetings to be
streamed virtually on Zoom, unless otherwise announced.

Join Us For Rotary Meetings!
Orem Rotary Meets Each Wednesday at 12:15 PM, except for fifth Wednesdays. When there is a fifth Wednesday in the month, Orem Rotary will not have a luncheon that day.

Meetings last for approximately one hour, with lunch, club business, service projects, and interesting and informative speakers. 
Here Is the Schedule of Orem Rotary Meetings
for January 2021:

Wednesday January 6, 2021 at 12:15 PM
We are planning a virtual meeting on Zoom.
This will be our monthly business meeting


Wednesday January 13 -- 12:15 PM
Virtual Meeting on Zoom

Program: For our opening meeting for 2021,
Rotarian Amanda Charles will lead us in a
"Getting to Know You" activity


Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 12:15 PM
Virtual Meeting on Zoom
Program: Our speaker will be
Dr. Jonathan Westover from Utah Valley University
Jonathan H. Westover, Ph.D. is an Best Selling Author, ranked # 1 HR, Innovation, and Future of Work Global Thought Leader & Influencer (Thinkers360), entrepreneur, management consultant, teacher, and research academic based in Orem, Utah. He serves on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees and has received numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service to the community. Dr. Westover is professor and chair of Organizational Leadership in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University, Academic Director of the UVU Center for Social Impact and the UVU SIMLab, and Faculty Fellow for Ethics in Public Life (previously the Associate Director) in the Center for the Study of Ethics. He has been published widely in academic journals, books, and practitioner publications. He is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs.
Jonathan received his B.S. and MPA from BYU and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Utah.


Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 12:15 PM
Virtual Meeting on Zoom
Program: Our speaker will be 
Paul Hyde. He will present on the topic
"As a Man Thinketh..."
It is about the assumptions that
govern our lives, especially in our
relationships with others.

Paul N. Hyde was born and raised in southern California, attending Chino schools and eventually
graduating from Redlands High School in 1960. He then enlisted in the United States Air Force, stationed
in Texas, Colorado, and Minnesota. After his tour of duty was over, he served as a missionary in the
Southeast Mexican Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Paul returned to Brigham Young University and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors
in 1969. He was then hired by the Church to teach Seminary and Institute classes in the Church
Educational System. This he enjoyed as his career for thirty-five years. He served at Bountiful High
School Seminary, and then at the Institutes of Religion located adjacent to Cypress College, Purdue
University, UCLA, USC, the University of New Mexico, and Utah Valley State College. In 1972, he finished
his Master’s degree in English Language and Linguistics at Brigham Young University, and ten years later
earned his Ph.D. in English Language and Literature at Purdue University.
In 1982, he began to serve as one of the editors for Mythlore, a journal dedicated to the writings of C.S.
Lewis, Charles Williams, and J.R.R. Tolkien. He has lectured on the creative linguistics of J.R.R. Tolkien
throughout the United States, Canada, and England. He has also published a number of reference books
and essays on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and others who have contributed to the same genre. Along
the way, Paul was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Tolkien Society of America for his
contributions to Tolkien scholarship.
In February 1967, Paul N. Hyde married Patricia Lorraine Holmberg in the St. George Utah Temple. Their
union has brought seven children into the world, who in turn have provided them with 31
grandchildren. Before he retired from the Church Educational System in 2004, one of his daughters
asked him to “write down everything you know and send it to me in the mail”. This sparked a twelve -
year odyssey that has produced several volumes of “Periphrastic Studies” on the Gospels, the Epistles of
Paul, and the book of Psalms. These are comprehensive translations that attempt to utilize most, if not
all, of the possible nuances in the original Greek and Hebrew languages. For the past ten years, Paul has
labored on his 33-volume commentary on the Standard Works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints, privately publishing them for his family and friends.