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COP Board Member Feature


You may have met COP board member Bill Corbett, on a recent COP bike event. Bill has helped out with many of these events this season and if it wasn't for him, some of the budget trips wouldn't have happened!  Thank you Bill!

Bill was born in Yonkers, New York and moved to upstate New York with his family when he was in high school. He completed an Associate’s degree in automotive technology at Hudson Valley Community College and began his career in residential care for juvenile delinquents in 1981. He spent 26 years in this field completing his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 1992 at The College of Saint Rose. In 2002, he had and took an opportunity to become the Executive Director at Capital Region Sponsor-A- Scholar in Albany, New York helping disadvantaged students graduate from high school and go onto college. He developed the program from having no college graduates to boasting 185 by the time he left in 2015.

Additionally, the program had a college graduation rate 8 times the national average, for this student subset. His wife had a substantial career opportunity moving in Mid-March of 2015, to The Ohio State University with Bill following her in October, 2015 landing a job at Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio.

He has been a Rotarian for 14 years, is a Paul Harris fellow, has held the position of club president, assistant governor and District Grant sub-committee chair. He is marred 35 year and has two gainfully employed boys, Billy, an admissions counselor at Dartmouth College, married to Kayla, living in Etna, New Hampshire and Ryan, intermural coordinator at Siena College, who lives rent free in his home in Voorheesville, New York.

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Appeal Drive

Collected: $17,093.00
Goal: $10,000.00
171%

We Provide Outdoor Adventure 
Through A Social, Learn + Do Approach

June Featured Event

Kayak and Canoe Auction Fundraiser

www.32auctions.com/COPJULY4AUCTION

Auction Opens 6/15/17 at Midnight

Everyone has a friend that needs a boat for July 4th Festivities,
or maybe you do!

Bid on a COP kayak or canoe and your proceeds will go towards COP

*Bidding is open to COP members only. Bidders may bid on up to 2 kayaks


Upcoming events

01/30/2017 • Varies
06/26/2017 6:00 PM • Ohio University-Lancaster lower parking lot
06/27/2017 9:00 AM • Meet in Pataskala, west end of parking lot by RR tracks, Rt. 310 (Main St)
06/27/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany
06/27/2017 6:15 PM • Dublin Avery Park
06/27/2017 6:15 PM • Heritage Park Metro Park on Hayden Run Rd adjacent to Heritage Trail.
06/27/2017 6:30 PM • Alum Creek State Park Beach
06/28/2017 9:00 AM • Worthington Hills Park on SR315
06/29/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany, OH
06/30/2017 9:00 AM • mountain bike parking lot on Africa Road
07/01/2017 7:45 AM • Hayden Run Road Trailhead
07/01/2017 8:00 AM • TBA
07/02/2017 8:00 AM • Cyclist Connection
07/04/2017 9:00 AM • Meet in Pataskala, west end of parking lot by RR tracks, Rt. 310 (Main St)
07/04/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany


  


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