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Pyle inducted as District Governor of Rotary International District 6690

| July 5, 2017

COSHOCTON – Shane Pyle has been inducted as District Governor of Rotary International District 6690, marking the first time there has been a district governor from the Coshocton Rotary Club in 95 years.

As district governor, Pyle will provide leadership for 59 Rotary clubs and more than 3,600 members. Clubs in the district range in size from 385 members in the Rotary Club of Columbus to 11 members in the West Lafayette Rotary Club, the district’s smallest club.

The ceremony was conducted at a dinner at Raven’s Glenn, where Rotarians from Coshocton, as well as across Ohio and other states attended. Coshocton Rotarian Bill Brown and his wife Sue were also given special recognition for their ongoing, continuous support local, district and international Rotary projects.

Pyle is a third-generation Rotarian. He was born in 1964, the year his grandfather James Pyle was president of the Coshocton Rotary Club. His mother, Sandy Pyle, was club president in 2002-03, and his father Kevin Pyle was president-elect when he died in 2005. Shane served as club president in 2003-04, while his stepfather, Roger Viers, of the Gahanna Rotary Club, was District Governor of District 6690 in 2000-01.

Shane joined the Coshocton Rotary Club in 1998, and became very involved in district – level activities in Rotary, having served as assistant district governor, Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and district legislation. At the club level, Shane is involved with Youth Exchange, Rotary Foundation, Group Study Exchange, Kick Cancer, African Water Well projects and mosquito netting projects, and newsletter/social media editor.

Shane earned a degree from the University of Nebraska in pre-medicine, and returned to Ohio in the 1990s to operate the family’s financial planning practice with Raymond James Financial Services. Currently he is branch manager in Coshocton and holds the designation of chartered market technician.

Shane is actively involved with the Coshocton Footlight Players, Coshocton Airport Amphitheater, Free and Accepted Masons of West Lafayette, Ohio, Scottish and York Rite Masons, Habitat for Humanity, Coshocton Civil Service Commission, Plainfield United Methodist Church and Leadership Coshocton County. He is married to Angie Pyle and they have four children, James, Jennifer, Hannah and Sophia.

The Coshocton Rotary Club was established in 1918 and will celebrate its centennial next year. The club meets on Tuesdays at noon at the Roscoe Village Visitors’ Center. More information about the club can be found at www.coshoctonrotary.org.

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