This meeting's presentation was on the Dublin Historical Society from speakers Tom Holton and Clay Rose.
Tom Holton grew up in London, Ohio.  He Graduated from Miami University in 1972 and was commissioned 2nd Lt. USMC from the Navy ROTC program. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1972-1979.  He went on to work in training and development with Marriott Corporation in Bethesda, Maryland before returning to Ohio to work in the Training Department with Wendy’s International in Dublin.  He then worked in Training and Human Resources with Abbott Laboratories Ross Division for 16 years.

Tom served in a variety of Scouting leadership roles with Scouting USA including Cub Scout Cubmaster, Boy Scout Troop Committee Chairman, and Buckeye District Commissioner.  He is a founding member and past president of Leadership Dublin and has participated in the program since its beginning in 1997.  Tom served on the City of Dublin Architecture Review Board from 2003-2009.  Tom met his wife Gayle at Miami University and they married in 1972.  They have one son and three grandchildren.
Clayton Rose III is a lifelong resident of Dublin.  Clay graduated from Dublin schools in 1970 and The Ohio State University in 1974.  He is a retired CPA having practiced accounting for 44 years, including 38 years with Rea & Associates Inc. and its predecessors in their Dublin office.

Clay is a 42-year member of the Kiwanis Club of Dublin, including serving twice as the club President and for more than 30 years as Treasurer.  He has provided leadership on the Visit Dublin board for 35 years, including serving twice as board President and for more than 25 years as Treasurer.  He has also provided many years of service and leadership to the Dublin Irish Festival committee, Dublin Historical Society board of trustees, Dublin Historic Task Force, and City of Dublin Tax Board of Review.  He was inducted into the Dublin Schools Hall of Fame in 2012 and has received alumni recognitions from OSU.  He and his wife Lynn have three children.
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