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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 SITUATION Rotary Roundtable – Warren Mott, Founder of Motts Military Museum “The Importance of Educating the Public about America’s Military Past”
April 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Warren Mott,Motts Military Museum…To educate the public on the importance of America’s military past.
Warren E. Motts, a native of Ohio, and graduate of Groveport-Madison High School, joined the Ohio National Guard at the age of eighteen. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. After his training he was sent to Ft. Monmouth, NJ where he was trained as a photographer. He was in the ONG for nine years obtaining the rank of Staff Sgt. in charge of the Photographic Section, HQ & HQ, 37th Infantry Division. He also obtained a job in the photographic department at Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio, receiving a secret and top secret security clearance working on government projects. At Battelle he met Daisy Blair and they were married. They have two children Wayne and Lori, three grandchildren Brittney, Taylor, and Lexi. He was the owner of Motts Photographic Center, Inc. for 25 years. He is past president of The Professional Photographers of Ohio, The American Society of Professional Photographers, and The Professional Photographers of America and has many degrees and awards from these organizations. He founded Motts Military Museum Inc. in his home in 1988 and moved to the present location in 1999, where the museum continues to thrive and expand.