November 2020 Edition
News From Around District 5810
DG John Moser's November Message
Wow!  The year 2020 continues to Open Opportunities for Rotary. We’ve still to visit two clubs, however we are really impressed with the clubs who have hosted Rotary Clubs have distinguished themselves with their dedication to service, even during this period of pandemic.
November Deadline for Public Image Olympic Games II and III 
The deadlines for the PUBLIC IMAGE OLYMPIC GAME 2 and GAME 3 are quickly approaching! Game 2 has you create a People Of Action photo. See here for details & deadline dates.   Click here to see where you Club stands on the Scoreboard.
Dallas Rotary Salute to America's Veterans
The Rotary Club of Dallas requests your attendance for our free on-line event; the 16th Annual Salute to America’s Veterans. Capacity is limited, so we encourage you to register early! Register here:
Coppell Flag Program is GROWING
Coppell Rotarians, met on one warm Saturday to build over 200 flags to meet the growing demand for lease flags in the Coppell area. Veterans Day is the last flag holiday of the year, our customers will enjoy the US Flag for an entire week. After that, our Rotarians will get back to work building more flags to support our growing program.
17th Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Rotary will host it's 17th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon on November 12, 2020 at 11:30AM. You're invited to come join them! Click here to register.
Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Feeds Homeless
The Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Club gathered at a local church to fill bags of food for our homeless population.
Virtual Food Drive for Metrocrest Services
In early October, the Addison Midday Rotary Club conducted a Virtual Food Drive for Metrocrest Services. The number of families assisted by Metrocrest Services has skyrocketed and there is real continuing unmet need in our community. The Metrocrest Services Pantry has a critical needs Wish List on Amazon!
Donate Pajamas For Kids
The Plano West Rotary Club in partnership with American Legion, VA are seeking donations of pajamas for kids of Veterans all through the month of November. Donations can be dropped off at the Greek Isles in Plano. 
Rockwall Rotary’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride Gets a Temporary COVID-19 Makeover, and Community Responds in a Big Way
Facing a year of extreme challenges, the Rockwall Rotary Club gets creative to raise money for student scholarships—and successfully hosts a modified version of their premier annual event.
Supporting YMCA Youth Programs in Irving
Club President Robert Allsup presents to the YMCA Serves Irving an annual check for $5000 to support Youth/Children Programs in Irving to Tricey Love (Executive Director), Brandy Perryman (YMCA COO), Mazhar Ali (Irving Board Chair) & Sandhya Padala (Irving Board Member). 
District 5810's RYLA programming is busier than ever as we head into the fall academic year. We kicked off Modules One and Two of RYLead, our online leadership training program that launched in order to fulfil our promise to the students who were unable to attend camp in person this summer. 
Dictionaries for Our Children
The Melissa Rotary Club purchased and delivered dictionaries to the Melissa ISD High School students and also the Third Grade students again this year.
Mesquite Rotary Assists at Annual Addressing Mesquite Day
A big team of Mesquite Rotary members, Poteet High School football players, and volunteers under the leadership of Mesquite Rotary past president John Taylor and PHS coach Joseph Huber assisted a disabled Mesquite resident on Addressing Mesquite Day, October 3rd.  
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Sponsors Heartland Church Bicycle Rodeo
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Rotary sponsored Heartland Church's Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, October 10. The goal of the rodeo is to teach children the skills and precautions to ride a bicycle safely. 
Park Cities Rotary Plans Field Trips
 It’s finally fall; the weather is inviting. The Rotary Club of Park Cities continues to have informative and interesting speakers, but the club is taking it a step further.  Our always happy President Elect Happy Franklin has been planning field trips to some of the locations represented by our speakers. 
October Celebration of Life
Upcoming Events
Business & Job Connection
Aug 28, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
Public Image Olympic Games
Aug 28, 2020 – Apr 30, 2021
November Theme - Rotary Foundation
Nov 01, 2020 – Nov 30, 2020
World Interact Week
Nov 02, 2020 – Nov 06, 2020
Dallas' Annual Salute to Veterans
Zoom Meeting
Nov 11, 2020
11:45 AM – 1:05 PM
November Roundtable
Zoom Meeting
Nov 14, 2020 10:00 AM
Public Image Olympic Game 2 Deadline
Nov 15, 2020
Virtual Foundation Seminar
Nov 21, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
December Theme - Disease & Prevention Treatment
Dec 01, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020
McKinney's Annual Parade of Lights
Dec 12, 2020
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Greenville Daybreak
Grand Prairie Metro
East Dallas
Royse City
Wylie East Fork
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