October 2021 Edition
News From Around District 5810
District Governor Max Duplant's October Message
It has been a wonderful experience visiting each of our 63 clubs in the Distrct.Now that official visits  have been completed, I will  be concentrating on our District goals for the year. Our October Roundtable will focus on Ending Human Trafficking. Farmersville President, Chad Engbrock's has shared links to articles written by his wife, Sonia Duggan, on the subject . 
New Satellite Club!
The District is proud to announce that the Rotary Satellite Club of Greenville To End Human Trafficking is now official! They meet on Tuesdays at 5:30PM the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at the Landmark on Lee, 2920 Lee St., Greenville TX. All are welcome to attend!
Rowlett Rotary Club Donates Flags
The Rowlett Rotary Club for partnering with the Parks and Recreation Department to show honor to our First Responders this weekend.  They provided 18 American flags that are displayed along the sidewalk at Veterans Park to honor those who lost their lives 20 years ago on 9/11.
Covid Awareness Block Walking Helped Increase Vaccinations 
On Aug. 14, Plano West Rotary Club (PWRC) wrapped up a five-month-long project to help spread flyers with information about the COVID-19 vaccine to our Spanish-speaking neighbors in Plano.
Mesquite Rotarians Assist in Sorting, Labeling, and Delivering Books to MISD Second Graders
Mesquite Rotary Club members worked side-by-side with retired Mesquite teachers on September 15th and 16th to sort, label, and deliver books to all Mesquite ISD second graders.   
Coppell High School Interact Club Earns Rotary Presidential Citation
The 2020-21 CHS Interact Club achieved the Rotary International Presidential Citation.
Park Cities Rotary Sends A "Candygram" for Walter Reed
Recognizing Veterans Day and wanting to do something positive for our veterans, the Rotary Club of Park Citie organized a short-term, pop-up” service project.
3rd Annual Pints for Polio
The Rotary Club of Dallas is hosting their 3rd Annual Pints for Polio on October 23rd to celebrate World Polio Day at the Pegasus City Brewery! Support END POLIO NOW by joining us to eradicate Polio One Pint at a Time!
Salute to America's Veterans
The Rotary Club of Dallas is pleased to announce that the 17th  Annual Salute to America’s Veterans Committee is in the final preparation stages for the event on November 10th, 11:00am – 1:15pm at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.  
Park Cities Rotary’s Collaborative Partner Agape Clinic on the Front Page of the Dallas Morning News
The Rotary Club of Park Cities was happy to see that the work of Agape Clinic was being recognized by being featured in a story on the role of community clinics during COVID-19 on the front page of the Dallas Morning News on September 13.
Patriot Day Service
On September 10, 2021, members of The Rotary Club of Dallas gathered at the DFW National Cemetery to help clean the gravestones of military service personnel.
Greenville's Cotton Patch Challenge 
This year's Cotton Patch Challenge was one for the books! They had 801 registered riders (most ever) and made just over $50,000 for the club to give away to local nonprofits, scholarships and veteran support. Almost the entire club was involved and we had great community support as well.
Back the Blue Breakfast
On Friday, September 3rd, our Rotarians drove to Dallas’ North Central Police Station to surprise their Crime Response Team with a huge and healthy breakfast, as well as snacks for the day.
Upcoming Events
October Theme: Economic and Community Development
Oct 01, 2021 – Oct 31, 2021
Rotary Alumni Reconnect Week
Oct 04, 2021 – Oct 10, 2021
Grand Prairie Metro's Annual Pumpkin Run
Oct 09, 2021
North Texas Pioneer's Pancake Breakfast
Greek Isles
Oct 09, 2021
October Roundtable
MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church
Oct 16, 2021
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Melissa World Polio Day Chili Cookoff and Cornhole
City Hall Plaza
Oct 23, 2021
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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