October 2018 Edition
News From Around District 5810
District Governor Bill Slicker's Message
I've had a whirlwind of Club visits along with attending many club events. We celebrated World Polio Day with several END POLIO club socials. You'll find an intriguing article on ending polio in the October 2018 Rotarian Magazine - read the article.
Has your club bought a table(s) for our big polio fundraiser? The big party is Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Prestonwood Country Club at 6:30PM.
R.I.'s November Theme is: The Rotary Foundation
Something's Cooking: The Uptown Club Presents The Fifth Annual Men Who Cook
On Saturday, November 3, Rotarians around the area should be prepared for an abundance of hearty home-cooked food, delicious wines, exciting opportunities and warm spirit as the Rotary Club of Dallas-Uptown presents its fifth annual Men Who Cook fundraiser. The event takes place at The Lawley Art Group, 1507 Dragon Street in the Design District from 4-7 o’clock PM. Tickets are $35 each. Click here to purchase.
Save the Date: November 7th - The 14thAnnual Salute to America’s Veterans
From the time a man or woman enlists in the military, through their days as a veteran, the heavy loads they carry – from the travel costs to spend time with family, to accessing to high quality medical care, to jobs that allow them to best use the skills developed during service when they return to civilian life - should be a shared responsibly of all Americans.  That’s why a group of Rotary Club of Dallas members decided 14 years ago to do something to support these men and women and thus, Salute to America’s Veterans was born.
Mardi Gras Party - End Polio Fundraiser
Come join us for a night of fun and laughter at the Rotary District 5810 North Texas Polio Fundriaser on Saturday, February16th, 2019 at 6:30PM. Awards will be given out for best costumes. Clubs are asked to nominate a King and Queen for the Royal Court. For more info: https://rotary5810.org/sitepage/mardi-gras-party. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Individual tickets are $50. Also available table purchase. Click to Register Early!
Grand Prairie's Annual Pumpkin Run
Grand Prairie Metro Rotary just completed their 32nd Annual Lake Joe Pool 5K 10K Pumpkin Run fund raiser on the 13th. In spite of the weather, they had over 1,100 runners!  Also included was pumpkin decorating for the kids as well as face-painting!
McKinney Rotary's Centennial Celebration

On October4th, the McKinney Rotary Club celebrated its 100th year of service in the city. “We are so fortunate to have a Rotary Club that is active and engaged in our community,” Lisa Hermes, president of the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, said in a news release from the Rotary Club. “As they celebrate their centennial anniversary, it’s really a celebration of the dedicated men and women who roll up their sleeves and serve not only our community but people and places around the world.” Adding to the celebration, was the recipient of a Texas Senate Resolution for the Centennial and a proclamation naming Oct 4., 2018 as "Rotary Club of McKinney Day".

Addison Rotary Volunteers At Ronald McDonald House Dallas 
On Oct. 12, Addison Rotarians volunteered to feed guests at the Ronald McDonald House in Dallas. They love what this organization stands for and enjoyed being able to make a difference!
White Rock Serves Up Smiles
Some members of White Rock Rotary organized and helped serve lunch for about 200 refugees from Burma and various African countries last Sunday at St. Patrick's Church. The refugees enjoyed their meal and the Rotarians shared in the happy vibe, as you can see! 
Melissa Rotary Presents Donation To Fire Department
President Bob Wales and members of the Rotary Club of Melissa were on hand at this week's City Council meeting to present a check for $4,000 to the Melissa Fire Department in support of a new KNOX Home Box program being launched in the coming weeks.
World Polio Day Proclamation 

Frisco Sunrise Rotary Club requested and received a proclamation from the Mayor of Frisco for World Polio Day on Oct 16th! Pictured left to right, Krista Ryan FSR President and the City of Frisco Mayor Cheney.

Cedar Hill Polio Donation
The Rotary Club of Cedar Hill annual 1,000.00 polio donation from the club's annual Head For The Hills Bike Rally. The check was presented to District Govenor Bill Slicker during his club visit. They celebrated at the Museum of International Cultures in Duncanville.
Rotary Club of Park Cities Hosts Dentistry with a Heart!
Dentistry With a Heart is a collaborative project between the Rotary Club of Park Cities, Agape Clinic, volunteer dentists and hygienists, and student dentists from the Texas A&M College of Dentistry.  It was begun ten years ago by the three dentists who were members of RCPC to provide free dental care to people who could not otherwise afford it. Among the thousands of dollars worth of services provided include cleanings, fillings, extractions, root canals and partials. 
Mesquite Rotary Donates $2,500 to Retired Educators' Book Project
The Mesquite Rotary Club presented a donation of $2,500 to the Mesquite Association of Retired School Employees book project at their meeting on October 2ndt.  In accepting the check from Rotary president-elect John Taylor, MARSE president Elaine Whitlock expressed her thanks for Rotary’s assistance, and noted that the funds would greatly support the project’s goal of providing a book of their own to each Mesquite ISD first grader. 
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Upcoming Events
World Interact Week
Oct 29, 2018 – Nov 02, 2018
Deadline to pay RI & District Dues
Oct 31, 2018
Deadline for submitting Service Above Self Award
Nov 01, 2018
November Theme - Rotary Foundation
Nov 01, 2018 – Nov 30, 2018
25th Anniversary of Challenge Air for Kids &
Flight Museum at Love Field
Nov 09, 2018 6:30 PM
Rotary Day at the UN
Nov 10, 2018
Quarterly Assistant Governor Meeting
iHeart Media Center
Nov 10, 2018
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November District 5810 Roundtable
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Nov 10, 2018
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Nov 15, 2018
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