2022-23 Presidential Theme Revealed 

Rotary International President-elect Jennifer Jones wants members to imagine the possibilities in the change they can make to transform the world.

Jones, a member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada, revealed the 2022-23 presidential theme, Imagine Rotary, as she urged people to dream big and harness their connections and the power of Rotary to turn those dreams into reality.

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Mesquite Pet Food Drive 2022-01-21 06:00:00Z 0
Prosper Rotary Club Leads Christmas Parade 2022-01-19 06:00:00Z 0

White Rock Rotary Supports Human Trafficking Awareness

White Rock Rotary gathered on January 11 to discuss Human Trafficking Understanding & Awareness. They all wore blue to raise awareness to Human Trafficking ( #WearBlueDay) as part of the District Human Trafficking Initiative.
White Rock Rotary Supports Human Trafficking Awareness 2022-01-18 06:00:00Z 0

Upcoming Guerrero Spring Clinic

The upcoming Guerrero Spring Clinic dates are March 28- April 3rd. We are still looking for medical people (An Ophthalmologist who does cataracts, 1 or 2 Dentists, and a General Medicine Doc) and we are still open to a handful of non-medical people. Click to Volunteer.
Upcoming Guerrero Spring Clinic 2022-01-18 06:00:00Z 0
Texas State Representative Matt Shaheen Addresses Plano West Rotary Club 2022-01-18 06:00:00Z 0
PWRC Serves Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness at Plano Overnight Warming Shelter 2022-01-18 06:00:00Z 0

Patriot PAWS Donation

President Mark Potter and Community Service Chair Sharon Scott present a $7,000 District Matching Grant from the McKinney Rotary Club to Lori Stevens, Executive Director/Founder of Patriot PAWS Service Dogs. 
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Backpacks for Kids 

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The Rowlett Rotary Club responded to a request from the Coyle Middle School President, to help purchase clear backpacks for students. Rotarian Russell Dunn presented a check at the school the next morning. 
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Rotary of Coppell Give a Holiday Surprise to Students  2022-01-04 06:00:00Z 0

DG Max Duplant's January Message

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Hope the holidays were wonderful for all!.  We have reached the half way mark for our Rotary year and thing are going very well.  As of the latest report, we have increased membership by 164 members.  About a third of this is due to the formation of the Suicide Prevention and Brain Health club but also congratulations  to the Commerce, Greenville, Grand Prairie Metro, Park Cities and Preston Trail clubs for increasing membership by 8 or more.
 
January is End Human Trafficking month.  In my visits I requested that each club conduct a service day relating to Ending Human Trafficking.  Please contact Shirley Hsia at shirley7239@gmail.com to let her know the nature and date of your projects.  If you are still looking for ideas, we will hear from a few of the clubs on their project at our January 15 Roundtable.
 
BE SURE TO WEAR BLUE ON JANUARY 11 TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE CAUSE OF ENDING HUMAN TRAFFICKING.  And as you do, take pictures and post them on social media.  Pam Blankenzee has an EHT graphic you can post with your picture.
 
Finally, mark April 22 and 23 on your calendar for our District Conference.  Details are currently being finalized but we plan to host a competitive bowling event on the evening  of Friday April 22 at Pinstack on I635.  We are hoping to have teams from the Presidents, PDGs, AGs, Rotaractors and Interactors as well as club teams.  
 
If you are a President elect or President Nominee, please go to the Lonestar PETS site to register for PETS scheduled in person from February 24-27.
Saturday April 23 we will gather at Brookhaven Country Club for our conference presentations.  Finally, that evening we will hold a gala at Brookhaven to recognize all levels of Paul Harris recipients.
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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2022-01-02 06:00:00Z 0

Camp RYLA 2022 Kick-Off 
 

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It is time to start the process to prepare and work toward a RYLA 2022!!
 
We are beginning a lot of activities to start the process of getting ready for Camp RYLA 2022, which will be held as usual at Camp Hoblitzelle this coming summer!     Dates are May 29, – June 3, 2022.   
Camp RYLA 2022 Kick-Off   2021-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
December All Wrapped Up 2021-12-29 06:00:00Z 0
2021 Success 2021-12-29 06:00:00Z 0
Prestonwood Supports Feed My Starving Children 2021-12-28 06:00:00Z 0
Blood Drive on January 29th 2021-12-27 06:00:00Z 0
Last Minute Service Project 2021-12-27 06:00:00Z 0
Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Club Gives Back to Nursing Homes 2021-12-22 06:00:00Z 0

Regina Edwards Selected DG 2024-25

District Governor Max Duplant is pleased to announce the selection of Regina Edwards of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch as the District Governor for Rotary year beginning July 1, 2024. Congratulations Regina!
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How To Help Tornado Victims in Western Kentucky

You can help victims in Western Kentucky through donations to the Rotary District 671 Foundation Relief Fund or if you want to drop off supplies, contact Kaytlin Flowers at 270-287-2214. 
How To Help Tornado Victims in Western Kentucky 2021-12-21 06:00:00Z 0
Home for the Holidays Project 2021-12-20 06:00:00Z 0

District 5810 Interactors Busy with Service

 
These are only a few of the things happening around District 5810 in Interact . . .
  • South Grand Prairie HS Interact just completed a “Virtual Caroling for Cans food drive” (passing out flyers with a QR code linked to a video of SGP Varsity Choir singing in order to prompt donations to the Grand Prairie Homeless Outreach Organization. Donations collected December 16); Assisted living home Virtual Bingo via zoom- December 1st; Arbor Day Nature Center field trip booth (made "tree cookie" necklaces and passed them out to elementary school kids) - November 1 (just to name a few);
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Thanks to Dallas Rotary For Changing Lives In Ghana 2021-12-17 06:00:00Z 0
White Rock Volunteers at Angel Tree 2021-12-17 06:00:00Z 0

Christmas Spirit Strong in Greenville

Rotary Club of Greenville collected Gift Cards at their Christmas Party to donate to CASA, for the little ones who come in after the Angel Trees have already been done.  We have done this for years.
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Mesquite Rotary Holds Food Drive Benefiting Sharing Life  2021-12-17 06:00:00Z 0
Donations to Local Skilled Nursing Facilities 2021-12-16 06:00:00Z 0
Spread the Holiday Spirit! 2021-12-14 06:00:00Z 0
Veterans Day 2021 with Rotary and Grand Prairie 2021-12-10 06:00:00Z 0

Funeral Services for PDG Beverly Grogan

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
 
Visitation —10:00 AM
Funeral Service—11:00AM
Internment-After Service
Buffet Lunch and Fellowship- 12:15-3:00PM
 
 
First Baptist Church Grand Prairie (Visitation and Service)
950 Mayfield Road
Grand Prairie, TX 75052
972-262-5146
 
Graveside Service and Interment—Following Funeral Service
Laurel Land
6300 South R.L. Thornton Freeway
Dallas, TX 75232
214-390-5956
 
Buffet Lunch and Celebration of Beverly’s Life—Come and go
La Calle Doce
415 West 12th Street
Dallas, TX 75206
214-941-4304
 
In lieu of flowers, Beverly requested memorial donations to the Rotary Foundation. To donate to The Rotary Foundation,  please go to rotary.org/donate and chose “Memorial or Tribute Gift.” Also, checks made payable to The Rotary Foundation can be mailed to 14280 Collection Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60693.  For additional information, call 1-866-9ROTARY. Notification letters or emails will be sent acknowledging your donation and Rotarians will receive Paul Harris credit for their generous donations.
 
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Memory Message Rock Painting Provided at AFSP Survivor Day Event 2021-12-02 06:00:00Z 0

District Governor Max Duplant's December Message

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Unbelievable, we are already at the end of the calendar year.  Remember to make those contributions to Rotary Foundation and update your club membership lists by December 31!
 
So how is the year going so far relating to our District goals?  Based on the most recent numbers I have seen, Membership in our District has grown by 144 Rotarians! We have achieved 37% of our Rotary Foundation giving goals (please consider increasing your giving). We are continuing our plans for individual club service projects relating to Ending Human Trafficking in January.  Please make sure your club has decided on a project and communicated the details to our EHT chair Shirley Hsia.
 
Relating to one of our Strategic planning goals of increasing relations between clubs and Districts, in lieu of a December Roundtable, we are hosting a party at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano on Thursday, December 9 at 6pm. Admission is $20 per person to cover the costs of BBQ from Dickey's.  If you have not already done so, please register so we can have an adequate count for ordering food.  This party will not have a formal program so that all can mix and mingle with Rotarians across the District.  We will also have a representative from at least one of the not for profits dedicated to Ending Human Trafficking present to answer any questions you may have.
 
Are you interested in Rotary memorabilia ?  We have been made aware of a collection of various pins and other items looking for a home.  If you are interested, please let us know.
 
Wishing all of you and your families the best during this holiday season.
 
Max
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RYLead (Virtual RYLA): A Very Successful Program  2021-12-01 06:00:00Z 0

Barbie Like Me Toy Drive

Coppell Rotary is supporting the Barbie Like Me Toy Drive and needs support!. Their goal is to collect 300 dark skin dolls for minority children this holiday season. The Coppell club will be collecting dolls during their holiday party on Dec. 10 or contact chair Crystal Bates at info@cbates.org or text 214-444-8292.
Barbie Like Me Toy Drive 2021-11-29 06:00:00Z 0
Join us in Houston at the Rotary International Convention! 2021-11-29 06:00:00Z 0
Public Image Champion Game 4 - Become A People Of Action Club 2021-11-28 06:00:00Z 0
Park Cities' Tenth Dentistry With A Heart 2021-11-28 06:00:00Z 0

Share the Warmth

The Rotary Club of Dallas recently collected donated new and gently used blankets for The Bridge Homeless Recovery Shelter located in downtown Dallas.
Share the Warmth 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Dallas’ 3rd Annual Pints for Polio 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
17th Annual Salute to America’s Veterans 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Support Kids Against Hunger 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Youth Leadership Supports Veterans Day 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
Veterans Honored at Prosper 11/11/21 Meeting 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0
Richardson Rotarian Jimmy Doty Receives Honor 2021-11-24 06:00:00Z 0

2nd Cookies for Cops Project

Beginning with packaging 70 dozen cookies during our lunch meeting on November 3rd, Rotary Club of Dallas members delivered to North Central and Northwest substations of the Dallas Police Department.  
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Rowlett Rotary Donated Paper to Local Schools

On November 8th & 16th, Rowlett Rotary Club delivered cases of paper to 13 local schools (Elementary, Middle, & Rowlett High School) Two schools had actually ran out of paper, the donated cases would get them through the week till their Friday delivery. 
Rowlett Rotary Donated Paper to Local Schools 2021-11-19 06:00:00Z 0

Trunk or Treat

Thanks to the Rowlett Rotary Club & RHS Interact Club, 1000 kids were given bags filled with Halloween candy.
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Register Now For District Holiday Party

Come join us on Thursday, December 9 at 6PM at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano for a Holiday Party! Barbeque will be served and the cost for each attendee will be $20.00 to cover the food costs.  We will also invite some of the local agencies that work to End Human Trafficking so that you can visit with them and consider a personal contribution/gift. Click to Register.
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Veterans Day 2021-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
Plano West Rotary Continues Supporting Plano ISD with Meal Distributions 2021-11-18 06:00:00Z 0

Prestonwood Rotary Hosts Challenge Air Event

Kids with Special Needs Take to the Skies – On Saturday, October 30, Mesquite Metro Airport hosted over 100 children and their parents for a Fly Day with free activities, food, and an opportunity to co-pilot an airplane.
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Rotary Honors Veterans & First Responders

As a field of flags appears this week in Oak Point Park, the Rotary Club of Plano East demonstrates its gratitude for those who have served our nation and communities. Each flag tells the story of heroes whose lives were devoted in service to others, some making the ultimate sacrifice.
Rotary Honors Veterans & First Responders 2021-11-02 05:00:00Z 0

Pinot For Polio

The Suicide Prevention and Brain Health e-Club had a fun time raising funds to end Polio! Cremona’s Bistro hosted the event and donated a portion of the proceeds to this great cause! 
Mention Rotary when dining at Cremona’s and they will make additional donations!
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DG Max Duplant's November Message

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What a fabulous presentation we had from Rachel, a Trafficking Survivor at our October Roundtable.  Her comments have motivated clubs to begin thinking about what they will do as a Day of Service. Shirley Hsia has agreed to serve as our End Human Trafficking chair.  Please email her at  shirley7239@gmail.com to let her know the details of your January Service Project.
 
Our November Roundtable will start at 9:00am on November 20 at MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church in Irving.  We will conduct 30 minutes of business and then turn the program over to Foundation Chair,  PDG Bill Dendy and his team to conduct our annual Foundation and Grant Training which is required to receive a District Grant next year.  As always, you may attend in person or through zoom.
 
Hard to believe we are approaching the Holiday season.  With that in mind, instead of our regular time and place for Roundtable in December, we will instead host an informal get together at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano on Thursday evening December 9 at 6pm.  Barbeque will be served and the cost for each attendee will be $20.00 to cover the food costs.  We will also invite some of the local agencies that work to End Human Trafficking so that you can visit with them and consider a personal contribution/gift.
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Get Your Membership Leads

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Attentional all clubs: please reach out to all Prospective Member Leads sent your way and vital to also follow up with Holly Hollenbeck, district membership chair, on the status of your Leads. And please please contact Holly soon to set up a fun program on membership for your club: 402-681-0601 or email Holly, hollyhollenbeck@icloud.com
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Foundation & Grants Training - Nov. 20

On Saturday, November 20 at 9:30AM to 12PM, there will be a Foundation & Grant Training Seminar following the November Roundtable at the MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church, 8001 Mustang Drive, Irving. All Clubs must have at least one attendee to qualify for Grant Certification. Foundation Chairs & Club Presidents are encouraged to attend however open to all Rotarians. 
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Chili Cookoff to Fight Polio

For World Polio Day the Melissa Rotary Club held their 5th annual Chili Cookoff and Cornhole Tournament to raise funds to fight Polio worldwide. The Club invited the community to support the effort and enjoy a fun time of Chili, Cornhole and general fellowship with neighbors and friends.
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DeSoto Adds a New Community Service Project to Delp Needy Families 2021-10-31 05:00:00Z 0

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

In the spirit of "giving life to the community," Richardson Rotary and Richardson East Rotary joined forces in the "Battle of the Badges Blood Drive" to support Carter BloodCare and the Richardson Police and Fire Departments.
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Park Cities Packing Day at the North Texas Food Bank 2021-10-31 05:00:00Z 0
Coppell Rotarians Learned How to Save a Few Lives at Life Safety Park  2021-10-28 05:00:00Z 0

Prestonwood Rotary Club Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 2021

The Prestonwood Rotary Club recognized three deserving and exceptional officers for their hard work, dedication, tenacity, and commitment to selflessly serve the communities in which they work.  Senior Corporals Tanya Gooden #7569, John Lopez #8925, and Gregory “Greg” Ceraso #9415 were spotlighted at a luncheon held in their honor at The Clubs of Prestonwood.
Prestonwood Rotary Club Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 2021 2021-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Greenville's Pints for Polio 2021-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Avenue K Clean-Up Beautifies our Roadside Areas 2021-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Rowlett High School Interact Club Promotes RI and Rotaract at school event  2021-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Share with Warmth-Blanket Drive 2021-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Mayor George Fuller and McKinney Rotary Support Eradicating Polio 2021-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Branching Out - Tree Planting 2021-10-25 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club Of Greenville Celebrates World Polio Day

Rotary Club of Greenville had a social and a basket give away on Oct. 24, 2021 for World Polio Day.  This group sold chances for a few nice gift baskets and some coupons and raised nearly $500.00 for Polio.
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Not in My City - Stop Human Trafficking

According to a 2016 report from the Statewide Human Trafficking Mapping Project of Texas, there are more than 300,000 victims of human trafficking in Texas, including 79,000 minors and youth victims of sex trafficking and nearly 234,000 adult victims of labor trafficking.
Not in My City - Stop Human Trafficking 2021-10-25 05:00:00Z 0
Salute to America's Veterans 2021 2021-10-25 05:00:00Z 0
Pinot for Polio at Cremona Bistro Italian Kitchen on Oct 24 2021-10-25 05:00:00Z 0

Please Join the Suicide Prevention and Brain Health Rotary eClub on Oct 30 at the AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

The Suicide Prevention and Brain Health Rotary eClub invites all district clubs and their family and friends to join us as team members (virtual or in-person), resource table/service project volunteers and/or donors for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) 2021 DFW Metro Out of the Darkness Walk on Saturday, Oct 30 at Globe Life Park (formerly Ballpark at Arlington).  
Please Join the Suicide Prevention and Brain Health Rotary eClub on Oct 30 at the AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk 2021-10-25 05:00:00Z 0
RI President Shekhar Mehta asks clubs to support World Polio Day 2021-10-18 05:00:00Z 0
North Texas Pride Festival Service Project Supports LGBT+ Community 2021-10-18 05:00:00Z 0

Park Cities Blood Drive

Register today for the Park Cities Rotary Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 12 from 10am-2pm in the Carter Blood Care Bus in the valet area between Nordstrom’s and Macy’s. 
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Mesquite Rotary Assists with Addressing Mesquite Day

A team of Mesquite Rotary members, member friends, and Mesquite ISD volunteers under the leadership of Community Service Director Evelyn Williams and committee chair Leslie Feinglas assisted an elderly Mesquite resident for Addressing Mesquite Day. Since the original day of October 2nd was rained out, the group met and worked on October 5th.  The group was successful in completing an extensive yard cleanup.
Mesquite Rotary Assists with Addressing Mesquite Day 2021-10-13 05:00:00Z 0

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center

In September, Sharon Scott, Community Service Chair, and Mike Bell, Past President, presented Erich Neupert, the Executive Director of the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center, a $500 donation.
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McKinney Rotary Supports Adam's Animals 2021-10-07 05:00:00Z 0

District Governor Max Duplant's October Message

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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 . 
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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.
 
Back the Blue Breakfast 2021-09-29 05:00:00Z 0

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!
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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.
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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!
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Park Cities Rotary’s Collaborative Partner Agape Clinic on the Front Page of the Dallas Morning News 2021-09-27 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Rotary Sends A "Candygram" for Walter Reed 2021-09-27 05:00:00Z 0

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.  
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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.
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Mesquite Rotarians Assist in Sorting, Labeling, and Delivering Books to MISD Second Graders  2021-09-20 05:00:00Z 0
Coppell High School Interact Club Earns Rotary Presidential Citation  2021-09-20 05:00:00Z 0

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.
Rowlett Rotary Club Donates Flags 2021-09-20 05:00:00Z 0
Covid Awareness Block Walking Helped Increase Vaccinations 2021-09-20 05:00:00Z 0

DG Max Duplant's September Message

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Welcome to September, Rotary Literacy month.  
 
We are making plans to hear about one of our Literacy Global Grants at the next Roundtable on September 18.  Speaking of which, we will also have all the District awards available for those who were not able to attend the Award banquet in August.
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Celebrate Your New Rotary Member

We want to CELEBRATE & WELCOME your new Rotary Member! We will provide you with a graphic that can be shared on your Social Media Pages and we will also share the graphic on the District Facebook page!  Submit here or use the Submit New Member button located on the District home page. 
Celebrate Your New Rotary Member 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
New Rotary Year, New Public Image Challenge 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
Get Ready for World Polio Day 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Rotary Recognizes Our Outstanding Public ServiceEmployees in the Park Cities 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
North Texas Giving Day Just Around the Corner! 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
The Flags Are Flying Out The Window!  2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0

Cookies for Cops Service Project

The first week of August, the Rotary Club of Dallas completed our first service project for the new club year – Cookies for (Dallas) Cops with 30 members participating. Home baked and donated cookies were collected and then repackaged, following all COVID safety protocols, into bags of three. Each bag was sealed and labeled.
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Carrollton-Farmers Branch Rotary Toliet Paper Drive 2021-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
De Soto Rotary Club's Leadership Participates and Donates to Back to School Give Away 2021-08-26 05:00:00Z 0
School Dictionaries 2021-08-26 05:00:00Z 0
Saving Lives 2021-08-26 05:00:00Z 0
September 11th, 2001 in Holland 2021-08-26 05:00:00Z 0

Busy August for Rowlett

Rowlett Rotary wanted to Congratulate three extraordinary people. Jami Dooley winner of $1000.00 scholarship going to Tabor College out of Kansas in the Fall.
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Meet Maylee and the Mayor of McKinney! 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0

Giving With Meaning

Rotary Club or Wylie East Fork worked through the initial steps of Communities Foundation of Texas, Collin County’s GiveWisely Sessions.
Giving With Meaning 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0

Salute to America's Veterans 2021

The Rotary Club of Dallas hosted a Kick-Off Salute to America’s Veterans 2021 program on July 28th , attended by our beneficiary partners the USO DFW and the GW Bush Institute Military Service Initiative.
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Victorian Fencing Society Demonstration

Because we have spent so much time apart the Dallas Rotary Club is inviting ALL Rotarians (and potential Rotarians) in District 5810 to come and enjoy a Fencing demonstration at our Luncheon on September 22, 2021.  The event will occur at the Park City Club. (near Tollway and NW Highway).
Victorian Fencing Society Demonstration 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Plano West Rotary wrapped up Aug 3, Providing 95,312 meals for Plano ISD students 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0

50 Years Perfect Attendance

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Past-District Governor of District 5810 – Judge Nathan White celebrated fifty years of perfect Rotary attendance from 1971 through 2021. In addition, his Rotary club – the Rotary Club of McKinney Sunrise, recently acknowledged at their breakfast meeting the exceptional achievement.
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Greenville Daybreak Foundation Donation

Chart members , Beverly Loss and her husband of the Greenville Daybreak Rotary Club both passed away this past year. Their estate sent a donation in the amount of $10,000 to the Foundation and the Club presented that check to the Governor while she was here.  
Greenville Daybreak Foundation Donation 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
September Membership Minute 2021-08-25 05:00:00Z 0

August District Roundtable Recap

Thanks to Walt McCool for preparing the following recap (with a few additions from our DG) of last Saturday's District 5810 Roundtable held at MacArthur Blvd Baptist Church in Irving.
 
August District Roundtable Recap 2021-08-23 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Community Corps. Provides Resources to Underserved Communities 2021-08-19 05:00:00Z 0

"Service About Self" Teacher Awards

The Rotary Club of Dallas honored three DISD teachers as Teachers of the Year on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, during the club’s noon meeting at the Park Cities Club, 5956 Sherry Lane Suite 1700.
"Service About Self" Teacher Awards 2021-08-18 05:00:00Z 0

How To Help Hati Earthquake Victims

A group of well experienced Disaster Relief Rotarians have once again come together to organize relief supplies, medical assistance, shelter and other necessary commodities for people in Southern Haiti to survive and rebuild after the August 14th earthquake.  Haiti is part of Rotary District 7020 which includes 10 countries and 16 islands in the Northern Caribbean.
How To Help Hati Earthquake Victims 2021-08-18 05:00:00Z 0
Plano's West Rotary's Avenue K Clean Up keeps Plano Clean and Beautiful 2021-08-17 05:00:00Z 0

Selection for 2023-24 Rotary President

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Gordon R. McInally, a member of the Rotary Club of South Queensferry, Lothian, Scotland, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2023-24. He will be declared the president-nominee on 1 October if no challenging candidates have been suggested.

McInally lauded Rotary’s ability to adapt technologically during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the approach should continue and be combined with the best of our past practices as Rotary seeks to grow and increase engagement.

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District Award Winners 2021-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Beware of Scam!

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It has come to our attention of a scam solicitation that is being emailed to Club Presidents. The subject line "Your website and digital card" with the sender as district5810@crotary.org . Please note this is not us nor do we own that web address. The content goes on to say " With the pleasure of greeting you, it is already August and we have not had answer on your part to know if they will want your page" .. the link in the email is suspcious and SHOULD NOT BE CLICKED. The email is signed Rotary District 4185. This is also a concerning factor.
 
If you have any questions, please contact me at pr@rotary5810.org.
Beware of Scam! 2021-08-09 05:00:00Z 0
Public Image New Year Check List 2021-08-02 05:00:00Z 0

Membership Minute

Calling all Clubs! This month’s “grow membership” tip is to have a member at each club meeting give a one minute reminder to invite guests and give another quick tips to grow your club. Tips will also be shared here in this Enews each month. 
Membership Minute 2021-08-02 05:00:00Z 0
RYLead 2021 is kicking off this month! 2021-08-02 05:00:00Z 0

DG Max Duplant's August Message

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One month in and we are off to a terrific start!  On July 12 our district had a new club chartered, the Suicide Prevention and Brain Health club with 49 members of which 47 are new Rotarians.  How exciting! 
DG Max Duplant's August Message 2021-08-02 05:00:00Z 0
The Newest Club in District 5810 North Texas 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0

White Rock Hosts Scholarship Winners
 

White Rock Rotary enjoyed hosting five of six scholarship recipients at a lunch recently. Each recipient gave a brief presentation which mentioned her chosen college, field of study and hopes for the future. Their enthusiasm was infectious!
White Rock Hosts Scholarship Winners  2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
New E-Club Suicide Prevention and Brain Health Charters 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
Library Helpers 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Inducts New Officers and Board for 2021-22 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0

Clean Your Closet For A Cause

Plano West Rotary Club Show Drive Challenge: Goal 2500 Pairs of Shoes. Help support microenterprises in developing countriesand high school students and the homelessness in North Texas.
Clean Your Closet For A Cause 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Coppell Continues to Make a Difference Internationally 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
The Park Cities Rotary Fourth of July Parade is BACK 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Is Honored for Dentistry With A Heart 2021-07-28 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary To The World 2021-07-15 05:00:00Z 0
Aaron's Well Rotary Project - Seeking Partners 2021-07-15 05:00:00Z 0

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Toliet Paper Drive

The Rotary Club of Carrollton-Farmers Branch is “Taking the Toilet Paper Challenge” and is teaming up with a local non-profit agency, Metrocrest Services, to try and collect 100,000 rolls of toilet paper by August 26, 2021 (National Toilet Paper Day). 
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Toliet Paper Drive 2021-07-15 05:00:00Z 0
DG Max Duplant"s Message for July 2021-07-01 05:00:00Z 0

Service Project Fun

Members of White Rock Rotary and friends collated the newsletter for White Rock Center of Hope at JJs Cafe in June. A good time was had by all!
Service Project Fun 2021-07-01 05:00:00Z 0

New Cause-Based Club Charter Celebration!

Our District’s new cause based club, Suicide Prevention & Brain Health e-Club, will celebrate its charter on July 19th at 7PM CT and you are invited to attend! DG Max Duplant will preside along with PDG Linda Elliott who is serving as the club’s mentor.
New Cause-Based Club Charter Celebration! 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
Flag program spreads honor throughout community 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Presents a Successful Post-Covid-19 Rodeo Road Rally Fundraiser 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
Plano Rotararct Installation Event 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
Special Guest Visits Carrollton-Farmers Branch 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0

End of Year Giving

The Rotary Club of Carrollton - Farmers Branch has its annual year giving luncheon.
End of Year Giving 2021-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
RC oF Flag Program - Wet Flags? Great Fellowship! 2021-06-22 05:00:00Z 0
Grand Prairie Metro's Adopt-A-Spot 2021-06-16 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Plano Celebrates 75 Years

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The Plano Rotary Club is hosting a 75+1 Year Anniversary Party on June 24, 2021.  Seventy-five years ago, the Richardson Rotary Club sponsored a group of folks in Plano, Tx and we became the Plano Rotary Club.  Together six clubs were formed over the years, but the Plano Rotary Club is the grand papa of Plano. 
Rotary Club of Plano Celebrates 75 Years 2021-06-16 05:00:00Z 0

People of Action’ supporting communities in District 5810   

Posted by Sonia Duggan
Whether they’re meeting at sunrise, noon or mid-day, Rotarians across the country — and throughout the world — continue to find ways to serve others while keeping true to their founder’s vision: “So professionals of diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships and give back to their communities.”
People of Action’ supporting communities in District 5810    Sonia Duggan 2021-06-16 05:00:00Z 0

I Got Mugged Twice

With stories and fun facts, Ms. McCullough had us in stitches at the Wylie East Fork Rotary June 10th lunch meeting.
I Got Mugged Twice 2021-06-16 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Supports Coll County History Museum 2021-06-16 05:00:00Z 0

Melissa Rotary Memorial Day Observance

The Rotary Club of Melissa gathered at the @cityofMelissa pavilion out of the rain to remember those who gave it all for our freedom. While the rain kept our Flyover on the ground, many gathered to acknowledge the service of others. A special thanks to Pastor Stacey Piyakhun of @MelissaUMC for opening us with prayer.
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District Awards Celebration Event 2021-05-28 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's June Message

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This is the final edition of the 2020/2021 District Governor’s report as my term comes to an end, and I hand the reigns over to DGE Max Duplant.  Max is eagerly awaiting her turn as District 5810’s Governor.  I ask that you join me in giving Max your complete attention and cooperation for her term, as you did for mine.  Max’s installation party will be held at 6:30PM on Tuesday, June 29th at the Las Colinas Country Club, 4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 7506.
DG John Moser's June Message 2021-05-28 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Presents $12,000 in Scholarships to Area Students 2021-05-28 05:00:00Z 0

Plano Police Lunch Delivery

Plano West Rotary Club coordinated with the restaurant Greek Isles in order to provide lunches on May 11 to the Plano Police Department. Volunteers picked up the lunches from Greek Isles and deliver them to the hard-working officers at their main station!
 
Plano Police Lunch Delivery 2021-05-28 05:00:00Z 0

Register Early for District & Club Leader Installation 

Come join us on Tuesday, June 29th at 6:30PM as we kick-off the new Rotary with the installation of District Governor Max Duplant.  The event will be held at the Las Colinas Country Club, 4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75062. Club Presidents are invited to be officially installed at this event, too. Even if your club is planning to hold a separate installation event, you can be installed at this event as well.  Open to all Rotarians! The cost is $58.10 per person (a plate meal is included). Click to Register
Register Early for District & Club Leader Installation 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0

Olympic Day Irving Las Colinas

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The Rotary Club of Irving Las Colinas is a proud partner of the Olympic Day Irving Las Colinas. They invite you to join them on June 25-26, 2021, as they celebrate Olympic Day Irving-Las Colinas. Olympic Day Irving-Las Colinas weekend events will include sports, cultural and educational activities including an Olympic Day Run (Family Fun Walk & Run, 5K and 10K distances), sports tournaments, exhibitions, music and educational seminars. 
Olympic Day Irving Las Colinas 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Kyle Marmillion Is Recognized as one of Park Cities People's '20 Under 40' 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Partners With North Texas Pioneers to Co-Sponsor Plano Community Rotaract Club 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Safer Dallas Better Dallas Honors Local Leaders, Raises $100,000 in Partnership With RC of Dallas 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0

Clean Water Projects in Ghana

The Irving Sunrise Rotary Club and the Dallas Rotary Club agreed to partner on funding 8 water wells and a latrine in various communities in the Accra area of Ghana Africa.  
Clean Water Projects in Ghana 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Supports Covid Relief in India 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Allen Sunrise Tours Newly Expanded Central Fire Station 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Coppell Rotarians Excel in Coppell Chamber Membership Extravaganza  2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Melissa Scholarship Awards 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary’s 24th Rodeo Road Rally Coming Up at a New Location on June 12th   2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0

Wylie East Fork Feeds Hungry Racers

Rotary of Wylie East Fork members Becky Welch, Sam Satterwhite, Bryan Brokaw, and Chris Gaston flipped hundreds of hot dogs for hungry racers and spectators.  Wylie 500 Pedal Car Race benefits area Special Olympics.  Youth ages 2 to 5 years raced 500 inches down Historic Downtown Wylie.    
Wylie East Fork Feeds Hungry Racers 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
District 5810 Four Way Test Speech Contest Finalists 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Supports Community Garden Kitchen and Project Graduation 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0

McKinney Rotary Supports the Samaritan Inn

Sharon Scott, Community Service Chair of the McKinney Rotary Club, presented $2,200 to Emily Johnson for the Samaritan Inn’s ‘Sponsor a Child’ Program. $500 covers the basic needs of one child while in their care.
McKinney Rotary Supports the Samaritan Inn 2021-05-24 05:00:00Z 0

Public Image Olympic Game Winners

Congratulations to the 11 Clubs that completed the PUBLIC IMAGE OLYMPIC GAME: Plano West Rotary, Addison Midday, McKinney, Allen Sunrise, Dallas, Rockwall, Coppell, Richardson East, Wylie East Fork, Park Cities and Grand Prarie Metro! Big round of applause to the Rotary Club of Plano West who completed the Olympic Games first!!! GREAT JOB everyone! 
Public Image Olympic Game Winners 2021-04-30 05:00:00Z 0

Armstrong Middle School Food Project

Plano West Rotary and  other awesome volunteers assisted the administrators, teachers and staff of Armstrong Middle School to organize & distribute food from the North Texas Food Bank through a COVID-19 safe drive-thru to students and their families affected by food insecurity.  We contributed 9 volunteers (4 PWRC members) to this effort in combination with their volunteer team, and provided a lot of nutritious food (valued at $1000) for 1.5 hours on a Tuesday afternoon.
Armstrong Middle School Food Project 2021-04-30 05:00:00Z 0

District Conference a Huge Success

The two day conference was held In Allen and we had 120 plus in attendance.  Highlights of the conference were the All Club Luncheon with our RI Director, Susie Howe and a special video from our Interactors.  Saturday brought more highlights and excellent speakers.  The Roaring 20's Gala on Saturday evening was dedicated by DG John Moser to PDG
Beverly Groghan who began the event last year but due to Covid was unable to proceed. See the photos.
District Conference a Huge Success 2021-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
Preston Hollow Rotary Produced Award-Winning Film 2021-04-30 05:00:00Z 0

Rotarians Produce Service

The Marriott Courtyard at Allen Event Center was a center of service when it hosted the Rotary International District 5810 North Texas 2021 conference this past weekend. The City of Allen Mayor and charter member of the Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise, Ken Fulk, welcomed District 5810 Governor John Moser at a Friday luncheon to kick off this two-day event. 
Rotarians Produce Service 2021-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's May Message

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Rotary District 5810 has just finished its version of The District Conference for 2020/2021, and if I may say so myself, it was a smashing success.  I want to thank everyone who joined us for this amazing gathering. 
 
The event was held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Allen, Texas.  This venue was perfect for this size of an event, and the hotel staff really outdid themselves to take care of us.
DG John Moser's May Message 2021-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Celebrating Unity In the Community

The Rotary Club of Grand Prairie Metro took part in The Big Event on April 24th, 2021. Patterned after similar events on university campuses, the Big Event is one day for city-wide volunteerism. Celebrating unity in the community, we pair volunteers who want to help others with residents who have a qualifying project. Our club paired with the Children First Counseling Center where we helped them move into their new offices and clean up the landscape.
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Mesquite Rotary Holds Annual Four Way Test Speech Contest

The Mesquite Rotary Club hosted its annual "Four Way Test" Speech Contest at the Mesquite ISD David Belt Professional Development Center on April 20th. Covid safety protocols were in place, with only the necessary contestants, teachers, school officials, club leaders, and contest committee members actually present. 
Mesquite Rotary Holds Annual Four Way Test Speech Contest 2021-04-27 05:00:00Z 0
CFB Rotary Receives Community Award 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Hope Supply Easter Baskets 2021

The Addison Midday Rotary Club made 50 Easter Baskets for Hope Supply who distributed them throughout the community.  This is our favorite service project of the year.  We have lost count  on the number of years we have made Easter Baskets.  
Hope Supply Easter Baskets 2021 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Donates to Three Community Organizations 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Veterans Comfort Kits

The Melissa Rotary donated the supplies and packaged up 50 Veteran Comfort Kits. These kits will be delivered to the District Conference to be combined with other clubs efforts.
Veterans Comfort Kits 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Suicide Prevention and Brain Health e-Club

Amy Bosway and Lori Crider represented the soon to charter cause based Rotary Club of Suicide Prevention and Brain Health e-Club in a service project with Dallas Off-road Bicycle Association (DORBA) to prepare the trails for the upcoming mountain bike race at Big Cedar Wilderness in Dallas.
Suicide Prevention and Brain Health e-Club 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Interact Food Drive

Coppell High School Interact Club organized a food drive with other Interact Clubs across North Texas for the Salvation Army. Under the leadership of Coppell's Interact President, Yashasvi Karri, enough food was collected to feed 88 families for a week.  In addition to food, the packages contained hygiene materials and socks.  
Interact Food Drive 2021-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Run for our Heroes

"Our loved ones never really leave us," Rotarian and President of 1LT.  Welch Run charity shared as she inspired community members to lace up and run in remembrance for the 10th annual Run for our Heroes event Saturday, April 17th.
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Get Ready for World Immunization Week

During World Immunization Week, 24-30 April, join with Rotary to combat vaccine hesitancy and misinformation by spreading the facts about why #VaccinesWork.

With decades of experience fighting polio, Rotary plays a key role in informing people about the power and effectiveness of vaccines. As COVID-19 vaccines become more available, Rotary members are using our experience in fighting polio to help communities with their vaccination education and organization efforts.
Get Ready for World Immunization Week 2021-04-12 05:00:00Z 0

White Rock Rotary Helps Plant a Garden in a 'Food Desert'
 

Members of White Rock Rotary purchased, delivered, and helped plant a vegetable garden for the Sisters of Charity (Mother Theresa's Order) in a 'food desert' area of South Dallas. We hope that this garden will grow and provide fresh produce for the local community. This would definitely benefit all concerned!
White Rock Rotary Helps Plant a Garden in a 'Food Desert'  2021-04-01 05:00:00Z 0

RYLead….Virtual RYLA….A very successful program

Congratulations to all our RYLead campers and staffers--we wrapped up our virtual camp RYLA this last month, and we have so much to celebrate!  All students who were selected to attend the in-person Camp RYLA were invited to participate, and in the end, about 90 students participated in our first virtual camp, RYLead
RYLead….Virtual RYLA….A very successful program 2021-03-31 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's April Message

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Spring has arrived.  The days are warmer, the trees are turning green, the flowers are blooming.  And my lawn is filled with dandelions!!! As of now, the State of Texas no longer has any restrictions on Covid-19 vaccinations for anyone 16 or older.  So, I ask, no encourage each of you to please get your shots…2 shots (unless the vaccine is Johnson and Johnson).  
DG John Moser's April Message 2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Donates $3,500 to Mesquite ISD Education Foundation   2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Helping to Improve Nutrition in the Bonton Neighborhood

For anyone unfamiliar with Bonton Farms, it was started by Daron Babcock several years ago as a way to bring food and jobs to a very poor South Dallas neighborhood in an area designated as a “food desert.”  The farms have prospered and expanded to include the Bonton Market and a café that is open to the public for lunch, among other projects benefiting the community.
Helping to Improve Nutrition in the Bonton Neighborhood 2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Rockwall Rotary Club Finds New Way to Honor Local Students
 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have understandably allowed limited interaction on campuses during the school day, which has changed the way we as Rotarians honor our local students. They’re no longer able to attend our weekly lunch meetings off campus to accept their Student of the Honor awards in person.
Rockwall Rotary Club Finds New Way to Honor Local Students  2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Little Dresses For Africa

The Melissa Rotary and Interact clubs combined to make up "little Dresses for Africa" BY teaming up with other local groups we successfully carried off the 5th year of this project. Kellie Maynard posted the following about the project:
Little Dresses For Africa 2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0
Greenville's Raffle Fundriaser - Cozumel for 2 2021-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Take Advantage of Virtual Club Leader Training

Join us on Saturday, April 10th at 8:30AM for our virtual District Assembly. Meet incoming District Governor Max Duplant for Rotary 2021-22 Club Leader Training.  Courses: President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership, Foundation, Public Image, and Strategic Planning. This is a free training event however you must register to receive the Zoom link. All Rotarians are welcome!! Click to Register.
Take Advantage of Virtual Club Leader Training 2021-03-22 05:00:00Z 0
Volunteers Wanted for District Service Project 2021-03-22 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary’s Learning Center Available on Mobile Devices 2021-03-22 05:00:00Z 0

Congratulations Essay Winners

Congratulations to our essay winners for the Four Way Test essays from the Bobby Summers Middle School interact Club! Avery Bilotte -1st, Bernabe Solis 2nd, and Marissa Flores 3rd. 
Great job students!
Congratulations Essay Winners 2021-03-22 05:00:00Z 0

Brown Bag Lunches for Homeless in Dallas

On February 26th, the University of Dallas Rotaract club held a service project called the Brown Bag Lunch Program. 200 brown bag lunches were prepared for Mother Teresa food pantry and the following day they were distributed to the homeless in downtown Dallas. 
Brown Bag Lunches for Homeless in Dallas 2021-03-17 05:00:00Z 0

White Rock Rotary Steps Up to Sit Down

White Rock Rotary assisted the White Rock Rock Center of Hope (WRCH) with collating their quarterly newsletter. WRCH is a non profit that serves several Zip Codes in East Dallas. WRCH assists with food, clothing, and sometimes, financial assistance to those in need. The newsletter helps keep donations coming in for these activities.
White Rock Rotary Steps Up to Sit Down 2021-03-17 05:00:00Z 0
Richardson East Rotary Club's first virtual Games and Gala – Big Success! 2021-03-01 06:00:00Z 0
Register For District Flag Summit 2021-03-01 06:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's March Message

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When the Covid-19 Pandemic struck, it seemed as if most of our activities came to a stop.  Now, it seems the District is getting busier and busier. In February, our District Governor-Elect participated in a virtual International Assembly where our incoming Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta introduced his theme for 2021-2022, “Serve To Change Lives”.
DG John Moser's March Message 2021-02-28 06:00:00Z 0

First there was COVID, and then there was Snovid

... and a whole new set of challenges for the North Texas Food Bank and all the people they serve. Trisha Cunningham, CEO of the Food Bank, knew that the demand was increasing with little way to mobilize for immediate action.  Their trucks were grounded, the supply change to grocery stores was fragile, and most people were trapped in their homes.  For those with food insecurity, this was a crisis in the making. 
First there was COVID, and then there was Snovid 2021-02-28 06:00:00Z 0
Rockwall Rotarians Adopt Local Seniors for Valentine’s Day  2021-02-28 06:00:00Z 0

John Hewko Visits Plano West Rotary

Rotary International CEO & General Secretary John Hewko featured guest speaker at Plano West Rotary on Feb. 23rd to celebrate RI's 116th Anniversary.
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The Addison Midday Rotary Club had a Souper Meeting

The week before the Super Bowl, Metrocrest Services asked for soup donations. The Addison Midday Rotary Club of 25 members was challenged to fill up the trunk of Club Member Mary Jo’s car with soup for Metrocrest Services at our weekly meeting.  The challenge was met and exceeded expectations - the soup donations ‘spilled’ over to the back seat of her car.
The Addison Midday Rotary Club had a Souper Meeting 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

30-Day Acts of Kindness Challenge

 
"We cannot do great things on this earth, only small things with great love." - Mother Teresa Rotary has two official mottoes: 1) Service Above Self, 2) One Profits Most Who Serves Best. Plano West Rotary leads outdoor, mask required service projects each month. It also leads "passive" projects volunteers can do from the safety of their home.
30-Day Acts of Kindness Challenge 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0
It's Time For Our Annual District Conference Celebration 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

Plano Rotary Feeding Collin County One Meal at a Time

Plano Rotary Club was on track to celebrate 2020-2021 as its 75th anniversary when Covid-19 hit and our club saw an opportunity to serve the community in a new way.  Since our dues included our lunches, we took that part of our dues and bought meals for various non-profits that are busy serving others every day.
Plano Rotary Feeding Collin County One Meal at a Time 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

Grand Prairie Metro Brings Smiles to Seniors

Seventy-five residents at Heritage Nursing Home received essential goods (shampoo, conditioner, body wash), a warm blanket, and a stuffed animal thanks to the Grand Prairie Metro Rotarians! Even Grand Prairie Police Officer Seitz stopped by Main Event to lend a hand!!
Grand Prairie Metro Brings Smiles to Seniors 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

Collin County Covid Vaccination

Rotarian Kathy Mixson of the Melissa Rotary Club has been serving at one of the Collin County Covid Vaccination sites for the past few weeks. The large site has been working daily to admirer the available vaccines to first responders and those over 65. Thank you Kathy for service above self.
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Carrollton Farmers Branch International Service Update 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

White Rock Rotary Explores the Caribbean

Last Friday, one of our White Rock Rotary members, Enid Jones, arranged a wonderful joint Zoom with Regina Edwards of the Farmers Branch Club and Dominica Pradere of the Montego Bay Rotary Club in Jamaica. 
White Rock Rotary Explores the Caribbean 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise Supports Local Blood Drive

The Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise supported a local blood drive at Watters Creek at Montgomery Farms in Allen, TX. The drive occurred on a chilly afternoon on December 30, 2020. In one afternoon, 15 units of whole blood were collected, which has the potential to impact 45 community members. Due to Covid-19, blood donations are critical, and the club's donations will help address a a nationwide shortage.
Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise Supports Local Blood Drive 2021-02-23 06:00:00Z 0
Rotary 2021-2022 Theme Revealed 2021-02-01 06:00:00Z 0

Mardi Gras Time!

Since we have spent so much time apart, who’s ready for a party? 5810 Rotarians, that’s whom! Let’s gather VIRTUALLY on Fat Tuesday evening and enjoy some visiting with District Rotarians. Dust off that Boa, get out the beads, wear a funny hat, or beautiful mask, sequins and let’s PARTY!
 
Mardi Gras Time! 2021-01-31 06:00:00Z 0

Celebration Of Life - January

John Edward Gay, a 3-term Mayor of McKinney, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.  He dedicated his life to public service, family, church and community.
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DG John Moser's February Message

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Here’s hoping each and everyone is looking towards a very happy Valentine’s day, and a really great month.
 
It looks like the vaccine for Covid-19 is starting to hit the public and will become more available in the coming months.  I encourage each and every one of you to take of advantage of this vaccine to protect yourself from this pandemic.
DG John Moser's February Message 2021-01-29 06:00:00Z 0

Celebrate Rotary's 116th Birthday 

Plano West Rotary Club is being honored with the privilege of having Rotary International's General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, John Hewko, speak to their club at on Rotary's 116th Anniversary on February 23rd club meeting over Zoom. All Rotarians are welcome to join!!
Celebrate Rotary's 116th Birthday 2021-01-28 06:00:00Z 0
Rockwall’s Future Rotarians Help Neighbors in Need  2021-01-28 06:00:00Z 0
District 5810 Four-Way Speech Contest 2021 2021-01-28 06:00:00Z 0

Earn Cash Prizes for Public Image Olympic Games

We are excited to announce that CASH PRIZES will be earned for the Public Image Olympic Games! These games were developed to help your Club MAXIMIZE your Rotary Club Public Image. Clubs that complete all six games will be entered into a raffle at our District Conference on April 23-24. There will be 3 Clubs chosen - with the top prize of $500 and (2) $250 prizes.
Earn Cash Prizes for Public Image Olympic Games 2021-01-25 06:00:00Z 0
New Year, New Officers, Big Plans!! 2021-01-25 06:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club Supports Local Outreach

The Melissa Rotary Club performed a Service project at the Melissa Community Outreach. A local youth group collected over 10,000 hygiene items over the weekend and the Club sorted all of them into categories for placement into hygiene kits to be handed out to local clients. Half the club sorted and the other half made up the hygiene kits. The club was joined by District Governor, John Moser who helped to make up the kits. Thanks John for your support to our club.
Rotary Club Supports Local Outreach 2021-01-25 06:00:00Z 0
Camp RYLA 2021 Kick-Off and RYLead 2020  2020-12-31 06:00:00Z 0

Rockwall Rotarians Help the Troops for the Holidays
 

Santa’s elves were busy in Rockwall making Christmas brighter for the men and women of our military this year. For troops on duty during the holidays, in addition to the important job of protecting our freedoms in all corners of the world, it’s tough to be away from friends and loved ones.
Rockwall Rotarians Help the Troops for the Holidays  2020-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Dallas – Feed the Need  2020-12-29 06:00:00Z 0

The Importance of Rotary's Visual Identity

Some brands are recognized around the world just by their logos. When people see the logo, they instantly know what it means and what to expect from the product. Building that kind of visual recognition requires effort, including years of using a logo widely and consistently. Companies work at this because earning that global recognition benefits their business.
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Addison Rotarians Make the Trains Run Smooth!

On the afternoon of December 9, members of the Addison Rotary Club continued the Club's long legacy of service to the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas (RHMD) by hosting visitors to the "Trains at NorthPark" (Trains) exhibit. 
Addison Rotarians Make the Trains Run Smooth! 2020-12-28 06:00:00Z 0
Christmas Came Early for Ronald McDonald House of Dallas 2020-12-28 06:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Park Cities Adapts the Snider Plaza Tree Lighting to Collect Toys for the Salvation Army 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's January Message

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WOW!  What a year 2020 was.  I know I’m glad it’s over, and I’m looking forward to a new and improved year – 2021.
 
As a District, we did actually pull off some pretty neat things:
  1.  RYLA – While the RYLA camp was cancelled, the RYLA management worked to create a new virtual camping model, giving a chance for those who didn’t get to go to camp a chance to experience RYLA, make new friends and learn new lessons.
  2. YOUTH EXCHANGE – Again the pandemic struck.  Long term and short term exchanges were cancelled, but again the RYE management team pulled together to create a virtual exchange experience.
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Melissa Volunteers at County Outreach 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Cleaning Up Plano

Thanks to our 9 volunteers of Plano West Rotary club, other Rotarians, and friends who helped with their Adopt-a-Highway clean-up they do every other month, over on Avenue K, between Spring Creek Parkway and Parker Road. It looks "marvelous"! :)
Cleaning Up Plano 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Pajamas for Children of Veterans

Plano West Rotary didn't want to just 'write a check' to support veterans. Its members wanted to serve veterans. They partnered with American Legion and Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center to give over 450 comfy pajamas to children of veterans.
 
Pajamas for Children of Veterans 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Richardson Rotary Club Becomes a 100% Paul Harris Club

Richardson Rotary Club reached a momentous milestone in December 2020. The Club's Foundation Committee Chair, Radi Al-Rashed had a vision at the beginning of his term as Chair to make the club "100% Paul Harris" by the end of the year. That goal has now been achieved.
 
Richardson Rotary Club Becomes a 100% Paul Harris Club 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Rotary International Dues Invoices

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In January, Rotary International will send each Rotary Club its semi-annual dues invoice for all active club members on the club roster as of January 1, 2021. Also reflected on the Rotary International statement is a pro-rata dues invoice for any active club member who joined the Rotary Club between July 2, 2020 and December 31, 2020.
 
Invoices from Rotary International are payable to Rotary International upon receipt.
Rotary International Dues Invoices 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Spreading Christmas Joy 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0
Coppell Rotary & Metrocrest Services Making Senior Citizens Holidays Bright!  2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Learning Something New

Member, Dr. Joel Davis, gave members a hands-on lesson on his new hobby teaching us how stained glass art is created. We had a great time and lots of laughs and walked away with a special ornament.
Learning Something New 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

A Little Collaboration With Big Impact

Rotary Club or Wylie East Fork launched a toy drive as we made the decision to cease our in-person meetings. We understood this would create enough of a challenge that our participation might suffer.
A Little Collaboration With Big Impact 2020-12-26 06:00:00Z 0

Cotton Patch Challenge
 

The Greenville Rotary Club’s 24th annual Cotton Patch Challenge was a big success this year. The bike ride held on the third Saturday in September had a large participation and fantastic weather.
Cotton Patch Challenge   2020-12-18 06:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Sponsored Successful Food Drive Benefiting Sharing Life  2020-12-18 06:00:00Z 0

CFB Rotary Celebrates Sixty Years of Service

CFB Rotary celebrated its sixtieth birthday with a festive lunch at noon on Thursday, November 19, at the Brookhaven Country Club. President Sonja Dodds joined two of our most senior members, John Dodd and Dick Calvert, in displaying the Club's original charter!
CFB Rotary Celebrates Sixty Years of Service 2020-12-18 06:00:00Z 0
In the Season of Giving, Park Cities Feeds the Hungry Locally and on the Other Side of the World 2020-11-30 06:00:00Z 0

Rockwall Rotary Club Feeds the Hungry
 

Two Rockwall Rotarians saw a need and jumped into action to fill it. In the weeks before Thanksgiving, Nancy Parkes and Robin Chouteau noticed that the local food bank, Rockwall Helping Hands, was calling for assistance in restocking their empty shelves.
Rockwall Rotary Club Feeds the Hungry  2020-11-30 06:00:00Z 0

'Masketeers' at White Rock Lake

A group comprised equally of members of White Rock Rotary and Lake Highlands High School Interact picked up trash during a shoreline spruce up at White Rock Lake.
'Masketeers' at White Rock Lake 2020-11-30 06:00:00Z 0

Promoting Your Club As People Of Action

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 You have the power to increase people's understanding of Rotary by showing your members as people of action! Our Public Image Olympic Game II was created to introduce Clubs to the People of Action public image campaign. 
Promoting Your Club As People Of Action Pam Blankenzee 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0
Collin College – Wylie Campus treats Rotary Club of Wylie East Fork to an Education 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0

Operation Christmas Child

Rotary Club of Wylie East Fork looks forward to this project every year. Members of the club bring items that might interest teen boys and pack 20 boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse. 
Operation Christmas Child 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's December Message

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Holiday Season!  We all have so much to be thankful for, and a season of love and giving.  Since Service (Giving) is essential to Rotary, I would like to encourage everyone to remember that any funds contributed to the Rotary Foundation help those in need.  There are so many in need, and our Foundation helps people locally, nationally and internationally.  So, if your circumstances allow, remember the Rotary Foundation in your gifting plans.
DG John Moser's December Message 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0
Love Where You Live Plano Sunrise Team 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0

Allen Sunrise Feed The Hungry

On Nov. 8, several members (their children & grandchildren) from the Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise (and proposed members-to-be) turned out to help package food for Honduran families under the Kids Against Hunger program.  
Allen Sunrise Feed The Hungry 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0
Addison Rotarians Answer 'The Call to Feed Area Families' 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0
New Cause-Based Rotary Club Forming! 2020-11-27 06:00:00Z 0
Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Shops for Christmas Gifts 2020-11-20 06:00:00Z 0
Garland Rotary and the Rotary Club of Chennai Renaissance 2020-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

Melissa's Veteran's Day Tribute

Melissa Rotary observed Veterans Day with a gathering of Vets, family and neighbors. Melissa Mayor Greer spoke thanking the Veterans for their service and for allowing us to live in a Free Nation. 
Melissa's Veteran's Day Tribute 2020-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

McKinney Sunrise & Collin County College Foundation

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At today's Club Assembly, on a unanimous vote, the club confirmed initiating a scholarship granting relationship with the Collin County College Foundation. The scholarship granting will be a partnership relationship whereby the Rotary Club of McKinney Sunrise will provide the initial funding of one scholarship Endowment by seeding the endowment with $5000.  
 
McKinney Sunrise & Collin County College Foundation 2020-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

People Of Action Shoe Drive

Local Rotarians hit the pavement with both feet to exceed our shoe drive goal. With 203 pairs donated, our club doubled our goal and was glad to support the work of Rotary District 5810 - North Texas. Pictured Wylie East Fork Club President Brenda modeling the haul as she drops them off.
People Of Action Shoe Drive 2020-11-03 06:00:00Z 0

Alzheimer's Walk-A-Thon

Rotary Clubs of Rockwall Breakfast and Wylie East Fork serves beyond our city limit. Sachse, Texas tucks right in with our service area with many of our members residents so we feel it’s a natural and companionable fit. 
Alzheimer's Walk-A-Thon 2020-11-03 06:00:00Z 0

Sachse Chase

Wylie East Fork club members Lynn Fagerstrom and Brenda Byboth manned a stop for Sachse Chamber of Commerce’s Fallfest Wild Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt.
Sachse Chase 2020-11-03 06:00:00Z 0
Rockwall Rotary’s Hot Rocks Bike Ride Gets a Temporary COVID-19 Makeover, and Community Responds in a Big Way 2020-11-01 05:00:00Z 0

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. 
Donate Pajamas For Kids 2020-10-30 05:00:00Z 0
November Deadline for Public Image Olympic Games II and III 2020-10-30 05:00:00Z 0

RYLA News

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. 
RYLA News 2020-10-30 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's November Message

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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.
DG John Moser's November Message 2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Assists at Annual Addressing Mesquite Day 2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0

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). 
Supporting YMCA Youth Programs in Irving 2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Feeds Homeless 2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Dictionaries for Our Children  2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0

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!
Virtual Food Drive for Metrocrest Services  2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0

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. 
Park Cities Rotary Plans Field Trips 2020-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Dallas Rotary Salute to America's Veterans 2020-10-22 05:00:00Z 0

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.
Coppell Flag Program is GROWING  2020-10-22 05:00:00Z 0
October Roundtable 2020-10-17 05:00:00Z 0
Take action for World Polio Day: 24 October 2020-09-30 05:00:00Z 0
Prestonwood Rotary Club Foundation Grants Continue Club's Commitment to Children 2020-09-30 05:00:00Z 0
Pumpkin Run - Grand Prairie Metro Rotary VIRTUAL 5K 2020-09-29 05:00:00Z 0

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Supports Metrocrest Services

With the continuing impact of COVID-19, many in our community are in serious lack of sanitation and hygiene supplies. To help, CFB Rotary's Bill Bexley (center) hand-delivered a check for $1,150 to Metrocrest Services Chief Operations Officer Nicole Newkham-Binkley (left) and Chief Executive Officer Tracy Eubanks (right). 
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Supports Metrocrest Services 2020-09-29 05:00:00Z 0

New Speakers Bureau

Do you have a dynamic guest speaker that you believe other Rotarians will enjoy? Every Rotary meeting benefits from dynamic, informative, and entertaining speakers. Exciting and worthwhile meetings keep members engaged and attract new members. We're excited to launch the new ROTARY DISTRICT 5810 SPEAKERS BUREAU! Check it out today!
New Speakers Bureau 2020-09-29 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's October Message

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Trudy and I have had a really great time visiting District 5810 clubs, both virtually and in person.  We’ve visited 45 clubs so far with 16 left to go.  I continue to be very pleased at the way our Rotarians are handling this Pandemic and continuing to meet as a Rotary Club. 
DG John Moser's October Message 2020-09-28 05:00:00Z 0

Rockwall’s Shoe Drive Success
 

The Rockwall Rotary Club recently partnered with the Rockwall High School Interact Club to help those in need. The groups joined forces for the District’s Shoe Drive to help with local and international community development. The effort garnered a ton of support!
Rockwall’s Shoe Drive Success  2020-09-28 05:00:00Z 0

Richardson East Diaper Drive

On September 5th Tommie Wright and her husband Roy from the Richardson East Rotary Club delivered SEVENTEEN pallets of diapers, paper goods, cleaning products & food to the Network of Community Ministries.
Richardson East Diaper Drive 2020-09-28 05:00:00Z 0

Addison Rotary 2020 Open

The Addison Rotary Club held the 30th Annual Addison Rotary Open (ARO) was held on September 14 at Gleneagles Country Club.  The club took extra efforts this year to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines including staggered starting times, barriers in golf carts, social distancing and mandatory masks. 
Addison Rotary 2020 Open 2020-09-25 05:00:00Z 0

Melissa Rotary Honors 911 and First Responders

The Melissa Rotary participated with the Melissa High School Football team to honor the memory of 9-11 and first responders. Melissa Cardinals Football team came onto the field carrying Rotary Flags with a tribute to those who lost their lives on 9-11 and the first responders.  
Melissa Rotary Honors 911 and First Responders 2020-09-25 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Honors John Todd for 50 Years of Service in the Club  2020-09-25 05:00:00Z 0
Plano West Earns Hometown Hero Award 2020-09-21 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Club Wins District Awards  2020-09-21 05:00:00Z 0
Frisco Sunrise Rotary Club Feeding those in Need! 2020-09-21 05:00:00Z 0

Denison Raises Funds for New K-9 Unit

The Rotary Club of Denison recently raised $25K to present to their local Denison Police Dept. to purchase a new k9 unit. The money was raised by two years of golf tournaments.  The funds were received through sponsors, players and raffle items.
 
 
Denison Raises Funds for New K-9 Unit 2020-09-21 05:00:00Z 0

Adopt A Spot

On Saturday September 19th, the Irving Sunrise Rotary Club participated in the City of Irving's 29th Annual Trash Bash. We added this to our monthly Adopt-a-Spot program.

Adopt A Spot 2020-09-21 05:00:00Z 0

Congratulations 2019-20 Rotary Citation Awardees!

Congratulations to the following clubs for earning the 2019-20 Rotary Citation: Addison Midday, Dallas Uptown, Grayson County, Greenville, McKinney, Park Cities, Waxahacie, East Dallas, Plano East, Plano West, Prestonwood and White Rock.
Congratulations 2019-20 Rotary Citation Awardees! 2020-09-14 05:00:00Z 0
September Roundtable 2020-09-14 05:00:00Z 0

Rotarian Job Connection

In this time of economic crisis, many Rotarians find themselves in an unfortunate state so many Americans are experiencing, unemployment. 
Rotarian Job Connection 2020-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
North Texas Giving Day Just Around the Corner !! 2020-08-31 05:00:00Z 0

RYLA Programs Update

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Camp RYLA has not been "business as usual" in 2020, but when we make a promise, we keep our promise. The students you chose are still getting a change to take part in something incredibly special and powerful.
RYLA Programs Update 2020-08-31 05:00:00Z 0
Public Image Olympics Game 1 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Presten Center Rotary Flattening The Curve 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0

Community Blood Drive 

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Allen Sunrise is partnering with the Allen Noon club on a Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 2nd at Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm in Allen, TX. The drive is open to both Rotarians and to members of the community and is being managed by Carter BloodCare, which is one of Texas' largest blood donation centers. 
Community Blood Drive 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Coppell, Little Club with a Big Flag Program!  2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Addison Midday Rotary Club donates dry erase markers to the George Bush Elementary School 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Rockwall Rotary’s Blood Drive to Honor Heroes  2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Melissa Rotary Installs New Leadership 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Dallas Honors Three DISD Teachers With “Service Above Self” Awards 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
A Little Help for Our Friends  2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0

Wylie Rotary Teacher's Lunch

Rotary Club of Wylie East Fork adopted Hartman Elementary years ago and looks for ways to show our support and appreciation the teachers and students. This year is different with outside meals requiring different management.
Wylie Rotary Teacher's Lunch 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0

It’s a New Rotary Year – But COVID Continues

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Here we are, six months after the first shelter-in-place order, still masked and distanced. Yet with every problem comes opportunity. One of Park Cities Rotary’s collaborative partners, Agape Clinic in East Dallas, has been open throughout. 
It’s a New Rotary Year – But COVID Continues 2020-08-28 05:00:00Z 0
African Region Declared Polio Free 2020-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Improving Lives and Fighting for Social Justice Through Rotary Community Corps Alex Johnson 2020-08-20 05:00:00Z 0

Board Meetings in the Time of Covid

White Rock Rotary decided to have an in person Board Meeting in the great outdoors. We were all masked and distanced and enjoyed a great view of the lake. We followed the meeting with our usual monthly shoreline spruce up at White Rock Lake.
Board Meetings in the Time of Covid 2020-08-17 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Club Inducts New Officers and Board  2020-08-17 05:00:00Z 0

Rotarians Recognized By Circle Ten Council and Scouting

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On Saturday August 8th Circle Ten Council recognized all the Scouts who attained the rank of Eagle Scout during Calendar year 2019, as well as adult volunteers involved in Scouting.  The 2019 Eagle Scout Class, totaling almost 1,000 young men, was named in honor of Past Rotary Club of Dallas President and Past District 5810 Governor, Linus D Wright.
Rotarians Recognized By Circle Ten Council and Scouting 2020-08-11 05:00:00Z 0
District 5810 Interact - Passing the Pin 2020-08-07 05:00:00Z 0

Jennifer Jones Selected RI President 2022-23

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Jennifer E. Jones, a member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada, has been nominated to become Rotary International’s president for 2022-23, a selection that will make her the first woman to hold that office in the organization’s 115-year history.
Jennifer Jones Selected RI President 2022-23 2020-08-06 05:00:00Z 0
Celebration of Life 2019-2020 2020-07-31 05:00:00Z 0
RYLead - Rotary Youth Leadership Education & Development 2020-07-31 05:00:00Z 0
Plano West Rotary Club Partnership Serves Douglass Community 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's August Message

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We’re almost through July and the Covis-19 pandemic continues cloud our horizons.  But, being true Rotarians, District 5810 continues to fight on.
Congratulations to all those who submitted applications for District Award, with special congratulations to those who brought back the trophies.  Now is the time to start working on an awards program for your club.
DG John Moser's August Message 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0

Making A Difference Virtually

The Rotary Club of Coppell is working hard virtually to make a difference in our community.  We donated 500 masks to the City of Coppell for Texas State Primary Runoff Elections.
Making A Difference Virtually 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0

Women of the Rockwall Rotary Club Shine in Public Service
 

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Two women of the Rockwall Rotary Club have recently been selected to lead as public servants in their county. Anna Campbell, who is also currently the club’s Youth Services Chair, was hand-picked by the Rockwall City Council to fill a vacant seat for Place 6. Anna is a Spanish teacher at Rockwall High School, who also heads-up the Interact Club for the school. Her passion for serving in the community runs deep. While she volunteers with several organizations in Rockwall, she says she loves the ability Rockwall Rotary provides for her to make a difference on a grand scale.
Women of the Rockwall Rotary Club Shine in Public Service  2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Irving Sunrise Awards Paul Harris Fellows 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Celebration of Life - Rick Larsen 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Join your fellow Rotarians - Save Lives 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Coppell Makes a Big Difference Internationally
 

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In 2018 the Coppell Club received their first Global Grant for Train and Help Babies (TaHb). This grant provided equipment and training for hospitals in India to save premature infants from death and chronic disease. As a result of this grant, Rotary District 3170 adopted this project and Coppell collaborated on our 2nd global grant. This grant resulted in the first NICU that is available to a population over a million. It's amazing what a difference a small club can make worldwide.
Rotary Club of Coppell Makes a Big Difference Internationally  2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Life Time Membership Award 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Network ... A New Tool 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Greenville Texas Cotton Patch Challenge 2019 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0

… and not a drop to drink?
 

In keeping with Prestonwood Rotary’s long-standing commitment to international service, our chair for these projects, Glen Campbell, was able to provide the near completion of yet another water and sanitation project in Africa: 
… and not a drop to drink?  2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Park Cities’ Fourth of July Celebration! 2020-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
And the Winners are ..... 2020-07-21 05:00:00Z 0

2019-2020 Rotarian of the Year 

Congratulations to Glen & Vickie Campbell from the Rotary Club of Prestonwood for being awarded "Rotarian of the Year" this past year. Thank you for your dedication to Rotary International and our District!
2019-2020 Rotarian of the Year 2020-07-21 05:00:00Z 0

Bill Dendy Receives Top Award

Congratulations to PDG Bill Dendy on receiving the Rotary Interantional for Service Above Self! This is a top award at Rotary International and only 150 of these awards are given out annually throughout the world. 
Bill Dendy Receives Top Award 2020-07-21 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Supports Local Libraries 2020-07-09 05:00:00Z 0

DG John Moser's July Message

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Wow, what a finish to the 2019-2020 Rotary year, and it appears the upcoming year is going to present more  new and challenging opportunities, But that’s our theme this year, isn’t it…”Rotary Opens Opportunities”. 
DG John Moser's July Message 2020-06-30 05:00:00Z 0

District Awards Event

Please plan to attend the Annual Awards Celebration  Saturday, July 18 at 5:30 p.m. All clubs who submitted award nominations should plan to attend and celebrate the winners. And those who didn’t submit should attend for inspiration next Rotary year.
District Awards Event 2020-06-30 05:00:00Z 0

Flag Summit Follow-Up

One of the innovations this past year was the Flag Summit held to discuss best practices of clubs who utilize this fundraiser. Sharing this information proved to  be economical.  Recently, the Rowlett Rotary Club needed to purchase some additional flags.
Flag Summit Follow-Up 2020-06-30 05:00:00Z 0

Dallas Rotary's Dream Team Mentoring Program

Oh what a year! Every year we participate in DREAMTeam, it just gets better! DREAMTeam (which stands for Dallas Rotarians Enabling Achievement through Mentoring) is a group of Rotarians who work with students at Woodrow Wilson High School starting in their sophomore year.
Dallas Rotary's Dream Team Mentoring Program 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

Rockwall High School Interact Ends Year On High Note

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The Rockwall High School Interactors were pretty busy despite not able to physically attend school and the required quarantines. In May and early June, they completed two projects. First, the Interactors wrote 174 letters Mother’s Day cards to three nursing homes in Rockwall.
Rockwall High School Interact Ends Year On High Note 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

Rockwall Noon Rotary Celebrates Seniors

The Rockwall Noon Rotary, in conjunction with the Edward Jones office of Kelly D. Connel,  celebrated seniors in the Rockwall Community this year by delivering Mother's Day and Father's Day baskets.
Rockwall Noon Rotary Celebrates Seniors 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Richardson East Rotary Club 2020 Scholarship Recipients 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

Addison Midday Rotary Club Donates to Education Plus Nicaragua

Club President Jerry is pleased to report the Addison Midday Rotary Club raised $2,400 for Education Plus Nicaragua, a charity he worked with on his Rotary trip to Nicaragua. members donated $1,200 and the Addison Midday Foundation matched the donations for an additional $1,200.
Addison Midday Rotary Club Donates to Education Plus Nicaragua 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Through Thick and Thin! 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Irving Sunrise Adopt-A-Spot 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

Interact Students Participate In Flags Over Irving

Jack E Singley Academy Interact students just finished their 1st Full Holiday (Flag Day) Flags Over Irving volunteer opportunity. This club has doubled in size from last year & has a full head of steam with service projects, volunteer opportunities, & revenue producing ideas.  
Interact Students Participate In Flags Over Irving 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Rotary Particpates in the Battle of the Badges 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

..... and not a drop to drink?

In keeping with Prestonwood Rotary’s long-standing commitment to international service, our chair for these projects, Glen Campbell, was able to provide the near-completion of yet another water project in Africa:

..... and not a drop to drink? 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Plano East eClub-to-be creates a Positive Impact In Costa Rica 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
DG John Moser's Installation Ceremony 2020-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

Carrollton-Farmers Branch Supports Beas Kids

The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Rotary Club has long supported the work of Bea's Kids, a local non-profit whose mission is "to provide educational and personal development programs to children from low income families so they will stay in school and break the cycle of poverty."
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Supports Beas Kids 2020-06-25 05:00:00Z 0
Coppell Rotary is supporting “Celebrate Coppell Red, White & Views 2020-06-24 05:00:00Z 0

Community Connections

The Melissa Rotary Club held a Flag Day Food Drive in support of the Melissa Community Outreach. MCO supports those in need in the greater Melissa community with food twice a week.
 
Community Connections 2020-06-24 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary's Statement on Racism

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Rotary has dealt with many crises and changes recently, but our diverse, inclusive organization has issued a policy statement based on the recent social injustice activism that has taken place. Please review, embrace and help Rotary connect the world but change the world!
Rotary's Statement on Racism 2020-06-17 05:00:00Z 0

Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere Gives COVID-19 Update
 

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Plano Metro Rotary Club (PMRC) members welcomed Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere as their first virtual speaker, on May 13, 2020. PMRC had been meeting remotely for weeks, but with live meetings cancelled, the club has not had a speaker scheduled since early March.
Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere Gives COVID-19 Update  2020-06-16 05:00:00Z 0
Virtual Aloha "Farewell" Party 2020-06-09 05:00:00Z 0
Staying Connected-Even at 1:30 AM  2020-05-28 05:00:00Z 0
Coppell Rotary Flag Program Brings Community Together  2020-05-28 05:00:00Z 0
Plano Metro Supports Local Non-Profits 2020-05-28 05:00:00Z 0
RYLAcast  District 5810 Leadership Podcast  2020-05-28 05:00:00Z 0
McKinney Purchases Meals for Frontline Workers 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Students Destined For Grace School, Haiti 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0

Generosity Can Kill the Hunger 
 

Prestonwood Rotary did not neglect one of its primary missions – helping those who need our help. When it became obvious that the economy was suffering in direct proportion to the nationwide quarantine, Prestonwood Rotary was able to donate more than $2,200 to the North Texas Food Bank
 
Generosity Can Kill the Hunger   2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0

Melissa Rotary Sponsors Memorial Day Observance

The Melissa Rotary Club sponsored a Memorial Day observance honoring those who have given their lives in service to our country, our First responders, and the Health Professionals who are servicing our community during the COVID pandemic.
Melissa Rotary Sponsors Memorial Day Observance 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Members Stay Connected During the Shutdown 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Park Cities Adapts For Service During Shutdown 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Royse City Brings Smiles to RYLA Students 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Presents $12,000 in Scholarships to Area Students 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Recognition of AHS Interact Seniors 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Fire Chief Jon Boyd Named 2020 Friend of Education  2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0
Carrollton-Farmers Branch Host an International Zoom Meeting 2020-05-25 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Feeds The Need

The Rotary Club of Dallas has launched Rotary Feeds The Need a matching fund supported by The Rotary Club of Dallas encouraging members watching via Facebook to donate their lunch funds through the Dallas Rotary Club Foundation to a worthy organization that supports our affected Dallas community by feeding those left hungry or our first responders working tirelessly.
Rotary Feeds The Need 2020-04-28 05:00:00Z 0

Going Viral Against The Virus

A really unique opportunity was presented to Plano East Rotary from Darren Collins, a Rotarian in the DeSoto Rotary club.  He called PDG Ean Sullivan, a member of our club, to tell him that the Kenyan Ministry of Health had contacted him and asked him to create a video for Kenyan TV using puppets to teach the WHO procedures for  hand washing, social distancing, and coughing techniques, specifically targeting children.
Going Viral Against The Virus 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

"This We'll Defend", Covid-19 Music

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When the national, state, and local governments added ’stay-at-home’ to the collective vernacular and called on Americans to practice new social distancing guidelines in an effort to help flatten the pandemic curve, Lindsey Lloyd, a retired army veteran military bandsman and Rotarian in the Allen Sunrise Club, placed calls to his friends and neighbors around the country to cheer them up during the quarantine by playing requested familiar eventful songs on his trumpet. (https://youtu.be/Oiwj8qr6Nek)
"This We'll Defend", Covid-19 Music 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Coppell Donates $4,000 to Metrocrest Services
 

Coppell Rotary continues to meet via ZOOM in place of our regular meetings, the 1st and 3rd Thursday’s of each month at 6 pm. Attendance has been stellar as we have learned to lean on each other during these hard times. Coppell Rotary, a proud supporter of Metrocrest Services,  had Tracy Eubanks, CEO of Metrocrest Services as our first ZOOM speaker.
Rotary Club of Coppell Donates $4,000 to Metrocrest Services  2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

District 5810 Still Going Strong Despite Challenges of Covid-19

District 5810, despite having a generous year of sharing Local and world-wide grants, scrambled to identify any surplus funds that could be used to help during the Crisis. It was decided that local food distribution points needed help, and a challenge was issued to the clubs, allowing for a matching grant.
District 5810 Still Going Strong Despite Challenges of Covid-19 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

White Rock Rotary Supports Sisters' Garden

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Life is a little different for us now. You will not see many fun photos of Rotarians at work in person at the moment.. However you can find a plethora of evidence of Rotary at work! This somewhat 'boring' photo show fruits and vegetables growing in the Sisters' Garden, an enclosed garden run by nuns (Mother Theresa's order) as part of a convent in South Dallas.
White Rock Rotary Supports Sisters' Garden 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0
Sharing a Little Edible Love to the Essential Staff at Agape Clinic 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Unprecedented Service During Unprecedented Times
 

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“The mobile food pantry giveaway is expected to be one of the largest in North Texas,” and “North Texas Food Bank to distribute free food at Fair Park with mobile pantries” are just two of the recent headlines as more and more families seek assistance. The North Texas Food Bank is a collaborative partner of RCPC. As one of our major projects, in 2015 Rotary Club of Park Cities raised the funds to donate the first mobile food pantry to the North Texas Food Bank.
Unprecedented Service During Unprecedented Times  2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0
Preston Hollow Supports Inspired Vision Food Bank 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Sunset Satellite Helps to Meet Needs

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When local non-profits in McKinney described mounting needs at a time when their scheduled fund-raising activities were cancelled due to the
coronavirus quarantine, McKinney Sunset, a satellite of the Rotary Club of McKinney Sunrise stepped up.
Sunset Satellite Helps to Meet Needs 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0
YEA! Frisco Graduate helping those in need! 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Plano East Helping The Local Community

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There is a company called Trusted World that provides services to a variety of 501 C 3 entities.  It is a unique company started by Michael Garrett from his garage about 10 years ago.   If you think of them as a clearinghouse for other 501's to shop for the needs of their recipients that is accurate. 
Plano East Helping The Local Community 2020-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Responds Covid-19 Telethon

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Join this live event on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10AM to hear stories of hope, inspiration and gratitude from Rotarians, Rotaractors and friends of #Rotary from across the globe as they share what they are doing to help their communities. The telethon will also showcase how our polio eradication infrastructure is helping to combat COVID-19. The goal is to raise more than $1 million dollars! To watch, visit facebook.com/rotary. Here is how you can participate:
Rotary Responds Covid-19 Telethon 2020-04-24 05:00:00Z 0

Helping Those Who Help Those Who Cannot Help Themselves
 

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Just when you think things are going smoothly, a far less than microscopic virus on the other side of the world brings our economy to a halt, and with it a crisis for many of those most in need of help.  One of Rotary Club of Park Cities' collaborative partners, the Salvation Army, funds its Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) through their Family Stores. The ARC provides access to a new life for the men who live there hoping to overcome their addictions. However, with the Family Stores closed, 98% of the funding for the ARC was gone.
Helping Those Who Help Those Who Cannot Help Themselves  2020-04-21 05:00:00Z 0

Project Volunteer Surge

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed our healthcare system to its limits. We can take action now through a citizen volunteer opportunity called Volunteer Surge! Rotary Clubs across the country are partnering with Volunteer Surge to recruit one million volunteers to participate in a new program that provides training online, for free, to become a Telehealth Worker or a Community Health Worker. Rotarian founded nonprofit The Global Impact Group is leading this effort. Click here to join the effort called Volunteer Surge! 
Project Volunteer Surge 2020-04-21 05:00:00Z 0
Addison Midday Donates $4500 to Metrocrest Services 2020-04-21 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise Boosts Community Spirit

Last week, the Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise decided that their community’s spirits might welcome a boost.This week, volunteer-teams began a special deployment of 600+ flags to their flag customers’ neighborhoods, without financial impact to their current dues and in addition to the year’s seven flag holidays.
Rotary Club of Allen Sunrise Boosts Community Spirit 2020-04-08 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Donates to Sharing Life and Mesquite Social Services 2020-04-08 05:00:00Z 0

Connecting during the COVID-19 response

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For more than a century, Rotary has connected the world through fellowship and service. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our daily routines and forced the cancellation of many in-person Rotary and Rotaract club meetings and events. But even when we can’t hold our usual events, members have lots of ways to stay engaged, connect with one another, and serve their communities. 

 
Connecting during the COVID-19 response 2020-04-07 05:00:00Z 0

District 5810 News and Invitations! 

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Well, life gets stranger everyday. With many of us now firmly sheltered in place, it is time to get Rotary  moving again, maybe redefined for 2020. I challenged the Presidents Sunday to go virtual... use Zoom, Vimeo, Facebook Live ... whatever vehicle works. Anyone with a telephone can call in, but on a computer or an IPAD,  we can actually see each other! The cost is low for it the benefit received. Rotary gets a discount from Zoom. Call Lynne McNamee, our District Public Image guru, if you need any help with set-up or acquisition. Let’s get back to the Business of Rotary... it is an essential organization!
District 5810 News and Invitations! 2020-03-25 05:00:00Z 0

Use Virtual Meetings To Stay Engaged

Consider the creative use of technology to host “virtual meeting” experiences for your members until you can resume in-person meetings and events. Below are a few ideas and favorite tools for virtual meetings. Each suggestion includes links to helpful how-to guides and/or other information to assist you in navigating these tools.
 
Use Virtual Meetings To Stay Engaged 2020-03-25 05:00:00Z 0

Tips For A Zoom Meeting

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Here are some handy tips for hosting a Zoom meeting:
· Set an agenda.
· Don’t sit with a window behind you. A little effort of lighting goes a long way.
· Sit close to the screen. Your face should fill the screen.
· When you’re not talking, hit mute.
 
Tips For A Zoom Meeting 2020-03-25 05:00:00Z 0

RI Convention Cancelled

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Rotary International just announced that the Rotary International Convention, scheduled for 6-10 June 2020, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, has been canceled in response to the ongoing threat of COVID-19. Read more at riconvention.org
RI Convention Cancelled 2020-03-19 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Connects the World-Online Meeting 2020-03-17 05:00:00Z 0

Important District Updates

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Every hour we have dramatic changes from our National and Local health officials, and reflecting those changes, here is some late breaking news for 5810 Rotarians.

1. District Assembly will now be scheduled for May  16, at the same location in McKinney.  If you had  registered for the original date,  your registration will be transferred to the new date automatically. If you cannot make the May 16 date, it is important to let us know so that a refund may be given.  You can send an email to Pam Blankenzee or Sandra Moudy, John’s aide. This training is so important for all club officers and committee chairs, So please make every effort to attend. 
Important District Updates 2020-03-16 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary’s Role in Battling Coronavirus

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The COVID-19 coronavirus is affecting every aspect of our lives in real time, and this puts Rotarians in an unfamiliar place. As People of Action, we are most comfortable when we are fully engaged in the world – moving freely, meeting openly, and offering helping hands. These are very difficult times for people who, like us, are at our best when we are learning, growing, and serving—together.

We are also leaders in our communities, and these times call for leadership. In many ways, this also is our time. We have proven abilities to reach out and collaborate to offer immediate help to people in need at a rapid pace. These are precisely the skills needed all over the world today. The global effort against COVID-19 depends on actions taken in every country. Rotary has the unique ability to help improve those efforts in every community and every country.

 
Rotary’s Role in Battling Coronavirus 2020-03-16 05:00:00Z 0

District Assembly - Postponed!

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Our District Assembly that was scheduled for March 21 has been postponed! We will send out an email of the new date and the location. Stay tuned.
District Assembly - Postponed! 2020-03-13 05:00:00Z 0

District 5810 and the Coronavirus

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Due to the coronavirus epidemic, some activities may be moved or canceled. Please check then local Rotary club’s website to confirm Meeting times and events. 
 
Roundtable for Saturday , March 14 is canceled.
District 5810 and the Coronavirus 2020-03-12 05:00:00Z 0
Mesquite Rotary Creates Personal Care Bag Program for the Homeless 2020-03-11 05:00:00Z 0
Register for District Assembly - March 21 2020-03-05 06:00:00Z 0

You're Invited to Frisco's Steak 101 event March 21st

D5810 Rotarians are invited to join the Rotary Club of Frisco for a night of steak:  Rotary Night at Steak 101 on March 21, 2020.  We’ll get to sample 15 different cuts of steak (including Wagyu) and enjoy the humor and knowledge of famed rancher Matt Hamilton on the different types and cuts of steak and insights into the meat industry – all in a fun, party environment with other Rotarians. $120 per person or $200 per couple (or sponsor a table of 8 for $1200 and have your sponsorship info on the table for all to see). For more info and to buy tickets: https://friscorotary.org/event/rotary-night-at-steak-101/
You're Invited to Frisco's Steak 101 event March 21st 2020-03-05 06:00:00Z 0
Get Involved With the RYLA Selection Process Now Underway 2020-02-27 06:00:00Z 0

Service Above Self Teacher Awards

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The Rotary Club of Dallas is working very hard to recognize outstanding teachers in the Dallas Independent School District.  If you know any really special teachers, please have them consider submitting an application for our awards program. 
Service Above Self Teacher Awards 2020-02-27 06:00:00Z 0

11th Annual Safer Dallas Awards

Rotary Club of Dallas held it’s 11th Annual Safer Dallas Awards on Wednesday, February 26th  at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital.  The program recognizes a Dallas Police Officer for Distinguished Service. 
11th Annual Safer Dallas Awards 2020-02-27 06:00:00Z 0
Annual Scouting For Food Driv