Welcome to District 5870 - Central Texas

Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back.

 
 

Celebrating 100 Yrs of Doing Good  

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Celebrate Centennial Foundation

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Rotary District 5870 - Central Texas in conjunction with Helping a Hero.org, US Senator Ted Cruz, and renowned singer Lee Greenwood partnered to present a new home to medically retire Marine SGT Steve Land who lost both legs in an IED explosion while serving our nation in Afghanistan. The district was represented by members of Rotary Club of Killeen HeightsHarker Heights RotaryBelton Rotary Club, Temple-South and Rotary Club of Georgetown, Texas. The Rotary Club of Killeen Heights presented SGT Land with a Paul Harris Fellowship, and the Rotary Club of Temple-South has make him an Honorary Member.
On behalf of the Trustees of the Jerry Johnson Testamentary Trust, our most sincere congratulations go out to Tonda Campbell, the newest member of the RC of Killeen Heights, for becoming the 1,000th recipient of a Jerry Johnson Testamentary Trust match.   This match, along with her contribution, also results in her becoming the newest Paul Harris Fellow in District 5870.
 
Now in its 8th year, the Jerry Testamentary Trust Match Program has distributed in excess of $203,000 to match the contributions made by 1,000 Rotarians in Districts 5730 and 5870, and to help them earn a total of 528 first time Paul Harris Fellowships. 
 
So far this Rotary year, the Johnson Trust has distributed $28,093 to help 76 Rotarians become Paul Harris Fellows.
We are pleased to announce that Global Grant 16-33516: Microcredits for Entrepreneur Women of Tamaulipas, submitted in Melinda’s year (Rotary year 2015-16) by the Rotary Clubs of Georgetown (D-5870) and Ciudad Victoria (D-4130), has been approved by The Rotary Foundation. The award is in the amount of $40,400 USD.
 
Congratulations to Georgetown for a job well done!  And in almost record time – the submission date was May 2016.
 
For more information, please contact George Lourigan of RC Georgetown at george@georgelourigan.com.
Chester Alan Arthur  (1881–1885)
"If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth."
 
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Message Sharon Golden  @ sharong.dgs@gmail.com a description of your Club literacy project that you want to receive matching funds from the Tocker Foundation for their local library. Deadline 3/31/17

 

 
 
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