News Around The District
DG Rick Stacy's September Message
Austin Southwest Rotary Feeds South West Austin
The Rotary Club of Austin-Southwest has set a goal to carry out some sort of service project every month.
What Is a Paul Harris Society Member?
The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who elect to contribute $1,000 or more each year to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus Fund, or approved global grants.
Africa Region Certified Polio-Free
It's with great pleasure that we announce to you that the African region has just been certified wild poliovirus-free.
Virtual Foundation Seminar
Join the District Foundation Seminar on September 19th on Zoom from 9AM-12PM. This seminar covers how the foundation works, how to create a culture of giving and acknowledge donors, how to pull reports, and an overview of Foundation grants and programs. Must register
District Membership Training Seminar
All Rotarians are invited to the Virtual Membership Training Seminar on September 26, 2020 9AM to 12PM. Must register 
Public Image All-Star Challenge
New Rotary Year... New Challenge! For details on the challenge and how to submit
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 FB page!
Jennifer Jones Selected RI President 2022-23
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.
Rotary Gives Students at Pecan Springs Basic School Supplies
350 packs delivered and distributed to the students of Pecan Springs Elementary yesterday. 
Rotarians Volunteer at the Killeen Food Care Center
Rotarians from the Killeen Heights Rotary Club and from the Harker Heights Rotary Club joined forces and helped bag and shelve groceries at the Killeen Food Care Center.
Stuff the Truck Mobile Food Drive
The Covid-19 pandemic has created a great deal of pressure on many families to have adequate food and many area pantries are being overwhelmed. Rotary E-Club invites all Rotarians. and friends to join in a mobile food drive on September 30, 3-7 p.m. at 8207 SUMMER SIDE DRIVE, Austin 78759. You can help feed the hungry!
Masks for Marlin Nursing Home
Marlin’s President Marilyn Martin headed up the response (almost overnight) to the need of 40 masks by a local nursing home! Almost immediately, a request for 37 additional masks was received. Again, Rotarians will step up.
Austin Rotary Delivers Goody Bags
These desk supply goody bags will be delivered to the staff of Pecan Springs Elementary next Friday to wish them a great year from the Rotary Club of Austin.
Content Creation Team
The District is forming a new team of 5-6 Rotarians from across the District that would like to be a part of creating content for other Clubs!
Congratulations to Clubs Achieving the Rotaract Giving Certificate
The Rotaract Giving Certificate is a new pilot program. to encourage Rotaractors to give to The Rotary Foundation. Rotaract clubs will receive a special certificate, signed by The Rotary Foundation trustee chair, when at least five members of the club contribute a minimum total of $50 or more to The Rotary Foundation over the Rotary year.
Rotarians Step Up...That Is What We Do
Last year the Rotary Club of Marlin needed assistance helping Children’s Protective Services office with simple supplies for domestic violence victims. Rotary Clubs throughout the area and local members stepped up and helped.
Waco Rotary Awards Paul Harris +6
Waco Rotary Club Member and Past President, Chris DeCluitt, is a faithful contributor to The Rotary Foundation.  He became a Paul Harris +6 last year ($7,000 in total giving).  He received a lapel pin at each level, from his original Paul Harris Fellow through his PHF +6. 
Upcoming Events
September Theme - Basic Education & Literacy
Sep 01, 2020 – Sep 30, 2020
Zone Institute in Houston
Sep 08, 2020 – Sep 13, 2020
Virtual Foundation Seminar
Zoom Meeting
Sep 19, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Zoom Meeting Series - Staying Connected
Zoom Meeting
Sep 25, 2020
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
District Membership Forum via Zoom
Virtual Meeting
Sep 26, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Deadline- submitting 2020-21 Global Grant Applicat
Sep 30, 2020
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