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Arch Klumph Society Inductions 
Congratulations to PDG Ronney ReynoldsMary Reynolds, PDG Tim Buckley and Gail Buckley! They were inducted into the Arch Klumph Society in Evanston at RI headquarters this past week. 
Will Hampton Library Service Project
Austin Southwest Rotary pitched in at the Will Hampton Library (Austin Public Library) for its upcoming grand re-opening. Assisting the library has been a club project for several years. This included building a new roof for the gazebo.
Dictionaries and More for Ramon Mario Behena Primary School in Reynosa, Mexico
"Opportunity", "Inspiration", "Creativity."  A simple gift of a dictionary can change the life of a child, providing the words that unlock a world of reading, writing and advanced learning.  This is the guiding principle behind  The Dictionary Project and it has inspired two Rotary Clubs, Rotary Club of Austin University Area (RCAUA) and Club Rotario Reynosa, to bring the magic of dictionaries to Escuela Primaria Ramon Mario Bahena Rodriguez in Reynosa.  
Polio Proclamation
This past Thursday Oct 17th, members of the Rotary Club of Temple South had the privilege of listening to Mayor Timothy Davis at the city council meeting. During the meeting Mayor Davis Proclaimed Oct 24th 2019 as World Polio Day for the City of Temple. Jinger Pajestka, Club President even had the chance to talk briefly about Rotary and what the Club does in the community.
Austin Volunteers at Literacy Nite at Pecan Springs
Members of the Rotary Club of Austin had a great evening at Pecan Springs Elementary School handing out pizza and enjoying the kids and their families at Literacy night. We had plenty of pizza to provide for the after-school kids, staff and everyone that attended; and we had a book walk (like a cake walk), arts and crafts, story time and much more!
It's Fruit Time in Northwest Austin
It's Fruit Time in Northwest Austin! They are accepting orders for delicious oranges and grapefruits now through November 29th. Deliveries December 6-10th. To order: 
Russell Keelin Named Paul Harris Fellow
Rotary Club of Hillsboro  in noon meeting Wednesday, October 2 presented  former Rotary Club President Russell Keelin with a certificate and pin marking his induction as a Rotary International  Paul Harris Fellow.  Paul Harris was a Chicago attorney who founded the Rotary Club in 1905 with the motto of “Service Above Self.” 
Austin Cosmo Kick's Off Annual Gift Drive
The Austin Cosmo Rotary Club has kicked off their annual gift drive for the teen moms of Travis Heights High School! Sign up to help make the holidays merry and bright:
Temple South Supports  Rotary Petersborough, Ontario project
District Rotarian Beverly Luedke and the RC of Temple South hosted members of the Rotary Sponsored Monarch Ultra Relay project from Peterborough, Ontario on October 14th.  The team started their project on September 19th in Peterborough and will conclude their Run Relay on November 4th near Mexico City.  The team is following the route of the Monarch Butterfly as they migrate to Mexico for the winter.
University Area Rotary Annual Trip to Reynosa
On October 7 four members of the University Area Rotary Club: Dr. Clift Price, Ken Koock, Ivan Milman and Betty Richardson accompanied by members of the Club Rotario Reynosa including President David Negrete, Wes Garcia and others toured several projects the two clubs have supported together and continue to support as well as a new project.
Attention Interact Club Advisors!
To maintain active certified status from Rl, Interact clubs shall provide the name and contact information of an adult adviser to RI each year no later than 30 June.  Failure to submit updated adult contact information to RI in a two-year period will result in termination.
Our Rotary District currently has 17 suspended Interact Clubs due to failure to report.  Please don’t let this happen to you! 
Marble Falls Daybreak Sporting Clay Shoot
The Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary held their Annual Rotary Shoot Sporting Clays event on September 28, 2019.  What was once a skeet and trap shoot has evolved into the Sporting Clays event, where clays are shot out in various patterns over a large Valley, in the beautiful Texas Hill country, at Copperhead Creek Shooting Club. 
Champions- Helping Hand Home Luncheon in Austin
The Rotary Club of Austin sponsored a table at the Champion for Children luncheon that raising money for the abused children that we support at the home. The home is one of our major projects each year.
Upcoming Events
South Austin's Annual Tamale Fundriaser
Oct 03, 2019 – Nov 18, 2019
World Interact Week
Oct 28, 2019 – Nov 01, 2019
Northwest Austin's Fruit Sale Fundraiser
Oct 29, 2019 – Nov 29, 2019
Bastrop's Pints For Polio Event
602 Brewing Company
Oct 29, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Deadline to pay RI & District Dues
Oct 31, 2019
November Theme - Rotary Foundation
Nov 01, 2019 – Nov 30, 2019
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