News Around The District
DG Rick Stacy's Message for June
Rotarians:  As we enter into the last month of the Rotary Year, I pause to reflect on the past eleven months and the whirlwind we all experienced.  The year for me began on our patio.  There on a windy June day, I was sworn in to be District Governor of 5870. 
Zoom Series - SPECIAL End of Year Episode
The Staying Connected Zoom Series is Back! Join us for a SPECIAL End-of-Year episode on Friday, June 25th at 12PM. Our special guest is 2021-2022 Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta will join us from India! Registration is required to receive zoom link.
Registration Today for Leadership Installation
Please plan to join us on Saturday, June 26th for the installation of Beverly Luedke as the 107th Governor of District 5870.  This event is open to all Rotarians!
PDG John Salem Receives Service Above Self Award
Congratulations to PDG John Salemfrom Marble Falls for receicing the 2020-21 Rotary International ServiceAbove Self Award!
Congratulations Public Image All-Star Winners
Congratulations to the following Clubs for completing all 5 levels of the Public Image All-Star Challenge: Austin, Austin Cosmopolitan, Bastrop County, Hutto, Lakeway/Lake Travis, E-Club, Killeen Heights, South Austin, Marble Falls and Taylor.
Club Service Award 2021
At the Rotary District 5870 Conference of Clubs, there were four Rotary clubs honored by District Governor Rick Stacy for their Community partnership with Austin ISD and Pecan Springs Elementary in East Austin. These clubs  were E Club of Central Texas, Austin Cosmopolitan, University Area Rotary and the Rotary Club of Austin. 
Terry Stracke Awarded Rotary International Legacy Award
The Rotary Club of Marble Falls would like to Congratulate Mark and Terry Stracke on being awarded the Rotary International Legacy Award and Thank them for their One Million Dollar Legacy Donation.
Beautifying Hutto
While many were celebrating Star Wars Day on May 4th, Hutto Rotary was celebrating service. For 2 years, the Hutto Rotary Club has partnered with the Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation & the City of Hutto to Adopt & keep clean the downtown streets in Hutto.
Flatonia Interact Students Place Flags for Arm Forces Day
Saturday May 15th the Interact Club Students place flags in the front of homes in Flatonia to  honor Arm Forces Day. Interact helps with the   flag program “Flags Over Flatonia”.
Top Ten Club Membership List
10. Challenges and problem areas have been identified.

9. Strategies to address challenges are in effect.

8. Club members reflect your community.

Striving for Racial Unity
The story of this Rotary peace initiative begins shortly after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on August 9, 2014. A Rotarian by the name of Ron Swain recruited a group of Georgetown, Texas, citizens and asked, “What would we have to do to ensure that this doesn’t happen in our city?”
Member Minutes
The Lakeway/Lake Travis Rotary Club has recently launched its Member Minute program!  A Member Minute is a short video interview of a Member who tells their Rotary story.  
Book Bundles To Palo Alto Middle School Students
On April 30th, Killeen Heights Rotarians and the staff at Palo Alto Middle School, in Killeen, Tx, teamed up to wrap, label and present a book bundle to some outstanding students hand picked by the principal.
Taylor Awards $6K Scholarship
Taylor Rotary Club President awarded the $6,000 Bunnell-Rotary Scholarship for 2021 to Sarah Vrabel, a graduate of Taylor High School.
Rotary Club of Austin awards over $60,000 in college scholarships to local high school students
This year , the Austin Rotary Scholarship committee spent months gathering applications from high school seniors pursuing further education. They were interviewed and  selected and the committee chose thirteen students to receive a total of  $60,750.
Austin Southwest Rotary Supports Book Fairs at Oak Hill and Patton Elementary Schools
Austin SW Rotary Club donated $250 to both Oak Hill Elementary and Patton Elementary Schools for a "bank" for students who are unable to purchase books when the schools hold their Book Fairs. In that way, all students who want to purchase a book of their very own to take home, can do so.
7th Annual Flatonia Rotary Golf Tournament
Saturday May 15th Flatonia Rotary Club had 18 teams playing great golf to support the many charitable events for the community.
Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary 18th Annual Rotary Sporting Clay Shoot
Marble Falls Daybreak Rotary is preparing for its 18th Annual Rotary Sporting Clay Shoot on Saturday, August 21, 2021!  The shoot will be held at Copperhead Creek Shooting Club, located about 7 miles East of Marble Falls, TX., within Hidden Falls Adventure Park (7030 E. FM 1431, Marble Falls TX, 78654). We are looking for Sponsors and Sporting Clay Shooters for this Fundraising Event that supports Youth and Charities in our area.
Marlin Rotary Club Membership Growth Top Performer
District 5870 Membership Growth Top Performer award presented to Rotary Club of Marlin, Marilyn Martin, President. Presented by Richard Schneider on behalf of District 5870 Governor Rick Stacy in recognition of the club’s outstanding efforts on exceeding the District member growth goals in 2020-2021.
Installing Little Free Library
On Friday, May 21st Killeen Heights #RotariansAtWork installed our first Free Little Library at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas 703 N 8th St, Killeen, TX 76541. Each child will get a book to read, share and return for a new one. Rotary is changing lives one book, one day, one child at a time.
Rotary Club of Austin Receives an RI Foundation Award
The Rotary Club of Austin received an RI foundation award at the District Conference in recognition of over 1 million dollars donated to the foundation for educational and humanitarian missions.
Rotovinos Return
For 8,000 years humans have been enjoying wine. On May 23rd, Rotovinos continued that tradition as we gathered at the beautiful home of President Tina and Dan Ady
Upcoming Events
June Theme - Rotary Fellowships
Jun 01, 2021 – Jun 30, 2021
Rotary International Virtual Convention
Virtual Convention
Jun 12, 2021 – Jun 16, 2021
Marble Falls "Electronic Waste" Recycle Fundraiser
Jun 17, 2021 – Jun 19, 2021
Zoom Series - R.I. President-Elect Shekhar Mehta
Virtual Meeting
Jun 25, 2021 12:00 PM
July Theme - Bring A Friend To Rotary
Jul 01, 2021 – Jul 31, 2021
Waco Sunrise Annual Golf Tournament
Jul 09, 2021
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