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DG Jim Henry's December Chat
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Register Now Foundation Gala 2020
The registration for the Foundation Gala on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at the Sterling Event Center, Austin is now open! Our guest speaker is Past R.I. Vice President & Past Rotary Foundation Trustee, Tom Thorfinnson.  Tickets are the Foundation Gala are $80. Seating is limited! A club table will be reserved once 5 members have registered. Click here to Register
Austin NxNE's Rise Against Hunger Service Project
The North by Northeast Rotary Club conducted its annual Rise Against Hunger Service Project this past Saturday, November 16 at Casa Chapala Mexican restaurant located at 9041 Research Blvd #100, Austin, TX 78758. 
Rotary Club of NW Austin - 34th Annual Holiday Celebration
Santa is ready, gifts are being wrapped, and plans are set for the 34th Annual @Bluebonnet Trails Community Services Enrichment Center Christmas breakfast. This is one of our Club’s most anticipated events of the year and is slated for Friday, Dec 6 at our regular meeting venue, Balcones Country Club.
Rotary Club of Georgetown Hosts the 3rd Annual Field of Honor
Throughout the week of Veterans Day (11/9 to 11/17), the Rotary Club of Georgetown held its 3rd annual “Field of Honor®: a Tribute to Service Above Self,” at San Gabriel Park.
Lakeway/Lake Travis Car Raffle Winner

The Lakeway/Lake Travis Rotary Club recently held a Car Raffle to raise money for their projects. Austinite John Jackson won the Mercedes! Funds raised by the club will go to support local scholarships, a water well project in Tanzania, ShelterBox, an Adoption Awareness event, and more.

South Austin's Clothes Closet Project 
South Austin Rotary members met in November to refurbish a clothes closet for a south Austin nonprofit that serves low income and homeless folks, as well as many recently released from prison. This was a project financed by the DAP  grant. 
Food for Families: We couldn’t do it without you!
Food for Families is the largest one-day food drive in Texas. It is an annual event sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America, H.E.B. Grocery Company, and KWTX News 10.
Annual Veteran's Day Luncheon
Rotarians from around the District, serving five hundred plus Veterans with Rudy’s and the City of Austin. Thank you for your Service Above Self!
Round Rock Holiday Party
The Rotary Club of Round Rock is looking forward to our Annual Christmas Luncheon on December 12th.   Each year our club sponsors a Cottage at the Texas Baptist Children’s Home with a luncheon and gifts for the children & host parents.  The luncheon also serves as an annual gathering of our membership to celebrate the Holiday Season and give thanks for our many blessings.  Photos of the Christmas Luncheon will be shared on our Facebook & Instagram pages following the event. 
Pecan Springs Elementary Austin Science Project
Jean Nelle with the University Rotary Club volunteered to work with first graders at Pecan Springs to create science projects and experiments. What a fabulous experience for all.
Georgetown Field of Honor Luncheon
The Rotary Club of Austin hosted a table at the Georgetown Field of Honors where veterans and first responders were recognized and told their stories. It was inspiring and such an incredible events for unsong heroes.  I especially was moved not only by the hundreds of sponsored flags  flying in the wind but by the new section which was for recognition of K9 heroes. I sponsored a K9 who died yesterday risking his life to save his unit from a shooter.I have a heavy heart for his handler who lost his best friend and hero!
Hillsboro Honors Students
Rotary Club of Hillsboro honors students from HHS and HJHS each month as Rotary Students of the Month.  Faculty members select the students based on character, academic achievement and contributions through student activities.
Act now, Before Your Interact Club is Suspended!
Our Rotary District currently has 17 suspended Interact Clubs due to failure to report.  Please don’t let this happen to you!  It’s simple, but it’s an annual requirement
An Interact adviser is any adult that has volunteered to serve as a contact to the Interact Club.  While it is preferred that they be a member of the sponsoring Rotary club, they can also be a school administrator, faculty member, or community volunteer.
Operation Vacation
Rotary Club of Austin and Killeen hosted a military family on October 20-22 at the Hyatt Place North Austin. SGT 1st class Veronica Cruz and her two children Shawn (14) and Amalya (8) enjoyed complimentary meels and rooms at the hotel, a fabulous dinner at the County Line on the Lake and park passes for Austin Parks N Pizza.
Upcoming Events
December Theme - Disease & Prevention Treatment
Dec 01, 2019 – Dec 31, 2019
Somerville Hosts Meal for Handicapped Hunters
First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
Dec 06, 2019
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
AG Training for 2020-21 Rotary Year
Georgetown Health Foundation
Dec 14, 2019
By-name club membership MUST be up-to-date
Dec 31, 2019
Club election results for 2020-21 officers due to
Dec 31, 2019
Deadline for submitting Global Grant Scholarship
Dec 31, 2019
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