News Around The District
DG Beverly Luedke's September Message
As we Rotarians roll into September, Rotary International celebrates Basic Education and  Literacy Month…..and as I see it, how appropriate since school is starting.  District 5870 is very well known for all that we do to support our youth and their education. 
September ... I SPY, the Governor's Where?

Do you know where Beverly is? Hint, this place is near and dear to Rotary and District 5870.
Selection for 2023-24 Rotary President
Gordon R. McInally, a member of the Rotary Club of South Queensferry, Lothian, Scotland, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2023-24. He will be declared the president-nominee on 1 October if no challenging candidates have been suggested.
McInally lauded Rotary’s ability to adapt technologically during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the approach should continue and be combined with the best of our past practices as Rotary seeks to grow and increase engagement.
Why Support Polio Plus??
On Saturday, Oct 23rd 2021, the World should be Celebrating/ and creating even more awareness for Polio Plus!!!  Why?!?!?!
Discover New Horizons
Make plans now to attend the 2022 Rotary International Convention, June 4-8, 2022 in Houston, Texas and "DISCOVER NEW HORIZONS!".
Meet Brooke Reaves – D5870 Global Grant Scholar
Brooke has been selected as one of three Global Grant Scholars this year from District 5870. 
New Rotary Year, New Public Image Challenge
We are excited to announce the rollout of our new Public Image Super-Star Challenge ! The Super-Star Challenge was designed to help Clubs increase their public image skill set. The more you promote your Club, the better the chances are at increasing your membership. It is a win-win all around! 
Attorney & Youth Social Services Professional Needed!
The Youth Services Committee of District 5870 is committed to protecting the youth of our district in the various programs that we sponsor.
Lakeway/Lake Travis Annual Fundraiser
This will be the 21th ANNUAL CAR GIVEAWAY sponsored by the Rotary Club of Lakeway/Lake Travis. The grand prize is a 2022 Cadillac CT4 Sedan or a XT4 SUV !
Trifecta of Service for Austin Southwest Rotary
As the start of school approached this month, Austin-Southwest Rotary had not one but three opportunities for service and jumped on it.
Waco Rotarians making a wish come true!
Waco Rotarians making a wish come true!
Polio Plus Kick Off
Our official kick off for Polio Plus was held at Bear King in Marble Falls on August 19th. 
Did You Guess Correctly?
Thank you all who have participated in the first two months of "Where's the Gov?" 
Rotary Clubs Help Austin’s Pecan Springs Elementary Staff Work On Unique Learning Centers
The members of the University Area and Cosmopolitan Rotary clubs showed up on Saturday at Pecan Springs Workday along with students from Concordia. Everybody worked together to pull weeds in the butterfly gardens, create Sensory Paths and beautify the grounds to make learning outside fun!  Service Above Self for our students in East Austin.
Green Steps
Green Steps committee of Rotary E-Club has individual service projects and challenges around Supporting the environment for members each month.
Where Are Our Lead Candidates?
Have you ever wondered why you haven’t received any Lead candidates from the D5870 Membership Chair?
Limited Time Offer
District 5870 is offering the following to any Rotarian who is already a Paul Harris Fellow but not yet a Paul Harris Fellow +8:
Using a pool of Foundation Recognition Points, we will match contributions of new cash made to the Annual Fund-SHARE during Rotary Year 2012-21 on a 1-to-1 basis in amounts of $250 to $500 for any active Rotarian in District 5870 who is not yet a Paul Harris Fellow +8. Please note:  These matches are limited to one per donor and will be processed on a first come, first served basis. 
Meet Vocational Scholar Winner, Alejandra Garrido
Congratulations to Alejandra Garrido who was awarded a Vocational Scholarship for 2021-2022! "This scholarship means to me that the hard work, devotion, and love I put into my career will always take me far and shape me into the great nurse I will be one day. " She was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Temple.
Clean Water and Sanitation for Bilampi, Nicaragua_Project Update Aug 2021
We are pleased to share an update on the Community Water and Sanitation Project in Bilampi, Nicaragua.
Supporting The Rotary Foundation
Thank you for supporting Rotary International/The Rotary Foundation (TRF)! Because of your dedication to Doing Good in the World and your donation to our Foundation, we achieved more in the last Rotary year (2020-2021) than ever before. Click photo to play video.
Caldwell Club President Honored
The Rotary Club of Caldwell Club President, Andrew Peters (Caldwell ISD Superintendent) was was chosen as the Texas A&M College of Education Human Development and Good Neighbor Partnerships Excellence in Action award winner. 
Back to School and Back to EAFK
Now that school has started again, the students in our EAFK schools  are learning their character traits again and will soon be celebrating the honorees in school ceremonies.
Taylor Club Hosting Drive-Through Dinner
The Rotary Club of Taylor will host its annual Chicken-fried Steak fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 12, to raise money for local projects.
Marlin Rotary Welcomes New Year, New President
Justin Hay is a person of action. He has been a Rotarian since 2008.
Celebration of Life - August
Upcoming Events
September Theme: Basic Education & Literacy Month
Sep 01, 2021 – Sep 30, 2021
Temple's Killer Dueling Piano Show at CAC
Sep 03, 2021 6:30 PM
Zone Institute in Houston
Sep 07, 2021 – Sep 11, 2021
Pflugerville's Annual Casino Night
Pflugerville Hall
Sep 25, 2021 6:00 PM
October Theme: Economic and Community Development
Oct 01, 2021 – Oct 31, 2021
Yoakum Annual Sporting Clay Shoot
Oct 02, 2021
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