APRIL 2021 EDITION
News Around The District
DG Rick Stacy Interviews Grandson Nolan About the Kalahari Adventure
District Governor Rick Stacy interviews grandson Nolan about the KALAHARI ADVENTURE and all the fun times that can be had while attending the DISTRICT CONFERENCE MULTI-EVENT BASH on May 14-16! Click image to play video. To register: https://bit.ly/3rnuA8g​ ​
District Assembly, April 10th features Toastmater World Champion
Mike Carr, 2020 Toastmasters World Champion, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming District Assembly and Leadership Training event on Saturday, April 10th.  The event will be held virtually and will begin at 8:30 am and concluding with the featured speaker at 12 noon.  
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Celebrate 100 Years of Rotary in Taylor
The Rotary Club of Taylor invites the community, especially those interested in service to their community, to its 100th anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 1.plans to put its motto, “Service Above Self,” into action to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
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Congratulations to District 5870’s Newest Rotary Club
District Governor Rick Stacy is pleased to announce the formation of District 5870’s newest Rotary Club, the Austin North Metro Passport Club.  This initiative is one of the goals he announced early In the Rotary year to address the declining member base in District 5870.
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Rotary Club of Marble Falls - Pizza in the Park
 
The Rotary Club of Marble Falls hosted its first in person meeting for 2021 on Thursday, March 18th at Johnson Park.  Flat Bottom Boys Pizza catered the lunch, serving a variety of personal sized wood fired pizza for everyone to enjoy.  
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Northwest Austin Prepares Fit Kits
Twelve Members of the Rotary Club of Northwest Austin, including PDG Jim Henry, assembled on Monday afternoon, March 8, at Springwoods Park in Northwest Austin, to prepare 21 FiT Kits for distribution at two Round Rock ISD schools.  Josh Reeley, Vice President of Youth Services for the Rotary Club of Northwest Austin, organized the effort, funded by a District 5870 DAP Grant. 
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CAC Stuffed Animal and Snack Drive
The Rotary Club of La Grange recently held a stuffed animal and snack drive for the Children's Advocacy Center Serving Bastrop, Lee, and Fayette Counties. The Center provides Forensic Interviews, Victim Advocacy, Therapeutic Services and facilitation free of charge. The Center was in need of new stuffed animals to give to kids who are coming to be interviewed to see if they have experienced some form of abuse. A cuddly friend sometimes helps to make that journey easier, and hopefully less traumatic. 
Teams Ready to Tee-Off!
Rotary Club of Taylor is ready to celebrate spring by getting golfers on the green. “Our annual golf tournament helps us support students and community projects all year long,” Club President Regina Carlson said. “We hope after the year we’ve had that golfers and the community are ready to get outside and play.”

 
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Marlin Rotary & Rise Against Hunger: End Hunger by 2030
Rotary International, which comprises more than 35,000 clubs with 1.2 million members in 200 countries and geographic regions, was big enough to be a major partner in the eradication of polio, the largest health initiative ever undertaken!
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Join Austin Cosmo in Building Their Library Bus
The Austin Cosmo club is thrilled to announce the beginning of an incredible, global project. The building of a library bus (bibliobus) in partnership with the Rotary Club of Tsimbaroa in Antananrivo, Madagascar.
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Butterfly garden at Pecan Springs Elementary 
The Rotary E Club and the staff at Austin’s Pecan Springs Elementary are creative a butterfly garden for the students. The classes have painted cinder blocks for the borders and will plant and maintain plants that attract butterflies and enhance the beauty of the school grounds.what an exciting partnership project.
Killeen Heights Investing in Kids Future
The Killeen Heights Rotary service project on March 13th, included constructing four Little Free Libraries. Next, the children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas will paint 🎨 the libraries and fill with new books. The Free Libraries and books 📚 project is an investment in our most precious resource...our children.
Rotary Club of La Grange Builds Garden Beds
Several La Grange Rotarians were hard at work constructing raised garden beds for The garden beds will be used to grow fresh, healthy foods for local families in the WIC program. 
Books For Palo Alto Middle School
On March 26th, Killeen Heights Rotarians  met at Palo Alto Middle School, in Killeen, to sort, inventory, label, and shelve books for the school. This is the final component of our DAP Grant project for the 2020-2021 Rotary year. 
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Planting Trees in Whose Shade We Will Never Sit, But Someone Will
Austin Southwest Rotary held a workday at the Will Hampton Library in Southwest Austin in March. In the past, the Club put in a trailhead, prepared a Learning Tree area for outdoor classes and maintains a gazebo at the Library built by a club member, Ross Baldwin. These projects were initiated as the Club’s Centennial project when Rotary International celebrated its 100th anniversary sixteen years ago.
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Killeen Heights Spring Classic
Thank you players and sponsors for making Killeen Heights Rotary’s March 5th Spring Classic a success! This event raised over $25,000 for scholarships and service projects in our community!
Upcoming Events
April Theme - Maternal & Child Health
Apr 01, 2021 – Apr 30, 2021
 
Grants Management Training Seminar #4
Zoom Meeting
Apr 17, 2021
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
Austin Southwest's Golf Tournament
Falcolnhead Golf Course
Apr 23, 2021 1:00 PM
 
May Theme - Youth Service
May 01, 2021 – May 31, 2021
 
Multi-Club 100 Yr Anniversary
May 01, 2021
 
Multi-Party Bash
Kalahari Resort
May 14, 2021 – May 16, 2021
 
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Cedar Park-Leander
 
La Grange
 
Northwest Austin
 
Killeen Heights
 
E-Club Central Texas
 
Marlin
 
Austin-Southwest
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