FEBRUARY 2020 EDITION
News Around The District
DG Jim Henry's Febraury Video Chat
Jim Henry talks about the Rotary February theme - Peace & Conflict Resolution and how we as Rotarians support and provide this by with our projects for: clean water, feeding the hungry and more. 
Rotary 2020-21 Theme Revealed
“Rotary is not just a club that you join, it is an invitation to endless opportunities. We believe that our acts of service, big and small, create opportunities for people who need our help. Everything we do opens another opportunity for someone, somewhere,” said President-Elect Holger Knaack.Therefore, the theme for year 2020-21 is -- Rotary Opens Opportunities.”
District Vocational Scholarships 2020
The application deadline for District Vocational Scholarships is April 30, 2020. These scholarships are meant for students who live in one of the 23 counties that comprise District 5870 and are planning to study at a community college or technical school located in one of these 23 counties; or in an adjacent county if that school is closer or a more economical option than a school located in a District 5870 county.
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Flatonia Celebrates 80 Yrs of Service Above Self
The Rotary Club of Flatonia was chartered by Rotary International on December 8, 1939 and held their official charter meeting on January 23, 1940. On Saturday, January 18, 2020,  Rotary Club of Flatonia shared its 80 years of service with their community with past memorabilia, current projects, music by The Mike Stroup Trio, beef stew lunch catered by Red Richter, and cake
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La Grange Volunteers at Habitat Humanity Project
La Grange Rotarians were hard at work at the Fayette County Texas Habitat for Humanity project. Several members helped to dismantle ramps between two homes that will be moved and go to local families.
 
Lakeway/Lake Travis Food Drive
A big round of applause to the Lakeway/Lake Travis Rotary Club for their FOOD DRIVE at H-E-B. They helped to sell 392 meals, almost $2000 worth! That is a lot of meals that help feed many families and children in their community.
PR Rockstar Challenge Deadline Extended
Congratulations to the Clubs that completed the first half of the PR Rockstar Challenge! The final half of this challenge: Levels 3-5 must be completed by March 30, 2020 (extended deadline). 
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Rotary Honors HJH Students of the Month
Rotary Club of Hillsboro honored the January Students of the Month from Hillsboro Junior High School in their noon meeting on Wednesday, January 15.
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Special Holiday Memory for A Military Soldier
 
Operation Vacation provided the Searcy family with a holiday weekend full of fun and great memories. In partnership with Rotary Clubs of Austin & Killeen, The Austin Hotel Lodging Association and County Line Restaurants, SSG Searcy and his family of three had a suite at the new JW Marriott Hotel with meals and access to all the downtown attractions.
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Marble Falls Daybreak Earns Two Rotary Foundation Awards 
On Jan 14, Jeff Matera, Asst District Govenor, presented Daybreak Past President, Neal Kennedy, with two prestigious Awards from the Rotary Foundation for his Presidential year, 2018-2019.
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Round Rock Rotary's Car Thing Fundraiser
The Rotary Club of Round Rock is proud to present the 22nd annual Ron Morrison Car Thing on March 28th, 6pm at the Chasco Family YMCA in Round Rock.  The event will celebrate the life of our beloved Williamson County Commissioner who passed away in September of 2016 after a battle with prostate cancer. The lifetime Round Rock resident was known for his sense of humor, hard work and dedication to the community. He was a Round Rock High School teacher and Co-operated Morrison Auto with his wife prior to serving three terms as County Commissioner in Precinct 4.  Please contact Matt Baker @ 512.496.3736 or any Rotary Member for tickets. Additional details in event flyer.
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Upcoming Events
February Theme - Peace & Conflict Resolution
Feb 01, 2020 – Feb 29, 2020
 
McGregor's Annual Pancake Supper
Feb 07, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
 
Foundation Gala
Sterling Event Center
Feb 08, 2020
 
Caldwell's Casino Night
Burleson County Expo Center
Feb 15, 2020 6:00 PM
 
Rotary's 115th Birthday
Feb 23, 2020
 
Lone Star PETS
DFW Hyatt Regency
Feb 27, 2020 – Mar 01, 2020
 
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Yoakum
 
Copperas Cove
 
E-Club 5870
 
Somerville
 
Cedar Park-Leander
 
Lakeway/Lake Travis
 
Northwest Austin
 
Austin Southwest
 
Flatonia
 
La Grange
 
Georgetown Sun City
 
Halletsville

EarlyAct FirstKnight

 
 
 
 
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