Rotary Club of Plainview

 
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Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Plainview

Service Above Self

Four Tuesdays per month. See Speakers for Schedule
Plainview Civic Center
2902 W. 4th Street
Plainview, TX  79072
United States
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Anniversaries:
  • Dave Sandahl
    Miluska Sandahl
    February 4
  • Deana Sageser
    Jimmy Sageser
    February 8
  • Leslie Gattis
    Lori Gattis
    February 22
Join Date:
  • Kenneth Hooper
    February 4, 1997
    21 years
  • Thad Bartley
    February 12, 1999
    19 years
  • Charles Starnes
    February 25, 1997
    21 years
  • Jay Givens
    February 26, 2008
    10 years
 
Home Page Stories
Compassionate Care Pregnancy Center
1209 Quincy St
5pm, Tuesday, January 30, 2018
 
Join us for pizza, fellowship, as we help a local organization help our community.
 
We are Rotarians, Making a Difference through Service Above Self!
Rotary Brags! Scott Franklin brags on the Flying Queens who are the winningest women's college basketball team in the wirld. They go for win 1,600 on Thursday. Dianne DeVos brags on Happy State Bank's Business After Hours on December 5. Regan Book Manning bragged on the French meal Maud cooked for Thanksgiving. Cynthia Gregory bragged on her new pet dog. Dave Sandahl bragged on the Plainview High Navy JROTC's 3rd place finish at a multi-unit competition in Wichita Falls.
All money "paid" for Brags goes to the Clubs efforts to support the Rotary International Foundation.   Thank You Charles Starnes for documenting the days activity. 
I cant tell who is having more fun, The Rotarians or the Kids???? Dictionary distribution kicked off at a couple campuses this morning and will continue through November and December. Sign ups will be coming out as each campus decided when they want the dictionaries to be delivered...
During the Rotary Foundation presentation today, Jay Givens mentioned that Amazon will contribute 0.5% of eligible purchases to your choice of charities through http://smile.amazon.com.  You must use that link to have the contribution made (not the normal www.amazon.com).  
 
When searching for the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International in the charity list, search using "Rotary Foundation Evanston" You can also use the District 5730 charity "Rotary District 5730 Charitable Foundation Inc."
 

Calls from Claus

Would your child like to receive a call from Santa?
 
Tuesday, December 19, 6-9pm, Rotarians will call your child as Santa to make their holiday season jolly!
 
$5/child or $10/family (same phone line)
 
Sign up today using the "Calls from Claus" form in the Download forms section.  Email the completed form and we'll bill you.  All proceeds go to the Rotary Foundation.
Please send nominations for students finishing their junior year of high school to Jay Givens (jgivens@wbu.edu) as soon as possible.  A nomination should include the student's name, phone contact, and a short description of their community involvement and leadership participation.  These nominations will be reviewed by the Public Relations Committee.
 
The deadline for our club to submit applications is April 3.
Ted Baker assumed duties as Club President today and moderated a Club Assembly.  Ted announced the board decision to host an exchange student next year and reminded members to nominate juniors for Camp RYLA June 5-9.  Anyone interested in being a host family for 2017-18 may contact Coralyn Dillard and nominations for Camp RYLA should be sent to Jay Givens.  Jay introduced the March Student of the Month, Layne Mustian, to the club and Coralyn introduced Rotary Youth Exchange student, Fer Dilli Nano, and gave an update on her activities.
 
Ted also shared his vision for some upcoming changes to board structure, adding Youth Committee and RWD Committee and possibly moving chair responsibilities away from board members in order to establish stronger consistency of the committees.  Kim Street shared reflections on PETS and emphasized the strength of our club as so many of our members were leaders for this event at the district level.  
 
Charles Starnes gave a short statement about the importance of the Rotary Foundations and V.O. Ortega drew names for "early bird prizes" for those who had donated to the foundation raffle.  V.O. also honored Ted Baker for achieving another level of giving to the foundation with a Paul Harris Fellow +4.  Janice Payne recognized member anniversaries: Kenneth Hooper, Coralyn Dillard, and Karen Earhart and inducted a new member, Dave Sandahl, to the club.
 
Membership chair Janice Payne presented membership anniversary pins to Kenneth Hooper (20 years), Coralyn Dillard (13 years), and Karen Earhart (4 years).
 
     
Club President Ted Baker pins the Rotary wheel pin on new member LCDR Dave Sandahl while membership chair Janice Payne introduces him to the club.                           
 
     
Rotary members participating in the Club Assembly.  The near table includes Brazilian exchange student, Fer Dilli Nano (front left), March student of the month, Layne Mustian (back left), and two former students of the month.
Glenn Shur was our program today.. A local farmer/producer that grows a specialty crop used in breakfast cereal to boost the antioxidant levels.. Try Grain berry cereals next time your browsing the cereal isle in United.
January 24th 2017 Rotary Club of Plainview help a special INFO SOCIAL .. A time for new members , new Interact members and prospective members and seasoned members to come together and learn more about what Rotary is. Pizza, fellowship, and fun for all.
 
 
Rotary District 5730 Nominations Committee met January 18, 2017, and selected Steve Long of the Rotary Club of Plainview to become our District Governor Nominee Designate (DGND), to serve as District Governor during the Rotary Year 2019-20.  
Please help me congratulate Steve, I know he will make us proud.
 
2nd. Congratulations on sponsoring the Interact Club of Plainview!  It is official the paperwork is done! Thanks to Melody Brown and her helpers for making this dream a reality. Now it is up to us to support and nurture them and make there Rotary careers bloom.
3rd This Tuesday is a FIRESIDE CHAT social.. Come to 601 Houston 5.30ish (activity center at First United Methodist)   . Bring a prospect.. New members get to ask questions,, Seasoned members get to share.. Food is involved.. Everybody gets to eat!  What is Rotary? What can I do?  Interact club is welcome..  Fun for sure! See ya there.   
January 24th we will bypass our noon meeting at the country club for Information social 5.30-7.00 come and go. We will be the activity center at First United Methodists Church.  The activity center is on Houston Street across from the main building.  We will have a few of our member’s talk about their Rotary career and what draws them to Rotary. This will a great time for new members to come with questions about Rotary and a GREAT time for you to bring a prospect for an informal introduction to Rotary. We will have some snacks and awesome fellowship. For more information please contact  Leslie Gattis or Janice Payne.
 
 
 
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