Rotary International District 5830
The "Action District!"  
NE Texas, SE Oklahoma, and SW Arkansas

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It is with sadness that I belatedly report to you the passing of PDG James Thompson of Mineola.  Thanks to Mineola President Mary Lookadoo and AG Malik Latif for forwarding this news.   PDG James Thompson passed away on May 27, 2015.  His funeral was at First Baptist Church, Mineola, on May 31st. 

We are getting calls from across the Rotary World and are seeking to respond in the best way.  Since we are not a 501c-3 organization, it seems that the best approach is to funnel relief response $$’s through an organization with “Boots on the Ground” in Van…Van Community Ministries.
Despite the dangers in all three polio-endemic countries, the vaccination teams are unstoppable. Travel inside the fight to end polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria.


Follow District Scholar Abby Tibbetts during her 2014-15 year attending University of Essex in England.

Read her blog here.



Using their talents, expertise, and leadership, Rotary members worldwide are asked to "Be a gift to the world" during the 2015-16 Rotary year.


If your club is looking for an easy service project, "Books for the World" is the project for you!


Read how clubs around District 5830 "Light Up Rotary"


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Sign up for the Rotary Global History Fellowship Newsletter.


District Assembly breakout session speaker PDG Brent Rosenthal's information on membership has been added to the district website.  Visit the "Club Resources" page and go to "Membership Recruitment & Retention"



After more than four years of effort, the Texas Rotary license plate is finally available!

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