On February 23rd, District 5830 Rotarians gathered at the beautiful Northridge Country Club in Texarkana, TX for the 2019 District Foundation Banquet.  Approximately 120 Rotarians, spouses, and guests shared a lovely meal.  Very generous Rotarians who had attained their first Paul Harris Fellow award and additional levels were honored.  Others were honored as new Paul Harris Society participants. Trey Smith of Longview was honored for his advancing in his Major Donor level to Level II.    PDG Ted and Angela Huffhines were given a standing ovation for their generous support of the Rotary Foundation, achieving Arch Klumph Trustee’s Circle status. 
The following were recognized for the PHF advancements: IPDG Ted Huffhines, DGE Jim Finstrom, Carolyn Franks, Amanda Folmar, Diane Kavanaughn, AG John Hart, Bill, DG Judy Guthrie, PDG Carroll Greenwaldt. Clubs were also honored for their Polio Plus and Annual Fund (SHARE) contributions in 2018.
The highlight of the evening was the keynote address by Ann Lee Hussey from Maine.  Ann Lee shared her story as a Polio Survivor and then shared her experiences in being a global leader in the fight to eradicate Polio, having led or participated in over 30 National Immunization Days in various parts of the world.  In each of these, millions and even 10’s of millions of children are immunized within the short space of a week to 10 days.  Ann Lee’s address was truly spellbinding! 
Presentation of Appreciation to Ann Lee Hussey - From left to right: PDG & Foundation Chair Carroll Greenwaldt, Ann Lee Hussey, DG Judy Guthrie
2019 District 5830 Foundation Banquet  2019-03-07 06:00:00Z 0
  The Rotary Club of Paris United sponsored 12 Juniors from local High Schools and 2 student leaders from Paris Junior College to participate in RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) camp the weekend of February 22-24, 2019 in Athens, TX, along with approximately 90 other high school students from NE Texas. RYLA is an international program that was created by Rotary International to encourage strong leadership in youth. Young people selected for their leadership potential attend a weekend camp to develop and enhance leadership skills through activities conducted in an atmosphere of trust and respect.
Paris United RYLA Camp Report  2019-03-04 06:00:00Z 0
Beds of Hope is a nonprofit that provides beds to children in the case of Child Protective Services in Gregg, Rusk, Harrison and Upshur counties. The children cannot be placed until they have a bed.
Beds of Hope was one of the recipients of funds raised by the Longview-Greggton club during our October concert fundraiser featuring Amy Grant. The money allowed the group to buy materials to build 40 beds.
During the Build Day, club members helped put together bed frames, prepare the wood pieces for the frames and help get them ready for transport. They also got a chance to work alongside some of the members of the Longview Midtown Rotary Club, who were also there for a service project.
Longview-Greggton Build Day with Beds of Hope 2019-03-03 06:00:00Z 0
Randy Sams Shelter was established as a homeless shelter by the Sams family in memory of their son.  The shelter provides breakfast and dinner, along with separated sleeping areas for men and women.  They also provide limited vocational training, life skills and counseling.  Evening meals are provided by churches and other civic organizations, along with food donations from restaurants and food pantries.  Residents are assigned case managers and are enrolled in 90 day programs of assistance.
Wilbur Smith Rotary Club Service Above Self  2019-03-03 06:00:00Z 0

Every day is World Water Day with Rotary 

At least 3,000 children die each day from diarrheal diseases caused by unsafe water, a grim reminder for Rotary members who make providing clean water and sanitation an organizational priority. While very few people die of thirst, millions die from preventable waterborne diseases, providing the impetus for our members to provide toilets and latrines and other clean water initiatives in underdeveloped countries. Members also teach these communities to maintain new infrastructure, and organize educational projects to promote hand-washing and other good hygiene habits.

March is Water and Sanitation Month  2019-03-03 06:00:00Z 0
Atlanta Rotary Club would like you to join them for a fun event! "Sip, Sip, Hooray" at O'Farrell Country Vineyards near Atlanta, March 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m.   The cost is $50 for 2 people which will include a couple of glasses of wine, nibbles and music. Please RSVP by calling or texting Fern Porter at 903-691-9717.  Please mail your check payable to Atlanta Rotary Club attention Fern Porter, 1231 FM 251 North, Atlanta, Tx. 75551.  Deadline to send your $50.00 is March 14,  2019 . There is limited number of tickets available, so act quickly!
The profits from the winery event will benefit a teacher with a grant.
Atlanta Rotary Club Fundraiser March 22, 2019  2019-03-03 06:00:00Z 0
Hugo, Okla Rotary Club Little Libraries Project  2019-03-03 06:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Paris United had a very enjoyable program during their meeting on Jan 31st presented by Debb Fleming and her Student Team(s) from Crockett Intermediate School in Paris, TX. “Paris Pride” is a program to increase access to Lamar County's history. The students are researching the history of chosen buildings and will link all our documented building's history with a QR Code attached to the building. They are raising money to purchase brass plaques to put on 6 of the downtown plaza buildings with the name of the building in 1917.
Paris Rotary" Pride Program" 2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
South Tyler Rotary member Tom Perkins was sworn into the Texas State Guard, taking command of 3rd Battalion, 19th Regiment which will be headquartered in Tyler. Rotarians there in support were Bob Westbrook, Jackie Cannon, Amanda Folmar, Mallory Mazarakes, and Sam Scarborough.
South Tyler RC Member Honored  2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
South Tyler Rotary Club had an off campus visit to Breckenridge Village. They were able to visit with the residents, had a panel discussion and toured the facility. Lots of fun! The top picture is  South Tyler RC President Amanda Folmar, Steven Campbell the executive director for Breckinridge Village and our panel of speakers.
 Rotarians pictured took the off campus tour.
South Tyler Rotary Club  2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
Caddo Area Council held a Recognition Banquet February 8, 2019 and honored Sunrise Rotary Club President Elect Mary Wormington and Nash City Mayor Robert Bunch and Co-Owner of BWI for co-sponsoring a new Club Scout Troop in Nash, Texas. They received the Caddo Area Council Whitney M. Young award that recognizes outstanding service by an adult for demonstrating involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for from low-income backgrounds.  
Texarkana Sunrise Rotarians Honored  2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
 Congratulations to Longview Rotarian Allen McReynolds for a job well done obtaining the Texas Historial Commission Designation and Marker for Fisher Cemetery of Longview cemetery.
Longview Rotarian Honored  2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
Wayne Collins was a dedicated member of the Mineola club. DG Judy Guthrie had the privilege of meeting him twice before he passed. In fact, DG Judy also met his daughter (pictured).
In Memory of Mineola RC Member  2019-03-02 06:00:00Z 0
Message to Athens Rotary Club members and the Citizens of Athens, Texas from PDG John Henson, " I think I can speak for all of our 5830 Rotary Family when I say that our thoughts and prayers are with the citizens of Athens as they cope with the terrible accident that took the life of a middle school student and sent others to the hospital.  To the members of the Rotary Club of Athens, we are with you."
Thoughts and Prayers are with the Citizens of Athens, Texas  2019-01-31 06:00:00Z 0
District 5830 Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) student, Stella, had the opportunity to join nearly 200 other inbound students from across the globe in Tulsa, Oklahoma at SCRYE weekend.  If you haven't had the opportunity to meet Stella yet, I hope you will before the end of her exchange year. She is not only a wonderful ambassador for Germany, but she is also a perfect ambassador for RYE.  In addition to taking advanced placement courses at Pleasant Grove High School, Stella was part of the school's fall play.  She is also part of the tennis team and has started track practice.  Rotary Youth Exchange is a powerful program?  If you would like more information on the RYE program please contact Rachel Trimble at RYE5830@gmail.com.
Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange Student  2019-01-31 06:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary Club donated $600.00 to Randy Sams from funds raised at their annual draw down.  
The colder weather has seen an increase in people staying at the shelter, which is averaging 100-120 people per night currently.  The Shelter will be utilizing the donation to buy 6 mattresses for cots that currently do not have mattresses, proving additional sleeping space. 
Pictured left to right: Helen Diggs and Rotarian Carol Wilder
Texarkana Randy Sams receives $600.00 grant 2019-01-31 06:00:00Z 0
On January 23, 2019, James Upchurch of Texarkana told the Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club the incredible story of landing at Iwo Jima in the spring of 1945 near the end of WWII.  He was a Navy enlisted sailor on the USS Bollinger, a Navy vessel commissioned just one year earlier to carry 1500 Marines to battle. In 1944, Mr. Upchurch joined the Navy as a 16 or 17 year old youngster.
Pictured from left to right:  Joe Warren, Sunrise RC member, Mr. James Upchurch, Past President Patti Collier 
World War II Veteran Mr. James Upchurch honored guest of Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club  2019-01-31 06:00:00Z 0

Conflict and violence displaced more than 68 million people in the past year, and half of those are children.

We refuse to accept conflict as a way of life. Rotary projects provide training that fosters understanding and provides communities with the skills to resolve conflicts.


Through our service projects, peace fellowships, and scholarships, our members are taking action to address the underlying causes of conflict, including poverty, inequality, ethnic tension, lack of access to education, and unequal distribution of resources.

February is Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month 2019-01-30 06:00:00Z 0
I am sure you are aware that the RYLA Website has been experiencing problems. The RYLA Board of Directors send apologizes for any inconvenience.  They are hopeful that the problems have been resolved.  The District Club representative is Jeff Miller and he can be reached at  903-245-6202 or email pinevideo@mail.com
CLICK HERE for Website or use www.ryla5830.org
RYLA Website is working  2019-01-30 06:00:00Z 0
Daniel Maloney, of the Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2019-20. He will be declared the president-nominee on 1 October if no challenging candidates have been suggested.
“The clubs are where Rotary happens,” says Maloney, an attorney. He aims to support and strengthen clubs at the community level, preserve Rotary’s culture as a service-oriented membership organization, and test new regional approaches for growth. "With the eradication of polio, recognition for Rotary will be great and the opportunities will be many,” he says. “We have the potential to become the global powerhouse for doing good.”
2019-2020 RI President and Theme  2019-01-29 06:00:00Z 0
NEWS RELEASE (Event open to Non-Rotarians)
Rotary International's four Texarkana Rotary Clubs are hosting a Rotary Foundation Dinner on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 5:00 until 8:00 in the evening at the Northridge Country Club to benefit the eradication of polio worldwide. Deadline to register is February 18, 2019.      
The 2019 Foundation Dinner is open to Non-Rotarians and Rotarians.  PDG Ann Lee Hussey is our Keynote Speaker and she is traveling from South Berwick, Maine to share an important message about the Eradication of Polio.  We want to make sure her message is shared with our community. This is a great time to invite those individual that want to see first hand what Rotary does Internationally and in our Communities. 
Press Release - Invitation to the 2019 Foundation Dinner  2019-01-29 06:00:00Z 0
Let me introduce you to 2019-2020 District 5830 Governor, Jim Finstrom, Jefferson Texas Rotary Club.. Born the oldest of four children in Davenport, Iowa on November 20, 1943, Jim was raised in Aurora, Illinois. He graduated from Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa in 1965 and SMU Law School, Dallas, Texas in 1968.
After practicing law in Dallas, Texas for many years, in 1985 he moved to Jefferson, Texas where he continues his practice.  Jim served as District Attorney from January 1993 to December 2004 in Marion County, Texas. In the summer of 2018 Jim was honored for having practiced law for 50 years.
2019-2020 District 5830 Governor  2019-01-29 06:00:00Z 0
It is not too late to join us at the Rotary International Convention in Hamburg, Germany, 1-5 June. This issue of Convention News contains important program updates to help you plan your convention experience. 
 Rotary International Convention 2019-01-28 06:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club's President, Steve Collier and Past President, Patty Collier spent their Wedding Anniversary giving back to the Community by volunteering for the Salvation Army.   That is " Service Above Self" for sure. 
Other Sunrise Rotarians that participated in the community event  but not pictured are as follows: Chad Carlile, Terry Davis, Dave Dutton, Shirley Pinnix-Evans, Steve Rogers, Katie Waits Shonkwiler, Karen Wall, Ralph Waits 
Family of Rotarians  2019-01-01 06:00:00Z 0
Beckville Interact Club putting together bags of supplies to be handed out to the homeless. 
Henderson Rotarians wrapping gifts for needy families.  Gifts were provided for 12 children.  The funds come from a "White Elephant" sale during one club meeting. The club has continued this project for many years. 
Henderson RC Christmas Service Projects  2019-01-01 06:00:00Z 0
December was a busy month for the Rotarians in Idabel, OK.  They celebrated their 55 years of service along with Senior Santa shopping and gift wrapping dinner.
Events are as follows: Shopping Monday, Dec. 3, Dinner Dec. 5, Clubs 55th Birthday party Dec. 6. - 63 total gifts were taken to three nursing homes and Department of Human Services. 
Mark Polsom (Santa)  
Idabel RC Serving the Community  2019-01-01 06:00:00Z 0
New Year Rotary Resolutions  2019-01-01 06:00:00Z 0
Fellow Rotarians:
Please note that the registration for the Foundation Dinner is now open! The theme will be Mardi Gras and we are going to have a blast! There will be 2 cash bars plus hors d'ouvres and your choice of entrée. We have also blocked some rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn at a reduced rate.  Go to upcoming events on the District Website for links to register for the dinner and reserve your hotel room. You can wear your favorite Mardi Gras Beads and/or Mardi Gras Mask! 
You Don't Want to Miss This!!
DG Judy


Registration is Open for Feb 23, 2019 Foundation Dinner  2018-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
On Monday, December 10, 2018, DG Judy Guthrie was honored to install four new members for the Mineola Rotary Club. Way to go Mineola Rotary Club!
New Members: Kraig Yarbrough, Denise Hurst, Beth Shockey and Roy Shockey. 
Mineola Rotary welcomes four new members  2018-12-31 06:00:00Z 0

Idabel, OK (December 14, 2018)— Idabel Rotary Club's submission to the 2019 Festival of Trees sponsored by the Museum of the Red River, was selected "Best Tree" in the "Civic and Social Clubs" category.  Decorations included Rotary banners from clubs around the world. Other categories in the annual competition include businesses, school groups, and non-profits. Judges are chosen from each of the categories but are not associated with organizations who have entered a tree. There is also a "Peoples Choice" award from popular voting.



Winner of Festival of Trees Event 2018-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
Vocational Service is one of Rotary’s Avenues of Service.  A copy of a Power Point Presentation on Vocational Service is available on the District Website under download files. 
Through Vocational Service we:
–Serve others by using our unique skills to address community needs
–Empower others through training and skill development
–Inspire others to act with integrity by following Rotary’s guiding principles
January 2019 Vocational Service Month  2018-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
Multi-District Conference Cruise May 2-6, 2019 2018-12-31 06:00:00Z 0
Message from Longview-Greggton RC President Scott Brunner: I hope all is well and everyone had Wonderful Holidays.   I wanted to make sure that my fellow Rotarians knew that our club is moving to a new location.  We will no longer be meeting at First Baptist Church in Longview.  We will start meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn ,905 E. Hawkins Parkway, Longview, beginning with our January 4, 2019 meeting.  We are set to be in the meeting room Pinehurst B. 
Longview-Greggton Rotary Club is moving 2018-12-29 06:00:00Z 0

 Former U.S. solicitor general and independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr speaks to Rotarians at a luncheon organized by the Rotary Club of Tyler on Thursday, December 13, 2018.  In August 1994, Starr became independent counsel responsible for overseeing several investigations involving the Clinton Administration, including Whitewater and the Monica Lewinsky scandal. 


Tyler Rotary Club host Ken Starr  2018-12-29 06:00:00Z 0
The Marshall Interact Club has definitely been busy Being the Inspiration in Marshall, TX.  They had a float in the Fire Ant Festival parade.  They distributed candy at the Annual Downtown Candy Fest.  During International Interact Week, they collected and donated canned food items to Mission Marshall, local food pantry.
Congratulation to Junior Vice President Carl Raymundo, for being accepted for Rotary's RYLA Leadership Camp in Athens, Tx.  This is a major accomplishment because only a select few Juniors are accepted. 
Marshall Interact Club 2018-12-29 06:00:00Z 0
In 1998, the Rotary Club of Marshall noticed there was a high rate of high school students quitting high school.  The club decided to implement the Diploma Plus program.  The 1st two students to complete the program graduated and attended college.   April Spears has served as the Diploma Plus Chair for the past two years. She meets with the Diploma Plus students monthly and encouraging them to graduate from high school.  She has truly “Been the Inspiration” in Marshall, TX.  Thanks to her enthusiasm, encouragement and persistence, the students are scheduled to graduate in May 2019.
Diploma Plus Program 2018-12-29 06:00:00Z 0
2017-2018 Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club President, Bill Burnett accepts the Bill Campbell Club of the Year Award.   IPDG Ted Huffhines present the award to Cedar Creek Lake for their outstanding community projects and fundraisers.  Pictured from left to right are: IPDG Ted Huffhines, AG Barbara Turner, 2017-2018 President Bill Burnett, 2018-2019 President Greg Cooley, DGND Mike Groom and Andrea Groom.  Please click on the links below for a summary of Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club projects and services.https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000050024/en-ca/files/homepage/cedar-creek-lake-rc-project-services-summary/Cedar-Creek-Lake-Rotary-Accomplishements-2017-2018.docx
Cedar Creek Lake received the Bill Campbell Club of the Year Award  2018-11-01 05:00:00Z 0
"Save the Date" District 5830 Foundation Dinner is February 23, 2019 at Northridge Country Club Texarkana, 120 Bill Rogers Drive, Texarkana, Tx. 75503. Keynote speaker is PDG Ann Lee Hussey.
PDG Hussey,  Chairs the Polio Survivors and Associates, Rotarian Action Group and serves on the Reach Out to Africa Service Associates Subcommittee as a Functional Coordinator for Health Initiatives.  She served as Zone 32 Coordinator for Health and Hunger for 2009-2010.
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world.
During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects. With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.
November is Rotary Foundation Month 2018-10-30 05:00:00Z 0
Club Bulletin of the Year for 2017-18 Announced 
Guidelines for 2018-2019 Club Bulletin Contest 
The three quarterly winners for the District 5830 Club Bulletin Contest were Texarkana Sunrise (4Q17), Clarksville (1Q18), and Mineola (2Q18).  Each of these Clubs were awarded 200 PHF points for their quality work.  Prior to the October District Conference, the District’s ADG’s were asked to vote on the overall winner.  The votes were very close with all three Club’s earning the same number of first place votes.  The top bulletin then came down to the Club receiving the highest number of second place votes.  Clarksville ‘s “The Gear”  weekly bulletin prevailed and their Club was awarded 400 additional PHF points.  Congratulations to all three Clubs.
District 5830 Club Bulletin Contest  2018-10-29 05:00:00Z 0
Idabel Rotary and The Sponsors Proudly Support the Eradication of Polio  2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
DG Judy Guthrie recognizes those that made the 38th Annual Public Safety Officers Luncheon a success.   There were over 300 in attendance to honor their Area Officers.  Both Texarkana Mayor Bob Bruggeman and Arkansas Mayor Ruth Penney Bell announced the Winners and why they were selected as Officer of the Year.   State Representative Carol Dalby introduced the Keynote Speaker Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.  

Four Texarkana Rotary Clubs Honor Public Safety Officers  2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Christmas Parade Call for Entries
Tyler – The local Rotary International Clubs are accepting entries from public organizations, bands and other groups to participate in the 2018 Rotary Clubs of Tyler Christmas Parade. The parade will be held in downtown Tyler and begin at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 29.

Tyler Rotary Christmas Parade 2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Members of Henderson Rotary Club and Henderson High School Interact Club Members helped out with the painting.  Their World Polio Day Event was Purple Pinkies for Polio.  
Henderson RC World Polio Day Event 2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
Henderson Rotary Club presents The Christmas Trees  2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 0
To support World Polio Day, PDG Tom Dewitt educates the youth from Robert E. Lee High School about Polio Eradication and the Iron Lung that was on display. 
Pictured left to right:   Jackie Cannon, STR, Exec Dir Champions for Children, PDG Tom DeWitt, Hagar Patterson, STR, Mgr Miller’s Point Menswear
Special thanks to Dr. Dan Crawford for the opportunity to be involved with your students.
South Tyler RC World Polio Day Event  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Congratulation to 2017-2018 District 5830 Governor, Ted and Angela Huffhines for "Outstanding Leadership."   During the October Zone meetings, District 5830 received 1st Place in Polio Fund giving in the amount of $127,013.00 and 2nd Place in Annual Fund, Per Capita giving of $167.00.  IPDG Ted and Angela were inducted into the Arch Klump Society.  
IPDG Ted and Angela Huffhines honored at the October 2018 Zone Meeting 2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Congratulation goes to Louraiseal McDonald, Marshall Rotary Club who was chosen District 5830 Bill Rains Rotarian of the year for 2017-2018. 
It is with great pleasure that IPDG Ted Huffhines was able to recognize the D5830 Bill Rains Rotarian of the Year for 2017-2018 at our recent District Conference in Longview. This year's recipient is Louraiseal McDonald, immediate Past President, of the Marshall Rotary Club. Louraiseal was instrumental in starting both an Interact and Rotaract Club this year.
District 5830 Rotarian of the Year  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Celebrating World Polio Day with Texas Governor Greg Abbott  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0

During the Oct. 4, 2018, meeting of the Rotary Club of Paris United, District Governor, Judy Guthrie was the guest speaker.  DG Judy is from the Carthage, Texas, Rotary Club.  Excerpts from her speech are provided below.

Pictured from left to right: PDG Dr. Phil Bandel, DG Judy Guthrie, PDG Jo Ann Parkman, Club President Andy Cobb, and AG Susan Chapman. 


DG Judy Guthrie visits Paris United Rotary Club  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
For the 2018-2019 Rotary year, the Red River County Public Library will receive a $1,200.00 grant and has agreed to serve as the cooperating organization to work with the members of the Clarksville Rotary Club in a project which will offer artistic and cultural events and updated reading materials to the patrons of the library.  
Shown in the photo is Rachel Ellsworth, Director of the Red River County Public Library.
Clarksville Rotary Club gives back to their Community  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Marshall Rotary Club President, Jay Webb assist PDG Shirley Griffin with her excellent program on why we should support the Eradication of Polio.  As they say, " A picture is worth a thousand words!"
Marshall Rotary Club World Polio Day Program  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
October 2018, Students of the Month!  Club President Donna Meredith present awards to Athens IDS: Jaci Harris and Regan Bella; Athens Christian Preparatory Academy: Joshua Bass and Hayley Gaytan.  Congratulation to Shirley Ward on a PHF +2. 
Athens Rotary Club's Students of the Month 2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Marshall RC participates in the Fire Ant Festival  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
  In October, Tyler Rotary Club participated in the District Club Visioning Event. According to District Visioning Director, Susan Gill, "We even had our first International Skype attendee!"
Tyler Rotary Club Visioning Event  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Athens sponsored " An Evening with Talmage Boston" at the Texan Theater on Thursday, October 25, 2018 for support of World Polio Day and End Polio Now Campaign. 
Club President, Donna Meredith introduces Mr. Boston a well-known Presidential Historian, Author and Baseball writer. Event sponsors: Citizens National Bank - Athens, Citizens State Bank- Athens, Prosperity Bank - Athens, and UT Health - Athens. 
Athens Rotary Club World Polio Day Event  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Jefferson Rotary Club World Polio Day Event  2018-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
Thoughts from PDG John Henson, "A finer Rotarian may never come along. He will be greatly missed, but never forgotten."
"I cannot remember how many times I called PDG Archie seeking his wisdom and advice, and every time he listened to my question, gave it some serious thought and then shared his thoughts. They were always straight to the point and always correct even if it wasn’t what I wanted to hear.  He was that kind of leader."

PDG A. L. "Archie" Tehan, Jr. November 30, 1924 - October 22, 2018  2018-10-23 05:00:00Z 0
"We have several things coming up this month!" stated DG Judy. 

IPDG Ted’s District Conference is on October 19, and 20, 2018 at the event center in the Holiday Inn in Longview, Texas. For those that have not registered for the conference, please register by October 11, 2018 for food and seating preparations. You don't want to miss the fun and fellowship.
The District 5830 Bulletin Contest is back!  There will be one club winner per each of the three contest periods.  The winning Clubs will receive 200 recognition points.  The overall winner will receive 400 recognition points.  Please click on the link below for complete details of the contest guidelines. 
Also...remember that 10/24 is World Polio Day. If you haven’t made plans for this event, there is still time to put something together. We have not finished this fight and we still need everyone’s participation!  Don't forget about the opportunity to participate in the raffle that will qualify for citation points and all funds will be sent to the Rotary International for the benefit of the End Polio Campaign. This event is sponsored by Texarkana International Rotary Club. Click link for Raffle flyer: (https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000050024/en-ca/files/homepage/end-polio-now-raffle/District-5830-Polio-Plus-fundraiser--1-.docx

Also...remember that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ladies, remember to get your mammogram;  Gentlemen, remind your wife, daughter, mother and female friends to do the same!
October 2018 Economic and Community Development Month 2018-09-29 05:00:00Z 0
West Bowie Country Rotary Club members will deliver dictionaries to all the 3rd grade students in West Bowie County.  This includes DeKalb, Hooks, Hubbard, Leary, Malta, Maud, New Boston, Red Lick, Redwater, and Sims. Pictured are the 3rd Grade Students from Redwater Elementary School that received their dictionaries. 
West Bowie Dictionary Project 2018-09-29 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club members are ready to deliver 120 Dictionaries to Nash Elementary Third Grade Students. They placed Rotary labels in the Dictionaries during their 7:00 a.m. meeting time. Dictionaries will be delivered in October. 
Pictured from left to right: Chad Carlile, Robert Bunch, Becky Bunch, Dave Dutton, Joe Warren, Patty Collier, Ralph Waits, Steve Collier, Doug Bowers, Terry Davis, Steve Rogers, Shirley Pinnix-Evans, Katie Shonkwiler
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club's Dictionary Project 2018-09-29 05:00:00Z 0
September 20, 2018 Athens Rotary Club sponsored Pints for Polio to support the End Polio Now Campaign.  President Donna Meredith said, " It was a "Fun event for a great cause!"  
Athens Rotary Club's Pints for Polio  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Wilbur Smith's President, Cindy Marsh and Scholarship Chairman, Skylar Rogers present a check for $500.00 to Chiquita Burks as part of the Wilbur Smith's Graduate Scholarship program. 
Texarkana Wilbur Smith RC presents Scholarship  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
South Tyler Rotary Club held their Club Visioning meeting at the Tyler Women's Building.  Thanks to IPDG Ted Huffhines, AG Sam Scroggins, David Cartwright and Dietrich Johnson for facilitating.  Thanks to South Tyler's Club President, Amanda Folmar, for assembling such a great group!
South Tyler RC successfully completed Club Visioning 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
DG Judy Guthrie would like to introduce and Congratulate District 5830 DGND Mike Groom.
Mike was born in Austin, Texas in 1956.  He was raised in Houston and Spring, Texas for most of his life and graduated from UT Austin in Accounting.  After working as a CPA for several years he realized what he didn't know about tax would fill volumes and decided to go to law school with an emphasis in tax law. 
DGND Mike Groom  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Sulphur Springs Rotary Club Welcomes DG Judy Guthrie 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
West Bowie County Rotary Club’s would like you to participate in their big fundraiser October 13, 2018. 
 The Third Annual "Run the Rails" is being run from DeKalb, Texas, to New Boston, Texas, on the northeast terminus of the longest (130 miles) hike/bike trail in Texas. This year they will feature two and four person relays in addition to the traditional half marathon.
 West Bowie Rotary Club's Run the Rails 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Friday, Sept 14. Idabel vs Valliant. Idabel won 54-47 ! Proceeds are used to fund the Idabel Rotary Scholarships.
Pictured left to right: Dennis Wilson, Linda Potts, Faye House, Jennifer Andrews, Carolyn White, Casey Meeks.  Not shown:  Ross Chandler and Corey Green. 
Idabel Rotary Walking Tacos 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Lindale Rotary Club will hold their 3rd Annual Celebrity Waiter Wild Game Dinner February 25, 2019.  Sponsorship Options available as follows: $1,000 Platinum Sponsor, $500.00 Blue Sponsor, $250.00 Gold Sponsor, $100.00 White Sponsor, $50.00 Waiter Sponsor.  For more information email Amanda Froebe at amanda.froebe.qsco@statefarm.com.  The Event Flyer is posted on the District Calendar under the February 25, 2019 event under document.  
Lindale Rotary Club Wild Game Dinner 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Clarksville Rotary Club displayed the "Iron Lung" at the Red River County Fair September 19-20, 2018 to promote awareness of the efforts of Rotary International to eradicate polio worldwide. Shown in the photo working the booth, are club president, Dan Meehan and past president, Pam Bryant.  

Clarksville Rotary Club Promoting the Eradication of Polio  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
From Left to Right: President-Bob Hourahan, Judd Marshall, Joe Denman, Buddy Marshall, Membership-Jey Yancey, DG Judy, Service-Malik Latif, Treasurer-Danny Muskrat, Secretary-Bobby Rice, Larry Cannaday, RYLA-Mike Hall. 
Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club Members Welcome DG Judy  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
September 15, 2018, Pittsburg Rotary Club members along with DG Judy participated in Pittsburg Pioneer Days.   This was an opportunity to promote awareness of the efforts of Rotary to eradicate polio worldwide. 
Pictured from left to right: Emma Adams, Eunise Obregon, Past President Carolyn Franks, DG Judy and President Kay Green. 
Pittsburg Pioneer Days  2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0

Come one, come all to Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary’s annual draw down and catfish dinner. Join us on October 23rd at 6pm at the Elks Lodge in Texarkana, AR. Tickets are $100 per couple, which includes 2 catfish dinners and one entry into the draw down. You may choose to purchase “insurance” for an additional $20, which allows your ticket to be thrown back in the mix for a second chance at winning.

Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary’s Annual draw down 2018-09-10 05:00:00Z 0
September is Literacy Month for Rotary!  September 8 was proclaimed as International Literacy Day by the UNESCO's General Conference in 1966. Since then, literacy celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as the matter of dignity and human rights and to work towards a more literate and sustainable society.  
September 8, 2018: International Literacy Day  2018-08-27 05:00:00Z 0
Congratulation to Mineola Rotary Club, 2nd Quarter 2018 Bulletin Contest winner.   Mineola Rotary Club joins 4th Quarter 2017 Winner- Texarkana Sunrise Club and 1st Quarter 2018 Winner - Clarksville Rotary Club as the 2017-2018 Quarterly Winners.  These clubs will compete for the 2017-2018 Best Bulletin and the winner will be announced at the District Conference October 19 - October 20, 2018 in Longview, Texas.   
Bulletin Contest Winners 2018-08-27 05:00:00Z 0
Members of the Idabel Rotary Club supports their community's "Stuff the Bus Project".  They collected approximately $900.00 worth of school supplies for distribution to the Idabel Public Schools.  Shown in photo- Jennifer Andrews, Jerry Ellis, Lindsay Campbell, Carolyn White and Linda Potts.  Also helping with the project but now shown are: Mark Polson, Doug Brown, Glenda Rankin, Ross Chandler, Henry Moy and Faye House.
Other pictures available in the District Photo Library.
Idabel Rotary Club's Stuff the Bus Project  2018-08-27 05:00:00Z 0
Tyler Sunrise Golf Tournment, October 15, 2018.  4-Man Scramble at Hollytree Country Club, 6700 Holly Tree Drive, Tyler, Tx. 75703.  For more information contact Lauren LeGrave 903-393-6333.  Registration form and detail information is available about the Golf Tournament can be found on the District 5830 Document section or click on link below. 
Tyler Sunrise RC Golf Tournment October 15, 2018 2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
On August 1, 2018, Stephanie Brazile, President of Oaklawn Rotary Club presented Mike Richardson with the "Outstanding Community Service Award".  Who, though devotion and exemplary efforts, leads the Club's Flag Project.  Mike's actions embody Rotary's motto of Service Above Self.  Mike joined Rotary, April 7, 1977 and is Past President, Paul Harris Fellow and Sustaining Member.  Congratulation Mike!!!
Oaklawn RC honors Mike Richardson  2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake presented the 2018 Celebrity Waiters Fundraiser.  The community leaders, business owners and city and county officials join club members to support Rotary. This event raises approximately $70,000 each year and goes back into the community, especially in support of the children. It was a fun party and raised lots of money with the help of their community.
 Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club President, Greg Cooley recognized Peggy Price and Andrea Pickens for being long time co-chairs for our Celebrity Waiter Event. (Go to District Photo Album for more pictures) 
Cedar Creek Lake RC Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser 2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Joint Project with Gladewater RC and Gladewater Lions Club  2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Happy Birthday Marshall Rotary Club!
Past Presidents, J. Keith Feille, Sam Moseley, Linda Endicott, Craig Vanbiber, Jim Fitzgerald,
Marshall President Jay Webb, IPDG Ted Huffhines, Milly Kay Johnston-Green and Daren Horton
For ninety-nine years, three weeks and one day they have been standing on the shoulders of giants.  Soon they will join them celebrating a century of changing lives in Marshall and beyond.
Go to Marshal Website to get the rest of the story. (https://www.marshallrotary.org)
Happy 99th Birthday  to Marshall RC  2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Reported by Tina Bell, Rotary District 5830 Youth Exchange Student, Stella Marie Theres Angerer, had the opportunity to visit District 5890 for a combined Inbound Orientation with their 18 Rotary Youth Exchange students from across the world. Stella is visiting this year from Germany and attending school in Texarkana.  Stella is being hosted by the Rotary Club of Texarkana International Club.  To learn more about RYE in District 5830 visit: https//rotary5830.org/sitepage/youth-exchange
District 5830 Rotary Youth Exchange 2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
Hugo Rotary Club completed their Club Visioning on August 21, 2018.  President Colby Bryant said, "The leadership of the Hugo Club owes a deep thanks to the team who assisted the Club Visioning meeting in August. " 
Hugo Rotary Club Club Visioning Meeting  2018-08-25 05:00:00Z 0
DG Judy Guthrie led the Annual Council of Governors meeting on August 18, 2018 at PDG Shirley Griffin's clubhouse in Texas.   Back Row left to right: DGDN Mike Groom, PDG Carroll Greenwaldt, PDG Lee Montgomery, PDG John Henson, DG Judy Guthrie, PDG Tom DeWitt, PDG Jim Archer, IPDG Ted Huffhines, PDG Dr. Phil Bandel, DGN Jack Welge
Front Row: PDG Jim Fitzgerald, AG Barbara Turner, PDG Shirley Griffin, PDG Fay J. Durrant. 
Council of Governors Meeting Aug. 18, 2018 2018-08-19 05:00:00Z 0
The 3rd Annual Mt. Pleasant Rotary Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Country Club. Proceeds benefit the Rotary Club’s “Invest in Education” projects. For more information, see our Tournament Facebook page or www.mprotaryclub.org or call Buddy Marshall (903/466-2542) to get an entry form.
3rd Annual Mt. Pleasant Rotary Golf Tournament Sept. 15 2018 2018-08-13 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club members are known for their " Community Service and the "Little Club that Can!".  93% of their members worked on the 2018 Stuff the Bus Project plus the club gave a financial contribution to Texarkana United Way for purchase of school supplies for the children in need in the area.
Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club participates in the  " Stuff the Bus"  2018-08-13 05:00:00Z 0
 In July, the Longview-Greggton Rotary Club distributed over $26,000 in proceeds from their annual PCRA Rodeo fundraiser. Bob Metzler, Chairman of the Longview Greggton Rotary Charities Inc. board, distributes checks to worthy local nonprofits. 
Longview-Greggton Rotary Club  2018-08-08 05:00:00Z 0
Pittsburg Rotary Club members welcomes DG Judy Guthrie to Pittsburg during DG Judy's official visit. "The Pittsburg Rotary Club has just finished Club Visioning and is on a roll!" "Everybody is excited and enthusiastic!" ,stated DG Judy Guthrie.  
Pictured are: Pittsburg Rotary Club board members. 
Pictures: Pittsburg RC President Kay Green, DG Judy, and AG Nathan Reeves
DG Judy's Official Visit to Pittsburg Rotary Club 2018-08-04 05:00:00Z 0
Marshall Rotary Club Past President receives State, National, and Regional Awards 2018-08-04 05:00:00Z 0
So far I have been to twelve clubs in our District 5830 and I am so impressed with what I have seen!  All the clubs I have visited are vibrant, have all their goals lined up and are having fun!  Rotarians are the most welcoming and warmest people I have ever met; of course I figured that before I even started this endeavor.  The best part is that I get to meet so many more Rotarians than I did as an Assistant Governor. 
During the month of August, I will be on the road again visiting one club (sometimes two)  every day.  If you haven't seen me yet, you will soon!!
DG Judy
August is Membership and New Club Development Month 2018-08-04 05:00:00Z 0
At the  District Governor's Official meeting in Jefferson,Texas, DG Judy Guthrie presented  DGE Jim Finstrom with his Paul Harris Plus4 pin.  
Jefferson RC President, Brooke Bradley - LaFleur presents DG Judy Guthrie a token of appreciation during the DG Official visit to Jefferson Rotary Club. 
DG Judy Guthrie Official visit to Jefferson Rotary Club  2018-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
A Rotarian is someone who, through their efforts:
 - Digs wells from which they will never drink
 - Restores eyesight for those they will never see
 - Builds houses they will never live in
 - Vaccinates children they will never meet
 - Plants trees they will never sit under
 - Educates children they will never know
 - Feeds hungry people, regardless of colour, race or politics
 - Knows real happiness 
Who is a Rotarian? 2018-07-29 05:00:00Z 0
DG Judy's visit to South Tyler Rotary Club on May 23, 2018
Pictured: PDG Tom DeWitt, Club President Amanda Folmar, Global Scholar Blake White, DG Judy, AG John Hart and PDG Lee Montgomery
DG Judy's Official Visit with South Tyler RC  2018-07-23 05:00:00Z 0

DG Judy Guthrie installs Marshall RC 2018-2019 Officers during her Official Club Visit.
Left to right: Craig Vanbiber, Keith Fellie, Louraiseal McDonald, Brandon White, Jay Webb, DG Judy Guthrie, Milly Green, Lou Gaw, Cecil Bishop
Marshall President Jay Webb, DG Judy Guthrie, DGE Jim Finstrom 
Marshall Rotary Club Installation of Officers  2018-07-20 05:00:00Z 0
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.
Jefferson, Texas Rotary Club has made the Imagination Library one of their community project. 



Jefferson RC  Supports "Imagination Library"  2018-07-20 05:00:00Z 0
Mineola Club Rotary Club's President elected to City Council 2018-07-19 05:00:00Z 0
Lone Star PETS  2018   2018-07-18 05:00:00Z 0
Message from 2018-2019 District 5830 District Governor Judy Guthrie, " I am so looking forward to this next year." DG Judy also states, " I anticipate that we will get a lot done and have fun doing it!"
Judy joined the Carthage, Texas Rotary Club in February, 2004 and was the first female in her club.  She has served as Treasurer, Secretary (twice) and President in 2008-2009 and again in 2013-2014.  She chaired the Dictionary Project, RYLA and the Scholarship Program for 10 years as well as the Hamburger Sales and Gold Tourament fundraisers.  She served as her club's Foundation Chair in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
2018-2019 District 5830 District Governor Judy Guthrie 2018-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
IPDG Ted Huffhines installs Longview Midtown Rotary Club's PE April Barber with congratulation to 2017-2018 President Vickie Boggio for a great year. Congratulations, Macie Wyers on receiving your Paul Harris Fellow tonight! What an incredible way to honor an excellent Rotarian who truly exhibits the Service Above Self motto! 🎉 Thank you to District 5830 for sponsoring this PH!
Longview Midtown RC   2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
IPDG Ted Huffhines installs Longview Greggton incoming President Scott Bruner and congratulates outgoing President Ingrid Self on an outstanding year as President.
IPDG Ted said, "It was great to be with The Longview Greggton Rotary Club and install my good friend, Scott Bruner, as the president for 2018-2019. He will do a fantastic job! I also appreciate the outgoing president, Ingrid Self, for the wonderful job she did this past year!" Ingrid - you have truly “Made a Difference!”
Longview Greggton Installation  2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
IPDG Ted Huffhines and PDG Lee Montgomery congratulates South Tyler Rotary Club on a great year with Past Pres. Nancy Crawford.   DG Judy Guthrie installs the new South Tyler President,  Amanda Folmar, and looks forward to her superb leadership. 
South Tyler RC Installation  2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Great evening with the Jefferson RC at 5D Cattle Company as IPDG Ted Huffhines installed Brooke Bradley as the new club president. Great fun, fellowship and food! Small club making a huge difference!
Jefferson RC Installation  2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Antlers Rotary Club held a purse raffle and raised $1364 for our school scholarship fund.  The funds were presented it to Christina Williams, who was very excited!
Antlers Rotary Club also put together a breakfast homecoming weekend.  They raised $1000 for our school’s PTO Door Lock Fund.  This project is to add locks to each classroom door that can secure a door within a few seconds.
Antlers Rotary Club activate in the Community 2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0

IPDG Ted Huffhines was very honored to install Marshall Rotary Club's next club president, Jay Webb, in his home club of Marshall!  Jay will do an awesome job and “Be an Inspiration “ to all our members! Thanks to all who came out to support him. Great night for the Marshall Rotary Club!

Marshall RC Installation 2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Wilbur Smith RC, Oaklawn RC, International RC and Sunrise RC celebrates together a very successful Rotary Year.   PDG Tom DeWitt was the guest speaker and installed the new officers. Texarkana Emergency Center sponsored the event. (refer to District Photo Album for all pictures) 
2nd Annual Joint Texarkana Clubs Installation  2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
There were just a few over 25,000 Rotarians in Toronto, and over 15,000 have registered for the Hamburg Convention. PDG John Henson said, "If you have never attended a Convention, make Hamburg your first. If you do, I guarantee it won't be your last!!!!" (please refer to the District Photo Album for more pictures)
Rotary International Convention June 2018 2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
On June 16, 2018, PDG and Zone 31 Endowments/Major Gifts Advisor Pamela Stewart installs Judy Guthrie as 2018-2019 District 5830 Governor. 
DG Judy Guthrie congratulates and honors  IPDG Ted Huffhines for a successful 2017-2018 District 5830 Governor. ( please refer to the District Photo Album to see all pictures) 
District Installation of New Officers  2018-06-29 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Marshall's Club President, Louraiseal McDonald was presented with her Paul Harris Fellow plus 3 pin by D5830 IPDG Ted Huffhines and his wife Angela Huffhines.  Vivian Lewis, Touch Points Chair, was presented with her Paul Harris Fellow. The Special Guest of the day were Marcus Sandifer & Ray Brady.  They discussed "Local Highway Projects". 
Paul Harris Fellows Presented  2018-06-08 05:00:00Z 0
To All District 5830 Rotarians:

It is that time of year when we look for nominations for emerging leaders in our District to be nominated to serve as District Governor.  The new DG Designee will serve as DG for the 2021-2022 Rotary year.  As each of you well know, we must have talented and effective leaders for our District to make sure we continue to achieve our goals and grow in our service to the world.
The interviews for DG Designee will be August 18th in Longview.  The deadline for nominations is August 7th.  
District Governor Nominations  2018-06-05 05:00:00Z 0
June 2018 District Governor’s Newsletter
We will end the 2017-2018 Rotary Year at the end of this month. Without a doubt, District 5830 has Made a Difference both locally and internationally on so many levels. Our District is made up of so many wonderful people who have a heart for service. Service above self is lived out every day. People are fed, clothed, sheltered, provided medical help, given resources to go to school, furnished with clean water, and cared for because of your hard work and financial support. I have been blessed to serve as District Governor this year and see your good works first hand.
June 2018 is Rotary Fellowship Month 2018-06-02 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana's Four Rotary Clubs current managed approximately 4500 American Flags.  Prior to the each holiday the clubs work together to repair damaged flags and build new flags.  In May, 18 Rotarians from Texarkana Sunrise RC, Wilbur Smith RC and International RC  worked for 2 hours  to get ready for Memorial Day.   For more information about Texarkana American Flag Project please contact Shirley Pinnix Evans at spinnix10@aol.com.
Texarkana Rotary Clubs Joint Flag Project 2018-06-02 05:00:00Z 0
Hello to all of you dedicated Rotarians across District 5830.  June is the last month of the current Rotary year.  We want to finish the Rotary year off strongly. 
This note is to remind you and your Rotary friends of our commitment to Rotary through our support of the Rotary Foundation. 
Your Annual SHARE Fund contribution is invested and essentially 100% goes to do the humanitarian work of Rotary across the Globe AND back at home through your Club Project Grant requests.
Message from PDG Carroll Greenwaldt 2018-06-01 05:00:00Z 0

Annual Picnic for Opportunities Inc. Adult Residents: The Oaklawn Rotary Club was happy to join with the International Rotary Club (both of Texarkana) to host an annual picnic at Bobby Ferguson Park in Texarkana, Ark. We are so proud of the Interact Clubs (high school clubs sponsored by a local Rotary Club) from Pleasant Grove and Arkansas High! These students played games with about 50 adults who have special needs. We cooked 160 hot dogs and served all the fixins. The weather was pleasant and everyone had a great time!  They look forward to next year.

Oaklawn RC's Annual Picnic for Opportunities, Inc. 2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
Flying the American Flag  2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
The Director of Texarkana Resources presented a certificate to the Interact Club at Arkansas High which is sponsored by the Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary Club.  The award is for Most Spirited Rest Stop at their recent Ark-La-Tex Challenge bike race fundraiser.
Oaklawn RC Interact Club  2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of Henderson partnering with the Master Gardeners and Habitat while planting trees to support 2017-2018 RI President Ian Riseley environmental project. 
Henderson Rotary Club Projects  2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
Congratulations to Stephanie Guck and Suzanne Zeid, Valedictorian and Salutatorian of Longview High School.  Both of whom were honored as Rotary Student of the month by the Rotarian Club of Longview. 
Graduating with Class: Longview Texas  2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
South Tyler RC Park Clean Up Project  2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
 Keith Boles, Henderson RC's Youth Service Chair, presents Certificate of Achievement to Colby Stewart who wins Rotary Vocational Student of the Month.  Alaura Goad wins Unicorn Student of the month.
Henderson RC's Vocational Students of the Month 2018-05-31 05:00:00Z 0
Students greeted by Rotary Club of Tyler President-Elect George Roberts as they enter the stage to receive their awards.
Tyler, Texas (April 30, 2018) – More than 75 Tyler area middle school, high school, and college students were recently recognized at this year's Rotary Young Citizens Awards Banquet held April 19 at the University of Texas at Tyler Ornelas Activity Center. More than 300 guests attended the event this year.
Tyler Rotary Young Citizens Club 2018-05-07 05:00:00Z 0
DG Ted Huffhines is so impressed with the dedication and organization of the 28th Annual Longview Greggton Rodeo!  Congratulation to Ingrid Self, Karen Maines, and the Greggton RC members.
Longview Greggton Rodeo  2018-05-01 05:00:00Z 0
May 2018 District Governor’s Newsletter
April was a busy month as we had numerous clubs holding service projects and fundraisers around D5830. I had the pleasure of participating in a skeet shoot in Canton and playing golf with Cedar Creek Lake. I also was able to attend community recognition events in Tyler and Texarkana. I must say it is a blessing to serve as District Governor and witness all the good being done here in D5830. We also held our District Assembly near Pittsburg. We had just under a 90 Rotarians come to receive training and prepare for the upcoming year as club leaders. It was great to share ideas, discuss the ins and outs of Rotary, and fellowship with one another. Congratulations to DGE Judy Guthrie on a fine event! Thank you to all who attended and the Pittsburg RC for hosting!
The Membership Contest is in full swing and so far, Texarkana International, Tyler, and Henderson clubs hold slim leads. I encourage every club to really emphasize reaching out and inviting prospective members to your clubs!
May is Youth Service Month 2018-05-01 05:00:00Z 0
The State of Rotary’s Membership -- presentation now available

Rotary’s members are our greatest assets. When our membership is strong, our clubs are more vibrant, Rotary has greater visibility, and our members have more resources to help communities flourish. 

State of Rotary Membership  2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
 DG Ted Huffhines, shares pictures of the great club social with the Marshall Rotary Club.  A " Big Thank You" to Linda and John Endicott for hosting the evening.
Marshall RC April Social Event 2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
Rotarian Willie Turlington receives "Service Above Self" Award  2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
  South Tyler RC Spaghetti Dinner was an awesome fundraiser with incredible community support.  Truly making a Difference in Tyler.
Pictured are Rotarians PDG John Henson, and PDG Tom DeWitt having fun!
(For more event pictures go to the District Photo Album)
South Tyler RC Spaghetti Dinner 2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary Club Supports Education  2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
Gladewater RC Believes In Community Service 2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
District 5830 Training Assembly was held April 21, 2018 at Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant.   A big "Thank You" goes out to Pittsburg Rotary Club's President Carolyn Franks and her team for hosting the event.   DGE Judy Guthrie was very pleased with the attendance of 83 Rotarians that were eager to learn.    On the picture to the left are Amanda Folmar who spoke about her passion for Interact and Rachael Trimble spoke on the Rotary Youth Exchange Program.  Jill Bultemeier an Interact member was introduced and will be traveling to Germany to study. 
District 5830 Training Assembly 2018-04-30 05:00:00Z 0
According to our DG Ted Huffhines, we had a "Great day at the District 5830 4 Way Speech Contest hosted beautifully by the Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club on April 28, 2018.  We are very proud of our participants across the District.  Congratulations to winners: Caleb Snow, Benjamin Huegel and Melody Shannon.  America is in good hands with these leaders of tomorrow."
District 5830 4 Way Speech Contest  2018-04-29 05:00:00Z 0
 Congratulations to the Clarksville Rotary Club -Winner of the Quarterly Bulletin Contest-
At the District Training Assembly on April 21, 2018, AG and District Public Image Chair, Sam Scroggins announced that Clarksville Rotary Club is the winner of the Quarterly Bulletin contest.   The award was accepted by President Elect Dan Meehan.  The club will receive 200 recognition points and will be eligible for the overall club winner that will be announced at the District Conference.
District 5830 Quarterly Bulletin Winner - Clarksville RC 2018-04-29 05:00:00Z 0
 One of the most profound moments in the history of the Rotary Club of Marshall Texas happened Thursday April 27, 1987, at 12:46 p.m., during the regular Meeting of the club, as reported by Laureen Tedesco of "The Marshall News Messenger".  Two women were inducted into the club--- Mrs. Carolyn Abney, and Mrs. Patti Harris.  
The First Women In Marshall Rotary 2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
 On April 27, the Carthage Rotary Club had their annual hamburger sale fundraiser.
( For more event pictures go to District 5830 Photo Albums)
Carthage Rotary Club 2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake's Interact Club of Mabank High School helped host a Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) event for Pre-K thru 5th graders.

First picture shows a student "fishing for rhymes" and the second show members of the Interact Club who helped.
Interact Club of Mabank High School  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
Proud Rotarian Flies Rotary Flag  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
 Members of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake recently attended a fundraiser for Friends of Animals, a low cost animal neuter center.
(left and right)Greg Cooley, President Elect, and Bill Burnett, President of the club, and one of the ladies dressed costume. 
Friends of Animals Fundraiser  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
DG Ted Huffhines enjoyed time with Canton RC members at the Canton Rotary Club Skeet Shoot Fundraise.   The funds provide scholarships for high school students at Buffalo Creek Shooting Range.
Canton RC Skeet Shoot Fundraiser  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
Henderson Rotary Club's Student of the Month  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
 The golf tournament held by the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake was a great success again this year. 
The golf team sponsored by Andrea Pickens (first person on left) had their pompoms out to cheer everyone on. 
Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
The 16th Annual Faux Paws Dog Walk was the brainchild of Karen Partee, wife of Bryan Partee, a Rotarian in the Marshall Rotary Club.  Karen and Bryan were the adopted parents of two shelter-held Dachshunds who captured their hearts and filled their lives with joy and companionship. 
16th Annual Marshall RC Faux Paws Dog Walk 2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
 The State of Rotary’s Membership -- presentation now available!

Rotary’s members are our greatest assets. When our membership is strong, our clubs are more vibrant, Rotary has greater visibility, and our members have more resources to help communities flourish. 

In our new presentation, the State of Rotary’s Membership, you’ll learn who is joining — and who is leaving — and the opportunities we all have to make membership a top priority. We’ve designed this presentation to be shared: You can easily regionalize the speaker notes in this 15-slide PowerPoint to create a custom presentation for Rotarians. ( Contact DA Shirley Pinnix-Evans for more information ) 

Watch a recording of the presentation with narration on our Vimeo channel

State of Rotary’s Membership --  2018-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
These benches were originally placed at the area now known as Telegraph Park, which was, at the time, a place for visitors to relax and enjoy the downtown scene, know as "Rotary Park".
There were 4 benches, in total.  When the city took over that area and created the Telegraph Park, the benches were removed and stored at the Sheriff’s secure storage area. They had been pushed to the back of the building and moved, numerous times.

"The Rotary Bench" 2018-04-14 05:00:00Z 0
District Governor’s Newsletter- April 2018
This is a busy time of year for clubs in District 5830. There are numerous projects and fund raisers going on all across our district. Rotarians are “Making a Difference” in so many ways, and it is very encouraging to see the hard work being done. We also have our District Training Assembly on April 21st at North East Community College in Mt. Pleasant. I encourage all clubs to be represented at this district wide event! Gather your club officers and come join in the excellent training that will be provided! DG Elect, Judy Guthrie, has a wonderful program planned! The last Saturday of the month, April 28th, we will be holding the District 4-Way Speech Contest in Mt. Pleasant at the MPISD Administration Building. This is a great opportunity to see some of the top students in northeast Texas as they share how living the 4-Way Test helps one Make a Difference! We owe a huge “thank you” to the Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club for hosting this event again this year.
Every club should have received the information on the Membership Contest we are holding over the last three months of the Rotary Year- April, May & June. Make every effort to grow your club over these last three months. We have cash prizes for the winners along with banners and plaques. Contact your Assistant Governor or myself if you need help in identifying potential new members or attracting potential new members for your club. We are eager to help! You can also go to rotary.org website or the rizones30-31.org website for additional assistance and ideas on membership. The contest is set up so that large and small clubs have the opportunity to win!  Why shouldn’t it be Your Club that wins!
April 2018 is Maternal and Child Health Month 2018-04-06 05:00:00Z 0
Idabel Rotary Club held their annual trash pick-up day on Saturday, March 24. The group collected 37 bags of trash, a tire, and a bucket along the south Bypass in Idabel.
Pictured are Rotarians, Linda Bell, Dennis Wilson, Kerri Eickel with daughter, Alyssa, Carolyn White, Corey Green, and Linda Potts.  Also participating but not pictured were: Heath Green, Jerry Ellis, and Micheal McElroy.
Idabel Rotary Club Annual Trash Pick Up Day  2018-04-06 05:00:00Z 0
Jay Webb, Lieutenant, Harrison County Sheriff's Office
Marshall Rotary Club, President Elect, Jay Webb gave  weekly dramatic reading of Standing on the Shoulders, our dip into the written history of Marshall Rotary Club. 
But first, Mr. Webb waxed a bit sappy on the topic of the regional PETS (President Elect Training Seminar), where he learned how to be the 2018-2019 Marshall Rotary President.

The following week the speaker was Dr. Christopher Medina and a few members of the Wiley College debate team. 
Pictured: Christopher Medina, Jaeme Orfanos, Emmanuela Wade. Debaters Emmanuela Wade and Jaeme Orfanos read dramatic short pieces of their own choosing, and Rotarians agree that they were the most energetic and emotional speakers we've had in some time.  The future speakers will have a hard time living up to the energy, thought, depth, and beauty of these performance?
Marshall Rotary Club Weekly Speakers 2018-04-06 05:00:00Z 0
DG Ted Huffhines addressed over 180 Teachers, Principals, Superintendents and Rotarians, Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Texarkana Rotary Clubs' 25th Annual Teachers Appreciation Luncheon.   This year's Rotary International Theme is: "Making a Difference".   Teachers do make a difference in the lives of our children everyday. 

Keynote Speaker, Texas State Representative Gary VanDeaver asked the question to the audience of Educators, " Does what you say matter?"  Rep. VanDeaver, told a true story of two young ladies that had the same first name.   The rest of the story is yes, what you say does make a difference. 
District Teachers of the Year
Connie Green, Jamie Blain, Anne Formby, Cynthia Gauntt, Summer Gibson, and Franshicka Banks-Brown. 
(Please refer to the District Photo Album for Campus Teachers of the year, etc.)
Texarkana Rotary Clubs' 25th Annual Cecil Phillips Teacher Appreciation Luncheon 2018-04-06 05:00:00Z 0
Jefferson Rotary Club accepts the challenge made by Ian H. S. Riseley, the 2017-2018 President of Rotary International.  He challenged the members of Rotary Clubs worldwide to plant trees in their communities as a service project.
Jefferson Rotary Club's Tree Project  2018-04-06 05:00:00Z 0
Throughout the school year, the Rotary Club of Tyler recognizes outstanding high school seniors from schools throughout the Tyler area.
The club has been honoring students for more than 20 years. The students are selected by the guidance counselors of each school for their grades, school involvement and community service. Tyler Rotarian Mary Burch presented each student to the club and shared their accomplishments, goals, and the college they plan to attend. Students are presented with a plaque as a token of appreciation. The students’ parents, principals and counselors were also present.
Tyler Rotary Club Honors Local High School Seniors 2018-03-28 05:00:00Z 0
 Lone Star PETS is the premier training event that prepares Rotary Club President-Elects for their year of service as President of their Rotary Club in Texas and Southern Oklahoma.   There were approximately 800 Rotarians that attended the LoneStar PETs in Dallas, Texas March 1 - March 4, 2018. 
District 5830 Leadership Team:  
DGE Judy Guthrie, said, "The 2018-2019 PETS at the DFW Hyatt went extremely well.  It was very well attended and I think everyone enjoyed themselves and learned a lot in the process.  We also had 33 people stay for the Sunday Foundation Certification".  We are definitely “The Action District”. "The speakers were again Top Notch....informative but still entertaining.  I sat in on one of the Saturday morning breakouts sessions and was very impressed.  Not only were the facilitators good, but the PEs in the room really participated." "All in All,  I would say it was the best PETS I have attended."
District 5830 PETS 2018 2018-03-27 05:00:00Z 0
Quitman Rotary Club serving Special Olympics. 
PDG Bill Hedges, Pres. Steve Straznicki, Sam and Martha Scroggins, and  Becky Crump joined community volunteers to put on the Pilot Club’s Special Olympics Track Meet for over 200 athletes from NE Texas schools. 
Quitman Special Olympics Project 2018-03-23 05:00:00Z 0
 Bill Burnett, President of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake, was recently honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution with their Excellence in Community Service award. Bill serves as chairperson for the local HUD Housing Board and as a board member with Forever Families, a faith based program for women who have been incarcerated or coming from drug rehab programs.
Bill Burnett, President of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake received Excellence in Community Service Award 2018-03-22 05:00:00Z 0
  Ian H. S. Riseley, the 2017-2018 President of Rotary International, challenged the members of Rotary clubs worldwide to plant trees in their communities as a service project.  The Clarksville Rotary Club recently planted Shumard Oak trees in three city parks: Fireman’s Park, Grove/3rd Street Park and Cheatham Hill Park on Magnolia Street.   Rotarians shown planting one of the four trees designated for Cheatham Hill Park on Magnolia Street are:  Front row from left:  Bow Willis, Ben Black, Rotary Club President,  Donna Jessee and David Lee.  Back row from left:  Dan Meehan, James Vaughan, Jr., John McPeters and Rob Rowley.
Clarksville Rotary Club Tree Planting Project March 2018 2018-03-15 05:00:00Z 0
Please join DG Ted Huffhines and all the PDGs in Rotary District 5830 to express our deepest sympathy to PDG Carroll Fletcher on the passing of his loving wife Gracie.   
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Marshall with Dr. Hollie Atkinson, and Dr. Ryan Berryhill officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. preceding the service at the church. Interment will be at Yates Memorial Gardens in Scottsville.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church General Fund.
Attached is Gracie Fletcher's obituary.
Honoring the life of  Gracie Fletcher  2018-03-15 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Marshall Texas accepted the Challenge of 2017-18 Rotary International President, Ian H.S. Riseley, to develop projects with Rotaract and Interact Club support and collaborate with community partners and local experts by planting a tree for every member of the club. The goal was to PLANT A TREE by Earth Day, April 22, 2018.  Since it was organized in 1919, The Rotary Club of Marshall Texas has been a strong supporter of education for boys and girls of Marshall and Harrison County. 
Marshall and Marshall Metro Rotary Clubs Tree Project 2018-03-13 05:00:00Z 0
On Tuesday, March 6th, Rotary Club of Marshall President Louraiseal McDonald and Rotary Club of Marshall member David Robertson distributed 116 dictionaries at William B. Travis Elementary to 3rd grade students.  Also, during the months of March and April other Rotary Club of Marshall members will distribute an average of 800 dictionaries to other 3rdgrade students in Marshall, TX and Hallsville, TX.
Marshall RC distributes 116 dictionaries  2018-03-12 05:00:00Z 0
A large crowd of Rotarians gathered to celebrate the Rotary Foundation, recognize District 5830’s 2017 contributions and Global Humanitarian work, to be inspired by Past RI Director Brad Howard, and to honor those who have generously contributed to the Rotary Foundation in the calendar year 2017. 

New Level 1 Major Donors ($10,000 in lifetime giving) were Charlie Tidmore from Athens, R. Michael Groom from Cedar Creek Lake, DGN Jack and Ava Welge from Longview, and PDG Lee Montgomery from South Tyler.  New Level 2 Major Donors ($25,000 Lifetime giving) were PDG Shirley and Dr. John Griffin from Longview and DG Ted and Angela Huffhines from Marshall.  New Level 3 Major Donors ($50,000 Lifetime giving) were PDG Phil and Dee Bandel from Paris United.
2018 District Foundation Banquet  2018-03-09 06:00:00Z 0
Longview Greggton RC 28th Annual PRCA Rodeo  2018-03-08 06:00:00Z 0
Texas Country Ford presented checks from their Drive One Program. A check for $6000 was presented to the Winnsboro Rotary Club of which the Interact Club received half. Rotary uses the money for student scholarships each year, and the WHS Interact Club presented $1500 each to Memorial Middle School and Winnsboro Elementary School for playground improvements. In addition, Texas Country Ford presented an additional $3,060 to Winnsboro Elementary School for their participation in Drive One for Your School.
Winnsboro RC and Interact Group receives $6,000.00 2018-03-07 06:00:00Z 0
Lindale Rotary Club Celebrity Waiter Wild Game Dinner was a great success!  They raised 50% more than their last year's event, which was their first year.  The members of the Lindale Rotary Club learned a lot and are looking forward to tailoring their event even more for their audience in Lindale.  The Event has been embraced by their community.  The main purpose of the Event was to raise Rotary awareness in the area and this event is helping them to make major strides.  Three attendees have shown interest in Lindale RC since the Wild Game Dinner.  DG Ted Huffhines and PDG Lee Montgomery served as celebrity waiters and did an awesome job helping to promote Rotary and lending us a hand.  Amanda Folmar with the South Tyler club came with her family also.  The support we have received from the district membership is an encouragement. We are looking forward to next year!  ( More event pictures are located at the District Photo Album Library.)
Lindale RC Celebrity Waiter Wild Game Dinner 2018-03-06 06:00:00Z 0
March 2018
I want to congratulate the Athens RC, President Anthony Chiles, and District Foundation Chair PDG Carroll Greenwaldt for a wonderful Foundation Banquet celebration! We heard a very inspiring message from Past RI Director Brad Howard, and we celebrated our club giving, Paul Harris Fellows and Major Donors. Carroll also gave an excellent presentation on the various international projects going on in Guatemala and Honduras. The meal, entertainment, and fellowship was excellent as usual!
I am excited to report that District 5830 had an excellent turnout for Lone Star PETS in Dallas this past weekend. 40 President Elects and Nominees joined with District leaders and nine other Districts in preparation for the next Rotary year, 2018-2019. DGE Judy Guthrie provided the district training and attendees heard from numerous RI leaders including Past RI Presidents Rick King and Ron Burton and Past RI Vice President Jennifer Jones. They each challenged the incoming PE’s to “Be the Inspiration” and lead their clubs in service, fellowship and supporting the RI Foundation.
The next training opportunity will be APRIL 21st in Mt. Pleasant at North East Texas Community College for the District Assembly. All club officers and other interested members are strongly encouraged to attend. Registration will be available on the District 5830 website on or before March 12, 2018.
March is Water and Sanitation Month 2018-03-06 06:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake was named the Organization of the Month during the February Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce networking luncheon. The Rotary club gave almost $60,000 back to the Cedar Creek Lake community in 2017 and over $750,000 since 1996.  Shown accepting the award is Rotary President Bill Burnett (center) and is surrounded by other Rotarian members, several who are members of the Chamber.
Cedar Creek Lake RC was named Organization of the Month 2018-03-05 06:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake, in conjunction with Boy Scout Troop 333, helped plant over 5000 trees at Camp Trevor Reese Jones outside of Athens. It was misty rain most of the day but everyone remained in good spirits.  In 2017 the original trees were sold off and the trees planted this time will be harvested after about twenty years.  Selling of the trees help support the district that Troop 333 resides.
The individual in the maroon shirt holding the shovel is Rotarian Carter Hallmark, who is also a scout leader for Troop 333.
Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake Tree Project 2018-03-05 06:00:00Z 0
 On February 22, 2018, the Rotary Club of Marshall celebrated Rotary International 113th Birthday.  During the celebration, the Marshall Lions Club made a tribute to the 96 year old Rotary Club of Marshall recognizing the excellent service work they have accomplished locally and internationally. 
Cody Holloway, Marshall Lions Club President, and Patrick Owens, Marshall Lions Club members attended the celebration. 
For additional pictures go to the Photo Library on the District Website.
Marshall Rotary Club celebrates RI 113th Birthday & Marshall Lions Club tribute 96 year ago  2018-02-22 06:00:00Z 0
Kilgore Rotary Club's 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Award participants address the group Wednesday, including (from left) Maria Morales, Carlos Muniz, Kali Bynog, Perla Vazquez, Brandon Fugler and Jayme Butts.

Students coming back from RYLA camp often describe how the weekend helped them overcome their natural shyness.

Kilgore RC 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Award participants  2018-02-21 06:00:00Z 0
Kilgore Rotarians at work on President's Day  2018-02-21 06:00:00Z 0
Years in the making, Rotaract has arrived in Marshall Texas!  Organized last December,  the Rotaract Club of Wiley College, sponsored by The Rotary  Club of Marshall, has already completed a project in support of the hurricane ravaged Houston area, and assisted the Marshall club in preparing 900 dictionaries for distribution to all of the third-graders of Harrison County.  Way to go Wiley Rotaractors. (For additional group pictures go to the District Website Photo Album) 
Marshall RC's Wiley College Rotaract Up And Running 2018-02-21 06:00:00Z 0

The Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club donated $15,000 to the Trinity Valley Community College Foundation Friday, February 16 to establish a new scholarship fund for Kemp, Mabank, Eustace and Malakoff high school graduates to attend TVCC.

The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake General Scholarship Fund will award scholarships of $1,000 per semester for 1 year to new freshman students who graduate in the top 50% of their class. 10 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an Associates of Arts degree and 5 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree or Workforce program. The first 15 scholarships will be awarded for the Fall 2018 semester and recipients may reapply for a second year, provided they maintain a 2.0 GPA and remain enrolled full-time.

Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club Donates $15,000.00 2018-02-20 06:00:00Z 0
Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club invites you to their 15th Annual Rotary Benefit Golf Tournament on April 20, 2018.  Registration 10:00 am, Lunch 11:30 am:  Shotgun Tee-off 12:30 pm
PLACE:  Pinnacle Golf Club, 200 Pinnacle Club Drive, Mabank, Texas
ENTRY FEE:  $100.00 per person/$400.00 per Team before April 20 (Includes green fees, cart, lunch, dinner, practice balls, one putting string and two mulligans per person)
Pricing on day of Tournament is $125.00 per person/$500.00 Team
Send Check to: Rotary Club Foundation of Cedar Creek Lake, PO Box 1658, Mabank, TX 75147
    Cedar Creek Lake's 15th Annual Rotary Benefit Golf Tournament 2018-02-17 06:00:00Z 0

    Hugo Rotary Club wants to invite you to their Annual Fundraiser " Kelly Miller Circus". 

    Shows are at 2:00 p.m.and 4:30 p.m. April 21, 2018.

    Prior to the event the tickets are: Adults $10.00 and Children $7.00

    Day of event the tickets are: Adults $13.00 and Children $8.00

    The goal is to sell 500 or more tickets.  Profits of the event are used for college scholarship.  No animals in the circus this year, so it is like the shows in Vegas.  While you are in Hugo don't miss the Elephant sanctuary.

    Hugo RC invites you to their  " Kelly Miller Circus" on April 21st 2018-02-17 06:00:00Z 0
    Jacksonville Rotary Club Meeting Place Changed  2018-02-17 06:00:00Z 0
    On Saturday, Feb 17, 2018, members of the Rotary Club of Marshall (10 Rotarians, 2 spouses, 3 children of Rotarians), Marshall Rotaract (7) and Marshall Interact Club (4) and RYLA youth (1) met at the 1st United Methodist Church in Marshall for a "Dictionary Label Social".  The main  goal of the event was for everyone to place Rotary labels in dictionaries. The 900 dictionaries will later be distributed to all 3rd grade students in Marshall and Hallsville. Another goal was for friendships and mentorships to be formed. Due to the unity of teamwork and fellowship, all 900 dictionaries had a label within 30 min.
    Marshal RC's Rotary Dictionary Label Social  2018-02-17 06:00:00Z 0
    February 2018
    The Rotary focus for the month is Peace and Conflict Resolution. This theme is very relevant here at home and around the world. As Rotarians we can help promote peace by the way we help solve problems in our communities and by how we serve others. It is very evident to me that the Rotarians in 5830 effectively promote peace with all that we do. By following the 4-Way Test as we live our lives, we model peace and goodwill to our families, friends, and communities.
    I recently visited two clubs in our district and both had multiple members point out that one of the strongest characteristics of their clubs was that they were all friends. When Paul Harris started Rotary in 1905 that was what he was looking for- “friendship,” it is exciting to see clubs where friendship is a major focal point. They have fun together and they serve together!
    We have an excellent opportunity for “Fun” on Saturday February 10th at the District 5830 Foundation Banquet. This is an opportunity to see friends from across 5830 and to make new ones. You don’t want to miss it! I want to thank the Athens Rotary Club, President Anthony Chiles, and District Foundation Chair PDG Carroll Greenwaldt for all the work they have done to prepare for this wonderful evening. You still have time to register on the District website: rotary5830.org
    District Governor's February Message 2018-02-02 06:00:00Z 0
    On March 17, 2018, the Rotary Club of Longview is having a "Luck of the Draw Draw-Down".  There will be a fun filled night of dinner, drinks, dancing and drawing down to the winning ticket. The Luck of the Draw fundraiser supports a variety of Longview Rotary’s international and local projects, foremost is the End Polio Now campaign.  This event also supports Longview club’s project to provide clean water in Central America where children suffer from waterborne diseases, and their mission is to continue to provide much needed hospital equipment and instrumentation to the Obstetrics and NICU units of hospitals in Guatemala. Locally, their mentoring programs through Partners in Prevention and their high school scholarship endowments are funded by The Luck of the Draw.  So buy a ticket, enjoy the evening and do some good through Rotary.
    For More Information Contact 
    PDG & DRF Shirley Griffin 
    Longview Rotary Club Fundraising Event  2018-02-01 06:00:00Z 0
     It’s that time of year again…the Lindale Rotary Club is hosting our Wild Game Dinner!  Last year was their first year and it was a great time and wonderful fundraiser for the club.  If you would like to attend this year, we would love to have you!  Tickets are $25 each, $10 for youth.  We will have many raffle items, games and a separate ATV raffle…we will even have games and raffle items for the kids.  They hope to see you there!  Please see the attached flyers for more information.  Let them know if you have questions or would like to reserve tickets or a table.  Tickets sold out quickly last year so don’t wait!!
    Celebrity Waiter Wild Game Dinner will be Monday, February 26, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Lindale Junior High Cafeteria GPS Address: 15000 Woodsprings Road)
    Tickets available: Amanda Froebe State Farm, 1401 South Main St., Lindale, Tx 903-882-5333- Tickets: $25 per person Kids under 6 Free Youth (7-15) $10
    Lindale RC is hosting a Wild Game Dinner!  2018-01-31 06:00:00Z 0
    January 31, 2018, Longview Midtown Rotary Club participated in Club Visioning.
    Club Visioning events are well underway in District 5830!  Five clubs have taken advantage of this fun, interactive and creative strategic planning process and one has agreed to schedule in March/April.  We appreciate the leadership of Longview Greggton, Marshall, Cedar Creek Lake,  Gilmer, Longview Midtown and Quitman for participating in Club Visioning. 
    Call or email Susan Gill to discuss scheduling and details, so your club can reap the benefits of preparing their road map to the future with Club Visioning. 903-918-2900 smazgill921@gmail.com
    Longview Midtown RC " Club Visioning"  2018-01-31 06:00:00Z 0
    On January 15, in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, members of the Texarkana International Rotary Club volunteered at Harvest Regional Food Bank.  The holiday is not only for celebration and remembrance of the life and legacy of Dr. King, but a day of service.  
    The club has volunteered for the past three years boxing groceries for needy families.   Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank has helped fed families in Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas for over 25 years. 
    Marion Houff is the club’s president. The club meets every Monday at 6:00 p.m in the Summerhill Road Winery, Texarkana, Texas.
    Texarkana International Rotary Club February Service Project  2018-01-22 06:00:00Z 0
    Idabel Rotary Club's September Student of the Month was Isabella Murray. Isabella marched in the New Years Day Parade in London, England with the all American Cheerleaders.    Isabella Murray is currently a Senior at Idabel High School. In her spare time, she loves to compete in pageants, serve as the IHS Varsity cheer teams Captain, and volunteers around her community as much as possibly. Some of her volunteer work this year includes, participating in the McCurtain County Christmas Council Food Drive, donated items to the Adopt an Angel program, gathered non perishable items for victims of hurricane Harvey and Irma, traveling to Muskogee to sing Christmas Carols to the patients in the Veterans Affair Hospital, and served Thanksgiving lunch to the residents at Memorial Heights Nursing Home . Isabella is also very active in her high schools Key Club, National Honor Society, and Native American Club. Isabella currently attend Kiamichi Technology Center of Idabel, where she is enrolled in the Health Careers 2 program. Through that program she is able to be inducted into National Technical Honor Society and HOSA Future Health Care Professionals. Isabella is currently the first student from Kiamichi of Idabel to hold a State Officer Position in HOSA. 
    Idabel Rotary Club's Student of the Month  2018-01-22 06:00:00Z 0
    Atlanta Area Rotary began their Tree Planting Project on Saturday, January 20th at 10:00 AM at McNoble Harper Park.   Their project has grown to about 50 trees vs. 25 members.   They have chosen the Atlanta two City Parks.  They  were able to get a $250 grant to help pay for the trees and other supplies.   
    Left to right:  Fern Porter, David Lester, Marvin Weems, James Stewart, Mr. Stringer, Mandi Stringer.   Kneeling is Christy Clements and her two children.  Not Pictured is Atlanta President, Jerry Porter who was busy digging the holes for the trees.  A big "Thank You" for Mandi's husband and Christy's two girls for helping out!!!  ( click "read more" to see Atlanta Rotarians and their family at work ) 
    Atlanta Area Rotary Club Tree Project  2018-01-19 06:00:00Z 0
    Barry Rassin, of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas, is the selection of the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International for 2018-19. He will be declared the president-elect on 1 September if no challenging candidates have been suggested.
    As president, Rassin aims to strengthen our public image and our use of digital tools to maximize Rotary’s reach. “Those who know what good Rotary clubs do will want to be a part of it, and we must find new models for membership that allow all interested in our mission to participate,” he says. “With Rotary more in the public eye, we will attract more individuals who want to be part of and support a membership organization that accomplishes so much good around the world.”
    2018-19 RI President Barry Rassin announces his presidential theme, Be the Inspiration, at Rotary's International Assembly.
    2018-2019 RI President Barry Rassin 2018-01-15 06:00:00Z 0
    2018 District 5830 Foundation Banquet was held February 10, 2018 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, Athens, Texas.  The Event Chair was PDG and District 5830 Foundation Chair Carroll Greenwaldt.  The event's Club Liaison was Anthony Chiles, President of Athens Rotary Club. A "Big Thank You" goes out to all the Athens Rotary Club members for a Wonderful Event. 
    A large crowd of Rotarians gathered to celebrate the Rotary Foundation, recognize District 5830’s 2017 contributions and Global Humanitarian work, to be inspired by Past RI Director Brad Howard, and to honor those who have generously contributed to the Rotary Foundation in the calendar year, 2017.
    New Level 1 Major Donors ($10,000 in lifetime giving) were Charlie Tidmore from Athens, R. Michael Groom from Cedar Creek Lake, DGN Jack and Ava Welge from Longview, and PDG Lee Montgomery from South Tyler.  New Level 2 Major Donors ($25,000 Lifetime giving) were PDG Shirley and Dr. John Griffin from Longview and DG Ted and Angela Huffhines from Marshall.  New Level 3 Major Donors ($50,000 Lifetime giving) were PDG Phil and Dee Bandel from Paris United. (refer to the District Photo Albums for additional pictures)
     White Hat Awardees were PDG Phil Bandel from Paris United, PDG Fay J. Durrant from Texarkana International, DG Ted Huffhines from Marshall, and PDG Charles Whiteside from Kilgore.
    Thanks to the Athens RC host of the event. ( Please refer to the District Photo Album for more pictures)
    2018 District 5830 Foundation Banquet 2018-01-09 06:00:00Z 0
    Dear Fellow 5830 Rotarians,
    I trust each of you had a wonderful Christmas and New Years holiday break. As we enter the second half of the Rotary year, I hope all of us will continue building the relationships with-in our clubs and searching for new prospects to join our Rotary family. Growth is critical to maintaining a healthy club. New members bring new friendships, new ideas and additional resources for doing good in the world.
    I applaud the many clubs that have started new Interact and Rotaract clubs this year. These efforts will allow more service to be done in our communities, create new prospects for Rotary in the long-term, and provide opportunities for us to invest in the lives of young people. If your club has not started an Interact or Rotaract club, I challenge you to do so!
    RYLA will be coming very soon. This is another wonderful opportunity to invest in young people and help build their leadership skills. Please be timely and intentional at getting your RYLA candidates signed up and transported to camp.
    January 2018 Governor's Newsletter 2018-01-05 06:00:00Z 0
    Rotarians in Quitman enjoyed “Stories from Christmas Past” as each shared their most memorable events.
    Martha Scroggins decorated the Quitman Rotary Club meeting for Christmas.
    Members told personal stories of Christmases Past, including the burnt  turkeys, lumpy gravy, and I’ll-fitting clothes. One with several older brothers heard “Don’t worry, you’ll grow into them”.
    Quitman Rotary Club's "Stories of  Christmas Past Program" 2017-12-30 06:00:00Z 0

    The Sunrise Rotary Club of Texarkana recently planted 14 trees, one for each member of the Club, in the Nash Industrial Park in support of this year’s 1.2 million tree planting challenge by Rotary International’s President, Ian Riseley of the Nation of Australia.  The Sunrise Rotary Club, which meets on Wednesday mornings at 7:00 a.m. at the Texas Chuck Wagon in Nash, is one of five clubs who meet in the Texarkana and New Boston area.  Rotary, whose motto is “Service Above Self” is committed to serving our local community as well as important international community projects.

    Texarkana Sunrise RC " Tree Planting Project" 2017-12-30 06:00:00Z 0
    The Rotary Club of Marshall really knows how to "Make a Difference." On Wednesday, December 27th, Louraiseal McDonald, club president, presented a $4000 check on behalf of the club to the Mission Marshall Food Pantry Director, Misty Scott.  The money will be spent at the East Texas Food Bank.  According to Mrs. Scott, “this is the equivalent of $12,000 spent at a local grocery store.  This order of $4000 at the East Texas Food Bank is about 700 pounds of food.  Roughly 300 families of 4 can be served and should last for approximately 4 days.”  A huge thank you goes to DG Ted Huffhines for being available for the presentation.
    Marshall Rotary Club's Project " Mission Marshall" 2017-12-30 06:00:00Z 0
    December 9, 2017 | Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas Police Departments held their annual shop with a cop event. Texas side officers shopped with children at Target while Arkansas side officers were at Walmart. Both departments arrived at the stores with a long convoy of police vehicles with their lights and sirens blaring.
    Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club participates annually in the Shop with a Cop Program.  Sunrise Rotary President, Patty Collier, said, "I would just say that it was fun and orderly chaos on shopping day! The Police & Firefighters were great! Glad to be a part of the program".  Assistant Governor Ralph Waits encourages all his Area Rotarians to participate in this worth while cause. 
    Texarkana Shop with a Cop Day 2017-12-30 06:00:00Z 0

    Interact is a service-based club for young people between the ages of 13 and 18. Interact clubs give young people the opportunity to serve their community with meaningful projects, meet new friends, and have fun! Their goals include: developing leadership skills, person integrity, respect for others and ourselves, understanding the value of hard work and service, and fostering fellowship and goodwill throughout the community. Interact Clubs meet these goals by being self-governing and self-supporting. The students have to find ways to fundraiser and plan to ensure their service projects succeeds and has a positive impact on the community. However, they do have some help! Rotarians from local Rotary Clubs mentor Interactors by offering guidance, and donating resources to service projects that clubs take on!  

    Marshall  RC Interact Christmas Party and Projects  2017-12-18 06:00:00Z 0
    Pres. Greg Hollen, Ken Pearce and others welcomed community residents as paper, cardboard, plastic and cans were dropped off at Walmart in Mineola. Upper Sabine River Recycling transports the material every 3rd Saturday of the year.
    Mineola RC Recycling Project  2017-12-16 06:00:00Z 0
    2017 is the 30th anniversary of Women in Rotary. To honor this occasion the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake held a special program in honor of their women members and women members in all Rotary Clubs.
    The program was presented by Andrea Pickens seated center front row in the attached picture. Women represent over 30% of the club's membership.
    Cedar Creek Lake RC 30th Anniversary of Women in Rotary 2017-12-15 06:00:00Z 0
    On Thursday, December 7th, the South Tyler Rotary, Sunrise Rotary and the Rotary Club of Tyler held its annual joint Bike Build at Pollard United Methodist Church. The three clubs have collaborated for several years to assemble bikes for local children. Seaborn Nesbett, a member of the Sunrise Rotary and Pollard United Methodist coordinates the event for the three Rotary clubs. This year, over 75 bikes were assembled by Rotarians in less than an hour. A good portion of the bikes were sponsored by individual Rotarians. 
    The popular event is a family affair, as many Rotarians bring their families to help assemble the bikes. From South Tyler, we had sixteen members and thirteen family members or guests participate in the build. We also had nine Interact Club members participate.
    Annual Rotary Bike Build for Salvation Army 2017-12-09 06:00:00Z 0
    The month of December emphasizes Disease Prevention and Treatment across the Rotary world. This certainly fits in District 5830 as we have recently completed our PolioPlus Truck Raffle! I want to first thank all of the clubs and individual Rotarians who sold or purchased their tickets and supported this district wide fundraising project! The District raised just over $60,000 which will be matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 2 x 1 for a total of $180,000! These funds will help provide vaccines for well over 300,000 children! This will truly Make a Difference as we pursue the eradication of polio! I also want congratulate Richard Emerson of the Longview Greggton club for winning the new Ford F-150 Pick-up Truck! The Atlanta Area, Idabel, Jefferson, Longview Greggton, Marshall, Texarkana International, Texarkana  Oaklawn and Texarkana Sunrise clubs sold 100% or more of their tickets!
    December 2017 Governor's Newsletter 2017-12-04 06:00:00Z 0

    Thousands of people flooded downtown Thursday night, November 30, 2017 for the annual Tyler Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Tyler.  Families, many wrapped in blankets, lined the streets to watch the parade, standing or sitting on the curbs or in foldout chairs. Over 130 groups and individuals from the community participated in this year’s parade with floats and displays of Christmas cheer.

    Rotary Clubs of Tyler Annual Christmas Parade 2017-12-01 06:00:00Z 0
    Marshall Rotary Starts Wiley Rotaract Club 2017-12-01 06:00:00Z 0

    2016-2017 District 5830 and District 6190 Joint "I've Got Talent" District Conference was held in Shreveport, La. November 10 & 11, 2017                                                                                                                                                      

    District Conference Wrap Up 
    - Club and District Honors -
    - Member Recognition - 
    Go to the Home Page Photo Album for all the Conference Pictures 
    District Conference 2017 was one of a kind! Sorry that so many missed it. Those in attendance enjoyed the opportunity to visit Shreveport to network, meet some vibrant young Rotarians, dance and enjoy the music of the Hurricane Levee Band, take advantage of a series of classes, hear inspiring words from the RI President’s Representative Melissa Ward, participate in Rotary Leadership Institute and dozens of other cool aspects of our joint conference with District 6190 representing 33 clubs in northern Louisiana.6190 District Governor 2017-2018 Paula Weaver Gates RI President Representative PDG District 7190 Melissa Ward 5830 District Governor 2017-2018 Ted Huffhines  5830 Immediate Past District Governor Lee Montgomery
    Pictured left to right: 6190 DG 2017-2018 Paula Weaver Gates, RI President Representative and PDG for District 7190 Melissa Ward, 5830 DG 2017-2018 Ted Huffhines, 5830 IPDG Lee Montgomery.
    2016-2017 Joint District Conference 2017-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

    November 16th was "Joel Campisi Day'' in the city of Texarkana, USA.

    After 17 years the Chairman of the Texarkana USA Flag Project for the Texarkana Rotary Clubs, Joel Campisi, has retired and received a certificate from the cities at the Wilbur Smith Rotary Club meeting last Thursday. Mayor Ruth Penney Bell read a proclamation Thursday afternoon officially naming Joel Campisi Day.

    “Campisi as chairman,” Bell said, “has had an indelible impact on the area economically and physically with all the flags he's built and placed around Texarkana. It is beautiful and uplifting to see our streets and homes lined in flags and patriotism 6 times a year. His hugely impactful, behind-the-scenes efforts to make a difference in this community are highly admirable.”

    Texarkana Wilbur Smith Rotary Honors Joel Campsi 2017-11-20 06:00:00Z 0
    The following was a facebook posting from one of the Teachers at Sabine Elementary School about the Kilgore Rotary Club Dictionary Project.
    The Kilgore Rotary Club gave a dictionary to every second grade student at Sabine Elementary. Those kids were so very happy! I had to give the kids some free reading time, so they could “read” their dictionaries. Many students were using the sign language chart to teach themselves sign language. Some kids located the maps and state information. There were a few students who started at the first page and started reading one page after another. We have been working with prefixes and suffixes. The kids were so excited to see them listed in the dictionary. Computers and technology are great, but there is nothing like holding your own book in your hands. I had to keep reassuring those babies that those dictionaries now belonged to them and they could take them home. Thank you so very much Kilgore Rotary Club! Your generosity is greatly appreciated and you brought joy to my entire class today!
     Kilgore Rotary Dictionary Project  2017-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
    The Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake recently sponsored two of their Rotary members to take part in a water project in Honduras.
    Working with District 5830 and the Rotary Club of Lake Wells, Florida, Jay Eckert and Cesar Castro traveled to Honduras with Rotarians from other clubs to participate in the water project and in helping with several other building projects. The two will be putting together a power point presentation to present to the club later.

    Picture: Rotary President Bill Burnett, center, is shown presenting Jay Eckert, left, and Cesar Caste with club trading banners to present to the local Rotary Club while in Honduras.
    Cedar Creek Lake Rotary "Honduras Water Project" 2017-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
      Rotary of Cedar Creek Lake recently held their  annual Klothes for Kids event in which winter clothing for over 75 children was purchased.  Because of the number of children involved from two different schools districts it took three days to complete the project.  Each child was paired up with two to three adults to help them shop. Although the club organized and funded the project, it is considered a community wide project in which over a 170 volunteers from the local Cedar Creek Lake community; churches, clubs, etc.came together to make it happen.  The local Mabank High School Interact Club provided a number of students to help out. Rotary of Cedar Creek Lake "Super Hero" volunteers were also there to help out.
    Pictures: Children posing with the bags of clothing they received and a group picture of some of the volunteers.
    Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Annual Klothes for Kids Event 2017-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
    Marshall High School students plan to do more recruiting according to Stacy Adams, Marshall RC Interact Leader.  Stacy made the initial contact with Marshall Independent School District in October to start a new Interact club at the high school.   Marshall RC has several Members lined up to be Interact Counselors, and the club now has over 25 member signed up.
    What is Interact?  Interactors take action, build international understanding, and make new friends around the world.  They develop leadership skills while they discover the power of Service Above Self, and find out how serious leadership can be seriously fun!
    Marshall Rotary's New Interact Club Holds 1st Meeting 2017-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
    This was an environmental project that allows local citizens to recycle items that would end up in landfills, dumb in unauthorized areas, etc. A large commercial paper shredder, truck mounted, was provided along with a large truck to haul off electronic items, TVs, computers, etc. Large dumpsters were also provided for other items citizens needed to rid themselves of.  The Rotary Club and Interact Club worked together to make this a successful project.
    Pictures: Recyclable electronics being loaded and truck mounted shredder.
     Cedar Creek Lake Rotary "Make-A-Difference Day" 2017-11-18 06:00:00Z 0
              PRIZE                                    WINNER                          SELLING RC
    2017 Ford F-150 Truck                      Richard Emerson              Longview Greggton
    $2,000 Amazon Gift Card                Fredna Harris                    Longview Greggton
    $1,500 Best Buy Gift Card                Jay Webb                             Marshall 
    $1,000 Bass Pro Shop Gift Card    Terry Donnell                    Cedar Creek Lake 
    $   500 Academy Gift Card               Lynette Fisher                   Jefferson 
    District 5830 PolioPlus Raffle Winners 2017-11-12 06:00:00Z 2
    November 1, 2017
    Governor’s Newsletter
    November is Rotary Foundation month, and we have the opportunity to educate and support the engine that drives our organization. Money given to The Rotary Foundation is used to provide education, literacy, vaccines, clean water, promote peace and micro-economies.  The money given to our Foundation has more power than money given to most charities. Your dollars go towards improving the lives of people you may never meet in places you may never go somewhere in the world. The Foundation is rated fourth in the world by the Navigator Charity monitoring organization. You can be confident in your dollars going toward solving the problem. This is the power of Rotary as local clubs join together to solve problems all over our planet. I encourage every club board to hold a Rotary Foundation program in the next few months and set a goal to increase your clubs giving to the Foundation over last year. I encourage every Rotarian to donate to the Foundation before the end of 2017. I challenge each club to be an EREY club- Every Rotarian Every Year, and to increase the number of Sustaining members- those who give $100. We truly do Make a Difference when we join together and support The Rotary Foundation!
    November is Rotary Foundation month! 2017-11-01 05:00:00Z 0
    Members of the Rotary Club of Tyler share their receipts to show the contributions they gave in recognition of World Polio Day.
    Tyler, Texas (October 26, 2017) – Events among thousands are held this week by Rotary clubs across the globe to recognize World Polio Day on October 24. Members of The Rotary Club of Tyler are among millions reaching out this week of World Polio Day to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today.  
    Rotary Club of Tyler members made additional personal donations in observance of World Polio Day and donated $742.00 to Rotary International’s program, Polio Plus. To further support the cause, The Rotary Club of Tyler members, through a Rotary District 5830 fundraiser, also donated an additional $5,200 to end polio.
    The Rotary Club of Tyler Raises Funds to Help Eradicate Polio Worldwide 2017-10-30 05:00:00Z 0
    Many of Marshall's community groups and organizations united together for a time of networking and fellowship at the first Linking Leisurely event Tuesday at the Marshall Convention Center.  "The whole concept of this was to get everybody together that had a volunteer base and in that volunteer base to introduce what you do in the community". 
    Rotary Club President elect Jay Webb said, "And the community would have the opportunity to say, "I like that, or I'm interested in that."  Rotary President Louraisel McDonald said the event was inspired by suggestions made by Rotary International President Ian Riseley to help unite the club with other community groups.  
    "We as a club thought it would be neat if we had not just a simple networking event, but we also wanted other local organizations (to attend) so the community can know about different organizations and what they have to offer," McDonald said.  
    Marshall's Community Groups United  2017-10-30 05:00:00Z 0
    Quitman Rotarians rolled up their sleeves to prepare, cook and deliver spaghetti dinners to provide funds for the District 5830 water well project.
    President, Steve Straznicki, ADG Sam and Martha Scroggins, PDG Bill Hedges and Troy Robinson spear-headed  the event. More than a hundred meals were served for those eating in and takeouts. The club plans to repeat this event next Spring.                            
    Quitman Rotary Responds 2017-10-27 05:00:00Z 0
    Service above self': 
    On October 12, 2017, Texarkana Wilbur Smith Rotary Club, Oaklawn Rotary Club, Sunrise Rotary Club and International Rotary Club had their 37th Annual Public Safety Officer Appreciation Luncheon.  This special event was founded by the late, Texarkana Rotarian Cecil Phillips.   This year's Rotary International Theme is “Making A Difference” and all the First Responders make a difference every day.   The 2017 Public Safety Officers of the Year were: Texarkana,Texas Fire Department, Firefighter John Taylor; Texarkana, Arkansas Fire Department Captain Ray West; Bowie County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Randall Baggett; Miller County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Thomas Whitt; Texarkana, Texas Police Department Officer Cliff Harris; Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department Officer Nathan Lavender; Arkansas State Police Trooper First Class Ernesto Echevarria; Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephen Munger and Trooper Chad Turner.  
    Texarkana’s 4 Rotary Club’s honors first responders 2017-10-23 05:00:00Z 0
    Award-winning artists Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey will ring in the holiday season together again this year on the Celebrate Christmas Tour, presented by Medi-Share, a national healthcare-sharing organization. Following a successful run of Christmas dates in 2016 where they performed for multiple sell-out crowds, Natalie and Danny will co-bill their popular Christmas tour again this season, sharing the stage each night in a fully integrated set. A six-time Grammy nominee and five-time Dove Award-winning Female Vocalist of the Year, Natalie Grant and eight-time Dove nominee and two time K-LOVE Male Artist of the Year (2016 and 2017) Danny Gokey are a quintessential vocal pairing, setting the stage for an unforgettable Christmas experience.
    Longview Greggton Rotary Christmas Concert December 10 2017-10-22 05:00:00Z 0
    The Carthage Rotary Club displayed Rotary 5830 Iron Lung next to their booth at Potlatch. The Rotary Club and its partners have worked for several decades to vaccinate children and help eradicate polio.. According to the endpolio.org, the organization and its partners have reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent world wide since 1988. There are now only three countries where polio is found regularly.
    The iron lung, pictured with District Governor Elect and Carthage Rotary member Judy Guthrie, was used as a tank respirator that could help people breathe until they were able to breathe on their own.
    Members of the Carthage Rotary Club sold turkey legs and other items during Potlatch.
    Potlatch 2017- Carthage RC Display Iron Lung  2017-10-22 05:00:00Z 0

    Kilgore Rotarians donated $3,300 to Rotary District 5830, the local club's part of an international effort to eradicate polio – so far in 2017 there have only been 12 cases reported between two countries in the Middle East.

    Helping fund the fight, “That's $100 for each of our members,” club president Terry Booker reported.

    Tuesday, Oct. 24, is World Polio Day and the local civic organization is joining other clubs in the region, throughout the state, across the country and around the world in raising funds to fuel the ongoing eradication of the disease.

    Kilgore Rotarians donated $3,300 2017-10-22 05:00:00Z 0
    The Rotary Club of Mt Pleasant held its Annual Golf Tournament Saturday, September 23, 2017. More than 60 golfers enjoyed a beautiful day at Mt Pleasant Country Club while helping to raise funds for Rotary projects. The Tournament was led by Rotarians Bob Hourahan, Buddy Marshall, Jey Yancey, and a team of other Club members. Everyone is now looking forward
    to next year's tournament!
    Rotary Club of Mt Pleasant held its Annual Golf Tournament 2017-10-03 05:00:00Z 0
    Dear 5830 Rotarians,
    I hope you are actively seeking opportunities to be engaged in Making a Difference in your communities. We have just had a group led by PDG Carroll Greenwaldt return from Guatemala where they saw the work done with the District 5830 Global Grant Hospital for Mothers and Children. This was a fantastic trip, and the people of Tekal, Guatemala and the local Rotarians were very appreciative of all that had been done to improve the quality of life there by your generosity. I encourage our clubs to reach out to Carroll for a program on this visit. We will have more local Rotarians heading down to Honduras later this month to participate in a local water project that will supply close to 1000 people with fresh running water. Again, your generosity is making a difference and improving the quality of life for people in desperate need.
    I have really enjoyed visiting the clubs in 5830. As of today, I have made 39 of 44 visits. It is so very encouraging to see the commitment to helping others and service above self. It is inspiring to talk and discuss about ways to grow and attract new members. It is motivating to see and hear about the service you are doing locally. I am continually impressed with the ways you raise funds to help your club do good in the world! I want to say, “Thank You” for the hospitality and generosity you have shown to Angela and me.
    This month’s Rotary focus is on Economic and Community Development. It is a great time to talk with your community leaders and identify some problems or challenges your community faces and put together a plan on how to address and correct these issues. Rotarians are leaders and problem solvers! We do this best when we collaborate and work together.
    We will also celebrate World Polio Day this month- October 24th-. Please make every effort to hold some type of event, large or small, to increase the sharing of information about this ongoing battle and how we are truly this close //. So far, in 2017 there have been 11 new cases of polio worldwide. Last year, there were 37 cases.


    October focus is on Economic and Community Development 2017-10-03 05:00:00Z 0
    Members of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake recently spent several days volunteering at Mabank Area Good Samaritan food pantry, one of the local food pantries they donate to.  This food pantry serves over 700 people each month. 

    This is part of a program where the club visits activities they donate money or they have the activity come to a meeting to brief how they used a donation.
    Picture:  Left to right - Bill Burnett, club president. members; Jay Eckert, Sean Medina, Ronnie Davis, and Carter Hallmark were volunteering one of the service days.
    Rotary Club of CCL Work at Food Pantry 2017-10-03 05:00:00Z 0
    As West Bowie County Rotary Club wraps up their annual dictionary project in which they provide dictionaries to every third grader in West Bowie County, they would like to shed light on a special arm of our club, Hooks High School Rotary Interact Club.  

    The Hooks High School Rotary Interact Club consist of service minded high school students who serve their community through assisting West Bowie County Rotary with our projects as well as performing their own community service projects. Pictured above are members of the Hooks High School Rotary Interact Club delivering dictionaries to 3rd graders at Red Lick Elementary School.
    West Bowie County RC Annual Dictionary Project 2017-09-30 05:00:00Z 0
    Polio Eradication - 2019 Update Jim Fitzgerald 2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0
    I am pleased to formally announce, in accordance with Rotary International By-Laws, that Jack Welge (wife Ava) from Longview RC- is the District Governor Designee for District 5830. Jack will serve as District Governor for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year. No challenges were received, and we have waited the required number of days to make this official announcement. Jack is an excellent Rotarian and will provide strong leadership for our clubs.  I encourage everyone to congratulate Jack for his willingness to take on this responsibility, go through the training, and be the leader of our district in 2020-2021. 
    Service Above Self,
    DG Ted Huffhines 
    Jack Welge- Longview RC- is the DGD for District 5830. 2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0
     "WOW!" Cedar Creek Lake's President Bill Burnett said,  " The only expression I know to describe the Club Visioning Event the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake just had with District 5830 facilitators.  David Cartwright and his team made up of Louraiseal McDonald, Nathan Reves, and John Jetter did an outstanding job in getting attending club members involved. When the evening was over there was definitely excitement on what they felt their club could accomplish.  Club President, Bill Burnett encourages every Rotary Club to hold a Club Visioning Event. 
    Cedar Creek Lake RC members participate in "Club Visioning Meeting"  2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0
    Dear 5830 Rotarians,
    It has been extremely inspiring as I have visited so many of our clubs across the district. The good works our Rotarians are doing or plan to do this year make me feel good to be working alongside each of you! Your support for school children, the hungry, and the less fortunate is so very uplifting. Besides the difference you are making in your communities, you also have fun together! Angela and I have seen how much members of the clubs like being together! I really believe this is one of the most attractive aspects of Rotary membership.
    September is Rotary focus on Education and Literacy. Our clubs do this very well. From dictionaries for elementary students to scholarships for seniors and school supplies for the needy, we are all really involved with improving the educational opportunities for children and students in our communities. Continue to find opportunities and identify needs in your schools that your club can work to find solutions for. I challenge every club to find opportunity to volunteer in your schools. I’m confident every elementary school principal would love to have adults to come read to their students, or even better, listen to a youngster read to you. This type of service is invaluable to building confidence in young students.

    September is Rotary focus on Education and Literacy 2017-09-11 05:00:00Z 0

    With the start of a new school year, West Bowie County Rotary Club is giving a special dictionary to every third grader in our club’s service area just as we do every year.  Third graders from the following schools will receive dictionaries over the next couple of weeks: New Boston, Leary, Maud, Simms, Hubbard, DeKalb, Hooks, Malta, Redwater, and Red Lick.  Pictured below are third graders from Maud and Rotarian Kevin Cauley.
    West Bowie County Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries  2017-09-08 05:00:00Z 0
    Miss Texas, Margana Wood pictured with Gene Kennon, Lindale Rotary Club Member, presented the program to the Lindale Rotary Club. Miss Wood will participate in the Miss USA contest later this year representing the state of Texas.
    Miss Texas, Margana Wood, Speaker for Lindale Rotary Club  2017-09-05 05:00:00Z 0
    Peggy Price of the Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake was recently awarded a "Life Time Achievement" Award by her club.  Peggy has been a dedicated and active member for 22 Years, but future life plans recently required her to move from the area.  Peggy has served in many capacities in the club, but her co-chair responsibilities for the "Celebrity Waiter" fund raiser was the one she loved most.  This is the club's most important and successful fund raiser and was attended by over 280 people this year, raising over $40,000. To the right of Peggy is Andrea Pickens, " Celebrity Waiter" co-chair and Peggy's long time friend.
    Peggy  Price receives a "Life Time Achievement" Award  2017-08-30 05:00:00Z 0
    Texarkana Sunrise Rotary Club joined with the United Way of Greater Texarkana to pack backpacks for students returning to school in August.  The United Way provides new backpacks and new supplies to area students with supplies that correspond to the local schools’ supply lists. This year’s goal is to provide backpacks and school supplies for 1600 students.
    Texarkana Sunrise Club Project “Stuff the Bus”  2017-08-26 05:00:00Z 0
    The  Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake's Celebrity Waiter fund raiser was another smashing success.  This year's theme was "Heroes and Villains" with guest dressing in costume to represent their favorite hero or villain.  Supergirl was the costume worn by many of the women while Superman seem to be everywhere. This is the 21st year for the Celebrity Waiter fundraiser and by far the most profitable for the club.
    There were 136 silent auction items donated that brought in over $9,700 and 28 live auction items sold for more than $28,000.  Ticket sales and the different sponsors levels help bring the grand total collected to over $67,000. Special guest were DG Ted Huffhines and his wife Angela and PDG Carroll Greenwaldt District Director TRF Programs.                                                                      
    Rotary Club of Cedar Creek Lake's Celebrity Waiter Fund Raiser 2017-08-26 05:00:00Z 0
    ROTARY CLUB OF TYLER recently had an action packed meeting.  To begin the business portion, we presented a $2000.00 check for clean water projects to Danny Carpenter, chair of the Global Humanitarian Project Grants Subcommitee.  
    We also reminded everyone of the Polio Plus goal of $5,000 and mentioned the prizes:  2017 F150 Supercrew XLT; $2000.00 Amazon Gift Card; $1500.00 Best Buy Card; $1000.00 Bass Pro Shop Card; $500.00 Academy Gift Card.  Everyone is on board and tickets are selling briskly.  This goal is very doable so do it NOW!

    For the program portion of the meeting, Robin Hood Brians kept us rockin' and rollin' and listening raptly as he sang, played the piano, and told stories of his 50 years in the music business of recording many of the popular artists.  
    Tyler Rotary Club's Speaker Robin Hood  2017-08-24 05:00:00Z 0
    On Saturday August 5, the Hawkins, Holly Lake Rotary Club hosted its annual Back – to – School Round Up at the recreation/education center of the Hawkins First Baptist Church. The Club bought and distributed school supplies to 150 Hawkins elementary students with their parents.  
    Partners and donors to this project included Ozarka, Fabco, City National Bank, Brookshires Grocery, Southside Bank, and First Baptist Church of Hawkins.  Also participating in the event were the Boy Scouts, and volunteers from the First Baptist church of Hawkins.  At the event, we held a fun walk for the children and a bicycle raffle.  Prizes were donated by Credential Research, Raising Canes, Caldwell Zoo, Discovery Science Place, and Trinity Lutheran Church, TRW Trucking, Hawkins Farm and Auto, and from Lindsey Wilson with Century 21. Six bicycles were presented to 2 winners each in categories K-1, 2-3, and 4-5.

    Hawkins, Holly Lake Rotary Hosts Back-to-School Event 2017-08-17 05:00:00Z 0

    Terry Booker’s father-in-law was a Rotarian for more than four decades, and Alton Holt lived the Rotary motto: “Service Above Self.”

    “Community leaders like him in over 4,000 clubs across America quietly found ways to help mothers and children, support education, promote peace, grow local economies, fight disease and provide clean water,” Booker praised. “I wanted to join the men and women in this area who also valued those issues, and I want to encourage others to join, too.”

    In late-June, Booker accepted the Kilgore Rotary Club’s gavel from outgoing president John Lockman. His first month in the post quickly made way for one of the Kilgore Rotary Club’s busiest seasons – last week, the group held their annual August shoe drive in conjunction with Kilgore ISD’s One-Stop Registration.


    Kilgore RC focus on service "Kilgore News Herald"  2017-08-17 05:00:00Z 0
     The Marshall News Messenger reports on Marshall Rotary Club's first African American female President. 
     The Rotary Club of Marshall, Texas, installed its first African American female President - Harrison  County's family and consumer sciences county extension agent, Louraiseal McDonald. 
     Louraiseal is excited about her term as President of Marshall Rotary Club.  "I'll be the club's 98th  President, sixth female President and the first African American female President, she said " What an  honor."
     "This club will be 100 years old in 2019" she added.  "That's a major milestone."

    Marshall RC inducts first African American Female President  2017-08-03 05:00:00Z 0
    District 5830 Rotary Means Business Fellowship met at the Fox Stephens Field Gilmer Municipal Airport in Gilmer, Texas on October 6, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. RMBF will attempt another meeting in January 2018 in the Longview/Tyler area. 

    A Rotary Means Business Fellowship is being formed in District 5830. Anyone interested in learning of the benefits of this organization can reference info@RotaryMeansBusiness.org.  District 5830 Rotary Means Business Fellowship was chartered on June 21, 2017.  
    Contact Fay J Durrant @bagman1236@aol.com or 903-278-8800 for additional information.  Suggestion: Join for one year @ $10. If it makes "cents,” the following year, join for a lifetime @$75.00.
    Yours in Rotary Service for life,
    Fay J Durrant PDG and Sponsor of Rotary Means Business Fellowship
    District 5830 Rotary Means Business, Oct. 6, 2017  Shirley Pinnix Evans, District Administrator 2017-07-01 05:00:00Z 0
    Ted was asked to join Rotary in 2008. He is a member of the Marshall Rotary Club of Marshall, Texas. He has served as Club President, Foundation Chair, and has also served as Assistant Governor for District 5830. The Marshall Club was selected as the Outstanding Civic Organization in Marshall during Ted’s year as President.The club has continued to increase its Foundation Giving each year he has served as Foundation Chair. He received the Club “Service Above Self” award in 2014 and “Rotarian of the Year” in 2017.
    Ted is a Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation, Bequest Society, and a Paul Harris Society member. Ted has attended multiple Lone Star PETS, Zone 31 trainings and District 5830 events. A highlight for Ted was attending the RI Convention in Lisbon, Portugal and then touring Portugal and Spain with other Rotarians from across the USA. He recently attended the RI Convention in Atlanta. He is excited about the opportunity to serve the clubs in 5830 and promote humanitarian service in his year as District Governor.
    Ted Huffhines: District 5830 DG for 2017-2018 2017-07-01 05:00:00Z 0
    The New Year for Rotary has started off with a bang! $1.2 Billion was pledged to finish the job to eradicate polio at last month’s Rotary International Convention in Atlanta. Rotary International pledged to raise $50 Million per year for the next three years and The Gates Foundation will match this with an additional $100 Million per year for a total of $450 Million pledged. In an effort to support this cause, District 5830 will be holding a raffle for 2017 F-150 Super crew Pick-up Truck along with some very nice additional prizes. We are asking each Rotarian to sell or purchase Four- $25 raffle tickets. Our target goal is raise $120,000 for Polio Plus by our District Conference on November 10th and 11th. This is very doable, and it will certainly make a tremendous impact on the eradication of this dreaded disease. Lives will be saved by our support! Tickets are being distributed the first few weeks of July and the selling of tickets will take place from July 15th until October 15th. Club Presidents and Foundation Chairs will be coordinating this effort at the local clubs. Each club will be credited for the money they raise.
    DG Ted Huffhines wishes District 5830 Rotarians a "Great Year"  2017-07-01 05:00:00Z 0
    What is Club Visioning?
    DG Ted Huffhines says "You will hear more about Club Visioning when I come to your club. We were able to train 20 CV Facilitators this past weekend. This is an excellent opportunity to get your club reinvigorated and to develop a cohesive plan moving forward. It also allows for everyone to have input in what the club is going to do moving forward. A number of clubs are already getting scheduled to have the Facilitators hold a CV session for their club. Contact me to discuss getting on the schedule."
    A Vision of Club Visioning 2017-06-15 05:00:00Z 0
    Shirley Griffin, a member of the Longview  Rotary Club, has received the Rotary International’s Service Award for a Polio Free World” for her untiring efforts to eradicate Polio.
    Shirley Griffin - Polio Plus Award 2017-06-12 05:00:00Z 0

    Dan Carpenter, a member of the South Tyler Rotary Club, has received the Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award. This award is RI’s prestigious honor that recognizes Rotarians who demonstrate Rotary’s motto, “Service Above Self,” by volunteering their time and talents to help others. The award is internationally competitive and is granted to no more than 150 Rotarians worldwide. To understand the significance of this award, it is important to note that Rotary International is comprised of 35,000 Rotary Clubs with 1.2 million members.

    Service Above Self - Dan Carpenter 2017-05-15 05:00:00Z 0
    Oaklawn Rotary Club celebrates 50 years of service
    May 3rd, 2017by Jim Williamson  
    George Moore talks about the influence that Cecil Phillips had on him as a Rotarian during the Oaklawn Rotary Club's 50th anniversary celebration Tuesday in Texarkana. Moore joined the Rotary Club in 1988 and served as club president in 1990.
    Photo by Evan Lewis /Texarkana Gazette.
    Oaklawn Rotary Club Celebrates 50 Years of Service 2017-05-03 05:00:00Z 0
    Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club hosted the 2017 Four Way Speech and Video Contests on April 1st. Rotarian Amy Hinton chaired the event and did a superb job organizing the facility, food and contest flow. She was ably backed by a host of club members. Thanks to the Mt. Pleasant ISD and Rotarian Judd Marshall, Superintendent, for allowing the use of their very spacious Administration Building.
    District Speech and Video Contest 2017-04-28 05:00:00Z 0
    Just a few of the Paris Club Members with DGE Ted HuffhinesParis (TX) was the scene of The District Training Assembly on April 22.  The First United Methodist Church was the perfect place for this type of meeting.  (and yes, we began on time and adjourned ahead of time – 1:45 p.m.
    (Just a few of the Paris Club members with DGE Ted Huffhines.)
    District Training Assembly in Paris (TX) 2017-04-15 05:00:00Z 0

    Many 5830 Rotary members heard and read of the of the September 2016 visit by District 4250 Governor Carlos Flores and El Progresso Rotary member Melvin Tejada, along with PDG Tom Watson, Lake Wales Rotary Club President Beverly Lynn and Rotarian Jim Weaver, from District 6890 in Florida.From March 1st through March 3, DG Lee Montgomery and DGE Ted Huffhines returned the favor and visited San Pedro Sula, Honduras, for the 22nd District Conference of Governor Flores’s District 4250.

    XXII Annual District 4250 Conference in Honduras 2017-03-19 05:00:00Z 0
    The Marshall Rotary Club hosted a fabulous Rotary Foundation Dinner on Saturday, February 11th at the Marshall Lakeside Country Club.  Social hour began at 5 p.m.; a seated dinner was served at 6 p. m. (Several said it was the best Banquet meal ever!); honors, awards, and presentations followed dinner, with one of the highlights being an address by Rotary International Past President Ron Burton.  Other highlights were awards to Dan Carpenter and Shirley Griffin.  
    Fabulous February Rotary Foundation Dinner in Marshall Fran. Hall, District Administrator 2017-02-27 06:00:00Z 0
    Carlos Flores, DG for D4250, which consists of the three countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and Belize, met with District 5830 officials and
    club members from August 28th through September 2nd for a whirl wind of activities.  Also in the visiting delegation were past DG Tom Wagner for D6890; Lake Wales Rotary Club President Beverly Lynne; Lake Wales Rotary Club International Service Chair Jim Weaver; El Progresso, Honduras Rotary Club member Melvin Tejada.
    Tri-District Collaboration for International Service Fran. Hall 2016-09-11 05:00:00Z 0
    Rotary International
    Young Leaders in Action
    August 2016 | Engaging the next generation of Rotary leaders
    Exciting changes already taking effect around theworld
    August is Membership and New Club Development Month, and it’s an exciting time for the entire family of Rotary! New changes to develop increased club flexibility and membership help you engage with Rotary in new ways. Now is the perfect time to connect with club members, develop a strategy to attract new members, and share how you activate Rotary’s programs for young leaders to engage the community.
    Young Leaders in Action Rotary International 2016-09-06 05:00:00Z 0
    Posted by PDG Jim Fitzgerald on Jun 30, 2016
    Thirty years ago, today, Rotary started something big, really big.  Thirty years ago Rotary began a war on Infantile Paralysis (POLIO).  At the time I was almost fifty years old, had been a Rotarian less than five years with perfect attendance, and thought Rotary was a great civic club.  It was great to be a Rotarian.  To my surprise I learned that it was more than just a great civic club.  It was an army, and it was declaring war on POLIO, and, whats more, I had been drafted. 
    The incoming governor of District 5830 was Al Glaess, from the Sulphur Springs Rotary Club; a doctor who was himself a victim, and survivor of the dreaded Polio virus.  The incoming president of Rotary International was M.A.T. Caparas, from the Philippines. What they both knew and what I was about to learn was
    I Am Still Here PDG Jim Fitzgerald 2016-06-30 05:00:00Z 0
    Iron Lung is Available for Display! Fran. Hall 2016-06-23 05:00:00Z 0
    The multi-year effort to define and propose a Global Medical Project for a Hospital in the Northern area of Guatemala is REALLY MOVING!  The project will provide critically needed Nursery, NICU, and Obstetrics equipment to the Hospital National de San Benito in the Peten’, Guatemala
    Great News: Our District Has a Global Project Underway! Carroll Greenwaldt 2016-04-24 05:00:00Z 0
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    District Membership Chair PDG John Henson recently attended the Zone Membership Seminar in New Orleans.  Here are some great tips from one of the speakers, Thaddeus Rex.
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