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NOW AVAILABLE!!

GRANT MANAGEMENT SEMINARS

 
Grant Management Seminar is now an online course with registration NOW OPEN!
 
In the first step to being qualified for a District or Global Grant, the current 2017-18 President and one other club member must complete the course by July 31st, 2017.
 
All live, face-to-face grant managment seminars have been cancelled. An email was sent to all registered participants and funds have been credited back to your credit card. In addition, two emails have now been sent to all Rotarians with listed email addresses in ClubRunner informing them that the live Workshops have been cancelled.
 
 
District Governor, Carol Holmes, will be visiting clubs all around the District during the 2017-2018 Rotary year.  Here is her schedule as of 7/22/17.
 
July-17   
Boerne Moontime7/31/17 Monday, 6:00 p.m.
    
August-17   
San Antonio Dominion8/1/17 Tuesday, 11:45 a.m.
Fredericksburg Nimitz8/1/17 Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.
San Saba8/10/17 Thursday, 12:00 p.m.
Eagle Pass8/16/17 Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
Uvalde8/17/17 Thursday, 12:00 p.m.
Junction8/24/17 Thursday, 12:00 p.m.
Jordanton8/29/17 Tuesday, 12:00 p.m.
Poteet8/30/17 Wednesday, 12:00 p.m.
Pleasanton 8/31/17 Thursday, 12:00 p.m.
If your Rotary Club has changed their meeting time, date, location or any other pertinent information, please contact the District Website Manager, Terri Politi, as soon as possible, to make the changes on the District website. In addition, it is important that you visit the Rotary International website at Rotary.org to update your meeting information as well. Thank you!
 
 

President-elect Ian H.S. Riseley

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