July 2022 Edition
News From Around District 5840
DG Dwayne Hopkins July Message
Welcome to a whole new year!!!
I am so honored to serve as your District Governor for this year.  Thanks to Kristy, her staff of volunteers and especially YOU, we have emerged from the pandemic in great shape and are getting ourselves ready for great things to come.
New Rotary Year Check List
Time to get ready for the NEW ROTARY YEAR! Download this NEW YEAR PUBLIC IMAGE CHECK LIST 2022-2023 .. to get you started.

Scholarship Award
Jimmy Culp of the Fredericksburg Nimitz Rotary presents a check from the Randy Stapp Memorial Scholarship Fund to Wesley Spaeth from Harper High School.
We Welcome Castroville to our Club!
The Rotary Club of Hondo-D'Hanis had the privilege of inducting Mayor Darrin Schroeder and Scott Dixon, City Manager of Castroville, bringing the count to 10 new members for our 2021-22 year!
Blanco Rotary Club Awards Scholarships to Local Seniors
The Rotary Club of Blanco County recently awarded six $1000 scholarships to deserving LBJ and Blanco High School seniors. Each student was recommended by a teacher(s) and submitted a Rotary scholarship application to the Club. Each applicant was evaluated on their academic record, extra-curricular and community activities, and their career and life goals.

Fundraiser for Veterans
Fredericksburg Nimitz Rotary held a fundraiser at the home of Pam and Neal Martin again this year on Memorial Day.
Flag Day Remembrance
Every year on June 14th the Rotary Club of Boerne (Noontime) raises funds by putting up flags in front of participating businesses in downtown Boerne. We do this to celebrate Flag Day on June 14 as well as on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and other patriotic holidays. But who really knows much about Flag Day?
Charity Golf Tournament
Fredericksburg Nimitz Rotary Club will be having a golf tournament on Monday, October 10, 2022 at Lady Bird Golf Course in Fredericksburg. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards replacement of the historical cross at Cross Mountain Park.

San Marcos Hosts 20 Fellowship Events
The Rotary Club of San Marcos hosted 20 fellowship events in 2021-2022.
Beeville Clean-Up Service Project
It was hot, even at 7 AM on Saturday, June 18th, when several members of the Beeville Rotary Club participated in the 2nd annual clean-up.  The clean-up is a partnership with the city of Beeville and the Rotary Club to promote a healthy and attractive community.
Alamo Heights Summer Donations
The Alamo Heights Rotary Club will be distributing over $58,000 to 16 charitable and educational organizations during June-July 2022.
Blanco County Sponsors Blood Drive for Uvalde Victims
The Rotary Club of Blanco County sponsored a blood drive to assist victims of the Uvalde tragedy on June 14. Rotarian, Pat Clewell, was at the door to register the donors. The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center was very pleased to collect 19 units of blood as well as having two plasma donors.
Fair Oaks Ranch Hosts Blood Drive for Uvalde Victims 
The mobile Blood Drive, recently hosted by the Rotary Club of Fair Oaks Ranch in conjunction with Cibolo Creek Community Church, had a very successful day thanks to a giving community. The tragedy in Uvalde has seriously depleted the blood supply in South Texas, and this local effort was able to replenish that stock with 29 units of donated blood. @District5840 #D5840Service Strong

DG Vandenberg Presents PHF Awards in San Marcos
DG Kristy Vandenberg was at the San Marcos Installation Dinner June 24.
Upcoming Events
July Theme: Bring a Friend to Rotary
Jul 01, 2022 – Jul 31, 2022
District Grant Applications Due
Jul 31, 2022
August Theme: Membership & New Club Development
Aug 01, 2022
Rotary Multi-District Training Institute
Courtyard By Marriott
Aug 05, 2022
Last day to report activities for Interact Clubs
Aug 15, 2022
Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) Training
Spring Creek United Methodist Church
Aug 20, 2022 8:30 AM
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Fredericksburg Morning
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