August 2021 Edition
News From Around District 5840
District Governor Nominations
District 5840 selects the next District Governor in October each year.  We are actively looking for Rotary leaders to serve in this critical role for Rotary.  This year we will select the person to serve as Governor for the Rotary year beginning July 1,2024.  Persons eligible to be Governor must have served a full term as President of a Rotary Club and have been a Rotarian for seven years.  
DG Kristy Vandenberg's August Message
How do we celebrate Membership & New Club Development Month? Several ways! Personally, we think about our business associates, friends and neighbors who might want to join the greatest Service Club in the World!
Public Image New Year Check List
Use the Rotary New Year Checklist for easy steps on how to boost your Club's Public Image! Click here to download. Better yet, check out our Public Image Club Resources page for logos, templates, tools and resources. Have a question on public image? Send us an email!
Challenge yourself to earn your own self-awarded "degree" via Rotary's Learning Center! 
Adventure time! Learning time! Become a Rotary Superstar!
Medina Co. Food Pantry -Donation
The Rotary Club of Hondo-D'Hanis partnered with Broadway Bank, Hondo National Bank, Medina Electric Co-op, Hondo Public Library, D'Hanis Fire Department and Vulcan Materials Co. in a joint project to help collect non-perishables for the Medina Co. Food Pantry.
Bench in Memory of Arianna
On Aug. 6, 2020, Arianna Lopez, 8, was seriously injured when vehicle crashed through her bedroom while she was sleeping. She passed away on Aug. 17. Arianna was a Starkey Elementary School student.
Kerrville Blood Drive
Kerrville Rotary hosted a blood drive on 6/24/21 and it was our final one for Tammy's presidential year. Overall between our three blood drives we were able to donate 91 whole units of blood, 18 double red cell donations, and two red cell and plasma donations.
RCSA's U40 Class Kingdom Keepers Project
On July 11, 21 members of the Rotary Club of San Antonio's latest class of U40 (under the age of 40) members tackled a new project in support of a legacy project. Our club's Kingdom for Kids program has built 20 playgrounds in disadvantaged areas through the years.
4th of July FUNdraiser
It was a great turnout for the 4th of July Kiddie Parade and Main Street Parade!   So great to have our parades back up and running   The Fredericksburg-Nimitz Rotary Club sold brisket and pork tacos, hot dogs, sodas, water, beer and wine.  We raised $3,000 for our General Fund.  All funds will benefit our community.  
Donation to Peterson Medical Center
Tammy past president of Kerrville Rotary Club was able to donate $10,000 to their local hospital Peterson Medical Center. This donation was in honor of all the front line workers and all they have done during COVID.
Rotarians Partner with Meals on Wheels
The Hondo - D'Hanis Rotary Club partnered with Medina County Meals on Wheels to help deliver over 65 fruit baskets & meals to local homebound residents. 
FUNdraiser for Meals for Vets (Honor Veterans Now)
On July 1st Fredericksburg Nimitz Rotary club partnered again with Texas Heritage Vineyards and their Vino and Bingo for a Cause quarterly event to raise money for Meals for Vets.
Announcing  a New Satellite E- Club!!
The Rotary Satellite E-Club of D5840 to Combat Human Trafficking is official! The club will meet by zoom link on the 2nd and fourth Mondays of each month at noon. Attend the Rotary Satellite E-Club of D5840 to COMBAT Human Trafficking on Monday, August 9th via Zoom to hear from Karen Walkowski. 
San Marcos Rotary Moves To A New Location
Holiday Inn, newest full service hotel in San Marcos, TX
The Rotary Club of San Marcos moved its meetings to the Holiday Inn - Convention Center at 105 Bintu Drive in San Marcos.
Rotary Club of Blanco County Supporting Teachers and Students During Summer Program
During the month of June, Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Blanco County provided assistance to the students and teachers at Blanco Elementary School’s summer program.
Interact Presentation
The Rotary Club of Fair Oaks Ranch recently hosted Mike Canales, District Interact Chair, and Abby Robinson, Winston School Interact Club President, at Fair Oaks Ranch Country Club.
New Braunfel's Independence Day Parade
As always, our local club had a presence in the Independence Day Parade in New Braunfels.
You Make A Difference
The Rotary Club of Hondo-D'Hanis awarded 2 "You Make a Difference Awards" to two very deserving ladies.
New 2021-22 Member Inducted
Rotary Club of Hondo-D'Hanis proudly inducted our first New Member for the 2021-22 Year!
Field of our Dreams Becoming a Reality
What was once a dream, is now becoming a reality. 
Scholarship Congratulations
April Ancira (Vice President of Ancira Auto Group) congratulates Boerne High School graduate Ashlyn Murrah as the recipient of a Careers & Technology Scholarship from the Rotary Club of Fair Oaks Ranch.
Welcoming Students of Ed Franz Back
August 16, 2021 @7:15 a.m. The Rotary eClub of San Antonio will Cheer and Welcome the Elementary students of Ed Franz back to school and distribute reading and writing materials.
San Marcos Packs School Supplies Aug. 27th
Penn Manor School District – A better community … one student at a time.
The Rotary Club of San Marcos will be packaging school supplies for delivery to 2 isolated villages across the border in Mexico.
Upcoming Events
Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) Training
Spring Creek United Methodist Church
Aug 20, 2022 8:30 AM
September Theme: Basic Education & Literacy Month
Sep 01, 2022 – Sep 30, 2022
Virtual Africa Peace Concert
Sep 02, 2022 3:00 PM
Kerrville's 6th Annual Labor Day Walkathon
Louis Hays Park
Sep 05, 2022
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Rotary Youth Exchange Inbound Orientation
The Other Place
Sep 09, 2022 – Sep 11, 2022
Zone Institute In Minnesota (DG, DGE, DGN)
Sep 15, 2022 – Sep 18, 2022
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