June 2020 Edition
News From Around District 5840
DG John Hutcherson's June Message
“Wave of Violence and Anguish Sweeps Dozens of US Cities”   This is the headline on May 31, 2020 describing racial demonstrations happening again in the United States of America.   These are the same United States of America where we are guaranteed Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion, Freedom of Assembly and Due Process of Law.
Emergency Food Distribution Service Project
On May 20th, four of members of the Eagle Pass Rotary assisted with the emergency food distribution event for Maverick County.
Foundation News
Disaster Relief Grant for Covid-19: The Rotary Foundation $25,000 arrived May 29th and the same day we mailed twelve checks to clubs for the total amount.  Our Foundation will aid people who depend on Food Banks in San Saba, Dripping Springs, Hondo, Wimberley and San Antonio.  Family violence prevention services will be aided.
Feeding COVID-19 Workers in Fredericksburg     
The Texas Military Department (TMD) were in Fredericksburg, TX to conduct COVID-19 screenings for symptomatic patients on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. 
April 4th District Conference - DG John Hutcherson
District Governor John Hutcherson's Speech at the April 4th District Conference with Toastmasters. Click photo to listen to video.
San Antonio Guest Speaker RI President Mark Maloney
San Antonio Rotary May 27 meeting with Rotary International President Mark Maloney. Click here to listen to presentation.
Blanco County Continues Serving
   The Rotary Club of Blanco County has reached out during this school year by providing hygiene kits for families in the Johnson City and Blanco Independent School Systems. 
Covid-19 Community Support Campaign
The Rotary Club of Fredericksburg (noon) put together a COVID-19 Community Support Campaign to get donations to help local organizations like the Needs Council, Food Bank and Good Samaritan Center. Our first round we raised over $3k for the Needs Council!
Katoma Community Enjoying Rain H.Water Project
Thank you message from the Katoma community: "we are  now enjoying rain h. water project! Thank you so much for your grant which is highly appreciated. It has changed the life of our community."
Fair Oaks Ranch Awards Scholarships
The Fair Oaks Ranch Club annually provides Career and Technical Education Scholarships to high school seniors from the Boerne Independent School District.  This year it awarded three $2,000 scholarships and the winners were all from Boerne Champion High School.
San Antonio North Central Rotary Continues to Feed on Weekends
Hunger is made worse during the Covid19 lock-down and North Central Rotary Club continues to help.
Hondo-D’hanis Rotarians Provide Aid to Medina County Impacted by Covid-19
Although the Rotary Club of Hondo-D’Hanis, like so many other organizations during the coronavirus outbreak, could not meet “in person,” its members continued their hard work to make a difference in the lives of many in the community.
Page Turner Awards
The Rotary Club of Wimberley is proud to announce the winners of this year's Page Turner Awards which recognizes those students who have read the most books during the school year.  The recipients are:
Canyon Lake Education Scholarships
Every year the Canyon Lake Rotary Club (The Club) gives out education scholarships to bright, intelligent and energetic youth in the area; and this is year is no exception.   
Alamo Heights Rotary Meeting on Zoom
The Alamo Heights Rotary Club has temporarily scheduled its normal weekly lunch meeting to be on line in Zoom format. Rotarians from other clubs are invited to register and join us for those meetings on Tuesday at noon through June 23. 
San Antonio Northwest Rotary Change Program
SA Northwest Rotary will be giving out their Awards for the Change Program @ Dellview Elementary via ZOOM this year.  Twenty (20) children qualified for the Awards and will receive a beautiful certificate and a 10” Tablet for all of their hard work. 
Blanco County Awards Scholarships
The Rotary Club of Blanco County recently announced the award of $1000 scholarships to four deserving high school seniors,
San Antonio North Central Awards Scholarships
San Antonio North Central Rotary Club's Scholarship Chair -  Christine Gonzales Tovar presented yard signs to the 2020 Scholarship winners from Winston School San Antonio
Upcoming Events
June Theme - Rotary Fellowships
Jun 01, 2020 – Jun 30, 2020
Kerrville's 3rd Annual 1st Responders Benefit Golf
The Club at Comanche Trace
Jun 15, 2020
2020 Rotary Virtual Convention
Jun 20, 2020 – Jun 26, 2020
DG Xavier Toson Virtual Installation Event
Zoom Meeting
Jun 20, 2020 11:30 AM
Last day to report activities for Rotary Citation
Jun 30, 2020
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