District Governor Suresh Pahwa of District 5870, which includes the Austin and Bastrop areas, thanks fellow Rotarians for their concern. Several Rotarians have lost their homes in the Bastrop fire, and one exchange student has lost everything except the clothes on his back and his passport. Among the items he lost were an acoustic and an electric guitar. Fortunately, he and his host family are safe. The following Facebook link is the best source of up-to-the-minute information about how we can help our fellow Rotarians. (This is a public Facebook page; you don't have to be a Facebook member to view the page.)


Follow this link to a Facebook page, Rotary D5870 2011 Brush Fire, to learn the latest news from our Rotarian brothers and sisters:


Rotary D5870 Brush Fires


Fred Hansen is the District's Commander for this disaster. He can be reached at (512) 659-6019 or fredhansen@hotmail.com.


DG Suresh Pahwa can be reached at (512) 458-8855 or D5870dg12@gmail.com