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Del Rio

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Ramada Inn
2101 Veterans Blvd
Sunblossom Room
Del Rio, TX  78840
United States of America
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Assistant Governor Gloria Wilson provided insight into the collaboration with our district and District 4110 in Mexico, for a International Bi-District meeting. She also spoke about human trafficking and the serious problem which continues everyday
 
 
Val Verde County Judge Lewis Owens was our speaker at last Tuesday's Rotary meeting. The Judge gave us updates on the current state of COVID 19 in out county and ways we can help to control the virus.
John Sheedy, Emergency Management Coordinator with the City of Del Rio, was our guest speaker during last Tuesday's Rotary Club meeting. John spoke on current COVID-19 stats and important information regarding the current COVID-19 situation in our community.
In June, the Board of Directors approved $200 be donated to the two Cd. Acuna Rotary Clubs. These funds were used towards a global grant with our Club partnering with five Clubs in Mexico. We are pleased to announce that the Global Grant was approved for $55,574! This grant is to be used in the
five areas in Mexico towards Covid-19 recovery efforts. We appreciate the international partnership among our Clubs.
Honorable Judge Eric Bayne, City of Del Rio Municipal Court Judge, spoke about Texas Municipal Courts and landmark cases that have shaped court systems. He also spoke on his handling of our City's jurisdiction cases at Tuesday's noon zoom Rotary meeting.
Thank you Judge Bayne!

Several Club updates were given at Tuesday's Rotary Zoom Meeting. Guest speakers Krystal Lopez and Azul Cavazos with SCAN spoke on important services they provide and talked about healthy ways people can deal with what is going on because of COVID-19. Both Krystal and Azul did an outstanding job and we thank them for being our presenters!
Please call SCAN at 830-422-2231 for information.

President Angie Prather and Assistant Governor Gloria Wilson gave Club updates. Rotarian Lupita McDowell spoke on her recent travels and Miguel Ferzola was special guest visitor during Tuesday's luncheon.
Showing our appreciation to the staff, the Del Rio Rotary Club provided meals to first responders. The Pizzas were prepared by Mr. Gattis Restaurant. A big thanks to everyone who made this possible.
"Service Above Self"
Showing our appreciation to the staff, the Del Rio Rotary Club provided meals to the staff of Val Verde Regional Medical Center and three of their clinics. The 200 hamburger meals were prepared by Skillet's Restaurant and included a inspirational quote. A big thanks to everyone who made this possible. 
Dot Steed spoke about mentoring our youth from DRHS. Ms. Steed is a motivational speaker and an inspiration to all. Jakob Ortiz & Frank Ferreira spoke about their experience with the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference. Group photo: Fred Bowers, Gloria Wilson, Dot Steed, Jakob Ortiz Frank Ferreira Chris Ryan and David Ortiz
Matt Payton & Corey Chambers, representatives of Leadership Del Rio, spoke to the Rotary Club. They demonstrated bags that may be used to help maintain Amistad Lake and other areas clean and spoke about sponsorships available. Group photo: Matt Payton, Gloria, Angie, Corey, Major Zeke Miller & Chris Ryan.
Major Zeke Miller discusses Air Show & Thunderbirds coming to Del Rio March 14, 2020 and invited everyone in our community to this special event. 
Upcoming Activities:
Friday, February 21, 2020 there will be a Board Meeting at noon at  Blue Oasis
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 there will be a Rodeo Meeting at noon at Rotary Village. 
 

Upcoming Activities 

February 17th President’s Day, Flag Project all those interested please meet at Rotary Village at 5:00 a.m.

 

The DRHS Culinary Class, under the direction of Chef Adan Cortez(bottom left), catered a Valentine's luncheon for the Rotary Club.  The delicious 3 course meal was served at the Firehouse and prepared at the Philip Mahl Memorial Kitchen.

Discussion was made at the bi-district meeting to discuss more organizational plans for a Bi-District Conference.  The Conference is to be held with US District 5840 & Mexico Distrito 4110.

 

David Ortiz discussed Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, where young men & women spend a weekend in a challenging program of discussions, inspirational addresses, leadership training and social activities designed to enhance personal development, leadership skills and good citizenship. 

 

Megan Tackett from the Chamber of Commerce, discussed the Vida Del Rio Cultural District and plans to expand 1st Friday Art Walk and beautify Canal Street, Pecan St as well as Rotary Park and Brown Plaza.

On January 17th, Rotary Village donated 2 washers to the Rotary Club.  The Del Rio Rotary Club, in turn, donated these two washers to the Cd. Acuña Rotary Club.  The Cd. Acuña Rotary Club will provide the washers to an organization which helps the homeless in Cd. Acuña.  

 

Pictured left to right is Luis Garcia, Cd. Acuña Rotary President, Angela Prather, Del Rio Rotary Club President and Gloria Reyes, Rotary Village Property Manager. Not pictured but pivotal in facilitating this transaction, Doc Abbott, Del Rio Rotary International Chair.  Rotary Connects the World!

 
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