Welcome to District 5840 - South Central Texas

 
Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back. Founded in 1912, District 5840 has grown to 57 clubs with over 2,498 members.
News Around District 5840
Consider the creative use of technology to host “virtual meeting” experiences for your members until you can resume in-person meetings and events.  
There are many free and paid options for hosting virtual meetings. See below for some free options:
 
District Zoom account—  Clubs may use the District Zoom account  to hold their virtual meetings. Each meeting allows for up to 100 participants and no time cap. To access/schedule your Club Meeting using the District Zoom account, contact DG John Hutcherson at  5840dg1920@gmail.com.
 
 
· Set an agenda
· Don’t sit with a window behind you. A little effort of lighting goes a long way
· Sit close to the screen. Your face should fill the screen.
· When you’re not talking, hit mute
· Utilize the chat feature 
 
The COVID-19 coronavirus is affecting every aspect of our lives in real time, and this puts Rotarians in an unfamiliar place. As People of Action, we are most comfortable when we are fully engaged in the world – moving freely, meeting openly, and offering helping hands. These are very difficult times for people who, like us, are at our best when we are learning, growing, and serving—together.

We are also leaders in our communities, and these times call for leadership. In many ways, this also is our time. We have proven abilities to reach out and collaborate to offer immediate help to people in need at a rapid pace. These are precisely the skills needed all over the world today. The global effort against COVID-19 depends on actions taken in every country. Rotary has the unique ability to help improve those efforts in every community and every country.
 
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April 4
District Conference Warm-Up
Zoom Call
 
May 9
Rotary Leadership Institute
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