July 2023 Edition
News From Around District 5840
DG Monica Gutierrez's July Message
The start of a new Rotary year is always exciting. We take this time to recognize all the accomplishments for the past year and set forth goals for the next year. Although we change District and Club leaders every year, the focus remains the same - Service Above Self.
Get Your Rotary Landmark on the Map!
Has your Club completed a project and left behind a Rotary Wheel? Or a Plaque? The District is building a Google Map with Rotary Landmarks from across the District!
New Public Image Tools
The District Public Image Team has created some new PUBLIC IMAGE TOOLS for Clubs! These tools are located on the PR Resources For Clubs Page. 1. Canva Tool Kit - step-by-step instructions on how to create a tool kit 2. Pre-Event Checklist - use this checklist as a guideline for public relations for when you hold your next fundraiser
Rotary Rockstar Raffle Winners!
We want to CONGRATULATE all the winners of the 2022-2023 Rotary Rockstar Challenge! At District Conference on May 6th certificates were handed out to the winners however did not have time to hold the raffle for the cash prizes.
Rotary of Uvalde Bingo
Come help us raise money for a splash pad. Buy your ticket to save your seat. With each game being $3 a game when you buy the presale ticket. You have a chance to win up to $ 3,000. 1-4 & 6-9 games are a winning of $200 each, 5th game $400 payout, 10th game is $1,000 payout. 
Walking Trail Benches
The Canyon Lake club recently completed erecting 8 park benches to be installed around a walking trail being developed within the county's Comal Park.  
Boerne Noontime Rotary Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Recently the Rotary Club of Boerne (Noontime) celebrated 50 years of service to the Boerne Community. The Ribbon Cutting Celebration was hosted by Frost Bank and the Boerne Chamber of Commerce and was held at Frost Bank with over 150 people joining in the event.
Stone Oak Golf Ball Fundraiser
Help support the Stone Oak Rotary Club GOLF BALL DROP FUNDRAISER on July 31st! Buy a golf ball(s) that will be dropped by helicopter at the Sonterra Country Club ... ball closest to the hole wins a prize! Use the QR code to buy your golf balls!
Rotary E-Club of San Antonio Focuses on Literacy
The Rotary eClub of San Antonio have dedicated their community service efforts through investment in education and nutrition. Our Literacy Projects are student driven to increase family literacy and health from crib to 6th grade.
San Antonio Northeast Rotary Installs Safety Signs
Under the expert guidance of Lane Mitchell of the Rotary Club of San Antonio, San Antonio Northeast Rotarians Dan Hernandez and Dan Clark installed safety signs in the parking areas of Madison High School on June 7, 2023.
Food 4 Kids Food Drive
Fredericksburg Nimitz Rotary held a food drive for Hill Country Needs Council's Food 4 Kids program which addresses weekend hunger in children who school personnel identify as “undernourished”.
Stop Pollution
Rotary International's newest Focus Area > Save the Environment, was definitely on the minds of the Fair Oaks Ranch Rotarians as they volunteered their time and efforts to conduct a highly successful Shred Day in the city of Fair Oaks Ranch. Over 200 households were able to eliminate potential ground waste by delivering items to be shredded instead of dumped in fill sites.
Wimberley Supporting the Homeless
The Wimberley Rotarians (and future Rotations) prepared supply bags for the homeless in our community. Each bag had basic toiletries, socks and a tee shirt, tissues, non-perishable food, and a recycled Rotary magazine. Some of these bags went to the Crisis Breadbasket center in town, and others will go to homeless shelters.
Vino and Bingo for a Cause
Nimitz Rotary in partnership with Texas Heritage Vineyard held a Vino and Bingo for a cause event at Texas Heritage Vineyard's tasting room on June 8th.
Four Clubs 4 Kids
The four Rotary clubs of Fair Oaks Ranch, Dominion, Boerne Noon, and Combat Human Trafficking, recently came together to build a much needed play / relaxation area at the Retreat 4 Kids sanctuary.  Proving once again, that a "Rotary team" is a powerful force with unlimited capabilities.
Save the Date for the Fredericksburg-Nimitz Golf Tournament
Fredericksburg-Nimitz Rotary is having their 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Bunco Party on October 9, 2023 at Lady Bird Golf Course in Fredericksburg.  
Upcoming Events
June Theme: Rotary Fellowships
Jun 01, 2023 – Jun 30, 2023
Last Day for to Report Activities
Jun 30, 2023
Del Rio's Independence Day Rodeo
Jul 01, 2023 – Jul 02, 2023
July Theme - Maternal and Child Health
Jul 01, 2023 – Jul 31, 2023
Rotary of Uvalde Bingo
SSGT Willie De Leon Civic Center
Jul 08, 2023 7:00 PM
Karnes City "Lonesome Dove Fest" Fundraiser
Panna Maria Hall
Jul 29, 2023 5:00 PM
View entire list
Eagle Pass
La Cantera
Fair Oaks Ranch
Rotary News

In Rotary magazine’s 2023 Photo Awards, we see the world courtesy of this year’s finalists.


The Imagine Impact Tour brings Gaby Moreno to her home country of Guatemala to inspire children to dream big.


As the gathering in Melbourne comes to an end, Rotary looks forward toward Singapore and a focus on mental health.

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