Deer Park Rotary

Deer Park Rotary - Join Us!

Help us make a difference in our community!

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Republic Grill at Battleground Golf Course
1600 Georgia Avenue
Deer Park, TX  77536-6711
United States
DistrictSiteIcon
District Site
VenueMap
Venue Map
 

About Our Club

 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Vice-President
Secretary
Treasurer
Sergeant-at-Arms
Past President
Membership Chair
Director - Two Years
Director - One Year
Director - Two Years
Director - Two Years
Director - One Year
Club Rotary Foundation Chair
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Bobby Vasquez
    July 8
  • Norma Moses
    July 8
Anniversaries:
  • Sam Mele
    Susan
    July 14
  • Misty Cone'
    Paul Cone'
    July 17
Join Date:
  • Les Ellard
    July 1, 1988
    28 years
  • Mike Shoelen
    July 23, 2014
    2 years
 
 
Texas Independence Bike Tour Information (Click on headlines to open)
The Texas Independence Bike Tour is a one day event bringing cyclists from the Houston area together to tour the San Jacinto Battleground and adjacent communities.  This event  brings the community and Texas history together and raises funds to support the Deer Park Rotary Club’s service and scholarship programs. This is a BP MS150 Recommended Ride.\
 
Event details and schedule
Event Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
Location:  Deer Park High School – South Campus
710 W. San Augustine, Deer Park, TX  77536
Registration Cost: 
                     $35.00 Preregistration
                     $40.00 beginning January 3rd
                     $45.00 day of event
6:30-7:30 am - Onsite Registration / Packet Pickup for the 30, 48 & 62 mile routes.
Start Times: 62 mile - 7:30 am
                     48 mile - 7:45 am,
                     30 mile - 8:00 am
 
Visit the following link for more event info on Active.com
Visit the following link for online registration on Active.com
 
Packet Pickup:
Thursday, Jan 14 & Friday, Jan 15
12 Noon to 6:00 pm
Bay Area Schwinn
2049 South Richey
Pasadena, TX 77502
713 472 6651
or day of the ride at Registration Desk

   

 
 

Click the sponsorship headline for information about how you can make a difference.

Special thanks to all of our sponsors!
 
 
 

Click the volunteer headline for information about how you can can help.

 
 
 

Who We Are & What We Do

Rotary International is the world's first service club organRIhomepageization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self. Deer Park Rotary sponsors many efforts in the Deer Park area to enhance the quality of life in our community. Each year, our club awards several scholarships to deserving Deer Park students and makes a difference by giving to many area non profit organizations.

 

 

Making a Difference In Our Community

Rotarians motto is "Service Above Self." Living this motto was apparent in a recent service project, where Rotarians, spouses and children worked at Dow Park to update several areas. New netting was place on the tennis court fences and mulch was spread in several areas to be enjoyed by citizens all summer long.  Other service projects include working on Habitat for Humanity, Ella and Friends Dog Park, Living Water International, school beautification projects, walking tracks in city parks and many other community projects.
 
 
 

 
 

The Deer Park Rotary Club awarded 13 students a total of $12,000 in scholarships at its weekly luncheon on Wednesday.  Deer Park High School Interact Club students Justin Martin, Kyle Young and Logan Campbell were awarded $500 each.  The club also awarded $500 scholastic scholarships to Ali Dupin, Mariah Mills, Bethany Cole, Timothy George and Alyssa Rodriguez.  The $500 Chris Williams Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kelsey Lindsey. Two more memorial scholarships – The Dorris Memorial Awards were presented to Shelby Mitchell and Yekaterina Malyavina. The Dorris awards are $750 each.  The Deer Park Rotary Club also presented scholarships to two San Jacinto College students.  The $1,000 Rotary San Jacinto College Award went to Sky Davis while the $5,000 Associates Degree Scholarship went to Denise Ochoa.  "We're so proud of these students. None of them will disappoint you. They have done great things and they have great futures ahead of them," said Dr. Ronda Kouba, a Rotarian and principal at Deer Park High School. 

 

 
 

About Our Club

 
 
Deer Park Rotary Facebook Page
Find out more about our Rotary club at our Facebook page  http://www.facebook.com/#!/DeerParkTXRotary
 
 
Stories about Rotary
Rotary seeks Chief Development Officer
The General Manager of The Rotary Foundation/Chief Development Officer is responsible for the effective management and operations of The Rotary Foundation. Working closely with the executive management team and Rotary leadership, this position will oversee the fund development, polio eradication and partnership/sponsorship activities within the organization. The position reports to the General Secretary and will ensure that strategies are aligned to achieve the goals of The Rotary Foundation, which include annual fund development goals in excess of US$300 million dollars. The leader will...
Grant survey shows solid support for new model
More than 6,000 Rotary members in 154 countries reported on their experiences with the new grant model as part of an evaluation during the 2015-16 Rotary year. The results will help us improve the grant process and learn what impact the Foundation's global grants have on our areas of focus. Among the key findings: 90 percent of respondents support the grant model; 86 percent see it as an improvement over the former model. Grant activity and the average grant award continue to increase each year. Rotary members want more resources to help them apply for grants and design sustainable projects...
Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of July auctions.
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2017-18. Each of these committees works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. Apply for a committee appointment by 14 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Committees with openings for 2017-18 Audit Communications Constitution and Bylaws Election Review Finance Global Networking Groups Joint Young Leaders...
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says, “but he makes it hard to keep up.” Youngblood is the president and CEO of Blood Assurance, a regional blood bank in Chattanooga, Tenn., that Germ helped found in 1972. After his visit with Youngblood, Germ strode between mountains of empty bottles and cans at Chattanooga’s John F. Germ Recycling Center at Orange Grove, which he designed, before he drove to a construction site and popped a cork to dedicate a Miracle League field where special...
Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When Brad Rubini was reading a bedtime story to his seven-year-old daughter, Claire, she asked him why he was reading the words wrong. “I’m dyslexic, so I thought I was reading the words right,” recalls Rubini, a past president of the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio. After he explained his problem, she began to read to him on most nights instead. “She was a voracious reader and storyteller. She was always telling stories, even when she was a toddler,” he says. Three years later, while Claire was away at summer camp, she died unexpectedly as a result of a...
Health: Survival of the Fitbittest
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian In the seven days from 7 through 13 March, I took precisely 84,250 steps. This amounted to 39.85 miles. I also climbed 288 floors and burned 22,055 calories. I’m fairly certain that you, gentle readers, could not care less about those statistics. Unless, of course, you’re one of the millions of gentle readers who have joined America’s fitness self-surveillance movement by strapping a tracking device to your wrist. In which case, you are probably pretty darned impressed by my stats. I should therefore add a few crucial caveats. Caveat No. 1: That week...