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Paul DrexlerJanuary 1
Matthew DavisJanuary 12
Ken TyerJanuary 13
Donald R. NinoJanuary 15
Wayne OquinJanuary 16
williamparker ParkerJanuary 31
Bari DeaverJanuary 4
Beth LundJanuary 6
Bill PalkoDebbie PalkoJanuary 12
Terri DennyDavid DennyJanuary 19
Alan WolcikVicki WolcikJanuary 30
Donald R. NinoJanuary 1, 198928 years
Wayne OquinJanuary 1, 198334 years
Greg OllisJanuary 8, 20152 years
John KirchnerJanuary 8, 20152 years
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Posted by Bill Parker on Apr 25, 2016
North Shore Rotary 41st Annual Fundraiser - May 14, 2016
"Supporting The Heroes Amongst Us" is the theme for this year’s 41st annual Catfish Fry & Crawfish Boil Fundraiser. The event, which has made our club legendary in the Rotary world, will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm, at the North Shore Rotary Pavilion located at 14350 Wallisville Road. Incoming club president, Kimberly Gonzalez, promises “this will be an AWESOME event”.
Posted by Bill Parker on Apr 02, 2016
"We cannot tell what lies ahead. It may be that even greater ordeals lie before us. We shall face whatever is coming...The right to guide the course of world history is the noblest prize of victory." Sir Winston S. Churchill: August 20, 1940 - 'The Few'
Jonathan Sandys, a great-grandson of Britain's wartime Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, was the speaker at the club's March 31 meeting and presented a very enlightening and attention grabbing presentation about his great grandfather to the club. Jonathan is an international public speaker on the life and times of his illustrious relative and the impact Sir Winston still has on the world today.
Posted by Bill Parker on Dec 22, 2015
The week before Christmas is always a very special week for North Shore Rotarians. Each year, the club delivers Christmas Food Baskets to needy families in the community. This year we delivered over 200 baskets. Most Rotarians deliver 5-10 food baskets and one member,
Posted by Bill Parker on Oct 31, 2015
ISAG Golf Team - Bogey Balls Bob, Blind Balls Bill, Short Stroke Steve and Twisted Tee Tracy
The 2015 Mak Mulloy Annual Golf Tournament was held on Friday, October 30, 2015 at the Red Wolf Run Golf Resort in Huffman, TX and was a great success. We had 19 teams and 58 hole sponsors and, after expenses, raised $14,562.00 for the club's general fund. The tournament has been an important and popular club event for many years and brings out the "character" of everyone who attends.
Posted by Bill Parker on Aug 24, 2015
The schedule below is for Early Act First Knight (EAFK) ceremonies for the 2015-2016 school year. This is a very good program that our rotary club supports. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend a few of the ceremonies throughout the year. If you can just take 2 or 3 hours a month out of your schedule to attend a ceremony, you will be blessed by the opportunity to see the elementary children recite the 4-way test and be knighted for the virtues: Tolerance, Respect, Responsibility, Confidence, Discipline, Perseverance, Honesty, Compassion, Friendliness, and Service.For more information, contact Terri Gillis-Denny
Posted by Bill Parker on Aug 20, 2015
Area High School Coaches Speak At Rotary Club Meeting
Head Coaches (L-R) Jon Kay, Averion Hurts, Don Price, Dave Handal
East Harris County area high school coaches from Galena Park, North Shore, C.E. King and Channelview spoke before the North Shore Rotary Club's weekly meeting on Thursday, August 20, 2015. An annual event for many years, their presentation of their respective school's upcoming football season projections, predictions, players and challenges is one of the club's most attended meetings every year.
Posted by Bill Parker on Aug 07, 2015
Kathleen Gibbs, President of Joy2theWorld, Inc. spoke before the North Shore Rotary Club's weekly meeting on Thursday, August 6th, 2015. Kathleen is the founder of Joy2theWorld, a non-profit 501c3 charitable organization, located in Ghana, West Africa. The organization's primary focus is to provide for social welfare projects that fight illiteracy and poverty with education. The JoytotheWorld International Christian Academy (NGO) was opened in September 2013 providing the community with education for their 3-7 year old children.
Other accomplishments and initiatives include a micro loan program, scholarships, free breast cancer examinations, a fresh water well, the distribution of over 90,000 school books and novels and sanitation projects to the inhabitants of Medie, Ghana in West Africa.
Posted by Bill Parker
The 58th Annual NS Rotary Awards & Installation Banquet was held Friday June 19th at the Monument Inn. The 2015-2016 President and officers were sworn in by the honorable Judge Mike Parrott. The Rotarian of the Year award was presented to Amir Khan along with numerous awards to key club members who advanced the cause of Rotary and the North Shore club throughout the 2014-2015 term of outgoing president, Allatia Harris.
Posted by Bill Parker on Apr 30, 2015
On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Marine veteran and accomplished Houston businessman, Bill Sherrill addressed the North Shore Rotary Club with the story of his childhood and enlistment into the Marine Corps at the age of 15. His presentation included a recollection of his childhood day, his days as a soldier and his experiences during the battle of Iwo Jima. Bill's life experiences reminded us that no matter where you start out in life, you can accomplish many great things if you have the right attitude, commitment and spirit. You can listen to Bill's presentation and moving story of his life of an earlier time in our country when patriotism, sacrifice and honor was widely prevalent among the citizens of these United States.
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New Grant Center makes applying for grants easier
We are pleased to announce the debut of the new Grant Center, formerly known as the grant application tool. The new site has a fresh look and better organization. The grant application includes clearly defined steps so it’s easier for you to track your progress. Learn more about grants and how to apply.
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Australian entrepreneur announces $1 million gift to Rotary
On Wednesday, over breakfast with the Rotary Club of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith announced a donation of AU$1 million to Rotary (about US$750,000), citing admiration of Rotary members for the time they devote to others. The Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) will administer the funds. “With 29,500 Rotarians in 1,100 clubs throughout Australia, we have an army of volunteers eager to assist those in need,” says Michael Perkins, RABS chair. “The impact of this donation will be felt throughout all of Australia, from the cities to the...
Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’re visiting for the 2017 Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. Take a short walk from the convention center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. There, you can see the handwritten notes, speeches, and sermons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., experience an interactive 1960s-era lunch counter “sit-in,” and learn more about persecuted groups all over the world. A streetcar will take you to the Martin Luther King Jr...
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...