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Our club didn't shut down for the holidays. We gave out $3,000 in Random Acts of Kindness the last two days. Please see pics below.
MERRY CHRISTMAS and remember to GO AND DO LIKEWISE today and every day.
Mike Brignac - lost his eye in an accident, and is not able to work.
Eve Womack - Army Veteran who is struggling to with PTSD, finding work, and raising her 4 children
Roger & Ginger Smith - Roger, a Vietnam Veteran recently had open heart surgery and has not been able to work, they are living with relatives while working to get back on their feet.
This year's Shrimporee will be held at the Clear Lake Park on NASA Parkway (11:00 am - 4:00 pm) This year's event will be the best ever, with educational, interactive presentations that will intrigue kids and educate parents. Each year, the Shrimporee is Space Center's major event, lots of food & beverages, shrimp and BBQ brisket lunch, live and silent auctions, entertainment, games for the kids and fellowship. The event is free, meals are $15 each. Raffle tickets for outstanding items are available for $10 each, 6 for $50.
Rotarian Jerrald Dewease has created a wonderful review of our Space Center Rotary Club's 50th Anniversary. Our celebration took place at Space Center Houston on August 6 2014, the date of our original charter. Please click on 50TH ANNIVERSARY RECAP to review the events of our celebration.
Please welcome one of our newest member.
Council Member Martin congratulates the Rotary Club of Space Center on the big milestone and thanks all involved with the organization over the past 50 years for their service to the community. He also thanks Scott Rainey, President of the Rotary Club of Space Center, for the invitation to attend the event.
Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation announced a total donation of $29,466 to various programs during their annual RNASA Volunteer Appreciation Dinner held at Cullen's Upscale Grille.
Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation President Rodolfo González said, “The RNASA Foundation is very grateful to our generous corporate sponsors who accomplish so much in our nation’s space programs. It is very fitting that the proceeds yielded from the 2014 Space Gala be invested in programs that inspire our future engineers and leaders”.
2013-14 Club President Sheryl Berg announced at a recent club meeting that Jorge Hernandez was named Space Center Rotary Club's "Rotarians of the Year". Sheryl shared with the club, Jorge's list of accomplishments, citing his willingness to assist the club in every endeavor. Jorge joins a long list of outstanding club members who have been named "Rotarian of the Year" in previous years. Be sure to congratulate Jorge on his award.
Led by RNASA Foundation Chairman Rodolfo González, The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) celebrated its 28th annual gala event on April 11, 2014 at the Houston Hyatt Regency Hotel. The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation presented the 2014 National Space Trophy (NST), to the Honorable Charles F. Bolden, Jr., NASA Administrator, retired Major General United States Marine Corps (Ret.) and former NASA astronaut, STS-61-C, STS-31, STS-45, and STS-60;
Founded by the Space Center Rotary Club in 1985 to organize and coordinate an annual event to recognize outstanding achievements in space and create greater public awareness of the benefits of space exploration, the RNASA Foundation has presented the National Space Trophy to an outstanding American who has made major contributions to our nation's space program since 1987.