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Welcome to the District 5910 Website

2014-2015 District Governor: Don Taylor
 District Governor's Club: Rotary Club of Liberty

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2015 Group Study Exchange
L-R: Anna-Marie Cowan, Anne Batchelor, Dan Hellyer, Pip Cawthorn, Jackie St John
Rotary District 5910 partnered with Rotary District 9980, in the lower South Island of New Zealand, for a vocational group study exchange (GSE) of young professionals aged 25-40.  The visiting Kiwis (the New Zealanders, not the fruit!) are pictured above. 
The team started their exchange on 8 April with a stopover in San Francisco and then begin their GSE journey in Houston Texas on 11 April.  They will be mingling with Rotarians and guests attending the District Conference in Beaumont, May 1-3.
Support them by following their blog:; checking them out on Facebook: /Rotary Group Study Exchange to SE Texas;  and emailing them at:  If you meet them as they travel around the District they're keen for you to say 'Howdy' and ask them about life in Aotearoa ("the land of the long white cloud") – they reckon it is "Sweet As" ("cool", "awesome").
2015 District Conference: Register Now!

The spotlight is turned on and warming up in preparation for your arrival at the 2015 District Conference in Beaumont, TX.  We have much in store and exciting plans in place.  Register now to receive a discounted rate on one of many registration options available for you and your spouse/guest.  

General schedule:
Friday, May 1 - Pre-Conference activities and tours will start at 1:00 p.m. Sign up for the "Shoot Down Polio!" Clay Shoot with proceeds to benefit the End Polio effort, or tours of local museums and attractions.  We flip the switch for the official conference opening at the Beaumont Rotary Centennial Playground; then at dinner in the adjacent Beaumont Event Centre the spotlight will shine on district clubs for the Governor's Spotlight Awards.  

Saturday, May 2 - The day will be full of presentations and collaborations about the good work being done across the District.  There will be time to exchange ideas and share new plans.  In the evening, the spotlight will focus on the District leadership at the traditional Governor's Dinner.  We have some "top brass" showing up for the "top brass!"  (Click on the attachment below for a sneak preview.)  You don't want to miss this!

Sunday, May 3 - The spotlight will turn this morning to light up the great work being done by Rotarians collectively through the Rotary Foundation. You will be moved, motivated, and inspired.  Plan to be here until around 11:00 a.m. when the lights will go dim on the 2015 Conference, but participants take the glow back to their respective clubs to continue to "Light Up Rotary!" across District 5910. 





Please note: There will be a $25 fee per registration for cancellations after April 1. 
Hotel will release unreserved rooms being held for attendees on April 15. Conference rate will be honored if available.
Thank you to Sponsors!

Patti and Past President Floyd McSpadden‚Äč
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Governor Meets with Rotary International President
RI President Gary Huang and Corinna are on an historic and official visit to the Houston area.  District 5910 Governor Don and Barbara Taylor joined them for dinner on January 13. 


District Directory for 2014-2015


Due to the excellent publication format and high-resolution, the District Directory could not be published on the website as one complete document.  It is uploaded and included in sections and can be accessed through the MEMBERS ONLY page on the left sidebar under Site Pages.  (You will not be able to see the link unless you are signed-in the website as a member.)

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RYLA 2015

January 9-11, 2015

View more photos of the weekend on Facebook (Rotary5910) or on webpage photo album by linking here.


The Rotary Foundation's oldest and best-known program is Ambassadorial Scholarships. Applications for the 2015-2016 Rotary Foundation Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholar Global Grants are now available from the Rotary Clubs in District 5910. 

Since 1947, more than 43,000 men and women from 100 nations have studied abroad under its auspices. Today, it is the world's largest privately funded international scholarships program. More than 650 scholarships were awarded for study in 2012-33. Through grants totaling approximately US$20 million, recipients from some 69 countries studied in more than 64 nations.

For more information on the scholarships, how to apply, or contact information, visit the District 5910 Ambassadorial Scholarships page by accessing it here.




District 5910 Website Team

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Storms. Fires. Tragic man-made events. Rotarians in our district, under the Leadership of Emergency Response Chair PDG Hugh Summers, care and want to help. For information, lists of supplies to have on hand, and contact information if you need, can all be found on The Disaster Preparedness Home Page.

Our District has elected to do Criminal Background Checks on all individuals who will have regular contact with the children under the age of 18 who are involved in our various Rotary Youth Programs - Early Act, Interact, RYLA, Rotary Youth Exchange, etc. For more information and a list of those Rotarians who have submitted and passed the background check, please access the Members Only Site Page "Youth Programs - Background Checks" or contact PDG Roger McCabe, Youth Protection Officer for District 5910.
To access the Members Only page: 
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#3 Find "Site Pages" on the left side bar of the home page

Important News to all Club Presidents/Club Secretaries and Attendance Managers! ClubRunner enabled automatic database integration with Rotary International on November 1, 2010. This means that all member data updates (which your club chooses to share) will be automatically updated on Member Access at RI's Headquarter databases within 2 hours, without the need to send any email notifications or enter the data via This is a powerful new tool for Rotarians to streamline reporting to Rotary International. Each club must "Opt-In" in order to take advantage of this service.
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     In the 1920's, the Hull-Daisetta area was a booming oil field. Once the Rotary Club was established there, they realized there was not only a shortage of residents, but they did not have a place to meet.  As enterprising Rotarians, they built a small structure in which to hold their meetings. It was a six-sided building, with a peaked roof, a brick fireplace, and a lean-to on the outside that acted as the kitchen. The location served them well for a number of years, but as the oil business dried up, so did the Rotary Club there. 

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"We Live in the present, We Dream of the future, But we Learn from the past."  Have a question about Paul Harris, or something that happened in 1952 in Rotary? The Rotary Global History Fellowship website probably has trhe answer. 
Take a tour of this awesome site and you'll come away with a better understanding of who we are, and how we became
the global community that we are today.


Tom Plumb of The Port Isabel, Texas Rotary Club spent over 4 years
pursuing the creation of a Texas Rotary International license plate. 
They are now a reality. The specialty license plate fee is collected in addition to
the regular registration fee and any other applicable fees. 
From the $30 specialty plate fee, $22 goes to the Texas Department of State
Health Services to help fund Tuberculosis (TB) prevention and for improving
the delivery of TB prevention and control services.
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