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Sep 14, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
 
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Executive Director, Tyler Junior College Small Business Development Center

Don Proudfoot, TJC Small Business Development Ctr
Sep 18, 2017
 
South Tyler Rotary Weekly Meeting
Sep 18, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 

Real Estate comprises a major segment of the local and National small business economy.  Most realtors are independent small businesses.  What they do and how they do it impacts almost every individual and business in the marketplace.  Come prepared to get your real estate questions answered and hear how you can benefit more from Tyler's booming real estate market.

Chris Reynolds (moderator) - Greater Texas Capital Corp. - Commercial Owner Occupied Real Estate Underwriter

Steve Taylor - WFG National Title - Real Estate Title Insurance

Amanda Folmar -   Cornerstone Brokerage - Residential Real Estate

Art Mullan - Signature Management, Inc. - Commercial Property Management & Leasing

Jerry Terry - Re/Max Tyler - Residential Real Estate Sales

Gary Halbrooks - Venue Properties, Inc. - Commercial Real Estate

 

Real Estate Round Table
Sep 25, 2017
 
South Tyler Rotary Weekly Meeting
Sep 25, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Sep 28, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 
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Tom Mullins - Tyler Economic Development Council
Oct 02, 2017
 
South Tyler Rotary Weekly Meeting
Oct 02, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Oct 05, 2017 – Oct 07, 2017
 
 
Oct 12, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
 
Oct 14, 2017
3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
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Shawn Wilson - Tyler Rock Gym
Oct 16, 2017
 
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Smith County long-range road plan.

Jeff Warr - Smith County Commissioner
Oct 23, 2017
 
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Oct 25, 2017
10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
 
Oct 26, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
 
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Carroll Greenwaldt
Oct 30, 2017
 
Oct 30, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Nov 02, 2017
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM
 
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Randy Gilbert - Camp Ford
Nov 06, 2017
 
Nov 07, 2017
8:45 AM – 11:15 AM
 
Nov 07, 2017
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
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Tyler Certified Financial Planner, Rob Jones grew up in Marlin Texas, is a Baylor Graduate and came to Tyler in April 1974. He has been in the financial advisor field for 47 years.

Jones is the current President of Smith County Historical Society, on the McClendon House Board, and is a member of the sons of the American Revolution, Sons of the Republic of Texas and Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Rob joined Rotary in 1990.

 

Rob Jones - Towns of Smith County
Nov 13, 2017
 
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Jimmie was born in Tyler in 1947 at the Gaffney-Brown Clinic which is now the Path building. He attended Birdwell, Hogg Jr. High and was in the last graduating class from the Old John Tyler in 1965. He attended TJC.

Jimmie serves on the steering committee for the East Texas Crisis Center Car Show, is the Chairman for the Oakwood Cemetery Preservation Committee and Vice-President of the Friends of the Mayfair group. Mayfair group was founded to save and refurbish the Historic Mayfair building located at the East Texas Fair grounds.

Married to Lynn Higgins Horton in 1966. They have two sons and a daughter and one Grand-daughter. Jimmie retired 5 years ago from Brookshire's after 35 years. His hobbies include old cars, antiques and volunteering.
 

Jimmie Horton - Oakwood Cemetary
Nov 20, 2017
 
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Stewart Fillmore retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2016 following a 29-year career.  He served in the Dallas, Little Rock, Chicago, and Tyler, Texas offices. A career “Street Agent” he worked on practically every type of criminal investigation under FBI jurisdiction.  His primary specialty however was investigating public corruption cases.  In 2017, he wrote and published Tenaha: Corruption and Cover-Up In Small Town Texas, an inside look at how an actual FBI public corruption investigation is worked.  He currently resides in Tyler, Texas with his wife and two children. He is the owner of a private investigation company.

 

Stewart Fillmore - Tenaha
Nov 27, 2017
 
Nov 30, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 

UT Tyler School of Performing Arts

The School of Performing Arts offers various instrumental chamber ensembles. Coached by applied music faculty members, these groups offer students the opportunity to enhance their individual performance and ensemble skills. 

Christmas Program - UTT Classical Guitar Ensemble
Dec 04, 2017
 
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Dec 07, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
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Good Vibrations Chorale is an auditioned group comprised of the very best and skilled singers at Lee High School. We perform throughout our area as Ambassadors for our school and for Tyler ISD. Led by Jerry Page.

Christmas Program - REL Good Vibrations Chorale
Dec 11, 2017
 
Christmas Program - The Four Johns Quartet
Dec 18, 2017
 
Dec 18, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Dec 21, 2017
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
 
 
 
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About Larry
Sheriff Larry Smith has enjoyed a 34 year law enforcement career with the Gregg County, Texas Sheriff's Department; United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); and United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (ATF).

Law Enforcement Career Began as a Deputy Sheriff on Patrol
Larry began his law enforcement career at the age of 20 as a Sheriff’s Deputy at the Gregg County Sheriff’s Department where he achieved the rank of Captain of the Criminal Investigation Division.

Since September of 1989, Larry has been with ATF and has been stationed in Tyler, where he and his family now call home. Due to Larry’s extensive career in criminal investigation, he has been involved in numerous high profile investigations ranging from burglary, homicide, sex offenses, drug offenses, firearms offenses and explosives related offenses.
 
Duties, Travels Have Honed Leadership, Team-Building Skills
Since 1997, and until his retirement Larry was assigned as an assistant team leader and member of the ATF National Response Team (NRT) and International Response Team (IRT). The NRT and IRT are responsible for the investigation of large-scale high profile arson and explosives incidents throughout the United States and foreign countries.

Larry has traveled in 48 of the 50 states within the United States, working closely with other local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. As a result, Larry has had the opportunity to observe and learn management, operations and procedures from the most innovative and pro-active criminal law enforcement agencies in the nation.

Served as Case Agent on Successful Church Fire Investigation
In January of 2010, due to Larry’s vast experience on the ATF National Response Team, he was selected as one of the case agents in the East Texas Church Fire Investigation. Upon the successful completion of that investigation, Larry retired from ATF on January 31, 2011 after 34 years and 4 months of law enforcement service.

Awards Received
Larry was nominated for appointment to West Point Military Academy in 1973 by Congressman Wright Patman. Larry received the Outstanding Peace Officer Award in 1982 with the East Texas Peace Officers Association, and in May 1990, he received the Arial Rios Memorial Award for Leadership, Bureau of ATF. In 1999, Larry received the National Church Arson Task Force award for Leadership from the Bureau of ATF. In 2009, Larry received the Johnny Massengale Memorial Award for Explosives Expertise exhibited in Gerdec, Albania. Larry has also received two Performance Awards from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives.

Personal
Born in Big Sandy, May 20, 1956. Graduate of New Diana High School where he lettered in four sports.
Turned down an appointment to West Point to pursue a career in law enforcement.
Married 26 years to the former Leslie Leigh Tillery, native of Mobile, Alabama. Larry and Leslie have two children, a son, Landan, and daughter, Lauren.
Sheriff Larry Smith
Jan 08, 2018 12:00 PM
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Jan 08, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
MLK Holiday - No Meeting
Jan 15, 2018
 
 
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Chief of Police Jimmy Toler is a veteran of the Tyler Police Department with over 20 plus years of service. As the Chief of Police, he commands a department comprised of 247 employees (194 sworn) and oversees an annual operating budget of $26 million dollars.

Chief Toler began his career with the Tyler Police Department in December 1993.  During his years of service with the department, he has had the opportunity to work within the Patrol, Investigations, and Administrative divisions of the department.  Prior to promoting, he worked as a Patrol Officer, a Youth Crimes Investigator, a Crimes Against Children Investigator and District Investigator. 

Chief Toler promoted to the rank of Sergeant in September 2001. As a Sergeant, he has performed assignments in the Patrol, Vice / Narcotics and the Integrity Unit.  He promoted to Lieutenant in April 2009 and was assigned to the patrol division as a shift commander.  In September 2009, he attended the City of Tyler Lean Six Sigma training program.  As a Lieutenant, he received his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt certifications. Utilizing the Lean Six Sigma methodology, he focused on making improvements to numerous areas of the department. He is a member of the City of Tyler Performance Excellence Program and continues to work to implement strategic planning principles and best practices throughout the organization.

In July 2013, he promoted to Assistant Chief and assumed command of the Patrol Division.  In this assignment, he supervised Patrol Operations, the Traffic Unit, Training, Career Development and Airport Security. In June 2015, he transferred to the Investigations Division. As the Investigations Division Commander, he supervised Criminal Investigators, Community Response, Dispatch / Communications, Records, and Building / Fleet operations. Chief Toler worked as the departmental liaison during the development and construction of the Faulkner Park Police Station.

Chief Toler received his Associates Degree from Kilgore College in 1991 and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1993. Chief Toler is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas / Leadership Command College and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) National Academy, 251st Session.  In addition, he is a graduate of Leadership Tyler (Class 28).

Chief Toler’s Professional and Civic Affiliations include: Tyler Police Foundation, Smith County Children’s Advocacy Center, Tyler Sister Cities International, Church and Community Network, Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team, International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P.), F.B.I. National Academy Associates, and Smith County Peace Officers Association (Vice President), Leadership Tyler, and Catalyst 100.

Chief Toler serves as an Executive Team Leader for the City of Tyler. In addition to the responsibilities of the police department, he oversees the operations of Animal Services and Code Enforcement.

City of Tyler Police Chief Jimmy Toler
Jan 22, 2018
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Jan 22, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Jan 25, 2018
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 
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The Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County is a local, independent nonprofit organization committed to walking beside all those in Smith County on their journeys with Alzheimer's disease and dementia-related illnesses.

Stephanie Taylor: I am honored to support East Texans living with dementia, their caregivers, and our community impacted by this devastating disease. Before joining the Alliance staff in June 2016, I served as the director of community outreach and as the public information officer for the Northeast Texas Public Health District. I've also been recently involved with the Junior League of Tyler, the Texas 211 Advisory Board, and the Tyler Fit City Challenge Steering Committee. I'm a Lindale native and alum of Baylor University, and I currently live in Tyler with my husband and our four children.

Luanne Harms: I am thrilled to be part of the Alliance team and supporting clients and families on brain health and dementia-related concerns. With several years of experience serving those in hospitals, senior living, and hospice care, I'm a passionate advocate for senior adults and meeting their care needs. I'm an East Texas native and graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a master's degree in Social Work.

Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County
Jan 29, 2018 12:00 PM
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Jan 29, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Jan 29, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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South Tyler Rotarian Dave Sherman sings about real life experiences – family, faith, work, winning the Publisher’s Clearing House and Duct Tape! Dave walks his audiences through a lifetime of creative writing.  He escorts his audiences from Mayberry to see Andy and Barney, to Alaska to witness the Gold Rush and to a hospital corridor to hear a baby girl being born.

Dave’s songs include hard-driving blues and laid-back folk tunes.  His songs are wrapped around a voice that is as much a part of the Mississippi Delta as cotton fields and paddle wheels.  He has shared the stage with such acts as with The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Blood Sweat & Tears, Livingston Taylor … and Preston.

Dave joined Rotary in July of 1986.

Dave Sherman, Singer/Musician
Feb 05, 2018
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Feb 05, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
RYLA Students
Feb 12, 2018
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Feb 12, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
President's Day Holiday - No Meeting
Feb 19, 2018
 
 
Feb 22, 2018
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Feb 26, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
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A Native Tylerite, Don Warren graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and Texas Tech University and has been an oil and gas professional for the last 36 years.  He is the owner of Lomoco, Inc., a small oil and gas asset management firm which he formed in 1994.

Don currently serves as a Board Member for Hiway 80 Rescue Mission, the Hispanic Business Alliance, Willow Brook Country Club and is also an Auxiliary Board Member for the School of Arts and Science at UTT.  Don also serves on the Behavioral Health Leadership Team, the Mayor’s Homelessness and Poverty Roundtable and serves as the Chairman of the Bergfeld Park Improvement Project.

Don recently served as a volunteer on the Tyler Planning and Zoning Commission and was Co-Chair of the Tyler Arts Center Task Force. In the past, Don has served as a Board Member of the Smith County Child Welfare Board, Saint Marcus Compassion House and the Tyler Museum of Art.

In 2008, Don and his wife made some “life changing” decisions and realized it was time to make some professional and personal changes in their lives.  The decision was made to start the journey of “giving back” to the community.

Don wants to ensure that Tyler remains a great place to live, work, raise a family and retire.  He has developed relationships with city staff, city officials and civic leaders and believes that with good relationships and friendships comes the ability to make decisions and move the city forward.

Don is married to Chelli and they have two grown daughters and six grandchildren.  Don and Chelli love to travel, cook and play golf.  They are members of Green Acres Baptist Church.

 

Don Warren - Bergfeld Park Splash Pad
Mar 05, 2018
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Mar 05, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 

Jeremy Davis is a Navy Veteran with a deployment to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom and South America on anti drug ops. Jeremy grew up here in East Texas and attended high school in Quitman. He is married with 7 kids ranging from 6 years old to 22 years old. 4 girls and 3 boys. Jeremy is a Drilling Fluids Engineer for Lewis Energy Group and has been in this career field for 6-7 years.

Jeremy has been handling and studying snakes since he was old enough to talk. Snakes are more than a hobby for him and more like a passion. Not only does he  teach folks about snakes but he also am available to do relocates and to take people on Snake Hunts which of course will be catch, educate, and release. 

 

Jeremy Davis (Snake Awareness & Myths)
Mar 12, 2018 12:00 PM
 
South Tyler Rotary weekly meeting
Mar 12, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM