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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Galveston, Texas

Galveston

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Fisherman's Wharf - Pier 22
22nd Street and Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77551
United States of America
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(409) 939-1224
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Alice Teeler (center) was introduced recently at The Rotary Club of Galveston as a new member. Presenting her badge and membership information were Club President, Jim Byrom and Ruth Suhler.  Teeler was sponsored by Kristen Carlson,  not pictured.  (Photo by Robyn Bushong.)
Trey Dowdy (center) was recently introduced as a new member of the Rotary Club of Galveston. Kyle Albright (right) was Dowdy's sponsor. Also pictured is Club President, Jim Byrom. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
April Michalksi was introduced as a new member of the Rotary Club of Galveston at a recent meeting.  Pictured with Michalksi, is her sponsor Kyle Albright (right) and Club President, Jim Byrom. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
President of the Rotary Club of Galveston, Jim Byrom and Immediate Past President, Ruth Suhler(right), introduce the Club's new member, Traci Garcia.  Garcia's sponsor, Gary Peters, not pictured. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
Angela Blair (center) was introduced as a new member of the Rotary Club of Galveston at a recent meeting.  Angela works for the Moody Foundation.  Pictured with Blair is Club President, Jim Byrom;  and Ruth Suhler, Past President.  Not pictured Blair's sponsor, Jennifer Goodman. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
The Rotary Club of Galveston’s 10th Annual Rotary Club of Galveston Crawfish Boil - originally set for Sunday, April 19 at Moody Gardens - has been postponed. Event organizers are planning to reschedule this popular event for a later date.
     
 
For over four decades, The Rotary Club of Galveston has hosted its annual Chili Supper fundraiser, and  this year's event took place November 6th, and again held in the Ball High School Cafeteria. 
Ruth Finkelstein Suhler (right), Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Galveston, sponsored and introduced Leah Jacobs as a new member at a recent meeting.  Club President, Jim Byrom, also participated in welcoming Jacobs to the club.
Holly McDonald was introduced at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Galveston as a new member.  Also pictured are Club President, Jim Byrom (left) and Rotarian Fred Raschke, McDonald's sponsor.
Our annual Rotary Memorial Day Program was held on May 22 at Fisherman's Wharf Restaurant. Over 150 people attended the Program. Veterans from our Club as well invited guest veterans were honored during the Program. Mike Cowan read a wonderful column written by the greatest American war correspondent of all time, Ernie Pyle. The heroic life of Lt. Col. Max Clark of Galveston was remembered. The Ball High School Jr. ROTC unit sent a number of cadets to the Program as did members of the Galveston Marine Reserve Unit and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston.
 
    

The Rotary Club of Galveston recently announced the winners (a tie for the first year) of their inaugural "Employee of the Year" competition.  The winners were Vida Rector from Dr. Leon Bromberg Charity Trust fund and Virginia Weber from The Grand 1894 Opera House.
 
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