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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Galveston, Texas
Galveston

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Fisherman's Wharf
2200 Harborside Dr.
Galveston, TX 77550
United States of America
Home Page Stories
Keith Bassett was recognized at a recent Rotary Club of Galveston meeting as the newest recipient and honoree of the Rotary District 5910 "Roll of Fame."   This honor is intended to recognize those Rotarians who have distinguished themselves by outstanding service to their club, community, and District. President Mary Brechtel presented Bassett with his award. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
Rotarian Karla Klay (left) was honored at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Galveston and presented with the 2022 Environmentalist of the Year Award. Klay is Executive Director of Artist Boat in Galveston.   Presenting the award were Project Chair, Don Davison and Club President, Mary Brechtel.  The Environment is a major initiative for Rotary International and participating clubs.  (Photo by Robyn Bushong)
Ulli Budelmann,  Past President, Rotary Club of Galveston; Past District Governor (PDG), and current Executive Secretary for the club, was honored recently as only the fifth member of the Rotary Club of Galveston to receive the Heart of Rotary Award for his "Unselfish Devotion, Loyalty and Distinguished Service." The first four members to receive the Award were William "Bill" Felts, Jr.; Jack Bushong, Dr. Chester Burns, and Harold Fattig, Sr.  Pictured with Budelmann is Club President, Mary Brechtel.  The monument is on the grounds of City Hall - near the corner of 25th and Sealy.  (Photo by Robyn Bushong.)
A special program, highlighting Ball High School's excellent and highly-regarded Media Arts program, was presented recently to members of the Rotary Club of Galveston. Huck Lanier (2nd from left) discussed A/V and narrative specialization; Xavier Martinez, highlighted his photography expertise;  and Logan Mardis, discussed his focus on producing over 200 "Good Morning, Ball High" broadcasts during the school year.  Introducing these three outstanding seniors at the club's meeting was their teacher, Michael Dudas, Ball High Media Arts Coach. Also pictured, Club President, Mary Brechtel. (photo by Robyn Bushong.)
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President of the Rotary Club of Galveston, Mary Brechtel, recently presented a check for $4,000 to District Governor, Jerry Springfield, on behalf of the Club's financial efforts to "Challenge" and to help eradicate polio world-wide. District Governor Springfield also was the club's program on Wednesday, November 17.  (Photo by Robyn Bushong.)
 
The Rotary Club of Galveston - under the leadership of Immediate Past President, Mike Guarino - was honored and recognized with a 2020-21 Rotary Citation Award  for "helping Rotary open opportunities in the lives of people all over the world."  Presenting the Rotary International citation was Club President, Mary Brechtel. (Photo by Ulli Budelmann.)
Speakers
Memorial Day Presentation
May 25, 2022 11:30 AM
Chad Smith
Jun 01, 2022 12:00 PM
Galveston County Continuum of Care Council
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