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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
Phone:
(409) 939-1224
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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.
Rotarian Gary Peters (center) was recognized as a VIT "Foreman" at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Galveston for his additional contribution to the Rotary Club of Galveston's Foundation.
Kathy  VanDewalli (left), Marketing Director for The Grand 1894 Opera House, received the Rotary Club of Galveston's prestigious award as "Most Valued Rotarian" for this 2018-2019 Rotary year. 
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.
 
 
Speakers
Holiday Program
Dec 11, 2019 12:00 PM
Family Day, Toys for Tots and Meals on Wheels with Ray Pinard.
 
 
Rotary International News
Value of Rotary volunteering

Value of Rotary volunteeringA special report prepared for Rotary International by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies estimated the value of Rotary member volunteer

The Sustainability Challenge

10 years into the Rotary-USAID water and sanitation partnership, here’s what worked, what didn’t — and

6 humanitarians honored for their work with refugees

Six humanitarians who are members of the family of Rotary were honored as People of Action: Connectors Beyond Borders during the 2019