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Lisa Pauls, District 5890 Foundation Chair (2019):
FOUNDATION: The IMPORTANCE
of Giving 
 
From  Rotary.org
 

The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world.

Since it was founded more than 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than $4 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.

With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.

Our mission

The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

What impact can one donation have?

  • For as little as 60 cents, a child can be protected from polio.
  • $50 can provide clean water to help fight waterborne illness.
  • $500 can launch an antibullying campaign and create a safe environment for children.
THIRD THURSDAY EVENING PROGRAM 
Will be held at CLAY's RESTAURANT at 6:30 PM 
PHONE: 281-859-3773
 
 

 Anadelia Salinas  Cavazos , Vice President, Branch Sales and Service Manager of  Amarant Bank  FM 1960 West banking center, 

Anadelia Salinas is responsible for managing the Bank’s portfolio of financial products, including personal banking, commercial lending and cash management services.

Boasting more than 23 years in the banking field. Mr. Salinas Cavazos has previously worked as a Business Banking Officer for BBVA Compass. Additionally, she served as Vice President, Branch Manager for Regions Bank, Comerica Bank and JPMorgan Chase & Co. and was recognized for successfully managing the top producing banking center in Houston.

Ana is actively involved in the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO) Houston Chapter. She attended Lone Star College in Tomball, TX, where she took several courses in accounting and business management.

Ana  was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in Magnolia, Texas,  Ana has an older son and daughter and two younger boys, one of which is my stepson and my youngest is special needs.

She states it has been greatly fulfilling  helping others reach their financials goals for both my clients and internal teams.

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amerantbank.com

 

Spring Creek Barbecue at NOON 
 

Brannon Lloyd is the Director of Houston Metro Operations for the Foundation for Financial Education, one of the largest and fastest growing 501(c)(3) nonprofits in the country.

 

Brannon is a well-known planner and educator, who has literally grown up in the financial arena. Brannon has conducted workshops for corporate employee benefits program including United Airlines, ExxonMobil, Memorial-Hermann, Nasa, and the City of Houston. Brannon is a sought-after media guest and has been featured in such media publications as USA Today, US News and World Report, ABC 13, and Fox News. Brannon attended the University of Houston and is an active member of University of Houston alumni association. He spends his time volunteering for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, The Community of Hope, Feed the Homeless and the Houston Food Bank.

Brannon is a United States Navy veteran. He  has also spend two years working in Moscow, assisting the rebuilding of the embassy for the State Department. In addition to his native English he speaks Spanish and Russian, and is trying, without much luck, to learn Mandarin Chinese. When he is not helping people learn about finance, he enjoys hunting, fishing and sailing.

TOPIC to be Determined.  Financial . 

Last year, our club raised funds for a Meal packing Event  We donated and then packed  20,000 meals. These were sent to Columbia. Rise for Hunger is one of the charities  our club supports . 

Rise Against Hunger Houston was founded in 2014 and serves the Houston Metro, Texas Gulf Coast, South and Central Texas regions. In 2018, more than 9,400 local volunteers and partnering organizations, including Fluor, Houston Area Rotary Clubs and Hewlett Packard Enterprises, have helped build the local movement to end global hunger. In this region alone, through 2018, 6.1 million meals have been packaged to benefit eight countries.

We will hopefully support or stage a  food event later in the Spring 

( Other charities supported are Shield bearer and Special Pals in our community. )

Jack Wallace is on the board of Rise for Hunger Houston.  He also is a State Farm Insurance Agent 

Many Thanks to Mr. Robby Riggs, Community Engagement Manager for Rise Against Hunger who set up this talk

           

https://www.riseagainsthunger.org/how-we-work/

October 3 , 2019 :   Catherine Hollis, Community Relations , Langham Creek YMCA 
 
 

YMCA Langham Creek Family YMCA

Catherine Hollis has been with the YMCA for 26 years - first at the Trotter YMCA  and then at the Langham Creek Y since 1998.  She has lived in the Northwest Houston community since 1995. She has worked in many different departments but has enjoyed most working with the community.  She has been an ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce and has partnered with local businesses on a variety of campaigns  and events. She notes perhaps her favorite campaign is that of Operation Backpack which helps to supply school supplies to children of need in our district. Our rotary club was able to participate in this program in September. 

 

Contact : 
Catherine Hollis
Community Relations
catherineh@ymcahouston.org
281-859-6143
 
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