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El Campo

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:05 PM
Civic Center
2350 N. Mechanic St.
El Campo, TX  77437-2343
United States
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Today, Wharton County Youth Fair President Rodney Jedlicka and Fair Coordinator Cindy Blaha informed the club of the numerous shows and events coming up at the fair. WCYF provides numerous scholarships to students throughout the county. Fair Week runs from Thursday, April 19th, to Saturday, April 28th.

For more information, click HERE.

Pictured are: Rodney Jedlicka, Cindy Blaha, El Campo Rotary President Travis Cobb

Today, James King with Young Life gave a presentation about their program and trying to start one in El Campo. Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school and college-aged kids in all 50 of the United States as well as more than 90 countries around the world.  For more information, please visit the What Is Young Life? page.
ECPD Community Services & K9 Officer Mark Biskup gave an excellent presentation on Canines in Law Enforcement. He explained the entire process from selection of a working dog, types of working dogs, training and care of canines in law enforcement and the military.
Alfred Sanchez, South Texas Senior Resident Nuclear Inspector, presented today on the role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The Commission as a whole formulates policies and regulations governing nuclear reactor and materials safety, issues orders to licensees, and adjudicates legal matters brought before it.
For more information, click here.

Scott Linebrink with Water Mission came back to the Rotary Club of El Campo to give an update on the Liwaladzi Safe Water Project in Malawi. The project provides safe drinking water to Liwaladzi and the surrounding area. El Campo Rotary helped sponsor the project.

Water Mission is a non-profit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas.

If you would like more information about Water Mission, please click here.

Today at Rotary we had the privilege of having Sir James (Chevalier James Lehman) come speak about the Early Act program. Hope to see you at the next Early Act Knighting ceremony on Tuesday, January 30th, 9 a.m. at the Northside Elementary School Cafeteria.
Thursday at Rotary, we had Ekstrom Aquaculture give an update on the growth of their fish farms and plans for the future.
Judge Randy Clapp updated the club on the El Campo Memorial Hospital Capital Improvement Project. He serves as the President of the ECMH Board of Directors. ECMH is looking at building a new hospital in front of the old hospital and adding on to the clinic. The old hospital would be available to be leased out to other healthcare providers for services such as long-term rehabilitation.
For more information about ECMH and the services they provide, please click here.

What happens when 1 in 4 homes in a small town are flooded?

In Texas, we band together to offer what we can, do what we can, and help a community heal itself.

Please consider becoming a corporate sponsor of this fundraiser benefiting the Wharton County Recovery Team. Contact Carolyn Gibson at 979-484-7602 or


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Club Executives & Directors
Past President
Vocational Service Chair
Social Media & Technology
Club Service
New Generations Chair
Club Rotary Foundation Chair
Membership & Development Chair
Finance and Audit Director
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Sherry Roddy
    April 22
  • Taylor Martin
    April 26
  • Kevin Cadenhead
    April 28
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Jason Munos
    April 13
  • Randy Clapp
    Melba Clapp
    April 28
Join Date:
  • Bubba Parker
    April 1, 1977
    41 years
  • Carolyn Gibson-Baros
    April 1, 2014
    4 years
  • Craig Hathway
    April 1, 1991
    27 years
  • Edgar Erwin
    April 1, 1995
    23 years
  • Fred Prihoda
    April 1, 1981
    37 years
  • John Hancock
    April 1, 1980
    38 years
  • John Schmermund
    April 1, 1996
    22 years
  • Michael Hansen
    April 1, 2016
    2 years
  • Clay Zboril
    April 8, 2015
    3 years
  • Kevin Cadenhead
    April 8, 2012
    6 years
  • Kacy Bain
    April 9, 2013
    5 years
  • William Key
    April 10, 2007
    11 years
  • Shannon Crabtree
    April 13, 2017
    1 year
  • Ken Shanks
    April 15, 2010
    8 years
  • Scott Blackburn
    April 15, 2011
    7 years
  • Bryan Rasmussen
    April 20, 2009
    9 years
Donnie Clapp
Apr 26, 2018
Randy Clapp
May 03, 2018
Dr. Ron Cochran
May 10, 2018
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