Thank You to Our Club Sponsors! 

We want to recognize the local business that invest in our Club and our Community through their sponsorship of our Rotary Club.  
 
We encourage you to support the businesses that support us!
 
Altivia Specialty Chemicals, La Porte
Amegy Bank La Porte 
Beth Brady Farmers Insurance 
Charities Aid Foundation 
Clark Freight
DuPont La Porte 
Frank Nance State Farm 
Fred Gintert, Allstate
Kanaka Pasadena 
LyondellBassell La Porte 
Noltex, LLC
Pfeiffer & Son, Ltd 
Remmel Enterprises 

 
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Rotary Awards $28,000 in Scholarships to Graduating LPHS Seniors

The Rotary Foundation of La Porte continued our tradition of recognizing the outstanding achievement of LPHS Seniors by awarding $28,000 in college scholarships at the annual Awards Night at LPHS. This year 15 students we awarded scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Senior and Interact President Matthew McFarland was awarded the La Porte Rotary Foundation Bart Latimer Memorial Grant, our largest award, and also led the invocation for the ceremony.
 
Thank you to the Rotarians that donated, solicited donations, and also who severed on our Scholarship Committee. We also appreciate all the community donations we received that allowed us to continue this tradition.
Rotary Awards $28,000 in Scholarships to Graduating LPHS Seniors 2021-05-19 05:00:00Z 0

Rotarians Award First Ever Academy at DeWalt High School Scholarship

Our Rotary Club awarded a $1,250 scholarship to Academy at DeWalt High School Senior Kymerlyn Stepro! It was the first time our Club awarded a scholarship at DeWalt, but we are committing to continuing this next year. 
 
Kymberlyn will be attending Texas State University in the Fall, majoring in Forensics.
 
Attending the presentation included Rotarians Frank Nance, Jason Weeks, Mason Peres, Lisa Camp, along with Kymberly and her parents Rachel and Steve, along with sponsors of the grant, Nancy and Robert Ojeda, who we thank for their generous support.
Rotarians Award First Ever Academy at DeWalt High School Scholarship 2021-05-19 05:00:00Z 0

Rotarians Support Interact Seniors

Our Club recognized our graduating Interact students with $100 gift cards! Representing our seniors is Mrs. Tiffiny Vaughn, our Interact Club sponsor. Presenting the gift cards are Rotarians Jason Weeks, Sonja Baumgardner, Beth Brady and Frank Nance. 
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Rotarians Serve Local Elderly with Home Repairs

Over the past two years, the Rotary Club of La Porte HoME (Home Maintenance for the Elderly) Team has committed more than 300 volunteer hours to helping senior citizens in our community, saving these residents more than $15,000 as a result. Through the HoME Team, Rotarians devote their time to helping seniors as well as disabled residents with basic home maintenance and minor repairs at no cost to the residents.
               
In 2019, the HoME Team spent 191 volunteer hours completing 19 projects in the community, saving residents a total of $6,700.  So far in 2020, despite the challenges of the COVID pandemic, the team has already completed 16 projects in 119 hours, saving residents $8,970.
               
La Porte area residents who are 60 or over or who are disabled are eligible to receive this assistance.  If you have the need for assistance, please contact the Rotary HoME Team at 281-413-3860 or email us at LaPorteRotaryClub@gmail.com.
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Rotarians Support Houston Food Bank in La Porte Lisa Camp 2020-08-23 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary Connects Local Resources to Prevent Sex Trafficking in La Porte Terri Cook 2020-07-23 05:00:00Z 0

LP Rotary HOME Team Sets Savings Record

As of July 1 our La Porte Rotary HOME Team set a record for their three year history by saving local residents $6,820 through eight projects in 2020!  The previous record was in 2019 with $6,760 saved by local residents in home repair costs.
 
 
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Weekly Club eMeeting Log In/Call In Information Frank Nance 2020-04-21 05:00:00Z 0
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LP Rotary Donates $4,400 to Local Food Pantry Frank Nance 2020-04-08 05:00:00Z 1

LP Rotary Supports Local Food Bank

Today our Club announced an service initiative to support the "Bread of Life" food pantry here in LaPorte, as their supplies have been depleted over the last month.
In just over 3 hours, Rotarians have committed to giving over $2,500 and we are partnering with
Main 101
to help find suppliers for the items most needed!
If you'd like to join us in supporting this cause:
* send us an email to LaPorteRotaryClub@gmail.com
* submit donations to www.firstlaporte.org/bread-of-life-food-pantry (make checks payable to First Baptist Church LaPorte and notate Bread of Life Food Pantry)
* have non-perishable items delivered to
Frank Nance - State Farm Agent
M-F between 10am and 5pm and we will get them to the Pantry.
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Rotary Supports the LPISD Education Foundation’s Hoops Classic

The Rotary Club of LaPorte was a major sponsor of the LPISD Education Foundation’s first Hoops Classic basketball game at the Bulldog Centre on 2/27/2020.  A team of local community members and educators from each LPISD campus played the traveling Harlem Wizards. With support from Rotary and other local sponsors the Foundation raised over $20,000 towards LPISD teacher grants for the next school year. 
 
Club President Jeff Martin and President Elect Frank Nance participated as players in the game, while other Rotarians were volunteers supporting the event and many others were in attendance.  
 
Our Rotary Club is a proud supporter of the Education Foundation and the LaPorte Independent School District. 
Rotary Supports the LPISD Education Foundation’s Hoops Classic Frank Nance 2020-02-28 06:00:00Z 0

2017 Events

 
February 14
Fall In Love with Rotary
D 5890 All Club Meeting
Crowne Plaza
 
 
February 18
Mardi Gras on Main
Boiled Crawfish! 
 
April 29
Sylvan Beach Festival
Rotary Crawfish Booth
 
 
 
 
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Upcoming Speakers

 
February 7
Dr. Garrison
Aggressive Animal Recognition
 
February 14
RYLA Students
Bring a Guest! heart
 
February 21
Jaclyn Scott
Kyle Academy for Autism
 
February 28
Gary Blankinship
US Marshals Service, Southern District of Texas
 
 
 
 
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November Speakers

 
November 1
Gilbert Santana, Dist 5890
Membership Chairman
 
November 8
Charlotte Penny, Executive Director
La Porte Education Foundation
 
November 15
LPHS Shattered Dreams
 
November 22
NO MEETING
 
November 24                  HAPPY THANKSGIVING !!
 
November 29
Matt Dauemer, LPD
Blue Santa Program
 
 
 
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2016 Events

 
October 9
Fellowship - King's BBQ  (4pm)
Trash Pick-up at Sylvan Beach  (5pm)
 
October 27
Rotary Reverse Draw
Sylvan Beach Pavilion
 
 
November 12
Rotary Book Sorting
in support of our LPHS Interact
 
December 2
La Porte Christmas Parade
 
December 17
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Kroger - Fairmont
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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