Sam Rayburn HS Choir
Dec 13, 2017
Club Meeting
Dec 20, 2017
Dec 27, 2017
Jan 03, 2018
Club Meeting
Jan 10, 2018
General Douglas Owens
Jan 24, 2018
Lone Star Flight Museum
Senator Taylor
Jan 31, 2018
Senate Education Chairman and a Legislative update
Club Executives & Directors
Vice President
Sergeant of Arms
Past President
Club Rotary Foundation Chair
Membership Chair
Exec. Secretary

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Pasadena South

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:16 PM
Pappa Yolks Grill
5824 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX  77505
United States
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We were honored with the music from South Houston HS Orchestra at our meeting today with some Christmas music.
Under the Director of Christian Bires.
Xaver Krapoth is our Youth Exchange from Dresden Germany.  He has a twin brother and 3 other siblings.  Xaver's olders sister was an exchange student in Israel, his other sister was a Rotary exchange student in Ecuador, and his twin brother is in Ecuador.
Nicole let us know all the great things "Stuff the Sleigh", a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is doing for pediatric cancer patients and families. They provide an escape for pediatric cancer patients during the Christmas Season. Their efforts are aimed at giving each patient and family they assist the joy and spirit of Christmas through year-round giving.
Right now they are trying to fill the Christmas List of their patients. If you would like to help, or learn more, please visit their website at www.TheSleigh.org
Or if you would like to Adopt on of the patients and their wish list email Nicole at Nicole@thesleigh.org
Linda Nagel, Club Vice-President had Nicole sign a book that will be donated to one of our local PISD students.
 Patricia Eubanks with the City of Pasadena updated our club on what the City is doing in helping PISD students afford to learn and play golf.
Also, the City is in the middle of their "Can Do Food Drive". The donations will be distributed to 5 local food banks. The drive will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16th. from 8:00am-6:00pm at Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium. If you would like to volunteer please email volunteerpasadena@ci.pasadena.tx.us
They will also need help sorting on Friday and Saturday, Nov 17th and 18th
Our District Governor, Bill Palko spoke to our club on Rotary: Making A Difference.
He filled us in on what our district is doing and how Rotary has made a difference in many peoples lives.
DG Bill is signing a book that will be donated to a student with PISD. AG Irene Hickey and Vice-Pres Linda Nagel
Pasadena South Rotary donated $500 to Polio Plus in DG Bill Palko's name.
During our meeting we celebrated Veterans Day by honoring our Vets with songs from all our Branches and Cake.
District 5890 DG Bill Palko served in the Army and Ted Grant served in the Air Force.
Irene Hickey, our AG from Rotary Club of the University Area, spoke to our club about this years theme. "ROTARY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE".
Rotary makes a difference in lives all around us every day. Have you shared how Rotary has made a difference for you, or how you have helped make a difference in Rotary?
Share your message, share Rotary.
Dr. DeeAnn Powell, Superintendent for Pasadena ISD gave our club information on the November Election, School Bonds and Tax Ratification.
Steven Foster, President CHI St. Luke's Health, Patients Medical Center, presented  to our club today.  Steven shared how to select a physician, working with a hospital on payments and how to be a smart patient.
Vice-President Linda Nagel has Steven sign a book that will be donated to a local student.
Roy Watson, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company's Workforce Development and Training Manager.
He spoke to our club this week. He gave us an oversight of the efforts towards communicating industry workforce needs for the 135-member companies of EHCMA.
Chevron Phillips holds a fundraising Golf Tournament each year to help raise funds for their Scholarship program. In 2016 they donated $520,000 in scholarships for careers in Petrochemical Industy
To find out more about the careers offered, position requirements and responsibilities, please visit their website at  https://petrochemworks.com/

Bill Raymond is very knowledgeable on his Texas History and how Pasadena served in a big part of it.
Some of Bills Civil War items he has collected.
Stan Stanart with the Harris Country Clerks Office
had some great info on what his office is doing and what new info you can access online through his Office.
Vice-Pres Linda Nagel, Larry Wilson, Stan Stanart and Past-Pres Rhonda Parmer
Zachary Alexander has served in the United States Marine Corps for 4 years. He was deployed twice. 2007-2008 and 2009-2010.
When he returned back home with PTSD he found Camp Hope. Now he is a fire fighter and a Mentor at Camp Hope and helping his brothers through their PTSD.
Camp Hope provides interim housing for our Wounded Warriors, Veterans and their families suffering from combat related PTSD in a caring and positive environment.
They are a 501c3 organization and work solely on donations.
Lets continue to Support our Sons/Brothers when they come home. Please check out Camp Hope's website http://ptsdusa.org/camp-hope/ 
Some items they are in need of: School Supplies, Bottle Water, Socks, Personal Care items- toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, liquid soap, shampoo... etc..
Zachary Alexander with Camp Hope tells our Club how his life went out of control when he came back from his deployments. Without our Lord and Camp Hope he would probably not be with us today. Today, he now mentors his Military Brothers at Camp Hope.
Rotary Member and Speaker Chair, Steve Fullen has Zachary sign a book that will be going to one of our school age students.
Pastor Douglas Harris with Central Baptist Church spoke to us today about Manna Worldwide. A feeding program to feed the children for just $28 per month.
If you are interested in helping feed the hungry visit them at www.mannaworldwide.com
We have all our speakers sponsor a book to be given to school age students. Doug is signing One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish to be donated.
 Our July Charity Donations for July was Salvation Army. We collected Pantry Food and school supplies.
Salvation Army receiving a check from Pasadena South Rotary Pres. Dave Cooper
Pasadena South Rotary Installation and Awards
Congratulations to Dave Cooper, our Clubs President for 2017-18
2017-18 Officers
(Left to Right)
Treasurer-Charles Davis , Secretary-Bryan Parmer, Pres-Elect-Shadow Hillary Woest, President-Elect- Ted Grant, Pres Dave Cooper and past Pres Rhonda Parmer.
(Not shown)  Vice-Pres Linda Nagel and Sergeant at Arms Jerri Neely.
Awards for 2016-2017
Service Above Self- Hillary Woest
Rotarian of The Year- Dave Cooper
Paul Harris Fellow- First PHF-
Art Del Barrio, Donna Summers, Andrea Wenke and Hillary West.
Hillary West receives her first PHF
Other  PHF
Charles Davis +20
Dave Cooper +20
Steve Fullen +2
Richard Risinger +2
Molly Smith +2
Robert Stock +2
Richard Risinger receiving his Third PHF
Perfect Attendance:
 Rhonda Parmer 1 year, Charles Davis 21 years, Bryan Parmer 1 year and Hillary Woest 1 year.
 Larry Wilson 13 yrs, Danny Schnautz 4 years and Ted Grant 22 years.
Steven Foster, President of CHI St. Luke's Health- Patients Medical Center, spoke to our Rotary Club today.
Steven had some useful information on picking a Healthcare provider.
Below are some websites to help gather info on Healthcare.
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