Jennifer Cruze
Jul 20, 2018 7:00 AM
Royal Honey Bees
John Biggans
Jul 27, 2018 7:00 AM
Classification Talk
Reggie Parr
Aug 03, 2018 7:00 AM
New Tax Laws for 2018
Bill Stimmel
Aug 10, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Glen Whitley
Aug 17, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Mayor Oscar Trevino
Aug 31, 2018 7:00 AM
My experience in city politics
Sep 07, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Frank Allen
Sep 14, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Bill Bracken
Sep 21, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Dawn Davis
Sep 28, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Team 4 Membership (4th Quarter)
Oct 05, 2018 7:00 AM
Dan Davis
Oct 12, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Michael Draper
Oct 19, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Wil Griffin
Oct 26, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
John Larriviere
Nov 02, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Monte Ramey
Nov 09, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Nov 16, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Old West Cafe
Nov 23, 2018 7:00 AM
Social Breakfast
Angie Akmakjian
Nov 29, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Stephanie Duelm
Dec 07, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Frank Allen
Dec 14, 2018 7:00 AM
To be announced
Old West Cafe
Dec 21, 2018 7:00 AM
Social Breakfast
Old West Cafe
Dec 28, 2018 7:00 AM
Social Breakfast
Club Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Community Service
Club Service
International Service
Public Relations
Golf Tournament Director
4 Way Test Essay Contest Director
Golf Tournament Director
Program Director
Meals on Wheels Director
Skeet Shoot Director
Village Library Director
Vocational Service
Skeet Shoot Director
Malayika Rescue Mission Director
New Generations Director
New Generations Director
4 Way Test Speech Contest Director

2018-19 Pacesetters'

Bill Bracken

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We meet @ 7:00 am every Friday morning at
the Texas Star Conference Center (Euless, TX)

Mid-Cities Pacesetters
Rotary Club #21499
P.O. Box 210421
Bedford, TX 76095


Home Page Stories
Frank Allen passed the Gavel and swore in Bill Bracken as our new President for Rotary year 2018-2019. Please congratulate Bill and offer your help for a successful coming year...

Members Frank Allen & Bill Bracken, along with their wives, attended the "District Leadership Installation Dinner and Dance" at the Austin Ranch in Grapevine on Sunday, June 30th...
John Biggan became our newest member on Friday, June 22nd. John has a PhD and is the Chief Operating Officer for the Center for Transforming Lives in Fort Worth. He was initiated by our Membership Director Wil Griffin, and his sponsor is Bill Bracken. His classification is Non-Profit... Please Welcome John when you see him...
Interact Club sponsor, member Ms. Johnson, is awarded a $500 HEBISD Education Foundation Grant for her 45 degree Club. 45 degree is a mentorship group designed to train select students with life changing resources. Way to go, Ms. J...
Wil Griffin presents Joel Hueske with the Admiral Award for going above and beyond in his efforts at directing the Four Way Speech Contest year after year... Congratulations Joel...
On Saturday, May 12th an Open World Delegation from Ukraine arrived to spend the week learning about the best practices in child welfare, adoption, and foster care. They met with eleven different organizations, and took back beneficial knowledge that they will be able to use in Ukraine. We want to thank Bill Bracken for organizing this delegation and for housing members along with Frank Allen and Joel Hueske. They, along with Robert Breneman, transported the members throughout the week. New friendships were formed...
Interact advisors Jennifer Muirhead and Michelle Johnson presented Jasmine Pathphom and Brianna Rhodes with the 2017-18 Interact Community Service Award at the Friday, May 18th club meeting. Jasmine accumulated the most hours volunteering for Interact and came in first winning $150, Brianna accumulated the second most hours and came in second and received $100...
This year our member Jennifer Muirhead was named Teacher of the Year for Trinity High School, and Secondary Teacher of the Year for the HEB Independent school district. Now Jennifer has completed the triple crown by winning the Rotary District 5790 Vocational Award Educator... Well done Jennifer... 
On Friday May 4th Bill Bracken presented 1st place winner Jeanette Martin with a check for $400 and 2nd place winner Kristian Vann with a check for $200... 
Last Saturday, April 28th, the Sixth Annual Skeet Shoot Fundraiser was held at the Fort Worth Trap & Skeet Club in Fort Worth. It was a beautiful day to shoot and for the first time a non-Dr Dan's team won the event. Monte Ramey's team "Ramey Raiders" outshot everyone. Congratulations Monte and your winning team...
Peter Charoonbara, member of the Ramey Raiders, won the trophy for individual high score...
Tom Hoover of the Keller Rotary Club became our sixth winner of the Shot Gun Raffle Fundraiser. Tom purchased one ticket from member Wil Griffin, and Bill Bracken presented him with the 12 gauge Beretta Silver Pigeon shot gun on Monday May 31st... 
On Saturday April 21st Trinity Interact members plus members Michelle Johnson and Frank Allen (with wife Kay Kay) participated in the CPR Six Stones event. The CPR program is designed to provide help to those homeowners who are in the greatest need of assistance and are unable to perform the necessary work themselves...
We would like to welcome our newest member Joe Lopez. Joe was inducted by Membership Director Wil Griffin and Ed Markey is his sponsor. Joe's classification is Public Relations...
left to right: David Johnson, Vivian Nguyen, Karley Singleton, & Bill Bracken
On Friday, April 13th the winners of the Interact Essay Contest presented their essays to our club, and winning checks were presented. 1st place went to David Johnson, 2nd place to Karley Singleton, and 3rd place to Vivian Nguyen. All winners were from the Interact club of LD Bell High School...
left to right: Dan & Cathy Davis, Sharon Cox, Stephanie Duelm, Frank & Kay Kay Allen
On Friday, April 13th members Dan, Stephanie, and Frank attended member Sharon Cox's "The Ladder Alliance" fundraiser that was titled It's in the BAG... The event was very successful and Dan's wife Cathy came away winning many silent auction items...

On March 20th member Sharon Cox was honored at a Tarrant County College Women's History Month luncheon and named a Woman of Excellence for her leadership at The Ladder Alliance.  It's awesome that her vision and hard work for our community is being celebrated!

On Wednesday, February 28th Trinity High School, LD Bell High School, and Birdville High School competed in the 16th annual 4-Way Test Speech Contest at the Hurst City Hall. Fourteen students competed and the following were the winners; 4th Place - Amanda Greenwood - Trinity HS, 3rd Place - Haley Sawatis - LD Bell HS, 2nd Place - Kaley Hillhouse - Birdville HS, 1st Place - Colin Williams - Trinity HS... Colin and Kaley will compete in the Regional 4-Way Test Speech Contest at Texas Star Conference Centre on Saturday, April 21st...
For the third year in a row LD Bell High School won the Taylor Cup for the high school with the highest score at the 4-Way Test Speech Contest that was held on Wednesday, February 28th... Congratulation LD Bell...
Eric Millner, Foundation Chairman, presents Ed Markey with the Paul Harris Fellow pin with two sapphires for his continuous support of the Rotary International Foundation. Congratulations Ed and thanks for your support...
Stephanie Duelm, Club Service Director, organized a tour of the Texas Center for Proton Therapy in Irving. On Saturday, February 17th. many members and their guests took the tour and were enlighten of the benefits of Proton Therapy...
Members Frank Allen, Bill Bracken, Robert Breneman, Sharon Cox, Dawn Davis, Stephanie Duelm, Michelle Johnson, Jolly Kahunda, Jennifer Muirhead, and Aaron Siegel along with Interact members and Kay Kay Allen cut out shoe templates that will go to students in Uganda on Tuesday, February 6th... We appreciate Frank and Kay Kay for letting us use their home and providing pizza... Sole Hope 3 will be sometime next quarter...
On Thursday, February 1st the Interact Club of Euless Trinity High School received the Game Changer Award from the 6 Stones Catalyst of Hope Luncheon for their amazing work in the HEB community...

December AM Interact meeting members posed with our $232 donation to Malayika Rescue Mission to support a high school student for an entire year of education...



Presentation of check to Jolly Kahunde, founder and Director of Malayika Rescue Mission... 

Member Joe Harrington had "Two Minutes in Rotary" on Friday, January 5th... Joe decided to be creative and compose a poem accompanied by music... It was so well received that Joe received a standing ovation... We felt all should be able to read it even though you might have missed the music... Well done Joe...

Put on your Name Badge-ary
Here comes Rotary
So much funary
to join a Rotary

Rotary is Service Above Self
with a goal of putting Polio on the shelf

When you feel like the only folks in town who pay their quarterly fee
Here’s a list of people who are Rotarians just like you and me
Winston Churchill used to say.. the four way test
he didn’t wear the lions vest

Guess who else had a fireside chat
professional boxer Manny Pacquiao how about that
JC Penney and Charles Walgreens traded the rotary banner
so did Connie Mack, a big baseball fanner,

So put a dollar in the happy bucket son
cause you can give a classification speech with Walt Disney and Sam Walton

Put on your Name badger
it’s time for Rotary
Former President John F Kennedy
Flew the flag of Rotary

Kim Jong-un, not a rotarian
But guess who was? Adeli Stevenson,
We got Cecil B DeMille and Luciano Pavarotii
Colonel Sanders wa a Paul Harris fellow – not to shotty

Some people think that Harvey Weinstein is
Well he’s not, but who’s in our home
Pope Francis, the Bishop of Rome

So may rotarians helping others
Rob Grinkowski isn’t, but I heard all his brothers

Lets have a Murder Mystery
It’s time to celebrate Rotary
and win the four way speechary
while eating eggs so runnarrey
So drink your coffee and juicer
And say the pledge togethery

We love our Friday morningarys
Have a happy, happy, happy,
New Year of Rotary

Happy Rotary

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