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The District Governor 2021-22 Nominating Committee is hosting an Informational Meeting on Thursday, October 11th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Jesse Jones Rotary House Hotel at 1600 Holcombe Boulevard in Houston. The committee and several PDGs will share information about the responsibilities of District Governor, some of the challenges, and will review the application process.
 
 

Carmen is a member of the Rotary Club of the University Area – Houston; Prior District positions include 2 years as District Secretary, 2 years as District Treasurer, 3 years as Youth Exchange Treasurer, 1 year as Assistant Governor.

Carmen is a Major Donor and has traveled with Rotary for a National Immunization Day to India and to Nicaragua Children of the Dump Project. She led an Inbound and Outbound Friendship Exchange with Russia in 2015 and 2016 respectively and will serve as Chair of the US Section of the Russia United States Intercountry Committee 2019-2020.

Rotary Club of Palacios invites District 5890 Rotarians for a day of fun-filled activities for members and their families, culminating in a seafood dinner to be held in the new Palacios Coastal Pavilion.
VENUE: Palacios Coastal Pavilion, 693 S. Bay Blvd.
RECEPTION: 5:00PM till 6:00PM.
DINNER: 6:00PM till 8:00PM.

Past Rotary International Director and Rotary Foundation Trustee Sang Koo Yun from the Rotary Club of Sae Hanyang, Korea will be speaking to the Rotary International District 5890 Foundation dinner to be held On Thursday October 25, 2018.
 
The dinner venue is the Hotel ICON, 220 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002. The cost will be $75.00/person. There will be a cash bar.
 
 
 
2018-2019 District Governor Carmen Cuneo would like to invite all District 5890 Rotarians to participate in the “New District Banner Contest”.   Our current District Banner has served its purpose for many years now and is in need of either repair or replacement.  DG Carmen Cuneo would like to give each Rotarian in our District a chance to help design a new banner, which will be proudly displayed at all District Rotary events including the 2022 Rotary International Convention in Houston.   The contest will start immediately and the winner will be chosen on July 30th. The Grand Prize will be….
 
Here's a great way to get rid of your "STUFF" AND  help raise funds for one of Rotary's remarkable international projects:  The Children of the Dump.  It's called the District 5890 "Clean Out Your Closets" Service Project and all you need to do is ask your club members, friends and family to pack up items they don't need, pick a collection point, then drop-off the items or we'll pick everything up, and we'll ship everything to to the project.  CLICK HERE to watch a 2-minute video.
 
District 5890 Rotarians Frank Huezo and Jim Kite are the chairs of the "Clean Out Your Closets" Service Project as well as the "Children of the Dump Project."  Jim can be reached at (979) 251-0840 or JimKite@SBCGlobal.net.
 
Under the leadership of Rotary District 5890 since 1997, the "Children of the Dump" Project has grown from a school with 90 students near the garbage dump in Chinandega, Nicaragua, to now over 1,600 students.  The students are fed, educated, receive health care and now their future is much brighter.   The majority of these "School of the Dump" students have become the first-generation of their family to attend and graduate high school.  We've had 25-30 graduate from college, and there are currently 25 attending college. 
 
Thanks to Rotary, the projects in Chinandega include primary schools, a high school, the Betania Trade School, clinics, the San Martin Hospital, Santa Lucia School for the Blind, Refugio Belen Maternity Shelter, plus several villages where families live, plus a Resale Shop.
 
 
 
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