On Dec 10-11, District 5890 was honored to have Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko take time from his busy schedule to come speak at our Dec 10 District Foundation Dinner, which was well attended.  The next morning, Chief of Staff Jon McKinnie had organized an executive tour of NASA's Johnson Space Center for Hewko and several members of our District leadership.   Some of the highlights of the tour included observing current Mission Control activities, walk through the Apollo Mission Control (remember Tom Hank's movie, Apollo 13), walk through astronaut training area (space station, space shuttle cockpit, next generation rover) and Russian Soyuz.  For more details & photos, click on this story heading.

General Secretary John Hewko's comments: "Thanks again for organizing what was for me a very memorable tour and day.  Merry Christmas and all the best for the coming year."

The tour was conducted by Jeannie Aquino, Asst Mgr, NASA's External Relations  Jeannie was very knowledgeable and shared very interesting information.

Members of the tour group, included:
    RI Gen Sec John Hewko
    PDG Rhonda Walls-Kerby
    PDG Suzi Howe
    Chief of Staff Jon McKinnie
    Foundation Chair Terry Ziegler
    Terry's wife,  
    AG Frank Parralli
    Young Professional Co-Chair Sasha Costa
    Young Professional Co-Chair Jennifer Barker

Click on Photos to see more of the tour.