What We Do
Scholarships
Dictionary Project
Blood Drives
Charitable Donations
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Rotary Foundation
Membership
Public Relations
Service Programs
Sergeant-at-Arms
Immediate Past President

Paul Harris Fellows

Named after Rotary's founder, the Paul Harris Fellow designation recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who contribute $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus, or approved global grants.

Our Paul Harris Fellows:

Cary Bohn

Wesley Cannon

Curtis Creswell

Danny Cross

Eileen (Standridge) Cross

Dickie Greenwood

Chip Hakanson

Trey Horn

John Lanier

Nate Mara

Kyle McCain

Christina Moreno

Stephanie Newberry

Lannie Noble

Patricia Peters

Dawn Wilbert

Gene Wilson

 
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Club Information
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Decatur Texas!
Decatur Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Decatur Civic Center
2010 W. US 380
P.O. BOX 774
Decatur, TX 76234
United States of America
CARTER BLOOD CENTER BLOOD DRIVE
August 19th  1pm -6:45pm  AT CVS PHARMACY IN DECATUR . STOP BY AND DONATE. CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE A TIME! SAVE A LIFE! 
 
Battle of the Badges
Come support either the Decatur Police or Fire Department. Who will win this year?
                                                                                                          
 
 
Message from the Decatur Fire Department
 
Decatur Fire Department administers a Smoke Detector Program which includes the installation or battery change of smoke detectors for Decatur residents who are low income or elderly to insure safe living. Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they are installed and working. (copied from the Decatur Fire Department website)
 
If you are interested in donating smoke alarms, need to check if you or someone you know is qualified for the program, of just want more information about the program please click here
 
Thank you from the Decatur fire Department and the Rotary Club of Decatur.
Home Page Stories
Kevin Holzbog the director of the Decatur Economic Development Corporation addressed the club today. Mr. Holzbog intimated that one of the goals of the EDC is to help the community grow. 
 
Monte Chamberlain with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission gave an inspiring presentation on the advantages of hiring people with disabilities. 
 
Mike McQuiston, Decatur Mayor and Decatur School Board President, was our guest speaker today. The city, working with stakeholders, developed and recently passed a Decatur 2050 plan. The city council is working with department heads to develop plans for implementation, The plan addresses the  current needs of the while planning for growth. Read a message from the mayor
https://decaturtx.org/189/Greeting-from-the-Mayor
Brian Glenn is a member of the Denton Lake Cities Rotary club and local representative for ShelterBox USA. Brian informed the club that in the relief efforts the organization has helped over 2 million people in over 100 countries. For more information on what shelter box does, how to get involved , or make a donation go to https://www.shelterboxusa.org/
Kevin Roach, owner of Sawdust and Rust, Gave history of how he started created art using chainsaws as his tool of choice. He has done work for Cary Bohn insurance on Walnut street in Decatur if you want to take a look. He presented the club with his creation in the picture above. Check out more of his work on his Facebook page.
Ashley Smalley (center) gave an inspiring presentation on how "YOU" are the person that can affect how your employee, customer, and even family relationships can be improve. Her topic "YOUnity Begins With You" notes (among other things) the following points:
• Optimism and kindness are contagious
• Criticism and comparison are toxic
• You are integral to changing the atmosphere in your sphere of influence
More information about available programs can be located at https://ashley-smalley.com/
Jordan Porter, founder and director of the Wildflower Learning Academy, addressed the club today. Jordan will be working with local school districts to create a 3 year old pre-k learning model . This program will allow the children to have access to a certified teacher for 1/2 of the day as well as full day care for the child. For more information go to https://www.wildflowerlearningacademy.com/
Judge J.D. Clark provided a very informative program about the need to restore our courthouse, the process the county is pursuing, and where we are in that process. It is exciting to see what the county is seeking to do with the courthouse. Information about the grant process can be found here.
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