December 2019
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    Jan 17, 2020 4:00 PM –
    Jan 20, 2020 11:30 AM
Club Officers & Directors
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Vice President
Immediate Past President
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Through fellowship, we build lifelong relationships that promote greater global understanding.

With integrity, we honor our commitments and uphold ethical standards.

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We apply our vocational expertise, service, and leadership to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges.

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San Antonio North Central

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 6:00 PM
Longhorn Cafe
17625 Blanco Rd.
San Antonio, TX  78232
United States of America
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Barry Brown is inducted into San Antonio North Central Rotary Club and pinned by his sponsor Martin Hoenig. Membership chair John Pitre and President Ladd observe.
Sharon Tomko is inducted into SA North Central Rotary Club by PDG Jan Livingston while PPresident Arden stands in for Sharon's sponsor Gilbert Serna.

George Cisneros, Music and Media Director

URBAN-15 co-founder and director of music and media, George Cisneros is a composer and technology artist and 1981 National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship Recipient in experimental genres. He is a long-time proponent of experimental and community-based artworks utilizing interactive electronics, video, sound, and performance. Throughout his career, he has used the technology arts as building blocks for community expressions. As Music and Media Director, his duties include creating and selecting all original compositions for the company, auditioning musicians, supervising the training of selected musicians, and serving as the primary instructor for the professional, community, senior, and children classes. He has a B.A. in music from the University of Houston (1977) and a Masters of Music Composition from the Ohio State University (1987). George maintains a multimedia production studio, VuTure Arts, and has exhibited his electronic sound and projection works throughout the country. He served as Coordinator for Information Resources at the Texas Commission on the Arts from 1990 to 1994; participated in local and national boards and panels, including the American Music Center, National Endowment for the Arts, the Smithsonian Museum, Meet the Composer, and LUMINARIA 2008-2011.

A Lot happening at North Central Rotary

L-R Ashley Green RN, President Arden Riley, Veronica Haywood RN
are presented a Thank You certificate for presenting an excellent presentation on Breast Feeding needs in the lower economic areas of San Antonio. Latch Support
L to R. E.A. "Buddy" Grantham, MBA , E. Craig Hardy
"Buddy" describes to us the building of homes and the need to support disabled Veterans through Helping a
Monica Gutierrez receives her much deserved ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR award from President Arden Riley.

at Morgan's Wonderland

North Central Rotarians distribute candy at Morgan's Wonderland, sometimes in the rain.


North Central Rotarians and our lovely Japanese exchange students at the Alamodome preparing to help our community have the right car safety seats.

Our newest Member

Mark with Sponsor, Membership Chair and President

Mark Light is inducted into San Antonio North Central Rotary. His classifiction in Business Exit Planning and he was sponsored by PDG Gilbert Serna. Membership Chair Arden and President Christine welcome him and pin him with his Rotary pin.

Lunch for Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers eating lunch provided and served by San Antonio North Central Rotarians.
Rotarian volunteers
No Central Rotarians sampling the grub
Presenting the $2500 Check to Habitat for Humanity before SA North Central Rotarians, Winston School and Madison HS Interactors and friends, begin the tree planting at Habitat for Humanity.
Winston School Interactors and Rotarians and Rotarian family members, dig plant and water-in oaks and elms with the nearly complete houses at Habitat for Humanity.

Culinary students serving at Warrior and Family Support

Students from the Culinary School at South San HS served food provided by Ma Harper's, Chatman's Chicken, River City Seafood, Bourbon Street, Acadiana Cafe and the Barn Door. Many thanks to Eddie Heinemeir for coordinating and supervising.
North Central Rotary Members discuss the operation of the serving lines before providing Dinner for Warriors and their families at our Post Mardi Gras celebration.

a San Antonio 300 event

North Central Rotarians and Interactors pack the Turkeys and fixins'
Filled bags and ready for the drivers and Interactors to deliver the meals to Colonial Hills, Jackson-Keller, and Larkspur ES and Nimitz MS students and families.
Churchill Interactors Annette and Kinyin are delivering a meal.
Some of the Rotarians at Alamo Beer Raising money for END POLIO NOW!
This is the first joint Pints for Polio with four other clubs assisting San Antonio North Central Rotary Club in our Annual fundraiser. Thanks to Monica Gutierrez for all the planning, communication and PR.


President Christine presents Health care kits for B.E.S.T. Baby Boxes to Tyler Shoesmith the Deputy Director of Family Support Services at N.E.I.S.D. His staff is shown preparing to put the kits in the Baby Boxes that will be given to the General Public and to pregnant N.E.I.S.D. students.


President Christine delivers 11 Piece
Healthcare Kits to the Children's Shelter.
Nurse Family practitioners gladly receive
and fill up their baby boxes.
Safety1st 11 piece Healthcare kit
A six month supply was given to The Children's Shelter by San Antonio North Central Rotary Club for inclusion in the Baby Boxes

Running Buddies and Doctoral Candidate presents:

Last week we were pleased to have Alicia Quintanilla's guest Monica Cruz, presently a doctoral candidate at
UTSA in Applied Demography. She talked about her recent experience as director of the Center for Civic
Leadership at UIW. The UIW requires students to have 45 hours of volunteer work with a non-profit before
graduation in hope to foster a lifetime of volunteerism and involvement in the community.

Family Specialist Diana Guajardo thanks NC Rotary

Drs Ted Lawson and Yvonne Soliz-Valdez thank RE Lee Family Specialist Diana Guajardo for her presentation on the High Schools at the Lee Campus, and the school's gratitude for our support of their students.
(Past President John Pitre MC'd the meeting)

Some Members greet the President of the Festival after the Concert

Members at the University of the Incarnate Word Concert Center enjoying the last concert of the 2017 Mozart Festival. Fantastic performances and a unique and beautifully performed concerto for Flute and Harpischord.
Host - F Banchs
Dec 16, 2019 6:00 PM
No meeting - Christmas Holiday
Dec 23, 2019 6:00 PM
New Year Holiday
Dec 30, 2019 6:00 PM
No meeting
Host - Jim Burdine
Jan 13, 2020 6:00 PM
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