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Welcome to Northside Rotary Club - Victoria Texas

Victoria Northside

Be The Inspiration

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Victoria Country Club
14 Spring Creek Rd.
Victoria, TX  77904-1664
United States
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Sergeant-at-Arms
 
Home Page Stories
2018-19 RI President Barry Rassin announces his presidential theme, Be the Inspiration, at Rotary's International Assembly.
 
 
 
Bret Baldwin, left, president of the Victoria Northside Rotary Club, presents a $2,500 check Feb. 9 to the University of Houston-Victoria International Programs Office. The money will help fund the second annual UHV International Festival on April 19. The free event is open to the community and will showcase the culture and food of the countries where UHV international students come from. Pictured, from left, are Baldwin; UHV students Loveth Ohenhen and Muhammad Bilal; Jesse Pisors, UHV vice president for advancement and external relations; student Sandhya Kona; Ludmi Herath, UHV director of international programs; and students Salman Abdul Muqtada; Mohammed Abdul Jawad Mallik and Abdul Moeed Syed.
From The Victoria Advocate:
 
VISD Superintendent discusses EAFK

Today, we would like to acknowledge Victoria Rotary, Northside Rotary and the Downtown Rotary clubs for their dedication and devotion in supporting our Early Act First Knight (EAFK) program in 14 of our elementary schools - Aloe, Chandler, Crain, DeLeon, Dudley, F.W. Gross, Hopkins, O'Connor, Rowland, Schorlemmer, Shields, Smith, Torres and Vickers.

Early Act First Knight is a national schoolwide service club for kindergarten through fifth-grade students and is sponsored by the local Rotary clubs. We are extremely appreciative to all three of Victoria's Rotary clubs for their support of VISD and their continued service as a "Champion for our Children."

The mission of EAFK is to create an understanding of peace through the active participation of its students, so the students may then in turn provide goodwill and service throughout our community and across the globe.

Students are taught to recognize the dignity and worth of each individual, which then builds respect for others. Each student learns the virtues of caring, respect, empathy, responsibility, tolerance, citizenship, compassion, friendship and leadership while in the EAFK program. The students also learn the Rotarian Four-Way Test, which states: "Of the things we think, say or do - Is it the truth?; Is it fair to all concerned?; Will it build goodwill and better friendships?; and, Will it be beneficial to all concerned?"

These virtues and the four-way test are incorporated as a part of the curriculum and discussed daily with our students. It is clearly evident through our recognition ceremonies that the EAFK program provides a positive impact on student success, and we are looking forward to expanding this program throughout the rest of our elementary schools in the near future.

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If you have been honorably discharged and are attending or planning to attend a college or university to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree or certificate, you are encouraged to apply for a veteran’s scholarship being offered by Rotary District 5930.
 
Applicants must be pursuing a degree/certificate related to any of the following areas:
 
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution
  • Disease Prevention and Treatment
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Basic Education and Literacy
  • Economic and Community Development
 
Up to $6,600.00 for one year may be awarded to the selected individual(s).
 
Application deadline is October 15, 2016. Download the application here.
 
Interviews of potential scholarship recipients will be conducted on November 12, 2016 at the Country Club of Corpus Christi, Texas.    

 
For additional information, visit the Rotary District 5930 www.rotary5930.org.  
 You can also contact Juan Lira [(956) 744-6039; juanliratx@aol.com] or your local Rotary club.
- See more at:http://www.rotary5930.org/Stories/attention-veterans

Club Officer's

2015-2016 Board of Director's
Rex Horst, Jim Stokes, Bob Bill, Caren Adamson, Lori Zamora, Casey Housworth, Hugh Hanes, Ray Gonzalez, David Penry
Not Pictured: Gail Hoad, Brett Baldwin
 

Officer's and Director's

President: Bret Baldwin
President Elect: Jim Stokes
 Vice President: Donald Jirkovsky
Treasurer: Hugh Hanes
Secretary: David Penry
Past President: Caren Adamson
Sgt-at-Arms: Ray Gonzalez
 
Directors:
 
1-Year:
Casey Housworth
Gail Hoad
Roslyn Faust (Satellite Club)
 
2-Year:
Skip Kaup
Clay Kolle

Rotarians of the Year

 
Northside Rotary Club of Victoria's President Caren Adamson Named Casey Housworth and Hugh Hanes as her Rotarians of the Year.
 
Casey is on the Board of Director's and helps with the website, including setting up the Member Directory. He also actively participants in club events.
Hugh is also on the Board of Director's and serves as the Club's Treasurer. He is the club's Early Act First Knight director and also actively participants in all club events.

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of US$1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

It was established in 1957 to show appreciation for and encourage substantial contributions to what was then the Foundation’s only program, Rotary Foundation Fellowships for Advanced Study, the precursor to Ambassadorial Scholarships.

    

Northside Rotary Paul Harris Recipients

   

Club Member Recipients: Elton Calhoun, Marvin Franz, Kent Miller, David Penry, Kent Grier

 

Special Recipients: Cass Garcia (Sir Cass), Presenter: Kent Grier, Jennifer Preyss

 
 
Non-members: Mary Ann Sawyers, Nancy Penry, Mary Kocian, Larry Kocian
At Northside Rotary's Nurse Appreciation Day on Oct. 29, the club recognized the outstanding registered nurse and vocational nurse of the year. From left, are Sammie Drehr, chief nursing officer, DeTar; Vicki Wilson, Vocational Nurse of the Year, DeTar; Linda Hobbs, Registered Nurse of the Year, Citizens; and Jane Cook, chief nursing officer, Citizens.
On Nov. 5, the Northside Rotary Club recognized its members who are military veterans. Honored at the event, from left, are Carl DuBose, Air Force; Henry Aoueille, Air Force; Carlton Wilkinson, Navy and Marines; Jim Stokes, Army; Dr. Ray Gonzalez, Army; Steve Allen, Coast Guard; John Hudson, Army; Bill McArdle, Air Force; George Totah, Navy; Skip Kaup, Army; and Hugh Hanes, Army.

Hugh Hanes On Early Act First Knight

Northside Rotary Member, Hugh Hanes discusses the benefits of Early Act First Knight program in the July 10th edition of The Victoria Advocate.

Off to write a book, film a documentary

Northside Rotary is helping Jennifer Preyss travel the world and write her book: "Breaking Bread: One Table, Many Faiths".
Jennifer writes for the Victoria Advocate and click below for her story she wrote May 8,2015 before leaving for her once in a lifetime journey.
 
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • ELTON CALHOUN
    June 3
  • GAIL Hoad
    June 14
  • Charles Placker
    June 15
  • Craig Hollingshead
    June 16
  • Steve Allen
    June 16
Anniversaries:
  • ELTON CALHOUN
    Ann
    June 1
  • Kent Grier
    Peggy
    June 1
  • Richard Heller
    Linda
    June 5
  • Bob Hill
    Pam
    June 9
  • Sean Stibich
    Kieley Stibich
    June 13
Join Date:
  • Craig Hollingshead
    June 1, 2017
    2 years
  • David Penry
    June 2, 1997
    22 years
  • RAY Gonzalez
    June 4, 2000
    19 years
  • Casey Housworth
    June 10, 2011
    8 years
 
 
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