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Mary Denton
Rotary August Theme: Membership and New Club Development
 
Visit us at our meeting on ZOOM! https://us04web.zoom.us/j/2108469320

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Invite your friends to "the friendliest club in District 5840!"
GOALS OF OAK HILLS ROTARY CLUB
By Bruce Richter
 
FEED CHILDREN
HELP KEEP CHILDREN IN SCHOOL
SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR CHILDREN
PROVIDE HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
SUPPORT VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR ADULTS
PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY SUPPORT ACTIVITIES
Executives & Directors
President
 
President Elect
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Vice President
 
Membership Chair
 
Member at Large
 
Immediate Past President
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Jackie Parsons
November 5
 
Don Deal
November 8
 
Anniversaries
Jackie Parsons
Larry Parsons
November 26
 
Russell Hampton
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Stories
Oak Hills Rotary Bulletin Nov 4 2020
President John Legris welcomed our special guest speaker District 5840 Assistant Governor Tom Hutton to "The Friendliest Club in District 5840"! Immediate Past President Rick Tarbell led the club with a prayer and the pledges
 
National Days
National Stress Awareness Day
National Candy Day – word from quad ancient Persian. Means cane sugar
National Chicken Lady Day - in honor of Dr Marthenia Dupre who was in charge for training in a chicken restaurant
 
What Day Is It?
1842 Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd of Kentucky
1922 Entrance to King Tut’s tomb was discovered by American Archeologist Dr. Howard Carter
1948 American poet TS Elliot was awarded by the Nobel Prize
 
Fred’s Funnies
Courtesy of Ken Ruiz
Why do peanuts float in regular Coke but sink in Diet Coke?
Why is it that you put your 2 cents in but it’s only a penny for your thoughts? What happens to that other penny?
If a deaf person is called into court is it still called a hearing?
 
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Jackie Parson's birthday is Nov 5.
Don Deal's birthday is Nov 8
Jackie & Larry Parson's wedding anniversary is Nov 26.
 
In honor of his 95th birthday, Ken Ruiz called Don Deal on the phone and we all and sang “Happy Birthday!”  We hope that his day is really special!
 
Club Volunteers
Thank you Rick Rhodes for providing books that we will donate in honor of our guest speakers this month.
Prayer sign up is open – we need YOU to volunteer!
Books sign up is open beginning in December -  please sign up!
 
Club Luncheon and Business Meeting
President John introduced our guest speaker our own Ken Donoughue!  Bridges 2 Care San Antonio was brought to our attention by Pathways to Hope. Focusing on mental illness and ways to address it and put the stigma aside.
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Club Business
Board meeting in November. Time to be announced. Topics will include District Governor Toson's initiative, building mini libraries. Our club's initiative, the Nueva Rosita water project. Also naming the non profits that we will support this year.
 
Raffle Committee Wrap Up
From committee members Ken Ruiz & Fred Timmons – Ken is asking for your feedback. Still to be decided – the winner of the privilege of driving a Mini Cooper provided by Mini of San Antonio!
 
From Treasurer Fred Timmons:  We sold all 300 tickets – kudos to everyone for all their hard work.
 
Thanks to the committee for your hard work in making this year’s event a success!
 
Happy Hour and Coffee Friday
A month ago or so we had a virtual coffee.  We could possibly plan a live coffee Friday Nov 13th
We are discussing possibility of another happy hour soon!  Virtually or in person.
 
November Speaker Schedule
Next Weeks’s program: District Foundation Chair Jerry Hardy will give a presentation on the Rotary Foundation
Nov 18th Center for Refugee Services
We will not be meeting the week of Thanksgiving.
 
Note:  Bil Trodlier has accepted the role as Foundation Chair for our club. We appreciate you Bil!
 
Discussion was made about the Town Hall Meeting tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm. Jerry Hardy will present “Why I Give to Rotary” Town Hall Meeting.  Please register on the district website – click HERE to register.
 
It's a Wrap!
Morgan’s Wonderland reports success for the Halloween event this year!  Due to covid-19 restrictions this was a drive through event.  PLEASE watch this heartwarming video thanking SO MANY who made this a success – click HERE!!!! From District 5840 Executive Secretary Jo Ann Browne:  "We gave out Candy and SMILES to over 600 Families - GREAT JOB!" Our club and many other district Rotary Clubs have have long supported this amazing event!
 
Future In Person Meetings Planned
We are very excited about the prospect of safely meeting in person again at the Outback Steakhouse!  Another possibility, according to Ken Ruiz, is to meet at Mini of San Antonio who has offered their meeting room.
 
 
Four Way Test
 
President John led the club with the Four Way Test.