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Bulletin for March 27 2019
Prayer, Pledge and Visitors
The meeting began with the ringing of the bell by President Fred Timmons. Joe Montagna led us in a word of prayer and the pledge.  President Fred introduced our speaker and guests: Tracey Fontenot, Isabel Jones and Jenna Malsbury of Kinetic Kids. Thank you all for visiting our Club today! We would love to see you again soon!
President Fred asked, "who's still selling cruise raffle tickets?' Drawing is May 4.
President Fred perked us up with Coffee Friday, April 12 again at Einstein Bagel on DeZavala Rd. at 8:00 am - if you're an early bird or need a wake up coffee before going to work....
For some reason we couldn't put our finger on exactly when Happier Hour is - it's Thursday April 18!!!!  at the Outback Steakhouse around 6:30 pm.
Humor from President Fred
Texas, Our Texas...
President Fred is a source of most everything related to Texas! He shared these with us:
You can vacation all your life in Texas and see something different every time - forest, lakes, plains, coastal...
The hamburger is reported to have been invented in Athens Texas.
The statue of Sam Houston, located near Houston Texas is the largest statue of a hero in the world.
National What Day 
  • National Scribble Day – inspires children to kindness through art
  • National Joe day – enjoy a cup of “joe” with all of your friends named Joe
  • Manatee Appreciation Day – with a life span of about 60 years, they spend their time eating, sleeping and traveling. They like the Florida waters and migrate as far north as Virginia and as far west as Texas
  • National Little Red Wagon Day – for nearly 100 years, Radio Flyer has been bringing smiles to kids of all ages.
  • National Spanish Paella Day – a rice dish from Spain. Key ingredients are saffron and olive oil.
This Day in History
  • 1939 – University of Oregon defeats Ohio State Univ 46 – 33 to win the first ever NCAA men’s basketball tournament. March madness began.
  • 1952 – musical comedy “Singing in the Rain” premiers at Radio City Music Hall in NYC
  • 1964 – Largest U.S. earthquake hit Alaska
  • 1513 – The Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon first sight of Florida – can anyone tell me what the oldest city in the U.S. is?   St Augustine, FL
Show Low Raffle
John Legris once again enchanted us with his superior knowledge of the fruit of the vine. This week's offerings were Messina Hoff Merlot from wineries located in Bryan and Fredericksburg.  Grapes are harvested on the Texas High Plains (Gloria Richter knows where). The white wine was Casal Garcia Vinho Verde from Portugal - John described it similar to champagne and not as sweet.
Marlene Mattox won the opportunity to draw the 2 of Clubs to win the $300 pot. She drew the 8 of hearts and was pleased to choose the Messino Hoff.

Joe Montagna owned the second ticket and happily walked away with a bottle of Casal Garcia.
This month just flew by and we thank John his knowledge and creativity with his wine presentations. Bruce Richter unofficially nominated John for the position of "Sommelier for Life". 
Goals of Oak Hills Rotary Club
Fines and Confessions
Unfortunately Mary Denton was sitting across from President Fred when her phone went off - so she owed a fine.  Apparently no one was missing pins or badges.
Umbrella Time
Ken Ruiz returned the umbrella this week because he feared that he would incur a fine.  Derek Matthys, who owns the umbrella was not at the meeting this week so we continue to be in suspense to hear what he has to say!
Membership Dues Increase
The OHRC Board of Directors discussed our membership dues and because they have been the same for over 10 years, the board approved a $25 increase to $175 effective July 1, 2019.  If you have any comments, please contact President Fred Timmons.
Club Lunch and Business Program
Our speaker today was Tracey Fontenot, Co-Founder of Kinetic Kids. Also joining us from Kinetic Kids was Jenna Malsbury and Isabel Jones.  In a nutshell it is a physical and creative activity program designed specifically for children with special needs.  Their website says it best: "In 2001, Tracey Fontenot and Kacey Wernli were practicing pediatric physical therapists who saw a need. The children with special needs that they served needed more exercise. They needed motivation. They needed camaraderie. They needed the joy that comes from being part of a team. Together, Kacey and Tracey founded Kinetic Kids with just one t-ball team of 12 children. Then word got out, and the requests followed. This year, we will offer 234 sports and recreation programs to more than 2,800 children with special needs." Tracey shared that the program doesn't exclude anyone with special needs - even if there is no diagnosis.  The programs are run in several areas of San Antonio, Schertz and New Braunfels. This allows the kids to participate in the same facilities as their siblings and friends and makes it easier for parents to bring them. The program is designed to not isolate the kids - they are close to family and friends. Coaches are specifically trained as well as the interns who assist the kids. Two staff members oversee every program. The program provides athletic equipment specifically designed for special needs athletes. The schedules coincide with traditional sports seasons. The kids are encouraged to be independent and participate without their parents' help. This allows the parents to spend some time together with other family members and to watch and cheer for their athletes. The programs are fee based and there are scholarships available. 
For more information and to donate and/or volunteer your time, visit their website HERE. 
Watch their heartwarming "HOME" youtube video HERE!  
    Notice of New Member Proposal 
    At its March 21, 2019 meeting, the OHRC Board approved the application of Matthew Sheehan, Associated Director of Campus Operations at Galen College for membership.  Matt would have the classification of Asst Director of College Campus Operations. If any OHRC member knows why Matt should not be admitted into OHRC membership, please advise President Fred Timmons within two weeks of this notice.
    Coffee Friday
    Early birds rejoice!  Coffee Friday will again be meeting at Einstein Bagels.  Come for the coffee and bagels and other treats and stay for the riveting conversation and camaraderie!
    Location: Einstein Bagels on DeZavala
    When: Friday April 12
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Happier Hour
    The Outback Steakhouse is the new place for libations and munchies - typically the third Thursday of the month. Come join your friends and unwind on April 18!
    Cruise Raffle Tickets
    It's time to wind up your ticket sales for the Cruise Raffle!  Please remember to bring in your ticket stubs and money this week.
    District 5840 News
    Did you know that there's a full calendar of events in District 5840?  Being an active Rotarian is never boring!
    Don't miss out!  For more information on these and other events going on in District 5840, visit their website HERE!
    These are just a few of the things happening around our District:
    The 72nd Poteet Strawberry Festival is April 5 - "This is a fun event!" reports Mary Denton and her husband Pat McGuyer who enjoyed the good food and entertainment last year. They also enjoyed visiting with other Rotarians and Interact Students!
    Youth Day at Winston School of SA is April 6 - If you need to do a meeting makeup this is a good one to do -  these students will amaze you by their accomplishments!
    Other Dates to Remember:
    April 12   33rd Annual Alamo Heights Night at UIW 
    April 18   Dominion Rotary Foundation Clay Shoot for Hope Fundraiser
    May 3      District Conference at the Embassy Suites on 5618 Landmark Pkwy 
    Four Way Test
    Ken Ruiz closed the meeting with the Four Way Test.
    As always, President Fred challenged us with this:
    "Bring someone to Rotary Bring a friend to rotary. we all need to eat lunch, why not enjoy it with Rotarians and learn something interesting during one of our programs."