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Denton County Judge Andy Eads Inducted as 2024-2025 District 5790 Governor
 
On Saturday June 22, in a celebration dinner that attracted over 200 district Rotarians and guests to the 'Circle R Ranch' in Flower Mound, Andy Eads and his executive team were inducted for the 2024-2025 Rotary year.  Outgoing governor Pat Peters thanked her executive and  leadership team for the support and motivation they'd shown over the past Rotary year.  Andy introduced his leadership team and outlined his goals for the coming year.
 
More to follow...
District 5790 Disaster Relief - Texas Tornados
In recent weeks we have seen the 2024 storm season wreak havoc throughout the central and northern states.  Last night the storms hit close to home when the a powerful supercell unleashed a series of tornados that ripped through the communities of Valley View, Pilot Point, and Celina, leaving a path of destruction and at least 7 dead in its wake.  Damage was done to many surrounding communities as well.
 
The 5790 Disaster Relief team had been serving in the Houston area providing relief to flood victims.  This afternoon they returned to North Central Texas to assist in the relief efforts in the affected areas.
 
After discussions with the representatives of the Denton County Office of Emergency Management, we were offered opportunities to assist with the debris management in the Pilot Point and Valley View communities.  Click on this link for details on how these activities unfolded and the news coverage we received.
 
We are still assisting tornado and flood victims so if you would like to contribute through Disaster Aid USA to the Texas Relief Fund, please click on the link below. Under 'Choose a Cause to Support' click on 'Donate Now' and then select 'Texas Relief Fund'.
Upcoming District Events
Aug 17, 2024 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Daylight Time (UTC-05:00)
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Jan 11, 2025 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM Central Standard Time (UTC-06:00)
Stories from our Vibrant Clubs
PDG Pat Peters Presents Cross Timbers Rotary with the prestigious Governors Cup for being the leading Vibrant Club in the district over the past Rotary Year.  Pat journeyed from a prior RYLA engagement to participate in the Cross Timbers Rotary Annual Awards Luncheon to present the cup.  The luncheon attracted most of the 137 Cross Timbers members plus guests from the District Leadership along with over 30 recipients from the Cross Timbers grants program.
 
The awards was accepted by Club President Will Carlton and outgoing Club President Nicole Smith-Woodward.
The recent Rotary Leadership Institute Parts 1 & 2 seminars held on Saturday October 7 were an overwhelming success. The participants had much praise for the event organization and the quality of both the materials and the speakers.
 
 
Members of the RLI Part 1 course receiving their certificates at the end of the afternoon. The seminar was an interactive event with a focus on Rotary, Ethics and Vocational Service, the Rotary Foundation, Engaging Members, and Creating Service Projects.
 
 
Members of the RLI Part 2 course also received their certificates at the end of the afternoon. Their seminar was also an interactive event with a focus on Attracting Members, Effective Leadership Strategies, Rotary Opportunities, Club Communication, Rotary Foundation, and Team Building.
 
 

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Message from the Outgoing RI President
Outgoing RI President R. Gordon R. McInally had an emotional message on mental health for the assembly at this years RI Convention in Singapore.

 

The Magic of Rotary - District 3350
This inspirational video was prepared and directed by Patsri Suwimbol, DG for District 3350, and Thanongsak Wiboonma, Rotary Song Committee chair.

 

The Butterfly Effect
During his training for the upcoming Rotary year, Andy Eads (Governor Elect) showed this video during the lunch break. We thought this might be an inspirational video for those of us who often ponder what effect we're having on the world around us.  Credit for this video goes to Andy Andrews.
 
 
News Stories from Rotary International
An innovator with impact

Rotary’s latest alumni award honoree, Gaetano Scamarcio, pursues scientific and societal progress

Arbor daze: The therapeutic benefits of forest bathing

Awash in woodland wonder, a skeptical writer acknowledges the therapeutic benefits of forest bathing.

The playmaker

As an avid sports fan, President Stephanie Urchick is well-positioned to light the lamp, clear the bases, and split the uprights. Whatever the sports metaphor, she’s destined to keep Rotary in the winner’s circle

Combating loneliness around the globe

Rotary clubs launch initiatives for community well-being

Rotary International Statement 

It is a tragic and sad time for the people of Ukraine and the world.
 
At Rotary, we are deeply concerned by the deteriorating situation in Ukraine and the escalating loss of life and humanitarian hardship there.  Continued military action against Ukraine will not only devastate the region, but also risk spreading tragic consequences across Europe and the world.
 
As one of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations, we have made peace the cornerstone of our global mission.  We join the international community in calling for an immediate cease fire, withdrawal of Russian forces, and a restoration of diplomatic efforts to resolve this conflict through dialogue. 
 
In the past decade, Rotary clubs in Ukraine, Russia and nearby countries have transcended national differences and have actively engaged in peace-building projects to promote goodwill and to marshal assistance for the victims of war and violence. Today, our thoughts are with our fellow Rotary members and others in Ukraine coping with these tragic events. Rotary International will do everything in its power to bring aid, support and peace to the region. 
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This is your District 5790 Blood Drive Resource. If your club would like to sponsor a blood drive in your community please click here for more information on how to set-up and promote a Blood Drive.
Clubs are encouraged to promote their blood drives on the District 5790 Website and on the District 5790 Blood Drive Face Book page. Contact the District 5790 Blood Drive Chair to promote your drive in either media.
The following are District 5790 Rotary Clubs that are hosting blood drives 
 
 
Rotary Peace Fellowship Announcement
We are now accepting applications for 2025 Rotary Peace Fellowships! 
We hope you will join us in promoting the peace fellowship opportunity within your communities and enlisting the help of club members across your district to find qualified candidates. The application will be open until 15 May 2024, and interested candidates can apply through our application webpage.
 
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