September 13, 2023

September 21 -
International Peace Day
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Membership Chair
Public Relations
Service Chair
Sergeant At Arms
Programs Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Executive Secretary

Club Service

Prayer/Pledge: Jim McComb
Four Way Test: Jim McComb

Attendance 16

Members: 13
Guests: 2, Patrick Harrison & David Jessich
Visitors: 1, Salina Serna

Meals on Wheels 

9/21 - Amber Scarborough

9/28 - Simon Garza

Looking Ahead
Sep 20, 2023
Sep 21, 2023 12:00 PM
Joint meeting with Rotary Club of Austin -Southwest at DK Maria's
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Welcome to South Austin Rotary

Join us! Wednesdays, 12:00 Noon at DK Marias Legendary Tex-Mex, 1807 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin, TX 78748
Club News
Sept 13 - Announcements 

·         The Doodle Romp service project was a blast.  There were 40 dogs running around and playing in the water and we had 9 volunteers from our club!

·         Allison’s husband, Steve, has pneumonia, keep them in your thoughts.

·         September 30, Adoption fest is still needing volunteers and donations!  Contact Heidi Wittenborn to volunteer and here is their Amazon Wish List.

Member Spotlight - Scott Thomas
South Austin Rotary is all about service, community and family! Meet Scott Thomas: I am from Lockhart, TX. I have been in Austin TX off and on since 2002. I worked for a short time in Fredericksburg TX at my uncle’s Vineyard. I decided I wanted to go to college. I graduated from TX State in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in management.
Committee Reports

·         Treasurer’s Report - the bank balance was $19,981at the end of August and the Queen of Hearts balance is $580.

·         Service Report - Jenny will be sending out information for two upcoming service projects, the Central Texas Food Bank and Adoption Fest. Look for those coming soon.

Salina Serna, Executive Director, Project Schoolhouse

Selina began serving on the board of Project Schoolhouse in 2013 and in 2019 she took over as Executive Director.  She served in leadership roles at Whole Foods in the US and the UK for 25 years.  She is a graduate of Rice University in Economics.

Raffle - Galindo Elementary

Lisa drew the King of Clubs…so the Queen of Hearts lives on!  The pot is really getting BIG!

Earl Curry Sunshine Fund

·         David Jessich - son went back to school at University of St Andrews and daughter is applying to be a paramedic  in Alaska. He protested his property taxes and got a big reduction.  His uncle who was a NYC firefighter was killed in 9/11.

·         Jim McComb - His wife, Sherlene, is recovering from her knee replacement and is doing well. But on a sad note, they lost their dog of many years this past week.

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