November 15th, 2023

Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving filled with good food, great company, and moments that warm the soul.
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: Amber Scarborough/Patrick Harrison
Four Way Test: Amber Scarborough

Attendance 13

Members: 8

Jayden Beatty (Speaker), Blair Loaiza, Patty Hoyt, Robbie Webb

Visitors: Patrick Harrison

Meals on Wheels 

12/7 - Shirley Diepenbrock

12/14 - Lisa Killough

12/21 - Rick Collins

Looking Ahead
Nov 22, 2023
Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 29, 2023
Location TBD
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Club News
Announcements - Nov. 15 

·         Next week no meeting - Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

·         Nov 29th Club Social 5:30pm, dinner at Mangieri’s Pizza (5900 W Slaughter Ln Suite 460) first then a visit to the Maywald Christmas Light Display, 10505 Twilight Vista, Austin, TX 78736

·         Dec 14th - Esther’s Follies, ticket price is $47 and can be paid to Jim.  Family is welcome to join in. Contact Jim for tickets. (

Member Spotlight - Erica Garza
Member Spotlight for November is Dr. Erica Garza, Medical Director, VCA Ben White Animal Hospital. Erica Garza has been with VCA since 2003.  She grew up on a farm in Marion, TX and obtained her undergraduate degrees of Biology and Chemistry from Southwest Texas State University (nka Texas State University).  Her DVM was obtained at Texas A&M University.   She interned in Los Angeles, California (home of the stars!) with a focus on internal medicine and cardiology.
Jayden Beatty, Chief Development Officer of AGE
Jayden Beatty, Chief Development Officer of AGE,, 512-451-4611
AGE of Central Texas helps older adults and their caregivers thrive as they navigate the realities and opportunities of aging and caregiving.  They offer daytime care in secure facilities for individuals with dementia, memory loss or physical changes due to aging.
Raffle - Galindo Elementary
Jeff drew the Jack of Spades, so the Queen of Hearts lives on!  The pot is $806 and will be shared between the club member and Galindo Elementary School.
Earl Curry Sunshine Fund

·         Jim - has a new puppy in his family, a sheepadoodle named Sunny!

·         Amber - sunshine for the Wynonna Judd concert she recently attended!    

·         Patrick - had the pleasure of hosting the Zone Institute for District Governors with folks from all over the world.   He mentioned that Rotary membership has recently doubled in the Ukraine!

Rotary News

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Jamaica, Portugal, Belgium, and Sri Lanka.


Rotary editor Wen Huang paid an extended visit to the culinary paradise of Singapore, the host of the 2024 Rotary International Convention

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