Rotary Club of New Braunfels 

District 5840

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Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

New Braunfels

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Seekatz Opera House
265 W. San Antonio St.
New Braunfels, TX  78130-7936
United States
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We are always happy to have new guests, but please keep in mind that our luncheons are invite only. We request that you be the guest of a current member to attend.
 
 
 
Speakers
Ray Martinez (Judy Kovacs-Long)
Mar 01, 2017
Texas Rangers
Special Speaker
Mar 08, 2017
(likely a city official - "state of the city"
TBA (Garry Montgomery)
Mar 15, 2017
Alex Valentine (Matthew Hoyt)
Mar 22, 2017
Future of Radio
TBA (Tracey Norris)
Mar 29, 2017
TBA (Jim Peck)
Apr 12, 2017
Michael Meek (Jim Poage)
Apr 19, 2017
New Braunfels Economic Development
TBA (Gretchen Pruett)
May 03, 2017
TBA (Ron Reaves)
May 10, 2017
Rotary Exchange Student #1
May 17, 2017
Plus intro of newly Outbound Exchange Student #1
Exchange Student #2
May 24, 2017
Plus Outgoing Exchange Student #2
TBA (Drew Traeger)
May 31, 2017
TBA (Steve Rodgers)
Jun 07, 2017
TBA (Laurie Wehring)
Jun 14, 2017
 
 
 
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Convention: Southern hospitality
The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours of local landmarks. If it’s your first convention, these events are chances to meet fellow Rotarians from around the world, and if you’re an experienced convention goer, you can catch up with old friends. Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron will host Rotarians for a “Strike Out Polio” night at the new SunTrust Park, where you’ll...
Member spotlight: The power of the press
When Teguest Yilma helped found the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Entoto in 2002, she thought polio had already been eradicated from most of the world. But while Ethiopia had been free of the disease, Yilma was shocked to learn that new cases had started cropping up in surrounding countries such as Somalia. “I was thinking, it’s not possible, we can’t be free if the countries around us are not free,” she says. Yilma, the managing editor of Capital, Ethiopia’s largest English weekly newspaper, has brought a journalist’s skills to the fight against polio. She became vice chair of the Ethiopia...
Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman
Battling breast cancer in 2000, Kathryn Smith found comfort pursuing her lifelong interest in Franklin D. Roosevelt. The more she read, the more intrigued she became with the 32nd U.S. president’s private secretary, Marguerite Alice “Missy” LeHand. “I thought, what a fascinating life she had because she was by his side through the polio crisis, establishing the polio rehabilitation center in Warm Springs and then after his return to politics,” she says. Smith, a past president of the Rotary Club of Greater Anderson, S.C., and a longtime newspaper journalist, turned that curiosity into a book...