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Member Birthdays:
  • Jim Poage
    December 2
  • Stewart Clark
    December 2
  • Felicia James
    December 6
  • Carter Casteel
    December 10
  • Dirk Davidek
    December 14
  • Chris Humphries
    December 16
  • Rick Reed
    December 20
  • David Maltby
    December 23
  • J.Boyd Vaughan
    December 30
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  • Helgard Suhr-Hollis
    December 1, 1992
    29 years
  • Burt Wellmann
    December 4, 2019
    2 years
  • H. Stone Williams
    December 4, 2008
    13 years
  • Russel Gribble
    December 5, 2012
    9 years
  • Gretchen Pruett
    December 9, 2009
    12 years
  • Nate Raschke
    December 10, 2013
    8 years
  • Ian Perez
    December 12, 2012
    9 years
  • Christian Laijas
    December 13, 2017
    4 years
  • Ky Slone
    December 13, 2017
    4 years
  • Patrick Kenney
    December 27, 2018
    3 years
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Member Spotlight
Gretchen Pruett
 
Gretchen is a public librarian, and to her, that is so much more than just getting books for people. She supports literacy in all of its forms - technical, physical, social literacy to name a few. Gretchen advocates that librarians help level the playing field for our citizens - making sure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, grow and live their best lives. Gretchen was originally a CPA, but discovered that her passion was for teaching and learning. A former boss of hers told her that the best way to learn about and become part of a community was to join the Rotary Club. She wants to give a huge shoutout to Don Miller for sponsoring her in 2009. When asked about her favorite memory as a Rotarian, she said the day she was sworn in and the first time she was allowed to cook a kartoffelpuffer. In her free time, you can find Gretchen reading, knitting or gardening. If she could have one meal for the rest of her life, it would be chicken piccata. If you took Gretchen to Happy Hour, she would order a frozen margarita, “the perfect Texas beverage” in her words, not a White Claw.
 
Member Spotlight interviews are conducted and written by Becca Brown.
Rotary Club of New Braunfels
New Braunfels

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Columbus Hall
111 West Landa Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130
United States of America
Attending a meeting requires an invitation from an existing member. Visiting Rotarians and/or current Rotarians considering joining Rotary Club of New Braunfels should contact the President-Elect Nominee.
 
OBJECT OF ROTARY
 
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
 
  1. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; 
     
  2. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society; 
     
  3. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life; 
     
  4. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
Speakers
Rotary NB Lane Chairs
Dec 01, 2021 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
Heather Harrison & Steve Rodgers
Dec 08, 2021
Texas Water Safari
Mic Biesboer
Dec 15, 2021 12:00 PM
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Rotary Club of New Braunfels
P.O. Box 310587
New Braunfels, TX  78131 USA
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