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  • Bob Frese
    August 1
  • Charlie Felts
    August 6
  • Rita Powell
    August 12
  • Austin Jeffers
    August 13
  • Frank Pereira
    August 13
  • Justin Meadows
    August 13
  • Lou Ann Wallis
    August 14
  • Burt Wellmann
    August 23
  • John Howe
    August 23
  • Bruce Boyer
    August 26
  • Lisa Hood
    August 28
  • Kent Fischer
    August 30
Join Date:
  • Kathy Meurin
    August 1, 1987
    35 years
  • Rita Powell
    August 1, 1995
    27 years
  • Jimmy Heinbaugh
    August 3, 2016
    6 years
  • Sandy Payson
    August 18, 2010
    12 years
  • Christopher Ricks
    August 19, 2020
    2 years
  • Austin Milam
    August 22, 2017
    5 years
  • Clay Robison
    August 25, 2021
    1 year
  • John Rucker
    August 25, 2021
    1 year
  • Thomas McNeill
    August 25, 2021
    1 year
  • Matt Kyle
    August 26, 1998
    24 years
  • Eric Pipkin
    August 31, 2011
    11 years
  • Norma Castilla-Blackwell
    August 31, 2016
    6 years
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January 2022
President's Message
Chris Humphries
The Rotary Club of New Braunfels is a group of professional men and women who are dedicated to “Service Above Self”. This talented group of people work hard to give back to their community, through community service projects, charitable contributions, scholarships, Rotary Foundation, and many other programs. Rotary is an international club that has like-minded professionals providing services to others in need. It is important for our club and many others to continue to change the world for better. As President, I am excited to work alongside these Rotarians to achieve our goals for 2022 and 2023. We will continue to live by our Four Way Test:
Of the things we think, say, or do
  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
We meet every Wednesday from 12:00PM to 1:00PM at Columbus Club Hall on Landa St. 
Member Spotlight
Randy Rogers
Randy Rodgers learned from his parents at an early age that the call to serve others is the highest calling. As a high school student, Randy accumulated more than 1,500 hours of volunteer work, mostly at summer camps across the state of Texas, teaching campcraft and outdoor skills to children in RAs and GAs, Baptist organizations for children and youth that are similar to scouts. He was recognized for his work with two National Service awards.
Randy grew up in Fort Worth. He attended Richland High School, then undergraduate school at Oklahoma Baptist University, and graduate school at the University of North Texas. Feeling a call to continue serving and working with children, he majored in elementary education.
Following graduation, Randy worked for 30 years as a public-school educator as an elementary and middle school teacher, instructional technology specialist, and district instructional technology and innovation administrator. His work brought him to New Braunfels in 2012. One of his proudest achievements as an educator was founding a student service organization, Students With a Purpose, at the middle school where he worked in Birdville ISD outside of Fort Worth. The organization did a range of community service activities, including trash pickup, campus beautification, graffiti abatement, and more, and is still active 20 years later. Randy retired from education in 2021 and went to work in the mortgage industry.
Randy joined Rotary Club of New Braunfels last year to grow new friendships and because of Rotary’s emphasis on Service Above Self. He jumped in headfirst, doing his first service project four days after his initial Rotary meeting. He has been at as many service activities as possible since, including blood drives, trash pickup, food distribution, and many more.
When he is not at Rotary activities, he’s working as a mortgage loan advisor with Trinity Oaks Mortgage. He attends River City Church and is a member of BNI Guadalupe Referrals, Seguin Elks, and the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce (as of this week). If he’s not at a meeting or working a loan, he is hopefully out on the water chasing bass or trout in his kayak.
Randy has been married to his beautiful wife, Missie, for 28 years. She is an elementary PE teacher in Seguin who is far too good for him. His 21-year-old daughter, Reagan, graduated from Tarleton State in May and is getting married to her Aggie fiancé on the 27th of this month. Donations accepted! His son, Reilly, will be headed off to Mississippi State this weekend for his freshman year. If you run into Randy at a local eatery, he’ll probably be drinking a skinny margarita or a Zero Sugar DP.
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.
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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.
Nancy Papas, Headwaters at the Comal
Aug 10, 2022
Conservation Legacy Project and Phase II Plans
Jim Savage
Aug 17, 2022 12:30 PM
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