January 2020 Edition
News From Around District 5810
DG Beverly's January Message

Happy New Year!

It’s here.. the year of Vision! A new decade begins for Rotary District 5810. As we look back on what you have accomplished, we realize 2019 was quite a year. From January to December, you have accomplished such good work for your communities and the world.
Rose Parade 2020
5810 delegation to the Rose  Parade Float help decorate Rotary’s biggest Public Image project!  Pictured, Bob Dilworth RC Dallas and spouse, Mary
It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year
For the thirteenth year the Rotary Cub of Park Cities joined with the City of University Park to kick off the season with the Snider Plaza Tree Lighting and street party. An estimated 6,000 people attended to enjoy the fall weather, the music, the Fun Zone, and the food and beverages.  Even Santa attended
RYLA Volunteering for Angel Tree Over 20 Years
Volunteers from the RYLA Student Advisory Group and RYLA Alumni enjoyed their annual Angel Tree event at North Park Mall on November 30th--the Saturday after Thanksgiving. 
Plano Sunrise Saving Lives
The Plano Sunrise Rotary Club is proud to announce with their last Blood Drive they generated 627 units of blood. Through this effort, they have created the potential to possibly save up to 1887, lives.
Coppell Brings Holiday Cheer to Metrocrest Seniors
Every year, Coppell Rotary Club participates  in the Metrocrest Services Holiday Basket Program for Seniors. Many Seniors are forgotten this time of the year, Coppell Rotary Club supplied food and gift items from gift lists supplied by the Metrocrest Seniors.
An Evening With Santa
Some of the District gathered for an Evening with Santa. Toys for hospitalized children and socks for veterans were collected. All who attended learned of some of Santa’s personal experiences delivering toys as he took time to  visit candidly with attendees!  Thanks , Santa, for a fun evening.
Upcoming Guerrero Rotary Clinic - March 2020
The Guerrero Rotary Clinic in Chihuahua, Mexico is the longest active Rotary clinic of its type as it approaches 40 years of operations. 60,000 indigent patients (Mexicans, Tarahumara Indians and Mennonites) have been treated at no cost to them. While every patient is an eye patient, the clinic provides additional medical services like dental, general medicine and certain specialties.
Dension High School Interact Delivers Christmas Goodies
Denison High School Interact Club delivers hand made cookies and cards to residents at local Wesley Village Assisted Living.
Addison Midday Making A Difference For Santa's Heroes' 
Addison Midday Rotary Club Members Corky Pledger and Cynthia Allison spent December 11 buying $2,000 worth of presents for ‘Santa's Heroes’, sponsored by the Addison Police and Fire Department
Volunteers Needed!
Allen Sunrise Rotary is seeking volunteers to join them for their "Kids' Against Hunger" Service Project on March 28th, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church of Allen. This project is intended to package food to be sent 
White Rock Volunteers For Angel Tree
Members of White Rock Rotary and Lake Highlands Interact enjoyed volunteering at the Salvation Army. Angel Tree in Northpark Mall.
RYLA Roundup for all clubs to kick off the 2020 RYLA Year
The RYLA Information Roundup for the District 5810 Camp RYLA Program will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Addison Conference Centre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001. Rotary Club RYLA Chairpersons should attend this training program designed to get Camp RYLA 2020 recruiting and selection started. The meeting is the only chairpersons training of the year so every club should be represented.
The training is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. RYLA manuals and recruiting materials will be distributed, including copies of the new Camp RYLA and Making a Difference  video.    The meeting is also open to any Rotarian interested in learning more about Camp RYLA prior to the 30th annual leadership camp. July 26 – July 31, 2020.
Upcoming Events
January Theme - Vocational Service
Jan 01, 2020 – Jan 31, 2020
January Roundtable
Escape Expert
Jan 11, 2020 9:30 AM
RYLA Roundup
Addison Conference Centre
Jan 18, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
REAL Leadership Training
Escape Expert
Jan 25, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
PI Monthly Zoom Trainng - Presidential Citation
Zoom Meeting
Jan 27, 2020
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
February Theme - Peace & Conflict Resolution
Feb 01, 2020 – Feb 29, 2020
District Flag Summit
Brookhaven Country Club
Feb 01, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
February Roundtable
Escape Expert
Feb 08, 2020 9:30 AM
Rotary's 115th Birthday
Feb 23, 2020
Lone Star PETS
DFW Hyatt Regency
Feb 27, 2020 – Mar 01, 2020
View entire list
Addison Midday
Allen Sunrise
Farmers Branch
Plano Metro
Grand Prairie
White Rock
Greenville Daybreak & Commerce
Preston Trails
McKinney Sunset
Irving Las Colinas
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