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Rotary District 5830

2018-19 Theme
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Upcoming Events
Wills Point DG Official Visit
Wills Point Community Center
Nov 08, 2018
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Iron Lung - Tyler Rotary Club - Christmas Parade
Nov 29, 2018
Atlanta RC - Iron Lung for Christmas Parade
Nov 30, 2018 – Dec 02, 2018
"The Lighting of the Christmas Trees"
Dec 01, 2018
Iron Lung - Bullard RC
Dec 02, 2018 – Dec 06, 2018
RYLA Staff Training
Jan 25, 2019 – Jan 27, 2019
RYLA Session 1
Feb 08, 2019 – Feb 10, 2019
RYLA Session 2
Feb 22, 2019 – Feb 24, 2019
Foundation Banquet
Northridge Country Club Texarkana
Feb 23, 2019
Lindale Rotary Club Wild Game Dinner Feb 25, 2019
Lindale Junior High Cafeteria
Feb 25, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Bulletin Editor
Shirley Pinnix Evans, District Administrator
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
November 2018 
Special District Conference Bulletin
IPDG Ted Huffhines District Conference 
Special Bulletin on the 2017-2018 DG Ted Huffhines District Conference held in Longview, Texas on October 19-20, 2018 with approximately 130 in attendance. 
The event was a celebration of Rotary District 5830 Rotarians Making a Difference. Congratulation to 2017-2018 District Governor Ted and Angela Huffhines who were inducted in the Arch Klump Society and because of his "Outstanding Leadership" District 5830 received 1st Place in Polio Fund Giving of $127,013.00 and 2nd Place in Annual Fund Per Capita giving of $167.00.  This Special Bulletin was prepared to honor the Clubs and Rotarians that continue to make a difference in District 5830.  Special "Thank You" to Lillie Reves for taking over 100 beautiful pictures that captured the events of Friday night, October 19, 2018 and Saturday, October 20, 2018.  I have documented 68 of those pictures and placed them on the District 5830 Website under Photo Albums.   This bulletin will display a few of those 68 pictures so to view all pictures go to 
2017-2018 DG Ted Huffhines opens the District Conference with Welcome and Introduction of ETBU Hilltop Singers.
PDG Bill Hedges prays blessing on the District Conference prior to our delicious meal being served.
After the meal, Introductions and Recognitions were made by IPDG Ted Huffhines. 
2017-2018 Leadership Team from left to right:
 From Left to right: DGN Jack Welge - Longview, PDG & Fundraising/Awards Tom DeWitt-South Tyler, DGE Jim Finstrom-Jefferson, DG Judy Guthrie-Carthage, District Administrator Shirley Pinnix-Evans-Texarkana Sunrise, Grants James Roberts-Longview, AG & Public Image Chair Sam Scroggins-Quitman, PDG & Polio Chair Shirley Griffin-Longview, PDG & Finance/COL John Jetter-South Tyler, PDG & Membership Lee Montgomery-South Tyler, PDG & Membership John Henson-Henderson, Grants Ingrid Self, Longview Greggton, IPDG & District Trainer Ted Huffhines-Marshall 
Keynote Speaker Rotary International Director, Greg Yank presentation was: "What's in it For Me?"
Special Guest: PDG and RRC Rita Esterly - Lead Two Saturday Breakout Sessions on Membership Development.
IPDG Ted Huffhines introduces 2017-2018 Assistant Governors.
From left to right: Sam Scroggins, Barbara Turner, Jason Gregory, John Hart, Shirley Griffin, Nathan Reves, Ralph Waits. Not pictured: Susan Chapman, Kathy Whitfield, 
Thanks goes to all the Clubs and Rotarians that donated items for the Silent Auction.   We had over 37 items and made $2,137.00 for Rotary Foundation for Polio.  Thank you Ingrid Self and Shirley Griffin for encouraging individuals and businesses to donate. 
The Texarkana International Rotary Club sponsored a Polio Plus raffle and raised approximately $1500.00 after PDG Jo Ann Parkman won a case of wine and turned around and sold 11 bottles of wine for $25.00 each.  Way to Go PDG Jo Ann.  Remember that the Bill Gates Foundation matches 2 to 1 for every $100.00 we give.  Other funds were raised during the conference and will be sent to the Rotary Foundation for the Eradication of Polio. 
Saturday was filled with Club and Individual recognition, great entertainment and educational breakout sessions.  A big "Thanks goes to the Breakout Sessions leaders: RRC Rita Esterly- Membership Part 1 and Part 2, DA Shirley Pinnix-Evans - two separate sessions on MyRotary/Rotary Club Central " Tips on how to achieve 2018-2019 Rotary Citation Award", DGN Jack Wedge and Deborah Bell - Foundation and International Service,  President Amanda Folmar - Youth Services, Past President Vickie Boggio and President April Barber - Club Flexibility, DG Judy Guthrie - Fundraising, DGE Jim Finstrom - Committee Development.
Marshall's Past President, Louraisel McDonald received the Bill Rains Rotarian of the Year Award for 2017-2018
2017-2018 Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club President, Bill Burnett accepts the Bill Campbell Club of the Year Award.  Pictured from left to right: IPDG Ted Huffhines, AG Barbara Turner, 2017-2018 President Bill Burnett, 2018-2019 President Greg Cooley, DGND Mike and Andrea Groom.
Bill Rains ROY Awards
Terry Booker- Kilgore- Humanitarian Service
Vicki Boggio- Longview Midtown- Improving Public Image
Not pictured: Fay House- Idabel- Strengthening Clubs 
Bill Campbell COY Award
Patty Collier-Texarkana Sunrise- Strengthening Clubs
Jo Dobbs (not pictured) Mack Dennis accepting-Tyler Sunrise-Humanitarian Service 
Anthony Chiles (not pictured) Donna Meredith accepting - Athens
Public Image 
Rotary International Citation Awards
2017-2018 DG Ted Huffhines presented the RI Citation Award to 12 Clubs. 
Accepting the Awards:
Left to right: David Jones - Tyler, Patty Collier-Tx Sunrise, Louraisel McDonald - Marshall, AG Barbara Turner - Malakoff, Ric Brack - Longview, AG John Hart- Lindale RC, Terry Booker- Kilgore , Fay House-Idabel, Ben Vinson-Henderson, Donna Jessee- Clarksville, Bill Burnett-Cedar Creek Lake, Mack Dennis-Tyler Sunrise
IPDG Ted Huffhines present personalized wine bottles to 2017-2018 Club Presidents 
Left to right: IPDG Ted Huffhines, Jerry Porter - Atlanta RC, Louraisel McDonald -Marshall RC, David Jones-Tyler RC, Donna Jessee-Clarksville RC, Faye House-Idabel RC, Ric Brack-Longview RC, Bill Burnett-Cedar Creek Lake RC, Terry Booker- Kilgore RC, Vickie Boggio-Longview Midtown, PDG Fay J Durrant -represents Tx International RC.
Club Visioning 2017-2018 facilitators 
PDG John Jetter- Longview-Greggton,  DGND Mike Groom-Cedar Creek Lake, Bob Hourahan-Mt Pleasant, Dietrich Johnson-Longview, Louraisel McDonald-Marshall, PDG Lee Montgomery-South Tyler, AG Nathan Reves-Mt Vernon, AG Sam Scroggins-Quitman, IPDG Ted Huffhines 
Not pictured: David Cartwright-Wills Point, David Cockerham-Tyler Sunrise, Susan Gill (Chairperson)-Lindale, Jeff Johnston-South Tyler, Chris Lummus-Pittsburg,  Ava Welge - Longview 
Membership Growth
Top Three Net: 1st Place Rick Brack - Longview, 2nd Place Sandra Pirkey (Bob Hourahan accepting) - Mt. Pleasant, 3rd Place Faye House (not pictured) - Idabel with IPDG Ted Huffhines
Top Three Percapita (group picture not available
1st Place Tie: Patty Collier - Texarkana Sunrise and Faye House - Idabel 
2nd Place: Sandra Pirkey - Mt. Pleasant
3rd Place: Steve Dubose - Overton 
Membership Contest
Net Winners: Ric Brack - Longview, Donna Meredith accepting for Anthony Chiles - Athens
Bob Hourahan accepting for Sandra Pirkey - Mt. Pleasant 
Overall Net Winners:
Ric Brack - Longview, AG Shirley Griffin accepting for Robert Johnson- . Gladewater.  Per Capita Winner: Patty Collier - Texarkana Sunrise & Not pictured is Joe McElroy for Troup (Gladewater won both Per Capita and Overall Net Membership Contest Awards )
Bulletin Contest Winners: 
AG and District Public Image Chair present plagues to Donna Jessee from Clarksville RC who was the yearly winner.
Patty Collier-Tx Sunrise RC was a quarterly winner
Greg Hollen (not pictured)- Mineloa RC was a quarterly winner 
Foundation Recognition 
10 District 5830 Clubs rec'd EREY Banners for donating $100 or more per member. 
AG Ralph Waits accepts for West Bowie RC, 
Louraisel McDonald accepts for Marshal RC
Silfida Gomez accepts for Tx International RC
Terry Booker accepts for Kilgore RC
Bill Burnett accepts for Cedar Creek Lake RC
Trey Smith accepts for Longivew RC
Patty Collier accepts for Tx Sunrise RC
Denis Mack- Tyler Sunrise RC
RID Greg Yank and IPDG Ted Huffhines also pictured 
Sustaining Members: 
Each members of these clubs represented gave to Rotary Foundation.
AG Ralph Waits accepts for West Bowie County RC, Patty Collier - Tx Sunrise RC, Ric Brack - Longview RC, DGE Jim Finstrom accepts for- Jefferson RC, Terry Booker- Kilgore RC, Louraisel McDonald - Marshall RC, Silfida Gomez accepts for - Tx International RC, Bill Burnett - Cedar Creek Lake RC,  Denis Tyler Sunrise RC
Top Three Club for AF Per Capita Giving: 
1st Place is Marshall RC - Louraisel McDonald
2nd Place Tx International RC - Silfida Gomez accepting for Marion Houff 
3nd Place Kilgore RC - Terry Booker