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President Helen Peralta
President Elect Frank Alegria
Treasurer Ken Weaver
Secretary Frank Alegria
Community Service, Co-Director Linda Whitman
Community Service, Director Pat Weaver
Vocational Service, Director Tom Kennedy
Club Service, Director Buddy Sheppard
International Service, Director Bill White
International Service, Co-Director Jiten Shah
Immediate Past President Bill White
Public Relations, Director Greg Zylka
Membership, Director Bob Talbot
Director, The Legacy Council Cliff Boyd
Program Development, Chair Linda Whitman
Sergeant at Arms Jim Richardson
The Rotary Foundation, Director Dr. Alex Peralta
Youth Service, Director Gary Billingsley
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Duncanville, TX 75116
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Posted by Helen Peralta on Jul 12, 2015

Posted by Helen Peralta on Jul 07, 2015

We held a Club Assembly on the first meeting of the 2015-2016 Rotary year.  Bob Talbot gave us our Rotary Moment and Frank Alegria shared Morning Motivations.  Rotarian Gary Billingsley was bumped up to Paul Harris Fellow +2.  And Buddy Sheppard reported on where we stand with the Flag Program.


Posted by Helen Peralta on Jun 03, 2015

Change always comes bearing gifts. - Price Pritchett

The Rotary Club of Duncanville is set to embark on a new journey.  The Club has been selected to participate in Rotary International's Innovative and Flexible Rotary Club Pilot Project.  What this means for our Club is new ways of doing things!  We hope that also means you engaging with our Club and joining us in making a difference in our community.

We received our letter of approval on June 2, 2015 and would like to share this great moment with you:

Posted by Helen Peralta on Apr 01, 2015

Homelessness - an event that can last a lifetime for many people in our community - comes one night out of the year for some students at Duncanville High School.

Posted by Helen Peralta on Feb 15, 2015

Please join us for the Early Act First Knight knighting ceremonies to be held Wednesday, March 4, 2015.  The following schools will turn students to pages, pages to squires, and squires to knights!  The ceremony is between an hour to two hours.  Come even if it's for a little while.  It's a sight to see, if you have not been to one yet.  Here's the schedule:

  • Hastings Elementary School - 8:30 A.M.
  • Smith Elementary School - 8:30 A.M.
  • Brandenburg Intermediate School - 1:00 P.M.
  • Central Elementary School - 1:00 P.M.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Gary Billingsley.

Posted by Helen Peralta on Feb 15, 2015

The Rotary Club of Duncanville is proud to once again provide support to the Best Southwest Regional C.E.R.T. Program for its emergency preparedness training programs which are conducted within our communities.  Through a District Grant, our club gave a total of $4,000.00 for community-wide training programs in Duncanville, DeSoto, Cedar Hill, and Lancaster.  Being in our backyards gives us the best viewpoint on how to respond best and quickest to an emergency  The grant allows our Club to train four members as first responders in disaster or catastrophic events where immediate search and rescue, triage, and emergency aid is needed.  Funds are also used for equipment.

Posted by Bob Talbot

The Duncanville High School robotics team, lead by engineering and robotics teacher Bart Barton, demonstrated their search and rescue robot at our meeting last week.  It's amazing!  The remote control and camera allow it to enter hazardous structures without putting people in danger.




Posted by Bob Talbot

The Duncanville CERT program recently received a Club check for $500 to support their local efforts and volunteers.





Posted by Bob Talbot

Sir Cass honored the students in the Early Act First Knight ceremony for students at Central Elementary School.  The assembly was held in the school cafeteria where all the students in the school attended in two shifts.


Posted by Bob Talbot

Norm Davis and his dedication to the Duncanville Independent School District and the Rotary Flag Program were highlighted in a story in the district's Friday Informer.  It's a great story about Norm and free publicity for our Flag Program.  Please read the story at the link below:


Posted by Bob Talbot on Sep 11, 2012

The new year of Early Act First Knight kickoff at Central Elementary School was great fun with Knights of the Guild Sir Cass and Sir William entertaining and inspiring the school children.  This gets the children ready for the daily instruction provided by EAFK and explains the rewards of virtues.  Last year the fall kickoff was also an exciting display by the knights.


Posted by Carmen Partlow

Duncanville Outreach Ministries is in the process of expanding their facilities to accommodate more food in order to sever the growing needs of our community. The cost of the project is approximately $41,000. Our club donated $10,000 to the Building Fund. Anita Davis gave us a very informative look at Duncanville Outreach Ministries and how many families in Duncanville they serve. We were given a tour of the facility. Here, Anita is showing some of the seasonal item which are stored. The tour gave us an opportunity to see what a family might receive in the way of groceries. In addition to groceries, Duncanville residents are also able to receive assistance with prescription, rent, utilities and cancer patients receive gasoline card to aid them get to their treatments. We also received a tour of the Duncanville Outreach Ministries Thrift Store. They sell gently used and previously owned household items, books, clothing, shoes and more which have been donated by the community. They also sell "new" items such as toiletries, hair accessories, baby and adult diapers, household cleaning and more. To see more pictures click on photo journals on our home page (
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