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Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Jul 07, 2014

Welcome to Rotary District 5890, composed of sixty-five vibrant clubs across the greater Houston metropolitan area.  The Rotarians in our area truly exemplify Rotary's motto of ''Service Above Self'' with projects in local communities as well as international projects around the world.  Rotary International is working diligently to cross the finish line of eradicating Polio worldwide and District 5890 is working hard to aid in that effort.  So whether your passion is in water projects, literacy, hunger, health, or peace, Rotary has something to offer you.

I encourage you to explore our website for local events and service opportunities as well as information about District 5890.  There are a variety of clubs that meet for breakfast, lunch, and happy hour; and we even have an e-Club for those people who travel for work or have limited time for weekly meetings.  There is a place for you in our Rotary family.

Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on May 10, 2014

August is Membership Month, a special time of the year when the entire Rotary family focuses on Membership Recruitment & Retention. What better way to jump-start your membership efforts than attending the District Membership Seminar on July 26 2014, at HCC Southwest Campus, 5601 West Loop South, Houston TX 77081  Registration starts at 7:45 AM; Seminar 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Mar 30, 2014

I hope you will join us for our August, 2014 trip to Nicaragua. We will be leaving from Houston on Wednesday August 6th on United flight # UA1421, at 6:10 p.m. and arriving in Managua at 8:37 p.m.  We will return from Managua on Tuesday August 12th on United flight # UA1423 leaving Managua at 7:15 a.m. and arriving in Houston at 11:45 a.m.  Click on this story heading for more details.
Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Jul 24, 2014

District 5890’s Rotary Foundation Seminar will be held Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM at HCC West Loop, Houston, TX, I-610 Service Road, Houston, with an All Star Speakers Line-up.   All Rotarians Are Invited!  Cost - only $10 per person! Registration & Snacks 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM.  In addition to the great speakers - 1) Attend and personally donate At the Seminar to Double your Paul Harris Credit, 2) Hear How They Did It -  from some of our District's Top Rotary Foundation Clubs, 3) Learn about the World's Greatest Meal, 4) Hear about the new Triple Crown Club Challenge and become a Benefactor at the Seminar and Much More.


ImageThanks to all who participated in Bellaire/SW Houston Rotary's summer Blood Drive on JImageuly 12.  Norm Neskar chaired this year's drive and reminds you that you also can donate at any Neighborhood Donor Center during the month of July by using code R915 to credit Rotary. Pictured at right are BSWH President Julian Fisher with Neskar at the Rotary welcome booth. Pictured at left are Julian and Norm with Blood Center personnel outside the donor-mobile; and Bellaire Rotarians Craig Wooten and Mel Kalmans giving the gift of life.

Posted by Michelle Bohreer on May 01, 2014

Great things are happening in District 5890 and your business can gain great market advantage by linking its brand to the amazing brand of Rotary.  District 5890 provides a range of sponsorship opportunities that allow our members' businesses to be front and center every time someone visits the District website or attends a district event like District Conference. Link to our sponsorship opportunities is attached.  If you have any questions, please call or email Michelle Bohreer, michelleb@bohreerzucker.com (832)622-4400.  A great opportunity awaits you and your business; take advantage of it soon to maximize your value.
 

Posted by Ed Charlesworth PDG on Apr 01, 2014

What is an eClub???  Rotary Int'l made provisions for Rotary Clubs to be formed and conduct meetings on the Internet.  These eClubs are fully recognized, same as our traditional Rotary clubs.  Just think of the possibilities -  Meetings Any time 24-7, Anywhere  Have a busy schedule? Need a flexible meeting time? Live in different places throughout the year? Travel frequently?  Have limited mobility?  Then the eClub of Houston may be just for you.

Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Jul 23, 2014

An International Service Project, started in 2000 and supported by Houston Area Rotary Clubs, Rotaract Clubs, and Interact Clubs, is proud to announce the shipment of our 205th 40’ shipping container of books (for a total of over 6-3/4 million pounds), as well as several containers of bicycles & bicycle parts  to Rotarian led literacy projects in Africa and countries around the world.  Would you & your club like to help with the shipment of the next container?

Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Sep 01, 2013

District Governor Bob Gebhard's Newsletter is off the press and has hit the news stands; thanks to the hard efforts of Editor PDG Rhonda Kennedy.  
Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Sep 01, 2013

District Governor Bob Gebhard has just released the new District 5890 logo.  This logo will appear on the district leadership shirts in the near future.  Thanks to DG Bob, we now will have distinctive identification when attending Rotary Int'l Convention and Multi-District events.  The logo combines two very important aspects of the Houston area, space industry and oil industry.  

Posted by Terry R. (28) Ziegler on Jul 15, 2013

Indian Clerics offer to Help Fight Polio in Pakistan - noting that "India is not safe until neighboring Pakistan is Polio-free" , members of India's Rotary Muslim Ulema committee have come forward to offer their assistance in dispelling the myths surrounding Polio vaccinations in Pakistan. Religious leaders have administered Polio drops to their children in front of cameras and they now believe the magic (of zero Polio cases for over 2 years in India) could be repeated in Pakistan.
Posted by Jon R. McKinnie on Jul 20, 2014

Congratulations to District Governor Lisa Faith Massey for a very impressive & successful DG installation. DG Lisa has already scheduled all her Official Visits.  She is very organized, ready to hit the ground running, conduct District activities and making the traditional Official Visits.   On the left side of this web page in the download section, you will find DG Lisa's busy schedule for this Rotary year.  Let's all work together and make sure that Lisa's year is an outstanding year.
 

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District Events
DG Official Visit - Weimer Jul 31, 2014
Space Center Club's 50th Anniversary Space Center Houston Welcome Center
Aug 06, 2014 06:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Pearland Aug 12, 2014
DG Official Visit - Pasadena South Aug 13, 2014
DG Official Visit - Alvin Aug 14, 2014
Rotaract District Conference Homewood Suites Kingwood
Aug 16, 2014 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Books of the World Sorting Aug 16, 2014 09:00 AM - Aug 17, 2014 11:00 AM
DG Official Visit - Waller County Aug 18, 2014
DG Official Visit - River Oaks Aug 19, 2014
DG Official Visit - Kingwood Aug 21, 2014
DG Official Visit - Willowbrook Aug 22, 2014
DG Official Visit - Galleria Area Aug 25, 2014
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Aug 25, 2014 06:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Champion Sunrise Aug 26, 2014
DG Official Visit - Deer Park Aug 27, 2014
DG Official Visit - Seabrook Aug 28, 2014
DG Official Visit - Seallly Sep 02, 2014
DG Official Visit - Cinco Ranch Sep 02, 2014
DG Official Visit - Baytown Sep 03, 2014
DG Official Visit - Bear Creek - Copperfield Sep 04, 2014
Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Northwest Forest Conference Center
Sep 06, 2014 08:00 AM - Sep 07, 2014 05:00 PM
Books of the World Sorting Sep 06, 2014 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
DG Official Visit - Houston Skyline Sep 16, 2014
DG Official Visit - La Porte Sep 16, 2014
Memorial Spring Branch Golf Tournament Clear Creek Golf Course
Sep 17, 2014 08:00 AM
DG Official Visit - Northshore Sep 18, 2014
DG Official Visit - Memorial Spring Branch Sep 19, 2014
District Foundation Seminar HCC Southwest Building
Sep 20, 2014 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Space Center Sep 22, 2014
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Sep 22, 2014 06:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Highlands Sep 23, 2014
DG Official Visit - Galena Park/Jacinto City Sep 24, 2014
DG Official Visit - Bellaire SW Houston Sep 25, 2014
DG Official Visit - Pasadena Sep 26, 2014
DG Official Visit - Hermann Park Sep 30, 2014
DG Official Visit - Harrisburg Sep 30, 2014
District Committee Chairs Meeting Los Tios Restaurant
Oct 01, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
DG Official Visit - SW 59 Sunrise Oct 02, 2014
DG Official Visit - El Campo Oct 02, 2014
DG Official Visit - Oyster Creek Oct 03, 2014
DG Official Visit - Cypress Fairbanks Oct 06, 2014
DG Official Visit - Greenspoint Oct 07, 2014
DG Official Visit - Tomball Oct 08, 2014
DG Official Visit - Alvin Sunrise Oct 08, 2014
DG Official Visit - Brazosport Oct 14, 2014
DG Group Club Visit - Sweeny, West Columbia Plus3 Clubs - Sweeny, West Columbia, Danbury, TX Gulf Coast After 5 & Angleton
Oct 15, 2014
DG Official Visit - Palacious Oct 15, 2014
DG Official Visit - Katy Oct 16, 2014
DG Official Visit - West U Oct 16, 2014
DG Official Visit - Brenham Oct 21, 2014
DG Official Visit - Houston Heights Oct 22, 2014
DG Official Visit - Wharton Oct 22, 2014
DG Official Visit - Washington County Oct 23, 2014
District 5890 2014 Golf Tournament Tour 18 Golf Club
Oct 24, 2014 01:30 PM - 07:00 PM
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Oct 27, 2014 06:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Richmond Oct 28, 2014
DG Official Visit - NW Houston Sunset Oct 30, 2014
DG Official Visit - Columbus Nov 04, 2014
DG Official Visit - Sugar Land Nov 05, 2014
DG Official Visit - University Area Nov 05, 2014
DG Official Visit - 288 Corridor Nov 06, 2014
DG Official Visit - Gulfway / Hobby Airport Nov 06, 2014
District Foundation Dinner Maggiano's
Nov 08, 2014 05:00 PM
DG Official Visit - Sharpstown Nov 11, 2014
DG Official Visit - Humble Intercontinental Nov 12, 2014
DG Official Visit - Ft Bend County Nov 12, 2014
Books of the World Sorting Nov 15, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
DG Official Visit - Houston Westchase Nov 19, 2014
DG Official Visit - Rosenberg Nov 19, 2014
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Nov 24, 2014 06:30 PM
DG Official Visit - Houston Dec 04, 2014
Books of the World Sorting Dec 13, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
District Committee Chairs Meeting Los Tios Restaurant
Jan 07, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Jan 26, 2015 06:30 PM
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Feb 23, 2015 06:30 PM
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Mar 23, 2015
District Committee Chairs Meeting Los Tios Restaurant
Apr 01, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
District Conference 2015 Geaux Rotary Apr 16, 2015 - Apr 20, 2015
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Apr 27, 2015 06:30 PM
District membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
May 25, 2015 06:30 PM
District Committee Chairs Meeting Los Tios Restaurant
May 27, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
District Membership Committee Meeting Los Tios Mexican Restaurant
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 PM
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