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Fridays at 11:45 AM
Harlingen Public Library
410 76 Drive
Harlingen, TX 78550
United States of America
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Rotary Bulletin 11/19/21

My Fellow Rotarian,

We will be meeting at the Harlingen Library today at 11:30 am. Food will be catered by Graham Smith, at $14. 
Our guest speaker will be our very own District Governor Amando J. Chapa. Amando is currently retired from the 3M Corporation as an Industrial Business Specialist for the Maquiladora South Texas / Northern Mexico after 30 years of service. A graduate of UT-Pan American Edinburg in 1983 (BBA)  Finance Major and currently received his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) in 2010 from Kaplan University Iowa. Amando joined the Rotary Club of Edinburg in September 2010 and is Past President from 2013-2014. He received the Rotary District Service Award promoting the Rotary Foundation and its Goals in 2015. A Paul Harris Fellow+4, Sustaining Member and served as District Conference Chair in 2015.  Rotary District 5930 as District Trainer 2019, District Governor Nominee, District Governor Elect 2020-2021, and is currently the District Governor 2021-2022. Amando is married to Susana Solis and they have a son, Joseph Daniel Chapa.

Covid 19 Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, November 20 at the Harlingen Convention Center from 9 am to 3 pm.
Covid 19 Children's Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday, November 23 at the Harlingen Convention Center from 9 am to 3 pm.  
Thanksgiving meal boxes will be delivered to HCISD on Monday, November 22. With the support of United Way of Northern Cameron County, we will be delivering to 4 families.  You can participate one more time by bringing non-perishable food to today's meeting: corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, instant mashed potatoes, dressing, pumpkin pie filling, etc.
Today's - 

Invocation: Bill Peacock

Pledge: Gail Thomason

Song: Claudia Lyle & Victor Rivera 


Event: Adopt-A-Highway
When: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
Where: TSTC Parking Lot (across from the airport entrance)
1902 N Loop 499, Harlingen, TX 78550
Your participation in this celebrated litter prevention program is greatly appreciated. TxDOT salutes your continued support in all that you do to help make Texas cleaner and more beautiful. 
We ask that all groups follow the guidelines as outlined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and all local safety recommendations and protocols.      
Lucy Cadenas
The Rotary Club of Harlingen
Pay Your Dues
Membership dues for 2021-2022 are now due
If you are not returning let us know ASAP!
You may pay online by clicking this link, or send your check via snail-mail to
Rotary Club of Harlingen
PO Box 1987
Harlingen, TX  78551

New Rotarians. . .

Thank you Past District Governor, Eddie Bartnesky, for officiating the induction ceremony of our new Rotarians: Jason Izaguirre, Javier de Leon, Jennifer Allen, Victor Rivera, Orlando TreviƱo, Beverly Loftus, David Luna, Kristin Luckey, Benjamin Whitman, Linda Avila and Benjamin Clinton (not pictured).
We are happy and excited to see all the new projects we will all work on together. Welcome!!! #HarlingenRotary #ServeToChangeLives #D5930 #PeopleOfAction #Rotarians

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Lucy Cadenas
November 2
Jim Burkholder
November 4
Kathy Preddy
November 9
Jim Teeter
November 13
Robert Rodriguez
November 13
David Luna
November 16
Luis Cantu
November 19
Michael Mezmar
November 21
Join Date
Bill Aston
November 1, 1988
33 years
Jim Burkholder
November 1, 1981
40 years
Maru De La Paz
November 1, 2011
10 years
Bill Peacock
November 4, 2005
16 years
Tre' Peacock
November 4, 2005
16 years
Chris Boswell
November 11, 2011
10 years
Wayne Lowry
November 11, 2011
10 years
Judy Emsley
November 17, 2000
21 years