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The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

2020-2021 District Governor

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District Governor Bonnie Pendleton

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The Four Way Test 

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Of the things we think, say or do:

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

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Major achievement focus of Rotary's World Polio Day event

Rotary’s World Polio Day Online Global Update on 24 October hails this year’s historic achievement in polio eradication.

History: Rotary becomes intercontinental

Rotary HistoryRotary becomes intercontinentalOn 1 August 1912, the Rotary Club of London, Greater London, England, became the first Rotary club in Europe. Although

How Rotary is alleviating the effects of isolation during COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, members are discovering ways to connect, cope, and care for each other and people in the communities they serve.

For true economic development, women are essential

Here’s why these organizations and their Rotary club partners are supporting local women’s entrepreneurship with financial literacy, small business loans, and one-on-one advisors.

A hurricane force in every phase of Rotary life

This Bahamian Rotarian has been a whirlwind of energy since he began volunteering in high school.

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Stayin’ Alive” with the Rotary Foundation - a Virtual Event

November 7, 2020

NO REGISTRATION FEE!

We would like everyone to register so we can adjust our Zoom account for the numbers we expect. Use the link for the entire event and attendees can log in and out from 3-6:30 pm.  The Event will be "open" the entire time!

  • 3:00 - 5:00 PM     A time to share project/fundraising ideas, Foundation celebrations in our district, and staying in touch with YOU, through Membership, the Foundation and Public Image! 
  • 5:00 PM   Cocktails with our District Governor Bonnie Pendleton
  • 5:30 PM   Evening Program to include:
    • Rotary Global Scholar Cora Drozd, Midland: experiences during her studies at the London School of Economics
    • Foundation Awards - Zone Foundation Coordinator Kevin Pedilla from California
    • Featured Speaker - Jim Lewis, Rotary International Rose Float Chairman and Polio Advocate and Survivor

See you at our first virtual Foundation Event!

To Register for Free Click Here.

It's time for Plainview Rotary's annual Running Water Draw Arts and Crafts Festival. October 16-18 at the Ollie Liner Center, just south of downtown on I-27 Business. Come see our special PolioPlus project in action. We are collecting mobility devices (crutches, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.) for David Talbot's Crutches4Africa.
 
Vice Governor PDG Susan Brints. Immediate Past Governor PDG Steve Long
District Governor Bonnie Pendleton, District Governor Elect Brenda Debons, District Governor Nominee Phelps Blume
During a recent Zoom meeting with Rotarians and Rotaractors, I looked at the smiling faces on my screen and realized how much our organization has changed in a short period. It is clear that there is no going back to the "old normal" in Rotary — and I see that as an exciting opportunity!
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Rotary’s World-wide 2020-21 Rotary Year Polio Fundraising Goal is
 $150 Million – Including the Gates Foundation $2 to $1 Match
Our Goal is Global Polio Eradication!

Polio Plus: Zero Is The Magic Number
Advocate-Donate-Educate to End Polio Now & Forever!
19,100,000 Children Saved from the Paralysis of Polio Since 1988

Polio Eradication Update
For The Week Ending 10/03/20

Total Paralysis Cases  YTD 2020  LYTD 2019   Total 2018   Total 2017  Total 2016 
Globally 1211763322 37
 Endemic Countries1211763322 37
 Non-Endemic Countries  00000

Wild Polio cases reported this week:

Pakistan 1, Afghanistan 0

2020 Polio Case Breakdown by Country (Green Numbers are 2019Totals)
 
Endemic Countries
74 Pakistan (147), 47 Afghanistan (29)
 

We are having a great Rotary year as we all make new connections. I am about half way through the club visits and have found every club to be active and ready to serve their community and world. Sandy and I just returned from our Zone Institute in Denver. Our new Zone 26 is paired with the other new Zone 27. We are now part of the Zone structure that include the entire western half of the United States and a little bit of Canada. We also have Hawaii in our Zone.

Do you need Rotary related Clipart for your Fundraiser Flyer,Club Newsletter, Facebook Page or Club Website? Select and click one of options below to browse what is available to download. Once you have identified the image you would like to use, Right Click for a Larger View and/or Left Click to Save Image As. Following the Rotary Brand Guidelines, your Rotary Club name logo is available. Contact the Web Administrator via email for more information.
 
 
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Paul Harris Society

The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who elect to contribute $1,000 or more each year to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus Fund, or approved global grants.

The purpose of the Paul Harris Society is to honor and thank individuals for their generous, ongoing support of The Rotary Foundation.

Rotary districts often honor new members of the Paul Harris Society by presenting them with a certificate and chevron at a district or club event.

I participate in the Paul Harris Society because I care. These contributions demonstrate our commitment to serve others.

What your giving supports

By giving from your heart each and every year, you’ll support families and change lives. Paul Harris Society gifts have helped provide:

  • Vocational training for teachers establishing an early childhood education center in South Africa
  • Water filters, toilets, and hygiene training to prevent fluorosis, diarrhea, and other diseases in India
  • A scholarship for a medical professional in Italy to research treatments that minimize mortality rates among premature babies
  • Peace-building seminars for 200 teachers and 1,300 students in Uganda
  • Treated mosquito nets and medical services that prevent malaria in Mali
If you are already contributing $1,000.00 or more to the Rotary Foundation and not a member of the Paul Harris Society, then fill out the Paul Harris Society Brochure and mail it, fax it or email it to address indicted on the form. If you are not sure if your are an active member of the Paul Harris Society, contact the PHS District Coordinator PDG César M. Caro by email.
 
If you are not a Paul Harris Society member then please consider joining today and help make a difference in the world. Be the Inspiration!
 
 
In an effort to increase membership and highlight Rotary’s inspiring work, RI President Barry Rassin is urging clubs and districts to organize fun, informal community events called Rotary Days.
 
"Rotary Days events will offer you the chance to have an impact in your community, build long-term partnerships, increase interest in membership, and improve Rotary’s image," Rassin said.
 
Any club, big or small, can host a Rotary Day. Neighboring clubs can pool their resources and co-host an event, and entire districts can come together for a large-scale Rotary Day.
ImageSeptember Attendance Report Due

 

Your club is required to report monthly attendance numbers and membership numbers in accordance to Rotary International’s by-laws:

 

Article 4 Membership in Clubs

 

4.090. Attendance Reports.

Each club shall forward monthly attendance reports of its meetings to the governor within 15 days of the last meeting of each month.

 

Club Secretaries, through the District web site, can use the on-line database functions to report their club's attendance for the month by login in and selecting the Attendance option in the Launch Pad or from the Attendance Tab.

District 5730 Welcome
Welcome to Rotary District 5730 and our Website. District 5730 is composed of 51 energetic and vibrant clubs across the Giant Size of Texas from Dalhart and Perryton on the north to Sweetwater and Pecos on the south.  We are 1800 Rotarians and 51 Rotary Clubs strong and are proud to be part of Rotary International, which is the world's first service club organization with a worldwide membership of over 1.2 million Rotarians.  Our motto is Service Above Self and we volunteer both here in West Texas and the world to make a difference in the lives of people by working in the following areas of focus:
 

·         Disease prevention and treatment

·         Water and sanitation

·         Maternal and child health

·         Basic education and literacy

·         Economic and community development

·         Peace and conflict prevention/resolution

If you have a Heart of Service, then come join us. We all have a new chance to change the world for the better, Rotary Connects The World.

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Reimbursement Guidelines & Reimbursement Form for D5730
District By-Laws 2020
You must log into the Member Area of the website in order to view the the following documents:
 
July 1, 2020
Home Page News
The 2020-21 Memorandum of Understanding, the District Grant Guidelines, and the Global Grant Guidelines are available to view or download under the District & Global Grant Information section of the Foundation pull down menu located on top of the Main Page. Instructions on how to Submit and Close a District Grant are also located there.
Rotary Friendship Exchange Handbook
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Rotary Showcase Impact Tracker

Rotary Showcase is an online application that allows Rotarians and Rotaractors to share stories of their clubs’ successful projects with people around the world. In addition, project stories are a source for features in Rotary International blogs and newsletters.

The Showcase’s Impact Tracker shows the impact of each Rotary project in terms of volunteers and volunteer hours, cash contributions, and in-kind donations. It also shows the collective impact of all reported projects.

Success stories posted on Showcase can serve as an inspiration and a model for other Rotary and Rotaractor clubs. Check out this "Impact Tracker" by clicking here.

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What Paul Harris Said

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"Rotary has a long way to go. One who thinks of the movement as a finished product is indeed short sighted; there is nothing in the past to justify such a view; those who have been long identified with it think of it as having made a beginning only; the grandeur of Rotary must be in the days to come".

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