Rotary Club of Harrisburg -in Houston

Rotary Club of Harrisburg -in Houston Rotary is made up of three parts: at the heart of Rotary are our clubs, that are supported by Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation.

We are a community service organization that supports the Southeast Houston 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. So whether your passion is in water projects, literacy, hunger, health, or peace, Rotary has something to offer you.

Operating as usual

10/20/2021

Pies for Polio... The videos!!! Thank y'all for taking a pie for Polio. And thanks for helping deliver the Pies for Polio- Tuesday, October 19th ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

#EndPolioNow #Piesforpolio #rotarytexas #houstontx District 5890 Yellow Pages - Host by: DG Michelle Brohreer KHOU 11 News

Pies for Polio!! Great team work ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ
10/20/2021

Pies for Polio!! Great team work ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿฅณ

10/19/2021
About last week... #rotaryhouston
10/11/2021

About last week... #rotaryhouston

We have the chance to win up to $1,000,000 in free advertisements.  Please vote early and often.  Voting ends on October...
10/06/2021

We have the chance to win up to $1,000,000 in free advertisements. Please vote early and often. Voting ends on October 10, 2021! Please donโ€™t forget to vote here!

As part of that pilot Rotary is investing in helping us Grow Rotary! One of those investments is in paid media buys. Rotary District 5890 is featured in Sunday's Houston Chronicle GIVES section.

https://www.chron.com/charity/?hsCtaTracking=0eccb994-d09c-4b06-9e64-797d9546b1cb%7Cb52a85c2-c267-467e-b0e1-2d9954a8f89d

We have the chance to win up to $1,000,000 in free advertisements. Please vote early and often. Voting ends on October 10, 2021! Please donโ€™t forget to vote here!

As part of that pilot Rotary is investing in helping us Grow Rotary! One of those investments is in paid media buys. Rotary District 5890 is featured in Sunday's Houston Chronicle GIVES section.

https://www.chron.com/charity/?hsCtaTracking=0eccb994-d09c-4b06-9e64-797d9546b1cb%7Cb52a85c2-c267-467e-b0e1-2d9954a8f89d

10/05/2021
The Rotary Club of Harrisburg sponsors a wonderful program in three East End Elementary Schoolsโ€”โ€”-Early Act First Knight...
09/25/2021

The Rotary Club of Harrisburg sponsors a wonderful program in three East End Elementary Schoolsโ€”โ€”-Early Act First Knight. This program is developed and managed by Randall and Amber Parr. These schools promote character development in each student. Discipline, responsibility, service, compassion, respect, perseverance, and confidence are all taught snd rewarded. Sanchez Elementary had a knighting ceremony today. Congratulations Sanchez and Rotary ! @judith Bretthauer #rotaryhouston #ServeToChangeLives Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary International

Another great meeting.
09/23/2021

Another great meeting.

Dear Harrisburgers,It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Abel's mother Maria.Maria Torres passed away yeste...
09/10/2021

Dear Harrisburgers,

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Abel's mother Maria.

Maria Torres passed away yesterday at 5:30 PM at MD Anderson.
Abel Torres will provide funeral arrangement details in due course.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Able and his family.
May Maria Rest In Peace!

Dear Harrisburgers,

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Abel's mother Maria.

Maria Torres passed away yesterday at 5:30 PM at MD Anderson.
Abel Torres will provide funeral arrangement details in due course.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Able and his family.
May Maria Rest In Peace!

Dear Harrisburgers,It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Rebecca Maddux's mother Marilyn. Our thoughts and ...
09/09/2021

Dear Harrisburgers,

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Rebecca Maddux's mother Marilyn. Our thoughts and prayers are with Rebecca and her family.

Marilyn Madduxโ€™s services will be held at Miller Funeral Home
7723 Beechnut Street Houston, Texas 77074

Visitation on September 17, 2021, 5 p m to 8 p m
Funeral service on September 18, 2021, 10 am

We will provide any more details.

May Marilyn Rest in Peace!

Shepherd



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We want to welcome our newest member: Vicky Pink.Vicky is a renowned photographer, who discover her passion for photogra...
09/09/2021

We want to welcome our newest member: Vicky Pink.

Vicky is a renowned photographer, who discover her passion for photography in high school as a yearbook editor. "...As a freelance photographer/videographer, I get to do what I love. I enjoy capturing special and historic moments. My work has been featured in many local and national publications. All those family photos and videos have now become priceless treasured memories for generations to come."

So happy that Vicky has joined us to #ServeToChangeLives

And thanks to Vicky Pink photography for the pictures :) ๐Ÿคฉ

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Early act first knight holding a knighting event at St Christopher's school.     St. Christopher Catholic School, Housto...
09/01/2021

Early act first knight holding a knighting event at St Christopher's school. St. Christopher Catholic School, Houston

The students learn character driven curriculum. They are voted on by teachers and other students.

The knights provide daily training for the student that highlight different positive character traits everyday. The training is 10 minutes a day but it directs the students in a positive way to live their lives.

http://www.eafk.org/

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#rotaryhouston #rotarytexas #earlyactfirstknight #mentorship

ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMDo you want to join over 9,000 students living in over 80 countries? Do you have a desire t...
08/31/2021

ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Do you want to join over 9,000 students living in over 80 countries?

Do you have a desire to explore the world and learn a new language?

Do you want to make memories & lasting friendships for a lifetime?

RSVP At https://www.ryehouston.com/ to get the ZOOM link to a meeting

โœ…Monday Sept. 20th,
โœ…Wednesday Sept. 22th,
โœ…Tuesday Sept. 28th, or
โœ…Thursday Sept. 30th at 6:30pm

Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary District 5890 #ExchangeStudent #rotaryhouston #rotaryyouthexchange

ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Do you want to join over 9,000 students living in over 80 countries?

Do you have a desire to explore the world and learn a new language?

Do you want to make memories & lasting friendships for a lifetime?

RSVP At https://www.ryehouston.com/ to get the ZOOM link to a meeting

โœ…Monday Sept. 20th,
โœ…Wednesday Sept. 22th,
โœ…Tuesday Sept. 28th, or
โœ…Thursday Sept. 30th at 6:30pm

Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary District 5890 #ExchangeStudent #rotaryhouston #rotaryyouthexchange

08/31/2021
Another great meeting!!!Thank you to our speaker Gayle Jircik, Immediate Care Operations Manager of the Rotary Fire Figh...
08/27/2021

Another great meeting!!!

Thank you to our speaker Gayle Jircik, Immediate Care Operations Manager of the Rotary Fire Fighters Home (RFFH). Rotary Fire Fighters Home

โœ…The mission of the Rotary Fire Fighters Home (RFFH) is to provide short-term housing at little or no cost to firefighters and other first-responders while they are undergoing treatment at The Texas Medical Center.

๐–๐ก๐ฒ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž๐ž๐?
Firefighters have occupational risks from exposure to toxins and hazardous chemicals.

๐‡๐จ๐ฐ ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐‚๐š๐ง ๐‡๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ?
โœ…Donations.
โœ…Volunteers.
โœ…Liaisons.

For more information please check the website

https://www.rotaryfirefightershome.org/

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#rotaryhouston

Update on Polio Eradication.....Eradicating Polio in Afghanistan - an update from Michael McGovern, Rotary International...
08/25/2021

Update on Polio Eradication.....
Eradicating Polio in Afghanistan - an update from Michael McGovern, Rotary International PolioPlus Committee Chair:

Update on Polio Eradication.....

Eradicating Polio in Afghanistan - an update from Michael McGovern, Rotary International PolioPlus Committee Chair:

As the sun rose on 1 January 2021, we all worried about what this new year would bring. For those of us who closely follow polio eradication progress, it was an especially worrisome time. 2020 and 2019 had seen an uptick in wild polio virus cases and in circulating vaccine derived cases. Polio vaccinations had had to be suspended for a while in 2020 due to the coronavirus and vaccines for Covid-19 were just starting to receive early use approvals.

The polio news was especially bad in Afghanistan. On the very first day of 2021, a wild polio virus case was reported. In the next week, the national health minister was fired due to hints of corruption on non-polio matters. Before monthโ€™s end, the government of Afghanistan ordered the UNICEF polio lead to leave the country relating to a verbal spat that had occurred in the Presidentโ€™s office. Then in March and June there were coordinated attacks on polio workers and their security teams leaving eight families having lost loved ones. The Taliban denied responsibility for the attacks, and it appeared the attacks were tied to elements who supported ISIS or ISIL as they are also known. We also noted that some areas of the country had been subject to over 30 months of a ban on house-to-house polio vaccinations.

While all this was going on other activities were occurring which have been mostly unreported. On January 17th, the Regional Directors of WHO and UNICEF met at the Taliban office in Doha, Qatar to discuss polio vaccinations and covid response in the areas controlled by the Taliban. While house to house polio vaccinations were not agreed to, the seven senior members of Taliban leadership indicated support for other measures to provide vaccination activities. In all areas of the country, health screenings continued unabated which showed no new wild polio cases and no positive identification of polio viruses in the environment. In a zoom call of polio partnership leaders the week of 17 August, Aidan Oโ€™Leary, the global WHO polio director, noted that Afghanistan has one of the best programs for polio surveillance in the world and it was not finding polio anywhere.

After the fall of the Afghanistan government in mid-August, the new leadership has agreed to keep on the acting health minister who has been effective in righting the program since February. Taliban leaders have visited the national and regional polio offices and pledged their support for the polio eradication program. On 23 August, a Rotary sponsored roadside vaccination hut provided vaccinations to children under five with local Taliban providing the needed security. For security reasons, I will not share the photos I received but it was good to see the Rotary logo doing good in the world.

Rotary has just 35 members in Afghanistan. They inspire me daily with their courage and perseverance. The polio program has always been politically neutral in every country. Rotary and our partners work with the leaders who are in charge. We now work with new leaders in Afghanistan. Rotary funds WHO and UNICEF. We do not send any funds to the governments nor to groups other than WHO and UNICEF. We monitor the spending they do on our behalf very closely. We have never been closer to eradicating polio in Afghanistan. We will continue to work with the Afghani people and our partners to finish what we began over 35 years ago.

Another great meeting, thank you to our speakers:Bob Gebhard & Gina Manlove San Jacinto Museum Looking forward to their ...
08/20/2021

Another great meeting, thank you to our speakers:

Bob Gebhard & Gina Manlove San Jacinto Museum Looking forward to their great event on November 13th.

Also we had very special #RotaryMoment and #rotarytoast to our dear Tom Lightsey, who passed away on August 12, 2021.

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Our dear Tom Lightsey passed away on August 12, 2021."...Tom was one of our beloved members in the Harrisburg Rotary Clu...
08/16/2021

Our dear Tom Lightsey passed away on August 12, 2021.

"...Tom was one of our beloved members in the Harrisburg Rotary Club, which honored him as Rotarian of the Year in 1983. The United Way of Houston awarded him, Volunteer of the Year, in 1987. The most recent East End District East End group to honor Tom's generosity and support was The Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico, a dance group that he and Betty supported for decades..."
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๐‘‡โ„Ž๐‘œ๐‘š๐‘Ž๐‘  ๐ถ๐‘Ž๐‘š๐‘๐‘๐‘’๐‘™๐‘™

The family will receive friends for visitation from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, August 17th at Peevey Funeral Home, -2440 Beamer Road, Houston.

A Funeral Mass honoring and remembering Tom will be celebrated at 10 am Wednesday, August 18th at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 6800 Buffalo Speedway, Houston.

https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/sunherald/name/captain-lightsey-obituary?pid=199782199

The loaded baked potato event is in a week!!What is better than enjoy an internationally famous loaded baked potato? To ...
08/11/2021

The loaded baked potato event is in a week!!

What is better than enjoy an internationally famous loaded baked potato?

To know that by enjoying a delicious meal you can help students of the East End to go to college.
In the last 30 years, $778,000 was given to local scholarships by our club.

Order now! August 19th
Call Isabel 832-403-0479 or Frank 281-541-2233
https://tinyurl.com/bakedpotato2021

#ServeToChangeLives Rotary District 5890 East End District #eastendhouston

The loaded baked potato event is in a week!!

What is better than enjoy an internationally famous loaded baked potato?

To know that by enjoying a delicious meal you can help students of the East End to go to college.
In the last 30 years, $778,000 was given to local scholarships by our club.

Order now! August 19th
Call Isabel 832-403-0479 or Frank 281-541-2233
https://tinyurl.com/bakedpotato2021

#ServeToChangeLives Rotary District 5890 East End District #eastendhouston

Great meeting!!Thanks Roy Rodriguez, Manager, of the  East End Farmers Market East End Farmers Market for joining us tod...
08/10/2021

Great meeting!!

Thanks Roy Rodriguez, Manager, of the East End Farmers Market East End Farmers Market for joining us today, we love to learn how our community in the East End keeps developing. Looking forward for the extended hours. East End District

Keeping the East End thriving! #TogetherWeConnect

Houston East End Chamber Rotary District 5890
#Eastend #community #connect #rotaryharrisburg #Rotary

Rotary District 5890 Rotary District 5890 GovernorDG Michelle's "Love Rotary Style" Vlog for August, 2021Rotary Internat...
08/05/2021
DG Michelle's "Love Rotary Style" Vlog for August, 2021

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DG Michelle's "Love Rotary Style" Vlog for August, 2021
Rotary International District 5890, Greater Houston area, Governor Michelle provides information about membership and Growing Rotary!!!

"I hope that you've made the most out of the first 44 460 minutes of our 525 600 minute journey together,
here we are in august, I can't believe it august is membership and new club month.
What is your club doing to grow and gain new members?
How are you changing your club adapting making it more exciting?....

Rotary International District 5890, Greater Houston area, Governor Michelle provides information about membership and Growing Rotary!!!

Happiest Birthday! Henry Buchanan & Anaida N Frank Vazquez
08/04/2021

Happiest Birthday! Henry Buchanan & Anaida N Frank Vazquez

Happiest Birthday! Henry Buchanan & Anaida N Frank Vazquez

Photos from Rotary District 5890 Governor's post
07/30/2021

Photos from Rotary District 5890 Governor's post

Great meeting!!!District Governor Michelle Bohreer met with Deer Park, Harrisburg, Hobby and La Porte Rotary Clubs.
07/28/2021

Great meeting!!!
District Governor Michelle Bohreer met with Deer Park, Harrisburg, Hobby and La Porte Rotary Clubs.

07/28/2021

Serve to change lives... with love! Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary International

As a reminder, this week's Rotary meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7/28, at Battleground Golf Course- 1600 Georgia Ave...
07/27/2021

As a reminder, this week's Rotary meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7/28, at Battleground Golf Course- 1600 Georgia Ave., Deer Park to welcome our new 5890 District Governor Michelle Bohreer. Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary District 5890

Lunch will start at 11:30 with the meeting starting at 12:00 PM.
For those who can't attend in person, the Zoom information is as follows:

Here is the Zoom info/link for everyone to send out to your clubs:

Wed 7/28/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86707955644?pwd=WVZ3NUFReitVbTJmUE1iWkgzMUVqQT09

As a reminder, this week's Rotary meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7/28, at Battleground Golf Course- 1600 Georgia Ave., Deer Park to welcome our new 5890 District Governor Michelle Bohreer. Rotary District 5890 Governor Rotary District 5890

Lunch will start at 11:30 with the meeting starting at 12:00 PM.
For those who can't attend in person, the Zoom information is as follows:

Here is the Zoom info/link for everyone to send out to your clubs:

Wed 7/28/2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86707955644?pwd=WVZ3NUFReitVbTJmUE1iWkgzMUVqQT09

This weeks' speaker was Andrea Williams, Assistant Director of BakerRipley Dementia Day Center.Andrea currently serves a...
07/21/2021

This weeks' speaker was Andrea Williams, Assistant Director of BakerRipley Dementia Day Center.

Andrea currently serves as the Assistant Director of Dementia and Caregiver Support Services at BakerRipley. She was born in Sunset, Louisiana and her passion for dementia began when her grandmother was diagnosed.

She formally turned her passion to serve those with dementia while working on her Masterโ€™s in Public Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston. Andrea has worked in dementia care for over 10 years including positions at the Alzheimerโ€™s Association and an assisted living facility.

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#ServeToChangeLives #withlove #rotaryclub #district5890 #houston #texas #Harrisburg #rotaryharrisburg

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Check minute 1:07 Judith Bretthauer
Thank you Rotary Club of Harrisburg for sharing your meeting with me today. I really enjoyed your enthusiam and singing! Thanks for your interest in the children of Guatemala. I look forward to keeping you informed of my projects and will be happy to come back again next year to speak with an upate. Also hope to see many of you in Marble Falls at the District Convention in April. Don't forget future travel plans to come visit me in Antigua once this Covid Crisis has safely passed. www.heartforguatemala.org
I look forward to being your speaker tomorrow August 11th and will be thrilled to share my "Heart for Guatemala" with you. If you have a chance, visit my website at www.heartforguatemala.org I'm a Rotarian and past Rotary Exchange Student. Hear my story of how Rotary has shaped my life and purpose in Guatemala.
Durante tu tiempo extra en casa ... Los equipos de campo del censo estรกn en espera debido a COVID-19, pero el recuento del censo debe continuar. Un conteo exacto del censo es crรญtico para el condado de Houston / Harris. Complete el censo en lรญnea o por telรฉfono mientras practica el distanciamiento social # ACO3186
ok Harrisburgers... this is how we need to be singing it next week!
I was asked to speak to the club September 11, but have not heard anything since the initial call. Please have someone contact me 291-222-3347 if I am still needed to speak. thank you Don Baird