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Rotary Club of Park Cities
Awarded by District 5810  Club of the Year  2020-2021
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Next Meeting
Maggiano's on November 12
11:50 am
Our December 3 Meeting will be at the Salvation Army.
Our December 10 Meeting will be at the Park City Club.
Details below or in The Hub.

(or watch on our YouTube channel here)

NO prior registration is needed.

Just come on and join us!


Please note that RCPC meetings and other events are public events where photos and video are customarily taken. By attending you are consenting to free use of your likeness on RCPC and related websites, social media, streaming video, emails, newsletters and similar methods.

This Week's Speaker
Rear Admiral Jim Eckelberger, USN (Ret.)
will speak on 
"Veteran's Day Program"
See The Hub for more on our Program and our speakers' professional biographies and accomplishments.
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You can access all of our recent meetings on this link to RCPC's YouTube channel:
Important Club Notice!
The motion to amend the bylaws passed unanimously at the November 5th regular meeting.  The purpose was to
Amend bylaws to provide that the governing body of the Club shall be the Board consisting of sixteen (16) members of the Club, namely, the President, Immediate Past President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant at Arms, Parliamentarian, Director at Large and seven (7) elected directors.
There are currently six (6) elected directors.  This additional director will be responsible for Public Image.
The Public Image Director will oversee all of our club's public image efforts. The Public Image area in our club currently includes PCR Marketplace, our club's website, the weekly program update, MyRotary Showcase, The Hub, Shutter Bug, Media Relations, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Videography, etc.
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Report of the RCPC Nominating Committee
President Elect (2022-23): Jeff Sheehan
Vice President (2022-23): Nolan Duck
Director (2022-24): Marcia Zidle
Director (2022-24): John Brown
Director (2022-24): Jen Hammond
Director (2022-24): Mark Neace
Director at Large (2022-23): Paul Pirok
Secretary (2022-24): Pat Martin
Treasurer (2022-2024): Mark Kashar
Sergeant at Arms (2022-23): Kathy Wall
Parliamentarian (2022-23): Ley Waggoner
Continuing Officers and Directors
Director (2nd year of term): Sarah Oliai
Director (2nd year of term): Valerie Pelan
Director (2nd year of term): Kyle Marmillion
Immediate Past President: Happy Franklin
President (2022-23): PE Jeff McNaughton shall succeed to the Presidency without further balloting after serving one year as President Elect. 
Nominations were received from the floor following the second reading of the nominations at the regular meeting held at noon on October 29, 2020.  There were no nominations from the floor.
The vote will be taken at the Annual Meeting on November 19, 2020
More News!  The RCPC Office has a new address: 8350 N. Central Expwy, Ste. 1900, Dallas 75206


People of Action!
Register for FREE Texas Legends Game Tickets,
shared with us by the Salvation Army,
Saturday, November 13, 7:00 pm
at Comerica Center in Frisco
Parking is $10.00
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See ALL of the holiday opportunities for service below!
Sign up!
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Sign up asap!!
Scottish Rite Hospital needs six volunteers to set out and fluff trees for others to decorate later that week!
We will set out trees, fluff, and return bags holding the trees back to storage. Register quickly to save your spot!
Monday, November 22nd5:30pm - 7:30pm
Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn Street, Dallas 75219
Click here to register. (Registration is limited to the first six people.) 
Vaccination Needed:
Since Texas Scottish Rite Hospital is a hospital, they are requesting that all volunteers already be vaccinated.
They will not require proof.
More details will be provided the week before.
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Join us for our November Service Project Opportunity!
Donate Blood!
Click here for a printable copy.
Click here to register.
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Santa's Helpers Needed
Please join us, (and Santa!) for the
RCPC & City of UP's 15th Annual Tree Lighting,
benefiting the North Texas Food Bank and the Salvation Army!
November 21, 2021
See the RCPC website to register for various shifts


Sign up, Take Action!
  Friday Afternoons, 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Bonton Farms
   Volunteers are needed to help sort and pack Meal Bags. If you can help any Friday, please text or email our fellow PCR member Stephanie Bohan: or 214-989-3513. Bonton Farms, 6915 Bexar Street.
 The Salvation Army needs Red Kettle volunteers
   Flexible times and various locations to choose from!  
   If this is something that rings your bell, sign up here!
 Friday, November 12, 2021, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at NorthPark
   Blood Drive
   The Carter BloodCare Bus will be in the North Parking Lot
   (Valet area between Nordstrom's and Macy's)
here to Register to Donate
   Click here to print the flier
 Friday, November 12, 2021, 4:00 pm
   Van Gogh and the Olive Groves
   Dallas Museum of Art
  Saturday, November 13, 7:00 pm
  Register for FREE Texas Legends Game Tickets,
  Thank you to the Salvation Army!
  at Comerica Center in Frisco, 
  2601 Avenue of The Stars, Frisco 75034
  Parking is $10.00
  More about the Texas Legends Basketball Team here
•  Rotaract Cookbook Tasting- Postponed until 2022
   More information to come
 Sunday, November 21, 2021, 1:00-3:00 pm
   Snider Plaza Tree Lighting 
  "It's the most wonderful time of the year...and we are looking for a few good elves!
  Please join us, (and Santa!) for the RCPC & City of UP's 15th Annual Tree Lighting, benefiting the North Texas Food Bank and the Salvation Army.
  **Children of all ages are welcome, however must be 21 to volunteer in the Beverage Garden.
  Click on Sign Up to view available slots and book yourself directly online.
  Questions? Tania Noelle Boughton, 310-409-5772
 Wednesday, November 23, 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon
    A few more volunteers are needed to
    Serve Thanksgiving Lunch at the Veterans Resource Center,
    4900 S. Lancaster Rd, Dallas 75216
    Prepare food, serve Thanksgiving lunch, set up tables and chairs, prepare drinks, & distribute heavy coats!  Sign up here!
Friday and Saturday, December 3 & 4
  Angel Tree at the Galleria
  Two shifts each day: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and 2:30 to 6:00 pm
  Sign up here!
  Friday, December 3, 2021, Regular RCPC Noon Meeting 
    at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 5554 Harry Hines, Dallas 75235  
   Program and Speaker:  TBA by the Salvation Army
   Cost:  $20 (or more) cash or check made payable to the Salvation Army
  Saturday, December 4, 2021, 1:00 - 3:00 pm at Salvation Army Christmas Distribution Center, 
   9216 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75235
   RCPC Volunteers at the Salvation Army Christmas Distribution Center!
   Help sort gifts for children for the holidays!
   Register early to secure your spot! There are only 30 volunteer spots!
   Click here to register with the Salvation Army!
   Click here to register, so RCPC knows your're attending!
   Deadline to register: November 24th                     
  Sunday, December 5, 2021, 2:00 pm at Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre: Potter Rose Performance Hall
   RCPC Goes to see A Christmas Carol.  Brimming with joyful songs, magical spirits and holiday cheer, Dallas Theater Center’s A Christmas Carol boldly reimagines Dickens’ classic tale of joy,redemption and the spirit of Christmas.
    Call the Box Office to Receive the Discount and Purchase Your Tickets: 214-522-8499  Tickets are selling quickly! Buy your tickets soon to secure your seats!
    Discount Code: ACCRCPC (20% off adult single tickets in any section) (Youth tickets are 50% off adult single tickets)
    Click Here to Register So We Know Who Is Attending!
Save the Date! Thursday, December 9th, 6:30 – 8:30pmHoliday Party!
Tom and Suzy Rhodes’ Home, 3517 Drexel Drive, Dallas, Texas 75205
More details to follow
  Friday, December 10, 2021, Regular RCPC Noon Meeting (Please arrive by 11:45am)  
   at the Park City Club, 5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1700, Dallas 75225
   Program and Speaker:  Rick Williams, Certified Master Gardener,
   will speak on Dallas Arboretum Trees 
   Cost:  $37/person
   Lunch: Full Park City Club Lunch Buffet including salad bar, entrees, breads, soups, iced tea and water
  Wednesday, February 23, 2022
    Rotary International's 115th Birthday!
  Save the Date! June 4-8, 2022
   RI Convention in Houston
Our program on November 5
Holly Hollenbeck,
District 5810 Membership Chair
spoke on 
See it on YouTube here
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This was the tenth year for Dentistry With a Heart, the fifth at Agape Clinic.
The team of with private practice dentists, students from Texas A&M Dental School, Agape clinic staffing and Park Cities Rotary members provided $27,600 worth of dentistry to twenty-four patients!
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Member Spotlight
Name:  Marcia Zidle
Classification:  Executive Coach
Birthday (mo/day):   October 4
Favorite Restaurant:   Seasons 52
Favorite Hobby:   Travel
Favorite Travel Spot:  Beaches, especially Tahiti
Favorite Rotary Moment:  4th of July Parades
Why did you join Rotary: To serve and make a difference.
Interesting personal fact:  Flew on the Concorde with my family on our return to the US after Toby's five-year assignment in Stavanger, Norway.
#ParkCitiesRotary   #RotarianToKNow
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Name:  Chris Blackman
Classification:   Real Estate
Birthday (mo/day):   November 21
Favorite Restaurant:   Ojeda
Favorite Hobby:   Cars/Motorcycles
Favorite Travel Spot:  Rockport, TX
Favorite Rotary Moment:  4th of July Parade
Why did you join Rotary?  I like to give back
Interesting personal fact:  Been in Residential Real Estate for 9+ years, love what I do!
#ParkCitiesRotary   #RotarianToKNow
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Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
There is still one spot available
to advertise your business.
Contact Mark Kashar at or
call him on his cel 214-766-1792. 
The cost is $350 a year but the benefits are priceless.   
Our Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
Natalie Courie
Business Development Director
Henley and Henley, P.C.
38 Members contributing $100 or more for fiscal year 2021-22 $12400
Your donation makes a difference to those who need our help most. 
EREY: Every Rotarian Every Year contribute $100 or more to THE Rotary Foundation
The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
Rotary members believe that we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Our 35,000+ clubs work together to:
  • Promote peace
  • Fight disease (including but not limited to the Global Eradication of Polio Initiative)
  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Save mothers and children
  • Support education
  • Grow local economies
Service Above Self is the principal motto of Rotary because it best conveys the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service
To donate contact Greg Pape (
or donate online at and email Greg Pape so he can give you club credit.
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RickAmsberry PDG PHS
CubAmos EREY
Phillip Bankhead PHF
CharlieBond PHS
FredBrown EREY
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NolanDuck PHF
KarenFarris PHS
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BarbJeffries EREY
JillJordan EREY
MarkKashar EREY
CharlotteKroeker EREY
PatMartin EREY
ScottMcLaughlin EREY
DougMeans EREY
GregPape PHS
Bob Patton EREY
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JodieRay EREY
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The RCPC Foundation
From Jeff McNaughton, President-Elect of RCPC and President of the RCPC Foundation - 2021-22
The Rotary Club of Park Cities' Communities Fund was originally sponsored in the 1960’s by the Rotary Club of Park Cities (“RCPC”) for the purpose of providing an enduring legal entity through which members and friends of the Rotary Club of Park Cities might make donations for the good of mankind and the Dallas community. The fund continues to this day to consider internal and external grant requests submitted on the RCPC Foundation online grant portal found on the club website.
The grant request approved at our May 2021 meeting includes:
$4000 grant for scholarships for Hillcrest High School graduating seniors
The Executive Team denied the following two grant requests:
  1. Children First
  2. Family Compass
The Executive Team voted to roll over the remaining $7,152.81 available grant monies until the 2021-22 fiscal year, which starts on July 1, 2021. 
According to the Fund’s Policies and Procedures dated November 8, 2011, Section 11. Tenure; Removal   Non-Ex Officio members of the Executive Committee serve four year terms. The Executive Team recommended to the RCPC Board that Daniel Drabinski replace Cleve Clinton as a Non-Ex Officio member of the Executive Committee. The RCPC Board unanimously approved his nomination. His term will be held from 2021-2025.
The fund balance as of May 11, 2021 was $1,847,218.00 (almost $400K higher than this time last year).  The Communities Foundation of Texas has done an incredible job managing the fund.  The amount available each year for grants is derived from an average over 16 quarters (4 years), then, 4.5% of that amount is the amount available for distribution the following year.  
Our Sgt. at Arms Kyle Marmillion, reported that the RCPC Foundation fund donations thru 4-30-21 totals $62,822.10 from 89 donors!
                To the Foundation Fund:                   $6,422.10 from 37 donors
                To the Bonton Clinic:                        $56,400.00 from 52 donors
Your contributions make an incredible difference in the amount we are able to distribute to worthy local organizations. Please consider making a contribution today.
From Our Sergeant-at-Arms
From Scott McLaughlin, our Sergeant-at-Arms
Please make your annual donation
of at least $100 to our RCPC Foundation
Current contributors Rotary Calendar year 2020-21 are:
RCPC Foundation:
Bankhead, Phillip
Carvey, Pam
Clinton, Cleveland (Cleve) G.
Cowser, Tammy
Farrell, Mark
Farris, Karen
Gomes, Tracy
Harper, Anne H.
Hobbs, Kita 
Jeffries, Barb
Johnson, H. Scurry
Marmillion, Kyle
Means, Douglas A.
Miller, Samuel 
Pape, Gregory 
Pirok, Paul
Carl & Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
Surls, Lynn
Von Bieberstein, Karl
Weichel, James (Jim) D.
Zidle, Marsha
Bonton Medical Clinic:
Allen, Elaine K
Atmos Energy Corporation 
Bohan, Stephanie
Donnenfield, Susan
Drabinski, Daniel
Farrell, Mark
Foster, Shawn
Freidline, Roger
Freidline, Alice
Glancy, W. John J.
Hargrave, Maryllyn P
Heitkamp, Eric
Hilberth, Marilyn L.
Hollenbeck, Helarie (Holly)
Johnson, H. Scurry
Jordan, Jill
Kashar, Mark
Levy, Robert
Marmillion, Kyle
McDaniel, Jina
McNaughton, Jeff
Means, Douglas (Doug)
Patton, Robert S
Pelan, Valerie
Carl & Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation
Ray, Jodie
Sleeper, William
Solemene, William A Charitable Foundation
Stanford Richard
Taylor, William
Tunnell, Linda
Von Bieberstein, Karl
Wilson,  Addison G.
Waggoner, Easley B. "Ley"
Watson, Patsy
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The Four Way Test
The Four-Way Test
of the things we think, say or do
Is it the truth?
Is it fair to all concerned?
Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
scripted by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932
Rotary Club of Park Cities
Upcoming Events
November Theme: Rotary Foundation Month
Nov 01, 2021 – Nov 30, 2021
Board Meeting
Nov 17, 2021 8:00 AM
Wok Star
Nov 18, 2021
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
RCPC & City of UP Annual Tree Lighting
Snider Plaza
Nov 21, 2021
12:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Set Out Holiday Trees at Scottish Rite Hospital
Scottish Rite Hospital
Nov 22, 2021
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Serve Thanksgiving Lunch to Veterans!
Veterans Resource Center
Nov 24, 2021
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Dec. Theme: Disease Prevention & Treatment Month
Dec 01, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021
Salvation Army Angel Tree Galleria
Galleria Mall
Dec 03, 2021 11:00 AM –
Dec 04, 2021 6:00 PM
Dec. 3rd RCPC Club Meeting
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
Dec 03, 2021
11:55 AM – 1:00 PM
Salvation Army Christmas Distribution Center
Dallas Warehouse
Dec 04, 2021
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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