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Rotary Club of Park Cities
Awarded by District 5810  Club of the Year  2020-2021
Awarded by District 5810 Club Service & Most Fun Club Awards 2021-22
 
Want to know more about the Rotary Club of Park Cities?
Watch This!
 
Next Meeting
January 20, 2023
11:50 am
at
Park City Club
5956 Sherry Lane, Dallas 75227
Register and pay on the RCPC website.
You must register even if not eating.
 
(You can watch most meetings later on our YouTube channel here)

Join us! We'd be glad to see you!

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 liken ess on RCPC and related websites, social media, streaming video, emails, newsletters and similar methods.

This Week's Program
  
 
April Culver
will speak on
"Challenge Air"
 
See The Hub for more on our Program.
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You can access all of our recent meetings on this link to RCPC's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Park+cities+rotary
 
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Important Club Announcements  
 NEW RCPC Office Phone Number:  469-242-9448
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  Due to a scheduling error at Maggiano's, please note: 
January 27- Social meeting (no speaker) will be at Campisi's, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
5610 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 75206 (across from Kroger)
All-inclusive buffet $18/person - Salad, pizza, pasta with tea, soft drinks and cash bar
Must register and pay online before Thursday 1-26-23
Parking on west side of restaurant
February 3 - This meeting has been cancelled.
February 10 - Back at Maggiano's
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Credit cards charges did not go through at the Holiday Party. If you charged a drink ticket, please give cash or check to Mark Kashar or Laurie.
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If you pay your RCPC dues in two installments, the second payment is due!
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Volunteers Needed for the Transportation Committee!
Provide a ride to and from meetings for members unable to drive.
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Club merchandise!
• Buy our new RCPC club cap with club logo for wearing to the RCPC parade, club events/service projects/socials, and around town. This cap will replace the club straw hat. The cap is made with moisture wicking material, so it is a higher end baseball cap.  Click here to purchase. ($20/cap) 
• Buy a blue and white Santa hat to wear at any November/December RCPC service project, social, and RCPC Snider Plaza Tree Lighting event.  
Click here to purchase. ($7/cap).  
•  Buy a RCPC Tumbler to enjoy your favorite beverage.
 Click here to purchase.  ($20/tumbler)
•  Click here to buy all three for $47.
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People of Action!
Monday Night Dinner at Ronald McDonald House
You can join them for this enjoyable and rewarding service project to cook dinner for the families of children who are in Dallas for medical treatment.  
The third Monday of every month at Ronald McDonald House from 4:30 to 6:45 pm.
Questions? Contact Kathleen Klaviter for details and additional requirements due to the health conditions of the children.
 
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Sign up, Take Action!
Volunteers Needed for the Transportation Committee! Give a ride to and from the meeting to members who are unable to drive.
 
Volunteers Needed!  Interact is back at Hillcrest H.S.!!  If you like to work with highschoolers, this is for you! Contact Tracy Gomes here for details.
Sign up for Second Semester!
 
 RCPC Meeting, January 20 at the Park City Club.  Register and pay on the RCPC website.
 
 RCPC Cheers on the Dallas Mavericks vs the LA ClippersSunday, Jan. 22, 6:30pm, at American Airlines Center,2500 Victory Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75219, Bring Friends and Family! Tickets: $35 each. Click here to register. Click here to pay.
 
 RCPC Meeting, January 27, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm social meeting (no speaker) at Campisi's, 
5610 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas 75206 (across from Kroger)
All-inclusive buffet $18/person - Salad, pizza, pasta with tea, soft drinks and cash bar
Must register and pay on the RCPC website before Thursday 1-26-23
Parking on west side of restaurant
 
 RCPC Meeting, February 3, this meeting has been cancelled.
 
 Ronald McDonald House Monday, Feb. 20, 4:30 to 6:45 pm, at Ronald McDonald House, 4707 Bengal St., Dallas 75235
Help make dinner for the families in the House.
Register on the RCPC website or
here
Reminder:
Face mask, License and Vaccination card (not booster) required for entry to building
Gloves, long hair pulled back and closed-toed shoes required in kitchen
Contact Kathleen Klaviter if you have questions
here.
 
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April 23-30, 2023 District Conference and Service Cruise!
 
[Starting this Rotary year, our District Roundtables will be returning to the 2nd Saturday of the month – please mark your calendars.  You can also find them on the District Event Calendar.]
 
ICYMI
Our program on January 13
 
  
 
Dave Raymond - TV Play-by-Play
and
Mike Maddox - Pitching Coach
spoke on
"The Texas Rangers"
 
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The Hub for this week

 

      

 

   CLICK HERE to read this week's Hub.   

 

 You can read all archived editions of The HUB at the Park Cities Newsletter-"The Hub".

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Happy Birthday!
 
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Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
To advertise your business as an RCPC Marketplace Advertiser,
contact Michelle Brown at mbrown@advanceer.com
The cost is $425 a year but the benefits are priceless.   
 
 
Our Marketplace Advertisers of the Week
 
 
Happy Franklin, AWMA, CRPS, AAMS, CDFA
Wealth Planner
and
Navigation Financial Group
 
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57 Members contributing $100 or more for 2022-23 $22,823
 
 
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
Checks payable to the Rotary Foundation
 
Contribution levels include EREY, Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Society, Major Donor
 
Contributions may be earmarked to SHARE Annual Fund, Polio, Disaster Relief Fund
 
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. Over 46,000+ clubs that work together to provide 7 areas of focus:
  • 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
  • Protecting the Environment
POLIO: Rotary has reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988. ONLY(2) countries remain endemic, Afghanistan and Pakistan
 
Service Above Self is the principal motto of Rotary because it best conveys the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service
 
To donate contact Greg Pape (gregpape@att.net
or donate online at https://www.rotary.org/en/donate and email Greg Pape so he can give you club credit.
ElaineAllen EREY
RuthAlhilali DRF
KathyAllred EREY
CubAmos EREY
LynBerman EREY
CharlieBond PHS
FredBrown EREY
PamCarvey EREY
DeanChance EREY
CleveClinton EREY
C.C. Collie PDG PHS
CindyCummings EREY
NolanDuck  PHS
KarenFarris PHS
HappyFranklin EREY
AlliceFreidline EREY
RogerFreidline EREY
RichardGilman PDG PHS POLIO
RozelleGilman PHS POLIO
JohnGlancy PHS
BobGrossman EREY
CynthiaGraser EREY
HerbHammond EREY
HollyHollenbeck EREY
FredHunter EREY
BarbJeffries  PHF
MarkKashar EREY
RobLevy EREY POLIO
PatMartin  EREY
Mary AnnMacLeod EREY
DougMeans EREY POLIO PHS
ScottMcLaughlin EREY
JeffMcNaughton Pres RCPC EREY
ChrisMcNeill EREY
BudNaifeh EREY
VanOliver PHF
GregPape PHS POLIO
BobPatton EREY
ValeriePelan EREY
PaulPirok EREY
RodPirtle EREY
JodieRay EREY
TiffanyRichmond EREY
OrvilleSalmon EREY
PattiSchaub EREY
JeffSheehan EREY
RichardStanford PHS
LynnSurls PHS
TomSwift PHS
WilliamTaylor EREY
LindaTunnell EREY
KarlVonBieberstein EREY
LeyWaggoner EREY
KathyWall EREY
PatsyWatson EREY
AlanWinn PHF
HerbZiev EREY
 
*Total Contributions include Annual Fund, PolioPlus, approved Foundation Grants,
Other Giving, and Endowment contributions for the reporting period.
EREY Every Rotarian Every Year $100
PHF Paul Harris Fellow
PHS Paul Harris Society
DRF Disaster Relief Fund
 
 
Read more...
The RCPC Foundation
 
From Jeff Sheehan, President-Elect of RCPC and President of the RCPC Foundation - 2022-23
 
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 following grant requests were approved at our November 2022 meeting: 
 
      • $1,000 grant for scholarships for Hillcrest High School for scholarship to honor RCPC long term member C.C. Collie
      • $5,413.44 grant for Equest
      • $6,000 grant for the Agape Clinic
 
The Executive Team denied the following grant request:
 
      • Addison Midday grant request for Genesis Women's Shelter  
 
The fund balance as of November 30, 2022, was $1,710.729.17.  The Communities Foundation of Texas manages the RCPC Foundation 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 Kathy Wall for 2022-2023, reported that the RCPC Foundation Fund donations thru 11-30-2022 totals $9,116.00 from 37 donors!
               
                To the Foundation Fund:                   $9,116.00 from 37 donors
                To the Bonton Clinic:                        $200.00 from 1 donor
 
Your contributions make an incredible difference in the amount we are able to distribute to worthy local organizations.
Please consider making a contribution today. https://portal.cftexas.org/donate-park-cities-rotary
From Our Sergeant-at-Arms
From Kathy Wall, our Sergeant-at-Arms
 
Please make your annual donation
of at least $100 to our RCPC Foundation
 
Current contributors Rotary Calendar year 2022-23 are:
 
RCPC Foundation:
Anonymous
Brown, Fred
Carvey, Pam
Clinton, Cleveland (Cleve) G.
Dallas Jewish Communities Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Foster, Shawn
Freidline, Roger
Gomes, Tracy
Hargrave, Marilyn P.
Johnson, H. Scurry
Levy, Robert H.
Martin, Patricia
McLaughlin, Scott
Means, Douglas A.
Oliai Law Firm
Oliver, Van
Pape, Gregory 
Patten, Robert S.
Pelan, Valerie
Pershing Investment Manager
Pirok, Paul
Ray, Jodie
Rotary Club of the Park Cities
Rhodes, Tom
Schaub, Patricia
Tesmer, Kristin
Von Bieberstein, Karl
Waggoner, Easley B.
Wright, Stan
 
 
Bonton Medical Clinic:
Anonymous
 
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RCPC Market Place Advertisers

To place an ad, contact Michelle Brown at mbrown@advanceer.com

To upgrade your add, please send a digital color or black and white version of your business card to bedawson@swbell.net,
such as an email or web version, a printer's proof or a high resolution scan.
Click here for the requirements for the ad on the website.
 
 
Click here for a more legible or printable copy
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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
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Rotary Club of Park Cities
Upcoming Events
January Theme: Vocational Service Month
Jan 01, 2023 – Jan 31, 2023
 
RCPC Club Meeting on 1/20 at the Park City Club
Park City Club
Jan 20, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
Dallas Mavericks vs. LA Clippers
American Airlines
Jan 22, 2023
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
 
Feb. Theme: Peace Building & Conflict Prevention
Feb 01, 2023 – Feb 28, 2023
 
March Theme: Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene Month
Mar 01, 2023 – Mar 31, 2023
 
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