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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, Community Service, Spirit of Cooperation AND
Most Fun Club Awards 2022-23
Want to know more about the Rotary Club of Park Cities?
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Next Meeting
May 31, 2024
11:50 am
at NorthPark
No reservation needed at Maggiano's.
Just come on and join us!
(You can watch most meetings later on our YouTube channel here)

Join us! We'd like to meet 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
Lisa New, CEO
will speak on
The Dallas Zoo
See The Hub for more on our Speaker.
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You can access all of our recent meetings on this link to RCPC's YouTube channel:
Important Club Announcements  
   RCPC Office Phone Number:  469-242-9448
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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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The RCPC Dues for 2024-25 are due!
One payment for the full year of $420.00 or the 1st of two split payments of $230.00 are due by 5/31/2024.
A late fee of $25.00 will be added to any payment received on or after 6/1/2024.
or mail your check to Laurie Aldredge at the Club's office address - 8350 N. Central Expressway, Ste. 1900, Dallas, TX 75206.
Dues payments are non-refundable.
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The Parade theme for 2024 is Red, White and You, submitted by Sarah Oliai.
It is time to plan the Fourth of July Parade!
Jill has put a list of jobs before, during and after the Parade under the Volunteer portion go the website.
ALL members are encouraged to volunteer for at least one job. Something for everyone!
Contact Jill Jordan here or Alan Winn here if you have questions.
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Club merchandise!

This is only for second shirts and hats! The first shirt and hat new members receive for free as part of their blue badge requisites (during their visit to the Club office).

Buy a second RCPC club cap with club logo. Click here to purchase. ($20/cap) 
Buy a second RCPC blue shirt with club logo. Click here to purchase ($40/shirt - no price difference between men’s or women's)
Contact Laurie to pick up the shirt and/or hat once you pay for it. 
District 5810
June 27, 6:00 to 10:00 pm
Installation event for District Governor Regina Edwards, District Leadership and Club Presidents at Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Dr., Farmers Branch, Texas 75234. Party Attire: Business Formal or Semi Formal Installation event for 2024-25 District Governor Regina Edwards, District Leadership and Club Presidents. The evening will begin at 6PM with cocktails (Cash Bar), followed by dinner at 6:30PM. The installation will begin at 7:15PM to be followed with a DANCE PARTY.  Special Guest, Rotary International Vice President, Pat Merryweather.
Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Dr., Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
Party Attire: Business Formal or Semi Formal
$50-$1000 Sponsorship opportunities.
More information at


People of Action!
Congratulations to our two C.C. Collie JROTC Scholarship Winners,
Naijat Shaibu and Nicolas Anthony Powell
Nicolas (l) and Naijat (r) are shown with their sponsor,
Christine V. Landers, US Army (Retired),
Supervisor of Hillcrest H.S. JROTC program
Nicolas will attend The Citadel and will join the Army upon graduation.
Naijat will attend Midwestern University to study anesthesiology
and will join the Air Force  upon graduation.
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The final beam was put in place for the new Health and Wellness Center at Bonton Farm.
PP Karen Farris and PP Fred Brown represented RCPC
and were among those who signed the beam.
The building will be completed by 2025.
The RCPC Foundation will be making a major contribution
once the building is finished.
Gabe Madison, CEO of Bonton Farms, with PP Fred and PP Karen
in front of the structure with the final beam in place
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RCPC Volunteer Packing Day at the North Texas Food Bank 
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Park Cities Rotary Club had a Big turnout and a Big impact on Saturday!
29,987 MEALS that will be provided to School Pantries for Kids & Families that are Food Insecure!
We served alongside of CEO & Fellow Rotarian Trisha Cunningham & her husband Greg!
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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! It is time to plan the Fourth of July Parade! 
Jill has put a list of jobs before, during and after the Parade under the Volunteer portion of the website.
ALL members are encouraged to volunteer for at least one job. Something for everyone!
Contact Jill Jordan here or Alan Winn here if you have questions.
The Parade theme for 2024 is Red. White and You, submitted by Sarah Oliai.
Friday, June 7, 11:15am - 1:00pm. RCPC Grand Marshal Luncheon,
honoring 2024 Grand Marshal, The Honorable Joel Williams, III
at Maggiano's Little Italy, 205 North Park Center, Dallas. $34/person, $5/noneater
Tuesday, June 11, 5:00 to 7:00pm PCR Connect at Fachini, 33A Highland Park Village, Dallas. Sign up on RCPC website. Bring friends!
 Monday, June 17 - 4:30 to 6:45pm. Your help is needed on Monday, June 17th
Ronald McDonald House, 4707 Bengal St., Dallas. 75235
NEW at Ronald McDonald House this year:
  • You don't have to bring anything.  Their new Chef program will provide the menu/food from our RCPC Grant!
  • We still will prepare, serve and clean-up
  • Do need your license to enter with hair pulled back, long pants and closed-toe shoes.
 Sign Up here, Questions?  Ask Kathleen Klaviter.
Thursday, June 27, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. District 5810 Installation event for District Governor Regina Edwards, District Leadership and Club Presidents at Brookhaven Country Club, 3333 Golfing Green Dr., Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.  More details above.
Friday, June 28.  Save the Date! RCPC Installation and Awards Luncheon at Ozona Grill.  
Commander Daniel Bradley,
VR-59 Commanding Officer
spoke on
A Special Memorial Day Program
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The Hub for this week

   CLICK HERE to read this week's Hub.   

The link to the Rotary International Foundation 2022-23 Annual Report: A Year of Impact and Inspiration. read the annual report

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

Happy Birthday!
Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
To advertise your business as an RCPC Marketplace Advertiser,
contact Mark Neace at
The cost is $425 a year but will be prorated 
Purchase your ad on the RCPC website! 
Our Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
Could Be YOU!
Our Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
Pat Martin
People Newspapers
EREY Rotarians contributing $100 or more to Rotary International Foundation $31,915
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 (
or donate online at and email Greg Pape so he can give you club credit.
RuthAlhilali DRF PHF
ElaineAllen EREY
RichardAmsberry PDG PHS
CubAmos EREY
PhillipBankhead PHF
LynnBerman EREY
CharlieBond PHS
FredBrown EREY
PamCarvey EREY
DeanChance EREY
CleveClinton EREY
C.C. Collie PDG PHS
CindyCummings PHF
TrishCunningham EREY
BettyDawson EREY
RosemaryDomecki PHF POLIO
NolanDuck PHS
KarenFarris PHS
ShawnFoster EREY
HappyFranklin PHS
AliceFreidline EREY
RogerFreidline EREY
RichardGilman PDG PHS
RozelleGilman PHS
JohnGlancy PHS
TracyGomes PHS
BobGrossman EREY
MaryllynHargrave EREY
EricHeitkamp EREY
EricHarrison PHS
HollyHollenbeck EREY
BarbJeffries PHS
RichardJodry EREY
ScurryJohnson EREY
JillJordan EREY
MarkKashar EREY
ScottLaughlin EREY
PatMartin EREY
Jeff McNaughton EREY
SamMiller EREY
SarahOliai PHS
VanOliver PHS
BobPatton EREY
PaulPirok EREY
JodieRay EREY
TomRhodes EREY
TiffanyRichmond EREY
Jeff Sheehan EREY Pres. RCPC 
RichardStanford PHS
LynnSurls PHS
TomSwift PHS
KarlVon Bieberstein EREY
WilliamTaylor EREY
LindaTunnell EREY
LeyWaggoner 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
PDG: Past District Governor
MD: Major Donor
The RCPC Foundation
From Nolan Duck, President-Elect of RCPC and President of the RCPC Foundation - 2023-24
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.
From Our Sergeant-at-Arms
From Van Oliver, 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:
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:
RCPC Market Place Advertisers

To place an ad, contact Mark Neace at

To upgrade your add, please send a digital color or black and white version of your business card to,
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
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
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Upcoming Events
May Theme: Youth Services
May 01, 2024 – May 31, 2024
June Theme: Rotary Fellowships
Jun. 01, 2024 – Jun. 30, 2024
RCPC Grand Marshal Luncheon
Maggiano's Little Italy
Jun. 07, 2024
11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
RCPC PCR Connect at Fachini June 11th!
Jun. 11, 2024
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
July Theme: Maternal and Child Health
Jul. 01, 2024 – Jul. 31, 2024
Annual Park Cities 4th of July Parade
Jul. 04, 2024 9:00 a.m.
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