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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 13, 2023
11:50 am
at NorthPark
(You can watch most meetings later on our YouTube channel here)

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

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This Week's Program
Dave Raymond - TV Play-by-Play
Mike Maddox - Pitching Coach
will speak on
"The Texas Rangers"
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:
Important Club Announcements  
 NEW RCPC Office Phone Number:  469-242-9448
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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.
People of Action!
Holiday Cheer for a Hundred Years!
Happy Birthday, C. C. Collie!
C. C. received letters, proclamations, and recognition
from the following:
President Joe Biden
former President George Bush
Governor Greg Abbot
Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Michael Gilday
Congressman Colin Allred
State Senator 
State Representative Morgan Meyer
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson
Col. Matthew Almidon, G.W. Bush Institute
RI President Jennifer Jones
Sr. Minister Paul Rasmussen, HPUMC
He was also was honored with a scholarship for JTOTC students at Hillcrest H.S.
He received his Navy Surface Warfare Badge (which he never received)!
He was recognized with an interview on Fox 4 News.
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Thank you notes from Scottish Rite Hospital, Agape Clinic and Equest:
Read the Thank You Letter from Scottish Rite Hospital for RCPC's assistance with Popcorn Packing here
Read the entire Thank You Letter from Agape Clinic for a grant from the RCPC Foundation here.
Read the entire Thank You Letter from Equest for a grant from the RCPC Foundation here.
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!
 Ronald McDonald House,  Monday, Jan. 16, 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
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
 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.
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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.]
Our program on January 6
Daniel Roby, CEO
spoke on
"Austin Street Center"
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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".

Happy Birthday!
Marketplace Advertiser of the Week
To advertise your business as an RCPC Marketplace Advertiser,
contact Michelle Brown at
The cost is $425 a year but the benefits are priceless.   
Our Marketplace Advertisers of the Week
Mark Neace
SyncLab Media
53 Members contributing $100 or more for 2022-23 $21,523
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.
ElaineAllen EREY
RuthAlhilali DRF
KathyAllred EREY
CubAmos 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
PatMartin  EREY
ScottMcLaughlin EREY
JeffMcNaughton Pres RCPC EREY
ChrisMcNeill EREY
BudNaifeh EREY
VanOliver PHF
BobPatton EREY
ValeriePelan EREY
PaulPirok EREY
RodPirtle EREY
JodieRay EREY
OrvilleSalmon EREY
PattiSchaub EREY
JeffSheehan EREY
RichardStanford 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
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.
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:
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 Michelle Brown 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
Upcoming Events
January Theme: Vocational Service Month
Jan 01, 2023 – Jan 31, 2023
Ronald McDonald House Jan 2023
Ronald McDonald House
Jan 16, 2023
4:30 PM – 6:45 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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