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Speakers
Mark Frazer
Dec 19, 2017
Membership Committee Presentation
No Meeting
Dec 26, 2017
Merry Christmas!
 
Show Your Colors Flag Program
 
 
 
 
Club Information

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. --Margaret Mead

Lake Ray Roberts

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Whistle Post Brewery
219 W Division St
Pilot Point, TX  76258
United States
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The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is continuing to honor the first responders this year.  We are calling them our "Hometown Heroes".    The first responders are selected by their departments.   The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club honored the first responders from Aubrey at our November 28th meeting.  Our Hometown Hero is Aubrey Police Officer, RyanMcLearen, pictured with Aubrey Police Chief, Tommy Payne and retired Chief Ric Sadler.  Congratulations and thank you for all you do for our local communities! 
 
We were honored today to have our 2017-2018 District Governor, Christopher J McLucas, for the Rotary District 5790.  Rotary District 5790 is composed of 71 Rotary Clubs across the North Central Plains area of Texas. Governor McLucas gave a fantastic presentation about Rotary International and our District, 5790.     He shared with us about some of the wonderful projects of our District and the Rotary Foundation.  He encouraged us in our current efforts to make a difference in our community and around the world. In honor of his visit our club gave $100 to the Phased In matching grant project.  You can find more information on the project here  Thank you, Governor McLucas! 
 
We enjoyed having the PPISD Staff members of the month and our November Rotary Senior as our guests for our November 7th weekly meeting.  Our Rotary Seniors for the month of November were Sarai Alejos and Evan Billmeier. Each year, in May, the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club will select two Pilot Point High School Seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each month two seniors are selected from Pilot Point High School as the Seniors of the month.    Each senior shared a bit about who they were, what their school activities are and their plans for the future.  We also were honored to have Clint Johnson-  Social Studies and Science teacher at Pilot Point Intermediate School and Kelly Gist- a kindergarten teacher at Pilot Point Elementary School.   We have great students, teachers and staff at Pilot Point ISD!  Congratulations! 
 

 

Seniors Sarai Alejos and Evan Billmeier with Rotary President, Shawn Dollar
Kindergarten Teacher- Kelly Gist with Shawn Dollar & Superintendent Dan Gist
Teacher Clint Johnson with Shawn Dollar and Superintendent, Dan Gist
 
On Tuesday, October 17 members of the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club gave Pilot Point Intermediate 3rd grade students dictionaries. The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club presents dictionaries to the 3rd-grade students at Pilot Point and Tioga Schools.  The dictionaries are free to the students and they are their own to take home and use.  We presented the dictionaries to the students at Pilot Point Intermediate this past Tuesday.   Our rotary club has joined in  The Dictionary Project ( https://www.dictionaryproject.org/about/) The goal of The Dictionary Project is to ensure that everyone will be able to enjoy the benefits of owning a dictionary.  Dictionaries are presented at third grade as educators have identified it as the dividing line between learning to read and reading to learn.  It a joy to see the kids faces as they receive their dictionaries and write their name in them. 
 
We enjoyed having the PPISD Staff members of the month and our October Rotary Senior as our guests for our October 10 weekly meeting.  Madi Hollar was one of our PPHS seniors that attended the Rotary Youth Leadership program this summer and is our October Rotary Senior of the month. Madi shared with us how much she enjoyed and learned at RYLA camp this summer and her appreciation for the opportunity to participate.   We also were honored to have Ann Smith- PPHS receptionist and Amy Cooper PPIS 4th grade teacher.   We have great students, teachers and staff at Pilot Point ISD!  Congratulations! 
 

 

 

Madi Hollar- Pilot Point High School Senior

 

Ann Smith- Pilot Point High School Receptionist

 

Amy Cooper- Pilot Point Intermediate 4th Grade Teacher

 
 

 

We enjoyed having our September Rotary Seniors of the month as our guests Tuesday, September 19th,  at our weekly meeting. Each year, in May, the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club will select two Pilot Point High School Seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each month two seniors are selected from Pilot Point High School as the Seniors of the month.    Each senior shared a bit about who they were, what their school activities are and their plans for the future.  It is always a delight for our club to hear from these outstanding seniors each month.  Congratulations to  Maria Torres and Sara Wooten! 
 
The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is continuing to honor the first responders this year.  We are calling them our "Hometown Heroes".    The first responders are selected by their departments.   The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club honored the first responders from Oak Point at our September 12th meeting.  Hometown Heroes are Travis Wells, Oak Point Fire Department, and Andrew McFarlin, Oak Point PD. Congratulations and thank you for all you do for our local communities!  
 
We enjoyed so much having Justice Thompson speak with us on Tuesday. She was recently crowned Miss Texas Teen in Dallas as a part of the National American Miss organization.  Justice is an incoming senior at Aubrey High School and is the daughter of Mike and Liberty Thompson.  She will now compete at the national level in California, representing Texas.  Good luck Justice!  The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is cheering for you!        
 
  
     
    
 
 
 
"Passing the Gavel" In July we installed our new Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club President, Shawn Dollar as Dick Bullwinkle passes the gavel. Dick Bullwinkle will be our Immediate Past-President as John Dean our previous president relocated outside our community.  We begin our new Rotary Year July 2017- July 2018.    Current 2017-2018 Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club officers are:    
 
Shawn Dollar- President
Luke Olson- President-Elect
Lenette Cox- Secretary
Don Richmond- Treasurer
Dick Bullwinkle- Immediate Past President 
 
The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club has been honoring local First Responders in our area this year.   The first responders are selected by their departments.   The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club honored  Mark White as Officer of the Month.  Mark is with the Northeast Police Department. Congratulations and thank you for all you do for our local communities!  
 
The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club has been honoring local First Responders in our area this year.   The first responders are selected by their departments.   The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club honored  EMS Lt. Matt Lollar with the Aubrey Fire Department and Cpl. Stacie Nierste with the Aubrey Police Department at the May 23rd meeting.  Congratulations and thank you for all you do for our local communities! 
Congratulations to our 2017 Rotary Senior Scholarship recipients: Madison Shaw and Kyle Roth!  The winners were announced at the Pilot Point Rosecutting Ceremony and presented by the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary president, John Dean.  We had a terrific selection of candidates from Pilot Point High School!   We wish them all well in their future endeavours.  Congratulations again to Madison Shaw and Kyle Roth! Congratulations to the Class of 2017!   Our future is bright! 
 
 
Happy Memorial Day Weekend from the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club!  Our Show Your Colors Flag Program has officially begun with the first set of flags being set out for Memorial Day Weekend.  We appreciate all who participate in this program as we show our colors in our community.  If you are interested in having flags set out for the rest of the year please send in a form with payment and we'd be glad to set out flags at your place on our next flag day which will be  June 14th.   Click here for the Show Your Colors Flag Program Information.  We wish you all a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend!  We also want to take time to remember and honor those in our military who have lost their lives giving us our freedoms.  
 
Rotarian Ric Sadler placing flags out around the Pilot Point Square
 
 
 
The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club supports the Pilot  Point Middle School by providing a drawing of five gift cards for PPMS students.  All students with perfect attendance for the six-week grading period,  have their names entered into the drawing. Members of the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club drew five names of PPMS students for the fifth six weeks.  Each student received a $10 PizzaHut gift card.  Congratulations to these winners!   
Members of the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club were present for the Bike Giveaway at the Pilot Point Elementary school for the 5th SixWeeks. This year the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is supporting the Pilot Point Elementary School with a drawing every 6 weeks for students with perfect attendance to receive a free bicycle, one boy and one girl. The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club and Wal-Mart Crossroads is sponsoring this program. The fifth six weeks bicycle drawing winners were: Erik Martinez- 1st grade and Elle Harrington Kindergarten  Congratulations! Keep up the perfect attendance!  This was our final Bike Giveaway for this school year.  We thank Wal-Mart for their support for this program. 

This year the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club has been honoring the Pilot Point ISD Teacher/Staff of the month.  Each month the Pilot Point ISD selects Teachers or Staff that have gone above and beyond to assist the school district in its pursuit of excellence.  The Rotary Club is now honoring those selected with a meal and certificate.   For the month of May, the teachers/staff of the month were Darla Wooten, instructional literacy coach at Pilot Point Intermediate School and Jason Mundkowski,  with PPISD Maintenance.  Congratulations!  We appreciate your work in the Pilot Point schools.  

 
Our local Rotarian Scott Ingalls is moving to Prosper to work in the Planning Department at the City of Prosper.  We are sad to see him leave as he has been very involved with our Rotary Club.  Scott has assisted us with our flag program, speaker schedules, Bike Giveaway, Bearcat Bash, Dictionaries to 3rd Graders, Senior Scholarships and has always been willing to help in any way for our programs.  Tuesday, May 9th was his last meeting with us.  He will be missed but we wish him well at his new position.  Thank you, Scott Ingalls for all of your contributions to the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club and our community!  
This year the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is honoring the Pilot Point ISD Teacher/Staff of the month.  Each month the Pilot Point ISD selects Teachers or Staff that have gone above and beyond to assist the school district in its pursuit of excellence.  The Rotary Club is now honoring those selected with a meal and certificate.   For the month of April, the teachers/staff of the month were  Sherri Woodall and Marlene Walker from Selz Middle School.  Congratulations!  We appreciate your work in the Pilot Point schools.  
 

 

Sherri Woodall & Marlene Walker from Selz Middle School

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

We enjoyed having our April and May Rotary Seniors of the month as our guests Tuesday, April 11th,  at our weekly meeting.  Each year, in May, the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club will select two Pilot Point High School Seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each month two seniors are selected from Pilot Point High School as the Seniors of the month. We combined the May seniors of the month with April so that there would be enough time for each student to present prior to our selection of the scholarship recipients.    Each senior shared a bit about who they were, what their school activities are and their plans for the future.  It is always a delight for our club to hear from these outstanding seniors each month.  Congratulations to  Jordan Elmiger and Kaitlin Dane April Seniors of the Month and to Chris Trejo and Jordan David Seniors of the Month for May!
 

 

 Jordan Elmiger & Kaitlin Dane April Seniors of the Month

 Chris Trejo & Jordan David Seniors of the Month for May

 
The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club has been honoring local First Responders in our area this year.   The first responders are selected by their departments.   The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club honored Tioga Police Department officer Jamie Skaggs and Tioga Fire Department firefighter Richard Hartman III as the Police Officer and Firefighter of the Month at the March 14 meeting. Hartman is standing with Tioga Fire Assistant Chief Elvin Fisk and Skaggs is standing with Tioga Police Chief Curtis Macomb. 
 
            
We enjoyed having our March Rotary Seniors of the month as our guests Tuesday, March 21st,  at our weekly meeting. Each year, in May, the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club will select two Pilot Point High School Seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each month two seniors are selected from Pilot Point High School as the Seniors of the month.    Each senior shared a bit about who they were, what their school activities are and their plans for the future.  It is always a delight for our club to hear from these outstanding seniors each month.  Congratulations to   Mercedez Lane and Kyle Roth!  
 
Last Friday, members of the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club were present for the Bike Giveaway at the Pilot Point Elementary school. This year the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is supporting the Pilot Point Elementary School with a drawing every 6 weeks for students with perfect attendance to receive a free bicycle, one boy and one girl. The Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club and Wal-Mart Crossroads is sponsoring this program. The third six weeks bicycle drawing winners were: Alexander Torres and Sarah Roberts
 
 Congratulations! Keep up the perfect attendance! 
 

 

 
 

 

We enjoyed having our February Rotary Seniors of the month as our guests Tuesday at our weekly meeting. Each year, in May, the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary club will select two Pilot Point High School Seniors to receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each month two seniors are selected from Pilot Point High School as the Seniors of the month.    Each senior shared a bit about who they were, what their school activities are and their plans for the future.  It is always a delight for our club to hear from these outstanding seniors each month.  Congratulations to  Tyler Scott and Carrie Haynes! 
 

 

This year the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club is honoring the Pilot Point ISD Teacher/Staff of the month.  Each month the Pilot Point ISD selects Teachers or Staff that have gone above and beyond to assist the school district in its pursuit of excellence.  The Rotary Club is now honoring those selected with a meal and certificate.   For the month of February, the teachers/staff of the month were Hannah Lindsay, a chemistry teacher at Pilot Point High School and Debra Beathard, a teacher's aide at the Pilot Point Middle School. Debra was unable to attend our meeting.  Congratulations!  We appreciate your work in the Pilot Point schools. 

 
Saturday night the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club presented awards for the Pilot Point Officer of the Year, Reserve Officer of the Year, and Firefighter of the Year.  Congratulations to Chase Raines- Officer of the Year; George Toon,-Reserve Officer of the Year; and Todd Rimling- Firefighter of the Year! 
 

 

 

Chase Raines, Officer of the Year pictured with Ric Sadler, Chief of Police  and  Rotary President, John Dean

 

George Toon, Reserve Officer of the Year pictured with Rotary President, John Dean.

 

Todd Rimling, Firefighter of the Year pictured with Heath Hudson, Fire Chief and Rotary President, John Dean