Rotarians seeking toward Runningwater Attract Arts and Crafts Pageant

The Rotary Club of Plainview continued to celebrate their February anniversaries: Kenneth Hooper, 26 several years, Dr. Charles Starnes, 26 yrs, and Dr. Jay Givens, 26 several years – all for a whole of 67 a long time of services.

Plainview Rotarians held their weekly conference this earlier Tuesday and recognized their friends. Former club president in 1997-78 Mike Howell was a guest of Dr. Michael Graves. Caleb Hanes and Mason Gregory, who are all prior Pupils of the Month, were being current. In addition, Santiago Riano Hernandez and Yoherlian Molina, checking out Rotarians from Wayland’s Rotorac Club, were being existing.

There were a number of bulletins. Kim Street inducted Angie Gauntt as an honorary Rotarian. Angie has been instrumental in developing the Interact Club and functions as the faculty advisor for the club. She is a counselor at Plainview High College and has contributed with exceptional service for the club and group. Steve and his wife, Angie, have been instrumental with the startup of the Interac Club.

Furthermore, Leslie Gattis up to date the club on Rotary’s Polio Plus Culture stating that there ended up new conditions of Polio during the world for the last 23 months. Leslie inducted Dr. Michael Graves as a new member to the Polio As well as Modern society and introduced him with a commemorative coin and pin as new inductees. Leslie also inducted Kerry McCormick as a Paul Harris Fellow for a second time for building a $1,000 contribution to the Rotary Foundation after his pledge to Rotary’s Polio Additionally past thirty day period. Let’s congratulate Kerry for this accomplishment and superior stewardship.

This week’s application was introduced by our own Ted Baker, a prolonged time Plainview Rotarian, who is in demand of Plainview Rotary’s Managing H2o Attract Arts and Crafts Present and Treasurer. Ted introduced to the club the 2023 location that will host a considerably larger function with much more suppliers and booths. The event date has been moved to bring in Wayland pupils that were commonly gone for tumble crack. The event will host four verified stars to signal autographs and chat with the attendees: Melanie Kohn (Voice of Lucy Van Pelt, Peanuts 1974 – 1977) Duncan Watson (Voice of Charlie Brown, Peanuts 1975 – 1977) Steve Garcia (Animator of Iron Big and The Simpsons) and Tom Cook (Animator of 1980’s The Smurfs, He-Man, She-Ra and Additional).

The Functioning Drinking water Draw (RWD) artwork demonstrate presently has 12 verified suppliers booked with 18 tables. Past 12 months, there have been 70 distributors with 90 booths with an believed 1,400 folks who attended. Ted thinks this yr will be much more substantial and has 128 booths available. One of the show’s promoters, Matthew Brown, anime artist and board member for the West Texas ComicCon, is operating with Ted and Jason Geesey to boost the two the RWD artwork present by acquiring artwork and advertising giveaways to publicize Rotary, RWD art present, and Rotary Sponsors month-to-month at area venues this sort of as eating places through Lubbock, Plainview, and Amarillo. 

In addition, Leslie Gattis is accumulating donated suitcases or duffle baggage for kids that are taken into custody by Baby Protecting Companies (CPS) to offer them far more than just trash bags or plastic grocery luggage presented by dad and mom shedding their young children. Please provide them to the following conference or call Leslie.