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Rick Timmins — Opportunity Zones & Real Estate Development

Posted by on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Bobby Brown Greetings and salutations!  Bobby Brown here, your February Rotary Reminder reporter, reminding you that today, February 26, is another beautiful day to be a Rotarian!  The blue bonnets and other Texas wildflowers are starting to bloom (thanks in many ways to Claudia Alta Taylor “Lady Bird Johnson’s” National Wildflower Research Center).  Spring has […]

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Glenn Hager — Texas State Comptroller

Posted by on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Bobby Brown Aloha!  Bobby Brown here, February’s Rotary Reminder reporter.  Today is February 19, 2019, and it is a fantastic day to be a Rotarian!  It may not seem like Aloha weather, yet the lakes are full, and there’s no drought.  We may not see the Super Snow Moon (biggest and brightest moon of the […]

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Roberto Silva – Austin Bold FC

Posted by on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Bobby Brown   Hola!  This is Bobby Brown, February’s Rotary Reminder reporter.  Today is February 12, 2019, and it’s a wonderful day to be a Rotarian!  Don’t forget that February 14th is Valentine’s Day.  This is the month to celebrate love.  So acknowledge your main squeeze!  If you don’t have a main squeeze, celebrate […]

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Robby Riggs — Rise Against Hunger

Posted by on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Bobby Brown Greetings! This is Bobby Brown, February’s Rotary reporter. As they used to say on the old show Dragnet “Nothing but the facts, ma’am”. Well the fact is that it’s February 5, 2019, and it’s a beautiful day to be a Rotarian! Spring-like weather and Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of an early spring […]

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Camp Enterprise Winning Team — Pizza Dome

Posted by on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Phil Thoden President Julia called our weekly Rotary Club of Austin (RCA) meeting to order right at noon. Diane Ventresca led the pledges, Jack Wolfe gave our invocation of the day and Paul Daley led us in saying the Four Way Test. Chris Forrest greeted each member and guest as they arrived, and […]

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Kenan Ogelman — ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas)

Posted by on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Reggie Nisbett There was a little taste of winter and the skies were grey as the members began to gather for today’s meeting. It wasn’t long before the room was full of sunshine and fellowship as well over 100 members and guests came to their feet at the sound of the Rotary bell […]

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Jerry Patterson — Texas Land Commissioner (Retired)

Posted by on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Reggie Nisbett I was on the top floor of the parking garage when I heard the roar. I looked up and four F-16 fighter jets were screaming fast and low right over the top of St David’s. WOW, they must have been in honor of our speaker this week. The former Senator, Marine […]

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Ginger Goodin — Autonomous Vehicles

Posted by on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 in Blog

Reported by Phil Thoden President Julie called the first meeting in 2019 of the Rotary Club of Austin (RCA) to order, Past President Pete Meeker led the pledges, Todd Coleman gave our invocation of the day, and Mary Reynolds led us in saying the Four Way Test. Ray Kang greeted each member and guest as […]

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Take 5 — Holiday/Live Music Program

Posted by on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 in Blog

Reported by Ann Marie Ellis President Julie Benkoski called the meeting to order at noon. Rob McCarthy led the pledges and Jim Bryce gave the invocation. Past President Sherry Workman led us in reciting the Four Way Test. Richard Payton was our greeter and Myron Burse, our host. President Julie and Bill Davies collected ballots […]

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Robert Henneke — Texas Public Policy Foundation

Posted by on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 in Blog

Reported by Margaret Curtis President Julie Benkoski called the meeting to order, and members recited our Club’s vision statement with feeling. Rod “No Microphone” Simonsen led us in the Pledges, Rich Fikani delivered the Invocation and Past President Dale Lowe led the Four Way Test. Carl Noble introduced our guests and visiting Rotarians, and Manny […]

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