Rotarians Are People of Action

Where business and community leaders come together to get great things done. Join us for community service, education and connecting.

The Rotary Club of Austin (RCA) is the oldest and largest Rotary Club in the City of Austin. Founded in 1913, RCA provides a great service and networking environment.  Our members consists of businesses, civic and community leaders. Each of these individuals is committed to Rotary’s “Service Above Self” philosophy that drives the club’s efforts to improve our community, our nation and the world. Learn more about what Rotary is.

Recent Updates

Club Meeting Details: Join us in person or on Zoom

This week's meeting will be held in-person at Ben Hur (and also live-streamed on Zoom)!!

For those of you who can't join us in-person, you're invited to our LIVESTREAM Weekly Lunch Program!

When: Every Tuesday (almost) Noon to 1 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

***For our Zoom guests, please clear your caches and bookmarked Zoom meeting links and check your time zone settings. Use the following Meeting ID & Password (credentials) to login:


When the Rotary year begins on July 1st, we have a new meeting link. You should always be able to connect by typing in the Meeting ID and password as shown here.

1) Go to
2) Enter the meeting ID in this box and passcode if prompted
(Meeting ID: 856 9037 8301 Passcode: 361851)

While we will have cookies, water or tea available at the meeting, we will not be offering a meal. Please bring your own lunch if you plan on eating.   

Did you miss last week's meeting or want to view the presentation?  Here is our recording of Lara Haddock - Austin Playhouse

* Advertising space costs only $250 for 6 months of promotion ($500/yr)! 
* Contact the Rotary Office for details.


We've missed seeing you! 

Is there anything that your Rotary Club of Austin "family" can support you with 
(i.e. family changes, death of a loved one, illness or other health concerns, lost a job, other professional needs, etc.) or do you know of another Rotarian who may need help?  

Click here to let us know (or you can send an e-mail to

Welcome, Carlos (introduced last week on 5/14/2024)!

Carlos loves to spend time with the family, including his wife (and RCA member) Christine.  They have 6-year-old twins and a son who is 8.  

He loves all things German and German beer (including his wife ;)), Formula One and his English bulldog Juno.  He is a 5 time Ironman finisher and loves to bike and run.  He also enjoys travel and serves on the board of Moja Tu, an NPO that provides scholarships to students in Kenya.


Welcome, Toby (introduced last week on 5/14/2024)!
Currently, Toby is a middle market banker for Texas Capital Bank here in Austin. He is actively working to build his network as he has never been a “true” banker. Prior to joining TCB, Toby led the special situation lending and distressed loan buying activities for various private credit and equity groups.

He started his career as a regulatory auditor in Chicago and is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He received his MBA in marketing and analytical finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He also holds his CPA and CFA® designation.

Toby has three wonderful children aged 12, 10 and 9. He enjoys golf, poker and shooting sports; and he is a geek for economic history. If you have an hour or two to waste, ask his opinion on Free Banking.  He's also an avid fan of collegiate and Olympic wrestling. 

He is originally from a town of 900 people in rural Indiana and has been in Austin since 2017.


Upcoming Rotary Game Night/Party - Friday, May 31st!

Sylvia & Sterling Holmes are hosting a ROTARY GAME NIGHT/PARTY on Friday, May 31st! 

Please RSVP with Sylvia if you plan on attending.

Click the "Read More" link to see photos from last month's wine party hosted by Leslie & Gaines Bagby!

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Rotary Club of Austin brings leaders together to do good service.

Our members are active in the community, business people, community leaders, people who are new to Austin as well as long-time and native Austinites. Our weekly meetings provide great fellowship, education and networking.

There are so many ways to get involved.
Let us help you get started.


Every Tuesday:  Noon to 1:00 PM


Ben Hur Shrine Temple

7811 Rockwood Lane

Austin, Texas

Our club meetings are not the only ways to participate. We host a variety of other volunteer activities, large annual projects, business discussions, and social events. Contact us for more information.

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