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Addison Midday

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
May Dragon
4848 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75248
United States of America
We meet at the May Dragon in Addison, TX. Mailing Address: 4145 Belt Line Road Suite 212-242 Addison, TX 75001
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Club News
Join us this Tuesday, July 16, when Judy Rorrie, Executive Director of the North Dallas Shared Ministries will talk to us about their services
 
From North Dallas Shared Ministries web page:
 
NDSM is an interfaith community of volunteers, partners and collaborators providing charitable assistance to persons in need. We have three main goals in support of our mission:
- We provide appropriate emergency assistance.
- We promote their wellness and financial independence.
- We help access entitlement, health and community programs designed to help them achieve long-term stability.
 
#AddisonMiddayRotary, #District5810Proud, #WeAreRotary
On May 14, when Ashley Watkins, of the NTFB was at spoke at our club, we held a food drive and donated food to North Texas Food Bank.
 
The Addison Midday Foundation made a donation to the Camp RYLA Hygiene Drive in the name of the Addison Midday Rotary Club.
 
Over $3,000 was raised from Rotary Clubs and RYLA.
 
Last week at Camp RYLA, the campers put together 600 hygiene bags for Metrocrest Services.
 
Thanks to everyone.
 
Addison Midday Rotary sent our speaker, Bush Elementary Principal Carol Crowling, back to school with 15 dozen cookies for teachers and staff!   She shared what is going on now and what is planned for next year.  It includes adding a Service component and more involvement with our club.
 
Rotary District 5810 received the following Thank You message from District Governor 5730, Bonnie Pendleton for our monetary and clothing donations for the panhandle fire victims:
 
Please thank all the wonderful Rotarians in your District for being so generous to aid victims of the Panhandle wildfires in such great ways!  PDG Susan Brints announced at our District Conference this past weekend your large monetary donation to assist with the Rotary Disaster Recovery grant.
  
Thank you also for bringing clothing and household goods to Wheeler -- your timing was perfect as wildfire victims are now ready to start rebuilding their homes.  
 
District 5730 Rotarians are incredibly grateful to District 5810!  Thank you VERY much!
 
Bonnie Pendleton, Ph.D.
Rotary District 5730 Governor 2020-21 and 2023-24
 
The AMRC supported and donated to this effort.
 
On April 15, the Addison Midday Rotary Club celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a Catered Dinner at the Water Tower Theater.
 
A good time was had by all.  
 
Thank you, Suzi, for arranging the evening!
 
 
On March 19, the Addison Midday Rotary Club made 75 Easter Baskets for Hope Supply.  Hope Supply will distribute the baskets to needy children in the Dallas Area.
 
Hope Supply can always use more baskets. Please consider making some baskets for Hope Supply.
 
 
 
 
 
At our February 20 meeting, after Jackie Rakowski, Executive Director of Woven Health Clinic, made her presentation, the Addison Midday Rotary Club made a $1,500 donation to WOVEN Health Clinic.
 
The donation will be used to provide vaccination shots to those who cannot afford the cost of the shot.
 
Over 85% of the patients at WOVEN Health Clinic are uninsured.  
 
100% are below 250% of the poverty level.
Rotary in Action

JOIN A PROJECT


Change your community with us by volunteering on a local project.  The Addison Midday Rotary Club planting trees for the Addison Park District

PARTNER WITH US

We work with groups and organizations of all sizes to accomplish even more.  We assist the George H. W. Bush Elementary School in Addison in many way, one is our annual drive for Dry Erase Markers.
 
 
 
 
SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY

The Addison Midday Rotary Club has a long history of supporting Metrocrest Services.  Follow us to learn how we are supporting the new Metrocrest Services Building.

Speakers Calendar
Shared Ministries
Jul 16, 2024
Chad Stanley, Pyro Shows of Texas
Jul 23, 2024
Fire Work Displays, including Boom Town
Carol Crowley
Jul 30, 2024
George Bush Elementary School - Addison
Holocaust Museum
Aug 06, 2024
Suggestions
For Speaker Suggestions, please contact one of the Speaker Co-Chairs.
 
For Service Project Suggestions, please contact one of the Club Service Co-Chairs.