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Crystal Hicks
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Wayne R. Beaumier
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Banita Creek Hall
401 W Main Street
Nacogdoches, TX  75961
United States
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Stories
As the club prepares for our annual Summer Mobile Library Project we need to collect additional children books.   Please donate new or gently used children books for the Rotary Mobile Library Project at Charles Pool Real Estate, 3505 North Street in Nacogdoches.  Watch for more details from the club's Literacy Committee on upcoming service opportunities with the Mobile Library. 
Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, June 7, 2017, noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches. 
Nacogdoches Rotarians served breakfast to teachers and staff at Fredonia Elementary School to close the year out (Friday, June 2, 2017). Fredonia Elementary School is where Rotarians volunteer as "Rotary Readers" to students throughout the year. #RotaryReaders #LiteracyProject#ServiceAboveSelf
The Honorable Travis Clardy, Texas State Representative of District 11, was the speaker at the Wednesday, May 31, 2017, noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches. 
Larissa Philpot, president & CEO of the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, May 24, 2017, noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   
Bud Dewitt, manager of The Fredonia Hotel, and John McLaren, general manager of The Fredonia Hotel and Convention Center, were guest speakers at the Wednesday, May 17, 2017 noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.
The Honorable Shelley Brophy, mayor-elect of the City of Nacogdoches, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, May 10, 2017, noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   Ms. Brophy presented a program on the “Governance of the City of Nacogdoches” covering a wide array of city items and topics.
 
Steve Bartlett, Nacogdoches City Engineer, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, May 3, 2017 noon meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   Mr. Bartlett presented a program on the current highway projects in and around Nacogdoches.  Projects included upcoming bridge projects on Starr and East Austin streets and the I69 flyover in Nacogdoches and relief routes in Lufkin, Diboll and Corrigan.
 

Dr. Ryan Head, owner of Head Pediatrics in Nacogdoches was guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 26, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   Dr. Head provided an excellent program on the importance of immunizations as protection against a variety of childhood and adult diseases. 

Peggy Muckleroy, Coalition Coordinator with the Alcohol & Abuse Council of Deep East Texas was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 19, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.

Amanda Johnson, director of The Helping House in Nacogdoches, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 12, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.


Rotarians & Interact Club Volunteers participate in the annual Don't Mess With Texas Trash-Off on Saturday, April 8, 2017.   Nearly 200 pounds of trash was collected in our adopted 2-mile stretch of Hwy 7 near the airport.

Tanya Harry, Executive Director of CASA of Deep East Texas was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, April 5, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.

Rotarians met at Temple Splash Park on MLK Blvd on Thursday, March 30, 2017, to inspect the park after the installation of the Rotary covered pavilions. 
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) students attend club luncheon to be recognized by Rotarians. 
Members of the Parks Advocacy League of Nacogdoches (PAL) were guest speakers at the Wednesday, March 29, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   
Tom Rorie, a local attorney was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, March 22, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   Mr. Rorie’s program was titled “Sam Houston’s Divorce” and covered one of the major chapters in Mr. Houston’s life which occurred during the time he lived in Nacogdoches when he divorced his wife whom he married during his earlier life in Tennessee.
Ms. Brenda Willet and Ms. Karen Shelton, Attorneys for Lone Star Legal Aid were the guest speakers at the Wednesday, March 15, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.   Ms. Willet and Ms. Shelton’s program was titled “The Elderly, Health Care and Public Benefits” and covered many of the services provided by their agency and staff.  
Ms. Felicia Cox, Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Nacogdoches County Attorney’s Office was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, March 8, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Ms. Cox provided a presentation of the assistance her office and staff provides to crime victims in our community. 
Dr. Buddy Himes, Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Stephen F. Austin State University was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, March 1, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Dr. Himes provided a program covering SFA’s Bell Carillon Refurbishment Project. 
Mr. John Boyette, Nacogdoches District Forester for the Texas Forest Service was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, February 22, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Mr. Boyette provided an excellent program covering the history of the Texas Forest Service and the services and oversight that his agency currently provides throughout the State. Mr. John Boyette, Nacogdoches District Forester for the Texas Forest Service was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, February 22, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Mr. Boyette provided an excellent program covering the history of the Texas Forest Service and the services and oversight that his agency currently provides throughout the State. 
Ms. Katie Blevins, Executive Coordinator for Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, February 15, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Ms. Blevin’s provided a program on the initiatives, efforts, and programs of the Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful team in our City. 
Bryan and Cindy Pruett were guest speakers at the Wednesday, February 8, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Mr. and Ms. Pruett’s program was titled “The Farmer and the Chef” and covered the benefits of raising fresh organic produce which they currently grow on their family farm in Nacogdoches County.   The Shannons not only grow their produce but also sell a portion of it at the local Farmer’s Market in Nacogdoches. 
Mr. Charles Bradberry, a volunteer with the SFA Arboretums, was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, February 1, 2017,  meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.  Mr. Bradberry’s program was titled “Designing and Landscaping Your Property With Plants That You Can Grow Yourself”
Mr. Derek Snyder, President of the Nacogdoches Jaycees was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, January 25, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches. 
Dr. Michael Tkacik, Professor of Government and Director of the School of Honors at Stephen F. Austin State University was the guest speaker at the Wednesday, January 8, 2017, meeting of the Rotary Club of Nacogdoches.