Welcome to Rotary District 5790 composed of 74 vibrant Clubs across the North Central Plains area of Texas.
Upcoming District Events
Stories from our Vibrant Clubs
 
 
Fort Worth Rotary Club has been granted the IFSR Youth Service Award as a result of an article published in the  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth.
 
This interesting story starts with a bunch of Rotarians buying cookies from girl scouts who are raising funds for their nurses and first responders project. To help them reach their goal, Rotary members from the Fort Worth Rotary Club bought out all their cookies. That action resulted in the NBC 5 video clip above that was seen by members of the Fellowship of Scouting Rotarians. The following is a memo from Steve Henning of the fellowship who announced the award. 
 
The Flower Mound Rotary Club is seeking swimmers for its annual Swimarathon Aug 21, 2021 at LISD Westside Aquatic Center in support of Flower Mound Charities and End Polio Now
 

Join a relay team or put a team together to swim a relay for 55 minutes or swim as an individual for 55 minutes. Skill level is not important. Swimmers will invite friends and family to support them financially per length. This is a fun, friendly competition between teams/individuals. 

More details and how to register to swim coming soon.

The registration fee is $25/person. Team members do not have to be Rotarians. All ages accepted, must be able to swim length of pool. Under 18, need parent/guardian present.

 
The vaccination effort at Denton County's Texas Motor Speedway
were aided March 26th by 11 members from the Cross Timbers Rotary
Club in Flower Mound, Texas
 
To date members of the 13 Rotary clubs in Denton County have logged over 1500 hours volunteering at over 25 county health department clinics that have provided over 177,000 does as of March 22, 2021. With an estimated 30,000 does this week, the county will have administered over 200,000 vaccine shots.
 
Rotary has an exciting way to tap
into the energy and vision of
local high school students!
 
High School Students at 2019 Regional Contest
 
Every year in the spring, Rotary Clubs across North Texas District 5790 challenge local high school students to tackle a question or problem by applying what is known as the Rotary Four Way Test.  THEN they have to give a 5-minute speech in front of club members, family, teachers, and judges! 
The RC of FW Endowment Committee has just allocated $5000 in matching funds for any club who would like to contribute to the Tarrant Area Food Bank.  As you know, they have been especially busy distributing food to people  who were affected during the major ice storm.  We actually had the Rotary Club of Verrazano in Brooklyn reach out and donate $1000, of which we’ll match, leaving $4000 left. 
 
We are seeking Rotary partners in this project that will be serving friends and neighbors throughout DFW.
Members of the 14 clubs can go to the END COVID in Denton County Webpage
at endcovidindentoncounty.org to learn how they can participate.
 
The webpage provides several ways members can help. Volunteering at the mass vaccination hubs. Working to identify individuals that don't have access to register for their shots. Donations that are targeted to pandemic impacted families, Blood Drives, Convalescent Plasmz and others. Webpage is available to Rotary members, their family, neighbors and friends.
In 1931, at the height of the Great Depression,
Herbert J. Taylor was a successful, young senior executive
with the Jewel Tea Company in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Mr Herbert left his great position at Jewal Tea, to take over the then failing Club Aluminum. Herbert Taylor believed that if the people at Club Aluminum could “think right,” they would “do right” and he set out to find a simple guide to “right conduct” as he described, “a sort of ethical yardstick” - something everyone could apply to what they thought, said and did in their relations with others.
Rotary District 5790 Stories 
 
Our 1st Place Winner for the 2021 District 5790 Four Way Speech Contest was Britton Majure of Keller High School who was sponsored by Keller Rotary Club. Congratulations Britton!
 
 
 
   
The Four Way Test Speech Contest season is over but not without a wonderful display of the District's finest student speakers on Saturday, May 15th!
 
The vaccination effort at Denton County's Texas Motor Speedway
were aided March 26th by 11 members from the Cross Timbers Rotary
Club in Flower Mound, Texas
 
To date members of the 13 Rotary clubs in Denton County have logged over 1500 hours volunteering at over 25 county health department clinics that have provided over 177,000 does as of March 22, 2021. With an estimated 30,000 does this week, the county will have administered over 200,000 vaccine shots.
 
Current Area District Secretary, Pat Peters
named as District Governor Nominee Designate 
to serve as District Governor in the
2023-2024 Rotary Year
 
Congratulations to Pat Peters, member and past president of the Decatur Rotary Club. Recently retired, Pat has been serving as the District Secretary for District 5790 through June of 2021.
 
 
At Rotary we celebrate and promote diversity.
End Polio
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People of Action Video`s
 
           
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Common Ground: Rotary Magazine 2021 Photo Awards

Common Ground: Rotary Magazine 2021 Photo Awards. In a time of separation, our winning photographers used their cameras to make connections.

Rotary members lead effort to transform childbirth care in Mongolia

Julie Dockrill, recipient of Rotary’s People of Action: Champions of Health, led a team of midwives in training health care professionals as part of a comprehensive well-being program that’s saving mothers and babies.

Rotary's rainbow

Fellowship has created a global home for LGBT members and friends

May is Rotary is Youth Service Month
DG Roger Paschal
Download biography for 2020-2021 District 5790 DG Roger Paschal
 
Have you visited the new Rotary Learning Center yet?
Log into your MyRotary Account, select "Learning and Reference" from the menu bar. Then select "Learning Center" and be amazed at the course offerings.
This is your District 5790 Blood Drive Resource. If your club would like to sponsor a blood drive in your community please click here for more information on how to set-up and promote a Blood Drive.
Clubs are encouraged to promote their blood drives on the District 5790 Website and on the District 5790 Blood Drive Face Book page. Contact the District 5790 Blood Drive Chair to promote your drive in either media.
The following are District 5790 Rotary Clubs that are hosting blood drives 
 
 

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ROAM 5790 Online Rotary being formed
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