Welcome to Rotary District 5790 composed of 73 vibrant Clubs across the
North Central Plains area of Texas.
 

ROTARY DISTRICT 5790 HELPS OUR CLUBS MONITOR LOCAL CORONAVIRUS CRISIS RESPONSE.

Find a Virtual Rotary meeting anywhere in the world click here. If you want to register your clubs virtual meeting click here.
Read how Rotary is responding to the impact of the global COVID-19 crisis. We encourage club leadership to closely monitoring updates and recommendations from the local county health departments to ensure the safest and most appropriate actions are taken by and for our members and the communities they serve.

April 20, 2020 Rotary International BOD proceedings discussing Covid 19 practices click here.

Consider giving to the Rotary Rises Rotary District 5790 Response to Covid 19 Fund to help local Rotary clubs lead local disaster recovery efforts, including projects related to protecting healthcare workers with PPE and purchasing food for local pantry's and kitchens impacted by the demand increase caused by COVID-19.

Links to County Health Department Covid 19 Advisories: Brown, Cooke, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Montague, Palo Pinto, Stephens, Tarrant, Taylor, Young, Wise, Wichita.

Scam Alert: Beware of scam artists taking advantage of uninformed friends and neighbors. Click here to download BBB alert information.

Upcoming District Events
Rotary District 5790 Stories 
Rotary Rises: Rotary District 5790 Response to Covid 19
Campaign for club and member donations an amazing success!
WE ACT 
TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH COVID-19
 
As COVID-19 continues to spread, more individuals, communities, and entire nations are feeling the impact in their daily lives. Beyond the global health crisis, the coronavirus is having a severe economic impact on individuals, small businesses, and medical organizations. In addition to the impact on business and healthcare, local soup kitchens are serving more folks in our community.
 
Rise With Us to raise money to help others during this difficult time. 

 
To donate electronically, click green Donate Now button.
If you are a Rotary member that wishes to receive Rotary Foundation recognition points towards the next level of Paul Harris recognition, please add 10% to your donation to cover the cost of the debit/credit card processing fees and the TRF transaction cost.
Membership growth starts with an invitation.
That invitation could be to a prospective Rotarian
to join in on a Rotary Zoom meeting.
Some clubs may remember the "membership drives the bus" mantra. Without a doubt membership recruitment and retention is still the primary focus of Rotary leadership everywhere. Please know that as this years District 5790 Membership Chair, committee members are available to speak at your Rotary meetings. Contact us at lpetrash5790@gmail.com to arrange a membership committee speaker. In the meantime, please share the following with your members. Congratulations to the 5 clubs mentioned in this story.
Much has been said in Rotary about the importance
of active Public Image efforts in our clubs.
But, what does is really mean for your club members?
 
So, what is Public Image? Our presentation seeks to answer that question in a way that engages every member of the club in the process.
District 5790 was host to a Membership e-Forum led by a panel consisting of District Governor Peter Scott, RI Zone Assistant
Coordinator  for Member Engagement, Demetress Harrelland and District Membership Chair PDG Larry Petrash. The e-Forum
was concluded with the first ever e-induction of two new members; Alex Cross of Champions RC & Gordon Welch of Cross Timbers RC
 
Rotary District 5790 hosts a forum for 
Rotary Club Leaders to learn ways
to host Virtual Club Meetings for members and guests
 
One hundred Rotary members from throughout Rotary District 5790 participated in virtual forum to discuss ways Rotary can continue to serve their members and the community while observing Covid 19 social distancing and shelter in place mandates.
DG Peter Scott leading District 5790 Leadership Team
in discussion about supporting our 73 clubs 
as they develop operational plans for the Covid 10 crises
 
 
These are exciting and challenging times for Rotary members. The good news is that we have the technology to help us through this. Together we will learn how to best use that technology and still serving the community while protecting our neighbors and ourselves.
 
 
Stories from our Vibrant Clubs
Belinda Gist Volunteers to Write
For the District 5790 Newsletter
 
 
She will be great.
 'Eva'  was nominated by the Rotary Club of Grapevine
and won a 2020 Rotary Peace Fellowship
to study at the Rotary Peace Center at
Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
 
 She will finish her 90 day certificate program in early April.  That is the same Peace Center where Rotarian and Captain Kirk Driver from the Rotary Club of Fort Worth was assigned for his 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship.  Captain Kirk has spoken to several Clubs and at District event since.  Consider inviting Captain Kirk to speak to your Rotary Club about this important Rotary Foundation global initiative."
 
For more information about the Rotary Peace Fellowship click here.
End Polio
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Rotary members are reminded to "Sign-in" when making a donation.
People of Action Video`s
 
           
  Send your Clubs People of Action video's to  District 5790 Webmaster     
                                                   Either send as a you-tube line or send the embed code.                                                        
DG Peter Scott
Download biography for 2019-2020 District 5790 DG Peter Scott
 
 
RSS
Watch: Italian clubs aim to protect hospital workers responding to COVID-19

Rotary clubs in districts across Italy worked together to procure state-of-the-art equipment needed to combat the deadly coronavirus disease for 26 hospitals around the country.

Rotaract rising

The ongoing evolution of Rotaract is redefining its place within Rotary.

Kenyan Rotarians take action to prevent spread of COVID-19 

Rotary clubs in East Africa are forging partnerships to provide hand washing stations and food in areas where social distancing is a luxury that few can afford.

Need a Make-up?

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eClub Make-Up

 
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Foundation Corner
District 5790 Wall of Fame                
 
We are indebted to those Rotary members in our district that have given so generously of their time, talent and treasure.

Global Grant Training Video
 
Start video at 7 minute mark
Website Sponsors
Have you visited the new Rotary Learning Center yet?
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
Be the Inspiration and help prospective members connect to the new online club being formed
     
 
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Are you a visitor that is not a member of Rotary? A secondary purpose for this website is to provide information about Rotary International, the values of Rotary membership and the many ways Rotary members serve in their their communities and around the world. 
 
Rotary is the world's oldest service club organization and Rotary club members are committed to service in their communities and internationally through various programs including those supporting supporting our vocations and our youth.  Please explore this website to find out more about us and what we do.  If you are considering joining one of the Rotary clubs in North Central Texas, we would encourage you attend one the club meetings in your community or the community where you work. Just click "Club Contacts" in the menu bar to find a club near you. By clicking the "i" next to the club presidents name, you can send an e-mail to the president who will be delighted to hear from you and answer any questions.

Rotary is a global humanitarian organization with more than 1.2 million members in 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary members are men and women who are business, professional and community leaders with a shared commitment to make the world a better place through humanitarian service, both in their own community and around the world.  A top priority of Rotary is the global eradication of polio. 

 

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