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Joe was a member of Southside Rotary many years ago. 
He was in a wheelchair and had almost no use of his arms or hands. 
He drew the boat with his mouth and teeth. 
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“This is a changing world; we must be prepared to change with it. The story of Rotary will have to be written again and again.”
— Paul Harris, This Rotarian Age, circa 1935
Southside Corpus Christi
Having Fun While Changing Lives
We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Corpus Christi Country Club
6300 Everhart Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX  78413-2638
United States
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News from Kayla Stovall - Rotary Global Scholar
District 5930 Rotary Global Scholar Kayla Stovall


Our District 5930 Rotary Global Scholar sent a terrific report on her continuing adventures. 

Hello District 5930 Rotarians,


I just wanted to share this email with you all and let you know that your Rotary 5930 influence has traveled to the Scottish/English borders to  Rotary Club of Kirkcudbright. This is a small Scottish town with a population 3,500 and 51 active Rotarians. It was my first Rotary presentation as a Global Scholar. The Rotarian, Mike Dugid, and his wife Pat hosted  another scholar and I in their home as we traveled an hour train ride from Edinburgh to share our Rotary story. It was a wonderful experience and I will share more about it in my next blog. 


P.S. I will have a club flag for you all when I get back to the states in September.


Sincerely ,

Kayla Stovall


Her host had some very kind words for her after her presentation:


Hi Kayla,

    I hope you made it back to Edinburgh OK.  It was a joy to host you and Carlyn and thank you for a wonderful, inspiring, talk last night. One Rotarian came up to me afterwards and said that your talk would undoubtedly have a major impact on one member of the club whose enthusiasm for Rotary was beginning to fade.  For that alone my thanks.


I found your blog online and saw you striding across the Edinburgh streets. A great way to keep the folks back home updated on your time in Scotland.


John Frew, our club’s RYLA organizer whom you met last night, has email the District coordinator to emphasize the fact that you would be willing to act as a mentors. 


Fond regards, Mike



Please check out these upcoming events!
Here are some exciting announcements of upcoming events!
  1. Registration is now open for our 12th Annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon on Wednesday April 25, 2018 at noon at the Corpus Christi Country Club.  See attached flyer. State Representative Todd Hunter will be our keynote speaker.  To register online please go to:
  2. Ramp Champs active again Saturday March 10!!  Erasmo sent out address information so please contact him for a map at
  3. David Walker is looking for some great Rotarians to help fill in our program dates in the summer.  Interesting programs boost attendance and attract new members!
12th Annual Administrative Professionals Luncheon
Treat your Administrative Professional to a beautiful luncheon, dessert, an engaging speaker, and great raffle prizes. Wednesday April 25, 2018 at noon at the Corpus Christi Country Club.
Keynote Speaker: State Representative Todd A. Hunter
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12:00PM
Corpus Christi Country Club (6300 Everhart Rd.)
Treat your Administrative Professional to a beautiful luncheon, dessert, an engaging speaker, and great raffle prizes.
Proceeds benefit wheelchair ramps construction, scholarships to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, the Early Act First Knight educational program, and our club operations.
There will be no meal tickets at the door on the day of the event.
A – Individual Ticket: $50 (1 seat)
B – Partnership Package: $200 (4 seats, 4 raffle tickets)
C – Executive Package: $300 (6 seats; 6 raffle tickets)
D – Corporate Package: $500 (Table of 10 seats; 10 raffle tickets)
E -   1 – Raffle Ticket:  $10
F -   1 - Set of 5 Raffle Tickets: $40
G -    1 - Set of 10 Raffle Tickets: $75
  1. PURCHASE ONLINE at Raffle tickets for this event are listed under ADP-Admin Professional Day Luncheon – see prices above.
  2. PURCHASE WITH CHECK**: Please RSVP to Erasmo Nava (361-854-1471) by Friday, April 20. Then, print this flyer and fill out the form below. Include a check payable to Southside Corpus Christi Rotary Club. Mail to: Post Office Box 8902, Corpus Christi, Texas 78468-8902
**If paying by check please complete the info below:
Contact Name: ___________________________      Company: _________________________________
Address: ________________________________      Phone: ____________________________________
Email: __________________________________      Invoice Requested: Yes   /   No
Package Requested (A, B, C, D): ______      Raffle Tickets (Request by items E, F, or G + # of each item): ______
For more information: or contact Erasmo Nava at 361-854-1471
This year’s keynote speaker is Representative Todd A. Hunter, currently in his ninth term representing Texas State House District 32.  He serves as the Chairman of the Calendars Committee, Vice Chairman of Criminal Jurisprudence and a member of the County Affairs Committee. He served in the house from 1989-1997, then again starting in 2008 to the present.  Hunter has practiced law since 1978 and is currently a partner of The Law Office of Todd A. Hunter in Corpus Christi. Todd and his wife, Alexis Taylor Hunter, have three children: Todd Jr., Michael, and Christina. 
RAFFLE Items Needed for Admin Prof Fundraiser!
RAFFLE Items Needed for our Admin Prof Fundraiser!
We are collecting raffle items now at our Southside Rotary club meetings to help with our Administrative Professionals Day fundraiser in April!  We please need items as soon as possible. Anything from gift cards, to jewelry, to artworks, and arts or sports tickets are great!  Thank you for our 12th annual event memorable and fun for the administrative professionals.   
Camp Aranzazu Tree Planting Project
Camp Aranzazu Tree Planting Project
hosted by the Rotary Club of Corpus Christi

The Rotary Club of Corpus Christi needs your help planting 100 trees at Camp Aranzazu!  Camp Aranzazu is a special needs outdoor camp in Rockport, Texas that suffered severe damage from Hurricane Harvey. Special thanks to District 5930 for providing funding for this important project. Project will be on Saturday, March 10, 2018 starting at 9 am. All Rotarians in District 5930 are invited to help. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP to or 361.882.8672 so we can make sure there is enough food for everyone.  Camp Aranzazu will have additional projects available that day as well.
District and Zone Awards 2016-2017
PDG Debbie High and ADG Nancy Ross presented Southside Rotary President Scott Sutherland with the following District 5930 and Zone  21b recognitions at our meeting on Wednesday February 7, 2018.  These honors were earned under Debbie's District 5930 leadership in 2016-2017.  Great work everyone!
  • Ignite Premier Club (4 of 4 years) for membership growth recognition. Our District went from last to first!
  • Polio Plus funds raised by our club equaled $14,021.89. These funds were matched by Rotary International's Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation resulting in providing over 42,000 polio vaccines to those in need.
  • Our club's Rotary Foundation Annual Fund contribution was $13,290, $260.59 per capita (third in district).
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Scott Sutherland
March 4
Pete Volpe
March 13
Nancy Ross
March 29
Lari Young
March 30
Join Date
Adaeze Nwosu
March 16, 2016
2 years
Odera Nwosu
March 16, 2016
2 years
Angie Frost
March 21, 2001
17 years
Debbie High
March 22, 2001
17 years
Joe High
March 22, 1994
24 years