Celebrating 80 years strong! 1936-2016

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Ft Bend Country Club
2627 FM 762 Rd.
Richmond, TX  77469
United States
 
Mark Your Calendar
 
 
Upcoming Speakers
May 31, 2016
Scholarship Awards Luncheon
Lamar Consolidated High School and Foster High School Recipients
Jun 07, 2016
Jun 14, 2016
Evalyn Moore
Mayor of Richmond Texas
 

WELCOME TO ROTARY RICHMOND, TX!

 
Randall Wooten was appointed as Vice Chancellor, Chief Execution Officer and Texas State Technical College’s Executive Project Manager for Fort Bend County in October 2014. Prior to that posting, he was president of Texas State Technical College in Marshall from 2006 to 2014.
 
Randy has served over 25 years in higher education, ranging from classroom instructor to vice chancellor and president, in the Air Force while stationed at Air University, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. He also served 29 years in the Air Force, retiring as a Colonel in 1997, after serving as Director (vice chancellor) of Air University for Plans and Operations.
 
TSTC is filling the skills gaps and training local workers for many job opportunities in the Fort Bend - Greater Houston area. In partnership with Wharton County Junior College, TSTC provides the technical instruction and WCJC provides academic instruction. TSTC is adding programs in Fort Bend County including Industrial Maintenance Technology, Cyber Security, Telecommunications Convergence Technology and Welding Technology.
 
A fresh new look in Fall 2016 is upcoming from Texas State Technical College.

 

 

 
GREAT TURNOUT AT OUR SPONSOR  APPRECIATION LUNCHEON 
SPONSORS & RECIPIENTS
 
 
FISH FRY TITLE SPONSOR - STERLING MCCALL LEXUS
CARIBBEAN SPONSOR - OAKBEND MEDICAL CENTER
 
 
FISH FRY COWBOY SPONSORS
 
 
FISH FRY GOLD SPONSORS
 
 
FISH FRY SILVER SPONSORS
 
 
SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC II
PRIZE & STATION SPONSORS
 
 
SPORTING CLAYS CLASSIC II CORPORATE SPONSORS -
KEYSTAR CAPITAL & GILLEN PEST CONTROL
 

 
Terri Stuart is the Area Manager for the United Way Fort Bend Service Center where she serves as the community liaison for the United Way of Greater Houston in Fort Bend developing relationships with collaborating partners and agencies to increase awareness and promote United Way’s mission in action in the Fort Bend community. 
 
Why United Way?  Who needs United Way? Come and listen to the big picture they are working on to transform individual lives as they bring systemic change to tough issues dealing with family financial stability and academic success and presents stats on the homeless population in Fort Bend.
 
Terri has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston with extensive experience in marketing and communications, fundraising, program development and finance with organizations such as the Catholic Charities, YMCA of Greater Houston, American Red Cross, Lupus Foundation, George Ranch Historical Park and Brazos Bend Financial Services.
 

 
Roger Adamson is the CEO of The George Foundation, a charitable trust with the mission to provide strategic support to Ft. Bend County’s non-profit sector addressing critical needs and enhancing quality of life.  
 
Upon graduation, Roger attended the United States Military Academy at West Point where he earned a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.   He served in a variety of leadership positions including Tank Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, and Operations Officer. Upon transitioning from the Army, Roger attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University where he earned his MBA in Finance and Marketing.  
 
Roger will present on future projects facing the George Foundation.  To date, The George Foundation’s Board of Trustees has had the privilege to award more than $180 million in grants to Fort Bend County nonprofit organizations and scholarship recipients and will continue Albert and Mamie’s legacy of giving into the future. 
 

 
 
District Conference 5890 was a blast!  Thank you all who attended the conference and participated in the ceremony welcoming 2016-2017 President Rosie Karlberg and Assistant District Governor Priscilla Salas.  In addition to all the excitement, Richmond/Sugarland hospitality suite won in two categories. It collected the most money for Polio Plus and won Best Overall Suite. Our secret weapon…Steve Onstad!! 
 
A HUGE THANK YOU to Steve and everyone that helped make this possible. Congratulations on an outstanding job!!!
 

 
Please remember Tuesday's meeting will be at OakBend Medical Center, 1705 Jackson Street.
 
Joe Freudenberger is the chief executive officer of OakBend Medical Center, a $1 billion, three hospital, independent, non-profit, community hospital system serving Fort Bend County, Texas. After completing his M.B.A. in finance at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, Joe began his career in healthcare, spending 10 years with Deloitte Consulting working with major healthcare systems around the country to improve their business operations, 11 years as CFO for two different hospitals and the last 8 years as CEO for OakBend.
 

Over his career he has, at one time or another, either overseen or reengineered the operations of almost every department in a hospital. Joe has a track record of successfully implementing operational and organizational change to help community hospitals regain their financial footing.

By shifting OakBend’s strategy to focus on service excellence, new services, community engagement, targeted marketing, physician engagement, unique partner models and financial prudence, Joe and his team have transformed OakBend Medical Center into a growing, quality local choice for healthcare in Fort Bend County.

Join us as Joe discusses how Rotary Richmond is becoming a vital partner to OakBend Medical Center's Vision 2020 success. 

 

 
Volunteering with our Foster Interact Club in the Kidz Zone.
 
Liz and Cherie sporting some Attack Poverty tattoos with children from North Richmond.
 
Attending the VIP Luncheon with Richard Logan, Attack Poverty executive director.
 

 
 

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