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
 
 
 

 
Coach Shaun McDowell enters his 4th year as Head Football Coach and Campus Athletic Coordinator for the Foster Falcons.  Prior to Foster, Coach McDowell was Head Coach/Campus Athletic Coordinator at Willowridge.  Previous coaching stops include Ft. Bend Bush and Cy-Creek High Schools.  As the Offensive Coordinator at Cy-Creek, his teams won 3 straight district championships and advanced to third round of the playoffs as recently as 2010.    This will be Coach McDowell's 11th year coaching.  

Coach McDowell played high school football at Ft. Bend Austin.  After high school, Coach McDowell received an appointment and football scholarship to the US Coast Guard Academy where he played fullback and was a member of the 1997 Freedom Football Conference Champions and helped the team earn a birth to the 1997 NCAA Div III playoffs.  After the Coast Guard, Coach McDowell earned a BBA in Finance from the University of Houston and a Masters of Education Administration from Lamar University.  

Coach McDowell has been married for 11 years to his wife Lisa, and has three children: Maya (10), Ella (7), and Shaun (5). 
 

 
We had a great visit from former member of our club and Charter member for the Brazos River Rotary Club, Assistant Governor - Tony Francis. Tony outlined the goals for the 2016 - 17 Rotary year as handed down by District 5890, District Governor - Eric Liu. Tony has shown great leadership in Rotary and we look forward to his guidance this year.
 

 
~CONGRATULATIONS ALL FOR A JOB WELL DONE~
CELEBRATING 8O YEARS STRONG!!
 
ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR - ERIC JUNKER
 
RISING STAR OF THE YEAR - BECKY WATTS
 
ANGEL SPIRIT AWARD - STEVE ONSTAD
 
2015-2016 ROTARIANS OF THE MONTH
July - Rosie Karlberg
Aug - Jess Stuart
Sept - Larry Pittman
Oct - Steve Onstad
Nov - Eric Junker
Dec - Rodney Lenfant
Jan - Eric Junker
Feb - Cherie Vasquez
Mar - John Cotterell
Apr - Becky Watts
May - Gary Gillen
June - Alicia Casias
 
THANK YOU DISTRICT GOVERNOR ERIC LIU &
EMCEE JEFF TALLAS
WELCOME ROSIE KARLBERG
2016-2017 PRESIDENT
 
ENDING WITH A LITTLE LATE NIGHT SILLINESS!!
 
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Colonel Alan Orr serves as the President and Founder of Combat Marine Outdoors. Their mission is to provide dream hunts and outdoor adventures for severely wounded Marines, Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Navy Corpsmen. The hunting and fishing excursions play a vital role in the rehabilitation of these American heroes.  The goal is to allow heroic warriors the opportunity to have an outdoor adventure of a lifetime and to make sure that they understand that their service and sacrifice to our country was deeply appreciated.
 
Alan Orr is a graduate of the University of Michigan. Upon completion of Officer Candidate School, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.  During his military career, he commanded several Firing Batteries, a Marine Corps Recruiting Station, an Artillery Battalion, and an Artillery Regiment. He is a graduate of the Marine Amphibious Warfare School in Quantico,VA, and the Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course in Fort Sill, OK.
 
Col Orr is also a graduate, with honors, from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the Army War College in Carlisle, PA. He holds several Masters degrees. Col Orr has numerous combat tours from Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Somalia to Iraq. Today, Col. Alan Orr has retired from serving on the faculty at the U.S. Army War College, and has started Orr Tactical based in Richmond, Texas.
 

 
Let’s give a big Texas welcome to our newest Rotarian – Nina Rivera.  Nina has been a banker for over 30 years, working for NewFirst National Bank/Rosenberg for 8 years as a Loan officer/Vice-President.  She is married to Gilbert Rivera for 24 years and has two beautiful daughters attending University of Houston and Texas Tech. Her hobbies include cycling, volunteering for the community and loves spending time with family. Nina, we are excited to have you join our Rotary family.  Thank you sponsor, Alicia Casias, for sharing the work and mission of Rotary. 
 

 
 

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