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Newsletter - Current Jan 12, 2018
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Addison MIdday Rotary Header

Midday News

Volume 8 Number 27


Rotary Club of Addison Midday

4145 Beltline Road

Suite 212-242

Addison, TX  75001



 Tuesdays Noon

May Dragon Restaurant, Addison 



Jan 16 - Lisa Rigby, Woven Health Care (formerly Metrocrest Community Clinic)


Lisa Rigby has served as the Executive Director at Woven Health Clinic (formerly Metrocrest Community Clinic), a 501C3 community clinic, since January 2015.  Previously, she was Senior Director, Development Operations for United Way of Dallas for four years.  In addition to non-profits, she has fifteen years, marketing and operations experience with technology companies. She has an Executive MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a BBA from the University of North Texas. She is an advisory member for Brookhaven Community College Front Office Medical Program.  She is a co-founder of the Business Women of Farmers Branch.  She currently serves as a member of UT Southwestern's Center for Mood Disorders Network. 

She launched innovative integrated healthcare programs focused on disease prevention, and expanded services from primary care only to include nutrition therapy and mental health care.  Under her leadership, in 2017, the Clinic was recognized as an NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home. She is passionate about reinventing health care payment and delivery models to ensure that low income, uninsured people have access to quality, affordable health care.  

Jan 23 - Janna Tidwell, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for the Town of Addison
Jan 30 - TBD - Fifth Tuesday Fun Event  (Bitter Sisters?)
Feb 6  - Jim Falk, World Affairs Coucil


January is Vocational Service Month











Flag Lease Program News





Last Week - number of subscriptions: 125

This Week - number of subscriptions: 125


The Flag Lease Program Web site:







Flag schedule for 2018: 


Presidents Day - install 2/17, remove 2/24

Memorial Day - install 5/26, remove 6/2

Independence Day - install 6/30, remove 7/7

Labor Day - install 9/1, remove 9/15

Veterans Day - install 11/10, remove 11/17


Club News 



 With funds from out club Foundation and individual members contributions, we were able to present a check for $2,000 to Shelter Box USA Board Member, Bruce  Heller.  Bruce showed us some of the items provided by Shelter Box durind recent disasters and how providing relief differs be region.  Shelter Box has locations all over the world, and is based in England. 













We are still collecting prescription bottles.  Be sure to remove the labels and rinse.  Bring to each meeting.  Stan is collecting for use in Malawi, a small landlocked country in southern Africa.  Don't forget, your animals may have prescriptions too!





District News



The January District Roundtable will be held January 13th, 9:30 - noon at 14001 Dallas Parkway.  These meetings are open to all Rotary members.


Monthly Pre-District Conference Happy Hour is in ADDISON!

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Blue Mesa on Montfort


Did You Know?


The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute $1,000 to the International Rotary Foundation.  In our club of 24 members, 17 are Paul Harris Fellows!



Around Addison  


  Frozen but so far so good, no snow or ice!








Send your pictures to Mary Jo Cater at maryjo_cater@yahoo.com


50-50 Drawing



The jackpot is  $438.00  Looking for the Jack of Hearts.  36 cards remaining in the deck!












 Of the Things we think, say, or do:


Is it the Truth?


Is it Fair to all Concerned?


Will it build Good Will and Better Friendships?


Will it be Beneficial to all Concerned?