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Newsletter - Current Sep 4, 2018
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Addison MIdday Rotary Header


Midday News

Volume 9 Number 3

September 2017


Rotary Club of Addison Midday

4145 Beltline Road

Suite 212-242

Addison, TX  75001



 Tuesdays Noon 

May Dragon Restaurant, Addison  



September 4

Tracy Herbert

Achieving Audacious Goals While Overcoming Setbacks

Tracy Herbert is an expert in diabetes, having lived with Type 1 diabetes for 40 years successfully, without any complications.  Tracy recently rode her bicycle 3,527 miles from San Francisco to New York City to spread awareness about diabetes and provide hope. Involved in health and wellness for over 20 years, she brings unique fun and energetic strategies to help her clients and audiences learn how to live healthy lives. She uses her passion, and gift of encouragement, to offer simple tools to those struggling to get control of their life, the healthy way.




September 8

George Bush Elemtary School 

Addison 8:30 am

Support the school and join the crowd

Dedication of NEW Soccer Field

8:30 - 9:00am.  

Back side of school



September 11

Bill Slicker

Rotary District 5810 Governor for 2018-2019


Bill has been in Rotary for over 31 years.  In 1999 he joined the Rotary Club of Dallas, where he has been Club President, Chair of the Dallas Rotary Club Foundation and District 5810 Foundation Chair.  In 2004 Bill participated in National Immunization Day in India.  Come hear Bill talk about his vision for this Rotary year.









September 18

Ross Paterson and Hannah Wells

Managing and Engaging Millennials

Who are these millennials and what’s all the hype about? Participation trophies and social media are not the reason for concern. In this presentation, you will learn:

• The Facts on Millennials

• How to Influence and Connect with Millennials

• Effective ways to manage and engage Millennials

Ross has been leading, coaching and teaching in a wide range of environments for 30 years. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Golden Triangle Rotary Club and is an Ironman triathlete. Hannah is currently the Project Manager for Global Fusion, the Executive Director for XM Performance, and a group fitness instructor at her local rec center.



September 22

September Service Project

Volunteer for Wipe Out Kids' Cancer Run

More information at:

























September 25

Melanie Murphy

Confetti Moments

Have you ever envied someone else’s ability to meet goals? Would you like some of

the success secret magic tips? Are you ready to move from hesitation to celebration?  Melanie Murphy can help.  She was the managing editor of a news network and host of a daily syndicated talk show. After transitioning to a career as a voice-over actor, she found her passion for bringing stories to life through commercials, videos and corporate narration.




September is Basic Education and Literacy Month





Club News


Fantasy Football

If you are interested, contact Jim Duffy









Ongoing Service Projects:  Collecting Pill Containers for Malawi and Box Tops for Education for Bush Elementary School.  Bring as you collect them!











October is new member month - start thinking of people you can invite an October meeting.



 District 5810 News


The District now has a monthly Newsletter.  You may have gotten it in an email.  If you did not, check out the newsletter at this location:





Around Addison 


Metrocrest Services

Season of Service Luncheon

October 15th


From Linda Groce: 


Here is the form to use to purchase single seats for the October 15th Seasons of Service Luncheon. Please add Addison Midday Rotary on the “Group Name” line.


I highly recommend you attend. It’s always fun, enriching and for a good cause. It  will make your heart feel good…I promise!






















































50-50 Drawing



  Looking for the Jack of Clubs. 












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?