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P.O. Box 387   Arlington, Texas 76004-0387         Telephone 817-633-1645   www.arlingtonsunriserotary.com
Friday, April 20, 2018
This week's Program:

"City of Arlington Environmental Services"
Bob Weber
     Bob Weber is the Environmental Services Administrator for the City of Arlington. Bob has worked for the City for the past 21 years and manages the Solid Waste & Recycling Division. He is responsible for all aspects of solid waste disposal and collection services within Arlington and oversees the Environmental Programs Coordinator responsible for the City's recycling programs. 

     He holds a Solid Waste Managers Class "A" License issued by the state and is here to provide an insight into landfill operations  This was actually a very interesting program on the City's landfill.

April 27             Off-site meeting at Thornton Elementary

May 4                Professors of the Year Award Presentations - Tarrant County College

May 11              Professors of the Year Award Presentations - University of Texas at

May 18              TBD

May 25              Scholarship Presentations

Bring a Guest to Our Meetings!
     One of the best ways to show prospective new members what Rotary is all about is to invite them to one of our meetings. And if you would like to see a particular speaker or find out more about a particular topic, let Will Ross know - reach him at rosswill@sbcglobal.net.

April 27            Samir Ahuja (1), Henry Armstrong (2), Rob Asplet

May 4                Kevin Barlow (1), David Berg (2), Tony Blauvelt

May 11              David Bryant (1), Mark Cloud (2), George Coker

May 18              Don Cole (1), Kent Couch (2), Mel Crosier

April 27            Cindy Wright

May 4               Samir Ahuja

May 11              Rick McVay

May 18              Shane Ferrell
April 27             Shane Ferrell

May 4                 Chip May

May 11               Samir Ahuja

May 18               Cindy Wright
     A second grade boy and a fourth grade girls were the lucky winners of the tablets this morning at Thornton Elementary. They won in a drawing of all students who had perfect attendance last six weeks. (One would think they would be all smiles.)

     Representing Sunrise Rotary are Tony Blauvelt (far left), Jack Thornton (4th from left), then Mark Cloud, Colby Van Sickler, and Steve Dixon (back row right).
April 21-22          Sunrise Rotary "New" Board Retreat
April 28               Adoption Awareness Picnic, Fielder Church

May 3                  1st Annual Clay Shoot for PhasedIn (see below)

May 4                  SBA "Salute to Small Business" Awards Luncheon

May 5                  Blue Collar Olympics (See below)

May 6                  Flag Program Workday - ALL HANDS ON DECK! 2 p.m. @ Colors                                               Carpet! 

May 8                  Sunrise Rotary Board meeting (new date), David's BBQ, 7:00 a.m.

May 11 - 13         Highland Games, Decatur, TX

May 12                Highlands Rotary "Casino Night" fundraiser - CANCELED -
May 19-20           District Conference, DFW Hyatt

May 26                Flag Day - Memorial Day - Display at 6:00 a.m.

May 29                Flag Day - Memorial Day - Pick up at 6:00 p.m.

June 5                 Sunrise Rotary Board Meeting, David's BBQ, 7:00 p.m.

June 14               Flag Day - Flag Day - Display at 6 a.m., Pick up at 6 p.m.


     The 2018 District 5790 ALL CLUBS CELEBRATION is May 18-20, 2018 a the DFW Hyatt. I highly encourage all to attend the conference, particularly the luncheon on 5/18.  

     Chris McLucas is the District Governor and is from our club.  We should support him in this, his big, final event of the 2017-18 Rotary year. 

     Please go the the District website to register: 


     Phased IN is hosting its 1st Annual Clay Shoot at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, May 3. Breakfast and registration begin at 8:30 am. Clays fly at 10 am. Lunch & awards at 1 pm.

     Registration (includes ammo) -
Individual: $400
Team: $1200
     Corporate sponsoring available. Visit our website for details!

http://phasedin.org/ events/clay-shoot
     If you enjoy shooting skeet or know someone who does.  Either come out or pass on to others.  This could be a great fundraiser for the Phased In build.  
Colby S. Van Sickler
President - Arlington Sunrise Rotary 2016-2017

     Come join us on May 5 for our 2018 Sunrise Blue Collar Olympics! Enjoy golf, washers, horseshoes, bowling, pool, and darts. And don't forget the BBQ!

     Registration: $125/person ($250 Team) - Gets you entry to the event.
     All sponsors will be placed on a Main Banner that will travel with us throughout the day. Team
Team Sponsors: $150 - Both players will get T-shirts with your name or the Sponsors name on the back.

Hole Sponsors: $100.00 - Will have signage at the hole you sponsor and you can have someone set up on the Tee Box if you like.

Washers Sponsors: $250 - Will have signage at the Pavilion where we play washers and will be given awards for top 3 places to the players.

Horseshoe Sponsors: $250 - Will have signage at the Pavilion where we play washers and will be given awards for top 3 places to the players.

Bowling Sponsors: 2 sponsors @ $250 or one @ $500 - Will have signage at the Pavilion where we play washers and will be given awards for top 3 places to the players.

Pool Sponsors: $250 - Will have signage at the Pavilion where we play washers and will be given awards for top 3 places to the players.

Dart Sponsors: $250 - Will have signage at the Pavilion where we play washers and will be given awards for top 3 places to the players.

     Contact Mark Cloud for more information: markcloud0303@yahoo.com
     Due to a variety of reasons and a Club vote, the Arlington Highlands Rotary Club has opted to cancel their May 12th Casino night and maybe do it at a future date.
Ways to do a "Make-up"
  1. Go to: https://www.rotaryeclubone.org/programs.htm and watch a video or read an article.
  2. Attend a Sunrise Rotary social event. (Christmas party and other Sunrise social gatherings)
  3. Work on a Sunrise Rotary project (flags,PhasedIn, Blood drive, Highland games, etc.)
  4. Attend a Sunrise Rotary Board meeting. (1st Tuesday, 7:00 a.m., David's BBQ)
  5. If you're in a travel status, get the Rotary Club Finder app for your smartphone and find a Club in/near the town you are visiting - even outside of the United States!
  6. Attend another local Rotary Club meeting. There are seven other Rotary Clubs in Arlington that you can make up at. Here's a list of them:
    • Arlington North Rotary, Monday at Noon, Texas Land & Cattle, N. Arlington
    • Arlington West Rotary, Tuesday at Noon, Shady Valley Golf Club
    • Arlington Highlands Rotary, Tuesday at 6 p.m., Dave & Busters in the                            Arlington Highlands
    • Arlington Sunset Rotary, Tuesday at 6 p.m., J. Gilligan's on E. Abram
    • Arlington Rotary, Thursday at Noon, 1st United Methodist Church
    • Arlington Great Southwest Rotary, Thursday at 6 p.m., Humperdink's @                        Six Flags
    • Arlington South Rotary, Friday at Noon, Spring Creek BBQ, S. Cooper
Here's the catch:

     You literally have a whole month in order to work your "make up" into your busy schedule - within 2 weeks prior to the meeting you will miss and within 2 weeks after the meeting you miss.

So you see, there really is no valid excuse for you not having PERFECT ATTENDANCE.
 But there is one major step to ensure your make-up is validated - you must report it to Club Secretary Sheri Hall at sherilhall@gmail.com.


 President                                     Steve Dixon
 President Elect                         Shane Ferrell
Secretary                                        Sheri Hall
Treasurer                             Jonathan Januta
Membership                                 Don Ferrell
 Sargent-at-Arms                     James Watson
Administration                            Dwayne Lee
Community Services 1             Sam Thomas
 Community Services 2                 Alan Walter
Youth Services                             Mark Cloud
Vocational Services                  Kevin Barlow
Foundation                                       Chip May
International Services                 Samir Ahuja
Special Programs                       Cindy Wright


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