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News Wheel Newsletter - Current May 23, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Houma


News Wheel

Weekly Newsletter


May 23, 2018 



Rotarian of the Day - Sherri Roach


Sherri RoachSherri joined Rotary in 2009, sponsored by her long-term business partner, James Gueydan.  She is a Second Vice President of Morgan Stanley and has been with the firm and its predecessor firms (Legg Mason and Smith Barney) for over 28 years.  Additionally, Sherri is a Certified Financial Planner and a Financial Planning Specialist and her primary role on the team is to develop customized retirement plans for the team’s clients designed to meet the client’s specific vision for their retirement lifestyle. 

Sherri is married to Phillip Roach and they have two children:  son, Waymon, and daughter, Brandi.


Guest Speaker - Theresa Ellender


Deputy Theresa EllenderTheresa Ellender is a deputy in the LPSO Reserve Section. Deputy Ellender will be sharing with us about being a volunteer law enforcement professional. She ran for State Representative in 2011 and is currently a member of the Republican State Central Committee and the Terrebonne Parish Executive Committee. 

Deputy Ellender was born in Norfolk, VA into a Navy family and attended 7 different schools prior to graduating high school at Terrebonne High. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Human Development.




Installation Banquet

Please join us as we install our President, Officers and members of the Board of Directors for the 2018-19 Rotary year. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Leslie Waalk 985-438-0514 or leslie.waalk@gmail.com.  You should have received a Sign Up Genius Installation Banquet Invite from incoming President Leslie Waalk.  Please RSVP whether or not you plan to attend utilizing this sign up method.


Have a personal announcement? Email it to morgan@allisonattorneys.com!


Weekly Words of Wisdom


If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?

-- Milton Berle


Calendar of Events
Date & Time Event
 May 24  Peter Benoit's Birthday!
 May 27  Herb Alexander's Birthday!
 May 27  J.J. Bouquet's Birthday!
 May 27  Derek Chaisson's Birthday!
 May 30  ROD: Cal McKey
 May 30  Dixon Lewis' Anniversary (34 Years!)
 Jun 1  Peter Benoit's Anniversary (13 Years!)
 Jun 3  Royal Havens' Birthday!
 Jun 4  John Hassell's Anniversary (32 Years!)
 Jun 6  Mary Lynn Bisland's Anniversary (11 Years!)
 Jun 6  Offsite Meeting: Joseph Waitz Emergency Operations Center, Gray
 Jun 9  Janabeth Daigle's Anniversary (14 Years!)
 Jun 10  Chad Adams' Anniversary (3 Years!)
 Jun 13  ROD: Dale Norred
 Jun 18  L. J. Folse's Birthday
 Jun 20  Open Meeting - Installation Banquet


Martha D. Collins District 6200 Governor  Board of Directors
Gary J. Lacombe  District 6200 Governor-Elect William Foster, Director Emeritus
Club Officers Rev. Craig Dalferes
President Sherri Roach Reuben Williams
President-Elect Leslie Waalk Cal McKey
Vice President F. Dixon Lewis Brenda Faucheux
Secretary Derek Chaisson Stephanie Corso
Treasurer Jerry Ledet Yolanda Trahan
General Secretary Brenda Faucheux Miles Forrest
Sergeant-at-Arms Patrick Yancey Morgan Allison
    Joe Paul Mayet
    JB Daigle
Area Club Make-Ups
Online Makeups https://www.rotaryeclubone.org/  
Downtown Houma Club 5:30 pm Tues (except the 3rd Tues) The Patio
  5:30 pm 3rd Tues Downtown Jeaux
Golden Meadow Noon Thursday Bayou Bowling Alley
Grand Isle 7pm Wednesday Community Center
Houma Sunrise Club 7:30 am Tuesday The Vintage Garden Café
Houma-Terrebonne Club Noon Thursday Plantation Inn
Lockport Noon Thursday C'est Cajun Catering
Morgan City Noon Thursday Petroleum Club
Thibodaux Noon Tuesday Envie


The Rotary Club of Houma, committed to the motto “Service Above Self,” is an active humanitarian organization made up of community leaders who have fun working together while developing leaders of all ages.