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News Wheel Newsletter - Current Feb 13, 2019
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News Wheel

Weekly Newsletter


February 13, 2019 



Rotarian of the Day - Sondra Corbit


Sondra CorbittSondra Corbitt is the executive director of the Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. She joined our club last year at the invitation of Mary Lynn Bisland.


Sondra has been married to Brandon Corbitt for 23 years.  They have one daughter, Gabbie Corbitt, who will graduate Terrebonne High this May.  Gabbie was accepted to Nicholls University’s where she will study Nursing.


Sondra enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her family. She joined Rotary for the opportunities for networking and giving back to the community.


Guest Speaker - Joey Pierce


Joey PierceBuilding a Vision for Terrebonne Parish Tourism


Joey Pierce is a native of the bayou region and alumnus of Nicholls State University. After working in tourism as an interpretive guide, visitors services manager and communications manager, Joey has taken on the role of Assistant Director of the Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau in 2018. Joey specializes in social and digital media and strives to bring bayou country to new audiences through new and innovative mediums. For a peek into his and the bureau’s work, visit them at HoumaTravel.com, or on social media at Houma Travel.


Joey's presentation will include a synopsis of the work of the Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, as well as an introduction to our new research, development and strategic planning process.




Our New Recruiting Brochures

To help you explain to potential new members who we are and what we do, you will find a couple of our Rotary Club of Houma (RCH)'s new BROCHURES at each table. Take one, if you have a "prospect" for membership. If you need/want more brochures, ask Brunnie. Thanks for helping us meet our goal of adding between 8 and 13 new members, by March 31st !!!


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


Weekly Words of Wisdom


If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.

-- Henny Youngman


Calendar of Events
Date & Time Event
 Feb 18  Jerry Ledet's Anniversary (10 Years!)
 Feb 20  ROD: Wallace Ellender
 Feb 22  Ricky Johnson's Birthday!
 Feb 23  James Goodwin's Anniversary (14 Years!)
 Feb 23  Michael Bergeron's Anniversary (14 Years!)
 Feb 25  Earl Eues Jr.'s Birthday!
 Feb 26  Yolanda Trahan's Anniversary (16 Years!)
 Feb 27  ROD: Myers McAllister
 Feb 27  Morgan Allison's Anniversary (6 Years!)
 Mar 1  David Ohlmeyer's Birthday!
 Mar 2  Craig Hebert's Anniversary (3 Years!)
 Mar 2  Robert Utley's Anniversary (14 Years!)
 Mar 3  Leslie Waalk's Birthday!
 Mar 6  Open Meeting (Ash Wednesday)
 Mar 12  CBB EarlyAct Meeting 7:30 am.


Gary J. Lacombe  District 6200 Governor  Board of Directors
Harold L. Domingue Jr.  District 6200 Governor-Elect William Foster, Director Emeritus
Club Officers Craig Hebert
President LeslieWaalk Joe Paul Payet
President-Elect Derek Chaisson Craig Dalferes
Vice President Sherri Roach Brunnie Bisland
Secretary Jerry Ledet Reuben Williams
Treasurer Stephanie Corso Morgan Allison
General Secretary Brenda Fachaux Miles Forrest
Sergeant-at-Arms Ricky Johnson Cal McKey
    Yolanda Trahan
    Brenda Fachaux
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 7pmWednesday 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.