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News Wheel Newsletter - Current Apr 16, 2019
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Weekly Newsletter


April 17, 2019 



Rotarian of the Day -  Mary Lynn Bisland


Mary Lynn Bisland is the Executive Director of Terrebonne Arc which provides services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and has worked with I/DD individuals since 1970. Mary Lynn joined Rotary in 2007 at the invitation of Jude Lapeyrouse and Reuben Williams.

Mary Lynn is a native of Terrebonne Parish and has been married to Brunnie Bisland for 47 years. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Her hobbies include reading, making jewelry, and painting. 

Mary Lynn has enjoyed her affiliation with club members and the wonderful things supported by the members.


Lawrence DeHart – Gods Math and the Foodbank


Lawrence DeHart is the Presedent and Acting Executive Director of the Terrebonne Churches United Good Samaritan Foodbank. He was born and raised in Terrebonne Parish and attended South Terrebonne High and Nicholls State University. This is Lawrence's sixth year of involvement witht he Foodbank and third year as President of the Board.


Lawrence majored in Aeronautical Science and was Co-Captain of the Flying Colonels Flight team that brought NSU its first and only NCAA National Championship. He has 25 years as an NASD Licensed Financial Advisor and Managing Principle. Lawrence has also been a Licensed Drone Pilot and Director of UAV operations for a regional oil spill response organization.




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Weekly Words of Wisdom


You don't pay taxes. They take taxes.

-- Chris Rock


Calendar of Events
Date & Time Event
 Apr 19  Patrick Yancey's Birthday!
 Apr 19  Josh Alford's Birthday!
 Apr 24  ROD: David Boudreaux
 Apr 25  Dixon Lewis' Birthday!
 May 1  ROD: Sybil Webb & Stephanie Corso -- HLB Interact Club
 May 2  Katie Portier's First Year Anniversary!
 May 5  Frank Kolwe's Birthday!
 May 8  ROD: Sybil Webb & Stephanie Corso -- Mulberry EarlyAct Club
 May 12  Reuben Williams' Anniversary (15 Years!)
 May 14  Dale Thompson Sr.'s Birthday!
 May 16  Joshua Alford's First Anniversary!
 May 16  Sondra Corbitt's First Anniversary!
 May 16  John Tipton Jr.'s First Anniversary!


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.