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News Wheel Newsletter - Current Aug 14, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Houma


News Wheel

Weekly Newsletter


August 15, 2018 



Rotarian of the Day - Louis "Bubba" Watkins


Louis Bubba WatkinsLouis “Bubba” Watkins, III has practiced law for 25 years. He is a former assistant public defender and instructor of legal research at Nicholls State University.

Bubba also serves on the Terrebonne General Medical Center Board of Commissioners, and as a commentator/lector for the Cathedral of St. Francis de Sales Parish. He is the recipient of the 2011Terrebonne Parish Bar Association Community Service Award.


Guest Speaker - State Rep Tanner Magee


Tanner MageeTanner Magee was elected to LA House of Representatives in 2015 for the 2016-2020 term. He serves on Natural Resources, Civil Law, and Judiciary committees; and is the Speaker’s sole appointment to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Board.

Mr. Magee is selected to be on the House Republican Policy Committee and is recognized as Louisiana Hospital Association’s Legislator of the Year in 2017. He was selected as Louisiana’s only legislator to the University of Virginia/Darden School of Business “Emerging Leaders Program.” 

Tanner also practices law and raises triplet girls with his wife, Kristen.




The Wounded War Heroes Fun Run

Raffle tickets are available! See Pete Benoit.

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


Weekly Words of Wisdom


A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.

-- Jerry Seinfeld


Calendar of Events
Date & Time Event
 Aug 16  Earl Eues Jr.'s Anniversary (12 Years!)
 Aug 18  Mark Lee's Anniversary! (14 Years!)
 Aug 22  ROD: Chad Adams, Guest Speaker: Prissy Davis, Principal of Maria Immacolata
 Aug 30  Craig Dalferes' Anniversary (12 Years!)
 Aug 30  Carroll Parr's Anniversary (29 Years!)
 Sep 1  Royal Havens' Anniversary (14 Years!)
 Sep 5  ROD: Jessica Williams
 Sep 5  Travis Lavigne's Anniversary (34 Years!)
 Sep 8  Dale Thompson Jr's Anniversary (19 Years!)
 Sep 13  Dalton LeBlanc's Anniversary (46 Years!)
 Sep 14  Darrin Guidry's Birthday!


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