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News Wheel Newsletter - Current Aug 14, 2019
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News Wheel

Weekly Newsletter


August 14, 2019 



Rotarian of the Day - Frank Kowle


Frank KowleFrank Kolwe,Jr. joined Rotary in 1986 at the invitation of Bobby Picou. Frank is a CPA offering accounting and tax services to businesses and individuals. His hobbies include fishing and going to the beach.

Frank has been married to Elizabeth Walker for 39 years. They have a daughter Anne, a son Frank III, and two granddaughters Catherine and Claire. Frank joined Rotary because of the organization's reputation, history of community involvement and the legacy of its membership. "Frankly, I was flattered to be invited to join such a distinguished organization."


Guest Speaker - Dr. Ross Melvin - CIS


Dr. Ross Melvin is a peripheral vascular fellow at Cardiovascular Institute of the South. He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in Physiology and Psychology from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He graduated with honors from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan.

Dr. Melvin completed a residency in internal medicine at Metropolitan Health Hospital in Wyoming, Michigan. He also practiced at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital in Macomb, Michigan where he completed a cardiology fellowship. His fellowship in interventional cardiology was completed at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Melvin is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and adult echocardiography. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Melvin has served as an investigator for a variety of research trials and has contributed to publications on giant coronary angiograms and coronary stent findings. He has also spent time volunteering in the Dominican Republic on a medical mission and studied abroad at Sokoine University in the United Republic of Tanzania.




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Weekly Words of Wisdom


There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.

-- E.B. White


Calendar of Events
Date & Time Event
 Aug 14  RoD: Frank Kolwe, Guest Speaker: Dr. Ross Melvin, CIS
 Aug 16  Earl Eues, Jr's Anniversary (13 Years!)
 Aug 18  Mark Lee's Anniversary (15 Years!)
 Aug 21  RoD: Pete Konos, Guest Speaker: Barton Joffrion, La. Ag Center
 Aug 28  RoD: Mark Lee, Guest Speaker: Beryl Amedee, State Rep
 Aug 30  Craig Dalferes' Anniversary (13 Years!)
 Aug 30  Carroll Parr's Anniversary (30 Years!)
 Sep 1  Royal Haven's Anniversary (15 Years!)
 Sep 4  RoD: Dixon Lewis, Guest Speaker: Tanner McGee, State Rep
 Sep 5  Travis Lavigne's Anniversary (35 Years!)
 Sep 11  RoD: Dale Thompson, Sr.


Harold L. Domingue Jr.  District 6200 Governor  Board of Directors
Tracy Schwab  Assistant District Governor William Foster, Director Emeritus
Club Officers Craig Hebert
President Derek Chaisson Joe Paul Mayet
President-Elect Jerry Ledet Craig Dalferes
Immediate Past President Leslie Waalk Brunnie Bisland
Secretary Stephanie Corso Sherri Roach
Treasurer Cal McKey Morgan Allison
General Secretary Brenda Faucheux Miles Forrest
Sergeant-at-Arms Dixon Lewis Brenda Faucheux
    Chris Chaisson
Area Club Make-Ups
Online Makeups https://www.rotaryeclubone.org/  
Downtown Houma Club 5:30 pm Tues Spiggots Brew Pub
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.