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September 16, 2020 



Yvonne Normand - District Governor


District Governor Yvonne Normand will join our meeting by Zoom conference.


Yvonne is a graduate of Opelousas Catholic, U of L at Lafayette, BS; McNeese State University, Masters. Yvonne is a retiree with 37 ½ years of service in education at Port Barre High and as a St. Landry Parish School Board administrator. She is a community volunteer serving in the Opelousas Sunrise Rotary Club, member of the Paul Harris Society, St. Landry Interact Sponsor, District 6200 Interact Sponsor, Catholic Daughters of Americas Court 119 St. Landry member and District Deputy, St. Landry Catholic Church Altar Society member, St. Landry Cemetery Tours coordinator 2003 – present, and Church Lector for 37 years.


Yvonne married fellow Rotarian, Keith Normand 36 years ago and are the parents of Anna Evangeline, Jared Paul & Brittany, and Kevin & Dana along with grandparent to 6 grandchildren. Three distinctions: Yvonne & Keith were married by her father and they have been to all 50 states and enjoy RVing.


Yvonne is a second generation Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee member. Yvonne is passionate about the call to service with an emphasis on creating a signature of PEACE on Earth.


Zoom Meeting Link


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Hurricane Laura Relief

We invited fellow Rotarians to consider donating money to our Club's own Foundation, for the specific purpose of helping our fellow Rotarians in southwest Louisiana adversely affected by Hurricane Laura. Our Foundation's Board has agreed to MATCH funds, up to a maximum of $2,500. We would like to finish this "special" project by this meeting, so we can speed the money collected to where it can be used, relatively quickly. If you would like to contribute, write your checks out to THE ROTARY CLUB OF HOUMA FOUNDATION (and, it's tax deductible, as well !), and hand it to BRUNNIE, at today's meeting. Thanks for your consideration ! Brunnie."


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Weekly Words of Wisdom


If you can't convince them, confuse them.

-- Harry S Truman


Calendar of Events
Date Event
 Sep 20  Jessica Williams' Anniversary (3 Years!)
 Sep 20  Michael Claudet's Birthday!
 Sep 21  Joseph Mayet's Anniversary (43 Years!)
 Sep 21  Jerry Ledet's Birthday!
 Sep 23  ROD: Yolanda Trahan, Speaker: Dr. Jay and Allison Clune, NSU
 Sep 27  Larke Leonard's Birthday!
 Sep 29  Yolanda Trahan's Birthday!
 Sep 30  RCH Foundation Program
 Oct 1  Christopher Chiasson's Anniversary (4 Years!)
 Oct 4  Jude Laperouse's Birthday!
 Oct 6  Mark Lee's Birthday!
 Oct 7  Club Offsite Meeting - St. Matthew's School
 Oct 13  Robert Utley's Birthday!
 Oct 14  ROD: Reuben Williams, Speaker: Dr. Chris Bonvillain, NSU Aquatic Ecologist
 Oct 16  Jan Villemarette's First Anniversary!


Yvonne Normand  District 6200 Governor  Board of Directors
Tracy Schwab  Assistant District Governor William Foster, Director Emeritus
Club Officers Craig Hebert
President Jerry Ledet Craig Dalferes
President-Elect Stephanie Corso Brunnie Bisland
Immediate Past President Derek Chaisson Mary Lynn Bisland
Secretary Cal McKey David Ohlmeyer
Treasurer Morgan Allison Brenda Faucheux
General Secretary Brenda Faucheux Chris Chaisson
Sergeant-at-Arms Dixon Lewis Andre Brunet
    Darryl Christen
    Jay Tipton
Area Club Make-Ups
Online Makeups  
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 NY Bagel
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.