Club Information

Welcome to our club!


Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Victoria Country Club
14 Spring Creek Rd.
Victoria, TX  77904-1664
United States
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Sep 08, 2015
Geanie Morrison
Texas House of Representatives
Sep 15, 2015
EAFK Kick Off
Meet at the Community Center for Lunch & Jousting Match
Sep 22, 2015
Mayor Paul Polasek
Issues Affecting Victoria
Sep 29, 2015
Torin Bales
Jewelry Making
Oct 06, 2015
Dr. Robert Jaklich, VISD Superintendent
VISD Programs and Funding Changes
Oct 13, 2015
Philip Hopkins
Twin Pines/Twin Pines North: Medicare Changes & Benefits
Oct 20, 2015
Debbie Ramirez -- Midcoast Family Services
National Child Abuse Month
Nov 03, 2015
Claude Koontz, Portfolio Manager
M Capital Advisors, Economic & Market Outlook/Update
Nov 10, 2015
Kathleen Card, Hospice of South Texas
Discussion on new inpatient Hospice Facility
Nov 11, 2015
John Clegg
The Restoration of the La Belle

Birthdays & Anniversaries

Member Birthdays:
  • Bruce Bauknight
    September 11
  • Sam Jones
    September 11
  • Steve Seekamp
    September 20
  • Neal Stevenson
    September 21
  • John Brill
    September 26
  • Mary Hodgkinson
    September 27
  • Don Polzin
    September 30
  • Robert Jaklich
    September 8
  • Derek Cox
    September 22
  • Chris Seilkop
    Rhonda Seilkop
    September 24

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The Victoria Rotary Club is now accepting applications for grant requests from local 501(c)(3) non-profit community organizations.  Applications may be submitted for grants up to $1,500.00 per grant.  The greatest emphasis on grant requests will be placed on projects which support youth and youth development, but other requests are welcome and often funded. The deadline for submitting grant applications is Sunday November 1, 2015 at midnight.


Visit the new Member Center at RI

The Member Center at RI - gives you access to the many benefits and resources available to members, including:
  • Rotary Global Rewards (see below for more information)
  • Rotary publications and products, licensed vendors, mobile apps, and online tools
  • Awards and donor recognition opportunities
  • Rotary International Convention, our biggest event of the year
  • The Rotarian, the official magazine of Rotary
Rotary Global Rewards is a new member benefit program designed to make membership even more rewarding for Rotarians. This exciting program includes discounts on products and services such as travel, car rentals, hotels, dining and entertainment. It’s our way of giving back to those who give so much.
Rotary Global Rewards: the good you do comes back to you.

  • Are you interested in Rotary training?
  • Wondering if it will be worth your time?
  • You can’t take off work and be in San Antonio from Sept. 15 to Sept. 20, what can you attend for a shorter time?
  • How much will it cost?
All good questions – hopefully here’s some answers.
  • All training events and meals, unless otherwise noted, happen at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel, 420 W Market Street. San Antonio, TX 78205.
  • All Rotarian Club Luncheon on Friday at the San Antonio Convention Center.
  • Friday Dinner at the Don Strange Ranch, Welfare, TX

If you can attend Rotary Institute on Friday & Saturday, September 18 & 19, this is what you will get:

Seven Sessions of about 45 minutes each & A Bonus session 8 if you can stay until Sunday
Session I
Rotary Video “Make a Difference”
Theme: “Rotary’s Strengthened Brand”
Speaker: RIDE Jennifer Jones
Session 2
Rotary Video “New Brand Introduction”
Theme: “Harnessing the Power of Word of Mouth and Social Media to Build Your Brand and Rotary”
Speaker: Paul Rand – Author of the Best Selling Book “Highly Recommended”
All Club Lunch
All Rotarian Club Luncheon at the San Antonio Convention Center
Rotary’s tradition of ringing the bell to open the weekly meeting – All Rotary Club Presidents of Districts 5840, 5870, 5890, and 5930
Any member of the club attending can ring the bell. You do not need to bring your bell.
Session 3
Rotary Video “New Brand – Water”
Theme: “Rethinking Rotary’s Humanitarian Service”
Speaker: Dr. Robert Lupton, Author of the Number 1 Best Seller Book Toxic Charity
Session 4
Rotary Video “New Brand – Maternal Health”
Theme: “Scars of the Children”
Speaker: PDG Dean Rohrs
Session 5
Rotary Video “New Brand – Literacy”
Theme: "How to Engage Someone in Humanitarian Service in 15 Seconds”
Speaker: Michael Angelo Caruso
Session 6
“How to Engage Rotarians in Humanitarian Service” Discussion groups
Session 7
Local Service Project: Kingdom for Kids
Session 8
Rotary Video “New Brand – Health”
Theme: “The Young Professional in Rotary”
Speakers: Young Professionals from Zones 21b & 27

Add-in the All Club lunch on Friday for $35 and hear John F. Germ, President - Elect of Rotary International

  • Add-in the Class Reunion Dinner (Western Dress) at the Don Strange Ranch on Friday for $45.
  • Add-in the Presentation and Local Club Rotarian Dinner / Dance and Introduction of the 2016 – 2017 District Governors on Saturday for $50.
  • Additional Add-ins available on the registration form – Check them out. Register Here.
  • Clubs sending more than one member can have one member register for the correct number, names can be provided as you arrive.
  • Hotel reserved block rate is available until August 27 at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel. Rooms are going fast - another fifty added on 7/28.
Staff is still at work setting up a Youth mini-institute for Saturday. More details to come.

Do you have a passion for The Rotary Foundation, Membership or the Rotary Public Image?

-- If you are working at the club or District level, you might want to consider the special learning tracks Rotary and the Zone staff has developed.
-- Each track includes 3 hours of training, materials to bring home with you, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday dinners as well as Thursday, Friday, Saturday luncheons AND all the sessions listed above on Friday and Saturday. Registration cost for each track is $350 and the time for Wednesday evening, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 -20.
-- Lunch and dinner speakers include: Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith, Greg E. Podd, Rotary International Vice President 15-16 and John F. Germ, President - Elect of Rotary International
  • Additional tracks available for District Trainer ($350), Emerging District leaders ($285) and Past District Governors ($295 w/forum and $250 w/o forum) and District Rotary Leadership Institute ($350).
  • Additional Add-ins available on the registration form – Check them out. Register Here.
  • Hotel reserved block rate is available until August 27 at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel. Rooms are going fast - another fifty added on 7/28.

Ready to learn more about yourself, your leadership style?

-- Attend one day seminar - Opposite Strengths - Information useful in your Rotary life as well as your work life and other organizations.
-- This is offered for just $97 on either Tuesday or Wednesday. Listed as an add-on on the Registration page.

All this and the fellowship of Rotary. Rotarians from the 1900+ clubs in the Rocky Mountain Zones of 21b and 27. Rotarians from the staff of Rotary International.

Rotarians learning together to increase awareness of Rotary and to "be a gift to the world."

Zone website -



Officers & Directors

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Immediate Past President
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our newest members joining us in August
Robert Royer
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