Date: Feb. 08, 2020
Location: Harlingen Convention Center
701 Harlingen Heights Dr
Harlingen, TX 78550
Event 1: Grants Certification
9AM to 12PM
No Charge, but please
Event 2: Peace Pole Presentation
2PM to 3PM
Valley International Airport
Event 3: Foundation Dinner & Awards Ceremony
Cost - $50 per person
(Reserved Table Sponsorship for 8  - $500)
6PM to 7PM (Reception & Cash Bar)
7PM to 9PM Dinner
Business Attire
Hotel Accommodations: Residence Inn & Suites
109 Bass Pro Dr
Harlingen, TX 78552
$94 per night

Awards to Be Presented

These awards are for work & donations during the 2018-2019 Rotary Year.
Rotary Citation
D5930 Exemplary Award
Top 3 Per Capita Giving Clubs
Sustaining Clubs
EREY Clubs
Top EndPolioNow Donors
Clubs Receiving an Award
Brownsville Sunrise
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi Evening
Corpus Christi Northwest
Harlingen Sunburst
Kingsville Noon
Laredo Daybreak
Laredo Gateway
Laredo Next Generation
Laredo Under Seven Flags
McAllen Evening
Port Isabel
Rio Grande City
San Benito
Southside Corpus Christi
The Laredo Rotary Club
Victoria Downtown
for the Bus to RYLA 2020
Limited seating, so register early - $66 per student
Friday, January 31, 2020 -- PICK UP
6:00 am Brownsville Convention and Visitors' Bureau, 650 Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd
7:00 am Texas Travel Information Center at Harlingen.  2021 West Harrison Avenue
8:00 am Main Event Entertainment Center Parking Lot Pharr, TX by the Marque sign
Transporting RYLA students to Camp Zephyr, Mathis, Texas by 10:30 AM

On Sunday, February 2, 2020 - DROP OFF
11:30 AM return RYLA students from Camp Zephyr, Mathis, Texas to:
2:00 PM Brownsville Convention and Visitors' Bureau, 650 Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd  
3:00 PM Texas Travel Information Center at Harlingen. 2021 West Harrison Avenue
4:00 PM Main Event Entertainment Parking Lot, Pharr by the Marquee sign 
Registrations must be paid in advance and with a credit card.
Cost: $50 for each part (Breakfast & lunch included)
Time:  8am (Registration and Continental Breakfast) - 4:00pm
 Space is limited - sign up early
Grace United Methodist Church
14521 Northwest Blvd
Corpus Christi TX 78410
Parts 1, 2, and 3 must be taken taken in order.
Parts 1, 2, and 3 must be taken before Facilitator


February 16 – 22, 2020
Rotarians are improving lives in communities around the world every day through thousands of service projects.
Do your members know what you do and why you do it?
One Week. One Focus:
Rotary Showcase Week
share your projects and good work that your Rotary club is doing locally and globally.
Just DO IT ! 3 Places
  1. Write your story and use it as your Meeting Program during this week.
  2. Send your story (video, PowerPoint, word doc, list) to the district website (
  3. Post your story on RI's Rotary Showcase
Need More information?? Click Here
District Conference
May 1-3, 2020
in Corpus Christi.
Friday, May 1 -
All Club Lunch
Dinner & Family Fun at the Texas State Aquarium
Saturday, May 2 - 
Business Meeting
4 Way Test Speech Contest
Governors Banquet
Sunday, May 3 -
Celebration of Life
Registration opens
February 1, 2020
with Early Bird Specials
Omni Corpus Christi &
Texas State Aquarium
in Corpus Christi, Texas
Lone Star P.E.T.S., Inc. (Lone Star PETS or LSPETS) – the premier training event that prepares Rotary Club President Elects for their year of service as President of their Rotary club in Texas and Southern Oklahoma.  P.E.T.S. (PETS) is the acronym for “President Elect Training Seminar”.
Lone Star PETS is the combined efforts of ten Rotary International Districts. They all converge on the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the DFW International Airport to jointly provide the best possible training for future Presidents of Rotary clubs.
DGE Eddie Bartnesky is planning valuable and exciting training for all President Elects. This is required training before taking office. Please contact DGE Eddie is you are unable to attend.
Registration is open!
February 27 - March 1, 2020


South Texas Rotary District 5930 is made up of close to 2,000 members, from 50 clubs, within the southern tip of Texas. We meet regularly to not only form bonds and friendships, but we also strive to improve lives locally and around the world.