Welcome to Rotary Club of Mineral Wells
Mineral Wells

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Southside Church of Christ
1401 S.E. 25th Avenue
Mineral Wells, TX 76068
United States of America
Every Wednesday at noon except during Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
Club News
 
It was "Giving Day" at Wednesday's Rotary Club of Mineral Wells meeting. The club presented community grants to Mineral Wells Senior Center and Boyce Ditto Public Library.
 
Linda Daniel Choate, Senior Center executive director, spoke to Rotarians about the center and its offerings. She read comments from participants about how much the center means to them. Members of the center's Board of Directors were also present.
 
Judy Jackson, executive director for Back Pack Buddies Mineral Wells was also present and thanked the club and Rotary Interact for its support of the program and the new Rams Care closet at Mineral Wells High School.
 
Rotary Club of Mineral Wells thanks the community for its support that allows for grants and support of worthy community organizations.
 
Rotary Club of Mineral Wells on Wednesday formally welcomed Teri Richardson as a new member.
 
This community dynamo and her husband, Jack, own JR Disposal, LLC, which services rural customers in a four-county region.
 
Welcome to Rotary, Teri. We look forward to our fellowship and your participation in our projects and goals.
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We were honored to have Mineral Wells City Manager Dean Sullivan speak at today's meeting. Dean discussed ongoing projects, including the development of Mineral Wells Regional Airport and the Turkey Peak reservoir project.
 
But the really good news is that one of the first things Sullivan as city manager tackled, and accomplished, is an interlocal agreement with Palo Pinto County Commissioners to begin improving city streets. The city will provide the engineering and materials, and all four county commissioners will provide the equipment and manpower for improvements designated in their precincts within the city. In the last quarter of this fiscal year about 4 miles will be repaired, with plans to do 25 miles of streets each year so that in five years all 132 miles of city-maintained streets will be repaired.
 
The county agreement will address streets where subgrade infrastructure repairs are not needed. Sullivan said about 25 miles of streets need water and sewer repairs below the street and will require the city to make those upgrades. Still, Sullivan said residents will soon begin seeing roads and streets improved.
 
Mineral Wells City Council approved the interlocal agreement Tuesday. County commissioners approved the agreement last week. Thank you Dean Sullivan for making this happen and bringing the city and county together in this partnership. Thank you city council and county commissioners for approving the agreement.
 
Attending the meeting with Sullivan were Mineral Wells Economic Director David Hawes and Finance Director Jason Breisch. Rotarian Tonya Gary was this week's program chair.
 
 
Rotary Club of Mineral Wells today presented $500 worth of books to Jacksboro ISD for its elementary school library damaged by the devastating March tornado.
 
Pictured with some of the donated books are Jacksboro ISD Superintendent Brad Burnett and JISD Director of Instruction Kristi Daws. Presenting the books on behalf of the club are club President Karyn Bullock, left, and Connie Ball, who coordinated the donation with JISD.
 
Mineral Wells Rotarians were treated last week to a performance by Community Christian School Mineral Wells’ One-Act Play troupe, performing a portion of its contest play, “King of the Moon.”
 
They recently swept #TCAF district contest honors, and next week will host state #OAP contest. Public performances will be available. Watch Community Christian School Mineral Wells' Facebook page for info and details.
 
Thanks to Doug Jefferson for bringing this talented group of students to our meeting to perform and share your success. Best of luck (er, break a leg!)
 
Rickhouse Brewing owners Brian Miller and Kristy Beck Miller returned to Rotary Club of Mineral Wells today to bring club members up to date on their new tavern venture.
 
Their official grand opening was Friday. They are now open seven days a week, located on the southeast corner of Crazy Water Plaza downtown.
 
All ales sold at Rickhouse are brewed there. Brian said he will typically keep about 16 varieties on tap, some which will be seasonal ales. They also offer wine. There will be some food offerings, but they have partnered with downtown restaurants to deliver food to customers at Rickhouse.
 
Brian said the brewery is more than a business, it is meant to be a destination.
 
The Millers are pictured with program Chair Raymond Greenwood.
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Speakers
Keri Walden
May 18, 2022 12:00 PM
Pat Wilson
May 25, 2022 12:00 PM
Wade Turner
Jun 01, 2022 12:00 PM
Jeanette Ender
Jun 08, 2022 12:00 PM
Lottie Eubanks
Jun 15, 2022 12:00 PM
Allan Sparkman
Jun 22, 2022 12:00 PM
Meals on Wheels Schedule

MAY

– Linda Porter-Bradford and Pat Wilson

13 – Steve and Lyn Butcher

20 – Nancy and Crystal Cameron

27 – Janette Green and Stacy Choate

 

JUNE

– Meagan Ishmael and Dianne Templar

10 – John Kuhn

17 – Jimmy Walker and Wade Turner

24 – Cory Crenshaw

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Myndi Muncy
    May 2
  • Lottie Eubanks
    May 9
  • Linda Porter-Bradford
    May 10
  • Nancy Cameron
    May 10
  • Wade Turner
    May 10
  • Janette Green
    May 19
  • Jimmy Walker
    May 29
  • Brooke Barnett
    June 13
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Allan Sparkman
    May 1
  • Russell Barnett
    May 2
  • Craig Martin
    May 8
  • James Bradford
    May 16
  • Chad Jordan
    June 6
  • Noelia Kuhn
    June 27
  • Bryton Rankin
    June 30
Anniversaries:
  • Harris Brooks
    Vicki D. Brooks
    May 1
  • Raymond Greenwood
    Renee Greenwood
    May 14
  • Jimmy Walker
    Mary Beth Walker
    May 19
  • Pat Wilson
    Mark Wilson
    June 18
  • Cody Jordan
    Chad Jordan
    June 23
Join Date:
  • Karyn Bullock
    May 4, 2011
    11 years
  • Monica Riedlinger
    May 8, 2019
    3 years
  • Stacy Choate
    May 19, 2017
    5 years
  • John Kuhn
    May 20, 2009
    13 years
  • Steve Butcher
    May 22, 1996
    26 years
  • David May
    June 4, 2014
    8 years
  • Louanne Noel
    June 6, 2018
    4 years
  • Janette Green
    June 10, 2015
    7 years
  • Beth Henary Watson
    June 11, 2008
    14 years
 
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