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Mineral Wells

Service Above Self

Every Wednesday at noon
Palo Pinto General Hospital
400 S.W. 25th Avenue
Mineral Wells, TX  76068
United States of America
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Mineral Wells Rotarians on Wednesday heard the importance of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, and the impact the three area state parks have on the area.


Jeff Hinkson, of the Strawn Area Chamber of Commerce who has dedicated his time and resources toward development of the park located just west of Strawn surrounding Tucker Lake, spoke to the club as the Nov. 5 constitutional amendment election approaches.


One of 10 proposed constitutional amendments is Proposition 5, which if passed will dedicate revenue from the state's current outdoor sales tax to state park development, improvements and maintenance. Early voting begins Monday.

The late Zach Elder, Jimmy Ashby and Col. Willie H. Casper Jr. may be gone, but won't soon be forgotten. Rotary Club of Mineral Wells membership on Wednesday approved renaming three of its annual scholarship awards in their honor.


"This makes me, and all Rotarians, very happy to do this," said club President David May. "These three are held dearly in our hearts and now every year they will be remembered and honored by our club with the presentation of Rotary scholarships."


Rotary Club of Mineral Wells welcomed District 5790 Governor Peter Scott to Wednesday's meeting.


Governor Scott touched on the local club's current activities, programs and projects and stated the Mineral Wells club is a vibrant, engaged club within the community.


Scott touched largely on the importance of membership and membership growth to show its strength, diversity and reach. On the day of Governor Scott's visit, the club welcomed two new members, Marc Woolvard, an agent with Palo Pinto County Farm Bureau, and David Hawes, the city's current interim economic development director. Hawes is a past member and president of Mineral Wells Rotary.



With kickoff just nine days away, Mineral Wells High School Athletics Director and head football coach Gerald Perry teed things up Wednesday for Mineral Wells Rotarians, giving them some information and insights about the 2019 Rams team.


With just 11 seniors on this year's varsity squad, youth is the theme for this season as Perry and his coaching staff is working on growing and coaching them up since the team could rely heavily on a group of sophomores and freshmen.


Perry thinks despite having a young team (which he said should pay dividends in two years) they are not using that as an excuse. He said the program's goals remain the same: "Win a district championship, win a state championship and practice on Thanksgiving Day."



Thanks to Rotarian Jimmy Walker for his program at today's meeting, "Fear and Self-Doubt." Providing information about the fears and doubts we all have and how we can try to overcome them was entertaining, informative, inspirational.


Sharing your personal experience of fear and doubt in relation to your wife and her health brought the element of human emotion and some tears to several eyes.


Rotary Club of Mineral Wells meets every Wednesday at noon at Palo Pinto General Hospital for lunch, networking, updates on club news and events and a program of interest.


Mineral Wells Rotarians on Wednesday heard of a good sign to come. The historic Crazy Water sign that once spanned Hubbard Street is nearing a return, thanks to the efforts of Leadership Mineral Wells Class 24 and a couple of recent major donations.


Rotarian and class member Cory Crenshaw led an update on the project that he said is now close enough to its funding goal that he is almost ready to place a deposit for the making of the sign and its supports.


The replicated, two-sided sign is planned to go across West Hubbard Street just west of U.S. Highway 281. While the west side of the sign will not be visible to passing westbound traffic, it will be seen by pedestrians downtown – especially once the proposed downtown park is created – and give people a chance to photograph it with the Baker Hotel in the background.



Rotary Club of Mineral Wells is pleased to announce First Financial Bank of Mineral Wells as its title sponsor for its first ever pancake supper – aka "Holiday Hotcakes Extravaganza" – set for Thursday, Dec. 12, at Mineral Wells High School.


The evening will be one of good food and holiday entertainment and fun.


"We are really excited about what we have planned for our first pancake supper," said club President David May. "There will be holiday music performances by local school and organizational singers, dancers and musicians. We will have Santa and Mrs. Clause on hand for photos with the kids. Plus some great food and best of all, it's all for a great cause. This is going to be big. We can't wait."



You might not think Palo Pinto County, with about 27,000 people, would generate a tremendous number of court cases but the numbers do not lie.


29th State District Court Judge Mike Moore was this week's Mineral Wells Rotary Club guest speaker. Moore is completing his second four-year term and said he hopes to serve at least one more term, possibly two. His court hears and handles a variety of cases – criminal, civil and family law – and has plenty of those on its dockets.


Moore said after disposing of around 8,000 cases in his first seven-plus years on the bench, his 29th district courtroom currently has 1,600 pending cases total. That includes over 500 felony criminal cases, some 90 Child Protection Services cases and around 900 civil and family law cases.

"It is just an incredible number of cases we have pending," said Moore.


Officers & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Community Service Chair
Vocational Service Chair
Youth Services Chair
International Service Chair
Foundation Chair
Club Service - Flag Project Chair
Club Service - Media Chair
Club Service - Programs
Club Service - Socials
Crazy Kicker 100 Chair
Membership Chair
Publicity Chair
Executive Secretary
Upcoming Events
Beth Watson
Oct 23, 2019 12:00 PM
Scott Elder
Oct 30, 2019 12:00 PM
David May
Nov 06, 2019 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
JJ Dugan
Nov 13, 2019 12:00 PM
Nov 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Tonya Gary
Nov 27, 2019 12:00 PM
David May
Dec 04, 2019 12:00 PM
Club Assembly/Pancake supper meeting
Saskia Vaughan
Dec 11, 2019 12:00 PM
Dec 18, 2019 12:00 PM
Dec 25, 2019 12:00 PM
Jan 01, 2020 12:00 PM
David May
Jan 08, 2020 12:00 PM
Keri Walden
Jan 15, 2020 12:00 PM
Janette Green
Jan 22, 2020 12:00 PM
Shane Coleman
Jan 29, 2020 12:00 PM
David May
Feb 05, 2020 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
Jeanette Ender
Feb 12, 2020 12:00 PM
Eric Douglas
Feb 19, 2020 12:00 PM
Tanya Lukas
Feb 26, 2020 12:00 PM
David May
Mar 04, 2020 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
Nancy Cameron
Mar 11, 2020 12:00 PM
Lottie Eubanks
Mar 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Shree Patterson
Mar 25, 2020 12:00 PM
David May
Apr 01, 2020 12:00 PM
Club Assembly
Megan Hudson
Apr 08, 2020 12:00 PM
JJ Dugan
Apr 15, 2020
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Megan Hudson
    October 2
  • Crystal Cameron
    October 4
  • Beth Henary Watson
    October 14
  • Keri Walden
    October 21
  • Saskia Vaughan
    October 28
  • Cory Crenshaw
    October 30
  • Eric Douglas
    November 23
  • Shane Coleman
    November 25
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Billie Thompson
    October 16
  • Michael Burns
    October 18
  • Richard
    November 6
  • Janette Green
    Robert Green
    October 12
  • Beth Henary Watson
    Steve E. Watson
    October 18
  • Lottie Eubanks
    Bill Eubanks
    November 5
  • Shane Coleman
    Lisa Coleman
    November 21
Join Date:
  • Cory Crenshaw
    October 4, 2017
    2 years
  • Linda Porter-Bradford
    October 13, 2010
    9 years
  • Connie Ball
    October 29, 2003
    16 years
  • Raymond Greenwood
    October 30, 2013
    6 years
  • Janet Holland
    November 1, 1988
    31 years
Meals on Wheels Schedule
2019-2020 Meals on Wheel Schedule



4 – Dan Steele

11 – Keri Walden / Tonya Gary

18 – Eric Douglas

25 – Shane Coleman



1 – Connie Ball / Karyn Bullock

8 – Raymond Greenwood

15 – Linda Porter-Bradford / Jeanette Ender

22 – Cory Crenshaw

29 – Christy Dorr / Louanne Noel



6 – Crystal Cameron / Marc Woolvard

13 – Steve Butcher

20 – Jimmy Walker

27 – John Kuhn



3 – David May / Megan Hudson

10 – Beth Watson / Stacy Choate

17 – Phil Garrett / Monica Reidlinger

24 – Tanya Lukas / Saskia Vaughan

31 – Wayne Sanderson



7 – Lottie Eubanks / Barb Tucker

14 – Scott Elder

21 – Bill Jones / Candi Pearson

28 – JJ Dugan



6 – Janette Green / Nancy Cameron

13 – Dan Steele

20 – Keri Walden / Tanya Gary

27 – Eric Douglas



3 – Shane Coleman

10 – Connie Ball / Karyn Bullock

17 – Raymond Greenwood

24 – Linda Porter-Bradford / Jeanette Ender



1 – Cory Crenshaw

8 – Christy Dorr / Louanne Noel

15 – Crystal Cameron / ???

22 – Steve Butcher

29 – Jimmy Walker



5 – John Kuhn

12 – David May / Megan Hudson

19 – Beth Watson / Stacy Choate

26 – Phil Garrett / Monica Reidlinger

2018-19 Committees
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