Russell Hampton
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Jimmy Hutto
May 12, 2021
Various Current Events
May 19, 2021
Exploring 19th Century Kerrville Sites and the TAS Field School
May 26, 2021
How the Border Crisis May Affect Kerrville
Jun 02, 2021
Rotary Citizenship Awards Luncheon
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Upcoming Events
Satellite Rotary Meeting
American Red Cross Building
May 18, 2021 5:15 PM
Satellite Rotary Meeting
American Red Cross Building
Jun 15, 2021 5:15 PM
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Club Information
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kerrville!
Service Above Self
Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
The Kerrville Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
201 Holdsworth Drive
Kerrville, TX 78028
United States of America
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Texas Multi Chem
The program last Wednesday was presented by Steve Caraway, owner of Texas Multi-Chem, which installs, renovates and maintains athletic fields. Steve grew up in San Angelo, where he played baseball and developed a love of athletics, and eventually turned that passion into a business. The initial business started by selling industrial chemicals and fertilizers for athletic fields, and evolved into the construction and maintenance side after volunteering to build some fields for the Kerrville Little League program.
Texas Multi-Chem has 28 employees now and three offices which cover a large area of Texas. They have built or renovated hundreds of fields, including the Tivy High School baseball field. The trend in sports has been moving towards synthetic turf, with numerous schools trying to keep up with their competition. However, Steve's studies have shown that over the life of the field, natural turf is is still less expensive. Although the natural turf fields are their specialties, Texas Multi-Chem does offer maintenance programs for synthetic fields, because contrary to popular belief, they are not maintenance free. These fields do need periodic deep cleaning and disinfecting to remove bacteria and fungus that can grow from a variety of sources, including animal and bird droppings.
A big factor in choosing synthetic versus natural turf is the amount of use an athletic field receives. Natural grass does need to recover between uses, so if a field is to be used for multiple teams, bands or public use, then a synthetic field may be the best choice. Other factors include the use or availability of water in drought prone areas, and the maintenance and quality control capabilities of school districts.
Rotary News you can Use
Raffle Tickets
President-elect Jeff Harris and his "Main Event" co-chair Robin Miears are busy distributing raffle tickets to Rotarians. As you know, our annual in-person event cannot happen, so it will take each one of us to raise the funds we need to provide for next year's many, many service projects.
You are being asked to sell four tickets each. Each ticket costs $100 for a chance to win a grand prize of a $10,000 VISA Gift Card. Additionally, you can win a Paul Harris Fellowship; a $1,000 Ashley HomeStore Gift Card donated by Phyllis Ricks, A Kamado Joe Ceramic Egg Cooker donated by Lowe's or one of two Jill Reno originals: a 9.42 CT Peruvian Opal Hand Forged Sterling Silver Ring, size 7; or a 29: Amazonite Natural Yellow Agate, 24k Gold Vermeil Necklace. Both jewelry items were donated by Jill Reno.
We are distributing the raffle tickets at the Kroc Center weekly before and after our regular meetings. For those members attending our meetings virtually, we will hand-deliver to you your envelope containing your assigned tickets.

The winner will be drawn on Facebook Live during our regular meeting on March 31. Also, the secondary prizes will be drawn first and those tickets will be put back in the hopper, so each ticket could win more than one prize, including the grand prize of $10,000 VISA Gift Card.

Congratulations to Tim Crenwelge

Tim Crenwelge, a member of our club and local Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and GMC dealer, was named a finalist today during the prestigious TIME Dealer of the Year award ceremony.

Tim was nominated as the only dealer in the State of Texas by the Texas Auto Dealers Association and is one of only 40 nominees nationally.

During the ceremony, Tim was named one of the five regional finalists. The event was held during the National Auto Dealers Association (NADA) annual convention.

Blood Drive

Our next blood drive will be held March 16, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Hill Country Youth Event Center. Please consider making an appointment donate blood or encourage others to do so.

You can schedule appointments at the following link:

Families in Rotary
Congratulations to Amanda Taylor, who just had a new baby, and Jill Sadberry, who now has a new grandson.


The Spoke wants YOU!

We will show you how to go through the simple steps and provide any assistance that you need.

The steps create The Spoke and update the club web page at the same

time. Extensive computer skills are not a requirement.


This is a great way to learn about our club. It is also an easy way to

contribute to the club on your own schedule. Contact Jimmy HuttoDavid Martin, or Sue Whinnery.

Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Chris Braaten
May 1
Lloyd Painter
May 1
Jill Sadberry
May 3
Bret Ford
May 4
John Lang
May 8
Sue Whinnery
May 13
Ingrid Painter
May 17
Robin Miears
May 18
Cecil Atkission
May 21
Neill Masterson
May 22
Clint Morse
May 26
Spouse Birthdays
Viv morse
May 6
Sue Whinnery
May 13
May 26
Charlie McIlvain
May 5
Stephanie Miller
Cris Miller
May 14
Barry Cannon
Diana Cannon #93
May 20
Brian Bowers
Barb Bowers
May 25
Judy Eychner
George Eychner #25
May 29
David Martin
Cathy Carleton Martin
May 30
Lora Osborne
Wiley Osborne
May 30
Richard Eastland
May 30
Join Date
Stockton Williams
May 1, 2002
19 years
Stephen B. Schulte
May 2, 2001
20 years
Arthur Bell
May 7, 2008
13 years
Kenneth Early
May 7, 2008
13 years
Dennis Glenewinkel
May 8, 1991
30 years
Amanda Taylor
May 9, 2018
3 years
Glen Crain
May 9, 2017
4 years
Mark McDaniel
May 9, 2004
17 years
Lois Schlieter
May 12, 2008
13 years
Mary Rohrer
May 15, 2019
2 years
Rosalie Reast
May 20, 2015
6 years
Chuck Coleman
May 24, 2006
15 years
Tammy Prout
May 24, 2006
15 years
Michelle McGinnis
May 25, 2005
16 years
Leslie Wells Rambin
May 29, 2007
14 years

Contact The Rotary Club of Kerrville

Club Administrator:
Kristy Vandenberg, (713) 397-6176