If you believe that community involvement is an essential element in the lives of business and community leaders, please consider membership in the Burkburnett Rotary Club
Club Information
Burkburnett

Service above self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Burkburnett Culinary Academy
301 East 3rd Street
Burkburnett, TX 76354
United States of America
Upcoming Events
Speakers
4 Things to Remember When Finding Your Voice ….using the Rotary 4 Way Test
4 Things to Remember When Finding Your Voice ….using the Rotary 4 Way Test
Feb 28, 2023 12:00 PM
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Let your voice be heard! Find a subject that you are passionate about and apply the Rotary 4-Way Test of what we think, say or do!
 
 
Cash prizes for first four places with a top prize of $150. Contestants must be students from the 9th through 12th grade (public, private or home school).

Complete and submit your intent to participate form by Feb. 18, 2023.  Contest will take place at noon on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at the Burkburnett Culinary Academy.
 
To download a copy of the contest rules and entry form, click here.
 
 
 
Rotarian of the day was Bill McGuire with our program being Connie Marshall with Emily’s Legacy Rescue.
 
 
Emily’s Legacy Rescue started in 2014.
They hold regular adoption days at the Wichita Falls Petco location.
 
When pets come in they are evaluated. This includes seeing if they are good with other pets and people. Their physical health is evaluated as well.
 
They have a 9 kennel facility off of Kelley Rd in Wichita Falls. However, they only do adoptions through applications not walk ins.
 
Historian, Leanne Ray, shares some wonderful local history about boot making at our November 22nd meeting.
 
 
Thank you Leanne for an incredible tale of how boots began and how they were reinvented over the years. From the man with a dream to a daughter on a mission to keep the business in her hometown town of Nocona, Tx.
 
 
Becoming a Rotary member is very special. Our induction ceremony includes receiving your Rotary pin. Blair is being "pinned" by fellow Rotarian Landon Miller.
 
 
 
 
New member Blair Ramon is a graduate of Midwestern State University where she studied biology. She loves insects and is taxonomist. If you are scratching your head about what a taxonomist is, according to google, a Taxonomists who work in natural science fields name and classify plants, animals and natural elements
 
She and her husband Blake have two daughters.
 
Blair is also on the board of directors for Meals on Wheels.
 
 
 
Burkburnett Rotary Club and the Yellow Rose Sertoma Club join forces with the Coffee Memorial Blood Center to host the Burkburnett Community Blood Drive at Senior Citizens Activity Center on November 17th from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
 
 
Billed as the Don't Sass the Squatch - Donate Blood, these community organizations invite as many community members possible to give blood. As the end-of-year holidays approach, health care professionals and institutions are in great need of blood for their patients. Community members can make an appointment to donate at obi.org. All donors will receive a Big Foot t-shirt.
 
 
Darron Leiker, City Manager for the City of Wichita Falls was the guest speaker for the Burkburnett Rotary Club's October 11th luncheon meeting.
 
 
 
He spoke on several topics regarding the City of Wichita Falls including the city's unemployment at 4.0% which is slightly less than the entire state of Texas. Other items of note that shared with us included:
On Tuesday, August 23rd, Landon Miller was inducted as a member of the Burkburnett Rotary Club.
 
Landon manages the S&H Solar Electric company Wichita Falls. He lives in Wicihta Falls with his wife and family.
 
Thank you to our guest Dierrica Smith with United Way. She shared with us their mission:
To improve the quality of lives in our communities through Education, Financial Stability, and health.


United Way was founded in 1922 and currently helps to fund 16 non-profits including Senior Citizens Activity Center of Burkburnett.

For more information please visit www.ntauw.org

Pictured: Club President Nat Dickerson, Dierrica Smith, United Way, and our Rotarian of the Day, Don Pellikan.