Ron Flournoy was our Rotarian of the Week, his guest was the Calhoun County High School Choir.
Ron Flournoy brought us our annual tradition of a Christmas performance by the Calhoun County High School Choir. They were wonderful as always.
Rotarian of the Week
Ron Flournoy

Ron was born in Mobile, Alabama and moved to Calhoun County in 1957 with his ALCOA parents. He graduated from Calhoun High in 1962 and then attended Lamar University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1966. His professional career began that year when he joined ALCOA at its Arkansas facility. Then, over the next 34 years, he held technical/
operating management positions in the Alumina Refining/Chemicals’ Division in Suriname, SA, Pittsburgh, Pa., Benton, Ark. (twice), Mobile, Ala., Point Comfort (twice), and Jamaica, WI. Ron was ALCOA’S Point Comfort Operations Manager when he elected retirement in 2000. He was a Professional Engineer in the State of Arkansas.
Ron has been married to the former Pamela Bundick of Bloomington, TX for 53 years. They reside in Port Lavaca. Ron and Pam have two daughters, Stacey, married to Greg Wynn of Port Lavaca and Melissa, married to retired Air Force Col. Richard DeMouy now residing in San Antonio, TX. Ron and Pam have three granddaughters and one grandson.
Ron serves on advisory boards for International Bank of Commerce Upper Gulf Coast, DeTar Hospital and the local Partners in Education group. He co‐founded the Crossroads Career Tech Coalition promoting careers in local business/industry. He is active in numerous area community endeavors. He is a member and deacon at First Baptist Church. His hobbies include history, fishing, travel, genealogy, more fishing, and grandchildren.
Ron’s Rotary sponsor in 1984 was Ben Harriss. Ron was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow in 2003. He served as Club President during Rotary International’s Centennial year 2004‐5, has served as Club Treasurer, and was Club Secretary 2005‐15. Ron also served as a Rotary Texas P.E.T.S. Ranger in 2007.

Special Guest
Calhoun County High School Choir

Our guests this week are the director and members of the Calhoun High School choir. It has become an annual tradition for Rotary to host them at Christmas time to help us into the holiday spirit. This Rotary tradition dates back into the 1970s. The choir is led by Lauree Aschen, Director of Choral Activities. Lauree is a 1981 graduate of Calhoun High and a 1985 graduate of Texas Lutheran University.
This is her 34th year teaching Arts in secondary education and her 9th year at CHS. Lauree’s parents are long time retired and respected CCISD educators, Harlenand Altus Aschen.