Port LavacaPort Lavaca Rotary Club

Welcome to an issue of our weekly bulletin! Find out who our upcoming speakers are, what we covered during the last weekly meeting, and learn more about our Member of the Week.
Speaker - Dallas Franklin, Delia Kolar, and Joey Gregory
Dallas Franklin
Dallas Franklin is a local real estate broker for RE/MAX Land and Homes on the Bay in Port Lavaca. He is originally from Rockport Texas and moved to Port Lavaca in 2008. He is currently the Education Foundation president and is in his 2nd year of a 3 year term. Dallas is married to Brooke Franklin and has one son (Luke). Dallas is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, and a 5 time platinum award winner which recognizes top production for 1 year earnings. He is currently ranked 9th in Texas for gross commons earn in vanguard markets for REMAX. Dallas loves his community and enjoys helping others.
Delia Kolar
Delia Kolar grew up in Port Lavaca and graduated from Calhoun High School. She has been married for 22 years and has 5 children. She has a passion for helping the community and CCISD because she wants to see it grow. Delia is  the Vice President of the Education Foundation of Calhoun County, President of the Calhoun Class of 2022, President of Calhoun High School Band boosters and she is on the Calhoun High School Site Base decision making team.
Joey Gregory
Joey Gregory is an escrow officer at Gulf Coast Title Company and the daughter of Rotarian, Melissa Sterling. She was born and raised in Port Lavaca and is a Calhoun High School graduate.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Houston and is a certified Secondary Education teacher. She taught sophomore English and coached Sandettes at Calhoun High School for 5 years prior to returning to Real Estate. Joey has two children who attend CCISD.  She is a board member of the Education Foundation and is currently serving her second year.  Although she is no longer an educator, she wants to make a difference in the lives of the students AND TEACHERS of CCISD.
Rotarian of the Week - Melissa Sterling
Melissa was born in Waco, Texas and moved to Port Lavaca in her 7th grade year of Junior High School.  She is married to Joe Sterling from Lubbock, Texas, and has 5 children. Her two sons, Steven & Lucas Morris live in Denver Colorado; Steven works for the NFL Team the Denver Broncos and Lucas is an IT Contractor; her daughter Joey Gregory works with her mom at Gulf Coast Title Company .  She also has two step-daughters, Connie Sterling who is a realtor in Temple, Texas, and Candace Hirsch, a stay at home mom in Abilene, Texas.  Melissa’s passion is History and therefore thoroughly loves her job as the title examiner at Gulf Coast Title Company.  She has been in the title/real estate business since the late 70’s.  In her spare time, she loves spending time with her grandchildren (all 6 of them) and on the back porch at her home in Goliad, Texas.
Area Make-up Opportunities
Mon.         - Victoria Downtown – Huvars Artsian Market - 7:oo AM    (1st & 3rd only)
Tues.         - Victoria – Victoria Country Club – 12:15 PM
                   - Portland – North Shore Country Club – 12:00 PM
Wed.         - Goliad – Blue Quail Delicatessen – 12:00 PM
                  - Edna – Chamber of Commerce – 12:00 PM
                  - Palacios – Palacios Mexican Restaurant – 12:00 PM
                  - Ganado – Rear Window Listening Room– 5:30 PM (monthly)
Thur.        - Victoria North Side – Victoria Country Club – 12:00 PM
                  - Rockport Country Club – 12:00 PM
                  - Victoria North Side Satellite – The Club at Colony Creek– 6:00 PM
Fri.            - Corpus Christi – West Holiday Inn – 12:00 PM
Turn in Make-up information to Sec. Mike Rivet. Make up meetings at another club must be within 14 days before or after the missed meeting.
Russell Hampton
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