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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.
Special Guest Speaker     
Jo Anne Settles – Rotary’s Polio Eradication Campaign
Since 2002, when she became Chair of District 5930’s (south Texas) Polio Eradication Committee, Jo Anne Settles has made hundreds of presentations throughout the US to promote Polio Awareness.  Along the way, she has been a keynote speaker in California at the Far West PETS and at four Zone 25 and 26 Zone Institutes, as well as many district conferences, district assemblies and club meetings. During 2003 Jo Anne also traveled to India to participate in a National Immunization Day.  In recognition of these and other activities, she was awarded Rotary’s Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World 2006-07.
A member of the Victoria (Texas) Downtown Rotary Club since 1997 Jo Anne served as club president for 2003-2004.  While president, she established the “Books & Babies” project to provide books to all newborns in Victoria.  Other Rotary activities have included Area 1 Coordinator of “Shots Across Texas” for 1994-2002 and local coordinator of the program from 1994-2013 She is was married to her high school sweetheart, Billy Settles who served as Governor of District 5930 for 2000-2001.  She is a Paul Harris Fellow, Major Donor, Sustaining Member and Benefactor, and has attended nine International Rotary Conventions.
Jo Anne has been a registered nurse for more than 50 years, with a Master’s Degree in Community Health Nursing.  She currently serves as a Professor of Professional Nursing at Victoria College and is enrolled in a doctorate program at Texas A & M University, College Station. Victoria College awarded her the distinguished Teaching Award in 2018.
Last Week's Speaker- Chelsea Bailey
Chelsea Bailey
2805 N Navarro Ste 600 A Victoria, TX 77901  · 361.571.9877
Chelsea Bailey received her Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice at Texas State University, San Marcos Texas. She has always had a passion for the law and protecting our resources. She is very involved in the community and helps students become more educated about being a Texas Game Warden and educating the community in water safety and fishing. She graduated from the 55th Game Warden Academy in 2010. She originally was stationed in Lubbock and has since transferred to Calhoun County. She is currently a Public Information Officer for Region 8 and a member of the peer support team. 
On her down time, she enjoys her time with her three children (ages 6,4, and 2) and her husband. 


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.
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