Author Archives: Tina Bell

Liberty Eylau Middle School Students Earch Character First Awards

During our meeting on November 19th, we recognized the outstanding character of two Liberty-Eylau Middle School students. Gracy Greenwood & Kyle Spaulding received the Character First Awards. Pictured are George Moore, Rotarian & TISD Asst. Sup. for Alternative Education; LEMS Counselor … Continue reading

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Stefanie Brazile Earns Paul Harris Fellow

During our regular meeting on Tuesday, November 12th, Immediate Past President Stefanie Brazile was recognized for earning her Paul Harris Fellow.

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Rotarians Learn About TexAmerica’s Center

Eric Voyles with the TexAmerica’s Center was the guest speaker at our November 12 meeting. Listen to Eric’s Presentation

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First Responders Honored at 39th Annual Rotary Event

On November 7th, the Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary Club joined with the three other Rotary Clubs in Texarkana to honor Public Safety Officers at the 39th Annual Public Safety Office Awards Banquet. The guest speaker, Brian A. Crawford, former fire chief … Continue reading

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Main Street Texarkana Receives Donation from Rotary Club

Texarkana’s Oaklawn Rotary Club recently donated $1,607 to Main Street Texarkana to purchase a large planter to be placed along Broad Street. This supports Main Street’s effort to beautify downtown with many new planters. Oaklawn Rotary members Scott and Hershel … Continue reading

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Rotarians Learn About AR-TX REDI

During our meeting on October 29, 2019, Rotarians heared from Rob Sitterley.  Rob is the President & CEO or AR-TX REDI, a regional economic development group.  AR-TX REDI serves as the first point-of-contact for companies looking to locate and grow in the Northeast … Continue reading

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2019 Rotary Drawdown Highlights

Our Annual Drawdown Fundraiser is always a great time.  It takes our entire club banding together to put it on. Drawdown  Fundraiser Chair Hershel Flannigan always does an outstanding job leading the event. From the delicious fried catfish and trimmings and … Continue reading

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Texas Middle School Choir Preforms for Rotarians

Rotarians were treated to a concert featuring the beautiful voices of students from the Texas Middle School Choir during our regular meeting on October 15th.  The group was lead by Director Renew Lawson. Listen to the Texas Middle School Choir

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Rotary Donates $1000 to Lancer Legacy Rnach

The Texarkana Oaklawn Rotary Club donated $1000 to the Lancer Legacy Ranch.  Pictured are Rotarian Shawn Davis, Veteran’s Ranch President Matt Fisk and Rotarian Mark Luckett. The ranch is a 25,000-square-foot home that formerly served as the Maud Restitution Center. The housing facility is designed to help … Continue reading

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Texas A&M Texarkana Gets New Basketball Program

During our regular meeting on October 1, 2019, Rotarians had the opportunity to hear about the new basketball program at Texas A&M University in Texarkana. This will be the first year for the Eagles to have a basketball team. The … Continue reading

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