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The Texarkana Wilbur Smith Rotary Club recently approved expanding scholarship allocations from the Rotary Flag Project and Wilbur Smith Rotary Club’s Community Foundation Grant. For more information, please email wsrotaryscholarships@gmail.com.
 
Institution AmountEligibilty 
Texarkana College$500.00Undergraduate ($250/semester)
University of Arkansas Texarkana$500.00Undergraduate ($250/semester)
Texas A&M University Texarkana $500.00Undergraduate ($250/semester)
Texas A&M University Texarkana$4,500.00(3) Graduate ($750/semester)
 
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Taylor Sexton, a senior at Arkansas High School, was the winner of the Wilbur Smith Rotary’s Four Way Test Speech Contest Thursday.

Sexton won a $100.

Sexton took the podium against two other contestants, Dante Coopwood from Liberty-Eylau and Robin Cooper from Texas High. Cooper won 2nd place for a $75 prize and Coopwood took third place for $50.

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To download the app from the Apple App Store or from Google Play, simply type in 'ClubRunner' in the search bar. If you need help with your login contact Terrica Kirk @ tkirk@tamut.edu.
 

An upcoming celebration event will commemorate 100 years of service to the Texarkana community.

The Wilbur Smith Rotary Club is celebrating 100 years of service to the Texarkana community with a night of dinner and dancing. The event will be at the Four States Fairground on April 4th - beginning at 5pm. Dinner will be provided by Naamans BBQ and music by the Soultones. Dinner starts at 6pm, along with a short program, followed by music and festivities. Tickets are $25 each, with proceeds supporting the planting of 100 trees: fifty in Arkansas and fifty in Texas. Sponsorships are currently being offered at levels ranging from $100 -$2000.

The club is also asking for memorabilia, and pictures from past Rotarians, or their families, to be archived on a CD for guests. For more information or an opportunity to sponsor, contact Andi Darby at 903-244-4282.

 
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Rotarian David Orr and His Wife Laura Recently Visited Cape Town, South Africa
David and Laura Orr recently visited Cape Town, South Africa where David served as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in 2013. During the trip, they visited the Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club and their Rotarian host parents Gavin and Issy Staude. They also attended Rotary Race Night which is the club's main fundraiser for local non-profits and charities. In addition to Rotary events, David received his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Stellenbosch University based on a 3-year research study of the social and economic impacts of the university.
I see Rotary International as a generating force of incalculable value"
 

2016-2017 Club President

 
 
 
 
 
Speakers
Mark Bledsoe
May 25, 2017
United Way of Greater Texarkana
Dr. David Yells
Jun 01, 2017
The Opioid Overdose Problem
TBD
Jun 08, 2017
Day is assigned to Ben King
TBD
Jun 15, 2017
Day is assigned to Pat Evans
 

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