Thursday Noon Meeting  - 20th

Our guest today is our District Governor Betty Ramirez-Lara

Betty Ramirez-Lara is the President/Owner of Utilities Services Experts USA, an Energy Brokerage Firm for consumer use. Betty raised 2 boys as a single mother. Year 2001, a banker friend said, “Let’s Go to Lunch” in her hometown of Weslaco, Texas. Betty instantly saw the value of becoming a member of the World’s biggest humanitarian service organization, Rotary International. Betty is a first generation U.S. citizen and first generation Rotarian.

Betty met and married her Rotary husband Adam Lara in 2008 as he was making up a meeting at her Rotary Club, then McAllen North Rotary Club. As of 4 years ago, she is a Proud Member of McAllen South Rotary Club.

Betty has received Rotary International’s Avenues of Service Citation Award 2013-2014, Service Above Self Award 2012-2013, Rotarian of the Year Award 2011-2012, a Paul Harris Fellow +5, Paul Harris Society Member, Bequest Society Member.

Betty served as McAllen North Rotary Club President in 2009-2010, Asst. Governor 2011-2014, District Grants Subcommittee Chair since 2014, District Foundation Chair 2015-2016.

DG Betty will be accompanied by her husband Adam, a member of the McAllen Rotary Club, and Nancy Ross, our Assistant Governor for Area 3 from Southside Corpus Christi Rotary Club. 

The evening before - July 19 we will host a Board Meeting from 5:30 - 6:45 and then a Dinner at 7:00.

The location is Latitude 28 02, 105 N Austin St, Rockport, TX 78382. Spouses of Board members, all club members and spouses or significant others are invited to join us for the Dinner. It will be a prix fixe ("fixed price") of around $20.

Meeting is from Noon-1 at the Rockport Country Club.
Reminder: If you can't make the meeting - notify the Secretary - Phyllis Kline at or 361-557-1235.

Tuesday evening meeting - 18th

Discussion topics:
  • Topics and speakers for upcoming weeks
  • Come with a Joke or card trick. We aim for fun. Bring a friend or two and join in.
Meeting is from 6-7 pm at the Key Allegro Yacht Club (1796 Bay Shore Dr). Drinks, appetizers and/or dinner can be ordered.