PTTA Interact Installation
On January 9, 2024, seventeen students from Pioneer Technology and Arts Academy were installed as new PTAA Interact Club members.  Prestonwood’s Membership Chair, David Echols presented the PTAA Interact club with their banner and bell to Interact Advisor, Margaret Silva.  PDG Larry Webb install the seventeen students and Vickie Campbell, President of Prestonwood installed the five new officers of the club.  The PTAA club, was chartered in November 2023 and has been active throughout the 2023-2024 year with a car wash, volunteering at Feed My Starving Children, assisting with the Vogel Alcove project for Prestonwood, volunteering at the Vogel Alcove and participating in the Richardson Christmas Parade. 
Our Condolences
Thomas Lenahan "Dr.Tommy", Compassionate Chiropractor with a Big Heart, Passes at 76 (1947-2023) A great friend and long-time member of Prestonwood Rotary. We will miss his pleasant, humorous, and witty presence.  Read Dr. Tommy's Obituary here.
Prestonwood welcomed our RYLA Camp participants this week.  Although we were able to have two of our four campers, we were excited to learn about their experiences.  Each camper spoke and shared their enthusiasm and thanked PRC for sending them to the camp.  Each of the campers were presented with a Paul Harris pin and certificate.  We are always excited to have our RYLA participants at our meetings and they were invited back at anytime.
Prestonwood Rotary began their Back-To-School program providing The ROC (Metro Ministries) with various school supplies for over 300 school children that are served by The ROC in Garland.  Members made donations of both supplies and additional money to purchase backpacks.  PRC Members were excited to tour and get an idea of the needs of this community.  Needless to say, the children enjoyed themselves at the Back-To-School party as well as having the necessities needed for their school year.
Vocational Service Talks
Darrell Lancaster led this week's meeting with the Rotary Minute - The Rotary Wheel (pictured).  Vocational Talks presented this week by Wlad Meskelis (pictured) and David Echols.  Our vocational talks, given on the first Wednesday of each month, focus on new friendships and getting to learn more about each other.  
David Margulies and Social Media
Prestonwood Rotary Club gathered for their weekly meeting to hear our special guest speaker, David Margulies, President of Margulies Communications Group.  The Margulies Communications Group (MCG) is one of the nation's leading public relations, crisis management and litigation support firms.

David Margulies provides fresh insight into the rapidly changing media world. His five-decade career includes work as an award-winning journalist for WFAA-TV and NBC News. Since 1986 The Margulies Communications Group has consulted with major corporations on media relations, issues, social media and crisis management.
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June 24
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June 25
Mike Goethals
June 26
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July 10
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June 10
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June 26
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Pam Tucker
June 20, 2022
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June 30, 1995
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July 7, 2023
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July 28, 2004
20 years
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