Friday, June 10, 2011

Melissa Rotary Welcomes Back Camp RYLA participants

Liz and Kristov,

I would like to welcome you home from Camp RYLA! I am sure that you are glad to be home with your family. I would like to congratulate you again on being the FIRST EVER Camp RYLA scholarship recipients for the Melissa Rotary Club. We are very proud of your accomplishments and to have you represent Melissa High School and the Melissa Rotary Club at camp this year.


Albert Cervantez, Melissa Rotary Club
Camp RYLA Scholarship Program Chairman

The Melissa Rotary have invited George and Malone to speak to the club on June 23, 2011 at 7:30 a.m. at Hale Hall. Please join us to hear the tremendous impact that Camp Ryla has on our teen community leaders.

ryla press release

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Melissa Rotary Announces 2011 Business Partners

The Melissa Rotary is proud to announce the Melissa Rotary Business partners of
2011. In the first year, this fund-raising program has raised $3,500 that will go back into serving Melissa and the world. (each description below is a link to the companies website) Photos: J.J. Chapa awards Xavier Chapa, Dorothy McGrath and Scott Driscoll their Rotary Sponsorship certificates.

Maranot Real Estate Services (Owner, Xavier Chapa, P.E., R.P.L.S.) is a residential land development company that specializes in land surveying, engineering and consulting on land planning.

Paradise Dental (Owner, Dr. Nadia Taiyari) is a full service dental office located in Melissa and serving many local and area families and offering a full spectrum of dental services.

All American Dry Cleaning and Embroidery Spirit Wear (Owner, Dorothy McGrath) is a full service dry cleaning service located in Melissa that can also assist with embroidery services. (no website link, phone 972-837-4880)

First National Bank of Trenton (contact, Scott Driscoll) is the local bank on Highway 121 in Melissa and serves many local and area families through checking, savings, home loans, safe deposit boxes and other banking activities.

Stacy's Studio of Music and Arts (owner, Stacy Caldwell) offers music arts lessons, preschool and summer camp services in their home campus in Mckinney to area families and their children.

Mudpies and Lullabies Creative Pre-School (Owner, Danielle Dorman-Chapa) offers childare educational services to area families at their home campus in Melissa to children infant to 12 years of age.

J.J. Chapa Real Estate and Insurance (owner, J.J. Chapa) offers residential/commercial real estate services and homeowners/auto/life/health insurance to many families all across the DFW area.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Melissa Rotary In The News

Anna Melissa Rotary Press Release

end of year 2010 press release

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Melissa Rotary Recognizes First Paul Harris Fellow

The Melissa Rotary Club recognized its first Paul Harris Fellow on December 9, 2010 at its 7:30 a.m. meeting. Julie Anderson of Melissa receieved recognition from Rotary International for her contribution of over $1,000 to Rotary Internationals Annual Programs Fund, Polio Plus/PolioPlus Partners or the Humanitarian Grants Program.

The Paul Harris Fellow is named after Paul Harris who formed the world's first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago on February 23, 1905. Today, the Paul Harris Society contributions to the Rotary Foundation support a wide range of Humanitarian grants and educational programs that enable Rotarians to bring hope and promote international understanding throughout the world (Paul Harris Society Brochure).

For more inforation regarding the Paul Harris Society click link ( link ).

Thanks to Julie Anderson from the Melissa Rotary Club.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Melissa Rotary Inducts Three Members

The Melissa Rotary Club is proud to announce the addition of three new members.
  • Tim Anderson, operations director with Pat Lobb Toyota
  • Randy Robnet, retired Air Force Chaplain
  • Lisa Cantrel, Insurance Agent

Thank you for your committment to serving our community through your involvement in Rotary.