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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Dripping Springs!

Dripping Springs

Service Above Self

Mondays at 11:45 AM
Flores Mexican Restaurant
2440 Hwy 290 E
Phone 512-858-2221
Dripping Springs, TX  78620
United States
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Membership
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Dripping Springs High School Rotary Interact Club
The Dripping Springs High School Interact Club is currently re-forming for the 2020-21 school year.  Stay tuned for further updates as new officers are elected. 

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Dripping Springs, Texas. We invite you to take a look around our site and to find out more about our club and about Rotary International.  If, after considering what we offer you and the community, you would like to look into membership, suggest a project or are interested in speaking for the club, please contact us here.

The Rotary Club is a service organization focusing on local and international needs. Our local activities include:

  • Host the  Dripping Springs Home and Garden Show
  • Supports DS High School Interact Club
  • Awards scholarships to DS High School students
  • Support DS students to attend Camp Enterprise
  • Send students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA)
  • Supporting the local food bank, Helping Hands
  • Sponsor children through Project Elf through Helping Hands
  • Donate gifts to Operation Brown Santa through Interact
  • Highway Clean up on Ranch Road 12 twice per year
  • Helping The Burke Center, home for disadvantaged youths, with repairs and improvements, including refurbishing the horse barn
  • Host an annual tribute to veterans on Veteran's Day
  • Contribute to the local Veterans of Foreign War/American Legion
  • Support Polio Plus through “Pints for Polio”
  • Supported district fundraisers for grant programs
  • Supported the Tiger Reader Program, benefitting DSISD
  • HEB Community Challenge
  • Host a diaper drive for Foster Village
  • Provide a shuttle from the high school to Founders Day
  • Host weekly programs relevant to our community

To pay for all of this we raise funds through dues, and various fund raisers. All of our activities are open; we have no secrets and we are proud of who we are.  We enjoy our Rotary membership and seek to support our community and the greater good through service.  After all, the motto of Rotary is "service above self," and we seek to embody that.

We meet Monday at noon at Flores Mexican Restaurant, two miles or so east of Dripping Springs on Highway 290.  We conduct club business, have social time for the members and have a wide variety of speakers discussing issues that impact our community, our country, or internationally.

Stop by, you don't need a reservation, or drop us a note and we will answer any questions about our club.

 
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2020 Tribute to Veterans Sponsored by Dripping Springs Rotary Club

 

 

With the risk of Covid-19 this year, we are not able to host our traditional dinner and dance for local veterans and their families. However, we definitely want them to know that we appreciate and remember them.

 

In place of our regular event, the Dripping Springs Rotary Club will be hosting a ‘drive thru’ recognition event on the afternoon of Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The drive thru will be decorated with American flags, a banner in recognition of their service, and lots of red, white, & blue. ‘Thank You’ gift bags will be given to each veteran as they drive thru. The gift bags will include a Veteran’s lapel pin, a CD from the Hot Texas Swing Band that normally performs at our event, several other patriotic themed items, and gift cards to various local businesses that want to support our Veterans on their special day.

 

Can we count on your help in making this tribute a success by making a donation of money, gift cards, or merchandise to help us thank our Veterans? We are particularly wanting to provide gift cards for meals and treats at local restaurants since we can’t provide a sit down dinner this year.

 

Sponsorships are also available. Sponsors will receive recognition on the banner, on the Thank You note inside each bag, and on our publicity posters.

 

Sponsorship Levels:

 

Benefactor $1,000

 

Patron $750

 

Advocate $500

 

Friend $250

 

All contributions will go towards the Veteran’s gift bags and funding of their new building, Patriots Hall.

 

Dripping Springs Rotary Foundation is 501(c)3 certified and donations are tax deductible.

 

We really need your help with this as most of the Veteran’s Day appreciation events have been canceled this year. Let’s make sure they know we remember them.

 

Dripping Springs Rotary Foundation

PO Box 1033

Dripping Springs, TX 78620

 

Joe Peterson (Event Coordinator) 512-413-0636

Glenn Wash (Club President) 512-585-8652

Please complete the following information if you are interested in helping:

 

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Please send checks to: For more information, contact:

Dripping Springs Rotary Foundation Joe Peterson (512-413-0636)

P.O. Box 1033 Glenn Wash (512-585-8652)

Dripping Springs, TX 78620

 

 

Thank you,

Dripping Springs Rotary Foundation

The 15th Annual Veteran's Day Dinner and Dance took place on November 11, at the new Mercer Street Dance Hall from 5 to 8 pm, with music from the Hot Texas Swing Band.  Despite the cold, wet weather, there was a great turnout for the event. Our Veterans enjoyed food, music, fellowship, and dancing. Thanks to the event sponsors and donations we were honored to present a check for over $5000 to the Patriot Hall building fund to help begin construction on a new building for our local Veteran's groups.
 
We would like to thank our Sponsors for making this event possible:
 
Red White and Blue Sponsors
Broadway Bank
Lions Club of Dripping Springs
Prosperity Bank
 
Freedom Sponsors
Dripping Springs Automotive
Bud Wymore - Candidate for State Rep
Dan O'Brien Law Firm
Deep Eddy Vodka
Allstate - Ed Mena Agency Inc,
Indigo Healing Acupuncture
Judge Tacie Zelhart 
Kimmell Builders Inc
Lloyds Automotive
Malone Diesel
Walt Smith, County Commissioner
Security State Bank & Trust
Sunset Canyon Veterinary Clinic
 
Sponsors in Kind
Bill Bailey Signs
Hot Texas Swing Band
Mercer Street Dance Hall
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