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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Plainview, TX. Founded in 1921, we are one of the top clubs in the Panhandle and currently more than 70 members strong.
 
2019-2020 promises to be an exciting year for Rotary as the world hopes to see the last case of Polio, a disease that Rotary International has worked to eradicate since 1985. There’s no better time than the present to donate for such a great cause and to be a part of history. As often spoken and seen in print, “We are this close to ending polio.”
 
Our Foundation which began with a humble amount of $26.50 has spent more than $3 billion on programs and projects that have touched and transformed many lives globally over its century of service.
 
The Plainview Rotary Club meets at noon every Tuesday at the Plainview Civic Center/Plainview Country Club, 2902 W 4th, except on month's that have a 5th Tuesday.  The 5th Tuesday's are reserved for a service project or social.
 
We are indeed a Club of Service, as seen by our hashtag #ServiceInPlainView. Our slogan, ‘Service Above Self’ is demonstrated through our six areas of focus: supporting education, providing clean water, promoting peace, saving mothers and children, growing local economies, and fighting disease. Locally our projects include providing dictionaries for third graders throughout Hale County, awarding prizes for Perfect Attendance to students in the Plainview ISD, volunteering for Meals on Wheels, sponsoring the local Boy Scout troop, and hosting two Rotary Youth Exchange Students from Germany and India. Our largest annual fundraiser is the Running Water Draw Arts and Crafts Festival which also helps to fund our student scholarship program. This event is held each year in October.
 
Rotary club members strive to adhere to our 4-way test.  Of the things we think, say, or do:
1.Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
 
The Plainview Rotary Club is a vibrant TEAM you will be proud to be a part of. We invite you to join us and be a part of the oldest and largest service organization in the world.
Jay Givens
President 2019-2020
Rotary Club of Plainview, TX