2022 Fish Fry April 22

Fried Fish and Family Fun Friday April 22 
Fried fish and a variety of blues-rock music from the Buddy Whittington Band will flow all evening, 5-8 pm, at the 9th annual Cleburne Rotary Club Fish Fry Friday, April 22 at the Cleburne Conference Center. 
For some, the Lone Star Reptile display is the reason to attend. Earl Jones, owner, and his crew will be adding a big tortoise and more large snakes to the collection of reptiles that will be on display.  Guest can interact with the with the reptiles and learn about caring for them.
Spike and several Cleburne Railroader players be there to spread the word about being the number one independent professional baseball team in Texas.   Plus, members of the Cleburne High School Interact Club will be painting faces.
A Shelter box, which provides emergency shelter and items necessary for a family who has lost their home, will be on display.  Rotary Clubs around the world donate to purchase these boxes. 
If you would like to donate blood at the Carter BloodCare Bus, they will be set up on the parking lot by 4 pm and take reservations until 7:45 pm.  Make an appointment here, https://ww3.greatpartners.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/131480.
Without these sponsors we would not be able to serve Cleburne with needed projects and support others; Taylor Insurance, Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum, SACHEM, Mustang Foundation, Alyssa Dotson-Edward Jones, and Technical Chemical Company, plus Childress & Shanklin, Grandview Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Jeff England Motor Company, Gillian, Wharram & Co., P.C., Bob’s Auto Supply-4M Auto Parts Warehouse, and Victory Investments.  
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids over 3, and are available at the Cleburne Chamber of Commerce, from Cleburne Rotary members, and at the door on Friday April 12 at the Cleburne Conference Center. 
Mayor Scott Cain is offering a one-day fishing trip for 2 on Lake Whitney as a raffle prize for the Fish Fry.  He will be the guide and provide the boat, gear, and lunch. Tickets are $5. each. 
If you win, you’ll enjoy cruising on the lake in a 2020 skeeter 225, looking for striper, largemouth bass, or sand bass, depending on the time of year. 
There is also a raffle for a $2,000 Amazon gift card (tickets are $20 each).  The Ladies Package raffle includes a SkinPen micro needling treatment, and an Inner Beauty IV treatment from McKenzie Family Medicine & MedSpa in Burleson, a POLA Light tooth whitening kit from Adam Bond DDS, and an Amani Spa gift card provided by Angela Goulding – Keller Williams (tickets are $5. Each). Profits from the event and the raffles go toward local projects.
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Humane Society of North Texas saves pets’ lives

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

“We never turn away an animal in need.” 

That’s what Peggy Brown, community outreach coordinator for the Humane Society of North Texas, told members of the Cleburne Rotary Club on Thursday at the Cleburne Conference Center. 

Founded in 1905, the HSNT is the oldest animal welfare organization in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

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Chadwick: Dinosaur bones can teach us

Posted on Feb 01, 2018

Dinosaurs — or at least their bones — were roaming the halls of the Cleburne Conference Center on Thursday. 

Southwestern Adventist University biological sciences professor Arthur “Art” Chadwick spoke to Cleburne Rotary Club members about the university’s dinosaur museum and how they use 21st century technology and innovation to research dinosaur bones during its weekly luncheon.

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Service Above Self

Dr. Tony Torres was awarded the prestigious Service Above Self Award for 2016.  Tony was recognized for his relief work that he leads for Rotary.
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Rotarians recognize Police, Fire and Teacher with Vocational Excellence Award

Goats, clowns, dogs and robots figured into the Cleburne Rotary Club’s Thursday luncheon as the club presented vocational service awards to a Cleburne fireman, policeman and a Cleburne ISD teacher.
Members of the award winners’ respective professions nominated the recipients who were recognized for their efforts above and beyond duty’s call.
The recipients included Cleburne Fire Department Engineer Danny Wilson, Cleburne Police Officer Charles “Trey” West and Smith Middle School sixth-grade science teacher Roel Pena.
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Blackland Prairie Raptor Center visits Rotarians

Posted by Matt Smith on Feb 18, 2016
Cleburne Rotarians enjoyed a rare up close and personal look at owls, kestrels and hawks on Thursday. The birds of prey at times, in between occasional bathroom breaks, appeared just as interested in the Rotarians who showed up to see them. 
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Rotary Ragin' Roundup

Posted by Dale Gosser on May 02, 2011
The Cleburne Rotary Club will conduct its first Rotary’s Ragin’ Roundup fundraiser and community celebration from 4-8 p.m. May 27, at the Cleburne Conference Center.
The event, a fish fry for the Cleburne and Johnson County area, will include a Harley-Davidson motorcycle raffle, a 32-inch TV raffle, bounce houses and face painting for kids,live music by Jimmy Jones and others, a motorcycle show, the Cleburne Police Department’s SWAT Team vehicle and a Cleburne Fire Department truck and slide pole for the kids. A portion of a twisted steel-beam located in one of the World Trade Center buildings will also be on display.
The beam will eventually be part of a firefighter’s park and 9/11 memorial in Cleburne when Cleburne’s Fire Station No. 4 is constructed on the north side of town. Some of the funds raised at the event will be go to the construction of the park.
Cost for the all-you-can-eat fried fish fundraiser is $10 each for adult meal tickets or $10 for two children. Tickets for the Harley-Davidson raffle are $50 each and tickets for the TV are $5 each. Participants do not have to be present to win. A maximum of 500 Harley tickets will be sold. Members of the Harley Owners Group will present a Harley-Davidson show.
All funds raised go to Cleburne Rotary Club programs, such as scholarships,dictionaries for third graders throughout Cleburne ISD and some area county schools, academic achievement awards for Cleburne ISD students,computer projects to Mexico and water filtration projects across the world.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Dale Gosser at 817-558-2855, ext. 2331, or e-mail rotaryharleyraffle@gmail.com.
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Rotarians preparing for dictionary distribution

Posted by Dale Gosser


At a recently regular meeting at the Cleburne Conference Center, members of the Cleburne Rotary Club helped label and prepare dictionaries for the club to distribute to third-graders through Cleburne ISD and the county. Pictured are Mayor Scott Cain, left, and David Barkley.

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