Altrusa Rockwall at 2018 District Nine Conference

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LAKE CITIES, TX

Altrusa is an international non-profit organization making our local communities better through leadership, partnership, and service.

Altrusa Lake Cities offers an opportunity to make a real difference in our community.  We set ourselves apart from other local service organizations by focusing on hands-on service.  Past service projects including working with Boys and Girls Clubs, The Rainbow Room, Women in Need, Helping Hands, and Patriot Paws.

We undertake a variety of service, literacy, fundraising and international projects each year and are always open to new projects.

We are seeking team members to join our organization and make a difference in our community. Our members are from varying occupations and lifestyles, all sharing an interest in community service and enjoying the friendship, fun and satisfaction that comes from working together for the benefit of others

Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

recent events

RECENT EVENTS

Altrusa District Nine Conference April 26-28, 2019

Members AJ Santiago, Wendy Newman Santiago and Lee Scruggs of Altrusa Lake Cities attended Altrusa International District Nine District Conference in Grapevine, Texas.  Congratulations to President Wendy Newman Santiago for being selected as Membership Chair for the 2019-2021 District Nine Program Team.

Royse City Chamber of Commerce

February 13, 2019 – Member, Shirley Raymer,  speaking to the Royse City Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast about Altrusa Lake Cities and the difference we make in the local community.

Service

SERVICE

Tugs for Patriot Paws

Members of Altrusa Lake Cities, along with Alex Santiago made tugs for Patriot Paws during their April business meeting.  The tugs are used by the Patriot Paws service animals to open and close various doors.  About 20 tugs were donated to Patriot Paw on May 9, 2019.

Kitchen Shower for Patriot Paws Vet House

Make a Difference Day 2018! Along with our brother and sister Altrusan’s in Dallas and Lewisville, we hosted a kitchen shower for the Vet House for Patriot Paws.

After attending Patriot Paws’ graduation ceremony earlier in the day, we can all attest to the great work Patriot Paws does for our vets and our community!

Books for Rochell Elementary

9/25/2018 -Altrusa Rockwall delivering books donated by Half Price Books to Rochell Elementary. Thank you Half Price Books! — at Amanda Rochell Elementary.

Backpacks for The Rainbow Room

7/26/2018 – Members of Altrusa Lake Cities, TX donated 50 backpacks to The Rockwall Rainbow Room to provide for incoming children throughout the school year!

Meetings

MEETINGS

August 18, 2018 Meeting

During our meeting, we made coloring books and crayon packs for children in emergency rooms, urgent care, or hospital rooms.

July 21, 2018 Meeting

We were so honored to have Friends of the Rockwall Library speak to us about all their accomplishments and projects. We hope to build a partnership with Friends in the near future.

We also stamped and sorted 5 boxes of books donated by Half Price Books in Rockwall.

We were able to initiate our newest member, Crystal Franklin

NEW MEMBERS

NEW MEMBERS

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WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR ENERGETIC, SERVICE-MINDED PEOPLE TO JOIN ALTRUSA.

Contact our Club President to arrange a no-obligation visit.

Meeting Information

Third Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m. at Cotton Patch Café, 909 E. IH-30, Rockwall, Texas

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Wendy Newman Santiago

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