Welcome to The Rotary Club of San Antonio South

 
Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, NOON, in person at Stinson Airport. 
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Come join us!
 
Meeting address:
Stinson Airport
8535 Mission Road,
San Antonio, TX 78214 
                                                                   
 
How We Give Back

San Antonio South Rotary Club Honored by SA City Council

On Monday, April 20, 2023, District 3 Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran honored YOUR Rotary Club for their volunteer work on the Southside of San Antonio. YOUR Rotary club has worked tirelessly to improve and impact our city for good.  Thank you, Councilwoman for your recognition. 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

San Antonio South Awards Scholarships and Welcomes New Members 

Investing in the future! Is what #YOURRotaryClub is about.
On Tuesday, May 2, we honored five students with scholarships for volunteer work in their community. 
 
Thank you District 3 Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran for speaking and encouraging the next generation to remain faithful to "Service Above Self".
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rotarian of the Year for District 5840

Congratulations to our own Rosie Ramirez for being named Rotarian of the Year for 2022-2023 by District 5840. 
Rosie has been a member of San Antonio South for over 20 years. She works long and hard for YOUR Rotary Club, holder just about every position in the club over the years.
This year Rosie served as YOUR membership chairperson, bringing in seven hard working members. District 5840 contains 57 clubs with over 2,000+ members.
 
Thank you, Rosie, for your dedication to OUR Rotary Club.
Club News
Partner with YOUR Rotary Club as we continue the tradition of laying a wreath on a veteran's grave at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery here in San Antonio.

Please help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, and inviting your family and friends also purchase a wreath.

Purchase a wreath for a veteran or specify a gravesite location.

Click the link below to purchase a wreath for a veteran at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery located in San Antonio, Texas.

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Around 3% of the children in San Antonio do not have a bed to sleep in, most sleep on the floor or share a small space with sibling. While 3% doesn't sound like a lot it equates to over 70,000 children. 
Sleep in Heavenly Peace builds bunkbeds for these children. When a bed is delivered it also includes full new bedding. 
Rotary Club of San Antonio South volunteered on Saturday, September 23 to help build beds for children in the San Antonio area.
The Rotary Club of San Antonio South members laid sod with new homeowners, Saturday, July 22, at a new Habitat for Humanity home. We are excited for our forever home to be complete in August, said the couple.
 
The house will shelter a family of five when complete. It was hot and hard work, but rewarding, said the Rotary members.
YOUR Rotary Club partnered with San Antonio District 3 and Operation Rebuild to assist a local resident in need of yard clean up, Thursday, May 25. Rotarians being Rotarians stepped in to help and even brought along friends to assist.

Thanks for volunteering Marlana Stricker, Rosie Barrera, Ralph Westbrook, Sarah Lucy and Rosie Ramierz.
 
 
Investing in the future! Is what #YOURRotaryClub is about.
On Tuesday, May 2, we honored five students with scholarships for volunteer work in their community. 
 
Thank you District 3 Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran for speaking and encouraging the next generation to remain faithful to "Service Above Self".
 
Scholarship recipients:
Nina Gustafierro - East Central
Josie Johnson - East Central
Andres Triana- Central Catholic
Magdalena Keller - McCollum 
Diego Carlos Reyes Citalan - St. Philip's Early College

As if the night wasn't exciting enough YOUR Rotary Club inducted six new members. We look forward to learning more about OUR new Rotary family members. 
L to R: James Quintana, Ana Betancourt, Rosa Barrera, Angela Barker, Noami Ramirez Campos, and Sara Lucy. 

Congratulations to our own Rosie Ramirez for being named Rotarian of the Year for 2022-2023 by District 5840. 
Rosie has been a member of San Antonio South for over 20 years. She works long and hard for YOUR Rotary Club, holder just about every position in the club over the years.
This year Rosie served as YOUR membership chairperson, bringing in seven hard working members. District 5840 contains 57 clubs with over 2,000+ members.
 
Thank you, Rosie, for your dedication to OUR Rotary Club.
 
The city chambers were filled with San Antonio's top volunteer organizations.  On Monday, April 20, 2023, District 3 Councilwoman Phyllis Viagran honored YOUR Rotary Club for their volunteer work on the Southside of San Antonio. YOUR Rotary club has worked tirelessly to improve and impact our city for good.  Thank you, Councilwoman for your recognition. 
 
Also recognized for their volunteer work were other organizations such as CASA and Target.
And we didn't' have to look far to find other Rotarians in these organizations as Rotary is one big happy family, that strives to make the world a better place.
 
Pictured: Angela White, from San Antonio Rotary, Monica Caballero, Rosie Ramirez, Sandy Cordell, from YOUR Rotary club, San Antonio South, and Veronica Ruse from Oak Hills Rotary Club.
 
 
Join us for our 12th annual Rotary Club of San Antonio South Charity Golf Tournament.
 
YOU make a difference in student’s lives. 
 
For the past 70 years the Rotary Club of San Antonio South has worked tirelessly to provide
educational scholarships to San Antonio area students and needed aid to the community. 
 
YOUR participation, contributions and volunteer work at our tournament on March 22,
will provide help for San Antonio communities and scholarships for our Southside students
bound for higher education.
 
Brackenridge Golf Course is the site for 2024 tournament.

Scan the QR code, click here for more information or download the brochure below.
 
 
The atmosphere was alive with the anticipation of Santas arrival. YOUR Rotary club had the privilege of honoring four families from Pre-K for SA South with Christmas presents for the children and gift cards for the parents. 
Thank you to Rotarians Miguel and Belinda Gonzales' daughters, Isabella and Irie for being Santa's elves for the night.
And the very talented Mike Davis for playing Santa and entertaining everyone with Santa-like antics.

Dinner was served at Taquila Mexican Restaurant, 1059 SE Military Dr., along with two of the four families.
 
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