Welcome to the Rotary Club of Collin County

"The Fun Bunch Service Club"

Are you a person with a Heart for Service who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group of individuals who share your drive to make a difference.
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President-Elect Nominee Terie Brown and President-Elect Robert Garcia are shown here attending President Elect Training Seminar (P.E.T.S.) in preparation for the new Rotary year which begins July 1, 2023. Lone Star P.E.T.S. is the combined efforts of ten Rotary International Districts. They all converge on the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the DFW International Airport to jointly provide the best possible training for future Presidents of Rotary clubs. The theme for the new Rotary year will be Create Hope in the World. Here are some photos of the training seminar.
Giving back is what we do! Collin County Rotary Club partnered with Love Life Foundation, Maylee Thomas-Fuller and McKinney Mayor George Fuller, for the second year in a row to give substantial donations to six not-for-profit organizations on North Texas Giving Day. The donations were made strategically in order to receive matching donations for each of the six not-for-profits.
The club presented a check for $5,000 to Streetside Showers, a wonderful group that offers support to our homeless community including showers, clothes, and food. Hope Clinic also received a check for $5,000. Hope Clinic provides free medical, vision and behavioral health services for low-income uninsured families in the community. Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County accepted a check for $2,500. BGCCC serves the youth of Frisco, McKinney, and Plano by providing after school, virtual, and summer programs, and athletics. There were also checks of $1,000 each donated to Shiloh Place, Embrace Texas, and Meals on Wheels. In total there was $15,500 donated and matched!

Collin County Rotary Club is a service organization that strives to make positive changes in their community and worldwide. The club includes a diverse group of individuals who come together to do fundraising for not-for-profits and provide hands on service to organizations who need physical support.
With the recent hurricane damage in Florida, Nova Scotia, Caribbean Islands and Puerto Rico, and a war that has displaced families in the Ukraine, disaster services are on the ground with resources and tools in the U.S. and throughout the world. Many service organizations recently deployed are serving folks who have been severely impacted by Hurricane Ian. Sandi Froese, Chair, International Service compiled a list of non-profit service agencies. Several of these have been provided funds by Collin County Rotary Club and individual members.
We are “Rotary International” with over 1,195,224 members in 37,014 clubs who are committed to humanitarian service all over the world to promote literacy, save mothers and children, fight disease, provide clean water and sanitation, encourage economic sustainability, promote peace, and protect the environment. As People of Action, club members partner with other Rotary Clubs and non-profit organizations to seek solutions for lasting change.   
The signature global project launched in the early eighties is the Polio Plus campaign. The Rotary Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization have raised millions of dollars to vaccinate the world's children from the crippling effects of polio. We have reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent world-wide, immunizing more than 2 billion children across 122 countries. As of this writing, only Afghanistan and Pakistan have yet to be declared polio free. Thus, the "power of many" has made this feat happen.  
However, there is more work to be done.  The Rotary Foundation will embark on an additional $50 million campaign this year to finish the job to eradicate polio forever! 
Check out the Photo Album link, Service Above Self, for photos of the recent project at the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County. A good time was had by all through hard work.
Jeff Shannon is the current Director of Service and President-Elect for 2021-22, and the next President of Collin County Rotary Club beginning July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Jeff has implemented hands-on service projects for club members and partnerships for local and global non-profit organizations, including the McKinney Sunrise Rotary Flag Project, Hugs Café and Greenhouse, Shiloh Place, Embrace Texas, Warrior’s Keep, Meals on Wheels of Collin County, and the Collin County History Museum. Members also produced over 100 blankets in 2021-22 for the Linus Project for children in hospitals and foster homes who faced trauma.

Jeff is an Owner Operator of BIRDCREEK Roofing, a company that provides home and commercial construction and roofing services in Texas and Louisiana. His former managerial work experience includes Striker Roofing and Construction of McKinney. He is a graduate of Arlington (Texas) High School and the University of Texas at Arlington. Jeff is married to Jacqueline Shannon and the couple has two boys.
When Collin County Rotary Club was chartered on May 11, 2021, most of the club members were new to Rotary.  Although the club segued from McKinney Sunset Rotary Club, a satellite of the Rotary Club of McKinney Sunrise, the former members knew very little about the connection to Rotary International global projects.  The emphasis for volunteering and donations was on local community service projects during the first year.
However, Rotary is also dedicated to causes that build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to create peace efforts and end polio forever.  The 2022-23 international services plan includes information about selected non-profit global organizations that address the seven areas of humanitarian service, which are:  Promoting Peace; Fighting Disease; Providing Clean Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene; Saving Mothers and Children; Supporting Education; Growing Local Economies; and Protecting the Environment.  Each non-profit organization has an online link with information about their work and a button for an online voluntary donation with a credit card.    


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About Our Club
The Fun Bunch Service Club

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 5:30 PM
Hampton Inn & Suites McKinney
2008 N Central Expy
McKinney, TX 75069
United States of America
(214) 778-7214
Twice a month meetings. First Thursday of each month for a program and speaker. Third Thursday of each month at a local pub or restaurant for a Happy Hour. Hands-on Service projects on selected Saturdays.
May 2023
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