Rotary Club of Marshall Texas, USA

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Panola-Harrison Electric Cooperative
410 E Houston Street
Marshall, TX  75670
United States of America
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One-hundred years ago today, history was made when the application for membership in the International Association of Rotary Clubs, was signed and submitted by the officers of the newest Rotary Club in the world, which would receive it's official charter August 1, 1919.
 
The Marshall Rotary club wanted the first president of the club, Ike Hochwald, to be the first district governor from the club, in 1921, but Ike felt that he was not able or experienced enough to accept the position and withdrew, and threw his support to another candidate from San Antonio.
Homer Price was a newspaper man first and foremost.  He began his newspaper career as an apprentice printer in Marysville, Tennessee. He moved to Marshal and bought the Marshall Messenger in 1877 for $500 and sold it a few months later to W. A. Adair, after a brief and very stressful period of newspaper ownership.
One of the things the early Rotary Club of Marshall did was involve the wives, daughters, and sweethearts in the Rotary experience by holding some of their regular meetings at night so the ladies could attend, and holding other special meetings such as Father-And-Son, and Ladies-Night banquets at night also.
          The story behind the man, Issac "Ike" Hochwald, The Founder and First President of the Rotary Club of Marshall Texas
The story of the early beginnings of The Rotary club of Marshall Texas is a story of a few business men who were actively involved in the social and business issues of the community of their day.

ParadeOfFlagsIn August 2011 the Rotary Club of Marshall put out its first 86 flags for Labor Day and the remembrance of "9-11" (September 11, 2001). Since then we have put out approximately 5,000 flags at the Holidays over the last 7 years.

As a sign of our respect for the gallant men and women who serve our country in the military, our diplomats and staff who serve in harms way all over the world, as well as all of the Law Enforcement officers who protect us here at home; Rotary clubs across the nation recite the Pledge of Allegiance at every meeting.

 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
Upcoming Speakers
M. Garza & M. Brown, Wiley College students
Jul 25, 2019
Discussing research on the GCLA salvinia weevil project
Mallori James and Glenn Barnhart
Aug 01, 2019
Tourism and Cultural Arts in Marshall and Memorial City Hall Performances
Chad Patterson
Aug 08, 2019
Boys & Girls Club of Big Pines
 
 
 
 
 
 
Club Administration
Executive Secretary
President
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Secretary
Assistant Secretary
Treasurer
Chief Sergeant at Arms
Co-Sergeant-At-Arms
Rotary Foundation Coordinator
Membership Chair
Club Image Coordinator
Club Social Chair
Speaker's Book Donations
4-Way Speech Coordinator
Diploma Plus Chair
Blood Drive Coordinator
Spelling BEE Coordinator
Spelling Bee Assistant
District Liaison
Faux Paws Chair
Flags Program Chair
RYLA Coordinator
Dictionary Coordinator
Community Service Chair
Website Administrator
Scholarship Chair
Interact Chair
Centennial Celebration Chair
Centennial Back-Flash Editor
Touch Point Coordinator