Welcome to Carrollton-Farmers Branch Rotary

The Carrollton-Farmers Branch club was chartered on November 30, 1960 and will celebrate its 60th birthday this year. Our club is made up of 70 business and civic leaders that meet each week and enjoy an informative program about many different interesting topics. Our club meets on Thursdays at Brookhaven Country Club at 11:45 a.m. for lunch. Come Join Us! 
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Today, November 30, 2022, is the 62nd anniversary of the founding of CFB Rotary. Former Club Presidents John Dodd, Sonja Dodds and Dick Calvert are shown holding the original charter, dated November 30, 1960. Current President Matt Wenthold comments, "Our club has 62 years of accomplishments to be proud of. Today we are part of an unbroken line of 62 years of efforts to support and improve our community and the world." 
 
Club President Matt Wenthold reminds everyone: Our next meeting is our Christmas Party off-site at 3 Nations Brewing Company, Private Barrel Room, 1033 E Vandergriff Drive, Carrollton, TX 75006. That's just off the Square in Downtown Carrollton. Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:00 PM. Dinner will be served. Cash bar. Please bring an unwrapped toy for Metrocrest Services. 
 
CFB Rotary was honored to welcome our special guest speaker, Texas State Representative Julie Johnson, on November 17. Rep Johnson who represents House District 115 is shown center, in the blue sweater, with (Left to Right) Elizabeth Villafranca, Pat Cochran, Becky Miller, Dr. Linda Braddy, and Carol Dingman. Rep. Johnson gave an update on her plans for the upcoming session of the State House. 
 
CFB Rotary President Matt Wenthold receives a special certificate of thanks from the Veterans of Foreign Wars for the Club's work among our community's veterans. 
 
As part of CFB Rotary's month-long focus on veterans, Club officers and members welcomed Johnnie Yellock (USAF Retired), second from left, who was seriously injured in 2011 while serving as a Combat Controller in Afghanistan. For his heroism and sacrifice, Yellock received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Combat Action Medal. Today, he is Executive Director of Boots for Warriors, a non-profit that provides hand-crafted custom boots for our nation's wounded war fighters. 

 
For nineteen years, CFB Rotary has sought to honor our community’s veterans. On Thursday, November 3, dozens of veterans, of all ages and all branches, were in attendance for our 19th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Lunch, featuring special guest speaker Lt Gen John Campbell, USAF. 
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