It's Autumn again, which means we have lots of community service and involvement opportunities!  Our Rotary District is sponsoring a Halloween event and you can help out, bring your friends for some fantastic fun, exemplify "Service Above Self," and represent our club too!
Morgan's Wonderland "More Delightful Than Frightful"
  • Date: October 31, 2017
  • Location: Morgan's Wonderland
  • Who we are helping: a projected 3500 handicapped kids
  • What You can do to help:
  1. Man a candy booth for the safe treat from 4:30p-6:30p or 6:30p-8:30p
  2. Donate Candy (we will be collecting at the Club Assembly)
  3. You can also donate $ for candy purchases if you can't help out!
To All District 5840 Members & Friends:
(This Communication has been approved by Carol Holmes, District Governor)
It is that time again.  Are we ready to help our currently projected attendance of 3500 handicapped children at Morgan's Wonderland on Halloween evening
October 31, 2017?  Hopefully the answer is - YES WE ARE!! 
We are in need of:
  • Volunteers to work the event
  • Candy Donations
  • Monetary Donations to purchase the Candy
The doors will open this year at 4:30pm.  The volunteer sessions will be from 4:30p-6:30p and 6:30p-8:30p.  Please arrive at the Park at least 20 minutes before your shift starts.  We will put 2 adults at each table (we have 11 tables) along with 1  Interact Volunteer for each shift.  I will need 22 Adults to Volunteer for each shift to man the tables.  I will also need 2 Volunteers for each shift at the Volunteer Sign-In table at the front door. 
Our Interact Groups and Mike Canales will take charge this year and make it the BEST year ever.  I will set up two (2) hour sessions for volunteers.  I will need you to do the following:
2.  Click on Volunteer Application - NOT Group Volunteer -  (Do not put in T-Shirt size - Not Provided)
3.  After entering your LAST NAME please put in parenthesis (Rotary Volunteer along with your Club or School Name) and your application will be sent directly to me
Lisa Herring, PDG, Jan Livingston, PDG or myself will be very happy to come and pick up your donations of Candy and/or Monetary donations. 
If you are a Club outside of the San Antonio Area and wish to make a monetary donation (We need all we can get), please make out your checks to Morgan's Wonderland and put in Comments: Candy Donation - Rotary Halloween Night! You can then mail it to: Jo Ann Browne - 4926 Research Drive - San Antonio, Texas 78240
We only have a short period of time to get this done so PLEASE approach your Club and FRIENDS as soon as possible. 
Thanks again for all of your help.  If you need to get in touch with me please email me at or call me at 210.316.5455.  See all of you soon.
Jo Ann Browne, R.N.
District 5840 Secretary
District Community Service Chair