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The Rotary Club of San Marcos speaker Wednesday was Charlotte Caldwell from the Wimberley Players. She serves also as a Board of Director with the theatre group. The meeting was led by President David Bandy at the Price Senior Center.

Caldwell spoke about the Wimberley Players and their vision statement how they will create an environment in which the ideals of community theatre will flourish and be continuously enhanced.

She noted that through the presentation of a variety of cultural offerings including drama, musical theatre and other performing arts we will provide entertainment of high quality that will enhance and enrich life in our community.

She told the group about upcoming events that include Rose’s Dilemma, Dracula, Christmas Belles, and Mousetrap. For more information on this group, please visit www.wimberleyplayers.org.

Caldwell said, “All the world’s a stage and we believe in magic.” She encouraged the group to attend and possibly buy memberships and season tickets.

In Rotary news, they recognized members with sponsored guest which included, Ronald Oswalt sponsored by David Bandy, Jenna Heart sponsored by Shirley Austin, Clay King sponsored by Tracy Herman, Suzanne Perkins sponsored by Ronda Reagan, Dr. Samuel Obara sponsored by Carroll Wiley, Rick LaBuhn sponsored by Patty Shafer, and Valerie Ellison and Tammy Allen sponsored by April Coldsmith.

The group also thanked the following Rotarians for taking the time this last weekend to sell tickets for SMPAA for the production of Oliver. These members included Don Nash, Johanna Hansen, Peter Baen, Tracy Herman, Gary Gooch, Wendell Hethcock, H.C. Kyle, Laura Hethcock, Fay Gillham, Chuck Anderson, Marcos Trejo and Zyg Maksymowicz.

Dick Burdick announced the opening of his Antique Car Museum at the west side of Hunter and Stagecoach Street.

The group recognized Rotarian of the Week Carole Farmer.

Carole and her husband Bill have three children, Michael, Gary, and Kristin. They also have five grandchildren ranging from ages four through eleven. She has a pet named Copper. Carole works in Community Relations with Sac-N-Pac. She stays involved with Leadership New Braunfels and San Marcos as well as Relay for Life.

Carole says her greatest memory as a child is cooking with her grandmothers and riding with her father.

She says her best work-related advice she received and would like to share is, “Be honest in everything you do.” She would also like to share the following: “Christian principals applied to personal and business-life – hard-working, straight-forward, fair-minded, practical, self-motivated, trustworthy and frugal; Knowledge, values passed on to succeeding generations.”

Carole has been a Rotarian since 2005. She is a Unicorn as she graduated from New Braunfels high school in 1965. Her greatest accomplishment is having all three children graduate from college.

Special thanks to Diane Riojas for her contribution to this story.

From Staff Reports

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Charlotte Caldwell speaks to the Rotary Club of San Marcos concerning the Wimberley players.

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Sammy Faletta speaks to David Bandy and Don Nash before the meeting.

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The Rotarians had a great turnout for the presentation by the Wimberley Players.

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Bob Whalin plays the piano to start the events at the Price Center.
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Staff Photos

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  1. I am glad to add my thanks to the Rotarians for taking the time this last weekend to sell tickets for SMPAA and the production of Oliver! Don Nash, Johanna Hansen, Peter Baen, Tracy Herman, Gary Gooch, Wendell Hethcock, H.C. Kyle, Laura Hethcock, Fay Gillham, Chuck Anderson, Marcos Trejo and Zyg Maksymowicz, along with David Bandy, Doc. Whalin, Newstreamz, and the Price Srs. Center are making a difference in San Marcos and the surrounding area. I was glad to see the SMPAA piano made it back, too.
    Please check out our revamped website, smpaa.com, with a new and developing photo gallery of OLIVER!
    My hat is off to Charlotte Caldwell and the Wimberley Players. They do amazing performances and have a tremendous and loyal following. I encourage everyone to check out their quality entertainment and support them.

  2. Ron, Thanks again for your continued coverage of the Rotary Club of San Marcos! You do an AWESOME job! We are very lucky and blessed to have this kind of coverage in Hays County. Keep up the good work and we will see you next Wednesday at noon!!! Rotary Shares!

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