Club Executives & Directors
News & Announcements
Mary Hey , Membership Chair
How to invite people to a Rotary meeting. Special presentation on new e-club.
2015 Camp RYLA
A first hand report from member of the Leader High School Rotaract Club.
- The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age, or
- The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.
- Domestic minor sex trafficking occurs when U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident minors (under the age of 18) are commercially sexually exploited. Children can be commercially sexually exploited through prostitution, pornography, and/or erotic entertainment.
- In April of 2011, Cedar Park Police arrested two men after an undercover officer arranged to have a girl perform a sex act for money.
She was 15.
- In July of 2012, two people were arrested in Cedar Park for “Continuously Trafficking Persons” because they were caught running a prostitution ring.
- In August of 2012, three people were arrested for running a human trafficking and prostitution ring in downtown Austin. They kidnapped at least four women, took them to a hotel and forced them into sexual acts. Fortunately, the cops found the ring in time. The outcome for kidnapped girls in that situation is normally pretty bleak.
Rotary's Areas of Focus
For more than 100 years, Rotarians have joined together from all continents, cultures, and industries to take action in our communities and around the world. With a commitment to achieving lasting change, Rotarians work together to empower youth, enhance health, promote peace, and most importantly, advance the community. While Rotarians can serve in countless ways, Rotary has focused it efforts in six areas, which reflect some of the most critical and widespread humanitarian needs:
To learn more about Rotary and its work in these six area, browse this website and/or visit the Rotary International website.
- Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
- Disease prevention and treatment
- Water and sanitation
- Maternal and child health
- Basic education and literacy
- Economic and community development
Members of a Rotary Club are frequently asked "What is Rotary and why should I join?" Here is a video answer to these questions.