Anniversaries celebrated in December included active members Ed and Robin Charlesworth, Nicole Bianchi, Jose Alves, and Dick Robie.
Ruby Powers is busy volunteering legal services with asylum seekers in Tijuana, Mexico.  She was interviewed by Maria Salazar with Fox 26 News and interviewed o NPR's All Things Considered by Alisa Change regarding immigrants entering at the border and the "Remain in Mexico" policy.  

Ruby makes this appeal - "please consider supporting our legal team this holiday season by purchasing items out of our wish list here:…/3FMBCXBJF…/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_mt__wl or by donating to the Border Rights Project here:…/63833-al-otro-lado-….

On Dec 17, 2018 Attorney Ruby Powers spoke on the topic of Asylum Bars, Withholding of Removal and Convention Against Torture at the Joe Vail Asylum Workshop at UH Law.  See her tv interviews on the Powers Law Group website.

Wind Nguyen and Ed Charlesworth used the Rotary trailer to help a woman move on short notice while her husband is unavailable due to treatment for opioid addiction.
Marcia Natali Allgayer created a fundraiser for Alpha-1 Foundation to celebrate her birthday.  This will promote research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha -1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.  This is a genetic disease that can cause lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. It can also cause liver disease that leads to jaundice, which makes your skin look yellowish.  There's no cure, but treatments can help you manage your liver and breathing problems.  You may make a donation on her Facebook page.
Marcia Natali Allgayer, Marcio Natali de Assis (her brother) and Margareth Souza Natali (her mother) - all members of our e-club attended the Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Tucson, AZ to celebrate the holidays.

Mike and Adriane Miller jumping for joy with Tyler Miller and Natasha Edwards, all members of our club, and daughter Lexie Miller in Sandy, Oregon celebrations in the holiday spirit captured in this photo:
Paladin Hasty put his skills to use building a ramp in Dallas with the Team of Texas Ramp Project - Building Freedom for the Homebound.
Phillip Harris has helped several blind folks through Be My Eyes (currently living in Sweden).  
Please share your service to others with Adriane Miller or Lori Prouty to be posted In our newsletter.  We are scattered around the world, but there are always service opportunities where our eyes, hands, and feet can be useful to be true to the Rotary motto of "Service Above Self".