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Pilot Club of Baytown presents a donation to Chinquapin
Preparatory for the fire extinguisher service. Pictured: Rebecca Loredo, Chinquapin Assistant Director of Development, Tammy Phenicie, Pilot Area Co-Leader of Health & Safety (H&S), Caren Bailey (Pilot H&S Committee member), Marilu Garza, Director of Development for Chinquapin. Chinquapin’s mission is to provide a high quality college-preparatory education to able and motivated youth from low-income families. Through rigorous curriculum and an emphasis on community service and earning what one receives, the aim is to produce responsible, well-educated citizens who will become constructive leaders in their community. For more information, see http://www.chinquapin.org/.
Pilot Club of Baytown Makes a Donation to Baytown Symphony Orchestra.
The Baytown Symphony Orchestra (BSO) was founded in 1968 to bring fine music to the Baytown community, provide an outlet for talented community members and to encourage student musicians. Professional musicians from the area fill in the ensemble as necessary. The BSO is operated by a Board of Directors and is part of the Lee College Visual and Performing Arts department. The Baytown Symphony Orchestra is supported by generous community members through the sale of program advertisements, patron donations, corporate grants and an annual gala fundraiser. For more information - Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to stay up-to-date on the Baytown Symphony Orchestra.
Pilot Club of Baytown donates to Ronald McDonald House
The Pilot Club of Baytown donates aluminum can tabs to the Ronald McDonald House (RMH)and takes a tour of the facility. Gordon Dillahunty, McDonald House Operations Coordinator, met with Pilot Club members of the Health & Safety Group Tammie Phenicie, Carolyn Parrish and Caren Bailey. Moagie, the sweet labradoodle accompanied the group. The RMH Houston offers a home away from home providing care, compassion and hope to families with seriously ill children being treated in Texas Medical Center member institutions. The RMH Houston welcomes people of all faiths and no faith. Items needed by RMH Houston are blankets of all sizes, travel size necessities (toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, shampoo, new socks, etc.) For more information about the Ronald Mc Donald House, see https://www.rmhhouston.org/.
Pilot Club of Baytown members attend the 96th Pilot International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Texas District Convention Chairman Judy Wheat, President-Elect Gladys Pryor, and 2017-18 Baytown President Susan Passmore were among over 620 Pilots participating in the global event from more than 4 countries and geographic areas internationally.
According to Wheat, “we look forward to this annual event for a wonderful experience to be among Pilots, both old friends and making new friends and to be a part of planning the future of Pilot. " Pilots attended workshops, learned about important issues facing communities globally, elected international officers, voted on the 2017-2018 Pilot International Budget and helped set the future direction for Pilot International. Convention highlights included a spectacular Flag Ceremony with Pilots from around the world who marched with their country's flag. Keynote speaker LaDonna Gatlin, was dynamic, uplifting, entertaining and motivational. Additional speakers were entrepreneur, Patrick Ibarra, and Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Jeanne Jacobs.
Donation to Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital Cancer
The Pilot Club of Baytown recently made a donation to the Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital Cancer Center. The contribution will be used
to assist cancer patients in their treatment. Receiving the gift was Myrna Baker, Director of Development, Houston Methodist Foundation, David Bernard,
Houston Methodist CEO, Delores Ellis, Pilot Club Community Service Coordinator, Priya Dabhi, Manager, Cancer Center, and Julie DeTorre, EMS Community Liaison and Pilot Club member. For more information about the Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital Cancer Center, see http://www.houstonmethodist.org/cancer/locations/san-jacinto-baytown/