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Pilot Club of Baytown Donates to Special Olympics.

The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. For more information see Special Olympics website.

Pilot Club of Baytown makes a donation to the Art League of Baytown Rising Stars program

Pictured are Pilots Kathy Young and Jenice Coffey, Education Division Co-Area Leader; Karen Knight, President of the Art League of Baytown; Rising Star student Mark Landres and his mother, Marsha Landres; and Rising Star student Nena Cantu and her mother Luz Cantu. The Rising Stars program was established in February 2011 and serves special needs adults, ages twenty-two and up. This project-oriented program currently serves sixteen students and has a waiting list. Students in the program see increases in their fine motor skills and their ability to follow instructions.

Pilot Club of Baytown makes a donation to the Monica Boyd Literacy Foundation

Pictured are Pilot Dr. Darlene Brown, Pilot Education Division Co-Leader Susan Moore-Fontenot, Monica Boyd, Pilot Education Division Co-Leader and Monica Boyd Literacy Foundation Board Secretary Jenice Coffey, and Dr. Donnetta Suchon, Monica Boyd Literacy Foundation Board President. The Monica Boyd Literacy Foundation, with the assistance of area school districts, help to identify children in elementary and/or middle school who are reading significantly below grade level and are at risk of failure. In partnership with Baytown Sylvan Learning Center, the foundation raises funds to help scholarship local families in effort to offset the expenses of tutoring and assessment that is needed to help their child improve in reading. http://monicaboydfoundation.org/support/.

Pilot Club of Baytown members attending Texas District Convention in Nacogdoches, Texas

Pictured at table above are Pilot International Secretary & Executive Representative Collette Cross, 2018-19 Texas District Governor Debbie Ray, Texas District Secretary Kelli Alexander, 2019-20 Texas District Governor Gail Wilson (of Baytown), Gary Wilson, and Texas District Lt. Governor Becky Meriwether. Standing below are Baytown Pilots attending the Convention, President-Elect Cindy Fehring, President Gladys Pryor, Pat Gersteman, Treasurer Allene DonCarlos, Judy Wheat, Kathy Young, Carolyn Parrish, and Carla Start. The Annual Convention business is to vote on budgets, proposed policy changes, and the installation of the Texas District officers. The Pilot Club of Baytown is proud of Gail Wilson of the Baytown Club being installed as 2019-2020 Texas District Governor of Pilot International.