Our District 6200 covers the region of South Louisiana with service above self. Come join one of the many clubs in our district and learn what we think, say and do as Rotarians.
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At the time that the Rotary Club of Lake Charles was chartered in 1916, the new club was placed in Rotary District 12. The district governor was W. H. Richardson of Austin, Texas.
When the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge came into existence in 1918, the two clubs (Lake Charles and Baton Rouge) were in Rotary District 20. The district governor was Samuel Mason of Shreveport, Louisiana.
The following year the young south Louisiana clubs were incorporated into District 14 until 1922, at which time they became part of District 17. In 1937 they were
included in District 139.
Joel L. Fletcher of Lafayette was the last governor of District 139 in 1948. The following year the clubs became part of District 202 until 1957 when the clubs were included in District 619. In 1958 the territory became District 620. In 1991 the district number was revised to its current designation, District 6200.
The boundary description of District 6200 in Louisiana is as follows: That portion south of the northern boundaries of the parishes of Beauregard, Allen, Evangeline, St. Landry, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, and west of the western boundaries of the parishes of St. Helena, the Tickfaw River in Livingston, St. John The Baptist, St. Charles and Jefferson, but not including Grand Isle in Jefferson Parish. Inclusive parishes are: Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, East Baton Rouge, Evangeline, Grand Isle in Jefferson, Iberia, Iberville, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Lafourche, Livingston west of the Tickfaw River, Pointe Coupee, Si. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Terrebonne, Vermilion, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
Timothy (Tim) McNabb is married to fellow Rotarian Teresita McNabb, and together they have three children and two grandsons. He joined the United States Marine Corp after high school where he was trained in Computer Data Management. Tim has a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Phillips Jr. College and attended Nicholls State University in the Nursing Program prior to activation of his reserve unit for Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Tim founded Pinnacle Computer Services, Inc. in 1996 in Houma, Louisiana which he sold in 2021 after Hurricane Ida. He and Teresita own WNP Group, a house renovation company, and WNP Properties, a real estate rental company, as well as TNT Contracting, a small home construction company. Teresita is the Senior Vice President of Clinical Services at Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma, LA.
Tim began his Rotary adventure in 2000 as a member of the Rotary Club of Houma in Houma, La. He assumed the responsibility of becoming the club’s Program Chair. A few years later, he became the Treasurer, which then put him in line to become the Club President in 2006-07. During his year as President, Tim started the club’s first Interact Club at his alma mater, H.L.Bourgeois High School. In 2005, his year as President-Elect, Tim was asked to be a RYLA counselor in District 6200 and accepted the opportunity. He has participated in RYLA every year since then. He has served as a lead counselor and is now the District RYLA chair. In 2017, Tim noticed the need and opportunity to start an after-hours Rotary Club in the area. With the Houma Rotary Club’s sponsorship, Tim convinced some club members and a few new Rotary members to start the Rotary Club of Downtown Houma, where he served as the club’s first President. Tim has also served as the District 6200 Peace Chair and
on the District Grant Committee and several district convention committees. Tim has supported the Paul Harris Foundation since 2005, becoming a Major Donor in 2019.
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The needs spanning Rotary's seven areas of focus are vast, ranging from lack of access to clean water to the need for immunization that prevent deadly diseases. Learn more in the Rotary's Areas of Focus publication Rotary clubs serve communities around the world, each with unique concerns and needs. Rotarians have continually adapted and improved the way they respond to those needs, taking on a broad range of service projects. The most successful and sustainable Rotary service tends to fall within one of the following seven areas:
Rotary projects provide training that fosters understanding and provides communities with the skills to resolve conflicts.
Disease does not prevent itself. We educate and equip communities to stop the spread of life-threatening diseases.
Clean water, sanitation, and hygiene education are basic necessities for a healthy environment and a productive life.
More than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. We take action to empower educators to inspire learning at all ages.
We makes high-quality health care available to vulnerable mothers and children so they can live longer and grow stronger.
Nearly 800 million people live on less than $1.90 a day. We are passionate about providing sustainable solutions to poverty.
We are tackling environmental issues the way they always do: coming up with projects, using their connections to change policy and planning for the future.
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Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 30 years. Our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever. As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We've helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries. So far, Rotary has contributed more than $1.8 billion toward eradicating the disease worldwide.
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