The Rotary Club of Space Center (Houston), Texas, and U.S.A.
August 6, 1964
There were several activities the Club's
history that occurred over several
years that did not receive closure. These are
listed below as an interim location until more information is obtained. If no additional
information is found, at least this information has not
been lost as a history in itself.
However all the information is archived in the respective year which
Trophy for Winner of Annual Golf Tournment
picture of the Wooden Trophy was apparently in 1990 when Vic Maria
won it. The trophy is now in the history file
as a courtesy of Vic's efforts. A base has been added
since the picture with Vic was taken because the three sides
other than the front had been filled with winners going
back to Floyd Boze in 1975. The latest winners were Bill
Predmore and Dave Owen, 1999. See
photos of the trophy.
How did the idea originate?
How many years was the trophy used?
Why did the
first shrimp costume was approved by the Board of Directors on
August 12, 1980 at an estimated cost of $750 to $1,000 and
expected to last 10 years. Delivery was scheduled September 9,
1980. The costume did not appear in the availabe record
1998 and then in
2011, 2012 and 2013.
As I recall,
Johnny Gibson's wife made the shrimp costume.....check with
Bill Lowes...I remember him wearing it at the Hilton......he
may have more original info on it. Laura Hale September
The term “Brass Shrimp”
first appeared in the July 16, 1990 Blastoff, then again in
the November 1990 Blastoff and in the September 12, 1992
There has been no additional information found about it in the
available newsletters or the Club Board meeting minutes, or
was the brass shrimp in the Club’s history records.
The transfers based on the Shirmporee Chairs and information
in the Blastoffs are as follows:
David Cordell to David Owen
(Later Mike Brown
1990 to 1991 Mike Brown
to Mike Brown
1992 Mike Brown
to Donnie Johnson
1993 Donnie Johnson to Bill
Brass Shrimp was apparently used by the Shrimporee Chairs in a
manner similar to the club presidents passing on the
How did the brass shrimp idea
How many years was it transferred from
Shrimporee chair to the next Shrimporee chair?
Why did the tradition