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Welcome to Wenatchee Rotary!

Wenatchee

Service Above Self since 1921

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Red Lion Hotel
1225 N. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA  98801
United States
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NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved by the Board of Directors.
 
September 11.  Tracy Hazen of Confluence Health is proposed by Frank Clifton to replace Kim Gullett.
August 17.  David Corrigan is nominated by Leonard Singhose. He is VP of Health Alliance NW.
 
RECENT MEMBERSHIP CHANGES
 
FORMER/DECEASED MEMBERS
Former member Lloyd Berry passed away August 31, 2017 at age 80. He was a member of this club for 36 years.
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
 
Club Organization Chart
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
President Nominee
director 2020
Director 2020
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2018
Director 2019
director 2019
Director 2018
Director 2018
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Frank Clifton
    November 5
Join Date:
  • Bud Truswell
    November 1, 1972
    45 years
  • Don Myers
    November 1, 1990
    27 years
  • Douglas Button
    November 1, 1974
    43 years
  • Heidi Myers
    November 18, 2010
    7 years
  • Mark Kulaas
    November 23, 2005
    12 years
 
ELECTION Results 12/22/16
Elections were held and results announced December 22, for president nominee and 3 directors.  Their terms begin July 1.  The president nominee becomes president July 1, 2019.  Those selected are:  president, Mike Kintner;  directors for 2020, Dawn Davies, Marcia Henkle, Gary Sparks.  Mike Kintner will serve as treasurer in 2017-18, as agreed by the board.
 
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WENATCHEE ROTARY CLUB

Home of the District 5060 Million Dollar Dinner South
April 7, 2017
We are Club 227 of District 5060 and proud to be the flagship club of the Wenatchee Valley since 1921, home club of Dr. Ed Cadman, Rotary International President, and a leader in the creation of Rotary's PolioPlus Iniative.  Dr. Cadman was president of Wenatchee Rotary 1962-63, PDG '68-69, RIP '85-86.  Click here to see a collection of Cadman photos.
 
 
 
PRIP Ed Cadman Polio Tribute
PRIP Dr. Ed Cadman
President Don Myers and past president Jim Russell are re-energizing our appeal to support our Polio-Plus Memorial Tribute.  All donations are matched 2 for 1 by the Gates Foundation.  More information later.  Dr. Cadman was president of Wenatchee Rotary 1962-63, PDG '68-69, RIP '85-86.   To donate, CLICK HERE
 
Dr. Cadman's OBITUARY 
 
 
 
Wenatchee Rotary Club - Stories and Events
Wenatchee Rotary Club was chartered on February 1, 1921, the 815th club formed.  We are now known as club #227. Below is a copy of the original charter document.
 
Other Clubs and makeup options
There are several excellent Rotary clubs in the Wenatchee Valley.  Some were sponsored by our club and some have web sites.  All of them would welcome any Rotarian seeking to visit or to establish a makeup meeting, and would welcome a potential new member.   All Rotary clubs meet weekly.  For a list of area clubs and makeup opportunities, CLICK HERE.  
 
From Appleseed, June 30, 2016 - -
Our Wenatchee Rotary Club has sponsored NINE (9) other Rotary Clubs in our District:
Wenatchee Rotary Club was chartered on February 1, 1921.
     1. March 24, 1926 we sponsored Chelan Rotary Club.
     2. March 9, 1936, the Cashmere Club.
     3. February 21, 1948, the Ephrata Club.
     4. May 7, 1948, the Okanogan-Omak Club.
     5. December 16, 1948, the Grand Coulee Club.
     6. April 29, 1955, the East Wenatchee Club.
     7. April 1, 1969, the Wenatchee North Club.
     8. June 20, 1975, the Leavenworth Club.
     9. February 17, 1986, the Wenatchee Sunrise Club.
This is our 95th year in Rotary and we have spawned on average one new club every 10 years. Collectively we have grown to over 600 members today, all making the world a better place to live.
 
POLIO NEWS FROM ATLANTA
June 13, 2017 - Wenatchee Rotary members, we have a news announcement from Bill Gates and president John Germ at the Rotary International convention.   CLICK HERE 
 
 
CLUB FOUNDATION REPORTS
April 20, 2017 - Humanitarian/Community Outreach Committee Report -  CLICK HERE
 
October 2016 - Our Foundation committee has met and issued an excellent report of current activities.
 
 
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IN MEMORIAM - Recent club losses.
To see a partial list of former members and recently-deceased members, with many photos and obituaries,  CLICK HERE.
 
Rotary's Monthly Themes
Each month, Rotary encourages clubs to focus on these areas.
 
August - Membership and New Club Development
September - Basic Education and Literacy
October - Economic and Community Development
November - Rotary Foundation
December - Disease Prevention and Treatment
January - Vocational Service
February - Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution
March - Water and Sanitation
April - Maternal and Child Health
May - Youth Service
June - Rotary Fellowships
 
 
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ROTARY EVENTS
   Facebook
 
 
RLI South - Ellensburg
Nov. 18, 2017 3:30 PM
President's Peace Conf.
February 2018, 
Vancouver, BC
 
District Conference 2018
Prosser, WA, May 17-19 --
 
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
NO MEETING
Nov 23, 2017
NO MEETING
Bob Bugert/Gil Sparks
Nov 30, 2017
Habitat
K. Hankins, S. Covey, w/S. Albert
Dec 07, 2017
Classification talks
President Don
Dec 14, 2017
Annual Meeting/elections
TBA
Dec 21, 2017
Christmas Party
Andy Petro
Dec 28, 2017
Youth Exchange
C. Brown, B. Riley
Jan 04, 2018
Classification Talks
Sandy Cohen
Jan 11, 2018
Museum
Police Chief Crown/Gil Sparks
Jan 18, 2018
Law Enforcement
Pres. Don
Jan 25, 2018
Club Awareness
Past Speakers
Ford Barrett
Nov 09, 2017
Veterans' Day
Dorry Foster
Nov 02, 2017
Classification talks
 
 
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