Club Information

Welcome to Wenatchee Rotary!

Wenatchee

Service Above Self since 1921

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Red Lion Hotel *
1225 N. Wenatchee Avenue
(At end of Pandemic)
Wenatchee, WA 98801
United States of America
* ALL MEETINGS VIRTUAL
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Thursday at 6 PM
Meeting ID  484 306 077
All friends of Rotary welcome!
 
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Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership
The Rotary Foundation
President Nominee
Public Relations
Director 2023
Director 2023
Director 2021
Director 2022
Director 2022
Director 2023
Director 2021
Director 2022
Director 2021
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
 
July 18 - Ken Showalter, Service Manager with Convergint Technologies, proposed by Mike Kintner.
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jim Russell
    July 2
  • Marcia Henkle
    July 2
  • Rachel Evey
    July 3
  • Trisha Johnson
    July 3
  • John Simmons
    July 4
  • Douglas Button
    July 11
  • Jay Smith
    July 15
  • Karen McCart
    July 20
  • Ford Barrett
    July 21
  • Bryan Campbell
    July 22
  • Russell Speidel
    July 22
  • Jim Brink
    July 24
  • Keni Sturgeon
    July 24
Join Date:
  • Bryan Campbell
    July 1, 1988
    32 years
  • Charles Mussen
    July 1, 2014
    6 years
  • Charlie Miracle
    July 1, 1993
    27 years
  • David Olson
    July 1, 2000
    20 years
  • David Parks
    July 1, 1980
    40 years
  • Frank Clifton
    July 1, 2004
    16 years
  • James Wade
    July 1, 2014
    6 years
  • Ruth Esparza
    July 5, 2012
    8 years
  • Bill Murray
    July 6, 2000
    20 years
  • Heidi Myers
    July 13, 2004
    16 years
  • Michelle Price
    July 15, 2009
    11 years
  • Jessica Kendall
    July 18, 2019
    1 year
  • Jerry Gibbons
    July 24, 2002
    18 years
  • Raz Rasmussen
    July 29, 1999
    21 years
  • Alicia Nakata
    July 31, 1997
    23 years
 
ROTARY CLUB OF WENATCHEE, WA  USA
A non-profit corporation as of January 11, 2018
We are Club 227 of District 5060 and proud to be the flagship club of the Wenatchee Valley since Feb. 01, 1921, home club of Dr. Ed Cadman, Rotary International President, and a leader in the creation of Rotary's PolioPlus Initiative.  Dr. Cadman was president of Wenatchee Rotary 1962-63, PDG '68-69, RIP '85-86.
 Click here to see a collection of Cadman photos.
 
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
On February 1, 2021, Wenatchee Rotary will complete our first 100 years of service to the Wenatchee Valley and the world.  A CELEBRATION GALA is planned for Friday January 15, 2021.  More later.
 
 
Wenatchee Rotary Club - Stories and Events
 
Beginning July 01, we have a new Rotary year with a new president.  Congratulations to Kory Kalahar who must now learn to herd cats.
For World Polio Week -
Watch our own special Carmen Bossenbrock on  NCW Life TV October 22, 2019
 
Thank You Rotary - A video of Rotary and Polio as presented at our "End-of-Year" Celebration on June 27, 2019. This may have helped us raise $300 at the meeting, putting us over the top of President Pete's audacious goal of $10,000.
 
 
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.
WENATCHEE ROTARY FOUNDATION
OFFICERS 2019 - 2020
PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER
JAY SMITH TOM ROSS BILL MONNETTE TYLER MICKEY
 
DIRECTORS/COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Fund-raising Communications/Events Scholarship/Student Relations
         
Susan Albert Jill Leonard Joe St. Jean
For more information,   please visit https://www.wenatcheerotary.org/sitepage/club-foundation or contact Jill Leonard, 509-670-5742 or email ChaosControlMarketing@gmail.com.
 
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.
See a recent list of all district clubs by charter date here.
 
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
July 2020
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Website Sponsors
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Congresswoman Kim Schrier
Jul 16, 2020
How her work in Congress relates to important issues in NCW
Virginia Emery
Jul 23, 2020
Betahatch
Carin Smith
Jul 30, 2020
HANWASH
EW Chief Rick Johnson, Wen. Chief Steve Crown
Aug 06, 2020
Today's Police Department
Past Speakers
Beth Stipe
Jul 09, 2020
Community Foundation
President Kory
Jul 02, 2020
Visit with District Governor Richard DeRock
Pete Van Well
Jun 25, 2020
Year End Transfer
Social Media
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Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
Website Sponsors
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