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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 of America
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Theme 2019-20
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
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President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
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President Designate
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2022
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2022
Director 2022
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
Recent Membership
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NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
February 21.  Rachel Evey, Interim Executive Director WVC Foundation, sponsored by Phil Rasmussen.
March 5.  John Simmons, CPA with Homchick & Associates, sponsored by Pete Van Well.
March 8.  Keni Sturgeon, Director, Wenatchee Valley Museum/Cultural Center, sponsored by Gil Sparks.
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Dante Gutierrez-Zamora
    May 2
  • Lorien Clemens
    May 9
  • Dave Gellatly
    May 12
  • Ruth Esparza
    May 15
  • William Monnette
    May 15
  • Susan Albert
    May 17
  • Bill Murray
    May 18
  • Brett Riley
    May 18
  • Ralph Jiminez
    May 23
  • Kory Kalahar
    May 27
  • Carmen Bossenbrock
    May 29
  • Tom Ross
    May 29
  • Tyler Mickey
    May 29
Join Date:
  • Dave Gellatly
    May 1, 1978
    41 years
  • Jim Rosenau
    May 1, 1978
    41 years
  • Charles Clugston
    May 10, 2001
    18 years
  • Carin Smith
    May 17, 2018
    1 year
  • Dawn Davies
    May 19, 2011
    8 years
  • Len Singhose
    May 30, 2002
    17 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 January 16, 2021.  More later.
 
 
 
 
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.
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
 
 
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Upcoming Events
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Steve Wright
May 23, 2019
Columbia River Treaty
Randy Lewis
May 30, 2019
Colville Confederated Tribes
Ashley Gillum and Charlie Miracle
Jun 06, 2019
Classification Talks
Doug Sklar
Jun 13, 2019
Stop The Bleed
Dory Foster
Jun 20, 2019
News from the YMCA
Past Speakers
Kory Kalahar
May 09, 2019
ME to WE Foundation @ Westside High
All-Service Club Lunch
May 02, 2019
Apple Blossom
 
 
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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
 
Club Foundation
 
Officers 2017-18 :
President
Tom Ross
 
Vice President
Jay Smith
 
Treasurer
Heidi Myers
 
Secretary
Bill Monnette
 
Board Members
Joe St. Jean
Ruth Esparza
Alice Meyer
Susan Albert
Dee Curcio
Pete Van Well
  (ex-officio)
 
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