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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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Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
President Nominee
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved by the Board of Directors.
September 6.  Ashley Gillum.  CWU Education admin., proposed by Laurel Turner.
 
 
Recent Membership
Changes
 
Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
 
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)
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Carin Smith
    September 3
  • Mike Kintner
    September 6
  • Dan Maher
    September 10
  • Mario Cantu
    September 11
  • Andy Petro
    September 15
  • John Diede
    September 23
  • Beth Stipe
    September 25
  • Charles Jinneman
    September 26
  • Michelle Shermer
    September 29
  • Bradi Dahmen
    September 30
Join Date:
  • Gerald Copp
    September 1, 1991
    27 years
  • Judy Conner
    September 1, 1987
    31 years
  • Kory Kalahar
    September 1, 2011
    7 years
  • Ralph Jiminez
    September 1, 1995
    23 years
  • Bradi Dahmen
    September 6, 2012
    6 years
  • Barbara Walters
    September 7, 2017
    1 year
  • Dick Reed
    September 29, 2016
    2 years
 
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2019-20 Rotary president selected

Mark Daniel Maloney selected to be 2019-20 Rotary

Rotary gives millions in grants to fight polio 2018

Rotary announces US $96.5 million to end polioEVANSTON, Ill. (August 15, 2018) — Rotary today announced nearly $100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of

Gladiator stars reunite at End Polio Now event

‘Gladiator’ stars reunite at End Polio Now

Rotarian helps clean rivers around the world

A challenge to clean the world's riversIn 2009, Salvador Rico stood in the waters of the Russian River in Northern California with other members of the Rotary Club of South Ukiah. They were there for a river cleanup, during which they

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders to bring local solutions for lasting peaceEVANSTON, Ill. (Aug. 17, 2018) — Preventing conflicts from escalating into violent crises is 60 times more cost effective than intervening after

 
LEGACY PROGRAM 9-27-18
 
      WENATCHEE ROTARY LEGACY EVENT    
Don't miss our very special LEGACY Program September 27.  We will be celebrating the history of our club and honoring many past members who have made significant contributions to Rotary and to our beloved valley.  Rotarians of previous ages, their families and guests may register here, and pay the $10 lunch fee. The meal cost for current Rotarians is $15 which can  be paid here OR register by RSVP here.
 
 
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 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.
 
 
 
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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"BUILDING COMMUNITIES" AUCTION 2017
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2017 Foundation 
Auction: Jan. 28
"Building Communities"
Members and friends are urged to support our annual fund-raiser, serving local needs related to low-income housing, park improvements, scholarships, and South Wenatchee neighborhood beautification.  More info coming soon.  
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            Presenting Sponsor
509-663-8711
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Silent Auction Sponsors:
 
  
509-662-6000
 
509-662-5187
 
Special Thanks to :
509-884-6868
 
Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.
 
 
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ROTARY EVENTS
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MEETING MAKEUPS -
October 26-28, $125 USD
Campbell's Resort, Chelan
AUCTION JAN. 26
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Ford Barrett
Sep 27, 2018
Legacy
Candidates
Oct 04, 2018
2018 Election
2018 Election
Oct 11, 2018
Rory Turner
Oct 18, 2018
Port of Chelan County
Shiloh Schauer
Oct 25, 2018
Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce
Pres. Pete
Oct 25, 2018
Polio Awareness Day
Tracy Hazen and Jon Volyn
Nov 01, 2018
Classification Talk
Ford Barrett
Nov 08, 2018
Veterans Day
Andy Petro
Nov 15, 2018
Youth Services
No Meeting
Nov 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!
Past Speakers
Dr. Geoff Jones
Sep 13, 2018
Rural Medicine
Tom Everly and Jim Brink
Sep 06, 2018
Classification Talks
 
 
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"BUILDING COMMUNITIES" AUCTION 2017
   Facebook
 
2017 Foundation 
Auction: Jan. 28
"Building Communities"
Members and friends are urged to support our annual fund-raiser, serving local needs related to low-income housing, park improvements, scholarships, and South Wenatchee neighborhood beautification.  More info coming soon.  
For sponsor info click their logo.
 
            Presenting Sponsor
509-663-8711
      ************
Silent Auction Sponsors:
 
  
509-662-6000
 
509-662-5187
 
Special Thanks to :
509-884-6868
 
Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.