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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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Club Executives & Directors
President
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President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
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Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2020
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Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
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.
 
 
"BUILDING COMMUNITIES" AUCTION 2019
 
2019 Wenatchee Rotary Foundation
AUCTION JANUARY 26   Click these links to :
   REGISTER HERE           BECOME A SPONSOR   
Members and friends are urged to support our major fund-raiser, serving local needs related to community park improvements, scholarships, and other initiatives.   Click the auction logo to reach our interactive site where you can sponsor, donate or purchase tickets.  
   Key sponsors :
   PRESENTING SPONSOR
      
    509-665-5888
    SILENT AUCTION SPONSORS
 
   509-662-7153
   509-639-7993
     PHOTO BOOTH      BALLOON POP    HEADS OR TAILS
  509-662-6000
509-663-6554
   509-662-5187
 
       Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.   Facebook
 
 
 
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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ROTARY EVENTS
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AUCTION JAN. 26, 2019
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Heidi Myers
Dec 13, 2018
Christmas Party
President Pete
Dec 20, 2018
Annual meeting, elections
Kelsi Finney/ Susan Albert
Dec 27, 2018
Peace Corps/Rotaract
Jay Smith
Jan 03, 2019
Rotary Auction January 26, 2019
Our Valley, Our Future
Jan 10, 2019
Trend/Our Valley, Our Future
Past Speakers
Jay Smith
Dec 06, 2018
Rotary Auction January 26, 2019
Andy Petro
Nov 29, 2018
Youth Services
No Meeting
Nov 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!
 
 
Recent Membership
Changes
 
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Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Gil Sparks
    December 1
  • Joel Lhamon
    December 1
  • Gerald Copp
    December 2
  • Joe St. Jean
    December 2
  • Raz Rasmussen
    December 6
  • Tom McNair
    December 9
  • Judy Conner
    December 11
  • Gene Anderson
    December 20
  • Katrina Borth
    December 22
  • Kay Gilbert
    December 30
Join Date:
  • Carmen Bossenbrock
    December 1, 1987
    31 years
  • Eric Nelson
    December 1, 1993
    25 years
  • James McDonald
    December 1, 1983
    35 years
  • Pete Van Well
    December 1, 1995
    23 years
  • Stanley Hoyt
    December 1, 1983
    35 years
  • Tyler Mickey
    December 1, 2016
    2 years
  • Charles Jinneman
    December 2, 1999
    19 years
  • Tom Welch
    December 2, 2005
    13 years
  • Laurie Flarity-White
    December 4, 2014
    4 years
  • Beth Stipe
    December 11, 2003
    15 years
  • Melvin Johnson
    December 14, 2016
    2 years
  • Abel Noah
    December 17, 2014
    4 years
  • Karen McCart
    December 17, 2014
    4 years
  • Daniel Rodgers
    December 31, 1996
    22 years
  • Robert Rowe
    December 31, 2014
    4 years
 
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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