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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.
April 14 -       Carin Smith, Veterinary medicine consultant, proposed by Gil Sparks.
Most recent inductees :
April 19.      Major Ralph Jiminez, pastor and commander of Salvation Army, proposed by Dick Reed.
March 15.  Jim Brink, engineering consultant, proposed by Ford Barrett. 
March 15.  Jon Volyn, attorney, proposed by Nate Bishop.
March 15.  Tom Everly, youth leader with Camp Fire NCW, proposed by Pete Van Well.
 
Elections 2017
Club elections were held Dec. 21, 2017.
These members were elected.
President Nominee (July 2020-21):
Kory Kalahar 
Board of Directors (July 2018-21):
Claudia DeRobles,
Andy Petro,
Gary Provo,
 Thanks to all members who agreed to be nominated.
 
Recent Membership
Changes
 
Former & Deceased Members
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 2019
Director 2020
Director 2020
Director 2018
director 2019
Director 2018
Director 2018
Director 2019
 
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:
  • Dante Gutierrez-Zamora
    May 2
  • Dave Gellatly
    May 12
  • Ruth Esparza
    May 15
  • William Monnette
    May 15
  • Susan Albert
    May 17
  • Bill Murray
    May 18
  • Ralph Jiminez
    May 23
  • Kory Kalahar
    May 27
  • Carmen Bossenbrock
    May 29
  • Tom Ross
    May 29
  • Tyler Mickey
    May 29
Join Date:
  • Charles Clugston
    May 10, 2001
    17 years
  • Nate Bishop
    May 10, 2005
    13 years
  • Dawn Davies
    May 19, 2011
    7 years
  • Len Singhose
    May 30, 2002
    16 years
 
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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.
 
 
 
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.
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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WINE DOWN BY THE
RIVERSIDE 2018
Warm Springs Inn, July 14; $35 pp
 
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Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Dale Blair/Susan Albert
May 24, 2018
Sports Medicine
Andy Petro & Giorgio Casiroli
May 31, 2018
Youth Exchange
J. Lhamon (11/17)
Jun 07, 2018
Classification
President Pete VanWell
Jul 05, 2018
International Convention Overview
Justic Steve Gonzalez
Jul 19, 2018
President Pete VanWell
Jul 26, 2018
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Aug 02, 2018
Classification Talks
District Governor
Aug 09, 2018
Erin Cone
Aug 23, 2018
Wenatchee Symphony
Andy Petro
Aug 30, 2018
Youth Services
Past Speakers
Jessi Mendoza
May 17, 2018
Unmanned Aviation
President Don
May 10, 2018
TBA
Dan Lewis
May 03, 2018
All Service Luncheon (Festival)
 
 
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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
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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.