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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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NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
 
Jan 31 - Leslie Freytag, Executive Director, Pybus Public Market, proposed by Gil Sparks.
Jan 23 - Meliesa Tigard, Executive Director, Focal Point Education Services, proposed by Laurie Flarity-White.
July 18 - Ken Showalter, Service Manager with Convergint Technologies, proposed by Mike Kintner.
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jerry Gibbons
    February 1
  • Mark McCants
    February 3
  • Barbara Walters
    February 7
  • Allan Galbraith
    February 16
  • David Parks
    February 20
  • Tom Everly
    February 20
  • Jill Leonard
    February 22
  • Charlie Miracle
    February 27
Join Date:
  • Garry Sparks
    February 1, 1983
    37 years
  • Gene Anderson
    February 1, 1965
    55 years
  • Marc Heminger
    February 1, 1978
    42 years
  • Tom McNair
    February 1, 1986
    34 years
  • Marriah Thornock
    February 5, 2015
    5 years
  • Joe St. Jean
    February 6, 2014
    6 years
  • Muffy Rounds
    February 7, 2008
    12 years
  • Loren Stach
    February 15, 1968
    52 years
  • Angela Spies
    February 21, 2013
    7 years
  • Britt Dudek
    February 21, 2013
    7 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
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
 
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ROTARY EVENTS
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MEETING MAKEUPS -
CLUB SPRING
TRAINING EXPERIENCE
May 16 in Wenatchee
 
 
April 23-26, 2020
 
Upcoming Events
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Captain Bryan Chance
Feb 20, 2020
Officer-involved Shooting
Beth Stipe
Feb 27, 2020
Community Foundation
Past Speakers
Jennifer Talbot
Feb 13, 2020
Conflict Resolution
Rachel Evey, Ricardo Iniguez
Feb 06, 2020
Classification Talks
Fletcher Ellingson
Jan 30, 2020
Business Wellness
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Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
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