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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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Secretary
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Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
Recent Membership
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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:
  • Susan Rose
    November 4
  • Frank Clifton
    November 5
  • Muffy Rounds
    November 6
  • John Divis
    November 16
  • Claudia De Robles
    November 28
Join Date:
  • Bud Truswell
    November 1, 1972
    46 years
  • Don Myers
    November 1, 1990
    28 years
  • Douglas Button
    November 1, 1974
    44 years
  • Marcia Henkle
    November 1, 1994
    24 years
  • Joel Lhamon
    November 9, 2017
    1 year
  • Mark Kulaas
    November 23, 2005
    13 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 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 :
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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.  
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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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AUCTION JAN. 26, 2019
 
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Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Garry Sparks
Nov 16, 2018
Applecup Tailgate, (Fri) Wenatchee Center
No Meeting
Nov 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!
Andy Petro
Nov 29, 2018
Youth Services
Michelle Price
Dec 06, 2018
Classification Talk
Heidi Myers
Dec 13, 2018
Christmas Party
President Pete
Dec 20, 2018
Annual meeting, elections
Todd Fryhover
Jan 03, 2019
Update--Washington State Apple Commission
Our Valley, Our Future
Jan 10, 2019
Trend/Our Valley, Our Future
Sue Kane
Jan 17, 2019
GWATA-Apple Stem Program
Malachi Salcido
Jan 24, 2019
Cryptocurrency
Past Speakers
Lou Barrier & Ford Barrett
Nov 08, 2018
Veterans Day
Jon Volyn and Carin Smith
Nov 01, 2018
Classification Talk
Shiloh Schauer
Oct 25, 2018
Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce
 
 
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Auction 2019
BUILDING COMMUNITIES AUCTION
JANUARY 26, 2019