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What is Rotary?

Rotary is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. 
 
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  On February 1, 2021, Wenatchee Rotary began our second century
  of service to the Wenatchee Valley and the world.  
  NOTE - View some important historical information...
  • copy of the original club charter HERE
  • summary of our first year, with copies of local news stories of the first days HERE.
  • list of ALL past presidents HERE.
  • pictorial list of deceased members HERE.
  • 75th anniversary video HERE.  
  • video of Ed Cadman's year as Rotary International President HERE
  • Appleseed of January 14, 2021    January 28 
 
 
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.  See the video of Dr. Cadman's year HERE.
 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.  Read about the first year, including newspaper clippings HERE.  
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 ,  or visit another club meeting in District 5060 HERE.  
 
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.
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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Sergeant-at-Arms
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Don Myers
    January 3
  • Dorry Foster
    January 14
  • Nate Bishop
    January 14
  • Pete Van Well
    January 15
  • Jim McDonald
    January 21
  • Dan Rodgers
    January 27
  • Jim Corcoran
    January 29
Join Date:
  • Allan Galbraith
    January 1, 1983
    39 years
  • Jim Corcoran
    January 1, 1977
    45 years
  • Terrance Stuller
    January 1, 1981
    41 years
  • Susan Albert
    January 17, 2002
    20 years
  • Claudia De Robles
    January 20, 2011
    11 years
  • Kelli Scott
    January 21, 2021
    1 year
  • Nate Bishop
    January 27, 2005
    17 years
Club Information
Welcome to Wenatchee Rotary!
Wenatchee

Service Above Self since 1921

We meet In Person & Online
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Pybus Market Events
3 N. Worthen Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
United States of America
Meetings currently are ZOOM/Hybrid, with in-person gathering at Pybus Market Event Center unless noted otherwise in Speaker list. COVID rules apply. Board meetings are 2nd Thursday, 4:30 PM via ZOOM. See newsletter for access.
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Jan 20, 2022
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Jan 27, 2022
Rainbow Girls
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Feb 10, 2022
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Feb 17, 2022
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