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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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Director 2021
Director 2022
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2022
Director 2022
Director 2020
 
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
July 18 - Ken Showalter, Service Manager with Convergint Technologies, proposed by Mike Kintner.
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Carin Smith
    September 3
  • Mike Kintner
    September 6
  • Dan Maher
    September 10
  • Andy Petro
    September 15
  • John Diede
    September 23
  • Beth Stipe
    September 25
  • Charles Jinneman
    September 26
  • Michelle Shermer
    September 29
Join Date:
  • Gerald Copp
    September 1, 1991
    28 years
  • Judy Conner
    September 1, 1987
    32 years
  • Kory Kalahar
    September 1, 2011
    8 years
  • Ralph Jiminez
    September 1, 1995
    24 years
  • Barbara Walters
    September 7, 2017
    2 years
  • Dick Reed
    September 29, 2016
    3 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
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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Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Tom Ross
Sep 19, 2019
Paul Scea Awards
Lt. Gov. Habib
Sep 26, 2019
Wash. Govt. issues
Jordan Baldock
Oct 03, 2019
Classification
Jenny Rojanasthien
Oct 10, 2019
GWATA
Pat Lamphere
Oct 17, 2019
Cyber Security
Past Speakers
Michelle Price
Sep 12, 2019
Wenatchee Schools
F. Jorgenson & T. Johnson
Sep 05, 2019
Classification Talks
Rich Peters
Aug 29, 2019
Rotary Park
 
 
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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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