WELCOME TO ROTARY CLUB

OF WENATCHEE, WA, USA

"Service Above Self"
         A Century of Service to the Wenatchee Valley and the World!       
            
 
VISITORS WELCOME!
Join us Noon Thursdays
at Pybus Event Center
or as noted below in
speaker list.
 
 
     

What is Rotary?

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad.     Learn more about Rotary International
 
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100 YEARS!
Our big Centennial Gala has been cancelled due to new COVID concerns, but we hope you will join us for our exciting "For the Kids" Auction, January 29, 2022.
(See UPCOMING EVENTS on right side panel.)
 
 
  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
CENTENNIAL VIDEO SHOWN ON
NCW LIFE TV CHANNEL JUNE 24, 2021
 
(Click image to view 1-hour video)
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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Director 2022
Director 2022
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Director 2022
Director 2023
Director 2024
Director 2023
Director 2024
Sergeant-at-Arms
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Carin Smith
    September 3
  • Matthew Michelsen
    September 3
  • Mike Kintner
    September 6
  • Andy Petro
    September 15
  • John Diede
    September 23
  • Beth Stipe
    September 25
  • Charles Jinneman
    September 26
  • Michelle Shermer
    September 29
Join Date:
  • Judy Conner
    September 1, 1987
    34 years
  • Kory Kalahar
    September 1, 2011
    10 years
  • Ralph Jiminez
    September 1, 1995
    26 years
  • Sam Dilly
    September 4, 2020
    1 year
  • Ricardo Iniguez
    September 5, 2019
    2 years
  • Barbara Walters
    September 7, 2017
    4 years
  • Dick Reed
    September 29, 2016
    5 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. COVID rules apply. Some meetings are 100% ZOOM; check newsletter for actual (linked from main menu).
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
 
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Elisa Lopez (at Museum)
Sep 23, 2021
Team Naturaleza
Karen Rutherford
Sep 30, 2021
Maker Space
Pres. Jim Richardson WVC
Oct 07, 2021
Annual Update from WVC
Kevin Williams,Sean Cooper & Dan Rogers
Oct 14, 2021
Washington State Long Term Care Tax
Dr. Malcolm Butler
Oct 21, 2021
Columbia Valley Health
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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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