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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
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Club Executives & Directors
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Director 2019
Director 2021
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Director 2021
Director 2020
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Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved by the Board of Directors.
None pending
Most recent inductees :
July 5 -    Kay Gilbert, Community volunteer, proposed by Gil Sparks;  Tamara Burns, Douglas County government, formerly of E. Wenatchee Rotary, proposed by Linda Evans-Parlette;   Chris Goehner, proposed by Mike Kintner,  Classification is Sales Mgmnt.
June 21 -     Michelle Price, North Central ESD Superintendent, transferring from Moses Lake Rotary, proposed by Marcia Henkle.
Classification is education.  
May 17 -       Carin Smith, Veterinary medicine consultant, proposed by Gil Sparks.April 19.      Major Ralph Jiminez, pastor and commander of Salvation Army, proposed by Dick Reed.
 
 
Recent Membership
Changes
 
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:
  • Marcia Henkle
    July 2
  • Dee Curcio
    July 11
  • Douglas Button
    July 11
  • Jay Smith
    July 15
  • Karen McCart
    July 20
  • Ford Barrett
    July 21
  • Bryan Campbell
    July 22
  • Russell Speidel
    July 22
  • James Brink
    July 24
Join Date:
  • Bryan Campbell
    July 1, 1988
    30 years
  • Charles Mussen
    July 1, 2014
    4 years
  • David Olson
    July 1, 2000
    18 years
  • David Parks
    July 1, 1980
    38 years
  • Frank Clifton
    July 1, 2004
    14 years
  • James Wade
    July 1, 2014
    4 years
  • Ruth Esparza
    July 5, 2012
    6 years
  • Bill Murray
    July 6, 2000
    18 years
  • Heidi Myers
    July 13, 2004
    14 years
  • Gerald Gibbons
    July 24, 2002
    16 years
  • Mike Kintner
    July 29, 1999
    19 years
  • Raz Rasmussen
    July 29, 1999
    19 years
  • Alicia Nakata
    July 31, 1997
    21 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 Iniative.  Dr. Cadman was president of Wenatchee Rotary 1962-63, PDG '68-69, RIP '85-86.
 Click here to see a collection of Cadman photos.
 
 
 
PRIP Ed Cadman Polio Tribute
PRIP Dr. Ed Cadman
President Don Myers and past president Jim Russell are re-energizing our appeal to support our Polio-Plus Memorial Tribute.  All donations are matched 2 for 1 by the Gates Foundation.  More information later.  Dr. Cadman was president of Wenatchee Rotary 1962-63, PDG '68-69, RIP '85-86.   To donate, CLICK HERE
 
Dr. Cadman's OBITUARY 
 
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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ROTARY EVENTS
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WINE DOWN BY THE
RIVERSIDE 2018
Warm Springs Inn, July 14; $35 pp
 
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Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Justice Steve Gonzalez
Jul 19, 2018
Jay Smith and others
Jul 26, 2018
Auction Update
Joel Lhamon
Aug 02, 2018
Classification Talks
District Governor Sherry
Aug 09, 2018 12:00 PM
The year ahead
Rotary Potluck with the Governor
Aug 09, 2018 6:00 PM
9th annual, Sunrise Circle 6 PM
Pres. Pete
Aug 16, 2018
Erin Cone
Aug 23, 2018
Wenatchee Symphony
Andy Petro
Aug 30, 2018
Youth Services
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Sep 06, 2018
Classification Talks
Dr. Geoff Jones
Sep 13, 2018
Rural Medicine
Past Speakers
Dr. Julie Rickard
Jul 12, 2018
Parkside Mental Health
President Pete VanWell
Jul 05, 2018
International Convention Overview
Bill Murray & others
Jun 28, 2018
Peaceful Transfer of Power (at Pybus)
 
 
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"BUILDING COMMUNITIES" AUCTION 2017
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2017 Foundation 
Auction: Jan. 28
"Building Communities"
Members and friends are urged to support our annual fund-raiser, serving local needs related to low-income housing, park improvements, scholarships, and South Wenatchee neighborhood beautification.  More info coming soon.  
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Silent Auction Sponsors:
 
  
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Special Thanks to :
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Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.