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Welcome to Wenatchee Rotary!

Wenatchee

Service Above Self since 1921

We meet In Person & Online
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Red Lion Hotel *
1225 N. Wenatchee Avenue
(At end of Pandemic)
Wenatchee, WA 98801
United States of America
Meetings currently are on ZOOM
* ALL MEETINGS VIRTUAL
     NOON Thursdays
Meeting ID  484 306 077
All friends of Rotary welcome!
 
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Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Membership
The Rotary Foundation
President Nominee
Public Relations
Director 2023
Director 2023
Director 2021
Director 2022
Director 2022
Director 2023
Director 2021
Director 2022
Director 2021
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Shannon Sims
    October 6
  • Terrance Stuller
    October 10
  • Garry Sparks
    October 28
  • Rich Peters
    October 28
  • Robert Rowe
    October 31
Join Date:
  • Garry Arseneault
    October 1, 2000
    20 years
  • Ashley Gillum
    October 18, 2018
    2 years
  • Scott Ballard
    October 19, 1988
    32 years
  • Jim Russell
    October 20, 1997
    23 years
  • Dante Gutierrez-Zamora
    October 29, 2015
    5 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.  See the video of Dr. Cadman's year HERE.
 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 Friday January 15, 2021.  More later.
 
 
Wenatchee Rotary Club - Stories and Events
SCHOLARSHIPS
This year, the Wenatchee Rotary Foundation (WRF) awarded 15 scholarships totaling about $24,000, including funding from the new Carol Norton WSU Fund. The story was featured recently by NCW Life (video at right), and previously reported in Wenatchee World and our APPLESEED.
 
Carol Norton/WSU scholarship students:
      - Emma Ferrari-Zimmerman          
      - Maia Brown                                 
      - Rhett Goveia                             
 
Continuing Rotary scholarships:
       -Pablo Cortez Gomez
      - Guadalupe Almanza
      - Maria Guadalupa Navarro
      - Galilea Katrina Vasquez
      - Jessica Gutierrez Elias
      - Mariana Santos                           
      - Janeli Sanchez Villasenor            
      - Cesar Bedolla-Hurtado              
 
2020 Rotary Scholarships:
     - Jizzelle Torres Bazan
     - Amber Crocker
      - Ezekiel Tuchritter                       
      - Gabriela Alvarado

 
For World Polio Week -
Watch our own special Carmen Bossenbrock on  NCW Life TV October 22, 2019
 
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 2020 - 2021
PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER
JILL LEONARD TOM ROSS BILL MONNETTE TYLER MICKEY
 
DIRECTORS/COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Legacy Society Chair Communications/Events Scholarship/Student Relations
Susan Albert Mark Kulaas Joe St. Jean
Alice Meyer, Pres-Elect
Ex-officio
Shannon Simms
Member
Jay Smith
Member
For more information,   please visit https://www.wenatcheerotary.org/sitepage/club-foundation or contact Jill Leonard, 509-670-5742 or email WenatcheeRotaryFoundation@gmail.com.   Becoming a member of the Legacy Society :  Complete the editable (fillable) .pdf document  HERE; first download the form using the browser, then fill the form and save it with the updates.  After saving the form, email it to the Club administration for processing at WenatcheeRotaryFoundation@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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Website Sponsors
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Alice and Tim Meyer
Oct 31, 2020
Halloween Party (replaces 10/29 regular meeting)
CSM Paul P. DeSanto
Nov 05, 2020
Yakima Training Center
Tom Davis - Breanne Elsey
Nov 12, 2020
Farm Bureau
Ray Taylor & Beth Stipe
Nov 19, 2020
History of the Community Foundation
No Speaker
Nov 26, 2020
No Meeting, Happy Thanksgiving
TBA
Dec 03, 2020
Classification Talks
Past Speakers
Tyler Mickey, Russ Spiedel
Oct 22, 2020
Legacy Giving/Society
Linda Haglund
Oct 15, 2020
Downtown Association
Chelsea Lenker
Oct 08, 2020
Stuff a SackPack
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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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