Club Information
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:
  • Don Myers
    January 3
  • Garry Arseneault
    January 7
  • 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
    38 years
  • Jim Corcoran
    January 1, 1977
    44 years
  • Terrance Stuller
    January 1, 1981
    40 years
  • Andy Petro
    January 14, 2016
    5 years
  • Susan Albert
    January 17, 2002
    19 years
  • Claudia De Robles
    January 20, 2011
    10 years
  • Trisha Johnson
    January 24, 2019
    2 years
  • Nate Bishop
    January 27, 2005
    16 years
 
 
 
100 YEARS!
On February 1, 2021, Wenatchee Rotary will officially complete our first 100 years of service to the Wenatchee Valley and the world.   On January 14, we will hold a virtual celebration of this amazing milestone, but greater things are planned.
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
 
 
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.  Read about the first year, including newspaper clippings HERE.  
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.  
 
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
Keith Madsen
Jan 21, 2021
Opioid Presentation
Erica Grissmerson
Jan 28, 2021
NCW Walk to End Alzheimer's
Rich Monroe-Jodi Gerber
Feb 04, 2021
Classification Talks
Keni Sturgeon
Feb 11, 2021
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Strategic Plan
Monique Hammond
Feb 18, 2021
Hearing Loss, The Silent Epidemic
Teresa Bendito
Feb 25, 2021
Parque Padrinos
Past Speakers
Jordan Harrison
Jan 14, 2021
Wenatchee Rotary 100 Year Celebration
Casia Logan
Jan 07, 2021
Youth Exchange
No Meeting, New Year's Eve
Dec 31, 2020
Happy New Year's
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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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