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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
President
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President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
President Nominee
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved by the Board of Directors.
August 16.  Mark McCants.  Grower.  Former member.  Sponsored by Pete Van Well
August 16.   Douglas Callegoria.  Partner of David Davin.  Sponsored by Ford Barrett.
August 9Charlie Miracle .  Need we say more? Former member of Wenatchee Sunrise.
August 2David Davin, Director, WVC Foundation, proposed y Ford Barrett.....
      Tom Arnold and Lorien Clemens, married owners of Pet Hub; sponsored by Gil Sparks.
 
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:
  • Alice Meyer
    August 2
  • Mark Kulaas
    August 3
  • Al Bridges
    August 8
  • Daryl Ferguson
    August 12
  • Angela Spies
    August 16
  • Alicia Nakata
    August 18
  • Linda Parlette
    August 20
  • Robert Culp
    August 26
  • Britt Dudek
    August 30
  • Loren Stach
    August 30
Join Date:
  • Rich Peters
    August 1, 1994
    24 years
  • William Monnette
    August 1, 1989
    29 years
  • Gary Provo
    August 6, 2015
    3 years
  • Jessi Mendoza
    August 6, 2015
    3 years
  • Danielle Marchant
    August 10, 2010
    8 years
  • John Diede
    August 10, 2010
    8 years
  • Brett Riley
    August 24, 2017
    1 year
 
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Canada a champion in polio eradication

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accepts polio eradication award

 
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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MEETING MAKEUPS -
October 26-28, $125 USD
Campbell's Resort, Chelan
AUCTION JAN. 26
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Erin Cone
Aug 23, 2018
Wenatchee Symphony
Chelsea Evans
Aug 30, 2018
Community Harvest
Tom Everly and Jim Brink
Sep 06, 2018
Classification Talks
Dr. Geoff Jones
Sep 13, 2018
Rural Medicine
Ford Barrett
Sep 27, 2018
Legacy
Candidates
Oct 04, 2018
2018 Election
Shiloh Schauer
Oct 11, 2018
Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce
Rory Turner
Oct 18, 2018
Port of Chelan County
Pres. Pete
Oct 25, 2018
Polio Awareness Day
Past Speakers
Lindsey Huber
Aug 16, 2018
State Apple Commission
Rotary Potluck with the Governor
Aug 09, 2018 6:00 PM
9th annual, Sunrise Circle 6 PM
District Governor Sherry
Aug 09, 2018 12:00 PM
The year ahead
 
 
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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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            Presenting Sponsor
509-663-8711
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Silent Auction Sponsors:
 
  
509-662-6000
 
509-662-5187
 
Special Thanks to :
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Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.