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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 of America
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NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved by the Board of Directors.
December 20.  Trisha Johnson.  Red Lion Sales/Catering Manager proposed by Pete Van Well.
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
President Nominee
President Designate
Director 2019
Director 2021
Director 2019
Director 2022
Director 2021
Director 2020
Director 2019
Director 2022
Director 2022
Director 2020
Director 2021
Director 2020
 
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.
 Click here to see a collection of Cadman photos.
 
 
"BUILDING COMMUNITIES" AUCTION 2019
 
 
2019 Wenatchee Rotary Foundation
AUCTION JANUARY 26   Click these links to :
Optional method - email Jill Leonard to buy tickets and/or
choose meal/table options;  OR call Jill, 509-670-5742;  
Members and friends are urged to support our major fund-raiser, serving local needs related to community park improvements, scholarships, and other initiatives.   Click the auction logo to reach our interactive site where you can sponsor, donate or purchase tickets.  
   Key sponsors :
   PRESENTING SPONSOR
                        
 
    SILENT AUCTION SPONSORS
 
      Event co-chairs Jill Leonard, Jay Smith.   Facebook
   
     PHOTO BOOTH      BALLOON POP    HEADS OR TAILS
 
AUCTION GOAL :   To raise $115,000, most of which will be used for:
  • Lincoln Park BMX Track and 2nd Picnic Shelter
  • Wenatchee Rotary Foundation (Scholarship Fund) 
  • Rotary Park 
  • Interact Club Service Project
  • Community Service Committee Grants
 
 
 
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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AUCTION JAN. 26, 2019
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Sue Kane
Jan 17, 2019
GWATA-Apple Stem Program
Malachi Salcido
Jan 24, 2019
Cryptocurrency
Kristen Hosey
Jan 31, 2019
WVC Nursing Program
Mark McCants
Feb 07, 2019
Classification Talk
Tom Tochterman
Feb 14, 2019
Rhino Mercy
Past Speakers
George Velasquez
Jan 10, 2019
Tread/Our Valley, Our Future
Jay Smith
Jan 03, 2019
Rotary Auction January 26, 2019
Kelsi Finney/ Susan Albert
Dec 27, 2018
Peace Corps/Interact
 
 
Recent Membership
Changes
 
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Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Tamara Burns
    January 2
  • Don Myers
    January 3
  • Garry Arseneault
    January 7
  • Terry Sorom
    January 9
  • Dorry Foster
    January 14
  • Nate Bishop
    January 14
  • Pete Van Well
    January 15
  • James McDonald
    January 21
  • Stacy Spurlock
    January 23
  • Daniel Rodgers
    January 27
  • Jim Corcoran
    January 29
Join Date:
  • Allan Galbraith
    January 1, 1983
    36 years
  • Dan Maher
    January 1, 2017
    2 years
  • Jim Corcoran
    January 1, 1977
    42 years
  • Terrance Stuller
    January 1, 1981
    38 years
  • Terry Sorom
    January 1, 1987
    32 years
  • Tracy Hazen
    January 1, 2018
    1 year
  • Andy Petro
    January 14, 2016
    3 years
  • Robert Bugert
    January 15, 2009
    10 years
  • Susan Albert
    January 17, 2002
    17 years
  • Claudia De Robles
    January 20, 2011
    8 years
  • Stacy Spurlock
    January 26, 2017
    2 years
  • Nate Bishop
    January 27, 2005
    14 years
 
Website Sponsors
 
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)
 
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