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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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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
 
Recent Membership
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NEW MEMBER PROPOSALS
Recent proposals approved or being considered by the Board of Directors.
January 31.  Frank Jorgensen.  The board has approved a membership application for Frank Jorgensen, proposed by Phil Rasmussen.  Frank is a self-employed building contractor.
February 14.  Jordan Baldock, general manager Cascade Auto Center.  Sponsored by Gil Sparks.
February 21.  Rachel Evey, Interim Executive Director WVC Foundation, sponsored by Phil Rasmussen.
March 5.  John Simmons, CPA with Homchick & Associates, sponsored by Pete Van Well.
March 8.  Keni Sturgeon, Director, Wenatchee Valley Museum/Cultural Center, sponsored by Gil Sparks.
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Danielle Marchant
    March 8
  • Len Singhose
    March 10
  • Heidi Myers
    March 15
  • Bud Truswell
    March 16
  • Tom Arnold
    March 19
  • Laurie Flarity-White
    March 27
  • Paul Pankey
    March 30
Join Date:
  • Daryl Ferguson
    March 1, 1991
    28 years
  • Dick Harris PDG
    March 1, 1972
    47 years
  • Dorry Foster
    March 1, 2005
    14 years
  • Ford Barrett
    March 1, 1993
    26 years
  • Gil Sparks
    March 1, 1995
    24 years
  • James Brink
    March 8, 2018
    1 year
  • Alfonso Lopez
    March 10, 2016
    3 years
  • Alice Meyer
    March 14, 2013
    6 years
  • Jonathan Volyn
    March 15, 2018
    1 year
  • Tom Everly
    March 15, 2018
    1 year
  • Phoebe Nelson
    March 17, 2005
    14 years
  • Tom Ross
    March 18, 1999
    20 years
  • Jay Smith
    March 19, 2015
    4 years
  • Laurel Turner
    March 19, 2015
    4 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.
 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 January 16, 2021.  More later.
 
 
 
 
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 -
RLI - Rotary Leadership
Institute - Wenatchee
April 13-14 - REGISTER 
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MAY 2-5, 2019
 
 
Website Sponsors
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Garn Christensen
Mar 21, 2019
Shelter in a Box
President Pete & DG Sherry
Mar 28, 2019
Special program
Lorien Clemens and Michelle Price
Apr 04, 2019
Classification Talk
Linda Belton
Apr 11, 2019
Small Miracles
Apple Blossom Royality
Apr 18, 2019
100th - Year Apple Blossom
Past Speakers
Patrick Haggerty
Mar 14, 2019
Cascadia Conservation District
Ralph Jiminez
Mar 07, 2019
Classification Talk
Peter Jelsing
Feb 28, 2019
WV Tech Skills Center
 
 
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Former & Deceased Members
Click here to see an extensive list of former and deceased members, updated September 3, 2017.
 
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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