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Kirkland

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 6:15 PM
Woodmark Hotel
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA  98033
United States
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The Rotary Club of Kirkland would like to thank everyone that participated in our 2017 Duck Dash.  Below are the results of Saturday's race.  Winners will be contacted by the club shortly.  Thank you again and special thanks to our sponsors.
 

PLATINUM SPONSORS!!!

LEE JOHNSON CHEVEROLET, EVERGREEN HEALTH, RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT!

 

GOLD SPONSORS

Ace Frames, Hutichinson & Walter-PLLC, Nakanishi Dental Labs, Inc., The Casey Oiness Team, Guild Mortgage,  Money Tree, Safeway Stores Foundation!

 

Silver Sponsor

Conover Insurance, Heartland Payment Systems, Kirkland Urban, Viper Technology Services, Corsair Technical Services, G12 Communications, PCRG Insurance, Corsair Engineering,

John Pruitt, Richard Bienenfeld DDS, Lincoln Moving & Storage, Passport Corporation, Senior Financial Advisors, Shinstrom & Norman, Inc!

 
 
Grand Prize Winners
 
#1.  Rich Bergdahl      $1000
#2.  Nan Bergfdahl     $1000
#3.  Steve Dewalt       $1000
#4.  Jan Stroh            $1000
#5.  Sandra Wright      $1000
 
#6.  Sharon & Joe Silva           $500 Totally Sound Fitness
#7.  Rich Bergdahl      $250    Ace Frames
#8.  Scott Rethke        $200    Woodmark Hotel
#9.  Dennis DeYoung  $200    Childs Bike from Dr. H. Lee Kilburn
#10. Nan Bergdahl      Golf Outing/basket   Hutchison & Walter CPA
#11. Warren Sole        $120    Grape Choice
#12. Eva Imairo          $75      Fena Flowers
#13. Ann Norman       $50      Ristorante Paradiso
#14. Kalees Meckling   $50      Lodge Sports Grill
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rotary Meeting Minutes July 31, 2017
The meeting was called to order by President Steve Shinstrom at 6:30PM.  He had to remind your Scribe that he was supposed to take minutes that night – luckily, pen and paper were quickly found, and we have this record of the meeting.
Shoshanna Ryan, the daughter of our speaker Joel Ryan, led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
Visitors and Introductions:
Mark Shu, who is checking out our club, was introduced as a guest.
Visiting Rotarians Arati & Arun Ganacharya of the Shaniwarwada Club of Pune, India, near Mumbai.  We were treated to a short talk by Arati detailing information about their club, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year. The club has 70 members, ALL of whom are Paul Harris Fellows.  One of their club projects is sanitation and water conservation in the surrounding villages.

Spokesman for meeting of July 10, 2017

 

President Steve called the meeting to order at 6:30 and Bob Webb led the pledge. Steve thanked Tricia Stromberg and DeeDee Rusnak for manning the front desk and yours truly for greeting and scribing.

Russ Stromberg introduced his guest Warren Saul(sp) whom he met while selling Ducks. Warren is a web designer. President Steve introduced FLOKR (First Lady of Kirkland Rotary), Patty.

Steve Acknowledged 4th of July Volunteers of note Rick, Patty and Amy for wearing the Mama Duck costume in 80% weather with David making sure Baby Duck’s head kept moving. Brian Tucker saved the day by making sure that Big Duck stayed inflated.

The Club Picnic is next Monday at the Waverly Beech Shelter. Please sign up if your coming to enjoy the evening and, or if you can help set up or take down.

Duck Dash Sales: Rick was the first to sign up. We are at QFC this Saturday and need sellers from 10-12 & 12-2. Fred Meyer is scheduled for the next weekend. Please put your money in the envelopes when Handing it in.

Pat Swenson told us that there are some great tours of Smith Tower, reminiscent of the past glory days of the former tallest building West of the Mississippi.

Rick lightened the weight of bills in our pockets by calling for Happy Dollars.

The June 23, 2017 Rotary Club of Kirkland meeting  was called to order by a healthy Scott Becker at 6:30pm.  The pledge of allegiance was led by Gail Auslander, our Greeter tonight was Terri Ebert. and John Pruitt served at the Front Desk.

Our Guests tonight were Matt & Terri Clements, Matt an electrical engineer and Terri an in IT Software sales, Scott East from a Bellevue Club was here as well as Doug Seto our Seattle 4 regular guest/assoc.  member.

 

Ernie Norehad reminded us  what Walter Winchell said that "Peace, a noun meaning a lull between two people cheating and between two countries fighting" or  "I try to be nice to people on the way up and see them on the way down" or something like that.

 

President Scott Becker called the June 12, 2017 Rotary Club of Kirkland meeting to order at 6:30. Amy Mutal lead us in the Pledge. John Pruitt and Teri Ekert helped with the front desk. Patty Doherty was the greeter.

 

Guests this evening were Brandon Hencoop’s family, his wife Becca, and two daughters.

 

 
 
Speakers
Salmon Bake at Auslanders
Aug 21, 2017
Food, Fun & Fellowship
Better Business Bureau
Aug 28, 2017
Scams and identity theft
No Meeting - Labor Day
Sep 04, 2017
District Governor Alex Hopkins
Sep 11, 2017
Update on District
Candidate forum
Sep 18, 2017
Candidate forum
Angelica 'Angel' Pilato, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret.), Ph.
Sep 25, 2017
Angel's Truck Stop: A Woman's Love, Laughter, and Loss during the Vietnam War (A Memoir)
No Meeting - Christmas
Dec 25, 2017
No Meeting - New Years
Jan 01, 2018
 
 
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