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The Rotary Club
of Kirkland
Welcomes You!

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 6:15 PM
Woodmark Hotel
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
United States of America
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Temporary Club Meeting Arrangements
Due to COVID-19, the Rotary Club of Kirkland is meeting using Zoom. For access to the online meetings, use the Join link that follows, and the meeting identification codes if needed.  Zoom session opens at 6 p.m., with meeting start at 6:15 p.m.
 
Meeting ID: 555 105 9758
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Rotary Presents Women Business Leader Series
National and local economic projections and the current business climate are hot topics in the news.  How businesses are faring and what the future holds in a post-pandemic environment are significant concerns.
 
Rotary's October program theme is the perspectives of local women business leaders.  Several will address their experiences in their respective businesses, and their views on future prospects:
 
Chapman Fina of Via Lago on Lake Street presents on October 5.
 
Anne Hess, publisher of Kirkland Living magazine, presents on October 12.
 
Kate Vitasek of Vested Outsourcing presents on October 19.
 
Melissa Acton-Buzard of Chameleon Technologies presents on October 26.
 
Rotarians can find topic and speaker background on the club's website using the Speakers tab.
Prospective Member Contact Information
Interested in joining the Rotary Club of Kirkland?
Please contact a membership co-chair: Amy MutalRick Walter
Please consider completing a New Member Application
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As school and college students headed "back-to-school" in September, three local education leaders addressed the Rotary Club of Kirkland about education and students', staffs', and parents' experiences.  On September 14, the club’s special guest was the interim president of Bellevue College, former governor and former ambassador to China, Gary Locke.  On September 21, the special guest was Dr. Jon Holmen, superintendent of the Lake Washington School District.  On September 28, the club’s special guest was Dr. Amy Morrison, president of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology. These education CEOs discussed new developments and plans in their organizations, and touched on how their teams of professionals are dealing with the impacts of the novel coronavirus on public schools' and colleges' operations.
 
During August, the Rotary Club of Kirkland offered an all-star diversity, equity, and inclusion program series, The Legacy of Racism in America, to its membership and members' guests.  Experts who spoke at the Monday meetings were environmental journalist Scott Miller on white privilege, PricewaterhouseCoopers vice president Joshua Cooper on LGBTQD equity and inclusion, trained facilitator and Circle Keeper Paula-Ann Clements on the Native American experience, and former KING 5 television reporter Linda Byron on equity in policing and what it means to “defund” the police.  The series moderator was Rotarian Darcia Tudor, attorney, family mediator, forensic therapist, and executive coach.
As people who come to Rotary from and to serve in our community, we cannot but recognize and empathize with those who have experienced the pain of intolerance and injustice.  As a part of the greater Kirkland community for over 80 years, we would not be true to our mission and our values without clearly and emphatically affirming our endorsement of the statement recently issued by Rotary International:
 
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Oct 26, 2020
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Nov 16, 2020
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