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We meet Mondays at 6:15 PM
Woodmark Hotel
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA  98033
United States
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President Rick greeted everyone and brought the meeting to order.
Diana Lanspa led us in the pledge of allegiance.
We recognized two “kinda” visitors – Jim Meniketti and Dacia Tudor who both have submitted applications of membership. We are very excited to have these two as Rotarians.
President Rick gave us a Rotary Moment – about a Rotaract in Brazil who saw the power of Rotary when delivering warm clothes to the homeless.
Announcements - 
  • Warm Coats for kids – October 19th 10am to 12:30pm – John Muir Elementary – they need volunteers to assist – talk with Joanne or Brandon.
  • NW Harvest work party on November 10 – drive there or meet up in Kirkland – great fellowship – looking for 10 volunteers – usually a lunch afterwards – contact Dan for more info.
  • DeeDee is looking for volunteers to vet the student of the months – this is happening on October 17th – let her know if you are available.
  • Our Bunco party has been rescheduled for December 1st – hope everyone can make it.
  • The Rotary holiday party is going to be on the 10th of December and we are still looking at Venues!
  • The Rotary Kids event with Fed Meyer and Santa will be the 15th of December – See David Mutal for additional information.
  • This day in Rotary – Ketchikan, AK become the $2,000 club in Rotary.
President Rick called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.  He thanked Tricia and Russ Stromberg for welcoming and Rick Ostrander and John Pruitt for front desk work.
Al Hoviland, only 6 weeks after a left total knee replacement led the Pledge of Allegiance. 
After the Pledge President Rick awarded our Rotarian of the month to Joe Getzendanner.
VISITING ROTARIANS AND GUESTS  Guests included  Jacquie Coyan (member of Rotary Club of Kirkland Downtown) and her husband Rod, friends of our speaker tonight, Chris and Luan Carlisle (Chris is tonight's speaker), Clement Buchanan, Angela Marks  and Jim Meniketti.
2018 Duck Dash Winners
1.  Thad Pound - $1000
2.  Jami Granston - $1000
3.  Barbara Bjerke - $1000
4.  Kathy Feek - $1000
5.  Tyson Thompson - $1000
6.  Scott Van Appleton - 10 Sessions Personal Trainer -Totally Sound Fitness
7.  Rebecca Stevenson - Metal Landscape Print from Rusnak Photography
8.  John Surdi - Gift Certificate from Ace Frames
9.  Don Dicks - 1 Night Woodmark, Dinner for 2 Bin on the Lake
10.  Mariko Langan - Childrens Bike Courtesy Dr. Kilburn, Kirkland Pediatrics
11.  Don Kingsley - Golf Basket courtesy of Hutchinson & Walter
12.  Karen Turner - Mo. Wine Tasting for 2 for a Year fm Grape Choice
13.  Dan Druckhammer - Fena Flowers Gift Certificate
14.  Jon Sefton - Gift Certificate to Ristorante Paradiso
15.  Cheyenne Gillooly - Gift Certificate to Ristorante Paradiso
July 23rd meeting at the Woodmark Hotel
James Nevers – filling in for the injured Rick Walter opened the meeting and after the pledge of allegiance – thanked Terri for greeting and running the joker pool – thanked John Pruitt for front desk duties – and Rick Walter for scribing.
Many guests were introduced – including Michael and Angela in town from Florida to see Tricia and Russ Stromberg – Darcia Tudor visiting us again – Stephanie Walter providing care assistance for Rick.
We also had a visiting Rotarian join us – and a current member who has been absent for a while – Gary Brunner – who kept us up to date on his life outside of Kirkland.
The Board voted on the very first “Rotarian of the Month” award Joanne Primavera presented it to Ambareen Jaddi for all her excellent work on projects and enthusiasm since joining.
James introduced our Speaker – Kevin Mashek – Kevin has been a longtime friend of the current president and has in recent years involved himself and his company with Kirkland.
Kevin is the CEO of Dynamic Harvest – one of the largest pot growing operations in WA state. However, for the first 15 minutes, Kevin shared with us his early years as the road manager for the band Styx.  That was quite the adventure right out of college.
Then he shared his story of marijuana and Washington state and how he became involved – what his business does and does not do. The future of this business and all the peripheral businesses that have grown out of this industry.
We had to cut the questions short as everyone wanted to know something – of course, all were disappointed that no samples were brought (against the rules).
No one won the joker pool and it continues to grow –
Meeting was adjourned.
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