Next Rotary Club of Kirkland Meeting
Monday, May 16, 2022
On Monday, May 16, 2022 the Rotary Club of Kirkland will meet at Duffy Electric Boats Northwest located at Kirkland's Marina Park. Register now!
DUCK dash COMMITTEE meetING RESCHEDULED TO monday, MAY 23, 5:00 P.M.
The 2022 Great Puget Sound Duck Dash Committee will hold an organizational meeting on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5 p.m. in the beautiful Courtyard by Marriott. Duck Dash Committee members are needed for this gathering. Light refreshments will be provided!
May 9, 2022 Spokesman
The Rotary Club of Kirkland held a meeting on May 9, 2022 at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel.
Past-president Joanne Primavera rang the bell at 6:22 p.m., calling the club meeting to order.
Kristin Olsen and Mike Hunter led the membership in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Attending were George Anderson*, Bob Auslander, Rich Bergdahl, David DeBois*, Doug Evanson, Monica Fratita*, Margie Glenn, Michael Hunter, Isabelle Kalisa, Jim Meniketti*, Kristin Olson, Rick Ostrander, and Joanne Primavera. *Attended the meeting online.
Guests this evening were the speakers from Nourishing Networks and its parnters, Tammy Waddell, Alejandro Mendez, Glynis Abdallah, and Na’eemah Webb.  Lisa Westlund was a guest of Dave Aubry, and attended with interest in joining the club.  A guest Rotarian attending this evening was Jocelyn Ellison* of the Rotary Club of Virginia Beach.  Prospective member Rashmi Garimella attended tonight.
Our greeters this evening were Bob Auslander and Mike Hunter.  Margie Glenn stood in for treasurer Jim Meniketti at the front desk to greet attendees and collect dinner fees.
Announcements & Club Business:
On May 16 there is NO MEETING at the COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT because we are meeting at the Kirkland Marina for Electric Boats at 5:00 p.m.
THERE IS NO MEETING MAY 30 due to the Memorial Day holiday.
June 6, 2022 is Scholarship Night at the Rotary Club of Kirkland.  We have three applicants from Juanita High School and one applicant from Lake Washington High School.  Mike Hunter is coordinating the interviews.
July 31 is the Duck Dash, and it is progressing as expected. Everyone is looking forward to having in-person Duck Dash this year.
The program this evening was presented by a team led by Tammy Waddell, of Nourishing Networks.  She was joined by Alejandro Mendez, who also is with Kirkland’s Nourishing Networks, by Glynis Abdallah, who is with Free Pantry in partnership with Nourishing Networks, and by Na’eemah Webb, who is with Families Helping Families in partnership with Nourishing Networks.
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