Bellingham Bay Rotary Club
 
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BBRC

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Northwood Hall
3240 Northwest Av.
Bellingham, WA  98225
United States
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Home Page Stories
Flag Salute & Invocation by Scotty
 
Visiting Rotarians: None
 
Guests: Ed Harry (WCC), Eric Chambers, Brian Bressler
 
Announcements 
 
Dannon related more from the history of the club 1995-96;  
 
Fellowship events planned:  Hockey on Saturday, February 4th, 7:35pm - pre-game dinner? (see Tim Krell).
 
Third Thursday BBRC Networking Lunch (January 19th)
 
BBRC board meeting This Thursday Jan 12th at Dannon’s office.
 
New member induction for Sean Stimec:  Sean is a Sehome grad, went to WSU majoring in construction management, now works as a senior project manager with Exxel Pacific.  And he is active athlete and community volunteer. A close family friend of Josh Barrett - his sponsor.  Anna Williams did the honors.  Welcome Sean!
 
Business Bucket by Mark Turner with a shameless business plug: He is offering studio portrait photography during the months of January and February.
 
 
 
Speakers
John Purdie & Curtis Dye
Jan 17, 2017
New Year: New Member & New Media
Colleen Mitchell
Jan 24, 2017
Engineers Without Borders
President Randhawa, WWU
Jan 31, 2017
Western Washington University
Heart Health
Feb 14, 2017
Peace Health
David S. McEachran
Feb 21, 2017
Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney
Tonja Myers, Terry Myers & Andi Leebron-Clay
Feb 28, 2017
Aging Parents & Medicare
Christine Perkins
Mar 07, 2017
Executive Director, Whatcom County Library System
 
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
President
Past President
Secretary
RI Foundation Chair
Treasurer
Program Chair
 
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CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Australian entrepreneur announces $1 million gift to Rotary
On Wednesday, over breakfast with the Rotary Club of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith announced a donation of AU$1 million to Rotary (about US$750,000), citing admiration of Rotary members for the time they devote to others. The Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) will administer the funds. “With 29,500 Rotarians in 1,100 clubs throughout Australia, we have an army of volunteers eager to assist those in need,” says Michael Perkins, RABS chair. “The impact of this donation will be felt throughout all of Australia, from the cities to the...
Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’re visiting for the 2017 Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. Take a short walk from the convention center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. There, you can see the handwritten notes, speeches, and sermons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., experience an interactive 1960s-era lunch counter “sit-in,” and learn more about persecuted groups all over the world. A streetcar will take you to the Martin Luther King Jr...
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...