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Posted by G. Stowe Talbot on Aug 23, 2016
Flag Salute & Invocation by Mark Turner
Visiting Rotarians: Julie Johansen.
Guests: John Purdie (Mt Baker Theatre),
Dannon and Harte Bressler shared more early club history.
August’s Third Thursday Business Lunch was a success last week. Next one will be Sept 15 at noon.
First Thursday Rotary Happy Hour will be at Hotel Bellwether, Sept 1 at 4:30pm.
Fellowship to see hockey at the Sportsplex October 30 at 4pm - Alan Artman will provide details soon.
Our next Fireside gathering will be Sept 7th 5:30pm at Anthony’s Hearthfire. Firesides are an opportunity for experienced Rotarians to talk more about Rotary and Rotary life in detail with new members. All members who have never attended a Fireside are highly encouraged to attend.
Fellowship event Friday Sept 16th to see Capital Steps at MBT, with dinner before, please sign up, more details soon!
October 25th will be the next BBRC Strategic Retreat with Sue Sharpe.
Grape & Gourmet November 6 at Silver Reef: Bryant talked about the G&G organizing, needs more committee members - especially an assistant to Curtis Dye to help with wines sales (knowledge of Excel spreadsheets required), the committee meets every Thursday 4pm at Bryant’s office (WINE WILL BE SERVED!) - 4th floor Dorothy Haggen Bldg in Barkley.
Rod Bring from the Membership Committee says we need more new member applicants!
Terry Brown, Lance Calloway, Donna Edquist and Steve Brummell were all recognized and honored by the club for their tireless efforts and contributions to the club this past year!
New member application: Board of Directors has approved the Membership Application of John Purdie. His sponsor is Michael Tilley with a reference from Steve Kimberley. He is Development Director for the Mount Baker Theatre. John is a graduate of WWU with a degree in Speech Communication and a PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri. Comments or concerns can be addressed to Dannon or Scotty.
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