Bellingham Bay Rotary Club
 
Club Information

BBRC

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Northwood Hall
3240 Northwest Ave
Bellingham, WA  98225
United States
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Flag Salute & Invocation by Inga Drechsel
 
Visiting Rotarians: Chris Vasquez wife Debbie.
 
Guests: None
 
New Member Application:  The membership committee and board have approved the application of Erika Buse, a real estate broker with Coldwell Banker Bain. She is sponsored by Tonja Myers. Please address and concerns or questions to Scotty or President Curtis.
 
Announcements
 
Student of the Month:  John Purdie introduced our SOM, Rhea Rughani.  Rhea is an outstanding student who has taken many AP and honors classes, she is an active Interact Club member, conducted a lot of volunteer work, competes as an ice skater, plays the cello, and is involved in Future Business Leaders of America. Her student counselor, Kelly Boyer, gave Rhea high praise.  Rhea herself came to the microphone and said she has volunteered a lot at St. Jospeh Medical Center and plans to be a nurse.  She helped start the organization “India Umbrella” that donates to educational initiatives in India.  She will donate her $100 honorarium the organization "Days for Girls". Congratulations, Reah!
 
Tresha and Curtis asking for replacement for Flo with Sergeant at Arms.
 
Brewers by the Bay will be Sunday, July 29th. 
 
Changing of the Guard Party planned for the evening of Tuesday July 10th, 4-8pm at Stew Ellison’s house.  It will be family friendly event, a crab feed, plus brats on the grill!
 
Memorial Weekend opportunity:  Everyone welcome to join the All-Whatcom Rotary float at the Ski to Sea Parade on Saturday May 26th!
 
Bill Geyer and Curtis presented Paul Harris award to members Jim Johnson and Mimi Ferlin (their second!).
 
Business Bucket bad joke by John Templeton.
 
Bucks in the Bay
  • Stan gave $500 for the Foundation;
  • Curtis picked up Johnny from college and he will be home for the summer working at Moseri Construction;
  • Tresha missed meetings while at dentist, then jury duty, glad be back!
  • Debbie Kiene will be gone for a couple weeks while on a river cruise in Europe;
  • Stew Ellison was in Santa Barbara saw Ken Oplinger, also been fishing in the SJ Islands;
  • Harte Bressler missed meeting racing sport cars last week;
  • Bill Geyer bucks in memory of Judge Ira Uhrig;
 
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Speakers
Annie Howard, HR Director
May 29, 2018
Superfeet
Alice Clark, Director
Jun 12, 2018
Downtown Community Partnership
Adrienne Renz
Jun 19, 2018
Community Food Cooperative
Marie Eaton
Jun 26, 2018
WWU Pallitive Care
No meeting due to 4th
Jul 03, 2018
No meeting
Annual Club Celebration (Changing of the Guard)
Jul 10, 2018
EVENING EVENT-No lunch meeting
 
 
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