Bellingham Bay Rotary Club
 
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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 Tim Krell
 
Visiting Rotarians: None
      
Guests: Eddie's guest Jim from Bellingham Marine Inc. Mike’s wife Diane.
 
Announcements
 
Last weekend's volunteer work party at VFW: There was a good turnout thanks to Sean, Inga, Tim, Martin, Curtis, Michael Tilly, Tony Freeland, several others, and their wives!
 
Bellingham’s three Rotary clubs will gathering for a joint fellowship event on Thursday October 17th, 4:30 - 6:30pm, at Twin Sisters Brewery, with catered food.
 
Wines by the Water - October 19th at the Hotel Bellwether. Special “Rotary” tickets available for early entry at 4 pm. General admission to the public starts at 5:30. The event runs until 8pm. The special Rotary ticket includes entry into a door prize drawing which will be held at 5:30 before GA admission. Each Rotarian is being asked by the board to purchase two tickets at $95 each.  See Christine Palmerton (cpalmerton@msn.com) for tickets now, or via Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grape-and-gourmet-presents-wines-by-the-water-tickets-66490381521?aff=eac2). Special thanks Jim from Bellwether and Donna 
 
Special Olympics Bowling Event (Oct. 26th): Our Community Service Committee and the Special Olympics Washington Bellingham have organized a great opportunity for us to serve our community by supporting a bowling competition at Park Bowl, on October 26th.  We have volunteer shifts available from 8-12pm, 12-4pm, or 8am-4pm, contact Tony if interested: tfreeland@freelandengineering.com.
 
October 29th NO MEETING. Instead there will be a BBRC fellowship event at at Thousand Acres Cider House - 4:30pm on October 29th - stay tuned for more details.
 
Business Bucket by John Bosche was in NYC delivering report to bankers and investors on solar. Attended the Harvard Club - in a tee shirt!
 
October 1, 2019 - Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville signs the agreement for the installation in 2020 of a new floating dock at Bloedel-Donovan Park. The Bellingham Bay Rotary initiated the Docks for Kids Project in 2018, spearheading the fundraising effort, and shepherding the various design and construction partners through the permit process. Pictured in the photo are representatives of the City of Bellingham, Anchor QEA, Bellingham Marine Inc. and Bellingham Bay Rotarians Bill Geyer, Eddie Hansen and Scot Swanson. For more information see https://www.docksforkids.org
Flag Salute & Invocation by John Templeton
 
Visiting Rotarians: Bill Dattola (retired past Rotarian, guest of Doug Wight)
      
Guests: Seth Fleetwood and April Barker, Heather Flaherty, Anika Palmerton, and Mike Henry (from the Chamber of Commerce)
 
Announcements
 
Andy Clay resigned from the club due to increasing business work load. Also, Stan Dyer would love to hear from you all! 
 
VFW (Oct 12th): Our Community Service Committee and Anna Williams have organized a great opportunity for us to serve our Bellingham community by painting a room at the VFW Post, 625 North State Street, on October 12th.  Six (6) spots need to be filled,   if interested contact Tony at tfreeland@freelandengineering.com.
 
Bellingham’s three Rotary clubs will be putting on a joint fellowship gathering on Thursday October 17th, 4:30 - 6:30pm, at Twin Sisters Brewery, with catered food.
 
Wines by the Water will take place October 19th at the Hotel Bellwether. Special “Rotary” tickets available for early entry at 4 pm. General admission to the public starts at 5:30. The event runs until 8pm. The special Rotary ticket includes entry into a door prize drawing which will be held at 5:30 before GA admission. Each Rotarian is being asked by the board to purchase two tickets at $95 each.  See Christine Palmerton (cpalmerton@msn.com) for tickets now, or via Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grape-and-gourmet-presents-wines-by-the-water-tickets-66490381521?aff=eac2)
 
Special Olympics Bowling Event (Oct. 26th): Our Community Service Committee and the Special Olympics Washington Bellingham have organized a great opportunity for us to serve our community by supporting a bowling competition at Park Bowl, on October 26th.  We have volunteer shifts available from 8-12pm, 12-4pm, or 8am-4pm, contact Tony if interested.
 
 
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Speakers
Dr. Greg Baker, Superintendent Bellingham Schools
Oct 22, 2019
Updates and initiatives
It's 5:00 somewhere-Thousand Acres Cider House
Oct 29, 2019
NO LUNCH MTG; club social 5:00-7:00 @ 109 Grand Ave
Rob Rasmussen, GM for Bellingham Marine Industries
Nov 05, 2019
Bellingham Marine Industries and their involvement with the Bloedel Donovan Docks for Kids Project
 
 
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