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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Rotary Minutes March 13, 2019
 
Flag Salute & Invocation - Bob Moles
 
Visiting Rotarians - from Seward AK
 
Guests: Todd Ellsworth, Recreation Northwest
Christine Palmerton’s grandson
 
Speakers - Representatives of the recipients of Charitable Giving Grants
 
Announcements:
 
Rotario Dinner - Tim McEvoy is hosting a St Patty’s Day dinner on March 16th.  
 
Brewer’s By the Bay update from Brad Cornwell
 
Mount Baker Ski / Snowboard Fellowship Day - Inga Drechsel asked if members are interested in attending. Meet at the ski area to have some fun with club members. Families and friends invited too! Date and details to be determined.
 
Harold Scott - is resigning and moving - say hello / goodbye to him if you see him.
 
Docks for Kids - Eddie Hanson gave an update
 
Business Promo:
Doug Wight - Gave a rave review for the Bellwether Hotel - stayed for his birthday
Bellingham Bay Rotary are eligible for a preferred guest rate
 
Bucks in the Bay:
  • Tresha - Headed to New Orleans for spring break soon, needs ideas for trip
  • Bill Gorman - Flu shot, trip to Honduras memories
  • Brent Walker - New Zealand / Austrialia trip highlights
  • Addie - Recovery going well
  • Karen Burk - Son’s 25th birthday
  • Curtis Dye - great program last week
We are looking forward to hosting our annual Brewers by the Bay 2019 fundraiser beer tasting event on Saturday June 8th at 6-10pm at Depot Market Square in beautiful downtown Bellingham.  Besides over 30+ breweries offering tastings, there will be food, music and a great vibe.  Tickets will be available through EventBrite soon.  See the video slideshow of Brewers 2018 that captures the day:
 
 
 
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Speakers
Joe Fuller, Whatcom C. Health Dept
Mar 19, 2019
Opioids in Whatcom County
Jeff Giesen, Executive Director
Mar 26, 2019
North Cascades Institute
Tom Smith, WA Dept. Natural Resources
Apr 02, 2019
Fighting Wildfires
Andy Eddy from the RE Store
Apr 16, 2019
Job Training Program
Frances Jose, Million Wave Project
Apr 23, 2019
Turning Ocean Plastics to Prosthetics
It's 5:00 somewhere-Evening Social
Apr 30, 2019
NO LUNCH MEETING
Bruce Goetz, Paine Field Airport Deputy Director
May 07, 2019
Paine Field Airport Travel
Diane Trough, Retired Cold Case Investigator
May 14, 2019
Cold Case Investigations
Field Trip: BPD
May 21, 2019
New Member Talks: Jeff Hill & Molly Visser
May 28, 2019
New Member Talks
TBD
Jun 04, 2019
TBD
Jun 11, 2019
TBD
Jun 18, 2019
Jim Johnson-Rotary Action Group
Jun 25, 2019
Anti-Slavery
 
 
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