Flag Salute & Invocation by Glendine Barley
Visiting Rotarians: None
Guests:  Alan (Faithlife), Carlye Gillespie (Archer Halliday), Bob Moles’ guest.
  • BBRC Board meeting Thursday March 12 4:30 pm at Talbot/Barkley office, 2200 Rimland Drive, second floor above On-Rice Thai Restaurant.
  • Rotary Leadership Institute Saturday March 21 in Surrey BC 8AM - 3PM.
  • District Training Assembly April 11 8AM - 3PM.
  • District Conference April 30 - May 3 at Tulip Resort and Casino
  • Ciao Thyme dinner for support of our club’s Internernational Projects will be Friday May 8th (time TBA), register and pay in advance.
  • RI World Convention June 6-9 Sao Paulo Bazil.
Attendance at these events, or any committee meeting, is eligible for attendance make-up credit.  Please report it to Stan D or Stowe T.
Reminder to check out District 5050 Rotary networking plus websitehttp://rotarynetworkingplus.com 
John Sleeth said the RYLA deadline is extended until mid March.  Let John if you have a nominee/attendee.  Nick Caples attended RYLA when he was in college and had a wonderful experience; he will gladly share his experience with any potential candidate.
Terry Brown’s community projects committee will meet after lunch next Tuesday.
Short Program by Curtis Dye who attended last week’s District 5050 “Membership Seminar” here in Bellingham.  It was on the importance of social media on engaging with Rotary membership:  Marketing to new members, marketing outreach, PR. Jill Reid also attended and subsequently agreed to chair our social media presence.
Business Minute
This week, John Templeton talked about an incredible condo he will soon be listing: Located at Creekbend Ln in Cordata across from Madrona.  Built in 2003, it's a single-level ground floor unit, 1600 sq ft, radiant heat, high-end appliances (inc. Meila W/D,)  granite counter tops, fireplace, enclosed private courtyard, oversized master with shower plus jetted tub and huge walk-in closet, new carpet AND a two car garage. $369K. Contact johntempleton@windermere.com for details.
Bucks in the Bay
  • Tim Krell had fun dancing last Friday, then attended his daughter’s dance performance team in LaConner, and then a Sunday Canucks game!
  • Debbie Kiene for missed meetings, a birthday, visit to Palm Springs where she saw Bob Becker, and a thanks to Bourbon Street Bingeaux success (a B&G Clubs fundraiser);
  • Marilyn Olsen missed meetings last month while in India studying textile design, fantastic experience;
  • Kendall Olson’s father re-joined Rotary at the University Sunrise Rotary Club, Kendall herself attended the UW Rotaract club there and got inspired with their work, also she celebrated one-year anniversary with her company, and she has found two new members for our proposed new Rotaract Club;
  • Phil X Hageman moment of silence for his former table, now empty;
  • Tonja Myers’ son was honored by the Monday Rotary club last week;
  • Bill Geyer grandson birthday;
Sergeant at Arms by Eddie
Fines for family members, short hair, friends, etc.
Long Program 
Next week: Award-winning author Bill Deitrich.
Today, Dannon presented seniors from BHS, who performed songs and scenes from The Music Man.  The full show will take place at BHS auditorium on March 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7pm, plus matinee performances on March 8 and 15 at 2pm. LINK HERE
Respectfully submitted, 
Stowe Talbot
Mike Werner wins the raffle