Posted by G. Stowe Talbot on May 16, 2017
Flag Salute & Invocation by Bob Becker
Visiting Rotarians:  None
Guests:  Sean Cool from Geo Engineers
Dannon read Stan’s thank-you letter for his 90th birthday party here at the club a few weeks ago.
Dannon read from BBRC history
BBRC board meeting this Thursday at Anthony’s Hearthfire 4:30pm!
Monday night June 26th 6pm-ish: Changing of the Guard party at the VFW hall, with music by the Atlantics!
Steve with reminder the annual BBRC International Committee fundraiser dinner at Ciao Thyme will be Thursday night, 6pm June 1st, cost $190/person, half of which is tax deductible donation to the committee. Please sign up!
Student of the Month: Autumn Engebretson, daughter of our Bryant, is a senior at St Paul’s Academy. She has a 4.0 grades, and demonstrates incredible citizenship, leadership and volunteer outreach. She is describes by teachers and friends as consistently kind, with a strong work ethic, and intellectually curious.  St. Paul’s student counsellor, Natalie, spoke about Autumn’s impressive academic career and volunteer achievements. 
Autumn did her senior project with Kidstown International funding the building of chicken coops at schools in both Tibet and Romania.  Autumn will be attending Rice University next year.  Autumn will donate her $100 to the Whatcom Dream.
Eddie: Fellowship events upcoming: A Bellingham Bells game sometime in June?  July 18th (a Tuesday) Crab Feed at Mark Turner’s house!  August will feature a Rotary dinner at Stew Ellison’s house.

Business Bucket:  Michael Tilley said there will be a great fundraiser this weekend Saturdayat Semiahmoo for Women Sharing Hope.
Bucks in the Bay
  • Brad Cornwell saw Bellingham United team lose last weekend.
  • Phil X Hageman wife’s eldest daughter will be getting married, Phil will officiating the ceremony for 150 people in Seattle;
  • Bryant thanks club for the SOM award for her daughter;
  • Glenn missed meeting last week to have lunch with daughter;
  • Christine Palmerton talked about Nautigirl’s continuing trademark tribulations - she has set up a GoFundMe account to fund the legal battle;
  • Chuck Walter also talked about this coming Saturday’s fundraiser at Semiahmoo:;
New Member Talks by Eric Chambers and Patrick Drum.
Respectfully submitted, 
Stowe Talbot