Flag Salute & Invocation by Tony Freeland
Visiting Rotarians: Dr. Arlan Norman from the Monday Rotary Club.
Guests: Ian Slater (college freshman and Tonja’s son), Nick Fernari (coworker of Wade Stringfield).
The next meeting regarding our Lydia Place project will take place THIS Thursday May 26th 4pm (?) at Barkley/Talbot office.
Student of the Month - Mike Bates and Squalicum HS Councilor Aramis Johnson introduced our final SOM of the year, Chrystal Morales, a senior at Squalicum.  She is an  honors student, participates in Interact, many community service projects such as tutoring elementary school kids with reading Mon-Thursdays, participates in sports such as tennis, soccer and track & field.  Chrystal says she and her family are residents of Sterling Meadows, an apartment complex and community that houses 50 former farmworkers.  Chrystal also volunteers in a migrant youth mentoring program.  Her goal is to attend WWU and become a teacher. 
The club also recognized four of the five Squalicum student scholarship recipients: Serena Allendorfer, Julia ?, Jason (Bungee) McCloud, and Rachel Campbell.  Thanks to Wade Stringfield, Mike Bates and the other members for their work selecting the students.
Anna Williams’s upcoming event, Bellingham Beer Camp, will take place THIS Saturday May 28th 6-11pm at Depot Market Square!  We are splitting proceeds with VFW and our half is earmarked for the international committee.  Anna still needs a few more volunteers.
Changing of the Guard Ceremony and Party will be June 29th, venue TBD. Stay tuned!
July 24th is Brewers by the Bay, 1-5pm Depot Market Square!
Business Bucket by John Templeton
Bucks in the Bay
  • Dannon went camping with family on Lopez Island;
  • John Templeton last week family reunion, funeral, and a great 7-bd party for Nick Kaiser;
  • Tonja Myers 19 years since birth of son Ian!
  • Patty Leach shout out to Orphalee for YWCA breakfast - very inspiration talk there!
  • Bill Gorman $200 to the BBRC foundation in May a birthday, anniversary, son’s birthday
  • Terry Myers wonderful weekend in Seattle;
  • Harold Scott happy bucks three years of retirement, now wife announced her retirement for Peacehealth, planning to do some traveling!
Sergeant at Arms by Tyler Byrd
Fines for Tony, Spartan Race, eating your veggies, Bham Beer Week, new members, and Glen!
Dannon asked us all to fill out a survey and to think about ways to better engage and energize membership in the coming Rotary year.
Tony wins the raffle, and then returns his earnings to BBRC Foundation!
Respectfully submitted, 
Stowe Talbot