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Kirkland

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 6:15 PM
Woodmark Hotel
1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA  98033
United States
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For information on our club please contact:
 
Amy Mutal
 
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Home Page Stories
Reminder No Meeting This Week
@ Woodmark
We are Meeting at 5:15-5:30 @
Dub Pub 11516 124th Ave NE, Kirkland,
Fellowship to watch our Seahawks
Play Atlanta on Monday Night Football. 
Scribe for 11-13 Kirkland Rotary

1.  Pledge led by Brandon

 2.  Inspirational moment:  Lead by Rich Bergdahl

3.  Scribe : Harry Wagoner

4. Guests : Mattie Vuortez. She is working on College applications.

5. Joe Gestendanner.  Benefits specialist in Redmond & another guest Monica Fratita.  Both visiting for the first time.

6. Next Monday : Dub Pub Seattle Seahawks Party

7. Christmas Party : Dec 11th. Lilac Café.  6:00pm  and cost is $50 per person

8. Dec 16th. Rotary Gift wrapping and Christmas shopping at Fred Meyer for the kids.  Breakfast, Santa and wrapping.  35 kids. 

9.  Don Dicks and Rich Bergdahl:  Present:  Polo Plus month.  Gates 2 to 1 match
Paul Harris Award Winners.  Russ & Tricia Stromberg were awarded first time pins and award certificates.  Gale Auslander will receive her pin & certificate when she is back in December 
Rotary Minutes for October 16, 2017
President Steve Shinstrom called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  The flag salute was lead by Bob Webb and the Inspiration/Rotary Minute was given by Rich Bergdahl.  He emphasized Rotary Foundation Month and Polio Plus, quoting from the October Rotarian magazine.  October is a matching month for donations from the Gates Foundation for every $1 donated they will match $2 toward Polio Plus.  President Steve thanked Bob Webb and Rich Bergdahl for staffing the front desk and Dave Aubry for Greeting.
 
Guests:  Sam Douglas and Anna Aubry (wife of David Aubry) and a current Reading Buddies Leader. 
Rotary Club of Kirkland
Monday, November 6, 2017 Meeting
President Steve Shinstrom called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.  Amy Mutal led us in the Pledge.
Guests: 
Madelyn Colantes – Student of the Month, Juanita High School
Claire Bruining
Patrick Hogan
Ambareen  Jaddi & Bilal Jaddi (Ambareen’s son doing community service to become an Eagle Scout)
Patty Shinstrom
Sharon Hunter
Announcements:
  • The food drive on October 30 resulted in 1,702 lbs. of food for Hopelink!
  • Board Meeting, Thursday evening, November 9th
  • Bunco at the Shinstrom’s home November 11th, “South of the Border” theme
  • Meeting at Dub Pub for Seahawks game, Monday evening, November 20th  Start time is 5:30.  Nice fun social gathering to watch Hawks.
  • Christmas Party at Lilac Café, December 11th at 6PM
  • Christmas Party with Santa and the children, December 16th
  • District Conference next April at the Tulalip in Marysville
  • Return your Duck Dash tickets to Rick Ostrander
Rotary Meeting Minutes October 9, 2017
The meeting was called to order by President Steve Shinstrom at 6:30PM. 
Brandon Honcoop led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Ernie Norehad had some words of wisdom for us regarding revenge and the damage it does to the revenge-seeker.  He followed this with another patented amusing story.
Visitors and Introductions:
John Woodbery introduced the wife of our speaker Angela McBride and her friend Carin Moore, who also happens to be John’s daughter.  Brandon Honcoop introduced Mark Friedrich and Dave Aubry introduced Sam Douglas, back for another visit.  Elizabeth Rusnak introduced Ed Fisher, who has been proposed for membership.
 
 
Speakers
Dave Nichols aka "Disaster Dave"
Nov 27, 2017
ShelterBox Response Team
Tim Wong
Dec 04, 2017
Guitars not Guns
Rotary Holiday Party @ Lilac Cafe
Dec 11, 2017 6:00 PM
Matt McCauley
Dec 18, 2017
Kirkland's Early Pioneers & the Peter Kirk Story!
No Meeting - Christmas
Dec 25, 2017
No Meeting - New Years
Jan 01, 2018
 
 
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