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1200 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA  98033
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Rotary Meeting Minutes February 13, 2018
The meeting was called to order by President Steve Shinstrom at 6:30PM. 
Dave Aubry led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
President Steve thanked John Pruitt and Rick Ostrander for manning the front desk and Dave Aubry for Scribing.
Visitors and Introductions:
Monica is here for her third visit.  Rob DeCou is here from Los Angeles exploring the area and looking for an area to live in, as well as investigating Rotary.  Hans Gunderson, CFO at the Port of Coos Bay, Oregon, is looking to move back to Redmond.  Diana Landspa’s daughter, Jennifer, from Mississippi is visiting.  And of course, are almost-member, Doug Seta of Seattle 4, is visiting again..
Nourishing Network boxes were packed by Rotarians this afternoon.  We had committed to 10 boxes of food and provided 21 boxes.  Nice article in Kirkland Views
Dave Aubry reported on progress on our Legacy Project on the Cross Kirkland Corridor, and that City Manager Kurt Triplett had specifically requested that the Club be thanked for proposing and contributing this project to the City of Kirkland.
Patty Sims announced that Miracle League starts April 21 at Perigo Park in Redmond, 10AM.  She reminded us that the program requires volunteers to pair with the kids in order to work.
Rick Walter did Happy Dollars, extracting cash from a number of Rotarians.
Minutes from Kirkland Rotary meeting on January 29, 2018:
President Steve Shinstrom called the meeting to order.
Megan Nakanishi lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance
Visitors were introduced:
Doug Seto from Seattle Four – who joins us from time to time
Bill and Kim Steeley – Neighbors of the Stromberg’s who were probably happy this was not an Amway meeting
Bret O’Rourke – unsure of the spelling but a visitor of Steve Shinstrom
Ann Crumley visited our group – when she lived in Florida years ago she was a Rotarian and just looking at clubs she might consider joining – we have an edge I hope – she lives at Carillon Point
Joe Gertzendannier and Ambareen Jaddi came as visitors and left as members
Joanne Primavera discussed Nourishing Networks and all the food we have collected to help went the lunch program shuts down for winter and spring break
Scott Rethke and Joanne talked about an event called “Paint & Sip” as a social event for the club. Drinking and painting seemed OK with everyone
Dave Aubry – Legacy project cleared its first big hurdle by getting the OK from the city council (see prior minutes for details on this project) – Dave also mentioned we have a chance to get free railroad ties if we can get enough members to come help haul them off.
Rich Bergdahl discussed the symposium on the 30th at the Performing Arts Center on mental health and encouraged anyone who has an interest to attend.
Rotary Club of Kirkland
Monday, January 22, 2018 Meeting
President Steve Shinstrom called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.  Russ Stromberg led us in the Pledge.
Kay Griffith – Inducted tonight as our newest member!
Doug Seto – Seattle #4 “Honorary Member”
Bret O’Rourke
Shellie Gehring
Andre’ Smaal – A Rotarian visiting from the Netherlands
Inspirational Moment
Rich Bergdahl announced that he and Nan have invited Attain Housing to our Club meeting on Monday, April 9.  At the meeting, Rich and Nan, who won some of the prizes from the Duck Dash, will present a check for $2,000 to Attain Housing. 
Meeting Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
The meeting was called to order by Club president, Steve Shinstrom at 6:30 p.m.  The flag salute was led by Bill Taylor.  Front desk: Rick Ostrander and Rick Walter.
Inspirational Moment: Steve Shinstrom presented a Club flag to our guest, Jak Cleveland from the Saginaw, MI Rotary Club.
Introduction of Visitors:
Student of the Month: Kendall Stern of Juanita High School
Other Visitors: Camille Cleveland (with Jak Cleveland). Other visitors include Joe Getzendonner, Kay Griffith and Ambareen Jaddi (all three will be inducted as new members on January 22, 2018).
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How to respond to burned victims in public!
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Mar 12, 2018
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