Club Information
The Rotary Club
of Kirkland
Welcomes You!

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 6:15 PM
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
11215 NE 124th Street
Kirkland, WA 98034
United States of America
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
Vice President
Community Service Chair
Vocational Service Chair
International Service Chair
Club Service Chair
Membership Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Program Chair
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Club Meeting Arrangements
The Rotary Club of Kirkland has returned to an in-person meeting format at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel. To join the meetings online, use the Join link that follows, or the meeting identification codes if needed. Zoom sessions open at 6 p.m., and meeting activities start at 6:15 p.m. Check the club's Calendar for meeting location information.
Meeting ID: 883 7590 7677
Password: 264774
Prospective Member Contact Information
Interested in joining the Rotary Club of Kirkland?
Please contact our membership chair: Dave Aubry
Please consider completing a New Member Application
Rotarians Honor Outstanding Educators
Three Lake Washington School District elementary staff members will be honored as Outstanding Educators for 2022.
Amy Dennehy is a remarkable kindergarten teacher at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School. Heidi Jones is a truly altruistic first grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School. And Cindy Blair is a resource for families and staff as a school psychologist at Peter Kirk Elementary School.
Meet these wonderful educators and their principals on Monday, June 13, when the club holds its annual recognition ceremony for outstanding educators.
Read more about these remarkable people on the Outstanding Educator Awards page.
Upcoming Events
Home Page Stories
Rotary's second annual international speaker series began with University of Washington professor Saadia Pekkaman offering an intriguing presentation on international alliances around security and space.  Next, Larry Logue, District 5030 International Chair, provided club members an overview of international project possibilities, reviewed international projects recently undertaken by District 5030, and discussed grant related topics and resources available to grant writers.  In April, the Seattle International Club’s Judy Ginn discussed how she became interested in developing international projects and provided an overview of a current project.
In February Rotarians rolled out a new program series on transportation.  Local historical society personalities Kent Sullivan and Matthew McCauley presented remarkable photos and anecdotes about train travel and Kirkland's history.  Joel Pfundt, who manages the Kirkland Public Works Department's transportation division, reported to the club on a variety of local and regional transportation projects expected to impact city of Kirkland residents and visitors.  All Aboard Washington's co-executive director, Dr. Charlie Hamilton presented AAWA’s goal to promote rail as an integral part of Washington state’s transportation solutions, including reliable, frequent service connecting communities of all sizes, on both sides of the Cascades.  Thank you to Margie Glenn for organizing this speaker series.
Rotary’s January program series focused on Washington’s environment from several perspectives. Catherine Endicott presented on the North Cascades Institute's work connecting people, nature, and community through Pacific Northwest natural and cultural history. Save Our wild Salmon’s executive director, Joseph Bogaard, described how a coalition is restoring abundant, self-sustaining fishable populations of salmon and steelhead, and discussed proposed dam removals.
The Rotary Club of Kirkland's Holiday Gift Wrapping Party, held December 20, 2021 at the Kirkland Woman's Club, concluded another successful season of Rotary giving and community service. Rotarians raised $10,355 to purchase holiday gifts for needy children and their families. The annual holiday gifting event, and the funding campaign that leads up to it, supports John Muir Elementary School families. From too great a number of needy families, the John Muir staff and Rotarians identified a dozen families whose circumstances made them priorities for holiday gift donations. After purchasing gifts for the families, Rotarians held a wrapping party and then personally delivered the gifts to those families. A very big thank you to all the donors, shoppers, wrappers, and supporters who made the event such a success! 
Duck Dash Sponsors
Teresa Glidden of Washington Secretary of State
May 23, 2022 6:40 PM
GiveSmart! Make sure the dollars you donate are going where you intend for them to go!
GiveSmart! Make sure the dollars you donate are going where you intend for them to go!
Scholarship Night
Jun 06, 2022 6:25 PM
Rotary Club of Kirkland Scholarship Presentations
Outstanding Educator Awards
Jun 13, 2022 6:20 PM
Honoring elementary school educators for outstanding service
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