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Calling all District 5020 Rotarians! Come to Victoria for the DISTRICT CONFERENCE & LEARNING, May 13/14, 2022!

This will be the first time in two years that we’ve been able to get together. Come exchange ideas, get energized, celebrate our accomplishments, renew fellowships, and make new friends.

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

No matter how you look at it, people will remember the exact words, and exactly how they made them feel, which isn't always a good thing...

UPCOMING EVENTS

RESPONSE STATEMENT ON 2022 ROTARY CONVENTION IN HOUSTON

Rotary has built a global presence based on our strong, shared core values. As a non-political and non-religious organization, we are people of action whose strengths enable us to create lasting change.

DISCOVER NEW HORIZONS – ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION 2022

The saying goes that everything is “Bigger”, “Better” and “Friendlier” in Texas, and the goal, is to have each of you feel that every moment... JOIN US!

ATTEND THE ECOLOGY DAY CONFERENCE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Years ago, some Rotary Fellowships took on a project-oriented focus, and eventually became Rotary Action Groups...

A GREAT TRAINING OPPORTUNITY ON HYBRID MEETINGS IS COMING!

If your club has been struggling to figure out what equipment is needed and exactly how to set it up for a hybrid meeting...

DISTRICT NEWS

RESPONSE STATEMENT ON 2022 ROTARY CONVENTION IN HOUSTON

Rotary has built a global presence based on our strong, shared core values. As a non-political and non-religious organization, we are people of action whose strengths enable us to create lasting change.

DISCOVER NEW HORIZONS – ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION 2022

The saying goes that everything is “Bigger”, “Better” and “Friendlier” in Texas, and the goal, is to have each of you feel that every moment... JOIN US!

HELP US FIND OUR NEXT DISTRICT 5020 SCHOLARS!

Each year District 5020 awards District 5020 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships (DRAS) and supports applications for Global Grant Scholarships and Peace Fellowships, all for post-graduate studies.

CHANGE A LIFE AND WIN A TRIP!

Each time you sponsor a new member between July 1, 2021, and April 15, 2022, your name will be entered into a drawing to win a trip to the Rotary International Convention

GET TO KNOW YOUR ASSISTANT GOVERNOR – BARB CAMERON

When I first came to a club meeting it was a little strange but the people were so welcoming and I felt a strong connection to them. As I continued to come...

GET TO KNOW YOUR ASSISTANT GOVERNOR – LEN FAUCHER

When I first came to a club meeting it was a little strange but the people were so welcoming and I felt a strong connection to them. As I continued to come...

A GREAT TRAINING OPPORTUNITY ON HYBRID MEETINGS IS COMING!

If your club has been struggling to figure out what equipment is needed and exactly how to set it up for a hybrid meeting...

THE ROTARY INTERNATIONAL ACTION PLAN IS FOR YOUR CLUB

The Rotary Action Plan can contribute to a vital club project and a vital Rotary future.

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS TO ROTARY

This year, while we are all focused on recruiting new members, we also need to focus on helping our new members feel welcome.  When new people join your club...

CLUB NEWS

PIEROGIS FOR POLIO

We sell our pierogi for $10.00 a dozen to fellow Rotarians, friends, and family. Our pierogi are also a featured dinner item at a local social club’s dinner event…

CANS FOR KIDS

Cumberland Rotary members have been donating their recyclable cans and bottles to the Royston/Cumberland Lions Club to help raise funds to send local children to summer camp.

ROTARY CLUB OF CUMBERLAND CENTENNIAL HOLDS 2ND ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

Cumberland Rotarians collected food donations to help their fellow citizens facing food insecurity by holding a food drive to fill the shelves of Cumberland Food Share.

JOINT WORK PARTY

Five Rotary clubs in Kitsap County came together for a big joint work party at Port Gamble Heritage Forest Park. There was a great spirit of camaraderie and Rotary spirit as trimmers, loppers, machetes and a brush hog.

SQUIRREL FEST 2021 CELEBRATED IN LONGVIEW, WASHINGTON

This was the 10th annual, day-long Squirrel Fest civic celebration and the fourth year that Rotarians have been tasked with the planning and coordination of the free-to-all community event.

SEPTEMBER 25TH WAS A DAY OF GOLF AND RIBS

Parkland Spanaway Rotary: September 25th was a day of golf and ribs at The American Lake Veterans Golf Course in Lakewood, Washington. The 10th Annual tournament to benefit the course and our Rotary Club...

LOWER COWICHAN RIVER CLEANUP DAY

The Cowichan River is the defining feature of the Cowichan Valley, a designated Heritage River since 2003 that is the environmental and cultural centrepiece for all who live here...

DOUG PEARSON WAS A COMMUNITY MAINSTAY

On May 29th, Rotary lost a special friend.  Doug Pearson was a mainstay in the Nanoose Bay community and an over-the-top supporter of events, programs, community, and people.

PEANUT BUTTER CHALLENGE!

The results are in, and the Rotary Club of University Place-Fircrest, according to organizer Scott Seitz, who was the official scorekeeper, crushed the competing teams...

THE 9TH ANNUAL BRATS BREWS BANDS FESTIVAL

The 9th Annual Brats Brews Bands Festival on September 11th, 2021 for Gateway Rotary didn’t miss much of a beat, despite having a 2020 disruption due to the COVID-19 virus...

BIOSAND WATER FILTER | QUALITATIVE TERMS – RIPPLE OF IMPACT

Businesses use ROI – Return on Investment when factoring investments. Tacoma South Rotary invites you to entertain a different twist on that formula. We think of the ROI in qualitative terms – Ripple of Impact

PUFFINS AT LAKEWOOD ROTARY

According to Rotary International (5 Things I Wish All Rotarians Knew), most attrition casualties have been members less than 1, 2, or 3 years duration. Another statistic from Rotary showed 26% with a membership of less than four years...

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB PAINTING PROJECT

Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Sequim on numerous projects. In July, Janet Gray, Resource Development Director for the Boys and Girls Club, reached out to our Club for help.

LADYSMITH ROTARY JOINS A PARADE

2021 has been a challenging time to get in front of a lot of people. It was hard to get out front of the public and showcase Rotary in our small town.

WATER SYSTEM RECONSTRUCTION IN RIO BLANCO HONDURAS

In the fall and winter of 2020 many communities in Central America were devastated by multiple hurricanes, tropical storms, landslides and flooding. This on top of the horrors of the pandemic.

DISTRICT 5020 HELPING LOCALLY

DISTRICT 5020 HELPING GLOBALY

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WELCOME!

NEW MEMBERS 2021-2022

August 2021 Angel (West Olympia) - August 2021 Anthony (Lakewood) - August 2021 Barbara (Kelso) - August 2021 Christian (Puyallup) - August 2021 Connie (Lakewood) - August 2021 Corey (Olympia) - August 2021 Debora (Bainbridge Island) - August 2021 Doug (Sooke) - August 2021 Elizabeth (Longview-Early Edition) - August 2021 Elizabeth (Olympia) - August 2021 Jeff (Comox Valley Courtenay) - August 2021 Jodi (Puyallup) - August 2021 John (Puyallup) - August 2021 Kevin (Poulsbo-North Kitsap) - August 2021 Mandi (Olympia) - August 2021 Mark (Nanaimo) - August 2021 Matthew (Victoria-Harbourside) - August 2021 Michael (Comox) - August 2021 Nate (Yelm) - August 2021 Robert (Tumwater) - August 2021 Robert (E-Club 5020) - August 2021 Robin (Port Orchard) - August 2021 Sondra (Kelso) - August 2021 Tracie (Bainbridge Island) - August 2021 Travis (Bainbridge Island) - August 2021 Whitney (Olympia) - August 2021 July 2021 Alan (Port Orchard) - July 2021 Alison (Hoquiam) - July 2021 Angel (West Olympia) - July 2021 Carl (Ladysmith) - July 2021 Claude (Courtenay) - July 2021 Clayton (Twin Cities (Centralia-Chehalis)) - July 2021 Colin (Sidney) - July 2021 Corinne (Twin Cities (Centralia-Chehalis)) - July 2021 David (Hoquiam) - July 2021 Debbie (Tacoma Sunset) - July 2021 Frank (Comox) - July 2021 Jamie (Hoquiam) - July 2021 Jamie (Sumner) - July 2021 Jeff (Comox Valley Courtenay) - July 2021 Jeff (Sumner) - July 2021 Jeff (Bainbridge Island) - July 2021 Jennifer (Poulsbo-North Kitsap) - July 2021 Jiajia (Victoria Rotaract) - July 2021 Jim (Gig Harbor) - July 2021 Kristopher (Port Orchard) - July 2021 Kurt (Puyallup) - July 2021 MaryClare (Bainbridge Island) - July 2021 Nate (Yelm) - July 2021 Pam (West Olympia) - July 2021 Rebecca (Twin Cities (Centralia-Chehalis)) - July 2021 Robert (Tumwater) - July 2021 Shannon (Sumner) - July 2021 Shawna (Gig Harbor North) - July 2021 Sherrie (Ladysmith) - July 2021 Sherry (Olympia Capital Centennial) - July 2021 Tara (Gig Harbor) - July 2021 Troy (Tacoma) - July 2021 Valarie (Twin Cities (Centralia-Chehalis)) - July 2021

IN LOVING MEMORY

ROTARY YEAR 2021-2022

Douglas Pearson (Nanaimo Daybreak) Iain B. McClymont (Campbell River) Jonathan Helm (Saanich) Larry Olson (Gig Harbor) Leon Bowman (Twin Cities) Manfred Herbert Stibbe (Sumner) Marvin Marv Reiner (Olympia) Mike Pinch (Gig Harbor) Phil Henderson (Longview) Roy Murdock (Bainbridge Island) Sandra Jerke (Tacoma South)

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DOING GOOD IN THE WORLD

ROTARY CLUB OF CUMBERLAND CENTENNIAL HOLDS 2ND ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

Cumberland Rotarians collected food donations to help their fellow citizens facing food insecurity by holding a food drive to fill the shelves of Cumberland Food Share.

PEANUT BUTTER CHALLENGE!

AREA OF FOCUS

ATTEND THE ECOLOGY DAY CONFERENCE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Years ago, some Rotary Fellowships took on a project-oriented focus, and eventually became Rotary Action Groups...

BIOSAND WATER FILTER | QUALITATIVE TERMS – RIPPLE OF IMPACT

Businesses use ROI – Return on Investment when factoring investments. Tacoma South Rotary invites you to entertain a different twist on that formula. We think of the ROI in qualitative terms – Ripple of Impact

SQUIRREL FEST 2021 CELEBRATED IN LONGVIEW, WASHINGTON

This was the 10th annual, day-long Squirrel Fest civic celebration and the fourth year that Rotarians have been tasked with the planning and coordination of the free-to-all community event.

JOINT WORK PARTY

Five Rotary clubs in Kitsap County came together for a big joint work party at Port Gamble Heritage Forest Park. There was a great spirit of camaraderie and Rotary spirit as trimmers, loppers, machetes and a brush hog.

LOWER COWICHAN RIVER CLEANUP DAY

The Cowichan River is the defining feature of the Cowichan Valley, a designated Heritage River since 2003 that is the environmental and cultural centrepiece for all who live here...

WATER SYSTEM RECONSTRUCTION IN RIO BLANCO HONDURAS

In the fall and winter of 2020 many communities in Central America were devastated by multiple hurricanes, tropical storms, landslides and flooding. This on top of the horrors of the pandemic.
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RESPONSE STATEMENT ON 2022 ROTARY CONVENTION IN HOUSTON

Rotary has built a global presence based on our strong, shared core values. As a non-political and non-religious organization, we are people of action whose strengths enable us to create lasting change.

DISCOVER NEW HORIZONS – ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION 2022

The saying goes that everything is “Bigger”, “Better” and “Friendlier” in Texas, and the goal, is to have each of you feel that every moment... JOIN US!

HELP US FIND OUR NEXT DISTRICT 5020 SCHOLARS!

Each year District 5020 awards District 5020 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships (DRAS) and supports applications for Global Grant Scholarships and Peace Fellowships, all for post-graduate studies.

JOINT WORK PARTY

Five Rotary clubs in Kitsap County came together for a big joint work party at Port Gamble Heritage Forest Park. There was a great spirit of camaraderie and Rotary spirit as trimmers, loppers, machetes and a brush hog.

PIEROGIS FOR POLIO

We sell our pierogi for $10.00 a dozen to fellow Rotarians, friends, and family. Our pierogi are also a featured dinner item at a local social club’s dinner event…

PHRASES THAT SHOULD ALWAYS BE AVOIDED

No matter how you look at it, people will remember the exact words, and exactly how they made them feel, which isn't always a good thing...

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB PAINTING PROJECT

Sequim Sunrise Rotary Club has partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Sequim on numerous projects. In July, Janet Gray, Resource Development Director for the Boys and Girls Club, reached out to our Club for help.

BIOSAND WATER FILTER | QUALITATIVE TERMS – RIPPLE OF IMPACT

Businesses use ROI – Return on Investment when factoring investments. Tacoma South Rotary invites you to entertain a different twist on that formula. We think of the ROI in qualitative terms – Ripple of Impact

LADYSMITH ROTARY JOINS A PARADE

2021 has been a challenging time to get in front of a lot of people. It was hard to get out front of the public and showcase Rotary in our small town.

CHANGE A LIFE AND WIN A TRIP!

Each time you sponsor a new member between July 1, 2021, and April 15, 2022, your name will be entered into a drawing to win a trip to the Rotary International Convention

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