Meeting Notes for Jan. 23, 2019

28 people attended

Alina’s Update

Wednesday she will volunteer at the Wild game helping with a chuck a puck fundraiser, Friday and Saturday were days to go bowling. She made Finnish Tortillas (which sounded like quite the treat) and macaroni casserole!

Rotary Moment

Richard played a Rotary Moment video showing some Rotary services that are being provided in Uganda.

Note: This might not be the same video Richard showed, but it does highlight some good work Rotary clubs came together to do in Uganda.

Happy Bucks

  • Bealinda – participating in the Follies

  • Patrick – Horan Natural Area bird walk today discovered nesting eagles – a first for that area and numerous other birds.

  • Shannon – Excited to serve beer/wine at the WVC Hall of Fame event.

  • Katja – Noted that Darren K will be offering a Beekeeping Class (a Pybus University offering) next Tuesday at 7 pm.

  • Richard – Shared that “Rotary Month” has been super busy with activities in Seattle, Vernon, BC, Ellensburg, Revelstoke, BC, and Seattle again.

Announcements

  • Kevin announces Nick’s Bricks will be held at Pybus on March 2nd. The event is 10 am – 3 pm. Signup sheet was passed around.

  • Martin gave a Water Project in Haiti update as well as other clean water and sanitation works.

  • Richard said this is the last week to sign up for some of the big Rotary conferences in order to get the discounted early-bird rates.

  • Lindsay said the Mardi Gras event will be March 5th

  • Bealinda passed around sign-ups for the WVC and the Wild game events.

Program: Samantha Krumdieck with the Wenatchee Valley YMCA, Mentoring Change (MENT2BE) program

This program is emotional, social and academic support for youth. The program matches at risk youths with an adult for mentoring and social activities. If you’d like to get involved, visit their website here and volunteer to be a mentor!

Notes by Cindy Herdt, Confluence Rotary Communications Committee