Posted by Marti Anderson
Call to Order – Paul Alvestad
Invocation – Hal Cline; Pledge of Allegiance. Song – Hal Cline - God Bless America; 4 Way Test –Mel Santos.
Visiting Rotarians – Coach. No one signed in …. again.
Guests – Steve O’Donnell, Tom Stanfield, Sue Jensen is back!, Speaker Lesley Mayne
Featured items:
Calendar – Something Rotary every night next week, including Rotary After Hours Wed El Pueblito.
Thank you note from Snoqualmie Days for Girls
Wear pink during Oct (Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and limit your fines to no more than $1. In honor of Men’s Health month in Nov anyone with a NEW beard finds will be limited to $1.
Rotary 101 - Clarification of 501 status - Rotary CLUB funds are 501(C)4 and not tax deductible, Charitable funds such as the Rotary Foundation 501(C)3 are tax deductible.
Star of The Year Announcement – Sharon Shaffer
Danna Webster, nominated by Ben Paganelli was selected from several great terrific nominations. A highlights from her qualifications: retired teacher, Past President, Vice Pres, and secretary of Key Peninsula Community Council; Key Pen Farm Tour Chair; Key Pen, Partnership for a Healthy Community Steering Committee; Key Pen Youth Council; Mustard Seed Fund Raising; Key Pen Writers Guild; Volunteer facilitator Key Pen Civic Center; Park Volunteer; Lions Club; Founding Board member of the KP Farmer’s Market.
Membership Committee – Annie Arbenz and Lyn Junge. There are two more members “in the wings”. Emma Conway FINALLY got her blue badge. Congratulations, Emma.
International Committee– Rodney Ladd. Computer packing party Monday 530p - 7p
Veterans Day Event – Jill Guernsey. Lunch at Ocean5, Monday Nov 12. Posters and flyers available. Vets free, $15.00 for non-vets. Come support them, please!
Nominating Process – Hal Hodgins. Committee: John Eddy, Debbie Miller, Camilla Brocker, Tom Borgen, and Hal. Please contact them if interested in any positions.
Finemaster – Paul Willett.
Happy bucks included: Cindy Reed, 3 countries in 3 weeks; Jan and Bob Martin SW Nation Park Hikes, Fred, grandsons wedding and a good Dr. report, Peter Glein $2. for 2 good (or almost good) eyes. And we are looking forward to more good medical news when his reports are complete; Bob Ryan just got back from a great trip to Austria.
Raffle – Donna Lormor. 10 free- Peter Stanley. Unsuccessful attempt at the blue chip and $270.00 – Lee Smith.
Program – Leslie Mayne – Permission to Start Dreaming – PTSD Foundation. Leslie’s path from losing her son Kyle to PTSD to forming a Foundation in his memory to help those struggling with PTSD, and the amazing work they are doing for Vets and 1st responders. This goes far beyond Race for a Soldier, with monthly meetings, workshops, retreats to help victims of PTSD cope. She shared a video, which unfortunately, we could not hear. We will send the video link through ClubRunner Website: http://ptsdfoundation.org/.