Past Programs

Investing In Our Children

Investing In Our Children

Joel Ryan, the Executive Director of the Washington State Association of Head Start and Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program (ECEAP) was our speaker at one of our June 2016 meetings.  In my opinion, the information that Mr. Ryan presented are immeasurably...

2016 Songea’s Kids Update

2016 Songea’s Kids Update

Linda Hines visited us again with an update on the progress made for Hope Village in southern Tanzania.  Linda explained that when first exploring the possibility of starting a village in Tanzania, she was advised that the prospects for success were not nearly as good...

St. Takla Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt

St. Takla Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt

Suzy Burke Myers, a member of the Bellevue noon Rotary Club, told us the wonderful story of her philanthropic ventures to help Egyptians in need.  Having grown up there and moving to the US when she was 8, she became interested in  after visiting relatives and being...

Nancy Hughes & Stove Team

Nancy Hughes & Stove Team

Nancy Hughes told us her story behind her founding of the Stove Team International.  It is a great Rotarian story!  She highlighted a problem that we Americans do not relate to - indoor, wood "open pit" fire, chimney less,  cooking.  She showed us a video that says...

A Vaccine for Malaria?

A Vaccine for Malaria?

March 10th, Alexis Kaushansky, PhD, from the Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR) in Seattle gave a speech about the Center’s attempt to create a vaccine that would keep people from getting malaria.  The approach is different from the normal in that it would...

5 Ways to Say No

5 Ways to Say No

Do you often feel uncomfortable when you tell someone "no"?  This is the way Michael Buschmohle started his entertaining and informative mini-seminar about how respond to requests, especially those that leave you feeling guilty.  A lot of wisdom and humor were...

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