Dear Sammamish Rotarians,
Below the agenda for this week’s meeting and special announcements for upcoming weeks.
AGENDA FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Greeter: Stephen Bozick
Reception: Paul Patterson and OPEN
Pledge: George Schweizer
Thought for the Day: Rebecca Jay
Welcome: Kristina Williams
Rotary Minute: Bruce Bench
Vocational Minute: Lisa Kennedy interviewed by Norm Bottenberg
Program: Paul Quinn, St. Vincent de Paul Organization, More Than Just a Clothing/Household Goods Collection Group
February 26 – Rotary Club of Sammamish Board of Directors Meeting. 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Rotary Meeting Room at the Sammamish Community YMCA.
February 26 – Sammamish Rotary Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting. 7:30 – 8:30 pm in the Rotary Meeting Room at the Sammamish Community YMCA.
March 1 – Sammamish Rotary Scholarship Deadline! The 2019 scholarship overview and application are available on our website. Applications MUST be turned in to the HS counselor’s office by the end of the day or received by mail. The applications must be turned into their HS counselor’s office by the end of the day or received by mail. Interviews are scheduled for Saturday, 16, 23 and 30 from 10-4 p.m. Please mark your calendars. Contact Mardie Rhodes with any questions.
March 2 – Jumpin Jive to Thrive Community Fundraiser. 7:00 – 10:00 pm at the Sammamish Boys & Girls Club. This Sammamish Kiwanis event includes music, dancing, raffle, silent auction and food and drink! Information and tickets available at:
March 6 – Peace Builder Committee Meeting. The Peace Builder Commitee meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 3:00-4:00 pm upstairs at Met Market. Please contact Ramiro with any questions.
March 7 – International Service Committee Meeting. The International Service Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month from 8:30-9:30 am at Bellwood upstairs in the project room. Please contact Ramiro with any questions.
March 9 – Nightmare at Beaver Lake Creative Retreat. Sleep Inn located in Sea Tac. 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Have a creative show or set idea? Plan on attending and sharing your ideas. All Rotarians are welcome and can stay as long as they want. Fried Chicken and drinks will be provided-bring a side dish, snack or dessert if you like. We need your input-all ideas are appreciated!
March 14 – Fundraising Committee Meeting. The Fundraising Committee now meets on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm at the home of Lisa Kennedy. Please contact Lisa with any questions.
March 16 – Hope Festival 2019. Volunteers needed for this Sammamish Rotary Foundation grantee event! More than 300 volunteers will come together to serve more than 1,000 in-need individuals in the King County area! Guests will recieve necessities like clothing, groceries, and hygiene supplies as well as books, toys, refreshments, haircuts/massages, and much more. We look forward to seeing you at this day of hope! Volunteer sign up for Hopefest 2019 is LIVE! Click on the link below to volunteer with us on March 16th! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f45a4af23abfe3-hope2
March 26 – Rotary Club of Sammamish Board of Directors Meeting. 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Rotary Meeting Room at the Sammamish Community YMCA.
March 26 – Sammamish Rotary Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting. 7:30 – 8:30 pm in the Rotary Meeting Room at the Sammamish Community YMCA.