Dear Sammamish Rotarians,

Here’s the weekly update for upcoming club meetings, service opportunities and events calendar. Please note there are a lot of openings for next week’s meeting on the 9th.  Please sign up if you can help fill a slot.

And don’t forget this week’s challenge:  Bring a friend to Rotary!

*URGENT CALL OUT FOR A PROJECTOR:  Does someone have a projector they could bring to Thursdayu’s meeting?  It seems our current projectoris ready for replacing, but we won’t have the new one in time for this week’s meeting.   Please contact Kristina Williams if you can bring one.*


August 2nd

  • Greeter:  Paul Patterson
  • Reception: Deborah Pavlic
  • V and PA setup: Mike Van Schoiack
  • Raffle Prize: Mardie Rhodes
  • Welcome: Norm Bottenberg
  • Pledge: Derborah Pavlic
  • Thought for the Day: Mardie Rhodes
  • Rotary Minute: CJ Kahler
  • Program:  Ramiro Valderamma, Peace Poles and Parks
  • Announcements: All
  • Happy Bucks & Raffle: Jack Sly

August 9th

  • Greeter: OPEN
  • Reception: Paul Patterson
  • V and PA setup: OPEN
  • Raffle Prize: OPEN
  • Welcome: OPEN
  • Pledge: OPEN
  • Thought for the Day: OPEN
  • Rotary Minute: Clint Scott
  • Program: Llewlyn Miner. Free photography for those facing life threatening conditions
  • Announcements: All
  • Happy Bucks & Raffle: Jack Sly

Please sign up to help at future meetings.

 ROTARY CALENDAR AND ANNOUNCEMENTS – Please check out the Club Calendar on our website at –

  • Challenge Series Race:  We still have open volunteer slots for the Challenge Race on Aug 11th.  Please go to Signup Genius if you can help.  Challenge Race Volunteer Slots Still Open! Join your fellow Rotarians in providing a memorable day of racing for youth & young adults with disabilities. Wonderful opportunity to serve the community and have a ton of fun! Volunteer opportunities for all ages, bring the whole family!
  • Nightmare work parties:   We will not be having a work party this Wednesday, 8/1, but will be having a work party on Saturday, 8/4, 9 to 11am. Donuts included. New sign- ups will be available on signupgenius shortly.
  • Chris Austin’s email:  Hi Friends, please note the Rotary email I set up for all communications to me: I’ve had a few issues with the account but it should be working now.  Please do not send any emails to my old account ( as they may go unnoticed.  Apologies if I may have overlooked and not responded to your emails.  Still getting the process ironed out. Also, could I ask if you have information you’d like included in the weekly email, could you kindly insert into the email header the following txt:  “ROTARY ANNOUNCEMENT (Title) and Week of Date/Month”.  This will help ensure I can track all announcements.  Thanks for your patience and support!  I welcome your feedback to improve things.  Don’t hesitate to send suggestions.


Tuesday, August 7, 6:30pm-9:00pm – National Night Out, Central Washington University. Volunteers Needed: Face painter, models, talkers.

Saturday, August 11, 9:00am – 1:00pm – Challenge Series Race, Discovery Elementary School, 23000 228th Ave SE Sammamish WA

Saturday, August 11, 8:30am-11:00am – Rotary First Harvest Work Party at the Northwest Harvest Warehouse, 22220 68th Ave South, Kent WA – Sign up at: OR contact Katy or Rebecca

Wednesday, August 22 – Nightmare at Beaver Lake Booth, Sammamish Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, August 28, 6:30-7:30pm – Board of Directors Meeting, Bellewood, Chinook Room, 4th Floor.

Tuesday, August 28, 7:30-8:30pm – Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting, Bellewood, Chinook Room, 4th Floor

Don’t Forget to Invite a Guest to a Club Meeting. Our goal is to add 5 new members this year.



Wednesday, Sept 26, 3:30 PM Rotary Booth at Sammamish Farmer’s Market, Sammamish City Commons


Puget Sound Rotary Network

The Puget Sound Rotary Network allows you to reach out to fellow Rotarians and tell them about your business and services. Or, you can use the the network to find a Rotarian whose business provides the service you are looking for. Since Rotarians live by the four way test, wouldn’t you want a fellow Rotarian refinishing your floors or providing financial advice? Please check out the link, and register your business. Or, look for the services or contractors that you need.

Need to ORDER personal Rotary Attire? Go to Russell-Hampton Co. – Rotary Club Supplies vendor at

Yours in Rotary Service,

Christopher Austin
Rotary Club of Sammamish

425 588 5099

Share This