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Service Above Self Since 1970 (mail: PO Box 3592)

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7619 W Country Club Dr
Arlington, WA 98223
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President Cindy Huleatt
Vice President Erik Granroth
President Elect Jeff Huleatt
Secretary Paul Ellis
Treasurer Pamela Beaton
Past President Bucky Tart
Foundation Director Kathy McCone
Associate Director Foundation Robin Reinig
Membership Director Duane Rhodes
Associate Director Membership Linda Byrnes
Public Relations Director AJ Chase
Associate Director PR Casey Payne
Service Projects Director Bruce Stedman
Associate Director Service Projects Todd Bergeson
Club Administration Director Jola Barnett
Associate Director Administration Jody Nelson
Webmaster Dave Duskin
Sergeant at Arms Devin Brossard
Program Chair Bryce Duskin
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Posted by Dave Duskin

There is now a live webcam on the Haller Bridge Park Rotary Playground.  Here is the link: http://www.arlingtonwa.gov/index.aspx?page=203

Posted by Dave Duskin on Jul 19, 2014

A former member and former treasurer of our club, Lyle Ryan, was installed as the governor of District 5050 on July 19.  He was a member of our club when he was the branch manager of the Arlington Branch of Frontier Bank.  When he was promoted to a position with the bank in Everett, he joined the Everett Club. Lyle is married to P.J. Ryan, who is also a previous member of our club.

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Posted by Dave Duskin on Jul 17, 2014

Rotary Grant Sought for International Water Project

A Partnership With Rotary Club of Bungoma South in Bungoma, Kenya

Father Christopher from Bungoma, Kenya presented.

Father Christopher was born in a rural village, catholic, raised in a poor family on a farm, helped family run farm.  He did not start school until age 15, made it all the way through.  Ordained November 1990.  Serves as Pastor in Bungoma, Kenya, serves 38,000 parishioners in the area.  Director of Christ the King Primary school, 1,300 students.  Has a certificate philosophy.  Member of South Bungoma Rotary.

Our sustainable water project will be located in Bungoma.

We are looking at doing a water tank at Christ the King School and two deep wells in two areas.

Total cost is approximately $102,438 could be up to $140-150k.

Swahili is national language in Bungoma.

School begins at 6am and ends at 6:30pm, most children walk to school.  We have the wells drilled and plastic water tanks but one blew up.  We are concerned about the children.  The community also uses the water.

Where one of the wells will be located there is a high school with 600 students, primary school with 1,100 children, community around it has 5,000 people.  Whole community would benefit.

Where the other well will be located there is a primary school that has 400 students and a high school with 900 students.

About 90% of the children go to primary school, there is an exam at 8th grade, those with high marks go on to a better school.  50% proceed into high school.   Christ the King was #2 on performance.

There will be day and night guards around the wells.  No chance of the well drying it up, will be drilled deep enough.

Our Rotary club has about 25 members, we meet every Friday.

Population of Bungoma = 250,000.  52% of the population of Kenya is under 25 years old.

Dr. Ron has been to Bungoma three times.

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Above: Bucky shares the proposal with our members

Below: Father Christopher Wanyonyi of Christ the King Parrish and a member of Bungoma South Rotary Club

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The Proposed Budget:

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Posted by Breanne Martin on Jul 10, 2014

Program

Dr. Lee Harman discussed the Wesley Duane Schierman Memorial Airport Dedication. See link below to Herald article.

Lee has been a private pilot for 36 years, single engine, land instrument rated, captain in Medical Corps, owned 8 air craft over the years.

Wes is one of the three founders of the Blackjack Squadron, shot down in Vietnam, was an early POW, passed away on January 4, 2014 after a struggle with cancer, and flew for Northwest Airlines.  Wes was familiar with John McCain while a POW.

Some 50 area pilots have been “patched” as a part of the Blackjack Squadron.

Arlington Municipal Airport unofficially known as “Schierman Field” - The field will be officially dedicated to Wes Schierman.

Memorial sign will be placed at the Arlington Airport.  It will be three dimensional and discuss Wes and his contributions.

Herald Link:  http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20140108/NEWS01/701089934

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Blackjack Crew: Marty, Jim, Rich, Mark, Randy, Steven and Mark (others shall remain nameless!)

 

Posted by AJ Chase on Jul 09, 2014

Outlook - July 9, 2014 - link to story - just click link below

Arlington Celebrates the Fourth of July

Posted by Dave Duskin on Jul 04, 2014

ImageThe 26th Annual Dash is in the Books

Preliminary numbers show that 16,352 tickets were sold meaning $16,342 will be used to help victims of the 530 slide.  Almost equal amounts were raised through sponsorships and ticket sales.  Gross income will be about $134,650 with an approximate net for the support of our projects $110,060.

Dale was again the high ticket salesman with $5580 in sales.  Carla was number 2 at $4140 in sales.

Don't miss the wrap-up fireside at the Beatons'-August 9-3:00 PM-sign up below

 

Posted by Breanne Martin on Jun 26, 2014

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Our June 26 program was “Darrington/Oso Slide The Red Cross Response” – Presented by Chuck Morrison- Regional Chapter Director

Highlights of the Red Cross Response:

5 shelters, feeding first responders, clients, and community, individual care teams

Volunteers lead the American Red Cross – 462 volunteers, 188 local, 60 from elsewhere in Western, WA, 124 from the West Coast, 90 from elsewhere, 50 staff

Too many volunteers for our office, found a new location for our office closer to Arlington with as many as 210 workers at a time

Provided gas cards for over 1,000 families

Challenges to Response:  Distance, changing picture of disaster, communications, emotion, media

Long term recovery :  case by case, family by family basis

Categories of assistance: individual, agencies, community

Typically Red Cross responds to family fires, floods, landslides, and earthquakes

Posted by Dave Duskin on Jul 04, 2014

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Ducks Pam and Erik announce the winners of the 2014 Great Stilly Duck Dash:

1st Place: H.J Motomatsu, sold by Karri Hansen.

2nd Place: Pam Evans, sold by Margaret Larson

3rd Place: Laureen Sherson, sold by Dale Duskin

4th Place:  Joseph Clagett, sold by Carla Gastineau

5th Place:  Oliver Grieb, sold by Lee Harman.

Posted by Dave Duskin on Jul 01, 2014

NEW PRESIDENT CINDY

 

Officers and Directors

The new Rotary year began July 1.  President Cindy, her head barely showing, is pictured

here with new officers and directors.  See the new line-up in left side bar.

News
Jun 20, 2014
by Dave Duskin
Photos from the installation banquet are now uploaded to an album above right.
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Aug 09, 2014 03:00 PM
Rotary Board Meeting Smother's Residence
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Rotary Board Meeting Smother's Residence
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