What was your "Rotary Moment", ie, when you decided to join Rotary?
What's first to work on to make our Vision a Reality in the next few years?
We have an example of signage for our club, we will have examples of "Rotary Moments", and we will discuss next steps we should take using the "Road Map" from our Vision Program.
Janis Layman is a well-known local expert, speaker and educator on reverse mortgage. She has assisted numerous seniors in the Seattle area and across the country utilize a HECM reverse mortgage to achieve their retirement dreams and even purchase homes they never imagined possible. Janis is known for her “no pressure” educational approach to helping baby boomers and their family members understand the reverse mortgage process and ensure the program is a good fit
Vicki Stiles, from the Shoreline Historical Society, will bring us stories about how our local neighborhoods were first settled, and how it has adjusted to the times, decade by decade..
Zakary Fike was “broke, busted and living in a trailer” when he sought out the South Seattle nonprofit for help with a parenting plan for his then 3- and 5-year-old boys.. He found what he was looking for at DADS
Rebecca Brito fills several roles at Seattle Parks and Recreation: Volunteer Coordinator for Northgate Elemetary, a Family Engagemet Counsellor for local school families, and member of the NE Seattle PTSA. She is also mother of a student at Jane Adams (see above)! She will show us the needs of PTA's in our neighborhood.
Paddle Pilgrim chronicles this “adventure of a lifetime” and recounts experiences from basking in a sublime sunset in Minnesota to dancing with a snake on an Arkansas sandbar. “What began as an adventure led to learning and ultimately to spiritual pilgrimage!” says Dave Ellingson. Ellingson teaches courses in spirituality, environmental ethics, human development, and youth ministry at Trinity Lutheran College in Everett, Wash. He is a Lutheran pastor, Master Gardener, former distance runner and triathlete, and father of five grown children. He resides in Edmonds, Wash
Several weeks ago, 16 from our club spent 4 hours on a Saturday Morning to collect ideas about our club's future. THIS THURSDAY, WE DEVELOP ACTION STEPS BASED ON THIS CLUB INPUT, with the help of Kathy Johnson.
The Klodike Gold Rush Center is now a NATIONAL PARK! Julie Fonseca de Borges, Chief of Interpretation at the Klondike Gold Rush National Park in Seattle, will relate the story that forced 1890s Seattle to become not just a city, but as some say, "the southernmost city in ALASKA".
Our own Kent Questad lived in Colombia years ago, and now leads our club's International Project to help child victims of land mines. Why Colombia? What are we doing? How do we help? Come to his presentation this Thursday to learn how we are using TECHNOLOGY to connect back-country kids to some of the most inspired orthopedic specialists in the world!
DEBBIE MOORE is CHAIRPERSON for this Rotary District Project, which helps employers gain access to a talented, untapped workforce .... people over 18 who have developmental disabilities and want to work. This week our club gives these young folks hands-on experience with MOCK INTERVIEWS.
THURSDAY LUNCH MEETING
ELLIOTT BAY BREWPUB
12537 Lake City Way NE
Seattle, WA 98125
Weekly lunch, Noon - 1:30, except 2nd Thursdays