Peace does not happen. It needs to be created. Rotary International has adopted a new focus equal to that of Polio Eradication. PEACEBUILDING.
Bellevue Rotary is organizing a celebration of International Day of Peace on September 21, with a large-scale evening event at Bellevue Downtown Park and Inspiration Playground, 10201 NE 4th St, Bellevue, with parking available at Bellevue Square. This Candlelight Celebration will be held from 6:30‑8:30PM, with many activities. We hope you will join us!
Long-time Bellevue Rotary member Jim Price passed away recently while hiking. He was very active in the Bellevue Rotary Club for over twenty years, and his presence and contributions will be greatly missed. Our heartflet condolences go to Jim’s wife Peggy and their entire family. From the City of Newcastle, WA, website: The City of Newcastle is mourning […]
Brittany Barker Thank you to the 91 members who cast a vote to select our Club’s new trading banner! We are pleased to announce the winner is: The new banners are on order and will be available soon.
Nancy Pasternak What better way might there be to promote peace in the world than by ensuring environmental sustainability for all peoples? That was Rotary President Ian Riseley’s impetus and focus for the First Peacebuilding Conference in Vancouver, February 9‑11. Plentiful water, nurtured soil to feed the world, low carbon productivity and economy, and biodiversity were […]
Do you know a high school student who would like to spend a summer month abroad, or maybe attend school for a year abroad? Anyone interested in learning more about summer and year-long international youth exchange should attend the first 2018 Student and Family Orientation on Saturday, March 3, 9:00AM-1:00PM, at the International Community School, 11133 NE 65th St, […]
Rotary International President Ian Riseley invites you to attend the Rotary Presidential Conference on Environmental Sustainability & Peace, Friday to Sunday, February 9‑11, 2018, in Vancouver, BC. This conference is one of six international Peacebuilding Conferences planned for 2018 — the only one in North America. President Ian Riseley has made environmental sustainability a major focus for his year, and […]
Bellevue Rotarian Rob Rose will be leading an 18‑day adventure tour to Nepal this fall, departing Seattle on October 27 and returning November 13. You are invited to join Rob on this amazing journey, where you’ll learn about the culture and history of Nepal and have a jungle experience in Chitwan National Park, the jewel of Nepal’s […]
The Rotary Adoption Program now has its own Facebook page.
October is here and the holidays will be upon us before we know it! As such, it’s time to start planning our annual holiday program. Here’s the scoop: WHO: Hopefully, you (especially if you’re new to the club)! We are looking for talent of any kind – musicians, actors, dancers, impersonators, or general silliness that is entertaining – anything […]
Nancy Pasternak Rotary’s collaboration with the City of Seattle to observe the United Nations’ 35th Annual International Day of Peace on September 21st took place successfully at Seattle City Hall. Highlights of this event were messages by the Interim Mayor, City Council members, representatives of the Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, and Coast Salish communities, Dick’s Drive-In, the Chief […]
Time to bid and share! Check out the RFH Fall Harvest Auction Online, open NOW through September 12, 2017. There’s something for everyone, no matter where you live or what you like! You’ll find a signed Seahawks football, a stay at the Grand Wailea, gift cards to shops and attractions, and so much more. Click here to see all […]
It’s time to get serious about networking by having some fun! Please Join DG Alex and Julie Hopkins on Thursday, August 10, for our first District‑wide event of the year: Happy Hour & Networking, from 4:30‑7:00PM, at Village Wines, 14450 Woodinville‑Redmond Rd., NE #11, Woodinville. Besides wine, beer, and soft drinks, Village Wines also has a great reasonably-priced menu, if you […]
Coming up this fall, Rotarian Rob Rose will be leading an 18‑day adventure tour to Nepal, departing Seattle on October 28 and returning November 14. If you join him on this amazing journey, you will learn about the culture and history of Nepal and have a jungle experience in Chitwan National Park, the jewel of Nepal’s national […]
The Bellevue Rotary Club is proud to host the Bellevue Rotary Foundation Masquerade Ball on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the W Hotel, 10455 NE 5th Place, in Bellevue. The event is presented by Betty and Kemper Freeman/The Bellevue Collection and will begin at 5:30PM with a cocktail reception, featuring passed canapés and an open […]
The Bellevue Rotary 2017-18 Membership team we will be trying a new feature this year: the Membership Moment newsletter. Each issue will highlight something of interest about Rotary International and/or your Rotary Club of Bellevue; little known facts about one of your fellow members; a welcome to our newest members; and a chance to win […]
RSVP deadline for this event has passed. Questions? Contact Tara Lystad. *** There will be no regular noon meeting this Tuesday, June 27. Instead, Bellevue Rotary will be holding its Annual President’s Celebration, 5:30PM, at the Embassy Suites, 3225 158th Avenue SE, Bellevue. There will be a no-host bar, dinner, and free parking. Dress is […]
RSVP deadline for this event has passed. Questions? Contact Tara Lystad. *** The 2017 President’s Celebration will be held Tuesday, June 27, 5:30PM, at the Embassy Suites, 3225 158th Avenue SE, Bellevue. There will be a no-host bar, dinner, and free parking. Dress is business. There is no charge for Bellevue Rotarians. Cost for guest […]
Ted Ludwig, Past Bellevue Rotary President 1993‑1994, passed away in Georgia recently, as did his wife Marilyn. Although funeral services were held in Georgia, the family would like to invite you to a memorial service in Bellevue, to honor their memory, as well as the family and friendships they created here. The family asks any interested […]
The Inspiration Playground, Bellevue Rotary’s signature project, which we have spent the last 5 years working to create, is opening on Wednesday, June 28th! The Sensory Garden Component will open in Summer 2018. Please mark the date on your calendars and come to the Bellevue Downtown Park, 10241 NE 4th St, from 3:00-6:00PM, to celebrate with […]
EVENT: The Roaring 20’s Spring Benefit Dinner will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 5:30pm. The evening begins with a complimentary dance lesson, cocktail reception featuring a full range of hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and speak easy, followed by dinner program and dancing. LOCATION: Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004 […]