The Rotary Foundation sends audit teams into the field to observe and report on Global Grant projects around the world. These Rotarians are members of the “Cadre” of project examiners. Sometimes the review is BEFORE the fact … feasibility studies and the like. Sometimes, for large scale projects ($100,000+), they send out cadre members at mid-project […]
Did you know that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Bellevue Rotary Foundation? You can make this happen each and every time you shop on Amazon – and it’s super easy! When you shop on Amazon, go to www.smile.amazon.com instead of www.amazon.com and log into your Amazon account. The first […]
The Bellevue Rotary Community Grants Committee is now accepting applications for funding of local community service grants through October 31, 2016. Complete information is available here on the Bellevue Rotary website. Please note the following change to our application process: All applications must be accompanied by the organization’s most recent audited financials for Form 990. If you have any […]
Mark your calendars and be sure to attend this special occasion! On September 13, we will be recognizing those members who have achieved perfect attendance over the past year, and those who have multiple years of perfect attendance. We will have a special presentation for Norris Bevan, who has completed 50 years of perfect attendance! […]
Congratulations are in order! The following Bellevue Rotarians had perfect attendance for the 2015‑16 Rotary Year! You must have been a member for the entire year to qualify for this recognition. If you are not on this list and you think you should be, please contact Club Secretary Adam Pinsky.
On Tuesday, June 21, the Rotary Club of Bellevue held a ceremonial groundbreaking on its signature project, The Inspiration Playground and Sensory Garden, at the Bellevue Downtown Park. Bellevue Rotary presented a check for $3,351,861 to the City of Bellevue to get the project well on its way to completion. This public event was made possible […]
There will be no guest speaker at our noon meeting on June 28 at Maggiano’s. Instead, we will be holding our Annual President’s Celebration, passing batons, giving out thank yous, and honoring outgoing President T.J. Woosley, and hailing incoming President Barbara Morgan for the new Rotary Year 2016-17. Meeting time and location is the same as usual, Tuesday, […]
There will be no speaker on June 21, and we will not be meeting at Maggiano’s. Instead, we will be gathering at the Bellevue Downtown Park at 12:00 noon for a special luncheon, celebrating the groundbreaking of the Rotary Club of Bellevue signature project: The Inspiration Playground and Sensory Garden. Lunch will be catered by […]
You are invited to a Celebration of the Life of George Philbrick Brace (September 11, 1940-May 4, 2016) on Friday, July 22, from 2:00-5:00PM, at the Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue (parking in garage under the building). Please join George’s family and friends to share stories and memories, lift a glass to a life […]
Please join us in the Bellevue Downtown Park on Tuesday, June 21, at 12:00 noon, for a special luncheon, celebrating the groundbreaking of the Rotary Club of Bellevue signature project: The Inspiration Playground and Sensory Garden. Lunch will be catered by Maggiano’s Restaurant, and parking for club members and guests is available in any of […]
Bellevue Rotary member Arul E. Daniel passed away suddenly on Friday, January 15, 2016. Born in Thanjavur, India, in 1939, he moved to Seattle in 1965 and married Vasantha Caroline Aaron in 1968, after meeting at the University of Washington. He held executive positions with PF Industries, WITS Airfreight and Airgroup Corporation and was an […]
Congratulation to the following Rotarians who have achieved perfect attendance for the first half of the 2015-2016 Rotary Year. To be eligible, you must have been a club member on July 1, 2015, and you must not have been on a leave of absence during the 6-month period. If you are not on this list […]
The Bellevue Rotary Family Fest date has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 5, at the request of DSHS (it was previously set for Sunday, February 27). The event will still be held at Woodridge Elementary School in Bellevue, 12619 SE 20th Pl, from 11:00AM until 1:00PM. Questions? Contact Rob Brewer.
Rob Rose Trip Dates: April 2-15 Trip Length: 14 days including travel time; 12 days in Nepal. (You are welcome to stay on longer or travel to India or Bhutan.) Approximate Costs: Roundtrip Airfare from Seattle: $1,500-$1,900 Approximate Hotel/Sightseeing Package: Kathmandu, Dhulikhel, and Pokhara: $1,150 (including return flight to Pokhara) Contribution to fund our hands-on […]
Nancy Pasternak You are invited to participate in a tour of Southern India with the micro credit staff of the Bellevue Rotary Foundation funded Prosperity Rings. The dates of this tour will be April 13 to 25, and are organized around the Thrissur Elephant Festival on April 17. Touring Rotarians will see the results of […]
From the BRC Membership Committee Thanks to all who bring guests to meetings. That benefits the club by spreading the word about Rotary in general, as well as the many avenues for service BRC provides. If you invite someone you think is a potential member, it is requested that you NOT mention that in your introduction. […]
Thanks to our Indiegogo campaign supporters: Mary Austin, John Baldwin, Brittany Barker, Rachele Bouchand, Brighton Jones, John Campbell, Matt Camrud, Jeff Coats, Tom Eckhart, Erick Eidus, Mike Evered, Rich Herzberg, Brad Hunt, Lynn Jones, Stan Kehl, Jim Klinger, David Laub, Chris Loeffler, John Matheson, SanDee Olsen-Meyer, Erich Patten, Peter Peng, Jim Price, Jacqui Ramsay, St. Andrews Church, Rachel Salzberg, Rebecca Schaechter, David Schooler, Sandy Sharma, Roxanne K. Shepherd, Susan Sullivan, Rick Taylor, Sara Wine, T.J. Woosley, 99 Park Restaurant.
Donation Status — We Need Your Networks! To date we have raised $62,085 in on- and off-line donations. Almost all of the donations have come from fellow Rotarians, so thank you for your amazing support. Please help us to broaden our reach by asking your friends, family, and business associates to visit our Indiegogo site. Not only will this […]
The Inspiration Playground crowdfunding campaign launched on October 5. Members of the Inspiration Playground committee are on hand before and after each meeting if you need assistance donating through our Indiegogo site. We have some amazing sponsorship opportunities to add your name to the whimsical design elements of the Inspiration Playground Honor Wall, as well as park benches. These […]
Help us spread the word about Bellevue Rotary Inspiration Playground by visiting our Facebook page. “Like” our page. Comment about the content or post something you’d like to share. Share our page with your community of Facebook friends. How to share our Inspiration Playground Facebook Page with friend: Go to our Facebook page. Click on […]