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. […]
Please join us for BRC Thirsty Thursday on November 19, from 6:00-8:00PM, at the Suite Lounge, on the lobby floor of the Wintergarden Plaza of The Hyatt, in Bellevue (10500 NE 8th St, Suite 125). This month’s theme: Rotary Foundation Thirsty Thursday is a great way to introduce new and prospective Rotarians to our club and members. […]
On Saturday, December 19, Bellevue Rotarians will once again participate in holiday bell ringing at Nordstrom, Bellevue Square, in support of the Salvation Army. There are five 90-minute shifts, and there are two locations per shift, one upstairs and one downstairs. Two persons or one family/group are required for each shift, at each location. It’s […]
The next Bellevue Rotary Book Group discussion will be Wednesday, January 20, from 7‑9PM, and will be hosted by Steve McConnell. The book is “Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival,” by Peter Stark. If you have an even numbered birth year please bring a bottle of […]
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 Bellevue Rotary First Harvest Work Party is held the second Saturday, every other month, from 8:30-11:00AM, at the Northwest Harvest Warehouse, 22220 68th Ave S, Kent. This is a wonderful and meaningful way to be a part of a hands-on project that helps people in our own community. All Rotarians, family members and friends are invited […]
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 […]
The next Bellevue Rotary Book Group discussion will be October 28, from 7:00‑9:00PM. Thank you to Chris Loeffler for arranging the meeting location: Concur conference room, 601 108th Ave NE, Bellevue. The book is “The Martian,” by Andy Weir (387 pages), voted by past Rotary Book Club Chair Bill Ptacek as the “best book of 2014,” and now a movie starring […]
E-vites have gone out for the annual Bellevue Rotary Oktoberfest, Thursday, October 29, 6:00PM, at The Tap House Grill, 550 106th Ave NE, Bellevue. Cost for this great event is $150 per couple, with additional guests at $40 each (billed to your Rotary account). Included in the cost is true German cuisine, beer, and wine. […]
Steve Crane, District Grants Team, Rotary International District 5030 On behalf of District Governor Terry Pickering and his grants team, congratulations to Bellevue Rotary and Nancy Pasternak on your India microcredit project. The partnerships you forged with 11 other District Clubs that invested $29,550 to change the lives of vulnerable women is fabulous work. This […]
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Congratulations to the following members who have earned perfect attendance for one or more years. If you missed the last meeting and would like to have a Perfect Attendance sticker for your badge, please see Club Secretary Adam Pinsky at the back table during a regular meeting.
Please join us for BRC Thirsty Thursday on September 24, from 6:00-8:00PM, at Scotty Browns, 958 111th Ave NE, Bellevue (425.449.8869). This month’s theme: Basic Education & Literacy Thirsty Thursday is a great way to introduce new and prospective Rotarians to our club and members. Bring your guests and show them the lighter side of Bellevue Rotary Club. […]
￼The Bellevue Rotary First Harvest Work Party is on the second Saturday, every other month, from 8:30-11:00AM, at the Northwest Harvest Warehouse, 22220 68th Ave S, Kent. This is a wonderful and meaningful way to be a part of a hands-on project that helps people in our own community. All Rotarians, family members and friends are invited […]
The Rotary Club of Pune Katraj, India, is once again organizing the Rotary Global Essay Competition. After the huge success of this event in the year 2013-14, the 2015 competition will take place with a view to crusaders of peace in a constructive dialogue, and allow them a platform to express themselves on global issues concerning peace. […]
Congratulations! The following Rotarians had perfect attendance for the 2014-2015 Rotary year: Fred Auch, Brittany Barker, Shiv Batra, Kelly Becker, Earl Bell, Norris Bevan, Tom Bohman, Rachele Bouchand, John Campbell, Scott East, Dan Findley, Kemper Freeman, Bill Grimes, Jim Hebert, Jim Hogue, Stan Kehl, David Laub, John Lee, Judd Lees, Kim Lorenz, John Matheson, Pat Naselow, Nancy […]
Photos courtesy of Norm Beck, Glen Curda, Garrett Hyman, Tiffany Williams, and T.J. Woosley
The next Bellevue Rotary First Harvest Work Party is Saturday, August 8, from 8:30-11:00AM, at the Northwest Harvest Warehouse, 22220 68th Ave S, Kent. This is a wonderful and meaningful way to be a part of a hands-on project that helps people in our own community. All Rotarians, family members and friends are invited to help! The Bellevue […]
BRC Members are invited to attend the Bellevue College Rotaract meetings each week during the summer session. The Rotaract group meets on Thursdays, 1:30-2:30PM, on the Bellevue College Campus, first floor of Building L. Counts as meeting make-up! If you have any questions, contact Bryce Matsuoka.
July is not one of the months in which the BRC was to organize a Rotary First Harvest Work Party, but a special request for help went out last week calling for volunteers. It seems there were only 30 people registered, and lots more were needed to pack the food that was waiting! Norm Beck and son, […]
We need your HELP at the Bellevue Rotary Ice Cream Booth at the Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair, July 24, 25 and 26, at Bellevue Square. You can sign up online to volunteer or be a Team Captain. Team Captains serve in the Bellevue Rotary Booth, count money, and make sure the ice cream carts are […]
The Bellevue Rotary Inspiration Playground & Sensory Gardens project received a $1M Capital Grant from the Washington State Legislature AND a $500,000 Parks and Recreation Grant from the State. This puts us close to $4M in funds raised toward this $5M-5.5M project and will allow us to prepare for groundbreaking in the spring of 2016. […]
Please join us for BRC Thirsty Thursday, which will actually be on Marvelous Monday, July 13, from 5:30-7:30PM, at Chainline Brewing, 503 6th St South, in Kirkland. This month’s theme will be: Joint Fellowship This joint fellowship event with the Kirkland Rotary Club is a wonderful opportunity to meet other local Rotarians. Join us for […]
There has been a HUGE amount of interest in the 2016 Ski Retreat in Park City, so much interest, in fact, that the trip is sold out! Brittany Barker is working on securing additional rooms for the BRC group and will keep you updated if space becomes available. If you have RSVP’d with a yes […]
The Bellevue Rotary Book Club is holding it’s quarterly meeting to discuss Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See” on Thursday evening, July 23, 7:00PM, at the home of SanDee Olson-Meyer. Early reports are that it is an excellent summer read which is sure to result in a lively discussion. Mark the date, and […]
BRC members are invited to travel with Prosperity Rings to India to oversee the application of the funds, by visiting with the borrowers in person.
Every July, for more than three decades, Bellevue Rotarians have put on their aprons to engage in ice cream sales during the annual Bellevue Arts Museum’s ARTSfair, a treasured community celebration. This year, the Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair will be held July 24, 25 & 26, and Bellevue Rotarians are asked to sign up for […]