David Loewe joined Seattle Humane in November 2006. He has held the position of Director of Facilities, Director of Operations, Chief Operations Officer, and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2011. David also acts as the Safety/L&I liaison and leads our Disaster Response and Recovery Program.
Prior to Seattle Humane, David spent over 20 years in management operation and engineering roles in commercial nuclear power with Kansas Gas & Electric, high speed European passenger rail with Talgo-America, and GPS-Data collection systems with Connected NW‑Nextel.
David, and his wife Judy, have volunteered at the Seattle Humane as foster care coordinators, on special events teams, and in the web photo program to help the shelter animals put their best paws forward. At home, David and Judy have four cats.
Mark your calendars for BRC Thirsty Thursday, from 6:00-8:00PM, at at Scotty Browns, 958 111th Ave NE, Bellevue (425.449.8869).
This month’s theme: Welcome New Rotarians
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. Join us in the lounge for a bit of mingling, a few laughs, and a toast with your fellow BRC members at this fun fellowship event. There will be complimentary appetizers and a no-host bar, with validated parking for 3 hours in the Elements Building, accessed from 112th or 111th.
Prospective members and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend! And don’t forget: this also counts as a meeting make‑up.
Questions? Contact Debbie Acton.
Save the date for our next Thirsty Thursday, August 31, at Suite Lounge!
HELP! We still need volunteers!
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 stocked. Volunteers sell ice cream at the ice cream carts, collect money, and enjoy the ARTSfair crowd.
The schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, July 27, Set-Up Party, starting at 6:00PM.
- Friday & Saturday, July 28 & 29: We need 2 Team Captains and 10 Volunteers for each of the four 3-hour shift: 9:30AM-12:30PM; 12:30-3:30PM; 3:30-6:30PM; 6:30-9:30PM
- Sunday, July 30: We need 2 Team Captains and 10 Volunteers for each of the two 3-hour shifts, and the last shift, which is 2.5 hours: 9:30AM-12:30PM; 12:30-3:30PM; 3:30-6:00PM
- Sunday, July 30, Clean-Up Party, starting at 6:00PM.
It’s FUN! Invite your family, friends, and colleagues to join you!
Questions? Contact Judy Armstrong.
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 to help! (Children must be at least 3rd grade or 9 years old.)
The Bellevue Rotary Club organizes work parties every other month, but you can sign up to attend a work party in any month. Just visit the Rotary First Harvest website and click on the sign up link for the date of the work party in which you wish to participate. A one-step form will open for you to complete, and you can use this form to sign up for a work party several months in advance.
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 bar, a silent auction, and live music by The Tempos, followed by the dinner program and dancing, with complimentary dance lessons. Free self-parking is available at Lincoln Square Expansion.
Please register online for this event and select your menu option from the choice of:
- Filet Mignon, Parmesan Whipped Potatoes, Roasted Broccolini
- Walnut Crusted Halibut, Roasted Root Vegetables, Parsnip Puree, Citrus Butter, Sauce Verge
- Gold Beet, Goat Mac’n’Cheese, Summer Vegetables, Crispy Kale.
The cost per Rotarian is $225 and includes 2 tickets.
We look forward to this great evening with friends. Be sure to wear your formal evening attire and purchase a festive mask at one of our August Rotary meetings, starting August 8th.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Drinks, Dinner, Dancing & Decadence
All proceeds from this event benefit the Bellevue Rotary Foundation. The Bellevue Rotary Foundation was established to raise awareness and provide financial grants of support to other local non-profit organizations, and fund the community service projects of the Rotary Club of Bellevue. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, the Bellevue Rotary Foundation relies on contributions from businesses and individuals to fund these vital programs and service projects that have been supporting our communities since 1961. Past Bellevue Rotary Foundation grant recipients include: KidsQuest Children’s Museum, Eastside Heritage Center, Youth Eastside Services, Bellevue Lifespring, Jubilee Reach, Hopelink and many more. Past Bellevue Rotary Foundation service projects include: Rotary First Harvest, Family Adoption Festival, Partners for Work, Camp Goodtimes, Inspiration Playground, Special Olympics and the Salvation Army as well as numerous projects in India, Nepal, Zambia, South Africa and elsewhere.
Meeting make-ups should be entered into DACdb by the 10th of each month. If you do an E–club make-up, you must still enter it into DACdb.