Upon the recommendations of King County Public Health to limit large gatherings in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Bellevue Rotary lunch meetings are cancelled for the next 4 weeks, for the health and safety of our members and the community. We plan to resume on April 7th (we will keep you posted if this […]
With the current situation, this meeting will be held virtually. Please reach out to John Campbell to be invited. Here is a brief description of the book from Amazon: Educated: A Memoir / Tara Westover Number-one New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Globe best seller Named One of the Ten Best Books of […]
February is Legacy Awareness month and we will list all Bellevue Rotarians who have joined the Bellevue Rotary Circle in the Bulletin and provide stickers for their badges.
Today we’ll review a few examples of how types of endowment gifts of varying levels can provide support for the many incredible causes championed by the Bellevue Rotary Club.
Dr. Zeng is the Associate Medical Director at SCCA Proton Therapy Center,and a board-certified radiation oncologist who leads the prostate cancer program at the Center. She also specializes in treating lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies and has helped build the thoracic radiation oncology program at UW Medicine. Dr. Zeng is an Associate Professor of […]
As you’ll hear from Past President Gail Ryder today, our club was formed in 1960 and has grown substantially to become one of the largest and most well-recognized service organization in Bellevue. Importantly, our Club is maturing in age, in earning capacity and asset accumulation of the Members. Many of our Members are now in a better position to focus more acutely on estate planning.
The event is going to be set for 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. At a new location, Mercer Island Community Center. This is going to be a Fun, Family friendly, Casual Summer time event. Help us thank the old and bring in the new. President’s Celebration 2019-Luisa Cálad, Claire Irizarry, Fran Dougherty, Shannon Bailey, Ivan […]
Long-time member Norris Bevan passed away November 15 in Bellevue. Norris is a Past President and a Paul Harris Fellow, and had been a Bellevue Rotary member for 53 years. A public memorial service will be held mid‑December. Details are forthcoming.
> Tara’s CaringBridge account As our Club Administrator, Tara Lystad, undergoes chemotherapy treatments, she is continuing her work for the BRC. Please contact her as you normally would at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 425.998.7542. Tara’s CaringBridge account As our Club Administrator, Tara Lystad, undergoes chemotherapy treatments, she is continuing her work for the BRC. Please contact […]
As most of you know, Tara Lystad, our Club Administrator, was recently diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, and she has taken a leave of absence from the Tuesday meetings for the next 6‑8 months. Tara is continuing her work for the BRC, as she undergoes chemotherapy treatments, so please fee free to contact her as you […]
Longtime former Bellevue Rotary member and past president Bill Ptacek died Tuesday, October 15, after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Bill directed the King County Library System in Washington, before moving to Calgary in 2014 to become the CEO for Calgary’s library system. He was named Calgary’s 2018 Citizen of the Year and was presented with the […]
The public memorial service for Bellevue Rotary Past-President Judd Lees will be held Saturday, July 20, 4:00PM, at the Epiphany Episcopal Church, 1805 38th Ave, Seattle. There will be a brief Memorial and Celebration of Life service, followed by a reception. The location is to be determined and will be announced at the service. Judd has contributed much through his work […]
Bellevue Rotarian Rob Rose will be leading a 16-day adventure tour to Nepal this fall, in partnership with Global Family Travels, departing Seattle on October 29 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. Plus, you will also have […]
Our Rotary Youth Exchange student from Germany is almost half-way through her 10‑month stay and attending Newport High School. Please contact January BRC Youth Exchange Activity coordinator Stu Vander Hoek (425.941.3981), if you can invite her to an activity in the month of January.
Fay Andersson I had a great time connecting with other Rotarians at the District 5030 Essential Elements Workshop recently, with my brand new blue badge! The workshop was held at Pyramid Brewery in Seattle. I learned a lot and met other District 5030 Rotarians, including Julie Aubry, Regional Membership Officer, far right; Mitty Chang, e-club Rotary […]
Nancy Pasternak Our canopy flew across the park and droplets of rain splashed on our heads, while our volunteers worked to set up. Suddenly, the day became radiant and we knew this was the right way to celebrate International Day of Peace. The Peace Pole planting honoring Rob Rose was meaningful, not only to our […]
The public memorial service for long-time Bellevue Rotarian Jim Price is set for 1:30PM on Sunday, September 16, at Lake Boren Park,13058 SE 84th Way, Newcastle, WA. Jim Price was the true definition of community spirit. He cared deeply about the Rotary community and never hesitated to get involved through his work with Bellevue Rotary. Our world is a better place […]