> Tara’s CaringBridge account Our Club Administrator, Tara Lystad has finished chemo, had a successful surgery and will be starting radiation treatments mid April for 5 weeks. During these 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.
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 […]