Bellingham Bay Rotary Club
 
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BBRC

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Northwood Hall
3240 Northwest Ave
Bellingham, WA  98225
United States
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Home Page Stories
Flag Salute & Invocation by Bill Gorman
 
Visiting Rotarians: Andy Day (from Monday Club)
 
Guests: Patrick McEvoy, Izzy Cybula (our outgoing exchange student, going to Germany)
 
Patrick Drum talked about various Rotary facts. 
 
Birthdays and anniversaries.
 
Announcements
 
Board meeting this Thursday 7/20 4:30pm at Tradewinds board room (4th floor, 2211 Rimland Drive, Suite 401).
 
Brewers by the Bay 1-5pm this Sunday afternoon 7/23/17. All members need to buy 12 tix minimum, and hopefully also volunteer at the event. It will be a great fun event.  We need volunteers!
 
Outgoing Exchange Student Isabella (Izzy) Cybula is being sponsored by our club and the Monday Club and will be going to Germany. She thanked our club for all the support and is looking forward to the time abroad.
 
Business Bucket by Tim and Patrick McEvoy who talked about Primer Coffee (founded by Patrick)on Holly street which serves the finest single origin coffee.
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
Speakers
Lindagene Coyle, District Governor
Aug 15, 2017
Update on Rotary District 5050
Update on Rotary District 5050
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Past President
Program Chair
Secretary
Treasurer
Youth Services
International Service Projects
Sergeant at Arms
 
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