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 Christine Palmerton
 
Visiting Rotarians: Felicity Dye (Bham Monday Club), Eric Richey (from Bham Monday Club), Elizabeth Wilder (from Houston Rotary club!).  
 
Guests: Chistine’s grandson Austin from Portland, Ian McCurdy and John Bosche
 
Announcements
 
Bob Becker’s service is this Friday 2pm Northlake Community Church.
 
Viking Night BBRC will be sponsoring a table Sept. 14 at 5pm.
 
Call out for applications for major projects!
 
Tim Krell (community Service committee) says he has been talking with Debbie Granger  volunteering for SeaFeast event later in September - Tim will have more information on this opportunity soon.
 
Our next Club Assembly will be September 4th.
 
Tresha thanked Eddie for 14 years (!) as chairman of club service, he is seeking a replacement!
 
Felicity Dye introduced our exchange student Carla from Barcelona Spain.  We will also be hosting another young woman, Rumbi from Zimbabwe, but she's still waiting to get her US visa.  Both will be attending Sehome HS.  Felicity is seeking two more host families (3 month commitment) for next Spring 2019.  Carla came to the microphone and thanked out club (and the Dyes) for hosting her this year!
 
Business Bucks 
Bill Geyer with news about a new restaurant opening Aug 26th in Everson: The Smokestack Diner will be located in the Square Building, will feature photos from historic Everson, they will serve a breakfast and lunch menu.
 
Karen Burke will be hosting the next International Committee at her house (2543 Mt Baker Hwy) August 23, 5:30-7:30pm.  Everyone welcome and encouraged to attend. Please let Karen know if you can make it (360) 319-6171.
 
Brewers by the Bay 2018 has come and gone, with many smiles and happy people to go along with good weather, good music, and great beer from 30+ breweries that helped make the event a great success. Here's a video slideshow that captures the day.
 
 
 
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Speakers
Markus Virta, Western Solar
Aug 21, 2018
Solar Energy
Ray Deck, Skookum Kids
Aug 28, 2018
Expansion in Eastern Whatcom Co.
Club Assembly Kick Off
Sep 04, 2018
Joe Vela , US Navy
Sep 11, 2018
US Navy Aviation
Barry Meyers, Elder Care
Sep 18, 2018
Estate Planning
Eric Osterkamp & Dante Alexander, B'ham Police
Sep 25, 2018
Active Shooter Training
Paul Newman & Ariana Lee-Newman
Oct 02, 2018
BIJA Chocolates--Investing in Women owened co-ops
Lacey Shoemaker, American Red Cross
Oct 09, 2018
Disaster Preparedness
Chris Moriarity, Million Waves Project
Oct 16, 2018
Ocean Plastic turn into Prosthetics
Bob Moles, Clean Water Projects
Oct 23, 2018
Rotary and Clean Water Projects
It's 5:00 somewhere...
Oct 30, 2018
No lunch meeting; club social from 4:30-6:30 location TBD
Chief David Doll, Bellingham Police Dept
Nov 06, 2018
Community Policing
TBD
Nov 13, 2018
New member talks: Arjun Banga & Erika Buse
Nov 20, 2018
New Member Talks
Field trip: Mt. Baker Theater
Nov 27, 2018
John Purdie shows us around MBT
 
 
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