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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Flag Salute & Invocation by Martin Mead
 
Visiting Rotarians: None
 
Guests: Lisa Cornwell, Christine’s grandson Austin
 
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Annual club party / Changing of the Guard:
When:  June 26th (Wednesday) 4:30-8:00
Where:  Karen & Paula’s farm on Mt. Baker Highway  
Menu:  Ribs & Salmon + cornbread by Flo!  BYOB and a side to share!
Cost:  $20.00 per adult (kids under 12 eat free!!)
Who:  Family-friendly celebration--spouses, significant others, friends, kids…all welcome!!    
RSVP to Tresha (tdutton@whatcom.edu) by June 17: Name, # Adults, # Kids under 12 
 
Discussion of a member Northwood Hall facilities fee continues.
 
Rotary dues payment update from Jeff Clement: We will have two options for us to pay Rotary dues going forward; either:
1) two $150 payments per year, as we have done previously; or
2) automatic monthly withdrawal payments using your credit card number.
Stay tuned for details.
 
Bucks in the Bay 
  • Steve White Alaska fishing brought home a lot of halibut;
  • Martin Mead $ to Docks, moving his business into a new larger facility;
  • Eddie kudos to everyone for Brewers, just opened his seventh facility in Vancouver WA, kudos to Jeff Clement for his excellent IT work, next week will be on vacation with Rhonda and the kids, the “memo of understanding” with City is almost ready!
  • Chris Vasquez is no longer a new member!
  • Brad Cornwell said Brewers committee will be meeting to recap and make the event even better next year;
  • Tim Krell graduation parties, his dad’s house sold, and a friend is biking across country!
We are looking forward to hosting our annual Brewers by the Bay 2019 fundraiser beer tasting event on Saturday June 8th at 6-10pm at Depot Market Square in beautiful downtown Bellingham.  Besides over 30+ breweries offering tastings, there will be food, music and a great vibe.  Tickets will be available through EventBrite soon.  See the video slideshow of Brewers 2018 that captures the day:
 
 
 
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Speakers
Jim Johnson-Rotary Action Group
Jun 25, 2019
Anti-Slavery
Annual Club Party & Changing of the Guard
Jun 26, 2019
Location: Karen Burke's house
NO MEETING: July 4th holiday
Jul 02, 2019
NW Hall Closed
 
 
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