Rotary Club of Spokane Valley-Sunrise

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We meet Mondays at 7:00 AM
Shari's Restaurant
320 N Sullivan Rd
Spokane Valley, WA  99037
United States
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Jane Baker, Communications & Development Director for Spokane County Public Library was our guest speaker Monday March 24th. She helped us to understand the 2014 Library Bond issue coming to our ballots on April 22nd. 
Community Service funds of $6,741.00 went towards:
Centennial Trail Clean-up
Energy Vouchers
YMCA Greenhouse
Meals on Wheels
Teen Closet
Vocational Service funds of $7,700.00 went towards:
Scholarships to Valley schools, Freeman and the Hutton Settlement for vocational or technical training.
The club has donated between $180,00 and $190,000 since the inception of the scholarship program.
International Service funds of $5040.00 went towards:
Tegucigalpa Rotary worked with our club using a matching grant for upgrading the Abraham Lincoln library with 1000 new books, new shelving for the books and 15 computers. 
        This is your contributions to The Rotary Foundation at work!
  These children are grateful for your help. Keep up the good work Rotary!

 Dave Lindstrand
Rotarian Dave Lindstrand was taken by surprise at our Monday meeting when President Dan Droz presented him with his very first Paul Harris Award. This occurs when a Rotarian has contributed $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation, which is the vehicle we use to promote our good works around the globe and in our local communities. Dave is also our President Elect. ​
 Dan Droz
What is the Paul Harris Society?
Named after Rotary’s founder, the Paul Harris Society recognizes those who annually contribute US$1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus, or an approved Rotary Foundation grant. By joining the Paul Harris Society, we each are making a lasting difference in communities around the world. 
Congratulations Dave, job well done!

Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary Club and The Robert B. Pendleton Scholarship Foundation are offering scholarships of up to $1500 per year for up to two years. High school seniors graduating from public or private schools in Spokane Valley or Freeman who are planning to attend a vocational or trade school this fall and have a need for finial assistance are eligible for consideration.

Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary Projects:
*Meal-on Wheels volunteers
*Sponsor of Mile 0-1 on The Centennial Trail
*Energy vouchers for Spokane Valley Partners and SNAP
*Scholarships for Valley students in vocational and technical studies
*Sponsorships for market children in Tegucigalpa,Honduras to attend school
*Providing books and computers for the Lincoln Library in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
*Supporting teen closet
*Supporting HUB 360 program
*Helping build and continued support of the Valley YMCA Greenhouse project
*Providing books to a local elemntary school
*Continuing support for the Rotary Foundation's END POLIO NOW campaign

December 2nd was Spokane Valley Sunrise's Holiday Party. Special Thanks to Dave and Alene Lindstrand for hosting. It was a great night of fun, food and friends. The party was catered by Spokane Valley Meals-On-Wheels (how cool is that!) Dave was several hundred dollars under budget so that was donated to Meals-On-Wheels as well. This is also the time of year for our annual energy voucher project administered by Spokane Valley Partners. The club's $1000 donation was matched by Avista and another $541 dollars was collected by passing the hat. Sgt at Arms Nils made sure to fine missing members for lack of Christmas spirit. A great night of fellowship and doing-good-in-the-world!

Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary has a
successful fund raiser and a good time
with Spokane Civic Theatre's
"The Christmas Schooner."
We met our fund raising goals in support of Rotary's global efforts to irradicate polio as well as funding our local vocational scholarship program. With the help of our sponsors, we were able to provide tickets to the show to grade schoolers and their families. A great show, a fun time and a successful fund raiser!

On my mind today was our trip to the 2009 International Convention in Birmingham England. During the opening ceremony it dawned on me that I was in a room of 20,000 people from 200 countries all drawn together for only one purpose: To do good in the world.



Apr 21, 2014
Rick Scott
Spokane Valley SCOPE
Apr 28, 2014
Deputy US Marshal David Breese
US Marshals Service

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