Rotary Club of Arlington

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!


Service Above Self Since 1970 (mail: PO Box 3592)

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Arlington Free Methodist Church
730 E. Highland Drive
Arlington, WA  98223
United States
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Club Executives & Directors

Vice President
President Elect
Past President
Foundation Director
Associate Director Foundation
Membership Director
Associate Director Membership
Public Relations Director
Associate Director PR
Service Projects Director
Associate Director Projects
Club Administration Director
Associate Director Administration
Sergeant at Arms
Program Chair

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Home Page Stories

John Meno arranged for his cousin and God daughter Julia Gats to tell us about her experience touring with the Riverside 20 dance troop. She has performed in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany and Japan, and she is waiting to hear if she will be in the North American tour.  Below John is pictured with Julia.
Here are some highlights of her presentation:
  • Went to Blanchet High School where she was the President of her class.
  • Was accepted to Gonzaga
  • Participated in dance performance workshop in Ireland in 2014 and was accepted and placed into Riverdance, is now on a leave from Gonzaga to be on the Asian tour of Riverdance 20 Years.
  • Riverdance began as a 7min interval act in 1994
  • Traces Irelands history and immigration to the new world
  • Started first tour in the UK and went to 9 cities while there
  • Did a tour in Germany 17 cities in one month
  • From Germany went to Japan
  • Japanese fans are some of the biggest fans in the world
  • Left Japan on May 3 and hope until June 9 and will go back to Ireland for the final show
  • Riverdance will be in Seattle starting October 31 at the Paramount.
Click Here to visit Riverdance website.

Our Rotary Club has traditionally given a scholarship to a graduating senior at Arlington, Lakewood and Darrington High Schools of $2,500.  This year there was a particularly worthy student in Darrington and $5,000 was awarded to Taylor Hoftell, with an opportunity to apply in future years.
A $2,500 scholarship was given to Jared Huff at the annual senior awards night on May 27 by our president elect Jeff:


       Ducks Induckted Into Order of the Duck!

The Duck Commander, Erik, distributed tickets and went over the rules. 
Dale has Carla under his wing as they are the co-chairs of Duck Sales.
The coveted crowns of the Order of the Duck await the crowning by crown master Ron.
"The Drake" is crowned.  That's Devin under the hood above.
"The Momma Hen" is Casey
Birds of a feather flock together!  Congratulations to Casey and Devin, the 2015 ducks and the newest members of the Order of the Duck


Past District Governor's Polio Plus Challenge

Just announced at the District Conference: Past District Governor, Mel Hollinger, has donated 60,000 Paul Harris Points to Rotary District 5050 to match donations of $1,000 to PolioPlus. If you donate $1,000, you are recognized with your own Paul Harris, plus you receive 2,000 credits for two more Paul Harris Awards and the Gates Foundation will double your donation to $3,000 which will save 5,000 children from polio. Rotary made a promise to the children of the world to end polio. Support Mel's Math and save 5,000 children. Contact our Foundation Director: Kathy McCone. 

Sean-Carol Hogan's photo.

Nepal Earthquake Relief

At the District 5050 conference we all learned that the only hospital that withstood the earthquake in Nepal was a Rotary built hospital supported, in part, by donations from clubs in our district.  Funds wired directly to the hospital for patient care assure that relief funds are used as intended rather than to Nepal's corrupt government. 
As a club we are sending $1,000 now to help with patient care. If you want to make a tax deductible contribution to the Arlington Rotary Foundation for Nepal relief, we will see that it get wired to the hospital.
Shelter Box is also another good Rotary supported program.
Providing temporary housing:




Upcoming Events



Jun 04, 2015
Mark Everett - Velo Sports
Bring people into Snohomish County for biking tourism.
Jun 11, 2015
No Noon Meeting
Installation Banquet

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Since 1989, the Rotary Club of Arlington has hosted the annual Great Stilly Duck Dash on the Fourth of July to raise funds to support local organizations such as the Food Bank, Boys & Girls Club, Stillaguamish Senior Center, Kids Kloset, Cocoon House,  as well as, parks, playgrounds, and people helping people around the world.
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