Rotary Club of Mill Creek

 

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World Polio Day: Health officials laud polio eradication achievements, point to disease’s endgame
After a year of shrinking polio cases worldwide, the crippling disease is now on the cusp of being eradicated, said top health officials at Rotary's second annual World Polio Day event on 24 October. At a special Livestream program -- World Polio Day: Make History Today -- Rotary leaders joined global health experts and celebrity singers to hail the progress of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. After nearly 30 years, the GPEI, which includes Rotary, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is on...
Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile messaging app, a majority of the Rotary Club of Plaza Matriz had soon assembled at a member's home to munch on baked goods and chips while rooting for their national team. That enthusiasm and ability to draw a crowd has made the club, which just received its charter in July, a success in the country's capital city. Made up almost entirely of young professionals,...
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine science and technology editor Jeffrey Kluger, the Chicago event also includes a global status update on the fight to end polio and the challenges that remain, as well as information about joining Rotary's historic campaign. The program, being held before a live audience at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), includes a performance from Tessanne Chin, 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star...
Creating works of art helps refugee children repair their lives
When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happy memories of his former life in Iraq. Both children are among the 200,000 displaced Iraqis who now live in Jordan, a country that has become a safe haven for those fleeing oppression and war in neighboring Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. Alexandra Dawley, a former volunteer with the Collateral Repair Project in Jordan, emphasizes how something as simple as an art project can help young refugees adjust to their new lives in a foreign country. With...
Chat with food experts on Twitter about alleviating hunger
Hunger affects more than 800 million people worldwide, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, and one-third of all the food grown every year goes to waste. Together, we can change that. On World Food Day, Thursday, 16 October, join a conversation on Twitter from 12:00 to 13:00 Chicago time (UTC-5), using the hashtag #RotaryHunger. During the chat, food experts will talk about ways to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in your community and around the world. Rotary (@Rotary) will moderate the chat, and experts from organizations including Rotary First Harvest (@RFHarvest), the...
 
 

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Mill Creek, WA  98012
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The Rotary Club of Mill Creek members and friends repackaged food for the local food banks at Food Lifeline in Shoreline Saturday September 27th.
Rotarians Tom Fraioli and new member Ron Harden pictured below were joined by Tom's grandson Oscar and Ron's son Evert at Food Lifeline. They helped repackage 19,495 pounds of donated food to be distributed to the local food banks to feed the hungry. This is part of the Rotary First Harvest program of Rotary District 5030.

  
 
 
 

 
 
   The Rotary Club of Mill Creek inducted three new members October 16th. Rotary District 5030 District Governor John Enger joined the ceremony  with club Membership Chair Jeff Pratt presiding. Pictured below from left to right.
 
Jeff Pratt, Dave Mincks, Dave Gunter, Ron Harden and District Governor John Enger 
 
 

 
 
World Polio Day October 24, 2014,
 
  
 

 
Area 5 - Four Club Social
 
The four Rotary Clubs that make up Area 5 within our District (Duvall, Mill Creek, Redmond and Sammamish) decided to get together and have a social.
 
It was a chance to meet each other, network and to celebrate the various projects what they have accomplished. Rotarians, spouses and friends were invited.  In addition potential members were invited, which proved to be very effective.
 
The idea was generated at PETS (Presidents Elect Training Seminar) last year.  The incoming presidents agreed that it would be a great idea to get together.
 
Three clubs showed movies or slide shows highlighting there activities.  Duvall brought their display from last year’s District Conference that was use in the Fellowship Hall.
 
It was a great time for all.
 
 
 
 
 

 
Ann Boyce, Sustainable Business Coordinator with ECOSS (Environmental Coalition of South Seattle) discussed the importance of keeping pollutants out of our stormwater systems and what our members could do as business owners and individuals to help in the process. 
 
 
 
 
Ann holding spill clean-up kits.
 
 

 
 

President Jeff Brennan presents Paul Harris Fellow recognition pins to Bill Hathaway a Paul Harris Fellow plus seven and Krikor Geulemerian a Paul Harris plus eight. Paul Harris Fellow recognition is awarded for cumulative donations of $1,000 and awards for each additional $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation.  Donations to the Rotary Foundation fund Rotary International projects and matching grants to the Rotary Districts around the world and the local clubs for their community and international projects.

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The Rotary Club of Mill Creek welcomed three new members July 30th. Joining the club are Les Metrovich, Mortgage Lender with North Pacific Mortgage, Meridith Lambert, Banquet and Event Manager with the Mill Creek Country Club and Danielle Pratt, attorney with Newton Knight, LLP

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It was fun and laughter during the last meeting as everyone had a chance to say thanks to President Bridget and of course advising incoming President Jeff Brennan.

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The Interact Club of Archbishop Murphy High School received a $1,000 check from Rotary for their help in this years auction.  The money will be used to support the Mill Creek Food Bank.

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Students of the Year

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(Left to Right)

Courtney Jurek - Sno-Isle Tech Scholorship

Blake Podnar - Maria and Steve Mattews (JHS) Scholorship

Samantha Nixon - Diane Schimpf Memorial (AMHS) Scholorship

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 
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Speakers

Oct 29, 2014
Dieter Borhman
WA Dept of Ecology (Nuclear Waste
Nov 05, 2014
Dr. Gary Cohn
Everett School District Happenings
Nov 19, 2014
Meeting location changed to the Children's Museum
11/19/14 lunch meeting at the Children's Museum in Everett
Dec 03, 2014
PDG Mike Mongomery
District Foundation Committee
Dec 10, 2014
Student of the Month
Committee Breakout session
 

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