ROTARY CLUB OF TACOMA SOUTH

 

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Indoor Mini Golf

Tournament

Friday, October 24, 2014

 

 

 

Where:        Harkness Furniture; 6612 South Tacoma Way (253) 473-1234

Time:           Doors Open & Cocktails:  5:30 p.m.

 

Dinner:        6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

 

Tee Time:   7:00 p.m.

 
 
 
ROTARY WOMEN GET TOGETHER
 
 
 
ROTARY HELPS FEED THE HUNGRY
 
 
 
TACOMA ROTARIANS HELP LOCAL YOUTH AT BIZ TOWN
 
 
 
NW FURNITURE BANK GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY!
 
 
 
Tacoma South Rotary was very pleased to have been awarded the Rotary Literacy Award this year.
 
 
 

Wine tasting and community sharing by Tacoma South Women Rotarians

 
 
 

A BIG THANK YOU to all the members of Tacoma South Rotary, Harkness Furniture, and our guests!!! Our annual Indoor Golf Tourney/Auction was a success!! We raised money for Winterfest at PLU that will be used to buy winter coats and Christmas toys for very under-privileged children in our area.

Here are some pictures of our Rotarians and guests having some fun!

 
 
 
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Indoor Mini Golf

Tournament

Friday, October 19th, 2012

 

 

Where:        Harkness Furniture; 6612 South Tacoma Way (253) 473-1234

Time:           Doors Open & Cocktails:  5:30 p.m.

 

Dinner:        6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

 

Tee Time:   7:00 p.m.

 
 
 

As those of you know that live here, the Pierce County area was hit HARD by snow and then an ice storm! Very unusual for our area. It caused much devastation across the area. My sister has a nesting pair of eagles that live on her property along the Nisqually River. The nest, which she says can weigh up to 1000#, came crashing down in the storm! Very sad! However, we also saw some beauty when the snow first fell. Sandra took this photo in her yard during the storm. I hope this is the end of snow and ice this winter!

 

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We recently had a Christmas Fireside at President Sandra's house. While Sandra and Kim were in New Orleans for the Rotary International Convention, we were able to attend the New Orleans School of Cooking. At this event, we learned how to make some famous NOLA dishes....Gumbo,  Crawfish Etouffee,  Bread Pudding and Pralines! It was amazing!! While we were there, we decided to have a Fireside and to feature Cajun cooking! Well, we pulled it off! We had a Cajun Christmas Fireside! We had Gumbo, sauteed shrimp with "the trinity" (aka onion, green pepper, celery) as well as some great appetizers and salads. We had a fun time sharing stories and exchanging "White Elephant" gifts! Here are some photo memories of that night. Thank you, Sandra, for letting us invade your house!      

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Tacoma South

Service Above Self

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1929 S 72nd Street
Tacoma, WA  98408
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