ROTARY CLUB OF TACOMA SOUTH

 

Club Executives & Directors

President (2014-2015)
President Elect
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Treasurer
Past President
Committee Chair 2014-2015
Director (2012-2015)
Committee Chair 2014-2015
Director (2014-2017)
Director (2013-2016)
Director (2013-2016)
Director (2014-2017)
Director (2013-2016)
 

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BOOK DRIVE WITH COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS
 
 
 

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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

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Red Lobster
1929 S 72nd Street
Tacoma, WA  98408
United States
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Speakers

Feb 02, 2015
Robin Lester, CEO Courage 360
Courage 360 formerly known as WWEE (Washington Women's Employement and Education)
Feb 09, 2015
Michael Stickell Aacres, WA
It takes a Village
Feb 23, 2015
Danette Smith, The Friar House
Local non profit for homeless teenagers
Mar 02, 2015
Chris Kimball, CK Financial Services
"Behavior and Finances"
Mar 09, 2015
David Harkness
History of his business
Mar 16, 2015
Mary Lynn Pannen, Sound Options
Eldercare Rising: Impacts on the Workplace
Mar 23, 2015
Lynnette Buffington, Tacoma Chamber
How to network and market to grow your business
Mar 30, 2015
JB Mulcahy & Diana Goodrich
Chimpanzee Rescue Facility-history of facility and what is done for chimps
Apr 20, 2015
 
 
 
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