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Moses Lake

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Pillar Rock
1373 Road F.2 NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
United States of America
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Are you a golfer?  Well, it's your lucky day.  Join us on June 17th, 2021 for the eleventh annual Kiwanis-Rotary Golf Tournament.  Proceeds are going this year to Youth Outdoors Unlimited. We will be awarding low gross and low net plus many side prizes during the tournament. It will be a great time of fun and fellowship.  So grab 3 other friends, fill out the registration form (it's in the information packet down below) and we will see you in June! Sponsorships are available
Location:  Links at Moses Point,  4524 Westshore Dr NE
When:      Thursday, June 17, 2021
                 Registration & Range    9:30 am until 10:45 am
                 Welcome & Rules          10:45 am
                 Shotgun Start               11:00 am
                 Awards & Prizes            4:15 pm
Download the information packet here:
Our large community service project this Rotary year is to improve the skatepark here in Moses Lake.  The current park was built over 25 years ago and is in need of an update.  We plan on adding lighting, concrete features, and just make the park a better place for the kids.  We have raised 73K toward the project.  We are anticipating needing a total of 125K to be able to complete Phase 1.   
What a team we are! Rotarians and Kiwanians working together to build a better community!
October 30, 2019: Back in September of this year, members of the Rotary Club of Moses Lake board of directors met at the Moses Lake Senior Center to see the new 2019 Toyota Sienna AWD minivan we helped purchase for the Home Delivered Meals Program. Total project cost was $37,434. 
Read more in the Columbia Basin Herald story published September 24th: KIWANIS, ROTARY BUY SENIOR CENTER NEW DELIVERY VAN

The Rotary Club of Moses Lake & Kiwanis Club of Moses Lake Golf Tournament in June was the catalyst for obtaining other support including:
-Rotary Club of Ephrata
-Rotary Club of Quincy
-The Rotary Foundation
-Paul Lauzier Charitable Foundation
-Signs Now

Follow us on Facebook at Rotary Club of Moses Lake Washington!

Way to go, Rotarians!

October 13, 2019: Six brave Rotarians (age 65 and older) worked in the wind and cold today, installing the metal roof on one-half of our new picnic shelter at Connelly Park in Moses Lake. No club members fell off the roof, or were injured by sheets of metal roofing that wanted to take off in the wind!

They also embedded a cast iron recognition plaque into concrete. The plaque states this structure was funded by the Rotary Club of Moses Lake, Rotary Club of Moses Lake Sunrise, and The Rotary Foundation.

One more workday..., and this project will be complete!

Follow this more closely on our facebook page! 

December 5, 2018: Join us  for a pleasant day of summer golf and fun on June 14, 2019 for the ninth annual Kiwanis Club of Moses Lake & Rotary Club of Moses Lake Golf Scramble supporting Meals on Wheels! We will be awarding prizes for low gross score, and low net score after applying handicaps. We will also be selling Mulligans & Super Tickets and was well as other fun pay-to-play options. All proceeds go to support the Meals on Wheels project! Sponsorships are available!
The Links at Moses Pointe
4524 Westshore Dr NE
Moses Lake, Washington (509) 764-2275
Friday, June 14, 2019
9:30 am -10:45 am: Registration & Driving Range
10:45 am: Welcome & Rules
11:00 am: Shotgun Start 
4:15 pm: Awards & Prizes
Chartered in January 1951 the club has been an active participant in both the local and international community. Partnering with the city, school district  Big Bend Community College and several other local agencies the club has provided Automatic Electronic Defibrillators (AEDs),
Playgrounds,water fountains, clocks but most importantly our focus has been on education. Our backpacks for kids program provides 500-600 backpacks filled with school supplies for children in need. Our scholarship foundation provides scholarships to both BBCC students has well as graduates from the high schools within the boundaries of the school district.
Our service continues internationally with our participation in literacy programs in Guatemala, water projects in Ethiopia, support for Polio Plus and our support of Shelter Box that provides temporary shelter for families in disaster areas. We truly believe in Service Above Self.


Paul Harris

“Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves.”

—Paul P. Harris

Our 1.2 million-member organization started with the vision of one man—Paul P. Harris. The Chicago attorney formed one of the world’s first service organizations, the Rotary Club of Chicago, on 23 February 1905 as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships. Rotary’s name came from the group’s early practice of rotating meetings among the offices of each member.

Our ongoing commitment

Rotarians have not only been present for major events in history—we’ve been a part of them. From the beginning, three key traits have remained strong throughout Rotary:

We’re truly international. Only 16 years after being founded, Rotary had clubs on six continents. Today we’re working together from around the globe both digitally and in-person to solve some of our world’s most challenging problems.

We persevere in tough times. During WWII, Rotary clubs in Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, and Japan were forced to disband. Despite the risks, many continued to meet informally and following the war’s end, Rotary members joined together to rebuild their clubs and their countries.

Our commitment to service is ongoing. We began our fight against polio in 1979 with a project to immunize 6 million children in the Philippines. By 2012, only three countries remain polio-endemic—down from 125 in 1988.

Notable Rotarians

Rotarians are your neighbors, your community leaders and some of the world’s greatest history-makers:

  • Warren G. Harding, U.S. president
  • Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer
  • Dr. Charles H. Mayo, co-founder of Mayo Clinic
  • Guglielmo Marconi, Italian inventor of the wireless radio and Nobel laureate
  • Thomas Mann, German novelist and Nobel laureate
  • Friedrich Bergius, German chemist and Nobel laureate
  • Admiral Richard E. Byrd, American explorer
  • Jan Masaryk, foreign minister of Czechoslovakia
  • H.E. Soleiman Frangieh, president of Lebanon
  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. senator
  • Manny Pacquaio, Filipino world-champion boxer and congressman
  • Richard Lugar, U.S. senator
  • Frank Borman, American astronaut
  • Edgar A. Guest, American poet and journalist
  • Sir Harry Lauder, Scottish entertainer
  • Franz Lehar, Austrian composer
  • Lennart Nilsson, Swedish photographer
  • James Cash Penney, founder of JC Penney Co.
  • Carlos Romulo, UN General Assembly president
  • Sigmund Sternberg, English businessman and philanthropist

Ready to make history with us? Get involved.


June 2021
Club Board
President Elect
Executive Secretary
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Fred Skinner
    June 1
  • Sean Jenks
    June 4
  • Sharon Palmerton
    June 5
  • Barbara Shimek
    June 9
  • Bill Bailey PDG
    June 16
  • Dennis Conley
    June 16
  • Stroud Kunkle
    June 16
  • Roger Hochstetler
    June 25
  • Delone Krueger
    June 28
  • Rebecca Johnson
    June 29
  • Terry Leas
    Terrence Leas
    June 11
  • Delone Krueger
    Eileen Krueger
    June 15
  • D. Kent Jones
    Pam Jones
    June 20
  • David Thomas
    Becky Thomas
    June 25
  • Jim Sperry
    June 25
  • K. Robert Tatum
    Carrie Tatum
    June 28
  • Barbara Shimek
    Frank Shimek
    June 30
Join Date:
  • Fred Skinner
    June 1, 1983
    38 years
  • Norman Benson
    June 1, 1983
    38 years
  • Stroud Kunkle
    June 1, 1983
    38 years
  • Wayne Rimple
    June 1, 1982
    39 years
  • Alex Town
    June 11, 2018
    3 years
  • Sean Jenks
    June 20, 2012
    9 years
  • Donald Kersey
    June 24, 2020
    1 year
  • Emily Anderson
    June 24, 2020
    1 year

June 22nd

    Juliann Dodds

    Ladell Yada

June 29th

     Dave Campbell

     Gary Ash