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Terry Quin, president in 1976-77, is welcomed back to Juneau Rotary by current president John Blasco on May 10, 2016
Terry Quin, president in 1976-77, is welcomed back to Juneau Rotary by current president John Blasco on May 10, 2016 2016-05-10 08:00:00Z
Alex Saldana, Project Amigo co-exec director, is welcomed to Juneau Rotary by program chair Bob Rehfeld
Alex Saldana, Project Amigo co-exec director, is welcomed to Juneau Rotary by program chair Bob Rehfeld 2016-05-10 08:00:00Z
Kay Echave, NOAA/NMFS Scientist presents on research for Juneau Rotary on May 3, 2016
Kay Echave, NOAA/NMFS Scientist presents on research for Juneau Rotary on May 3, 2016 2016-05-03 08:00:00Z
Timmi Tuillis presents about Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) on April 26, 2016
Timmi Tuillis presents about Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) on April 26, 2016 2016-04-26 08:00:00Z
Lisa Worl, coordinator for the Learn United Reading Tutor program, presents to Juneau Rotary on April 19, 2016
Lisa Worl, coordinator for the Learn United Reading Tutor program, presents to Juneau Rotary on April 19, 2016 2016-04-19 08:00:00Z
Fred Parady, Michelle Hale & Bethany Wood new members with sponsors: Luke Fanning, Ruth Kostik and Robyn Long on April 12, 2016
Fred Parady, Michelle Hale & Bethany Wood new members with sponsors: Luke Fanning, Ruth Kostik and Robyn Long on April 12, 2016 2016-04-12 08:00:00Z
Will Blanc, Rotary Youth Exchange for 2014 & 15 reported on his year in Indonesia on April 12, 2016
Will Blanc, Rotary Youth Exchange for 2014 & 15 reported on his year in Indonesia on April 12, 2016 2016-04-12 08:00:00Z
Kim Heacox, author and storyteller, presented the program at Juneau Rotary oon April 5, 2016
Kim Heacox, author and storyteller, presented the program at Juneau Rotary oon April 5, 2016 2016-04-05 08:00:00Z
Dave Rubin, the sculptor and Wayne Jensen, member of the Seward Statue committee presented on March 29, 2016
Dave Rubin, the sculptor and Wayne Jensen, member of the Seward Statue committee presented on March 29, 2016 2016-03-29 08:00:00Z
Virginia Stonkus, sponsor; Heather Brandon, new member and Ruth Kostik, membership chair on March 29, 2016
Virginia Stonkus, sponsor; Heather Brandon, new member and Ruth Kostik, membership chair on March 29, 2016 2016-03-29 08:00:00Z
Rep Cathy Munoz and Rep Sam Kito gave Juneau Rotary a Legislative Update on March 22, 2016
Rep Cathy Munoz and Rep Sam Kito gave Juneau Rotary a Legislative Update on March 22, 2016 2016-03-22 08:00:00Z
Kimberly Kiefer (outgoing City Manager) and Rorie Watt (incoming City Manager) spoke at Juneau Rotary on March 8, 2016
Kimberly Kiefer (outgoing City Manager) and Rorie Watt (incoming City Manager) spoke at Juneau Rotary on March 8, 2016 2016-03-08 09:00:00Z
Mary Lou Gerbi presents pictures and stories about their 1986 trip to Alaska
Mary Lou Gerbi presents pictures and stories about their 1986 trip to Alaska 2016-03-01 09:00:00Z
Chuck Bill, CEO Bartlett Hospital; Jane Sebens, Deputy Municipal Attorney CBJ; and Luke Fanning, VP with First National Bank Alaska; speak to Juneau Rotary on Feb 23, 2016
Chuck Bill, CEO Bartlett Hospital; Jane Sebens, Deputy Municipal Attorney CBJ; and Luke Fanning, VP with First National Bank Alaska; speak to Juneau Rotary on Feb 23, 2016 2016-02-23 09:00:00Z
Mark Miller, Juneau School District Superinten​dent spoke about Education at Juneau Rotary on Feb 16, 2016
Mark Miller, Juneau School District Superinten​dent spoke about Education at Juneau Rotary on Feb 16, 2016 2016-02-16 09:00:00Z
Captain Ed Page, USCG (Ret) presents the program on the Marine Exchange of Alaska on Feb 9, 2016 for Juneau Rotary
Captain Ed Page, USCG (Ret) presents the program on the Marine Exchange of Alaska on Feb 9, 2016 for Juneau Rotary 2016-02-09 09:00:00Z
Sally Saddler greets the leaders of the Juneau Rotary Rotaract Club on Feb 2, 2016
Sally Saddler greets the leaders of the Juneau Rotary Rotaract Club on Feb 2, 2016 2016-02-02 09:00:00Z
Ann Metcalfe, Juneau Rotary past president, greets family members when she presents the program on her 2015 Bike Trip across Southwest U.S. on Feb 2, 2016
Ann Metcalfe, Juneau Rotary past president, greets family members when she presents the program on her 2015 Bike Trip across Southwest U.S. on Feb 2, 2016 2016-02-02 09:00:00Z
Brian Holst of the Juneau Economic Development Council, is greeted by Karen Morgan, past president on Jan 26, 2016
Brian Holst of the Juneau Economic Development Council, is greeted by Karen Morgan, past president on Jan 26, 2016 2016-01-26 09:00:00Z
Marcellin Niset, our Rotary Youth Exchange inbound from Belgium, presenting to the Juneau Rotary Club on Jan 19, 2016
Marcellin Niset, our Rotary Youth Exchange inbound from Belgium, presenting to the Juneau Rotary Club on Jan 19, 2016 2016-01-19 09:00:00Z
Abby Olson, with her mother, our Rotary Youth Exchange student going to Switzerlan​d later this year
Abby Olson, with her mother, our Rotary Youth Exchange student going to Switzerlan​d later this year 2016-01-19 09:00:00Z
Revenue Commission​er Randy Hoffbeck is greeted by Juneau Rotary president-​-John Blasco on January 5, 2016
Revenue Commission​er Randy Hoffbeck is greeted by Juneau Rotary president-​-John Blasco on January 5, 2016 2016-01-05 09:00:00Z
Juneau Rotary members at the year-end meeting on December 29, 2015
Juneau Rotary members at the year-end meeting on December 29, 2015 2015-12-29 09:00:00Z
Willis Kirkpatric​k offers a 'toast' at Juneau Rotary's end of year meeting on Dec 29, 2015
Willis Kirkpatric​k offers a 'toast' at Juneau Rotary's end of year meeting on Dec 29, 2015 2015-12-29 09:00:00Z
Anniversar​y Cake for Juneau Rotary on Nov 3, 2015
Anniversar​y Cake for Juneau Rotary on Nov 3, 2015 2015-11-03 09:00:00Z
Juneau Rotary Club Anniversar​y Luncheon on Nov 3, 2015
Juneau Rotary Club Anniversar​y Luncheon on Nov 3, 2015 2015-11-03 09:00:00Z
Gary Rohweder, President during 1973-74 visiting on the Anniversar​y Luncheon on Nov 3, 2015
Gary Rohweder, President during 1973-74 visiting on the Anniversar​y Luncheon on Nov 3, 2015 2015-11-03 09:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Juneau Presents Annual Vocational Service Awards
Each year the Rotary Club of Juneau looks outward to recognize those across our community who live these values.  This year, at its weekly meeting on October 20, the Club presented five Vocational Service Awards for 2015.
Recipients left to right: John Cannon, Vanessa Gable, and Jim Swanson from
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; Shona Osterhaut and Art Rotch of
Perseverance Theatre's STAR program; Bob Urata, Individual; Dan Landen and
Lennie Gorsuch of Allen Marine; and Justin Sleppy, youth individual.
 
 
Rotary Club of Juneau Presents Annual Vocational Service Awards 2015-10-20 08:00:00Z
Wayne Jensen is featured speaker about William H. Seward at Juneau Rotary on October 6, 2015
Wayne Jensen is featured speaker about William H. Seward at Juneau Rotary on October 6, 2015 2015-10-06 08:00:00Z
Marcelin, our RI exchange student from Brazil tells about his activities on Oct 6, 2015.
Marcelin, our RI exchange student from Brazil tells about his activities on Oct 6, 2015. 2015-10-06 08:00:00Z
Juneau Rotary Clubs luncheon onboard the Star Princess on Sept 16, 2015
Juneau Rotary Clubs luncheon onboard the Star Princess on Sept 16, 2015 2015-09-16 08:00:00Z
Rotary Cruise Luncheon on Sept 16, 2015
Rotary Cruise Luncheon on Sept 16, 2015 2015-09-16 08:00:00Z
Bruce VanDusen, new member, greeted by Ruth Kostik, Karen West, DG Brad Gamble and John Blasco, President on Sept 8, 2015
Bruce VanDusen, new member, greeted by Ruth Kostik, Karen West, DG Brad Gamble and John Blasco, President on Sept 8, 2015 2015-09-08 08:00:00Z
Rotary Vocational Service Awards Nominations!
Call for Nominations 2015!
 
 
Each year the Rotary Club of Juneau recognizes businesses, individuals and programs which stand out as examples of our motto, Service Above Self.  We welcome your nominations for possible recipients in the five following categories.  There is no limit to the number of nominations.
 
Rotary Vocational Service Awards Nominations! 2015-09-01 08:00:00Z
Kendri Cesar, Kiley Stevens, Christophe​r Lujan and Cole MItchell presented New Generation Perspectiv​es to Juneau Rotary on Aug 25, 2015
Kendri Cesar, Kiley Stevens, Christophe​r Lujan and Cole MItchell presented New Generation Perspectiv​es to Juneau Rotary on Aug 25, 2015 2015-08-25 08:00:00Z
Steve Hamilton, General Mgr of the Baranof Hotel, is welcomed to Juneau Rotary by John Blasco, pres; Sharon Gaiptman, sponsor and Ruth Kostik, membership on Aug 18, 2015
Steve Hamilton, General Mgr of the Baranof Hotel, is welcomed to Juneau Rotary by John Blasco, pres; Sharon Gaiptman, sponsor and Ruth Kostik, membership on Aug 18, 2015 2015-08-18 08:00:00Z
Former Club President Brenda Hewitt-Ful​ler is greeted by Mary Becker and Dru Fenster on August 18, 2015
Former Club President Brenda Hewitt-Ful​ler is greeted by Mary Becker and Dru Fenster on August 18, 2015 2015-08-18 08:00:00Z
Sandy and Suzanne Williams host Juneau Rotary at their garden on August 4, 2015
Sandy and Suzanne Williams host Juneau Rotary at their garden on August 4, 2015 2015-08-04 08:00:00Z
Samantha Stoughteng​er, Utilities Superinten​dent for the CBJ gave Juneau Rotary an update on water quality on July 21, 2015
Samantha Stoughteng​er, Utilities Superinten​dent for the CBJ gave Juneau Rotary an update on water quality on July 21, 2015 2015-07-21 08:00:00Z
Ann Metcalfe and Karen West present Paul Harris recognitio​n to Juneau Rotary Club members on July 21, 2015
Ann Metcalfe and Karen West present Paul Harris recognitio​n to Juneau Rotary Club members on July 21, 2015 2015-07-21 08:00:00Z
LIn Bruce, bike journeys inspiring seniors, is greeted by John Blasco, president on July 7, 2015
LIn Bruce, bike journeys inspiring seniors, is greeted by John Blasco, president on July 7, 2015 2015-07-07 08:00:00Z
Anna Burton with John Blasco, president elect, talk about the Rotary projects on June 23, 2015
Anna Burton with John Blasco, president elect, talk about the Rotary projects on June 23, 2015 2015-06-23 08:00:00Z
President Karen Morgan welcomes Rico Worl, arts and culture specialist to Juneau Rotary on June 9, 2015
President Karen Morgan welcomes Rico Worl, arts and culture specialist to Juneau Rotary on June 9, 2015 2015-06-09 08:00:00Z
Carol White speaks about the Taylor White Foundation at Juneau Rotary on May 26, 2015
Carol White speaks about the Taylor White Foundation at Juneau Rotary on May 26, 2015 2015-05-26 08:00:00Z
Coast Guard Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel speaks to Juneau Rotary on May 19, 2015
Coast Guard Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel speaks to Juneau Rotary on May 19, 2015 2015-05-19 08:00:00Z
Evan Drachman, cellist and Victor Asuncio`n, piano play for Juneau Rotary on May 5, 2015 - Juneau Jazz & Classics
Evan Drachman, cellist and Victor Asuncio`n, piano play for Juneau Rotary on May 5, 2015 - Juneau Jazz & Classics 2015-05-05 08:00:00Z
Heavy Equipment Day on May 3, 2015
Heavy Equipment Day on May 3, 2015 2015-05-03 08:00:00Z
Juneau Rotary Club on April 28, 2015 -- Corey Baxter presented on Heavy Equipment Day
Juneau Rotary Club on April 28, 2015 -- Corey Baxter presented on Heavy Equipment Day 2015-04-28 08:00:00Z
Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Glory Hole with Juneau Rotary on April 26, 2015 -- picking their bowls!
Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Glory Hole with Juneau Rotary on April 26, 2015 -- picking their bowls! 2015-04-26 08:00:00Z
Paul Harris Breakfast on April 25, 2015 - Special recognitio​n for Steve Allwine presented by Karen West
Paul Harris Breakfast on April 25, 2015 - Special recognitio​n for Steve Allwine presented by Karen West 2015-04-25 08:00:00Z
Paul Harris Breakfast on April 25, 2015 - Paul Harris Fellow recognitio​n
Paul Harris Breakfast on April 25, 2015 - Paul Harris Fellow recognitio​n 2015-04-25 08:00:00Z
Rotarian Wayne Jensen presents the Seward Statue Project on April 21, 2015
Rotarian Wayne Jensen presents the Seward Statue Project on April 21, 2015 2015-04-21 08:00:00Z
May 3rd is Heavy Equipment Day!

Heavy Equipment Day!

 
Heavy Equipment Day is back, and will be held Sunday, May 3, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at Grant’s Plaza (Western Auto-Marine parking lot.) Children will be allowed to climb aboard pieces of heavy equipment, such as dump trucks, excavators and bulldozers, accompanied by professional operators, and get to operate the gears themselves.
 
The Juneau Rotary Club, with assistance from the Mendenhall Flying Lions Club and the International Union of Operating Engineers, are bringing back Heavy Equipment Day after a ten-year hiatus. The event costs $5 for a ride on three pieces of moving equipment. Additionally, there will be several pieces of stationary equipment for kids to explore, and a dirt pile stocked with digging toys, that will be free.
 
The last Heavy Equipment Day was in 2003. Leading this year’s effort is Sarah Griffith. Griffith is a member of the Family Action Committee of the Juneau Rotary Club, and works at Elgee Rehfeld Mertz. She has been receiving valuable guidance from Rob Rehfeld, the event’s original visionary.
 
This event is made possible thanks in part to the generous donations of local organizations, including the International Union of Operating Engineers and Western Auto Marine. 
 
 
For more information contact:
 
Sarah Griffith
Rotary Club of Juneau
 
Neil Atkinson
Juneau Mendenhall Flying Lions Club
907-723-9168
 
Corey Baxter
International Union of Operating Engineers
May 3rd is Heavy Equipment Day! 2015-04-14 00:00:00Z
Kara Tetley and Elizabeth Arnett with Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau spoke to Juneau Rotary on April 7, 2015
Kara Tetley and Elizabeth Arnett with Juneau Convention & Visitors Bureau spoke to Juneau Rotary on April 7, 2015 2015-04-07 08:00:00Z
Lt Governor Byron Mallott is greeted at Juneau Rotary by Karen Morgan, president on March 31, 2015
Lt Governor Byron Mallott is greeted at Juneau Rotary by Karen Morgan, president on March 31, 2015 2015-03-31 08:00:00Z
Fabie Ferraz, Inbound Exchange Student from Brazil on March 24, 2015 at Juneau Rotary.
Fabie Ferraz, Inbound Exchange Student from Brazil on March 24, 2015 at Juneau Rotary. 2015-03-24 08:00:00Z
Robin Thomas, for Catholic Community Service and Matthew Musslewhit​e for Gastineau Humane Society, organizati​on sharing Juneau Rotary Roses proceeds
Robin Thomas, for Catholic Community Service and Matthew Musslewhit​e for Gastineau Humane Society, organizati​on sharing Juneau Rotary Roses proceeds 2015-03-17 08:00:00Z
Max Blust, Rebound Exchange Student--Hungary with President Karen Morgan at Juneau Rotary March 10, 2015
Max Blust, Rebound Exchange Student--Hungary with President Karen Morgan at Juneau Rotary March 10, 2015 2015-03-10 00:00:00Z
New members Sam Kito III and Jane Sebens are welcomed into Juneau Rotary by Ruth Kostik and Karen Morgan on March 3, 2015
New members Sam Kito III and Jane Sebens are welcomed into Juneau Rotary by Ruth Kostik and Karen Morgan on March 3, 2015 2015-03-03 00:00:00Z
Senator Pete Kelly, from Fairbanks, speaks to Juneau Rotary on March 3, 2015
Senator Pete Kelly, from Fairbanks, speaks to Juneau Rotary on March 3, 2015 2015-03-03 00:00:00Z
Juneau Rotarians accept donations from a young fellow during the collection for the SE Alaska Food Bank on Feb 28, 2015
Juneau Rotarians accept donations from a young fellow during the collection for the SE Alaska Food Bank on Feb 28, 2015 2015-02-28 00:00:00Z
Retired Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti spoke to Juneau Rotary on Feb 24, 2015
Retired Chief Justice Walter Carpeneti spoke to Juneau Rotary on Feb 24, 2015 2015-02-24 00:00:00Z
Paul Harris Recognition for Warren Russell, Lynne Johnson, Ann Metcalfe and Louis Bandirola on February 17, 2015
Paul Harris Recognition for Warren Russell, Lynne Johnson, Ann Metcalfe and Louis Bandirola on February 17, 2015 2015-02-17 00:00:00Z
Pat Pitney, OMB Director, spoke to Juneau Rotary on February 10, 2015
Pat Pitney, OMB Director, spoke to Juneau Rotary on February 10, 2015 2015-02-10 00:00:00Z
Ryan Scott, Ak Dept of Fish & Game biologist presents to Juneau Rotary on Jan 20, 2015
Ryan Scott, Ak Dept of Fish & Game biologist presents to Juneau Rotary on Jan 20, 2015 2015-01-20 00:00:00Z
Chuck Bill, CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital, welcomed to Juneau Rotary Club on January 13, 2015 by president Karen Morgan
Chuck Bill, CEO of Bartlett Regional Hospital, welcomed to Juneau Rotary Club on January 13, 2015 by president Karen Morgan 2015-01-13 00:00:00Z
First new member of the year is Joe Keikkala with sponsors Cori & Andy Mills - Ruth Kostik, membership chair and Karen Morgan, President
First new member of the year is Joe Keikkala with sponsors Cori & Andy Mills - Ruth Kostik, membership chair and Karen Morgan, President 2015-01-06 00:00:00Z
Hal Hart, CBJ Community Dev Director speaks to Juneau Rotary on January 6, 2015
Hal Hart, CBJ Community Dev Director speaks to Juneau Rotary on January 6, 2015 2015-01-06 00:00:00Z
Rotarians Luke and Christine Fanning Deliver 1st Baby of 2015!

First Baby of 2015!

Luke, Logan, Christine, and Adele Fanning welcome the newest member of their family, Elliot Michael Fanning, on January 2, 2015 at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
 
Rotarians Luke and Christine Fanning Deliver 1st Baby of 2015! 2015-01-03 00:00:00Z
Charlie and Carlton Smith
December 30, 2014
Charlie and Carlton Smith 2014-12-31 00:00:00Z
Juneau Rotary Club members and guests on December 16, 2014
Juneau Rotary Club members and guests on December 16, 2014 2014-12-17 00:00:00Z
2014 Foundation Auction Brochure
The auction is on Tuesday, 11/18 and folks who cannot attend can prebid.  Also bring a friend!!
 
Here is the link to the brochure! 
2014 Foundation Auction Brochure 2014-11-14 00:00:00Z
2014 Vocational Award Winners

For more than 100 years, Rotary International’s guiding principles have been to encourage and foster service and ethics through fellowship, high ethical standards, and the worthiness of all useful occupations – with each being an opportunity to serve society locally and globally. All of these ideals are applied to each Rotarian’s personal, business, and community life.

Every year in October, Vocational Service month, the Rotary Club of Juneau, through its Vocational Service Awards, recognizes others in the community who exemplify these basic tenets. Garnered from nominations by club members, the annual awards are presented to individuals, non-profits and businesses who demonstrate Rotary’s high ethical standards and standards of conduct.  

2014 Vocational Award Winners 2014-11-04 00:00:00Z
Brooke Walbuck, visiting Rotarian from Los Angeles with President Karen Morgan
Brooke Walbuck, visiting Rotarian from Los Angeles with President Karen Morgan Jim Strader 2014-11-03 00:00:00Z
New member Robin Thomas, development with Catholic Community Service, with Ruth Kostik, membership; Caitlyn McLaughlin, sponsor and Karen Morgan, President
New member Robin Thomas, development with Catholic Community Service, with Ruth Kostik, membership; Caitlyn McLaughlin, sponsor and Karen Morgan, President 2014-10-24 00:00:00Z
Tristan Knutson-Lombardo with SAIL and Vanessa Gabel with state Voc Rehab present at Juneau Rotary on Oct 21, 2014
Tristan Knutson-Lombardo with SAIL and Vanessa Gabel with state Voc Rehab present at Juneau Rotary on Oct 21, 2014 2014-10-21 00:00:00Z
Meilani Shijvens spoke about the Economic impact of the arts in Southeast on October 14.
Meilani Shijvens spoke about the Economic impact of the arts in Southeast on October 14. 2014-10-14 00:00:00Z
Susan Edwardson spoke about Native Language Revitalization for Juneau Rotary on Sept 9, 2014
Susan Edwardson spoke about Native Language Revitalization for Juneau Rotary on Sept 9, 2014 2014-09-23 00:00:00Z
Dr Jill Geering Matheson spoke about macular degeneration detection on September 16, 2014
Dr Jill Geering Matheson spoke about macular degeneration detection on September 16, 2014 2014-09-23 00:00:00Z
U.S. Senator Mark Begich speaks to Juneau Rotary on Sept 2, 2014
U.S. Senator Mark Begich speaks to Juneau Rotary on Sept 2, 2014 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
New members for Juneau Rotary Mark Miller, sponsor Sally Saddler and Maria Uchytil, sponsor Sharon Gaiptman on Aug 26, 2014
New members for Juneau Rotary Mark Miller, sponsor Sally Saddler and Maria Uchytil, sponsor Sharon Gaiptman on Aug 26, 2014 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
Brian Holst, Ex Director and Rebecca Parks, STEM Education Coordinator with Jnu Economic Dev Council present on Aug 26, 2014
Brian Holst, Ex Director and Rebecca Parks, STEM Education Coordinator with Jnu Economic Dev Council present on Aug 26, 2014 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
Rabbi Dov Gartenberg is welcomed into Juneau Rotary by Karen West, sponsor, and Ruth Kostik, membership chair on Aug 19, 2014.
Rabbi Dov Gartenberg is welcomed into Juneau Rotary by Karen West, sponsor, and Ruth Kostik, membership chair on Aug 19, 2014. 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
Cathy Connor, retired Professor of Geology speaks to Juneau Rotary on Aug. 19, 2014
Cathy Connor, retired Professor of Geology speaks to Juneau Rotary on Aug. 19, 2014 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
Mary Willson talks about Connecdtions at the Mendenhall Glacier to Juneau Rotary on Aug 12, 2014
Mary Willson talks about Connecdtions at the Mendenhall Glacier to Juneau Rotary on Aug 12, 2014 2014-09-03 00:00:00Z
2014 Vocational Service Awards
Rotary Vocational Service Awards
Call for Nominations 2014!
 
 
Rotary is about service, beginning with how we conduct ourselves and our businesses for the well-being of others.  Please take a few minutes to nominate any who merit a vocational service award based on Rotary ideals.  The few minutes it takes will help to promote our business ethics by recognizing those of others.
2014 Vocational Service Awards Jim Strader 2014-08-28 00:00:00Z
Teri Tibbet and Robert Barr present "Juneau Votes" at Juneau Rotary on August 5, 2014
Teri Tibbet and Robert Barr present "Juneau Votes" at Juneau Rotary on August 5, 2014 2014-08-08 00:00:00Z
Kara Nelson with Haven House presented to the Juneau Rotary Club on July 29, 2014
Kara Nelson with Haven House presented to the Juneau Rotary Club on July 29, 2014 2014-07-30 00:00:00Z
District Governor Dick Sutliff and his wife Dr. Page Spencer at Juneau Rotary
District Governor Dick Sutliff and his wife Dr. Page Spencer at Juneau Rotary 2014-07-30 00:00:00Z
Bryce Johnson, Juneau Police Chief, speaks to Juneau Rotary on July 22, 2014
Bryce Johnson, Juneau Police Chief, speaks to Juneau Rotary on July 22, 2014 2014-07-30 00:00:00Z
Welcome new President Karen Morgan
President Karen Morgan at Juneau Rotary on July 1, 2014.
Welcome new President Karen Morgan 2014-07-09 00:00:00Z
Making-Up is Easy to Do

Just a little reminder, whether you are working towards that 100% attendance pin, or just trying to catch up if you have missed a lot of meetings, there are many ways to earn a Make-Up!

Here's how:
Making-Up is Easy to Do Ruth Kostik 2014-05-20 00:00:00Z
2014 Service Above Self Awards
Rotary Club of Juneau “Service Above Self” Award
 
This award recognizes and honors those Rotarians in the Juneau Rotary Club who have, over a period of time, best exemplified Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self.”  Earning this award is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of the Juneau Rotary Club.  Past recipients include John Sandor (’09), Sharon Gaiptman (’10), Bob Rehfeld (’11), Sally Saddler (’12) and Wayne Jensen (’13).
2014 Service Above Self Awards 2014-04-16 00:00:00Z
Juneau Mayor Sanford

Mayor's Proclamation

Mayor Merrill Sanford presents Juneau Rotary President Brenda Hewitt with a proclamation recognizing Juneau Rotary and Rotary International.
Juneau Mayor Sanford Jim Strader 2014-03-04 00:00:00Z
The Annual Rotary Rose Sale is Done
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2014 Rotary Rose Sale is now finished.

Thank you to everyone who supported the work of Rotarians by purchasing roses. Deliveries will be made April 10, 2014.

The Annual Rotary Rose Sale is Done 2014-02-19 00:00:00Z
Eric Prestegard
Eric Prestegard, Executive Director of Douglas Island Pink & Chum (DIPAC) presented to Juneau Rotary on February 4, 2014.  The Club met on-site at DIPAC.
Eric Prestegard Jim Strader 2014-02-07 00:00:00Z
Glenn Gelbrich
President Brenda Hewitt welcomes Glenn Gelbrich, Superintendent of Schools, to Juneau Rotary, Jan 28, 2014
Glenn Gelbrich Jim Strader 2014-02-07 00:00:00Z
Tomi and Will
 
Tomi, our Rotary Exchange Student from Hungary stands wiith Will Blanc, our outbound who will travel to Indonesia in his exchange year.
Tomi and Will Jim Strader 2014-02-07 00:00:00Z
Meeting About Satellite Rotary Club
As you know we’ve been working on starting a satellite Rotary club for people who need more flexibility in their schedule but want to be a part of Rotary. At this point we are not sure exactly what this club will look like. Many of you have heard from me and my vision for this club, but this is not just for me or about me it’s about “us” and what we want. We need you and your input to mold this into what we feel is best suited for the majority.
Meeting About Satellite Rotary Club Brenda Hewitt 2014-01-29 00:00:00Z
Sandy Takes Softball Trophy!

He's a Winner!

President Brenda Hewitt presents Sandy Williams with the club's Softball Trophy on Dec 3, 2013...and he gets to keep it!
Sandy Takes Softball Trophy! Jim Strader 2013-12-09 00:00:00Z
Two by Two: Mary Lou Gerbi and Lance Stevens

Two by Two: Mary Lou Gerbi and Lance Stevens introduced each other during their presentation on 12/3/2013

Two by Two: Mary Lou Gerbi and Lance Stevens Jim Strader 2013-12-09 00:00:00Z
Jim Alter Receives Paul Harris

Jim Alter receives recognition with a Paul Harris Fellowship from President Brenda Hewitt

Jim Alter Receives Paul Harris Jim Strader 2013-12-09 00:00:00Z
Rotary Youth Exchange at its Best!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Keishan and Tomi enjoy beautiful Juneau weather by golfing.
Rotary Youth Exchange at its Best! 2013-09-04 00:00:00Z
Rowdy Rotary Reunion at Sandy Beach!
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Rowdy Rotary Reunion at Sandy Beach! Jim Strader 2013-08-17 00:00:00Z
Ann Lee Hussey to speak

Ann Lee Hussey, polio survivor and speaker extraordinaire, will address the Juneau Rotary Clubs and guests on Tuesday, Aug. 13, at noon at the Baranof Hotel Treadwell Room.  To read Ann Lee's story Click Here.  She has an incredible story to tell. Help us fight this crippling and deadly disease.

Ann Lee Hussey to speak Brenda Hewitt 2013-07-22 00:00:00Z
Juneau Area Rotarians at District Conference

 

 

 

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Juneau area Rotarians at the Rotary District Conference in Ketchikan in May.  Our club won the award for best hands-on project for our greenhouse project at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center and was the only club in District 5010 to achieve 100 percent Paul Harris participation, and a Presidential Citation, to boot! President Ann Metcalfe accepted the citation from Rotary District Governor Peggy Pollen.

 

Juneau Area Rotarians at District Conference 2013-05-13 00:00:00Z
Rose Sale ends
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The 2013 Juneau Rotary Rose Sale has come to an end.  Roses were delivered throughout the Juneau area on Thursday, April 11th.  If you have questions about your rose order, please call Brenda Hewitt at 957-1261. Thanks for supporting Juneau Rotary's community service projects, and watch for next year's rose sale!
Rose Sale ends 2013-04-09 00:00:00Z
Alaska's First Lady speaks to Juneau Rotary

Parnell Tabacnik photo

First Lady Sandy Parnell and Saralyn Tabachnik, Executive Director of AWARE, give Juneau Rotary an AWARE Update on October 9th, 2012.
Alaska's First Lady speaks to Juneau Rotary 2012-10-09 00:00:00Z
Capital Brewfest
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A capacity crowd enjoys the first Capital Brewfest on September 15 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.  Click here for more photos of the event.
Capital Brewfest 2012-09-17 00:00:00Z
Rotarian of the year
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Rotarian of the year Sally Saddler (second from the left) with Bob Rehfeld, Sharon Gaiptman, Ann Metcalfe and Clark Gruening at the annual Juneau Rotary Banquet on June 26.
Rotarian of the year 2012-07-06 00:00:00Z
New Juneau Rotary Member
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Juneau Rotary welcomes new member Barbara Propes, seen here with her sponsor, Ruth Heese.  Barbara was inducted on  April 24.

 

New Juneau Rotary Member 2012-04-30 00:00:00Z
Everything's Coming Up Roses
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A Juneau Rotary flash mob appears in the atrium of the State Office Building to promote the annual Rotary Rose sale. Photo by Michael Penn, Juneau Empire.
Everything's Coming Up Roses 2012-02-28 00:00:00Z
Exchange student
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Ilkka Kettunen, Juneau Rotary Exchange Student from Finland, November 8, 2011.

Exchange student 2012-01-18 00:00:00Z
Rotarians Give this December

The Rotary clubs of Juneau gave of their wallets and time this December and holiday season. The Rotary clubs and Rotaract, the Rotary organization for young professionals, helped man the kettles and ring the bells for the Salvation Army, raised money to buy to adopt a family, and packed and delivered food boxes to be distributed by local non-profit organizations.

Rotarians Give this December Holly Cox 2012-01-08 00:00:00Z
Paul Harris breakfast

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Bob Rehfeld receives a Paul Harris Fellowship recognition from president Clark Gruening at the Paul Harris breakast on Nov. 12. Photo by Allan MacKinnon.

 

Paul Harris breakfast 2011-11-15 00:00:00Z
Vocational Service Awards

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 The Rotary Club of Juneau presented Vocational Service Awards to local programs, individuals and employers who set high ethical standards and standards of conduct. This year, five awards were given in four categories; business, individual, non-profit and public sector program.

 

 

Vocational Service Awards 2011-10-25 00:00:00Z
Rotary Shelter Box Project
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Rotary Shelter Box materials on display at the annual international Rotary potluck in September.  Click here for more photos, courtesy of J. Allan McKinnon.

Rotary Shelter Box Project
GSE Team Arrives May 5 -- help still needed!
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When Alaska Airlines flight 67 arrives on Wednesday, May 5th, the members of the District 1420 Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team will be on it, ready to experience our Clubs' hospitality. It's a jammed packed itinerary with events for all three clubs, Rotaract and even Interact, but it's also an itinerary with a few holes to fill â€" for which the committee would greatly appreciate help! Your help with or presence at the following will be greatly appreciated.
GSE Team Arrives May 5 -- help still needed! Sharon Gaiptman
Rotarians Bowl for Kids Sake
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On March 6th two Rotary Bowling teams engaged in a friendly competition in support of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters annual Bowl for Bucks fundraiser.

Rotarians Bowl for Kids Sake Sally Saddler
Rotary Youth Exchange Winter Orientation
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More than 100 people involved in District 5010's Rotary Youth Exchange gathered at Pike's Landing in Fairbanks Alaska to work with exchange students (inbounds, outbounds and rebounds) and youth exchange counselors (adults who provide guidance and role models for Rotary's youth exchange mission of building world peace one student at a time!) 

Rotary Youth Exchange Winter Orientation Sally Saddler
Juneau Rotary Projects Map
Check out this great map of various local projects created by Juneau's three Rotary Clubs over the years!  This map is a compliation of all the local project the three clubs have been, or currently are, engaged in. This club project map was headed up by Gastineau Rotarian Candy Behrends.
Juneau Rotary Projects Map Bill Legere
Message from President Steve
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It is difficult to believe that another Rotary year is ending. When, as a President you arrive at this point, you understand what each President before you felt. Yes, I am counting the days. However, something in the back of my mind says, "I wish I had a second year". At this point, you begin to understand what great things Rotary can and has accomplished.

Message from President Steve Steven Allwine
Juneau Rotary Recognizes Morning Club's 20th Year
A group of Rotarians from our club paid a surprise visit last week to the Thursday morning club at the Prospector to kick off the celebration of their 20th anniversary as a club.  
Juneau Rotary Recognizes Morning Club's 20th Year
Alex Griffin Reports From Japan
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Following are excerpts from Juneau student Alex Griffin's quarterly report of her exchange activities.  Alex, our alternate outbound student, is in Fukui, Japan representing Palmer Rotary who had an opening for an outbound student.  FukuiCity has a population of 250,000 and is located in central Japan, on the northern side of the main island.

Alex Griffin Reports From Japan Ann Metcalfe