Speaker Date Topic
Nancee Long - PR Director at GH Community Hospital May 23, 2018
GH Community Hospital Update
GH Community Hospital Update

GH Community Hospital is undergoing many changes right now.  Please join us as GH Community Hospital Public Relations and Marketing Manager talks to us about our community hospital and the need to make those changes.  Are there more changes in the future .. What does the future of GH Community Hospital look like?

5th Wednesday - Dinner with Nancy & Ken May 30, 2018
Rotary Family and Friends Event
Rotary Family and Friends Event

President Elect Nancy Taylor and her husband Ken are welcoming Rotary into their home on this date.  It is a social opportunity and an opportunity to get to know fellow club members a little bit better.  

Nancy's Home is at 301 Beacon Hill Drive in Hoquiam.  Come enjoy the views of the Chelahis and East Hoquiam Rivers, sip some beverages and have a catered meal by OBrien's Catering.

RSVP and requested in order to plan properly.  This is a great opportunity to invite some friends to find out a little more about the Aberdeen Rotary Club and what it is we do.

 

Kuinn Karaffa - Miss Grays Harbor 2018 Jun 06, 2018
Habitat, Chickens, and becoming Miss Grays Harbor
Habitat, Chickens, and becoming Miss Grays Harbor

Kuinn Karaffa is the reigning Miss Grays Harbor.  Kuinn is a local Montesano graduate currently studying law at Washington State University.  Kuinn and the Miss GH Outstanding Teen, Mercedes Morrell were both at our annual auction to support the causes of Aberdeen Rotary.

Kuinn is a very engaging young woman who swept most of the event categories at the Miss Grays Harbor Competition. She is also very community minded. She works part time at the YMCA and is on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor.  Please join us and meet this engaging young lady and learn more about her platform and what Miss Grays Harbor is all about.

Founder's Day Parade - Aberdeen Jun 13, 2018
"What's Do'in Downtown"
"What's Do'in Downtown"

It's almost time for the 5th annual Founder's Day Parade.  Come and find out about the parade and events.  There are several events that are part of the celebration including a Prime Rib Dinner on June 23rd, The Parade on the 30th along with a car show and street fair.  

The event celebrates Aberdeen's Founding Father, Sam Benn. To learn more abou the event, you can go to their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/AberdeenFoundersDayParade/

Club Installation of Officers Jun 20, 2018
Annual Club Dinner and Installation of Officers
Annual Club Dinner and Installation of Officers

Once again, it is the changing of the guard at Aberdeen Rotary.  This would be the 97th installation dinner for the club having been founded on Apirl 1, 1920.

Current President Randy Ross will be handing over the gavel and control to President Elect Nancy Taylor and her 2018-2019 officers and board members.

The meeting will begin with a social time from 5:30 to 6:00.  A no host bar will be available.  

 

Come and celebrate President Randy's year and help to get President Elect Nancy's off to a great start.  You can RSVP with Nancy at Nancy@aberdeenrealty.com, Randy Ross at Randy55.Ross@gmail.com, or Jennifer Sturm at jlsturm@comcast.net.

The meal will cost $20.00 and be catered by O'Brien's.

 

 

WA ST Treasuer - Duane Davidson Jun 27, 2018
Managing Your State of Washington Tax Dollars
Managing Your State of Washington Tax Dollars

Washington’s 23rd State Treasurer, Duane Davidson was born and raised in Carnation, Washington. He attended Bellevue College and went on to graduate from Central Washington University with an Accounting degree.

After college, he moved with his wife to Kennewick, Washington, became a CPA and started his career with the State Auditor’s Office. In 2003, he was elected Benton County Treasurer where he served until he was elected State Treasurer in 2016.

As State Treasurer, Duane has brought “Service, Security, & Transparency” to the office. He has created an outreach initiative for the public and has worked to promote financial education throughout Washington.

Duane is a longtime Kiwanian, serving as the past-president for two separate Kiwanis Clubs. In his spare time, he enjoys studying history, restoring his 1974 Ford Bronco, and traveling back to the Tri-Cities to visit his three children, Bailey, Luke, and Kenzie.

4th of July - No Meeting Jul 04, 2018
4th of July - No Meeting - Enjoy Aberdeen Splash Festival
4th of July  - No Meeting - Enjoy Aberdeen Splash Festival

Our 4th of July holiday will pre-empt Rotary for this day.   The Aberdeen Splash festival will be going and and we encourage both Rotarians and Non-Rotarians to enjoy the event and find your own way to celebrate and honor our nation's birthday.

 

Have a Happy and Safe 4th - We'll see you on the 11th of July for the next regularly scheduled Meeting.

7th Street Kids Theater Aug 01, 2018
Seusical the Musical
Seusical the Musical

The 7th Street Kids will be presenting Seussical the Muscial this year.  Follow the web page link for the most recent information.  

http://www.7thstreetkids.org/

This day is set aside to allow the Director and actors to give us a preview of their annual summer musical program.

 

See you there.

Summer Picnic and BBQ Aug 29, 2018
Meet our New Exchange Student and Other Fun Stuff
Meet our New Exchange Student and Other Fun Stuff

Our summer picnic and BBQ is a chance to meet our newest Exchange Student.  The event will take place at the home of Rotarian Lisa Smith and she will be hosting along with her husband, Chad and daughter.

The Event will begin around 5:30 PM.  It will be a BBQ with side dish potluck.  This means you should bring a salad, side dish, dessert, chips or ???.   Lemonade and water will be served; if you require something stronger, you will be responsible for bringing in yourself.

Along with our new exchange student, we will be inviting this year's Youth Exchange Host families for you to meet.  The address is 31 Miller Lane in Montesano.  Directions will be provided later.

Kari Morgan & Jan Gravley Sep 19, 2018
Harbor High Career & Technical Education