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Congratulations to Jennifer Jones!
 
I think it's about time! Congratulations are in order to Rotary International and particularly to Jennifer Jones. She was nominated to be the RI President for the year of 2022-2023. She is a member of the Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, Canada club. She will be the first woman to hold the position of RI President in the 115 year history of Rotary. Although it's been a long time coming, there has to be a first before a second. Change may be slow in coming, but I hope and expect more positive changes will happen throughout our Rotary family.
 
Chuck Hatten
 
 
August 12 Zoom Meeting 
 
Hi all.  This week's Rotary program is Sharon Maggard from Serenity House giving us an update on their programs and current situation. 
 
In person Rotary meetings have been suspended. Our club has set up a virtual, video meeting using Zoom. Below is the link to ZOOM.  You'll want to copy down the meeting ID and password.  Then, when you click on the link and hit the "join a meeting" icon it will prompt you for the ID number, and then the password - which is 6 digits. When you do this you should be in the meeting.  If you're using your computer camera, your photo will come across the top of the screen.  At the bottom of your screen will be some icons.  One is a microphone and you'll want to be sure it's not muted so you can talk.  Once the program starts you'll want to mute yourself until the Q&A.
 
Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 986 0865 8846
 
One tap mobile
+12532158782,,98608658846# US (Tacoma)
 
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acpBJVWyh
 
 
Take care and be safe!
Happy Bucks
 
 
Happy Bucks for May was the Port Angeles Food Bank. We earned $383.
 
Happy Bucks for April was the Clallam Literacy Council. We earned $245.00.  
 
Happy Bucks for March  was the Boy Scouts but due to Covid March Happy Bucks will be repeated in June.
 
Happy Bucks for February was Polio Plus. We earned $327.00.
 
Happy Bucks for January was Shelter Box. We earned  $203.15.
 
Happy Bucks for December was Food Bank Pets. We earned $70.00.
 
Happy Bucks for November was Toys for Tots. We earned $222.00.
 
Happy Bucks for October was the Re-Discovery Program. We earned $156.72
 
Happy Bucks for September was Friday Food Bags. We earned $252.48
 
Happy Bucks for August was Polio Plus. We earned $303.88.
 
Happy Bucks for July was Shelter Box.  We earned $196.00. 
 
Happy Bucks for June was Boy Scouts Troop 1460. We earned $166.36.  
 
Happy Bucks for May was  Shelter Box. We earned $253.96
 
Happy Bucks for April was  Clallam Literacy Program. We earned $155.00.
 
Happy Bucks for March was  Clallam Literacy Program. We earned $159.00.
 
Happy Bucks for February was Polio Plus.  We earned $117.00.
 
Happy Bucks for January was Friday Food Bags. We earned $125.00.
 
Happy Bucks for December was Friday Food Bags (PA Food Bank). We earned $140. 
 
Happy Bucks for November was  Polio Plus. We earned $98. 
 
Happy Bucks for October was Polio Plus. We earned $255.
 
Happy Bucks for September was VIMO. We earned $184.
 
 
Important Club Documents
Here are links to a couple of important Club Documents.
 
Program Spreadsheet
 
 
New Member Packet
 
 
And for those of you who haven’t yet used Google Docs here are some directions. It’s really easy. 
First you need to set up a google account if you don’t already have one. 
 
Once you have. Google account you can access a lot of different Google  products through the Google Drive. Here’s help with that. 
 

 
President's Message

Matt Miller

Fellow Rotarians,

I should probably hate carrot cake.

If I look through most recipes for carrot cake, there are almost no ingredients that I like.  I'm not particularly fond of carrots, I'm indifferent to walnuts, I don't like frosting, and I absolutely hate raisins!  Here is the crazy part.  I really truly enjoy carrot cake.  In fact, I am not sure I have ever had a carrot cake (including cupcakes) that I didn't like!  There is some mysterious sorcery at work, that makes a collection of things I don't necessarily care for into something I so consistently enjoy.

I think that we might all be able to benefit from closing our recipe books, so we can think a bit more about our desserts and a little less about the ingredients.  All around us in society, it is not hard to find the "raisins" to grumble about.  If we take a step back to look at the great things that we can do together, however, we may just find something pretty great can have multiple ingredients that might not be to our individual tastes.  This can apply to humanity, our nation, our community, or even our club.

It is OK that we disagree now and then.  Life would be boring if we were all the same, and no great recipes involve only one ingredient.  What we become together is made better when everyone has a chance to contribute their distinct flavor.  I might be the raisin in your carrot cake (of course, you might be a nut), but there is no mistaking the good that our club does in the community.  Like that slice of cake, our club is something that I consistently enjoy.  I hope that you do too. 

Let's get to work. 

 
Welcome to the Port Angeles Rotary Noon Club
Service Above Self
We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Asian Buffet
1940 E 1st St Suite 160
Port Angeles, WA  98362
United States
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Jason Viada
August 15
 
M. Sarah Creachbaum
August 22
 
Kevin Peterson
August 27
 
Ken Sweeney
August 28
 
Dan Gase
August 29
 
Diana Johnson
August 29
 
Spouse Birthdays
Sue Sweeney
August 3
 
Tom Martin
August 3
 
Amy Miller
August 31
 
Anniversaries
Greg Birch
Rainy Birch
August 6
 
Austin Lee
Sharon Lee
August 22
 
Join Date
Christy Smith
August 4, 2016
4 years
 
Lindsay Fox
August 5, 2014
6 years
 
T. Scott Brandon
August 9, 2017
3 years
 
Emily Dexter
August 20, 2018
2 years
 
Matt Miller
August 31, 2016
4 years
 
Executives & Directors
President
 
President Elect
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Russell Hampton
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