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Jan 17, 2019
Holly Ridge purpose and service to the children in our community.
Jan 24, 2019
Honoring our military outstanding sailors
Jan 31, 2019
Partners for Work - Mock Interviews for People with Disabilities.”
Feb 14, 2019
Student of the Month
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Kim's Remarks - 2018 Out-Stallation - Wizard of Oz
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The Rotary Foundation - Doing Good in the World
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2017 Silverdale Rotary Duck Race
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International Service Committee Meeting
The International Services Committee is intending to meet the week of January 13th. 

If you are interested in joining this committee and helping us with the allocation of our funds please reach out to Ed Hamilton at edhamilton23@gmail.com .  We always welcome new members!
 
Typically, part of our budget goes to fund ShelterBox  https://www.shelterboxusa.org/;  a great organization born out of a Rotary Club project. 
 
We have several proposals from International Organizations and other Rotary Clubs to consider this year.
 
Exchange Student News - Ruby Finds the Southern California Sun
Ruby Peng shared that she had spent the holidays in San Diego, Oceanside, Joshua Trees National Monument, and Palm Springs area and enjoyed the sunshine down in Southern California with her new host parents Ashley and Ben Oaksmith (pictured on right).
 
Joshua Trees National Monument
 
PGA West - Palm Springs area
 
Oceanside Pier
 
For New Year’s, she had the opportunity to catch up with a friend from home and enjoy a peaceful celebration of the New Year festivities.
 
Ruby is up for outings of all kinds, and Ashley is handling her schedule. Have something fun coming up? Email Ashley at aoaksmith@krl.org.  
 
Fantasy Football for The Rotary Foundation - Wrap Up
Ron and Peggy Templeton are the Champions of Fantasy Football 2018! This year started with some unique drafting techniques and ended with Fantasy player injuries.  All year was an exciting roller coaster ride.  Thank you to every one that participated. It helped raise $2,000 for The Rotary Foundation!
 
Next year, sometime before the draft, I will give a small training session about Fantasy Football draft theory.   Thanks again to everyone that participated. Congratulations Ron and Peggy!
 
Community Announcements
Emergency Preparedness - from the CKFR Fire Chief John Oliver.  Make sure to ventilate your portable generator properly during this cold season if you lose power. Too many people have been hurt or lost their lives due to carbon monoxide poisoning, caused by lack of ventilation. Moreover, emergency rations should last seven days, instead of the three days that it had been. The last major storm knocked out power for almost three days in some parts of Kitsap, therefore seven days of rations is more appropriate for emergencies.
 
CKSD News from Superintendent David McVicker: On January 24th Olympic High School is having a grand opening at 6:30 pm. Furthermore, CKHS will be opening spring break 2019.
 

Library News from Ashley Oaksmith. Book worms unite, by fall of 2020 the Silverdale Library will be in their new location at the Central Kitsap High School.

 

Project Beauty Beast - January 3 Program
 
Clink on this link for a short video of Elaine Turso telling about her project: https://www.facebook.com/SilverdaleRotaryClub/videos/vb.189208651110287/278065176192746/?type=2&theater
 
The Rotary presentation on January 3 was one of pain, empowerment, and thriving through adversity. Our presenter was Elaine Turso of Elaine Turso Photography. Ms. Turso leads Project Beauty Beast here in Kitsap County. Her work focuses on shedding light on the bullying, body shaming, self harm, and suicide attempts that plague our community.
 
She works with teens in our community to show through photography the issues that ravage their lives, and how to triumph from the pain they suffer through. Her work, information on Project Beauty Beast, and helpful links can be found online at www.projectbeautybeast.com.   
 
Easter Seals Mock Interviews - Program on January 31
 Cathy Bisaillon announced that on January 31st at the Rotary meeting Easterseals will bring in job seekers who have developmental disabilities for mock interviews as part of the Partners for Work program.  For information about the program go to http://www.easterseals.com/washington/our-programs/employment-training/.
Cindy Holmes Wins the Ace of Spaces Weekly Drawing
And the winner is… Cindy Holmes! Cindy’s ticket number was pulled on December 20, and she drew the Ace of Spades, winning $409! On the spot Cindy is chose to share the love by donating her proceeds to the newlife Night to Shine (see Duck Bucks article below).
 
A Special Night for People with Special Needs
On February 8, 2019, Kitsap County will join 537 locations around the world to provide Night to Shine, an unforgettable prom night experience for teens and adults with disabilities and special needs.
 
Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and hosted by newlife, the event provides music, refreshments, limo rides, photo booths and other entertainment for more than 500 guests and 1,000 volunteers. Caregivers benefit from respite time and massage services.   Prospective volunteers can get involved by visiting https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSey6n8Y-W7juISQVK2GhtZMVOMT2XvYcUVKvIsLaZGLJPtpfQ/viewform.
 
Our club presented Josh Hinman (pictured on left with Rotarian Steve Slaton), Executive Director of newlife in Silverdale (and former Silverdale Rotarian) with a Duck Bucks check for $2,000 to support hospitality for the event. Find out more about Night to Shine Kitsap at https://nighttoshinekitsap.com/.
 
This Duck Bucks proceeds grant is made possible by our generous sponsors of the 2018 Silverdale Rotary Duck Race and the community who purchased Duck Tickets.
 
 
Duck Bucks  Granted for Make Music Day
What could be better than spending June 21, the longest day of the year, experiencing live music everywhere in Kitsap County for free? The West Sound Art and Music Association (WSAMA) is making this happen by adding our area to the list of more than 800 cities worldwide hosting Make Music Day on June 21.
 
Jill Hudson-Giddings (President, WSAMA) and Jim Goettler (Director, Make Music Day – Kitsap) informed us that there will be concerts on streets, sidewalks, parks – pretty much anywhere musicians of all types can set up and play. Corporate partners will give away harmonicas and songbooks, all in the spirit of spreading the love of making music.
Pictured: Jim Goettler, Jill Hudson-Giddings, Rotarian Steve Slaton
 
The Rotary Club of Silverdale is proud to help WSAMA make the first annual Kitsap event a success by granting $500 to help with publicity and outreach. People with info on possible venues to host the casual concerts can learn more at   http://www.makemusicday.org/kitsap/.