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Club members enjoyed a great evening at The Grand Willow Inn celebrating Pres. Isaac's year and installing Pres. Dave's new board for 2016 - 17. Outgoing board members Stacey Salyer (Sec.) and Tiffany Urland (Past Pres.) were recognized. Outgoing President Isaac Williams recognized Ian Crawford with the 'Rising Star' Award and Stacey Salyer with the John Bustad award for dedicated service and commitment to the Rotary ideals. In the photo (rt) Pat Grenfell was honored with her 8th Paul Harris Fellow Award.
 
Mark Your Calendar to Join Us for MV Rotary's 2017 Auction.

Mount Vernon Rotary Club's 17th Annual Benefit Auction was a wonderful success.  Thank you to all who helped us make a difference both here in our community and internationally.
 
President Tiffany Urland recently awarded Mount Vernon club member Pat Grenfell her seventh Paul Harris Award. Pat is a second generation Rotarian, her father was a member of the Bellingham club. Since joining the Mount Vernon club in 1999, Pat has served in many roles of leadership including Club President in 2007-2008. She is now District 5050 Area I Assistant Governor.  Along with her leadership capabilities, Pat is a caterer and can pull together the food for a club function in barely a blink of an eye. You won't find a more committed Rotarian, truly a shining example of Service Above Self. 
 
Senior Awards and Scholarship Night is always a special evening for the students and it was no different in 2014. Mount Vernon Rotary is happy to honor the hard work of 13 students who will receive scholarships for continuing education.  Pictured here are 9 of the 13 recipients of the Lyle Poolman Scholarship. Back Row (L-R): Kevin Hunter, Adan Hernandez, Amy Feeney and Cristian Rocha. Front Row (L-R): MV Rotary member Anne Clark, Cristal Aguilar, Janet Solano-Cruz and Leslie Rojas.
 

Pat Grenfell and Tiffany Urland had a great time at Pacific Northwest PETS training and were honored to meet Rotary International Incoming President Gary C.K. Huang and his lovely wife Corinna.

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Mount Vernon, WA, July 2, 2013 ­– 2012-2013 Club President Mark Hagen (right) recognized Art Palmer for outstanding service with the John Bustad Award.  A club member with more than 45 years of perfect attendance, Art inspires club members through his high standards of service and his commitment to Rotary. The award was established to recognize outstanding service and ideals emulated by John Bustad who was a member of the club from 1952 – 1999, served as club president 1972-1973, and district governor from 1977-1978.

 

On Saturday, April 27 three Mount Vernon Rotarians-- Armin Mohr, Clarence Holden and Jim VanderMey completed a project at Mount Vernon Manor, placing two garden boxes and fill them with topsoil at Mount Vernon Manor. Along with physical muscle, our club purchased and donated the topsoil. 


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Join the First Annual MV Rotary Oscars Challenge! See Tiffany for a ballot, fill it out, and turn it in with your donation of $20.00 to help fund Leadership Skagit Team ETS project with Channel Cove in LaConner. Checks should be made payable to Home Trust of Skagit, our

project partner. http://www.hometrustofskagit.org/index.htm
Mount Vernon Rotary was established in 1921 and is one of the oldest ongoing Rotary Clubs in the area. The club, with a membership of nearly 50, is actively involved in meeting needs in the Skagit Valley and Rotary Service projects around the world. Please join us for a meeting, or contact us via email for more information.
 
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Mount Vernon

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Best Western Plus
2300 Market Street
Mount Vernon, WA  98273
United States
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Our club has been giving back to the community for more than 90 years and today that means providing scholarships to local students, along with funding and executing local and international projects.

 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
Community Services
Membership
Public Relations
Foundation
Education, Scholarship and Vocation
Club Administration
 
 
Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Chris Hoke and Neaners
Sep 26, 2017
Embracing Those Leaving the Underground

Chris Hoke is an author, chaplain, and counselor to many who have been a part of gang ministries in Skagit County.  He provides a great deal of support to those who are in our jail, and provides direction and support for those who are leaving incarceration.  Chris is always trying to find ways to help those who have been inmates become welcomed in our community--and break the terrible cycle of gang life.  Neaners was once a convicted felon who met Chris in jail.  He has totally turned his life around, and is now working directly with Chris to provide hope and support to those associated with gangs and incarceration.

Dr. Thomas Keegan
Oct 03, 2017
President, Skagit College
Kristen Keltz
Oct 10, 2017
Students of the Month
Ginny Bode and the Auction Committee
Oct 17, 2017
Preparation for the Mount Vernon Rotary Auction and Dinner
Lindajean Coyle, District 5050 Governor
Oct 24, 2017
Annual District Governor Visit
TBA
Oct 31, 2017
Draper Farms
Nov 07, 2017
Kristen Keltz
Nov 14, 2017
Students of the Month
Past Speakers
Dr. Katie Eastman
Sep 19, 2017
"What would I do if I lost everything?"
Ginny Bode and the Auction Committee
Sep 12, 2017
Preparation for the Mount Vernon Rotary Auction and Dinner
Joan Penny
Sep 05, 2017
Community Action: Leadership Within the Community
Fifth Tuesday at Eaglemont beginning at 5 PM
Aug 29, 2017
(No Tuesday Noon Meeting)
 

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