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Stay away and ski day at White Pass Tuesday January 24th was a lot of fun! Rotarians skied, did cross-country and socialized at the White Pass Lodge on a nice day. Another fun social organized by the Social Committee. Good job!
 
Past presidents gathered at Provisions Thursday January 19th to surprise and invite long-time member Matt Reed to serve as our 2024-2025 President. Fortunately he said yes. So SW Rotary is proud to introduce our newest President-Elect...Matt Reed! Congratulations, Matt!
 
On our first meeting back after the Holidays President Dirk welcomed two more new members to the Club. They are Kathleen Wilmes (Edward Jones) and Paul Trotter (eXp Realty). This brings our active membership count to 97...a new high. Bright future ahead for SW Rotary...
 
Give Back Give Warmth Blanket making creates over 200+ blankets for area agencies assisting the homeless in our community. SW Rotarians and others gathered on Saturday December 10th to turn donated fleece into warm blankets. Started by President Dirk twelve years ago it has become a tradition for SW Rotary...
 
SW Rotarians Josh Munson, Joe & Lynn Harlington, Corday Trick, Raquel Alcala and others gathered outside stores last weekend to collect donations for the Salvation Army. Service Above Self in this holiday season!
 
SW Rotarians gathered for a pre-Thanksgiving celebration on Tuesday November 8th at the Valley Mall. A Wear-Your-Team-Colors shirt highlighted the fun! Now on to Thanksgiving!
 
 
SW Rotarians gathered on a warm fall evening to celebrate WINE CRUSH at the home of Lynn & Joe Harlington. People stomped and enjoyed a fine selection of wines. This fun auction event is a big draw every year. Thanks to the Harlington's for hosting.  A good time was had by all...
 
SW Rotarians gathered at the ORION THEATER to enjoy a night of MNF...Seahawks VS Broncos September 11th! Fun Social Committee event! Great game. Great fun! Seahawks won! Fun night!
 
SW Rotary welcomes it first Rotary Youth Exchange Student in three years. He is Jonatan Niemoller from Sweden. Several club members arranged to meet him upon arrival at the Yakima Airport. Youth Exchange is a great program. Nice to see it's back. Welcome Jonatan!
 
On August 2nd Downtown Yakima broke ground for the new Rotary Marketplace that will be the new home of the Yakima Farmers Market. SW Rotary donated $150K in support of this great local project. Past Presidents Taylor Stormo and Josh Logsdon played key roles in funding this generous donation. Yakima will be a better place with this new impressive addition.
Club Information
Welcome to Yakima Southwest Rotary Club
Yakima Southwest

The most AWESOMEST Club In The World!

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 4:15 PM
Zesta Cucina
5110 Tieton Drive
Meeting Room
Yakima, WA 98908
United States of America
Club Executives & Directors
President
Vice President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer 2020 - 2024
Assistant Secretary
Director 2021-2023
Director 2021-2023
Director 2021-2023
Director 2021-2023
Director 2022-2024
Director 2022-2024
Director 2022-2024
Director 2022-2024
Audit & Budget
Classification
Community Service Chair
Fireside
The Rotary Foundation
Future Vision/World Community Service
Greetings & Introductions
Invocation Chair
Member Care Chair
Membership
Past President's Council Chair
Programs
Public Relations
Sergeant-at-Arms
Social
Ways & Means
Youth Exchange
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Speakers
Mollie Thola - First Tee Of Central Washington
Feb 07, 2023
Whats On The Tee For First Tee
Justin and Brook Newfeld
Feb 14, 2023 4:30 PM
Cabernet in the Yakima Valley & Chocolate- w/ JB Newfeld Winery
Will Hollingberry
Feb 21, 2023
Randall Park South Pump Track - Yakima's newest attraction
Kelliann Ergeson
Feb 28, 2023 4:30 PM
Recruiting top-level care providers to our Hospital (Memorial/Multicare)
Frank Prichard
Mar 07, 2023
History of Pickleball
Christy Trotter - CEO YVFWC
Mar 14, 2023
A New Way Forward For The Farm Workers Clinic
Karen Troianello
Mar 21, 2023
My Life With Title IX
Tom Tochterman
Mar 28, 2023
Extinction Is Forever
SW Rotary Committee Chairs
Apr 11, 2023
Fireside
Anna Martinez - Voices For Children
Apr 11, 2023
The Challenges We Face...
Carlos Pelley
Apr 25, 2023
Yakima's Gilded Age
Addy Logsdon
May 02, 2023 4:30 PM
Philanthropic Strategies
Kentucky Derby/Preakness Party
May 09, 2023
A Club Social - Preakness & Derby Party