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Club meeting in June will continue at the Appletree location for most of the month of June, President Martin decided. The meeting location for the last meeting of June is still undecided.
 
Club membership actually grew during the last 14 months of pandemic. And as in-person meeting resume we are happy to introduce our two newest members, Tim Madden of Decco US and Dan Maycock of Loftus Labs. Welcome to the AWESOMEST Club!
 
After 14 months of ZOOM meetings due to the pandemic SW Rotarians gathered again in person at Apple Tree Golf Course to host our first meeting amongst friends and guests. An excited crowd of Rotarians enjoyed the sun and fellowship after a long absence apart. A good time was had by all!
 
Two SW Rotarians made the Yakima Herald list of young talent in our Valley (people under age 39!). Congratulation to Lizzie Lemon & Chris Nesmith for being recognized as leaders in our community. Well deserved by both!
 
Pies fly into the faces of President Martin and President-Elect Taylor Stormo. Both were pie'd in thanks to the successful club annual auction....ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD. Members worked hard to put on this online event in these Covid times. A fine result led both to take one for the team!
 
Nice to see the three local Rotary Club Presidents ... Sue Price-Scott, Martin Streich and Jennifer Bliesner gathering yesterday with fellow Rotarians to highlight the new Rotary Park At The Greenway. Greenway Director Kellie Connaughton talked about this exciting new playground going in to replace the McGuire Playground. The project is currently scheduled for this June.  

Another exciting Rotary contribution to our community...
 
 
 
Despite the pandemic SW Rotary has been fortunate in attracting some very qualified new members to our Club recently. Welcome Josh Munson, Susan Duffin, Chas Holmes, Kim & Bryan Eglet and Jennifer Hawks-Conright. Great to have you in our Club!
 
Past Presidents gathered last week to surprise the Club's new President-Elect, Dirk Bernd. It was a cold night in Taylor Stormo's back yard as the group hid out until Dirk was called out back and tapped as our President-Elect for the 2022-2023 term. Dirk is a long-time SW Rotarian and a great choice to lead our Club going forward! Congratulations, Dirk!
 
 
It was a busy weekend last weekend for SW Rotarians. Gifts were collected for area school kids! Blankets were made for our annual GIVE BACK GIVE WARMTH campaign (home edition). And bell ringers for the Salvation Army hit several area supermarkets raising funds for this great cause. President Martin kept us very busy!
 
SW Rotarians took a walk on a cold Saturday morning in October in support of Wellness House. Over $1,200 was raised by donations from the walkers in our Club! Service Above Self!
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
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Club Executives & Directors
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Vice President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Director
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Community Service Chair
Youth Exchange
Member Care Chair
Director
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Membership
The Rotary Foundation
Public Relations
Past President's Council Chair
Invocation Chair
Audit & Budget Chair
Sergeant-at-Arms
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Speakers
Celebration / Roast
Jun 29, 2021
President Martin
No Meeting
Jul 06, 2021
No Meeting
Legislator Chris Corry
Jul 13, 2021
Legislative review and looking ahead.
Lowel Krueger - Yakima Housing Authority
Jul 20, 2021
The Challenges We Face
Chief of Police Matt Murray
Jul 27, 2021
Community Policing
Senator Curtis King
Aug 03, 2021
The Legislative Session
Meloney Rosen
Aug 24, 2021
Habitat for Humanity
Mick Hoffman - WIAA
Aug 31, 2021
Overseeing Sports in our State...
 
 
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