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6 May 2018
13 May 2018

BBRC Fellowship in Action at Leavenworth Retreat

by Kaj Pedersen

Fellowship fun in Leavenworth

Thank you to our members who were able to attend our Retreat reboot this weekend.  We had 23 members from the club come to Leavenworth for fellowship and strategic planning for Rotary year 2018-19.  Dennis Newell and the organizing committee planned for a fun, active and involved gathering this year – wine tasting, golfing, dinner and games night, which were all followed by lively & engaged discussion on Saturday.

 

Wendi Fischer leading the discussion at our Retreat

Many ideas were discussed during the session, facilitated by Wendi Fischer, and these included membership engagement, fund raising, programs, fellowship and service projects.  A number of ideas were presented and discussed with the view that these will be incorporated into Chris Boland’s plan for his Presidency.  We will be following up with the outcomes for our club membership, so that they can learn about our ideas and thoughts for the upcoming Rotary year.

Our thanks to the members, including many past presidents, for their passion and ideas in support of the club’s success for the future.

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24 February 2018
19 Mar 2018

Fellowship Field Trip - Holocaust Center

Reply to Carmela Ramaglia

The Holocaust Center for Humanity will be exhibiting the North America Premiere of the Anne Frank – Let Me Be Myself Exhibit.  The Fellowship Committee has organized a personal tour for our Club on Sunday, March 18th – 11:30am.

The exhibition shows the story of Anne Frank from her birth in 1929 up to her death in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.

Anne Frank is a Jewish girl who has to go into hiding during World War Two to escape from the Nazis. Together with seven others she hides in an attic area of a home in Amsterdam. After more than two years in hiding they are discovered and deported to concentration camps. Anne’s father, Otto Frank, is the only one of the eight people to survive. After her death Anne becomes world famous because of the diary she wrote while in hiding.

Space on our tour is limited – please RSVP as soon as possible. 

The Holocaust Center for Humanity is located at 2045 – 2nd Avenue, Seattle.

5 July 2017
12 Jul 2017

Fellowship Committee Meeting Tuesday 7/11 5:00 pm Azteca on 112th

Reply to Carmela Ramaglia

As our BBRC leadership changes, so do our committees!!

If YOU would like to be on Fellowship this year, please let me know!!

Our first committee meeting will be next TUESDAY, July 11th at the Azteca on 112th.

The meeting officially begins at 5:00, but please come early and join us for Happy Hour (and snacks!)

Yours in YAY!!

12 December 2016
1 Feb 2017

BBRC HOCKEY NIGHT

by Kit Bowerman

Join us when the BBRC (and guests) travel to Everett to Comcast Arena Feb. 4 to watch the Everett Silvertips battle the Vancouver Giants at 7:05 pm.  20 tickets have been reserved, and if we exceed this amount, we can get more.  Cost is $18.00 per person.  There are good restaurants in and around the arena.  Contact Kit Bowerman @ (425) 391-0188 for tickets.

1 July 2016
9 Jul 2016

Are YOU on the Fellowship Committee?

Reply to Carmela Ramaglia

The Wheels have turned, marking the official beginning of the 2016-2017 Rotary year. And we are off and running! Our first Fellowship Committee Meeting is BEFORE our first regular club meeting!! So if you are on Fellowship – Please Let Me Know!! (And if you are no longer on Fellowship, let me know so I can take you off my list! 🙂 )

Our next Fellowship Committee Meeting is:

Thursday July 7th at 5:00 pm at the Azteca on 112th.

Yours in YAY!! 🙂

19 February 2016
5 Mar 2016

Poverty Bay Wine Festival 2016

by Paul Osborn

largeThe Des Moines Rotary Club invites you to help celebrate the 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival.  The atmosphere will be lively with entertainers and strolling musicians, but this year’s event will be all about the wine, with a wine tasting competition, a wine toss and a more relaxed atmosphere for meeting and learning from some of the best winemakers around.

Wine Festival Tickets $35.00 includes ten tasting tokens (tastings range from 1 – 3 tokens). Additional tasting tokens available for $1.00.

As always, 100% of the net revenues generated by this event are used to fund the charitable activities of the Des Moines Rotary Club. 

Mar 04, 2016 @ 05:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Mar 05, 2016 @ 12:00 PM – 09:00 PM

(Announcement courtesy of the Guild of Scriveners)

22 January 2016
12 Feb 2016

Dine Around Hosts Needed

Reply to Sheldon Sweeney

DineAround

It’s that time of year again!! Dine Around Fun!

The BBRC Dine Around is scheduled for the last weekend in February –

And we need HOSTS!!

Contact Sheldon or Alex to volunteer.

8 January 2016
15 Jan 2016

Fireside Chat with Mark Hough

Reply to Carmela Ramaglia

Join our very own Mark Hough in the Glendale Bar after our January 15th meeting to hear more stories of his time overseas. Mark spoke on “Implementing US Foreign Policy – Nurturing the Rule of Law in Two Very Different Post-Conflict Countries” last November. One meeting was not long enough to hear about his experiences, what he learned, and what perspectives he can offer. So join us in a “follow-up” discussion of his time abroad.

13 November 2015
20 Nov 2015

Wear Your Colors Next Week!

by Carmela Ramaglia

Next week, be proud of your region and your alma mater.  Seahawks or WSU – what other colors would you possibly want to wear???

16 October 2015
22 May 2018

New Announcement!

by Paul Osborn

Lederhosen and Girdles are all welcome at this year’s Oktoberfest on the 24th October!  More details here!

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Rotating the Wheels 2018

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30 June 2018
5:30 PM To 11:00 PM

Come celebrate the Rotating of the Wheels – the BBRC Leadership Team! Join us as we celebrate Kaj and his board and thank them for all of their hard work. Let’s welcome Chris in with a bang! (or Bagpipe..) Yep,…

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Third Thursday May 17, 2018

Thursday
17 May 2018
5:30 PM To 6:30 PM

We took the feedback from the Retreat and revamped Third Thursday!! Our monthly Third Thursday Happy Hour Gathering for Friendship, Fellowship and FUN will now begin at 5:30 pm!! This month we are meeting at the Azteca on 112th –…

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Third Thursday April 19, 2018

Thursday
19 April 2018
4:00 PM To 5:30 PM

Join us for Friendship, Fellowship and FUN at our monthly Third Thursday Happy Hour! In April we will be at the Central Bar in Bellevue. Drinks start at 4:00 pm! Friends and family welcome and encouraged!!

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Third Thursday March 15, 2018

Thursday
15 March 2018
4:00 PM To 5:30 PM

  Join your Fellow BBRC Members for an afternoon of Friendship, Fellowship and HAPPY HOUR Fun at the 520 Bar and Grill (they are a race sponsor!!) at our Monthly Third Thursday Gathering. The party starts at 4:00 – or…

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Third Thursday February 15th 2018

Thursday
15 February 2018
4:00 PM To 5:30 PM

February’s Third Thursday Happy Hour will be at Henry’s Tavern in Lincoln Square! See you there!! 🙂

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Third Thursday January 18,2018

Thursday
18 January 2018
4:00 PM To 6:00 PM

Happy New Year!! Our monthly tradition of “Third Thursday” will continue on in 2018! This month’s Happy Hour get together will be held at Henry’s Tavern. It’s in the upper floor of the new south Lincoln Center – across from the…

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