Board member Washington State Chapter, Nature Conservancy
“What it will take to make a healthy forest?: The Nature Conservancy’s vision for the East Cascades”
Introduced by: Bob Holert
The forests of the East Cascades are very sick, and one symptom is that the forest has too many trees. The Nature Conservancy’s recent acquisition of 48,000 acres in Kittitas County creates an opportunity to change the way the forest is managed, but there are significant challenges to overcome. John will share those challenges and possible solutions during his presentation.
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New Interact Parternership with Forest Ridge
The New Generations Committee is proud to announce the most recent addition to our club. We have entered into an Interact partnership with Forest Ridge of the Sacred Heart School. Our thanks to Laura Cosacchi for taking on this leadership role for our club. This active group of social minded and committed young women and their school advisor will be visiting our club on Friday, March 4th to share a bit about themselves. Let’s give them a warm BBRC welcome!
Just Monkeying Around
Kung Hei Fat Choi!
This Voluntines day, get matching stick hers (and his) by going to the allinforautism.org website and registering. No, really, this isn’t funny, we need 300 people – sew pleats do it two day.
(this is a free posting by The Guild of Scriveners)
Need Some Help With Chores?
Who You Gonna Call…?
Our multi-talented exchange student, Leo, needs to raise $900 for his Western Safari trip and is ready, willing and able to work for it! Leo will mow your lawn, wash your car, do office work, chop wood, move furniture or babysit and you decide how much to pay. What a deal — it just doesn’t get any better than this!
Sammamish High School Needs Your Help!
I am posting the following announcement on behalf of Cassie Swoope, the host Mom for our exchange student, Leo. Thank you for supporting Sammamish High School. Cheers, Colleen
From: Sammamish Totems Enrichment Program Supporters S.T.E.P.S.
Re: Sammamish High School Spring Fundraiser (Non-Profit Tax ID: #91-1300361)
Dear Bellevue Breakfast Rotarians,
The S.T.E.P.S organization has been volunteering at Sammamish High School, raising money and granting funding to school programs for over 25 years.
Our organization is planning a fundraising auction event on March 26th. I am asking for donations to auction off at this event. Some items we can use are a well pet visit, round of golf, gift cards, bottle(s) of wine, and photography services. We are grateful for any donation you or your business are able to provide. Your donation is 100% tax deductible.
Thank you so much for your consideration.
Cassie Swoope, email@example.com
You Are Never Too Old to Have An Opinion!
Judge on March 4th
DECA is still looking for judges for March 4th (a Friday unfortunately).
Mentor A National Competitor
If you can’t make that but would like to improve the chances of local State Winners as they go on to National, then we will be organizing mentoring for a few of the competitors towards the end of March.
If you would like to be involved in this unique way to give back, contact me (Paul Osborn)
District Conference is THE Fellowship Event of the Year!
Next RFH Work Party - Feb 13
The next Rotary First Harvest is Saturday, February 13th 8:30 AM to 11 AM. Register now!
Dine Around Hosts Needed
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.
RYLA Applications needed!
Rotary Youth Leadership Award Applications are now sought! We are focusing on 10th and 11th grade students who would like training in leadership. Please contact me for applications. The event is the weekend of March 10-13, 2016. Applications are due by Feb. 12, 2016.