Friday Jul 15, 2016

Brayden Olson

“The Kids Are Alright: Growing Up In The 21st Century”

Scribe: Traci Tenhulzen Introduced by: Alan Pratt

There is a large issue or the Millennials in America.  Age 18 – 36, the largest demographic in our country, 87 million.

The cost of education is 600 times more than it was 60 years ago and what we are teaching students is information that has not been updated.

Since the founding of America the millennials are the first generation that are predicted to make less than their parents.

If a Millennial want sot retire by the age of 65 they would have to save 99% of their income.

There is good news!  We live in the age of miracles.  The Millennials the have technology! They are sponsoring companies that enrich the environment, they have the most number of start up companies.

The prediction is that in the next few years Millennials will be involved in government.  Encourage your Millennial to vote and get involved.

Contact the speaker at or tweet  @Brayden_W_Olson

Leg Contest

Sargent at arms and the fabulous leg contest!

Winner and judges are pictured for your enjoyment

The judges and ultimate winner - Steve  Goldfarb

Steve Goldfarb Strips down to the knees, surrounded by judges Alex Chehab, Anne Norman, Collleen Turner, Margie Burnett, Madeline Gauthier


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Executive Committee

"I wouldn't want to belong to any Committee that would have me as a member"

By Michael Ralph

…but there are perks to membership….


Community Svc: Service Projects Committee

Congregation For The Homeless / St. Thomas Church

By Adam Mihlstin

A big shout-out to several Club members.  The St. Thomas Church reached out to BBRC last week in hopes we could support their efforts to house and feed 30 homeless men for the month of July.

The original request was to sponsor one lunch.  With the generosity of Fred Barkman, Brian Evison, Paul Cunnington, John Schwager, Colin Radford and Adam Mihlstin we raised over $200 and procured bread, deli meats, fruit, chips, snacks and bottled water for 3 to 4 days of lunches.

Thank you gentlemen!

Third Thursday – July 2016

Join us at The Pumphouse for 3rd Thursday Fun!

Social Event  •   Organized by Club Admin: Fellowship Committee
By Carmela Ramaglia

pumphouseWho:     You!
What:    3rd Thursday Happy Hour
Where:  The Pumphouse
When:   Thursday July 21st, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Why:     Friendship, Fellowship and FUN
How:     By car, by bus, by bike – however YOU get there!

Int’l Svc: World Community Svc Comm.

An update from Enky and Imagine Scholar

By Fred Janssen

Hello Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club,
We hope this message finds you well.
Firstly, we’d like to share our exciting news!  Imagine Scholar’s new and improved website is now live: Please check it out and let us know your thoughts.
More importantly, attached is your second quarter update from Enky. Enjoy!

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If you have any questions for Enky or would like to write her, please feel free to utilize me as your liaison.  I’d be thrilled to help you get to know her more.
All the best,
Megan on behalf of Imagine Scholar

Megan Nellis

Program Director
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