Kelly Dykstra delivered the invocation and led the pledge to the flag. Jim Zidar
welcomed four visiting Rotarians and several guests of Rotarians.
Sergeant At Arms Rourke O’Brien fined Doug Engberg $2.00 for losing his ball in the cup at the Retreat Golf Outing; and
Kemper Freeman, on loan from the Bellevue Downtown Club, for the spread in the paper about his new Lodge addition to Bellevue Square. Rourke said he could see the
Rotary pin on Kemper’s suit, so reduced the fine from $5.00 to $3.00!
Rourke O’Brien doing damage.
Madeline Gauthier showed a video on how Treehouse provides support for foster kids. The
program makes kids feel good about themselves and raises their hopes, while Treehouse provides funds to make clothing and luggage available. It’s one of the programs supported by the BBRC.
Donn Roberts, head honcho of the Corporate Raffle Committee, asked that members help to identify
corporate sponsors who are candidates for contact for the upcoming Golf Outing and Raffle activities. More news later.
Donn Roberts: Raffle Talk
Tom Smith called a meeting of Youth Services Committee immediately following this Friday’s meeting (April 13).
Steve Luplow reported that a house-painting project is planned for either May 5 or May 12. Date and details soon.
Don’t forget Rotary First Harvest this coming Saturday at Pier 91 in Seattle. Earl Falk
says, “We need all the help we can get. Bring your kids, 13 and older, and pitch in to help this great Rotary endeavor.”
Steve Goldfarb thanked everyone for his or her participation in the Retreat.
“We learned several new things about ourselves and focused on some important new directions in the coming year. Thanks for your efforts!