McCall Gives First-Hand Reporting on 9/11 & Iraq
newcomer to the Seattle area, Pamela McCall has joined the
broadcast news staff at KOMO Radio 1000, co-anchoring the afternoon
shift from 2:00-7:00 p.m. She and Eric Slocum help
Seattleites through the afternoon commute weekdays.
is a native of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and holds a degree from the
BC Institute of Technology. She earned the Edward R. Murrow Award for
working for CBS radio on 9/11 and was in New York when the planes
struck the Twin Towers. It was pretty harrowing, trying to determine
what was really happening and how widespread it was.” She played an
audio clip of her reporting during the early stages of the
tragedy … a report from 9/11 in progress. “It turned out to be the
worst attack on U.S. soil and my job was to record the sights and
sounds of this horrible event. I was reminded of Edward R. Murrow and
his reporting from London during World War II – 9/11 had that feel
to it.” READ MORE
Hemphill Memorial Grows
Foundation Chair Chuck Barnes issued the latest update on the
Club’s memorial contribution to the RI Annual Fund in honor of Dale
Hemphill. Chuck reported that contributions from 20 BBRC members,
plus a one from former BBRC member, Jim Givan, have grown the
memorial to $2,025.
donation will be given an accounting to each contributor’s RF account,
as well as to Dale’s memorial. “There is no time limit on contributing
to this memorial. If you want to participate, checks should be made out
to the ROTARY FOUNDATION. Send them to me so I can credit your personal
account. It would be a good idea if, on the check, you note it for the
‘Dale Hemphill Memorial.’ Any questions, call or e-mail me” says Chuck.
Moriarty Joins PH Fellowship
Moriarty became the Club’s 151st Paul Harris fellow, receiving his
handsome, framed certificate, after contributing more than $1,000 to
the Rotary Foundation.
District Workshop This Saturday
members involved in Membership, Club Extension and Foundation
activities heed the call to an important District workshop at Lake
Washington Technical College in Kirkland. The Saturday event begins at
8:30 a.m. and continues through 11:30 a.m.
Presidents, Foundation and Membership Chairs, and all interested
Rotarians should attend this workshop. Special guest speaker is Past
District Governor Al Frumkin, speaking on “Growing Rotary-Raising the
separate breakout sessions will cover the major topics of the morning:
Membership, Club Extension and Rotary Foundation.
Evison urges all members who work in these areas to be at the
workshop, Saturday, October 4 at 8:30 a.m., Lake Washington
Technical College in Kirkland.
for the Week
person you meet knows something you don’t. Learn from them.
Barry Keating discusses “Overcoming Prejudice
Between Catholics & Protestants in Ireland & How it Relates to
Today’s Religious Prejudices.” Invite a guest or potential member to
this Friday’s meeting. buffet breakfast at 7:00 a.m., meeting at
7:30 and program at 8:00 – it all happens at the Glendale Country Club,
home of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club!
We’ve rounded the corner on a new quarter, which means
another new billing to our wonderful members. Thanks for being such
good members quarter-in and quarter-out. You make the BBRC what it
is … the finest Rotary Club this side of _____________!
Here are some words of wisdom from good old Ogden Nash:
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the
wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right,