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May 2022

May 24

Rotary Club of Ballard “President’s Reception” Social

It's time to kick back and enjoy a brew with club president David Rice at his casual "president's reception" at Reuben's Brews Taproom in Ballard! David will buy your first glass of beer (or root beer) in the outdoor seating area, and he will also try to bring some mystery guests!

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Reuben’s Brews, 5010 14th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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June 2022

June 07

Club Lunch Meeting

Club Lunch Meeting Join the Rotary Club of Ballard for its lunch meeting at Ristorante Picolinos, 6415 32nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

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$29.00
June 14

Club Lunch Meeting

Club Lunch Meeting Join the Rotary Club of Ballard for its lunch meeting on Zoom. Select the "Contact" menu option to request the link. We look forward to seeing you!

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June 21

Club Lunch Meeting

Club Lunch Meeting Join the Rotary Club of Ballard for its lunch meeting on Zoom. Select the "Contact" menu option to request the link. We look forward to seeing you!

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September 2022

September 15

September 15th Auction

Join us for our annual auction!   Here are the details: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Rotary Club of Ballard Auction and Fundraiser Location: Ristorante Picolinos 6415 32nc Ave NW Seattle WA 98107

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RIstorante Picolinos, 6415 32nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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November 2022

November 08

Bretteney Beverly, Associate Artistic Director of Taproot Theatre

Britteney Beverly, Assistant Associate Director at Taproot Theatre will introduce the new season's productions and the 2022-2023 school touring of bullying-prevention plays. Taproot Theatre, located in the Greenwood business district, focuses on stories of hope and serves the Pacific Northwest through live theater and educational programs. Taproot Theatre Company is now Seattle’s largest mid-size theater company, and serves over 150,000 people annually throughout the Pacific Northwest. BONUS PRESENTATION: Wendy Chu, Community Engagement Liaison for Bloodworks Northwest, will also speak briefly on…

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November 15

Bruce Balick, UW Professor Emeritus of Astronomy on the James Webb Space Telescope

Bruce Balick, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, will speak on “The James Webb Space Telescope Takes Over from Hubble: First Science Results." Professor Balick was a member of the faculty of the Astronomy Department at the UW from 1975 to 2014, including five years as its Chair. He is best known for the discovery of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. His research portfolio includes studies of mass ejected from dying stars and violent…

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RIstorante Picolinos, 6415 32nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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November 22

4th Tuesday President’s Social

Celebrate by joining your fellow Rotarians and friends at the "president's social" at Reuben's Brews (5010 14th Ave NW). Your first drink is on our president, so be sure to join us! Invite a neighbor to come with you!

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Reuben’s Brews, 5010 14th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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November 29

No Meeting

This is a BYE week, as it is the 5th Tuesday of November, so no meeting. You can extend your Thanksgiving holiday into a very long holiday weekend without regret! So enjoy your Rotary "day off" and come back the following week re-charged and full of enthusiasm!

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December 2022

December 06

6 December 2022 – BHS Assistant Principal David Fort and Students of the Month for October & November

Alas, Ballard High School’s new Principal, Abigail Hunt, isn't able to be the featured speaker today. But in her place will be Assistant Principal David Fort, and bringing with him the Students of the Month for October and November. Let's all attend and celebrate BHS!

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RIstorante Picolinos, 6415 32nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107 United States
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Club Leadership

This fine group of leaders are the elected representatives of the Club.

Fred Finkelstein

President

David Rice

Past President

Frank Airey

President Elect

Frank Airey

Treasurer

Jeff Ward

Secretary

Kathleen Linscott

Public Relations Chair

Lori Foehn

Rotary Foundation Chair

Lance Georgeson

Membership Chair

Val Gaifoulline

Community Service Chair

Derick Pasternak

Youth Vocational Chair

Terry Collings

Program Chair

Bev Washburn

Family of Rotary and Attendance Chair

James Raptis

Club Service Chair

Dr. Kathleen Davis

International Service Chair

Alana Morris

Peacebuilders Chair

Since 1946 the Rotary Club of Ballard has been committed to making a difference in our local and world community. We ground our work within the Rotary Four Way Test of everything we think, say and do:
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Club Sponsors

These companies partner with our Club as we provide services that benefit the entire community.