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August 2020

August 14

The Club’s Friday Morning ZOOM Meeting – TSD Superintendent Mike Hanson

Tahoma School District's new superintendent will be with us via ZOOM.  Before being selected by the School Board as superintendent, Mike was principal at Shadow Lake Elementary. From the Tahoma School District website: Mr. Hanson describes himself as a proud Tahoma High School alum and, after teaching in two other districts, returned to his alma mater in 1997 to teach science. Above all else, Mr. Hanson models a deep commitment to putting every child at the center of his decisions,…

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August 19

The Club’s Wednesday PM ZOOM Meeting with Mark Hoben, Maple Valley Farmers’ Market

Hear first hand how this year's Farmers' Market is serving our greater community even with social distancing. The Maple Valley Farmers Market is held Saturdays, 9 am to 2 pm. The 2020 Market Season will run from July 11th to September 26th at our new home at the Legacy Site – 25719 Maple Valley Black Diamond Road SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038. Read more on its website! Follow the Market on Facebook, too! Also at this meeting, Past President Cindy Holm will be announcing the 2019-2020 Rotarian of…

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August 28

The Club’s Friday Morning ZOOM Meeting @ 7:30 AM – AUCTION! AUCTION! AUCTION!

Join this morning's meeting to hear details on our September 25th 'Art of Opportunity' Virtual Gala & Auction. We will be using the Greater Giving platform in conjunction with Stokes Auction Group to make our virtual auction exciting and successful. Learn how you can help be a key to our success! All in-person club meetings (AM and PM) are suspended until further notice. Virtual meetings via ZOOM will be announced via email to Club members.

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August 28

The Club’s Friday Morning ZOOM Meeting @ 10:30 AM – Gubernatorial Candidate Loren Culp

Meet Candidate for Governor Loren Culp on the Friday morning ZOOM meeting. From the candidate's website: Elected Experience Chief of Police, Republic, Washington (appointed 2016) Other Professional Experience Law enforcement officer, city of Republic, 2010 to present; Narcotics detective; North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force; dual-purpose K-9 handler; Owner, Stamped Concrete, 21 years; Combat Engineer--101st Airborne Division, U.S Army. Education Honor Graduate, Noncommissioned Officer Academy (Leadership Academy), 101st Airborne Division; Repel Master School; Air Assault School; Drill Sergeant School (attended…

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September 2020

September 02

The Club’s Wednesday PM ZOOM Meeting – The Auction!

If you missed Friday's meeting, you'll want to join this meeting to hear about auction updates and how YOU can participate in our biggest fundraiser of the year! The auction committee will be talking about how you can host a Micro Gala, what items are good for auctioning, how to register and donate online, and MORE! Remember, our auction helps fund our community service projects, international projects, and youth services. We need YOU to make it happen!   All in-person…

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September 11

The Club’s Friday Morning ZOOM Meeting – Meet Jesse Jensen, Candidate for Congress

Meet Jesse Jensen from Bonney Lake who is running for Congress in the 8th District. From the candidate's website: The son of a pastor and stay at home mom, Jesse grew up in rural America where the value of family, community and hard work were instilled in him from an early age. After a distinguished military career, Jesse attended graduate school earning his master’s in business from Columbia University. Jesse and his wife Mindy moved home to Washington State where…

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September 16

The Club’s Wednesday PM ZOOM Meeting with Senator Mark Mullet

Sen. Mark Mullet, D-5 Senator Mark Mullet Majority Whip 5th District Legislature From the Senator's Home Page: Mullet is proud to represent the 5th Legislative District communities of Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Issaquah, North Bend, Carnation, Snoqualmie, and parts of Enumclaw and Renton. First elected to the Senate in 2012, Mark chairs the Senate Financial Institutions, Economic Development & Trade Committee and the Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Early Learning &…

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September 17

A COVID-sensitive send-off — A “Joe Voyage” for Joseph O’Brien!

Maple Valley Rotarians -- You are invited to yet another COVID-sensitive Happy Hour, this one for Joseph O'Brien and his wife, Leah, as they prepare for their big move to the Maine woods! Here's the deal on our "Joe Voyage" for the O'Briens: On Thursday, Sept. 17 between 5 and 6:30 pm you can drop by Fred Habenicht Park to rub elbows (literally) with Joseph, wish him well, and enjoy a prepackaged brat and beverage courtesy of the Pouliots. Important notes:…

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Fred Habenicht Rotary Park, Witte Road SE and SE 221st Street
Maple Valley, WA 98038 United States
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Virtual Rotary Gala Auction – The Art of Opportunity

September 25 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

    We think this is going to be a fun event despite the limitations of COVID-19.  Maple Valley Rotarians will be hosting small dinner parties in their homes or backyards and the bonus is friends and family can log in from anywhere to join the fun. The virtual auction will use the Greater Giving platform via the internet to conduct the silent and live virtual auctions.  There will also be some fun surprise streaming during the event. SAVE THE…

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September 25

The Club’s Friday Morning ZOOM Meeting – State Representatives Ramos and Callan

Chat with State Representatives Bill Ramos and Lisa Callan in this Friday morning ZOOM meeting. The information below is from their Legislative Home Pages: "Rep. Bill Ramos grew up in East Oakland where he saw first-hand the struggles students face when they do not have the resources they need to succeed. He attended Humboldt State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in forest sciences and biology. Bill served with the US Forest Service in North Bend, Washington as Director…

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Club Leadership

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

Ric Holm

President

Cindy Holm

Past President

Cheri MacKinnon

President Elect

None

Vice President

Dave Pouliot

Treasurer

Victor Torres

Secretary

Ryan Stueber

Sergeant At Arms

Kirk Lantier

Rotary Foundation Chair

Kendall Stuckey

Membership Chair

Kirk Lantier

Community Service Chair

Gary Thompson

Public Relations Chair

Jan Johnson

Youth Service Chair

Laura Philpot

Scholarships & Student of the Month Chair

Sean Stewart

Club Program Chair

Rock Jenkins

Club Service Chair

Larry Armstrong

PM Chair

George Kychakoff

International Chair

Brody Kunz

International Co-Chair

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