Program: Medrice Coluccio, , Regional Chief Executive, Southwest Washington, Providence Health & Services. 
Medrice spoke about Providence Heathcare’s history, mission, and work with the Community Care Center.
 
Meeting Called to order: 12:24 pm by Wendy Holden 
Invocation by: Ned Owens
Pledge of Allegiance led by:  Cheryl Selby
Song:  America the Beautiful
Four Way Test led by:  Oscar Soule
Visiting Rotarians:  Angela Mackey and Medrice Collucio of Lacey Rotary.
Guests of Rotarians:  Sarah Clinton brought Eric Jacobs, English Teacher,
and Anthony Brock, Graduation Specialist, and Michael Britton, student, from
Olympia High School.  Micky Dumont of
Edward Jones was a guest of Ralph Munro and Deborah Shawver came as a guest of Nancy
Riordan.
Announcements:
1.  Cool Jazz, Clean Water event November 19.   Buy your t-shirts and tickets.
2.  Paul Creighton passed October 1, 2016.  At his request, no service will be held. 
3.  Rotary Bling:  Judy Blinn shared time to get your Rotary Logo wear.
Happy Bucks:  Mark Elliot (trip to Newfoundland), Colleen Gillespie (21st wedding anniversary)
Diane Gallegos (trip to Colorado to visit new grandchild), Dick Cushing (3 weeks in Spain, ran into Ralph Munro, 5th grandchild)
Don Chalmers (recollection of Columbus Day storm in 1962 when he was 5), Bill Lehmann (40th wedding anniversary trip to Rome)
Carolyn Manger (birthday), Seth Goldstein: https://rabbi360.com/carpooling-with-rabbi
Mini- Auction: Scuderi chickens took the week off in celebration of Columbus Day.
Awards:  Michael Britton of Olympia High School was presented with the first Oly Golden Bear Award by Sarah Clinton. 
                   Michael was joined by teacher, Eric Jacobs and Graduation Specialist, Anthony Brock. 
                   Thanks to Laurie Dolan for the idea for this award.
New Member Induction:
 Laya Schaetzel-Hawthorne is our newest Rotarian.  She is a choreographer, writer, and filmmaker.
Our Program:  Martin Meyer introduced today’s speaker, Medrice Collucio.  Medrice is the Regional
Chief Executive, Southwest Washington, for Providence Health & Services.  She shared Providence’s history and mission
and their work to establish the Community Care Center. Providence is now in 7 states and employs 107,000 caregivers.  They have
also received the “Magnet Hospital” designation for high achievement in nursing, an award only given to 7% of hospitals. 
Additionally, Medrice shared that Providence provides $50 million in community benefits through gifts, sponsorships, and
free medical care.
Mr. Snappy:  Sam Bovard won a wool scarf contributed by Oscar Soule from his trip to Paris, France.
Meeting adjourned: by Wendy Holden @ 1:28 pm