Rotary Club of Olympia
The Wheel
Meeting called to order at 12:21 by President Wendy.
Invocation by Colleen Gillespie
Pledge led by Sheryl Duryea.
Song led by Gloria Strait, Star Spangled Banner.
4 Way test Phyllis Mandel.
Visiting Rotarians: Dan Lehuta introduced Ken Balsley.
Don Chalmers brought Nick Timm.
Anthony Brock brought Dylan Miller and his mother because he was getting the golden bear award.
David Stock brought his wife Maria.
Kyle Cronk brought Kyle Lewis.
Robert Coit did happy bucks:
John Hough said the Foundation dinner was almost sold out because it was the 100 year anniversary and they had 324 people coming.
Oscar Soule was happy about the Blintzapaloosa and his wife Barbara won 3rd place in one of the contests and mentioned the Mariners opening day is next Monday.
Lisa Poundstone was happy about being in business for 8 years now and 4 years now as "best of South Sound".
Dianne Gallegos said the Wolf Advocacy Committee was meeting in Olympia this week if anyone wanted to attend.
Ralph Munro said polio this year was down to just 4 new cases.
We had a sellout crowd today at Indian Summer and had to add a table!!!
Anthony Brock introduced Dylan Miller as the recipient of the Golden Bear award. He had Jim Fulton come up and address us because he is Dylan's mentor and had many great things to say about him and his many accomplishments.
Judy Blinn gave David Stock his first Paul Harris award. David brought his wife, Maria.
Judy also mentioned Laurie Dolan and Corrine Phillips but they were not in attendance.
Bill Lahmann talked about the Lakefair Marathon and said it was "up and running" but they need sponsorships.
Steve Bean auctioned off 1 dozen eggs to Ralph Munro for $20.
Judy Blinn asked us for nominations for the upcoming Carl Reder award.
At 12:52 president Wendy gave us 7 minutes for fellowship time at our tables before our program started.
Colleen Gillespie introduced Isabelle Molamphy who is a native of France to give us a presentation on Cybersecurity for small business and homes. It was a great presentation and went long but we were all emailed some info that we could use to keep our systems safe.
Renee' Sunde won Mr. Snappy for a $25 gift cert to the farmers market.
Meeting adjourned at 1:32 by President Wendy.