Founded 1909              Weekly News and Highlights         May 17, 2024
President Nancy Cahill's Theme for 2023-2024

Gather - Engage - Serve

Next Lunch Service Event

Wednesday, May 22
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM 
Wellspring Family Services

Wellspring Volunteer Lunch Service Event

Spend your lunch break in service with fellow club members at Wellspring Family Services! Attendees can expect to hear a little bit about our club's relationship with Wellspring before engaging in some low-impact volunteer tasks in support of the organization. To RSVP to attend, please email Faye Green by CLICKING HERE and submit a volunteer form by CLICKING HERE.

No Meeting Report received for May 15 meeting. Please see meeting recording.

Seattle Rotary Future Vision Task Force Update - Make-Up Informational Session Added

Thank you to members who attended the informational Future Vision session on May 8th.

Due to a technical error, the meeting recording didn’t process properly so there will be a second informational members’ session on Zoom on June 10th @ 5PM.

All members are welcome to attend, especially anyone who missed the May 8th session. To register for the June 10th session, CLICK HERE. The Zoom link is within the registration form and a will be sent out the day of the session for those who are registered.


SRSF Giving Update

Pike Place Market Foundation, the recipient of the SRSF $100,000 Community Impact Grant, organized a No Cook Food Bags packing event on May 1st.  We had a great turn out and packed close to 1,000 bags.  Thanks to all who joined us.    
Pinkham & Skeel and Presidents Circle Donors will be invited to a special event on Wednesday, June 19th at the Seattle Yacht Club from 5:30pm-7:30pm. This is a recognition for our club members who have donated to the SRSF at either $1000 (P&S) and $2500 (PC) levels. There will be delicious appetizers, wine, beer and soft drinks.  It’s going to be a lovely event.  
Thank you!
Your SRSF Board of Directors

Get Involved!

Saturday, May 18
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW LOCATION - Skinner Building (1326 Fifth Ave.) - 7th Floor Conference Room

2024-2025 Rotary Club of Seattle Board Training

Please save the date for this required training for all current and incoming 2024-2025 RCOS board members, which will be led by District 5030 trainer Steve Lingenbrink.

Friday, June 7
6:00 PM
Wyncote Forum at Seattle Town Hall

Racial Equity Series featuring Native American Photographer and Educator Matika Wilbur

Join us for an inspiring evening with Native American photographer and educator Matika Wilbur. Matika traveled around the country to photograph members of all then-562 federally recognized US tribes. She will share her prensentation Changing the Way We See Native America: Dismantling Native American Stereotypes. Catering will be provided by Off the Rez Food truck and Catering Company. This is a free community event; to attend, please register by CLICKING HERE.

Saturday, June 8
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Two Volunteer Shifts)

Wellspring Family Resource Fair Volunteering

Please note that all volunteers must be signed up for a specific role and shift prior to June 3rd. We will not be able to accommodate any additional volunteers after this date. Some roles may require background checks. The fair will be held inside and outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather, and wear comfortable shoes. You are also welcome to bring water, beverages, and snacks to stay comfortable and safe during your shift.

To RSVP to attend, please CLICK HERE.

To fill out a volunteer form, please CLICK HERE.

Monday, June 10
5:00 PM

Zoom Makeup Future Vision Task Force Report Information Session

Please plan to attend this Zoom-only session if you were unable to attend our May 8 all-club meeting. All are welcome. To RSVP to attend, please CLICK HERE.

Thursday, June 27
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Queen City Yacht Club

President's Party to Honor Nancy Cahill's Year of Service

Save the date for our annual unofficial summer kickoff as we celebrate the close of our 23/24 Rotary year and our fearless club leader, Nancy Cahill! 



Bloodworks NW

New Corporate Members



Rotary Club of Seattle
1326 5th Ave Suite 342
Seattle, WA 98101

Mary Goldie
Club Director

We love to see our Rotary members promoting good works in our community and abroad!  If you have a project or fundraiser that you are excited about and would like to promote to your fellow club members, please check in with our Club Director, Mary Goldie, before distributing information or invitations through our email roster.  We value the privacy of our members’ contact information and can let you know the appropriate ways to reach out to folks in our club. Thank you!! 

Jun 05, 2024 12:30 PM
Motif Hotel
Jun 19, 2024 12:30 PM
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International Service Committee (Monthly except Jun, Jul, and Dec)
On Zoom
May 17, 2024 10:00 AM
2024-2025 Rotary Club of Seattle Board Training
Skinner Building - 7th Floor Conference Room
May 18, 2024
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Wellspring Family Services Volunteer Day
Wellspring Family Services
May 22, 2024
YRL Event at Flatstick Pub SLU
Flatstick Pub SLU
Jun 03, 2024
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
GUEST RSVP for 6.5 Lunch Meeting, Miri Cypers
1415 5th Avenue
Jun 05, 2024 Ends: 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-07:00)
Community Service Committee
Jun 05, 2024
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Education Committee Meeting
On Zoom
Jun 05, 2024 3:00 PM
Race Equity Series with Matika Wilbur
Wyncote Forum at Seattle Town Hall
Jun 07, 2024 6:00 PM
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Stephen J. Hall
Arik Korman
Chan Manandhar


May 17 - May 23
Dave Siebert
Sam Davidson
Lillian Sherman
Alice Braverman
Joel Ferrell
Harry Short
Taylor Shimizu


These are club membership (not total years of Rotary membership) anniversaries only
1 Year
Julie Kang
Amy Maloney
Eunji Seo
3 Years
Dr. Yvonne Richards
Brenda Barnes
Tim Cummins
Steven Gonzalez
4 Years
Kerry O'Keefe
5 Years
Dennis Williams Jr.
Dorothy Miller
Liam Li
6 Years
Jevon Powell
12 Years
Peter Wright
13 Years
Jonathan Kilpatrick 
Sarah Weaver
15 Years
Faouzi Sefrioui
16 Years
Sue Beller
22 Years
Jerilyn Brusseau
John Kilpatrick, PhD
25 Years
Maureen Brotherton
30 Years
Len Cereghino
32 Years
Doug Seto
38 Years
Tim Bendokas
41 Years
Tom Herche

Get Involved

Meet fellow Rotarians and get involved in service.  See below for a list of committees.  Email the committee chair by clicking on their name.  Or, contact Mary Goldie for more information. 


Business Mentor Program
Community Service
International Service
Rotary Boys & Girls Club


Member Engagement & Recruitment
New Member Introduction
Rotary Cares
Seattle Rotaract
Rotary Mariners
YRL - Young Rotary Leaders
Diplomacy Round Table
David Woodward, Founder Dr. Skip Rowland, Chair  


Meeting Reporters



Get Connected!

1. Join our club's LinkedIn Group.
2. Recommend fellow Rotarians.
3. Include Seattle Rotary 4 in your profile. 
4. Invite your connections to a weekly meeting, and let know so they may be introduced. 
If you don't already have a LinkedIn profile, CLICK HERE to learn how to get started. 


Video of Seattle 4 Rotary Programs are available online thanks to the generous support of our Seattle Rotary Audio Visual Sponsors.

Special thanks to our Gold Level Sponsor, Bob Alexander.

In addition to supporting our club, becoming a Seattle 4 Rotary Audio Visual Sponsor brings many benefits. To learn more, click here, or contact Mary for more details at

Do You Have Any Musical Instruments to Donate to Students in Need?  

Music4Life is a non-profit and project of Rotary District 5030 that distributes musical instruments to public school students in need. 

We welcome any gently used musical instruments you wish to donate. They can be delivered directly to these local music stores that are now open: American Music in  Phinney  Ridge and Kennelly Keys Music in Bellevue, Lynnwood, and Everett.

Please accompany your instrument with the PDF donation form, linked below.

Contact Marli Iverson at 
for additional information or visit the website at


Would You Like Support from Your Fellow  Members? 

Our Rotary Cares team is ready to listen and to support you.  One of the wonderful things about our club is that you have many friends --you just need to reach out to tap into our amazing network of caring people.  Please contact our Rotary Cares Committee Chair to let us know how we can help. 
Marsha Mutisi:
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