President's Message
Leslie Reynolds-Taylor
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September is Basic Education and Literacy Month. Our Port Orchard Rotary group has been very active in encouraging Literacy. Let me share some of these with you.
We have John Carlson and his wife, Ruth that started a summer class teaching English and Spanish to families that would like to know more about the language. Rotarians volunteered to help in the classroom as well. Bob Cairns, with the help of Jon Gailey and their wife’s collect thousands of books to send Internationally. Mark and RoseMarie Timmerman joined in to make sure kids had school supplies on the first day of school. The Principal’s and educators in our club are working hard to make sure our kids are getting the best education they can possibly have. This last year, we gave thousands of dollars towards Scholarships.
There are so many things are group is doing to educate our students as well as ourselves. Rotary gives us the opportunity to learn, to go outside of the box or comfort zone, to better ourselves and others.
Keep learning...
Leslie Reynolds-Taylor
Port Orchard Rotary President 
Crab Feed Auction Chair
Port Orchard Cares Chair
Updates this week 

Good morning all, Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Our next morning meeting is Tuesday, at Whiskey Gulch at 0715 am. We will be back to normal wonderful breakfast. Remember, those of you that have signed up for coffee only, you are more then welcome to have breakfast, anytime, just pay $10 extra when you check in. 

Next Satellite meeting is scheduled September 18th , at 6pm at the Brickhouse. We meet every first and third Wednesday of each month. This is more of a social, but still working on serving our community. 

Membership meeting will be October 8th, Tuesday, before Board meeting, 5 pm, at the Brickhouse. 

Board meeting October 8th, Tuesday, as well, at 6pm at The Brickhouse. New members are invited to attend to continue journey from red badge to Your permanent name badge.

Port Orchard Cares meeting September 17th at 430pm at the Dock. You all are invited to attend if you choose. SK Kitsap Rotary will not have representation from their group this year, but we are welcome to come to group to request adopting families. 

September 19th, First Auction meeting 0730 at Family Pancake house. Come with your idea’s. “Woodstock” is the theme this next year. 

September 29th- Alumni bbq at Jacqai’s. Rotarians please sign up to bring a potluck dish. Also, if you see a past Rotarians In the community, invite them, please. Wr will have a sign up sheet, Tuesday. Jacqui sent out invitations, this last week, to our alumni.

November 12th - District Governor Visit. This is a 5 Rotary group visit. It will be held at Bremerton Conference Center. Please bring your partner and enjoy the evening with Governor Mo. Pat Oster has a tune for 4 way test,  we think it would be awesome to sing at DG dinner. 

December 10th, Christmas party at the Swim Deck

May 15th is the District Conference in Victoria. We had such a great time there last year. I hope many of you will plan to attend. It’s super fun to sit together, do activities together and meet friends as well as learn more about Rotary. There are Membership classes, looking forward to your Presidential year, Secretary and Treasurer classes, and so much more. Some of you may know, that Rotary teamed up with .......and learning to speak classes, is awesome way to your leadership goals.

June 6-10 Rotary International Convention will be in beautiful Honolulu, HI. That’s why I thought we should have our themed breakfast in Hawaiian attire. Plan early to attend International invention. You save money by signing up early. If you haven’t been before, this is perfect opportunity to attend.

If I’ve forgotten any dates or events, please let me know. And if you have any announcements for Tuesday’s meeting, love to heat ahead of time.

Just a side note, when you volunteer, when you sign in, right next to your name, would you please write the numbers of hours you volunteered for the week. Anything Rotary, anything for the schools, anything actually.

Enjoy your day, 


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Port Orchard
Service Above Self
We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
By ZOOM, meeting ID 360-265-6691 during COVID-19 Restrictions
2065 Bay St
Port Orchard, WA 98366
United States of America
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Jul 08, 2020 6:00 PM
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Jul 18, 2020 – Jul 19, 2020
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June 5
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June 6
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June 15
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June 23
Steve Sego
June 26
Bruce Bennett
June 30
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June 4
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June 30
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Jane Gailey
June 2
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Marie St. Martin
June 6
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June 12
Pete Holt
June 17
Andrew Cain
June 19
Donald DeMers
June 27
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Ruth Carlson
June 30
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Rosie Timmerman
June 30
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June 30
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