Port Townsend Rotary ClubCommunity Grants have been awarded for 2019
A message from our 2019-20 Club President, Carla CaldwellWelcome to the Rotary Club of Port Townsend!We are people of action who are motivated by service above self.We are grounded in principles of truth, friendship, fairness and goodwill.We have a lot of fun.We have been serving our community and beyond for 90 years by:Changing young lives through supporting inbound and outbound exchange students each year.Granting thousands of dollars to local nonprofits and community projects.Providing annual scholarships to local students.Volunteering at the Winter Shelter, Food Bank, schools, and community events.Maintaining local parks and roadside.Traveling to developing countries to work on sanitation, water, and building projects.Helping to eradicate polio through fundraising and by traveling to vulnerable countries to assist with inoculations.We invite you to:Join us for a noon Tuesday program at the Northwest Marine Science Center in Port Townsend.Volunteer with us on a service project.Make a presentation about your organization to our club.Come and share your adventure story with us.Discover the benefits of becoming a Rotarian. I’ll meet you for coffee to find out about your interests and passions – and to share with you why I am so very proud to be a Rotarian!
Port Townsend Rotary Club2019 Fund-A-Cause Recipient
RotaryDistricts5020and5030co-hostanannual“rendevous” formembersoftheInternationalYachtingFellowshipof Rotarians(IYFR). RegionalRotarysailorsandboatersspent August15-18inPortTownsend tocelebratetheir37thannual “HandsAcrosstheBorderRendezvous”ofRotaryMarinersfrom BritishColumbiaandWashingtonState. TheSeattleRotary Marinershaveatraditionofplanting“peacepoles”inparksand otherpublicspacesasasymboloftheprioritythatRotarians throughout the world place on promoting peace. AstheIYFRmembersweresearchingforanappropriate locationtoplantapeacepoleinPortTownsend,severalofthem werestayingattheCommandersHouseatPointHudsonwhen theinn’sowners,GailandJohnOldroyd,offeredaspaceintheir beautifulgarden. ThespotisadjacenttotheRotaryCentennial PathwhichrunsalongthePointHudsonwaterfront. TheRotary ClubofPortTownsendensuresmaintenanceofthebenches alongthepath,providingspotsforpeopletostop,reflect,and enjoy the magnificent views.