PORT TOWNSEND ROTARY CLUB (Noon Club) 93rd Year 2023

We are an organization that reflects the diverse demographics of our community – emphasizing strong leadership and community involvement. We are non-political, visible and an effective partner in our community; and we are all actively committed to “Service Above Self.”


Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is ranked 4 stars in both  Financial and Accountability & Transparency by Charity Navigator.org and is proudly run almost completely by volunteers.
Rotary Club of Port Townsend “Good Works”
In the last five years, Rotary Club of Port Townsend donated $195,400 to community nonprofits, youth programs, and international projects. Highlights of our giving include:

$107,800 Community
Bayside Housing -- rehabilitate a hotel room for transitional housing
Brinnon Parks and Recreation
Camp Beausite -- Camp scholarships for 4 disabled, special needs adults/children
Centennial Project -- Replaced signs at Port Hudson Park
COAST -- Washer & dryer for shelter
Dove House -- Specific for rape defense program
ECCHO -- Support of local medical assistance program
Emergency Project Reserve -- Support for small needs

 Haines Street Cottages – Interior/Exterior updates on the cottages                             


Homeless Shelter -- Funded opening one month early
Horse Partners -- Therapeutic riding for special needs adults and children
OlyCap -- For exterior work on Haines Street cottages
JC MASH -- Support for free clinic
Jefferson Mental Health -- Increase crisis services to the mentally ill in the county
Jumping Mouse -- Support for child counseling
 KPTZ Radio – Equipment for emergency preparedness                           

Literacy Council of Jefferson County -- Purchase of books

Main Street – Chairs and tables for downtown
PT Community Chorus -- Concert cost for a free public concert
PT Summer Band -- New t-shirts
RainShadow Choral -- Defray sheet music costs
Recyclery -- Funding for the Killer Goldfish Mountain bike team                           
Salish Spirit Equine Assist Therapy -- new helmets and special safety stirrups
St. Vincent DePaul – Basic needs
Youth Mental Health Clinic -- Support for counseling

$64,100 Youth
Boiler Room -- Replacement of old coffee machine equipment
Centrum -- Youth Artist Program
Community Boat Project -- Experiential learning for youth
Community Wellness Project
Discovery Behavioral Health Center – Opportunities for youth
Jefferson Community Pride
Jefferson County 4-H -- Scholarships for 80 youth to take part in 4-H programs

Jefferson Teen Center -- Defray costs for after school program
Key City Public Theater -- Free youth drama instruction program
Marine Science Center – Partial scholarship
Northwind Art Center -- Free art classes for at risk youth
Ocean School--Alternative education program for children with behavioral issues
Parkside Park – Playground Equipment
Port Townsend School of the Arts
Quilcene Workshop & Learning Center -- restore a newly acquired workshop
Youth Exchange -- Two exchange students
Youth Scholarships -- Seven student scholarships

$23,500 International
Las Veras Mexico Project -- To build sun canopy at kindergarten
Mufindi Tanzanian Project -- Support for facilities at orphanage
Rwanda Project -- Support for agricultural courses/Eco-Toilets
South Africa Project -- Support for literacy program
Shelter Box -- Funded one emergency assistance package


 Shelly Leavens, President
Lee Hoffman , Secretary
Cherish Cronmiller, President Elect
Nathanael O’Hara, Treasurer
Loren Krieger, Sergeant at Arms (RIP)
Directors:   Michael Cavett, Jake Davidson, Trent Diamanti, 
Carol Wise

Special Thanks to:

Lynette Jennings, Club Webmaster
Robert  of PT Computer, Technical Assistance
Gary Romjue, PT Panorama
Maestrosoft Techs