PORT TOWNSEND ROTARY CLUB (Noon Club) 91st Year 2021

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
JUMP!
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

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Lee Hoffman, President
Carla Caldwell, Past President
Sandy Eherenman, President Elect
Jim Cunnington, President Elect Nominee  
Susan Jacob, Secretary
Nathanael O’Hara, Treasurer
Loren Krieger, Sergeant at Arms
Directors:   Michael Cavett, Shelly Leavens, Trent Diamanti, 
Kit Malone, Jim Maupin, Carol Wise

AUCTION PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

Sandy Eherenman, Chair
Carla Caldwell
Jim Cunnington
Ron Dionne
John English
Peter Ewing 
Lee Hoffman 
Lisa Hoffman
Lynette Jennings
Leah Langey
Shelly Leavens
Cindy Madsen
Jo Nieuwsma
Sheldon Spencer
Carol Wise
 
Special Thanks to:

John English, Club Webmaster
Jill Rienstra-Buhler, Photographer
Gary Romjue, PT Panorama
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