PORT TOWNSEND ROTARY CLUB (Noon Club) 90th Year 2020

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 100% 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

Carla Caldwell, President
David Engle, Past President
Lee Hoffman, President Elect
Sandy Eherenman, President Elect Nominee
Sandy Eherenman, Secretary
Nathanael O’Hara, Treasurer
Loren Krieger, Sergeant at Arms
Michael Cavett, Gwen Howard, Susan Jacob, Kit Malone, 
Jim Maupin, John Polm, Carol Wise

AUCTION PLANNING COMMITTEE

Lee Hoffman, Chair
Carla Caldwell
Jim Cunnington
Ron Dionne
Sandy Eherenman
John English
Lisa Hoffman
Amy Howard
Leah Langey
Michael Langey
Cindy Madsen
Jo Nieuwsma
Kimberly Torres
Sheldon Spencer
Susan Whitmire
 
Special Thanks to:

John English, Club Webmaster
Nancy Frye, Graphic Artist
Joe at the Wine Cellar for helping us select and giving us a discount on the wine for the Wine Grab
Jill Rienstra-Buhler, Photographer
Gary Romjue, PT Panorama
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