Kingston-North Kitsap Rotary Club

August is Rotary Membership Month. 

Each year at this time we focus on expanding our membership.  The best way to do this is for Rotarians to invite their friends and neighbors to attend a Club meeting. When people see and hear what Rotary is about, membership becomes almost automatic.

Have YOU invited someone to join us for lunch?  If not - why not?  Let's make membership month a huge success this year! 

 
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kingston-North Kitsap.

Welcome to our Club!

Kingston-North Kitsap

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Kingston Village Green Community Center
South Kingston Rd
Kingston, WA  98346
United States
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OK, KNK Rotarians. Jut ONE left! We need all hands to be pulling together as we man the Beer Garden this Saturday for this years FINAL Concert on the Cove.   COME ON OUT on Saturday evening to help raise money for all our projects, and to just plain have a great time in Kingston. 
THIS SATURDAY! - SET UP AT 4:00 PM, BREAK DOWN AFTER THE CONCERT AROUND 7:30 - 8:00 PM.  DON'T MISS IT! 
 
 
 

 
submitted by Sally Christy
 
Monday September 29, there will be a "Groundbreaking Event" at the old community Center to let the community know about the Coffee Oasis which is coming this fall.  Displays, speakers and treats catered by Coffee Oasis Catering Services.  Please come from 6:00 - 7:30 that evening to learn and support this wonderful program.
 
 
 

 
submitted by Sondra Peters
 
The Fellowship of Kingston Rotary Club is underway and our first event will be in September.
 
September 23rd "Fall Harvest Dinners" - Let's get better acquainted as we work together to accomplish our club goals for 2016-17.  A FUN social night to explore our personal interests, hobbies, families & travel agendas. Bring a joke or two!!
 
Hosts for Friday, September 23rd will be Rotary President Stan Mack & wife Jane, and members Skip & Sondra Peters.
               Look for an Evite soon!
 
President Stan Mack's Home: "Fall Harvest Share-a-Dish" (Mack's will serve the main entrée) 10 guests.
 
Skip & Sondra Peters Home:  "Fall Harvest Share-a-Dish" (Peters will serve the main entrée) 10 guests.
 
 
Mark your calendars, iphones, ipads.....Look what’s coming!
 
Kingston Rotary Holiday Dinner Party:  "”A jolly good time”. Saturday, December 3rd, 6 PM.  To be held at the Kingston Community Center.  (Fee TBD).
 
Winter Soup Supper:  Friday, February 10th, Hosts to be announced.  A get acquainted kind of an affair. 
              Look for an Evite in January
 
Installation of new officiers, Dinner and Awards: Date to be announced in June.
 
Any questions please email sondipeters@centurytel.net
360-271-3845
 
 
 

 

Do you shop on Amazon?

 Have you heard about Amazon Smile? https://smile.amazon.com/ it’s quite simple, log into Amazon using the smile amazon link, sign up for the Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Foundation as your supported charity and Amazon will pay .5% of your sales to our club. Everything on Amazon Smile is the same as the standard Amazon link, pricing, Prime everything …. So the question is why not use www.smile.amazon.com? It’s work free money to our club!

THANK YOU to Gale Kirsopp for this excellent tip! 

 

 

 

 
 
In the picture above, Bill Maule presented Helen Ralph with her first Sustaining Membership pin.  Bill Beaudoin is also a first time sustaining member but was in Alaska during the time of the presentation.  A sustaining member is someone who contributes at least $100 to the Rotary Foundation in any given year.
 
The following club members are repeat sustaining members:  Isaac Anderson, Mark Baze, Clint Boxman, Fredrick Branchflower, Walt Eliot, Karen Gibson, Don Hutchins, Suzanne Jenny, Nick Jewett, Gale Kirsopp (Gale is also a member of the Paul Harris Society), Jessica Larson, Naomi Maasberg, De’ Mackinnon, Stan Mack, Dan Martin, Nancy Martin, Breanne Martinez, Bill Maule, Randy Monlux, Skip Peters, Sondra Peters, Meisha Rouser, and Bob Winkel.
 
Please see De’ Mackinnon if you have not received your red “Sustaining Member” sticker for your badge.  Thank you to all for their generosity.
 
 
 

 
A NEW feature on our website is a link to our current Mission and Strategic Plan.  See it just below the "Rotary Month" item at top left.  We hope this helps our non-Rotarian friends understand us just a bit better...
 
    
 

 
 
 
 
 
Our Mailing address
PO Box 832
Kingston WA 98346
 
Speakers
Aug 31, 2016
Anya Eber - Rotary Ambassador Scholar
Protecting Cultural Heritage
 
 
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