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Posted by Ed Murphy
The Rotary Club of Tigard welcomes you to its website. This website is here to inform our visitors about the history, mission and work of Rotary Club of Tigard, Oregon and Rotary International. If you would like more information about becoming a member of the Tigard Rotary Club, please contact our Membership Services Chairperson, Jan Richardson, at 503-703-3738 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just send us a note expressing your interest. Mail to: Rotary Club of Tigard, PO Box 23491, Tigard, Oregon 97281-3491. You are also welcome to contact our President, Steve Schmitt, at email@example.com. Thank-you for your interest.
Posted by Steve Schmitt
on Jul 01, 2014
Interested in Rotary? The Tigard Rotary Club invites you to check us out. Come to one of our lunch meetings, or contact me, Steve Schmitt, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Lunches are $17.00 if paid with cash or check or $17.50 if paid with a credit or debit card. - President Steve Schmitt.
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by Ed Murphy
Our featured speaker at our regular lunch meeting on October 30th was District Governor Doug Taylor. Doug is a member of the Beaverton Rotary Club, and before that, was a member of the Northeast Portland Rotary Club. Doug's wife Lynda accompanied him. He was introduced by John Normandin, Assistant Governor for the Central West region.
Doug noted that District 5100 was #1 in the world for making donations to The Rotary Foundation (TRF) via automatic monthly deductions, with about 50% of club members in this District contributing in that way. He also mentioned that, due in part to a large single contribution made recently, the District was #7 in the world for total contributions to TRF! Turning to membership, he said that in North American and Europe generally, membership numbers have been declining. But in District 5100 last year, the District had net growth, and so far this year, there has been a net gain of over 70 members. Doug said he was proud of the training the District provides its members, as evidenced by over 500 Rotarians attending the District Assembly last spring. He feels that Rotary has positive momentum in this District, and he wants to keep it going.
by Ed Murphy
District Governor Doug Taylor presented two special District 5100 awards to Tigard Rotary Club members. The first award was a "Rotary Pioneer Award", which was presented to Ed Murphy for his "longstanding support of Rotary". Ed joined Rotary in 1982. Currently, he is currently the Youth Exchange Chairman, writes and produces the Club newsletter, and maintains the Club website. He has been President of the Club twice. The Certificate says "This loyalty to the great service work of Rotary exemplifies what it means to be a lifelong Rotarian". The second award was a "Membership Champion Award", which was presented to Marland Henderson, who was recognized for his "exemplary commitment to building Rotary membership through attraction and engagement". Marland has sponsored two Rotarians since he become a member in January 2012. The certificate says "Membership growth is the key to helping more people the world over through Rotary service and contributions." Congratulations to Ed and Marland.
by Ed Murphy
Jay Gilbertson says we will be distributing the coats to CPAH residents on Thursday, November 6th, first at Oleson Woods, and then at Greenburg Oaks. Specifically:
Oleson Woods Community Room, 11905 SW 91st Avenue, from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM.
Greenburg Oaks Community Room, 9140 SW 91st Avenue, from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM.
Jay encourages members to come help the children pick out which coat they want to keep. It's a necessary task, and it is fun and rewarding.
If you have not yet paid for the coats you pledged buy, please get a check in to Jay, or Jeff Tainer or Shannon Moxley as soon as possible. Checks are to be made out to the Rotary Club of Tigard Foundation. For more information about donating money or helping with the distribution, please contact Jay. For information about Operation Warm, go to www.operationwarm.org.
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