Rotary Club of Spokane Valley

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Club Executives & Directors

President
Treasurer
Secretary
Director, Community Service
Director, Vocational Service
Director, Club Service
Director, International Service
Vice President
Past President
Rotary Foundation
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Chair
Director of New Generations
 

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Spokane Valley

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Darcy's
10502 E Sprague Ave
Park on the West side of U-City Mall
Spokane Valley, WA  99206
United States
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Come celebrate Rotary Day in Riverfront Park on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 between noon and 4:00pm and enjoy a free ride on the Looff Carousel! All ten Rotary clubs in the Spokane area, along with the local Rotaract and high school Interact clubs, invite you to join us in celebrating the positive impact of Rotary, locally and around the world.
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Spokane Valley is awarding five (5) scholarships in the amount of $1000 each to students graduating from Spokane Valley and Freeman high schools based on the Rotary Club Scholarship Committee's scholarship award criteria. Students in need of financial assistance, who have been successful in school, have involved themselves in community activities and who agree to fulfill certain minor obligations to the Rotary Club of Spokane Valley may apply for this scholarship.
 
 

 
 

Karen Lucas has been in business for 27 very successful years. She is the owner of MAIL BOX CENTER at 9116 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley. Karen recently spoke to our Club about her 10 Commandments of Customer Service. Take a look! They offer a platform for success no matter what you're doing.ImageImage

 

 
 

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Since forming in 1947, the major goal of Spokane Valley Rotary has been to serve the citizens of Spokane Valley. We donated $43,000 to support the youth and elderly citizens of the Valley in fiscal year 2013. Our major fundraiser Men of Rotary Fashion Show 2014 focuses on the youth of our community with two programs. AND we are very excited to have Gary Stokes, Executive Director of Friends of Seven, KSPS Public Television as our master of ceremonies this year!

 

Our first program is “Books for Kids.” In 2014, our Rotary Club gave a free book to every student in six elementary schools in the three districts in the Valley during the celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and the week of “Read Across America.” Almost 2500 books! Our ultimate goal is to give a free book to every student in every elementary school in all three Valley school districts.

 

Our second program involves giving scholarships to deserving high school graduates. These young men and women will attend a two or four year college or university or a technical/vocational school. This year we have awarded five scholarships to these young achievers. We hope to significantly increase the number and amount of the scholarships over time.

 

Our fundraiser, Men of Rotary, will be at CenterPlace Regional Event Center on Friday, October 10th from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. The show features 18 Rotarian men from clubs around the area as models. It’s a fun, even zany event. Ticket sales will cover all overhead costs. All net revenue will be designated to our beneficiaries. Last year $12,000. This year $15,000!

 

Some (not all) Handsome Men

Some (not all) Acting Up

Huge variety of clothing and accessories from JC Penny’s

Games, Auctions, Raffles — great prizes!

 

For tickets contact Camilla Mounts at camillam@peoplepc.com

 

 
 
 
 

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