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.

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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 a few week left! We need all hands to be pulling together as we man the Beer Garden every Saturday through the end of August.  Talk to Randy at a meeting, see what kind of help he needs, and COME ON OUT on Saturday evenings to help raise money for all our projects, and to just plain have a great time in Kingston. 
EVERY SATURDAY THRU END OF AUGUST - SET UP AT 4:00 PM, BREAK DOWN AFTER THE CONCERT AROUND 7:30 - 8:00 PM.  DON'T MISS IT! 
 
 
 

 

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! 

 

 

 

 
Yet another Scholarship Recipient thanks us for our help.  You're entirely welcome, Katelyn!
 
 
 
 
 

 
An incredible thing happened a few weeks ago. Something that hundreds of people have been working towards for 2 years.
 
On June 30th, the Coffee Oasis Board President signed the closing papers for a property in Kingston to be the newest Coffee Oasis location.
 
 
The Kingston Community Center was sold to The Coffee Oasis, and the county donated the money from the purchase to the Village Green Community Center. "This is a win-win for the community," said Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder.

Many of you have given money, heart, and hope towards this project. You've seen the need for a place for the hurting youth of Kingston to go for community, resources, and opportunities, and our community drew together to make that happen. And now we celebrate!

Kingston’s Village Green Foundation has supported the Coffee Oasis project because of the shared heart for kids. “The vision of The Coffee Oasis to help youth off the streets, out of homelessness and into productive lives in the community aligns well with our commitment to support Kingston youth and families. We are grateful for their willingness to support Kingston’s youth who need us most.”
 
That is our hope; that this location will be a gift to young people who are hurting and lost, the ones who "need us most." For us at The Coffee Oasis, we also hope and pray that this project is and continues to be a gift to YOU. We hope you are blessed by investing in this project that will then bless others.
 
We thank you for helping make this dream a reality. $75,000 remains to be raised for renovations, and we are eager to walk through the rest of the project with our partners. We look forward to sharing news with you of the Kingston Coffee Oasis’ renovation and opening!
 
 
 

 
 
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 24, 2016
Kari Driskell
Harrison Medical Center Foundation
Aug 31, 2016
Anya Eber - Rotary Ambassador Scholar
Protecting Cultural Heritage
 
 
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