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Rotary Club of Everett
With 25 Rotarian online and several at Hensen Hall, President Greg began his 36th meeting of the year, 5,438th meeting of the Rotary Club of Everett at 12:05 pm. President Greg led us in the Pledge of Allegiance. 
The “Thought of the Day” was a traditional Irish Blessing from Jack Robinson.
There were no visiting Rotarians at the meeting.   Guests included the students of the month, parents, and the school representatives as well as Erin Padgett, who is a bank branch manager for Home Street Bank, guest of Tammy Dunn.
Tammy Dunn announced that the fundraiser had generated $56,350 as of 3.15.  The Hockey team achieved $8,700 in donations with the Baseball team close with $8,400.  Tammy recognized the following individuals and businesses for their outstanding support: 
  • Bargreen’s Coffee
  • Dwayne Lanes’ Family Auto
  • Dr. Amy Norman
  • Shawn O’Donnell’s
  • Courtyard by Marriott Everett
  • Hotel Indigo Everett
  • Everett AquaSox
  • Angel of the Winds Arena
  • Kari Petrasek
  • Shannon Marsch
  • Drue & Steve Miller
  • Everett Optometry
  • High Trek Adventures
  • Ben Bridge Jewelry
  • Rich Toyer
  • YMCA of Snohomish County
  • The Board of Directors
  • Schack Arts Center
  • Seattle Lighting
  • Gourmet Home Chef
Kari Petrasek announced the upcoming Literacy Project Dinner/Fundraiser.  Cathryn Cole is taking the lead on a fundraising effort to purchase "reading for fun" books for 4th to 8th grade students in the Dominican Republic.  We have a group of Rotarians and Hopeworks Vista volunteers going to our project site in Dajabon next month, and they hope to advance this literacy project through our support.  To raise funds, we will have a "Taste of the Caribbean" at HopeWorks from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on April 6.  Tickets are $32.50 each and can be purchased at
Don Steward announced that the box lunches for the in-person meals can be ordered on the club’s website and paid through the donate button.
President Greg announced that the club membership should be expecting an email to support the Scholarship program through volunteer on interviews. April 16th is the Scholarship Program Interviews. Please consider volunteering. Contact Anna Marie Laurence, if interested.
Member Kirby Duncan had the pleasure of introducing Everett High Student of the Month – Mack Baniqued.   Mack’s counselors are Jen Selders and Briana Smith.  Mack is looking at potential careers in engineering or medical field.  His instructors commented on his creative capabilities and his kindness to other students.   He plans on starting his college career at Everett Community College and then on to a university
Member Kelli Thode presented Sequoia High’s Student of the Month – Joel Rock.  He was joined online by Tricia Schuldt, Career Specialist at Sequoia.  Joel takes pride in his schoolwork and is very creative as well.  He is outgoing and passionate about his interest in illustrations.  
Member Laura Zorick introduced Cascade High’s Student of the Month- Clover Barry.  Clover is in many AP classes at Cascade. Her instructors share that Clover is a shining example of leadership and showing a positive example.  She has a positive attitude and gets involved in many projects.  Clover is planning to attend the University of Seattle and major in forensic psychology and criminal justice.
Kari Petrasek had a great time in Breckenridge vacationing.
Tammy Dunn was $50 happy about our local women basketball team and tournament play. 
Will McMahon was glad to be back in Everett and gave $20. 
Mike Kvistad was happy to be able to visit some Seattle museums and a UW gymnastics event with his family-$40. 
Mark Baker was $20 happy to be in-town for the next month. 
Tom Koeing was also $20 happy after having an experience with a plow recently.  
Sonya Kraski had a bellringer donation, thanking Tammy Dunn and also announcing her retirement from the County - taking a break to enjoy life. 
Larry O’Donnell saluted an outstanding former teacher that recently passed on at the age of 102. 
PROGRAM:   Rotary District Update, District 5050 Governor
President Greg introduced our program presenter, District Governor Beverly Harrison for a District 5050 update.  Bev is with the Burlington Rotary Club and has received Rotary International’s Service above Self award. 
Bev became a Rotarian after seeing a full-page ad by the local club and showing up at a weekly meeting.  She discovered she knew 50% of the members.  From there, she become quite involved and has attended many of the R.I. conferences, including Salt Lake City, where our own Ralph Quaas also attended. 
While at the R.I. conference, Bev learned about youth international service projects and became a champion of its expansion- YES (Youth Engaged in Service).   The Burlington Club has sponsored over 100 youth engaged in YES.  She asked our club to consider sponsoring 3 youth to go to Guatemala and help install stoves.
Bev recognized Jim Stafford for his major gift donation to the Rotary Foundation.  Bev also presented Ralph Quaas a medallion in recognition of his outstanding leadership in service to our club and Rotary.
President Greg thanked Bev and explained in lieu of a speaker gift the club will recognize them with a donation to Domestic Violence Services, our chosen charity for the 2021-2022 Rotary year.  Greg also reported that the $2,500 the club is presenting to our chosen charity is being match by he and his wife.   The DVS is then using the $5000 to help raise an additional $5000 through a matching program. 
Meeting adjourned.   
Respectfully Submitted,
Kevin Nichols
Photography Submitted by.
Tammy Dunn
United Nations Update, presenter Daniel Nielson