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 Speaker This Week 

 Weekly Program - May 19, 2015

Desiree Shepler

Mat-Su Health Foundation


President Elect Garry is challenging all Rotarians to sell 10 dozen roses.
There are still 50 dozen roses to sell and one week left.
Please go through your contacts and give them a call!
If we can all reach our challenge from Garry or sell a couple more dozen then we will easily reach our goal!
Let Garry know ASAP.

On Sale Now!

Get your Rose Sale forms from our Incoming President Elect
Garry Forrester

There is no meeting scheduled Tuesday April 21st

Wasilla Sunrise will meet at Giant Don's Flooring America warehouse,
located at 2901 E. Bogard Road around back of the building

Please be there between 7 and 8am for your roses!

Regular Meeting Schedule Will Resume April 28th

Remember, Rose Sales Help Support Our Many Projects!!

Wasilla Sunrise Rotary, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, Alaska Family Services,
The Mat-Su SeaHawkers & the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman


 A Domestic Violence Awareness Summit 

Domestic Violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender 
and affects people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and education levels. 
No More seeks to bring domestic violence & sexual assault into the national spotlight 
to generate more attention, more resources and 
more action to prevent them. 

Master of Ceremonies - Wasilla Councilman Stu Graham

Guest Speakers

Past Governor of Alaska, Sean Parnell

Iditarod Musher, DeeDee Jonrowe

​Alaska Family Services Director, Jeaninne Milne

Wasilla High School Teacher & Coach, Jason Marvel

Please Join Us

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Wasilla High School

10am - 12:00pm - No More 

12:30 -1:00
lunch break with bag lunch provided by MSRMC - Because we are offering lunch, we ask that you please register

1pm-3pm - Compass

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RYLA 2015 is scheduled for April 23-26 (Thursday-Sunday) at Kings Lake Camp in Wasilla. All the information, registration dates, guidelines, forms and registrar’s contact information can be found on the District 5010 Club Runner under the page “RYLA for Rotarians. This information should be forwarded on to the members of your club that will lead in the recruitment of 10th/11th grade students and adult chaperones.

Wasilla Sunrise RYLA Director is Debbie Bushnell. Team committee; Debbie Bushnell, Jackie Marvel, Trish Keown 

RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) is a 3.5 day academy that focuses on building leadership within our youth community. It is one of the most effective New Generations service programs that Rotary offers. It happens by clubs members reaching out into the community, often through school counselors and administrators, to recruit students with great leadership potential and sending them to this coordinated event. Students who may benefit most from RYLA maybe have not yet had leadership opportunities presented to them. RYLA is a game changer. Each year a handful previous RYLA participants return as Alumni to help with the event and share their experiences which showcases the impact of the program. If you know of a 10th or 11th grade student that would be a interested in attending RYLA, please direct them to the website above for more information and a registration form. All candidates will be reviewed and chosen by the RYLA committee based on the registration form.

If you have business advertising items that you would like to donate to fill the backpacks given to the students such as snacks, gadgets, water bottles, frisbees, notepads, etc... please let us know. If you are able to give monetarily so that we can purchase specifics, that would be nice also. We will be giving out awards and possibly door prizes. Thank you!


 January- Rotary Awareness Month - Speaker Chair, Dan Kennedy
February- World Understanding Month - Speaker Chair, Colleen Sullivan-Leonard
March- Literacy
April- Magazine Month
May-District Conference Month June- Rotary Fellowship Month
July- Literacy Month
August- Membership and Extension Month
September- New Generations Month
October- Vocational Service Month

 November- Rotary Foundation Month 
December- Family of Rotary Month 


Birthdays & Anniversary's
Member Birthdays
Eldon Bell
August 2
Matt Monaco
August 2
Annie Bill
August 6
Matt Ketchum
August 13
Dan Kennedy
August 19
Join Date
Elsie O'Bryan
August 16, 2005
10 years
Garry Forrester
August 20, 2013
2 years
Matthew Stielstra
August 20, 2013
2 years
Sherie Vieira
August 26, 2014
1 year


Wasilla Sunrise Rotary meets Tuesdays, 7:00am at the Jack White Building, Wasilla

Wasilla Rotary meets Wednesdays, 12:00pm at the Hacienda Restaurant, Wasilla -

Palmer Rotary meets Thursday's, 12:00pm Palmer Ale House, 320 E. Dahlia Avenue, Palmer -

Susitna Club - meets Wednesday 6:00-7:15 pm @Piccolino's Restaurant, Wasilla -

Eagle River Club - meets Thursday morning 7am at Bear Mountain Grill, Eagle River and Thursday noon at Picollino's Restaurant, Eagle River - -

Rotaract - See Mat-Su Rotaract on FB

Interact - See Mat-Su Interact on FB - or contact Dan Kennedy at