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Sunrise Rotary
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Queen Pirate - Debbie Bushnell


July Speaker Chair - Chelsea Fields
Speaker - July 18, 2017
Michael Carson
Mat-Su Opioid Taskforce
Greeter, Judy Tebow - Pledge of Allegiance, John Warner- Invocation, Janet Kennedy - Sgt-At-Arms, Rachel Gernat
Speaker - July 25, 2017
Dennis Anderson
The Frontiersman 
Greeter, Janet Kennedy - Pledge of Allegiance, Loren Prosser - Invocation, Rachel Gernat - Sgt-At-Arms, Mark Lee
Rotary Running Dead 5K
Spring Cleanup 2017
Wasilla Sunrise Rotary Highway Cleanup 2017
Thank you for your help!!
30th Anniversary of Women in Rotary
30 years of Women in History Celebration at District 5010 Conference in Sitka 2017 
Photo on left is taken in front of Harrigan Centennial Hall, District Conference 2017 and from left to right on second photo are:
Debbie Bushnell, Judy Tebow, Rachel Gernat, Jackie Marvel, Janel Gagnon and Sherie Vieira from WSR.
Not all WSR women were present at this meeting but they were there in spirit:)
Susitna Rotary needs our help with Josh the Otter 
Susitna Rotary is asking for help with presenting the Josh the Otter to local elementary schools. Please read over the following...
Be apart of this incredible club service project by presenting to kindergartners at one of the schools: Josh the Otter schedule google link. 
Sign up for a pool water safety event on Saturday, April 22nd, at the Wasilla pool (Flyer for pool session). Click here to RSVP for Wasilla pool session.
Thanks to our partnership with the Alaska Club, an event for home school kindergartners has been scheduled for April 11th at 2:00pm in the Alaska Club theater followed two pool sessions: 2:00-4:00pm and 3:00pm - 5:00pm (Flyer for pool session). Click here to RSVP for The Alaska Club pool session.
Who can participate?  Anyone can volunteer ! Rotarians throughout the Valley, business associates, friends, parents and family are all needed to make this event a success.  To learn more about how a presentation works, watch the Josh the Otter Training Video then sign up to help. You could save a child from drowning one day.
- See more at:
Volunteer for Food4Kids
Food That’s in When School Is OUT!
Food4Kids, a program of MatSu Food Bank is pleased to be participating as a sponsor in the Summer Food Service Program this summer!
Meals will be made available free to all children 18 years and under from May 22rd through August 18th, 2017.  These are OPEN sites and don’t require sign-ups or registrations – just stop by one of the following locations!
Newcomb Park
Wonderland Playground
Carter Park 
Iditapark Skate Park
1:30Pm – 2Pm
Food Pantry of Wasilla
   11:30Am – 1Pm
Food4Kids is committed to feeding hungry children in safe community environments.  Working with organizations such as city governments, local pantries, and churches. Food4Kids prepares and delivers fresh healthy meals to hundreds of local, at-risk children throughout the year.   
For additional information on how we do what we do or for a tour of our sites please call (907) 357-3769. Volunteers are always welcome!
Thank you,
Trudi Mitchell
Program Supervisor
Honor Flight 
Honor Flight is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing veterans with honor and closure.
Our Mission: To transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC
to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends.
On Tuesday, April 18, Sunrise Rotarian John Glass will be escorting one of America's Veterans to Washington, DC.,
Mr. Paul Huppert, who served with the U.S. Navy during WWII.
The Homecoming will be on Saturday, April 22, at noon and there will be quite a celebration!
All are welcomed and encouraged to attend and welcome them all home!
They arrive on Alaska Air.

Rotary International Convention Atlanta, GA
Rotary International Monthly Themes
JULY No special designation 1 July — Start of new Rotary year
AUGUST Membership and Extension Month 
SEPTEMBER - Basic Education and Literacy Month
OCTOBER Economic and Community Development Month   
NOVEMBER Rotary Foundation Month  
DECEMBER Disease Prevention and Treatment Month  
JANUARY Vocational Service Month  
FEBRUARY Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month
MARCH Water and Sanitation Month 
APRIL Maternal and Child Health Month
MAY Youth Service Month    
            June 10-14 2017 — RI Convention, Atlanta, Georgia
JUNE Rotary Fellowships Month


Birthday's & Anniversary's
Member Birthdays
Trish Keown
July 4
Judy Tebow
July 7
Spouse Birthdays
Cindi Martin
July 24
Rusty Burlingame
July 1
Chris Lee
Mark Lee
July 16
Mark Lee
Christine Lee
July 16
John D. Glass
July 24
Join Date
Al Haynes
July 1, 2001
16 years
Bert Hall
July 1, 2011
6 years
Curtis Green
July 1, 2001
16 years
Debbie Bushnell
July 1, 2011
6 years
James Martin
July 1, 2013
4 years
Jerry Moses
July 1, 2001
16 years
Lyda Green
July 1, 2001
16 years
Trish Keown
July 1, 2001
16 years
Janet Kennedy
July 17, 2007
10 years
John D. Glass
July 25, 2005
12 years
Matt Ketchum
July 25, 2005
12 years
Carole Coppock
July 28, 2009
8 years


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 @Settler's Bay Lodge, Wasilla -

Eagle River Club - meets Thursday morning 7am at Bear Mountain Grill, Eagle River and Thursday noon in Eagle River - -

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