this week
Mark Lackey, CCS Early Learning
CCS Early Learning is a non-profit that provides Head Start & Early Head Start services and programs for children birth to 5 years, providing quality education and services to families and children for over 45 years.
Join us tomorrow to learn more about CCS from Executive Director, Mark Lackey. You can also visit their website to learn more!
Greeter: Ryane B.
Pledge of Allegiance: Jerry Moses
Invocation: Rachel Gernat
Sgt. at Arms: Don Viera
Rotary Reboot Topic: Rotary Cause #7: Growing Local Economies
September: Basic Education & Literacy Month
More than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate - that's 17% of the world's adult population.
Rotary's goal is to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy. We support education for all children and literacy for children and adults.
Read more about Rotary's efforts to address literacy and education.
Rotary Night at the Theater: Mama Mia
Our upcoming annual Rotary fundraiser is fast approaching - Rotary Night at the Theater: Mama Mia. 
Follow the link for more event information!
Williwaw grand opening success
Families for the Improvement of Safety & Health (FISH), along with the community members of Williwaw, celebrated the grand opening of the Williwaw playground. Thank you to all those that attended and have worked hard to make this happen!
Last week: Shelli Lincoln
We had a fantastic Rotary meeting with Shelli Lincoln, Principal of Burchell High School and fellow Sunrise Rotarian.

rotarian of the month

President Jason Marvel recognized Cody Russell & Lisa Knight for their hard work in the community - exemplifying service above self.

upcoming speakers

Mark Lackey
Executive Director, CCS Early Learning
Monica Goyette
Superintendent, MSBSD
Serena Lee
Mrs. Alaska
Events & Fellowship
Rotary Uncorked: A Night with the Stars
October 12, 6-9 PM
Menard Center
The premier wine event in the Mat-Su with numerous stations for wine, beer, and food, this event will raise money to support MyHouse, High School Scholarships and much more. Join us for ‘A Night with the Stars’ and dress as your favorite actor and actress. Win prizes!
Pirate Joke of the week

Q: Why is pirating so addictive?

A: They say once ye lose yer first hand, ye get hooked!

Rotary around the valley

Tuesdays @ 7 AM
Meridian Point Bldg.
865 N. Seward-Meridian Pkwy., Wasilla
Wednesdays @ 12 PM
Everett's, Wasilla 
Thursdays @ 12 PM
Turkey Red Banquet Room, Palmer
Wednesdays @ 6 PM
The Sky Lounge @ the Extreme Fun Center, Wasilla
Contact Dan Kennedy
Russell Hampton
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