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File #: 21-0138    Version: 1
Type: recognition Status: Filed
File created: 1/28/2021 In control: City Council
Agenda date: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: Special Recognition - Proclamation Recognizing the 100 Year Anniversary of the Rotary Club of Olympia
Attachments: 1. Proclamation

Title

Special Recognition - Proclamation Recognizing the 100 Year Anniversary of the Rotary Club of Olympia

 

Recommended Action

Committee Recommendation:

Not referred to a committee.

 

City Manager Recommendation:

Recognize the Rotary Club of Olympia on the occasion of their 100th Anniversary.

 

Report

Issue:

Whether to recognize the Rotary Club of Olympia on the occasion of their 100th anniversary.

 

Staff Contact:

Susan Grisham, Executive Assistant & Legislative Liaison.

 

Presenter(s):

Sean Padget, Rotary Club President                                                    

Cyndi Zechman, Rotary Club President Elect                                      

Dick and Judy Blinn, co-chairs, Rotary Centennial Committee     

Don Chalmers, Rotary Centennial Committee               

Wendy Holden, Rotary Centennial Committee           

 

Background and Analysis:

Chartered on September 10, 1920, the Rotary Club of Olympia is the 72nd Rotary Club commissioned in the world and has spent 100 years providing service to the people of the Greater Olympia area, Washington State, and the world.

 

Rotary Clubs throughout the world engage in “service above self”. The Rotary Club of Olympia has sponsored hundreds of high school student scholarships, community grants, a significant numbers of global youth exchange students, and supported and encouraged projects such as the creation of Community Youth Services and the building of Rotary Park.

 

The Olympia Rotary Club will celebrate this important milestone at their Centennial Gala on September 20, 2021.

 

Attachments:

Proclamation