Vol 1.12 February 2, 2017

Welcome to Connections!
The bulletin for the Rotary Passport Club of Pierce County. 
News and Updates
Newest Assistant Governor - Congratulations President Jennifer
On January 28th the District Council approved a proposal which will realign the areas in our district and create a new Area effective July 1, 2017.    Governor-Elect Tom Carroll has appointed Pierce County Passport Club's Jennifer Durham as the AG for this new Area.
Supporting Children's Dental Health Month
February is Children's Dental Health Month.  During our meetings in the month of February we will be collecting outdoor games, activities, and sporting goods for Lindquist Dental Clinic for Children (LDCC).  The items collected will be utilized as prizes for new and current patients as an incentive to keep their appointment.  Contact Karyn Siegirst if you have any questions
LDCC is a private non-for-profit dental clinic providing  accessible, compassionate, and effective dental care to Puget Sound children in need, regardless of ability to pay.
Join Us!
Upcoming Meetings:
Engagement, Service, and Fellowship Opportunities:
If you have a service project idea, please contact the Joe LeRoy
    • In honor of Children's Dental Health Month we will be supporting Lindquist Denal Clinic for Children's monthly incentive for children to make and keep their appointments.  We will be collecting games and outdoor game, activities, and sporting goods which will be bundled into gift baskets for a monthly prize.
    • Literacy Project: PCPC will be building and stocking multiple Little Free Libraries to be installed in various locations in the area.  We will be having a build day, which will be an all ages hands on opportunity.  The exact date is not know yet.  More information to follow as it is determined.  In the meantime, we will need books to stock the library, if you want to start collecting books for all ages. 
  • MAY
    • May 20th - Hunger Walk - to join the PCPC team or help support our team click here
  • JUNE
    • Back to School drive for HopeSparks Closet.  Volunteers to help assemble backpacks and school supplies.  Dates TBD
News/Announcements for Your Company
Does your company have an event coming up or some other news/announcement that you would like to share with the members of our club?  If so, we would like to include them in the Connections.  To have information included, please email the details to Karyn Siegrist.
District Training and Conference
Join us for the 2017 District Training and Conference
This year we have combined our District Training and District Conference events into one combined event. You will have the opportunity to attend the training sessions you are most interested in, be inspired by an array of top-notch speakers, and meet and share with fellow Rotarians from around the district. All this in a beautiful, state of the art facility. We hope you will join us as we celebrate Rotary and get ready for the year ahead!
More information regarding the conference and registration is located on the district website
Engagement Reporting
Please email information regarding Rotary engagement such as service projects, club activities and/or visiting other clubs to
Donation to Rotary International
Giving to Rotary International is easy, their site offers multiple ways of giving and programs which you can donate to.  Visit the RI giving page to learn more.
Do you know someone that would be a good Rotarian?  Guests are always welcome at our meetings. Invite them to join you and learn more about Rotary and the Passport Club of Pierce County.
Curious what to do next if you would like to propose a person for membership?  The membership application is on our website.
Membership chair Chris Lee is available if you have any questions or would like some assistance.
Club Runner Corner
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Rotary Links
Rotary International
RI President Home
About Rotary
Joining Rotary
Rotary History
Rotary Foundation
For New Members
Upcoming Events
Urban Elk
Feb 08, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
BOD Meeting
Indo Asian Street Eatery
Feb 22, 2017
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Social Meeting
Indo Asian Street Eatery
Feb 22, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Urban Elk
Mar 08, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
BOD Meeting
G Donnalson's (Ages 21+)
Mar 22, 2017
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Social Meeting
G Donnalson's (Ages 21+)
Mar 22, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Alice McDaniel
February 9
Karyn Siegrist
Aaron Siegrist
February 13
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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