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November 9, 2018
HP Rotary honored Veterans and also heard an update from Lt Col Jeff Becker, Deputy Garrison Commander at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) including the fact that a 7 year widening project for I-5 through JBLM will begin soon.  Several visiting veterans, including one  who served in WW II visited for our Annual  Veteran's Day.  A special "Missing Man" Table was arranged by Kelimaria Brigham who also brought her husband Steve. 
Hawks Prairie Rotary fielded two bowling teams for the Fall,2018 Yelm Rotary Bowling Tournament held at Prairie Lanes in Yelm.  The "A" Team included Dan ("Horse") Howard, Captain Corey Lopardi, Randy Luke and Brent Robinson.  "B" Team members (the "Fun Team") included Joseph Beaulieu, Becki Beach, Marny Bright, and Bob Kagy...note all of the B's!  Also in attendance was Coach Richard Bokofsky and Cheer Leader Terry Taylor.
For the 9th time the "A" Team beat out bowling teams from Capitol Centennial and Yelm Rotary, only this tournament was only won by a total of 8 pins over Capitol Centennial.   
10-05-2018  Friday
Rotary District 5020 Governor CRAIG GILLIS, from Campbell River, B.C visited HP Rotary Club today and spoke about Heart, Science and Inspiration.  He also showed us a Canadian "$20" bill.  Also present were ADG BILL MCGREGOR  and past District Governor KEN BALSLEY.  Corey Lopardi presented a check for $500 to the Thurston County Dance Team for helping out with our 2018 5K Run fundraiser.
10-20-2018  Saturday
HP Rotary Club members  did their annual bag stuffing for homeless students at North Thurston School District filling over 400 bags with canned and other food packages.
Members included Corey Lopardi, Richard Bokofsky, Randy Luke, Dan Howard and wife Tricia Howard.
As part of 2018-2019 Programs, HPR heard from 3  club members today including BLAKE KNOBLAUCH, Thurston County Chamber Membership AE. KELIMARIA BRIGHAM,  and RANDY LUKE, Broker and Owner of South Sound Home Loans.
On Saturday, August 11, 2018,  eight members of HP Rotary Club volunteered to help the local Rebuilding Together's 
"Project Jennifer" clean-up day.  Thanks to BRENT ROBINSON, his son's Yelm HS football team also pitched in and helped take down an old shed, 80 feet of fencing, tear down and install a new deck, and clear out a whole lot of weeds, ivy and underbrush.  This was our first HP Rotary Community Service Project of the year and  thanks to all who volunteered.
As part of our new 2018-2019 meeting schedule, each month three HP Rotary Club members
will have an opportunity to tell us a little bit about themselves, their families and their jobs.
This week we heard from MARNY BRIGHT, LYNDA ZEMAN, and BRIAN JOHNSON.
June 28, 2018
JOHN VIVIAN was installed as the new HP Rotary Club President for 2018-2019 by BILL MCGREGOR, area 13 Assistant District Governor at today's regular club meeting.  Also installed were John's BOD Officers including BUDDY STEVENS, President-Elect; TERRY TAYLOR, Vice-President; DAN HOWARD, Immediate Past-President; KELI BRIGHAM, Secretary; and TEENA BARNES, Treasurer.  As this was also our last meeting at the Lower Hawks Prairie Links Golf Course Clubhouse, the Club gave a card and flower arrangement to  SUE, the Catering Manager for many of the 15 years we have met there.  Effective July 13, 2018, HP Rotary will meet at the Forza Restaurant and Conference Center at Marvin Road and Martin Way in Hawks Prairie.
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