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March 26, 2019  
 
For the 8th time in five years, the Hawks Prairie "A" Bowling Team won Yelm Rotary's Spring Bowling Tournament held at the Prairie Lanes in Yelm.  Team includes Captain "Marvel" Corey Lopardi, Yelmite Brent Robinson, Splitser Randy Luke, and"Big Anchor" Dan Howard who bowled a 225 the first game to save our bacon.  Cheer Leaders Kelimaria Brigham and Richard Bokofsky manned the Peanut Gallery.  A fun time was had by all.
The Rotary Club of Hawks Prairie was well represented at the Friends of Scouting Breakfast in Tacoma on March 7th.  Joe Theisman, who was a star quarterback for Notre Dame and the Washington Redskins was the speaker. He was truly inspirational. He graciously took a picture with us. Attending were Jennifer Oliverio, Brent Robinson, Randy Luke, and Joseph Beaulieu.
Under the auspices of Blake Knoblauch, Vocational Services Director, we did a Vocational Site visit at one of our Rotarian Members,. On Thursday, March 7th, 3 Hawks Prairie Rotarians visited the Edward Jones office of Jennifer Oliverio. The Hawks Prairie Rotarians were Randy Luke, Brent Robinson, and Joseph Beaulieu. We learned about the way Edward Jones does business and the beautiful, professional, and fabulous location of Jennifer's office in Puyallup, WA.
 
02-01-2019
 
District Governor CRAIG GILLIS from Vancouver Island visited HPR for a 2nd time this year and presented past HPR President DAN HOWARD, Commencement Bank, with a 100% Sustaining Club Banner and also another banner for being a Top Donor Club.  HPR Vice-President TERRY TAYLOR also presented three North Thurston School District Teachers with HPR "Teacher of the Month" Certificates and   $ 100 gift cards.
o2-08-2019
 
As part of it's 2018-2019 Speaker programs, HPR is hearing from all of its members.  This week we heard from BRENT ROBINSON, Wells Fargo Bank and MONTY SABIN, Asst Superintendent (Operations) of North Thurston School District.  Both spoke about of their families and hobbies. 
December 21, 2018
 
For 2018, HP Rotary celebrated the holidays at FORZA Events Center on Friday, December 21, 2018.  Besides a Christmas Ornament exchange, attendees were invited to show off their singing talents (or lack of) doing Kareoke Christmas songs hosted by COREY LOPARDI.  Highlight of the show was LYNDA ZEMAN and KEN BALSLEY singing "Baby its Cold Outside"!  Thanks to organizers TERRY TAYLOR, COREY LOPARDI, JENNIFER OLIVERIO,  and LYNDA ZEMAN.
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. 
 
12-14-2018  
 
As part of its 2018-2019 programs, HPR is hearing from members about their histories and careers.  This week is was BOB KAGY, former and now retired owner of ABC Printing in Lacey and LYNDA ZEMAN, owner of Window Genie of Olympia.  Membershp Director COREY LOPARDI also welcomed and introduced out newest member, JESSICA HESSON, audiologist from Ascent Audiology.
 
10-30-2018
 
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.
 
09-14-2018
 
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.
08-11-2018
 
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.
08-10-2018
 
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.
 
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NO Club Meeting
May 24, 2019
Luau Auction 6pm at HP Golf Course
No Club Meeting
May 31, 2019
Club Social in the PM
Alana Bradford, NTPS and Fire Chief Steve Brooks
Jun 07, 2019
Hawks Prairie Rotary's Teacher Recognition Program
 
 
 
 
 
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Lacey, WA 98516

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