Rotary Mission

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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Our New Sister Club in Mexico!

We are pleased to announce that on January 30 in Puerto Vallarta, our Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Puerto Vallarta Sur agreed to be “Sister Clubs.”  We look forward to a long and productive relationship!

Learn more about the Rotary Club of Puerto Vallarta Sur 

Our Weekly Meetings

Our club meetings are Monday at Noon at the Vancouver Hilton Hotel and Convention Center in Vancouver, Washingtion – 301 W. 6th St., Vancouver, WA 98660, USA. | Map 

If you are not a Rotarian and would like to come to a meeting, go to our Join page and request a visit.

Vancouver Rotary News

2015-16 Rotary Officers and Board Installed, Three Members Honored for Their Work


Scott Anders, Attorney, Jordan Ramis P.C., was installed on June 22 as the 2015-2016 President of the Rotary Club of Vancouver at the club’s 94rd annual banquet at the Vancouver Hilton Hotel. Other officers are John McDonagh, President-Elect; Dr. Rick Green, President Nominee; Susanne Cox, Secretary; Diana Acuesta, Treasurer; Gary Bock, Sergeant-at-Arms and Elson Strahan, Immediate Past President. Club Directors are Shirley Gross, Jeff Allen, Sheryl Beauchaine, Kelly McDonald, Kris Bockmier and George Francisco.

Jennifer Larson-Cody, Technology and Information Systems Manager, M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, will become the President of the Vancouver Rotary Foundation. Other Foundation Board officers are Glenn Lamb, Secretary; Matt Lee, Treasurer; Dick Thompson, Officer of Policy and Governance and Katlin Smith, Past President. Foundation Board members are Scott Anders, Bruce Davidson, Bev Fogle, Lisa Gibert, Randy Grove, Dick Kunkle, John McDonagh, DeLano Morgan, Elson Strahan, Dean Sutherland and Joe Vance.

Bev Fogle CFP, Owner, Fogle Financial Consulting, was named Distinguished Rotarian of the Year. Wendy Kelley, National IRA Product Manager, U.S. Bank, was named Rotarian of the Year. Nelson Holmberg, Vice-President, Innovation, Port of Ridgefield, was named Rookie Rotarian of the Year. Information about the Rotary Club of Vancouver is available at www.VancouverRotaryClub.org

Rotary Awards $79,000 in Scholarships for 2015


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation awarded $79,000 in college scholarships to 21 Southwest Washington high school and college students at the Club’s annual scholarship luncheon at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Wednesday, May 21st. In 41 years, the … Continue reading

2014-15 Rotary Officers and Board Installed, Vic DeAntonis And Others Honored


Vic DeAntonis Elson Strahan, President and CEO, Fort Vancouver National Trust, was installed on June 18 as the 2014-2015 President of the Rotary Club of Vancouver at the club’s 93rd annual banquet at the Red Lion at the Quay. Other … Continue reading

Rotary Awards $79,000 for Local Scholarships at Annual Luncheon


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation awarded $79,000 in college scholarships to 21 southwest Washington high school and college students at the Club’s annual scholarship luncheon at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Wednesday, May 21st. In 41 years, the … Continue reading

Rotary Club Raises Funds with Cycling for Scholars


Want to help local students get a college education? Ride the Saturday, May 3 RACC (Ride Around Clark County is sponsored by the Vancouver Bike Club)! Members of the Rotary Club of Vancouver are “riding the RACC” raising money for scholarships for … Continue reading

Vancouver Rotary Foundation Awards $48,000 in Community Grants


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation has awarded $48,000 in community grants to support the local work of non-profit organizations. The Vancouver Rotary Foundation is the charitable arm of the Rotary Club of Vancouver. The grants will be distributed at the annual Rotary … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Vancouver Elects New Officers and Board


Susanne Cox, Administrator, Columbia Land Trust, was installed on June 5 as the 2013-2014 President of the Rotary Club of Vancouver at the club’s 92nd annual banquet at the Red Lion at the Quay. Other officers are Elson Strahan, President-Elect: … Continue reading

Rotary Awards $78,000 in Scholarships


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation awarded $78,000 in college scholarships to 23 Southwest Washington high school and college students at the Club’s annual scholarship luncheon at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Wednesday, May 8. In 40 years, the … Continue reading

Rotarians Cycle for Scholars on May 4!


Our club members will be raising scholarship funds at the 30th Annual Ride Around Clark County on Saturday, May 4. You’re invited to participate by riding (18, 34, 65 or 100 mile loops) or pledging. ALL riders and pledgers will … Continue reading

Restaurant Owners Chuck and Sandy Chronis Receive 2012 Vocational Service Award from Rotary Club of Vancouver


Restaurant owners and community supporters Chuck and Sandy Chronis received the Vocational Service Award of the Rotary Club of Vancouver today at a noon luncheon at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay. The Vocational Service Award recognizes an individual … Continue reading

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Aug 3 Mon
12:00 pm Rotary First Harvest: How Rotary Fights Hunger @ Red Lion at the Quay
Rotary First Harvest: How Rotary… @ Red Lion at the Quay
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by David Bobanick, Executive Director of Rotary First Harvest
Aug 17 Mon
12:00 pm Vit Plant: Removing the Threat of Radioactive Waste @ Red Lion at the Quay
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Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by Todd Nelson, External Affairs Manager of Bechtel National Inc.
Aug 24 Mon
12:00 pm Iran Today: Quest for New Narratives @ Red Lion at the Quay
Iran Today: Quest for New Narrat… @ Red Lion at the Quay
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by Jackie Spurlock
Aug 31 Mon
12:00 pm The Salvation Army @ Red Lion at the Quay
The Salvation Army @ Red Lion at the Quay
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by Steve Rusk, Community Relations & Development of The Salvation Army
Sep 14 Mon
12:00 pm Diplomatic Life is Not a Series of Cocktail Parties @ Red Lion at the Quay
Diplomatic Life is Not a Series … @ Red Lion at the Quay
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by Mary Carlin Yates, Ambassador (Ret.)
Sep 21 Mon
12:00 pm My Enemy and My Friend: A Story of Reconciliation @ Red Lion at the Quay
My Enemy and My Friend: A Story … @ Red Lion at the Quay
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Presented by General Dan Cherry (Ret.)

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