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 2018-19 Officers and Board of Directors

Jennifer Miltenberger of Washington State University- Vancouver was installed in June 2018 as the 2018-2019 President of the Rotary Club of Vancouver at the club’s 97th annual banquet at the Warehouse ’23 Event Center. Other officers are Adam Roselli, President-Elect; Bruce Ziegman, Secretary; Matt Lee, Treasurer; Jason Martel, Sergeant-at-Arms and Rick Green, Immediate Past President. Club Directors are  George Francisco, Jane Dudik, Sheryl Beauchaine, Jerry Rolling, Arch Miller, Delano Morgan and Dennis Short. Welcome new officers and board members!

Our Weekly Meetings

Our club meetings are on Wednesdays at Noon at WareHouse ’23 (the former Red Lion at the Quay) – 100 Columbia Street, 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

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: Scott Anders, President Nominee; Victor DeAntonis, Secretary; Barbara Ayers, Assistant Secretary; Gordon Rodewald, Treasurer; Gary Bock, Sergeant-at-Arms and Eric Olmsted, Immediate Past President. Club Directors are Hans Boehm, Shirley Gross, Tom Hunt, Adam Roselli and Dan Sockle.

Katlin Smith, Principal of UrbanWords Group was installed as President of the Vancouver Rotary Foundation. Other Foundation Board officers are Greg Jellison, Past-President; Matt Lee, Treasurer; Kate Benson, Secretary, Dick Thompson, Officer of Policy and Governance, and Board members Julia Anderson, Hans Boehm, Susanne Cox, Jeff Hamm, Jennifer Larson-Cody, Eric Olmsted, Elson Strahan, Dean Sutherland, Joe Vance and Steve Webb.

John McDonagh, Publisher of the Vancouver Business Journal, was named Rotarian of the Year. Sgt. Shane Gardner of the Clark County Sheriff’s Department was named Rookie Rotarian of the Year.

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

Golfers Raise More than $9,000 for Children’s Home Society at the Rotarians Fore a Cause Tournament


The Rotary Clubs of Clark County of Clark County presented proceeds from the annual Rotarians Fore A Cause golf tournament, which was held at Orchards Hills Country Club, to the Children’s Home Society of Washington on October 10. A $9,038 … Continue reading

Vancouver Rotary Foundation Awards $52,651 in Community Grants


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation awarded $52,651 in community grants at a Club’s luncheon on September 19 at the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay. The Vancouver Rotary Foundation, which has given more than $3 million in scholarships to local students … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Vancouver is Seeking Nominations for 2012 Vocational Service Award


The Rotary Club of Vancouver is seeking nominations for the 2012 Vocational Service Award.  The purpose of the annual Vocational Service Award of the Rotary Club of Vancouver is to recognize an individual in our community who exemplifies outstanding commitment … Continue reading

Clark County Rotary Clubs Join “Panhandling for Polio,” Take to the Streets on Saturday, Sept. 8


Members of the seven Clark County Rotary Clubs, the Rotaract Club and their helpers will take to the streets on Saturday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise funds that will help eradicate polio. All proceeds from … Continue reading

Rotary Club of Vancouver and Foundation Officers and Boards Installed for 2012-13


Eric Olmsted, President of On Line Support, was installed as the 2012-2013 President of the Rotary Club of Vancouver at the club’s 91th annual banquet on June 27 at the Red Lion at the Quay. Other officers are Susanne Cox, … Continue reading

Vancouver Rotary Foundation Presents $78,000 in Scholarships, Surpasses $1 Million in Educational Awards


The Vancouver Rotary Foundation awarded $78,000 in college scholarships to 24 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 9. With the granting of … Continue reading

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