Rotary Club of West Olympia


Speaker Date Topic
Shauna Stewart, Executive Director of the VCB Jul 25, 2017
Telling the world about Thurston County's many attractions

Shauna Stewart, Executive Director of the Visitor and Convention Bureau (VCB), talks about how this area is being promoted as a great place to visit. 

Stacy Hicks with the United Way Aug 01, 2017
The United Way Volunteer Program

Stacy Hicks with the United Way's Volunteer Program talks about the importance of volunteering in the community.

Stephen Ssemaala Aug 08, 2017
The Kamu Kamu Learning Foundation

Speaker Stephen Ssemaala was once a political refugee from Uganda. Now he's an attorney working for DSHS. He's also involved in helping school kids in Uganda through the Tumwater based Kamu Kamu Learning Foundation. 

Kristie Worthey with Jim Phillips Aug 15, 2017
Pope's Kids Place

Kristie Worthey, Executive Director of Pope's Kids Place, talks about how this facility helps serves childfren with special needs, particularly those who are medically fragile. Kristie will be accompanied by Jim Phillips who is Gordon Phillips' dad.

Bobby Williams Aug 22, 2017
Bridge Music Progrdam

Bobby Williams, formerly with CYS, talks about the Bridge Music Program which helps kids at risk build self confidence and character by writing, composing and performing music.

Aaron Jelcick Aug 29, 2017
Public Safety Ballot Issue

Our own club member and Olympia Assistant Chief Aaron Jelcick explains the Public Safety ballot issue.

John Dodge - Joint Meeting with Olympia Kiwanis Sep 05, 2017
"A Wind Like No Other"

Former Olympian reporter John Dodge presents a program based on his soon to be published book "A Wind Like No Other" about the great Columbus Day Storm of 1962.