President's Message
Leslie Reynolds-Taylor
member photo
Welcome to Fellowship Month
June---an appropriate time to pause and reflect upon this past Rotary year as we celebrate our successes, install our new Rotary boards, and anticipate the potential of our incoming theme:  Rotary Connects the World!  We look forward to hearing about Leslie’s endeavors in Hamburg and all the connections she has made worldwide and upon Bob’s return from Africa, his networks forged.
In the fabric of a Rotary year we weave many memorable stories including Port Orchard Cares and local and global service projects completed, meetings held, and Spotlight on a Member and Rotarian moments shared.   As many of us know the reasons why Rotarians join the family of Rotary is to serve, yet it is the sense of fellowship and camaraderie that emerges as a primary reason Rotarians remain in Rotary. Take a moment to consider how your experience has been enriched by people you have met. Sometimes it is a stranger who self introduces when seeing your Rotary pin or earrings, sometimes it is getting to know another club member as you work side by side, or sometimes it is sitting in a District Assembly classroom learning more about the leadership role you are about to take on.   Whether a casual conversation before a regular meeting, a club social that brings together family and friends, or a warm sense of welcome while connecting with a club member…. our Rotary friendships are forged and strengthened.   We are enriched by our experiences and the people with whom they are shared.   It is these connections that inspire us and often motivate us to contribute time, energy, and resources to making this the world we hope it can be.
As Rotarians, as we discovered at the District Leadership training and service project partnerships, we are united member to member and club to club. Fellowship---perhaps the greatest gift we are given in return for our ‘service above self’. Thank you Rotary for creating so many moments….. memories that will stay strong for years to come!
Assistant Principal, South Kitsap High School
Class of 2021
Connects the World”.
April 9, 2019 Speaker: Tom Martin, Black Ring Distillery
Tom Martin
Black Ring Distillery

Founded in June 2018, Black Ring Spirits is a craft distillery located in Pt Orchard Washington, making small batch whiskeys, vodka, and specialty brandies.

Black Ring is located inside the Town Square Mall. Look up and follow the signs when you come in! 1700 Mile Hill Dr. Suite 124. Located down the hall.



This week's update
Good morning all, Hope your weekend was wonderful.
Tomorrow morning is our weekly meeting. Our speaker is from Black Circle Spirits. I met them recently, and they have a new business that they will share with us. 
I will also, again, ask if you would please sign up for committee’s to join for my Presidential year, starting July 1st. Committee Chairs need your help, your idea’s to continue to do Rotary’s work.
Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 530pm, at the Brick House. New Member’s are welcome to join us. It’s one of the 4 activities that you need to do to be full member. Each step helps you to understand how our Rotary works.
Would anyone be interested in having a Fireside? It is always good to get together for these events. Please reach out to me, if you are interested in planning a fireside. Let me know date, time, how many people. It’s fun. 
Induction of Officers is scheduled for June 25th. It will be held at McCormicks at 530pm. Please bring your significant other and family. 
Enjoy your week week and see you tomorrow. 
Join us for the 2018 District Training and Conference!
Register now for the District Training and Conference in Victoria, British Columbia, May 9 - 11, 2019. You will have the opportunity to attend training sessions, hear an array of internationally recognized speakers, and most of all, get to know and share with fellow Rotarians from around our district. Stay at the award-winning Hotel Grand Pacific in the heart of downtown and enjoy all this beautiful city has to offer.  Be inspired, have fun, form friendships, celebrate our accomplishments, and look forward to the Rotary year ahead!
Capture the moment in Hamburg, Germany June 1-5, 2019
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