Steve Schmidt - brought by Angela Malley

Kelsey Parker - brought by speaker, Liz Workman


Last meeting: 61%  Membership: 61

Last year: 57%         Membership: 61


$9 was paid out for the raffle at our last meeting. 




MEETING INFORMATION Diane Walker 2020-01-14 06:00:00Z 0

Happy Holidays...

Be sure to pay attention to our meeting schedule with the holidays and with Rolling Hills Country Club being closed the first 3 weeks of the new year!
Happy Holidays... Diane Walker 2019-12-17 06:00:00Z 0


Our membership voted to approve the following slate of Officers & Directors at last week's club meeting.
This board's term begins July 1, 2020.
2020-21 Board of Officers & Directors
President - Colin McKenney
President-Elect - Randy Bowles
Secretary - Dustin Riley
Treasurer - Sean Babjak
Club Service - Kandace Day
Community Service - Allan Sands
Vocational Service - Pam Chambers
International Service - Mark Hansen
Foundation - Monty Allen
Membership - Joey Timmer (one year to serve out Randy Bowles' term)
Past President - Vern Klassen
2020-21 BOARD APPROVED Diane Walker 2019-12-17 06:00:00Z 0


Thanks to Randy & Roger Bowles for delivering Dictionaries to the third graders at Lawrence and Dodge Elementary schools this past week. This is an annual project generated and funded by the Downtown Rotary Club with delivery help from our area Rotary clubs.
DICTIONARY DELIVERY Diane Walker 2019-12-17 06:00:00Z 0


Thanks to our members who volunteered to ring bells for the Salvation Army last Saturday!
Randy Bowles (organizer), Stan Krehbiel, Lori Taylor, Vern Klassen, Jodi Besthorn, Bob Goebel, Roger Bowles, Rod Brown, Ed Frey and his wife, B.J. (pictured), Brian Goudie and Allen Sands.
SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING Diane Walker 2019-12-10 06:00:00Z 0
DAVID WEBER EXTRA EFFORT AWARDS Diane Walker 2019-11-26 06:00:00Z 0


Mark Hansen reported that all went well with the grocery shopping and deliveries last Saturday. The crew consisted of club members: Mark Hansen (organizer), Terry Gardner, Randy Bowles, Scott Hinderliter, Bob Broeckelman, Jon Roper, Brian Goudie and Rod Brown, along with Interact students: Halle Zwetow, Andi Zwetow and Evan Dome. They delivered Thanksgiving groceries to two families from Lawrence and two families from Benton Elementary Schools. The Christmas Holiday grocery shopping and delivery will be on Saturday, December 21.
HOLIDAY GROCERIES Diane Walker 2019-11-23 06:00:00Z 0
BLUE BADGE PRESENTATION Diane Walker 2019-11-22 06:00:00Z 0

Bookshelf Building Project

180 bookshelves built in 180 minutes! It's quite an impressive process...just like Santa's workshop! Our thanks to Roger Bowles for organizing this project and Bob Goebel for providing the wood, supplies and workshop! A special thanks to our District Governor Kurt Harper and Jessica, 4th grade teacher from Lawrence Elementary for taking time out of their evening schedule to lend a hand! All those in attendance last Thursday evening include: Roger Bowles, Rod Brown, Bob Broeckelman, Bob Goebel, Grady Goff, Cindy Hand, DG Kurt Harper, Jessica (teacher), Shelli Kadel, Vern Klassen, Dan Kreis, John Mosley, Jonathan Roper and Diane Walker. The bookshelves will be delivered to the first graders at Benton and Lawrence Elementary schools on Tuesday, January 21, during our regular club meeting time (mark your calendar now). The remainder of the bookshelves will go to another area elementary school.
Bookshelf Building Project Diane Walker2 2019-11-19 06:00:00Z 0
Copy of Bookshelf Building Project Shelli Kadel 2019-11-19 06:00:00Z 0

7th Annual Wine Dinner

Posted by Mark H Chamberlin on Sep 28, 2019

Connecting the World

A special evening with wines from around the world.

Great wine, food, and friendship.

6:30 to 9:30 pm

DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport

7th Annual Wine Dinner Mark H Chamberlin 2019-09-28 05:00:00Z 0 rotary,wine,wine_dinner

Teachers get gift cards

Posted by Mark H Chamberlin
Members from Rotary Club of West Wichita present teachers at Benton Elementary and Lawrence Elementary with gift cards. Teachers use the funds to purchase school supplies for the upcoming school year.
Teachers get gift cards Mark H Chamberlin 2019-08-07 05:00:00Z 0


At induction, new members are presented with a temporary red badge to wear at our meetings. They are asked to choose five of the ten categories listed below and complete at least one item from each of those five categories (if there are multiple items to choose from). Upon completion, they receive their permanent blue badge. The goal of this program is to help new members expand their knowledge of Rotary and present opportunities for Rotary service and fellowship.

RED BADGE PROGRAM 2019-07-14 05:00:00Z 0
Bookshelf_Delivery_Lawrence_Elementary Mark Chamberlin 2019-01-15 06:00:00Z 0 Lawrence_elementary,Lawrennce,books,bookshelves

We're Ready to Paint the World

Posted by DeAnn Sullivan
We've done lots of playground maps using a stencil of the United States. We just completed creating a stencil that will let us do a world map.
Next up will be to actually put a map on a playground. Anyone have a location in mind?
We're Ready to Paint the World DeAnn Sullivan 2018-03-31 05:00:00Z 0
RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp) May 29-June 2 Southwestern College, Winfield, KS 2018-02-16 06:00:00Z 0


Our club awards three $1,000 high school scholarships to graduating seniors in our area. Information and applications have been distributed to the schools but if you know someone that is eligible, please encourage them to apply!
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS 2018-02-12 06:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club buys holiday groceries for needy families Mark Chamberlin 2017-11-19 06:00:00Z 0 Holiday,Mark Hansen,groceries,holidays,shopping

West Rotary at look back at 30 years

Posted by Mark Chamberlin on Nov 04, 2017
In 2017, West Rotary turned 30 years old. This slideshow captures some of the memorable activities and events undertaken by members during its first three decades
West Rotary at look back at 30 years Mark Chamberlin 2017-11-04 05:00:00Z 0

Bookshelf Building Project West Wichita Rotary 2015

Posted by Mark Chamberlin on Nov 20, 2015
Bookshelf Building Project
Annual project by Rotary Club of West Wichita. Members gather to build small bookshelves in the woodworking shop of Bob Goebel. Completed shelves are given to local school children to inspire a love of reading.
Bookshelf Building Project West Wichita Rotary 2015 Mark Chamberlin 2015-11-20 06:00:00Z 0

Playground Map Paintings 

President Jamie has plans to paint United States maps on up to 11 area elementary school playgrounds and has secured a matching grant to help achieve that goal. 
Playground Map Paintings 2015-07-25 05:00:00Z 0