2_seattleConnecting for Good – Seattle

The Biggest Rotary Roadtrip on the West Coast!

Rotary’s second Connecting for Good Tour stop is in Seattle, WA on Nov. 1, 2016.

The Seattle Rotary Work party at Elk Run Food Bank Farm 

Our Partner Organization is the Elk Run Farm Project. We are also glad to have the Rotary First Harvest, Elk Run Farm and Global Shapers working with us.

Join District 5030 Rotarians, Rotary First Harvest, South King County Food Coalition and local school groups to help build additional infrastructure at the Elk Run Food Bank Farm in Maple Valley, WA. Rotary First Harvest and its partners are converting a portion of this former golf course into a farm that will ultimately grow hundreds of thousands of pounds of produce for local food banks every year.

For more information and to volunteer to help, visit our Facebook page!

Elk Run Farm is located at 22500 SE 275th Pl., Maple Valley, WA 98038
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Rotary Malaria Partners Halloween Party

Join us the night before our local project, join District 5030 Rotarians, learn the international work of Rotarian Malaria Partners, hear from Infectious Disease Research Institute Director of Research Phillip Eckhoff, and enjoy a festive evening! Bonus: The view from atop the new Insignia building in Belltown.

Date: Monday, October 31st

Visit our Halloween Facebook Event pagehttps://www.facebook.com/events/529426247246057/

…and be sure to reserve your spot at EventBrite RSVP: bit.ly/5030halloween

Join District 5030 Rotarians, learn the international work of Rotarian Malaria Partners, hear from Infectious Disease Research Institute Director of Research Phillip Eckhoff, and enjoy a festive evening! Bonus: The view from atop the new Insignia building in Belltown.

Insignia is located at 588 St., 41st Floor, Seattle, WA
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet our Local Project Rotary and Rotaract Leads

Rotarian David Bobanick

Seattle Rotarian Lead David Bobanick

David has more than two decades of experience in non-profit management.  Since David joined Rotary First Harvest in 2001, the organization has quadrupled the amount of produce collected and distributed annually and significantly expanded RFH’s strategic impact at the local, national and international levels.  David has developed Rotary-based hunger relief programs in other states and countries and serves on several state, national and international committees focused on agricultural development and hunger response initiatives, including serving as President of the Rotarian Action Group for the Alleviation of Hunger and Malnutrition.

David participated in the inaugural Non-Profit Executive Leadership Institute at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington as well as Executive Leadership Institutes at Stanford University’s School of Social Innovation.  David has guided several non-profit organizations in the development of long-range strategic plans, and serves as a board officer for four local and statewide non-profit organizations.

David currently serves as District Trainer for Rotary District 5030, just finished his second term as an Assistant Governor, is Past President of the Rotary Club of Mercer Island and is an Assistant Rotary Public Information Coordinator for Zones 25/26.

Rotaract Lead Devon Hay

Rotaract Lead Devon Hay

Devon is a Rotaractor in the Seattle area who has been involved in several clubs and district initiatives, she is also a director for the Big West MDIO. By day she is a performance management analyst for the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services and by night mostly does Rotaract things. She also enjoys road trips, good old fashioned fun, pretending to like running, and elderly cats.

Email Devon at: devon@bigwestrotaract.org

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