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Welcome to Rotary of Post Falls!

Post Falls

Service Above Self.

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Garden Plaza
545 N Garden Plaza Court
Post Falls, ID  83854
United States
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Please come and give a warm welcome to Alex Knoll. As a founder at the age of 12, Alex appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to showcase his passion for helping others. This Wednesday he will share with us his motivation behind creating a new app called The Ability App.
 
Thank you Kibbee Walton for lining up another great speaker!
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Mark is a former NFL Quarterback and Post Falls resident. He won Super Bowl XXVI and was MVP for the Redskins. Mark and his family lost his 3-yr old son Andrew to cancer in 1998. From that tragedy, the Rypien Foundation was created. The Rypien Foundation provides hope to local families battling childhood cancer. Millions of dollars have been raised. The Foundation has funded the addition of the Children’s Emergency Center at Sacred Heart. The Winemaker’s Dinner is in March which is one of their two fundraising events of the year.
 
Mark will share about the Foundation, the work it has done for the community, and the upcoming events.
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Rypien
 
Come join us for lunch!
 
 
Now is the Time to Register for the Rotary District 5080 Conference
Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
May 31-June 3, 2018
                  This should be a great event for all Post Falls Rotary Members to enjoy! Follow the below link to get more information.
                                                                      https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1819/page/conference-registration 
 
 
Join us this Wednesday, February 7th for a special speaker, Brian Fretwell.
 
 

Brian is the founder of Why We Win inc., a Consulting company based in Boise, Idaho. As a speaker, coach, or consultant, Brian’s singular focus is on helping people understand Why We Win, so they can create the future success that is important to them.

Most consulting companies, and speakers, spend their time telling companies what they are doing wrong, where they are at risk, or how to dissect what might have went wrong. Brian spends his time helping people realize what they do right, what went well, and how they are in control of the successes they have achieved…so they can do it again.

Brian has spent his life working to extract value from industries and individuals challenged with change and uncertainty for the last twenty years. From heavy industries dealing with changing economics to drug addicts changing their lives he has become convinced that the biggest potential for growth comes from becoming Experts of Our Potential, which just happens to be the title of his most recent book.

Steven Kjergaard with the Kootenai County Airport Director will be our guest speaker.
 
Steven Kjergaard started with Kootenai County as the Airport Director in April of this year.  He is a 2007 graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in marketing and aviation management. In addition, he holds several certifications related to airport operations and is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives and the Airports Council International.
 
Steven comes to our airport with substantial experience in regional airport management, having spent the last six years as the Director of the Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, North Dakota. Prior to that, he also served in airport operations for two years with Afco AvPorts. His work experience has included all aspects of regional airport development and maintenance, including working knowledge of airport zoning administration, federal aviation administration processes & procedures, as well as promotion & marketing experience.

He will be telling us what is happening at the airport and future plans.
What a great meeting last week! Our group enjoyed  Scott Yost, Coffee Educator, with DOMA Coffee Roasting Company. Pictured with Scott is Secretary, Andrea Fulks and President, Tammy VanBrunt.
Please join us next Wednesday with our guest speaker Scott Yost.
Scott Yost is a coffee professional from the Bay Area currently working with DOMA Coffee Roasting Company as their Coffee Educator in Post Falls, ID. Scott has worked in the specialty coffee industry for the last 8 years where he has been able to learn, teach, and engage the local communities that he’s been apart of over that time.

Seed to Cup Lecture
DOMA Coffee’s Seed to Cup lecture will focus on how coffee makes its journey from producing countries to consuming countries, how coffee is processed, how processing affects flavor, and the challenges of sustainability sourcing coffee.
We had an exciting December at Post Falls Rotary! We had Melissa from the Well Read Moose doing book readings, Krista French, local wine sommelier tasting wines from all over the world and Linda Swenson from Lil Punkin Pie Co demo-ing pie baking. We also had a fun joint meeting with Post Falls Kiwanis Club while listening to the glorious sounds of the Post Falls High Choir. Congratulations to Rotarian, Tom Malzahn for his Paul Harris +1 award. pictured with Jim Fenton, President-Elect and Foundation Chair.
We are happy to have Michelle Grove, Auction Chair, with Camp STIX, as our guest speaker at this Wednesday's meeting. Michelle will share about Camp STIX Diabetes programs in the greater Northwest. November is National Diabetes Month. If you are not a member but want to come enjoy our speaker, we would love to have you join us for lunch. Message us to RSVP.
Our guest speaker was Derek Miller.  Derek is the Director of Facility Planning and Property Management at Kootenai Health.  Derek provided us with a lively presentation on the history and future of Kootenai Health.
Pictured are Derek and our President, Shelly Enderud.
Our guest speaker on April 5 was Stu Cabe who is the CEO and Director of Ovation Company which is a school resource organization focusing on positive school climate and improved student achievement.  Their sole purpose is to help students.  Stu's presentation was lively, interesting and full of great information.  Pictured are Geoff McLachlan, Callie Cabe, Stu Cabe, President Shelly Enderud and Rotarian Christi Fleischman. 
Karen Thurston, who is with the University of Idaho Cybersecurity Department, gave us a very interesting program on the different scams and things to watch.
Pictured are Mara'd, Karen and President Elect Tammy Van Brunt.
Our guest speaker on February 22 was Jeff Conroy, Director of St. Vincent de Paul in Coeur d'Alene.  Jeff spoke to us about the fund raisers that are held to support the many programs that are offered to the community.  Pictured are Jeff and President, Shelly Enderud.   
During our Wednesday, January 11, 2016 meeting, our club and the Post Falls Kiwanis Club jointly donated $750 to the Post Falls St. Vincent de Paul Warming Center.  Pictured are Julius Pekar from the Kiwanis Club, Scott Parker, Manager of the Warming Center and our President, Shelly Enderud.
On Wednesday, January 11, Michael Shaw the founder of the Guardian Foundation was our guest speaker.  He talked to us about how the foundation assists military veterans with food, shelter, clothing, counseling referrals, education/job opportunities and helps with unexpected expenses.  Our club donated to the foundation.  Pictured are Shelly Romine and Michael.
Walt is home recuperating.  Christi set Walt up to participate in our meeting through Facetime.
Thank you so much Christi.  Here's a photo of Mara'd and Walt.
Jame' Davis received her Paul Harris +1 pin at Wednesday, August 3 Post Falls Rotary Club meeting.
Jim Fenton, Rotary Foundation Chairperson, presented Jame' with her pin.
Pictured are Jim, Jame' and President, Shelly Enderud.
Tiffany Morret from Heritage Health talked to us about the evolution of Heritage Health from the Dirne Clinic to the present organization.  Tiffany is pictured with Freeman Duncan and Jame' Davis.
Tony Stewart who represents the Idaho Hall of Fame talked to us about the current nomination process for the Idaho Hall of Fame.  He also spoke about some of previous members of the elite group.
Nikki Luttmann, President of the Post Falls Library Foundation spoke to us about the Library's 100th year Anniversary.  Nikki also said that there are openings on the Foundation's Board and invited us to consider joining the Board.  Freeman Duncan, Ryan Luttmann, Nikki Luttmann and Jame' Davis are pictured. 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 was the Post Falls Rotary Club Annual Planning Meeting.  The weather was beautiful at Red Lion Templins along the Spokane River at the River Grill.  We had a wonderful BBQ and a session planning for the new year.  Jame' distributed a report that was the result of a survey of club members.  We are all looking forward to a great 2015-2016 Rotary Year.
 
 
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