Lake Union Rotary Blog

Classification Talks

Classification Talks

Hagen Adler and Chen Yi gave classification talks to the club Dec. 11th.

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Art Wolfe Books Available to Members

Art Wolfe Books Available to Members

Isabella McPeak has some fun promoting a photography book by Art Wolfe ($30), sales of which will support Rotary.

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Seattle Opera Visits

Seattle Opera Visits

Seattle Opera envoy Nick Malinowski outlined some of the institutions’s public outreach programs at the Oct. 30 meeting. Above, he  illustrates an opera with children called “The Earth,” dealing with the global environment.

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Back from Ethiopia

Back from Ethiopia

Victoria Bledsoe gave the club a brief update of the visit she and Larry Logue made to Addis Abbaba to see school water projects LUR and partner Splash have sponsored there.

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Mumbai Visitor

Mumbai Visitor

PR Sakthivel of the Mumbai Parleshwar club, who attended Thursday evening’s diner shown explaining the design of his club’s flag and its association with the King George Hotel.

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Ethiopia Day Five Update

Ethiopia Day Five Update

Today was our last full day in Ethiopia. We joined forces with our three Addis Ababa West Rotary Club team leads to visit the Addis Ababa Bureau of Education. During our meeting with their director of curriculum, we discussed our project results and opportunities for…

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Ethiopia Day Four Update

Ethiopia Day Four Update

In addition to providing the drinking fountains and handwashing stations, our club and Splash also support hygiene training in local schools. Larry and I started off the day by traveling with Splash to Salyesh Primary School to see one of the trainings in action. Our…

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Ethiopia Day Three Update

Ethiopia Day Three Update

Our first two days, Larry and I visited completed project sites and were thrilled with our project progress. Today, we mixed things up and visited schools that are candidates for Rotary and Splash International installing drinking and hand-washing stations. Bole Addis Primary School proved to…

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Ethiopia Day Two Update

Ethiopia Day Two Update

My project partner, Larry Logue, and I started our day in Addis Ababa with a visit to the local office of our Seattle-based NGO partner, Splash International. A highlight was getting to talk to the three trainers hired locally to implement our hygiene training across…

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Ethiopia Day One Update

Ethiopia Day One Update

Today Larry Logue and I visited two schools in Addis Ababa where the Rotary Club of Lake Union, in partnership with Splash International, is providing clean drinking water and hand washing stations in high-need public schools. Many of the schools in Ethiopia are actually large…

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