At Sequim Noon Rotary’s annual installation dinner June 23 at The Cedars at Dungeness restaurant, outgoing President Sara Maloney installed her successor, President-elect David Mattingley.
In turn, Mattingley instated the club’s new slate of officers, directors and committee chairmen for the upcoming Rotary year that began July 1.
The club’s new line-up includes Alice Roragen, president-elect; Kevin Wall, secretary; Rochelle McHugh, treasurer; Sara Maloney, past president; Don Sorenson, sergeant-at-arms; Edward Ebling, club service director; Hugh Haffner, community service director; Sara Maloney, vocational service director; Lang Hadley, international service director; Dick Hughes, new generations director; Jerry Carlson, membership chair; Bob Macaulay, Rotary Foundation chairman; and Dick Hughes, public relations chairman.
The Rotary Club of Sequim has a long history in the area. It has organized and presented the Irrigation Festival parade for 53 years and was instrumental in starting the Boys & Girls Club and sponsored a matching grant to build the Sequim Library building. The club’s Harry Hughes Dictionary Project provides free hardbound dictionaries to every Sequim fourth-grader, every year. It helps support Sequim’s free clinic, provides books and scholarships for students and is involved in a variety of local and international charity projects.
In addition, the club sponsors a Boy Scout troop and the Sequim Middle School Interact Club. Its primary annual fundraisers include the Duck Derby in May and the Salmon Bake & BBQ in August.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Sequim, see www.sequimrotary.org.