Enumclaw Rotary news and notes

Who said you can’t serve the greater good and have fun doing it? With summer right around the corner, the Enumclaw Rotary Club is gearing up for some exciting, family centered events to keep a smile on everyone’s face all summer long.

Who said you can’t serve the greater good and have fun doing it? With summer right around the corner, the Enumclaw Rotary Club is gearing up for some exciting, family centered events to keep a smile on everyone’s face all summer long.

In just a few weeks you’ll have the opportunity to join us for Rotary Fishing Mania – trout fishing for kids and adults.  From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23, show up at Crystal Ponds Park at 46039 284th Ave. S.E., by the Expo Center. We’ll provide the parking, fishing poles and bait. Not only that, we’ll even clean those fish you catch for only $1 each. While we will also provide plastic bags, you’ll want to make sure you bring your own cooler to take your catch home.

Crystal Ponds Park offers lovely grounds and setting, with two fishing ponds and oodles of hefty trout, yours for the catching, for only $10 per fish. Save the date and come join the fun on June 23 and then fry up your catch for dinner.

And while you’re marking your calendar, block out July 20-21. These are the dates for Rotary’s annual Enumclaw Street Fair which includes two full days of family fun with more than 100 vendors, a carnival, 5K run, Enumclaw idol contest and scores of other fun activities for families and kids. Become a Rotary volunteer and making yourself available to help out with the event. To pull off something of this magnitude takes an entire community, and many hands make light work…so if you’d like to experience Rotary as a volunteer and camp out on the giving end of this event, we’d love to have you on the team.

Then to wrap up the summer, Rotary will once again bring you another great family-oriented event – the 23rd annual duck race, which raises money for many charitable causes for Enumclaw Rotary and the Enumclaw Regional Healthcare Foundation.

On Sept. 8, and scores of yellow rubber ducks will float down Boise Creek. Preceding the duck race you’ll have the option of joining in on our Family Fun Golf Tournament. A rousing nine-hole golf game at the Enumclaw Golf Course will welcome young children and host an array of games, food and prizes. Look for more details throughout the next few months.

The Enumclaw Rotary Club is here to help people and make our community a vibrant, caring place to live and work. Won’t you join us to that end? Whether as a member, volunteer, or simply a friend of Rotary, we’d love to discuss how we might work together to help others. Feel free to give me a call at 425-241-0265 or email me at athenadean@gmail.com. Athena Dean, public relations chairwoman, Enumclaw Rotary Club.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@courierherald.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.courierherald.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 500 words or less.

More in Business

Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro
Shop Enumclaw first

A message from Enumclaw Mayor Jan Molinaro.

Don Brunell
Boeing’s good news | Brunell

Boeing’s revamped 737MAX to ready to return to service.

Melisa Kahne makes all of her own products, which can be bought online or even at Nature's Inventory, another shop on Cole Street. Contributed photo
The business of beauty: how Kanary Naturals began

The story of how an entrepreneur had to completely change how she did business.

Don Brunell
Diversity in America’s military | Don Brunell

A history of integration on America’s military.

These are just a sample of Blaze Ward and Leah Cutter's many, many book series. The two Enumclaw authors also write non-fiction books about how to write and make it your business, and collaborate on a number of anthology magazines. Contributed images
Enumclaw authors explain how to write (and make money doing it)

Leah Cutter and Blaze Wars have always wanted to be writers and storytellers. And, thanks to independent publishing, are able to live off of their works.

Image courtesy Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce
Enumclaw Chamber launches new “Imbibe Tour”

The tour takes you across Enumclaw’s seven breweries and wineries.

Enumclaw businesses were able to apply for a $7,000 grant from the city of Enumclaw last September. It was recently discovered at least two businesses did apply, but their application was lost due to a technological error. Image courtesy the city of Enumclaw
More businesses get COVID funds

A tech error led to at least two local businesses’ grant application to the city of Enumclaw getting lost.

Don Brunell
Defunding the police is a bad idea | Brunell

Seattle now has one of the lowest ratios of cops to citizens of major U.S. cities.

Don Brunell
President uses rare order to break China’s hammerlock on critical metals | Brunell

The only American rare earth mine is located in California, but it has to be processed in Canada.

Mail Express was fined $7,500 by L&I. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Local business fined by LI for failing to wear, enforce masks

The Mail Express Business Center was fined $7,500, the most of 11 businesses.

Volunteers organized to tie up corn stalks to street lights at the end of September in preparation for the Friday Night Market. Photo by Ray Miller-Still
Enumclaw organizing Friday Night Markets this month

The first market will be on Oct. 9 at the corner of Cole St. and Myrtle Ave.

Don Brunell
Coronavirus stimulates RV sales and rentals | Don Brunell

Recreational vehicles rentals have increased 650 percent this year.