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Meetings
Club meetings are now held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:15 - 6:30 pm at the Blue Moose restaurant, Woodland Rd and K10 in Lenexa.
 
Club social is still the 4th Tuesday.   Please see our calendar for specific time/location information each month.
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Rotary Foundation
Immediate Past President
Community Service and Projects
Social Media & Public Relations
Programs and Speakers
 
Links/Social Media
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome the newest member to Rotary Club of Western Johnson County - Jay Sarkar! Jay was inducted during the club's meeting on November 26. Jay works for Milwaukee Tool as a rep in Merriam, Mission, Shawnee and Lenexa. And, his parents are Rotary members in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Welcome Jay!

Pictured (L-R): Past-President Nick Wilson; Jay Sarkar; President-Elect Kelly Vaille; and President Jim Houvener.

 

 

Members of the Rotary Club of Western Johnson County found a nice warm Saturday in November to walk the Clear Creek Trail and pick up trash. This trail was adopted by the club several years ago, and members enjoy keeping it cleaned up several times a year! Pictured are: Kelly Vaille, President-Elect; Dave Huston; Leslie Nelson; Jim Houvener, President; Becky Metcalf; and Matt Wright.

The latest round of Happy Bucks collected and donated by generous members bought over 100 pairs of warm socks to donate to the Shawnee City Mission.

   
 
The Rotary Club of Western Johnson County donated Happy Bucks to Shawnee Community Services for food supplies. Pictured are the club's Sargent-At-Arms Jody Adams presenting the check to Shawnee Community Services President/CEO Sylvia Terry. To learn more about the good works being done by this organization, click on this link: https://www.scsks.org/
   
 
The Rotary Club of Western Johnson County raised $347 for Pints for Polio through beer sales donations and a gift basket raffle at Transport Brewery in Shawnee on October 22. Nice work team! Pictured is Christie Merandino, Operations Manager for Transport, drawing Mike Metcalf's name as the lucky winner of the gift basket.
      
 
Rotary Club of Western Johnson County members met at member Marla Williams' home to compete in a club chili challenge. Winners will recreate their recipe for the Lenexa Chili Challenge in October 11-12.  Along with chili, club members also brought kids coats for donation to the Johnson County Christmas Bureau for the upcoming 2019 Holiday Shop held December 4-11, 2019. Rotary District Governor Jason Leib also dropped in our meeting for chili and conversation. Pictured: Mike McVey and his winning cornbread recipe, the spread of goodies, Jim Houvener and his winning traditional chili recipe.
 
Several members of the Rotary Club of Western Johnson County got up extra early Saturday, August 24 to volunteer with Johnson County Parks&Recreation Kid's Triathlon held at Kill Creek Park. The day started out very rainy but began to clear up by event start time. Club members were there to clap and encourage kids to complete their events. It was a fun and rewarding day helping in even a small way to make a big impact in our community's kids lives. Pictured: President Elect Kelly Vaille, President Jim Houvener and Sheila Houvener. Not pictured: Past President Kristin Johnson, Terri Johnson, Caroline Beecher, and Leslie Nelson.
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