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Meeting Highlights, October 25, 2019

Prior to the speaker 

Duda's Birthday
  • Dan filling in for Jon Pavey with club announcements
  • Rapping Rand passed the money purse for the auction
  • Michele Doyle gave us a final update on the auction 
  • We sang for Duda’s 17th birthday!
Lori Cloutier Trashy Talk
Lori Cloutier gave a Trashy Talk Task Force update 
 

Olympic College Presentation

Speaker Marty Cavaluzzi, President of Olympic College
Marty Cavaluzzi, President of Olympic College
Marty was introduced by Poulsbo Rotarian Tom Eckmann, who has recently been appointed to the college Board of Trustees.
 
OC has three campuses in Shelton, Poulsbo, and Bremerton, plus they have classes within Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS). Enrollment is currently down a bit at 11,000 due to the good job market. Enrollment will increase when we have a downturn in the economy. Of those 11,000 students:
  • 20% are economically disadvantaged 
  • 20% are first generation 
  • 5% are homeless 
  • 30% are food insecure 
  • 1,000 are veterans 
  • 90% of graduates remain in the area 
The workforce is changing. 740,000 jobs will be added to the economy in 2021, and 80% will require a post-secondary degree. The college and community have several programs to support students with the goal of graduation: 
  • Graduate strong is a cross-county initiative to increase college enrollment and completion 
  • Achieving the Dream is a new program to provide free college for low income students 
  • Guided Career Pathways helps students identify their goal and develop a path to attain those goals, including sequenced coursework 
Western Washington University and OC are working to strengthen their connection, including plans for: 
  • A seamless pathway from OC to WWU 
  • New buildings 
  • A residence hall in the future 
  • A shared director position 
 
Upcoming Events
Community Service Committee Meeting
Tim Ryan Construction offices
Nov 11, 2019 5:30 PM
 
International Committee Meeting
18887 WA-305
Nov 13, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Professional Services Committee Meeting - 5:30 to 6:30 PM
Vibe Coworks
Nov 13, 2019
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Domestic Violence Committee
Sons of Norway Conference Room
Nov 15, 2019
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM
 
Membership Committee
Vibe Coworks
Nov 18, 2019
 
Youth Services Committee Meeting
Vibe Co-Works
Nov 19, 2019
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
Public Image Committee meeting
Cloutier's home
Nov 20, 2019
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Board Meeting
Poulsbo Fire Station
Nov 28, 2019 5:30 PM
 
Community Service Committee Meeting
Tim Ryan Construction offices
Dec 09, 2019 5:30 PM
 
International Committee Meeting
18887 WA-305
Dec 11, 2019
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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Upcoming Speakers
Nov 15, 2019
Play for All at Raab Park
Nov 22, 2019
Suquamish tribal elder, Master Basketweaver
Nov 29, 2019
Dec 06, 2019
Shellfish farming
Dec 13, 2019 7:00 AM
Club Meeting & Elections
Dec 20, 2019
CHI Franciscan Foundation
Dec 27, 2019
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Poulsbo North Kitsap Rotary Club
PO Box 1334, Poulsbo, WA  98370
 
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