Tag: Bainbridge Island Rotary Club

Restoring History for the Community – Fort Ward Community Hall Dedication and Open House, Saturday, June 17th!

Restoring History for the Community – Fort Ward Community Hall Dedication and Open House, Saturday, June 17th!

It all began more than a century ago, when a little brick bakery was built within the confines of Fort Ward to serve the military community that lived there. However, its story was just beginning.

Fort Ward was established in …

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

The Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club (BARC) has been on our radar for some time, we’ve come across their contributions to the island community on many occasions, such as their work with Bainbridge Prepares, and providing radio communication for the …

Record Haul for this year’s Rotary Auction

Record Haul for this year’s Rotary Auction

Ok, let’s face it, when it comes to the Rotary Auction & Rummage Sale, the first question on most people’s minds is not “what did you buy?”, but rather, “how much did they make?”

The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club, …

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

In 1992, three not-so-amateurish astronomers, Edwin E. Ritchie, John H. Rudolph and Mac Gardiner founded the Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA), named for the location in which the group met at Battle Point Park. Although we definitely have our share …

Friends of the Farms – Commitment to Farmland Protection and Creating a Locally Focused Food System

Friends of the Farms – Commitment to Farmland Protection and Creating a Locally Focused Food System

Last month The Island Wanderer Blog did a feature on Bay Hay and Feed, and while there, I had the pleasure of meeting one of their employees, Tami Meader, who also happens to be on the board of Friends

Free Summer Reading for Children at Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center

What’s not to like about a child, a senior, and a book?  It’s the perfect combination, right?

Reading is the foundation block of all learning and practicing early and often is extremely important in our ever-changing world. That’s one reason …

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