New Members Induction Ceremony

While 2 may not seem like a significant number in an organization of 1.2M, but when it amounts to what makes it 1/4 of your active membership when they are inducted as members of the RC Portland-Westside, it is significant and notable. On Tuesday evening, April 1, 2014 starting at 6:30, we gather at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Tanasbourne to bring one active and one honorary member into the fold. Adam and Sarah Branch

Adam Ross Branch bleeds Rotarian red, coming from a family of Rotarians, with his grandfather being a charter member of the Roseburg Club in District 5110.  Adam has a background in finance and insurance. he and his wife Sarah and their two children call Hillsboro home.

Adam has an interest in developing membership so he will take over that chair.

Adam on radio~

Bilbo (yes Baggins) Ballard is my son of almost 40 years.  When I made the decision to ride across country on the “Pledge-A-Penny to End Polio Now Bicycle Odyssey” last year, he offered to keep me company.  2,901 miles in 55 days, raising $2,700 and meeting several family members, most for the first time ever, we returned to the great northwest.

Bilbo has 5 sons ranging in age 17-3 and he is settling his affairs so he can spend more time with them.

Being an honorary member is of great pride to him and an important step in making the commitment to put Service Above Self.

Image

Bilbo Ballard with Rotarian Charles King

About these ads

About Rotary Club of Portland-Westside

Part of Rotary International's District 5100 which serves Northern Oregon from Idaho to the Pacific and parts of SW Washington. Our "small but mighty" club serves the Aloha-Reedville area in Washington County, Oregon between Hillsboro and Beaverton.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to New Members Induction Ceremony

  1. Hal Ballard says:

    Growth is good but S.M.A.R.T. growth is best. These new Rotarians will help us become SMART!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s