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In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…"

As the autumn leaves painted the sky, and the clouds meandered about, Lakewood Rotarians gathered and laughed, again. President Gayle Selden rang the bell to order in a timely manner and ensured we paid attention to all of the  minute details.
 
Jumping Jehosophat! Gayle started off at 12:30, balls to the wall and armed to the teeth with her presidential gobbledygook. By hook or by crook, she showed us her moxie by once more trying to lick us into shape.
      President Gayle Selden is back! Let the fun begin! After Gayle activated the gong and the meeting was called to order, the club members stood.
 
     
 

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Bob Cairns
Nov 16, 2018
Rotary Foundation In Action
No speaker
Nov 23, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday
Dona Ponepinto, President/CEO United Way
Nov 30, 2018
Do You Know ALICE?
Joe Quinn, Lakewood Youth Prevention Officer
Dec 07, 2018
Youth Protection
Lakewood Rotary Puffins
Dec 14, 2018
Annual Presidential Roast
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Dec 21, 2018
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Dec 28, 2018
Linda Henslee, Travel Nurse, NW Medical Specialtie
Jan 11, 2019
Traveling? Be in the know before you go!
Jim Syler, Lakewood Police Department Officer
Jan 18, 2019
Slovakia Canine Exchange
Professor Lorraine K. Bannai, Seattle U Law School
Mar 08, 2019
The Japanese American Incarceration and Its Present Day Relevance
 
 
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