The North County Wine Run is Coming Up


Interested in a fun 5k to benefit the service projects of The Battle Ground Rotary Club? You're in luck! On September 12th, 2015, runners and walkers will be burning some calories by starting and ending at United Natural Foods in Ridgefield, WA. For more information, and to sign up in advance, go to and get all sorts of cool stuff for signing up. Come out for a good cause with good people and good views. We'll see you there! … [Read more...]

Guest of the Week : District Governor Barbara Cozier


District Governor, Barbara Cozier, attended our club meeting this week.  She was accompanied by her husband, Tom Cozier, who is the current Club President of Camas-Washougal Club, and Danette LaChapelle, Asst. Governor for our area. Governor Cozier recognized two of our newest members, Marylin Moeser, and Dustin Colthrop, for their outstanding service contributions to our club and to Rotary. Governor Cozier addressed our club with a history lesson on how Rotary started, where it is today … [Read more...]

Past District Governor Michael Caruso Stopped By

Past District Governor Michael Caruso at Battle Ground Rotary

Past District Governor Michael Caruso (2011-2012) was our invited guest to speak about Rotary Peace Fellowships and Rotarian's & Peace. We learned that our District 5100 has one of the largest Peace Building groups participation in this project. Governor Caruso spoke very passionately about the need for more members to become involved in the Peace Builders Corp. He pointed out different ways though Peace Fellows programs how people may help in " Building the leaders of Tomorrow and … [Read more...]

Dianna Kretzschmar speaks on Elder Abuse


 Our guest speaker for Wednesday July 22nd, was Ms. Dianna Kretzschmar who was introduced by President Elect Amy Price at last night's club meeting. Ms. Kretzschmar subject was Elder Abuse which she quickly explain that elder abuse could happen to anyone over the age of eighteen, if they are mentally impaired-physically impaired or someone who depends on a family member or care giver for assistance in their every day life. Ms. Kretzschmar has worked as a social worker and as clinical case … [Read more...]

Rotarians at Work Day

The annual "Rotarians at Work Day" is fast approaching and attached is a flyer for what our region has elected to do as an entire group.This is for those of you who would like and/or can volunteer to help out. The date this year, Sat. April 25th, also happens to be the same day as our fundraising dinner auction, however the time frame involved with the Rotarians at Work is in the AM/early afternoon. And so if you're not already helping with the set up of our auction (the day of), and … [Read more...]

Join us at our Annual Charity Auction Dinner!


The Battle Ground & Lewis River Rotary Clubs invite you to attend and / or to become a sponsor of… Our Annual Charity Auction Dinner! This event will be on Saturday, April 25, 2015 5-11pm at The Heathman Lodge. The Heathman Lodge is located at: 7801 Northeast Greenwood Drive Vancouver, WA Tickets are $75 per person. CLICK HERE to get yours! Live Entertainment will be courtesy of The Drop Dead Red Band! For more information, please contact or … [Read more...]

Battle Ground Rotary Club Holiday Treat with Amber Sweeney!

Amber Sweeney

What a wonderful holiday treat for the Battle Ground Rotary Club this week! Thank you Amber Sweeney for sharing your amazing talent with us. Our meeting was filled with fun and joy as you helped each of us kick off our Christmas season by singing us some wonderful holidays tunes. It was truly one special evening!   … [Read more...]

District Governor Doug Taylor visits BGR


District Governor Doug Taylor paid his visit to our club on September 10th and gave a very inspiring talk on Rotary's directions for our upcoming year 2014 to 2015. He spoke about his passions of homeless teens and drug prevention. He praised our club on its efforts in raising over $1000.00 on Pan Handling for Polio on September 6th. He also gave recognition to two our our club members, Mike Simpson and Robert Foster for their efforts in promoting Rotary in our community. Our club is growing … [Read more...]

Getting to Know Rotary, Battle Ground Style


Our two clubs, Battle Ground Rotary Club and Lewis River Rotary held their first "Getting to Know Rotary" Social at Mill Creek Pub on March 5th. The turn out by the public was out standing. We had 25 guests joined us to hear about our two clubs and the projects we are doing in locally and internationally. Many thanks goes out to Russell E Brent, owner of Mill Creek Pub, for providing the space,food and beverages for our guest and fellow Rotarian's. We would also like to thank our guest for … [Read more...]