What goes down, must come up.  That is, down to the Port, and up to storage.  It is fall.  Summer concerts and festival events are history for 2022.  
  Now, all supplies that went down to the Port last spring to operate the Rotary-run beer and wine tent at summer concerts and festivals - the bar, chairs, tables, etc. - needed to go back up the hill to Rotary's storage locker.  That festive (?) event took place October 26.  "Movers" included Brian Stenehjem, Emily Froula, Walt Elliott, Bobbi Moore, Jerry Tellinghuisen, Doug Hallock, Dave Bomalaski, and Mark Libby.
     Speaking of Mark Libby, he reports on the successful Rotary-led Carpenter Lake Trail cleanup October 22.  In addition to Rotarians on the pruners and brooms, a big assist was rendered by members of Kington North Kitsap Rotary's Interact Club at Kingston High School.  
    Under the guidance of Rotarian Emily Froula, the Interact Club at Kingston High, working jointly with Kiwanis' Key Club, has been reborn after a stubborn bout of Covid interruption.  Froula, left, reports the group is highly motivated.
     In other Club news, Rotarians Helen Ralph and Bill Beaudoin were called on by Club President Jackie Baker to - in Rotary-speak - give members their "classification talk" (tell their story) at the joint meeting of the Noon Team and the Evening Team October 19.  Helen told members she became a Rotarian somewhere around 1989 in Woodinville, thanks to our own Dan Martin.  Helen's career was in banking.  And she has been employed by most of them in the Puget Sound area:  Puget Sound Bank, Rainier Bank, Key Bank, Citibank, Viking Bank.  And others. She retired ten years ago.  Helen is a charter member of Kingston North Kitsap Rotary Club.  She was its first treasurer.  She is STILL its treasurer.  Helen and her husband Frank have three children and four grandchildren.
     Bill Beaudoin's story was about "people and experiences that made me who I am."  Bill was in the Navy.  He taught school.  He was a school superintendent in Oregon.  He started a charter school.  And he owned and operated a Bed and Breakfast in Fairbanks, Alaska.
     Bill reports he is currently building a greenhouse and solarium at his home in Kingston.