By Senators Zarelli and Swecker


     WHEREAS, The Rotary Club of Chehalis #814 received its charter from Rotary International on February 1, 1921, and thus is celebrating its Eightieth Anniversary; and


     WHEREAS, the Club counts among its members community leaders in business, the professions and trades; and


     WHEREAS, the Club has enriched its community and our world by observing the Rotary Motto, AService Above Self,@ and donates thousands of dollars to the local community, sponsors projects and provides Ahands-on@ service to the youth, the aged, the ill, the poor, the illiterate, the physically challenged, and the environment; and


     WHEREAS, the Club is contributing to and supporting the Rotary International=s PolioPlus Program to eradicate polio in developing countries and regions worldwide as well as contributing to the Rotary International Foundation to alleviate human suffering throughout the world; and


     WHEREAS, the Club provide leadership in forming the Lewis County Rotary Foundation in 1998 which has since raised and contributed $159,000 to community projects for kids and families; and


     WHEREAS, the Rotary Club of Chehalis #814 will officially observe its anniversary with a Gala Celebration on Thursday, February 15, 2001 at the Centralia-Chehalis Elks Lodge #2435 to be attended by the club=s members, guests, and dignitaries;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the members of the Washington State Senate do hereby honor the Rotary Club of Chehalis #814 on its eightieth birthday, and encourage all citizens to join in this special observance.


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the Rotary Club of Chehalis #814 and Rotary International.


I, Tony M. Cook, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 8613,

adopted by the Senate February 14, 2001.





Secretary of the Senate