Rotary Club of Lynnwood welcomes new President Marilla Sargent

Past President Debbie Bodal (left) says goodbye to outgoing President Wayne Anthony (center) and welcomes incoming President Marilla Sargent (right). (Photos courtesy The Rotary Club of Lynnwood)

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood bid farewell to outgoing President Wayne Anthony and welcomed incoming President Marilla Sargent during a Rotating of the Wheel ceremony on Thursday, June 30.

15 Past Presidents forwarding the gavel down the line to the incoming President, Marilla Sargent, not shown.

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood was established in 1955. Marilla Sargent is the club’s 62nd President and has been a member of the Rotary Club of Lynnwood since August 2004. She has been serving on the Lynnwood Rotary Community Foundation Board for seven years and was the club’s Scholarship Chair for eight years.

2016-2017 Rotary Club of Lynnwood Board. From left to right: Community Service Director Jody Lende, President-Elect Casey Auve’, Past President Wayne Anthony, Treasurer John Niemi, Secretary Barbara Lindberg, International Service Director Gunnvor Tveidt, Club Service Director Edy Larson and new President Marilla Sargent.

During the 2015-2016 Rotary year, the Rotary Club gave out $77,500 in scholarships to 19 students in the South Snohomish County community. Last year’s session was the fourth year that the club also gave the Edmonds School District grant money for their Early Learning Program. This year’s grant was for $20,000.

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood meets on Thursday from 12-1:30 PM at Edmonds Community College, located at 20000 68th Ave. W. Their calendar of meetings can be found here.

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