Bouchand will discuss attracting young professionals to Rotary at July 16 meeting

Rachele Bouchand will discuss “Creating a Bridge to Attract Young Professionals to Rotary” at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s meeting on July 16 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St. The main meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. Guests are always welcome and there is no fee to attend. An optional buffet lunch is available for purchase.

Bouchand currently serves as the governor of Rotary District 5030. She’s been a member of the Bellevue Rotary Club since 2009 and is focused on growing leadership opportunities for its members through the RISE (Rotarians Inspired to Succeed and Engage) leadership program. She was also a member of the Rotary International Next Generation Conference in 2014, which represented 30 emerging Rotary leaders across the United States. Lastly, she was able to blend her vocational and Rotary lives when she served as a member of the Global Polio Finance Committee.

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