Club member David Rapella can always be counted on for innovative ideas, community spirit, networking and humor!  His career as a clown began with a tour to Vietnam to assist on a medical mission.  A member of the Rotary Club of La Conner since June 1, 2000, David is a tireless community volunteer.  His Rotary moment accomplishments include working with the (1) La Conner School District's Middle School on an aeronautics project--the students building and flying model airplanes; (2) Pumpkin painting with the Boys and Girls Club of La Conner; (3) volunteering as a clown at Rotary events; (4) volunteering for the upcoming Paddle to Swinomish.  David is also past president of our club, from 2005 to 2006.  He became a Paul Harris Fellow in 2002 and in 2009 received a Ruby Pin as a Paul Harris Fellow.