This Week Thursday April 2 BOTH MORNING AND EVENING
8am to noon Spring Cleaning in Nevada City. A team of Club members will be repairing and cleaning the Rotary Deer Creek Trail as part of Nevada City's Spring Cleaning Days. The trail starts next to Broad St freeway exit on Lefty's side of Hway 49 and ends behind the National Hotel. Thank you Walt - he cut a lot of blackberries today so bring gloves, rakes, trashbags, etc for clean up and tools for cutting out more blackberries. Join us for as long as you are available - 30 mins to 4 hours unless we finish before noon!
5:30pm Merchant Mixer Night - Dave Painter, SPD Market at National Hotel. For years SPD Market has been a big supporter of our Blub through donating to our Adventurers and Wine Auctions, Hospitality House dinner, Rock Creek Hike and more. Welcome founding family member Dave Painter as he shares insights of SPD's history and vision as our local grocer.
Area Speech Tuesday April - GV Methodist Church - 12 noon
Please RSVP to Robin Click to email) to make your reservation for the Area 4 Speech Contest on Tuesday at GV Methodist Church. Reservations are needed by Thursday this week. Lasagna and salad lunch will be $16/person.
Club meeting is MOVED TO TUESDAY April 7 and SUNDAY April 12
Thursday April 9 BAJA Trip Planning at 12 noon meeting at John Hensley's office 432 Broad St across from NC Methodist for those traveling to BAJA
Saturday April 11 District 5190 Assembly - Atlantis Casino, Reno 8:30am-3pm
Sunday April 12 Area 4 Music Contest - Hosted by Nevada City Rotary; 2pm at Seventh Day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, GV. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon enjoying the talents of our local youth! Join us for a delightful FREE event.
Michael Young inducted as Newest Member
Welcome to our newest member, Michael Young inducted classification Newspaper Editor Retired on March 26. As the recent President of the KVMR Board of Directors, Michael steered the funding and development of KVMR and Nevada Theatre's new building which has just opened. His wife and former Nevada City Rotary Member, Karen Young participated by pinning his Rotary pin on him. Also with Michael, was his sponsor Ben Barretta.
Tom Coleman Nevada City Rotary Vocational Service Award
Thomas A Coleman was recognized for his years of generous support of our Club hosting our meetings and special events. Tom's classification is Hotel Management. As such, he has been "bringing his expertise" to our Club every week for years.
3rd Grade Dictionaries to Yuba River Charter School
Pearce Boyer and Robin distributed dictionaries to Mr Eric Bell's third grade class at Yuba River Charter. Pearce led the class in a delightful exercise to find the word "service" in the dictionary and read aloud its various meanings.
A great opportunity at District Conference: Call for volunteers to be Sergeant at Arms. Interested? Contact Larie Trippet at email@example.com.
PIELL (Partners in English Language Learning)
Dr. Becca Schultz presented Partners in English Language Learning (PIELL). PIELL helps English language learners become thriving members of our community by offering one-on-one language tutoring, and building bridges that foster cross-cultural respect, understanding, and friendship. She noted that per the 2010 census, 4,500 people in Western Nevada County speak a language other than English in their homes.
NC Rotary Planning Adventures & Wine Planning
Next Meeting: Monday April 20, 2015
All interested Club members and family are invited to join us. We intend to be ready with posters and tickets to take to District 5190 Assembly on April 11. The team leadership is working well and we are having lots of fun with the planning. Join us for our next meeting on Monday April 20 at John Hensley's new Nevada City Properties/Recreation Realty office at 432 Broad St, Nevada City.
Hospitality House Dinner - April 23
Nevada City Rotary is preparing Hospitality House. Shari and Dona are making plans to prepare and serve another dinner Thursday April 23. Please let them know if you are interested in being part of the team.
Needed Materials and Supplies for Baja!
A team of 13 NC Rotarians, friends and family will be repairing dormitories, or Albergues, cafeteria / study halls in schools that were damaged by hurricanes this last year. The trip will be a wonderful service adventure to provide a much more inviting, safe and comfortable living environment for students who live too far from the school to commute home each day.
B&C Hardware is donating $100 in tools. If you would like to personally contribute, check the list for what is needed contact John Hensley in the next week. A printable copy is at Baja Materials 2015 Wish List.
Read more at Baja International Service Project.
Mystery Rotarian ~ from Cathy Wilcox-Barnes, Club Services
Cathy WIlcox-Barnes herself stumped us last week! It took a lot of guessing - mostly men's names - and some obvious hints before her name surfaced. Have you been our Mystery Rotarian? We want to learn more about you. Send Cathy a set of 5 interesting facfs and you'll be an upcoming Mystery Rotarian.
Rotary District 5190 Assembly and Conference
Register here now for District Assembly April 11. All Board members and members interested in Club Leadership should attend District Assembly. Fun and informative!
May 14-17, 2015 ~ Harrahs Resort, South Lake Tahoe
Special Room Rates: http://tinyurl.com/2015DistConf Don't miss Early Bird Rates! Register Now.
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Rotary District 5190 Webinars
District 5190 has initiated an exciting new learning tool for our club members. - See more at: Past District 5190 Webinars The District will be posting On-demand videos of recent webinars which you can access HERE. You can register at www.district5190.org or by contacting Ginny Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thought for the Week - On Learning
“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” ― Vincent van Gogh
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