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I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
This week local author and historian, Jan Westmore will share stories of our rich history. Jan will speak about the building of the transcontinental railroad and the symbiotic relationship between Colfax and Nevada City/Grass Valley, especially during the 19th century.
As announced in early May, on June 12 our Club will vote on amendments to Rotary Club of Nevada City Bylaws. Only a few changes have been proposed. Please review the Bylaws and noted changes at http://nevadacityrotary.org/club/club-bylaws so that you will be ready to approve with a quick vote. If you have questions or concerns about the Bylaws, please contact Robin in advance.
We had a great turnout for our Aussie Social at Ol’ Republic Simon Olney shared Ol’ Republic Brewery’s vision for Nevada City and Grass Valley to be a brewery destination place. He welcomed and is encouraging new brewery to open in the area. “Passionately Handcrafted Beer” was had by all the beer drinkers and a few non-beer drinkers at our Aussie Down Under celebration Thursday night. Technical constraints and noise level limited our plans to share more of what went on last week at the Rotary Convention. Lucky ones got slices of Cheryl’s banana cream with chocolate meringue pie!
Kim Coughlin shared the history of Novak’s Menswear and Lady Pendleton, a wonderful Nevada City clothing store frequented by many Club members. She highlighted the comradery and easy referral network Nevada City merchants share among each other. In that same spirit, rather than be dismayed by having to speak over the noise level, Kim was happy to see our Club patronizing Seven Hills Merchants!
June 26 – Dennis’s Demotion Party is 6pm at the Bridge House. As a Club member you should have received an invite in the mail. If you have not done so, please RSVP with your dinner payment to Jeff. Dress will be nice casual suitable for a warm summer night!
July 4 – Nevada City Rotary will celebrate July 4th in the Parade in Nevada City. Parade starts at 11am so we will need to be in place by 10:30am. Walt is driving his convertible – most of us will walk and greet the crowds.
Remember that we are moving our "First Thursday Mixer" on July 3rd to the July 4th Parade.
Children's Festival Friday, July 18, 2014 - 09:00 to 20:00
The Children's Festival will return to Pioneer Park in Nevada City. The park will be transformed into a lively Renaissance Faire for children. This year's festival will include over twenty arts and crafts tables, strolling minstrels, a magician, face-painters, a bridge-guarding troll, medieval fencing, and Claude, the life-sized mechanical dragon. This year's Children's Festival will once again have two sessions, from 9am - 12 pm and from 5pm - 8pm. Admission to each session is $3. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The festival is sponsored by the Nevada City Rotary Club and many local businesses - and is made possible by the more than 200 local volunteers who work tirelessly to bring this unique event to the children of Nevada County. Volunteers are needed!
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