Rotario ~ June 26, 2014

RI President: Ron Burton
RI Director: Steve Snyder
District 5190 Governor: Vicki Puliz
Asst. Governor, Area 4: Doug McDonald

Club Leadership

President: Dennis Geare
President-Elect: Robin Milam
President-Elect-Nominee: David Bunje
Secretary: Bob Buhlis
Treasurer: Ellen Davis
Director at Large: David Denney, Past DG


Club Service: Robin Milam.
Community Service: Gary Gustafson
International Service: Nancy Kemp
Vocational Service: Jim Phillips
Foundation: David Bunje
Programs: Jeff Wenzel
Fundraising: Carolyn Inglis, Walt Stickel

This Week’s Meeting June 26
Dennis’s Demotion –  6pm

Quote of the Week
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
--Melody Beattie

This Week
So as we celebrate the leadership of President Dennis this past year, let’s all shout out a great big THANK YOU!
Soon to be “pP” Dennis’ Demotion Party is Thursday 6pm at Judy and George’s beautiful Bridge House!  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!  Come ready for fun!

Proposed New Members
Nan Drummer and Claudia Martinez have submitted requests, and have been approved by the Board, to become members of our Club.  Pending no Club objections, they will become members in July.  Claudia will be inducted on July 10.  Nan will be inducted when she returns from a trip to Belize.

Club Dues 2014-2015
Rotary Club of Nevada City club dues are due July 1.
Your dues invoice can be viewed and printed online HERE 

Last Week
David Anderson, President of South Yuba River Park Association shared stories of the Bridgeport Covered Bridge. It is now the longest covered bridge in the world and attracts 890,000 visitors a year from all over the world! Since our Club meeting Governor Brown signed the State budget including 1.26 million to restore and reopen the bridge!  A victory for our community!

Saturday June 28  9am
NC Rotary work party at our Treat Street Booth to clean up and put our booth back together now that its new paint job is complete!  All are welcome, though only a small crew is needed.  

A special thank you to Michael Heistand and Mike Hoglund donating your time to repaint the inside of our booth and the outside of our walkin refrigerator! Knights Paint and Moule Paint generously donated the paint!  Destin Beckworth and team for a very special offer to replace the walkin siding.  Mike Grayson checked out our evap cooler!  

July 3 MOVED to July 4 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 share Rotary with the crowds.  Family, friends and other Clubs are invited to join us in the parade!

July 10
PE Robin Milam’s first Club meeting as President is July 10.  Plans are to induct our 2014-15 Board and at least one new member.  Visiting Rotarians will include the new Presidents from Area Clubs.  N.I.D General Manager Rem Scherzinger will present Drought Impact on Nevada County!

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!

For Thought
Do you remember when Apple and Blackberry were just fruits?

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Birthdays Anniversaries

Ron Knaus 6/9
Bob Aydelott 6/10
Nicole Dillard 6/13
Robin Milam 6/29
Ken Meyers 7/5
Gayle Denney 7/7
Kim Stewart 7/21
Ben Beretta 7/26
Terry Boyer 7/28

Gayle and Dave Denney 6/12
Ron Knaus and Nancy 6/20
Karen Young and Michael 6/21
Judy Soldavini and George 6/24
Jeff Wenzel and Lynn 6/28
John Burke and Carla 7/28

July 1 First day of President's term for Robin Milam
July 3 Regular meeting is moved to July 4th
July 4 Parade, downtown NC
10:30am Lineup; 11:00am Parade
July 10
Drought Impact on Nevada County
Presented by Rem Scherzinger- N.I.D General Manager
July 17
The Union 2014 Goals and Direction
Presented by Jim Hemig- Publisher
July 18 Children's Festival - Pioneer Park
2 sessions: 9am-12pm and 5pm-8pm
July 24 Everything You DON'T Know About Weight Loss
Presented by Mike Carville- Co-owner south Yuba Club
July 31 Annual Picnic - County Fairgrounds, an evening event
Aug 6-10 County Fair - Rotary Booth on Treat Street
please refer to the sign up sheet
August 21 Rotary District Governor, Joe Zarachoff

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If you have an idea for a club program please contact Jeff Wenzel.

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*Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm.
All club members are encouraged to attend a meeting.
Location subject to change, please ask.

Rotary Club of Nevada City — Established October 3, 1935
Meets every Thursday at Noon at the National Hotel
except first Thursday's which are at 5:30PM — PO Box 74 — Nevada City, California 95959

Mission Statement:
The Nevada City Rotary Club is a diverse and welcoming group of people who live Service Above Self by giving financial and hands-on support to local, national & international communities while exemplifying ethical leadership, cooperation and good, clean fun.