Rotario ~ August 1, 2013

RI President: Ron Burton District 5190 Governor: Vicki Puliz

Club Board of Directors

President: Dennis Geare
President-Elect: Robin Milam
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: Bob Buhlis
Membership: Carolyn Inglis

Today's Program
Moved to the Fairgrounds

5:30pm social and pot luck
The theme is "Under the Big Top". Table decoration contest in play.

Quote of the Week
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

Last Week
Week Two of the "Year of the Geare" for Rotary in Nevada City with President Dennis is certainly "In Geare" with the routine of running a meeting! The beginning of a new year is always chock full of more tasks than is fair for a president to handle, but so far all is well; we are off to a great start!
An interesting and informative program was presented by Rhonda Herrin, Development Director for the Center for the Arts. Besides sharing the history and vision of the center, Rhonda shared the history and evolution of the building where the center is housed. She further shared that the center has expanded itself beyond the original vision into supporting other arts within the community. One of their projects includes a fund raiser to honor veterans by purchasing new seats for the Grass Valley Veterans Hall. There is a movement afloat for a Rotary Club outing to support another of the center's fundraisers, "Dancing with our Stars" on August 23. Save the date!
Barry Turner, DDS, and a member of the Rotary Club of Nevada City 49er was our only visiting Rotarian. George Rebane graciously served as our greeter and President Dennis was the raffle winner, but, alas, did not match cards.
Fair Booth Work Schedule Sign Up
We are almost there with just a few more shifts to fill. If you aren't scheduled, contact or by phone at 273-0507. The link to the current schedule is Link-Link or you may go on the club website. Fair entry tickets will be distributed at the Pre-Fair club picnic at the fair grounds.
Next Week
It's all about the Fair!!!!!!!!!

Lat Weekend ~ Saturday Work Party at the Fair Booth
A BIG thank you to our Treat Street cleanup crew including Glen Foley, Laura van den Berg, Gayle Denney, Walt Stickel, Carolyn and Mike Inglis, Tom and Robin Milam who scrubbed, mopped, and sanitized our booth on Saturday.  After a long wet winter, a lot more than elbow grease went into today’s work! 

Walt Stickel has been clamoring for a mister system to cool the front so he bought one for us.  Mike Inglis started the installation which he and Tom Milam plan to complete tomorrow.  Thanks to Gayle, Carolyn, Walt and Gary Gustafson who are contributing the funds for our new feature.  During the heat of the Fair we will all be happy especially if it draws new customers!

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For Thought
An eagle was sitting on a tree resting, doing nothing. A small rabbit saw the eagle and asked him, "Can I also sit like you and do nothing?"

The eagle answered: "Sure , why not."

So, the rabbit sat on the ground below the eagle and rested. All of a sudden, a fox appeared, jumped on the rabbit and ate it.

Moral of the story:
To be sitting and doing nothing, you must be sitting very, very high up.

Kim Stewart 7/21
Ben Barretta 7/26
Terry Boyer 7/28
Dave Denny 8/20

John Burke and Carla 7/28
Terry Boyer and Mary Ann 8/10
Gil Gray and Dee 8/22
George Rebane and Jo Ann 8/25
Dan Becker and Carrie 8/28
Jack Dinwiddie and Marty 8/31


August 1  
August 8 No meeting this week.
Sign up for Fair Booth staffing - Wed through Sunday
September 27 Club auction "Adventures and Wine" at Miners Foundry

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*Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 5:30pm at The National Hotel.
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Rotary Club of Nevada City — Established October 3, 1935
Meets every Thursday at 12:15pm at the National Hotel — 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.