Rotario - August 7, 2019 - FAIR WEEK!

Dear Rotarians and Friends,

August 7 - 11, 2019 10:am - Closing
Nevada County Fair!
Nevada County Fairgrounds

No regular Thursday meeting!

We still need 1 -2  volunteers for Thursday 7 - Closing shift!  Please contact Tom Ryan if you can fill in!

Reconfirm your scheduled shifts at 2019 Fair Schedule.  Please remember, if you have a last minute conflict and cannot make your shift, you are responsible for finding a substitute for yourself. 

We had a lot of fun at our PRE-FAIR FAMILY PICNIC! Thanks for all the great food and fun table decorations.  Alex Macarty shared her life altering experience at RYLA last month.  A powerful reminder of why we are Rotarians.  Alex's mother Carol is volunteering in our booth this weekend for two shifts.  Alex would have but she was already committed to work at Job's Daughters.  Speaking of RYLA, RYLA participant and recent University graduate Megan Kennedy joined us with her family.  Her mother Dana and sister Lindsey Kennedy will be working our booth again this year. 

A special thanks especially to our friends, family and other Club Rotarians for jumping in with Nevada City Rotary members to slop up BBQ Pulled Pork and Shredded Chicken sandwiches to help us fund our projects and scholarships this year!

Our booth is now ready for Fair week. Tom R and Tom M rehung our freshly painted Nevada City Rotary signs. Our suppliers are delivering food, drinks and supplies! Cashiers have had refreshers and we are set to go!

Fair ready

Fair Ready after a Fun Pre-Fair Picnic!

See you at the Fair!

Avenues of Service - District 5190 Training September 28

Click to Register     Click for Flyer and Program Schedule

Celebrating PDG Vic Slaughter
We were saddened to learn that PDG Vic Slaughter passed away unexpectedly in late June. Many of you knew and worked with Vic in various Rotary capacities. A Celebration of Life for PDG Vic is planned for Sunday, August 11th at 2:00 pm at Red Hawk Resort Event Center, 6600 N Wingfield Pkwy, Sparks, NV 89436.  

Rotary Rafters Eliminating Polio Raft Trip - South Fork of the American River
Each year all four clubs in Auburn, CA ride the rapids to rid polio and this year we are asking Area 4 if they would like to join in. What better way to start a Rotary year that is all about connecting, then working with two area’s and multiple clubs, connecting members and their passion. Sunday August 11, 2019, cost is $125 per person with $50 of that going to you and your Rotary Clubs foundation. All food and drinks are provided for and the fun, well that is a given. For details on the day and contact for registration, visit Rotary Rafters.

Nevada City Rotary Board Activities

Stay informed about actions your Nevada City Rotary Board of Directors is taking.  Minutes of Board Meetings and Club Leadership Retreats for the past year along with survey results, Club Bylaws, Nevada City Rotary Foundation 501 (c) 3 status and other documents are available in our "Members Only" section of our website at  If you need assistance remembering your user ID and password, contact Robin or reply to this newsletter.

Upcoming Events:

August 7 - 11:  Treat Street at the Nevada County Fair

August 15: Social - Tracy Pepper from Community Beyond Violence

August 19: Board Meeting at Nevada County Properties/Recreation Realty 432 Broad St.

August 22: Lunch District Governor Randy Van Tassell visit

August 29:  5th Thursday - DARK

Late August: TBD Watch for Rotary Ramblers to resume after the Fair!

September 5: Social Crumbunny Coffee Roasters of Nevada City

September 12: Lunch Lorraine Reich:  the “Move to Amend” Constitutional Amendment

September 19: Social

September 26: Lunch Catrina Olson, City Manager of Nevada City

September 28: Avenues of Service

October 3: Social - Social- Dan Biebelheimer- Clinica Filadelfia Global Project of 49’er Rotary Club in Tijuana,     B.C., Mexico

October 10: Lunch Dennis Geare "Ethics"

Oct. 17- Social--Kara Asilanis: The Curious Forge

October 31:  5th Thursday - DARK

November 28 - Thanksgiving DARK - Celebrate with friends and family!

Thank you Nancy Kemp and Christine Newsom for coordinating our programs!

Special Dates


Dave Denney 8/20  Jack Dinwiddie and Marty 8/31

Club Leadership

President: Cathy Wilcox-Barnes
Past President: Tom Ryan
Secretary: Robin Milam
Treasurer: Carla Burke
Public Image: Michael Young & Robin Milam
Youth Service: John Wilson & Nathan Leishman
Community Service: Carolyn Inglis & Tom Milam

Club Social:  Judy Soldavini
Sergeant at Arms: Walt Stickel
International Service: Carolyn Feuille
Vocational Service: Nicole Dillard
Foundation: Christine Newsom
Membership: Stacy Robinson & Tom Ryan
Program Chairs: Christine Newsom
& Nancy Kemp
At Large: Dennis Geare

If you have a whine, write it on the back of a 20 dollar bill and give it to your president.
If you have an idea for a club program please contact Nancy Kemp or Christine Newsom.

The Fine Print

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Board Meetings are held on the third Monday month at 5:30pm at John Hensley's Recreation Realty/Nevada County Properties office at 432 Broad St. Nevada City. Our next Board meeting is Monday August 19, 2019.  All club members are encouraged to attend a meeting. Location subject to change, please ask.

Rotary Club of Nevada City — Established October 3, 1935

Thursday Meetings
1st & 3rd Thursdays for Social Mixer at 5:30pm and
2nd & 4th Thursday for Lunch Meeting at 12:15pm
at Trolley Junction Restaurant at The Northern Queen
400 Railroad Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 Directions
Note: Lunch $14  Social Mixer $5 + BYOB — 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.