Dear Rotarians and Friends,
Thursday May 27, 2021 - Lunch 12:15pm
Elias Funez - The Union
Multimedia Reporter Elias Funez - Covering our Community at The Union
When our Club has come together to stage an event in support of our community - such as our mask give-aways and our canned food drive - we have often been visited by Elias Nunez, a dedicated multimedia journalist from The Union. He has documented our events in photos that have been featured in The Union. This week we will hear more from Elias about his work documenting realtime what is happening across Western Nevada County.
The Union’s Multimedia Reporter Elias Funez has over 14 years of on-the-beat reporting experience. While studying fine art photography at Modesto Junior College, Elias was hired as the staff photographer for his hometown newspaper – the Patterson Irrigator – where he spent a total of nine years taking on different roles including; Chief Photographer, Photo Editor, Crime Reporter, Page Designer, and Managing Editor.
Elias also spent two years at The Modesto Bee and Merced Sun-Star as a Multimedia Photojournalist and was part of the team that won the California Newspaper Publisher Association’s (CNPA) General Excellence award there in 2013.
Elias has received numerous awards and recognitions for his work, including 1st place CNPA awards for Investigative Journalism (2014), and Best News Photo (2014).
Our program with Elias should be a fun and insightful look behind the scenes with some of the most active eyes and ears in our community!
Just a few highlights of what he has published about our Nevada City Rotary projects:
- Giving when they can: Rotary Club encourages Food Bank support with canned food drive
- Mask giveaway: Nevada County Masks, Rotary of Nevada City distribute face coverings
Food Bank of Nevada County - Fresh Produce Project
Our District Grant to provide fresh produce to the Food Bank of Nevada County has been funded and will be completed in June. Our hands-on efforts will be packing food boxes for home delivery one day and packing summer lunches for youth a second day. And yes, the time frames for the two days are different. Please contact Susie to volunteer at the Food Bank with us:
Wednesday June 9
Thursday June 17
Pack Home Delivery Boxes
Contact Susie Monary-Wilson
Pack Summer Lunches
9:00 AM-12:00 Noon
Contact Susie Monary-Wilson
We suspect coats and warm gloves will not be needed in June!
Nevada County Vaccine Clinics need Volunteers
We have two opportunities to serve our community as the effort to get COVID immunizations to everybody in the County is moving forward.
Western Sierra Medical Clinic (WSMC) needs volunteers again on Saturday June 5 at the new clinic on Old Tunnel Road off Brunswick in Grass Valley. Contact Doug McDonald <email@example.com> if you are interested and available for one of those dates.
Nevada County Public Health Vaccine Clinic at Whispering Pines has extended a request for volunteers this month:
- Friendly personalities needed to be clinic “Patient Runners”
- Four hour shifts either 8:30-12:30 or 12:30-4:30, Monday-Friday
- Walking many miles a day within our clinic building escorting patients from registration to exam room
- Vaccinated individuals preferred (we can vaccinate them if necessary)
- Registration in DHV required
- Start date as soon as possible
If you are interested please contact, Donna Tully, at 707-933-6664.
Thank you for your ongoing partnership and support of Public Health!!
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Nevada County Department of Public Health
SAVE THE DATES:
- Demotion party Thursday on June 24 at 5:30pm at the home of Chris and Bill Newsom.
Watch for mailings and emails from the Demotion Planning team. Prez Tom doesn't know it but we are ready to party together! Plan for fun!
- Area 4 All-Club Social on August 28, 6:00-7:30 PM at Condon Park in Grass Valley.
Music by the Auburn Winds Band. Come socialize with fellow Rotarians and our new District Governor, Anita Daniels of Grass Valley Rotary. More details will follow as plans for the Social are firmed up.
Your Happy/Sad Shares make a difference!
Thank you Treasurer Tom Ryan for your ongoing diligence with our finances. And thank you Club members for following the Four Way Test with your pledges to our Club! If you have questions, Tom R is happy to discuss your statement with you.
Your Happy/Sad shares give us glimpses of what is going on in your life beyond Rotary. They are special moments together especially since so much of our time is on Zoom. Your associated "bucks" provide a base for us to continue our special services to our community and beyond. Thanks for sharing you!
Stay connected and informed
Robin monitors our firstname.lastname@example.org email. You can direct questions to that email or to me. As we learn more and to stay in touch, we will send out regular or more frequent Rotarios.
Upcoming Events - VIA ZOOM.
May 27: Lunch--Elias Funez- The Union
June 3: Social - 2021 High School Scholarship Recipients
June 10: Lunch: David Whitehead from Citizens Climate Lobby and Foundation Moment
June 17: Social- Ramona Howard from Nevada County Media “Update during Pandemic”
June 24: 5:30pm Social!!! Demotion Day - Details to Come!
July 1: Social Co-Presidents Tom Ryan and Dave Denney Launch meeting
July 8- -Lunch: Foundation Moment; Mike Stewart “Washington - Town Emergency Preparedness”
July 15: Social PRIP Ian Riseley- Rotary International and our new Avenue of Service
July 22: Lunch
July 29: Fifth Thursday Dark
August 5: Social - Co-Presidents' meeting
August 12: Lunch
August 19: Social
August 28: Saturday 6:00-7:30pm Area 4 Social at Condon Park; music by Auburn Winds Band
|Tom Milam||5/01||Tom and Robin Milam||5/01|
|Nathan Leishman||5/08||Wally Krill and Mary||5/02|
|Stacy Drake Robinson||5/23||John Hensley and Sandra||5/05|
|Doug McDonald||5/27||John and Susie Monary Wilson||5/11|
President: Tom Milam
Community Service: Carolyn Inglis / Susie Monary- Wilson
If you have a whine, write it on the back of a 20 dollar bill and give it to your president.
Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of the 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 May 17 at 5:00pm. For 2020-2021 Board Meetings will begin half an hour earlier at 5:00pm and continue on the third Monday. Board will continue via Zoom until we can meet in person again. Not a Board member but want to join us? Contact Robin or reply to this Rotario for instructions. 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 - On Zoom Until Further Notice
www.ncrotary.org — PO Box 74 — Nevada City, California 95959
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