The Weekly Bulletin of the
Rotary Club of Penn Valley
May 14, 2019
Member Responsibilities
May 14:
Greeter: Micheal Green
Pledge: Mark Fleming
Invocation: Dan Halloran
4 Way Test: Bruce Golder
May 21
Greeter: Karen Sartori
Pledge: Mike Mastrodonato
Invocation: Karen McDonald
4 Way Test: Doug McDonald
Weekly News
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Speaker Rod Byer Speaks to Penn Valley Rotary Tuesday, May 14
Rod Byers, CWE, is a Certified Wine Educator and wine writer as well as a California State Certified Wine Judge. He writes a wine column for The Union Newspaper, is the host of the public access television show Wine Talk, and taught wine classes at Sierra College for fifteen years. He has been actively involved with the California wine industry since 1980 including working as Director of Sales and Marketing for Nevada City Winery for 25 years. He is currently the director of Nevada City Uncorked.
Board Meeting Directly After Club Meeting, Tuesday, May 14
NEW Club Fundraiser! Disc and Dine
Disc and Dine will be held Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Western Gate Park - 5 pm Disc Clinic  and 6 pm BBQ dinner. The final details are being worked out but we have lots of information to share: Debbi Corbett's son, Danny Corbett, owner of, will instruct the clinic with the support of local Penn Valley disc golfers. There will be games such as closest to the pin, longest drive, and a putting contests. Our BBQ favorite chef Mark Fleming, with the support of DeeDee Vierra and Sheila Grizzell, will create a wonderful dinner. No-host beer and wine will be offered and, possibly, some music, which is still being finalized. YOU will be asked to help with selling tickets and work that day. Tickets are $25 each which includes the clinic and the BBQ dinner. The information is on the front page of our club website ( If you have a talent or favorite job that you would like to support this fundraiser with please contact Debbi or Karen. More information coming!
President Mark Visits Rotary's International Conference, Prepares for Demotion
President Mark and his wife, Linda, will be heading to Hamburg, Germany later this month for Rotary International Conference and a vacation. They will have the opportunity to hear from RI President and see international opportunities for service. They will have an amazing week of activities, shopping, and presentations with Rotarians from around the world. President Mark's Demotion is calendared for the evening of Tuesday, June 25. Mike Dobbins is chairing the event as the past-president. Details are being finalized.  
Penn Valley Rotary Logo Wear
"We need a shirt" can be heard every time we have an outing or project. Your cries have been heard. Lindy is working to get some ideas and prices for personalized Rotary logo wear for all club members. Be watching the SPOKE and at the meetings for more information.
Upcoming Service Opportunities:
Looking for a way to volunteer in the community? Here are some opportunities we have heard about at our club meetings. And don't forget to wear your Rotary shirt and/or pin while giving service to the community.
NU Grad Night: Volunteers are needed for set up the day before and the day of, chaperones are needed for the evening and morning: Setup support on June 7 and 8, and evening chaperone June 8, 8pm to 3am at the South Yuba Club have questions? Chat with Rotarian Darleen Won-Golder, or contact Mark Hadely.
Sierra Gold Track Meet: Sierra Gold Masters Track and Field Festival - June 16, NU track, Volunteers needed, go to the website: or Coach Clyde Lehman at 
Weekly Program
May 14, 2019
Nevada County Wine Industry
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Bellringers Thank you for supporting our Club!
Remember - Submit your "fine" for Birthdays and Anniversaries!!  Birthday fine - 50 cents per year; Anniversary fine - $1.00 per year....These funds help support our club administration and activities.  
Executives & Directors
President Elect
Past President
President Nominee
Club Administration Chair
Membership Chair
Publicity Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Service Chair
Youth Services Chair
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Joan Bumpus
May 2
Phil Conlon
May 3
Kathy Williamson
May 10
Hank Weston
May 11
Darleen Won-Golder
May 15
David Walker
May 15
PDG Doug McDonald
May 27
Carle Bumpus
May 30
Spouse Birthdays
Joanie Bumpus
May 2
Darleen Won-Golder
May 15
Linda Bailey
May 24
Carle Bumpus
May 30
Sheila Grizzell
Bill Grizzell
May 16
Cheryl Wallace
Curt Duran
May 26
Join Date
Michael Green
May 10, 1995
24 years
Mike Dobbins
May 24, 2002
17 years
Joan Bumpus
May 28, 1987
32 years
Russell Hampton
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