Rotary Year 2022-2023
President Lindy Beatie
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Birthdays/Anniversaries
CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES!!!!
AUGUST Birthdays and Anniversaries...
 
Birthdays
 
Sara Prosser                                            Aug 6
 
 
Anniversaries
Sue and Bob Hoek                                   Aug 2...............36 years
Pat Swope and Bob Purcell                     Aug 22.............12 years
Chuck and Betty Zavitz                           Aug 25.............66 years
 
Date Joined Rotary ... 
Melissa Conley                                         Aug 6...............1 year 
 
 
 
 
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News
Weekly News
 
UPDATES from our last meeting...
 
Joyce Feldman won a Nasi Goreng spice packet for being the first to try to pronounce the Dutch word "Gezellig"...a wonderful word with no precise translation into English.  "Cozy" is the closest but Gezellig suggests a spirit of comfort plus friendliness, fun and togetherness. ... Nasi Goreng is an Indonesian Fried Rice dish...
 
We passed around an interest sheet at the last meeting ... asking members what types of activities they might like to participate in... Book Club, Dinner for 8, Reading at School, Wine/Beer Tasting ... no obligation, just inquiry...will be adding "learn pickleball" or "play bocce ball" to the list at the next meeting on August 16...come to the meeting and put in your "2 cents"...
 
SOCIAL....Friday, August 12, 4:30 pm ...Nevada County Fairgrounds ...gather at the Loading Chute (the Sportsman's booth on Treat Street) and have fun & fellowship ~~ the Ag mechanics auction is that Friday evening at 5:30, as well...
 
FUTURE MEETINGS...
 
Tuesday, August 16 ... Virginia Gompertz, NC Coalition of  Fire Wise Communities talking about fire safety, what and where are firewise communities in Nevada County..and a bit more about the fire tax
 
We will return to weekly meetings starting in September...
 
Tuesday, Sept 6... Western Gateway Park  update, Nancy Pierce  -- we may meet at the Park and have lunch brought in...
 
Tuesday, Sept 13... Colleen Bond of Helping Hands Caregiver Resource Center Adult Day Care Services
 
Tuesday, Sept 20...Jan Fishler...writing coach...Tips on writing
 
Tuesday, Sept 27... Brandon Lindsen, owner, New Life Nursery
 
 
 
SOCIALS IN THE WORKS...
 
Monday, October 24...World Polio Day...Pints for Polio and Plants for Polio - at Bull Mastiff and New Life Nursery..details to come..
 
November TBD....Farm to Fork dinner supporting Ag Education and Youth Programs for our PV youth
 
 
 
From Pres Lindy: 
 
Member Highlights...
 
Joyce Feldman and Kathy Williamson attended the "Church without a Building" put together by Tessa's brother in law, Lucas Mujeres of Edward Jones and Honey + Cream fam...Tessa said there were around 300 folks that showed up and Joyce said it was very very nice...Congrats!!
 
A BIG THANK YOU TO... Mark Bailey, Pamela Yazell, Nicole VVG and Gordon Beatie for helping with the set up and take down of the room at Buttermaker's Cottage in Western Gateway Park for the Penn Valley Chamber Breakfast.  We had a small but mighty group of attendees...met a new Photographer in town, Nathan Anglin... and looking forward to having new folks visit us for lunch...we'd like to keep this partnership with the Chamber going since it is part of our avenue of service, Vocational...and Economic sustainability is a part of the Rotary areas of focus...
 
"Always, Patsy Cline" ...special production by Off Broad Street of the show "Always, Patsy Cline" for our area Rotary clubs was a hit!!  70 folks showed up on Thursday evening to watch our own Grass Valley Rotarian Kris Stepanian perform ...Gordon and Prez Lindy attended as well...look for more Rotary shows from Off Broad Street in the future...
 
 
THANKS...received letters from our scholarship recipients ... "Thank you so much for awarding me your scholarship. ...my current plan is to study computer sciences at UC Santa Cruz next fall..Thank You! Jason Mack"....."Thank you for awarding me a scholarship. I really appreciate this support for my educational future.  My future plans are to graduate from Sierra College and transfer to study child psychology...Hailey Dobbs"
 
Legend update....One of our local folks, Tina Skrukrud, went to Reno to visit Joannie and Carle Bumpus...they seem to be doing well and sent their greetings.
 
SCHOOL SUPPLIES....We had a wonderful response from our area clubs to the county's request to help families from Community Beyond Violence with school supplies...we got a huge "thanks" from the Community Services' staff...

 
Partners in our community...
 
Our "Golf for Kids" fundraiser is set for October 23 at Lake Wildwood ... this is a partnership with the Penn Valley Lions...a major fundraiser for us so if you're not golfing, remember to support the twosomes that do...
 
Make sure and pay your dues...You can make payments......you should have received an invoice from Linda Swartz in Treasurer Ed's office for the entire annual amount of Rotary International, District 5190 and club dues...we have already sent the invoice check to Rotary International ...
 
 
WE HAVE A NEW MAILING ADDRESS!!! 
 
...11354 Pleasant Valley Road, #134, Penn Valley, CA  95946
 
 
AND #5....HAVE FUN!!
 
 
 
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