The Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Penn Valley
August 16, 2020
August Birthdays
Mike Heauser         August 25  (we won't say how old...LOL)
Pat Swope               August 22
Chuck Zavitz           August 25 -- 64 years!!!  heartheart
Remember - 50 cents for every birthday year....$1 for every Anniversary year....these fines have been pre-invoiced...if you do not have a spouse anniversary, you will be invoiced for your Rotary anniversary!!
Weekly News
Tuesday's Noon Zoom meeting....
As we move into Fall, along side COVID-19, comes fire season...Bob Long, Chair of the Nevada County Coalition of FireWise Communities will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, Aug 18 noon Zoom meeting.  The Coalition of Firewise Communities is composed of representatives from each Firewise Community . Bob will explain what a firewise community is and how to become one. Make sure and connect via the Zoom link sent out on Friday from Joyce Feldman. If you did not receive the email, or would like to join us, send a note to
 PREZ PAMELA'S PROSE..."It is with a very sad face crying that we bid a fond "adieu" to our Disc Golf Mama, Debbi Corbett.  Debbi is moving to her dream condo in Monterey, CA, closer to her boys...she was instrumental in working with the school families' Holiday Baskets program and developed the first Disc and Dine along with her son who owns a Disc Golf company...Also, we are sad to hear that our very own Distinguished Citizen, Hank Weston is leaving Rotary. Because of Hank, our Rotary Club raised funds to help bring "Breaking Down the Walls" to Ready Springs School...the Board approved his nomination as an honorary Rotarian so maybe we'll see Hank when we go back to in person meetings...A warm "welcome" to Mike Kelley who is moving to Lake Wildwood from the San Jose area and will be transferring his membership to our Club in the near future...If you know of anyone who would like to work on projects in our community, invite them to one of our meetings....because Rotarians are People of Action!!!
Next club meetings: An evening social on Aug 28 at Java Dream, stay tuned for details...MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
Meetings in Sept: September 1 will be an evening zoom meeting, 5:00 pm & Sept 15th will be a noon zoom meeting; with a Sept 25 evening social...let Prez Pamela know your thoughts or if you have an idea for a presentation, social or speaker by contacting her at ...
Other activities:  Work is continuing on ...Ready Springs School garden - pricing for planter boxes, toolshed and compost area...we will be submitting a matching grant request for District 5190 funds...these are funds from the Rotary International Foundation.  We will need helpers to construct these project during the fall so send a note to Mark Bailey ( if you can help....
Golf for Kids, October 18...connect with Dan Halloran ( or Gene Vander Plaats (  to sign far we have: Rick Nolle, Mark Fleming, Mike Dobbins...wondering about DeeDee Vierra, Dr. Torie and Mike Mastrodonato???? Golf at Lake Wildwood, each golfer raises fund from their family and friends...funds go to supporting our youth services programs (RS Interact, RYLA, REGL, RYE) and programs at our schools, like "Breaking Down the Walls" and the Sierra Harvest garden at Ready Springs...
Club member Greg Marshall and club partner Gordon Beatie installed a Little Library at Ready Springs school on Friday...take a book, leave a book...
Thanks to you both!!
AND #5....HAVE FUN!!
That's all for now...see you on Tuesday, August 18 , at noon for our next club Zoom meeting...Stay Purple!!
Executives & Directors
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Club Administration Chair
Membership Chair
Publicity Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Youth Services Chair
Russell Hampton
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