The Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of Penn Valley
August 23, 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
This week's meeting...Tuesday, Aug 25 - postponed from last week's  Noon Zoom meeting....
Well, we all know what fire season looks like, we had a good taste of it this last week..we send prayers out to all who may have been affected or who's families may have been, throughout Northern safe and be healthy...So we'll try again with our buddy, Bob Long, Chair of the Nevada County Coalition of FireWise Communities as our guest speaker on Tuesday, Aug 25, 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 from Joyce Feldman's email. If you did not receive the email, or would like to join us, send a note to
 PREZ PAMELA'S PROSE...It's been a crazy week. I evacuated from Eskaton to my son's in Wildwood for a few nights just to make sure all was safe...I know prayers go out to Amy and Chamba Cook (former owners of SummerThyme) who's home burnt down out by the Woolman school on the's so very sad crying. On a lighter note, plans for our garden at Ready Springs are moving along...The grant to the district will be completed and we should receive word soon on our award. Mark Bailey and Gordon will begin constructing planter boxes and reconstructing the compost pile. They will need lots of extra hands so please send a note to either Mark Bailey or Lindy for Gordon at plan on making at least 8 planter boxes and have to "resurrect" three compost areas - see photo below for examples of each...Remember to submit your dues all should have received an email from Linda Swartz this week...if you did not receive an email from her, please let our Treasurer Ed McSweeney can be paid in 2 installments and birthday/anniversary fines are due the month of the event...That's it for now...Stay safe, healthy and PURPLE!!
Next club meetings: CANCELLED/POSTPONED... Social on Aug 28 at Java Dream, stay tuned for details...
Meetings in Sept: September 1 will be an evening zoom meeting, 5:00 pm with our very own Rick Nolle talking about the real estate market in our community...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 ...
Date change....Golf for Kids, October 4?? ...connect with Dan Halloran ( or Gene Vander Plaats (  to sign up...
Our many congratulations for the two awards DG Roberta presented at the Zoom meeting in July...Debbi Corbett for the Heart of Rotary (Debbi is moving to Monterey but has been our Rock when it came to the Holiday Basket and WOW point program, she also organized the first Disc & Dine, and has helped with every project known to PV Rotary!!)  and Gene Vander Plaats for the Quiet Rotarian (Gene steps in when we need help and is a fantastic Dog Walker...started our club's "Golf for Kids" tourney with the Kiwanis last year)...very very well deserved for both!!!
AND #5....HAVE FUN!!
That's all for now...see you all this coming Tuesday, August 25 , at NOON for our next club Zoom meeting, watch for Joyce Feldman's email with the Zoom link...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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