The Weekly Bulletin of the
Rotary Club of Penn Valley
March 19, 2019
Member Responsibilities
 March 19:
Greeter: Torie England
Pledge: Mike Dobbins
Invocation:Mark Bailey
4 Way Test: Dave Favre
March 26:
Greeter: Bruce Golder
Pledge: Dan Halloran
Invocation: Michael Green
4 Way Test: Rick Nolle
Mark's ReMarks
President’s Message
Hi Everyone,
Well, only two of our four schedule High School Speech Contest students were able to make it to our club last Tuesday.  What could have been a disappointment turned out to be a quite a treat as both the students’ speeches were very good and very close, separated by only one (1) point in the end.  All in all, a very good club speech contest.
On Tuesday at our luncheon, we are looking forward to hearing about our two (2) service opportunities, Western Gateway Park Bike Park and the North Star House Heritage Garden.  So those who attended those work days, please be ready to give us an update.
For those of you who signed up for the Rotary Area 4 Annual Community Awards Dinner, Wednesday, March 20th, at 5:30PM, please remember to go.  The event will be held at the Foothill Event Center. 
The last day to sign up for Penn Valley Distinguished Citizen’s Award Dinner on Friday, 29 March 2019 is Thursday 21 March. The final number has to be given to the LWW Events Manager on the 22nd of March. Seats are still available so get your reservation in as soon as possible, that is if you have not reserved seats by now.
One item of business from our Club Board Meeting will require member input this coming meeting.  We are losing money every luncheon and the amount is nearly $1,000 for the year to date.  This is draining our treasury and could get dangerously low. Your input will be requested on increasing the lunch cost to $15.00. That way we can get close to even on the meal cost over the next year.
See you on Tuesday, 19 March 2019, noon at Player’s Pizza.
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Western Gateway Bike Workday
Onsite reporting by Bob Kline
Wow !  What a great turnout for the initial Bike park site prep this Saturday.  At least 30 BONC members and about 20 other bike sympaticos.  One family came all the way from Truckee.  Joanie, Carle, Debbi and Lindy showed to lend a hand in the clearing, cutting, raking and sawing trees, shrubs and accumulated leaves, etc.  A lot was accomplished with 6 chain saws, 2 macerators. a stumper and 2 branch eaters.  There were plenty of tools  for volunteers (Rakes, hand saws. loppers, shovels and trimmers) so it was pick your tool and follow the team leader’s instructions.  Safety briefs were conducted before we started and all had to sign liability releases for the Park. By 3 PM, it was clear that all tracks were clear enough to meet the finish contractor’s start up requirements.  With BONC and parental permissions, Carle took lots of video for future editing and broadcast on TV channel 11.   It was super-successful. More to follow soon.
Club Fundraiser - YOU need to take part! Purchase your ticket soon? Last day to secure a seat is Thursday, March 21
Distinguished Citizen Dinner - Friday, March 29th, Lake Wildwood Clubhouse
If you have not already returned your reservation for this dinner, please do so by March 21. If you can not come, please make a donation or invite another person to come.  We expect everyone to participate in this event since it is our fundraiser supporting youth programs we sponsor as a Rotary club (REGL, RYLA, PV Little League, Western Gateway Bike Park, etc) Use our club website, Penn Valley Rotary or contact Lindy Beatie or Doug McDonald
Club Community Service Project: Little Libraries Update
-Free Little Libraries
A special thank to Scott Gutierrez at True Value for donating the lumber for our Free Little Libraries. Gordon will be cutting out the houses. We anticipate assembly on Sunday afternoon, March 10 but not definite so wait to hear from Gordon or Lindy.
Learn more about Rotary - attend Club Leadership Assembly (CLA), Saturday, April 6, Nugget Casino Resort, Reno. Register on line at the District 5190 website;  Check with Lindy for ride sharing!
Save The Date: Sunday, April 7th - 19th Annual Joanie Bumpus Daffodil Run
Our Club will be supporting the Daffodil Run which in turn supports our Club plus other local service organizations and the needs of the victims of the Camp Fire. Thank you to club members for signing up to help the morning of the event. We help with the on-sight registration, handing out registration packets, T-shirts, and giving directions. Didn't get to sign up for the activity, contact Joanie.  Want to participate in the walk/run? Sign up at
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Membership Chair
Publicity Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Service Chair
Youth Services Chair
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Susan Gisler
March 6
Tracy Swope
March 6
Bob Kline
March 14
Debbi Corbett
March 21
Dave Henderson
March 22
George Broder
Janet Broder
March 30
Join Date
Pamela Yazell
March 1, 1995
24 years
PDG Doug McDonald
March 1, 1972
47 years
Anna Dillavou
March 7, 2012
7 years
Barbara Ross
March 11, 2003
16 years
David Walker
March 15, 1982
37 years
Chuck Zavitz
March 17, 1983
36 years
Mike Heauser
March 17, 1993
26 years
Russell Hampton
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