Rotario ~ July 17, 2014

RI President: Gary C.K. Huang
RI Director: Steve Snyder
District 5190 Governor: Joe Zarachoff
Asst. Governor, Area 4: Doug McDonald

Club Leadership

President: Robin Milam
President-Elect: David Bunje
Secretary: Walt Stickel
Treasurer: Ellen Davis
Director at Large:
Public Relations: Robin Milam
Membership: Dennis Geare
Club Service: Cathy Wilcox-Barnes
Community Service: Gary Gustafson/John Hensley
International Service: Nancy Kemp/Carolyn Feuille
Vocational Service: Nicole Dillard
Foundation: David Bunje
Youth Services: Kelly Christensen
Programs: Jeff Wenzel
Fundraising: Carolyn Inglis, Walt Stickel

This Week’s Meeting July 17
The Union - 2014 Goals and Direction
Presented by Jim Hemig, Publisher

Quote of the Week
“Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.”
Albert Einstein

This Week
Jim Hemig took the helm as Publisher for the Union and Nevada County Publishing Company in January 2014.  Join us as we welcome Jim and hear about the Goals and Directions of The Union as our paper celebrates 150 years serving Western Nevada County!

Last Week
Welcome Claudia Martinez as our newest Club member.  July 10 was PE Robin Milam’s first Club meeting as President. PDG Dave Denney inducted our 2014-15 Board and we inducted Claudia Martinez as a new member.

N.I.D General Manager Rem Scherzinger captivated the attention of all as he presented a comprehensive overview of the challenges our community, state and NID face with the ongoing drought and projections for the next century.  Drought Impact on Nevada County!

Barbara Ross, P PV Rotary presented the NC Rotary Foundation with a $500 check from the Drew Reynolds Softball Tournament for the Drew Reynolds Scholarship.

The delightful blue and gold balloons were the gift of Bob Buhlis! Bob originally thought he was leaving before the meeting and wanted to be a part of it! A BIG THANK YOU Bob!

Have you paid your Club Dues 2014-2015?
Rotary Club of Nevada City club dues are due July 1. Please contact Ellen if your dues are not current!
Your dues invoice can be viewed and printed online HERE 

Children's Festival Friday, July 18th, 2014 - two sessions 9am to noon and 5pm to 8pm
The Children's Festival will transform Pioneer Park into a lively Renaissance Faire for children. Thank you Nancy Kemp, Gayle Denney and Sandy Stickel for your coordination and activities you are hosting! If you are available, contact Gayle or Sandy to assist with their special activities.

Fair Prep and Pre-fair Picnic
Simply Fun is the theme for this year's fair Aug 6-10.  A big thanks to Walt Stickel as he is taking the lead to order food, coordinate deliveries and schedule volunteers for shifts during the Fair.  We still need Day Captains and volunteers for a number of shifts.

As a reminder to all, our Club policy has been and continues to be every member is responsible for at least two shifts.  If you can not serve or do not arrange for your own substitute, the fine is $50 per shift, $100 max.  

Pre-Fair Picnic July 31 on Treat Street - Table Decoration theme "Simply Fun"
Our July 31 meeting moves to 5:30pm for our pre-fair potluck and BYOB picnic at the Fair.  Please sign up or let Jeff or Robin know you are coming annd how many friends and family will join you. Tom C is providing pulled pork sandwiches.

For Thought
How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.

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Birthdays Anniversaries

Nicole Dillard 6/13
Robin Milam 6/29
Ken Meyers 7/5
Gayle Denney 7/7
Kim Stewart 7/21
Ben Beretta 7/26
Terry Boyer 7/28

Ron Knaus and Nancy 6/20
Karen Young and Michael 6/21
Judy Soldavini and George 6/24
Jeff Wenzel and Lynn 6/28
John Burke and Carla 7/28

July 18 Children's Festival - Pioneer Park
2 sessions: 9am-12pm and 5pm-8pm
July 24 Everything You DON'T Know About Weight Loss
Presented by Mike Carville- Co-owner south Yuba Club
July 31 Meeting moved to the Fair Grounds
Annual Club Picnic, an evening event
Aug 6-10 County Fair - Rotary Booth on Treat Street
please contact Walt for signup
Aug 14 Friendship Club - Why Girls?
Jennifer Singer- Executive Director
Aug 21 Rotary District Governor, Joe Zarachoff
Aug 28 Grass Valley Group- "Past, Present & Future Presentation
Presented by Scott Murray, V.P. Switchers & Rrouters
Sept 4 1st Thursday "Merchant Mixer Night"
Novak's- Proprietor- Kim Coughlin
Sept 11 One Stop Business & Career Center
Presented by Shavati Karki-Pearl, Business & Career Center Manager
Sept 18 Adventures in Wine Auction Review
Presented by Carolyn Inglis
Adventures & Wine Auction
Sept 25 Watershed Science in Nevada County Schools
Sierra Streams Institute- Presented by Sol Henson, Education Coordintor
Oct 2 1st Thursday "Merchant Mixer Night"
Spirithouse Import Gallery - Proprietor, Janah Campbell
Oct 9 United for the Yuba
Presented by Caleb Dardick - Executive Director, SYRCL

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If you have an idea for a club program please contact Jeff Wenzel.

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*Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm.
All club members are encouraged to attend a meeting.
Location subject to change, please ask.

Rotary Club of Nevada City — Established October 3, 1935
Meets every Thursday at Noon at the National Hotel
except first Thursday's which are at 5:30PM — PO Box 74 — Nevada City, California 95959

Mission Statement:
The Nevada City Rotary Club is a diverse and welcoming group of people who live Service Above Self by giving financial and hands-on support to local, national & international communities while exemplifying ethical leadership, cooperation and good, clean fun.