Rotario ~ Sept 11, 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
One Stop Business & Career Center
Presented by Shavati Karki-Pearl, Business & Career Center Manager

One-Stop Business & Career Center is part of a nation-wide system that provides job search and career development services through a trained staff and a welcoming career center. The Center's mission is to provide unlimited employment opportunities to job seekers and hiring managers as well as training and human resource assistance to local businesses. As such, the Center keeps a pulse on the economic wellbeing of our community and local opportunities.

Thought for the Week
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” ~ Albert Einstein
“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” ~ Latin Proverb

Next Week - September 18
A special Wine Tasting just for our Club and guests!!! Join the tasting fun as we handle last minute plans for Friday's Adventures & Wine!

Adventures and Wine Gala AuctionAdventures & Wine Auction - September 19
Adventures & Wine Auction is September 19. Always a special night, this year's Adventures & Wine Gala will open at 5:30pm with music by Dream and the Dreamer! We will have tickets at Thursday's lunch meeting. 

We are coming down the home stretch and need your active support! We are asking all members to sell 10 tickets and arrange for at least one donation. Talk with PP Carolyn Inglis or Judy Soldavini if you need assistance.

LAST CALL FOR DONATIONS!!! Donations received to date are posted at 2014 Donations Received. Please check report for the status of your donation. If the status is "unknown" please followup with your merchant to arrange for pick up. Contact Carolyn Inglis if you have a question or data issue. Note: the cutoff date for Donations is September 10.  We have lots of exciting donations and can use more!  Your favorite merchants are our best prospects and the auction is a great way for them to promote their business!

As with our Fair Booth, the Adventures & Wine Auction requires full support of our Club.  All members are to serve on an active action team. Day of activities are especially important. If you have not signed up for a role day of, please review the signup sheet and contact Carolyn to indicate your assignment preference.

Last Week
Stuie Weills has been a Nevada City Merchant for over 30 years and delighted us with stories of Nevada City and history of the Gray Goose!  Members and guests pitched in to add stories and rembrances of their own. The Gray Goose is the most fun stores on Broad Street! Thank you Stuie!

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Friendship Club Mini Car Races and MiniGolf
Treasurer Ellen Davis is organizing two MiniGolf Teams for our Club to play in the Friendship Club tournament on Monday September 22 at 4pm.  See Ellen if you can join us on a team!  A fun event for a great cause! 

Did you take a picture? If you have cool photos to share please email them to

Birthdays Anniversaries

Cathy Wilcox-Barnes  9/3
Dave Bunje  9/8
Larry Undercoffer  9/12

Jack Dinwiddie and Marty 8/31
Bob Aydelott and Janis  9/3
Carolyn Feuille and Bob  9/4
Walt Stickel and Sandy  9/9

Sept 11 One Stop Business & Career Center
Presented by Shavati Karki-Pearl, Business & Career Center Manager
Sept 18 Private wine tasting for our Club as we prepare for Adventures in Wine Auction 
Presented by Carolyn Inglis
Adventures & Wine Auction  5:30pm
Sept 21 Barbara Schmidt Millar Triathlon - Registration opens at 7am; Triathlon at 9am.
Sept 22 Friendship 100 Mini Car and Mini Golf races 4pm Family Fun Park ... See Ellen for details!
Sept 25 Watershed Science in Nevada County Schools
Sierra Streams Institute- Presented by Sol Henson, Education Coordinator
A special welcome:  Sol was in Uganda as part of our Uganda Project.
Oct 2 1st Thursday "Merchant Mixer Night"
Oct 9 United for the Yuba
Presented by Caleb Dardick - Executive Director, SYRCL
Oct 16 Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Cameroon
Presented by Patience Awazi - Co-founder of International Women's Achievement Alliance
Oct 23 Rotary Foundation
Presented by PE Dave Bunje
Oct 30 Growing Nevada County's Economic Pie: ERC's Strategic Approach
Presented by Jon Gregory
Nov 6 1st Thursday "Merchant Mixer Night"
Spirithouse - Janah Campbell
Nov 13 Fellow Rotarians
Meeting our newest members
Nov 20 Moved - Rotary Foundation Dinner at Miners Foundary
Keynote speaker Jean Irwin Hatfield
Nov 27 Thanksgiving - Enjoy with friends and Family!
Dec 4 Holiday Party at the National
Good Cheer for All!
Dec 11 Chapa-De Indian Health Program
Presented by Lisa Davies
Dec 18 Sierra College: Progress, Challenges and the Future
Aaron Klein - Sierra College Trustee
Dec 25 Merry Christmas to All!
- Dark
Jan 1 Happy New Year!
- Dark

For additional calendar events please visit the caledar at
If you have a whine, write it on the back of a 20 dollar bill and give it to your president.
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.