Staying Connected - November 5 Social

Dear Rotarians and Friends,

Join us this Week on Zoom

Thursday November 5, 2020 5:30pm Social
Mike Bratton and the MEB II Turkey Trot ~ Going Virtual for 2020

Raise your hand if you have participated in the Annual MEB II Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day!  This Thursday fellow 49er Rotarian Mike Bratton will share plans for the 2020 MEB II Annual Turkey Trot ~ this year going virtual.  In honor of his son, Michael Edward Bratton II, the Annual MEB II Turkey Trot is sponsored by MEB2 Foundation, a nonprofit organization funded by local community and business support.

The MEB2 Foundation, Inc. was founded in 2006 after Michael Edward Bratton II took his own life at the age of 25. In memory of beloved Michael, the organization's primary focus is to support local youth activities, A New Day, and suicide and depression awareness and prevention in Nevada County. 100% of the proceeds raised at the Turkey Trot are given directly back into our community.

Early detection of depression and youth withdrawal is a goal of our organization. Beneficiaries of MEB2 include organizations such as A New Day that offer resources for life’s hurts. A New Day is a local, free, counseling center created to help individuals through their emotional pain. They exist to offer healing, hope, answers, direction, and tools to effectively deal with yesterday’s, today’s and tomorrow’s pain.

Want to participate in this year's MEB II Turkey Trot?  Click to REGISTER! or the banner above.

Foundation Month - Friday November 20, 2020
Area 8 & 9 Virtual Foundation Celebration with PRIP and Polio Plus Chair John Germ

This year the Annual Foundation Dinner for our Area 4 is the responsibility of the 49er Rotary Club.  They are currently finalizing plans for the event to take place in early December.  We will pass along the details as soon as we know more.

In addition to our Area 4 event, we have been invited to join the Virtual Celebration hosted by Areas 8 & 9. Click icon to Register and donate $25 to PolioPlus. Participate in the Area 8 & 9 Virtual event and Nevada City Rotary will extend you a $15 Happy/Sad Buck credit!

Area 8 - 9 Foundation Celebration with PRIP John Germ

Your Happy/Sad Shares make a difference!

Your Happy/Sad shares give us glimpses of what is going on in your life beyond Rotary.  They are special moments together especially since so much of our time is on Zoom.  Your associated "bucks" provide a base for us to continue our special services to our community and beyond.  Thanks for sharing you!

Each month, Treasurer Tom distributes an invoice plus a statement indicating you have an overdue balance when appropriate.  Please follow the Four Way Test with your pledges to our Club!  If you have questions, Tom R is happy to discuss your statement with you.

Stay connected and informed

Robin monitors our email. You can direct questions to that email or to me.  As we learn more and to stay in touch, we will send out regular or more frequent Rotarios.

Prez Tom

Upcoming Events - VIA ZOOM

November 5: Social 5:30pm  Mike Bratton MEB2 Turkey Trot Event
The MEB2 Foundation sponsoring A New Day, local youth activities & suicide and depression awareness.

November 12- Lunch: Foundation Mini-Moment: Chris; PDG 5130 Bob Rogers - The Polio Challenge

November 19- Social:  Real Estate and Retail in the Covid Era - John H & Nicole

November 26: Dark--Thanksgiving

December 3: Social Cory Vanderwouw - Lifestyle and Brain Fitness

December 10: Holiday Celebration In Some Form!!!

December 17: Social  SYRCL’s Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival 2021

December 24 - Dark Christmas Eve

December 31 - Dark New Years Eve

January 7: Lunch  Mary Ann Davis, author: Nevada County Wine

Feb 14, 2021:  Hungry Games, Miners Foundry - NEW DATE: VALENTINE'S DAY 2021

Save the Date for a really special Valentine's Day treat as Hungry Games II is now landing on February 14, 2021. 

In the coming months we will regroup and reconfirm raffle participants and many other details.  For now, Miners Foundry, Sgt Funky, The Ham Stand and our Club are lined up for a fabulous celebration. 




Special Dates


  Dave Fluke 11/4   Dennis Geare and Annette (40!) 11/13
  Susie Monary-Wilson 11/29   Ken Ching and Lynn (#22!) 11/15

Club Leadership

President: Tom Milam
President-Elect: Open
Past President: Cathy Wilcox-Barnes
Secretary: Robin Milam
Treasurer: Tom Ryan / Walt Stickel
Public Image: Michael Young / Robin Milam
Youth Service: Nathan Leishman
Community Service: Carolyn Inglis / Susie Monary- Wilson
Vocational Service: Nicole Dillard

Club Service:  Judy Soldavini/Cathy Wilcox-Barnes
International Service: Carolyn Feuille/Lynda Guthrie
Foundation: Christine Newsom/Dennis Geare
Membership: Cathy WIlcox-Barnes
Program Chairs: Christine Newsom & Nancy Kemp
Sergeant at Arms: TBD when live meetings resume

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 Nancy Kemp or Christine Newsom.

The Fine Print

Did we forget your birthday or anniversary? Have you recently moved or changed email addresses? Please update your profile on our club website. If you have forgotten your password, you can click on the Lost Password feature and it will be sent to your email address. Or reply to this email and request assistance!

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Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 5:30pm at John Hensley's Recreation Realty/Nevada County Properties office at 432 Broad St. Nevada City. Our next Board meeting is November 16 at 5:00pm. For 2020-2021 Board Meetings will begin half an hour earlier at 5:00pm and continue on the third Monday.  Board will continue via Zoom until we can meet in person again.  Not a Board member but want to join us?  Contact Robin or reply to this Rotario for instructions.  All club members are encouraged to attend a meeting. Location subject to change, please ask.

Rotary Club of Nevada City — Established October 3, 1935

Thursday Meetings - On Zoom Until Further Notice
1st & 3rd Thursdays for Social Mixer at 5:30pm and
2nd & 4th Thursday for Lunch Meeting at 12:15pm
at The Station at The Northern Queen
400 Railroad Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 Directions
Note: Lunch $14  Social Mixer $12 + BYOB — PO Box 74 — Nevada City, California 95959

Rotary Vision

TOGETHER, we see a world where PEOPLE unite and take action to CREATE lasting CHANGE across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves