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On Dec 12th Rotary Club of Grass Valley volunteers arrived at the Memory Garden on Litton Trail.  They planted three red maples, at least 250 daffodil bulbs and cleared a thousand acres of black berry vines, weeds and pruned bushes.  OK, it only seemed like a thousand acres.
 
Jennifer,  Polly Conley,  Pat
 
Polly Conley was inducted into the Rotary Club of Grass Valley as our newest Member.
She is the daughter of former retired Rotarian and club president, Tom Conley.
Polly is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at WSMC.
Polly enjoys hiking in the great outdoors and spending time with her two sons.
 
For more information regarding Rotary Membership contact us at gvrotary@gmail.com.
 
 
President Sandra Barrington presents a check for a $500 donation to Bright Futures for Youth.
 
The new District Governor Jeff Gabriel visited the Rotary Club of Grass Valley on July 25th.
The Rotary Club of Grass Valley volunteers provided lunch for the Care Force Health Clinic Volunteers.
 
The day went well.  We were short one volunteer (we had three) but were able to keep the line moving.  Lisa (Tom’s assistant) was awesome and got us organized and properly trained in food handling and serving.  The Care Force volunteers said attendance was down from last year in some clinics.
 
 
Sandra Barrington began her term of President of the Rotary Club of Grass Valey and presided over the induction of Becky Peter as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Grass Valley.
 
On July 1st 2022 Sandra Barrington begins her year as President of the Rotary Club of Grass Valley.Over the last 2 1/2 years we were constrained by the covid pandemic. We are looking forward to a year of open in-person meetings and events.
 
Kathleen Shaffer Demotion Party -- On June 27th Kathleen Shaffer's demotion party was held. Her year as President was reviewed and Celebrated. Sandra Barrington's 2022-2023 year of President of Rotary Club of Grass Valley began.
 
 
 
 
On June 11th the Rotary Gold Country Challenge bicycle event occurred.  This event would not have been successful without the support of our Rotary community and our many volunteers.  Many volunteers
are not included in the photo album as they worked before or after the event or just happened to be out of range of the camera.  Thank you all!
 
Congratulations Rotary Club of Grass Valley.  Thanks for your support of ShelterBox's efforts to help the people of Ukraine.
 
 
The Five Rotary Clubs participated in the first Lithium Battery and Electronic Waste recycling program on April 2nd, 2022.  It was well organized.  Put out the word to everyone you know to come to the next event.
 
The Rotary Club of Grass Valley had a social event on April 2nd at Prosperity Bowling.  The team bowled well ... Well there were a few gutter balls but Don did well.  Andrew and Monica brought their son to the event and he was a huge distraction for at least half of the team.  That certainly accounted for my gutter balls.
 
The Rotary Club of Grass Valley completed clean up service at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on February 19, 2022. The Rotary at Work Day included sawing up fallen trees, cleaning up fallen branches and pine needles.
 
Click on Rotary at Work to view photo album
 
This is the Grass Valley Rotary President's Project and the objective is to create an Environmental Garden at Lyman Gilmore Middle School. It will feature a butterfly garden and a bee pollinator, both of which are endangered species.  Rotary has added the Environment as an area of focus, and this project is in support of that endeavor.
The project is funded by a grant from the club which enabled us to add other enhancements to the garden which include planter boxes, a trellis, hanging fruits and handicap access.
Rotarians and Lyman Gilmore students kicked off the project by building planter boxes.
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Grass Valley celebrated the end of 2021 with a gala Christmas Party on December 17th at the Horsemens Lodge.  I for one am glad to see the end of 2021 and I heard a rumor there might be some in person meetings in 2022.
 
Click on Christmas Party to view the photo album of the event.
On the evening of September 27th, The Rotary Club of Grass Valley met at the Wild Eye Pub for a Rotary Social Event.  This was a great opportunity for members to get together in person and was enjoyed by all.
On September 27th, Jeanne Molineaux, Kathleen Shaffer, Kathy Egenes and Tim McCall volunteered to work at the Nevada County Food Bank sorting items and placing them in food boxes.
 
On August 28, 2021 the five Rotary Clubs in Area 4 came together for an evening social.  They were entertained by the Auburn Winds Band Ensemble.
Click on the following to view the photo album.
 
On July 19th Kathleen presented at the meeting overdue (due to Covid) Paul Harris awards to Anita, Seth, Andrew, Scott, Diana, Tim and Bob
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Kathleen Shaffer
Past Club President
July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
Corporate Members
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Wild Eye Pub
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Grass Valley, CA 95945-4788
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New Rotary Membership Opportunities
There are now expanded opportunities for Rotary Membership in our club.
 
In addition to regular Rotary membership, qualified applicants can now be nominated for membership in the new  categories of:
 
  1. Corporate Membership
  2. Family Membership
  3. Young Professional Membership
For more information about the new Rotary membership opportunities contact us at: gvrotary@gmail.com
 
Additional information regarding Corporate Membership is also in the Corporate Membership Program Brochure
 
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Wild Polio Virus
 
Pakistan - 24 million children were vaccinated in May sub-national immunization days.  In 2014 Pakistan saw a surge in polio cases to 304, 2015 - 54 cases, 2016 - 19 cases and in 2017 - 8 cases.   4 case have been reported in 2018.  As of November 30th, 2019 Pakistan has had 91 cases reported of Wild Polio Virus.
 
Nigeria - Reported in 2016 -4 cases.  Zero in 2017 and 2018. As of November 30th, 2019 Zero cases reported.
 
Afghanistan - Reported in 2017 -14 cases, 2018 - 21 cases.  As of November 30th, 2019 Afghanistan has reported 21 cases
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Kim Zwick
    December 5
  • Kellie Gruenefeldt
    December 13
  • Ryan Sykes
    December 17
  • Jonathan Walker
    December 18
  • David Peeler
    December 20
Anniversaries:
  • Joanne Osnas
    Lee Osnas
    December 8
  • Lee Osnas
    Joanne
    December 8
  • Tom Stanley
    Mynelle Stanley
    December 11
 
Rotary International News
Rotary projects around the globe – December 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Mexico, Germany, Italy, and India.

A community cure

Backed by Rotary’s Programs of Scale award, Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia confronts a worldwide malady at the local level

Turning wine bottles back into sand

A club in Washington’s wine country uses a novel approach to keep glass out of the landfill.

Leveraging expertise with Ashoka

Leveraging expertise with AshokaRotary’s partnership with Ashoka brings together the vision of Ashoka’s social entrepreneurs with the local expertise of Rotary members to inspire innovation that can solve problems, create leaders, and

Engagement through experiences

During the COVID-19 pandemic's initial U.S. wave in 2020, Detroit, Michigan, was one of many cities where first responders and medical personnel needed more personal protective equipment. A Rotary club in India learned about the situation and contacted its longtime partner, the Rotary Club of