President Announcements

  • Greeter: Al Lombardo, Desk: Steve Snyder, Notetaker: Nancy Nittler Photographer: Randy Mealhow, Song: Bruce Lundberg Pledge: Rod Borges, Thought:  Brandee Ambrosia, Sgt. at Arms: Brandee Ambrosia, Setup/Cleanup: Terry Cooney

  • President Steve kicked off the new year with a summary of all the club has accomplished in the last 6 months:

  • Two camping trips: Clio/Graeagle and Sunset Bay Oregon

  • Raft Trip to support End Polio Now - $1,000+

  • Community BBQ

  • Feed our Hungry Children

  • Rotary at Work Day: Painted the historical Firehouse, landscaped around Maple Street sign, painted public bathrooms, cleaned Chana statue

  • Children's Christmas Faire, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Stand up Placer Luncheon, Club Christmas Party, Festival of Lights Parade Float

  • Improved club website

  • Established new Interact Club at Forest Lake High School

  • REGL Weekend Leadership Program and RYLA Camp

  • Incoming RYE student

  • Distributed Rotary magazines to local medical offices

  • Increased membership and coffee chats with potential members

  • Veteran's Day presentation

  • Fireside Chats for new and existing members

  • Several Fun Committee events and fellowship activities

  • Donated over $6,600 to organizations such as Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops, Auburn Symphony, Healing Pastures, Placer County Navy League, Forgotten Soldier Program, Salvation Army, The Gathering Inn, VFW, Children's Holiday Faire, Festival Lights, Foresthill HS Sober Grad Night, Stand up Placer

  • Budgeted donations upcoming over $6,700: ARD, Bear River Sober Grad Night, Placer Sober Grad Night, Boys & Girls Club, Boys State, Girls State plus others for a total of fiscal year donations of over $15,000

  • Service Above Self upcoming opportunities: Veterans fundraiser 2/22, Bingo Night Fundraiser for International Projects 2/29, One Book One Community in March and April, Foothills Brew Fest 5/9, Party in the Park, Rotary at Work for Boys & Girls Club 4/18, Placer High Interact, Forest Lake Interact, Mentors for Special Needs.

Member Announcements/Happy & Sad Bucks
  • Betty Bennett: RYE student from Graeagle placed with Jeff Wood's family, thanks for lots of club support to her transition into our club.

  • Bridget Powers with co-captains Dan Gustavson and Bob Santin: Rotary Ski Challenge at Northstar Resort  is February 28, 2020. An opportunity for fellowship and fun not just competitive skiing. Let's get the women involved too. See website for details or contact Bridget.

  • Carolyn Metzker: Enjoyed the Rose Bowl experience and glad the Ducks won.

  • Barry Stiger: Great news on successful liver transplant for prior member Chris Vaughn's wife.

  • Earl Wilson: Bingo Night on 2/29 at Ceronix. Supports International Projects of our local clubs, sponsorship opportunities available.

  •  Jeff Ambrosia: Brew Fest meeting tonight 1/7, 5:30 at Canyon Community Center

  • Herb Grounds had to spin wheel for giving President Steve a bag of shirts that didn't fit!

  • Harold Weaver Award applications due January 21st. Nancy Nittler will send electronic form from Club Runner.

Club Business

  • New Member Self Introduction: Kim McClintock

  • Reintroduction: Richard Hall

  • Birthdays: Dennis Bennett, Richard Hall

  • Anniversaries: Bobbi and Bob Allen

  • Raffle $530: no winner