Rotary Club
of Dolores
Nov 24, 2015
Dan Jones
Parks and Recreation's 10-Year Plan
Dec 15, 2015
Angela Horvath
School Community Youth Collaborative
Jan 05, 2016
January Business Meeting
no speaker planned
Feb 02, 2016
February Business Meeting
no speaker planned
Mar 01, 2016
March Business Meeting
no speaker planned
Apr 05, 2016
April Business Meeting
no speaker planned
May 03, 2016
May Business Meeting
no speaker planned

Officers and Directors

President Elect
Assistant Secretary
Past President
Sergeant at Arms
Bike Race 2015 Chair
Bike Race 2016 Chair
Dictionaries Program Chair
Membership Chair
Programs Chair
Public Relations Chair
Service Chair
Bike Rodeo Chair
Raffle/Bingo Co-Chair
RYLA Chair

Club Information

Welcome to our Club Website!

Our motto is "Service Above Self"

We meet Tuesdays at 6:30 AM
Ponderosa Restaurant
715 Railroad Avenue
Dolores, CO  81323
United States
District Site
Venue Map
Home Page Stories
Present: Scott Cooper, Darwin Cooper, Tom Seymour, Steve Maxwell, Dave Vanbibber, Allan Burnside, Ed Merritt Jr., Dave Sanford, Ruby Gonzalez, Jeff Pope, Laurel Rematore, Mark Tucker, Dan Jones, Elijah Brown, and Larry Archibeque.
Pledge: Chris Trusler
Prayer: Larry Archibeque
1) Question of the day by Tom Seymour, in honor of Veterans Day name a patriotic song and sing the first five words.
2) Dave Sanford reported that dictionaries have been delivered to Dove Creek and Mancos. Dolores will receive their dictionaries next Monday
3) Allan Burnside gave a raffle update that over five hundred tickets have been sold. Proceeds are to benefit RYLA, DHS Spirit Club, and the Dolores High School Football Team.
4) It was reported that their were 44 recipients of commodities this past weekend and 11 Rotary Members assisted in the process, thanks Rotarians. 
5) Due to Thanksgiving bingo will be next week, proceeds to benefit the lighting fund. There will be no morning meeting next Tuesday.
6) It was moved and approved for our membership renewal with the Dolores Chamber, membership cost was one hundred dollars. 
7) A reminder of the Veterans Day program being put on by Dolores School District tomorrow.
8) Jeff Pope from KJSD made a presentation and solicited ideas to expand local news coverage and overall programming. 
9) A presentation was made by Dave Vanbibber, Dolores Schools Resource Officer.
10) A presentation was made by State Trooper Jackson concerning Hazardous Materials.
11) Meeting adjourned by Chris Trusler. 


The Rotary Club of Dolores' 17th annual mountain bike race was staged successfully on Saturday, August 8, 2015, despite torrential rain the night before the race. Congratulations to Expert Overall Mens champion Erich McAlister (2:03:55) and Womens champion Sofia Gomez Villafone (2:26:15), and Single Speed Overall Mens repeat victor Kirby Bryant (2:06:48) and Womens repeat winner Amie Bryant (2:50:35)! The full race results are posted on the right-hand side our home page in the "Downloads" section.

We thank all 91 cyclists for coming out to participate in this race. Your race registration fees support our club's many local, regional, and international service projects and programs. We also thank the many volunteers who turned out to help put on this race. We are very grateful for our sponsors support as well, because this race could not happen without their important contributions. Our 2015 sponsors include:

Kokopelli Bike & Board

The Valley Inn, Mancos

Vista Grande Inn, Cortez 

Town of Dolores

Tuffy Security Products

The Dolores State Bank

Vectra Bank 

Riverfront Bar & Grill

Johnson Physical Therapy

Empire Electric Cooperative


Colorado Land Title Co.

Lizardhead Cyclery

Montezuma Habitat for Humanity Sales Store

Mesa Verde Museum Association

Dolores Fire Protection District

Dolores School District RE-4A

First National Bank of Cortez

New Country Auto Center

Dolores Medical Center

Comfort Air Mechanical

Ponderosa Restaurant

Charley's Barber Shop

Dolores Food Market

Aspen Wall Wood

1st Southwest Bank

Kelly McCabe PC

Dolores Liquors

Sophia Retreat


Liquid Assets

Will Furse DA

Money Wizard

Corky's Plumbing

Viva! Salon & Spa

Bru's House of Color

Montezuma Water Co.

William G Rainer Jr., MD

Jarvis Insurance Services

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Dolores General Store, Inc.

Royal Order of Rogue Bulls

Four Corners Financial LLC

Disabled American Veterans

Gonzales Construction Company

Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church





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Rotary Club of Dolores
PO Box 1082
Dolores, CO 81323