February 14, 2017
Members Present: Lou Ann Jacobson Ball, Denis Boon, Eli Brown, Allan Burnside,, Dana Hill, Dan Jones, Susan Lisak, Charley Miller, Rocky Moss, Dave Sanford, Tom Seymour, John Taveira, Mark Tucker, and Carl, Cynthia Sluyter, Lou Ann Jacobsen
Inspiration: Dan Jones offered blessing
Question of the day: Favorite Valentine Memory
Gun raffle:Charley reported that as soon as the winner is back in country, before June.
Student of the quarter - four awards $250
Jim Phillips community service award- $500
Patrick Colton Community Service Award- $500
$2000 total scholarships
Guest Speaker - Cynthia Sluyter from Heart to Heart guest speaker
Feb 21, Laurie Knutson/ The Bridge
March, Scott Clow/ Native American issues
March, Galloping Goose
Karen Harbaugh/ Muscanell Woodworks
Meeting adjourned by Tom Seymour
February 21, 2017
$500 approved for a full page ad.
Connect Rocky with Colleen
Need to update “I’mAthlete.com”... Shawn Greggory
Have a booth at the River Fest
Started in 2006
Open through the winter and longer… Now open 7 months / yr.
They provide beds for the homeless
200 volunteers that donate thousands of hours of time every year.
Last year 43 people were able to connect with permanent housing
Adults only, no kids.
They are looking for new property
Need to build a new facilities
Over 40 people per night
51 is the fire code cap. In current building
In 2008, financial crash led to new challenges for buying a home… This led to more people needed rentals. Rental prices have risen a lot driving people out of homes.. This is why we are seeing an increase in homelessness.
Many of the people using the shelter work day labor jobs.
Other local non-profits will come weekly to provide services for the homeless who are sleeping in the shelter.
Towels are the shelters biggest need
Many of the churches bring supplies to the shelter
Laundry detergent needed
Utilities are provided by the county
Avg. length of stay is up to 10 nights
Utah has created a diagnosis of “homelessness” so they can prescribe housing first.
Cortez City Hall has moved to the old Journal Building
- Preliminary discussion of 2017 T-shirt color and logo. We will continue to use the same logo, which is owned by SW Designs.
- It was suggested that the Dolores student council organize a Fun Run.
- There are about 100 gift bags left, which will be filled and given to first 100 participants.
- The Rotary President leads tasks and organization. This year it will be Scott Cooper.
- Mark Tucker will be responsible for the USFS permit and will explore a 5-year permit option.
- Tom Seymour will be responsible for the county permit.
- Shawna will send the electronic manual to Scott.
- Will redo the endurance route. Scott Cooper will talk to the Town about using alleys as part of the route.
- Sean Gregory will put the routes on the race website.
- Need to get a student organization to organize this.
- Weren’t used last year. The only aid station will be at the bottom of Bean, drop Boggy Draw.
- Shawna will talk to Chelsea Jones about redoing the card flyer used for cyclotron.
- Scott suggested advertising in “Elevation” magazine. Need to submit ad 6 months in advance.
- We are always in competition with Leadville, which is the same weekend.
- Chris Trusler and Tom Seymour will be responsible for working with SW Designs. Need to make sure all sponsor logos get on shirts and that all sponsors are spelled correctly.
- Entry pricing
- Sponsor list
Rotary Meeting Notes
January 10, 2017
Pledge: Denis Boon
Prayer: Dan Jones
Question of the Day: Snow Driving Stories
Attendees: Paul Bilger, Charley Miller, Lloyd Calvert, Denis Boon, Mark Tucker, Dr. Burnside, Scott Cooper, Chris Trussler, Tom Seymour, Dan Jones, Ed Merritt, and Levi Brown;
Guests: Rebecca Goslin and Shannon Wells, SWOS Health Services; John Tavera, and Susan Lisak newly located prospective members - Susan was pre-med, then a resort manager in Sedona
Jon has a lot of family here in the Dolores area. He retired out of the power plant industry. He has subbed in Dolores Schools!! :); and Cameron Elder, Dolores HS Junior.
Commodities Report: Was wonderful… Not a big turn out, b/c of weather. Have leftovers that we are trying to give away.
All wreaths haven been taken down and stored by Larry A.
Pistol Raffle Discussion: CA resident does not qualify to receive gun raffle… Denis and Charley will research the new laws and find an answer and report back. We still need to track down beneficiaries of the raffle. Folks believe that RYLA, Imagination Library, and Scholarships are the beneficiaries ($1,550 ea.), and that confirmation is likely in one of the May 2016 meeting notes.
Dolores Rotary Foundation Secretary of State Renewal
Shannon Wells and Rebecca Goslin: School Based Health Care:
Clinic in place for 19 yrs @ SWOS; 5 employees providing integrated health care.
Collaboration with Dolores Schools
Planning on a clinic up here in Dolores.
SWOS needs to grow their student service base.
Service ages 2-21 for free
Provide well child checks; clinic has 1,500 visits annually; really fills a community need via health care, but also early intervention for other problems
Applying for a planning grant (feasibility study, including facilty needs) that would include Dolores ($25,000)
Asking Rotary for a letter of support.
Scott will draft a letter of support for Rotary and Chamber
Cameron Elder, Dolores HS:
Hugh O’Brian Leadership Camp - a summer camp that grows youth leadership skills. She is asking for $500 donation to help fund her attendance at the June 22-25, 2017 camp to be held at the DU campus in Denver. “JOY” i.e. Just Own You is a program developed by Cameron to promote student self confidence. She will need to receive the funds by the end of the month.
Cameron is involved in volleyball, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and many other sports and clubs on campus.
The Club will make a decision next month.
Today at 9:00am, ribbon cutting with the Yoga House
We have partnering with Cortez and Mancos Chambers to collaborate on tourism. Join all three and receive 25% off.
9:00am today at the Courthouse all Montezuma County elected officials will be sworn in.
BINGO: 1/31/17 at 6:30pm at the Community Center. Destination Imagination is the beneficiary.
Chris Trussler: Student of the QTR: 1st and 2nd QTR students will come to future mtgs.
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
Riverfront Bar & Grill
Johnson Physical Therapy
Empire Electric Cooperative
Colorado Land Title Co.
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
Charley's Barber Shop
Dolores Food Market
Aspen Wall Wood
1st Southwest Bank
Kelly McCabe PC
Will Furse DA
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