Members Present:    Rakhat Ashymov, Lou Ann Jacobson Ball,  Allan Burnside, Steve Maxwell, Charley Miller, Jim Phillips, Laurel Rematore, Dave Sanford, Brandon Thurston, Shawna Valdez, Vic Vieira

 

Guests:          Emma Youngquist and Faith  Peysha (?), Dolores High School; Tyler Nance Dolores FFA; John White, Rochester, NY Rotary; Kelly Proctor, Pinon Project

 

Pledge:  Laurel Rematore

Inspiration:  Jim Phillips

Question of the day:  Flood experience 

 

Donation Criteria Committee:  Met and compiled draft criteria. Laurel will put in a format for member review.

 

Race Electronic Timer: Potential cost of $6,000-$10,000. We may be able to rent a system from Bayfield schools. Brandon is researching rental possibilities.

 

Lighting workday: Sat. September 27. 8 a.m. breakfast at Ponderosa. 9 a.m. meet at storage shed.

 

Gun raffle: Gun purchased for $966.35. A holster will be added with cost about $40. 2nd Place cash prize will be $300. Beneficiaries are the Imagination Library and RYLA.

 

Website: Updated with current speaker calendar, Bingo and Christmas dinner.

 

Announcements:

-       Sept. 20 Dolores PTO hosting an 18 & over fundraiser dance at Elks Lodge.

-       Dolores Student Council working on homecoming planning and establishing a healthy and safe school environment.

 

Kelly Proctor, The Pinon Project, discussed nutrition with community engagement initiative which is now focused in Dolores. Impetus is raising percentage of childhood obesity. Elements include bikes for families and healthy eating. Rotary members encourage her participation in commodities distribution, especially providing recipes for inclusion in food boxes. We provided a list of common commodities items (i.e. canned fruit and vegetables, dried beans, lentils, etc.).

 

Meeting adjourned by Laurel Rematore.