Posted by Susan Lisak
Rotary Meeting Minutes For: November 14, 2017
Call to Order:   6:30am
Pledge of Allegiance
Question of the Day? What pets do you have?
In Attendance: Dana Hill, Tom Seymour, Dr. Burnside, Scott Cooper, Ed Merritt, Dan Jones, Charley Miller, Susan Lisak, Deanna Truelson, Dave Sanford, Cameron Elder, Eli Brown, Carl Buchta, Mark Tucker, Darla with DAV, Rocky Moss,  
Any New Guests? No
No meeting till next Tuesday Nov 21
Holiday light maintenance will be this weekend. Saturday at 11am, meet at storage shed, dress warm, bring wd-40 and pliers. 
Town of Rico officially accepted 12 wreaths, moved to other shed, pickup this week.
Veterans Day ceremony was this past Friday, Volleyball team in Denver, Cameron said played two teams, 5 courts going at once, did not win either teams, at Denver coliseum, Rangely & Yuma, 25-30 local parents and fans
Dave - Rotary Dictionary project - participating for 17 years, presented Mancos yesterday, dave brought one to pass around, kids excited, kinder morgan has been paying for it. Around $4K cost, facebook post
November 28th - Holiday Lighting Fund Community Social
To-Do List:
  • Scott to bring crockpot chili first time, Tom pasta meatball soup, Mark green chili stew,
  • Submit poster to Jim Reser to add to the Coffee Break series
  • Follow up with Dolores Food Market on hors d'oeuvres for event
  • Follow up with Pony Espresso on mini desserts
  • Follow up with GST Liquors on wine/alcohol donation
  • Contact Dolores River Brewery for beer donation
  • Formally need to cancel bingo - paperwork
  • Invite everyone who has presented to us, raffle checkbook,
  • Live auction items - kokopelli, osprey packs?, colorado love outdoors, auction shirts?,  
  • Dinner & Dessert items needed
  • Discount voucher emailable
  • KSJD Radio
  • Special Events Permit - Will be approved pending it being posted at least 10 days prior to the event, which Lana said she will work on.
  • Created Event on Facebook, along with a poll to gather information on what will bring people to a fundraising event in the future. Was shared with Remembering Dolores and Friends of the Playground group.
  • Invited the Town Board at their board meeting last night
  • Sent out a press release - The Journal posted an article about it
  • Added to The Journal’s Community Calendar (Thru Southwest Scene)
  • Discount vouchers created for $2 off
Information about the Dolores Community Social Event:
  • Venue: Dolores Community Center, Tuesday Nov 28t @6pm
  • Theme: Rotary Lights Up Dolores - Community Holiday Social
  • Audience/Crowd: Reach out to entire community
  • Dinner (soups/chilis/etc) including hors d'oeuvres, salad, dessert, and a BAR, dessert auction, community get together to support ROTARY who always supports the community :)
  • Context: Scott will talk to group for about 5 minutes at beginning of evening to give a sort of “State of Rotary Dolores”, how we raise funds, organizations we support, talk about our “Dolores Rotary Community Fundraiser Series” and ask the community to support US in keeping the town decorated for holidays.
  • Total Goal: $1200, 100 attendees ($700 at door, $300 bar, $200 dessert auction)
  • Pricing: $10 adult/$5 Students, 5 and under free (encourage family attendance)
  • $2 off discount vouchers
  • General Donation Jar and Raffle ticket sales - at Ruby's Desk
  • Formally need to cancel bingo
  • Door prize, split pot.
Joe Rowell Park History - Joe Rowell put in design, donated water shares, built irrigation, tried to give it to town on Dolores, turned over to forest service, planted trees, Joe Rowell started taking care of it, then it unofficially became Joe’s park, he'd fill up his water containers and water trees individually,
Cameron Elder talked about student government, thanksgiving food drive
Turkey trot is Thanksgiving morning
DAV thanked the club for participating in beef raffle, raised $1830, pig again in spring
Chamber Info:
Shop local promo: $10 or more spent gets a ticket in prize drawing 
Business after hours, starting at 4:30 at Imagenet, 42 inch HDTV, printer, Teztalks tickets, inspirational speakers, bring can of food
Dolores Lighting contest, prizes $100 towards electric bill 2nd prize is $50
Raffle update - vacation $1890, rifle $930
Meeting adjourned at 7:30am