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Speakers
No Meeting
May 29, 2017
Memorial Day
Quincy Rotary Highway Cleanup
Jun 03, 2017
Saturday 6/3/17, 8:00am Safeway parking lot
Paul Penttila, Scout Executive & CEO
Jun 05, 2017
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Justin Kooyman
Jun 12, 2017
Regional Rep Pacific Crest Trail "PCT"
Darla DeRuiter and Darrel Jury
Jun 19, 2017
Friends of Plumas Wilderness
5:30 Dinner Meeting - No Lunch Meeting
Jun 26, 2017
Demotion Dinner
Regular Meeting
Jul 03, 2017
Annual Walk Out Meeting
District Governor Doug McDonald
Jul 10, 2017
Club Visitation
Victor Slaughter, PDG 5190
Jul 17, 2017
District Foundation Committee Chair
Dinner Social
Jul 31, 2017
Bring a Prospective Member
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jim Boland
    May 5
  • Dan Martynn
    May 27
Spouse Birthdays:
  • Hannah Mansell
    May 4
  • Shari Summerfield
    May 9
  • Julie Hochrein
    May 25
Anniversaries:
  • Siegfried Fiolka
    Jeanne Fiolka
    May 19
  • Lisa Kelly
    Mike Kelly
    May 25
Join Date:
  • Pete Hochrein
    May 1, 1987
    30 years
  • Kevin Trutna
    May 20, 2013
    4 years
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Past President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Community Service
Club Service
Membership
Youth Service
Foundation
Public Image
 
 
 
 
ENGAGE ROTARY CHANGE LIVES

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Quincy California!

Quincy CA

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Mineral Building Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds
204 Fairgrounds Rd
PO Box 1717
Quincy, CA  95971
United States
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Welcome to the Quincy Rotary Club
Golf Tournament
 
Rotarians check in the almost full field on Quincy Rotary's big golf tourney fundraiser.  Despite the wet and cold everyone had a great time.
 
 
Quincy CHP was out in full force fielding two teams this year.  Not pictured are the portable sirens they attached to the carts.
 
 
 
President Johnny came this close to winning the quad.
 
Quincy Rotary Charter Night.
 
 
Rotary celebrated charter night with a great dinner meeting and entertainment by the upcoming FRC play Cabaret.  Esteemed President Johnny gave an oral history lesson of the first charter night May 23rd 1931.  
 
Notes from the Board meeting on April 20th.  
 
The board approved a funding request for $300 to go towards the flower pots downtown.  With the $300 donation Quincy Rotary will have a plaque on one of the flower pots.
 
The board also approved a donation of $250 to go towards the digging in program our speaker talked about at the April 17th meeting.
Quincy Rotary invaded the newly opened Quincy Pharmacy to hold a mixer. Karen Schad, owner of Quincy Pharmacy, was an excellent host and gave us a great tour.
 
 
 
 
Announcing the winners of the annual 50/50 raffle.
In first place for $2,500 Terri Gallagher
2nd place for $1,500 Danny Mae Mansell
3rd place for $1,000 Cal Sierra Title Chester
4th place for $500 Charlotte Smith
5th place for $250 Ed Cammack
6th place for $250 Meghan Daun
7th place for $250 Seamas and Sierra Gallagher.
 
 
 
This past Wednesday Quincy Rotary hosted the community supper at the Methodist Church.  The menu included Lasagna, Caesar Salad, and French bread.  The attendance for the dinner was guestimated at 1 -1.5 million people.
 
 
 
 
 
Quincy Rotary cooks some good Chili
 
 
Quincy Rotary took home the judges choice at the Groundhog festival this past saturday.  Rotarian Brenda Roccucci took her husbands chili recipe added her own twist and brought home the prize.
Welcome Back Rotary,
 
After a month hiatus due to holiday and weather we are back better than ever.
 
Couple of Key dates ahead.
 
February 1st we will host Community Supper.
 
February 4th is the Ground hog festival and Quincy Rotary will be entering the Chili Contest.  Rotarians looking to sell their raffle tickets should come on down and enjoy the festivities and sell some tickets!!
 
 
 
Rotarians come out on Christmas Eve to deliver holiday meals.
Rotary Dictionary Project
 
 
Rotarians Sarah Richards, Fred Surber, and Jim Boland hand out Dictionarys to local Students.
 
It is that time a year again.  With the holiday season upon us we will once again be delivering Holiday meals.  For Thanksgiving we will be delivering meals this Wednesday meeting at safeway at 3:00.
 
 
Business Mixer December 1st
 
 
Quincy Rotary will be holding a Business Mixer at Ropers on December 1st at 5:00.  We hope to see a bunch of Rotarians there supported the local business.
Foundation Dinner on Thursday October 20th.
 
 
The Area foundation dinner is set for October 20th and Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch.  Come join in on fellowship, food, and libations.  We will have a dynamic speaker and some fun.
Quincy Rotary Goes Country
 
Quincy Rotary visited Greenhorn Guest Ranch for Dinner and Dancing the Evening of September 19th.
 
 
Highway Cleanup
We had a full group of Rotarians for the last highway cleanup of the year.  We conquered two stretches of highway and left it so clean you could eat off of it.
 
Fair Parade.
 
 
 
Rotarian Dwight Pierson represents Quincy Rotary in the Fair Parade.
 
 
Rotarian Dwight Pierson Cruising down Main Street during the fair parade.  (Not Pictured, the rest of the Rotarians in the parade that were pushing the old truck)
 
 
Highway Cleanup
 
 
Eight Rotarians showed up Saturday July 23rd to clean our newest section of Highway.  We spent two hours getting it clean enough to eat off of.  Only one rotarian had to be there due to mandatory community service.
 
Our highway clean up leader Fred Surber makes a couple new friends.
Rotary Hosts Community Supper
 
Rotarians pose for a photo op at the Community Supper on July 13th.  Rotarians Dished up Chicken Caesar Salad with French Bread and Watermelon.
 
 
 
Rotarians Doug, Rick, and Kory showing off their fancy aprons.  Looks like the aprons shrunk in the wash.
Rotary Scholarships
 
"Rotarian of the year" Mike Flanigan presents the scholarships at Quincy High School.
 
This year Mike presented three $750 academic scholarships to Maya Belsher-Howe, Jennifer Mathis, and Rachel Hannah.
 
The big $3,000 FRC scholarship went to D.J. Davis.
 
D.J. Davis receives his scholarship to FRC
 
ROTARY SERVING HUMANITY
Rotary has been many things, to many people,
in the last 111 years. Through Rotary, our
members have found friends, community, and
a sense of purpose; we’ve forged connections,
advanced our careers, and had incredible
experiences we couldn’t have had anywhere else.
Every week, in more than 34,000 clubs around
the world, Rotarians come together to talk, laugh,
and share ideas. But above all, we come together
for one, overriding goal: service.
Service to humanity has been the cornerstone
of Rotary since its earliest days, and has been its
main purpose ever since. I believe that there is
no better path to meaningful service today than
Rotary membership; and no organization better
placed to make a real and positive difference in
our world. No other organization so effectively
brings together committed, capable professionals
in a wide variety of fields, and enables them to
achieve ambitious goals. Through Rotary, we have
the capacity, the network, and the knowledge to
change the world: the only limits are the ones
we place on ourselves.
Today, our organization is at a critical point:
a historic juncture that will determine, in so
many ways, what comes next. Together, we have
provided extraordinary service to our world;
tomorrow, our world will depend on us to do even
more. Now is the time to capitalize on our success:
as we complete the eradication of polio, and
catapult Rotary forward, with determination and
enthusiasm, to be an even greater force for good
in the world.
Of the many lessons polio eradication has taught
us, one of the most important is also one of the
simplest: that if we want to bring all of Rotary
forward, we’ve all got to be moving in the same
direction. Continuity of leadership, at the club,
district, and RI level, is the only way we will
flourish, and achieve our full potential. It is not
enough simply to bring in new members and
form new clubs: our goal is not more Rotarians,
but more Rotarians who can achieve more good
Rotary work, and will become the Rotary leaders
of tomorrow.
Near the end of his life, reflecting on the path
that brought him to Rotary, Paul Harris wrote:
“Individual effort may be turned to individual
needs, but combined effort should be dedicated
to the service of mankind. The power of combined
effort knows no limitation.” He could hardly have
imagined then that one day, more than 1.2 million
Rotarians would be combining their efforts,
and, through our Rotary Foundation, their
resources, to serve humanity together. And we
can only imagine what great deeds Paul Harris
would have expected of such a Rotary! It is our
responsibility to achieve those deeds; as it is
our privilege to carry forth the tradition of
Rotary Serving Humanity.
Sincerely,
John Germ
President, Rotary International, 2016-17
May 9th
 
Rotarian Fred presents President David, who works at Sierra Pacific, with the litter award for SPI trash picked up along our new section of highway.
 
 
Guest speaker Melinda Rother from the Plumas County Election Office spoke about the upcoming elections.  No matter how much alcohol we piled in front of her she would still only allow registered breathing Rotarians one vote each.
Plumas County's Office of Education
Our guest speakers for the meeting last monday were from Plumas County's Office of Education and Plumas Unified School District.  They briefed Rotarians on the challenges and opportunities.
 
Gearing up for the Golf Tournament on May 14th.  Rotarians Taborski and King look on as Rotarian Wood drains a long putt.
 
Rotarian Windle decides he should stick to his day job as he missed all three putts.
Music Contest
 
Music Contest Organizer Rotarian Suzan Leonhardt-Mah stands with the Music Contest Contestants. The contestants were Kryshina Oravetz, Emily Walmer, Miles Rubalcava-Cunan, Sylvia Wood, Benjamin Heaney, and Jacek Van Pelt.  The winner was Emily Walmer who played the Piano.  Emily will move on to the Area Competition.
 
 
The President Elects upcoming service project.
 
President Elect Johnny poses for a photo taken April 1st to highlight his Service project for his Presidency.
 
 
Speech Contest
 
Last Monday Quincy Rotary held the annual Speech Contest.  We had two contestants give thrilling speeches.  Pictured above with President David are Miles Rubalcava-Cunan, and Wyatt Hollister.  Miles took First place and Wyatt took Second.  Miles will continue on to the Area contest next.
 
 
Happy Pi Day
 
Get out there and do some Geometry or better yet eat an actual Pie
 
Our Guest speaker last week was Maurice Huyhn from the US Forest Service.  Maurice discussed the timber salvage of the Chips Fire.
 
 
Our Quincy High School Senior guests.
 
Lane LaMar, Madie McGlynn, and Riley DuPont
Incoming AG Pete Hochrein presents President Little with a check from the district for $2,250.  The money came from the district matching grant that was donated to the Quincy High School Wrestling team for the purchase of a new wrestling mat.  Complete with a Rotary Logo.
 
 
Our speaker last week was County Supervisor Lori Simpson.
 
This past week, President David annouced that our Club, District and Rotary International would be providing funds towards a new mat for the Quincy High School Wrestling Team. Also the Marines landed, fines were forwarded and Paul Hardy, Executive Director of Feather River Land Trust gave his quinquennial presentation.
 
 
 
 
 
Plumas Fire Safe Council
 
 
Mike Delasaux from the Plumas Fire Safe Council makes a presentation on the councils mission and local area projects the council has done.
 
 
 
Foundation committee members, Bob Edwards and Pete Hochrein, sell raffle tickets for the monthly wine raffle.  Proceeds from the raffle go towards Polio eradication.  Members Mike Summerfield and Kory Felker purchase losing tickets.
Quincy Rotary plays with toys.
 
Remember to join us this Thursday January 28th at 5:00 p.m. as we crash the Toy store.   Our business mixers are a lot of fun and a good way to reach out to business owners in the community.  Hope to see everyone there.
 
 
Sell, Sell, Sell.
 
Our 50/50 raffle is steadily approaching.  If you haven't sold your tickets yet it is time to get on it.  If you have sold your tickets and think you can sell more, let Brenda know.  We will have a booth at the Groundhog festival on February 6th.  It will be a good way to sell remaining tickets and reach out to the community. 
 
Reigning "Rotarian of the Year" Mike Flanigan receives A Paul Harris Fellow.  This no doubt will put him at the top of the list to win his 14th consecutive "Rotarian of the Year"