Welcome to the Rotary Club of Quincy
Mr. Bell went on a sailing adventure.   Mr Bell came in handy as an additional Anchor.
 
The Adventures of Mr. Bell
 
Checking for Bills at the Post Office with Darren.
 
 
Soliciting free Tax advice from John.
 
 
Looks like Mr. Bell is hanging around Pioneer RV Park and with Fred in the greenhouses.
 
 
 
 
Charter Night
A wonderful charter night dinner with our guest speaker, Larry Kendrick. Larry spoke about the Four-Way test and how it can be applied in all we do.
 
Golf Tournament
 
 
It was a beautiful warm sunny day at Plumas Pines for a full field, with plenty of standby teams.  This kickstart of summer event is our major fundraiser and fun was had by all.  Be sure to get your foursomes in early next year to assure a spot.  
Thank you everyone who came out to the fairgrounds Saturday to help demolish the old pig pens in the swine barn. Also got to see the upgraded electrical in the beef barn.
 
 
Congratulations to Sophia from Portola on moving onto the district speech contest, and Sylvia from Quincy on moving onto the district music contest in May. And a big thank you to everyone who participated and Community United Methodist Church, Quincy for hosting this year.
 
 
We welcomed Ryan Tompkins, UC Extension Natural Resource and Forestry Advisor, as he talked about The Role of Fire: Forestry and Prescribed Burning.
Two weeks ago, our president elect Brenda got to run the meeting and did a fantastic job in Ricks absence. Maggie Guzman from PG&E was our presenter. Last week, we all shared the favorite part of our vocation and Carson and Moorea received their blue badges. Tomorrow, we get a preview of FRC’s production of Chicago which will play at the West-End Theatre in May. See you at noon tomorrow in the Mineral Building.
 
 
 
Last regular meeting on February 11, we had James Shipp from the Recreation & Parks Department present on the new batting cages project. We hope to help with some of the labor on this project and will have more information when it becomes available.
 
 
This last meeting, we wished our two exchange students from Australia, Phoebe and Cate all the best as they head back to Australia. For our program, Phoebe and Cate shared about life and culture in Australia.
 
 

Highlights from yesterday’s meeting, as Carson Wingfield from the Plumas County Sheriff presented disaster preparedness. 

Although Jim “Power to the People” might get his pic on the wall for ringing the Salvation Army bell at the post office 😉 (although many thanks to those who have volunteered to ring).

 

 

 

Quincy Rotary float during the Sparkle Parade. GREAT job everyone!!
 
 
Rotary Foundation Information
 
As Foundation Chair, I wanted to take this opportunity to perhaps clarify and educate our newest members about how our Club relates to The Rotary Foundation.  The Foundation encourages all Clubs to work towards having each member contribute at least $100 to the Foundation Annual Fund.  This fund is what does the bulk of the work for the Foundation, both locally and around the world.  Our Club has almost all members that contribute $100 annually. 
 
A second way that our Club relates to the Foundation is with regard to Rotary International's effort to eliminate polio throughout the world.  This has been a 30 year effort that is almost there.  This effort is not funded with the Annual Fund contributions mentioned above. Each Club is encouraged to contribute $2,000 annually toward this effort. Our annual contribution is funded from three sources: Donations received from the public at our annual solicitation at Plumas County's Drive-Thru Flu Clinic, our weekly 50/50 raffle and our monthly wine raffle. We need for each of those sources to do their share of the work in order for us to meet our $2,000 goal.  Please buy 50/50 and wine raffle tickets each week!
 
 
Highlights from last week’s meeting with keynote speaker Greg Williams from Sierra Buttes Trail Stewards, Rick Foster and John DeSelle’s Paul Harris Plus One Pins, and receiving funds. See you at Noon on Monday in the Mineral Building.
 
 
 
Highway Cleanup
 
The Rotary Club of Quincy was out this morning cleaning up our highways. One team took the Lee Summit section and another team took the Indian Hill section.
 
 
Mixer at Pioneer RV Park
 
Thanks to all who came and to Wes and Diane for the wonderful hospitality 
 
Plumas Bank President and CEO, Andy Ryback giving a presentation about community banks at last week’s lunch meeting.
 
 
Tim and Pete installing the new book box at the Quincy Natural Foods Co-Op.

Board Meeting Minutes

July 26, 2018
Present:
 
Rick Leonhardt, Richard Stockton, Brenda Roccucci, Mike Summerfield, John Breaux, Andrew Davis, Wes Sanders, Doug Ely, Bob Edwards
Absent:
John DeSelle, Pete Hochrein, Karen Klevin
 
 
Next meeting:
 
1.    Secretary Report – Mike Summerfield
Mike Reported that the overall attendance for Richard’s year of presidency was at 79.61%. He also received billings from District Club invoice for membership in the amount of $2,177.67 which he gave to John Breaux for payment.  He also provided a list of fines Rick assessed at the last meeting totaling $400.00.
2.    Treasure Report – John Breaux
John provided a P & L showing all income and expenses for last year, he would like to get together with Rick and propose changes to the look and feel of the current P&L, Brenda and Richard both offered to be available and attend that meeting.  John mentioned that he is creating a new check request form to be used it will include an area to designate what budget line item to debit the funds from.  Brenda reported that all accounts at Plumas Bank have been updated with the correct signers.  Richard presented a receipt for the pizza lunch provided at the walk out meeting, the board decided to reimburse Richard and give a credit to all members for that meal. Brenda asked John if he had made out the check to the Quincy Little League for $250 as approved by the Board on 7-16-18, John said it may be in the stack of checks he signed today but would double check and deliver it to Plumas Bank for deposit into the account set up for Quincy Little League.  Rick updated us on the Captain Carl $5,000 donation that has been earmarked for the Fairgrounds project:  Orin and Rick performed a walkthrough of the pig barn, we will be replacing all outer pig panels, the interior pen panels have water and electrical which would be too costly to replace at this time.  Rick contacted a company his family has used for years out of Fallen, they gave an estimate between $4,000-$5,000 for the pens.  Keven Moore and Oran Morrison have offered to do the electrical work at no cost to the club.
3.    Membership Report – Doug Ely
Doug reported we held a fireside chat with Melodie Bennett today prior to the board meeting, she will be inducted into Rotary on August 5thand Brenda will be presented with a sponsor pen. New member search: Andy brought a potential new member to this week’s meeting Rick Whitsell; Johnny is looking someone at Waste Management, Brenda spoke with Carson Wingfield who said he would come to a meeting with her; there was mention of the new CHP Commander and Barbara Drake from the USFS.
 
4.    Community Service – Wes Sanders
Wes reported that we had 17 club members attending the community supper, although community attendance was down to 80 people, they were able to enjoy 2ndand 3rdhelpings dinner.  We received a thank you card from Larry Potter which Rick will pass around at the next meeting.  It was discussed that there is not enough time to put together a Rotary float for the parade, but we do want to have one in the sparkle parade the 1stFriday in December.  Rick mentioned that he already has a trailer and generator and Wes has lots of lights. We discussed possibly this spring looking at updating the bleachers, or lack thereof at Rotary Field for Little League. Rick commented that he would like to others have asked and he agrees that Rotary needs to do more projects that are visible to the community.
5.    Youth Services – Brenda Roccucci
Brenda reported that the RYLA camp went very well for the three students we sent; Aaron Crews, Lucas Ryan and Renee Harding all wrote very heartfelt thank you letters to Rotary thanking us for sending them to such a meaningful camp. Brenda will present these letters at the next meeting.  We will be asking these three participants to come to a Rotary meeting and share their experience with us.  It was asked what the procedures are for students to receive their scholarship monies, Rick will check into this and let Brenda know.
6.    Rotary Foundation – John DeSelle
John was absent, no report available.
 
7.     Public Relations – Andrew Davis
Andrew discussed the need for everyone to share Rotary posts and phots so that more and more people are aware of our club.
 
8.    Club Service – Karen Kleven
Karen was absent
 
Other Matters:
We received letters from the students attending RYLA, Brenda will pass around at the next meeting. Pete has ordered the outside Library/Book Exchange kit to build and will let us know once it has been installed.
Meeting adjourned 5:10 pm
Minutes submitted by:
Brenda Roccucci
Quincy Rotarians and their guests assembled under the Rotary Pavillion at Pioneer Park to share a meal and learn about the new very popular sports court from Central Plumas Recreation and Park District General Manager, James "Tug" Shipp.
 
 
 
 
 
Quincy Rotary finished Painting the Quincy Q Saturday morning.  We had our own paparazzi taking to the air to catch a picture of the President actually working.
 
 
This time it is the Rotary Bell that is working.... Unlike our esteemed President.
Community Supper.
 
Quincy Rotary hosted the community supper last Wednesday.  Fun was had by All.
 
 
 
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Quincy CA

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We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Mineral Building Plumas-Sierra Fairgrounds
204 Fairgrounds Rd
PO Box 1717
Quincy, CA  95971
United States of America
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Speakers
Terry Oestreich
Oct 21, 2019
Renovated school district office and measure B. Bag lunch at District office.
REGL Students - 8th Grade leadership
Oct 28, 2019
Students speak about their REGL experience at camp
Robin Williams
Nov 04, 2019
Climate Change Lobby
Plumas Forest Supervisor
Dec 09, 2019
Introduction
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Dwight Pierson
    October 7
  • Suzan Leonhardt-Mah
    October 11
  • John Sheehan
    October 27
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Dwight Pierson
    October 7
  • Judy Ely
    October 8
  • Rhonda
    October 12
Anniversaries:
  • Rick Leonhardt
    Tiffany Leonhardt
    October 3
  • Jim Boland
    Gloria
    October 14
  • JoDee Tittle
    Dan Tittle
    October 30
Join Date:
  • Peter Gallagher
    October 18, 1998
    21 years
  • Johnny Mansell
    October 22, 2012
    7 years
  • Karen Pierson
    October 22, 2012
    7 years
  • Andy Ryback
    October 25, 2010
    9 years
  • Siegfried Fiolka
    October 28, 2013
    6 years
  • Wes Sanders
    October 28, 2013
    6 years
 
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