Monthly Archives: September 2015

Groveland Rotary’s “5th” Tuesday social

The 5th Tuesday of a month is designated by the Groveland Rotary club as a Tuesday night social. This instead of the regular Tuesday meetings @ 12:15 PM. The mixer was hosted by Rotarian Greg Cramblit and his partner Pam, at their house. They truly did an excellent job. Greg and Pam not only hosted the affair but also prepared and served a terrific Tri-Tip  dinner. Thank you Greg and Pam for hosting this social once more. We also celebrated three birthdays, Rotarians Barry Scales, Greg Seals and Paul Ingvaldsen. A three candle cake was prepared for them and of course they were asked to blow them out. Needless to say these candles were rigged and stayed lit. This was a great evening and a splendid  way to interact with each other besides the regular weekly meetings.
Thanks to all the Rotarians that brought delicious side dishes.


The birthday boys working hard to extinquish the candles

The birthday boys working hard to extinguish the candles

Article and photos by Herman Schaap


California Fire victims

650x366_09161830_screen-shot-2015-09-16-at-2.30.07-pmTHANK YOU to Rotarians, family members, and friends who are asking to make donations for fire victims in our district and in California.  Clubs and individual Rotarians can send their checks payable to the District Disaster Relief Corporation 501c3, then, mail it c/o District Treasurer, JC Curtis, P.O. Box 4689, Modesto, CA 95352. Please include a memo or note indicating that you want your funds to go to the California Fire victims. Contributions by individuals are tax-deductible. The Relief Corporation Board of Trustees decides which Rotary Club(s) in the affected area(s) receives the funds to assist people in their local area.

Jerry Lynn receives an award

Article and photo by Rudy Manzo

Those who join Rotary do it for a few reasons. First they enjoy helping others and believe in the creed “ Service Above Self”. Second, they look forward to involvement in Rotary projects. Third, they enjoy the comradery which comes with the Tuesday lunch meeting. Jerry Lynn is one of those Rotarians that falls into this grouping. When we have projects underway in the club which require wood working talents he is the first person that is called upon for help on how to handle the issue at hand. He then steps in and without hesitation gets the job done. These are just some of the projects that he has put his foot-print on: The sign in front of the Little House, 2 benches in the center of town by Sugar Pine Realty, bench at the Groveland Jail. There are more projects coming up and we know that we can count on him to take on the tasks. In order to show our appreciation to Jerry, he was awarded the Club President’s Citation celebrating his woodworking projects. We thank Jerry for sharing the Gift that he has been given to complete projects that benefit the community.
We need more Rotarians like Jerry and if are interested in seeing what Rotary is about, we invite you to attend our Tuesday Lunch Meeting at the Grill. Meetings begin at 12:15 sharp. If you would like to have information prior to attending a meeting, please contact Rudy Manzo-President at 209 962-1854 or Cory Swank- Membership Chairman at 209 436-1808

Jerry Lynn receiving his award.

Jerry Lynn receiving his award from President Rudy Manzo