Big Bear Lake Rotary Club - The High Altitude Rotary Club with the Can Do Attitude
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Seniors, Please call 619-800-4894 for assistance with getting your Groceries.  Due to high Contagion levels, Service will resume on April 20th.
On Site meetings Suspended until further notice.  Members are meeting on ZOOM!
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ZOOM MEETING RECAPS
After numerous technological challenges (Keenan, Helen) several Rotarians were able to finally make contact.  We all expressed our hope to get back to NORMAL, whatever that may be.
 
Thursday April 30
Pledge and 4-Way Test led by President Page
 
Updates:
>John McKinney gave an excellent update on how the hospital is doing its best in preparation for the unknown COVID 19
>BB Fire Department donated $1k to Interact for its service (serving/delivering meals); normally this goes to the Little League but that has been cancelled
>BBMS students will be graded on a Pass/Fail for this semester due to the circumstances and unknown future
>A discussion centered around the concern for mental health during this time; Mental health is a focus for DOVES
>FIREWORKS UPDATE:  the city and Visit BB have contracted with PYRO this year and agreed to subsidize the event due to the fund raising challenges with businesses being closed; the PYRO contract contains language that will allow a fireworks show take place up until October 31.
>May 20th:  a meeting will take place to discuss the future for the BBQ and fireworks
>May 22:  Andy and Jan will be on the "Price is Right"; be sure to TUNE in
Zoom meeting adjourned
 
Thursday, May 7 Zoom meeting #2
>President Page led us in the Pledge and 4-Way Test
>Thanks to all who Zoomed in! Nice tune-in (Jim & Tanya Labertew and Jim Dowler from AZ)
>Guest presenters Jana Saderup and Julie Dawson Parlee presented an overview of their business, Bear Education Service and Training (beareducationalservices.com); they provide tutoring (k-adult), hiring practices, resume preparation and reception skills among other business skills.  They cover a wide range of training for retail business employment. Thank you Jana and Julie
>"Inter-generational " efforts by Interact:  Interact is asking all age groups to assist with their food delivery program
>Renee and Barnstorm provided BB Disposal with lunch which included burgers and fries in appreciation of their community dedication during this difficult time.
>Food Panty has received $8,700 in donations for "million meals"--thanks to all who have participated.  Rotarians can
  assist every Thursday from 10-3.
7:42 Meeting adjourned
 
Thursday, May 14 Zoom meeting #3
> 6:31 p.m. Pledge and 4-way Test led by President Page
>Guests-Julann Warren, Rachel (Chilcoat), Donna Wochner were welcome.
>THANKS TO THE WHOPPING 26 ROTARIANS WHO ZOOMED-IN
> Julann Warren steps down:  passing the MS Interact baton to Donna Wochner.  Thank you Julann for 10
   years of incredible service; WELCOME Donna!
>BIG BEAR INTERACT receives District 5330 award as THE #1 Interact Club in the district.  Thank you  
  Andy, Julann and all our Interact members!!
>JULY 4 FIREWORKS are still a "go" at this point;  a HUGE thanks to Jim Miller for his work on obtaining
  permits from the city to do a "downsized" July 4 BBQ @ Veterans' Park
>Food Pantry: on May 14 Helen and several Rotarians helped hand out 1.071 meals including 180 pizzas donated by Dominos;  thanks to all the Rotarians who participated and donated.
PROGRAM: Rachel, a Life Coach, presented interesting insights into personal and business responses to COVID 19. The presentation included strategies to prepare for disasters including mental as well as resourceful.  Thank you Rachel.
>Dick Shaw gave an update on Governor-elect Valdez' (Barry) Zoom meeting with the incoming directors.  A main point is the COVID crisis and help us look at getting members and speakers involved in a new way-a positive out of a difficult situation.
>An active discussion of those tuned in followed.  Many thoughts were expressed about the future for our club: # of meetings, meeting times, types and how we can use the Zoom Technology to improve our club
 
GREAT MEETING  Adjourned @ 7:48
 
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The Photos shown below are from the May 24th Food Distribution at Belivers Chapel.  1,071 meals were distributed.  Dominos Pizza donated 180 Pizza.  Cudos to all who help with the distribution.  Rotarians and Friends Shown in the Pictures. 
 
   
Thanks to Helen Walsh for Coordinating all of the food and Delivery.  A great Rotarian. 
 
 
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Welcome to our Club Meetings.  Noon and Evening

Big Bear Lake Rotary

Service Above Self

Noon Meeting Thursday & Evening Meeting Thursday 6:30 p.m.
The Lodge - A Holiday Inn
40650 Village Drive
Noon-Mountain Cafe, 42164 Moonridge Way
Big Bear Lake, CA  92315
United States of America

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(310) 874-2963
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