Welcome to the Rotary Club of Mammoth Lakes

Second and Fourth Thursday of the Month at Noon
Mammoth Lakes Foundation
100 College Parkway
Mammoth Lakes, CA  93546
United States
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Join us on October 12th for a perfect opportunity to have some fun and raise money for the Rotary college scholarship that goes to a Mammoth High student every year!
Rotary members of the afternoon shift at the last aid/refreshment station of Mammoth's Grand Fondo, a long distance bicycle ride, served up lots of goodies for the riders. Pictured are Dennis Brown, Talene Shabanian, Joanne & Bing Hunt.  The first shift included Rotarians Jim Clark, Lois Klein and Luan Mendel.
Gloria Solorio is receiving her first college tuition payment of $10,000 from our club's Scholarship Program. She is a graduate of Eastern Sierra College Center in Mammoth Lakes and will be attending UC Davis majoring in Psychology. Presenting the check is President Sheryl Saari.
Please join us in celebrating the many accomplishments of our club in more than 30 years of service to Mammoth Lakes. All past, present, and potential Rotarians are welcome!
 
Rotarians Sheryl Saari Luan Mendel, Gary Sill and Jim Clark are hard at work collecting parking fees for the Bluesapalooza event from August 2nd to the 5th. This was a major fundraiser and the results were record setting. Kudos also to the team leader, Rich Boccia.
Rotarians Sheryl Saari, Jim Clark, Lois Klein, Gary Sims and Dennis Brown were primed and ready to hand out refreshments to the over 1,200 runners in the 2019 Mammoth Half Marathon. Runners started this stunningly picturesque race through Northern California’s High Sierras at roughly 9,000 feet above sea level, and followed a route that ran along a combination of trails and mountain roads — including stretches around lakes and across a bridge.  This was the 6th annual running of the marathon.
Rotary members Jim Clark, Joanne Hunt, Bing Hunt and Luan Mendel support Mono County's Health and Safety Fair by cooking up some great free hot dogs and hamburgers for everyone. This event provides information about the community resources available about car seat installation training, bike rodeo, children’s bike helmets, children’s books, vision checks, face painting, music, and much more!
One of our auction items sold at the club's Gala Ball last October was the Children’s Fireman’s Birthday Party.  The winner, Noah, and 7 friends enjoyed a tour of the fire station directed by Chief Frank.  They had the opportunity to have a hands on experience of all the equipment and trucks. It was so fun to hear all the questions they had about the jobs of firefighters.   Then they enjoyed pizza and cake in the kitchen and lounge area of the fire department.
 
Our Club took the lead with the Water Station at mile 38 for the East Velo Pamper Pedal event this past Saturday. We provided snacks to 80 plus riders with club member Byng Hunt playing host as the riders came through.
 
President Luan Mendel presents Dennis Brown, Webmaster, with an award from District 5190 for Club Website SuperStar in the Small Club Division.
President Luan Mendel presents Dave Hines with his 5th Paul Harris sustaining award. He holds the record for our club. 
The club's Finance Committee met to develop the 2019-2020 Club Budget. Thank you Gary Sill, Amy Graham, and Luan Mendel.
Mathew O'Conner, Executive Director of Wild Iris, was our guest speaker today.  The organization has been serving the Eastern Sierra since 1981 and is dedicated to promoting a safer community by empowering and restoring the independence of those affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Their vision is for non-violent relationships based on dignity, respect, compassion, and equality.
Tanya Bekandam, manager of the town's new Starbucks, spoke to us about her background and how she manages the new Starbucks and its involvement with the community.
 
Sheryl Saari and friends attended the Rotary Foundation Dinner at the Rotary Club of Bishop where she is collecting lots of
points in our Rotary Wheel contest
 
Luan Mendel presents the Paul Harris Award to first time recipient Sheryl Saari.
Mr. Mike Hammers' Mammoth High School Choir serenaded us today at the Rotary luncheon.
Jeremy Goico, owner of Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery, made a very interesting presentation to our Club about his business and his management style to provide a high level of customer service to local and visiting skiers and boarders in Mammoth Lakes. Jeremy was also Past President of the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce.
Luan Mendel presents the Paul Harris Award to first time recipients Dave Easterby and Jim Clark
 
 
 
Lunch Meetings
The Honorable Gerald Mohun
Oct 24, 2019 12:00 PM
The Life of the New Judge
Rich Boccia
Nov 07, 2019 5:30 PM
Board Meeting
First Responders
Nov 11, 2019 9:00 AM
Veterans Day
Jennifer Wildman
Nov 14, 2019 12:00 PM
Mammoth Unified School District
 
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