February 14, 2018
President Cynthia Harelson & Pinch
RI President 
HS Riseley
District 5110 
District Governor 
Claudette McWilliams
Your Weekly eCOGS
Happy Valentines day everyone.
This is such a fun holiday. I remember when I was young and we brought valentines for everyone in class. The week before we would make our "mail boxes" - usually a decorated paper bag which we hung on the back of our chairs. Then everyone would circle the room dropping a valentine into everyone's mailbox. Sometimes people brought the little candies with messages on them.

Ruth Berkey and Catherine Healy
Song & Pledge
Chris Cauble
Brittni Dumas
Sergeant at Arms
Ryan Hess
Events happening with our club

February 20 - Board Meeting Meetings begin at 5:45pm and are held at the Chamber of Commerce conference room
April 25 - Rotary Fireside
´╗┐April 28 - Rotary Invitational Track Meet
Today's we have two students from
Applegate School
Max Vidlak
is a fifth grade student
Maria Cross
is an eighth grade student
Max and Maria will be introduced by their principal Steve Fuller
First posting
Dana Thorp Patterson
Business: RCC Continuing Education,
Workforce Development & Community Education Department
Classification: Education - Community College
Proposed by: Bill Thorp
Today's Program
Today, executive director Hyla Lipson will talk about some of the programs at the museum. There are lots of things to engage anyone of any age. In particular she will introduce the "fifth grade field trips to the museum" - a brand new adventure that will begin March 13 with about 600 participants.
Following that, administrative assistant Kristen O'Neill will enlighten all of us with "35,000 years of art history in 15 minutes!" Kristen is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her job at the museum includes the inventory at Gallery One (the museum's retail gallery which houses art from over 60 local artists), community calendars, social media, and our volunteers (in addition to helping with all of the museum events and spearheading "Open Studios"). She also teaches classes at the museum for adults and children. The recent series "How to paint like a famous artist" has delighted many local people.
Kristen moved here from Santa Cruz and has two adorable daughters. As an accomplished artist, her work may be seen in various locations in Southern Oregon. Right now, some of her paintings are at Rogue Coffee Roasters.

For information about the museum CLICK HERE .

For more information about Kristen CLICK HERE .

The Polio Plus committee is selling flowers in a vase with a balloon for your special valentine.
They are $20 each.
The committee is paying for the items so all of your donation will go directly to Polio Plus to help President Cynthia reach her goal this year.
This year's grant application is now available. CLICK HERE to download the document. The deadline is March 31, 2018. When you have filled in the document, please return it to Craig Dent or one of the other committee members. You can also get an application from Craig.
Other clubs in the area
(for visits and makeups)
Rogue Gateway 
Thursday at noon
Wild River Pub 
Greater Grants Pass 
Fridays at 7:00 am
Tap Rock Grill 
Illinois Valley  
Tuesdays at noon
Wild River Brewing
Cave Junction 
District 5110 eClub 
State of Jefferson eClub
Rotary eClub One
For most other District or Club resources, click the DACdb logo above.
Programs coming up

February 21
Catherine Healy and William Brust
February 28
In and Out Burger
Manager John Ford
If you have a new person who you think would make a good member of our club - you can download a fillable proposal form by
Once you have filled in the form you can bring it to Secretary Brenda, membership chair Bill Thorp, or President Cynthia.
If you get this far....
This is bread that is baked for 24 hours buried in a lava bed in Iceland. The process is fascinating. It seems worth travelling to Iceland for a taste!
Editor Hyla Lipson  The Rotary Club of Grants Pass