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Outgoing Rotary Club President Darren Beatty addresses the audience with incoming President Lisa Kelly zooming in from Mexico. Photo submitted

Quincy Rotary holds demotion dinner

By Beth Reid

Special to Plumas News


At the annual Rotary Demotion Dinner held Monday, June 26, Rotarians bid a fond farewell and thank you to President Darren Beatty while new President Lisa Kelly zoomed in from Mexico. Emcee Jim Boland roasted Beatty, with Karen Pierson and Beth Reid serenading the former Marine with a lip-synch to “Soldier Boy” and Johnny Mansell and Steve Hill providing a comedy skit. The well attended event brought together members, spouses, friends, and family who feasted on tacos and ice-cream sundaes, Beatty’s menu choices for the evening.

The Beatty Presidency’s Board all attended including:

Past President Dwight Pierson

Secretary Mike Summerfield

Treasurer John Breaux

Club Service Karen Kleven

Community Service Brenda Roccucci

Membership Jim Boland

Public Image Beth Reid

Rotary Foundation David Windle

Youth Services Co-Chair Karen Pierson

Youth Services Co-Chair Stephen Hill

Rotary Youth Exchange David Little

It was a full house for the annual Rotary Demotion dinner on June 26. Photo submitted
Members of the team from left: Jim Boland, Steve Hill, Dave Windle, Brenda Roccucci, Darren Beatty, Mike Summerfield, Karen Kleven, John Breaux, Dwight Pierson, Beth Reid, Karen Pierson, and Herschel Beail. Photo submitted


Enjoying the celebration from left are: Karen and Dwight Pierson with new Rotarian Kevin Cook with wife Val from the Cromberg Kinship Ranch. Photo submitted



One thought on “Quincy Rotary holds demotion dinner

  • Congratulations on finishing your year of service, Darren—you represented Rotary well!

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