January 10, 2020

NEXT MEETING: January 10, 2020

Business is Growing

Richard Treiber will update us on PowerPlant .an eighteen-acre cannabis production on Richmond’s North Shoreline. The facility will house forty-four greenhouses for cultivation by craft growers plus a manufacturing building. The complex will employ around 400 workers beginning in 2020.


  • On January 17 and 18th, a Rotary Peace Conference will take place in Ontario, California (not Canada). Pierre Thompson assured us that it would be a great experience and this one would be easy to get to. Here’s more information.
  • On January 25, 2020, we will hold our 13th Annual Richmond Rotary Crab Feed on the Salesian Campus. You can pay online for a table of 10 ($500) and then contact Erle Brown about seating Phone:510-233-6291 or Email:ehbgobears@aol.com
  • Prez Jan informed us that Maryann Stonework wife of Horace “Stoney” Stonework passed away and her funeral was January 2nd. We were also told that Bob Nichol passed away.
  • January 11, 2020 Josh Genser invited us to participate in the Rotary work project. This work is part of Miraflores Project, commemorating our 100 year anniversary. We will plant over 900 small trees in the area where the historical plaques will go on. This is the first of 2 or 3 workdays. We will need as many Rotarians, Interactors and friends to get this project done and prepare for the possibility of muddy work.