March 5, 2018 – The five Western Nevada County Rotary Clubs (Grass Valley – 49er Breakfast – Penn Valley – Grass Valley South – Nevada City) will be holding a Rotary Community Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, March 28th at 5:30pm at the Nevada County Fairgrounds to honor Businesses, Volunteers and Citizens of the Year.

The event will include a dinner and ceremony to honor the nominees and celebrate their selection. Nominees were selected based on their philanthropy, community support and volunteerism in our community. The Rotary’s 4-Way Test was also part of the criteria used to identify these nominees.

Nominees are as follows:

Business of the Year

Antonios Catering
Grass Valley Eye Care
Hansen Brothers
Riebes Auto Parts
SPD Markets
Piziali Construction
Weiss Brothers Nursery
Byers Leaf Guard

Citizen of the Year

David Jones
George Rebane
Bart Riebe
Bill Drown
Sarah Woerner

Volunteer of the Year

Bob Alteiri
Carol Scofield
Bob Zucca
Mary Jane Huenergardt
Barbara Ross
Howard Levine
Mike Austin
Marty Lombardi

The public is invited to attend and help Rotarians celebrate these fine businesses and individuals! A final winner in each category will be announced that evening. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased online at or by contacting a Rotarian in our community.