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Mary Albitz tells us about RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) and why it is such an important part of what Rotary does for the lucky kids that get to go.
Some of the winning art pieces from our Peace Art Contest at LEAD Elementary School.
On Thursday night, we were entertained with stories and anecdotes about life in Hollywood by actress and author Kathy Garver...Cissy from Family Affair. The food and wine were wonderful thanks to Pacific Catch and Gloria G.
Pres. Mike, Skip, Ben and Jerry were at LEAD Elementary School in San Mateo to present the winners of the Peace Art Contest with their certificates and prizes.
Executive Director Pat Mitchell tells us about the work of Silicon Valley FACES. They are committed to building a community free of bias, bigotry and violence by providing programs for youth that promote empathy, with the goal of improving school climate and community relations.
Joan Rosas, Superintendent for the San Mateo/Foster City School District, tells us about the current state of the school system and the plans they have for the future. Joining her are staff members Michelle Harmeier and Molly Barton.
Battalion Chief Bill Euchner tells us about the Emergency Medical Services in San Mateo County.
Here some photos from our evening event with Mike Toy presenting "Keys to Success" at the 38th Floor Bar in San Mateo.
Greg Hawkins, owner of the 38th Floor Bar, talks about his experience on the tv show "Bar Rescue". Our next event will be held there on Thursday Nov 19.
Pieter presents a banner from the Lake Mary Club in Florida to President Mike at Friday's meeting.
Jerry Grainger, Rose Camarena and Robyn Lee talk about their recent Rotary trip to Cuba.
Gloria tells us about how she is able to go on so many fabulous trips and how we can too.
Derrick was our member spotlight person this week. If you missed it, ask him about his experience as a paratrooper.
District Major Donors Chair Jayne Hulbert gave us a presentation on the Rotary Foundation. She gave a very good explanation of how it benefits both the local and global communities.
Sorted cans without labels this morning at the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Jake and his family participate and ride the Rotary Float at the Columbus Day Parade in SF on Sunday, Oct 11.
Members volunteered to serve beer in one of the many beer booths at the 2015 Bacon and Brew Festival in San Mateo's Central Park to help the San Mateo Chamber of Commerce.
Sema Tosun talks to us about her organization, Fund a Need, which helps to serve underprivileged senior citizens.
Kathy Diamond, a CSM professor and volunteer with the Trail Center, tells us about the Center's activities and how we can help.
Helping to get rid of someone's discarded recliner at the Bay Front Cleanup in San Mateo near Ryder Park.
At today's meeting, "island style contestants", Ron Visconti from Phase2Careers and our guest speaker Bernadette McBurnie talks about Solutions for a Healthy Balanced Life.
San Mateo Mayor Maureen Freschet talks to us about the benefits of Measure S and how it will help the people and businesses in San Mateo.
Guests and members enjoying food and the great atmosphere at the BBQ at Jim's house. We had a great turnout and everyone had a good time.
Kirsten Pringle from the San Mateo County Department of Sustainability tells us about the Community Choice Aggregation, an alternate energy source for the public.