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The gang that helped to sort food at the Second Harvest Food Bank on 4/29/15, club members and guests.
Our club members and other volunteers at the 6th Annual Putt Your Heart Out Miniature Golf Tournament on June 26, 2015. We hosted 72 kids from the Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club for a day of mini golf and a picnic at nearby De Anza Park in Sunnyvale. The kids had a great time in the warm sun thanks to sponsors San Mateo Credit Union, State Farm Insurance and Boston Private Bank and Trust.
Through our club's support of Project Crescendo, 120 recorders were delivered to the entire 3rd grade class at Horrell Elementary School in San Mateo for their music program.
The Berlin Airlift by President Truman to thwart Stalin's blockade is explained by novelist Gisela Zebroski, who has written about this subject and others.
Christine Uwase presents to our club as a Rotary Global Grant Scholar studying here in SF.
We honor some of the volunteers that helped out at the Funny Bunny Breakfast. With acting President Skip are Tiffany Thich, Jennifer Shimabukura, Kathleen Gamba and Elena Farinas.
Sylvia Lopez educates us about the disease and tells us a story about a Lupus sufferer and the numerous challenges she had to face. That person was her.
Samya Boxberger-Oberoi, author of "The Philosophy and Science of Yoga", tells us about her personal journey from the South West of France to the Silicon Valley to the Himalayas, where she studied yoga.
Tracy Hampton shows and tells us about her many safari trips in Africa. Discusses the "Big 5" animals.
We welcome new member, John Frye, to our club. Inducted by District Governor, Chris Gallagher.
Matt Feuer from Homework Central talks about the work that they do to help students in the San Mateo area.
Our Funny Bunny Pancake Breakfast at San Mateo's Eggstravaganza hopped off without a hitch yesterday as we served over 300 people.
We learn about the martial art Aikido from Brasse Sensei, who founded Aikido by the Bay in SF.
Join us at the San Mateo Easter Eggstravaganza in Central Park on Saturday, April 4. We will be serving a fabulous pancake breakfast. All proceeds benefit our many service projects. We serve from 8-11am. Come out an enjoy the festivities.
At our meeting on March 27 our most recent new member Jeff Weaver, was inducted into our club. The official induction was performed by Assistant District Governor Glen Rojas, accompanied by President Jim.
Incoming President Mike, Past President Mari, new member Sylvia, Rotary Peace Fellow Muyatwa Sitali, Jane Maxfield and President Jim at the District Assembly in Larkspur.
With Incoming District Governor Leah Lambrect.
Kim Eva Van Keymeulen tells us about her volunteer work with Clean Tech Open, a non profit that helps fund "green" startups. In just 9 years, they have help get funding for over 1000 startups and have procured over $1 billion for them.
Lily Steinbach tells us about the work that the Silicon Valley Community Foundation is doing in the Bay Area. An upcoming event is Silicon Valley Gives, where non-profits can raise necessary funds.
Congratulations to Gloria Guzman, our newest Rotarian. Inducted by Skip Dahl along with her sponsor Sylvia Lopez.
Dr. Ian Tong tells us about an innovative way to deliver medical care...via your smartphone...you can connect with a live MD and get a diagnosis and care...all for $40 for 15 minutes. Check out Doctor on Demand. http://www.doctorondemand.com/
Dr. James Hutchinson tells us of his experiences as the first Black doctor in the San Mateo Hillsborough area and his 52 years of practice.
Marine biology professor Shari Bookstaff talks about how she learned live and strive after life altering brain surgery.