Rotary Club of San Mateo Sunrise      

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

San Mateo Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:30 AM
Crystal Springs Golf Course
6650 Golf Course Drive
Burlingame, CA , CA  94010
United States
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Home Page Stories
Chris Ritzo RN tells about the role that hospice plays in our community. She works with Mission Hospice.

Naxielly Córdoba DC explains to us the importance of neurological health In relationship to medical problems and ailments that we might be having.

Mitone Griffiths from the Rotary Club of HMB is an Ambassador for Shelterbox. She told us about how they are used throughout the world in times of disaster and crisis to help those affected and in need.

At our meeting on Oct 7, Asst. Gov. Dave Bertini tells us about Rotary's focus to attract new members.

King Michael Wong, Past President of the Rotary Club of San Mateo Sunrise, was put on the spot with "ALL" kinds of questions at his official debunking event last Friday! Thank you King Mike for a great year!!

Our club participates in the SM Chamber's Bacon and Brew Festival. We man and operate the Bloody Sunrise (Mary) and Lemonade Sunrise booth. Many members and friends participated and some were working both days. Thank you for your hard work. It was a lot of fun, good exposure for the club and we even made a profit. Special thanks to Piazza's Fine Foods for helping us with supplies. Other photos are in the album here on the website.


What a great Rotary evening event. The wine tasting by La Honda Winery was fantastic. Thank you TinaMarie Romo and Larry for opening your home! Jake Bursalyan, Michael Wong, Jim Rochotte, Sylvia Lopez, Teresita Gutierrez Navarro, Monique Beaufort Davis and many others!!


Diane Borrison an advocacy chair for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and a 10 year survivor gave us an overview of one of the most deadly cancers. She let us know what is being done to combat the disease and what we can do to help.

Richard Wexler from Points of Life tells us about Intelligent Aging.

The 2016-17 District Governor, Jeri Fujimoto, visits and addresses our membership.
Dave gets a pin.

Rotarian Beth Weisberg tells our members about the DISC system of personality characterization. It was a very interesting and informative presentation.

Kevin Skelly, the superintendent of the San Mateo Union High School District, updates us on the current state of the district.

Thursday San Mateo Concert Series in Central Park. Those that attended had a great time listening to Lost Dog Found.

Jon Kaufman for H2Open Doors tells us about their mission of providing clean water to underprivileged and devastated communities. He also told us about their upcoming projects to Nepal, Cuba, Morocco and Nicaragua.

Jim Rochotte is the Rotarian of the Month and is awarded by Mari. He receives a bottle of wine for his service for the month of July.

Jerry Grainger is honored for being the only remaining charter member since our club was founded 30 years ago. He receives a badge that recognizes him as a charter member.

President Jake and recent Past President Mike present a check to The San Mateo/Foster City School District and it was accepted by the Superintendent Joan Rosas. The money for this contribution came from the 2016 Color 5K.

Our newest member, Tina Marie Romo, is inducted into our club. Congratulating her is Asst. District Governor Glen Rojas. She is accompanied by her husband, Larry.

The 2016 San Mateo Color 5K "Color Explosion" celebration at the end of the race. Close to 1000 participants and attendees enjoyed the sunshine and had fun getting colorful.

Jessica Huckabay talks about how "Laughter Yoga" is helping people.

We honored our former member Dan Bergeron for his continued support of our club's events. He helped immensely again at this year's Funny Bunny Breakfast with both cooking and bringing his own grills.

Kyle McBurnie tells us about his trip in to the Amazon jungle in Peru to work on the documentary The Uncontacted Project.

Laura Steuer talks to us about the topic of Infidelity.

New member, Ramiro Maldonado is formally inducted into our club with the help of Assistant District Governor Glen Rojas and club member sponsor Sylvia Lopez.

A 2016 Community Service Award is given to Piazza's Fine Foods for their support over the years for their donations to the Funny Bunny Breakfast. They are also contributing this year to our San Mateo Color 5K. Accepting the award is Rick Piazza.

Upcoming Events
Roxanne T. Jen
Dec 09, 2016
Understanding needs in estate planning to protect loved ones.