Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
San Mateo Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Fridays at 7:30 AM
Crystal Springs Golf Course
6650 Golf Course Drive
Burlingame, CA 94401
United States of America
(650) 638-7943
Currently the meetings are in person and also via Zoom. Here is the Zoom link:
Home Page Stories
Patricia Neme from the National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI) tells us about the organization and how they help families through support groups and educational programs...all at no cost.
District representative Carrie Chinn presents our club with awards for our 100% participation in Rotary International contributions.
For the first time since 2019, we participate in the San Mateo Eggstravaganza with our Funny Bunny Pancake Breakfast on the Saturday before Easter.
Photos from our work at Coyote Point Park for the Rotary Day of Service. Our group was assigned to distribute mulch to kill and prevent weeds from growing. After the work, there was lunch and various vendors supporting the environment. Also there was an EV display with many different cars on hand.
At our first in person meeting since March 2020, Mark Moulton, founder of Peninsula Habitat for Humanity, give us the latest information on the current happenings in our area.
See the Zoom recording here: 
Ben and Mike attend the 2022 Rotary District Assembly for District 5150 and the incoming Presidents for the next Rotary year are introduced.
Club member John Kitchin tells us stories from his experience as a funeral driver. He give us tips on how to prevent and avert ugly family disputes when arrangements are not made in advance, called a Pre Need.  See the Zoom meeting here: 
Date: Mar 18, 2022 07:27 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Meeting Recording:
Garrett Wong from the Green Sports Alliance gave a presentation on how the sports and entertainment industry is uniquely positioned to make large-scale impact in the environmental performance of many of the world’s largest public spaces. 
    Link to presentation:
Michele Epstein, Senior Peer Counseling Coordinator in the Older Adult Division of Peninsula Family Service speaks about the Senior Peer Counseling Program. 
Zoe Leonard-Monrad from Mission Asset Fund tells us about how they help low income and immigrant families by creating financial programs tailored to their needs.
Alyssa Canfield and Remberto Calero tell us about some of the programs at StarVista that deal with homeless, runaway and post foster care youth.

Kathy Kaufman from Avenue 62 tells us about the correct way to downsize or “right size” our lives and our households.


Past District Governor Jayne Culbert, tells us some updated information regarding the Rotary International Foundation. We also received an award for 100% participation in this this year’s Foundation Drive.
David Lin Cesena from Vitalant, formerly Blood Centers of the Pacific, tells us about how donations help patients in need.
Buffy Martin Tarbox from the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA tells us about how they help animals in our community.
Kelvin Smith tells us how his organization, Brighter Day, helps troubled teens get their lives on a positive track. We also present a check to Joan Rosas, SM/FC School District Superintendent from proceeds from this year’s Color 5K.
Our First Annual Cruise for Brews event is in the books. All those attending had a great time on the run, sampling beer from our 10 craft breweries, listening to the live music from Red Vinyl and looking at the classic cars.

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Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past Co-President
Rotary Foundation Chair
International Service Chair
Youth/Dictionary Chair