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We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM

Quinlan Community Center
10185 North Stelling Road
Cupertino, CA  95014
United States
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of Rotary Women.

We have a great group in our club!


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Come and join the Fall Festival team to learn about the exciting activities scheduled for this year and sign up to volunteer to support one of our club's major fundraisers. See you there.

Once again, an amazing event at an amazing location.  Everyone had a great time as we raised funds for our clubs many international projects. Check out the slideshow of all the pictures by clicking here.

If it wasn't a record at our Aug 28th meeting to discuss "The Wright Brothers", by David McCollough, it was pretty darn close.
A total of 22 Rotarians and friends attended our discussion, expertly moderated by Gary Latshaw.  Most of us think we already know something about the story of the Wright brothers.  But readers were surprised to find how resilient they were, how much trial and error they employed, and how self-reliant they proved to be.  Interesting parallels were brought up to the same characteristics that led to Silicon Valley trailblazers. Other comments were "a great read", "extremely well-researched", and "one of our best book choices so far!".
Next up on Sept 28 (7PM, at the Y) is "Factory Man - How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local, and Helped Save an American Town" by Beth Macy.  Moderating will be Tom Scannell.  Co-leader Judy Wilson and I hope you can join us!

Greeter: George Denise & Sam Grinels
Sergeant at Arms: Niraj Baxi
Pledge: Byron Rovegno
‚ÄčInspiration: Colleen Hudgen inspired us with a story about Presdent Jimmy Carter and ended with a plea for all of us to "let it shone". Well done
Sandy James hosted ~ 20 attendees from Sand Hill/Vallco. Wendy Guadalawicz hosted members of the CUSD Board of Trustees and key people within CUSD. Polly Bove hosted members of the FUHSD Board of Trustees and key people of FUHSD. Pearl Chang hosted members of the Foothill-DeAnza Board of Trustees and key people from the Foothill-DeAnza community. Anjali Kausar hosted Kevin McCelland, Lynn Ching hosted Cheryl Wong, Aarti Shrivastava hosted Piu Ghosh, Hung Wei hosted Tracy Hsu and Nancy Price, George Luchessi hosted Jenny Luchasi, Gary Latshaw hosted Rob Means, Joan hosted Katie Perez,  Diana Ding, hosted Jennifer Liu, Lisa Tsuchitani hosted Karen Rizkalla, George Tyson hosted JoAnn Davis, Dr. Wu Ye-Ming hosted Allen Chang. 

President's Club:
Mark and Eva-Martin Long joined to honor Suzi and contribute to the clock in her honor going up at Town Center.
April Bignell joined to report on the success of the JW House dinner program. Over the last 6 months, 21 Cupertino Rotarians have served over 154 meals at JW house to support the families. April is hoping for even more support in the next 6 months as we grow our work on behalf of this excellent cause
Chuck Harper and Georgey Tyson joined to provide an update on of our other partner organizations. WVCS. George introduced the interim director- Joanne Davis- and informed the club about the upcoming Chefs of Compassion on September 18th at the Computer History Musuem in Mountain View. This is always a fun event, click here to go online and sign up to join other Rotarians in supporting this great cause.

David Doyle and Sunil Nethisinghe told us about the upcoming Fall Festival and 60th Birthday Celebration for our City. We will hear more about it at our meeting on September 2nd. As one of our major fundraiser, we need everyone's support. Check out what's happening at SV-FF.com and click here to volunteer.
Hung Wei announced a special fellowship movie night on August 31st at Blue Light Cinema at 6:45PM for a special screening of the film San Andreas.  

New Member Induction:
Membership co-chair, Judy Wilson, announced the induction of Rose Ann Wolpert to our club. Rose Ann's sponsors are Helene Davis, Jayne Ham and Judy Wilson. Her varied background in construction materials, childrens books and community philanthropy made choosing her designation a challenge.  We are all excited to welcome her to our club.

Featured Program:
Sandy James introduced our speaker Reed Moulds from Sand Hill partners, who proceeded to give us a little history about Vallco Mall and then announce te plans for the total revitalization including over $40M of support for local schools and a 30 acre park above the development. Over $3B will be spent to make this an amazing property for the citizens of our area. It was an amazing presentation, with far too much detail to describe here. Click here to see the presentation in its entirety. Thanks again to Reed for rolling out the plans a our rotary meeting.


If you would like to be on Hung Wei's Weekly Agenda please contact  Jerra Rowland by the Sunday night before the meeting. Please email her at jerra95030@mac.com
If you would like to include slides as part of your announcement, please send them to Jerra Rowland well in advance of the meeting, at least 3 to 4 days, and she will be able to include your info in the flow of the meeting  when you are at the microphone for your one minute of fame. This is particularly important for club chairs who want to announce meetings, accomplishments, or details that are better covered with more than a one minute verbal overview. Send Jerra bullet points and she will do the rest.



The following information is for club members with articles to submit to the Rotator.
Deadline for Article Submission: To help the editors in the work they do, please plan to make your submissions by the end-of-the-day Thursday. Please email them to
cupertinorotary@gmail.com. Later submissions might be deferred to the next week's Rotator, depending on how far along the editor is in processing the meeting and program staff reporting for the current week.
Our outstanding editors are assigned as follows: First Wednesday - Gary Latshaw; Second Wednesday - Pallavi Shah; Third Wednesday - Chris Zhang Fourth Wednesday - Stuart Rosenberg; Fifth Wednesday - Peter Troop.
Our highly esteemed meeting reporters are assigned as follows: First Wednesday - Open; Second Wednesday -Calina Thompson; Third Wednesday - Bill Wilson; Fourth Wednesday - Open;; Fifth Wednesday - Laurie Campbell.


About Rotary

Weekly Program & Luncheon Speaker

Sep 02, 2015
David Doyle
Fall Festival
Sep 16, 2015
Tom Izu
Pan Pacific Exposition
Sep 23, 2015
Joe Simitian- Community Hall
Update on Santa Clara County
Sep 30, 2015
Liz Gallegos
TRF Kickoff
Oct 07, 2015
Susan Valenta
District Governor Visit
Oct 14, 2015
Liz Gallegos
TRF Program
Oct 21, 2015
Oct 28, 2015
Michael Kirst
California's Transition to Common Core State Standards
Nov 11, 2015
Veterans Day Celebration
Veterans Day Celebration
Dec 02, 2015
Dec 09, 2015
Senior Holiday Luncheon
Senior Holiday Luncheon
Dec 16, 2015
Dec 23, 2015
Children's Holiday Event
Children's Holiday Event

ImageWatch some of our recent speakers.

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Yr-to-date 2015:  34

Full Yr 2014:     359
Full Yr 2013:     403
Full Yr 2012:     223


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What is Rotary?

Rotary is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs. Rotarians volunteer locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health, provide education, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto -- Service Above Self


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