High School Speech Contest introduction was given by Stuart Rosenberg. He introduced the Richard D. King Youth Speech Contest and discussed the process. Each of the candidates will discuss the Four Way Test in their speeches. LINK
 
Contestant #1: She discussed a clean water project in Lebanon and how Rotary members worked together alongside people from various cultures, backgrounds and religions and how this project saved thousands of lives. 
 
Contestant #2: He discussed that no matter your background, you were put here to make a difference. We are taught that making a change is a formidable task. He believes however this is not the case and mentioned a few powerful leaders with the same belief and mentioned how those leaders have shown goodwill and built friendships no matter where they traveled. The Rotarian lessons he learned, will last with him forever.
 
Speech Contest Results: Stuart Rosenberg shared with us information on each candidate including their aspirations. He introduced the judges Pearl Chang, Peter Landsberger and George Tyson. He thanked all of those involved in this project.
Bev Lenihan: In 1995 her daughter gave her a book. She read a passage from the book advising us don’t let discouraging words set us back. 
Stuart Rosenberg mentioned the Dr. Seuss reading project on March 2nd. Please visit the website to sign up. Hung Wei invited us to the dinner at Enzos on February 12th. There are only nine spots left. 
She was born and raised in China and was taught to help others and to not give up easily. Her father was of great influence on her. She came to the United States and continued her education. She began an import/export business. She then went into the banking industry and soon became a branch manager. She shared with us she is going to have her first baby in August. 
Hung Wei joined sharing with us her father passed away recently just four months shy of turning 100 years of age. She invited us to the celebration of his life this coming Saturday. Helene Davis joined and shared with us a bit about their Italian delegation. Bev Jenihan joined sharing with us she and her husband are moving to Saratoga for retirement. Leslie Davis joined to share information on the Via Ball. This event will take place February 24, 2018. It will be a fundraiser to purchase a snow machine for Operation Snowflake. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit this purchase.
President’s Report/Updates/Thank Yous: John Zirelli thanked everybody for helping to make these meetings possible. He then discussed last week’s trivia question and gave this week’s question.
President Zirelli called the meeting to order at 12:10p.m. and welcomed all.
 
Pledge: Andrew Lin
 
Visitors and Guests: Visiting Rotarian Tara Martin-Milius from Sunnyvale, Joanne Mansch’s guest Jennifer Chang and Diana Ding’s guest was Jingrong Liu
We still need some volunteers to read at elementary schools in Cupertino on March 2nd to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday. Its a fun time and the kids are great. You will be given a book to read to the class and leave it there as our gift. Sign up by clicking here or contact Debbie Textor
Hey Fellow Rotarians, just a heads up that our annual Golf Tournament is coming up on May 5th. More info coming soon, but mark it on your calendar for a great day of Golf, fun and fellowship.

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Our outstanding editors are assigned as follows: First Wednesday - Gary Latshaw; Second Wednesday - Stuart Rosenberg; Third Wednesday - Stuart Rosenberg ; Fourth Wednesday - Padma Chari  Fifth Wednesday - Peter Troop. Backup- Chris Zhang
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