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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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Sept. 9, 2017


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Immediate Past President
August 16th Meeting is at Community Hall instead of Quinlan Center. See you there.
Gary RMr. Road Showichards has covered traffic and transportation in the Bay Area as Mr. Roadshow since 1992. Prior to that he was an assistant sports editor at the paper from 1984-1987. He started his journalism career as a sports editor in Iowa in 1975.​
Global Elegance 2017, continues Cupertino Rotary's decades long tradition of celebrating our work with Rotary partners around the world through an evening of fellowship and a wonderful twilight meal at an extraordinary venue.
On Sunday August 27, beginning at 5:30 PM shuttles from parking at Monta Vista High School will take us to the grounds of a beautiful home with a stunning panorama that spans from San Francisco, to all of Silicon Valley, Stevens Creek reservoir and the Santa Cruz Mountains.
To learn more and for complete details open the GE17 Flier.  
Helene Davis called the meeting to order at 12:10pm.
Pledge: Liz Gallegos
Inspiration: Tom Pyke
Rotarians with Guests:
Darryl Stow introduced today’s speakers, Rebecca Ennals, John Western, and Ryan Taxter, April Bignell introduced Precx Celis, Tom Dyer introduced Vance Nam, Stella Su introduced her daughter Jackie Pan, Ed Grant introduced Cheryl Innfeld, Hung Wei introduce Victoria Bracca

President’s Club:
Bev Lenihan joined the President’s Club in memory of Jerry Fitzgerald.  His celebration of life will be this Saturday, August 12, at 2pm at the Forum. check out the recent video interview Bev did with Jerry and his wife by clicking here. or clicking on the picture below.
Polly Bove & Larry Dean joined the President’s Club for helping to expand the Bike Repair Station.
Dolly Sandoval joined the President’s Club to thank the Club for its support, and announced a fundraiser to fight ALS, scheduled for October 1, 2018 at Deep Cliff Golf Course.
Annie Ho joined the President’s Club to talk about the upcoming solar eclipse.

Dana Stern invited the club to attend Global Elegance, scheduled for August 27 beginning at 6pm.  The deadline to purchase tickets is two weeks from today.
April Bignell shared an upcoming project, Operation Care and Comfort, which provides care packages to the troops.  The project is scheduled for August 27 at 10am.  Item donations are still accepted - please see April or the list on the partner table.  Big thanks to Leon for donating a lot of dental supplies
Susan Latshaw thanked the club for its support of Our Daily Bread and invited club members to volunteer at Our Daily Bread on Monday, August 21 from 10:30-12:30.  Sign ups can be done at the partner table, with Susan, or online.  Susan also shared thank you notes from recipients of the De Anza Workforce Career Scholarship.
PP Wendell Stephen invited club members to Golf Fellowship on August 24, with a first tee time at 8:57 am at Moffett Field.
Amy Chan shared information about the upcoming CEEF run and invited club members to participate.  The family event is on August 26 at 8:30am at Memorial Park.
Josh Selo thanked the club for its support of the West Valley Community Services Back to School Clothing Program.  Thanks to the support of the club, WVCS was able to help prepare 166 kids to go back to school, which is a 73% increase year over year.  WVCS is so grateful for the partnership they have from the club.
Peter Halpin led us in a celebration of August birthdays.
Helene Davis led this week’s Rotarian trivia.  This Rotarian has 4 tattoos and swam with sharks in the Seychelles.  Email the name of the Rotarian, your name, and your contact information to
Last week’s Rotarian trivia answer was Joe Hamilton. 

Darryl Stow introduced today’s speaker, Rebecca Ennals, Artistic Director of Shakespeare in the Park and the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.  She spoke about the 35 year history of the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, founded in 1983.  Rebecca shared the history of the Company, with intermittent Shakespeare presentations by Ryan Taxter.  Their current production is Hamlet.

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 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 - Eleanor Watanabe; Third Wednesday - Stuart Rosenberg ; Fourth Wednesday - Padma Chari  Fifth Wednesday - Peter Troop. Backup- Chris Zhang
Our highly esteemed meeting reporters are assigned as follows: First Wednesday - Julie Griswold; Second Wednesday -Tess Chancler; Third Wednesday - Bill Wilson; Fourth Wednesday - Josh Selo;; Fifth Wednesday Byron Rovegno

Weekly Program & Luncheon Speaker
Carl Guardino
Aug 23, 2017
Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Traci Bliss, PhD
Aug 30, 2017
Saving Big Basin Redwoods: Heroes and Heroines
Isaiah Nengo, PhD
Sep 06, 2017
Empire of the Apes: Recent Discoveries from Africa
Webb McKinney
Sep 13, 2017
History of Hewelett-Packard Corporation

ImageWatch some of our recent speakers.

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Global Case Watch

Year-to-date 2017:  8

Full Yr 2016:       38
Full Yr 2015:     106
Full Yr 2014:     359