Rotary Club of Mountain View
 
 Mountain View Rotary is a service club supporting projects
 locally and internationally -  while having fun.  Come join us!
 
  Mailing Address: PO Box 390280 Mountain View, CA 94039
 
 
 
 
 
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Mountain View

Service Above Self

Tuesdays at 12:15pm, see calendar for quarterly social
Historic Adobe Building
157 Moffett Blvd.
Mountain View, CA  94041
United States
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Please join us for a fun lunch on Tuesdays, see location and time details above.

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 We look forward to seeing you! You will have a fun lunch with many laughs! 

I am honored to serve as President of the Mountain View Rotary Club for 2016-2017. I have enjoyed being a member since 2010 and have learned so much about this wonderful service club. The amount of commitment from members all around the world and the work that has and continues to be done is simply amazing and inspires me to be a better person!
 
Our Rotary International President John Germ’s theme this year is: Rotary Serving Humanity. Our District Governor Jeff Orth’s call to action is: Attract the Young, Have Lots of Fun, Get More Done!
 
We are not a large club but we certainly “get it done”, we work hard on both local and international projects. Some of our local service projects include: Steven’s Creek Trail clean up days, serving meals at Hope’s Corner, community work days for CHAC, CSA, Living Classrooms and Cops & Gobblers. We provide community service grants and local youth scholarships. Our international projects include: Vaccination events in India, AIDS Prevention programs in Liberia & Tanzania, Dental training programs in China and one of our recent projects was a Rotary District Wheelchair Drive, offering mobility to those in need in Monterey Mexico.  We want to make the World a better place so we count on the input from our members & welcome the opportunity to look at projects that are of interest to our membership. The generosity of our club members is something we are very proud of.
 
We also like to have fun…some of our social activities include a rotating dinner, ski trip, golf tournament, ball games and more. We encourage family involvement and enjoy seeing our members and families creating life-long memories!
 
Our weekly meetings are a great way to build long lasting relationships with fellow Rotarians. We have a great speaker program and share a nice hot catered lunch. We also do evening socials which is another opportunity for fellowship. I invite you to visit our club to learn more about how you can help become part of this dynamic & mighty club serving our local & international communities to make the World a better place. Feel free to e-mail me at jmateo@apr.com should you want more information.
 
We are a Fun, Enthusiastic & Inspiring Rotary Family…we are the BEST Rotary Club around!
 
Sincerely,
Jerylann Mateo
 
 

Mountain View Rotary Club

Meeting Notes for March 21, 2017 by Scott

 
Dick introduced Bob for a “Vocation Spotlight.”   Bob was born in Alabama, spent 4 years in the Air Force during the Korean War and then graduated from Ohio State.   Bob says the most influential events in his life were the Korean War and tennis.   Through his military service he learned how to take care of himself and he also understood the world better (there were places other than Alabama).  Tennis “opened doors” to his eventual profession:  dentistry and orthodontics.   In addition to significant community service and leading businesses, Bob further distinguished himself through teaching internationally orthodontics for 25-plus years and he opened orthodontic teaching centers in 16 countries.                          
           
 
Auction:
- Roger donated a beautiful Tea Set, which was auctioned off.   Winning bid: Alan.  Thanks Alan!
- Our next auction item which we will acution in April 11th will be for Celebrity Forum tickets donated by Sanjay Dave. These tickets are for Scott Kelly on Thursday, May 18th, two tickets are very close, row F. Little information about Scott Kelly: As a veteran astronaut, he was selected for a special yearlong mission to the international Space Station. His twin brother, Mark Kelly, also an astronaut and married to Gabby Giffords, remained on earth to serve in the research of the comparative stress of being in space.
- In May we will auction off the Club Tahoe Timeshare weeks…you may take your choice for the week of 8/20-8/27 or 11/25-12/2. Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath units with a loft, sleeps 6-8 comforably. So start looking at your calendars now!
- As you all know we are doing these auctions to raise funds for our Endowment Fund, so please see me if you have anything to donate. So far we have raised about $1450 so far!
 
 
SPEAKER:  Jim Cunningham introduced our speaker, Karen Ross, who talked about “HeartFit for Life”.    Her presentation centered on eating in a healthy way.   She spoke to a handout she distributed which included the benefits of a Mediterranean diet.   Additional hints she gave included using smaller plates for meals and remembering that it takes 20 minutes for your brain to register that you are full.   
 

President Jerylann greeted all:  “Welcome to the Rotary Club of Mtn. View where: We are a Fun, Enthusiastic & Inspiring Rotary Family…we are the BEST Rotary Club around!!!  Today is Tuesday March 21st, week 38 of our Rotary year.  Our International theme for 2016-2017 is Rotary Serving Humanity.  Our District Governor’s call to action is Attract the Young, Have Lots of Fun, Get More Done! And our Clubs call to action is: Make the World A Better Place!  Thank you all for joining us today.”

 
Tom led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Steve Ross, visiting Assistant District Governor, presented a thought for the day: promoting the upcoming District Conference in Santa Cruz.    Alan led all in a song. 
 
 
Club Announcements:
  • Dave Cole & Jim Cunningham – Updates on Community Service Projects. Alan volunteered to take a vacant volunteer position for the CSMA service project this Saturday3/25. Steven’s Creek Trail Clean-up will be April 15th from 9 am – 12 pm. Please sign up. Living Classroom, planting at Crittenden, working on date and will advise.
  • There will be a Rotating Dinner this year in April or May.   Stand by for more information.
  • Walt – ELC this week 3/22 – 3/24. Walt will be a mentor and Scott will be a judge on 3/24. We are sponsoring 2 students.
  • Next Board Meeting is Thursday 4/20, 5 pm at CHAC
  • The District Assembly is schedule for April 13th at the India Community Center in Milpitas. Sign up sheet was passed around.
  • District Conference scheduled for May 6-7 in Santa Cruz. Sign up sheet was passed around.
  • Presidents’ Club:  We will not be doing fines again this year and I would like to encourage our membership to join the Presidents Club…we have had great participation so far, 26 members, please join them!
 
 
Next Week:
Next week, March 28th we will be Dark. We will have a Social at Cascal which begins at 5:30 p.m., please just show up, no charge at the door, you will just pay for what you order!
 
Next meeting here will be Tuesday, April 4th, our speaker will be: Barry Eggers, VC Investor talking about VC in the world today & how he convinced St. Francis HS to invest in SnapChat.
 
 
Jerylann reminded all to “Make the World A Better Place!”  … and the meeting was adjourned. 
 
 
 
Speakers
Barry Eggers, Venture Capital Investor
Apr 04, 2017
VC in the World Today & How He Helped convince St. Francis High School to Invest in SnapChat
Dan Rusanowsky, Voice of the San Jose Sharks
Apr 11, 2017
Sharks Update from their Bay Area Broadcaster Hall Fame Announcer!
 
 
 
 
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