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2018 – 2019 Message from President Bert
Thank you for visiting our website! Now, how about visiting our club? We are a group of local business, professional, and civic leaders. We meet regularly, listen to and interact with interesting and inspiring speakers, and we participate in worthwhile projects both within our local community and throughout the world.
In 1990 I left a position at Hewlett Packard to help my wife operate a small business in Mountain View, and I quickly joined Rotary to learn more about our community. Since then, Rotarians—in Mountain View, and throughout the world! --  have become some of the key people whom I trust, am friends with, do business with, and am inspired by. Through Rotary, I have personally experienced feeding the poor in Mountain View; delivering wheelchairs to folks who couldn’t afford them in Belize; and helping to eliminate polio in India and Africa.
Our club theme this year is “Have Fun Being the Inspiration.” We organize and participate in fun projects, through which we accomplish significant tasks—but we need more members to help us succeed. Come to any meeting and check us out!
Bert Raphael
President, 2018-19
Rotary of Club of Mountain View

Mountain View Rotary Club

Meeting Report - July 10th, 2018
Notes by Tom
New President Bert Raphael wished everyone a Good Afternoon!
Our Rotary International theme for this year is “Be the Inspiration”.  Our Mountain View Rotary Club theme is “Have Fun Being the Inspiration.”  
Pledge of Allegiance:  Bill Maston
Thought for the Day:   Tom Myers reminded everyone to take time to relax and be mindful.   
Song of the Day:  Songmaster Phil Armi led everyone in a rousing rendition of “If You’re Happy in Rotary!”
Introduction of Visiting Rotarians & Guests:  Tom Myers introduced visiting Rotarian Roman Kagarlitsky, and visitor Rajut.
  • Thanks to Tom for being the “4’fer” today!
  • Tom – Monthly Speaker Chairs for next year – all months accounted for EXCEPT January and March.
  • Tori – Monthly social hosts for the year – Scott Johnson volunteered to host at Villa Sienna on 7/31.
  • Bert – Report on International Convention
  • Bert – President’s Club plan is $150.  Hiro was the first to join!!!
Personal Sharing/Announcements:
  • July  Bdays: Linda Wang July 7
  • July Anniversaries: Monique Kane & Bill, July 14, 17 yrs; Bruce Barsi & Suzanne, 39 yrs, July 29.
Program: Club Assembly
  • Bert – Overview. Club Board.  Monthly “Leadership” meetings. Emphasis on membership growth.
  • Jerylann Mateo (assisted by Judy Hannemann)– Membership
  • Dave Cole – Community Service
  • Jack Wong – International Service
  • Sanjay Dave – New Generations
  • Monique Kane – Rotary Foundation
  • Jim Cochran – Public Image & Facebook
  • Bert for Bruce Barsi (absent) – Vocational Service
  • Twana Karney - Club Trainer
Future Schedule:
July 17thMike Kasperzak, presentingObservations of Mountain View over 20+ years of public service.” Introduced by Tori
4’fer: Steve Nichols
Next Leadership Meeting:  Wednesday July 18th, 5:30 p.m., @ CSA  
Have a great week!
And remember…“ Have Fun Being the Inspiration!”
Mike Kasperzak
Jul 17, 2018 12:45 PM
Leslie Friedman
Jul 24, 2018 12:45 PM
Reef revisited

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Laura Bush addresses Rotarians

Former first lady of the United States speaks at

International Inspiration

A princess, 3 prime ministers, and a former first lady join 25,000 in Toronto to celebrate Rotary’s good work and plan more of

Canada a champion in polio eradication

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accepts polio eradication award

Rotary world gathers in Atlanta to celebrate 100 years

2017 Rotary Convention offers five days of inspiring speakers, exciting events, and opportunities to connect with club members from around the world