Rotary Meeting 9/10/2019

President Tom greeted all and reminded us of the theme this year of “Rotary Connects the world”.

Followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Thought for the day by Monique

Songmaster Phil led with a  song

Meet and greet persons in the club

Paul introduced visiting Rotarian Frank Verlot from Los Alto Rotary and guest Ming who came to hear our speaker

The 4fer Monique was thanked

Ken Schwaderer and Jack Wong were thanked for joining the President’s Club

It was announced that the next Board meeting will be on November 21

Dave Cole thanked members for volunteering at the Art & Wine Festival

Nothing from membership this week

Monique announced that she will bring pledges for all to begin fully our Foundation campaign. November is Foundation month, November 5th through November 26th

Social for this month TBD for Tuesday, September 24th

District Governor will hold ‘casual’ meetings in January

There was a mention of Camp RYLA and Hal and Sanjay being involved again this year. Walt also continues with the Enterprise Leadership Program.

Frank Verlot said there is a meeting in Fremont coming up. Avenues of Service may take place in February

Next week’s 4fer is Walt Joyce

Next vocational talk is by Bill Maston on 9/17

The speaker was Kevin Walker from Stat-Medicament-Disposal Corporation. This company has an enhanced ‘drug take back program’. Among other things this program can prevent tainted drinking water if people use this program to rid oneself of drugs/meds. He sees this program as one way to combat the Opioid crisis.