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Welcome - The Rotary Club of Palo Alto - Chartered 1922
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Palo Alto!  

"Rotary Serving Humanity" is the motto we are excited to share with Rotary International and District 5170, during our 2016-2017 year.

 

Fellowship, service and fun are hallmarks of our Club.  Every Monday, from 12:15-1:30 p.m., our meetings are highlighted by thoughtful speakers on a variety of topics, who cap off the opportunity to interact with your professional, business and community peers in a warm and friendly environment.

  


Upcoming Meetings and Events


 

Weekly Meeting Location: Palo Alto Elks Lodge, 4249 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. 

Between Charleston Road and San Antonio Road, opposite side of street from Crowne Plaza Cabana.

   

Dec 7 - Wednesday

Rotary Club Holiday Party at Home of Dick & Patty Bush

Dec 12 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

Steve Phillips, Hydrogeologist, USGS: "Managing Ground Water in California" 

Dec 19 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

Jose Luis and West Bay Opera Singers: Musical Program 
Dec 26 - Monday DARK - No Meeting
Jan 2 - Monday DARK - No Meeting 

Jan 9 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

Martin and Dorothie Hellman, Professor Emeritus, Elec. Engr., Stanford: "Creating True Love at Home & Peace on the Planet"

Jan 16 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

All Hands On Deck Service Project 

Jan 23 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies: "Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Presidential Administration" 

Jan 30 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30pm

Larry Gerston, Political Analyst: "The 2017-2021 Presidency" 

 


Palo Alto Rotary Club Weekly News

 

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2016 Annual Fundraiser

 

 


 

 

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Holiday Party 

at the house of Dick Bush

 


 


Palo Alto Rotary Trip to Cameroon

November 2013


 

 


Palo Alto Rotary Club Dedicates Our Gift to Palo Alto:

A Directional Pole Honoring Its Sister Cities

Palo Alto City Hall

 

 

Sister Cities

 


Palo Alto Rotarians Receive High Honors

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Bill Busse

On May 15, 2016, our Rotarian and friend, Bill Busse, was honored by Avenidas senior services agency with their "Lifetime of Achievement" award.  Bill was recognized for his hard work and optimism in both his architect professional and community service.  Bill has served on the Palo Alto Housing Commission, as vice president of environmental affairs for the Chamber of Commerce, as president of the Palo Alto YMCA Board of Directors and as president of our Rotary Club. Four years ago, Busse put his architectural talents to work when Rotary built sun shades for a new picnic area in Greer Park, as well as the Sister Cities directional pole at City Hall. Congratulations, Bill!

 

Annette Glanckopf

Community service has a champion. In January 2014, State Senator Jerry Hill honored Annette for her efforts in organizing the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) association, and for her commitment to disaster preparedness. The 13th Senate District Community Champion award is given to residents who have "gone the extra mile" to serve their communities and bring people together, Hill's office said.

  Walt Hays
At the 2014 Rotary District Conference in April, District Governor Angie Hassler presented Walt Hays with the Rotary Foundation Award named for Past District Governor Karl Stucki who served in 2000-2001. Walt was honored for being the driving force for our club's matching grants, and for being our "go to guy" for World Community Service and Global Grants.  He was recognized for traveling to see our projects in action around the world.  Congratulations to Walt!