Welcome to the Rotary Club of Palo Alto! “Engage Rotary, Change Lives ” is themotto we share with Rotary International, during this 2013-2014 year.
Fellowship, service and fun are hallmarks of our Club. Our weekly lunchmeetings are highlighted by entertaining, thoughtful speakers who cap off an opportunity to interact with your professional, business and community peers in a warm, 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. 2 - Mon.
12:00 - 1:30pm
Tim Draper, CEO, Draper University
Dec. 9 - Mon.
12:00 - 1:30pm
Tanya Peterson, Executive Director San Francisco Zoo
Over 40 Palo Alto Rotarians worked throughout June to contruct and install 5 shade structures over picnic benches in Greer park. This was a collaborative project with the City of Palo Alto.
2012 Debunking President Sherri June 25, 2012
Palo Alto Rotary Club Dedicates Our Gift to Palo Alto:
A Directional Pole Honoring Its Sister Cities
Palo Alto City Hall - March 5, 2012
Palo Alto Rotary Club
Rotary District 5170
Palo Alto Rotarians Receive High Honors
Add a new Tall Tree to our Rotary family. John is being recognized as the 2012 Outstanding Professional for his extensive contributions to the community as an architect and business person. The Palo Alto Tall Tree awards, co-sponsered by the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce and Palo Alto Weekly, recognizes citizens and organizations for their community work.
Our very own Audrey adds another honor to her collection - the 2012 Sunset Magazine Environmental Lifetime Achievement Award.
Audrey recently retired as the leader of the Penninsula Open Space Trust (POST) after serving for 24 years. The accolades continue to recognize her contributions that have preserved and protected 53,000 acres of local open space.
Martha J. Kanter
Former Chancellor of Foothill- De Anza Community College District & Palo Alto Rotarian was Appointed and Confirmed by the Obama Administration as Under Secretary of Education
Congratulations Martha! Washington D.C. is fortunate