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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: Making A Difference" is the motto we are excited to share with Rotary International and District 5170, during our 2017-2018 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.

Betsy

Greetings from 2017/18 President Betsy Bechtel

 


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.

   
May 28 - Monday DARK - No Meeting

May 28 - Monday

8:00 am and 5:00 pm

Memorial Day - Flag Setup and Removal 

June 4 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Patrick Hunt, Archaeologist, Historian, Author, Lecturer at Stanford: "Hannibal's Secret Weapon"

June 8 - Friday

5:30 - 7:00 pm

TGIF Dolan Residence

June 11 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30 pm

June 11 Victor Tsaran, Google Engineer: "Accessible Technology and Its Applications"  

June 18 - Monday

DARK - No Meeting 

June 18 - Monday

5:30 pm

Debunking, Michael's Restaurant at Shoreline, Mountain View

June 25 - Monday

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Vocational/Long Time Member Talks 

 


Palo Alto Rotary Club Weekly News 

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Palo Alto Rotary Club

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Sponsors

 

 


 

 

2017 Annual Fundraiser

 



Holiday Party 

at the house of Dick Bush

 


 


Palo Alto Rotary Trip to Cameroon

 


 

 


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

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. 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 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!

 

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