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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!  "Light Up Rotary" is the motto we are excited to share with Rotary International and District 5170, during our 2014-2015 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.

 LightUpRotary

   


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.

 

 

 July 21 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Vocational Talks - Dave Thornton, Leannah Hunt, Ben Threlkeld

 July 28 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Larry Magid, "Tech Policy: Privacy, Safety and Security"

 Aug 4 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 New Member Talks

 Aug 11 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Rotary District Governor Ed Jellen

 Aug 18 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Buzz Thompson, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment 

 “California  Drying”

 Aug 25 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Colleen Baily, Executive Director, National Steinbeck Center

"75th Anniversary of the  publishing of The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck"

 Sept 1 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 DARK

 Sept 8 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Mary Wadden,  “The History of Silicon Valley in Pictures”

 Sept 15 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Walt Hays, "World Community Service"

 Sept 22 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Palo Alto City Council Candidates Forum

 Sept 29 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 World Community Service (Part 2)  Speaker TBD

 Oct 6 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Statewide Propositions  Gloria Hom and Terry Christenson, Prof. of Political  Science, San Jose State

 Oct 13 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 TBD

 Oct 20 - Mon.

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 David Kennedy, Stanford Professor of History Emiritus, “Who Bleeds, Who Pays, the US Armed Forces Today.” 

 Oct 27 - Mon

  12:00 - 1:30pm

 Dr. Max McGee, Superintendent, Palo Alto Unified School District

 

2014 Annual Fundraiser

Crab Feed at the University Club - April 4, 2014

 

 

 

And many thanks to our sponsors of our Annual Fundraiser Event!

 Sponsors



2013 Holiday Party 

at the house of Dick Bush

 


 


Palo Alto Rotary Trip to Cameroon

November 2013


 


 

Palo Alto Rotary Annual Fundraiser

March 2, 2013 - Palo Alto Univeristy Club

 

 


Palo Alto Rotary Club Dedicates Our Gift to Palo Alto:

A Directional Pole Honoring Its Sister Cities

Palo Alto City Hall - March 5, 2012

 

 

Sister Cities

 

 


Palo Alto Rotary Club

Rotary District 5170

Club Photo

 


Palo Alto Rotarians Receive High Honors

 

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.

 JBarton

John Barton

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. 

  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!