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Rotary Connects will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at LB Steakhouse in Menlo Park from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The community is invited to come and connect with business and community leaders. Network and get to know:

  • Menlo Park Rotary members
  • Business leaders
  • The Chamber of Commerce
  • Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller
  • City Council members
  • City Manager’s office

Attendees will also learn about the Menlo College internship program and  how to connect with interns

Cost is $20.00. Includes appetizers, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages RSVP: Yuhui Chen, yuhuifitness@gmail.com.

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Menlo Park small business roundtable set for April 21

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