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Jim Plunkett former professional quarterback and two time Super Bowl winner will be the keynote speaker at the May 22, 2017 Rotary Club of Menlo Park’s annual Scholastic Awards Ceremony.

Approximately 120 high school students from four high schools (Menlo Atherton, Eastside College Prep, Sacred Heart and Menlo) will be acknowledged for excellence in a diversity of activities that include; math, music, art, science, athletics to name a few along with our foundation college scholarship winners. The Rotary Club of Menlo Park foundation is dedicated to raising funds to support the college scholarship program.

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is inviting business and community leaders to join us to recognize excellence in the classroom and to hear Jim Plunkett’s inspiring story. Limited seats are available to the public.

For further information contact Glen Rojas at glenrojas650@gmail.com or Brett Caviness at brett@brettcaviness.com

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Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula hosts historic Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gatehouse tours

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The Junior League of Palo Alto•Mid Peninsula (JLPA•MP) is opening up the historic Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gatehouse to the public for tours on Saturday, May 13. The Gatehouse is the oldest existing structure in Menlo Park and the last surviving gatehouse in the state of California. The Gatehouse is one of only three buildings in Menlo Park […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club announces speaker line up for May – visitors are welcome!

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meets Tuesdays from noon to 1:15 pm at the Allied Arts Guild, presenting a variety of programs and speakers at its luncheons each month. On May 23rd, the Club will award its annual scholarships to Menlo-Atherton High School’s graduating seniors. Here are the programs for May. Visitors are invited to attend. May 2—Andy […]

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Rotary Connects presents talk on water supply and the drought on May 3

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“Water supply and the drought: where we are going” is the topic of a talk as part of the Rotary Club of Menlo Park’s Rotary Connects program. It will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 5:00 to 7:30 pm at the Pacific Union Real Estate, 1706 El Camino Real, Suite 220, Menlo Park. The community is invited to […]

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NCL 2019 Class builds creative outdoor space at All Five pilot school in Belle Haven

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Over the past year, the 2019 Class of the Mid-Peninsula Chapter of the National Charity League took on a grant project to improve the outdoor space at a preschool in Belle Haven. Twenty two girls from six different high schools, including Menlo-Atherton, Menlo School, and Sacred Heart Prep, had served at a variety of local non-profits, […]

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Rotary Club Foundation accepting 2017 grant applications

The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting applications for 2017 grants focusing on youth education and mental and physical health. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations providing services to Menlo Park, adjacent unincorporated areas, and East Palo Alto are invited to submit proposals that identify a compelling public need in the focus area and a […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club announces upcoming speakers for its weekly meetings

The Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meetings are held every Tuesday at Allied Arts Center, from 12:00 – 1:15. Visitors are invited to attend meetings by contacting the Kiwanis Club. Here is a list of speakers for the next three meetings. February 28: Tony Green, Advanced Materials Foundation for Sustainable Future Products, “What Are Advanced Materials & Why Should […]

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John Pinkston named President of the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club for 2017

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Former USGS researcher John Pinkston (pictured right) is the President of the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club for the upcoming year. He replaces outgoing President Bruce Wellings (left), CPA and Financial Advisor. “As incoming Kiwanis Club President, my top priorities are to grow our Foundation and bring in new members,” Pinkston said. “The Kiwanis Foundation currently supports Menlo-Atherton […]

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11 Scouts from Menlo Park Troop 222 earn Eagle Scout rank

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Eleven Boy Scouts from Menlo Park Troop 222 recently earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout, taking  part in National Eagle Courts of Honor – five on November 19, 2016, and six on January 7, 2017. To attain the Eagle rank, a Boy Scout must earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in a […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis invites public to hear eclectic group of January speakers

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meets weekly at Allied Arts Center for lunch and speakers on Tuesdays from noon – 1:15 pm. Visitors are invited to attend. Here is the list of January speakers: January 3, 2017 — Binge Drinking In College: Dr. Stephanie Brown (pictured above) is an internationally recognized expert on the treatment of alcoholics and other addictions. […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club Christmas tree lot is open for business

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Santa’s elves, disguised as Menlo Park Kiwanis Club members, open their annual Christmas Tree lot today. Once again beautiful Noble Fir trees will be delivered fresh from Oregon weekly. Wreaths and other holiday decorations are available, too. Located on the Stanford Campus on the corner of […]

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