Rotary Club of Menlo Park

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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 attend and connect with other professionals and Rotary members in Menlo Park, as well as members from other Rotary clubs on the Peninsula.

The event will feature three speakers. Peter Nelson, Azalea Mitch, and Dawn Smithson.

You can register for the by contacting Yuhui Chen at Yuhuifintess@gmail.com. The fee is $20 if you register by April 28; walk-ins are $30.

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Local realtor and retired editor are new presidents of Rotary Club and Rotary Foundation

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Longtime members of the Rotary Club of Menlo Park, Maya Sewald and Tom Gibboney, are the latest presidents of the club and the foundation, respectively. Ms. Sewald, a real estate broker with Pacific Union and Mr. Gibboney, the retired editor and publisher of the Almanac newspaper, will serve until June 30, 2017. Both new presidents say […]

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Menlo College president Richard Moran is Rotary Club speaker June 1

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is hosting Rotary Connects on Wednesday June 1, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Allied Arts Guild.  The community is invited to attend and connect with other local business leaders, community leaders and Rotary members. The guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Richard Moran, President of Menlo College, author, CEO, and […]

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Rotary Club of Menlo Park awards scholarships totaling $125,000 to local high school seniors

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park awarded academic scholarships totaling $125,000 to local high school students at the 31st annual scholastic achievement awards ceremony this past Monday, May 16.  These need-based scholarships aim to alleviate the financial burden of students who have proven themselves with high academic achievements. Scholarships to attend four-year colleges were awarded […]

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Rotary Club of Menlo Park hosts Rotary Means Business on March 24

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is hosting Rotary Means Business on Thursday, March 24, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center “Oak Room”, 700 Alma Street, Menlo Park. The business community is invited to attend and connect with other professionals and Rotary members in Menlo Park as well as members from […]

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Retired M-A counselor, Alice Kleeman, honored at Rotary Club’s holiday luncheon

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Alice Kleeman was honored at the Rotary Club of Menlo Park’s Holiday Luncheon held at the Quadrus Conference Center. Alice retired this year after 20 years as the college counselor at Menlo-Atherton High School.  She was a major supporter and advisor to the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation on its scholarship programs. The Rotary Club […]

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Spotted: Action at Book Giveaway Day at Belle Haven Community Garden

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park and Facebook co-hosted a Book Giveaway Day at the Belle Haven Community Garden last Saturday. Gently used books for ages 1 to 18 were given out to all children who attended the event. About 2,000 books were donated by local residents, Rotary club members, their friends and neighbors, the […]

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Tara VanDerveer to speak at Rotary Connects on September 16

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park is hosting Rotary Connects on Wednesday September 16th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Galata Bistro in downtown Menlo Park. The guest speaker for the evening is Tara VanDerveer, Stanford University Women’s Basketball coach. She led the Stanford Cardinal to two NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championships: in 1990 […]

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Rotary Club’s Taste of Menlo – and beyond – will take place on June 3, raising money for needs-based scholarships

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park will host the 3rd annual food and wine fundraising event for its scholarship program on Wednesday, June 3, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at Menlo College. Tickets are available online. This year, the event is extended to be called “Taste of Menlo & beyond” to include restaurants beyond Menlo […]

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Spotted: Rotary Club of Menlo Park achievement award winners at M-A PAC

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park hosted the annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Ceremony for local high school students on May 18 at the Menlo-Atherton High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). Each year four local high schools are provided with up to 30 achievement awards to be given out to their students. Each school has the flexibility […]

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Rotary Club of Menlo Park awards grants totally $25,000 to local non-profits

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The Rotary Club of Menlo Park presented grant checks totaling $25,000 to local non-profit organizations at the Rotary luncheon on May 6, 2015. In January, the Rotary Club of Menlo Park announced the availability of funds to be granted to local non-profit groups that identify a compelling public need in Menlo Park or a surrounding […]

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