Menlo Park Kiwanis Club

There’s something for everyone at upcoming Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meetings where a new and relative topic is discussed every week. Meetings at Allied Arts Center start at noon on Tuesdays at Allied Arts Center. Here are upcoming meetings:

February 5: Bruce Wellings of Wellings Wealth Care, will discuss the new tax law and how it affects individuals in his talk, “Changes in Personal Tax Law”

February 12: Madeline Trevor has appeared in People Magazine and on the Ellen DeGeneres TV show. The Gunn High School student who attended USC, will go through her children’s book, “How Tickles Saved Pickles”. It is the story about two adorable Instagram stars, Pickles the pig and his friend — the hog-turned-hero — Tickles. This talk will center on these two critters and the power of social media.

February 19: Ruth Patrick, founder and CEO of Women of Silicon Valley/Women SV, will address the “Challenge of Addressing Spousal Abuse,” a subject exploring causes, gaps in services for victims in all walks of life, and ways to promote awareness of this often undetected, hidden form of abuse.

February 26: Lance Vaughan will review “Kiwanis Sponsored Boy Scout and Eagle Scout Projects” with an update on what’s ahead.

March 5: Angela Obeso, Senior Transportation Engineer for the City of Menlo Park will provide the latest information about proposed changes to the city in her talk, “Underpass Or Other Options: What’s Coming Down The Track For Caltrain/High-Speed Rail?”

March 12: John Barnet has participated in numerous seminars dealing with questions about senior housing. “The Elephant in the Living Room: Should Seniors Move To Senior Housing?” is a topic important to the Mid-Peninsula.

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Menlo Park Kiwanis name officers for club’s fiscal year

Edward “Ned” Moritz – pictured right – (Alain Pinel Realtors) was named President of the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club for the upcoming year. He replaces Brian Rigonan (BPR Law Group), who will remain as Treasurer. Other officers for the new term are Tim Wright, Secretary, and Bruce Wellings, Assistant Treasurer. The club’s fiscal year runs […]

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Menlo-Atherton’s Head Football Coach kicks off August speakers for Menlo Park Kiwanis Club

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club Awards $50,000 in scholarships to Menlo-Atherton High School seniors

Ten  Menlo-Atherton High School seniors received scholarships at the Kiwanis Club’s annual scholarship luncheon, Tuesday, May 22, at the Allied Arts Guild. For more than 40 years, the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club has provided college scholarships to Menlo-Atherton graduating seniors, based on academic performance. More than $1.1 million has been awarded to local students during the […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club member honored for 25 years of service on National Rebuilding Day

Menlo Park Kiwanis Club member Tom Sako recently received an award for his 25 years of continued service on National Rebuilding Day, the signature event of Rebuilding Together. He has organized the Kiwanis effort every year, and, as a local contractor, he has provided the leadership and planning needed to manage up to 20 volunteers […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club announces March 2018 luncheon speakers

The Menlo Park Kiwanis Club hosts noontime lunch at Allied Arts, followed by  talks and conversation. The public is invited. Speakers during March include: March 6: Jon Johnston, Fire Marshall for Menlo Park, “An Update on the Tubbs Fire, Drones & Fire Prevention” Fire Marshal Johnston (pictured right) began his career with the Menlo Park Fire […]

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Sudanese genocide survivor is one of the speakers in February at Kiwanis Club

Imagine if you had no choice but to flee your country. Where would you go? How would you cope? What would you need to rebuild your life in exile? Would you help those left behind? These are the questions that South Sudanese have had to ask themselves in the face an unrelenting civil war, famine, […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club donates $5,000 to Menlo-Atherton High School Athletic Association

In June of last year, M-A High School Football Coach Adhir Ravipati spoke to the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club at one of its regular Tuesday luncheons. He explained how he had established a program to create a culture of support in academics and life skills as well as athletics at the school. The program provides […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club announces speakers for November

How to avoid future online security breaches, emergency preparedness in the light of recent disasters, travels through Ireland, and a visit by Kiwanis District 34’s new Lt. Governor Patricia Emslie — all are timely topics of discussion at November Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meetings. November 7: Kiwanis members Les Koonce, Koonce Financial Services, and retired Menlo […]

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Jerod Haase talks to Menlo Park Kiwanis about what’s ahead for Stanford men’s basketball

Stanford men’s basketball coach Jerod Haase wanted to play for Stanford while growing up in South Lake Tahoe, but attended the University of California before transferring to the University of Kansas, playing for coach Roy Williams. Jerod highlighted Stanford’s upcoming men’s basketball season for the audience at the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club’s luncheon earlier this […]

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Menlo Park Kiwanis Club hosts WWII veteran on July 18

World War II veteran Army Sergeant Roy Billings (left) and his son Mike Billings traveled to Washington DC in May to visit the WWII memorial along with other veterans — all thanks to the efforts of Honor Flight Bay Area. Sergeant Billings will relate his wartime experiences and organization leader Connie Johnson will tell the […]

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