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Union Middle School talent show and a
Red badge biographical presentation by Geraldine Arce.
Union Middle School talent & Red Badge Bio.
 May 23, 2017
 

 

 

 May 23, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Rotary club of Los Gatos provides on average 16 high school senior scholarships a year.  Giving away approximately $40,000/year.  
 
 This fund was established in 1947.  33% of the money made from the Rotary Club of LG Great Race goes directly into this fund.  Our club provides scholarships to select students from Los Gatos and Leigh High school.  
 
Criteria for recipients include:
- Recommendation from school counselor
- screening from interview process
- GPA
- School participation - especially if they are a member of the Interact club 
- Financial need
Rotary High School Scholarship presentations
 May 30, 2017
 

 

 

 May 30, 2017 12:15 PM
 
 
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Brenda Holmes 

Brenda Holmes has been the Executive Director of Mountain Parks Foundation, CA State Parks’ nonprofit partner at Big Basin Redwoods and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Parks, for the past 6 years.. Her prior career includes a long list of leadership positions in both corporate and nonprofit arenas and ranging from  Adult Education Advisor in the Peace Corps to President of Calco  Medical Management Corporation, a workers’ compensation claims administrator. Brenda, who is a certified Integral Life Coach, grew up in Boulder Creek before moving away for college and work responsibilities. She returned to the Santa Cruz mountains with her family in 2003 and has dedicated herself to stewarding our local redwood forests ever since

Brenda Holmes
 Jun 06, 2017
 

 

 

 Jun 06, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Doc Mitchell

"Eastern vs. Western Medicine"

Following his graduation from High School, Doc moved to the Pacific Northwest for his undergraduate study where he began his interest and study of native plants. A lengthy sojourn in Latin America introduced him to indigenous herbal medicine and upon returning to the Bay area, he began studying ethobotany and pharmacognosy with renowned 4th generational botanist and herbalist Christopher Hobbs PhD. This study led to being introduced to the herbal medicine tradition of China and the practice of Traditional Chinese medicine in the West. At that time, Chinese doctors who were refugees from Mao’s cultural revolution were just recently organizing medical schools of Traditional Chinese in the United States. Doc enrolled and was one of the earliest Americans to study this ancient medicine in the west.

When his college was formed as a not for profit institution, Doc was asked by his teachers to serve as a member of the board of directors and soon rose to Chairman of the board. It was during this time as board chair that the college received Federal accreditation that included substantial academic and student population growth.

Doc’s passion for both medicine and study led to his being asked to join the faculty at Five Branches University (http://www.fivebranches.edu) in 1995 where he continues to serve as professor and associate faculty chair teaching both History and Philosophy and medical case studies, the integration of Traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine.

After 17 years of busy clinical practice Doc, returned to academia for further education, receiving one of the first accredited professional Doctorate degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine offered in the west. During this return to the classroom as a student, he had the opportunity and honor to studying under the tutelage of well-seasoned and famous“old doctors” from Mainland China and professors from Stanford’s medical school.

Doc has practiced traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Los Gatos, California since 1989. While many of his patients come for orthopedic issues, many more have sought him out for the treatment of both difficult “knotted” diseases and fertility issues. His long-standing clinical practice and academic experience have given him unique insights in the treatment of many diseases and conditions. These activities, combined with his rigorous pursuit of academic excellence in teaching, have informed his skills both as a clinician and educator. As a seasoned educator, his knowledge of the medical classics and modern research inform his clinical practice and as a seasoned clinician, his experience informs his teaching of both patients and graduate students. Doc brings this integration of both the best of this ancient medicine and modern medicine to his serene clinic nestled in the woods by the creek in Los Gatos.

Doc Mitchell DAOM, L.AC.
 Jun 13, 2017
 

 

 

 Jun 13, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Los Gatos Youth Theatre
 Jun 20, 2017
 

 

 

 Jun 20, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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 Jun 22, 2017
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
 
 
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Club Dark
 Jun 27, 2017
 

 

 

 Jun 27, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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No Meeting - Happy Birthday America!
 Jul 04, 2017
 
 

 

 

 Jul 04, 2017 12:15 PM
 
 Jul 06, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
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Annual Boy Scout fundraising lunch at their facility near the Los Gatos High School tennis courts. 

Boy Scouts “Never Never Land” Building is right behind Los Gatos School. There is a driveway that takes you to a lot in the back.  It is in one of the brown buildings across from the tennis courts.
 
Cost is $15.00 and net proceeds help support the troop.
 
Please note: There will be no regular Tuesday lunch this day. the Lodge will be dark.
Club Dark: Attend Annual Boy Scout lunch
 Jul 11, 2017
 

 

 

 Jul 11, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Suzanne, our club President for 2017/18 club assembly.  She will share club goals, activities for the year as well as touch on recent club survey that was sent out.  All members are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Suzanne Boxer-Gassman
 Jul 18, 2017
 

 

 

 Jul 18, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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 Elias Castillo who is the author of "A cross of Thorns" .  A three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee and the winner of thirteen journalism awards. Born in Mexicali, Baja California, Castillo holds two degrees from San Jose State University and is a former reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and the Associated Press.His book addresses the impact of the missionaries on the American Indians.  This book now is used widely in university courses and will be an informative presentation.

Link to Elias Castillo website 

 
Elias Castillo
 Jul 25, 2017
 

 

 

 Jul 25, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Kim Castaneda, Development Director at Health Trust.  Everyone's health matters;  the mission at Health Trust is to build health equality in the Silicon Valley.  Since its inception in 1996, the organization has been a catalyst in Silicon Valley for community partnerships that identify health issues and work together to find innovative solutions.
 
 
Kim Castaneda
 Aug 01, 2017
 

 

 

 Aug 01, 2017 12:15 PM
 
 Aug 03, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
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 Aug 05, 2017
6:30 AM – 10:00 AM
 
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Peggy Flynn 3 years in the Peace Corps at Botswana

There are more than 185 Volunteers in Botswana working with their communities on projects in youth development and health. During their service in Botswana, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Setswana, Ikalanga, and Kgalagadi. More than 2,610 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Botswana since the program was established in 1966. 

Peggy Flynn
 Aug 08, 2017
 

 

 

 Aug 08, 2017 12:15 PM
 
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Dave Edlund: King of McCovey Cove

Dave Edlund is a San Francisco Giants fan.

Since becoming an AT&T Park regular in 2005, Edlund has attended more than 300 Giants games, all of which he has spent outside the actual confines of the park. While tens-of-thousands of fans sit in the bleachers, Edlund sits beyond the right field wall in his kayak, blubbing atop the waters of McCovey Cove, waiting for the sounds of an approaching Splash Hit.

He is known as “McCovey Cove Dave,” a name that can be found proudly printed on his gameday uniform, an orange hooded sweatshirt that has been dunked in the water of the Bay more times than a plunging San Francisco seagull.

After grabbing his first Splash Hit home run in August of 2005, McCovey Cove Dave has scooped-up a total of 24 Cove home runs. More impressively, since the start of the 2010 season, of the 25 Splash Hit home runs hit while he was in the Cove, he has grabbed 21 of them, a mind-boggling .840 batting average.

Newspaper article for more information

Dave Edlund, SF Giants fan & a good ball catcher
 Aug 15, 2017
 

 

 

 Aug 15, 2017 12:15 PM
 
Board members meet the third Monday starting at 5:45pm of every month at the Los Gatos Lodge unless otherwise specified. Members are welcome to attend any meeting.  
 Aug 21, 2017
 
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Club BBQ - Tuesday August 22 starting at 5pm

Members bring a guest to attend club BBQ (for adults only) at Oak Meadow Park and enjoy a ride on the train or carousel, good friends and good food cooked on a great outdoor grill we take pride in donating to Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad.  Buy your tickets at the next club meeting or let Tina or Andrew know how many tickets you want.

Tickets are $45.00/per person.  


Club Dark: Attend BBQ tonight 5pm
 Aug 22, 2017
 

 

 

 Aug 22, 2017 12:15 PM
 
 

 

 

 Aug 29, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Sep 05, 2017 12:15 PM
 
 Sep 07, 2017 5:00 PM –
Sep 14, 2017 7:00 PM
 

 

 

 Sep 12, 2017 12:15 PM
 
Board members meet the third Monday starting at 5:45pm of every month at the Los Gatos Lodge unless otherwise specified. Members are welcome to attend any meeting.  
 Sep 18, 2017
 

 

 

 Sep 19, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Sep 26, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Oct 03, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Oct 10, 2017 12:15 PM
 
Board members meet the third Monday starting at 5:45pm of every month at the Los Gatos Lodge unless otherwise specified. Members are welcome to attend any meeting.  
 Oct 16, 2017
 

 

 

 Oct 17, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Oct 24, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Oct 31, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Nov 07, 2017 12:15 PM
 

 

 

 Nov 14, 2017 12:15 PM
 
Board members meet the third Monday starting at 5:45pm of every month at the Los Gatos Lodge unless otherwise specified. Members are welcome to attend any meeting.  
 Nov 20, 2017
 

 

 

 Nov 21, 2017 12:15 PM