“Together, we see a world where people unite & take action to create lasting change - 
across the globe, in our communities, & in ourselves.”
     
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Rotary Movie Fundraiser - 7pm Fri Oct 8th
 
Club News

Meeting began at 12:30 called to order by Mike Norcia

Pledge: Art Rabitz
 
Inspiration: Jamie Hekkelman: read from a book of meditations for women who do too much.
 
Tuesday Music Track: Provided by Jack Chevlen. Paradise by the Dashboard Light by Meatloaf.
 
Thank you to Shir Hadash Staff: Gary Geller, Cindy Weinberg and Diego Mendoza
 
Visiting Guests:
  • Tom Rossmeissl by Mike Norcia
  • Ray Azzi by Art Rabitz
  • Allison Carpenter Davis, our guest speaker, by Jeffrey Blum
  • Siddarth Metwale by Marty Fishman
 
Member Spotlight: Ramon Ware
 

Club Announcements:

  • Rebuilding Together: Saturday, Oct. 23. Painting the exterior of a home in Campbell
  • Fall Fundraiser: James Bond movie: No Time To Die. Proceeds will go to Stanford’s Children Health Teen Van Mobile Clinic and The Bill Wilson Center Permanent Housing for Homeless Youth. Purchase tickets from Tina Orsi-Hartigan. Click here to purchase tickets.
  • LeRoy Neider:  Shared a newspaper file from a 1974 publication about the Rotary Club
 
*Photo of Steve Marriucci, host and current NFL Network broadcaster - Sept. 14, 2021

Thank you to all the Rotarians who helped with Parking, Security, B-Q, Food Prep, and Auction Support at this wonderful charity event!
 
Former Oakland Raiders Head Coach, Pro Football Hall of Famer, and Emmy Award Winner John Madden has co-hosted the event for many years and is now retiring from the Battle of the Bay Charity Bocce. We will be forever thankful for his contributions. The former San Francisco 49ers Head Coach, University of California – Berkeley Head Coach, and current NFL Network broadcaster Steve Mariucci hosted the Annual “Battle of the Bay” Charity Bocce Tournament with Tom Albanese at the beautiful Campo di Bocce facility in Los Gatos, California.
 
Since its’ inception back in 1999, this event has raised over $8 million for local and national charities. In recent years, the beneficiaries have been: Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, Mariucci Family Foundation, Diabetic Youth Foundation, Easter Seals Kaleidoscope, Northern California Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, local High School Football Programs and more.
 
This exclusive high-level charity mixer brings together professional athletes, celebrities, dignitaries, and business leaders for a fun day of bocce, world-class wines, and Campo di Bocce’s signature Italian cuisine. Not to mention, this event is the home of top-tier networking opportunities and media coverage. This is a great environment and great venue to have fun and connect with respected Bay Area affiliates and top sports figures.
 
The “Battle of the Bay” tournament has provided excitement for the Northern California region and continues to grow in reputation. Thank you for visiting our page and we look forward to your involvement with this year’s festivities.
 
Enjoy a few photos provided by Eric Eberle who helped organize Rotarian volunteers.  Great job Eric!
 
 
James Bond and The Fall Fundraiser are coming to a theater near you on October 8!
 
Please join us and invite your friends and family join us on opening night of No Time to Die and help support 2 great causes.
 
 
When:  October 8 at 7PM
 
Theater has been remodeled and they have a nice bar area so feel free to come early, have a drink and talk about your favorite James Bond movie.
(Which, obviously, is You Only Live Twice and definitely not Moonraker.)
 
Cost:    $40 per person through September 28
            $50 per person after September 28
 
Contact Tina at orsihartigan@comcast.net and let her know how many tickets you want. Amount added to your monthly billing.
 
Event will support:
 
More details on these great organizations at upcoming meetings.
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We provide food and volunteer in many food pantries including St. Lukes, House of Hope in Los Gatos, Second Harvest in San Jose, and Rise Against Hunger.  Fighting hunger and providing for low income households is just one way are helping during these difficult times.  
“For Los Gatos Rotarians, Service and Fellowship are two intertwining themes that drive much of what our club does. Our members give what they can even blood. 
 We partner with other Rotary clubs. We collected hundreds of shoes that will be delivered to Africa, South America and the Caribbean. 
Rotary International 2021/22 Theme