Club News

2018/19 Club President 
A member of the Rotary Club of Los Gatos for 12 years.  Andrew has served on the board of directors, chaired the World Service Committee and was Vice President of the club until now.  He secured a Global Grant from Rotary International in 2011 and traveled to the Phillipines along with members Ron Cassel and Ed Stahl to help install a Neonatal ICU and CCU in Tuguegarao City.  Andrew serves as Chair of the Financial Advisory Committee for the LGUSD and as a classroom reader with Project Cornerstone.  As a father to four children, Andrew enjoys helping coach their baseball and soccer teams.   He is married to an amazing woman, Georgia, who exemplifies the Rotary motto of "Service above Self" both at home and in her volunteer efforts at Lexington elementary.  Andrew is a Principal at Betterwealth LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory firm located in Silicon Valley. He has seen firsthand the positive change that can be affected through an organization with Rotary’s international scale.  
Andrew enjoys meeting new people and encourages guests to give Rotary a try by attending a club meeting which are held every Tuesday at 12:30pm at the Los Gatos Lodge: 50 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032.   Your first lunch meeting is on us! Contact Andrew at president@losgatosrotary.org


Tonight we celebrate our out-going club President Suzanne Boxer-Gassman and welcome our incoming President Andrew Howard.  Suzanne has done a fantastic job as our club President! We will share photos of the night soon! 
Los Gatos Rotary Club would love to meet you and tell you more about Rotary and how you can make a difference in our community and world by joining Rotary.  

Our club meets every Tuesday at the Los Gatos Lodge from 12:15pm - 1:30pm.   We have over 100 active members and we pride ourselves on serving the needs of our community and world.  Our club gave away $160,000 to local and world organization this year alone.  We host two major fundraiser: 
1. The Rotary club of Los Gatos Great Race in April
2. Rotary CrabFest & Auction in January 
 
As well as organize a community service activity almost every month.  Our club partners with non-profits such as St. Luke's pantry, Rebuilding Together, Rise Against Hunger, Uplift family services, Family giving Tree, and many more organizations that allows our members to get involved in community service work.  

Each week at our club meetings Rotary invites a keynote speaker. This is an enlightening time for Rotarians to be informed on a wide range of topics. To view our upcoming speakers please visit our guest speaker tab on our website. If you would like to be a guest speaker, please contact us at secretary@losgatosrotary.org 
 
To learn more about becoming a member please view the material available here on becoming a member or contact us for more information. 
The world can alway use more Rotarians! 
 
Club Information

JOIN US FOR LUNCH

We meet Tuesdays
from 12:15 to 1:30 PM 
Los Gatos Lodge
50 Los Gatos - Saratoga Road
Los Gatos, CA  95032-5460
United States
 
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1018
Los Gatos, CA  95031
 
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Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
Community service
Serving at St. Luke's pantry Tuesday
“For Los Gatos Rotarians, Service and Fellowship are two intertwining themes that drive much of what our club does. Rotary was honored to partner with Rebuilding Together SV to revitalize the home of a local Los Gatos resident."
Seventy 72 gifts purchase to give to Family Giving Tree who are helping families bring joy to Children on Christmas morning.  What a joy it is to give. 
 
 
 
Silicon Valley Pet Project
- Our rotarians helped make blankets with LGHS Interact Club
 

Join us - we are people of Action

We meet every Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm at the Los Gatos Lodge.  Every month we complete a community service project, host social events, offer networking opportunities that build personal and professional connections.  Our two largest fund raiser are held in January CrabFest and Auction and April The Great Race of Los Gatos.  We raised enough money in 2016/17 to give $128,000 to both local and International charities.  

Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self. In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you'll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.

 

 
2018/19 Theme
 

The theme for the 2018-2019 Rotary year, Be the Inspiration, was recently announced by RI President Barry Rassin. Rassin is a member of the Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas.  Read more (click here)