Event Types
Happy Hour for us in the bar.  
Mar 01, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Do you have brain fog, mood swings, weight issues, fatigue, constipation, sugar/food cravings, insomnia, diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol? Your symptoms are real and there are natural strategies for you!

 Dr. Sharon Dubner, D.C. & Dr. Allen Dubner, D.C. have helped many people normalize their blood sugar levels naturally so that their MD has taken them off medications. Learn how sugar balance is affecting your health problems, how to eat sweet and still be healthy, breaking the sugar-stress connection, key sugar strategies to lose weight and have abundant energy and prevent disease, and breakthrough easy natural self-help techniques.

In addition to practicing at their Health and Wellness Center in San Jose CA, for over 30 years, Dr. Allen Dubner, D.C. and Dr. Sharon Dubner, D.C. have been providing natural health strategies lectures throughout Santa Clara County at corporations such as Sony Corporation and Lockheed Martin Corporation, Universities and colleges, school districts and community centers and groups. They have given over 900 of these public self-help wellness/lifestyle strategies talks.

Dr. Allen Dubner, D.C. and Dr. Sharon Dubner, D.C. received doctorates in Chiropractic in 1984 and 1986 respectfully from Palmer College of Chiropractic-West. They have a passion for helping community members achieve greater health and wellness through increasing their awareness of lifestyle choices and believe that when people are educated they will make more responsible, positive choices in regards to their overall wellbeing.


Drs Allen & Sharon Dubner
Mar 06, 2018
Mar 06, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Scott Herhold retired from the Mercury News last November after 40 years with the newspaper. He  covered a parade of beats -- the Peninsula, county government, general assignment, redevelopment and venture capital. He did stints as an assistant city editor, a magazine writer, a political gossip columnist and a tech stocks writer.  For his last 14 years, he served as the paper's metro columnist, covering politics, crime, history and figures in the news.
Scott is a graduate of Yale, where he found his calling by covering cross-country for the Yale Daily News.  He has four grown children and three grandchildren. He and his wife, Sarah Janigian, live in San Jose's Hanchett Park neighborhood.  In retirement, he hopes to be tour guide and freelance writer.
Scott Herhold
Mar 13, 2018
Mar 14, 2018 – Mar 16, 2018
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.  
Mar 19, 2018 5:45 PM

Member Andrew Stearns will be the emcee for this program.

Third Place ELC Team
Mar 20, 2018

Our club sponsors an Interact club at the Los Gatos High School. The club organization is very similar to a Rotary club and Interact activities are similar to what we do - participate in community service projects, complete projects of their own, schedule social events, and conduct fund raising events.

A very important fund raiser for the Interact club is the annual auction they conduct at one of our Tuesday lunches. A team of 5/6 Interactors bring multiple items to the lunch and auction them off to our members. All of the items on offer have been made by the students and include baked goods, art work, ceramics, gift baskets and more. The students are the auctioneers. Our members typically make very generous bids and the proceeds of the event make a significant contribution to the Interact club's budget.

Member Tina Orsi-Hartigan is our club's liaison with the Interactors and will be the emcee for this event. Tina will be assisted by LGHS teacher Tonya McQuade.

Los Gatos High School Students
Mar 27, 2018


Santa Clara County Supervisor Mike Wasserman


Described as having “a head for numbers and a heart for people,” Supervisor Mike Wasserman was elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors in November 2010 – and re-elected in 2014 -- after serving eight years on the Los Gatos Town Council as Mayor and Councilmember. A businessman for more than 35 years, Mike has proven that balancing budgets and maintaining high-quality public services can be done when the focus is on the people you represent.

Mike currently sits on 28 committees, including chairing or co-chairing the Public Safety and Justice Committee, the Habitat Conservation Authority, and a youth task force. He coined the phrase “Real. Life. Help.” to describe the services Santa Clara County provides and he reaches 40,000 residents with this information in his monthly electronic newsletter.

Mike has a degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California and was a Certified Financial Planner for more than 30 years. He has been married to his college sweetheart, Kim, for more than 37 years and they have two adult children.


Supervisor Mike Wasserman
Apr 10, 2018
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.  
Apr 16, 2018 5:45 PM

A resident of Los Gatos since 1997, Rob Rennie was elected to the Los Gatos Town Council in November, 2014. A Bay Area native, Rob spent his formative years in Washington, DC where his stepfather served as a General Counsel of the President's Council on Environmental Quality. Rob’s mother worked in the Energy Department, as an environmental mediator and also dedicated her professional career to advocating environmental causes.


Rob holds the following degrees and credentials:  Masters of Engineering, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1991  Bachelor of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1989  Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Physics (double major), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1987; College and Department honors in both majors  Certificate in Engineering Management, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA., 1998


Rob returned to the Bay Area in 1992 and spent the next 20 plus years working in the semiconductor industry. He now works to develop products that improve solar energy technology,


At the meeting, Rob will introduce the new Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Chief, Pete Decena. The following is a brief bio of Pete.

After spending much of his childhood as an Army brat, Pete has lived in the Bay Area since the late 60’s. He attended San Jose State University where he graduated with a Masters in Art in 1980. Shortly thereafter, Pete began his law enforcement career at San Jose State University Police Department. In 1982, he was hired by the San Jose Police Department and spent 28 years in a variety of assignments until retiring as a Police Captain. In 2010, Pete returned to SJSU as the Chief of Police of the University Police Department. During the last eight years he has overseen a department of 35 sworn officers and 50 civilian staff, providing public safety services to a community of approximately 36,000 students, faculty and staff. He is thrilled to join the men and women of the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department to provide the professional policing and high degree of customer service the communities have come to expect and deserve.

Pete currently lives in San Jose with his wife, Connie and their two children, Nathan and Natalie.

Rob Rennie-Los Gatos Mayor
Apr 17, 2018

This will be a coordination meeting for the Sunday, April 29, 2018, Los Gatos Rotary Great Race. Mike Norcia and Todd Taylor will give an overview of this year's race and then the various teams (course monitors, registration team, etc) will get together and make sure all team members understand what has to be done to make this annual event the great success it has always been.

This event requires an all-hands-on-deck turn-out with all club members expected to pitch in. If you cannot be there on race day, let Mike Norcia know. There are a lot of activities in the days leading up to the race and Mike will be happy to have you cover some of these.

Club Assembly, No Guest Speaker
Apr 24, 2018

The award-winning Los Gatos High School choir will sing for us. The program will involve a selection of favorite choral pieces. The choir has visited with us several times in the past and their performances have always been very well received.

The choir leader, Ms. Maricel Riley, provided the following information about the choir.


The Los Gatos High School Choral Program has grown 300% over the last 6 years.  We currently have 3 choir class: A Concert Choir and 2 classes of Chamber Singers.  All groups perform 3 concerts, participate in 2 to 3 festivals/competitions and performs in several community events in the area every year.  In 2016, the choir got First Place and a Gold Award at the World Heritage Festival in Anaheim which qualified the choir to perform at the Carnegie Hall in New York for the Festival of Golds.  The choirs have also performed with the popular band “The Foreigners” at the Mountain Winery for 3 consecutive years beginning in 2012.  In 2014, the Los Gatos High School Choir went to England for their international performance tour and performed at the Southwark Cathedral and Westminster Concert Hall in London, Yorkminster Cathedral in York and the Royal Hall in Harrogate as part of the Harrogate International Music Festival.  The choir just recently came back from their international performance tour in Spain.  The choir performed at the beautiful Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Conservatorio de Jose Iturbi in Valencia and Iglesia de San Jose in Madrid. 

Maricel Riley
May 01, 2018


The Old Songs you remember from your youth, or your dad and mom... or your grandparents. And the "New" old songs of the '50's and '60's. Boomerang brings you beautiful, melodic and exciting songs in the acapella tradition of Barbershop Harmony.

Boomerang Barbershop Quartet
May 08, 2018

Ms. Kristina Grasty is the Principal at Los Gatos High School. The focus of her presentation to us will be to describe innovations that have been happening at the school. This will include a summary of curricula innovations that they are proud of. Ms. Grasty's presentation will also include slides of the new buildings on the campus.

Kristina Grasty LGHS Principal
May 15, 2018
May 18, 2018
5:00 PM – 8:00 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.  
May 21, 2018 5:45 PM

Fisher Middle School Principal Lisa Fraser will introduce the school's  band together with their teachers. This band has played for us several times over the past few years and their performances have always been very well received by the membership. 

School Principal Lisa Fraser
May 22, 2018

Tom Quinn has had a long career as an entrepreneur. He recently launched an alternative energy company E-Fuel Corporation.The company makes generators powered by different types of ethanol. This is a bio-fuel that the company says burns cleaner than diesel and allows users to make their own fuel.

E-Fuel has established a foothold in the agricultural sector, selling to farmers and growers wanting an alternative generator that can use ethanol fuel cheaply manufactured using farm waste.

In January 2018, the company introduced a new generator aimed at home use. Tom says this product allows homeowners to go completely off-grid.

Tom's presentation will describe the E-Fuel story and cover the benefits of using ethanol for power generation.

Tom Quinn, Chairman and CEO of E-Fuel
May 29, 2018
Jun 03, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The meeting will involve awarding scholarships to 20 high school seniors. Each recipient will tell us a little about themselves and their hopes for the future.
The Rotary Club of Los Gatos has a Scholarship Fund which currently has a corpus in excess of $1 million. Fund income is used to provide typically 20 scholarships a year to high school seniors from the Los Gatos and Leigh schools.  Each year the Club awards scholarships totaling approximately $34,000.   The Fund was established in 1947 and every year one third of the net proceeds from the Great Race goes directly into this fund.
Scholarship recipients are selected by the club's Scholarship Committee. The applicants are evaluated using the following factors:
          - Recommendations from school counselors
          - All applicants are interviewed
          - GPA
          - Participation in school activities - especially if they are a member of the Interact club 
          - Financial need
Grady Jeter of the Scholarship Committee --MC
Jun 05, 2018

Jabali Smith is the Executive Director of The Well Child Foundation. Jabali says the vision of this organization is to heal and empower the lives of children and to inspire a new generation of young people to discover  their inner strength and to create the ability and desire to live healthy, happy and successful lives.

I believe it is my duty, and our duty as a society and for humanity as a whole, to break the chain of suffering, silence and shame. And not just child abuse, molestation and human trafficking specifically but all forms of abuse. I hope that by sharing my story I will be able to help other people who have suffered in silence, and give him and her a voice. A voice of confidence, a voice of joy, a voice of self-expression. 



Jabali Smith
Jun 12, 2018
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.  
Jun 18, 2018 5:45 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.  
Jul 16, 2018 5:45 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 20, 2018 5:45 PM