President 2014-2015
Edward Wight
Edward Wight
Rotary International
District 5150

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Rotary International is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 34,282 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries & geographical areas. At last count there were 1,216,779 members. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.


The Rotary Club of Ross Valley was chartered on May 21, 1925 and is one of the oldest clubs in Marin County. We are now in our 91st year of service. Our meetings are every Wednesday, 12 Noon until 1:30 PM at Café Arrivederci, 11G St., San Rafael (415) 453-6427

 

 

We currently have 31 active members in the Rotary Club of Ross Valley.

   

 

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On March 18, 2015 our speaker for the day was Dot Spaet, a Back Pain Specialist

 

 

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Once again, our meeting of March 11, 2015 started off with the induction of a new member, Jon Way

 

 

 

And our speaker for the day was San Rafael Mayor, Gary Phillips

 

 

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Our meeting of March 4, 2015 started off with the induction of 2 new members, Terry Hennessy and Trina Lavigna

 

 

Trina Lavigna                                                      Terry Hennessy

 

Our speaker for the day was David Solo, President and CEO of Boys and Girls Club of Marin and Sonoma Counties

 

 

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Our speakers for Feb. 25 Marissa Wertheimer of Marin County Probation Department and AJ Brady, Assistant District Attorney. They spoke on the Restorative Justice Program that they both participate in through the Marin County Justice System.

 

 

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Cythia Koehler, a board member of the Mariln Municipal Water District gave a talk on water conservation and the use of Gray Water Systems at our meeting on Feb. 18

 

 

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Our speaker for Feb. 11 (our 'Valentines Lunch' was Linda Tavaszi, PhD  Linda is the CEO of Marin Community Clinics.

 

 

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Our program of Feb. 4 started of with the awarding of multiple Paul Harris Fellows to Larry Lococo and Jon Marchant

 

  presented by District Governor Chris Gallagher and Assistant Governor Jayne Hulbert.

There was also Major Donor award presented to Joan Capurro

 

 

Also present at the occasion was Past District Governor John Bottari

 

 

 

AND NOW, TO OUR SPEAKER:

 

LUCAS OSHUN, Executive Directore with Global Student Embassy was our speaker on Feb.4

Click on the link below to see a video of this Fantastic Program.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrSgPCfqU1o&feature=youtu.be

 

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 OUR SPEAKERS FOR JAN. 28 were Jaques Verduin, founder and director of Insight-Out (ISO).

This organization provides services and self-development opportunities to prisoners and challenged youth that are at hih-risk to fall into a criminal lifestyle.  Joining Jaques was 'Red', a former prisoner who was released six months ago after 25 years in prison.  He is an active member of the program who says it changed his life for the better and gage him the tools to drop violence and criminal behavior from his life.  Oh yes, and standing next to them is our president, Ted.

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HERE WE ARE AT OUR NEW LOCATION AND FOR JAN. 14 WE HAD KEVIN LAUGHLIN AS OUR SPEAKER.

KEVIN IS A LONG TIME RESIDENT IN SAN RAFAEL AND HAS STARTED THE CANAL BASEBALL ACADEMY.

 

 

 

 

 


Meeting Time & Location Information
Wednesday at 12:00 PM
Arrivederci Cafe
11 G St.
San Rafael, California 94901  map it
Marin
Contact Information
Al Flood
phone: 415-457-5623
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www.cafearrivedercirestaurant.com

Rotary Club of Ross Valley-Fairfax

PO Box 415

San Anselmo, Ca 94979-0415

 

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