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TB Tests Needed for EHC Volunteers

Rotary CSJw plans to continue our monthly volunteer effort on behalf of EHC LifeBuilders, where we provide the kitchen serving staff for the agency’s homeless shelter once a month.

Beginning October 31, all volunteers serving in this activity will need to have a TB Test screening prior to participating. Continue reading TB Tests Needed for EHC Volunteers

District Governor Dick Lohmiller

Our annual visit from the District 5170 Governor brought Dick Lohmiller and his entourage to our meeting today, to discuss the value of a strongly-managed club. Earlier in the day, DG Lohmiller had met with RotaryCSJw President Jerry Cummings and members of the club’s Board of Directors.

Porsche Club Charity Social

Bill and Emilie Highley invite you to attend …

Loma Prieta Porsche Club
‘Charity Good Time Gathering 2007’ … we focus on ‘Education and Growth of our Children’

Charity monies will be granted to Bowers Elementary & Rosemary Elementary Schools for identified special need programs. Continue reading Porsche Club Charity Social

Return of the San Jose Earthquakes

They are not back yet, but they are on their way.

David Alioto, in his second year as Executive Vice President of Earthquakes Soccer, LLC, spoke to our club today to update us on Lew Wolfe’s ownership bid for a Major League Soccer Franchise.

While addressing the future of soccer in the South Bay, he admitted that previous incarnations of the Earthquakes were not the models of an ideal franchise. Alioto expects soccer to be a growth sport over the next several years, and wants to be sure that the Earthquakes are competitive and community-oriented, as well.

He also confirmed the group’s interest in acquiring a franchise in the new U.S. professional womens soccer league beginning play as early as 2009.

RotaPlast Update

Today’s luncheon speaker was Kathy Wiley, the RotaPlast ambassador for District 5170. Kathy shared pictures and stories from a recent trip to El Salvador, on which doctors and other volunteers treated 108 patients with cleft palates and other facial deformities. The team provided consultation, surgery, and other services, in cooperation with the local military hospital and the four local Rotary Clubs in San Salvador.

RotaPlast coordinates approximately 15 trips per year, mostly to South America. To find out more — an complete an application to join them — visit their website’s “How to Help” page.