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Campbell Theatre Presents ‘Our Town’

“Rotary Night at the Theater” … Come One, Come All! Bring your families, friends and neighbors!

The Campbell Theatre Company presents “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder

March 13 @ 8:00 pm
March 14 @ 3:00 & 8:00
March 15 @ 1:00 & 5:00

The Campbell Heritage Theater

To support our local theatre company … To have an enjoyable evening out … and To help raise funds for Campbell Rotary … Just tell the box office that you are with “Campbell Rotary” when you or your friends buy your tickets. Then, just enjoy the show!

Tickets may be purchased by phone at 408-866-2700 with your credit card or at the box office. Box Office hours: Tues-Fri: 9:00 to 5:30; Sat: 9:00-1:00.

Join the Board — Find a Speaker

Newsletter Jan 27 2009

J A N U A R Y 2 7 , 2 0 0 9 CAMPBELL Rotary W W W . C A M P B E L L R O T A R Y. O R G z Two weeks from today, February 10, our club will host our student speech contest here at EMQ during our regular meeting time. Members are encouraged to arrive a bit early so we can have plenty of time for our guest speakers. This year’s theme is “Rotary Pride, Make Dreams Real.” Club Speech Contest z Come Join our Board Tips on Finding a Good Speaker Our club is somewhat unique in that we all contribute to ?nding speakers for the program portion of our weekly meetings. It’s worth reminding everyone what makes for a good program. We are looking for presenters who have an interesting, timely and/or entertaining presentation to make, like Randy Hanh, above. We want to avoid one that is a blatant pitch for their products or services. Our goal is to inform and entertain and not just to be sold. ????? Next Monday, February 2 at 5:30, our club’s Board of Directors will meet at Emil Villa’s Hickory Pit. The “Pit” is located on Campbell Ave. just West of Bascom Ave across from The Prune Yard. But what goes on at Board meetings, anyway? We share information about what the various committees are working on. We discuss requests for funds that come from various people and organizations and ?nally decide which projects we will support. Feb. 10: Club Speech Contest Feb. 28: Club Social: Past Presidents Mar. 13-15: “Our Town” @ Campbell Heritage Theater Apr. 17-19: District Celebration @ Santa Clara Marriott This month’s agenda includes a mid year revision of our annual club budget, our monthly Treasurer’s report, the Miskulin Scholarship, progress on our international “digital villages” project, and potential new projects with the West Valley Community Services Organization. All members are welcome to attend Board meetings. Please let John know if you can join us so we can make the proper arrangements. Come join us! Coming Events Feb. 2: Board Meeting, 5:30 PM @ Hickory Pit Feb. 9: Serving @ EHC, 4:30

D5170 Updates & News

Newsletter Jan 20 2009

J A N U A R Y 2 0 , 2 0 0 9 CAMPBELL Rotary W W W . C A M P B E L L R O T A R Y. O R G z Get your racket ready! The District 5170 “Sid Mitchell Tennis Tournament” is set for Wednesday, April 15, 2009 from 9:00 to Noon at the Sunnyvale Tennis Center, 755 Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale. Cost is $35 per player and includes your lunch. Sign up today! Tennis Tournament Setz District 5170 News & Updates Thirty-five Attend Youth Certification On Saturday, January 17th, about 35 Rotarians, including a dozen from our club took part in the District Youth Certi?cation Training here at the EMQ Center. Roger Hassler and Arley Marley were on hand to lead members through the District Policy and Procedures designed to insure the safety and protection of youngsters with whom Rotarians come in contact. Thanks to Bill Highley for setting up the training. ????? There are so many things going on in Rotary at the District level that this seems like a good time to share what some of those opportunities are. This Spring, District 5170 will host a Group Study Exchange team from District 3810, Manila. We might be able to have the group at one of our meetings and, if you would like to host a visiting team member, contact Richard Flanders at srednalf@pacbell.net. The District is also looking to honor the 3 members in each club with the most years of Service to Rotary. Are you one of them? Please see John Shannon after the meeting today. Feb. 10: Club Speech Contest Mar. 13-15: “Our Town” @ Campbell Heritage Theater Apr. 17-19: District Celebration @ Santa Clara Marriott Apr. 25: Rotarians @ Work Day Want to advertise your business to hundreds of Rotarians for free? Check the District’s website, www.rotary5170.org and follow the links to “District Yellow Pages.” Did you know that Rotarians, through our “End Polio Now” program have contributed over $700 Million and have saved over 5 Million children from the ravages of paralysis and saved 250,000 from an early death? Our club Speech Contest is coming on February 10th. Please assist Janine Payton when she asks for volunteers for this great event. Coming Events Feb. 2: Board Meeting, 5:30 PM @ Hickory Pit Feb. 9: Serving @ EHC, 4:30

District Celebration: April 17-19

Mark your calendars for April 17-19 …. for the new District 5170 Celebration!

Newsletter Jan 13 2009

J A N U A R Y 1 3 , 2 0 0 9 CAMPBELL Rotary W W W . C A M P B E L L R O T A R Y. O R G z Remember this Saturday, January 17 will be a great opportunity to complete Rotary’s Youth Certification right here at EMQ. The important session will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude at Noon. All of us who will work with kids, need to be there! Youth Certificationz Mark Your Calendar: April 17-19 Campbell Rotary, at Your Service! Yesterday was the 2nd Monday of the month, so a great crew of servers, headed by Jerry Cummings, met at the Emergency Housing Consortium’s Boccardo Center to serve dinner to those members of the community who don’t have a place to call home. Next month you, too, can join the likes of Ann, Pam and Janine (pictured above) along with Jerry, Paul, Bill, Marv and John for a very worthwhile event. It takes about an hour of your time and is well worth the effort. ????? In what is expected to be a real highlight of this Rotary year in District 5170, Rotarians from throughout the district will descend on the Santa Clara Marriott’s Hotel and Conference Center for three days of fun, music, food, inspiration and camaraderie. Friday night’s entertainment will be “The Rat Pack”, a singing and dancing troupe of wonderful impersonators of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Dean Martin. And bring your dancin’ shoes for Saturday nights headliner: The Joe Sharino Band, a local sensation! Of Feb. 2: Board Meeting, 5:30 PM @ Hickory Pit Feb. 9: Serving @ EHC, 4:30 Feb. 10: Club Speech Contest course, Sunday’s high school student speech contest will be sure to give you more hope for the future. This year’s “Celebration” will also host a “House of Friendship” like they do at the International Conventions. Not only will you be able to ?nd great ideas for projects–local and international-and vendors, but also music throughout! New members: the club will pay for your registration for one day of the celebration. Stay tuned for more information! Jan. 13: ELC 2, 7:30 @ Holders in Cupertino Jan. 17: Youth Certi?cation @ EMQ , 9AM to Noon Coming Events

Happy New Year 2009!

Newsletter Jan 6 2009

J A N U A R Y 6 , 2 0 0 9 HAPPY New Year z Mon: 12:15 Milpitas Wed: 7:15 AM Los Gatos Morning Thur: 12:15 Willow Glen Online: www.recswusa.org Fri: 12:15 Almaden Valley W W W . C A M P B E L L R O T A R Y. O R G Need a Make-up Meeting?z Youth Certification Training, 1/17 Board Highlights Last night, the Board: approved a $500 contribution to the City of Campbell’s Summer Program for deserving kids reported that we are 93% toward our Double Sustainer goal for the year. decided to create a committee to come up with a large fundraising event. learned that we will participate in “Rotarians at Work” Day, April 25 in Campbell. ????? Youth Certi?cation Training is essential for any and all members who plan to do any volunteer work on behalf of Rotary that involves contact with minor children. Designed to protect members as well as the children we seek to help, the training is offered free of charge to all Rotarians. Fortunately for us, Bill Highley has arranged for a training session right here at EMQ on Saturday, January 17 from 9:00 AM to Noon. All members, especially those who plan to take part in Jan. 13: ELC 2, 7:30 @ Holders in Cupertino Jan. 17: Youth Certi?cation @ EMQ , 9AM to Noon this year’s ELC 2 program, are encouraged to take advantage of this local opportunity to receive the necessary training to take part in any of our youth-related activities. Check with Bill Highley if you plan to attend. Speaking of wonderful children, Felicia and Jocelyn Keller, shown at left, presented a check for $139, which represents money they raised by decorating and selling holiday cookies. The money raised went to purchase holiday gift cards for some EMQ families. Jan. 10: Pre-PETS @ SJ DoubleTree Jan. 12: Service @ Emergency Housing Consortium Coming Events