Welcome to the Rotary Club of Alamo!

Feel free to drop in any Wednesday, and you will be greeted by a club member! The first lunch is on us.

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Rotary Club of Alamo

Just a reminder that tonight is the LAST Monday of the month and you know what that means...HAPPY HOUR at Forli Restaurant & Bar at 5:30 with fellow Rotarians for a glass of cheer and lots of camaraderie!!

See you there!

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Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Andersen stopped by today to tell us about what’s happening in our community! ...

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Coming Wednesday to the Rotary Club of Alamo at 12:15pm - Round Hill Country Club. You'll be greeted by Brad Gai!

Caring Hands - Maria Amadea and Stacy Appel

Caring Hands began in 1998 as a collaboration between John Muir Health, social service agencies, congregations of various faiths, and the community-at-large. Caring Hands promotes independence and well-being for local seniors through meaningful, one-on-one relationships with caring volunteers. They create matches between volunteers and people over 60 years old who may be frail, isolated, or disabled. By providing free non-medical assistance, they help seniors stay in their homes and remain independent as long as safely possible. Volunteers provide life-enhancing services such as friendly visits and companionship, social outings, transportation and escort to medical appointments, help with shopping and errands, respite care to give a break to a family caregiver, reading mail and letter-writing. Services are generally provided once a week, for 1-3 hours to meet a senior’s ongoing need, and are scheduled on the times and days that work best for the volunteer. The Caring Hands staff consists of a Manager, a Social Services Coordinator, a Volunteer Coordinator, and a Department Secretary, supporting over 300 volunteers and approximately 400 seniors. Come hear from the Manager, Maria Amadea, PhD and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whom oversees the day to day operations of the department. You'll also hear from Stacy Appel, the volunteer coordinator.

What's happening at Alamo Rotary?
September 10. Alamo Rotary Board Meeting. 6pm - Panera Bread Alamo - The "Vault"
October 18. Six Club Dinner. San Ramon Country Club 6pm. Jeffrey Bleich, Former Ambassador to Australia.
November 2. Rick King 50 years in Rotary Celebration and Foundation Fundraiser. 6pm - Blackhawk Museum.
December 12. Alamo Rotary Christmas Party. Round Hill Country Club.

What's happening around Alamo? www.aroundalamoandbeyond.com

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Alamo Rotary Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/rotaryclubofalamo/
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Alamo Rotary Main Website: www.alamorotary.org/

What is Rotary? You've been asked the question. Now you can answer it concisely:
Rotary is a leadership organization, made up of local business, professional and civic leaders. We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships and service our community and the world.

Upcoming Programs:
September 19 // Citizen of Year - Contra Costa County Update - Supervisor Candace Andersen
September 26 // LN-4 Hands - Give a Hand - Michael Mendonça
October 3 // California Earthquake Authority - Chris Nance
October 10 // Habitat for Humanity - Kevin Dowling
October 17 // DARK - Six Club Dinner - October 18
October 24 // SRVUSD Update - Superintendent Rick Schmitt
October 31 // Everything you wanted to know about Harley-Davidson motorcycles, but were afraid to ask - Mike McGuire
November 7 // 16th and Bryant - Part 2 - Bill Soto Castellanos
November 14 // The Crayon Initiative - Bryan Ware
November 21 // DARK - Thanksgiving
November 28 // The Rotary Club of Oakland - A Century of Service and Friendship - Linda Hamilton
December 5 // School Christmas Program
December 12 // DARK - Christmas Dinner
December 19 // TBD
December 26 // DARK - Christmas
January 2 // DARK - New Years
January 9 // Annual Fireside - Lunch
January 16 // Committee Meetings
January 23 // District Governor Visit

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