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.

Coming Wednesday to the Rotary Club of Alamo at Round Table Pizza 5:15pm, you’ll be greeted by Al Steunenberg.

Let Mark Kahn know if you can make it to Round Table Pizza’s. Mark's phone number is (925) 784-0714. We need to know by Monday night.

Appetizers as well as pizza, beer and wine!

Annual Fireside Meeting

We will send along an updated date for the Fireside chat as soon as possible.

This is a MANDATORY meeting for Alamo Rotary members. We will discuss many important items including direction of the club, annual Easter egg hunt, attracting new members and more. If you have a specific item you would like discussed, please let Steve Polcyn and Beth Randall know. We will also have a vote for the election of our 2022-2023 Alamo Rotary Club and Foundation Officers.

What's happening at Alamo Rotary?
See President Beth’s Weekly Email. Here is a snapshot of some upcoming events.

January 18. Easter Egg Hunt Committee Meeting 5:30p Peter Waldron’s Office 3201 Danville Blvd #190, Alamo /
February 14. Alamo Rotary Board Meeting. 6pm. Peter Waldron’s Office 3201 Danville Blvd #190, Alamo./
April 16. Easter Egg Hunt. Livorna Park.
May 14. Paper Shredding. 9:00-12:00pm. New Life Church.

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Upcoming Programs:

January 19 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30. Round Table Pizza
January 26 // Cantare Con Vivo - Mary Finch
February 2 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
February 9 // Wheelchair Foundation and Blackhawk Museum – David Behring
February 16 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
February 23 // The Four Way Ramblers
March 2 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
March 9 // DARK - Joint Meeting at Rossmoor
March 16 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
March 23 // Market Update – Katia Atanassov
March 30 // Asante Africa – Erna Grasz
April 6 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
April 13 // TBD
April 20 // District Governor Visit – DG Kathy Suvia
April 27 // TBD
May 4 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
May 11 // Annual Interact Awards Luncheon – Monte Vista
May 18 // Educator and Student of the Year Awards – Carolyn Thiessen
May 25 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
June 1 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
June 8 // TBD
June 15 // Evening Social – 5:15-6:30.
June 22 // TBD
June 29 // Parting Words From Your President – Beth Randall and Steve Polcyn

Is there a program you would like to see on our calendar? Email me and we'll see what we can do!

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Rotary Club of Alamo Welcomes Newest Member, Jennifer Newton

At its Annual Christmas party, Dana Wellington, Rotary Club of Alamo Membership Chair had the pleasure to introduce the Club’s newest member, Jennifer Newton.

Dana said “that today we are looking forward to having you join our Rotary Club and you’ll find hat our Club can be a cheering section when things are going well, and a support system when they’re not. We encourage families to participate in our Clubs activities and projects, to participate and attend our lunches and social events.”

Jen was born in St. Louis and is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Jen has worked for the Joy of Sports Foundation writing grants, coordinating programs, marketing and developing strategic business plans. She is a mortgage broker with A Good Lender in Pleasanton and is the owner and trainer of Inside-Out-Fitness. She is also a board member of the Helping Hands Committee of the Contra Costa County Association of Realtors.

Jen has an 11-year-old daughter, Ella, a student at Montair Elementary School, who is also a soccer player.

Dana present Jen with her Rotary pin, red name badge and key Rotary documents including the Rotary Four Way Test and the Objects of Rotary. She is the fourth new member to join the Rotary Club of Alamo this year with several new members pending.

Each new member is asked to complete at least seven of nine activities in order to receive their blue badges. These include:

1. Review the Rotary International website and District 5160 website. Visit the Rotary Club of Alamo’s website and “LIKE” the Club’s Facebook page.
2. Meet with the Club’s Foundation Chair to learn about the Rotary Foundation and the Paul Harris programs.
3. Attend five Alamo Rotary Club meetings and sit at different tables.
4. Attend a meeting of another Rotary Club.
5. Attend the Rotary Club of Alamo’s board meeting.
6. Attend one of the following: District Conference; District Assembly; District Foundation Day; 680-Six Club meeting; or other formal activity outside of the Rotary Club of Alamo.
7. Assist or preside as Club Greeter at one meeting.
8. Serve on at least one Club committee.
9. Make a meaningful contribution to one Alamo Rotary Club fundraiser or service project.

The Rotary Club of Alamo was founded on May 7, 1971 and recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary.

Photo Caption: L to R: Rotary Club of Alamo Membership Chair Dana Wellington; Jennifer Newton; Rotarian of the Year Peter Waldron

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