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Newsletter - Archive May 24, 2006
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P.O. Box 620700                                       Holly Axtell                       Joan Fuetsch, CFP

Woodside CA 94062-0700                     District Governor                        Club President

Website: http://wpvrotary.org                                                             wpvrotary@yahoo.com

 


Regular Meeting                                                                                              May 24, 2006,

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Wednesday with breakfast, fellowship. project updates and an interesting speaker from the community.

Guild Hall, Woodside Village Church, 3154 Woodside Road, Woodside, California

Guests are welcome!

 

This Week's Program:  Shreyas Kumar of New Delhi, India who is currently working for Oracle will talk about his experience as an Ambassadorial Scholar from India to Texas A&M University.  As developing countries, such as India, have no funds at the district level to sponsor scholarships The Rotary Foundation funds a limited number of scholarships for applicants from developing countries.  The competition is very keen.

 

Last  Week's Program:  Woodside Priory teacher, Josh Bookin, talked about his background and interest in the Ambassadorial Scholar program.  Josh has submitted his application for 2007-2008 when he was notified that he had been accepted for a program at Harvard for that year.  Josh intends to re-apply for the 2008-2009 Ambassadorial Scholar program.  Josh is passionate about incorporating the concept of sustainability into secondary education.

 

Next Week's Program:  Next week being the week of the Memorial Day holiday we are technically "dark" though we could have a Taste of Woodside meeting if Ken Hayes is so inclined.

 

Club News:   Dave has decided to continue as our caterer.  Thanks Dave.  Barbara lost her beloved Foxy Lady on Saturday to an apparent heart attack. 

 

Coming Events:

Next Board Meeting:  Tuesday, May 2nd, 7:30 am Woodside Village Church library

Rotary Means Business:  Wednesday, May 3rd, 6:00 pm Encore Performance Catering

Anniversary Dinner:  Friday, May 12th Parkside Grill

Club Retreat:  Saturday, May 13th  time and place to be announced

International Convention:  June 10th -14th, Malmo-Copenhagen

Rotary Dog Walk:  Sunday, June 25th, noon, Pulgas Ridge

Taste of Woodside:  Sunday, September 17th

District RI Foundation Fundraiser:  October 8th, Hornblower Yachts, Blue Angels

2007 District Conference:  April 19-22, Tenaye Lodge, Yosemite

 

Announcements:   There is a Taste of Woodside meeting on Thursday, the 25th at 8 at Buck's.