Andrew Brown – El Cerrito Rotary President Elect – Mar 26, 2020

Our President Elect who will be our club president on July 1, 2020 will give us an undate about his trip to the President Elect conference.  We will learn more about what Andy wants to see take place during his Rotary Year.  Andy has been doing planning for his year and has a number of things mapped our for his year.  Be sure and attend and we all can learn how we can best support Andy during his year.

March 12 – Honorable Christopher Bowen – Superior Court Judge CCC

Judge Bowen will be on hand to tell us about what he does and how things work in his court room.  Host Jane Del Simone is pleased to have secured the judge for this Rotary meeting speaker.

See you all there.  Bring a guest so they too can enjoy this opportunity.


March 5, 2020 – Scott Gelfand – Friends of Berkeley Tuolumne Camp

Scott will provide us with an update on the rebuilding of Camp Tuolumne and the reforestation of the Rim Fire which was one of the recent fires in the area.  Come and hear what Scott shares with us about this tragedy and what steps are being taken to address this with a tree planting program.

Mark Figone – “Talking Trash” February 27, 2020

When I checked with Mark about his presentation he told me he would be “talking trash.”  What this means is we will be given an update on what is happening in the refuse and recycling business.  There are always a lot of interesting things happening in this arena so it will be great to hear first hand from someone who knows what is going on.  As always I know Mark will give us a valuable update.  Be sure and attend our meeting!

February 20, 2020 – Jessica Ong – Speech Therapist & Former Interact Mbr

Today we will be able to hear one of the many El Cerrito High Interact members that has graduated from college and is going to speak to us about her journey from school to career.  This will be a great pleasure for all of us as we are very proud of our Interact club and what they mature to become in their professional life.  Be sure and attend so you can enjoy the experience of hearing Jessica speak to us.  You will be sorry if you miss this Rotary meeting.

February 6, 2010 – Tina Anderson – Rotary District Governor

Today is our annual visit from our current District Governor – Tina Anderson.  Be sure and attend as this is an essential opportunity to hear what our governor has to say about what is going on in the district.   The Rotary club Board will meet prior to Tina’s visit so we can be ready to host our Governor and enjoy the message she will bring to us.  See you all there!!

February 13, 2020 – Andy Katz, EBMUD Director

Michael Chang has arranged for Andy Katz to be our guest speaker today.  We have had EBMUD executives speak to us in the past and what they have to say is always interesting and important.  Be sure and join us for this meeting.

See you all there.

January 23, 2020 – Barbara Arriaga – Greater Richmond Interfaith Project

We will be treated to an update of what is happening with one of the most effective humanitarian projects in Richmond.  Be sure and attend as I know this will be very interesting and informative.   

January 16, 2020 – Karen Pinkos El Cerrito City Manager

We are delighted to have El Cerrito City Manager, Karen Pinkos to speak to us today about the current happenings in El Cerrito.  I know this will be a great opportunity to hear what is going on in our wonderful city, so be sure and be there to catch on the latest.

Tom Panas – January 9, 2020

Tom will be visiting us and provide his insight and update on what is happening with the Contra Costa  School board activities.  It is alway great to have Tom come and share information that is critically important to us about the School system.  Be sure and join us for this important presentation