David Scharff - Long-term Care Options for Seniors David Scharff of Silver Transitions spoke on “Long-term Care Options for Seniors.”  Involving the Club members and their personal experiences dealing with the issue of aging (personally or parents), David provided valuable information in a discussion format.
President Todd Anglin Rings in the New Year – Rotary Connects the World Todd Anglin, 2019-2020 President of the Rotary Club of Castro Valley, rang in the new year with one of the softest bell ringing in recent memory despite an oversized gavel. Before recapping his trip to the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany and presenting his goals for the year, President Todd had Immediate Past President Charles Mortimer review his year as president (2018-19) as the Club witnessed the continued leadership of the Club.
Rob Warren – Alameda County Assistant District Attorney – Grand Jury Advisor President-Elect Nominee Gary Howard introduced the day’s speaker, Rob Warren, a Castro Valley resident, to talk about the Alameda County Civil Grand Jury. Working as an arm of the Superior Court, the Civil Grand Jury is comprised of 19 citizens authorized to investigate local government to ensure that public agencies are working in the best interests of the public.  Its independence gives the Grand Jury a unique role in securing local government accountability and in examining allegations of misconduct.
Chris Velbusa, General Manager of Alameda County Industries (ACI) - The Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan) recently selected Alameda County Industries (ACI) to provide residential, commercial and industrial collection services for recyclables, organics and garbage in the service area of Castro Valley for which CVSan is responsible. The change of providers was effective for May 2019.
Dr. Marty Nemko – National Expert on Career Advice - Dr. Marty Nemko is among the nation’s most sought-after experts on both career and education issues. Marty has been interviewed by hundreds of major media (e.g., The Today Show, NPR's Talk of the Nation, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, TIME, and even Cosmos Girl). He has written many books including Cool Careers for Dummies, which was the #1 rated career guide in a reader's choice poll and #2 on the Wall Street Journal National Best Seller list. He has written numerous articles for TIME, Washington Post, Atlantic, U.S. News & World Report, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. Marty is a regular contributor (i.e., 1380 articles and counting)) for Psychology Today.
Spencer Christian - KGO-TV Weather Forecaster Spencer Christian, best known as the former weather forecaster for ABC's Good Morning America (1986-1998) and current weather forecaster for ABC-owned KGO-TV in San Francisco.

Patty Goodman – A Polio Survivor

 Patty was born in Lima, Peru as her father was in the US Air Force and stationed there. When she was fourteen months old she and her siblings became ill with what the Peruvian doctors thought was the flu. When she tried to walk to her father one morning she would fall every time she took a step toward him. Her father was also a pilot so he flew to Panama to bring an American doctor back to look at his children and the doctor confirmed it was polio.

Kevin McCormick, Director of Public Communications for the California Institute of Regenerative Surgery - In 2004, the voters of California decided to spearhead the statewide effort to expedite stem cell research. President Bush and the federal government also provided $3B to support this effort. As a result of these efforts, California has become a leader in regenerative medicine today.
Route 238 Property Development - Jennifer Ott, Deputy City Manager – City of Hayward -  Jennifer Ott, Deputy City Manager – City of Hayward provided an outstanding overview of the Route 238 Property Development. Jennifer previous was with the City of Alameda and oversaw the development of the former Alameda Naval Air Station. She started her presentation with a background on the project, which started in the 1970’s with the purchase of over 400 properties by CalTrans for the State Route 238 Bypass Project, which never was built.
Rotary Club of Castro Valley
Todd Anglin, President 2019-20

Meets Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m.

The Meadows Restaurant at 
Redwood Canyon Golf Course
17007 Redwood Road 
Castro Valley, CA 94546
  Venue Map      
Buffet lunch and speaker for $15.  
Non-members can make reservations
at the phone number below.
Contact information
Lunch Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Paul Keim
Jul 16, 2019 12:00 PM
What's up at SmallTown

Paul Keim from Small Town will talk about his organization’s recent purchase of the Chabot Theater.

Wendy Sinsted
Jul 23, 2019 12:00 PM
Sulphur Creek Nature Center
Frank Mellon, Director of EBMUD
Aug 06, 2019 12:00 PM
How EBMUD is preparing now for climate change
Past Speakers
David Scharff of Silver Transitions
Jul 09, 2019 12:00 PM
Long-term care options for seniors.
Charles Mortimer and Todd Anglin
Jul 02, 2019 12:00 PM
A review of the last year and a preview of the next
No Lunch Meeting Today
Jun 25, 2019 12:00 PM
Rob Warren, Assistant District Attorney
Jun 18, 2019 12:00 PM
Alameda County Civil Grand Jury
Hamed Nekrawish
Jun 11, 2019 12:00 PM
Rebuilding Afghanistan
Tom Lorentzen
Jun 04, 2019 12:00 PM
Roland Williams, Executive Director of CVSan
May 28, 2019
The new waste management system and the sewer lateral initiative
Shan Wu, Nutritionist
May 21, 2019
Why you don't need ketos and how to shop and prepare food nutritionally for better health
Marty Nemko, PhD
May 14, 2019
What he has learned about people from three decades of career coaching
Annual Joint Meeting with Hayward Rotary
May 06, 2019 12:00 PM
Rowell Ranch Rodeo
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Ray Wallace
    July 4
  • Heidi Hausauer
    July 13
  • Javier Padilla
    July 16
  • Randy Vanderbilt
    Debbie Vanderbilt
    July 19
  • Gary Howard
    Shirley Valdivia
    July 24
  • Dan Willits
    Kristy Willits
    July 29
Upcoming Events
Club Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President

2019-2020 Committee Chairs

Dan Willits

Gary Howard, Dwight Perry, Brian Morrison & Todd Anglin

Carol Bigelow & Bob Crossett

Meeting Highlights
Jim Negri & Ajay Ahluwalia

Rotary Foundation
Dwight Perry

Bruce Johnson

Social Media
Charles Mortimer & Ashley Strasburg

Gary Howard & Gary Bosley

Strategic Planning
Cliff Sherwood

Youth Protection
Roland Williams



2019-2020 Event Chairs
Club Picnic (TBD-August)
Randy Vanderbilt

Fall Fundraiser (TBD)

Texas Hold'em Tournament & Dinner (3/7/20)
Rodeo Parade (5/9/20)
Gary Howard
Chili Cook-off (5/8/20)
Randy Vanderbilt
Demotion (6/30/20)
Charles Mortimer