Meeting Highlights provides members, guests, and the community an overview of each speaker's presentation, significant Club and member achievements, and information regarding upcoming speakers and events.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Jim Negri, Editor
AVID Program at Castro Valley High School
Laura O'Brien and Candice Tigerman
Laura O’Brien and Candice Tigerman are the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) teachers at Castro Valley High School.  AVID is a nonprofit that changes lives by helping schools shift to a more equitable, student-centered approach, so they can prepare all students for college, careers, and life. Laura teaches chemistry and biotech and Candace teaches Spanish and both lead the AVID program in Castro Valley Unified School District.
Covid & Development in Alameda County
Jeff Moore, Alameda County Planning Commission
Castro Valley Rotarian Jeff Moore is a member of the Alameda County Planning Commission and President of Greenwood and Moore, a civil engineering firm in Castro Valley.  In his presentation, Jeff discussed the impact that Covid and SB9 have had on development in Alameda County.  
The Club welcomed the following guests:  Shaun Kumagi (Dublin Rotary and Dublin City Council); Jennifer Esteen (Eden Area MAC); Jason Reimann (CVUSD Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services); Mia Daniels (potential member); and Dianne Dorn (Area 4 Assistant Governor).
President Dwight noted that Rotary International is accepting donations to support Rotary clubs in Ukraine. The funds will go from Rotary to Rotary so we know they will be appropriately used.  Click here for information.
Chili Cook-off/Rodeo Parade.
Randy Vanderbilt reported that both events are in the planning stages and passed around a volunteer signup sheet.  Next planning meeting is on March 22 at 5:30 pm at Direct Floor Sales.
Golf Tournaments
President Dwight announced two upcoming golf tournaments:
Community grants
President Dwight noted that the Club is accepting applications for the Grant Program.  The grant guidelines and application form are available on ClubRunner in the masthead under the Grants tab.
Meeting notes provided by Gary Howard.  Photos by Gary Bosley.
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Rotary Club of Castro Valley
P.O. Box 2107 
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Founded 1953
Dwight Perry, President