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
The Year in Review - President Dwight Perry
President Dwight Perry, presiding over his last official meeting of the 2021-2022 Rotary year reviewed the Club's many highlights and significant achievements during the year including events (Rodeo Parade, Car Show, Restaurant Walk, Senior Center giveaways), fundraising (TRF, Polio Plus), scholarships ($10K to CVHS seniors), community grants ($6K), and membership (9 new members).  Dwight thanked members for their incredible Service Above Self that made the year so successful.  Since the list of achievements and members to thank is so long, watch the video to grasp the scope of successes this past year.
Club members give President Dwight a standing ovation in recognition of his outstanding leadership during the past year.  Dwight promised to return for a third term as President in another 40 years. 
Jim Negri used his Foundation Recognition Points (earned for donations to TRF) to recognize Gary Howard (2nd from left, PH+1), Gary Bosley (2nd from right, PHF) and Bob Shayler (not pictured, PH+2) with Paul Harris Fellows for their assistance with Meeting Highlights and Zoom for the past two years.  Watch the Announcement video to learn more.
At today‚Äôs meeting, Membership Chair Ceta Dochterman and President Dwight Perry welcomed Marco Jaramillo as the newest Red Badge member.  He was sponsored by Randy Vanderbilt with a classification of Construction.  Click here to learn more about Marco.  Please take the time to introduce yourself to Marco when you have a chance.
Click here to watch the Announcements including the presentation of the Paul Harris Fellow recognitions, induction of Red Badger Marco Jaramillo, a report of the Car Show, upcoming events, and more.
Margie Ramos shared the story of the boy throwing starfishes back into the sea to thank President Dwight for his leadership and inspiration.
Car Show Chair Dave Sadoff shared that the Show was a great success with over 420 cars participating with a crowd estimated to be around 12,000 people.  He presented President Dwight with a plaque recognizing the Club's sponsorship of the Car Show.  Dave will provide financial details at a future meeting. 
When called upon by President Dwight, Gary Bosley led an outstanding rendition of the Hello Song.  John Aufdermauer shared information regarding two dinner shows at the Castro Valley Center for the Arts sponsored by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation.  It's a great opportunity for a night out locally.
  • June 28th - No lunch meeting due to the Presidential Demotion
  • June 28th - President Demotion at 5:00 pm at Rowell Ranch Rodeo Park
  • July 5th - No lunch meeting due to the 4th of July holiday
  • July 12th - First meeting with 2022-2023 President Lytrel Carter
I wish to sincerely thank the Rotary Club of Castro Valley and the members over the 12 years that I have been a member for the opportunity to serve - Service Above Self.  After six years as editor of Meeting Highlights, this is my last issue. 
Thank you,
Jim Negri.
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Rotary Club of Castro Valley
P.O. Box 2107 
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Founded 1953
Dwight Perry, President