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Anne Campbell
Mystery Night Returns to Its Traditional Spring Date
The Mystery Night Committee has moved the scheduled date for this year's junket off until the Spring, it's traditional date. Exact date will be announced. All those who reserved and paid for the event, originally scheduled for Sept. 21, will be refunded. The new date and details will be forthcoming.
Happy Anniversary City of San Mateo
SMART Goal Setting Meeting
Our new high school students need help and our SMART team gets them on the right track as they enter high school. SMART committee members meet with children and parents to formulate goals for each individual and rewards the students with a $500 deposit in their name, augmented every year with an additional $100 if they meet their goals. On graduation those who continue on to higher education have earned a check for more than $900 to boost them along.
Join the team at its goal setting meeting. Contact Don Leydig to volunteer.
This year we will also have on hand District 5150 Governor Sue Rokaw, who wants to see our unique program in action.
     Monday, September 16  
     SMART Goal Setting – 6:00 p.m.
     Hillsdale High School
     District 5150 Governor Sue Rokaw at 5:00
Help out a kid: Tutor
Sue Lempert is seeking volunteers for tutoring elementary school students  — all that’s required is one hour a week and being able to read.
A Real Lally-Cooler!
Sheila Canzian attended in costume from the late 1800’s to share the activities occurring on B Street over the next several Thursday evenings to celebrate. She was a lally-cooler, in our opinion, but you'd have to look it up to see if she's yours as well. There’s also a great quick video on line featuring Mayor Papan, Rick Bonilla, and Eric Rodriguez on YouTube in costume at this link:
Ring-a-Ding Dunned
There's a new way to augment fine revenue: In the future if cell phones go off during Rotary Thursdays the owner will be subject to a $25 fine. Forewarned is forearmed!
Joseph Ma
Director General
Taipai Economic and Cultural Office
Director General Ma gave an in-depth look at the economic power of Taiwan with quite a detailed power point.  He referenced the challenges Taiwan faces given its geographic location and noted the close relationship between Taiwan and the US, complete with slides of tanks & jets that Taiwan is purchasing from the US.  He answered questions - most interesting response was about the Hong Kong demonstrations and that the business community is participating which is surprising because they prefer stability and calm because both factors are good for business and finance.  However, he said they are participating because they’re worried about the threat of an eventual Chinese crackdown on the freedoms they currently enjoy which allow Hong Kong to remain a world financial power.  Gary Hunt introduced him — they’re neighbors in Hillsborough.

President Anne Campbell
Upcoming Speakers
Sep 19, 2019
Chase Arena
Sep 19, 2019
Surfing USA
Sep 26, 2019
Remarks by Georgia Antonopoulos, THRIVE
Oct 03, 2019
Third World Medical Care
Oct 10, 2019
California Water Service
Oct 17, 2019
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