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Supporting Oakland Rotary with the Committees:
Brown Bag, Entertainment, High Adventure, Main Event, Speakers (formerly Programs) and Sports.

Committee Blog

 

Meet at the Bridge Yard Pavilion, 210 Burma St. Oakland

Time: 8:30 A.M.

Total distance: 12 miles out and back from Bridge Yard.

We will cycle out on the bridge and have few minute stop  at the top of the incline. From there the ride will continue onto the island for socialization at Aracely Cafe for coffee/breakfast.

The ride wiil let you  enjoy the fabulous views of the East Bay and the City depending on fog, of course. 

On the return you will get a bit of exercise  cycling over the hill.  The return to Bridge Yard is a smooth cruise, downhill and with the wind!

Parking is available at the Bridge Yard, or park at either Toys R Us or Target. and cycle to the start of the Bay Bridge path across from IKEA, then out to Bridge Yard Pavilion (about 10-15 min).

Note, cycling out on the bridge will be into the wind, and up a grade of a 2-4%.  It can be a bit chilly, so dress accordingly.

 

Activities - Subcommittees

Brown Bag

Arranges annual off-site lunch and business networking meeting held at various member businesses.

Committee Chair:
Julie Fox         juliafox@earthlink.net

Meeting Time and Place:
At the Call of the Chair

Entertainment

Organizes various social functions for Club members, families, and friends, e.g., new members’ parties, tailgate parties, Cocktails with the President networking events, and special occasion dinners at local restaurants.

Committee Co-Chairs:
Dudley Thompson          dudleyt@aol.com

Meeting Time and Place:
Once a month, at the Call of the Chair

High Adventure

Plans active, adventurous activities for members, including skiing, whale watching, hiking, and kayaking

Committee Co-Chairs:
Mark Rosen    mrosen@info-gate.com
Tom LImon    tomlimon@gmail.com

Meeting Time and Place:
1st Monday of month at 5:30 pm unless a Holiday Falls on that date. Meeting will be the following Monday

Newmark Knight Frank   1111 Broadway, Suite 100  Oakland, CA 94607

Location Ground Floor office  next door to Peet’s Coffee. Access t building is on backside. Not Broadway!

 

Speakers (formerly Programs)

Responsible for attracting and securing engaging and informative speakers at Club meetings.

Committee Chair:
Allison Bliss                    abliss@allisonbliss.com

Meeting Time and Place:
Weekly Tuesday morning phone call at 8:30 am

In-person meeting, at the call of the Chair (every two to three months)

 

Sports

Organizes fun golf tournaments for Club members, associates and friends throughout the year, including an awards ceremony at the end of the season.

Committee Chair:
Mike Mowery                         ch.doo.mow@gmail.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair