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What We Do 

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

Committee Blog

Jon and Gudrun Traveling the Trails

Gudrun ...Just blazing the way!!!! Anyone see Jon!!!

Hiking the North Yorkshire Moors in rain

Hiking the North Yorkshire Moors in rain and wind!

Putting the new Osprey Gortex gear to the ultimate test and it passed 100% Quite amazing to be warm, comfortable and smiling!!!

The heather is spectacular, as far as you can see in all directions.

We are warm, dry and settling in at the Buck Inn Hotel, Chop Gate, for the night. We have three more days of hiking, plus a two day layover to ride the steam trains and we will arrive at Robin Hood's Bay! Quite a hike!!!

Fellow Rotarians on the trail!

Rotary Club of Keswick


Met a group of hiking Rotarians today on the trail between Orton and Kirkby Stephen.

Spotted the Rotary Club of Keswick on one guys shirt! We had a great chat and fun joking about a make-up meeting for us!

Added to the enjoyment of the day.

A 13 mile day we are over 90 miles in the last 7 days

  • Ten days and 131 miles under our belts!
  • Sun, rain, mud, bogs and great B&B’s
  • Tea along the trail, sometimes in a tea room and sometimes trail side
  • . With a bath or shower, dinner and a good nights sleep we are revived and ready for the next day’s hike

Activities - Subcommittees

Brown Bag

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

Committee Chair:
Ryan Spink

Meeting Time and Place:
At the Call of the Chair


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
Steve Berley            

Meeting Time and Place:
1st Thursday of month at 5:30 pm
Bank of Marin, 180 Grand Avenue, Suite 1545

High Adventure

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

Committee Co-Chairs:
Mark Rosen
Tom LImon

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 Cornish & Carey 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!


Main Event

Organizes and conducts the annual fundraising event, to support the service programs funded by our Club.

Committee Chair:
Diane Harris

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Co-Chairs

Speakers (formerly Programs)

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

Committee Chair:
Winter Williams          

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair (usually quarterly)



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               

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair