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

Committee Blog

12 mile Ride Option: 23 mile 30 miles

The wine harvest is on, please join the High Adventure committee for a bike ride through the Livermore Wine country.  The ride leader will be Steve Blair

Several distance options are available.

12 mile flat ride -   This route includes a 4 mile section of bike

path through vineyards on the South edge of Livermore

23  mile route - ride the 12 mile route, then extend the ride with a climb up through the pastoral hills on Tesla Rd.

30 mile route - add a few more miles of vineyards and pastures by taking Cross Rd loop after descending Tesla Rd.

Finish the ride with lunch and a glass of wine at Garre.

All routes start and end at Garre Winery.

Wheels roll at 9am.

Here is a link to the route  https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31015734

Please let Steve Blair (blair5200@gmail.com) or Mark Rosen (highadventure@outlook.com) know that you are planning to Ride.

https://portal.clubrunner.ca/3190/Event/fall-bike-ride-in-livermore

There is no cost associated with this event 

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