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

Committee Blog

High Adventure returned to Elkhorn Slough (Moss Landing) for a kayaking adventure

  • Oakland Rotary Welcome

    Kayak Connection knows how to welcome !
  • Mark Rosen plus "Go Sharks"

  • Looking Good

  • Huddled Up

High Adventure  journeyed  back to Elkhorn Slough on September 15th 

 Otters!  Sea Lions! Peliguins!  But No whales off the beach!  

Kayaks were  rented at Kayak Connection at Moss landing  (see below) for members that did not have their own rquipment 

Elkhorn Slough:

http://www.elkhornslough.org/

As in past trips the kayak experience was for 2.5 hours.  

Weather 

All were reminded that  each month and day on the slough is very different and  to dress accordingly

Meeting Schedule:

Everyone joined up and were ready when  Kayak Connection opened at  9:00.   Kayak Connection even had a "Welcome Oakland Rotary" sign out.  i

Lunch:

Afterwards we all journied for  lunch at  Phil’s’ Fish Market.  If you haven’t been its an experience.

http://www.philsfishmarket.com/index.html

 

Horned Owl
Sea Otter
Caspian Terns

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:
Meetings are held on a periodic basis. 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