Past Events

PAST EVENTS

26
Nov
2021
No Meeting

Nov 26, 2021 07:30 AM

No Meeting

Happy Thanksgiving!

19
Nov
2021
Understanding Risks in the Palo Alto Area: Natural Disasters, Accidents & Human-Caused

Friday we will welcome Chief Kenneth Dueker, J.D., who is the Director of Emergency Services for the City of Palo Alto, a position he has held since 2011.

Understanding Risks in the Palo Alto Area: Natural Disasters, Accidents & Human-Caused

Chief Dueker

5
Nov
2021
John Vandemoer, Former Stanford Sailing Coach

John Vandemoer, Stanford’s former Sailing coach was sentenced in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal and has written a book entitled “Rigged Justice: How the College Admissions Scandal Ruined an Innocent’s Man’s Life” which tells the riveting true story of how he was drawn unwittingly into a web of deceit in an eye-opening memoir that offers a damning portrait of modern college administration and the ways in which justice and fairness do not always intersect.

John Vandemoer, Former Stanford Sailing Coach

John Vandemoer

29
Oct
2021
Hung Wei, Breakfast with Champions Food Drive

For over thirty years, Hung has been a dedicated community volunteer, serving on many local non-profit organization Boards.  She was elected to the Cupertino City Council in November 2020. Hung will bring integrity, experience, and commitment to Cupertino’s City Council. She believes in Servant Leadership and will commit her passion, energy, and action-taking abilities in the next decade for public service.

Hung Wei, Breakfast with Champions Food Drive

Hung Wei

24
Oct
2021
Saturday Hike, Mt. Madonna Park & Lunch, RSVP by 10/21

Saturday Hike, Mt. Madonna Park & Lunch, RSVP by 10/21

Mt. Madonna

22
Oct
2021
Orrin Mahoney, Your Rotary Foundation

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Rotary has been at the forefront of efforts to completely eradicate Polio from our planet. The Rotary Foundation is the backbone of all the charitable work that Rotarians do.  Our Foundation has earned a five-star (highest) rating from Charity Navigator, the independent organization that rates non-profits.

Orrin Mahoney is a long time resident of Cupertino, California. After graduating from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1967, he came to California to work at Hewlett-Packard and received a Master’s degree from Stanford while working there. After a 35 year management career at HP, he retired and devoted his time to community activities. He is a former member of the Cupertino City Council, and has served twice as Mayor.

Orrin Mahoney, Your Rotary Foundation

Orin Mahoney

15
Oct
2021
Rotary District 5170 Governor Richard Flanders

Richard’s visit is an opportunity for PAU Rotarians to better introduce him to all that our Club has to offer, as we hear his perspective on Rotary helping to make the world a better place. He would like us all do our best to “Serve to Change Lives”, and to spread that enthusiasm throughout our communities.

Rotary District 5170 Governor Richard Flanders

Richard Flanders

25
Jun
2021
We Care Committee Meeting

We Care Committee Meeting, fourth Friday of the month. Right after the PAURC morning meeting at approximately 8:45 am.

Jun 25, 2021 08:45 AM

18
Jun
2021
Books Plus Committee Meeting

Books Plus Committee Meeting. Every third Friday at 4pm PST/PT

Jun 18, 2021 04:00 PM

16
Jun
2021
Civility Planning Session

Civility planning sessions, third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

Jun 16, 2021 08:30 AM

4
Jun
2021
Environmental Committee Meeting

EIC meeting, first Friday of each month. Right after the regular PAURC morning meeting.

Jun 4, 2021 08:45 AM

3
Jun
2021
Membership Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting. First Thursday of the month at 7:30am.

Jun 3, 2021 07:30 AM

21
May
2021
Books Plus Committee Meeting

Books Plus Committee Meeting. Every third Friday at 4pm PST/PT

May 21, 2021 04:00 PM

21
May
2021
We Care Committee Meeting

We Care Committee Meeting, fourth Friday of the month. Right after the PAURC morning meeting at approximately 8:45 am.

May 21, 2021 08:45 AM

19
May
2021
Civility Planning Session

Civility planning sessions, third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

May 19, 2021 08:30 AM

7
May
2021
Environmental Committee Meeting

EIC meeting, first Friday of each month. Right after the regular PAURC morning meeting.

May 7, 2021 08:45 AM

6
May
2021
Membership Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting. First Thursday of the month at 7:30am.

May 6, 2021 07:30 AM

23
Apr
2021
We Care Committee Meeting

We Care Committee Meeting, fourth Friday of the month. Right after the PAURC morning meeting at approximately 8:45 am.

Apr 23, 2021 08:45 AM

21
Apr
2021
Civility Planning Session

Civility planning sessions, third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

Apr 21, 2021 08:30 AM

16
Apr
2021
Books Plus Committee Meeting

Books Plus Committee Meeting. Every third Friday at 4pm PST/PT

Apr 16, 2021 04:00 PM

2
Apr
2021
Environmental Committee Meeting

EIC meeting, first Friday of each month. Right after the regular PAURC morning meeting.

Apr 2, 2021 08:45 AM

2
Apr
2021
Caleb Cook

Viscous Electron Fluids

Apr 2, 2021

1
Apr
2021
Membership Committee Meeting

Membership Committee Meeting. First Thursday of the month at 7:30am.

Apr 1, 2021 07:30 AM

26
Mar
2021
We Care Committee Meeting

We Care Committee Meeting, fourth Friday of the month. Right after the PAURC morning meeting at approximately 8:45 am.

Mar 26, 2021 08:45 AM

26
Mar
2021
Suzi Eszterhas

Wildlife Photography

Mar 26, 2021

19
Mar
2021
Books Plus Committee Meeting

Books Plus Committee Meeting. Every third Friday at 4pm PST/PT

Mar 19, 2021 04:00 PM

19
Mar
2021
PAURC Board Meeting

March PAURC Board Meeting.

Mar 19, 2021 08:45 AM

19
Mar
2021
Dawn Billman

Rise Together Education

Mar 19, 2021

17
Mar
2021
Civility Planning Session

Civility planning sessions, third Wednesday of each month via Zoom.

Mar 17, 2021 08:30 AM

12
Mar
2021
Kaushik Sunder Rajan

Health, Law and Constitutionalism in South Africa

Mar 12, 2021

Kaushik Sunder Rajan
14
Oct
2020
Laurie Wayburn, Co-founder and President of Pacific Forest Trust, presents “Forests, Fire, Climate, California: Choices and Consequences”.

Laurie talked about the inter-related topics of how to encourage healthier forests for a variety of public benefits, through forest ownership and conservation easements, and the role of forests and natural lands on mitigating the effects of the coming climate crisis

Oct 14, 2020 12:00 AM

Laurie Wayburn, Co-founder and President of Pacific Forest Trust, presents “Forests, Fire, Climate, California: Choices and Consequences”.

Laurie Wayburn

15
Jul
2020
Mountains & Molecules, Dr. Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, is the executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute and a Research Associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley.

The Institute brings together business, government, scientists and citizens groups to support chemical policies to protect human health and the global environment. Blum’s research and policy work with the Institute has contributed to preventing the use of flame retardants and other harmful chemicals in children’s sleepwear, furniture, electronics, and other products world-wide.

Jul 15, 2020

Mountains & Molecules, Dr. Arlene Blum, biophysical chemist, author, and mountaineer, is the executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute and a Research Associate in Chemistry at UC Berkeley.

Dr. Arlene Blum

4
Feb
2020
Daniel Schwartz on “How to Make Learning Usable.”

Dan is Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford and is an expert on adaptive learning.

 

Feb 4, 2020

Daniel Schwartz on "How to Make Learning Usable."

Daniel Schwartz

18
Dec
2019
Dr. Steven Chu—Nobel Laureate and former Secretary of Energy under President Obama, presents “The Climate Challenge And Innovative Paths To A Sustainable Future”.

Dec 18, 2019

Dr. Steven Chu—Nobel Laureate and former Secretary of Energy under President Obama, presents “The Climate Challenge And Innovative Paths To A Sustainable Future”.

Dr. Steven Chu

14
Nov
2019
General Robert Spalding on “Stealth War: How China took over while America’s Elite Slept.”

General Spalding is a national security and China expert and will bring a unique perspective to a very troubling concern. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and presently is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.

Nov 14, 2019

General Robert Spalding on "Stealth War: How China took over while America's Elite Slept."

General Robert Spalding

2
Oct
2019
Philipp Skogstad on “Autonomous, Electric…What Does the Future of the Automobile Hold?”

This is a fascinating and rapidly changing topic whose outcome will affect most all of us. Philipp is President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz Research& Development North America.

Oct 2, 2019 12:00 AM

Philipp Skogstad on "Autonomous, Electric...What Does the Future of the Automobile Hold?"

Philipp Skogstad