District 5170 News and Events
The December Cabinet meeting will be held at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches St., Milpitas on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.
The Cabinet meeting will be led by Interact and Rotaract, featuring Hermes Huang as the keynote speaker.  Hermes Huang is a Global Grant Scholar sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cupertino and the Rotary Club of Bangkok, Thailand, with support from The Rotary Foundation and District 5170. He is currently finishing up his masters of arts in international development studies in Bangkok, Thailand (Chulalongkorn University). His thesis is on community-based science with a main field research site in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  
The Cabinet meeting begins promptly at 6:30pm. To purchase the dinner meal and reserve your space, please go to http://events.rotarydistrict5170.orgDinner reservations close on November 29.  Don't delay!
A Youth Service Project Faire will be held prior to the meeting, with Interact, Rotaract, RYLA and other Youth Service groups on hand to share information about their latest projects and events.  The Project Faire will run from 4:30-6:30pm.  
Thank you to the December Cabinet meeting sponsor Gilroy Nissan - Hyundai.


Join Rotarians from multiple Districts for an incredible evening with 2015-2016 Rotary International President K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran.
Sunday, January 3, 2016
DoubleTree Hotel - San Jose
2050 Gateway Plaza
For more information go to http://tinyurl.com/pkyd8pd
To register go to http://tinyurl.com/qayhq5k



Only 20 days left for Rotary Clubs to reserve spaces for RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards).
Designated RYLA Chairs are encouraged to go to www.ryla5170.com/rotarians to reserve their spaces today!
RYLA will be held June 26-July 1, 2016 at Mission Springs Conference Center in Scotts Valley.
Reservations will close November 30, 2015.


Remember the PETS mantra about successful meetings:  Good Speakers, Have Fun! Good  Speakers…Here is a recent speaker at the Cupertino Club, Dr. Alex Filippenko is the Richard & Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences at UC Berkeley.  He gave a very informative and entertaining talk on the the Lick Observatory on Mt. Hamilton.  For you bicyclists, you know that's 4,216 feet above San Jose and has a great view for stargazing! 
We are pleased to tell you about a new resource - Access Speakers - to help you find speakers that your club might enjoy: