Bulletin Editor
Amalia Ellis
Jan 22, 2018
& Mission 10 Prep Meeting
Jan 29, 2018
Youth Speech Contest
Feb 19, 2018
No Meeting
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Upcoming Events
Mission 10 Race
Mission San Juan Bautista
Jan 27, 2018
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Richard D. King Youth Speech Contest - Hollister
Paines Bar & Restauraunt
Jan 29, 2018 12:00 PM
Executives & Directors
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Arnie Fontes
January 2
Andy Anderson
January 4
Bryan Yamaoka
January 10
Geri Menold
January 11
Spouse Birthdays
Rico Barr
January 3
January 22
Marilyn Ferreira
January 1
Kris Chavez-Wyatt
Craig Chavez
January 9
Jim Gillio
Tricia Gillio
January 26
Join Date
Bruce Beetz
January 1, 1995
23 years
Bryan Yamaoka
January 1, 1995
23 years
Ed Stephenson
January 1, 1984
34 years
Jim Pleyte
January 1, 1975
43 years
Laura Wiener-Smolka
January 1, 1990
28 years
Cathy Buck
January 3, 2011
7 years
Krystal Lomanto
January 10, 2011
7 years
Dan Brughelli
January 23, 2017
1 year
Dara Tobias
January 23, 2017
1 year
Rich Ferreira
January 26, 1997
21 years
Wunder Barr
January 27, 1997
21 years
Anne Hall
January 30, 2006
12 years
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
December Speakers & Events

12.4   San Benito High School Choir
12.11 Suenia Romero – House of Suenos
12.18  Jim Pleyte - Out of Africa
Board Meeting at 10:45am
12.25  Holiday – Christmas (No Meeting) 

December 18th, 2017 - Board Meeting at Paines
Board Meeting at Paine's Restaurant
Monday, December 18th at 10:45 am
RSVP to President Amalia Ellis:

January 3rd, 2018 - RI President Riseley Dinner at the Doubletree San Jose

Postponed (Date TBD) - Special Red Badger Fireside Chat & Happy Hour

CALLING ALL RED BADGERS! (POSTPONED until a later date. Please stay tuned)
Your presence is requested at this special Red Badger Fireside Chat & Happy Hour event. Hosted by our very own senior member, past president and past district governor, Jerry McCullough. Here's your opportunity to learn more about Rotary and specifically the history of our own Hollister Rotary Club. Did you know our club is one of the oldest clubs in the country? We are celebrating 93 years this year! 
Jerry & Mary McCulloughs Home
Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served

Countdown to January 27, 2018 - Mission 10 Race
Countdown to our 35th Annual Mission 10 Race on Saturday, January 27th, 2018.  We will need ALL Rotarians to volunteer as well as family and friends. We also need Rotarians to run as we are having a friendly competition with Rotarians from Los Gatos and Santa Cruz Sunrise Clubs. This is going to be an exciting anniversary celebration as we are adding vendor booths and Live Music by local rock band, Racing Time. Please contact Bob Marden for volunteer sign-ups. 
Sign-up online now and share with your friends and family. Here's the link.
Downloadable Flyers and Race Info Below:
Thanks to everyone who helped make the 2017 race a huge success. We raised over $26,000 for community programs and scholarships!

2018 - 35th Annual Mission 10 Race Video

Check out this year's new video! Celebrating 35 years! Saturday January 27, 2018 in beautiful San Juan Bautista, CA. Register now at
All proceeds benefit youth scholarships and community service programs. We are #rotary. We are #peopleofaction #mission10race #whatwillyourunfor?
Having trouble viewing the embeded video? Find it here

January 29th, 2018 - Richard D King Speech Contest 

Each year, local high school students come to the Hollister Rotary Club to give a Rotary-themed speech for the chance of winning money and the chance to advance to the next round at the area and then district level. 
The Club level contest will be Monday, January 29 2018 at our regular lunch meeting at Paine's. 
Register by January 15, 2018 by sending the form to PO Box 86, Hollister CA 95024

Now Accepting College Scholarship Applications - Deadline March 31, 2018
High school students in San Benito County are encouraged to apply for the Rotary Club of Hollister's annual college scholarship program. 

Each year, the Rotary Club of Hollister raises funds to send future leaders to college. We believe that our future is in our youth and value the investment to make our world a better place with educational boosts. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. 
For questions or more information contact: President, Amalia Ellis at