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May 14th - Mystery Dinner Fellowship
Join us for our annual Mystery Dinner Fellowship. Meet at the Target Parking lot at 5:15 for instructions and to caravan to our secret location. RSVP by May 10th to Jayme Stewart by email at or visit the link to the Evite.

May 15th - Rotary Participation in San Benito Gives
The Rotary Club of Hollister is excited to be participating in this year's second annual San Benito GIVES campaign, raising funds in partnership with the Community Foundation for San Benito County with 1:1 Matching funds by a generous grant from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and media partnerships with Benitolink and Mission Village Voice. Funds donated to the SB GIVES campaign will go towards the Rotary Club of Hollister's Scholarship and Charitable Giving Fund
San Benito GIVES is a 24-hour fundraising effort powered by Mighty Cause (formerly Razoo) and hosted by the Community Foundation for San Benito County to raise awareness of our local nonprofits and the needs facing their clients on a daily basis. It is an opportunity for donors to discover these needs through a single, online donation platform ( and then give from their heart to the charitable causes they care about the most.  
We encourage and invite Rotarians and everyone in the community to contribute to our SB GIVES campaign so we can make a greater impact on funding college scholarships and community service programs. Please share with friends and family. 

May 16th, Wine Down Wednesday at The GardenShoppe

Wine Down with us on Wednesday, May 16th at The GardenShoppe for some delicious wines, craft beers, fun & fellowship. Please bring a side or appetizer to share. You don't have to be a Rotary member to join us. Everyone is welcome. (Must be 21+) 

Rotary Honors SBHS Spring Semester Students of the Month

On May 7th the Rotary Club of Hollister honored the following 10 students from San Benito High School who had achieved Student of the Month for the Spring Semester.  All of the students gave a quick introduction about themselves and talked about their high school experiences and their future goals. 
  • Nicole Andrade
  • Ashley Arciniega (not pictured)
  • Magdalena Arias (not pictured)
  • Adam Arrington
  • Tyler Benedetti
  • Jack Breger
  • Connor Champion
  • Alan Chan (not pictured)
  • Breyette Wright
  • Andy Zermeno Gonzalez
Each of the students were entered into a raffle to win a laptop computer. Congrats to Adam Arrington who was the lucky winner of the draw. The remaining students were given Amazon gift cards and certificates of recognition for their outstanding achievements. We are always so proud to see our youth making great strides in the community and reaching for the stars. 

May Speakers & Events

  • 5/14  Mystery Dinner
  • 5/15  San Benito Gives
  • 5/16  Wine Down Wednesday at The GardenShoppe
  • 5/21  Krystal Lomanto – Footsteps 2 Brilliance (Board Meeting at 10:45am)
  • 5/28  Holiday – Memorial Day 

May-June Club Service Duties
May-June 2018 Club Service Duties - Team Captain, Esther Curtice

Rotary Joins HDA Downtown Spring Cleanup

Hollister Rotary teamed up this year with the Hollister Downtown Association to help with their Annual Downtown Spring Cleanup on April 21st. Thanks so much to all of you Rotarians who came out on their Saturday morning to participate in this year's community service project. 

June 1st-3rd - District 5170 Conference 
The District 5170 Conference will be June 1st-3rd, 2018 at San Jose State University. 
Click here to register now. All members are encouraged to attend. 

June 23-27th, Rotary Convention 2018 - Toronto, Canada

Experience #riconvention2018 in Toronto, Canada

There's a world of opportunity waiting for you at the Rotary convention.

In partnership with Rotary International, the Host Organizing Committee invites you to join us in Toronto, Canada June 23-27 2018. With the spirit of true Canadian hospitality, we wish to welcome Rotarians from around the world to experience everything Toronto and the Golden Horseshoe has to offer.

Register Here