Wednesday May 17, 2017

Andrew Bales

Executive Director Symphony Silicon Valley

Andrew Bales, Symphony Silicon Valley

Introduced by: Moira Sullivan

Andrew Bales will speak to the Club regarding the Symphony Silicon Valley’s “Movies in Concert” series, in which popular films are accompanied by a live performance by the Symphony, playing the film’s score. This year, in October, the Symphony will present “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” at the Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose. Mr. Bales will discuss a fundraising opportunity for LGMR in selling tickets to the performance.

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Weekly Meeting Recap - May 18th

By Mike Balistreri
Hello All,
We had a very fun meeting today.
We had 4 door prizes, including fresh eggs from Tim’s chicken. Lotus led us in song.
Trevor had a great presentation on our Endowment Foundation.
Many members had the chance to make short announcements. Cookie passed out the Plein Air volunteer sheet.
We crowned Rotary Champions – Lotus, Elaine, Dave and Scott.
Michelle gave her vocational – we learned a lot about her!
Andrew Bale of the San Jose Symphony updated us on the current arts atmosphere in the valley.
He came as a prelude to our joint fundraiser, the Harry Potter event on October 27, 2017. https://www.symphonysiliconvalley.org/concerts.php?pagecontID=262
More details on that soon.
Thanks to Joe, Lynne, Lotus, Trevor, Mags, Rob, Bill, Moira, Molly and Dave for their help at the meeting.
Next Week – Judge Juliana Savage will give us an update on our Juvenile Justice System.
Best Wishes,

Mike Balistreri

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Weekly Meeting Recap - May 11th

By Mike Balistreri
Hello All,
We had another fun meeting, lots of energy, you can tell Plein Air is around the corner! We had a lot to fit into 60 minutes.
Lynn ran the door prize process and ran a fun game.
Cookie reached out to us for Plein air volunteer signups. Please reach out to her if you did not attend.
Trevor gave us real time training on how to like our Facebook page, share the Plein Air event with other Facebook users and he stuck with it through all the questions. Result was lots of activity on the page. Great job Trevor!
Diane updated us on the membership survey. She also encouraged us to form affinity groups.
We had a great vocational by Lisa Sieber who gave a glimpse of her life and work story. If you weren’t there, ask her about Atari next time you see her.
Our speaker was Dean Donald Polden who educated us on how the peer to peer business model is changing the employment environment.
The best part of the meeting was celebrating our new blue badgers – Lisa and Michelle – congratulations!
Thanks to Richard, Lynne, Tim, Trevor, Bill, Lisa, Michelle, Mags, Isabella, Dave and Dave.
Upcoming speakers:
May 17th Andrew Bale – Executive Director of the San Jose Symphony
May 24th Judge Julianna Savage
May 31
st David Burkhart – iPhone Photo Tips
June 7th Ralph Simpson – The Race to Crack the Nazi Code
June 14th San Jose Giants
Best Wishes,
Mike Balistreri
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