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San Carlos Rotary Club

Hometown Days Pancake Breakfast and Fun Run

Sunday, May 20th

Family friendly 5K/10K run or walk! Race day registration begins at 7:00AM on May 20th. Rotary Club of San Carlos Fun Run is a fundraiser for student scholarships & other charitable causes. Prizes for overall 5K & 10K winners as well as medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Fun Run T-shirts available for all runners!

Delicious pancake breakfast after the run!

Presidential Debunking and Installation Dinner

Friday, June 29, 2018

Please join us to wish Bob Watkins a “job well done” for his service as president of the San Carlos Rotary Club, and welcome Steve Carlson as the next leader of our fine club. This will be a full service, sit-down dinner extravaganza, replete with a systematic debunking of the mysteries and myths of the Watkins Administration, and a cautionary yet optimistic eye for the year ahead under the Reign of Carlson.

WHEN: Friday June 29, 2018
WHERE: The Vans Restaurant, 815 Belmont Avenue, Belmont
WHY: Service above self, and a good time above all!
COST: $55 per person


Scholarship deadline is March 30, 2018.  Please click HERE for more information.

Meetings and Speakers

Connect with community at our weekly meetings

We meet at The Vans every Friday from 12:15 to 1:30 pm  (815 Belmont Ave, Belmont).  Every week we host a local community leader as our lunchtime speaker.  Click HERE for our list of upcoming speakers.

Upcoming Events

Rotary IS community.  From hosting the Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast, to distributing dictionaries to school children, to providing food and clothing for those less fortunate,  Rotary is here to be a fun-filled leadership organization to serve our community.   Click HERE for our calendar of events

Local Projects and Community Service

Click HERE for a description of what we do locally to benefit our local communities.

The San Carlos Rotary Club has generated an endowment of over $1 million to benefit our local community.

International Projects

Morocco High Atlas Aqueduct Project

Click HERE for a description of the water project that our club is leading to build an aqueduct in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, where club member Steve Carlson previously served in the Peace Corps.

Donate to the Atlas Mountains Project HERE:

Atlas Mountains Project Donations


About Us

To learn more about the mission of the Rotary Club of San Carlos, and the broader role of Rotary International, click HERE.


And a big THANK YOU to our sponsors!!!

Pay Your Dues with a Button

Now you can pay your dues by pressing a button and entering your paypal info or credit card information.  The private information is entered on a secure web page managed by paypal, the pioneer in secure online transactions.

Click to pay your $300 Dues to the Rotary Club of San Carlos.

November 17, 2011 Donations Committee

Donations Committee
November 17, 2011

TO: San Carlos Rotary Board of Directors

FROM: San Carlos Rotary Donations Committee

SUBJECT: Donations

The Donations Committee met on Friday , November 17, 2011. The following members were in attendance: Don Whitley, Ted Reynolds, ,Pete Nannarone, Vera Lindeburg, Dan Taylor and Chris Edwards.

We reviewed requests for donations and the following were approved:

Organization – Cub Scouts – Pack 153
c/o Scott Thrift
810 Port Walk Place
Redwood City,, CA 94065
For: 2011-2012 Scouting Activities

Organization – Children’s Fund
c/o Lorna Strachan
400 Harbor Blvd, Bldg B
Belmont, CA 94002
For: Needy Children

Organization – Carlmont Scots
c/o Michael Pons
135 Winding Way
San Carlos, CA 94070
For: Sports Equipment

Organization – Hip Housing
c/o Kate Harr
364 South Railroad Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Housing For Those In Need

Organization – Second Harvest Food Bank
c/o Kathy Jackson
750 Curtner Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
For: Food For Those In Need

Organization – Healthy Cities Tutoring
c/o Donna Becht
PO Box 653
San Carlos, CA 94070
For: Tutoring Program

Organization – Arbor Bay School
c/o Kathreen Rubens
1017 Cedar Street
San Carlos, CA 94070
For: Students With Learning Differences

Submitted By: Donald A. Whitley, Committee Chair

CC: Mike King, Treasurer / Bob Gutgsell, President / Terry Wilson, Keyway Editor Christine Boland, Secretary / Alex Phillips, Web Master