Reubens for Rotary

IMG_0032Come join us for a very special event. The Rotary Club of San Carlos is hosting a dedicated fundraising event in support of the Atlas Mountains Project at the home of member Steven C Carlson in the highlands of San Carlos. The Atlas Mountains extend 1600 miles through Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia separating the Atlantic and the Mediterranean from the Shara Desert.  Reaching to altitudes of 14,000 feet this remote, isolated land has been home to the Berbers for over 10,000 years.  Steve, as a Peace Corps volunteer, spent years with the Berber people bonding  and developing a deep appreciation for the hardships of living in such an extremely remote area without access to clean water, electricity or modern conveniences.

Reuben SandwichSteve is now an artisan food hobbyist who makes his own pastrami, sauerkraut, bread, cheese, wine, sausages and other charcuterie. He wants to give back to the people he lived with in his Peace Corps service, and eventually secure their access to clean, potable water. Come taste the best reuben sandwiches in San Carlos, and enjoy Steve’s lovely home with views as far as San Francisco.

By NJVR - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

By NJVR – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,

We are expecting a very special guest , Tom Riley the former Ambassador to Morocco is going to come to give some words of encouragement to those attending. Born in San Mateo, Tom received a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  He served as ambassador to Morocco from 2003 to 2009.  He was in Morocco even longer than Steve, but had much better accommodations.



June 11
5pm – 9pm
3126 La Mesa Dr.


Tickets are $80 per person.  There are two ways to purchase tickets or donate to the cause.  You may either send a check to the Rotary Club of San Carlos, or you can use your credit card through Brown Paper Tickets below.  Brown Paper Tickets adds on a fee.

Make checks payable to Community Service Inc or CSI.

The Rotary Club of San Carlos, Community Services Inc.
Reubens for Rotary
PO Box 515
San Carlos, CA 94070

Please indicate whether this is a donation or if you will want your Reubens.  You will be included in our list of will calls.  Thanks!

If you can’t attend but would like to donate to the Atlas Mountains Project please click on the Donate button and you will be taken to a secure PayPal page to submit your credit card information.



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