Attending hybrid lunch meetings
As the COVID-19 pandemic relaxes, the Berkeley Rotary Club is meeting in hybrid format, in downtown Berkeley and via Zoom (virtual meeting software). Our aspiration is that this be simultaneous, concurrent, fully cross-interactive. Our practices and technology are attempting to take two meetings and making them into one hybrid meeting.
All vaccinated members may choose to attend our in-person meeting at First Presbyterian Church, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley, CA 94704 - that is, northwest corner of Dana and Channing Way. Please enter at the main gated door on Channing Way, east of Dana.
To meet city and church requirements those participating in person must follow these rules:
Participants must be fully vaccinated.
Church parking is available; please get a Rotary parking pass . There is also a city lot directly across Channing Way.
You must fill out and submit the online health form for the church the day of the meeting. The form is available if you click here.
A $10 per person cover charge will defray our expenses. Please bring small bills; no credit cards; but we will accept payment by Venmo.
Bring your own lunch if you like. Lunch may also be purchased at the church for $10.
Wear a mask on church property.
Observe social distancing. We will sit 5 to a table.
If you are at all hesitant about joining in person, please feel free to join on Zoom.
We open the Zoom session by 12:15pm for informal gathering. The formal meeting runs from 12:30 to 1:30. Q&A may run until 1:45pm. We close the Zoom session at 1:45pm.
Each weekly meeting has its own link. We send out reminders a few days in advance. We send out the invitations with the link to that week's session early Wednesday morning.
If you would like to attend a meeting, please send a request by email to info@BerkeleyRotary.org, so that we can add you to our Zoom invitations. Please include your name, email address, and reason for wanting to attend. We look forward to having you visit.