Post-Polio Health
Elizabeth Crocker, RN MHA MSc
Castro Valley Rotarian Elizabeth Crocker share her personal experience as a child with polio and its impact on family and friends.  In her presentation, Elizabeth began by explaining the Three Strains of Poliomyelitis and Proportion Case and then traced the history of the Salk and Sabin vaccines before focusing on the late effects of polio on survivors as well as family and friends.
Click here to watch this excellent and powerful presentation by a skilled medical professional that put real emotion and personal experience at the heart of the tragedy of polio and on-going efforts to eliminate the disease.  Click here to read more about the presentation and see the slides.
Castro Valley Adult & Career Education 
Beth Cutter, Director of Castro Valley Adult & Education (CVACE), who described the many different programs serving the community in the following areas:
  • Career Education
  • English Language Learners
  • Adult High School Diploma & GED
  • Parenting
  • Community Interest
  • Adults with Disabilities (STRIDES)
Watch Beth's presentation hereClick here to read more about CVACE and see the slides.
Meeting Highlights for April 12, 2022, is available here.