Volume 43 Number 5Redwood Shores Community AssociationMay 2013
•2013 Summer Concerts - at Marlin ParkSundays from 5 to 7pmJune 23–THE HOUSEROCKERS -
July 21–HIGHWATER BLUES -
Aug. 18–RODEO HOUSE -
•2013 Levee Cleanup –Saturday –August 248am to 12:00pm at Mariner’s Park.Barbecue lunch to follow•2013 Recycling –Saturday –September 710am - 2pm at Redwood Shores Library•2013 Save The Music –Sunday –October 611am - 5:30pm –Twin Pines Park in Belmont
May Is MEMBERSHIP Month !
Well, really, it’s Membership REMINDERMonth.If you haven’t yet joined RSCA for 2013, you soon shouldreceive either a reminder email or letter. If you don’t receiveeither one, there’s a membership form at the bottom of Page 3.Why be an RSCA Member? If you or your children, grand-children, nieces, nephews, cousins, or friends of the familyparticipate in any of our events, you should join RSCA.If you believe that events like our Eggstravaganza egg hunt,our Summer Concerts, or our other holiday eventscontribute to the quality of life and value of our community,you should join RSCA.If you read The PILOT (provided at no cost to you) each month,you should join RSCA. If you believe that a geographicallydistinct community like the Shores needs a dedicated voiceand advocate for our unique issues like the recent levee crisis,you should join RSCA.And, please…
Be a Part of Our Email List
Why do we want your email address? It’s the MONEY!It costs a minimum of about 45¢ just to send a postcard, andalmost triple that to send a letter. An email takes less timeto prepare (we’re all volunteers), and there are no printingor postage costs. Each email costs just fractions of apenny. So we can send information much more frequently.And…Each email address you provide saves RSCA more than$2.00 each year!That’s money we can use for events like ourEggstravaganza egg hunt, the Summer Concerts, theHalloween Walk, and
Santa Comes to the Shores.With over 5,300 residences and 700 business in theShores, we use our email list to keep more people informedabout our community and events during the year. Simply goto our web site at
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Join our email list” button.
Redwood Shores Youths WinThe Tech Challenge Award
A team of Redwood Shores students from Carlmont High School,Ralston Middle School, and Crystal Springs — Rachel Chen,Winson Luk, Austin Tang, Alex Yang, Iris Wu, and Connor Soohoo — competed at the Tech Challenge 2013 and won the highschool division’s Judges Choice First Award in Best Research.The Tech Challenge is a signature program of The Tech Museumin San Jose. It is an annual event and also a vigorous challengefor students who are interested in science based competitions.The primary goal is for students to design solutions that would be practical in real life. This year’s challenge was to create alaunching device and carrier that could safely transport fragileequipment (eggs) onto remote platforms, which simulate rockyand slanted surfaces of asteroids in space.
Cont. on page 4